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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28099947/short-term-efficacy-of-different-chemotherapy-regimens-in-the-treatment-of-advanced-gastric-cancer-a-network-meta-analysis
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Mi-Ma Duo-Ji, Ba-Sang Ci-Ren, Zi-Wen Long, Xiao-Hua Zhang, Dong-Lin Luo
OBJECTIVE: A network meta-analysis was performed to compare the short-term efficacy of different chemotherapy regimens in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer. METHODS: Randomized controlled trials of different chemotherapy regimens for advanced gastric cancer were included in this study. Network meta-analysis combined direct evidence and indirect evidence to evaluate the odds ratio and draw surface under the cumulative ranking curves of different chemotherapy regimens in advanced gastric cancer...
January 14, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28097015/co-administration-of-dexamethasone-increases-severity-and-accelerates-onset-day-of-neutropenia-in-bladder-cancer-patients-on-methotrexate-vinblastine-adriamycin-and-cisplatin-chemotherapy-a-retrospective-cohort-study
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Shingo Itai, Yukio Suga, Yusuke Hara, Kouji Izumi, Yuji Maeda, Yasuhide Kitagawa, Junko Ishizaki, Tsutomu Shimada, Atsushi Mizokami, Yoshimichi Sai
BACKGROUND: Bladder cancer patients receiving methotrexate, vinblastine, adriamycin and cisplatin (MVAC) chemotherapy are co-administered with dexamethasone as an anti-emetic. We examined whether or not dexamethasone affects the severity and onset day of MVAC-induced severe neutropenia. METHODS: This was a retrospective study of bladder cancer patients treated with MVAC chemotherapy with or without dexamethasone as an antiemetic at Kanazawa University Hospital during January 2005 - December 2009...
2017: Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052947/primitive-neuroectodermal-tumour-of-the-cervix-a-rare-diagnosis
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Irfan Ahmad, Kundan Singh Chufal, Amit Bhargava, Irfan Bashir
A 48-year-old woman presented with symptoms of lower abdominal pain and vaginal discharge for 6 months. Clinical examination and pelvic ultrasound scan suggested a diagnosis of infected Gartner's cyst, for which she underwent vaginal cystectomy. However, histopathology and immunohistochemistry revealed a diagnosis of primitive neuroectodermal tumour of the cervix. Further investigations revealed the stage to be FIGO IIIB, which was inoperable. She received neoadjuvant chemotherapy (vincristine, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide alternating with ifosfamide, cisplatin and etoposide, every 21 days), but the tumour did not respond to treatment and she was started on radiotherapy with definitive intent (55...
January 4, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27907921/feasibility-of-preoperative-chemotherapy-with-docetaxel-cisplatin-and-5-fluorouracil-versus-adriamycin-cisplatin-and-5-fluorouracil-for-resectable-advanced-esophageal-cancer
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Osamu Shiraishi, Makoto Yamasaki, Tomoki Makino, Masaaki Motoori, Hiroshi Miyata, Masayuki Shinkai, Yutaka Kimura, Motohiro Hirao, Kazumasa Fujitani, Shigeyuki Tamura, Kenji Kobayashi, Masahiko Yano, Yuichiro Doki, Takushi Yasuda
BACKGROUND: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for resectable advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) requires reassessment. We have conducted a trial aiming at the comparison between DCF and ACF concerning perioperative adverse events. METHODS: Patients were randomly assigned to receive either DCF [docetaxel 70 mg/m2, cisplatin 70 mg/m2 on day 1, and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) 700 mg/m2 for 5 days] every 3 weeks or ACF (adriamycin 35 mg/m2, cisplatin 70 mg/m2 on day 1, and 5-FU 700 mg/m2 for 7 days) every 4 weeks...
December 2, 2016: Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27904856/primary-hepatic-malignant-peripheral-nerve-sheath-tumor-successfully-treated-with-combination-therapy-a-case-report-and-literature-review
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Hae Il Jung, Hyoung Uk Lee, Tae Sung Ahn, Jong Eun Lee, Hyun Yong Lee, Hyon Doek Cho, Sang Cheol Lee, Sang Ho Bae
Primary malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) in a young female patient, not associated with neurofibromatosis type-I is extremely rare in the liver. A 33-year-old female was admitted with a right flank pain for a weak. The CT scan showed 12.5-cm-sized mass located at the right hepatic lobe. At laparotomy, about 20.0-cm-sized mass was on the right hepatic lobe with attachment to right diaphragmatic pleura. Right hepatic lobe and adherent part of diaphragmatic pleura were resected. On histology and immunohistochemistry, it was diagnosed MPNST...
December 2016: Annals of Surgical Treatment and Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27768539/therapeutic-effects-of-ct-guided-radiofrequency-ablation-with-concurrent-platinum-doublet-chemotherapy-in-a-rabbit-vx2-lung-tumor-model
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Ai Ueki, Tomohisa Okuma, Shinichi Hamamoto, Yukio Miki
Purpose To evaluate survival time with concurrent, combined use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and one of the commonly used platinum-doublet chemotherapies (cisplatin [CDDP]/paclitaxel [PTX], CDDP/vinorelbine [VNR], CDDP/adriamycin [ADR], or CDDP/pemetrexed [MTA] combinations) by using a rabbit VX2 lung tumor model. Materials and Methods The experiment was approved by the institutional animal care committee. VX2 cells were implanted into the lungs of 60 rabbits randomized into groups treated with supportive care (control group), RFA alone, chemotherapy alone (CDDP/PTX, CDDP/VNR, CDDP/ADR, or CDDP/MTA), or a combination of RFA and chemotherapy (RFA/CDDP/PTX, RFA/CDDP/VNR, RFA/CDDP/ADR, or RFA/CDDP/MTA)...
October 21, 2016: Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27698692/reversal-effect-and-mechanism-of-ginkgo-biloba-exocarp-extracts-in-multidrug-resistance-of-mice-s180-tumor-cells
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Bi-Yuan Hu, Yun-Hao Gu, Chen-Jie Cao, Jun Wang, Dong-Dong Han, Ying-Chao Tang, Hua-Sheng Chen, Aihua Xu
The aim of the present study was to investigate the reversal effect and its related mechanism of Ginkgo biloba exocarp extracts (GBEEs) in obtained multidrug resistance (MDR) of mice S180 tumor cells in vitro and in vivo. In order to simulate the clinical PFC [cis-dichlorodiamineplatinum, cisplatin (DDP) + fluorouracil (FU), FU+cyclophosphamide and cyclophosphamide] scheme, a gradually increasing dose was administered in a phased induction in order to induce S180 cells in vivo and to make them obtain multidrug resistance...
October 2016: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27694794/long-non-coding-rna-lncrna-urothelial-carcinoma-associated-1-uca1-increases-multi-drug-resistance-of-gastric-cancer-via-downregulating-mir-27b
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Qun Fang, XiaoYan Chen, XuTing Zhi
BACKGROUND In this study, we aimed to investigate the association between UCA1 and miR-27b in gastric cancer and further study their involvement in multi-drug resistance (MDR) of gastric cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS The microarray data of dysregulated lncRNAs in gastric cancer tissues was retrieved in the GEO dataset. QRT-PCR analysis was performed to assess UCA1 expression based on 28 paired cancerous and peritumoral normal tissues. The human gastric cancer cell line SGC-7901, and SGC-7901 derived Adriamycin (doxorubicin) resistant SGC-7901/ADR, cisplatin resistant SGC-7901/DDP, and 5-FU resistant SGC-7901/FU cells were used as in vitro cell models to assess the effect of UCA1 and miR-27b on MDR...
October 1, 2016: Medical Science Monitor: International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27687307/multicenter-randomized-phase-ii-study-of-cisplatin-and-fluorouracil-plus-docetaxel-dcf-compared-with-cisplatin-and-fluorouracil-plus-adriamycin-acf-as-preoperative-chemotherapy-for-resectable-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-ogsg1003
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M Yamasaki, T Yasuda, M Yano, M Hirao, K Kobayashi, K Fujitani, S Tamura, Y Kimura, H Miyata, M Motoori, O Shiraishi, T Makino, T Satoh, M Mori, Y Doki
BACKGROUND: This phase II trial evaluated the efficacy of cisplatin and fluorouracil (CF)-based combination neoadjuvant chemotherapy on the outcome of patients with resectable locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). We compared the recurrence-free survival (RFS) associated with CF plus Adriamycin (ACF) with that associated with CF plus docetaxel (DCF) to select an alternative regimen in a new phase III trial investigating the optimal neoadjuvant treatment of patients with ESCC...
September 29, 2016: Annals of Oncology: Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27609569/-elevated-expression-of-b7-h6-in-u87-cells-derived-glioma-stem-like-cells-is-associated-with-biological-characteristics
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Hanqing Chen, Zhengpeng Shi, Bing Gao, Fengqing Fu, Xueguang Zhang
Objective To investigate the expression and biological significance of costimulatory molecule B7-H6, a member of B7 family, in glioma stem like cells (GSLCs). Methods In virtue of the ability of forming neurospheres in vitro , GSLCs were isolated from U87 cells by cell sub-cloning. Real-time quantitative PCR and flow cytometry were performed to detect the expressions of stem cell related markers (c-myc, Sox2, CD133, nestin, and CXCR4), as well as the expressions of B7 family molecules. The different doses of adriamycin, carboplatin, cisplatin, were used to treat GSLCs for testing their chemotherapy-resistance...
September 2016: Xi Bao Yu Fen Zi Mian Yi Xue za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Cellular and Molecular Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27488872/inhibition-of-skp2-sensitizes-bromocriptine-induced-apoptosis-in-human-prolactinoma-cells
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Jinxiang Huang, Fenglin Zhang, Lei Jiang, Guohan Hu, Wei Sun, Chenran Zhang, Xuehua Ding
Purpose: Prolactinoma (prolactin-secreting pituitary adenoma) is one of the most common estrogen-related functional pituitary tumors. As an agonist of the dopamine D2 receptor, Bromocriptine is used widely to inhibit prolactinoma progression. On the other hand, it is not always effective in clinical application. Although a dopamine D2 receptor deficiency contributes to the impaired efficiency of bromocriptine therapy to some extent, it is unknown whether there some other underlying mechanisms leading to bromocriptine resistance in prolactinoma treatment...
July 28, 2016: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27349431/current-status-of-systemic-chemotherapy-for-octogenarians-with-advanced-urothelial-cancer-in-japan-a-japanese-multi-institutional-study-cure-study
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Yoshiyuki Matsui, Osamu Ogawa, Ryutaro Ishitsuka, Jun Miyazaki, Takamitsu Inoue, Susumu Kageyama, Mikio Sugimoto, Koji Mitsuzuka, Yusuke Shiraishi, Hidefumi Kinoshita, Hironobu Wakeda, Takeshi Nomoto, Eiji Kikuchi, Keiko Fujie, Naoto Keino, Hiroyuki Nishiyama
BACKGROUND: The standard regimen of systemic chemotherapy for patients with advanced urothelial cancer (UC) changed from methotrexate, vinblastine, adriamycin, and cisplatin (MVAC) to gemcitabine and cisplatin (GC) in 2008 when the use of gemcitabine for UC began to be reimbursed by public health insurance in Japan. We examined its influence on the chemotherapy trend in elderly patients aged ≥80 years. METHODS: Among 345 patients included in our previous multicenter retrospective cohort study (chemotherapy for urothelial carcinoma: renal function and efficacy study; CURE study), the outcome of 30 patients aged ≥80 years was reviewed before and after 2008 and compared with 315 young patients...
December 2016: International Journal of Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27095939/factors-influencing-caries-incidence-in-permanent-teeth-in-children-adolescents-under-and-after-anti-neoplastic-treatment
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Ewa Krasuska-Sławińska, Agnieszka Brożyna, Bożenna Dembowska-Bagińska, Dorota Olczak-Kowalczyk
AIM OF THE STUDY: To determine reasons for the increase in caries among children/adolescents treated for neoplasms. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Health promoting behaviour, oral hygiene (PLI), gingiva (GI), dentition (DMFt/DMFs), number of teeth with white spot lesions (WSL), and enamel defects (ED) were assessed in three groups of 60 patients each. The three groups were as follows: under chemotherapy (CH), after chemotherapy (PCH), and generally healthy (CG). Medical files supplied information on neoplasm type, chemotherapeutic type and dose, age at treatment start, chemotherapy duration, and complications...
2016: Contemporary Oncology Współczesna Onkologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26955714/-synergistic-inhibitory-effect-of-static-magnetic-field-and-antitumor-drugs-on-hepa1-6-cells
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Lingling Xu, Wei Guo, Ying Liu, Xueqing Zhang, Juntao Yu, Wencai Wu, Tiejun Zhao
Chemotherapy as a routine method for clinical treatment of cancer has disadvantages such as significant toxicity and strong resistance. In order to improve the efficacy of the drugs and reduce the by-effects, we tried to combine static magnetic field (SMF) with cisplatin or adriamycin. The growth of Hepa1-6 cells treated with the static magnetic field (SMF) combined with cisplatin or adriamycin was significantly inhibited, as detected with MTT (3-(4,5-dimethyl-2-thiazolyl)-2,5-diphenyl-2-H-tetrazolium bromide) test...
September 2015: Sheng Wu Gong Cheng Xue Bao, Chinese Journal of Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26893693/complete-response-of-giant-desmoplastic-small-round-cell-tumor-treated-with-chemoradiotherapy-a-case-report
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Shuo Zhang, Yong Zhang, Yong-Hua Yu, Jia Li
Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is a rare tumor that mainly affects adolescents, and typically involves the abdominal and pelvic peritoneum. The present study reports one case of giant DSRCT, treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy, and reviews the available medical literature. A 38-year-old man presented with a 3-month history of pain in the left lower abdomen and nausea, associated with decreased appetite and weight loss. Computed tomography (CT) showed a 12.3×7.9 cm confluent solid mass in the lower abdomen and pelvic cavity...
February 2016: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26859587/the-first-description-of-metyrapone-use-in-severe-cushing-syndrome-due-to-ectopic-acth-secretion-in-an-infant-with-immature-sacrococcygeal-teratoma-case-report
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Malgorzata Wojcik, Anna Kalicka-Kasperczyk, Teresa Luszawska-Kutrzeba, Walentyna Balwierz, Jerzy B Starzyk
Cushing syndrome due to ectopic secretion of ACTH in infants is rare. The treatment of choice is radical resection of the tumour in combination with pre-operative chemotherapy using steroidogenesis inhibitors if necessary. If radical surgery is not possible, palliative treatment of hypercortisolemia is recommended. The most frequently used drug in infants is ketoconazole. Experience with the use of metyrapone is poor. We report an 8-month-old female infant with congenital immature sacrococcygeal teratoma secreting AFP, beta hCG and ACTH who had undergone non-radical resection of the tumour mass and was receiving standard risk chemotherapy (vinblastine, bleomycin, and cisplatin)...
December 2015: Neuro Endocrinology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26838738/peroxisome-proliferator-activated-receptor-%C3%AE-agonist-pioglitazone-fails-to-attenuate-renal-fibrosis-caused-by-unilateral-ureteral-obstruction-in-mice
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Ying Zhang, Jin Wang, Qiao-dan Zhou, Cong-hui Zhang, Qing Li, Shuai Huang, Juan Zhan, Kun Wang, Yan-yan Liu, Gang Xu
Renal tubulointerstitial fibrosis is the common ending of progressive renal disease. It is worth developing new ways to stop the progress of renal fibrosis. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ (PPARγ) agonists have been studied to treat diabetic nephropathy, cisplatin-induced acute renal injury, ischemia reperfusion injury and adriamycin nephropathy. In this study, unilateral ureteral obstruction (UUO) was used to establish a different renal fibrosis model. PPAR? agonist pioglitazone was administrated by oral gavage and saline was used as control...
February 2016: Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26657277/do-metastatic-upper-tract-urothelial-carcinoma-and-bladder-carcinoma-have-similar-clinical-responses-to-systemic-chemotherapy-a-japanese-multi-institutional-experience
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Eiji Kikuchi, Jun Miyazaki, Kazuyuki Yuge, Masayuki Hagiwara, Daishi Ichioka, Takamitsu Inoue, Susumu Kageyama, Mikio Sugimoto, Koji Mitsuzuka, Yoshiyuki Matsui, Shingo Yamamoto, Hidefumi Kinoshita, Hironobu Wakeda, Kazuya Hanai, Hiroyuki Nishiyama
OBJECTIVE: There has been no clear evidence supporting similar chemo-responses for upper and lower urothelial carcinomas. METHODS: We conducted a multicenter retrospective cohort study to analyze urothelial carcinoma patients who underwent systemic chemotherapy at 17 centers from 2004 to 2010. A total of 298 patients with either urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (N = 151) or upper tract urothelial carcinoma (N = 147) were included. Differences in tumor location (urothelial carcinoma of the bladder vs...
February 2016: Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26506914/predicting-the-response-of-patients-with-advanced-urothelial-cancer-to-methotrexate-vinblastine-adriamycin-and-cisplatin-mvac-after-the-failure-of-gemcitabine-and-platinum-gp
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Ki Hong Kim, Sung Joon Hong, Kyung Seok Han
BACKGROUND: Platinum-based systemic chemotherapy is the treatment of choice for patients with advanced urothelial carcinoma (UC). Although no chemotherapeutic regimen is established as a second-line therapy, recent studies reported that methotrexate, vinblastine, Adriamycin and cisplatin (MVAC) elicited a significant response in patients who failed gemcitabine and platinum (GP) chemotherapy. We investigated the clinical factors useful for predicting a favourable response to MVAC in UC patients who failed GP...
2015: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26503947/pathological-t0-following-cisplatin-based-neoadjuvant-chemotherapy-for-muscle-invasive-bladder-cancer-a-network-meta-analysis
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Hyung Suk Kim, Chang Wook Jeong, Cheol Kwak, Hyeon Hoe Kim, Ja Hyeon Ku
PURPOSE: To systematically assess and compare the relationship between various neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimens and pCR in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN: We performed a literature search of PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Library for all articles published before March 2015 and according to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (PRISMA) guidelines. There were 17 articles that met the study eligibility criteria and were selected for the final analysis...
March 1, 2016: Clinical Cancer Research: An Official Journal of the American Association for Cancer Research
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