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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28919095/laparoscopic-near-infrared-fluorescent-imaging-as-an-alternative-option-for-sentinel-lymph-node-mapping-in-endometrial-cancer-a-prospective-study
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Salih Taşkın, Yavuz Emre Şükür, Duygu Altın, Cevriye Cansız Ersöz, Batuhan Turgay, Duygu Kankaya, Mete Güngör, Fırat Ortaç
BACKGROUND: To evaluate feasibility of sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping by using near-infrared fluorescent imaging and indocyanine green (NIR/ICG) integrated laparoscopic system in clinically uterine-confined endometrial cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with clinically early-stage endometrial cancer were included in this prospective study. ICG was injected to the uterine cervix and NIR/ICG integrated laparoscopic system (Spies Full HD D-Light P ICG technology, Karl Storz, Tuttlingen, Germany) was used during the operations...
September 14, 2017: International Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918603/tumor-markers-of-uterine-cervical-cancer-a-new-scenario-to-guide-surgical-practice
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REVIEW
Gaetano Valenti, Salvatore Giovanni Vitale, Alessandro Tropea, Antonio Biondi, Antonio Simone Laganà
Since the introduction of Pap smear screening, the incidence and mortality of cervical cancer (CC) have been reduced drastically in USA and in other western states. Nevertheless, CC still remains the main cause of death from gynecological cancer in developing countries where screening programs are scant or inexistent. This evidence highlights the efficacy of screening, and the wide use of Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV) vaccines in developed countries. More and more people are, consequentially, undergoing a screening procedure, usually combined with HPV DNA test, increasing the early diagnosis of intraepithelial HPV-related lesions...
September 16, 2017: Updates in Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28917433/surveillance-imaging-in-patients-with-endometrial-cancer-in-first-remission
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Yazan Z Alabed, Su-Chun Cheng, Christopher Mudge, Christopher Sakellis, Annick D Van den Abbeele, Susana M Campos, Heather A Jacene
OBJECTIVE: The clinical benefit of surveillance imaging in endometrial cancer remains undefined. This retrospective study was conducted to evaluate the positive predictive value (PPV) of surveillance imaging in endometrial cancer. METHODS: A total of 128 patients in first remission after treatment for endometrial cancer (uterine papillary serous, clear cell, stage III endometroid) who had surveillance imaging were retrospectively identified. The surveillance period was defined from the time of first-negative scan after treatment to the time when treatment was started for recurrent disease...
August 24, 2017: Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28912872/preclinical-trial-of-the-multi-targeted-lenvatinib-in-combination-with-cellular-immunotherapy-for-treatment-of-renal-cell-carcinoma
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Chengkuan Cai, Jingyuan Tang, Baixin Shen, Liucheng Ding, Yunpeng Shao, Zhengsen Chen, Yinchao Ma, Haoliang Xue, Zhongqing Wei
Lenvatinib is an oral, multi-targeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor of vascular endothelial growth factor receptors 1-3, fibroblast growth factor receptors 1-4, platelet-derived growth factor receptor β, RET and KIT. Cellular immunotherapy has the potential to be a highly targeted treatment, with low toxicity to normal tissues and a high capacity to eradicate tumor tissue. The present study assessed the safety, maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and preliminary antitumor activity of lenvatinib and cellular immunotherapy in a murine model of renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
October 2017: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28904132/inhibition-of-the-receptor-tyrosine-kinase-axl-restores-paclitaxel-chemosensitivity-in-uterine-serous-cancer
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Marguerite L Palisoul, Jeanne M Quinn, Emily Schepers, Ian S Hagemann, Lei Guo, Kelsey Reger, Andrea R Hagemann, Carolyn K McCourt, Premal H Thaker, Matthew A Powell, David G Mutch, Katherine C Fuh
Uterine serous cancer (USC) is aggressive, and the majority of recurrent cases are chemoresistant. Because the receptor tyrosine kinase AXL promotes invasion and metastasis of USC and is implicated in chemoresistance in other cancers, we assessed the role of AXL in paclitaxel resistance in USC, determined the mechanism of action, and sought to restore chemosensitivity by inhibiting AXL in vitro and in vivo. We used small hairpin RNAs and BGB324 to knock down and inhibit AXL. We assessed sensitivity of USC cell lines to paclitaxel and measured paclitaxel intracellular accumulation in vitro in the presence or absence of AXL...
September 13, 2017: Molecular Cancer Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28903428/comparison-of-clinical-utilities-of-the-platelet-count-and-platelet-lymphocyte-ratio-for-predicting-survival-in-patients-with-cervical-cancer-a-single-institutional-study-and-literature-review
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Katsumi Kozasa, Seiji Mabuchi, Naoko Komura, Eriko Yokoi, Kuroda Hiromasa, Tomoyuki Sasano, Mahiru Kawano, Yuri Matsumoto, Eiji Kobayashi, Tadashi Kimura
OBJECTIVE: To compare the clinical utilities of the platelet count and platelet-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) for predicting survival in patients with cervical cancer. RESULTS: Multivariate analyses demonstrated that thrombocytosis and elevated PLR were found to be independent prognostic factors for progression-free survival (PFS, P = 0.0077, P = 0.044) and overall survival (OS, P = 0.025, P = 0.019) in separate Multivariate analyses. In the ROC analysis, the platelet count showed a significantly greater area under the ROC curve (AUC) value than that of PLR for predicting patient recurrence (0...
August 15, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28890424/revaluating-the-survival-effects-of-international-federation-of-gynecology-and-obstetrics-1988-stage-iiia-criteria-for-endometrial-cancer
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Osman Türkmen, Alper Karalok, Derman Başaran, Günsu Kimyon, Gizem Kul, Gökhan Tulunay, Işın Üreyen, Taner Turan
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to define factors that affected survival in the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) 1988 stage IIIA endometrial cancer (EC). MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study included patients with EC who underwent surgery between 1992 and 2013. Patients with adnexal metastases, uterine serosal involvement or positive peritoneal cytology (stage IIIA disease according to the former 1988 FIGO staging system) were selected for further analysis...
September 1, 2017: Journal of the Turkish German Gynecological Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28889719/-two-cases-of-urethral-clear-cell-adenocarcinoma-with-suspected-recurrence-of-uterine-cancer
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Masato Okuno, Yuji Kusuda, Isao Taguchi, Gaku Kawabata
Herein, we report two cases of urethral clear cell carcinoma in two patients who had previously undergone radical hysterectomyfor utetine cancer. Case 1 presented with bloodyvaginal discharge and case 2 presented with acute urinaryretention. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a periurethral tumor in both cases. Both cases were suspected to be recurrence at first. However, pathological findings of the transurethral resection-biopsyshowed clear cell adenocarcinoma in both cases. Subsequentlyradical cystourethrectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy were performed in both cases...
August 2017: Hinyokika Kiyo. Acta Urologica Japonica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28882057/interethnic-dna-methylation-difference-and-its-implications-in-pharmacoepigenetics
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Shih-Kai Chu, Hsin-Chou Yang
AIM: This is the first systematic study to examine the population differentiation effect of DNA methylation on the treatment response and drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion in multiple tissue types and cancer types. MATERIALS & METHODS: We analyzed the whole methylome and transcriptome data of primary tumor tissues of four cancer types (breast, colon, head & neck and uterine corpus) and lymphoblastoid cell lines for African and European ancestry populations...
September 8, 2017: Epigenomics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28867111/molecular-imaging-and-precision-medicine-in-uterine-and-ovarian-cancers
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REVIEW
Katherine A Zukotynski, Chun K Kim
Gynecologic cancer is a heterogeneous group of diseases both functionally and morphologically. Today, PET coupled with computed tomography (PET/CT) or PET/MR imaging play a central role in the precision medicine algorithm of patients with gynecologic malignancy. In particular, PET/CT and PET/MR imaging are molecular imaging techniques that not only are useful tools for initial staging and restaging but provide anatomofunctional insight and can serve as predictive and prognostic biomarkers of response in patients with gynecologic malignancy...
October 2017: PET Clinics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28864050/-pap-smear-after-65-years
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I Enderle, F-A Le Baccon, M Pinsard, Y Joueidi, V Lavoué, J Levêque, K Nyangoh Timoh
The French recommendations (in favor of stopping cervical cancer screening by cervico-uterine smear from 65 years of age) are logical in the context of organized screening; however, it is not yet generalized in France. The proportion of invasive cervical cancer in the oldest patients is high and these cancers are more evolved and have a more pejorative prognosis. The prevalent infection with high-risk HPV virus remains important in elderly patients: if the HPV infection does not appear to be more risky in the elderly, HPV-induced lesions appear to be more evolving...
August 29, 2017: Gynecologie, Obstetrique, Fertilite & Senologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28863287/proving-of-a-mathematical-model-of-cell-calculation-based-on-apparent-diffusion-coefficient
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Alexey Surov, Nikita Garnov
OBJECTIVES: Recently, Atuegwu et al. proposed a mathematical model based on ADCmean and ADCmin to calculation of cellularity. Our purpose was to compare the calculated cellularity according to the formula with the estimated cell count by histopathology in different tumors. METHODS: For this study, we re-analyzed our previous data regarding associations between ADC parameters and histopathological findings. Overall, 134 patients with different tumors were acquired for the analysis...
August 29, 2017: Translational Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28859123/prognostic-significance-of-the-co-expression-of-egfr-and-her2-in-adenocarcinoma-of-the-uterine-cervix
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Asako Ueda, Akira Takasawa, Taishi Akimoto, Kumi Takasawa, Tomoyuki Aoyama, Yoshihiko Ino, Masanori Nojima, Yusuke Ono, Masaki Murata, Makoto Osanai, Tadashi Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi Saito, Norimasa Sawada
Prognostic factors and therapeutic targets are needed for the patients with cervical adenocarcinoma because they have a poor prognosis. Recently, co-expression of multiple receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) has been found to be associated with aggressive biological behavior and poor prognosis of several types of malignancy. To evaluate the significance of the expression of multiple RTKs in uterine cervical cancers, we examined the expression profile of RTKs (EGFR, HER2 and c-Met) and the correlation of their expression with clinicopathological features and prognosis of patients with cervical adenocarcinomas...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28856979/-a-peculiar-time-in-my-life-making-sense-of-illness-and-recovery-with-gynaecological-cancer
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Eleanor Phillips, Jane Montague, Stephanie Archer
PURPOSE: Worldwide there are nearly 1.1 million new cases of gynaecological cancer annually. In England, uterine, ovarian and cervical cancers comprize the third most common type of new cancer in women. Research with gynaecological cancer patients within 6 months of diagnosis is rare, as is data collection that is roughly contemporaneous with treatment. Our aim was to explore the experiences of women who were, at study entry, within 6 weeks of surgery or were undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy...
December 2017: International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28852190/mutational-heterogeneity-in-non-serous-ovarian-cancers
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Jamie K Teer, Sean Yoder, Anxhela Gjyshi, Santo V Nicosia, Chaomei Zhang, Alvaro N A Monteiro
Epithelial ovarian cancer is a leading cause of death in gynecological cancers. While several systematic studies have revealed the mutation landscape of serous epithelial ovarian cancer, other non-serous subtypes of the disease have not been explored as extensively. Here we conduct exome sequencing of nine non-serous epithelial ovarian tumors (six endometrioid and three mucinous) and their corresponding normal DNA as well as a tumor-only granulosa cell sample. We integrated the exome data with targeted gene sequencing for 1,321 genes selected for their involvement in cancer from additional 28 non-serous ovarian tumors and compared our results to TCGA ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma and uterine corpus endometrial carcinomas...
August 29, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28851173/-bcl-2-associated-athanogene-3-affects-the-epithelial-mesenchymal-transition-in-human-cervical-cancer
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L Wei, X P Qin, X X Zhao, W Wang
Objective: To investigate the expression of Bcl-2 associated athanogene 3 (BAG3) in cervical cancer tissues and cells and its role in epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) of cervical cancer. Methods: (1) Cervical cancer samples were collected from September 2015 to March 2017 in the Qilu Hospital of Shandong University and Shangdong Provincial Hospital. While, 50 normal tissues were collected from August 2015 to March 2017 in the Dezhou Municiple Hospital, which were obtained from patients with uterine myoma underwent hysterectomy and patients with cervical biopsy...
August 25, 2017: Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28849118/aspirin-inhibits-the-proliferation-of-human-uterine-leiomyoma-cells-by-downregulation-of-k%C3%A2-ras%C3%A2-p110%C3%AE-interaction
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Min Gao, Kai-Min Guo, Ying-Mei Wei, Ming-Ming Ma, Jia-Rong Cai, Ting-Ting Xia, Qing-Jian Ye
Aspirin has been confirmed as an effective antitumor drug in various cancers. However, the relationship between aspirin and uterine leiomyoma is still underexplored. Here, we explored the effects of aspirin on human uterine leiomyoma cells and provide insights into the underlying mechanisms. Cell Counting Kit-8 (CCK-8) and flow cytometry analysis showed that aspirin treatment inhibited cell proliferation and promoted cell cycle arrest at G0/G1 phase in a dose- and time‑dependent manner of human uterine leiomyoma cells...
August 22, 2017: Oncology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28844824/all-cause-mortality-in-young-women-with-endometrial-cancer-receiving-progesterone-therapy
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Maria P Ruiz, Yongmei Huang, June Y Hou, Ana I Tergas, William M Burke, Cande V Ananth, Alfred I Neugut, Dawn L Hershman, Jason D Wright
BACKGROUND: Uterine-preserving therapy with progesterone may be used in young women with endometrial cancer who desire fertility preservation. Such therapy delays definitive treatment with hysterectomy. OBJECTIVE: We examined the use and safety of progestational therapy in young women with endometrial cancer. The primary outcome of the analysis was overall survival. STUDY DESIGN: We identified women ≤49 years of age with stage I endometrial cancer in the National Cancer Database from 2004 through 2014...
August 24, 2017: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28843249/cancer-prevalence-in-aichi-japan-for-2012-estimates-based-on-incidence-and-survival-data-from-population-based-cancer-registries
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Hiroko Nakagawa-Senda, Michiyo Yamaguchi, Tomohiro Matsuda, Kayoko Koide, Yoshinobu Kondo, Hideo Tanaka, Hidemi Ito
Background: Cancer is the leading cause of death among both men and women in Japan. Monitoring cancer prevalence is important because prevalence data play a critical role in the development and implementation of health policy. We estimated cancer prevalence in 2012 based on cancer incidence and 5-year survival rate in Aichi Prefecture using data from a population-based cancer registry, the Aichi Cancer Registry, which covers 7.4 million people. Methods: The annual number of incident cases between 2008 and 2012 was used...
August 27, 2017: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention: APJCP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28843199/thiol-ene-miniemulsion-polymerization-of-a-biobased-monomer-for-biomedical-applications
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Thiago O Machado, Priscilla B Cardoso, Paulo Emilio Feuser, Claudia Sayer, Pedro H H Araújo
Herein, we present the synthesis and characterization of poly(thioether-ester) nanoparticles via thiol-ene miniemulsion polymerization using a biobased α,ω-diene diester monomer, namely dianhydro-d-glucityl diundec-10-enoate (DGU), synthesized from 10-undecenoic acid (derived from castor oil) and isosorbide (derived from starch). DGU was copolymerized with 1,4-butanedithiol by thiol-ene miniemulsion polymerization resulting in waterborne poly(thioether-ester) particles with diameter around 200nm. Polymers with number average molecular weight up to 11kDa were obtained via miniemulsion polymerization...
July 18, 2017: Colloids and Surfaces. B, Biointerfaces
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