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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29240008/genome-wide-discovery-of-a-novel-gene-expression-signature-for-the-identification-of-lymph-node-metastasis-in-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma
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Fuminori Sonohara, Feng Gao, Naoki Iwata, Mitsuro Kanda, Masahiko Koike, Naoki Takahashi, Yasuhide Yamada, Yasuhiro Kodera, Xin Wang, Ajay Goel
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to develop a gene-expression signature for identification of lymph node (LN) metastasis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) patients. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: LN metastasis is recognized as the most important independent risk factor for therapeutic decision-making of ESCC patients. METHODS: A bioinformatic approach was used to analyze RNA sequencing profiles of ESCC patients, and to develop a gene-expression signature for identifying LN metastasis...
December 12, 2017: Annals of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238898/comprehensive-bioinformation-analysis-of-the-mirna-of-plce1-knockdown-in-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma
#2
Xiaobin Cui, Kaige Wang, Xinqian Yang, Hao Peng, Xi Chen, Huahua Xin, Yanxia Tian, Yunzhao Chen, Feng Li
Phospholipase C epsilon 1 (PLCE1) has been recognized as a novel susceptibility marker for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). The purpose of our study is to investigate its effect on the regulation of miRNA expression so as to translating the data into a novel strategy in control of ESCC. In this study, PLCE1 siRNA and vector-only plasmid were stably transfected into Eca109 and EC9706 cells and then subjected to miRNA array analysis, and quantitative real-time PCR was applied to validate miRNA array data...
December 13, 2017: Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29237898/optimization-of-b-values-in-diffusion-weighted-imaging-for-esophageal-cancer-measuring-the-longitudinal-length-of-gross-tumor-volume-and-evaluating-chemoradiotherapeutic-efficacy
#3
Gang Liu, Zhijie Yang, Tianran Li, Li Yang, Xiangdong Zheng, Lijie Cai
PURPOSE: To study the optimization of b-values of magnetic resonance-diffusion-weighted (MR-DWI) in evaluating the chemoradiotherapeutic efficacy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and measuring the longitudinal length of gross tumor volume (GTV) of ESCC. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eighteen patients with biopsy-proven ESCC were undergoing concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT). Conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) combined with DWI using b-values of 600 s/mm2, 800 s/mm2, and 1000 s/mm2 was performed before CCRT and after the 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 10th weeks...
2017: Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29237490/linc-ror-promotes-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-progression-through-the-derepression-of-sox9
#4
Lianghai Wang, Xiaodan Yu, Zhiyu Zhang, Lijuan Pang, Jiang Xu, Jinfang Jiang, Weihua Liang, Yuhang Chai, Jun Hou, Feng Li
BACKGROUND: Novel therapies tailored to the molecular composition of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) are needed to improve patient survival. We investigated the regulatory network of long intergenic non-protein coding RNA, regulator of reprogramming (linc-ROR) and sex-determining region Y-box 9 (SOX9), and their therapeutic relevance in ESCC. METHODS: Linc-ROR and SOX9 expression were examined in ESCC specimens, cell lines, and cultured tumorspheres. We investigated the effects of linc-ROR on SOX9 expression and malignant phenotypes by CCK8, colony formation, Transwell, and sphere-forming assay...
December 13, 2017: Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research: CR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29237392/chronic-exposure-of-cigarette-smoke-and-chewing-tobacco-alters-expression-of-micrornas-in-esophageal-epithelial-cells
#5
Aafaque Ahmad Khan, Jayshree Advani, Krishna Patel, Vishalakshi Nanjappa, Hitendra S Solanki, Premendu Prakash Mathur, Bipin Nair, T S Keshava Prasad, Aditi Chatterjee, Harsha Gowda
BACKGROUND: Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is one of the most common cancers with high mortality rate. Cigarette smoke and chewing tobacco are well known risk factors associated with ESCC. However, molecular mechanisms associated with development of ESCC among smokers and chewers are poorly understood. MicroRNAs play an important role in regulating physiological and disease processes including esophageal cancer. OBJECTIVE AND METHODS: In this study, we developed an in vitro model by treating non-neoplastic Het-1A esophageal cell line with cigarette smoke and chewing tobacco...
December 13, 2017: MicroRNA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29235888/validation-of-the-eighth-clinical-american-joint-committee-on-cancer-stage-grouping-for-esophageal-cancer
#6
Hani Oweira, Jan Schmidt, Arianeb Mehrabi, Hasan Kulaksiz, Paul Schneider, Othmar Schöb, Anwar Giryes, Omar Abdel-Rahman
AIM: To validate the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) clinical staging system for esophageal cancer using Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results database. METHODS: Cancer-specific survival analyses for clinically-staged patients with esophageal cancer according to both seventh and eighth editions were conducted through Kaplan-Meier analysis. RESULTS: For cancer-specific survival according to both seventh and eighth clinical systems, p-values for pairwise comparisons were nonsignificant in many comparisons...
December 13, 2017: Future Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29234120/oral-epithelial-cell-sheets-engraftment-for-esophageal-strictures-after-endoscopic-submucosal-dissection-of-squamous-cell-carcinoma-and-airplane-transportation
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Naoyuki Yamaguchi, Hajime Isomoto, Shinichiro Kobayashi, Nobuo Kanai, Kengo Kanetaka, Yusuke Sakai, Yoshiyuki Kasai, Ryo Takagi, Takeshi Ohki, Hiroko Fukuda, Tsutomu Kanda, Kazuhiro Nagai, Izumi Asahina, Kazuhiko Nakao, Masayuki Yamato, Teruo Okano, Susumu Eguchi
Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) permits en bloc removal of superficial oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). However, post-procedure stricture is common after ESD for widespread tumours, and multiple endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) procedures are required. We aimed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of endoscopic transplantation of tissue-engineered autologous oral mucosal epithelial cell sheets that had been transported by air over a distance of 1200 km in controlling postprocedural oesophageal stricture...
December 12, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29233596/a-prediction-model-for-lymph-node-metastasis-in-t1-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma
#8
Jie Wu, Qi-Xun Chen, Di-Jian Shen, Qiang Zhao
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic resection is widely used for the treatment of T1 esophageal cancer, but it cannot be used to treat lymph node metastasis (LNM). This study aimed to develop a prediction model for LNM in patients with T1 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. METHODS: A prospectively maintained database of all patients who underwent surgery for esophageal cancer between January 2002 and June 2010 was retrospectively reviewed, and patients with T1 squamous cell carcinoma were included in this study...
November 11, 2017: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29228750/dietary-fat-intake-and-risk-of-esophageal-carcinoma-a-meta-analysis-of-observational-studies
#9
Du He, Xue Huang, Zai-Ping Wang, Dian Chen, Jun Chen, Chun-Yan Duan
Dietary fat intake is potentially associated with the onset of esophageal carcinoma (EC), but evidence from observational studies has remained unclear. This study aimed to evaluate the role of fat intake in the development of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). A systematic search was conducted in PubMed and Web of Science to identify all relevant studies. Study-specific relative risks (RR) for the highest versus the lowest intake categories and 95% confidence intervals (CI) were pooled using a random-effects model...
November 17, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29228166/long-term-results-of-concurrent-chemoradiotherapy-with-daily-low-dose-continuous-infusion-of-5-fluorouracil-and-cisplatin-ldfp-for-stage-i-ii-esophageal-carcinoma
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A Kumabe, J Fukada, R Kota, N Koike, Y Shiraishi, S Seki, K Yoshida, Y Kitagawa, N Shigematsu
We investigated long-term treatment outcomes and the feasibility of chemoradiotherapy consisting of daily-low-dose 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin (LDFP) chemotherapy plus radiotherapy for Stage I-II squamous cell esophageal cancer. Treatment records from the 2000 through 2008 period were reviewed retrospectively. Fractionated radiotherapy was performed with a total dose of 60 Gy delivered in 2 Gy per fraction. LDFP chemotherapy, as continuous infusion of 200 mg/m2 5-fluorouracil combined with one hour infusion of 4 mg/m2 cisplatin, was administered on the same days as radiotherapy...
December 8, 2017: Diseases of the Esophagus: Official Journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29227754/genetic-variant-in-mir-124-decreased-the-susceptibility-to-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-in-a-chinese-kazakh-population
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Fei Wu, Mei Li, Weiyan You, Yu Ji, Xiaobin Cui, Jianming Hu, Yunzhao Chen, Lijuan Pang, Shugang Li, Yutao Wei, Lan Yang, Feng Li
AIMS: Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is characterized by high prevalence and mortality worldwide, and it is very highly prevalent in China. ESCC is caused by various factors, including microRNAs (miRNAs) whose expression have been shown to play a major role in tumor generation. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in miRNAs could affect susceptibility to numerous cancers. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between SNPs in miR-124 and ESCC risk in the Chinese Kazakh population...
December 11, 2017: Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29226993/genetic-polymorphisms-of-microrna-machinery-genes-predict-overall-survival-of-esophageal-squamous-carcinoma
#12
Cuiju Wang, Hailing Dong, Haiyan Fan, Jianhua Wu, Guiying Wang
BACKGROUND: MicroRNA (miRNA)-related single nucleotide polymorphisms (miR-SNPs) in miRNA processing machinery genes are implicated in carcinogenesis, as they change the expression profiles of miRNA. Six miR-SNPs in miRNA processing machinery genes, including Dicer (rs3742330), RAN (rs14035), XPO5 (rs11077), TNRC6B (rs9623117), GEMIN3 (rs197412), and GEMIN4 (rs2740348), were evaluated for their association with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). METHODS: The miR-SNP of the miRNA processing genes were genotyped using the polymerase chain reaction-ligase detection reaction (PCR-LDR) assay, while the XPO5 expression levels in ESCC tissues were measured by immunochemistry methods...
December 11, 2017: Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29225836/cardiac-tamponade-occurred-after-endoscopic-submucosal-dissection-conservative-management-of-the-esophagopericardial-fistula
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Davide Bona, Greta Isabella Saino, Massimo Medda, Valerio Panizzo, Giancarlo Micheletto
We describe the case of an esophagopericardial fistula generated after endoscopic submucosal dissection in a patient affected by a superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma immediately treated with percutaneous pericardial drainage and placement of a partially covered self-expanding metal stent that has been removed using the stent-in-stent technique after 35 days.
December 2017: Clinical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29225081/enteral-nutrition-and-quality-of-life-in-patients-undergoing-chemoradiotherapy-for-esophageal-carcinoma-a-comparison-of-nasogastric-tube-esophageal-stent-and-ostomy-tube-feeding
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Fang-Jung Yu, Hsiang-Yao Shih, Chien-Yi Wu, Yun-Shiuan Chuan, Jui-Ying Lee, Hsien-Pin Li, Pen-Tzu Fang, Dong-Lin Tsai, Shah-Hwa Chou, I-Chen Wu
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: This study prospectively recruited esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma patients who received esophageal stent, nasogastric tube (NG) or jejunostomy/gastrostomy feeding to compare the changes in nutritional status and quality of life during chemoradiation therapy (CRT). METHODS: In total, 81 patients were analyzed (stent 7, surgical ostomy 26, NG 19, oral intake 29). NG was inserted when despite medication dysphagia or pain worsened with oral feeding during CRT...
December 7, 2017: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29224264/-comparison-of-the-prognostic-value-of-the-seventh-and-eighth-edition-of-the-ajcc-esophageal-cancer-staging-system-for-the-patients-with-stage-%C3%A2-and-%C3%A2-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma
#15
H Zhong, R Ma, L Gong, C G Chen, P Tang, P Ren, H J Jiang, Z T Yu
Objective: To compare and evaluate the prognostic value of the 7(th) and 8(th) edition of The AJCC Esophageal Cancer Staging System for patients with stage Ⅱ and Ⅲ esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Methods: The clinical data of 328 esophageal cancer patients who received operation at Department of Esophageal Cancer, Tianjin Tumour Hospital from January 2006 to December 2010 were restrospectively analyzed. There were 63 female and 265 male patients. The mean age was 65 (range: 33 to 87) years. Univariate and multivariate analysis were performed to identify the prognosis factors...
December 1, 2017: Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29223386/extensive-esophageal-papillomatosis-after-chemoradiotherapy-for-squamous-cell-carcinoma
#16
Wilson Siu, Graeme I Murray, Alastair McKinlay, Perminder Phull
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 6, 2017: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29223109/genome-wide-analysis-of-barrett-s-adenocarcinoma-a-first-step-towards-identifying-patients-at-risk-and-developing-therapeutic-paths
#17
Yiyang Dai, Qing Wang, Adrian Gonzalez Lopez, Mario Anders, Peter Malfertheiner, Michael Vieth, Wolfgang Kemmner
BACKGROUND: Barrett's esophagus metaplasia is the key precursor lesion of esophageal adenocarcinoma. The aim of this study was to find a subset of markers that may allow the identification of patients at risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma, and to determine genes differentially expressed in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. METHODS: Laser capture microdissection technique was applied to procure cells from defined regions. Genome-wide RNA profiling was performed on esophageal adenocarcinoma (n = 21), Barrett's esophagus (n = 20), esophageal squamous carcinoma (n = 9) and healthy esophageal biopsies (n = 18) using the Affymetrix Human Genome U133plus 2...
December 6, 2017: Translational Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29222520/smoking-and-alcohol-drinking-in-relation-to-the-risk-of-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-a-population-based-case-control-study-in-china
#18
Xiaorong Yang, Xingdong Chen, Maoqiang Zhuang, Ziyu Yuan, Shuping Nie, Ming Lu, Li Jin, Weimin Ye
Previous results regarding the associations between esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma (ESCC) risk and smoking/alcohol drinking in high-risk areas are inconsistent. We performed a large population-based case-control study from 2010 to 2013 in a high-incidence area of China, and enrolled 1353 ESCC cases and 1961 controls. Data regarding smoking and alcohol drinking were collected via face-to-face interviews using a structured questionnaire. Odd ratios (ORs) with 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were estimated using unconditional logistic regression models...
December 8, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29221296/prognostic-role-of-initial-pan-endoscopic-tumor-length-at-diagnosis-in-operable-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-undergoing-esophagectomy-with-or-without-neoadjuvant-concurrent-chemoradiotherapy
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Chen-Sung Lin, Chao-Yu Liu, Chih-Tao Cheng, Yu-Chen Tsai, Lun-Wei Chiou, Ming-Yuan Lee, Chia-Chuan Liu, Chih-Hsun Shih
Background: The objective of this study was to appraise the prognostic role of initial pan-endoscopic tumor length at diagnosis within or between operable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) undergoing upfront esophagectomy or neoadjuvant concurrent chemoradiotherapy (nCCRT) followed by esophagectomy. Methods: Between Jan 2001 and Dec 2013 in Koo-Foundation Sun Yat-sen Cancer Center in Taiwan, 101 ESCC patients who underwent upfront esophagectomy (surgery group) and 128 nCCRT followed by esophagectomy (nCCRT-surgery group) were retrospectively collected...
September 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29221284/comparison-of-perioperative-outcomes-following-hybrid-minimally-invasive-versus-open-ivor-lewis-esophagectomy-for-esophageal-cancer
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Ju Sik Yun, Kook Joo Na, Sang Yun Song, Seok Kim, In Seok Jeong, Sang Gi Oh
Background: The outcomes of various minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) procedures for esophageal cancer have been reported; however, those of the hybrid approach are lacking. This study aimed to assess the impacts of hybrid minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy (HIL, laparoscopy and right thoracotomy) for esophageal cancer on perioperative outcomes compared with the open approach. Methods: This was a retrospective study of 153 patients who underwent Ivor Lewis esophagectomy for squamous cell carcinoma between January 2008 and December 2016...
September 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
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