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Tomohiro Hirano, Kenichi Sakurai, Shigeru Fujisaki, Keita Adachi, Shuhei Suzuki, Yuki Masuo, Saki Nagashima, Yukiko Hara, Katsuhisa Enomoto, Ryouichi Tomita, Kenji Gonda
Locallyadvanced breast cancer lesions often compromise the patient's qualityof life(QOL). Mohs paste is a histopathological fixative containing zinc chloride as the main ingredient. It has been applied to perform chemosurgeryon skin tumors. In recent years, this paste has reportedlybeen veryeffective for controlling various symptoms of skin metastases in inoperable advanced cancer, such as pungent odor and hemorrhage, in the field of palliative care. We evaluated the clinical significance of immunosuppressive acidic protein(IAP)and C-reactive protein(CRP)in the serum of patients with locallyadvanced breast cancer duringMohs paste treatment...
October 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
J K Kiecolt-Glaser, C P Fagundes, R Andridge, J Peng, W B Malarkey, D Habash, M A Belury
Depression, stress and diet can all alter inflammation. This double-blind, randomized crossover study addressed the impact of daily stressors and a history of major depressive disorder (MDD) on inflammatory responses to high-fat meals. During two separate 9.5 h admissions, 58 healthy women (38 breast cancer survivors and 20 demographically similar controls), mean age 53.1 years, received either a high saturated fat meal or a high oleic sunflower oil meal. The Daily Inventory of Stressful Events assessed prior day stressors and the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV evaluated MDD...
September 20, 2016: Molecular Psychiatry
Dorit Di Gioia, Irene Blankenburg, Dorothea Nagel, Volker Heinemann, Petra Stieber
BACKGROUND: Kinetics of CA 15-3 and CEA have a high specificity in the early detection of metastatic breast cancer (MBC). However, this high specificity is associated with a lack of sensitivity. To decrease the number of false negative patients, the additional diagnostic potential of an extended panel of biomarkers was evaluated. METHODS: This analysis was performed as part of a large follow-up study (1998-2010) evaluating 813 patients with a median follow-up of 63months...
October 1, 2016: Clinica Chimica Acta; International Journal of Clinical Chemistry
Betul Celik, Arzu Didem Yalcin, Gizem Esra Genc, Tangul Bulut, Sibel Kuloglu Genc, Saadet Gumuslu
The influence of biomarkers on carcinogenesis has been investigated extensively. Whether they promote carcinogenesis or work against cancer development remains to be elucidated. To the best of our knowledge, the novel molecule cluster of differentiation 200 (CD200) has not been studied on human breast cancer subjects. The present study aimed to evaluate interleukin-1β (IL-1β), C-X-C motif chemokine ligand 8 (CXCL8), cancer antigen 15.3 (CA 15.3) and the soluble CD200 (sCD200) levels in the serum samples of breast carcinoma patients in order to predict their role in breast carcinoma...
August 2016: Biomedical Reports
Takudzwa A Madzima
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May 2016: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
K R Vargas-Villafuerte, Felipe T Dantas, Michel R Messora, Arthur B Novaes, M Grisi, Mario Taba, Sérgio L S Souza, F J Candido-Dos-Reis, H H A Carrara, Daniela Bazan Palioto
BACKGROUND: Although priority is often given to treat the cancer itself, the focus should also be directed to the prevention and improvement of oral complications that may occur as a result of cancer and/or its treatment. This study compared the periodontal treatment results in healthy and breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy monitoring clinical conditions and C-reactive-protein levels. METHODS: 35 subjects were allocated in two groups: periodontitis patients (P) (n=18) and breast cancer with periodontitis patients (CAN/P) (n=17)...
June 28, 2016: Journal of Periodontology
Ryne J DeBo, Cynthia J Lees, Greg O Dugan, David L Caudell, Kris T Michalson, David B Hanbury, Kylie Kavanagh, J Mark Cline, Thomas C Register
Heart disease is an increasingly recognized, serious late effect of radiation exposure, most notably among breast cancer and Hodgkin's disease survivors, as well as the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the late effects of total-body irradiation (TBI) on cardiac morphology, function and selected circulating biomarkers in a well-established nonhuman primate model. For this study we used male rhesus macaques that were exposed to a single total-body dose of ionizing gamma radiation (6...
July 2016: Radiation Research
Wahyu Wulaningsih, Lars Holmberg, Lucie Abeler-Doner, Tony Ng, Sabine Rohrmann, Mieke Van Hemelrijck
Inflammation may play a role in breast cancer, but evidence in the general population is lacking. We investigated the association between serum inflammatory markers (C-reactive protein (CRP), absolute granulocyte count (AGC) and granulocyte-to-lymphocyte (G/L) ratio) and breast cancer (BCa) mortality in American women while accounting for adiposity. From the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) we selected all women aged 20+ without any known history of cancer (n = 7,780). Multivariable Cox regression models were used to assess CRP, AGC and G/L ratio in relation to mortality from BCa, all cancer, cardiovascular disease and all causes...
2016: PloS One
Jiao Hu, Zhi-Ling Zhang, Cong-Ying Wen, Man Tang, Ling-Ling Wu, Cui Liu, Lian Zhu, Dai-Wen Pang
Sensitive and quantitative detection of protein biomarkers with a point-of-care (POC) assay is significant for early diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of diseases. In this paper, a quantitative lateral flow assay with high sensitivity for protein biomarkers was established by utilizing fluorescent nanospheres (FNs) as reporters. Each fluorescent nanosphere (FN) contains 332 ± 8 CdSe/ZnS quantum dots (QDs), leading to its superstrong luminescence, 380-fold higher than that of one QD. Then a detection limit of 27...
June 21, 2016: Analytical Chemistry
Jose F Meneses-Echávez, Jorge E Correa-Bautista, Emilio González-Jiménez, Jacqueline Schmidt Río-Valle, Mark R Elkins, Felipe Lobelo, Robinson Ramírez-Vélez
Several sources of evidence indicate that exercise during and after breast cancer could positively modulate the tumor microenvironment. This meta-analysis aimed to determine the effects of exercise training on mediators of inflammation in breast cancer survivors. We searched for randomized controlled trials published from January 1990 to March 2014. An inverse variance method of meta-analysis was performed using a random effects model in the presence of statistical heterogeneity. Eight high-quality trials (n = 478) were included...
July 2016: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Kristine H Allin, Stig E Bojesen, Børge G Nordestgaard
Inflammation and cancer are tightly linked. This study tests the hypothesis that an inflammatory score based on plasma levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and fibrinogen and whole blood leukocyte count is associated with risk of colorectal, lung, breast and prostate cancer. A score ranging from none through three elevated biomarkers was constructed in 84,000 individuals from the Danish general population. During a median follow-up time of 4.8 years, 4,081 incident cancers occurred. Cox proportional hazards regression models were used to estimate hazard ratios (HRs) of incident cancer...
October 1, 2016: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
Ali Shidfar, Tolulope Fatokun, David Ivancic, Robert T Chatterton, Seema A Khan, Jun Wang
The local endocrine environment of the breast may have stronger relations to breast cancer risk than systemic hormones. Nipple aspiration fluid (NAF) provides a window into this milieu. We hypothesized that the correlations between proteins and steroid hormones in NAF are stronger, and specific relationships may reveal links to breast cancer risk. NAF and blood samples were obtained simultaneously from 54 healthy women and from the contralateral unaffected breast of 60 breast cancer patients. The abundance of five proteins, superoxide dismutase (SOD1), C-reactive protein (CRP), chitinase-3-like protein 1 (YKL40), cathepsin D (CatD), and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in NAF was measured using ELISA...
August 2016: Hormones & Cancer
Larissa N Dooley, Patricia A Ganz, Steve W Cole, Catherine M Crespi, Julienne E Bower
BACKGROUND: Inflammation contributes to the development of depression in a subset of individuals, but risk factors that render certain individuals particularly vulnerable to inflammation-associated depression are undetermined. Drawing from animal studies showing that reduced neuroplasticity mediates effects of inflammation on depression, we hypothesized that individuals genetically predisposed to lower levels of neuroplasticity would be more susceptible to inflammation-associated depression...
June 2016: Journal of Affective Disorders
Willemijn A van Gemert, Anne M May, Albertine J Schuit, Blanche Y M Oosterhof, Petra H Peeters, Evelyn M Monninkhof
BACKGROUND: We investigated the effect of equivalent weight loss, by a hypocaloric diet or mainly exercise, on inflammatory markers and adipokines in overweight postmenopausal women. METHODS: Women were randomized to a diet (n = 97), mainly exercise (n = 98), or control group (n = 48). Goal of both interventions was to lose 5 to 6 kg bodyweight by a hypocaloric diet or an exercise program (4 hours/week) combined with a small caloric intake restriction. Outcomes after 16 weeks included serum high-sensitive C-reactive protein (hsCRP), IL6, adiponectin, and leptin...
May 2016: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
K Skrivanova, L Anderkova, D Brancikova, J Jarkovský, K Benesova, N Elfmarková, T Svěrák, M Bendová, H Peterkova, J Nedvěd, M Protivánková, L Minar, E Holoubková, L Dusek
BACKROUND: We aimed to determine prognosis of vitality change and functional status of breast cancer survivors after primary oncological treatment using time-related differences of elevated levels of highly sensitive proinflammatory C-reactive protein (CRP). PATIENTS AND METHODS: The test group consisted of 46 elderly breast cancer survivors (median age was 65 years) who completed Vitality Scale of Short Form 36 (SF-36) after completing treatment and another retrospectively at diagnosis...
2016: Klinická Onkologie: Casopis Ceské a Slovenské Onkologické Spolecnosti
Patricia I Moreno, Andrew L Moskowitz, Patricia A Ganz, Julienne E Bower
OBJECTIVE: Given the importance of positive affect and inflammation for well-being in cancer survivors, the current study examined the relationship between high- and low-arousal positive affect and inflammation in 186 women who completed treatment of early-stage breast cancer. METHODS: Measures of high- and low-arousal positive affect were completed within 3 months after treatment completion (baseline). Plasma markers of inflammation, including soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor type II (sTNF-RII), C-reactive protein (CRP), and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist, were assessed at baseline and 6- and 12-month follow-up assessments...
June 2016: Psychosomatic Medicine
Alireza Abdollahi, Abbas Ali-Bakhshi, Zahra Farahani
UNLABELLED: Background : Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in females worldwide. It accounts for 16% of all female cancers and 22.9% of invasive cancers in women. 18.2% of all cancer deaths worldwide including both males and females are from breast cancer. In this study we compared few serum elements in patients with benign and malignant breast tumor to find any related prognostic and predictive value. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A case-control study was carried out in a hospital (Tehran - Iran) in 2012...
October 1, 2015: International Journal of Hematology-oncology and Stem Cell Research
Niloofar Karimi, Valiollah Dabidi Roshan, Zohreh Fathi Bayatiyani
BACKGROUND: Breast neoplasms has known as the most common cancer among the women worldwide, and relationship between obesity, metabolic syndrome, inflammation and cancer has been recognized since many years ago. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to determine the individual and concomitant effect of 6-weeks water-based exercise and oral ginger supplement on markers that have related to metabolic syndrome and systemic inflammation in obese women with breast neoplasms...
December 2015: Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention
Amanda D Hagstrom, Paul W M Marshall, Chris Lonsdale, Shona Papalia, Birinder S Cheema, Catherine Toben, Bernhard T Baune, Maria A Fiatarone Singh, Simon Green
The purpose of this randomized controlled trial was to determine the effects of resistance training (RT) on markers of inflammation and immune function in breast cancer survivors. Thirty-nine breast cancer survivors were randomly assigned to a RT (n = 20) or control (n = 19) group. RT performed supervized exercise three times per week. Natural killer cell (NK) and natural killer T-cell (NKT) function, and markers of inflammation (serum TNF-α, IL-6, IL-10, and CRP) were measured before and after training...
February 2016: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
Lara Pizzorno
The trace mineral boron is a micronutrient with diverse and vitally important roles in metabolism that render it necessary for plant, animal, and human health, and as recent research suggests, possibly for the evolution of life on Earth. As the current article shows, boron has been proven to be an important trace mineral because it (1) is essential for the growth and maintenance of bone; (2) greatly improves wound healing; (3) beneficially impacts the body's use of estrogen, testosterone, and vitamin D; (4) boosts magnesium absorption; (5) reduces levels of inflammatory biomarkers, such as high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α); (6) raises levels of antioxidant enzymes, such as superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase, and glutathione peroxidase; (7) protects against pesticide-induced oxidative stress and heavy-metal toxicity; (8) improves the brains electrical activity, cognitive performance, and short-term memory for elders; (9) influences the formation and activity of key biomolecules, such as S-adenosyl methionine (SAM-e) and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD(+)); (10) has demonstrated preventive and therapeutic effects in a number of cancers, such as prostate, cervical, and lung cancers, and multiple and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; and (11) may help ameliorate the adverse effects of traditional chemotherapeutic agents...
August 2015: Integrative Medicine
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