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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28229187/-precursors-of-gastric-cancer-dysplasia-and-adenoma
#1
C Langner
Gastric cancer develops from preneoplastic and early neoplastic precursor lesions. In particular, the intestinal type according to the Lauren classification is driven by chronic inflammation and progresses via a chronic gastritis - atrophy/metaplasia - dysplasia - carcinoma sequence. Staging of the extent of atrophy (OLGA) or intestinal metaplasia (OLGIM) enables risk stratification and determines follow-up investigations according to the management of precancerous conditions and lesions in the stomach (MAPS) international guidelines...
February 22, 2017: Der Pathologe
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28224561/radical-resection-of-a-primary-unresectable-duodenal-cancer-after-chemotherapy-using-s-1-and-cisplatin-report-of-a-case
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Masaru Kanehira, Yasuro Futagawa, Kenei Furukawa, Hiroaki Shiba, Tadashi Uwagawa, Katsuhiko Yanaga
BACKGROUND: Therapeutic outcomes and prognosis of primary unresectable duodenal cancer remains unsatisfactory, because effective chemotherapy is not established. CASE PRESENTATION: A 71-year-old male diagnosed with unresectable duodenal carcinoma with distant lymph node metastases was judged inoperable (cT3N2M1 cStage in UICC(7th)). Duodenal obstruction developed due to tumor growth, and the patient underwent laparoscopic gastro-jejunostomy and then combined chemotherapy using S-1 and cisplatin...
December 2017: Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28224267/selection-of-dna-aptamers-for-extra-cellular-domain-of-human-epidermal-growth-factor-receptor-2-to-detect-her2-positive-carcinomas
#3
A Sett, B B Borthakur, U Bora
BACKGROUND: Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (Her2, an orphan receptor of ErbB family) is considered as an important biomarker as it plays a key role in the development and progression of aggressive types of breast, ovarian, stomach and gastric cancer. In the present study, we developed novel DNA aptamers against the extra-cellular domain (ECD) of Her2 protein for detection of Her2-positive carcinomas. METHODS: We cloned and expressed Her2-ECD protein in E...
February 21, 2017: Clinical & Translational Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28217237/-caught-by-the-eye-of-sound-epigastric-swelling-due-to-xiphisternal-tuberculosis
#4
Shabnam Bhandari Grover, Sumit Arora, Amit Kumar, Hemal Grover, Amit Katyan, Deepthi Mohan Nair
BACKGROUND: Common causes of an epigastric mass include hepatomegaly, pancreatic pseudocyst and epigastric hernia, less common causes being carcinoma of the stomach or pancreas, whereas diseases of the sternum presenting as an epigastric swelling is extremely uncommon. We report a case of tubercular infection of the sternum located in the xiphoid process resulting in its presentation as an epigastric swelling. CASE REPORT: A 30-year-old immunocompetent woman with complaints of an epigastric swelling and undocumented pyrexia for four months was referred for sonographic evaluation with a clinical suspicion of an incompletely treated liver abscess...
2017: Polish Journal of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28212584/hyaluronic-acid-serum-albumin-conjugate-based-nanoparticles-for-targeted-cancer-therapy
#5
Ravit Edelman, Yehuda G Assaraf, Inna Levitzky, Tal Shahar, Yoav D Livney
Multiple carcinomas including breast, ovarian, colon, lung and stomach cancer, overexpress the hyaluronic acid (HA) receptor, CD44. Overexpression of CD44 contributes to key cancer processes including tumor invasion, metastasis, recurrence, and chemoresistance. Herein, we devised novel targeted nanoparticles (NPs) for delivery of anticancer chemotherapeutics, comprised of self-assembling Maillard reaction-based conjugates of HA and bovine serum albumin (BSA). HA served as the hydrophilic block, and as the ligand for actively targeting cancer cells overexpressing CD44...
February 15, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28210088/clinicopathological-treatment-and-prognosis-study-of-43-gastric-neuroendocrine-carcinomas
#6
De-Jun Liu, Xue-Liang Fu, Wei Liu, Lu-Ying Zheng, Jun-Feng Zhang, Yan-Miao Huo, Jiao Li, Rong Hua, Qiang Liu, Yong-Wei Sun
AIM: To provide more information and therapeutic methods about gastric neuroendocrine carcinomas (G-NECs) which occur rarely but are highly malignant and clinically challenging. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the clinicopathological characteristics, treatments, and prognosis of 43 G-NEC patients at our hospital between January 2007 and December 2014. The diagnosis was based on the 2010 World Health Organization criteria. RESULTS: Forty-three G-NECs containing 39 small cell carcinomas and 4 large cell NECs with Ki67 > 60% were included in this study, accounting for only 0...
January 21, 2017: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28195256/two-cases-of-sudden-death-due-to-pulmonary-tumor-thrombotic-microangiopathy-caused-by-occult-gastric-carcinoma
#7
M Ben Khelil, Y Chkirbene, H Azzouz, S Haouet, M Hamdoun
We present two cases of occult gastric carcinoma associated to a large pulmonary tumors thrombosis microangiopathy (PTTM). The first case is a 28 years-old man. He was dead due to a respiratory failure. Autopsy showed a whitish indurated mass invading the stomach wall. Histological findings showed a primary "signet ring" gastric adenocarcinoma with pulmonary carcinomatosis and multiple PTTM and a heart metastasis. The second case is a 24 years-old pregnant woman. The main symptoms were nausea and stomach discomfort and they were seen as pregnancy signs...
December 2016: Pathologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28194797/clinical-outcome-of-using-gastric-remnant-or-jejunum-or-colon-conduit-in-surgery-for-esophageal-carcinoma-with-previous-gastrectomy
#8
Wang Jun, Wen Wei, Wu Weibing, Xu Jing, Zhen Fuxi, Xi Xiaoxiang, Lu Bihong, Zhou Tong, Chen Liang, Luo Jinhua
BACKGROUND: For esophageal carcinoma patients with early gastrectomy, individualized surgical plans-including selection of replacement conduit and operation route based on patient's new lesion and surgical history-can achieve the desired therapeutic effect and improve postoperative life quality. We investigated the outcomes at our institution. METHODS: The clinical data of 42 esophageal carcinoma patients with early gastrectomy were analyzed retrospectively. RESULTS: Esophagectomy was performed combining replacement with remnant stomach in 16 patients, jejunum in 17, and colon in 9...
February 14, 2017: Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28188377/-neuroendocrine-neoplasia-of-the-stomach-what-is-new
#9
T Knösel, C Reiter, G Schubert-Fritschle, A Altendorf-Hofmann, T Kirchner
INTRODUCTION: Neuroendocrine Neoplasms are classified according to the new WHO classification in (1.) well differentiated neuroendocrine tumors G1 (NET G1, Ki67 ≤ 2 or mitosis count <2) and (2.) well differentiated neuroendocrine tumors G2 (NET G2, Ki67 3-20 or mitosis count 2-20) and (3.) poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas G3 (NEC G3, Ki67 > 20 or mitosis count >20). MATERIAL AND METHODS: In this study 310 NENs of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich were reevaluated according to the new WHO classification...
February 10, 2017: Der Pathologe
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28184053/gastrointestinal-diseases-and-their-oro-dental-manifestations-part-4-peutz-jeghers-syndrome
#10
S E Korsse, M E van Leerdam, E Dekker
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is a rare, autosomal dominant inherited disorder, caused by germline mutations in the LKB1 tumour suppressor gene. It is clinically characterised by distinct perioral mucocutaneous pigmentations, gastrointestinal polyposis and an increased cancer risk in adult life. Hamartomatous polyps can develop already in the first decade of life and may cause various complications, including abdominal pain, bleeding, anaemia, and acute intestinal obstruction. Furthermore, patients have an increased risk for developing cancer, both in the gastrointestinal tract as in other organs...
February 10, 2017: British Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28174399/-treatment-strategy-for-esophagogastric-junction-carcinoma-highly-controversial-topic-in-the-upper-gastrointestinal-malignancy
#11
Hiroharu Yamashita, Yasuyuki Seto
Among the 3 subtypes of adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG), Siewert type I is basically consistent with esophageal adenocarcinoma arising from the Barrett epithelium( Barrett's adenocarcinoma), and type III is gastric carcinoma with esophageal invasion over the esophagogastric junction(EGJ). It is generally endorsed that type I is treated as an esophageal carcinoma, and type III as a gastric carcinoma. Siewert type II carcinoma, located just at the borderline between the esophagus and the stomach, has been a highly controversial topic regarding surgical approach, extent of esophagogastric resection and lymphadenectomy, type of reconstruction, and even the staging system...
January 2017: Kyobu Geka. the Japanese Journal of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166232/repositioning-approved-drugs-for-the-treatment-of-problematic-cancers-using-a-screening-approach
#12
Hristo P Varbanov, Fabien Kuttler, Damiano Banfi, Gerardo Turcatti, Paul J Dyson
Advances in treatment strategies together with an earlier diagnosis have considerably increased the average survival of cancer patients over the last four decades. Nevertheless, despite the growing number of new antineoplastic agents introduced each year, there is still no adequate therapy for problematic malignancies such as pancreatic, lung and stomach cancers. Consequently, it is important to ensure that existing drugs used to treat other types of cancers, and potentially other diseases, are not overlooked when searching for new chemotherapy regimens for these problematic cancer types...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166075/clinico-histopathological-survey-of-head-and-neck-cancer-at-tertiary-health-care-centre-dhulikhel-hospital
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S Dixit, C Upadhyaya, M Humagain, R Srii, V Marla
Background Head and neck is one of the most prevalent site for cancers along with lungs, cervix, breast and stomach. Hospital based cancer registries required for effective evaluation of diagnosis and management of cancer is inadequate in Nepal. Cancer registry system established by WHO is acquired by seven major hospitals in our country. However, data from tertiary health care centres like ours remain undocumented. Objective The objective of this study is to perform retrospective analysis of clinicohistopathological types of head and neck lesions which were eventually diagnosed as cancer in Dhulikel Hospital, a tertiary health care centre of Central East Nepal...
April 2016: Kathmandu University Medical Journal (KUMJ)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163289/a-case-of-metachronous-liver-metastasis-from-neuroendocrine-carcinoma-of-the-stomach-at-1-year-and-10-months-after-endoscopic-submucosal-dissection
#14
Masafumi Hashiguchi, Tsutomu Tamai, Yuuichiro Nasu, Fumisato Sasaki, Michiyo Higashi, Kaoru Hijikuro, Hisatomo Futawatari, Kouichirou Shigeta, Susumu Hasegawa, Akio Ido
A 77-year-old man underwent endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) of a type 0-IIc tumor located in the cardiac part of the stomach. The pathological diagnosis of the tumor was poorly differentiated tubular adenocarcinoma with submucosal invasion depth;therefore, radical gastrectomy was also performed. After 1 year and 10 months, liver metastasis was detected because of which partial liver resection was performed. The pathological diagnosis of the tumor was neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC). The pathology of the ESD specimen was re-examined, and a diagnosis of gastric NEC was made;furthermore, the liver tumor was regarded as metachronous metastasis...
2017: Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi, the Japanese Journal of Gastro-enterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28135856/promoter-hypermethylation-and-its-impact-on-expression-of-mgmt-gene-in-the-git-malignant-patients-of-kashmiri-origin
#15
Arif Akbar Bhat, Hilal Ahmad Wani, Shiekh Ishaq, Ajaz Ahmad Waza, Rawoof Ahmad Malik, Iram Shabir, Showkat Jeelani, Showkat Kadla, Waseem Qureshie, Akbar Masood, Sabhiya Majid
Epigenetic alterations, in addition to multiple gene abnormalities, are involved in the genesis and progression of human cancers. Gastrointestinal tract (GIT) cancer is a major medical and economic burden worldwide. Aberrant methylation of CpG islands within promoter regions is associated with transcriptional inactivation of various tumor suppressor genes. Although a number of cancer-associated genes have been found to be hypermethylated in GIT cancer, valuable methylation markers for early diagnosis and prognostic evaluation of this cancer remain largely unknown...
February 7, 2017: Cancer Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133318/-a-case-report-of-an-undifferentiated-pancreatic-carcinoma-diagnosed-as-a-solid-pseudopapillary-neoplasm-before-surgery
#16
Hisataka Matsuo, Hisashi Ikoma, Ryo Morimura, Tomohiro Arita, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Hirotaka Konishi, Yasutoshi Murayama, Shuhei Komatsu, Atsushi Shiozaki, Yoshiaki Kuriu, Masayoshi Nakanishi, Daisuke Ichikawa, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Kazuma Okamoto, Eigo Otsuji
A 37-year-old man visited a previous hospital because of left abdominal pain. A contrast-enhanced CT scan revealed a 7 cm solid tumor in the pancreas body, and the patient was referred to our hospital. EUS-FNA showed that the tumor cells were positive for b-catenin in the nuclei, as well as for CD10 and CD56. On the other hand, the cells were negative for chromogranin A and synaptophysin. This is the typical immunohistochemical pattern of a solid pseudopapillary neoplasm(SPN). Therefore, we diagnosed this case as SPN before surgery...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133235/-surgical-resection-for-carcinoma-arising-from-the-remnant-intrapancreatic-bile-duct-after-excision-of-a-congenital-choledochal-cyst-a-case-report
#17
Tetsuya Shimada, Jun Sakata, Takuya Ando, Kizuki Yuza, Koji Toge, Yuki Hirose, Tomohiro Katada, Hirosuke Ishikawa, Kohei Miura, Taku Ohashi, Kazuyasu Takizawa, Kabuto Takano, Takashi Kobayashi, Hiroshi Tomita, Toshifumi Wakai
A 77-year-old woman presented with a high fever. She had a history of resection of the extrahepatic bile duct, cholecystectomy, and hepaticojejunostomy for a congenital choledochal cyst, 23 years previously. Computed tomography showed a tumor measuring 90mm behind the head of the pancreas. This tumor appeared to invade the duodenum and pancreas, although swollen lymph nodes and distant metastasis were not detected. The patient was diagnosed with a carcinoma arising from the intrapancreatic remnant bile duct...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133229/-lymph-node-recurrence-of-small-cell-carcinoma-of-the-extrahepatic-bile-ducts-effectively-treated-with-cisplatin-plus-irinotecan-chemotherapy-report-of-a-case
#18
Tomohiro Katada, Jun Sakata, Takuya Ando, Daiki Soma, Kizuki Yuza, Koji Toge, Yuki Hirose, Hirosuke Ishikawa, Kohei Miura, Taku Ohashi, Kazuyasu Takizawa, Kabuto Takano, Takashi Kobayashi, Hitoshi Kameyama, Toshifumi Wakai
A 78-year-old man with jaundice was diagnosed with perihilar cholangiocarcinoma(Bismuth type I ). After endoscopic biliary drainage for jaundice, a subtotal stomach-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy was performed. Histologic examination and immunohistochemical staining with chromogranin A, synaptophysin, and CD56 resulted in a diagnosis of small cell carcinoma. Of the 18 dissected lymph nodes, 8 nodes contained a metastatic tumor. Left supraclavicular and paraaortic lymph node metastases were detected by computed tomography 5 months after the resection...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133225/-a-case-of-curative-resection-for-advanced-pancreatic-acinar-cell-carcinoma-with-liver-metastasis-and-involvement-of-the-superior-mesenteric-artery-after-chemoradiotherapy-following-systemic-chemotherapy
#19
Hiroko Toda, Hiroshi Kurahara, Kosei Maemura, Yuko Mataki, Yota Kawasaki, Masahiko Sakoda, Satoshi Iino, Shinichi Ueno, Hiroyuki Shinchi, Kanro Makisumi, Shoji Natsugoe
A 52-year-old man was initially diagnosed with an unresectable acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas with liver metastasis and involvement of the superior mesenteric artery. After 5 courses of systemic chemotherapy(gemcitabine and S-1), the size of the pancreatic tumor had decreased from 31mm to 19mm and the liver metastasis had disappeared. We initiated chemoradiotherapy( CRT: S-1+56 Gy)for further local treatment. After CRT the size of the pancreatic tumor decreased to 13mm and his serum CA 19-9 level decreased from 677...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133199/-a-case-of-synchronous-multi-centric-invasive-ductal-carcinomas-of-the-pancreas
#20
Hiroki Sakamoto, Takuro Yoshikawa, Takahisa Akashi, Masato Hisano, Yu Asakura, Yoshiyuki Owada, Seiji Haji, Tetsuya Ienaga, Yoshihiro Ikura, Yasuhiro Iwai
A 69-year-old man with left upper abdominal pain visited our hospital. Abdominal CT revealed a hypovascular mass(66× 57mm)in the pancreatic tail. MRI revealed hemorrhage and cysts in the caudal lesion of the tumor. The tumor involved the posterior wallof the stomach. Based on a diagnosis of pancreatic tailcancer with gastric posterior wallinvasion, distalpancreatectomy and partialgastrectomy were performed. Histopathologicalexamination indicated 2 adjacent tumors through a capsule in the pancreas tail. These tumors were diagnosed as synchronous invasive ductal carcinomas of the pancreas, which were anaplastic and papillary carcinomas...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
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