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K C Lakshmaiah, Aditi Harsh Thanky, D Lokanatha, K Govind Babu, Linu Jacob, Suresh Babu, A H Rudresha, K N Lokesh, L K Rajeev, Aparna Sridharmurthy
INTRODUCTION: Carcinoma cervix is the leading cause of cancer in Indian women. Recurrent/metastatic cervix is the most aggressive form of the disease. There is paucity of data in this setting in Indian women regarding outcomes with palliative chemotherapy. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed hospital registry data between January 2013 and December 2014 for recurrent/metastatic carcinoma cervix patients who were planned for palliative chemotherapy and assessed their demographic parameters, response and survival outcomes with chemotherapy...
September 2017: Gulf Journal of Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28994275/combined-adenosquamous-and-large-cell-neuroendocrine-carcinoma-of-the-gallbladder
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Jiyoon Jung, Yang-Seok Chae, Chul Hwan Kim, Youngseok Lee, Jeong Hyeon Lee, Dong-Sik Kim, Young-Dong Yu, Joo Young Kim
Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) of the gallbladder is extremely rare and usually combined with other type of malignancy, mostly adenocarcinoma. We report an unusual case of combined adenosquamous carcinoma and LCNEC of the gallbladder in a 54-year-old woman. A radical cholecystectomy specimen revealed a 4.3×4.0 cm polypoid mass in the fundus with infiltration of adjacent liver parenchyma. Microscopically, the tumor consisted of two distinct components. Adenosquamous carcinoma was predominant and abrupt transition from adenocarcinoma to squamous cell carcinoma was observed...
October 5, 2017: Journal of Pathology and Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28979722/pancreatic-adenosquamous-carcinoma-and-intraductal-papillary-mucinous-neoplasm-in-a-cdkn2a-germline-mutation-carrier
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Fernando Martínez de Juan, María Reolid Escribano, Carmen Martínez Lapiedra, Fernanda Maia de Alcantara, María Caballero Soto, Ana Calatrava Fons, Isidro Machado
A 69-year-old woman from a kindred with familial atypical multiple mole melanoma and carrier of a germline mutation in CDKN2A, presented with abdominal pain caused by a solid-cystic pancreatic mass. The patient had an abdominal computed tomography three years before in which there was no evidence of pancreatic lesion. The endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration showed adenocarcinoma with squamous component. After surgical resection the final diagnosis was adenosquamous pancreatic carcinoma (ASPC) arising in an intraductal papillar mucinous neoplasm (IPMN)...
September 15, 2017: World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28969256/role-of-functional-magnetic-resonance-imaging-derived-parameters-as-imaging-biomarkers-and-correlation-with-clinicopathological-features-in-carcinoma-of-uterine-cervix
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Ramireddy Jeba Karunya, Putta Tharani, Subhashini John, Ramani Manoj Kumar, Saikat Das
INTRODUCTION: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is emerging as a powerful tool in the evaluation and management of cervical cancer. The role of Diffusion Weighted Imaging (DWI) with Apparent Diffusion Coefficient (ADC) as a non-invasive imaging biomarker is promising in characterization of the tumour and prediction of response. AIM: The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of conventional MRI and diffusion weighted MRI in predicting clinicopathological prognostic factors...
August 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28950878/peritoneum-as-the-sole-distant-metastatic-site-of-lung-adenosquamous-cell-carcinoma-a-case-report
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Pan Yang, Wei-Liang Li, Jeff-X Zhou, Yu-Bo Yang, Xia-Xiang Jin
BACKGROUND: Peritoneum metastasis of lung cancer is a rare event which, in addition to the peritoneum, usually involves multiple metastatic tissues. Here we report a case of a patient with lung adenosquamous cell carcinoma with the peritoneum as the sole distant metastatic site. CASE PRESENTATION: An 82-year-old Han Chinese man, in the teaching profession, was diagnosed with lung adenosquamous cell carcinoma in the upper lobe of his left lung with the involvement of ipsilateral hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes, and was initially staged as IIIa (cT2N2M0)...
September 27, 2017: Journal of Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28898697/chronic-cigarette-smoke-induced-epigenomic-changes-precede-sensitization-of-bronchial-epithelial-cells-to-single-step-transformation-by-kras-mutations
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Michelle Vaz, Stephen Y Hwang, Ioannis Kagiampakis, Jillian Phallen, Ashwini Patil, Heather M O'Hagan, Lauren Murphy, Cynthia A Zahnow, Edward Gabrielson, Victor E Velculescu, Hariharan P Easwaran, Stephen B Baylin
We define how chronic cigarette smoke-induced time-dependent epigenetic alterations can sensitize human bronchial epithelial cells for transformation by a single oncogene. The smoke-induced chromatin changes include initial repressive polycomb marking of genes, later manifesting abnormal DNA methylation by 10 months. At this time, cells exhibit epithelial-to-mesenchymal changes, anchorage-independent growth, and upregulated RAS/MAPK signaling with silencing of hypermethylated genes, which normally inhibit these pathways and are associated with smoking-related non-small cell lung cancer...
September 11, 2017: Cancer Cell
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28894165/evolution-analysis-of-heterogeneous-non-small-cell-lung-carcinoma-by-ultra-deep-sequencing-of-the-mitochondrial-genome
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Wafa Amer, Csaba Toth, Erik Vassella, Jeannine Meinrath, Ulrike Koitzsch, Anne Arens, Jia Huang, Hannah Eischeid, Alexander Adam, Reinhard Buettner, Andreas Scheel, Stephan C Schaefer, Margarete Odenthal
Accurate assessment of tumour heterogeneity is an important issue that influences prognosis and therapeutic decision in molecular pathology. Due to the shortage of protective histones and a limited DNA repair capacity, the mitochondrial (mt)-genome undergoes high variability during tumour development. Therefore, screening of mt-genome represents a useful molecular tool for assessing precise cell lineages and tracking tumour history. Here, we describe a highly specific and robust multiplex PCR-based ultra-deep sequencing technology for analysis of the whole mt-genome (wmt-seq) on low quality-DNA from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues...
September 11, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28881043/human-papillomavirus-prevalence-in-lung-carcinomas-in-bulgaria
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Evelina Shikova, Zina Ivanova, Dora Alexandrova, Mihail Shindov, Andrey Lekov
A possible association between high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPV) and lung cancer has been investigated for decades with discrepant results. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of HPV16 and 18 in Bulgarian patients with lung cancer. Two hundred and nine biopsy specimens from patients with histologically proven lung cancer and without cancer were analyzed. Each sample was subjected to three parallel PCRs using broad spectrum GP5+/6+ primers and type-specific (TS) primers for HPV types 16 and 18...
October 2017: Microbiology and Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28855031/-effect-of-smoking-on-lung-cancer-histology-and-its-epidemiology-in-chinese-male
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Manman Jia, Jibin Li, Hua Lin, Xiaonong Zou, Ping Zhao
BACKGROUND: Studies found that there were changes in histological subtypes of lung cancer patients in China. This study investigated the effect of smoking on lung cancer histology and its trend in Chinese male. METHODS: Demographic, smoking history and histological information about male lung cancer patients diagnosed or treated from 2000 to 2012 was collected from Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science. Trends of histological subtypes calculated with annual percentage change (APC)...
August 20, 2017: Zhongguo Fei Ai za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28839996/clinical-profiles-and-trend-analysis-of-newly-diagnosed-lung-cancer-in-a-tertiary-care-hospital-of-east-china-during-2011-2015
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Pingli Wang, Jixia Zou, Jingni Wu, Chengyan Zhang, Chengxi Ma, Juan Yu, You Zhou, Baizhou Li, Kai Wang
BACKGROUND: More than one-third of lung cancer worldwide occurring in China. However, the clinical profiles of lung cancer patients in the mainland of China are rarely reported and largely unknown. The objective of this study is to analyze the characteristics and time trends of newly diagnosed lung cancer cases during the past 5 years in East China. METHODS: The data came from an academic tertiary care hospital of East China. Patients who were newly diagnosed as lung cancer from 2011 to 2015 were enrolled...
July 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28819369/in-vitro-cytotoxic-activities-of-the-oral-platinum-iv-prodrug-oxoplatin-and-hsp90-inhibitor-ganetespib-against-a-panel-of-gastric-cancer-cell-lines
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Lukas Klameth, Barbara Rath, Gerhard Hamilton
Gastric cancer exhibits a poor prognosis and is the third most common cause of cancer death worldwide. Chemotherapy of metastatic gastric cancer is based on combinations of platinum drugs and fluoropyrimidines, with added agents. Oxoplatin is a stable oral platinum(IV) prodrug which is converted to a highly active tetrachlorido(IV) complex under acidic conditions. In the present work, we studied the cytotoxic effects of oxoplatin against a panel of four gastric cancer cell lines in vitro. Furthermore, the role of HSP90 in chemoresistance of these lines was investigated using the specific inhibitor ganetespib...
2017: Journal of Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28816351/recent-advances-in-genomic-profiling-of-adenosquamous-carcinoma-of-the-pancreas
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Rebecca Marcus, Anirban Maitra, Jason Roszik
Adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas (ASCP) is a mixed tumor type which contains squamous cell carcinoma and also ductal adenocarcinoma components. Due to the rarity of this malignancy, only very limited genomic profiling has been performed. A recent paper by Fang et al. published in The Journal of Pathology contributed to our knowledge of genomic alterations by performing whole-genome and -exome sequencing of 17 ASCP tumors. They found major genomic similarities to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma; however, the p53 pathway was altered in a greater proportion of cases, while a high frequency of 3p loss was a distinct copy number alteration pattern observed in ASCP...
August 17, 2017: Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28805598/screening-frequency-and-histologic-type-influence-the-efficacy-of-cervical-cancer-screening-a-nationwide-cohort-study
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Ying-Cheng Chiang, Yun-Yuan Chen, Shu-Feng Hsieh, Chun-Ju Chiang, San-Lin You, Wen-Fang Cheng, Mei-Shu Lai, Chi-An Chen
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of age, screening interval, and histologic type on the effect of Pap smears in cervical cancer screening. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data were retrieved from the Taiwan National Cancer Registry and Cervical Cancer Screening Registration System for the period from 2002 to 2010. Age, Pap smear interval, FIGO stage, and histology were further analyzed. RESULTS: A total of 12,294 women with cervical cancer were enrolled, including 10,040 with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), 1720 with adenocarcinoma (ADC), 401 with adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC), and 133 with small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (SMC)...
August 2017: Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28790845/clinical-efficacy-evaluation-of-tyrosine-kinase-inhibitors-for-non-adenocarcinoma-lung-cancer-patients-harboring-egfr-sensitizing-mutations
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REVIEW
Xinyu Song, Zhehai Wang
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) as a standard therapy have been used in EGFR-mutated adenocarcinoma of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients in recent years. But in current randomized prospective clinical trials, due to few cases of non-adenocarcinoma patients having been found, the efficacy of TKIs for EGFR-mutated non-adenocarcinoma and the relationship with clinicopathological characteristics remained debatable. The results of retrospective studies showed that the frequency of EGFR mutation was significantly associated with nationality, gender, smoking history, and histology type...
2017: OncoTargets and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28766737/cd117-expression-in-adenosquamous-carcinoma
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Gauri Panse, Jennifer M McNiff, Christine J Ko
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2, 2017: Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28722109/genomic-signatures-of-pancreatic-adenosquamous-carcinoma-pasc
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Yuan Fang, Zhe Su, Jing Xie, Ruidong Xue, Qi Ma, Yanmeng Li, Yifan Zhao, Zeshi Song, Xiongxiong Lu, Hongwei Li, Chenghong Peng, Fan Bai, Baiyong Shen
In pancreatic cancer, pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma (PASC) containing both ductal adenocarcinoma and squamous carcinoma in the same tumour represents ∼4% of the total incidence. To date, the genomic features of this mixed tumour are still unknown. We analysed the genomes of 17 PASCs and 34 pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas (PDACs), and showed that PASC carried highly enriched TP53 mutations and 3p loss as compared with PDAC. We also showed that adenomatous and squamous components of PASC harboured comparable genomic alterations, suggesting that the two cellular components develop from the same progenitor cancer cells...
October 2017: Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28698100/adenosquamous-gallbladder-carcinoma-multigene-hotspot-mutational-profiling-reveals-a-monoclonal-origin-of-the-two-components
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Francesca Galuppini, Roberta Salmaso, Elisa Valentini, Cristiano Lanza, Isacco Maretto, Donato Nitti, Massimo Rugge, Matteo Fassan
Adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) of the gallbladder is a rare malignant tumor that is characterized by a coexisting of glandular and squamous components. In a case of ASC, we performed hotspot multigene mutational profiling of 164 hotspot regions of eleven cancer-associated genes (AKT1, APC, BRAF, CTNNB1, KIT, KRAS, NRAS, PDGFRA, PIK3CA, PTEN and TP53) in the two microdissected components. Both tumor phenotypes resulted characterized by a p.E542K point mutation in the PIK3CA gene, whereas adenocarcinoma component revealed also a TP53 Q331* homozygous stop mutation...
August 2017: Pathology, Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28676632/clinicopathological-features-and-prognosis-of-gastric-adenosquamous-carcinoma
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Fan Feng, Gaozan Zheng, Jingpeng Qi, Guanghui Xu, Fei Wang, Qiao Wang, Man Guo, Xiao Lian, Hongwei Zhang
Data about primary gastric adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) was limited due to rare incidence. Thus, the present study aims to investigate clinicopathological features and prognosis of gastric ASC. Cases of gastric ASC were obtained from our center and from case reports and series extracted from Medline. Clinicopathological features and prognosis of gastric ASC were analyzed and compared with gastric adenocarcinoma (AC) in our center. The commonest location was lower third (45.0%), followed by upper (26.2%) and middle third (24...
July 4, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28658766/clinicopathological-study-of-carcinoma-of-the-ampulla-of-vater-with-special-reference-to-muc1-muc2-and-muc5ac-expression
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Maithili Mandar Kulkarni, Siddhi Gaurish Sinai Khandeparkar, Avinash R Joshi, Aniket Kakade, Lokesh Fegade, Ketan Narkhede
INTRODUCTION: The ampulla of Vater consists of papilla, common channel, distal common bile duct and the distal main pancreatic duct. Ampullary carcinomas arise from two different types of mucosa, reflecting their broad histomorphological spectrum. Adenocarcinomas originating in the ampulla of Vater are classified as having either 'Intestinal' or 'Pancreatobiliary' type of differentiation. Pancreatobiliary type has consistently shown a worse prognosis. Various types of mucins are distributed in normal tissues and gastrointestinal tumours...
May 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28658136/penile-metastases-from-primary-lung-cancer-case-report-and-literature-review
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REVIEW
Ling-Chuan Guo, Gang Li, Xi-Ming Wang, Mi Zhang, Jian-An Huang, Yan-Bin Chen
BACKGROUND: Metastasis to the penis from primary lung cancer is quite rare. To improve the understanding, we present a case diagnosed as penile metastasis from primary lung cancer and review the literature. METHODS: One case report and retrospectively analysis penile cancer patient secondary from primary lung cancer. RESULTS: The patient complained of perineal pain and burning on urination for about 2 months. On physical examination, painful nodular masses at the base of left side of the corpora cavernosa were found...
June 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
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