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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28635231/-comparison-of-paired-box-genes-8-and-2-expression-in-epithelium-tissues-and-the-related-tumors
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Y Song, X Huang, G H Shen, X Y Liu, X Zhang
Objective: To explore the expressional differences between paired box genes 2(Pax2) and 8 (Pax8) protein in different kinds of epitheliums and tumors, and to investigate the clinicopathologic significance. Methods: Expression levels of Pax2 and Pax8 protein were detected in 75 cases of different human epithelium tissues and 255 cases of different tumors on tissue microarray by immunohistochemistry. Results: Pax2 and Pax8 selectively expressed in different tissues. The positive rates of Pax8 protein expressed in the normal epithelium of the thyroid, urinary system and female reproductive system were 100% (2/2), 60...
June 23, 2017: Zhonghua Zhong Liu za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Oncology]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28634564/pax8-distinguishes-diffuse-large-b-cell-lymphoma-mimicking-sarcoma
#2
Michelle S Hirsch, Alessandra F Nascimento
PAX8 is important for embryogenesis of the thyroid, Müllerian system, and upper urinary/renal tract, and expression of PAX8 has been described in carcinomas from each of these sites. The sensitivity and specificity of the polyclonal PAX8 antibody in a large cohort of epithelial tumors as well as lymphomas have been previously determined, the latter because polyclonal PAX8 is known to be immunoreactive in nonneoplastic B-cell lymphocytes which are often used as the positive internal control for immunohistochemistry...
2017: Case Reports in Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28619634/enhancement-of-siglec-8-expression-predicts-adverse-prognosis-in-patients-with-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma
#3
Chenzhang Ou, Li Liu, Jiajun Wang, Siyuan Dai, Yang Qu, Ying Xiong, Wei Xi, Jiejie Xu, Jianming Guo
PURPOSE: Sialic acid-binding immunoglobulin-like lectins (siglecs) family has important functions in tumor progression. The purpose of our study is to figure out the correlation between the expression level of Siglec-8 and prognosis of patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), and then to predict the overall survival (OS) via a novel nomogram. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A group of patients (n = 267) histologically diagnosed with ccRCC from Zhongshan Hospital were included into our study...
June 12, 2017: Urologic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28617974/high-expression-of-heat-shock-proteins-and-heat-shock-factor-1-distinguishes-an-aggressive-subset-of-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma
#4
Pao-Shu Wu, Yen-Hwa Chang, Chin-Chen Pan
AIMS: Heat shock proteins (HSPs) are a group of molecules induced by a variety of environmental and pathophysiologic stresses, including cancer. HSPs are implicated in the regulation of apoptosis and immunity in neoplasm. Transcription factor heat shock factor1 (HSF1) acts as the master regulator to control HSP expression, and therefore is involved in tumorigenesis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the expression and clinicopathologic relevance of HSPs and HSF1 in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC)...
June 15, 2017: Histopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28607325/implication-of-phf2-expression-in-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma
#5
Cheol Lee, Bohyun Kim, Boram Song, Kyung Chul Moon
Background: Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (CCRCC) is presumed to be associated with adipogenic differentiation. Histone modification is known to be important for adipogenesis, and the function of histone demethylase plant homeodomain finger 2 (PHF2) has been noted. In addition, PHF2 may act as a tumor suppressor via epigenetic regulation of p53 and is reported to be reduced in colon cancer and stomach cancer tissues. In this study, we examined PHF2 expression in CCRCC specimens by immunohistochemistry...
June 13, 2017: Journal of Pathology and Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28596300/clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma-is-linked-to-epithelial-to-mesenchymal-transition-and-to-fibrosis
#6
Lea Landolt, Øystein Eikrem, Philipp Strauss, Andreas Scherer, David H Lovett, Christian Beisland, Kenneth Finne, Tarig Osman, Mohammad M Ibrahim, Gro Gausdal, Lavina Ahmed, James B Lorens, Jean Paul Thiery, Tuan Zea Tan, Miroslav Sekulic, Hans-Peter Marti
Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) represents the most common type of kidney cancer with high mortality in its advanced stages. Our study aim was to explore the correlation between tumor epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and patient survival. Renal biopsies of tumorous and adjacent nontumorous tissue were taken with a 16 g needle from our patients (n = 26) undergoing partial or radical nephrectomy due to ccRCC RNA sequencing libraries were generated using Illumina TruSeq(®) Access library preparation protocol and TruSeq Small RNA library preparation kit...
June 2017: Physiological Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28565840/overexpression-of-mir-155-in-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma-and-its-oncogenic-effect-through-targeting-foxo3a
#7
Hong Ji, Dong Tian, Bing Zhang, Yangyang Zhang, Dongliang Yan, Shuhua Wu
MicroRNA-155 (miR-155) is overexpressed in numerous human cancer types and has an oncogenic role. Previous study has revealed that miR-155 serves an important role in the progression of clear-cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC); however, the underlying mechanism was not completely clarified. The present study aimed to investigate the biological role of miR-155 in ccRCC and the underlying molecular mechanisms. The expression of miR-155 in 20 ccRCC and adjacent normal kidney tissues was determined by PCR. After downregulation of miR-155 expression by miR-155 inhibitor, cell growth was assessed by MTT and colony formation assays...
May 2017: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28562332/irf5-is-associated-with-adverse-postoperative-prognosis-of-patients-with-non-metastatic-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma
#8
Qi Bai, Li Liu, Yu Xia, Jiajun Wang, Wei Xi, Yang Qu, Ying Xiong, Qilai Long, Jiejie Xu, Jianming Guo
BACKGROUND: IRF5 is one member of IRFs family, and is critical for host immunity and cell response. In the present study, we sought to search the clinical and prognostic value of IFR5 in patients with non-metastatic ccRCC. RESULTS: IRF5 proved to be an adverse independent prognostic factor for overall survival (p < 0.001) and recurrence free survival (p = 0.002). The newly built nomograms could give better prediction for overall survival and recurrence free survival in ccRCC patients...
May 11, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28561935/clinicopathologic-characteristics-of-kit-and-protein-kinase-c-%C3%AE-expression-in-adenoid-cystic-carcinoma-comparison-with-chromophobe-renal-cell-carcinoma-and-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor
#9
Cheol Keun Park, Won Kyu Kim, Hoguen Kim
AIMS: KIT overexpression is frequently observed in adenoid cystic carcinomas (AdCCs), chromophobe renal cell carcinomas (ChRCCs), and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GISTs). Persistent KIT activation has been reported to be mediated by protein kinase C (PKC)-δ in a subset of colon cancers with wild-type KIT overexpression and by PKC-θ in GISTs with mutant KIT overexpression. To elucidate the clinical implications of PKC-δ and PKC-θ expression in KIT-expressing tumors, we investigated the expression of KIT, PKC-δ, and PKC-θ in AdCCs and ChRCCs in comparison to GISTs...
May 31, 2017: Histopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28558987/genomic-characterization-of-renal-medullary-carcinoma-and-treatment-outcomes
#10
Maria I Carlo, Joshua Chaim, Sujata Patil, Yelena Kemel, Alison M Schram, Kaitlin Woo, Devyn Coskey, Gouri J Nanjangud, Martin H Voss, Darren R Feldman, James J Hsieh, A Ari Hakimi, Ying-Bei Chen, Robert J Motzer, Chung-Han Lee
BACKGROUND: Renal medullary carcinoma (RMC) is a rare and aggressive type of kidney cancer that primarily affects young adults with sickle cell trait; outcomes are poor despite treatment. Identifying molecular features of this tumor could provide biologic rationale for novel targeted therapies. The objective was to report on clinical outcomes with systemic therapy and characterize molecular features. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This was a retrospective analysis on 36 patients given a pathologic diagnosis of RMC at one institution from 1995 to 2015...
April 26, 2017: Clinical Genitourinary Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28554330/rho-associated-protein-kinase-2-rock2-a-new-target-of-autoimmunity-in-paraneoplastic-encephalitis
#11
Stoyan Popkirov, Ilya Ayzenberg, Stefanie Hahn, Jan Bauer, Yvonne Denno, Nicole Rieckhoff, Christiane Radzimski, Volkmar H Hans, Sebastian Berg, Florian Roghmann, Joachim Noldus, Christian G Bien, Sabine Skodda, Jörg Wellmer, Winfried Stöcker, Christos Krogias, Ralf Gold, Uwe Schlegel, Christian Probst, Lars Komorowski, Ramona Miske, Ingo Kleiter
Onconeural antibodies are associated with cancer and paraneoplastic encephalitis. While their pathogenic role is still largely unknown, their high diagnostic value is undisputed. In this study we describe the discovery of a novel target of autoimmunity in an index case of paraneoplastic encephalitis associated with urogenital cancer.A 75-year-old man with a history of invasive bladder carcinoma 6 years ago with multiple recurrences and a newly discovered renal cell carcinoma presented with seizures and progressive cognitive decline followed by super-refractory status epilepticus...
May 29, 2017: Acta Neuropathologica Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28551630/expression-and-prognostic-significance-of-ep300-tp53-and-bax-in-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma
#12
Janusz Godlewski, Bartlomiej E Krazinski, Anna E Kowalczyk, Jolanta Kiewisz, Jacek Kiezun, Przemyslaw Kwiatkowski, Agnieszka Sliwińska-Jewsiewicka, Piotr W Wierzbicki, Zbigniew Kmieć
BACKGROUND: Histone acetyltransferase E1A-binding protein p300 (EP300), tumor protein p53 (TP53) and B-cell lymphoma-2-associated X protein (BAX) contribute to the regulation of the cell cycle and apoptosis, cellular processes that are often impaired in cancer cells. The aim of this study was to determine the expression levels of EP300, TP53 and BAX genes and their respective proteins in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) and evaluate the value of these factors as prognostic factors...
June 2017: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28551621/the-expression-of-bts-2-enhances-cell-growth-and-invasiveness-in-renal-cell-carcinoma
#13
Quoc Thang Pham, Naohide Oue, Yuji Yamamoto, Yoshinori Shigematsu, Yohei Sekino, Naoya Sakamoto, Kazuhiro Sentani, Naohiro Uraoka, Mamata Tiwari, Wataru Yasui
BACKGROUND: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is one of the most common types of cancer in developed countries. Bone marrow stromal cell antigen 2 (BST2) gene, which encodes BST2 transmembrane glycoprotein, is overexpressed in several cancer types. In the present study, we analyzed the expression and function of BST2 in RCC. MATERIALS AND METHODS: BST2 expression was analyzed by immunohistochemistry in 123 RCC cases. RNA interference was used to inhibit BST2 expression in a RCC cell line...
June 2017: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28550387/correlation-of-c-met-expression-with-pd-l1-expression-in-metastatic-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma-treated-by-sunitinib-first-line-therapy
#14
Solène-Florence Kammerer-Jacquet, Sarah Medane, Karim Bensalah, Jean-Christophe Bernhard, Mokrane Yacoub, Frantz Dupuis, Alain Ravaud, Grégory Verhoest, Romain Mathieu, Benoit Peyronnet, Angélique Brunot, Brigitte Laguerre, Alexandra Lespagnol, Jean Mosser, Frédéric Dugay, Marc-Antoine Belaud-Rotureau, Nathalie Rioux-Leclercq
BACKGROUND: Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) is highly metastatic. Cabozantinib, an anti-angiogenic tyrosine kinase inhibitor that targets c-MET, provided interesting results in metastatic ccRCC treatment. OBJECTIVE: To understand better the role of c-MET in ccRCC, we assessed its status in a population of patients with metastatic ccRCC. PATIENTS AND METHODS: For this purpose, tumor samples were analyzed for c-MET expression by immunohistochemistry (IHC), for c-MET copy number alterations by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and for c-MET mutations by next generation sequencing (NGS) in a retrospective cohort of 90 primary ccRCC of patients with metastases treated by first-line sunitinib...
May 26, 2017: Targeted Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28509124/metastatic-renal-cell-carcinoma-with-undetectable-renal-mass-presenting-as-lymphadenopathy
#15
Mohamed Salah Fayaz, Aishah Ebrahim Al-Qaderi, Mustafa Shawki El-Sherify
Renal cell carcinoma has the ability to metastasize to any organ; about 16 % of affected patients present initially with metastasis. However, it is rare for this tumor to present with metastasis from an unidentified primary. The current use of immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics has enabled clinicians to reach a precise diagnosis. It has been hypothesized that the treatment protocol for metastatic renal cell carcinoma can be applied to cases with undetectable primary. In this paper, a novel case of metastatic renal cell carcinoma presenting with lymphadenopathy with no evidence of a primary renal lesion is reported from Kuwait cancer center...
May 2017: CEN Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28507622/prognostic-value-of-vascular-endothelial-growth-factor-a-in-the-prediction-of-the-tumor-aggressiveness-in-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma
#16
Fahredin Veselaj, Suzana Manxhuka-Kerliu, Arber Neziri, Labinot Shahini, Shefki Xharra, Liridon Selmani, Lloreta Kerliu, Floren Kavaja
BACKGROUND: Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (CCRCC) is the most predominant renal tumour with unpredictable tumour behaviour. The aim of the study is to investigate the prognostic value of vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A) expression in CCRCC and to correlate it with other histological parameters as well as with patient's survival. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Tumour blocks were taken from 40 patients with histopathology diagnosis of CCRCC and tissue block from 20 normal kidneys as a control group were examined using the immuno-histochemical staining for VEGF-A...
April 15, 2017: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28503092/management-of-gene-variants-of-unknown-significance-analysis-method-and-risk-assessment-of-the-vhl-mutation-p-p81s-c-241c-t
#17
REVIEW
Daniela Alosi, Marie Luise Bisgaard, Sophie Nowak Hemmingsen, Lotte Nylandsted Krogh, Hanne Birte Mikkelsen, Marie Louise Mølgaard Binderup
BACKGROUND: Evaluation of the pathogenicity of a gene variant of unknown significance (VUS) is crucial for molecular diagnosis and genetic counseling, but can be challenging. This is especially so in phenotypically variable diseases, such as von Hippel-Lindau disease (vHL). vHL is caused by germline mutations in the VHL gene, which predispose to the development of multiple tumors such as central nervous system hemangioblastomas and renal cell carcinoma (RCC). OBJECTIVE: We propose a method for the evaluation of VUS pathogenicity through our experience with the VHL missense mutation c...
February 2017: Current Genomics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494807/concordant-clear-cell-mesonephric-carcinoma-of-the-bladder-and-lung-adenocarcinoma-with-clear-cell-features-multiple-primaries-versus-metastatic-neoplasms-a-case-report
#18
Sarmad H Jassim, Amer Khiyami, Jane K Nguyen, Santhi Ganesan, Joseph Tomashefski, Joram Sawady
BACKGROUND: Clear cell carcinoma of the bladder is a rare variant of urinary bladder adenocarcinoma. We report a case of a patient with clear cell carcinoma of the bladder and a concordant right upper lobe pulmonary adenocarcinoma with clear cell features, and we address the role of immunohistochemistry and cytogenetic analysis in distinguishing the two primary malignancies. CASE PRESENTATION: Our patient was a 59-year-old African American woman who presented with hematuria...
May 12, 2017: Journal of Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494778/lysophosphatidylcholine-acyltransferase-1-upregulation-and-concomitant-phospholipid-alterations-in-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma
#19
Yiqing Du, Qiang Wang, Xingzhong Zhang, Xiaofeng Wang, Caipeng Qin, Zhengzuo Sheng, Huaqi Yin, Changtao Jiang, Jing Li, Tao Xu
BACKGROUND: The involvement of lipid metabolism in tumourigenesis and the progression of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) have been reported. However, the role of phospholipid profile alterations in ccRCC has not yet been systematically explored. In the present study, we compared the phospholipid compositions between ccRCC and paired normal renal tissues. METHODS: The phospholipid compositions of paired ccRCC and normal renal tissues were evaluated using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)...
May 12, 2017: Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research: CR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28491432/renal-transitional-cell-carcinoma-with-bilateral-ocular-metastasis-in-a-cat
#20
Irit Grader, Teresa L Southard, Marjorie H Neaderland
Case summary A 4-year-old, spayed female, domestic shorthair cat was presented for evaluation due to a 4 day history of inappetence and lethargy. Physical examination revealed mild dehydration and blindness of the left eye. Abnormal imaging findings included a well-margined soft tissue mass with irregular central cavity located in the dorsal aspect of the caudal lung lobe. Cytological examination of the mass revealed chronic inflammation with hemorrhage. Tests for parasitic and fungal diseases were negative...
July 2016: JFMS open reports
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