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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27908619/correlation-of-dna-repair-gene-polymorphisms-with-clinical-outcome-in-patients-with-locally-advanced-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-receiving-induction-chemotherapy-followed-by-surgery
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Mariacarmela Santarpia, Jose Luis Ramirez, Itziar de Aguirre, Pilar Garrido, Maria Pérez Cano, Cristina Queralt, Jose Luis Gonzalez-Larriba, Amelia Insa, Mariano Provencio, Dolores Isla, Carlos Camps, Remei Blanco, Teresa Moran, Rafael Rosell
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate whether xeroderma pigmentosum group D (XPD) and ribonucleotide reductase subunit M1 (RRM1) polymorphisms influenced clinical outcome in patients with stage IIIA-B non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with neoadjuvant gemcitabine/cisplatin/docetaxel followed by surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 109 patients with stage IIIA and IIIB NSCLC were prospectively genotyped to examine a potential association between XPD 312 (aspartic acid [Asp]/asparagine [Asn]), XPD 751 (lysine [Lys]/glutamine [Gln]), and RRM1 (-37 C/A) polymorphisms with response and survival...
November 9, 2016: Clinical Lung Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27903462/radiomic-based-pathological-response-prediction-from-primary-tumors-and-lymph-nodes-in-nsclc
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Thibaud P Coroller, Vishesh Agrawal, Elizabeth Huynh, Vivek Narayan, Stephanie W Lee, Raymond H Mak, Hugo J W L Aerts
INTRODUCTION: Non-invasive biomarkers that capture the total tumor burden could provide important complementary information for precision medicine to aid clinical decision-making. We investigated the value of radiomic data, extracted from pre-treatment computed tomography (CT) images of the primary tumor and lymph nodes, in predicting pathological response following neoadjuvant chemoradiation prior to surgery. METHODS: Eighty-five patients with resectable locally-advanced (stage II-III) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) (median age: 60...
November 26, 2016: Journal of Thoracic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27793776/case-control-study-smoking-history-affects-the-production-of-tumor-antigen-specific-antibodies-ny-eso-1-in-patients-with-lung-cancer-in-comparison-with-cancer-disease-free-group
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Dagmar Myšíková, Irena Adkins, Hradilová Naďa, Palata Ondřej, Jan Šimonek, Jiří Pozniak, Jan Kolařík, Anna Skallová-Fialová, Radek Špíšek, Robert Lischke
INTRODUCTION: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide therefore understanding the biological or clinical role of tumor associated antigens and autoantibodies is of an eminent interest for designing anti-tumor immunotherapeutic strategies. METHODS: Here we prospectively analyzed the serum frequencies of NY-ESO-1, Her2/neu and MAGE-A4 antibodies and corresponding antigens expression in tumors of 121 non-small cell lung (NSCLC) patients undergoing surgery without prior neoadjuvant chemotherapy and compared them with 57 control age-matched patients with no history of a malignant disease...
October 25, 2016: Journal of Thoracic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27770782/triple-negative-breast-cancer-in-north-of-morocco-clinicopathologic-and-prognostic-features
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Touria Derkaoui, Joaira Bakkach, Mohamed Mansouri, Ali Loudiyi, Mohamed Fihri, Fatima Zahra Alaoui, Amina Barakat, Bouchra El Yemlahi, Hassan Bihri, Naima Ghailani Nourouti, Mohcine Bennani Mechita
BACKGROUND: Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) is defined by a lack of estrogen and progesterone receptor gene expression and by the absence of overexpression on HER2. It is associated to a poor prognosis. We propose to analyze the clinicopathologic and prognostic characteristics of this breast cancer subtype in a Mediterranean population originated or resident in the North of Morocco. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective study of 279 patients diagnosed with breast cancer between January 2010 and January 2015...
October 22, 2016: BMC Women's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27756883/bevacizumab-and-wound-healing-complications-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
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Hongliang Zhang, Zhenguang Huang, Xiaoqin Zou, Taotao Liu
A meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the risk of wound-healing complications in patients who treated with neoadjuvant-adjuvant bevacizumab in various oncological indications. We searched PUBMED, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library through June 2016 to identify randomized controlled trials of bevacizumab and wound-healing complications. Seven RCTs studies involving 5,147 participants were included in the analysis. Compared with routine therapy, bevacizumab increased the incidence of wound-healing complications for various cancers...
October 14, 2016: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27756350/two-port-approached-thoracoscopic-carina-reconstruction-using-natural-bronchial-bifurcation
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Tong Qiu, Yandong Zhao, Jianfang Song, Bo Fu, Yunpeng Xuan, Wenjie Jiao
BACKGROUND: Carina resection and reconstruction is a challenging procedure for thoracic surgeons. We describe a novel technique of thoracoscopic carina reconstruction using the natural bifurcation, following pulmonary resection of the lung neoplasm. To our knowledge, it is the first report of this kind. CASE PRESENTATION: A 71-year-old male diagnosed of squamous cell lung cancer received two-port approached video-assisted thoracoscopic right bilobectomy with carina resection after 2 cycles of neoadjuvant therapy...
October 18, 2016: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27743073/addition-of-surgery-after-radiation-significantly-improves-survival-in-stage-iiib-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-a-population-based-analysis
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Alex Herskovic, Bhargava Chitti, Paul Christos, A Gabriella Wernicke, Bhupesh Parashar
OBJECTIVES: Limited work, either retrospective or prospective, has been done to investigate whether or not there is a cause-specific mortality (CSM) or all-cause mortality (ACM) benefit to adding surgery following neoadjuvant treatment for Stage IIIB NSCLC. METHODS: We extracted patients with Stage IIIB NSCLC from the Survival, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER) database treated from 2004 to 2012 with either radiation alone or radiation followed by surgery...
October 14, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27720827/timing-of-surgery-after-neoadjuvant-chemoradiation-in-locally-advanced-non-small-cell-lung-cancer
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Sarah J Gao, Christopher D Corso, Elyn H Wang, Justin D Blasberg, Frank C Detterbeck, Daniel J Boffa, Roy H Decker, Anthony W Kim
INTRODUCTION: A subset of patients with potentially resectable clinical stage IIIA NSCLC are managed with trimodality therapy. However, little data exist to guide the timing of surgery after neoadjuvant therapy. This study examined whether the time interval between neoadjuvant chemoradiation (NCRT) and surgical resection affects overall survival. METHODS: Patients with clinical stage IIIA disease (T1-3 N2) NSCLC who underwent NCRT were identified in the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) between 2004 and 2012 and categorized on the basis of the interval between chemoradiation and surgery (0 to ≤3, >3 to ≤6, >6 to ≤9, and >9 to ≤12 weeks)...
October 5, 2016: Journal of Thoracic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27684531/does-physical-exercise-improve-quality-of-life-of-advanced-cancer-patients
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Alfredo Navigante, Pablo Cresta Morgado
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: We discuss the principal issues about physical activity in advanced cancer patients through the analyses of the last articles and our experience in this field. RECENT FINDINGS: The efficacy of exercise training intervention could improve quality of life (QOL), fatigue and well being in advanced cancer patients. Several published studies have included, nevertheless, patients with early stage of disease and more recently, populations of patients with local advanced tumors of the breast, rectum and lung, who are undergoing neoadjuvant therapy...
December 2016: Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27680066/-short-term-outcomes-of-robot-assisted-minimally-invasive-esophagectomy-for-esophageal-cancer
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Zihui Tan, Xu Zhang, Xinye Wang, Jianhua Fu
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility, safety and short-term clinical outcomes of robot-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy (RAMIE). METHODS: Clinical data of 17 patients with esophageal cancer who received RAMIE between April 2016 and July 2016 were analyzed retrospectively. RESULTS: The age of the patients ranged from 44 to 83. Six patients received neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy while 11 patients underwent surgery alone. All patients were performed by the robot-assisted thoraco-laparoscopic minimally invasive esophagectomy...
September 25, 2016: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27677242/neoadjuvant-chemoradiotherapy-vesus-chemotherapy-alone-followed-by-surgery-for-resectable-stage-iii-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-a-meta-analysis
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Shan Xian Guo, Yan Jian, Ying Lan Chen, Yun Cai, Qing Yuan Zhang, Fang Fang Tou
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy has been used for the stage III of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and has shown good clinical effects. However, the survival benefits of radiation therapy added in induction regimens remains controversial. We therefore conducted a meta-analysis of the published clinical trials to quantitatively evaluate the benefit of preoperative chemoradiotherapy. After searching the database of Pubmed, CNKI, EMBASE, ESMO, The Cochrane Library databases, The American Society of Clinical Oncology and Clinical Trials...
September 28, 2016: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27674777/timing-of-surgery-after-neoadjuvant-chemoradiation-in-clinical-stage-iiia-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-with-mediastinal-nodal-involvement
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S Gao, C D Corso, E H Wang, J Blasberg, D Boffa, F C Detterbeck, A W Kim
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 1, 2016: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27674764/does-pathologic-response-to-neoadjuvant-chemoradiation-to-60-gy-predict-survival-in-locally-advanced-non-small-cell-lung-cancer
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S Appel, J D Goldstein, Z Symon, Y Lawrence, J Bar, T Rabin, M Ben Ayun, T Davidson, A Ben Nun
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 1, 2016: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27668078/local-repair-of-stoma-prolapse-case-report-of-an-in%C3%A2-vivo-application-of-linear-stapler-devices
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Margaret M Monette, Rodney T Harney, Melanie S Morris, Daniel I Chu
INTRODUCTION: One of the most common late complications following stoma construction is prolapse. Although the majority of prolapse can be managed conservatively, surgical revision is required with incarceration/strangulation and in certain cases laparotomy and/or stoma reversal are not appropriate. This report will inform surgeons on safe and effective approaches to revising prolapsed stomas using local techniques. PRESENTATION OF CASE: A 58 year old female with an obstructing rectal cancer previously received a diverting transverse loop colostomy...
November 2016: Annals of Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27665479/the-quality-of-staging-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-in-the-netherlands-data-from-the-dutch-lung-surgery-audit
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David Jonathan Heineman, Martijn Geert Ten Berge, Johannes Marlene Daniels, Michaël Ignatius Versteegh, Perla Jacqueline Marang-van de Mheen, Michael Wilhelmus Wouters, Wilhelmina Hendrika Schreurs
BACKGROUND: Clinical staging of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) determines the initial treatment offered to a patient. The similarity between clinical and pathologic staging in some studies is as low as 50%, and others publish results as high as 91%. The Dutch Lung Surgery Audit is a clinical database that registers the clinical and pathologic TNM of almost all NSCLC patients who undergo operations in the Netherlands. The objective of this study was to determine the accuracy of clinical staging of NSCLC...
September 21, 2016: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27614811/statistically-worse-long-term-survival-after-single-port-lung-cancer-lobectomy-comparative-study-of-different-videothoracoscopic-approaches
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José M Borro, Francisco Regueiro, Sonia Pértega, Manuel Constenla, Salvador Pita
INTRODUCTION: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery has become the technique of choice in the early stages of lung cancer in many centers although there is no evidence that all of the surgical approaches achieve the same long-term survival. METHOD: We carried out a retrospective review of 276 VATS lobectomies performed in our department, analyzing age, sex, comorbidities, current smoker, FEV1 and FCV, surgical approach, TNM and pathological stage, histologic type, neoadjuvant or coadjuvant chemotherapy, relapse and metastasis time, with the main aim of evaluating the survival rate and disease-free time, especially with regard to the two/three versus single port approach...
September 7, 2016: Archivos de Bronconeumología
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27596221/proton-therapy-posterior-beam-approach-with-pencil-beam-scanning-for-esophageal-cancer-clinical-outcome-dosimetry-and-feasibility
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Yue-Can Zeng, Shilpa Vyas, Quang Dang, Lindsay Schultz, Stephen R Bowen, Veena Shankaran, Farhood Farjah, Brant K Oelschlager, Smith Apisarnthanarax, Jing Zeng
PURPOSE: The aim of this study is to present the dosimetry, feasibility, and preliminary clinical results of a novel pencil beam scanning (PBS) posterior beam technique of proton treatment for esophageal cancer in the setting of trimodality therapy. METHODS: From February 2014 to June 2015, 13 patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer (T3-4N0-2M0; 11 adenocarcinoma, 2 squamous cell carcinoma) were treated with trimodality therapy (neoadjuvant chemoradiation followed by esophagectomy)...
September 5, 2016: Strahlentherapie und Onkologie: Organ der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft ... [et Al]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27590617/patient-characteristics-associated-with-undergoing-cancer-operations-at-low-volume-hospitals
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Jason B Liu, Karl Y Bilimoria, Katherine Mallin, David P Winchester
BACKGROUND: Although strong volume-outcome relationships exist for many cancer operations, patients continue to undergo these operations at low-volume hospitals. METHODS: Patients were identified from the National Cancer Data Base from 2010-2013 who underwent resection for bladder, breast, esophagus, lung, pancreas, rectum, and stomach cancers. Low-volume hospitals were defined as those in the bottom quartile by surgical volume for each cancer type separately. Logistic regression models were constructed to assess patient-level factors associated with undergoing cancer surgery at low-volume hospitals across cancer types while controlling for tumor characteristics...
August 30, 2016: Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27568486/have-adjuvant-tyrosine-kinase-inhibitors-lost-their-shine
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Joshua K Sabari, Jamie E Chaft
Despite broad advances in molecularly targeted therapies, lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer related mortality in the United States. Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations occur in approximately 17% of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in the US population. The remarkable efficacy of small-molecule EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) in this unique subset of patients has revolutionized the therapeutic approach to lung cancer. The success of these agents in the metastatic setting leads to the logical question of what role these drugs may have in the adjuvant setting for patients with earlier stage disease...
August 2016: Annals of Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27566586/combining-antiangiogenic-therapy-with-neoadjuvant-chemotherapy-increases-treatment-efficacy-in-stage-iiia-n2-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-without-increasing-adverse-effects
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Xiaoliang Zhao, Yanjun Su, Jian You, Liqun Gong, Zhenfa Zhang, Meng Wang, Zhenqing Zhao, Zhen Zhang, Xiaolin Li, Changli Wang
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of combining Endostar antiangiogenic therapy with neoadjuvant chemotherapy for the treatment of stage IIIA (N2) NSCLC, we conducted a randomized, controlled, open-label clinical study of 30 NSCLC patients. Patients were randomly assigned to the test or control groups, which received either two cycles of an NP neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimen combined with Endostar or the NP regimen alone, respectively, at a 2:1 ratio. Efficacy was assessed after 3 weeks, and surgical resection occurred within 4 weeks, in the 26 patients who successfully completed treatment...
August 23, 2016: Oncotarget
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