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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29139310/pudendal-nerve-injury-impairs-anorectal-function-and-health-related-quality-of-life-measures-%C3%A2-2-years-after-3d-conformal-radiotherapy-for-prostate-cancer
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Eng Eric Yeoh, Rochelle Botten, Addolorata Di Matteo, Marcus Tippett, Jonathon Hutton, Robert Fraser, Phillip G Dinning, David Wattchow
PURPOSE: To compare GI symptoms, measures of generic and disease specific health related quality of life (HRQoL), anorectal and pudendal nerve function and anal sphincter morphology between (i) patients ≥2 years after 3D conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT)±high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy for carcinoma of the prostate and aged matched patients before radiotherapy and (ii) symptomatic and asymptomatic patients ≥2 years after 3D-CRT ± HDR brachytherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Methodology included: (i) modified LENT-SOMA scales for GI symptoms, (ii) EORTC QLQ-C30 and EORTC QLQ-PR25 questionnaires for generic and disease specific HRQoL, (iii) anorectal manometry and terminal motor latency for anorectal and pudendal nerve function and (iv) endorectal ultrasound for anal sphincter morphology...
November 15, 2017: Acta Oncologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29137429/survival-rate-variation-with-different-histological-subtypes-of-poor-prognostic-male-anal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-a-population-based-study
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Zihao Wan, Zhihao Huang, Vikash Vikash, Kelash Rai, Sindhu Vikash, Liaobin Chen, Jingfeng Li
Background and objective: The prognosis of male anal squamous cell carcinoma (MASCC) and female anal squamous cell carcinoma (FASCC) is variable. The influence of tumor subtype on the survival rate and gender is poorly known. Our study is the largest population-based study and aims to outline the difference in survival between MASCC and FASCC patients. Methods: A retrospective population-based study was performed to compare the disease-specific mortalities (DSMs) between genders related to the tumor subtypes...
October 13, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135982/sting-expression-and-response-to-treatment-with-sting-ligands-in-premalignant-and-malignant-disease
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Jason R Baird, Zipeng Feng, Hong D Xiao, David Friedman, Ben Cottam, Bernard A Fox, Gwen Kramer, Rom S Leidner, R Bryan Bell, Kristina H Young, Marka R Crittenden, Michael J Gough
Human papilloma virus positive (HPV+) tumors represent a large proportion of anal, vulvar, vaginal, cervical and head and neck squamous carcinomas (HNSCC) and late stage invasive disease is thought to originate from a premalignant state. Cyclic dinucleotides that activate STimulator of INterferon Genes (STING) have been shown to cause rapid regression of a range of advanced tumors. We aimed to investigate STING ligands as a novel treatment for papilloma. We tested therapies in a spontaneous mouse model of papilloma of the face and anogenital region that histologically resembles human HPV-associated papilloma...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29134349/the-impact-of-mri-sequence-on-tumour-staging-and-gross-tumour-volume-delineation-in-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-anal-canal
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Davide Prezzi, Ramin Mandegaran, Sofia Gourtsoyianni, Katarzyna Owczarczyk, Andrew Gaya, Robert Glynne-Jones, Vicky Goh
OBJECTIVES: To compare maximum tumour diameter (MTD) and gross tumour volume (GTV) measurements between T2-weighted (T2-w) and diffusion-weighted (DWI) MRI in squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal (SCCA) and assess sequence impact on tumour (T) staging. Second, to evaluate interobserver agreement and reader delineation confidence. METHODS: The staging MRI scans of 45 SCCA patients (25 females) were assessed retrospectively by two independent radiologists (0 and 5 years' experience of anal cancer MRI)...
November 13, 2017: European Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29124900/unsatisfactory-exfoliative-anal-cytology-samples-15-year-experience-with-histologic-cytologic-and-molecular-follow-up
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Ruba Khattab, Emily McMeekin, Alan J Taege, James M Hekman, Jennifer A Brainard, Dawn Underwood, Gary W Procop, Charles D Sturgis
BACKGROUND: The incidence of anal carcinoma has risen in recent decades. Exfoliative cytology screening of selected high risk patients is performed in many centers. Unsatisfactory cytology results are frustrating to patients, clinicians, and laboratorians. The aim of this study is to ascertain outcomes of patients with non-diagnostic anal cytology. METHODS: A retrospective review of anal cytology testing performed at the Cleveland Clinic between 01/01/2001 and 12/31/2015 was performed...
November 10, 2017: Diagnostic Cytopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29122359/prognostic-impact-of-rita-expression-in-patients-with-anal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-treated-with-chemoradiotherapy
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Franz Rödel, Kerstin Steinhäuser, Nina-Naomi Kreis, Alexandra Friemel, Daniel Martin, Ulrike Wieland, Margret Rave-Fränk, Panagiotis Balermpas, Emmanouil Fokas, Frank Louwen, Claus Rödel, Juping Yuan
BACKGROUND: RBP-J interacting and tubulin-associated protein (RITA) has been identified as a negative regulator of the Notch signalling pathway and its deregulation is involved in the pathogenesis of several tumour entities. RITA's impact on the response of anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) to anticancer treatment, however, remains elusive. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In our retrospective study immunohistochemical evaluation of RITA was performed on 140 pre-treatment specimens and was correlated with clinical and histopathologic characteristics and clinical endpoints cumulative incidence of local control (LC), distant recurrence (DC), disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS)...
November 6, 2017: Radiotherapy and Oncology: Journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29114593/quantitative-fdg-pet-ct-predicts-local-recurrence-and-survival-for-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-anus
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Michael L Cardenas, Christopher R Spencer, Stephanie Markovina, Todd A DeWees, Thomas R Mazur, Ashley A Weiner, Parag J Parikh, Jeffrey R Olsen
Purpose: (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography-(PET)/computed tomography (CT) imaging is used for staging and treatment planning of patients with anal cancer. Quantitative pre- and posttreatment metrics that are predictive of recurrence are unknown. We evaluated the association between pre- and posttreatment FDG-PET/CT parameters and outcomes for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the anus (SCCA). Methods and materials: The records of 110 patients treated between 2003 and 2013 with definitive radiation therapy for SCCA were reviewed under an institutional review board-approved protocol...
July 2017: Advances in Radiation Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29109347/-a-case-of-long-term-survival-in-stage-iv-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-anal-canal-with-multidisciplinary-treatment
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Sayaka Ogawa, Hirofumi Fujishiro, Aya Fujiwara, Kousuke Tsukano, Satoshi Kotani, Satoshi Yamanouchi, Ryusaku Kusunoki, Masahito Aimi, Youichi Miyaoka, Naruaki Kohge, Hideyuki Onuma
A 60-year-old female presented to our hospital with anal pain. Colonoscopy (CS) revealed a tumor in the anal canal, which was diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma by biopsy. Computed tomography (CT) showed multiple liver metastases. From these findings, we diagnosed the anal tumor as stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal. Although CS and CT indicated disappearance of the primary tumor and liver metastases following chemoradiotherapy, brain metastasis developed during the disease course and was treated with radiotherapy and surgical resection...
2017: Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi, the Japanese Journal of Gastro-enterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29105738/five-year-relative-survival-for-human-papillomavirus-associated-cancer-sites
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Hilda Razzaghi, Mona Saraiya, Trevor D Thompson, S Jane Henley, Laura Viens, Reda Wilson
BACKGROUND: Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines can potentially prevent greater than 90% of cervical and anal cancers as well as a substantial proportion of vulvar, vaginal, penile, and oropharyngeal cancers caused by certain HPV types. Because more than 38,000 HPV-associated cancers are diagnosed annually in the United States, current studies are needed to understand how relative survival varies for each of these cancers by certain demographic characteristics, such as race and age. METHODS: The authors examined high-quality data from 27 population-based cancer registries covering approximately 59% of the US population...
November 6, 2017: Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29100741/recurrent-anal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-in-a-patient-who-refuses-end-colostomy-what-to-do
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J-F Tremblay, J-M Molina, M Pocard
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 31, 2017: Journal of Visceral Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29094771/indolent-waxing-and-waning-cutaneous-presentation-of-htlv-1-associated-adult-t-cell-leukemia-lymphoma-in-an-hiv-1-positive-patient
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Justin D Richey, Benjamin J Chen, April C Deng
It is well known that patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus type I (HIV-1) are more likely to develop malignancies such as Kaposi sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and anal and cervical carcinomas.
November 2, 2017: Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29093575/liver-transplant-recipients-have-a-higher-prevalence-of-anal-squamous-intraepithelial-lesions
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A Albuquerque, H Pessegueiro Miranda, J Lopes, J Gandara, S Rodrigues, R Gaspar, R Morais, R Ramalho, E Rodrigues-Pinto, H Cardoso, H Barroca, C C Dias, F Carneiro, G Macedo
BACKGROUND: Anal squamous intraepithelial lesions (ASIL) are precancerous lesions of anal squamous cell carcinoma, with a higher prevalence in immunosuppressed patients. There are some studies in kidney transplant recipients, but there is no information regarding prevalence in liver transplantation. Our aim was to evaluate the prevalence of ASIL in this setting. METHODS: Prospective case-control study involving liver transplant recipients without any other known risk factor for ASIL (n=59), which were compared with a healthy control group (n=57)...
October 31, 2017: British Journal of Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29056703/complete-resolution-of-a-recurrent-canine-anal-sac-squamous-cell-carcinoma-with-palliative-radiotherapy-and-carboplatin-chemotherapy
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Antonio Giuliano, Jane Dobson, Sarah Mason
Anal sac squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a rare tumor in dogs. Only eight cases have been described in the literature, and previous reports of treatment only describe surgery or palliative treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. We report a case of a 12-year-old female neutered Labrador with locally advanced anal sac SCC. The dog was treated with four cycles of carboplatin 300 mg/m² and four weekly fractions of 8.5 Gy radiation. The dog achieved a complete response, and one year later the dog is still alive and well with no evidence of tumor recurrence...
September 14, 2017: Veterinary Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29052130/human-papillomavirus-related-cancers
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Yanyun Li, Congjian Xu
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is associated with several cancers such as cancer in the cervix, vagina, and vulva and oropharyngeal, anal, penile, and cutaneous carcinomas, which is regarded as a great public health concern. The association between HPV is the strongest with cervical cancer because almost all such malignancies contain viral DNA, notably HPV types 16 and 18. The present chapter summarizes recent progresses of the HPV-associated cancers regarding epidemiology, molecular biology, HPV testing, vaccination, and treatment of HPV-related cancers...
2017: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29049547/management-of-stage-i-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-anal-canal
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Christy Y Chai, Hop Tran Cao, Samir Awad, Nader N Massarweh
Importance: The incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal (SCCAC) is increasing. Although standard management of SCCAC includes the use of concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy (chemoradiotherapy), data are lacking on potentially less morbid, alternative management strategies, such as local excision, among patients with node-negative T1 disease. Objectives: To examine the use of local excision among patients with T1 SCCAC and to compare overall survival relative to those who received standard treatment with chemoradiotherapy...
October 18, 2017: JAMA Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29035618/impact-of-intensity-modulated-radiotherapy-on-health-care-costs-of-patients-with-anal-squamous-cell-carcinoma
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Alexander L Chin, Erqi L Pollom, Yushen Qian, Albert C Koong, Daniel T Chang
PURPOSE: Drivers of variation in the cost of care after chemoradiotherapy for the management of anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) have not been fully elucidated. We sought to characterize the direct and indirect impact of radiotherapy modality on health care costs among patients with anal SCC. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was performed using the 2014 linkage of the SEER-Medicare database. We identified 1,025 patients with anal SCC diagnosed between 2001 and 2011 and treated with chemoradiotherapy...
October 16, 2017: Journal of Oncology Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29034437/management-of-early-anal-cancer-need-for-guidelines-and-standardisation
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Michael P Jones, Susan Carroll, Jarad Martin, Richard Hillman, Andrew Grulich, Dianne O'Connell, Christopher Young, Isobel Mary Poynten
PURPOSE: The optimal management of early squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal (AC) is yet to be determined. This study investigated current practice in the management of early AC. METHODS: A patterns of care survey was completed by Australian surgeons and radiation oncologists. Specific topics addressed were as follows: geographical location of practice, staging of disease, treatment approaches to T1N0 tumours and grade 3 anal intra-epithelial neoplasia (AIN3) lesions, radiotherapy planning, toxicities, follow-up and clinical trial involvement...
October 15, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026506/an-analysis-of-widely-viewed-youtube-videos-on-anal-cancer
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Corey H Basch, Aleksandar Kecojevic, Alyssa Berdnik, Valerie Cadorett, Charles E Basch
BACKGROUND: Rates of anal squamous cell carcinoma have increased over recent decades. The aim of this study was to describe characteristics of widely viewed YouTube videos about anal cancer. METHODS: A total of 57 videos were identified and reviewed. Videos were assessed and coded with respect to date uploaded, upload source, gender of presenter, number of views, length in minutes, number of likes and dislikes, and selected aspects of content. Each video was assessed to determine if the sole purpose of the video was to provide information regarding anal cancer or existed to serve another purpose...
2017: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991027/risk-factors-for-anal-high-grade-squamous-intraepithelial-lesions-in-hiv-positive-msm-is-targeted-screening-possible
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Matthijs L Siegenbeek van Heukelom, Elske Marra, Henry J C de Vries, Maarten F Schim van der Loeff, Jan M Prins
OBJECTIVE: HIV-positive MSM are at increased risk for developing anal squamous cell carcinoma. Detection of precursor lesions of anal cancer [anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL)] is cumbersome and expensive. Our objective was to identify potential risk factors for anal HSIL in HIV-positive MSM to develop more stringent screening criteria. DESIGN: We studied a cohort of MSM screened by high-resolution anoscopy at three HIV clinics in Amsterdam, the Netherlands...
October 23, 2017: AIDS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28976027/underwater-endoscopic-mucosal-resection-of-an-intramucosal-carcinoma-located-from-the-lower-rectum-to-the-anal-canal
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Kenta Hamada, Noriya Uedo, Hitoshi Tanishita
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October 4, 2017: Digestive Endoscopy: Official Journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
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