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Aliya Alimujiang, Miao Mo, Ying Liu, Nai-Si Huang, Guangyu Liu, Wanghong Xu, Jiong Wu, Zhen-Zhou Shen, Zhimin Shao, Graham A Colditz
PURPOSE: The Great Chinese Famine afflicted almost all Chinese people between 1959 and 1961. No study has explicitly assessed the association between an exposure to Chinese Famine and risk of overall breast cancer and tumor subtype. We evaluated the unique historical environmental influences of famine exposure on breast cancer subtypes. METHODS: 16,469 Chinese women who were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center (FUSCC) from 1999 to 2014 were analyzed...
November 2016: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
Dong Lin, Ting Ye, Longfei Ma, Longlong Shao, Zuodong Song, Shujun Jiang, Jiaqing Xiang
OBJECTIVE: To compare the safety and efficacy between three-field lymphadenectomy and normative Ivor-Lewis two-field lymphadenectomy for thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma METHODS: Clinical data of 375 patients with thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma who underwent three-field lymphadenectomy(3FL) or Ivor-Lewis two-field lymphadenectomy(2FL, Ivor-Lewis) in Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center during 2013 were retrieved and collected from electronic medical record system...
September 25, 2016: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Jennifer A Collins, Bo Ping, Justin A Bishop, Syed Z Ali
BACKGROUND: CASTLE (carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation) is a rare tumor (accounting for less than 0.15% of thyroid neoplasms) with most of the reported cases from Asia. Although this tumor is rare, distinguishing it from more aggressive neoplasms is critical because of its improved prognosis. To date, there have been limited studies on its cytomorphological features. Herein, we review the cytomorphological features of 10 fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cases of histologically confirmed CASTLE and discuss the findings in light of the current literature...
September 17, 2016: Acta Cytologica
X Cai, W-X Qi, L Wang, Z Zhang
OBJECTIVE: Primary colorectal cancer (CRC) with signet-ring cell (SRC) component is a distinct tumor of colon and rectum, and its prognosis is very poor. Reliable markers to predict the poor clinical outcome of this subgroup cancer remains undetermined. Therefore, we perform this study to investigate the prognosis value of seven proteins in CRC with SRC component . PATIENTS AND METHODS: This study involved 117 patients diagnosed with CRC with SRC component between January 2008 and August 2015 at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center...
August 2016: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Zhi-Gang Cao, Jun-Jing Li, Ling Yao, Yan-Ni Huang, Yi-Rong Liu, Xin Hu, Chuan-Gui Song, Zhi-Ming Shao
MicroRNA-454 (miR-454) has been reported to play an oncogenic or tumor suppressor role in most cancers. However, the clinical relevance of miR-454 in breast cancer remains unclear. We examined the expression of miR-454 in a tissue microarray containing 534 breast cancer specimens from female patients at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center using in situ hybridization (ISH). Of these, 250 patients formed the training set and the other 284 were the validation set. The relationship between miR-454 and clinical outcome was analyzed by the Kaplan-Meier method...
August 31, 2016: Oncotarget
Meng-Long Zhou, Lei Wang, Jia-Zhou Wang, Wang Yang, Ran Hu, Gui-Chao Li, Wei-Qi Sheng, Zhen Zhang
The widely validated Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) nomogram for gastric carcinoma (GC) was developed based on patients who received R0 resection only. The purpose of the current study was to assess the performance of this nomogram in Chinese patients who received postoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) after an R0 resection for GC. From 2006 to 2015, the clinical data of 150 eligible patients were retrospectively collected from the Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center (FUSCC) and used for external validation...
August 29, 2016: Oncotarget
Yaqi Li, Lei Liang, Weixing Dai, Guoxiang Cai, Ye Xu, Xinxiang Li, Qingguo Li, Sanjun Cai
BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is 3rd most commonly diagnosed cancer in males and the second in females. PD-1/PD-L1 axis, as an immune checkpoint, is up-regulated in many tumors and their microenvironment. However, the prognostic value of PD-1/PD-L1 in CRC remains unclear. METHODS: The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) database (N = 356) and Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center (FUSCC) cohort of patients (N = 276) were adopted to analyze the prognostic value of PD-L1 in colorectal tumor cells (TCs) and of PD-1 in tumor infiltrating cells (TILs) for CRC...
2016: Molecular Cancer
Ben Huang, Yang Feng, Shao-Bo Mo, San-Jun Cai, Li-Yong Huang
AIM: To hypothesize that in patients with colon cancer showing heavy intestinal wall invasion without distant metastasis (T4bN0-2M0), small tumor size would correlate with more aggressive tumor behaviors and therefore poorer cancer-specific survival (CSS). METHODS: We analyzed T4bN0-2M0 colon cancer patients in the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database. A preliminary analysis of T4bN0-2M0 colon cancer patients at the Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center is also presented...
August 7, 2016: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
Xiaoli Zhu, Qianming Bai, Yongming Lu, Peng Qi, Jianhui Ding, Jialei Wang, Xiaoyan Zhou
BACKGROUND: The rare epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation S768I has only been reported sporadically in patients with lung adenocarcinoma (AC). OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of the S768I mutation in Chinese patients with lung AC and to retrospectively analyze the response of S768I mutants to tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 6698 tissue specimens of lung AC were collected from the Department of Pathology of Shanghai Cancer Center of Fudan University between 2013 and 2015 and screened for EGFR mutations...
August 18, 2016: Targeted Oncology
Lingli Gu, Jing Li
BACKGROUND: Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) are considered to be two of the most distressing side-effects of chemotherapy. They have a negative impact on a patient's quality of life and can influence the continuance of treatment. Owing to the lack of effective management of CINV, regular assessment and management of CINV is recommended for patients undergoing chemotherapy. AIMS/OBJECTIVES: The aim of this project was to integrate the available evidence on the assessment and management of CINV into practice, and implement strategies to improve compliance with evidence-based practice...
March 2016: JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Renjie Wang, Xiaoji Ma, Yaqi Li, Yiping He, Dan Huang, Sanjun Cai, Junjie Peng
PURPOSE: Signet ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) is rare. The aim of this study is to understand the clinicopathological features and identify the possible prognostic factors in colorectal SRCC. METHODS: Patients with SRCC who underwent primary lesion resection at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center from September 2008 to July 2014 were retrospectively analyzed. Patient's gender, age, tumor location, depth of invasion, lymph node metastasis, synchronous distant metastasis, perineural invasion, lymphovascular invasion, and E-cadherin expression were studied with prognosis, and the correlation between E-cadherin expression and clinicopathological features were analyzed...
2016: PloS One
Qingguo Li, Lei Liang, Huixun Jia, Xinxiang Li, Ye Xu, Ji Zhu, Sanjun Cai
Negative lymph node counts has recently attracted attention as a prognostic indicator in colorectal cancer (CRC). But little is known about prognostic significance of negative to positive lymph node ratio (NPR) in CRC. Our aim was to determine impact of NPR on oncological outcomes in patients with stage III CRC. This retrospective study included 2,256 patients with stage III CRC under curative resection at Fudan university Shanghai cancer center. Kaplan-Meier methods and multivariable Cox regression models were built for the analysis of survival outcomes and risk factors...
July 24, 2016: Oncotarget
Jianghong Wu, Ziwen Long, Hong Cai, Chunyan Du, Xiaowen Liu, Shengjia Yu, Yanong Wang
Colon cancer (CC) likes many epithelial-derived cancers, resulting from a complex tumorigenic process. However, the exactly mechanisms of development and progression of CC are still unknown. In this study, integrated analysis in the GSE33113 and Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center Hospital datasets revealed that WISP1 expression was significantly increased in CC cases, positivity correlated with the advanced pathologic stage and a poor prognosis was more likely in CC patients with higher levels of WISP1...
July 8, 2016: Oncotarget
Y Zhang, M Mo, J-W Li, Y Zhou, J Wu, K-D Yu, Z-Z Shen, Z-M Shao, G-Y Liu
BACKGROUND: Thresholds for using Preoperative Systemic Therapy (PreST) have decreased to include early breast cancer. This study investigates the predictive value of axillary lymph node (ALN) status before and after systemic therapy and discusses whether it is better to receive PreST first in operable HER2-overexpressing breast cancer patients. METHODS: From January 2008 to June 2013 at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, we identified 406 eligible female patients with stage II-IIIa, operable and pathologically confirmed HER2-overexpressing invasive ductal carcinoma...
August 2016: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
Zhe Zhang, Xiao-Li Gu, Meng-Lei Chen, Ming-Hui Liu, Wei-Wei Zhao, Wen-Wu Cheng
BACKGROUND: Administration of chemotherapy and radiotherapy near the end of life is a frequently discussed issue nowadays. We have evaluated the factors associated with the use of chemotherapy and radiotherapy at the end of life among terminally ill patients in China. METHODS: This study included the data from patients who had died from advanced cancer who underwent palliative chemotherapy and radiotherapy between January 2007 and December 2013 at the Department of Palliative Care of Fudan University, Shanghai Cancer Center...
June 8, 2016: American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care
Ling Yao, Yayun Chi, Xin Hu, Shan Li, Feng Qiao, Jong Wu, Zhi-Ming Shao
BACKGROUND: BCDIN3D is a member of the Bin3 methyl-transferase family that targets the 5' mono-phosphate of nucleic acids. Although BCDIN3D has been shown to increasetumorigenic phenotypes and invasiveness in MDA-MB-231 cells, its the clinical implications in breast cancer remain unclear. METHODS: We screened for BCDIN3D using tissue microarrays constructed from 250 patients who were histologically confirmed to have invasive ductal breast carcinoma at the Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center...
May 28, 2016: Oncotarget
L B Xiang, Y X Tu, T C He, X Pei, X X Shen, W T Yang, X H Wu, H J Yang
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of partial pancreatectomy as part of primary cytoreductive surgery in advanced epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). METHODS: A total of 8 patients were recruited in this study who underwent partial pancreatectomy during the primary cytoreductive surgeries for advanced EOC in Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center from April 2009 to July 2015. Their clinicopathological characteristics, diameter of metastatic tumors, the scope of cytoreductive surgeries, residual diseases after cytoreductive surgeries, postoperative complications and survival situation were retrospective analyzed...
May 25, 2016: Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke za Zhi
Weijie Gu, Beihe Wang, Hualei Gan, Yao Zhu, Hongkai Wang, Guohai Shi, Liangpin Zhou, Hailiang Zhang, Dingwei Ye
AIM: This study aimed to investigate whether the pathological features of primary lesions show additional prognostic value in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma who are treated with sorafenib. PATIENTS & METHODS: A consecutive cohort of 284 patients was included from Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center between 2007 and 2013. The association between survival and pathological features of primary tumors was assessed using the Cox proportional hazards model...
August 2016: Future Oncology
Bingyi Yang, Boer Shan, Xiaohong Xue, Huaying Wang, Weiwei Shan, Chengcheng Ning, Qiongjie Zhou, Xiaojun Chen, Xuezhen Luo
We aimed to evaluate the value of immunohistochemical markers and serum CA125 in predicting the risk of lymph node metastasis (LNM) in women with endometrial cancer and to identify a low-risk group of LNM. The medical records of 370 patients with endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma who underwent surgical staging in the Obstetrics & Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University were collected and retrospectively reviewed. Immunohistochemical markers were screened. A model using serum cancer antigen 125 (CA125) level, the immunohistochemical markers progesterone receptor (PR) and Ki67 was created for prediction of LNM...
2016: PloS One
Ben Ma, Rongliang Shi, Shuwen Yang, Li Zhou, Ning Qu, Tian Liao, Yu Wang, Yulong Wang, Qinghai Ji
The study was performed to retrospectively analyze the correlation of dual specificity phosphatase 4 (DUSP4) expression with clinicopathological variables and BRAF(V600E) mutation to better characterize the potential role of DUSP4 as a biomarker in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). Patients (n=120) who underwent surgery for PTC at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center (FUSCC) were enrolled in this study, and a validation cohort from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) database was identified to confirm the preliminary findings in our study...
2016: OncoTargets and Therapy
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