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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28722080/-a-surgery-oriented-classification-in-conversion-therapy-of-gastric-cancer
#1
Ziyu Li, Kan Xue, Jiafu Ji
Clinical practice showed that some advanced gastric cancer (AGC) patients achieved long-term survival after surgery, whereas some benefited from non-surgical treatment. In recent years, with the emergence of new drugs, diversity of treatment and development of multi-disciplinary team, the concept of conversion therapy comes into attention. Owing to diverse phenotypes with scattered cases, publications are mainly case reports or small sample studies from single centers, which makes it hard to acquire high-level evidence...
July 25, 2017: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28686925/recurrent-gastric-cancer-metastasizing-to-the-bone-marrow-a-case-report-of-a-rare-presentation
#2
Ernest Fonocho, Nail Aydin, Srini Reddy, Subhasis Misra
INTRODUCTION: Gastric cancer notoriously recurs post curative surgical resection. While there may be visceral metastasis to peritoneal surfaces, bone marrow involvement may also occur although with rarity. We present a case report of recurrent gastric cancer with bone marrow metastasis in a patient with no evidence of systemic disease on follow-up for two years post surgical resection. This case demonstrates the need of heightened clinical suspicion in these patients. METHODS: We reviewed the medical records of a patient who presented with metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma to the bone marrow two years post R0 subtotal gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y gastrojejunostomy without evidence of systemic disease on follow up for two years...
June 24, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28671736/overexpression-of-pcdhb9-promotes-peritoneal-metastasis-and-correlates-with-poor-prognosis-in-patients-with-gastric-cancer
#3
Shoichiro Mukai, Naohide Oue, Takashi Oshima, Takeharu Imai, Yohei Sekino, Ririno Honma, Naoya Sakamoto, Kazuhiro Sentani, Hiroki Kuniyasu, Hiroyuki Egi, Kazuaki Tanabe, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Hideki Ohdan, Wataru Yasui
Gastric cancer (GC) is one of the most common human cancers. Genes expressed only in cancer tissue, especially on the cell membrane, may be useful biomarkers for cancer diagnosis and therapeutics. In the present study, we focused on the PCDHB9 gene, which encodes transmembrane protein protocadherin B9. Immunohistochemical analysis revealed that 62 (36%) of 173 GC cases were positive for protocadherin B9. Protocadherin B9 staining was mainly observed on GC cell membrane. Expression of protocadherin B9 was frequently found in intestinal type GC and correlated with poor prognosis in patients with intestinal type GC...
July 3, 2017: Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28661037/aeg-1-induces-gastric-cancer-metastasis-by-upregulation-of-eif4e-expression
#4
Shengjie Wu, Li Yang, Dandan Wu, Zhongyuan Gao, Ping Li, Wenbin Huang, Xuerong Wang
Gastric cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide, and patients with lymph node, peritoneal and distant metastasis have a poor prognosis. Overexpression of Astrocyte-elevated gene-1 (AEG-1) has been reported to be correlated with the progression and metastasis of gastric cancer. However, its mechanisms are quite unclear. In this study, we found that elevated expression of AEG-1 was correlated with metastasis in human gastric cancer tissues. Moreover, gain- or loss-of-function of AEG-1, respectively, promoted or suppressed epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT), migration and invasion of gastric cancer cells...
June 29, 2017: Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28656883/mir-136-inhibits-gastric-cancer-specific-peritoneal-metastasis-by-targeting-hoxc10
#5
Jianyong Zheng, Peng Ge, Xiaonan Liu, Jiangpeng Wei, Guosheng Wu, Xiaohua Li
Functions of microRNAs have been characterized in the embryologic, physiologic, and oncogenic processes, but the role of microRNAs in mediating tumor-specific organ metastasis was addressed only recently and still absent in gastric cancer peritoneal metastasis. Here, we used the microarray analysis to define the gastric cancer peritoneal metastasis-related microRNAs from highly peritoneal metastatic derivatives (GC-9811P cells) and the parental GC-9811 human gastric cancer cells. MiR-136 was found to be decreased in all peritoneal metastatic sublines when compared with that in the parental line...
June 2017: Tumour Biology: the Journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28650730/yield-of-staging-laparoscopy-for-incurable-factors-in-chinese-patients-with-advanced-gastric-cancer
#6
Jun Huang, Hongliang Luo, Chengliang Zhou, Jianjun Zhan, Xionghui Rao, Gang Zhao, Zhengming Zhu
BACKGROUND: Although the role of staging laparoscopy (SL) in detecting radiologically occult M1 disease has been widely recognized, it is seldom used in China and its clinical value based on Chinese population has been rarely reported. The aim of this study is to identify the yield of SL for Chinese patients with advanced gastric cancer (AGC) and determine the proportions of patients in whom treatment plan is altered. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The clinical data were retrospectively collected from 879 AGC patients who underwent SL without any definite signs of disseminated disease on imaging examination...
June 26, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622689/prognostic-impact-and-implications-of-extracapsular-lymph-node-spread-in-borrmann-type-iv-gastric-cancer
#7
Rui-Zeng Dong, Jian-Min Guo, Ze-Wei Zhang, Yi-Min Zhou, Ying Su
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between extracapsular lymph node spread (ECS) and clinicopathology and its influence on the prognosis in patients with Borrmann type IV gastric cancer. Between 2002 and 2014, clinical data were reviewed from 486 patients with Borrmann type IV gastric cancer who underwent curative resection. Of the 486 patients, lymph node metastasis was found in 456. ECS was detected in 213 (46.7%) patients with lymph node metastasis. A positive lymph node with ECS was significantly correlated with the N category, lymphatic/venous invasion, tumor location, and TNM stage...
June 7, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28575019/clinicopathologic-significance-of-the-cxcl1-cxcr2-axis-in-the-tumor-microenvironment-of-gastric-carcinoma
#8
Hiroaki Kasashima, Masakazu Yashiro, Hirohisa Nakamae, Go Masuda, Haruhito Kinoshita, Tamami Morisaki, Tatsunari Fukuoka, Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Takahiko Nakane, Masayuki Hino, Kosei Hirakawa, Masaichi Ohira
PURPOSE: It was reported that the chemokine (C-X-C motif) ligand 1 (CXCL1) from cancer cells stimulated the recruitment of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal cells (BM-MCs) into tumor stroma via chemokine (C-X-C motif) receptor 2 (CXCR2) signaling. We conducted this retrospective study to determine the clinicopathologic significance of the CXCL1-CXCR2 axis in human gastric cancer. METHODS: The correlations between the clinicopathological features of 270 primary gastric carcinomas and CXCL1 in cancer cells and CXCR2 in stromal cells were analyzed in immunohistochemical studies...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28560594/fbxo50-enhances-the-malignant-behavior-of-gastric-cancer-cells
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Takashi Miwa, Mitsuro Kanda, Haruyoshi Tanaka, Chie Tanaka, Daisuke Kobayashi, Shinichi Umeda, Naoki Iwata, Masamichi Hayashi, Suguru Yamada, Tsutomu Fujii, Michitaka Fujiwara, Yasuhiro Kodera
BACKGROUND: Challenges to our understanding the molecular mechanisms of the progression of gastric cancer (GC) must be overcome to facilitate the identification of novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets. In this article, we analyzed the expression of the gene encoding F-box-only 50 (FBXO50) and determined whether it contributes to the malignant phenotype of GC. METHODS: FBXO50 messenger RNA (mRNA) levels and copy numbers of the FBXO50 locus were determined in 10 GC cell lines and a nontumorigenic epithelial cell line...
May 30, 2017: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28545511/gastric-hepatoid-adenocarcinoma-resulting-in-a-spontaneous-gastric-perforation-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#10
Junichi Yoshizawa, Satoshi Ishizone, Meguru Ikeyama, Jun Nakayama
BACKGROUND: Gastric hepatoid adenocarcinoma (GHAC) is an atypical form of gastric cancer (GC) that has similar tissue morphology to hepatocellular carcinoma and frequently produces alpha-fetoprotein. We present an exceedingly rare case of GHAC resulting in a spontaneous gastric perforation. CASE PRESENTATION: A 61-year-old man presented at our institution complaining of abdominal and back pain. A computed tomography scan revealed a spontaneous gastric perforation with a solitary liver tumor and lymph node swelling...
May 25, 2017: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28536489/depth-of-tumor-invasion-and-tumor-occupied-portions-of-stomach-are-predictive-factors-of-intra-abdominal-metastasis
#11
Ziyu Li, Zhemin Li, Zhaode Bu, Aiwen Wu, Lianhai Zhang, Xiaojiang Wu, Shuangxi Li, Fei Shan, Xin Ji, Jiafu Ji
OBJECTIVE: Diagnostic laparoscopy is recommended for the pretherapeutic staging of gastric cancer to detect any unexpected or unconfirmed intra-abdominal metastasis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role and indications of diagnostic laparoscopy in the detection of intra-abdominal metastasis. METHODS: Standard diagnostic laparoscopy with peritoneal cytology examination was performed prospectively on patients who were clinically diagnosed with primary local advanced gastric cancer (cT≥2M0)...
April 2017: Chinese Journal of Cancer Research, Chung-kuo Yen Cheng Yen Chiu
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28534324/-strategies-of-diagnosis-and-treatment-for-peritoneal-metastasis-of-gastric-cancer
#12
Pin Liang, Xiang Hu
Peritoneal metastasis of gastric cancer is the main cause of death in gastric cancer patients. Peritoneal metastasis of gastric cancer is difficult to diagnose in its early stage due to lack of obvious clinical signs and symptoms, and poor treatment outcomes and prognosis are often associated with late stage peritoneal metastasis. Therefore, it is crucial to utilize effective early diagnostic tools and to improve the long-term outcomes and the prognosis of patients with advanced gastric cancer. Recently, systemic chemotherapy and intraperitoneal chemotherapy are the first line therapy, and cytoreductive operation plus abdominal cavity thermochemotherapy may be the best method in the treatment of peritoneal metastasis...
May 25, 2017: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28516306/peritoneal-metastasis-from-pancreatic-cancer-treated-with-pressurized-intraperitoneal-aerosol-chemotherapy-pipac
#13
Martin Graversen, Sönke Detlefsen, Jon Kroll Bjerregaard, Per Pfeiffer, Michael Bau Mortensen
Patients with peritoneal metastasis (PM) from pancreatic cancer have a short life expectancy. Systemic combination chemotherapy leads to a median overall survival of 7-8 months. Pressurized IntraPeritoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy (PIPAC) is a treatment alternative, where studies in patients with PM from ovarian, gastric and colorectal cancer show a high safety profile and interesting results. This case study report data on the PIPAC treatment in patients with PM from pancreatic cancer. In a standard laparoscopy, chemotherapeutics (cisplatin and doxorubicin) are nebulized within the peritoneal cavity...
May 17, 2017: Clinical & Experimental Metastasis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28514062/locoregional-therapy-with-%C3%AE-emitting-trastuzumab-against-peritoneal-metastasis-of-her2-positive-gastric-cancer-in-mice
#14
Huizi Keiko Li, Yukie Morokoshi, Kotaro Nagatsu, Tadashi Kamada, Sumitaka Hasegawa
Peritoneal metastasis of gastric cancer (PMGC) is incurable and thus has an extremely poor prognosis. We have found however that locoregionally administered trastuzumab armed with a radionuclide astatine-211 ((211) At)-emitting α-particle ((211) At-trastuzumab) is effective against HER2-positive PMGC in a xenograft mouse model. We first observed that (211) At-trastuzumab can specifically bind and effectively kill NCI-N87 (N87) cells, which are HER2-positive human metastatic GC cells, both in vitro and in subcutaneous tumors...
May 17, 2017: Cancer Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501127/c-c-motif-chemokine-22-ligand-ccl22-concentrations-in-sera-of-gastric-cancer-patients-are-related-to-peritoneal-metastasis-and-predict-recurrence-within-one-year-after-radical-gastrectomy
#15
Yuzhe Wei, Tie Wang, Hongjiang Song, Lining Tian, Gongwei Lyu, Lei Zhao, Yingwei Xue
BACKGROUND: Gastric cancer is a common cancer with a poor prognosis. Chemokines play important roles in the tumor microenvironments to support tumor growth and metastasis. The effects of C-C motif chemokine ligand 22 (CCL22) in gastric cancer remain unclear. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between January 1, 2014 and April 31, 2014, a total of 298 gastric cancer patients were recruited to this study. Circulating concentrations of CCL22 were measured in gastric cancer patients before surgery, at discharged and during follow-up visits...
May 1, 2017: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28456896/the-survival-and-prognosticators-of-peritoneal-cytology-positive-gastric-cancer-patients-who-received-upfront-gastrectomy-and-subsequent-s-1-chemotherapy
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Kazuki Kano, Toru Aoyama, Yukio Maezawa, Tetsushi Nakajima, Kosuke Ikeda, Takanobu Yamada, Tsutomu Sato, Takashi Oshima, Yasushi Rino, Munetaka Masuda, Takashi Ogata, Haruhiko Cho, Takaki Yoshikawa
BACKGROUND: Upfront surgery and subsequent S-1 chemotherapy is frequently selected for peritoneal cytology-positive (CY1) gastric cancer patients without other distant metastases (CY1-only). The objective of this study was to confirm the efficacy of this strategy in clinical practice and to identify the risk factors associated with survival. METHODS: Overall survival (OS) and recurrence-free survival (RFS) were examined in 36 CY1-only patients who underwent macroscopic curative resection followed by postoperative S-1 chemotherapy between January 2000 and June 2015...
April 29, 2017: International Journal of Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28428517/-a-hematogenous-metastasis-from-scirrhous-gastric-cancer-to-the-uterus
#17
Masatake Taniguchi, Masanobu Hyodo, Munetoshi Tsukahara, Takashi Watanabe, Shoichi Shinohara, Hirofumi Hayashi, Yasuhiro Inoue, Hirotake Satoh, Masaki Okada, Yoshikazu Yasuda, Alan Kawarai Lefor
A 46-year-old woman was referred to our hospital because of nausea. Endoscopy revealed scirrhous gastric cancer, and abdominalcomputed tomography revealed peritonealdissemination. She was diagnosed with Stage IV gastric cancer and treated with S-1 plus CDDP combination chemotherapy. After 4 courses of chemotherapy, the primary tumor and peritoneal dissemination were considered clinically stable, but the uterus grew rapidly. She was diagnosed as having uterine metastasis based on cervicaland endometrialsmear class V cytology...
April 2017: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28384215/use-of-the-combination-of-the-preoperative-platelet-to-lymphocyte-ratio-and-tumor-characteristics-to-predict-peritoneal-metastasis-in-patients-with-gastric-cancer
#18
Xiao-Dong Chen, Chen-Chen Mao, Rui-Sen Wu, Wei-Teng Zhang, Ji Lin, Xiang-Wei Sun, Chu-Huai Chi, Neng Lou, Peng-Fei Wang, Xian Shen, Guan-Bao Zhu, Shu-Rong Shen
The aims of the present study were to evaluate the predictive value of the platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio for peritoneal metastasis in patients with gastric cancer and to construct an available preoperative prediction system for peritoneal metastasis. A total of 1080 patients with gastric cancer were enrolled in our study. The preoperative platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio and other serum markers and objective clinical tumor characteristics were evaluated by receiver operating characteristic curves. A logistic analysis was performed to determine the independent predictive indicators of peritoneal metastasis...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28365892/conversion-surgery-after-combination-chemotherapy-of-docetaxel-cisplatin-and-s-1-dcs-for-far-advanced-gastric-cancer
#19
Hiroaki Mieno, Keishi Yamashita, Kei Hosoda, Hiromitsu Moriya, Katsuhiko Higuchi, Mizutomo Azuma, Shouko Komori, Tsutomu Yoshida, Satoshi Tanabe, Wasaburo Koizumi, Natsuya Katada, Masahiko Watanabe
PURPOSE: A triplet regimen of docetaxel, cisplatin, and S-1(DCS) is highly effective against metastatic gastric cancer. We performed this study to clarify the safety and efficacy of surgical resection in patients with initially unresectable gastric cancer, after down-staging or disease control was achieved by DCS chemotherapy. METHODS: The subjects of this retrospective study were 31 consecutive patients with initially unresectable gastric cancer, who underwent surgical resection between October, 2006 and December, 2012, after down-staging or disease control was achieved by DCS chemotherapy...
April 1, 2017: Surgery Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28344747/gastric-peritoneal-carcinomatosis-a-retrospective-review
#20
Hwee Leong Tan, Claramae Shulyn Chia, Grace Hwei Ching Tan, Su Pin Choo, David Wai-Meng Tai, Clarinda Wei Ling Chua, Matthew Chau Hsien Ng, Khee Chee Soo, Melissa Ching Ching Teo
AIM: To characterize patients with gastric peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) and their typical clinical and treatment course with palliative systemic chemotherapy as the current standard of care. METHODS: We performed a retrospective electronic chart review of all patients with gastric adenocarcinoma with PC diagnosed at initial metastatic presentation between January 2010 and December 2014 in a single tertiary referral centre. RESULTS: We studied a total of 271 patients with a median age of 63...
March 15, 2017: World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology
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