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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29243782/evaluation-of-clinical-significance-of-endoglin-expression-during-breast-cancer-and-its-correlation-with-er-and-pcna
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J-L Guo, S-Q Gu, Y Li, X-Y Zhang
OBJECTIVE: The present study is aimed to investigate the expression of Endoglin during breast cancer. Moreover, its clinical pathological significance, as well as correlation with estrogen receptor (ER) and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA), were also studied. PATIENTS AND METHODS: qRT-PCR and Western blot assays were utilized to study PCNA mRNA, ER, Endoglin and protein expression. Immunohistochemistry analysis was conducted to determine the expression of Endoglin, ER, and PCNA protein in breast cancer tissue and adjacent cancer tissue...
December 2017: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29243780/long-non-coding-rna-crnde-is-a-novel-tumor-promoter-by-modulating-pi3k-akt-signal-pathways-in-human-gastric-cancer
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D-X Du, D-B Lian, B-H Amin, W Yan
OBJECTIVE: Long non-coding RNA CRNDE (CRNDE) recently emerged as a carcinogenic promoter in various cancers including gastric cancer (GC). However, the functions and molecular mechanisms of CRNDE to GC are still largely unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical significance and functional mechanisms of CRNDE expression in GC. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The expression of CRNDE was detected by quantitative Real-time PCR (qRT-PCR) in GC specimens and cell lines...
December 2017: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29243777/mirna-338-3p-regulates-cervical-cancer-cells-proliferation-by-targeting-macc1-through-mapk-signaling-pathway
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F-F Hua, S-S Liu, L-H Zhu, Y-H Wang, X Liang, N Ma, H-R Shi
OBJECTIVE: Aberrant expression of miR-338-3p has recently involved in the progression and development of various types of malignant tumors, but its role in the progression of cervical cancer remains unknown. This study aims to investigate the role of miR-338-3p/MACC1 axis in the progression of cervical cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: MiR-338-3p and metastasis-associated in colon cancer 1 (MACC1) expression was determined in cervical cancer by quantitative real-time PCR (qRT-PCR)...
December 2017: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29243195/indication-for-endoscopic-treatment-based-on-the-risk-of-lymph-node-metastasis-in-patients-with-siewert-type-ii-iii-early-gastric-cancer
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Jeung Hui Pyo, Hyuk Lee, Yang Won Min, Byung-Hoon Min, Jun Haeng Lee, Kyoung-Mee Kim, Heejin Yoo, Soohyun Ahn, Jae J Kim
BACKGROUND: Because of the poor prognosis of proximal gastric cancers, there is debate as to whether the conventional indications for endoscopic resection can be used. METHODS: Among subjects who underwent surgery for esophagogastric junction or gastric cardia cancer, 256 patients with T1 type II/III of the Siewert classification were included in this study. The association of lymph node metastasis (LNM) with each variable was analyzed using logistic regression models...
December 14, 2017: Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29243194/kallistatin-inhibits-lymphangiogenesis-and-lymphatic-metastasis-of-gastric-cancer-by-downregulating-vegf-c-expression-and-secretion
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Caiqi Ma, Chuanghua Luo, Haofan Yin, Yang Zhang, Wenjun Xiong, Ting Zhang, Tianxiao Gao, Xi Wang, Di Che, Zhenzhen Fang, Lei Li, Jinye Xie, Mao Huang, Liuqing Zhu, Ping Jiang, Weiwei Qi, Ti Zhou, Zhonghan Yang, Wei Wang, Jianxing Ma, Guoquan Gao, Xia Yang
BACKGROUND: Tumor-induced lymphangiogenesis and lymphatic metastasis are predominant during the metastasis of many types of cancers. However, the endogenous inhibitors that counterbalance the lymphangiogenesis and lymphatic metastasis of tumors have not been well evaluated. Kallistatin has been recognized as an endogenous angiogenesis inhibitor. METHODS AND RESULTS: Our recent study showed for the first time that the lymphatic vessel density (LVD) was reduced in lung and stomach sections from kallistatin-overexpressing transgenic mice...
December 14, 2017: Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29242730/unusual-contralateral-axillary-lymph-node-metastasis-in-a-second-primary-breast-cancer-detected-by-fdg-pet-ct-and-lymphoscintigraphy
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Ji-Young Kim, Hyunjong Lee, Tae Sung Kim, Han-Sung Kang, Seok-Ki Kim
Contralateral metastatic axillary lymph nodes in a patient with breast cancer is a rare condition. Here, we present a 55-year-old woman with a second primary breast cancer. The patient underwent 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) for staging work-up. Additionally, preoperative lymphoscintigraphy was performed to detect sentinel lymph nodes. FDG PET/CT demonstrated increased FDG uptake in the left nipple and right axillary lymph nodes. Lymphoscintigraphy identified the right axillary lymph nodes which was consistent with the FDG PET/CT findings...
December 2017: Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29242498/microrna-221-3p-a-twist2-target-promotes-cervical-cancer-metastasis-by-directly-targeting-thbs2
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Wen-Fei Wei, Chen-Fei Zhou, Xiang-Guang Wu, Li-Na He, Lan-Fang Wu, Xiao-Jing Chen, Rui-Ming Yan, Mei Zhong, Yan-Hong Yu, Li Liang, Wei Wang
MicroRNAs have implicated in the relapse and metastasis of cervical cancer, which is the leading cause of cervical cancer-related mortality. However, the underlying molecular mechanisms need further elucidation. Our present study revealed that miR-221-3p is transcriptionally promoted in metastatic cervical cancer tissues compared with non-metastatic cervical cancer tissues. Forced overexpression of miR-221-3p facilitated EMT and promoted cell migration and invasion in vitro and lymphatic metastasis in vivo...
December 14, 2017: Cell Death & Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29242404/head-to-head-comparison-of-68ga-psma-11-pet-ct-and-18f-fluciclovine-pet-ct-in-a-case-series-of-10-patients-with-prostate-cancer-recurrence
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Jeremie Calais, Wolfgang P Fendler, Ken Herrmann, Matthias Eiber, Francesco Ceci
Purpose: This is a head-to-head comparison between Gallium-68 Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (68Ga-PSMA-11) and 18F-Fluciclovine Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) in a series of 10 patients with prostate cancer (PCa) recurrence. Methods: 288 patients with PCa recurrence were enrolled in a prospective study of 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT imaging for recurrent disease localization (NCT02940262). We retrospectively identified 10 patients who underwent clinical indicated 18F-Fluciclovine PET/CT prior enrollment...
December 14, 2017: Journal of Nuclear Medicine: Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29241102/utility-of-hepatobiliary-scintigraphy-for-recurrent-reflux-cholangitis-following-choledochojejunostomy-a-case-report
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Masateru Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Tahara, Michinori Hamaoka, Seiichi Shimizu, Shintaro Kuroda, Masahiro Ohira, Kentaro Ide, Tsuyoshi Kobayashi, Hideki Ohdan
INTRODUCTION: Reflux cholangitis is a frequent complication of Roux-en-Y choledochojejunostomy. PRESENTATION OF CASE: A 68-year-old male underwent left lobectomy of the liver, bile duct resection and choledochojejunostomy for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma located in Segment 2 of the liver, 40mm in diameter with a lymph node metastasis 5 years ago. He had frequent recurrences of postoperative reflux cholangitis and hepatic abscesses and was treated with antibiotics each time...
December 9, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29240605/platelet-derived-growth-factor-d-is-a-prognostic-biomarker-and-is-associated-with-platinum-resistance-in-epithelial-ovarian-cancer
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Mengjun Zhang, Tianbo Liu, Bairong Xia, Chunyan Yang, Siyu Hou, Wanlin Xie, Ge Lou
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to investigate whether platelet-derived growth factor D (PDGF-D) is a prognostic biomarker and is associated with platinum resistance in epithelial ovarian cancer, which has not been studied by others previously. METHODS: In this study, we detected expression of PDGF-D in ovarian cancer tissues through immunohistochemistry and Western blotting. Furthermore, we analyzed the association between PDGF-D expression and clinicopathological features including prognosis in epithelial ovarian cancer...
December 13, 2017: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29240580/prognostic-significance-of-periadnexal-extension-in-cutaneous-melanoma-and-its-implications-for-pathologic-reporting-and-staging
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Tristan J Dodds, Serigne Lo, Louise Jackett, Omgo Nieweg, John F Thompson, Richard A Scolyer
Tumor thickness is the strongest predictor of outcome for clinically localized melanoma. Therefore, accurate assessment is critical for appropriate staging, reliable estimation of prognosis, and management. When melanoma extends alongside skin adnexal structures more deeply than the main tumor mass (periadnexal extension), it is currently unknown whether the prognosis is more accurately reflected by the deepest point of periadnexal tumor extension or the main tumor mass. This study sought to address this question...
December 7, 2017: American Journal of Surgical Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29240461/clinicopathological-significance-of-bmi-1-overexpression-in-esophageal-cancer-a-meta-analysis
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Jihong Liu, Kai Liu, Xianli Jiang, Xueli Wang, Yunzhao Chen, Xiaobin Cui, Lijuan Pang, Shugang Li, Chunxia Liu, Hong Zou, Lan Yang, Jin Zhao, Yan Qi, Jian Ming Hu, Feng Li
AIM: The clinicopathological effects of Bmi-1 expression in esophageal cancer remain widely disputed. Our aim was to clarify this relationship. METHODS: Available studies were retrieved from diverse databases. Review Manager 5.3 and Stata 12.0 software were used to identify correlations between Bmi-1 expression and the clinicopathological features of esophageal cancer. RESULTS: From 16 studies, 1523 esophageal cancer patients were analyzed...
December 14, 2017: Biomarkers in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29240249/exosomal-mir-6803-5p-as-potential-diagnostic-and-prognostic-marker-in-colorectal-cancer
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Shushan Yan, Ye Jiang, Caihong Liang, Chengwen Jin, Quanhong Duan, Donghua Xu, Lu Yang, Xiaoyu Zhang, Bin Ren, Peng Jin
Accumulating data have suggested exosome-delivered microRNAs (miRNAs) play critical role in carcinogenesis and cancer progression. However, little is known about the influence of exosomal miR-6803-5p on the development and prognosis of colorectal cancer (CRC). Levels of serum exosomal miR-6803-5p were determined by microarray analysis and verified by quantitative real-time PCR (qRT-PCR). Outcomes of overall survival (OS) and disease-free survival (DFS) of CRC patients were estimated by Kaplan-Meier analysis...
December 14, 2017: Journal of Cellular Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29240008/genome-wide-discovery-of-a-novel-gene-expression-signature-for-the-identification-of-lymph-node-metastasis-in-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma
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Fuminori Sonohara, Feng Gao, Naoki Iwata, Mitsuro Kanda, Masahiko Koike, Naoki Takahashi, Yasuhide Yamada, Yasuhiro Kodera, Xin Wang, Ajay Goel
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to develop a gene-expression signature for identification of lymph node (LN) metastasis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) patients. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: LN metastasis is recognized as the most important independent risk factor for therapeutic decision-making of ESCC patients. METHODS: A bioinformatic approach was used to analyze RNA sequencing profiles of ESCC patients, and to develop a gene-expression signature for identifying LN metastasis...
December 12, 2017: Annals of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29239819/lncrna-hoxd-as1-promotes-epithelial-ovarian-cancer-cells-proliferation-and-invasion-by-targeting-mir-133a-3p-and-activating-wnt-%C3%AE-catenin-signaling-pathway
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Ying Zhang, Yanbing Dun, Shumin Zhou, Xiang-Hua Huang
BACKGROUND: Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) HOXD cluster antisense RNA 1 (HOXD-AS1) functions as a crucial regulator in the progression and development of tumors. The aim of this study is to unravel the underlying mechanisms of HOXD-AS1 on epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). METHODS: 43 paired EOC tissues and adjacent non-tumor tissues were collected postoperatively from patients. QRT-PCR was used to explore HOXD-AS1 expression in both EOC tissues and cell lines. Cell proliferation and invasion were monitored by MTT assay and transwell invasion assay...
November 24, 2017: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29239041/hereditary-and-familial-thyroid-tumours
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REVIEW
Julie Guilmette, Vania Nosé
The worldwide incidence of thyroid malignancies has been increasing rapidly. Sensitive imaging modalities and early detection of thyroid lesions have made thyroid cancers the most rapidly increasing cancers in the USA in 2017 (SEER Cancer Facts, 2017). Clinical awareness of potential risk factors, such as inherited thyroid cancers, has allowed earlier recognition of more vulnerable population clusters. Hereditary thyroid neoplasms arising from calcitonin-producing C cells are known as familial medullary thyroid carcinomas (FMTCs), and include well-documented syndromes such as multiple endocrine neoplasia IIA or IIB, and pure familial medullary thyroid carcinoma syndrome...
January 2018: Histopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29239034/succinate-dehydrogenase-sdh-deficient-neoplasia
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REVIEW
Anthony J Gill
The succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) complex is a key respiratory enzyme composed of four subunits: SDHA, SDHB, SDHC and SDHD. Remarkably, immunohistochemistry for SDHB becomes negative whenever there is bi-alleic inactivation of any component of SDH, which is very rare in the absence of syndromic disease. Therefore, loss of SDHB immunohistochemistry serves as a marker of syndromic disease, usually germline mutation of one of the SDH subunits. Tumours which show loss of SDHB expression are termed succinate dehydrogenase-deficient...
January 2018: Histopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238203/expression-patterns-of-microrna-329-and-its-clinical-performance-in-diagnosis-and-prognosis-of-breast-cancer
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Pihong Li, Jianda Dong, Xiang Zhou, Weijian Sun, He Huang, Tong Chen, Bing Ye, Zhiqiang Zheng, Mingdong Lu
This study was aimed to assess the expression and clinical performance of microRNA-329 (miR-329) in breast cancer. We recruited 134 breast cancer patients and 70 healthy volunteers for this study. MiR-329 expression was estimated by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction. A receiver operating characteristic assay was performed to evaluate the diagnostic value of serum miR-329. In addition, the prognostic significance of miR-329 was evaluated through Kaplan-Meier survival and Cox regression analyses...
2017: OncoTargets and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29237913/the-clinical-significance-of-secreted-protein-acidic-and-rich-in-cysteine-expression-in-breast-cancer-tissue-and-its-association-with-prognosis
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Wei Guo, Mingliang Zhang, Yong Chen, Suyang Guo
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the secreted protein acidic and rich in cysteine (SPARC) expression in breast cancer tissue and its association with patients' clinical pathology characteristics and prognosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eight-eight cases with confirmed diagnosis of breast cancer who received operation from January 2010 to February 2016 were included in this study. The SPARC expression in cancer tissue was examined by immunohistochemical method...
2017: Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29237907/long-noncoding-rna-activated-by-transforming-growth-factor-%C3%AE-promotes-cancer-development-and-is-a-prognostic-marker-in-cervical-cancer
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Weichun Cao, Tianfang Peng, Yi Zhou
BACKGROUND: Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been highlighted as crucial elements in cancer biology. LncRNA activated by transforming growth factor-β (ATB) was identified to promote the development of multiple cancers and may serve as a potential therapeutic target in human cancers. However, to the best of our knowledge, the functional role of ATB in cervical cancer has not been verified yet. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The expression of lncRNA ATB was evaluated by quantitative reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction assay in cervical cancer cell lines and clinical specimens...
2017: Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
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