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A Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare data analysis of elderly patients with glioblastoma multiforme: Treatment patterns, outcomes and cost

Eric Burton, Beatrice Ugiliweneza, Shiao Woo, Stephen Skirboll, Maxwell Boaky

Pages: 971-978 Published online on: 26 June 2015
Open Access

Oral gastrografin radiography for the evaluation of the functional impact of peritoneal carcinomatosis: Correlation with clinicopathological findings

Lie‑Jun Mei, Lin‑Wei Wang, Chao‑Qun Huang, Xiao‑Jun Yang, Yan Li

Pages: 979-986 Published online on: 09 June 2015
Open Access

Superior antitumor activity of trastuzumab combined with capecitabine plus oxaliplatin in a human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive human gastric cancer xenograft model

Suguru Harada, Mieko Yanagisawa, Saori Kaneko, Keigo Yorozu, Kaname Yamamoto, Yoichiro Moriya, Naoki Harada

Pages: 987-994 Published online on: 21 July 2015
Open Access

Association between δ-aminolevulinate dehydratase G177C polymorphism and blood lead levels in brain tumor patients

Mahmoud Mostafa Taha, Osama Abd El Aziz Gaber, Norhan Abdalla Sabbah, Abd Allah S Abd Elazem

Pages: 995-1000 Published online on: 25 June 2015
Open Access

Pretreatment platelet-lymphocyte ratio is an independent predictor of cervical cancer recurrence following concurrent chemoradiation therapy

Keiichiro Nakamura, Takeshi Nishida, Tomoko Haruma, Junko Haraga, Chiaki Omichi, Chikako Ogawa, Tomoyuki Kusumoto, Noriko Seki, Hisashi Masuyama, Yuji Hiramatsu

Pages: 1001-1006 Published online on: 01 July 2015
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Diagnostic value of cyclin‑dependent kinase/cyclin‑dependent kinase inhibitor expression ratios as biomarkers of locoregional and hematogenous dissemination risks in oral squamous cell carcinoma

Masaki Nagata, Hiroshi Kurita, Kohya Uematsu, Shin Ogawa, Katsu Takahashi, Hideyuki Hoshina, Ritsuo Takagi

Pages: 1007-1013 Published online on: 10 June 2015
Open Access

Modified miccoli's thyroid surgery for thyroid diseases

Hui Yu, Xin Ge, Weikang Pan, Huaijie Wang, Qiang Huang, Yu Dong, Ya Gao, Jianjun Yu

Pages: 1014-1018 Published online on: 01 July 2015

Characteristics of colorectal tumours in asymptomatic patients with negative immunochemical faecal occult blood test results

Kunihiko Wakamura, Shin‑Ei Kudo, Hideyuki Miyachi, Kenta Kodama, Seiko Hayashi, Yasuharu Maeda, Yushi Ogawa, Yuta Kouyama, Shin‑Ichi Kataoka, Kazuki Kato, Katsuro Ichimasa, Masashi Misawa, Yuichi Mori, Toyoki Kudo, Takemasa Hayashi, Fumio Ishida, Shogo Ohkoshi

Pages: 1019-1024 Published online on: 01 July 2015

Metachronous second primary lung cancer surgically treated five years or more after the initial surgery

Satoshi Koezuka, Yoshinobu Hata, Hajime Otsuka, Takashi Makino, Naobumi Tochigi, Kazutoshi Shibuya, Akira Iyoda

Pages: 1025-1028 Published online on: 01 July 2015

Predictability of antitumor efficacy of cetuximab plus irinotecan based on skin rash severity according to observation period in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer following failure of fluorouracil, irinotecan and oxaliplatin

Yoshiki Horie, Kentaro Yamazaki, Taro Funakoshi, Satoshi Hamauchi, Hiroya Taniguchi, Takahiro Tsushima, Akiko Todaka, Nozomu Machida, Keisei Taku, Akira Fukutomi, Yusuke Onozawa, Hirofumi Yasui, Takuro Mizukami, Naoki Izawa, Mami Hirakawa, Takashi Tsuda, Takako Nakajima, Narikazu Boku

Pages: 1029-1034 Published online on: 24 June 2015

Predicted extracapsular invasion of hilar lymph node metastasis by fusion positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with lung cancer

Takashi Makino, Yoshinobu Hata, Hajime Otsuka, Satoshi Koezuka, Kazutoshi Isobe, Nobumi Tochigi, Nobuyuki Shiraga, Kazutoshi Shibuya, Sakae Homma, Akira Iyoda

Pages: 1035-1040 Published online on: 01 July 2015

Predictors and outcome of complete removal of colorectal cancer with synchronous lung metastases

Hiroaki Nozawa, Junichiro Tanaka, Takeshi Nishikawa, Toshiaki Tanaka, Tomomichi Kiyomatsu, Kazushige Kawai, Keisuke Hata, Shinsuke Kazama, Hironori Yamaguchi, Soichiro Ishihara, Eiji Sunami, Joji Kitayama, Jun Nakajima, Norihiro Kokudo, Toshiaki Watanabe

Pages: 1041-1047 Published online on: 08 July 2015

Neurotoxicity due to prophylactic cranial irradiation for small‑cell lung cancer: A retrospective analysis

Yoshiro Nakahara, Yusuke Takagi, Yusuke Okuma, Yukio Hosomi, Tatsuru Okamura, Masahiko Shibuya, Noriyuki Masuda

Pages: 1048-1052 Published online on: 11 June 2015

Cetuximab treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer with KRAS p.G13D mutations improves progression-free survival

Hiroki Osumi, Eiji Shinozaki, Masahiko Osako, Yoshimasa Kawazoe, Masaru Oba, Takaharu Misaka, Takashi Goto, Hitomi Kamo, Mitsukuni Suenaga, Yosuke Kumekawa, Mariko Ogura, Masato Ozaka, Satoshi Matsusaka, Keisho Chin, Kiyohiko Hatake, Nobuyuki Mizunuma

Pages: 1053-1057 Published online on: 09 July 2015

Thymoma exhibiting spontaneous regression in size, pleural effusion and serum cytokeratin fragment level: A case report

Kenta Furuya, Kazutoshi Isobe, Go Sano, Kyohei Kaburaki, Kyoko Gocho, Fumiaki Ishida, Naoshi Kikuchi, Keishi Sugino, Susumu Sakamoto, Yujiro Takai, Hajime Otsuka, Yoshinobu Hata, Akira Iyoda, Megumi Wakayama, Kazutoshi Shibuya, Sakae Homma

Pages: 1058-1062 Published online on: 22 June 2015

Herald bleeding from a ruptured primary hepatic angiosarcoma: A case report

Shamir O. Cawich, Chunilal Ramjit

Pages: 1063-1066 Published online on: 09 June 2015

Cadherin-11 mRNA and protein expression in ovarian tumors of different malignancy: No evidence of oncogenic or tumor-suppressive function

Charlotte von Bülow, Leticia Oliveira‑Ferrer, Thomas Löning, Fabian Trillsch, Sven Mahner, Karin Milde‑Langosch

Pages: 1067-1072 Published online on: 01 July 2015

Mutational analysis of the insulin‑like growth factor 1 receptor tyrosine kinase domain in non-small cell lung cancer patients

Kathy Gately, Lydia Forde, Stephen Gray, Derek Morris, Aidan Corvin, Prerna Tewari, Kenneth O'byrne

Pages: 1073-1079 Published online on: 11 June 2015

Angiopoietin‑like protein 2 as a potential biomarker for colorectal cancer

Takuma Yoshinaga, Takamasa Shigemitsu, Hiroto Nishimata, Masaki Kitazono, Emiko Hori, Ayako Tomiyoshi, Takayuki Takei, Masahiro Yoshida

Pages: 1080-1084 Published online on: 10 June 2015

Comparison of semi‑extended and standard lymph node dissection in radical prostatectomy: A single‑institute experience

Senji Hoshi, Natuho Hayashi, Yuuta Kurota, Kiyotsugu Hoshi, Akinori Muto, Osamu Sugano, Kenji Numahata, Vladimir Bilim, Isoji Sasagawa, Shoichiro Ohta

Pages: 1085-1087 Published online on: 08 July 2015

Cyclophosphamide, epirubicin and fluorouracil chemotherapy-induced alteration of haemostasis markers in breast cancer patients

Zhi Wang, Chengxue Dang, Kun Zhu, Yong Zhang, Dongmin Chang, Peng Xia, Yongchun Song, Kang Li

Pages: 1088-1092 Published online on: 24 June 2015

Clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis of stage IV colorectal cancer

Norikatsu Miyoshi, Masayuki Ohue, Tatsushi Shingai, Shingo Noura, Keijiro Sugimura, Hirofumi Akita, Kunihito Gotoh, Masaaki Motoori, Hidenori Takahashi, Kentaro Kishi, Jiro Okami, Shigeru Marubashi, Yoshiyuki Fujiwara, Masahiko Higashiyama, Masahiko Yano

Pages: 1093-1098 Published online on: 08 July 2015

A multicenter, phase II study of the RAF-kinase inhibitor sorafenib in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma

Hussein Khaled, Hamdy Abdel Azim, Emad Barsoum, George Chahine, Ali Shamseddine, Gamal Abdel Metaal, Abbas Omar, Abdul Rahman Jazeih, Rasha Haggag, Atef Badran

Pages: 1099-1102 Published online on: 16 July 2015

High vascular endothelial growth factor gene expression predicts poor outcome in patients with non-luminal A breast cancer

Doonyapat Sa‑Nguanraksa, Tuenjai Chuangsuwanich, Tawatchai Pongpruttipan, Pornchai O‑Charoenrat

Pages: 1103-1108 Published online on: 09 June 2015

Factors affecting disease-free survival in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive breast cancer who receive adjuvant trastuzumab

Seyda Gündüz, Sema Sezgin Göksu, Deniz Arslan, Ali Murat Tatli, Mükremin Uysal, Umut Rıza Gündüz, Mert Mahsuni Sevinç, Hasan Senol Coşkun, Hakan Bozcuk, Hasan Mutlu, Burhan Savas

Pages: 1109-1112 Published online on: 21 July 2015

Pyuria predicts poor prognosis in patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer treated with bacillus Calmette-Guérin

Takeshi Azuma, Yasushi Nagase, Masaya Oshi

Pages: 1113-1116 Published online on: 15 June 2015

Predictors of pathological complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in stage II and III breast cancer: The impact of chemotherapeutic regimen

Iheoma Y. Nwaogu, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Donna B. Jeffe, Julie A. Margenthaler

Pages: 1117-1122 Published online on: 10 June 2015

EGFR and K-RAS mutations and ERCC1, TUBB3, TYMS, RRM1 and EGFR mRNA expression in non‑small cell lung cancer: Correlation with clinical response to gefitinib or chemotherapy

Nannan Guo, Wen Zhang, Baoshi Zhang, Yingjie Li, Jian Tang, Shaojun Li, Yingnan Zhao, Yunlong Zhao, Hui Xia, Changhai Yu

Pages: 1123-1128 Published online on: 21 July 2015

Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging for prediction of tumor response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy using irinotecan plus S-1 for rectal cancer

Hiroshi Doi, Naohito Beppu, Takashi Kato, Masashi Noda, Hidenori Yanagi, Naohiro Tomita, Norihiko Kamikonya, Shozo Hirota

Pages: 1129-1134 Published online on: 21 July 2015

Efficacy and toxicity of nimotuzumab combined with radiotherapy in elderly patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Jin‑Hua Guo, Ming‑Qiu Chen, Cheng Chen, Hai‑Jie Lu, Ben‑Hua Xu

Pages: 1135-1138 Published online on: 21 July 2015

Palliative chemotherapy followed by methylation inhibitor in high-risk acute myeloid leukemia: An in vitro and clinical study

Bingjie Ding, Zhixiang Wang, Xuejie Jiang, Xiaodong Li, Chunli Wang, Qingxiu Zhong, Ling Jiang, Min Dai, Yu Zhang, Qi Wei, Fanyi Meng

Pages: 1139-1144 Published online on: 21 July 2015

Efficacy of vinorelbine-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Hui Gao, Qiuyun Li, Wei Wei, Yi Jiang, Huawei Yang, Jianlun Liu

Pages: 1145-1151 Published online on: 09 June 2015

An unusual cause of respiratory failure in a colon cancer patient

María Sereno, Francisco Javier Montoro, Carlos Casanova, Gerardo Gutiérrez‑Gutiérrez, Joaquín Ojeda, Enrique Sáenz Casado

Pages: 1152-1154 Published online on: 21 July 2015

Short-term outcomes between laparoscopy-assisted and open colorectomy for colorectal cancer in elderly patients: A case-matched control study

Zexian Chen, Xiaosheng He, Juanni Huang, Yike Zeng, Lei Lian, Xiaojian Wu, Jian Lei, Jianping Wang, Ping Lan

Pages: 1155-1159 Published online on: 24 June 2015

Comparative analysis of the efficacy and safety of modified FOLFOX-6 and DCF regimens as first-line treatment in advanced gastric cancer

Ilhan Hacibekiroglu, Hilmi Kodaz, Bulent Erdogan, Esma Turkmen, Asim Esenkaya, Yilmaz Onal, Sernaz Uzunoglu, Irfan Cicin

Pages: 1160-1164 Published online on: 01 July 2015

Diagnostic accuracy of serum squamous cell carcinoma antigen and squamous cell carcinoma antigen‑immunoglobulin M for hepatocellular carcinoma: A meta‑analysis

Jian Zhang, Chuxiao Shao, Qingyun Zhou, Yimin Zhu, Jinde Zhu, Chaoyong Tu

Pages: 1165-1171 Published online on: 08 July 2015

Efficacy of the smaller target volume for stage III non-small cell lung cancer treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy

Xiangcun Liang, Huiming Yu, Rong Yu, Gang Xu, Guangying Zhu

Pages: 1172-1176 Published online on: 25 June 2015

S-1 treatment leading to complete remission of advanced duodenal adenocarcinoma: A case report

Lijun Wang, Quanmao Song, Jinpeng Li, Xiaohua Chen

Pages: 1184-1186 Published online on: 21 July 2015
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September 2015
Volume 3 Issue 5

Print ISSN: 2049-9450
Online ISSN: 2049-9469

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