Journal Articles

Molecular-targeted therapy for elderly patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (Review)

Giovanna Antonelli, Massimo Libra, Vincenzo Panebianco, Alessia Erika Russo, Felice Vito Vitale, Paolo Colina, Alessandro D'Angelo, Rosalba Rossello, Francesco Ferraù

Pages: 3-8 Published online on: 10 November 2015

Use of genetically engineered stem cells for glioma therapy (Review)

Hiroki Namba, Hiroshi Kawaji, Tomohiro Yamasaki

Pages: 9-15 Published online on: 04 November 2015

Molecular biology of gynecological cancer (Review)

Kenzo Sonoda

Pages: 16-22 Published online on: 05 November 2015
Open Access

Endometriosis and breast cancer: A survey of the epidemiological studies

A. Pontikaki, S. Sifakis, D. A. Spandidos

Pages: 23-30 Published online on: 10 November 2015
Open Access

CT pelvimetry and clinicopathological parameters in evaluation of the technical difficulties in performing open rectal surgery for mid-low rectal cancer

Xiao‑Cong Zhou, Meng Su, Ke‑Qiong Hu, Yin‑Fa Su, Ying‑Hai Ye, Chong‑Quan Huang, Zhen‑Lei Yu, Xiao‑Yang Li, Hong Zhou, Yao‑Zhong Ni, Yi Jiang, Zheng Lou

Pages: 31-38 Published online on: 26 October 2015
Open Access

Obstructive hydrocephalus as a result of giant cell tumor of the thoracic spine: A case report

Cheng‑Yu Wei, Shuo‑Tsung Chen, Hsu‑Chih Tai, Wen‑Bing Wang, Chi‑Chu Chang, Yao‑Chin Wang, Li Wei, Woon‑Man Kung

Pages: 39-44 Published online on: 06 November 2015
Open Access

Aberrant expression of hSef and Sprouty4 in endometrial adenocarcinoma

Hui Zhang, Qiufen Guo, Xia Wang, Chong Wang, Xingbo Zhao, Mingjiang Li

Pages: 45-50 Published online on: 27 October 2015
Open Access

Identification of potential therapeutic targets for papillary thyroid carcinoma by bioinformatics analysis

Ming Zhao, Ke‑Jing Wang, Zhuo Tan, Chuan‑Ming Zheng, Zhong Liang, Jian‑Qiang Zhao

Pages: 51-58 Published online on: 26 October 2015
Open Access

High mobility group box 1 regulates tumor metastasis in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma via the PI3K/AKT and MAPK signaling pathways

Ying Sun, Ying Tu, Li He, Chao Ji, Bo Cheng

Pages: 59-62 Published online on: 29 October 2015
Open Access

MMP-1/2 and TIMP-1/2 expression levels, and the levels of collagenous and elastic fibers correlate with disease progression in a hamster model of tongue cancer

Haixia Fan, Wenhao Jiang, Haixia Li, Ming Fang, Yudong Xu, Jinhua Zheng

Pages: 63-68 Published online on: 29 October 2015
Open Access

Expression and prognostic value of SFRP1 and β-catenin in patients with glioblastoma

Liang Chang, Xuhui Lei, Yu Qin, Guangchun Zeng, Xuexin Zhang, Hua Jin, Chao Wang, Xin Wang, Jun Su

Pages: 69-74 Published online on: 05 November 2015

Effect of overexpression of HOX genes on its invasive tendency in cerebral glioma

Yun‑Bao Guo, Yi‑Meng Shao, Jing Chen, Song‑Bai Xu, Xing‑Dong Zhang, Mao‑Ren Wang, Hai‑Yan Liu

Pages: 75-80 Published online on: 09 November 2015
Open Access

Alveolar soft-part sarcoma in the left forearm with cardiac metastasis: A case report and literature review

Zheng Chen, Chengtao Sun, Wei Sheng, Baoying Yuan, Kaidi Wu, Yang Tian, Changshun Wu, Junqing Han, Hong Feng

Pages: 81-84 Published online on: 06 November 2015
Open Access

Immunosuppressant therapy successfully improved regorafenib-induced severe hepatic injury in a patient with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor: A case report

Miyuki Kuwayama, Keita Uchino, Kotoe Takayoshi, Masato Komoda, Motoyuki Kohjima, Makoto Nakamuta, Seiya Momosaki, Hitoshi Kusaba, Koichi Akashi, Eishi Baba

Pages: 85-88 Published online on: 02 November 2015
Open Access

Primary alveolar soft part sarcoma of the right femur and primary lymphoma of the left femur: A case report and literature review

Yiyuan Cao, Hanfei Zhang, Yanjuan Qu, Meiyan Liao

Pages: 89-94 Published online on: 10 November 2015
Open Access

Malignant renal epithelioid angiomyolipoma: A case report and review of the literature

Baoyin Guo, Hualin Song, Jiuling Yue, Gang Li

Pages: 95-98 Published online on: 30 October 2015
Open Access

Phosphorylation of BMK1 induces prostatic carcinoma cell proliferation by promoting entry into the S phase of the cell cycle

Ying Xiong, Luying Zhang, Tao Wang

Pages: 99-104 Published online on: 10 November 2015
Open Access

Identification of a novel frameshift mutation of the EXT2 gene in a family with multiple osteochondroma

Peng Xia, Haikun Xu, Qingyang Shi, Dejun Li

Pages: 105-110 Published online on: 29 October 2015
Open Access

Correlation between the expression of hTERT gene and the clinicopathological characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma

Xu Zhou, Jun Lu, Huaqiang Zhu

Pages: 111-115 Published online on: 09 November 2015
Open Access

Gene expression profiling analysis of MENX-associated rat pituitary adenomas contributes to understand molecular mechanisms of human pituitary adenomas

Hongzhi Zhang, Chuan Xu, Ningyang Sun, Yinting Zhou, Xiaofei Yu, Xue Yan, Qiujuan Zhang

Pages: 125-133 Published online on: 10 November 2015
Open Access

MicroRNA-183-5p promotes the proliferation, invasion and metastasis of human pancreatic adenocarcinoma cells

Fei Miao, Jinhai Zhu, Yanlin Chen, Nanhong Tang, Xiaoqian Wang, Xiujin Li

Pages: 134-140 Published online on: 05 November 2015
Open Access

De-escalation of radiation dose for human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: A case report and preclinical and clinical literature review

Cheng‑Chia Wu, David P. Horowitz, Israel Deutsch, Rahmatullah Rahmati, Jordan M. Schecter, Anjali Saqi, Tony J. C. Wang

Pages: 141-149 Published online on: 27 October 2015
Open Access

Gallic acid as a selective anticancer agent that induces apoptosis in SMMC-7721 human hepatocellular carcinoma cells

Guojun Sun, Shuqin Zhang, Yanru Xie, Ziyu Zhang, Wenjing Zhao

Pages: 150-158 Published online on: 30 October 2015
Open Access

Downregulation of survivin expression exerts antitumoral effects on mouse breast cancer cells in vitro and in vivo

Wen-Hui Ma, Yong-Chao Liu, Mei-Lan Xue, Zheng Zheng, Yin-Lin Ge

Pages: 159-167 Published online on: 05 November 2015

Knockdown of protein phosphatase 5 inhibits ovarian cancer growth in vitro

Xiaojiao Zheng, Lianxiao Zhang, Bohong Jin, Fubin Zhang, Duoyi Zhang, Lining Cui

Pages: 168-172 Published online on: 26 October 2015
Open Access

Epidermal growth factor receptor expression and gene copy number analysis in gastric carcinoma samples from Chinese patients

Fan Zhang, Xingwu Yang, Lianhong Li, Lei Sun, Bo Wang, Xiaotang Yu

Pages: 173-181 Published online on: 05 November 2015
Open Access

Anti-tumor activity of the TRPM8 inhibitor BCTC in prostate cancer DU145 cells

Tao Liu, Zhihai Fang, Gang Wang, Mingjun Shi, Xiao Wang, Kun Jiang, Zhonghua Yang, Rui Cao, Huangheng Tao, Xinghuan Wang, Jiajie Zhou

Pages: 182-188 Published online on: 02 November 2015
Open Access

Large cell neuroendocrine cervical tumor treated by radical surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy: A case report and literature review

Nicolae Bacalbașa, Claudia Stoica, Madalina Marcu, Daniela Mihalache, Florina Vasilescu, Ileana Popa, Gratiela Mirea, Irina Bălescu

Pages: 189-193 Published online on: 06 November 2015

Association between the rs11614913 variant of miRNA-196a-2 and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer

Zhi-Shuang Song, Yun Wu, Hong-Guo Zhao, Cai-Xia Liu, Hai-Yu Cai, Bao-Zhi Guo, Ya Xie, Hui-Rong Shi

Pages: 194-200 Published online on: 06 November 2015
Open Access

Loss of epidermal growth factor receptor expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma is associated with invasiveness and epithelial-mesenchymal transition

Iyo Kimura, Hiroko Kitahara, Kazuhiro Ooi, Koroku Kato, Natuyo Noguchi, Kunio Yoshizawa, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Shuichi Kawashiri

Pages: 201-207 Published online on: 27 October 2015
Open Access

Evaluation of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography for hepatocellular carcinoma prior to and following stereotactic body radiation therapy using the CyberKnife® system: A preliminary report

Kazue Shiozawa, Manabu Watanabe, Takashi Ikehara, Kojiro Kobayashi, Yuta Ochi, Yuta Suzuki, Kazuhiro Fuchinoue, Masataka Yoneda, Takeshi Kenmochi, Yusuke Okubo, Takayuki Mori, Hiroyuki Makino, Nobuhiro Tsukamoto, Yoshinori Igarashi, Yasukiyo Sumino

Pages: 208-212 Published online on: 05 November 2015
Open Access

Anaplastic lymphoma kinase protein expression predicts micrometastases and prognosis for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Jianhua Liu, Haosheng Jin, Hongxia Tian, Guoda Lian, Shaojie Chen, Jiayu Li, Xuchao Zhang, Dong Ma

Pages: 213-223 Published online on: 04 November 2015
Open Access

Clinicopathological and prognostic significance of metastasis-associated protein 1 expression and its correlation with angiogenesis in lung invasive adenocarcinomas, based on the 2011 IASLC/ATS/ERS classification

Shuhai Li, Hui Tian, Weiming Yue, Lin Li, Cun Gao, Libo Si, Wensi Hu, Lei Qi, Ming Lu, Chuanle Cheng, Jingjing Cui, Guanqing Chen

Pages: 224-230 Published online on: 29 October 2015
Open Access

Early tumor cavitation with regorafenib in metastatic colorectal cancer: A case report

Kenta Kawasaki, Yasuo Hamamoto, Masayuki Adachi, Takanori Kanai, Hiromasa Takaishi

Pages: 231-233 Published online on: 10 November 2015
Open Access

Expression and clinical significance of Oct‑4 and E‑cad in non‑small‑cell lung cancer

Li Li, Yanling Lv, Ying Zhang, Liya He, Hongzhen Zhang

Pages: 234-236 Published online on: 04 November 2015

Magnifying chromoendoscopic and endocytoscopic findings of juvenile polyps in the colon and rectum

Kenichi Takeda, Shin‑Ei Kudo, Yuichi Mori, Masashi Misawa, Toyoki Kudo, Kunihiko Wakamura, Takemasa Hayashi, Hideyuki Miyachi, Fumio Ishida, Haruhiro Inoue

Pages: 237-242 Published online on: 10 November 2015

Disappearance of giant cells and presence of newly formed bone in the pulmonary metastasis of a sacral giant‑cell tumor following denosumab treatment: A case report

Tetsuro Yamagishi, Hiroyuki Kawashima, Akira Ogose, Taro Sasaki, Tetsuo Hotta, Shoichi Inagawa, Hajime Umezu, Naoto Endo

Pages: 243-246 Published online on: 04 November 2015

Treatment of bone defect with calcium phosphate cement subsequent to tumor curettage in pediatric patients

Tomoki Nakamura, Akihiko Matsumine, Kunihiro Asanuma, Takao Matsubara, Akihiro Sudo

Pages: 247-252 Published online on: 02 November 2015

Askin's tumor: 11 cases and a review of the literature

Ke Zhang, Ruijuan Lu, Pan Zhang, Shujing Shen, Xingya Li

Pages: 253-256 Published online on: 10 November 2015

Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the ureter: A case report and literature review

Wei Wang, Guangming Liu, Yanmin Li, Udeshika Siriwardane, Hongshun Ma

Pages: 257-260 Published online on: 10 November 2015

Clinical and computed tomography imaging features of renal medullary carcinoma: A report of six cases

Zhenshan Shi, Qian Zhuang, Ruixiong You, Yueming Li, Jian Li, Dairong Cao

Pages: 261-266 Published online on: 09 November 2015

Double primary hepatic cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma) in a single patient: A case report

Rongxing Zhou, Minjia Zhang, Nansheng Cheng, Yong Zhou

Pages: 273-276 Published online on: 10 November 2015

GADD45A expression is correlated with patient prognosis in esophageal cancer

Hideyuki Ishiguro, Masahiro Kimura, Hiroki Takahashi, Tatsuya Tanaka, Koji Mizoguchi, Hiromitsu Takeyama

Pages: 277-282 Published online on: 06 November 2015

Giant recurrent dumbbell-shaped hypoglossal schwannoma in an elderly male: A case report

Zhiyun Yu, Gang Zhao, Zhongying Zhao, Yunqian Li, Guifang Xie

Pages: 283-286 Published online on: 12 November 2015

Recombinant adenovirus expressing hIFN-λ1 inhibits gastric adenocarcinoma cell line SGC-7901 proliferation

Xuefeng Bu, Mubin Wang, Jie Zhang, Jun Liu, Lijuan Jia, Bing Liang, Yulan Yan

Pages: 287-292 Published online on: 06 November 2015

Expression of high mobility group box 1 protein predicts a poorer prognosis for patients with osteosarcoma

Jiliang He, Peng Zhang, Qinghu Li, Dongsheng Zhou, Ping Liu

Pages: 293-298 Published online on: 10 November 2015

Analysis of ERCC1, BRCA1, RRM1 and TUBB3 as predictors of prognosis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer who received cisplatin-based adjuvant chemotherapy: A prospective study

Zhi‑Liang Huang, Xun Cao, Ruo‑Zhen Luo, You‑Fang Chen, Lin‑Chun Zhu, Zhesheng Wen

Pages: 299-305 Published online on: 09 November 2015

Slug overexpression is associated with poor prognosis in thymoma patients

Tianqiang Zhang, Xu Chen, Xiumei Chu, Yi Shen, Wenjie Jiao, Yucheng Wei, Tong Qiu, Guanzhong Yan, Xiaofei Wang, Linhao Xu

Pages: 306-310 Published online on: 30 October 2015

Periosteal osteosarcoma and Marfan's syndrome: A case report and literature review

Guo‑Ping Xie, Hui‑Juan Song, Nan Jiang, Cheng‑He Qin, Lei Wang, Shao‑Yong Xu, Bin Yu

Pages: 311-315 Published online on: 05 November 2015

Molecular determinants for lymph node metastasis in clinically early-stage endometrial cancer

Nadim Bou Zgheib, Douglas C. Marchion, Stephen H. Bush, Patricia L. Judson, Robert M. Wenham, Sachin M. Apte, Johnathan M. Lancaster, Jesus Gonzalez‑Bosquet

Pages: 323-329 Published online on: 06 November 2015

Expression of Epstein-Barr virus-induced gene 3 in cervical cancer: Association with clinicopathological parameters and prognosis

Yan‑Mei Hou, Juan Dong, Ming‑Yuan Liu, Shan Yu

Pages: 330-334 Published online on: 30 October 2015

Mesonephric carcinoma of the uterine corpus: A report of two cases

Jianguo Zhao, Caiyan Liu, Ji Qi, Pengpeng Qu

Pages: 335-339 Published online on: 06 November 2015

Angiotensin II type 2 receptor-interacting protein 3a suppresses proliferation, migration and invasion in tongue squamous cell carcinoma via the extracellular signal-regulated kinase-Snai2 pathway

Tingting Zhao, Qianting He, Zhonghua Liu, Xueqiang Ding, Xiaofeng Zhou, Anxun Wang

Pages: 340-344 Published online on: 10 November 2015

Expression of microRNA-10a, microRNA-342-3p and their predicted target gene TIAM1 in extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type

Haobo Huang, Liping Fan, Rong Zhan, Shunquan Wu, Wenyan Niu

Pages: 345-351 Published online on: 27 October 2015

A metanephric adenoma of the kidney associated with polycythemia: A case report

Pengfei Wang, Yuan Tian, Yuehai Xiao, Yang Zhang, Fa Sun, Kaifa Tang

Pages: 352-354 Published online on: 05 November 2015

Efficacy and safety of homoharringtonine plus cytarabine and aclarubicin for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome-RAEB

Feng Xiao, Ying Li, Weilai Xu, Liangshun You, Chunmei Yang, Hui Liu, Wenbin Qian

Pages: 355-359 Published online on: 05 November 2015

CXCL12/CXCR4 display an inverse mRNA expression profile in gastric carcinoma that correlates with tumor progression

Claudia Rubie, Anne Kauffels, Kathrin Kölsch, Mathias Glanemann, Christoph Justinger

Pages: 360-364 Published online on: 30 October 2015

Overexpression of MCPH1 inhibits uncontrolled cell growth by promoting cell apoptosis and arresting the cell cycle in S and G2/M phase in lung cancer cells

Limin Zhou, Yanjie Bai, Yanxi Li, Xueliang Liu, Tao Tan, Shasha Meng, Wenting He, Xiaobin Wu, Zhifang Dong

Pages: 365-372 Published online on: 04 November 2015

Quantitative assessment of the association between glutathione S-transferase M1 polymorphism and the risk of developing nasopharyngeal cancer

Yan Zhao, Yubao Wang, Xiaomei Wu, Jun Wang, Lijuan Zhang, Yuchi Jia, Wei Qi

Pages: 373-378 Published online on: 30 October 2015

Analysis of factors affecting endocrine therapy resistance in breast cancer

Min Zhang, Hui Chen, Jun Gu

Pages: 379-384 Published online on: 06 November 2015

Signal transduction by M3 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor in prostate cancer

Liqiang Guo, Yuqiang Liu, Zhibo Ding, Wendong Sun, Mingzhen Yuan

Pages: 385-392 Published online on: 27 October 2015

Epidermal growth factor receptor exon 20 p.S768I mutation in non-small cell lung carcinoma: A case report combined with a review of the literature and investigation of clinical significance

Giuseppina Improta, Angela Pettinato, Stefania Gieri, Giuseppa Scandurra, Wojciech Skovrider‑Ruminski, Estrid Høgdall, Filippo Fraggetta

Pages: 393-398 Published online on: 05 November 2015

Immunohistochemical expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in canine oral squamous cell carcinomas

Manuela Martano, Brunella Restucci, Dora Maria Ceccarelli, Lorenzo Lo Muzio, Paola Maiolino

Pages: 399-404 Published online on: 30 October 2015

MicroRNA-147 suppresses proliferation, invasion and migration through the AKT/mTOR signaling pathway in breast cancer

Yulong Zhang, He Zhang, Zhe Liu

Pages: 405-410 Published online on: 29 October 2015

Sinomenine, a COX-2 inhibitor, induces cell cycle arrest and inhibits growth of human colon carcinoma cells in vitro and in vivo

Haibo Yang, Peihao Yin, Zhan Shi, Yanchun Ma, Chenggen Zhao, Jampu Zheng, Teng Chen

Pages: 411-418 Published online on: 29 October 2015

Tongue lipoma in an older male: A case report and literature review of patients with tongue lipoma reported in China

Shu‑Lai Lu, Jian‑Jin Zheng, Hong Wu, Tao Li, Gang Dong, Yun‑Long Wang, Pi‑Shan Yang

Pages: 419-422 Published online on: 05 November 2015

Circulating microRNA-125b and microRNA-130a expression profiles predict chemoresistance to R-CHOP in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma patients

Wang Xin Yuan, Yang Xi Gui, Wang Na Na, Jiang Chao, Xigui Yang

Pages: 423-432 Published online on: 05 November 2015

MicroRNA-101 suppresses migration and invasion via targeting vascular endothelial growth factor-C in hepatocellular carcinoma cells

Zhenyu Liu, Jingjie Wang, Yuqing Mao, Bing Zou, Xiaoming Fan

Pages: 433-438 Published online on: 27 October 2015

Management of pathological femoral fracture secondary to breast cancer in pregnancy: A case report

Andrea Ciavattini, Francesca Mancioli, Enrico Paci, Rocco Politano

Pages: 439-441 Published online on: 10 November 2015

Expression of stem cell markers nanog and PSCA in gastric cancer and its significance

Xuanzhong Zhao, Feng Wang, Mingxing Hou

Pages: 442-448 Published online on: 06 November 2015

Helicobacter pylori-infected MSCs acquire a pro-inflammatory phenotype and induce human gastric cancer migration by promoting EMT in gastric cancer cells

Qiang Zhang, Juan Ding, Jinjun Liu, Wei Wang, Feng Zhang, Junhe Wang, Yuyun Li

Pages: 449-457 Published online on: 10 November 2015

Epidural angiomatous meningioma of the thoracic spine: A case report

Tao Yang, Liang Wu, Chenlong Yang, Yulun Xu

Pages: 458-460 Published online on: 05 November 2015

Costimulation with anti-cluster of differentiation 3 and anti-cluster of differentiation 28 reduces the activity of mucin 1-stimulated human mononuclear cells

Stephen E. Wright, Kathleen A. Rewers‑Felkins, Imelda Quinlin, Fatema Zohra, Jewel Ahmed

Pages: 461-465 Published online on: 29 October 2015

Intramuscular myxoma of the paraspinal muscles: A case report and systematic review of the literature

Saleh Rachidi, Amit J. Sood, Tihana Rumboldt, Terry A. Day

Pages: 466-470 Published online on: 05 November 2015

Fanconi anemia-D1 due to homozygosity for the BRCA2 gene Cypriot founder mutation: A case report

Maria A. Loizidou, Andreas Hadjisavvas, George A. Tanteles, Elena Spanou‑Aristidou, Kyriacos Kyriacou, Violetta Christophidou‑Anastasiadou

Pages: 471-473 Published online on: 02 November 2015

The effects of buthionine sulfoximine on the proliferation and apoptosis of biliary tract cancer cells induced by cisplatin and gemcitabine

Qiwei Li, Xiaobin Yin, Wei Wang, Ming Zhan, Benpeng Zhao, Zhaoyuan Hou, Jian Wang

Pages: 474-480 Published online on: 06 November 2015

Peptic ulcers accompanied with gastrointestinal bleeding, pylorus obstruction and cholangitis secondary to choledochoduodenal fistula: A case report

Bin Xi, Jun-Jun Jia, Bing-Yi Lin, Lei Geng, Shu-Sen Zheng

Pages: 481-483 Published online on: 10 November 2015

Resveratrol suppresses human glioblastoma cell migration and invasion via activation of RhoA/ROCK signaling pathway

Wei Xiong, Anan Yin, Xinggang Mao, Wei Zhang, Huiyong Huang, Xiang Zhang

Pages: 484-490 Published online on: 06 November 2015

Immunosuppression of breast cancer cells mediated by transforming growth factor-β in exosomes from cancer cells

Lei Rong, Rong Li, Shaoying Li, Rongcheng Luo

Pages: 500-504 Published online on: 29 October 2015

Strategies and developments of immunotherapies in osteosarcoma (Review)

Jia Wan, Xianghong Zhang, Tang Liu, Xiangsheng Zhang

Pages: 511-520 Published online on: 24 November 2015
Open Access

Recurrence rate and progression of chondrosarcoma is correlated with heat shock protein expression

Klemens Trieb, Irene Sulzbacher, Bernd Kubista

Pages: 521-524 Published online on: 17 November 2015
Open Access

Identification of key genes associated with gastric cancer based on DNA microarray data

Hui Sun

Pages: 525-530 Published online on: 17 November 2015
Open Access

Successful mucosal incision-assisted biopsy for the histological diagnosis of duodenal lymphoma: A case report

Asahiro Morishita, Hirohito Mori, Hideki Kobara, Noriko Nishiyama, Shintaro Fujihara, Tatsuo Yachida, Maki Ayaki, Tae Matsunaga, Teppei Sakamoto, Emiko Maeda, Takako Nomura, Joji Tani, Hisaaki Miyoshi, Hirohito Yoneyama, Takashi Himoto, Seiko Kagawa, Reiji Haba, Tsutomu Masaki

Pages: 531-534 Published online on: 25 November 2015
Open Access

Integrin β1‑mediated acquired gefitinib resistance in non‑small cell lung cancer cells occurs via the phosphoinositide 3-kinase‑dependent pathway

Qin‑Fang Deng, Bo Su, Yin‑Min Zhao, Liang Tang, Jie Zhang, Cai‑Cun Zhou

Pages: 535-542 Published online on: 18 November 2015
Open Access

miR‑135b inhibits tumour metastasis in prostate cancer by targeting STAT6

Ning Wang, Liangjun Tao, Huan Zhong, Sihai Zhao, Ying Yu, Bin Yu, Xiaonong Chen, Jianguo Gao, Rongjiang Wang

Pages: 543-550 Published online on: 25 November 2015
Open Access

BRIP1 inhibits the tumorigenic properties of cervical cancer by regulating RhoA GTPase activity

Wei Zou, Xiangdong Ma, Wei Hua, Biliang Chen, Yanhong Huang, Detang Wang, Guoqing Cai

Pages: 551-558 Published online on: 24 November 2015
Open Access

Expression of PTEN and KAI1 tumor suppressor genes in pancreatic carcinoma and its association with different pathological factors

Weidong Huang, Jie Yang, Jun Ren, Jianjun Tang

Pages: 559-562 Published online on: 17 November 2015
Open Access

Surgical resection of solitary omental metastasis from non‑small cell lung cancer: Report of three cases

Yasuhiro Matsuda, Yoshiyuki Fujiwara, Kentaro Kishi, Jiro Okami, Keijiro Sugimura, Masaaki Motoori, Norikatsu Miyoshi, Shingo Noura, Masayuki Ohue, Kunihito Gotoh, Shigeru Marubashi, Hirofumi Akita, Hidenori Takahashi, Masato Sakon, Masahiko Yano

Pages: 563-567 Published online on: 18 November 2015
Open Access

Identification of metastasis-associated genes in colorectal cancer using metaDE and survival analysis

Chong Qi, Liang Hong, Zhijian Cheng, Qingzhang Yin

Pages: 568-574 Published online on: 23 November 2015
Open Access

Expression profile of cathepsins indicates the potential of cathepsins B and D as prognostic factors in breast cancer patients

Tao Sun, Daqing Jiang, Liang Zhang, Qinglong Su, Wanli Mao, Cui Jiang

Pages: 575-583 Published online on: 23 November 2015
Open Access

Genetic heterogeneity of RPMI-8402, a T-acute lymphoblastic leukemia cell line

Ewelina Stoczynska‑Fidelus, Sylwester Piaskowski, Roza Pawlowska, Malgorzata Szybka, Joanna Peciak, Krystyna Hulas‑Bigoszewska, Marta Winiecka‑Klimek, Piotr Rieske

Pages: 593-599 Published online on: 23 November 2015
Open Access

Sentinel lymph node biopsy in T1/T2 squamous cell carcinomas of the tongue: A prospective study

Keyvan Sagheb, Kawe Sagheb, Roman Rahimi‑Nedjat, Kathy Taylor, Bilal Al‑Nawas, Christian Walter

Pages: 600-604 Published online on: 17 November 2015
Open Access

Intraluminal superior vena cava metastasis from adenosquamous carcinoma of the duodenum: A case report

Kotoe Takayoshi, Hiroshi Ariyama, Shingo Tamura, Shunsuke Yoda, Takeshi Arita, Toshihiro Yamaguchi, Keigo Ozono, Hidetaka Yamamoto, Kyoko Inadomi, Hozumi Kumagai, Mamoru Tanaka, Yuta Okumura, Kosuke Sagara, Kenta Nio, Michitaka Nakano, Shuji Arita, Hitoshi Kusaba, Keita Odashiro, Yoshinao Oda, Koichi Akashi, Eishi Baba

Pages: 605-609 Published online on: 18 November 2015
Open Access

Melittin suppresses cathepsin S-induced invasion and angiogenesis via blocking of the VEGF-A/VEGFR-2/MEK1/ERK1/2 pathway in human hepatocellular carcinoma

Zhi Zhang, Hanguang Zhang, Tao Peng, Dongdong Li, Jing Xu

Pages: 610-618 Published online on: 23 November 2015
Open Access

Novel method for the detection and quantification of malignant cells in the CSF of patients with leptomeningeal metastasis of lung cancer

Chunhua Ma, Yuan Lv, Rong Jiang, Jinduo Li, Bin Wang, Liwei Sun

Pages: 619-623 Published online on: 25 November 2015
Open Access

Nine susceptibility loci for hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma identified by a pilot two-stage genome-wide association study

Li‑Shuai Qu, Fei Jin, Yan‑Mei Guo, Tao‑Tao Liu, Ru‑Yi Xue, Xiao‑Wu Huang, Min Xu, Tao‑Yang Chen, Zheng‑Ping Ni, Xi‑Zhong Shen

Pages: 624-632 Published online on: 23 November 2015
Open Access

Globular adiponectin enhances invasion in human breast cancer cells

Emily Falk Libby, Jianzhong Liu, Yi Li, Monica J. Lewis, Wendy Demark‑Wahnefried, Douglas R. Hurst

Pages: 633-641 Published online on: 24 November 2015
Open Access

Effects of plant‑derived anti‑leukemic drugs on individualized leukemic cell population profiles in Egyptian patients

Mourad A. M. Aboul‑Soud, Hany A. El‑Shemy, Khalid M. Aboul‑Enein, Ali M. Mahmoud, Ahmed M. Al‑Abd, David A. Lightfoot

Pages: 642-648 Published online on: 13 November 2015
Open Access

Pathological confirmation of 4 cases with isolated cortical vein thrombosis previously misdiagnosed as brain tumor

Yingxin Yu, Ming Ren, Sheng Yao, Xiongfei Zhao, Xiaokun Qi

Pages: 649-653 Published online on: 17 November 2015

Mantle cell lymphoma with multiple lymphomatous polyposis and intussusception: A case report

Jae Min Lee, Eun Sun Kim, Hyuk Soon Choi, Bora Keum, Yoon Tae Jeen, Hong Sik Lee, Hoon Jai Chun, Chang Duck Kim, Ho Sang Ryu, Insun Kim

Pages: 654-656 Published online on: 23 November 2015

Epidermal inclusion cyst of the breast: A literature review

Annalisa Paliotta, Paolo Sapienza, Giuseppe D'Ermo, Gennaro Cerone, Giuseppe Pedullà, Daniele Crocetti, Antonietta De Gori, Giorgio De Toma

Pages: 657-660 Published online on: 24 November 2015

Clinicopathological features of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Noppadol Larbcharoensub, Jitchai Kayankarnnavee, Suda Sanpaphant, Kidakorn Kiranantawat, Chewarat Wirojtananugoon, Vorachai Sirikulchayanonta

Pages: 661-667 Published online on: 24 November 2015

Sigmoid colonic metastasis by lymphatic spread occurring with unilateral Krukenberg tumor considered to be caused by stage IA early gastric cancer: A case report

Daisuke Fujimoto, Yasuo Hirono, Takanaori Goi, Akio Yamaguchi

Pages: 668-672 Published online on: 16 November 2015

Nicotine enhances hepatocyte growth factor-mediated lung cancer cell migration by activating the α7 nicotine acetylcholine receptor and phosphoinositide kinase-3-dependent pathway

Remi Yoneyama, Kazutetsu Aoshiba, Kinya Furukawa, Makoto Saito, Hiroaki Kataba, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Norihiko Ikeda

Pages: 673-677 Published online on: 17 November 2015

Downregulation of Pygopus 2 inhibits vascular mimicry in glioma U251 cells by suppressing the canonical Wnt signaling pathway

Haidong Wang, Jianhua Fu, Dianshuang Xu, Weiwei Xu, Shiyong Wang, Liu Zhang, Yongsheng Xiang

Pages: 678-684 Published online on: 13 November 2015

Baicalein inhibits the migration and invasion of colorectal cancer cells via suppression of the AKT signaling pathway

Xiaojiang Rui, Xi Yan, Kai Zhang

Pages: 685-688 Published online on: 17 November 2015

Decitabine for the treatment of atypical chronic myeloid leukemia: A report of two cases

Huifang Jiang, Zhonglin Wu, Li Ren, Diehong Tao, Hongyan Tong

Pages: 689-692 Published online on: 25 November 2015

Expression and clinical significance of cyclooxygenase‑2 and interleukin‑32 in primary gastric B‑cell lymphoma

Yingying Cui, Zhenchang Sun, Xin Li, Changsen Leng, Lei Zhang, Xiaorui Fu, Ling Li, Xudong Zhang, Yu Chang, Feifei Nan, Zhaoming Li, Jiaqin Yan, Mingzhi Zhang, Wencai Li, Guannan Wang, Dandan Zhang, Yaozhen Ma

Pages: 693-698 Published online on: 20 November 2015

Upregulation of ULK1 expression in PC‑3 cells following tumor protein P53 transfection by sonoporation

Yu Wang, Yi‑Ni Chen, Wei Zhang, Yu Yang, Wen‑Kun Bai, E Shen, Bing Hu

Pages: 699-704 Published online on: 18 November 2015

Establishment and molecular characterization of cell lines from Japanese patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma

Ken Suzawa, Hiromasa Yamamoto, Tomoyuki Murakami, Hideki Katayama, Masashi Furukawa, Kazuhiko Shien, Shinsuke Hashida, Kazunori Okabe, Keisuke Aoe, Junichi Soh, Hiroaki Asano, Kazunori Tsukuda, Yusuke Mimura, Shinichi Toyooka, Shinichiro Miyoshi

Pages: 705-712 Published online on: 23 November 2015

Solitary recurrence of castration-resistant prostate cancer with low or undetectable levels of prostate specific antigen salvaged with local ablative radiation therapy: A case report

Chiachien Jake Wang, James Ying, Payal Kapur, Bryan Wohlfeld, Claus Roehrborn, Dong W. Nathan Kim

Pages: 713-716 Published online on: 18 November 2015

Pantoprazole inhibits human gastric adenocarcinoma SGC-7901 cells by downregulating the expression of pyruvate kinase M2

Yonghua Shen, Min Chen, Shuling Huang, Xiaoping Zou

Pages: 717-722 Published online on: 13 November 2015

Prognostic implications of survivin and lung resistance protein in advanced non-small cell lung cancer treated with platinum-based chemotherapy

Wenfeng Huang, Yan Mao, Yongzi Zhan, Jianfeng Huang, Xiangping Wang, Penghui Luo, Li Li, Dunchang Mo, Qiong Liu, Huimin Xu, Changjie Huang

Pages: 723-730 Published online on: 13 November 2015

Expression of hepatocyte growth factor and c-Met is characteristic of α-fetoprotein-producing colorectal adenocarcinoma: A report of three cases

Jun Li, Yue Liu, Jing‑Hong Xu, Zheng‑Ping Xu, Shu Zheng, Ke‑Feng Ding

Pages: 731-734 Published online on: 24 November 2015

CCR7 as a predictive biomarker associated with computed tomography for the diagnosis of lymph node metastasis in bladder carcinoma

Jinbo Chen, Yu Cui, Longfei Liu, Chao Li, Yunhua Tang, Xu Zhou, Lin Qi, Xiongbing Zu

Pages: 735-740 Published online on: 18 November 2015

Spontaneous acute epidural hematoma developed due to skull metastasis of hepatocelluar carcinoma: A case report and review of the literature

You‑Sub Kim, Kyung‑Sub Moon, Kyung‑Hwa Lee, Tae‑Young Jung, Woo‑Youl Jang, In‑Young Kim, Shin Jung

Pages: 741-744 Published online on: 18 November 2015

Expression levels of HER2 and MRP1 are not prognostic factors of long‑term survival in 829 patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Yong Chen, Shuang‑Mei Zhu, Xiao‑Ling Xu, An Zhao, Jin‑Lin Hu

Pages: 745-752 Published online on: 25 November 2015

Hepatocyte growth factor increases the invasive potential of PC‑3 human prostate cancer cells via an ERK/MAPK and Zeb‑1 signaling pathway

Yili Han, Yong Luo, Yongxing Wang, Yatong Chen, Mingchuan Li, Yongguang Jiang

Pages: 753-759 Published online on: 18 November 2015

Activating transcription factor 2 expression mediates cell proliferation and is associated with poor prognosis in human non-small cell lung carcinoma

Zhenyu You, Yong Zhou, Yuling Guo, Wenyan Chen, Shaoqing Chen, Xiaolang Wang

Pages: 760-766 Published online on: 16 November 2015

Retroperitoneal laparoscopic management of a solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection: A case report

Dehong Cao, Yingchun Hu, Li Li, Wei Xiao, Qiang Wei

Pages: 767-769 Published online on: 17 November 2015

Fusion of platelet‑derived growth factor receptor β to CEV14 gene in chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: A case report and review of the literature

Sheng‑Lan Gong, Meng‑Qiao Guo, Gu‑Sheng Tang, Chun‑Ling Zhang, Hui‑Ying Qiu, Xiao‑Xia Hu, Jian‑Min Yang

Pages: 770-774 Published online on: 18 November 2015

Photodynamic therapy with a novel porphyrin-based photosensitizer against human gastric cancer

Jing-Jing Chen, Li-Jing Gao, Tian-Jun Liu

Pages: 775-781 Published online on: 23 November 2015

Association of SIRT1 and HMGA1 expression in non-small cell lung cancer

Shuang‑Yan Lin, Fang Peng

Pages: 782-788 Published online on: 13 November 2015

Evolution and prognosis of breast osteosarcoma: A case report

Wanfeng Guo, Yang Cao, Guangju Teng, Jin Liu, Jianbin Su

Pages: 789-791 Published online on: 16 November 2015

Prostatic adenocarcinoma presenting with metastases to the testis and epididymis: A case report

Jin Zhang, Mei Dong, Xiaolei Hu, Lin Liu, Shen Li, Chao Li, Lijun Yang, Yongqiang Xiao, Shujian Pang, Chuan Wang

Pages: 792-794 Published online on: 16 November 2015

Paraganglioma of the urinary bladder with chromosome duplications detected by fluorescence in situ hybridization in urine exfoliated cells: A case report

Chunguang Yang, Zheng Liu, Ruzhu Lan, Zhihua Wang, Zhiquan Hu, Zhiqiang Chen, Zhangqun Ye

Pages: 795-797 Published online on: 18 November 2015

Acquired amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenic purpura induced by percutaneous ethanol injection during treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: A case report

Ding‑Lun Ai, Bo‑Tao Li, Xiao‑Ming Peng, Lin‑Zhi Zhang, Jing‑Yan Wang, Yun Zhao, Bin Yang, Qiang Yu, Chun‑Zi Liu, Ning Yang, Hua‑Ming Wang, Lin Zhou

Pages: 798-800 Published online on: 17 November 2015

Role of deregulated microRNAs in non‑small cell lung cancer progression using fresh‑frozen and formalin‑fixed, paraffin‑embedded samples

Yahong Wang, Jie Chen, Ziying Lin, Jun Cao, Haili Huang, Yun Jiang, Huijuan He, Lawei Yang, Nina Ren, Gang Liu

Pages: 801-808 Published online on: 25 November 2015

Myeloid‑derived suppressor cells enhance the expression of melanoma‑associated antigen A4 in a Lewis lung cancer murine model

Guilan Shi, Huiru Wang, Xiufen Zhuang

Pages: 809-816 Published online on: 13 November 2015

Pretreatment levels of serum osteoprotegerin and p53 protein and urine telomerase as prognostic factors affecting survival in Egyptian bladder cancer patients

Rania Bakry, Mohamed I. El‑Sayed, Hesham M. Hamza, Khaled H. Hassan

Pages: 823-830 Published online on: 17 November 2015

Appropriate use of tumour biomarkers for treatment with innovative drugs: A retrospective study

Ilaria Massa, Oriana Nanni, Massimo Guidoboni, Giovanni Luca Frassineti, Andrea Rocca, Marco Angelo Burgio, Linda Valmorri, Mattia Marri, Alessandra Piancastelli, Marina Faedi, Maurizio Leoni, Stefano Tamberi, Mattia Altini, Dino Amadori

Pages: 831-836 Published online on: 24 November 2015

Villoglandular papillary adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix: A report of 4 cases and a review of the literature

Qiang‑Yong Zhou, Hai‑Yan Chen, Si‑Meng Yang, Yue‑Hua Li, Xue‑Qing Wu

Pages: 837-841 Published online on: 18 November 2015

DNA hypermethylation of the vimentin gene inversely correlates with vimentin expression in intestinal- and diffuse-type gastric cancer

Hui Cong, Ru‑Yong Yao, Zhen‑Qing Sun, Wen‑Sheng Qiu, Ya‑Sai Yao, Tong‑Tong Feng, Chao Xin, Jun Liang, Lu Yue

Pages: 842-848 Published online on: 18 November 2015

Radiation dose to the lymph drainage area in esophageal cancer with involved-field irradiation

Wenbin Shen, Hongmei Gao, Shuchai Zhu, Youmei Li, Juan Li, Zhikun Liu, Jinwei Su

Pages: 849-855 Published online on: 23 November 2015

Central nervous system recurrence of desmoplastic small round cell tumor following aggressive multimodal therapy: A case report

Katsutsugu Umeda, Satoshi Saida, Hideki Yamaguchi, Shinya Okamoto, Takeshi Okamoto, Itaru Kato, Hidefumi Hiramatsu, Tsuyoshi Imai, Takeshi Kodaira, Toshio Heike, Souichi Adachi, Ken‑Ichiro Watanabe

Pages: 856-860 Published online on: 17 November 2015

Loss of GATA5 expression due to gene promoter methylation induces growth and colony formation of hepatocellular carcinoma cells

Lei Xia, Yan Gong, Aiqun Zhang, Shouwang Cai, Qiang Zeng

Pages: 861-869 Published online on: 25 November 2015

Truncated neurokinin‑1 receptor is an ubiquitous antitumor target in hepatoblastoma, and its expression is independent of tumor biology and stage

Agnès Garnier, Matthias Ilmer, Kristina Becker, Beate Häberle, Dietrich Von Schweinitz, Roland Kappler, Michael Berger

Pages: 870-878 Published online on: 20 November 2015

Predicting the failure of retrograde ureteral stent insertion for managing malignant ureteral obstruction in outpatients

Jin‑You Wang, Hai‑Liang Zhang, Yao Zhu, Xiao‑Jian Qin, Bo Dai, Ding‑Wei Ye

Pages: 879-883 Published online on: 24 November 2015

Non-invasive detection of nasopharyngeal carcinoma using saliva surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Sufang Qiu, Yuanji Xu, Lingling Huang, Wei Zheng, Chaobin Huang, Shaohua Huang, Jinyong Lin, Duo Lin, Shangyuan Feng, Rong Chen, Jianji Pan

Pages: 884-890 Published online on: 24 November 2015

Re-evaluation of various molecular targets located on CD34+CD38-Lin- leukemia stem cells and other cell subsets in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia

Yuping Cheng, Ming Jia, Yuanyuan Chen, Haizhao Zhao, Zebin Luo, Yongmin Tang

Pages: 891-897 Published online on: 25 November 2015

Refractory hypoglycemia controlled by systemic chemotherapy with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: A case report

Jen‑Seng Huang, Pei‑Hung Chang

Pages: 898-900 Published online on: 13 November 2015

Solitary fibrous tumor of the salivary gland: A case report

Yingwen Zhou, Jin Zheng, Qingqiang Zhu, Wei Xia, Santosh Kumar Bhagat

Pages: 901-903 Published online on: 18 November 2015

miR-128 regulates the apoptosis and proliferation of glioma cells by targeting RhoE

Chao Shang, Yang Hong, Yan Guo, Yun‑Hui Liu, Yi‑Xue Xue

Pages: 904-908 Published online on: 17 November 2015
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January-2016
Volume 11 Issue 1

Print ISSN: 1792-1074
Online ISSN: 1792-1082

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