Journal Articles

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Chemotherapy followed by chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced pancreatic cancer: A literature review and report of two cases

Mariacristina Di Marco, Marina Macchini, Silvia Vecchiarelli, Riccardo Casadei, Raffaele Pezzilli, Stefano Fanti, Lucia Zanoni, Lucia Calculli, Enza Barbieri, Donatella Santini, Roberto Di Cicilia, Giovanni Brandi, Guido Biasco

Pages: 195-200 Published online on: 21 January 2011
Open Access

Pathological complete response of colorectal liver metastases following chemotherapy with S-1 and oxaliplatin (SOX) in combination with bevacizumab: A case report

Tomoya Yokota, Tsuyoshi Sano, Yasuhiro  Shimizu, Daisuke  Takahari, Yoshiki Senda, Masahiro Shimura, Takashi Ura, Kohei  Shitara, Yuji Nimura, Yasushi Yatabe, Kei Muro

Pages: 201-205 Published online on: 21 January 2011
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Gastric Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor: A case report

Makoto Inoue, Toshifumi Wakai, Pavel V. Korita, Jun Sakata, Ryo Kurosaki, Agira Ogose, Hiroyuki Kawashima, Yoshio Shirai, Yoichi Ajioka, Katsuyoshi Hatakeyama

Pages: 207-210 Published online on: 20 January 2011

Serotonin synthesis and metabolism-related molecules in a human prostate cancer cell line

Toshiaki Shinka, Dai Onodera, Tetsuji Tanaka, Noriaki Shoji, Tadaaki Miyazaki, Tetsuya Moriuchi, Takahiro Fukumoto

Pages: 211-215 Published online on: 20 January 2011

Clinicopathological and patient characteristics of early gastric neoplasia endoscopically resected with loss of Mlh1 expression

Shuji Sasaki, Kazuo Yashima, Akihiro Hayashi, Yohei Takeda, Akiko Yasugi, Masaharu Koda, Koichiro Kawaguchi, Kenichi Harada, Hisao Ito, Yoshikazu Murawaki

Pages: 217-222 Published online on: 30 December 2010

Ductal carcinoma in situ arising within a benign phyllodes tumor: A case report with a review of the literature

Yoshinori Nio, Chikage Iguchi, Kazuhiko Tsuboi, Riruke Maruyama

Pages: 223-228 Published online on: 08 December 2010

Novel immunohistochemical marker, integrin αVβ3, for BOP-induced early lesions in hamster pancreatic ductal carcinogenesis

Tsukasa Kitahashi, Mitsuyoshi Yoshimoto, Toshio Imai

Pages: 229-234 Published online on: 21 January 2011

Serum concentration and expression of Reg IV in patients with esophageal cancer: Age-related elevation of serum Reg IV concentration

Naohide Oue, Tsuyoshi Noguchi, Katsuhiro Anami, Kazuhiro Sentani, Naoya Sakamoto, Naohiro Uraoka, Yuta Wakamatsu, Hiroki Sasaki, Wataru Yasui

Pages: 235-239 Published online on: 19 January 2011

Irinotecan monotherapy offers advantage over combination therapy with irinotecan plus cisplatin in second-line setting for treatment of advanced gastric cancer following failure of fluoropyrimidine-based regimens

Masaru Oba, Keisho Chin, Yoshimasa Kawazoe, Koichi Takagi, Mariko Ogura, Eiji Shinozaki, Mitsukuni Suenaga, Satoshi Matsusaka, Nobuyuki Mizunuma, Kiyohiko Hatake

Pages: 241-245 Published online on: 20 January 2011

Availability of irinotecan in a second-line setting confers survival benefit to patients with advanced gastric cancer refractory to fluoropyrimidine-based regimens

Masaru Oba, Keisho Chin, Yoshimasa Kawazoe, Koichi Takagi, Mariko Ogura, Eiji Shinozaki, Mitsukuni Suenaga, Satoshi Matsusaka, Nobuyuki Mizunuma, Kiyohiko Hatake

Pages: 247-251 Published online on: 20 January 2011

Association between brain natriuretic peptide and distant metastases in advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients

Katsuhiro Masago, Shiro Fujita, Yosuke Togashi, Kaoru Irisa, Yuichi Sakamori, Yukimasa Hatachi, Akiko Fukuhara, Hiroki Nagai, Young Hak Kim, Tadashi Mio, Michiaki Mishima

Pages: 253-256 Published online on: 21 January 2011

Detection of MET and SOX2 amplification by quantitative real-time PCR in non-small cell lung carcinoma

Yi-Ran Cai, Hai-Qing Zhang, Zong-De Zhang, Jing Mu, Zi-Hui Li

Pages: 257-264 Published online on: 23 December 2010

Screen and analysis of key disease genes for precancerous lesions of oral buccal mucosa induced by DMBA in golden hamsters

Dan Chen, Kai Yang, Guodong Zhang, Jie Mei, Li Xiang

Pages: 265-271 Published online on: 23 December 2010

Complex translocation involving four chromosomes in a novel Philadelphia-positive chronic myeloid leukemia case

Walid Al-Achkar, Abdulsamad Wafa, Thomas Liehr

Pages: 273-276 Published online on: 21 January 2011

Factors associated with the misdiagnosis of sentinel lymph nodes using touch imprint cytology for early stage breast cancer

Yi-Zuo Chen, Jia-Xin Zhang, Jia-Jian Chen, Zhe-Bin Liu, Xiao-Yan Huang, Jing-Yi Cheng, Wen-Tao Yang, Zhi-Min Shao, Zhen-Zhou Shen, Jiong Wu

Pages: 277-281 Published online on: 13 January 2011

Migration of mouse-induced pluripotent stem cells to glioma-conditioned medium is mediated by tumor-associated specific growth factors

Shinichiro Koizumi, Chunyu Gu, Shinji Amano, Seiji Yamamoto, Hayato Ihara, Tsutomu Tokuyama, Hiroki Namba

Pages: 283-288 Published online on: 14 January 2011

Therapy of Hodgkin's lymphoma in clinical practice: A retrospective long-term follow-up analysis

Sara Aquino, Marino Clavio, Edoardo Rossi, Luana Vignolo, Maurizio Miglino, Mauro Spriano, Letizia Canepa, Gioacchino Catania, Ivana Pierri, Micaela Bergamaschi, Roberta Gonella, Carlo Marani, Omar Racchi, Marina Cavaliere, Riccardo Goretti, Federico Carbone, Andrea Bruzzone, Rodolfo Tassara, Angelo Michele Carella, Riccardo Ghio, Marco Gobbi

Pages: 289-295 Published online on: 21 January 2011

Thymidylate synthetase and dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase mRNA levels in esophageal cancer

Masahiro Kimura, Yoshiyuki Kuwabara, Akira Mitsui, Hideyuki Ishiguro, Nobuyoshi Sugito, Tatsuya Tanaka, Midori Shiozaki, Yasuhiro Naganawa, Hiromitsu Takeyama

Pages: 297-301 Published online on: 16 December 2010

Shift in cytotoxic target from estrogen receptor-positive to estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer cells by trastuzumab in combination with taxane-based chemotherapy

Mitsuhiro Hayashi, Kazuharu Kai, Yasuhiro Okumura, Tomofumi   Osako, Nobuyuki Arima, Hirotaka Iwase, Reiki Nishimura

Pages: 303-308 Published online on: 11 January 2011

Identification of responders/non-responders to 5-fluorouracil based on individual 50% inhibitory area under the concentration curve of 5-fluorouracil obtained with collagen gel droplet‑embedded culture-drug sensitivity test in colorectal cancer

Takumi Ochiai, Kazuhiko Nishimura, Tomoo Watanabe, Masayuki Kitajima, Akinori Nakatani, Takashi Marusasa, Tadasuke Hashiguchi, Takayuki Uchida, Naoki Sakuyama, Tsuyoshi Sato, Kennji Kishine, Shunji Futagawa, Isao Nagaoka

Pages: 309-313 Published online on: 21 January 2011

Retrospective analysis of metastatic sarcoma patients

Tomoki Nakamura, Akihiko Matsumine, Takao Matsubara, Kunihiro Asamuma, Rui Niimi, Atsumasa Uchida, Akihiro Sudo

Pages: 315-318 Published online on: 19 January 2011

Fucoidan reduces the toxicities of chemotherapy for patients with unresectable advanced or recurrent colorectal cancer

Masahide Ikeguchi, Manabu Yamamoto, Yosuke Arai, Yoshihiko Maeta, Keigo Ashida, Kuniyuki Katano, Yasunari Miki, Takayuki Kimura

Pages: 319-322 Published online on: 21 January 2011
Open Access

Breast cancer patients in Libya: Comparison with European and central African patients

Jamela Mostafa E. Boder, Fathi B. Elmabrouk Abdalla, Mohamed Ahmed Elfageih, Abuagela Abusaa, Abdelbaset Buhmeida, Yrjo Collan

Pages: 323-330 Published online on: 20 January 2011

Copy number increase of HER-2 in colorectal cancers

Yi Xiong, Zhengyu Fang, Chao Zhang, Guolong Qi, Wenli Liu, Wei Zhang, Jun Wan

Pages: 331-335 Published online on: 08 December 2010

Opposite regulation of estrogen receptor-α and its variant ER-α36 by the Wilms' tumor suppressor WT1

Lianguo Kang, Lei Wang, Zhao-Yi Wang

Pages: 337-341 Published online on: 21 January 2011

Construction of a fusion expression plasmid containing the G250 gene and human granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor and its significance in renal cell carcinoma

Jun-Wu Li, Jun-Yuan Gong, Ke Li, Yan Liu, Qiu-Ping Ye, Xin Liu, Ze-Xuan Su

Pages: 343-347 Published online on: 30 December 2010

Gene expression of growth signaling pathways is up-regulated in CD133-positive medulloblastoma cells

Chunyu Gu, Naoki Yokota, Yun Gao, Junkoh Yamamoto, Tsutomu Tokuyama, Hiroki Namba

Pages: 357-361 Published online on: 14 January 2011

TP53 genetic alterations in Arab breast cancer patients: Novel mutations, pattern and distribution

Abeer J. Al-Qasem, Mohamed Toulimat, Abdelmoneim M. Eldali, Asma Tulbah, Nujoud Al-Yousef, Sooad K. Al-Daihan, Nada Al-Tassan, Taher Al-Tweigeri, Abdelilah Aboussekhra

Pages: 363-369 Published online on: 18 January 2011

Association between the TGFB1 -509C/T and TGFBR2 -875A/G polymorphisms and gastric cancer: a case-control study

Lixia Xu, Zhirong Zeng, Bin Chen, Xiaoqin Wu, Jun Yu, Ling Xue, Linwei  Tian, Yiming Wang, Minhu Chen, Joseph J.Y. Sung, Pinjin Hu

Pages: 371-377 Published online on: 21 January 2011

MDR-1 gene polymorphisms G2677T and C3435T in a case of Hodgkin's variant of Richter's syndrome

Giuseppa Penna, Alessandro Allegra, Andrea Alonci, Mohamed Aguennouz, Antonino Cannavò, Sabina Russo, Angela Granata, Caterina Musolino

Pages: 379-381 Published online on: 20 January 2011

EGFR mutation: Significance as a stratification factor in the era of molecular-targeted therapy

Young Hak Kim, Katsuhiro Masago, Yosuke Togashi, Yuichi Sakamori, Chiyuki Okuda, Tadashi Mio, Michiaki Mishima

Pages: 383-387 Published online on: 20 January 2011

Genetic testing and first presymptomatic diagnosis in Moroccan families at high risk for breast/ovarian cancer

Fatima Zahra Laarabi, Imane Cherkaoui Jaouad, Karim Ouldim, Nisrine Aboussair, Abdelouahed Jalil, Brahim El Khalil El Gueddari, Noureddine Benjaafar, Abdelaziz Sefiani

Pages: 389-393 Published online on: 21 January 2011
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March-April 2011
Volume 2 Issue 2

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

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