Volume 17, Issue 2 (April-May 2012)


Promising therapeutic options in triple-negative breast cancer
A. Bilici, C. Arslan, K. Altundag; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Metabolic syndrome and breast cancer: an overview
G. Gezgen, E.C. Roach, M.C. Kizilarslanoglu, I. Petekkaya, K. Altundag; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

The colorectal cancer stem-like cell hypothesis: a pathologist’s point of view
S. Susman, C. Tomuleasa, O. Soritau, C. Mihu, D. Rus-Ciuca, J-C. Sabourin, F. Bibeau, A. Irimie, R. Buiga; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic features of keratocystic odontogenic tumors: a review
M. Jurisic, M. Andric, J.N. dos Santos, V. Jurisic; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)



Post mastectomy radiotherapy in breast cancer: a survey of current United Kingdom practice
P.T. Mallon, S.A. McIntosh; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Incidence of brain metastases in early stage HER2 3+ breast cancer patients; Is there a role for brain CT in asymptomatic patients?
Z.I. Tomasevic, Z. Rakocevic, Z.M. Tomasevic, Z. Milovanovic, M. Inic, D. Kolarevic, V. Lukic, Z. Kovac; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Cisplatin-ifosfamide combination chemotherapy in metastatic triple-negative, anthracycline- and taxane-pretreated breast cancer patients; a phase II study
A. Halim, H. Wahba; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Glutathione S-transferase Pi expression in invasive breast cancer and its relation with the clinical outcome
R.L. Franco, N.G.M. Schenka, A.A. Schenka, L.F. Rezende, M.S.C. Gurgel; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Sentinel node biopsy and neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of breast cancer
J. Gatek, D. Vrana, L. Hnatek, J. Bakala, B. Dudesek, J. Duben, T. Musil; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

ERCC1 expression in triple negative breast cancer
C. Ozkan, B. Gumuskaya, S. Yaman, S. Aksoy, G. Guler, K. Altundag; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Discordant expression of hormone receptors and HER2 in breast cancer. A retrospective comparison of primary tumors with paired metachronous recurrences or metastases
P. Arapantoni-Dadioti, C. Valavanis, T. Gavressea, O. Tzaida, H. Trihia, I. Lekka; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Overexpression of βIII-tubulin and survivin associated with drug resistance to docetaxel-based chemotherapy in advanced gastric cancer
Wei-e Zheng, Hua Chen, Shao-fei Yuan, Li-li Wu, Wu Zhang, Hong-yu Sun, Wen-jun Chen; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Prognostic factors affecting recurrence and survival in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer
D. Koca, C. Binicier, I. Oztop, T. Yavuzsen, H. Ellidokuz, U. Yilmaz; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer in a low volume institution
P. Lampropoulos, A. Vezakis, N. Paschalidis, E. Balitsaris, A. Zizi-Sermpetzoglou, A. Hadjimarcou, S. Rizos; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

The three-surgeon technique for liver tissue dissection: towards real bloodless hepatectomy
A. Petrou, M. Kontos, E. Prassas, K. Bramis, A. Papalambros, N. Brennan, C. Mihas, E. Felekouras; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Outcomes of patients with oesophageal cancer treated with preoperative chemoradiotherapy, followed by tumor resection: influence of nutritional factors
M. Zemanova, F. Novak, P. Vítek, A. Pazdro, M. Smejkal, G. Pazdrova, L. Petruzelka; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Impact of adjuvant chemotherapy in stage IB non-small-cell lung cancer: An analysis of 112 consecutively treated patients
M. Dediu, O. Ion, R. Ion, A. Alexandru, D. Median, C. Gal, T. Horvat, C. Motas, N. Motas; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Mini-nutrition assessment, malnutrition, and postoperative complications in elderly Chinese patients with lung cancer
Lei Zhang, Chen Wang, Sheng Y. Sha, S. Kwauk, A.R. Miller, Min S. Xie, Yi Q. Dong, Qing Q. Kong, Lian J. Wu, Fa Z. Zhang, Jun Liu, Guang S. Wang, Yang Jing, Li C. Wang; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Prognostic factors in patients with advanced hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
V. Krstevska, I. Stojkovski, B. Zafirova-Ivanovska, S. Crvenkova; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Tumor heparanase expression in predicting response to induction chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced laryngeal cancer
M. Dincer, K. Altundag, M. Cengiz, E. Ozyar, A. Sungur, S. Hosal, I. H Gullu; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Stereology study of oral verrucous carcinoma
Ousheng Liu, Haixia Zhang, Yuehong Wang, Hongzhi Quan, Jie Zhang, Jing Zhou, Jun Zuo, Jianxia Tang, Xiaodan Fang, Weiming Wang, Lili Zhao, Zhan’gui Tang; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Intermittent androgen blockade or continuous androgen blockade in advanced prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of efficacy, quality of life and side effects
Jianguo Zhu, Yunlin Wang, Shuxiong Xu, Zhaolin Sun; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Long term experience in high grade glial tumors with temozolomide
U. Demirci, S. Buyukberber, U. Coskun, M. Akmansu, E. Yaman, M. Baykara, D. Yamac, A. Uner, M. Benekli; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


A supersaturated calcium phosphate solution seems to effectively prevent and treat oral mucositis in haematopoietic stem cell transplanted cancer patients – single centre experience
A. Wasko-Grabowska, P. Rzepecki, S. Oborska, J. Barzal, B. Mlot, K. Gawronski, M. Wasko, C. Szczylik; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Expression analysis of genes involved in apoptosis, proliferation and endoplasmic reticulum stress in ionomycin/PMA treated Jurkat cells
K. Stankov, G. Bogdanovic, S. Stankov, D. Draskovic, G. Grubor-Lajsic, M. Spasic, D. Blagojevic; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Hydroxyzine, cimetidine and vitamin C in reducing skin flap necrosis in ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats. A comparative study
Sp. Georgopoulos, D. Mastorakos, A. Kondi-Pafiti, K. Katsenis, N. Arkadopoulos, D. Kannas, M. Archontaki, N. Vestarchis, G. Kokkalis; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Ethical and legal aspects of oncogenomics
K. Stankov, D. Draskovic, M. Mikov; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Vaccination against human papillomavirus in childhood: the next rubella analogue?
I.N. Mammas, D.A. Spandidos; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Science Ethics Education. Part II: Changes in attitude toward scientific fraud among medical researchers after a short course in science ethics
K. Vuckovic-Dekic, D. Gavrilovic, I. Kezic, G. Bogdanovic, S. Brkic; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Primary signet-ring adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder with gastric metastasis or a second primary cancer?
J. Syrios, M. Logothetis, A. Grivas, E. Lianos, A.E. Athanasiou; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Chemo re-irradiation in recurrent head and neck cancer: a single institution experience
N. Katodritis, H. Charalampous, D. Vomvas; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Clinical and pathological characteristics of patients 80 years and older with breast cancer
M. Tosur, I. Sahin, E. Ararat, T. Babacan, K. Altundag; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

A case of familial nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Is screening necessary for siblings?
U. Sahin, K. Altundag; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)


Sir Robert Carswell (1793-1857): coining the term “melanoma”
M. Karamanou, I. Liappas, E. Stamboulis, M. Lymperi, K. Kyriakis, G. Androutsos; (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

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