REVIEW ARTICLES

Is there a current change of maintenance treatment in ovarian cancer? An updated review of the literature
Derya Kilic Sakarya, Mehmet Hakan Yetimalar; pp 290-300 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Epigenetic mechanisms in endometrial cancer
Albiona Stampoliou, Petroula Arapantoni-Dadioti, Kitty Pavlakis; pp 301-306 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Recent advances in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma
Shuhong Zhang, Meng Yue, RongHua Shu, Hui Cheng, PeiXin Hu; pp 307-311 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Clinical significance of epithelial-mesenchymal transition and cancer stem cells
Mehmet Topcul, Idil Cetin; pp 312-319 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Cervical cancer: screening, diagnosis and staging
Panagiotis Tsikouras, Stefanos Zervoudis, Bachar Manav, Eirini Tomara, George Iatrakis, Constantinos Romanidis, Anastasia Bothou, George Galazios; pp 320-325 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

LUNG CANCER

A randomized study comparing the effectiveness of microwave ablation radioimmunotherapy and postoperative adjuvant chemoradiation in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer
Zilin Zhao, Zhenmin Su, Wangfeng Zhang, Min Luo, Hongzhi Wang, Liangyan Huang; pp 326-332 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Comparison of the efficacy of radiotherapy between postoperative mediastinal lymph node recurrence and stage III disease in non-small cell lung cancer patients
Hisao Imai, Haruyasu Murakami, Reiko Yoshino, Keita Mori, Kiyomi Sumita, Akira Ono, Hiroaki Akamatsu, Tetsuhiko Taira, Hirotsugu Kenmotsu, Hideyuki Harada, Tateaki Naito, Kyoichi Kaira, Yoshio Tomizawa, Yasuhisa Ohde, Masana Matsuura, Masahiro Endo, Ryusei Saito, Takashi Nakajima, Toshiaki Takahashi; pp 333-340 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Prognostic significance of overexpressed matrix metalloproteinase-2, mouse-double minute: 2 homolog and epidermal growth factor receptor in non-small cell lung cancer
Lian-Yong Jiang, Rui Bi, Fang-Bao Ding, Ming-Song Wang, Ju Mei, Yi He; pp 341-348 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

GASTROINTESTINAL CANCERS

Results of third-generation epirubicin/cisplatin/xeloda adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with radically resected gastric cancer
Calin Cainap, Viorica Nagy, Andrada Seicean, Alexandra Gherman, Istvan Laszlo, Cosmin Lisencu, Al Hajar Nadim, Anne-Marie Constantin, Simona Cainap; pp 349-359 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Clinical and pathological characteristics and their effect on survival in elderly patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors
Nil Molinas Mandel, Fatih Selcukbiricik, Metin Kanitez, Suayip Yalcin, Deniz Tural, Sibel Erdamar, Gulen Dogusoy, Gokhan Demir; pp 360-365 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Identification of disrupted pathways in ulcerative colitis-related colorectal carcinoma by systematic tracking the dysregulated modules
Deshun Wu, Qing Li, Guixiang Song, Jun Lu; pp 366-374 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

BREAST CANCER

Efficacy and safety of eribulin monotherapy in patients with heavily pretreated metastatic breast cancer
Ozturk Ates, Taner Babacan, Neyran Kertmen, Furkan Sarici, Alma Cenoli, Serkan Akin, Yusuf Karakas, Saadettin Kilickap, Yavuz Ozisik, Ali R Sever, Sercan Aksoy, Kadri Altundag; pp 375-381 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

The role of p95HER2 in trastuzumab resistance in breast cancer
Nuket Ozkavruk Eliyatkin, Safiye Aktas, Hakan Ozgur, Pinar Ercetin, Ali Kupelioglu; pp 382-389 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

Personalized discovery of altered pathways in clear cell renal cell carcinoma using accumulated normal sample data
Xiaoyi Wang, Min Ding, Yong Yang, Yuehua Feng, Zhanqin Shi, Fengping Qiu, Ming Zhu; pp 390-398 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Effectiveness of allogeneic CD3AK cells on transplanted human renal cell cancer in mice with severe combined immune deficiency
Lei Ge, Zhongjie Shan, Qianhe Han, Nan Zhang, Yang Zhao; pp 399-406 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA

Analysis of short and long term therapeutic effects of radiofrequency hyperthermia combined with conformal radiotherapy in hepatocellular carcinoma
Youhong Dong, Gang Wu; pp 407-411 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Microwave versus saline-linked radiofrequency (Aquamantys) assisted liver resection in a porcine liver resection model. A safety and feasibility pilot study
Dimitrios Kaparelos, Demetrios Moris, Michalis Kontos, Alexandros Papalampros, Athanasios Petrou, Christos Tsigris, Emmanouil Pikoulis, Nikolaos Kavantzas, Apostolos Papalois, Evangelos Felekouras; pp 412-418 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

The management of patients with esophageal cancer and coronary artery stenosis undergoing radiotherapy or concurrent chemoradiotherapy: a single-center experience
Hui Luo, Xiaojian Chen, Lanhua Wang, Lili Qiao, Ning Liang, Jian Xie, Xinshuang Yu, Meijuan Song, Zhen Liu, Yajuan Lv, Fengjun Liu, Yuan Tian, Jian Cheng, Guodong Deng, Jingxin Zhang, X. Allen Li, Jiandong Zhang; pp 419-426 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Survival following video-assisted thoracoscopic versus open esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma
Yan Wang, Changle Chen; pp 427-433 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

PROSTATE CANCER

MicroRNA-146b acts as a potential tumor suppressor in human prostate cancer
Hai-Yong Ding, Wei-Qing Qian, Jun Xu; pp 434-443 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES

Correlation of p210 BCR-ABL transcript variants with clinical, parameters and disease outcome in 45 chronic myeloid leukemia patients
Walid Al-Achkar, Faten Moassass, Nagham Youssef, Abdulsamad Wafa; pp 444-449 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

THYROID CANCER

E-cadherin/α-catenin deregulated co-expression in thyroid carcinoma based on tissue microarray digital image analysis
Evangelos Tsiambas, Vasileios Ragos, Georgios Georgakopoulos, Dimitrios N. Rigopoulos, Panagiotis P. Fotiades, Antonios Chatziioannidis, Athanasios Stamatelopoulos, Georgios Vilaras, Andreas Karameris; pp 450-455 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

MEDULLOBLASTOMA

Multicenter experience of adult medulloblastoma: A study of Anatolian Society of Medical Oncology (ASMO)
Onur Esbah, Umut Demirci, Faysal Dane, Yusuf Gunaydsin, Nuriye Ozdemir, Ahmet Siyar Ekinci, Hilmi Kodaz, Dogan Yazilitas, Rashad Rzayev, Yildiz Guney, Metin Seker, Mukremin Uysal, Ali Inal1, Ahmet Bilici1, Mustafa Benekli, Berna Oksuzoglu, Suleyman Buyukberber; 456-460 (Pubmed abstr, PDF)

ORAL CANCER

Multidrug resistance and tumor-initiating capacity of oral cancer stem cells
Hong-Guo Shang, Hong-Ling Yu, Xiao-Ni Ma, Xin Xu; pp 461-465 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

CANCER PAIN

Effect of music therapy on pain behaviors in rats with bone cancer pain
Ji Gao, Shaoqin Chen, Suyong Lin, Hongjing Han; pp 466-472 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION

Strategic management of Public Hospitals’ medical services
Aimin Hao, Tao Yi, Xia Li, Lei Wei, Pei Huang, Xinzhou Xu, Lihua Yi; pp 473-477 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Policy and Practice Model of Public-Private Partnership in Public Hospitals during the New Medical Reform Period
Ju-Yang Zhang, Ru-Yin Long, Hai Yan, Qing Yang, Bo Yang; pp 478-481 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

MISCELLANEOUS

Anticancer activity of two ruthenium(II)-DMSO-chalcone complexes: Comparison of cytotoxic, pro-apoptotic and antimetastatic potential
Katarina K. Jovanovic, Nevenka Gligorijevic, Ruchi Gaur, Lallan Mishra, Sinisa Radulovic; pp 482-490 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

New evidence of TERT rs2736098 polymorphism and cancer risk: an updated meta-analysis
Tong Li, Yun Xian, Tian Tian, Xun Zhuang, Minjie Chu; pp 491-497 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Pelvic intraoperative iatrogenic oncosurgical injuries: single-center experience
Constantin Octavian Neagoe, Octavian Mazilu; pp 498-504 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Determination of patient set-up error and optimal treatment margin for intensity modulated radiotherapy using image guidance system
Nithya Kanakavelu, James Jebaseelan Samuel; pp 505-511 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

Molecular assays in detecting EGFR gene aberrations: an updated HER2-dependent algorithm for interpreting gene signals; a short technical report
Evangelos Tsiambas, Vasileios Ragos, Alicia Y. Lefas, Stavros N. Georgiannos, Dimitrios N. Rigopoulos, Georgios Georgakopoulos, Athanasios Stamatelopoulos, Dimitra Grapsa, Konstantinos Syrigos; pp 512-515 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Impact of the functional neck dissection in maxillofacial surgical oncology: its role in robotic-based surgery era
Vasileios Ragos, Evangelos Tsiambas, Kyriaki Martis, Athanasios Kitsakos, Panagiotis P. Fotiades, Ioannis Asproudis, Athanasios Stamatelopoulos, Christos Martis; pp 516-519 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Leg cramps associated with tamoxifen use – possible mechanism and treatment recommendations
Fatih Karatas, Suleyman Sahin, Taner Babacan, Serkan Akin, Ali R. Sever, Kadri Altundag; p 520 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

When should we give aromatase inhibitors for insomnia; early in the day or after dinner?
Ozturk Ates, Veli Sunar, Ali R Sever, Kadri Altundag; p 521 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

Which situations require attention during radiotherapy in patients with Behcet’s disease-associated malignancy?
Yasemin Benderli Cihan, Talha Sarigoz; p 522 (Pubmed abstrPDF)

HISTORY OF ONCOLOGY

Popular palliative cancer treatments in 18th – mid 19th century
George Androutsos, Michalis Koutsilieris, Athanase Protogerou, Konstantinos Laios, Marianna Karamanou; pp 523-527 (Pubmed abstrPDF)