REVIEW ARTICLE

The role of Toll-like receptors in ovarian cancer
Vlad Gata, Ignat Florin Laurentiu; pp  1092-1096 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

COLORECTAL CANCER
FAK, Src and p-Paxillin expression is decreased in liver metastasis of colorectal carcinoma patients
Eleftherios Mantonakis, Constantinos Giaginis, Emmanouel Pikoulis, Evangelos Felekouras, Efstratios Patsouris, Theodoros Liakakos, Efstathios Papalampros, Stamatios Theocharis; pp 1097-1106  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Gene expression profiling demonstrates WNT/β-catenin pathway genes alteration in Mexican patients with colorectal cancer and diabetes mellitus
Laura Ivonne Wence-Chavez, Ulises Palomares-Chacon, Juan Pablo Flores-Gutierrez, Luis Felipe Jave-Suarez, Adriana del Carmen Aguilar-Lemarroy, Patricio Barros-Nunez, Silvia Esperanza Flores-Martinez, Jose Sanchez-Corona, Monica Alejandra Rosales-Reynoso; pp 1107-1114  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Remarkably higher efficacy and a wider safety window for nonfrontline over first-line drug combinations in the adenocarcinoma Colo 320DM cell line Elsa N.Garza-Trevino, Martha S.Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Paulina Delgado Gonzalez, Yesenia G.Alonso-Cruz, Adolfo Soto-Dominguez, Juan F. Gonzalez Guerrero, Yanko Castro-Govea, Emiliano Michel Sanchez, Salvador Said Fernandez, Herminia G. Martinez-Rodriguez; pp 1115-1121  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

The prognostic role of Skp2 and the tumor suppressor protein p27 in colorectal cancer
Ovidiu Vasile Bochis, Patriciu Achimas-Cadariu, Catalin Vlad, Bogdan Fetica, Daniel Corneliu Leucuta, Constantin Ioan Busuioc, Alexandru Irimie; pp 1122-1130  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Evaluation of safety of bevacizumab as second-line treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
Vladimir Todorovic, Nada Cicmil Saric, Jadranka Lakicevic, Milan Sorat; pp 1131-1136  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

GASTRIC CANCER
Towards a tailored lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer based on the correlation between the primary tumor location and the first lymphatic drain basin: Preliminary data
John Griniatsos, Demetrios Moris, Eleftherios Spartalis, Hara Gakiopoulou, Ioannis Karavokyros, Konstantinos Apostolou, Nikoletta Dimitriou, Evangelos Felekouras ; pp 1137-1143  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Does upfront therapy with cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC confer a survival benefit in patients with synchronous gastric peritoneal carcinomatosis when compared with patients with metachronous gastric peritoneal carcinomatosis?
Nikolaos Kopanakis, Elias Efstathiou, Dimitrios Sarris, John Spiliotis; pp 1144-1147  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Silibinin promotes the apoptosis of gastric cancer BGC823 cells through caspase pathway
Runfang Li, Jianmin Yu, Chengjun Wang; pp 1148-1153  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Analysis of expression profile of miRNA in stomach adenocarcinoma
Qianzhu Huo; pp 1154-1159  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA
Meta-analysis of laparoscopic vs open liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: The European experience
Georgios C. Sotiropoulos, Anastasia Prodromidou, Nikolaos Machairas; pp 1160-1171  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Tissue injury of the remnant liver following radiofrequency-assisted partial hepatectomy
Petros Ypsilantis, Maria Lambropoulou, Anastasios Karayiannakis, Miroslav Milicevic, Predrag Bulajic, Dimitrios Zacharoulis, Eleni Sioka, Constantinos Simopoulos; pp 1172-1179  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Safety and efficacy of liver resections in elderly patients
Georgios C. Sotiropoulos, Ioannis D. Kostakis, Nikolaos Machairas, Stylianos Kykalos, Gregory Kouraklis; pp 1180-1185  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

NOR1 expression and its relationship with prognosis in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Yinzhi Deng, Xiangyu Zhou, Xingchao Xiang, Yangli Ou, Jianhua He; pp 1186-1190  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

BREAST CANCER
Changes in 18F-FDG-PET/CT tumor metabolism are not consistent with pathologic complete response in hormone-positive breast cancer
Serap Kaya, Bilge Aktas, Eda Tanrikulu, Mehmet Akif Ozturk, Fuat Dede, Handan Kaya, Umit Ugurlu, Zerrin Ozgen, Sinan Koca, Suleyman Halil, Rahib Hasanov, Ozkan Alan, Nalan Akgul Babacan, Ozlem Ercelep, Faysal Dane, Mahmut Gumus, Fulden Yumuk; pp 1191-1198  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Impact of Oncotype DX on chemotherapy assignment: a retrospective single-center study on female breast cancer patients
Dimitris Panousis, Panagiota Ntasiou, Dimitris Grosomanidis, Konstantinos Chatzopoulos, Georgia Paraskevakou, Panagiota Kontogianni, Efstratia Charitidou, Grigoris Xepapadakis; pp 1199-1208  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Clinicopathological and prognostic significance of cyclin D1 amplification in patients with breast cancer: a meta-analysis
Qi He, Jingxun Wu, Xin-Li Liu, Yi-Han Ma, Xiao-Ting Wu, Wen-Yi Wang, Han-Xiang An; pp 1209-1216  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Impact of ABCB1 and CYP2D6 polymorphisms on tamoxifen treatment outcomes and adverse events in breast cancer patients
Sona Argalacsova, Ondrej Slanar, Hana Bakhouche, Lubos Pertuzelka; pp 1217-1226  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

CNS CANCER
Evidence for the efficacy of disulfiram and copper combination in glioblastoma multiforme
Petros N. Karamanakos, Dimitrios T. Trafalis, Dionysios J. Papachristou, Eleftheria S. Panteli, Maria Papavasilopoulou, Andreas Karatzas, Dimitrios Kardamakis, Georgios Nasioulas, Marios Marselos; pp 1227-1232  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Benefit and outcome of using temozolomide-based chemoradiotherapy followed by temozolomide alone for glioblastoma in clinical practice
Svetlana Salma, Igor Djan, Mladen Bjelan, Petar Vulekovic, Mico Novakovic, Vladimir Vidovic, Milos Lucic; pp 1233-1239  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Addressing the post-irradiation hypothalamic-pituitary endocrine abnormalities of brain tumors in pediatric patients
Louloudenia Velentza, Maria Tolia, Charikleia Christakou, Michail Nikolaou, Ioannis Zerdes, Nikolaos Tsoukalas, Jiannis Hajiioannou, Konstantinos Tsanadis, Georgios Rigas, Michail Mitsis, Kyriaki
Theodorou, Kyriaki Pistevou-Gombaki, Periklis Tsekeris, George Kyrgias; pp 1240-1245  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

LUNG CANCER
18F-FDG-PET/CT versus 99Tcm-MIBI-SPECT: which is better for detection of solitary pulmonary nodules ?
Guoliang Xia, Chuanguo An, Zonghua Ming, Hong Guo, Lihong Liu, Yufeng Li; pp 1246-1251  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Pathway cross-talk network strategy reveals key pathways in non-small cell lung cancer
Meng-Li Zheng, Nai-Kang Zhou, De-Liang Huang, Cheng-Hua Luo; pp 1252-1258  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

ESOPHAGEAL CANCER
Curative intent for unresectable advanced squamous cell esophageal cancer: Overall survival after chemoradiation
Tatjana Arsenijevic, Marina Nikitovic, Vesna Plesinac- Karapandzic, Suzana Stojanovic-Rundic, Dusica Gavrilovic, Marjan Micev, Predrag Pesko; pp 1259-1265  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Symptom-triggered alcohol vapor inhalation for postoperative alcohol withdrawal syndrome in patients with gastroesophageal carcinoma
Fengwei Kong, Miao Zhang, Heng Wang, Dong Liu, Ying Wu, Ning Chai, Wenbin Wu; pp 1266-1271  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

HEAD & NECK CANCER
Minichromosome maintenance (MCM) protein 4 overexpression is a potential prognostic marker for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma
Jianfeng Han, Meng Lian, Jugao Fang, Honggang Liu, Ru Wang, Jie Zhai, Yi Fan Yang, Ling Fen, Qian Shi, Hong Zhi Ma, Juan Sun, Zhihong Ma; pp 1272-1277  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Expression and role of p53 in oral lichen planus patients
Milos Hadzi-Mihailovic, Renata Petrovic, Helene Raybaud, Dragan Stanimirovic, Meltem Ozar Koray; pp 1278-1286  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MELANOMA
Effectiveness and safety profile of ipilimumab therapy in previously treated patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma – the Romanian Patient Access Program
Dan Corneliu Jinga, Tudor Ciuleanu, Serban Negru, Ciprian Aldea, Laurentia Gales, Florin Bacanu, Cristina Oprean, Mihai Manolache, Daniela Zob, Stefan Curescu, Dana-Lucia Stanculeanu; pp 1287-1295  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Serum S100B levels correlate with stage, N status, mitotic rate and disease outcome in melanoma patients independent to LDH
Athanasios Karonidis, Marina Mantzourani, Helen Gogas, Dimosthenis Tsoutsos; pp 1296-1302  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

RADIOTHERAPY
What is the connection between serum phosphorus, cancer and heroin? A medical hypothesis based on observational studies
Vassilis Kouloulias, Christos-David Papaloucas, Aristofanis Papaloucas; pp 1303-1306  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

The impact of dose matrix and voxel dimensions to dose calculation for stereotactic radiosurgery
Kalliopi Platoni, Pascal Grandjean, Vassilis Kouloulias, George Patatoukas, Dimitris Lefkopoulos; pp 1307-1313  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER
Expression and significance of ARID1A mRNA in endometriosis-associated ovarian cancer
Qiong Wang, Lingxiong Wang, Yali Lv, Xiaohui Ding, Aijun Liu; pp 1314-1321  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

RENAL CELL CARCINOMA
Immunohistochemical study of cyclin A and p16 expression in patients with renal cell carcinoma
Dragana Latic, Sanja Radojevic-Skodric, Srdjan Nikolic, Mirjana Prvanovic, Miodrag Lazic, Zoran Dzamic, Ljiljana Bogdanovic, Milena Radunovic, Marina Vukovic; pp 1322-1327  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

PROSTATE CANCER
Hepcidin and iron metabolism in the pathogenesis of prostate cancer
Feng Wang, An liu, Ruyu Bai, Binbin Zhang, Yongsheng Jin, Wei Guo, Yi Li, Jixue Gao, Longqiang Liu; pp  1328-1332  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

GERM CELL TUMORS
The role of the multidisciplinary team in the decision making process in stage one testicular cancer – retrospective cohort analysis
Tomislav Omrcen, Andrija Katic, Eduard Vrdoljak; pp 1333-1337  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

HIPEC Hepatobiliary and pancreatic procedures during cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC
Ioannis Kyriazanos, Nikolaos Kopanakis, Vasileios Kalles, Alexios Tzivanakis, Georgios Nikolaou, Elias Efstathio, John Spiliotis; pp 1338-1344  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MISCELLANEOUS

Are male cancer patients more affected by losing their jobs than female patients? Gender as a moderator of the relationship between losing the job and well-being in a sample of Romanian cancer patients
Eva Kallay, Csaba L. Degi, Sebastian Pintea; pp 1345-1351  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Follicle-stimulating hormone receptors: a new immunohistochemical marker in cancers?
Eduard-Alexandru Bonci, Alexandru Irimie, Rares Buiga, Ioan Cosmin Lisencu, Laura Iuliana Maja, Doina Piciu; pp 1352-1359  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Unusual clinical features of cutaneous tuberculosis in a patient with myelodyplastic syndrome: Late complication of intravesical instillation of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine
Olivera Markovic, Vesna Reljic, Sonja Vesic, Dragomir Marisavljevic; pp 1360-1361  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Is switching to tamoxifen the only choice of treatment for improving aromatase inhibitor toxicity?
Kadri Altundag; p 1361  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

IGF/IGFR and diabetes mellitus in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients
Nicholas S. Mastronikolis, Dimitrios N. Rigopoulos, Evangelos Tsiambas, Vasileios Ragos; pp 1361-1362  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Do systemic recurrences increase after the use of scalp cooling in patients treated for breast cancer with chemotherapy?
Kadri Altundag; pp 1362-1363  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

The struggle for intensive care coverage of patients with hepatobiliary malignancies in Greece: Patients are not numbers
Demetrios Moris, Dimitrios Schizas, Alexandros Papalampros, Evangelos Felekouras, Theodoros Liakakos; pp 1363-1364  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Risk factors for development of breast cancer in premenopausal women with atypical ductal hyperplasia are more complicated
Kadri Altundag; p 1364  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

“The moon on the water”: a characteristic ultrasonographic appearance of testicular lymphoma
Lucio Dell’Atti, Andrea Benedetto Galosi; pp 1364-1366  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

The link between obesity and triple negative breast cancer
Kadri Altundag; p 1366  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

HISTORY OF ONCOLOGY

Treating the incurables: Cancer asylums in 18th and 19th century
Marianna Karamanou, Theodora Psaltopoulou, Kostas Markatos, Georgios Karaoglanis, George Androutsos; pp 1367-1371  (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)