Volume 25, Issue 2 (March-April 2020)

OPINION ARTICLE

The arbitrary magic of p<0.05:Beyond statistics

Constantinos E. Alifieris, Eleni Souferi-Chronopoulou, Dimitrios T. Trafalis, Antonios Arvelakis; pp 588-93 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

REVIEW ARTICLES

mdm2 oncogene in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Nicholas Mastronikolis, Vasileios Ragos, Panagiotis Fotiades, Vasileios Papanikolaou, Efthymios Kyrodimos, Aristeidis Chrysovergis, Stylianos Mastronikolis, Evangelos Tsiambas; pp 594-96 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer in pregnancy-Review of the literature

Aljosa Mandic, Slobodan Maricic, Goran Malenkovic, Ivana Stojic, Bojana Gutic; pp 597-604 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Is there a place for F18-FDG PET/CT in the diagnosis of primary breast cancer?

Dragos Stefan Morariu, Catalin Vlad, Marius Emil Puscas, Vlad Gata, Doina Piciu; pp 605-11 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Langerhans cell histiocytosis with spinal, pulmonary and pituitary involvement: What about ACTH deficiency without diabetes insipidus?

Jake E Ryan, Vijayakumar Ganesh, Afroditi Karathanasi, Michele Moschetta, Matin Sheriff, John B Schofield, Stergios Boussios; pp 612-17 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

c-Jun/c-Fos complex in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Evangelos Tsiambas, Nicholas Mastronikolis, Panagiotis P. Fotiades, Efthymios Kyrodimos, Aristeidis Chrysovergis, Vasileios Papanikolaou, Stylianos Mastronikolis, Dimitrios Peschos, Dimitrios Roukas, Vasileios Ragos; pp 618-20 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

BREAST CANCER

Long non-coding RNA PCAT29 regulates the growth, migration and invasion of human triple-negative breast cancer cells

Chao Lu, Han-Lin Li, Xin Zhang, Jing Zhao, Wei-Hong Zheng; pp 621-26 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

The expression of KI-67 and LEF-1 in patients after breast cancer resection and its effects on patients’ prognosis

Canjian Che, Xiaofeng Lu; pp 627-33 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Real-world experience of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for early breast cancer patients: an observational non-interventional study in Thessaloniki, Greece

Konstantinos T. Papazisis, Triantafyllos Liappis, Loukas Kontovinis, Athanasios Pouptsis, Stavros Intzes, Ioannis Natsiopoulos; pp 634-40 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Is eribulin treatment prognostic factor in patients with metastatic breast cancer treated with this drug? Retrospective analysis of a multicentre study

Zeynep Oruc, Muhammet Ali Kaplan, Caglayan Geredeli,Nilgun Yildirim Sari, Ersin Ozaslan, Aydin Aytekin, Emin Tamer Elkiran, Sinan Koca, Mutlu Dogan, Nedim Turan, Ozlem Yuce, Alper Sevinc, Ozlem Ercelep, Abdurrahman Isikdogan; pp 641-47 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Breast cancer patients receiving denosumab during adjuvant aromatase inhibitors treatment: who are the “inadequate responders” patients to denosumab?

Azzurra Irelli, Maria Maddalena Sirufo, Teresa Scipioni, Francesca De Pietro, Amedeo Pancotti, Lia Ginaldi, Massimo De Martinis; pp 648-54 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Trend analyses of breast cancer incidence and mortality in Vojvodina

Tihomir Dugandzija, Mario Sekerija, Natasa Hinic, Smiljana Rajcevic, Milica Paut Kusturica; pp 655-61 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Maternal and paternal age at birth and the risk of breast cancer in Greek women: a case-control study

Anastasia Bothou, Stefanos Zervoudis, George Tsatsaris, George Iatrakis, Dorelia Deuteraiou, Xanthi Anthoulaki, Georgios Galazios, Panagiotis Tsikouras; pp 662-65 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MicroRNA-335 inhibits the growth, chemo-sensitivity, and metastasis of human breast cancer cells by targeting MAP3K2

Yajue Wang, Feng Wen; pp 666-74 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Preliminary study of serum Galectin-1 in breast cancer carcinogenesis

Elif Gurel Cayir, Leyla Demir, Umut Varol, Murat Kemal Atahan, Tarik Salman, Utku Oflazoglu, Yasar Yildiz, Halil Taskaynatan, Seray Saray, Yuksel Kucukzeybek, Ahmet Alacacioglu, Mustafa Oktay Tarhan; pp 675-80 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Efficacy of albumin-bound paclitaxel in the treatment of advanced refractory breast cancer and its effect on serum resistin

Xiaoting Han, Ziliang Wang; pp 681-87 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Postoperative expressions of TRACP5b and CA125 in patients with breast cancer and their values for monitoring bone metastasis

Chuanbo Feng, Yi Zhan, Hua Shao, Zhonglin Wang, Shuangjiu Zhu; pp 688-95 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Silencing of ENO1 inhibits the proliferation, migration and invasion of human breast cancer cells

Jie Zhang, Hongyan Li, Li Miao, Jinwang Ding; pp 696-701 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Long non-coding RNA DGCR5 incudes tumorigenesis of triple-negative breast cancer by affecting Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway

Daqing Jiang, Cong Wang, Jianjun He; pp 702-8 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

GYNECOLOGIC CANCERS

Cinnamolide sesquiterpene lactone suppresses in vitro and in vivo cancer cell growth in cisplatin-resistant human cervical carcinoma cells by inducing mitochondrial mediated apoptosis, caspase activation, loss of MMP and targeting Akt/β-Catenin signaling pathway 

Jing Hou, Changli Kan, Yanju Zhu, Yi Zhang, Bingfeng Zhou, Chunli Ren, Jiuyuan Fu, Yanwei Guo, Jinhuan Zhang; pp 709-15 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Taraxastane inhibits the proliferation, migration and invasion of human cervical cancer by inducing ROS- mediated necrosis like cell death, cell cycle arrest and modulation of JNK/MAPK signaling pathway

Junbo Hu, Yanli Zhang, Peng Guo, Na Tang, Yanju Lu, Zhichun Jin; pp 716-22 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Gammacerane suppresses the growth of human endometrial carcinoma cells via induction of apoptosis, cell cycle arrest, inhibition of cell migration, invasion and STAT3 signaling pathway

Chenming Wang, Shaozheng Chen, Xiuying Yue; pp 723-8 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Expression of PKG2 in ovarian cancer and its effect on epidermal growth factor receptor

Hao Xu, Zhengzheng Zhang, Pan Li, Xiaoyuan Lu, Buze Che, Ting Lan; pp 729-35 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Predicting toxicity of platinum and taxane-based chemotherapy in older patients with gynecologic cancer 

Hiroyuki Yoshida, Daisuke Shintani, Naoyuki Kawashima, Keiichi Fujiwara; pp 736-42 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Efficacy of laparoscopic nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy in the treatment of early cervical cancer

Demin Duan, Biao Liu, Li Li; pp 743-49 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Anticancer activity of ursolic acid on human ovarian cancer cells via ROS and MMP mediated apoptosis, cell cycle arrest and downregulation of PI3K/AKT pathway

Wumei Lin, Haiyan Ye; pp 750-6 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Influences of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on clinical indicators, prognosis and neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio of stage IB2-IIB cervical cancer

Xueqing Wang, Jianming Chen, Wan Sun, Minbo Zhu, Dongmei Li, Guili Chen; pp 757-63 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Short- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for elderly patients with clinical stage I endometrial cancer

Li Zhou, Fangfang Guo, Dongqing Li, Jinhong Qi, Linlin Chan, Yong Yuan; pp 764-71 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Efficacy of neoadjuvant chemotherapy combined with intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy in advanced ovarian cancer

Zhimin Xu, Xingping Ge, Tianmei Zhang, Yanmei Shi, Meiling Sun; pp 772-78 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Anticancer effects of juglone in OVCAR-3 human ovarian carcinoma are facilitated through programmed cell death, endogenous ROS production, inhibition of cell migration and invasion and cell cycle arrest

Jun-Yu Shi, Zhe-Ren Huang, Hong-Yan Gao, Xiao-Li Xu; pp 779-84 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

A study of zederone for the inhibition on ovarian cancer cell proliferation through mTOR/p70s6K signalling pathway

Impact of Cyclin D1 deregulation in HPV-mediated squamous intraepithelial lesions based on cell spots analysis

George Metaxas, Evangelos Tsiambas, Nikolaos Kavantzas, Chara Stavraka, Efstratios Patsouris, Andreas C. Lazaris, Georgia E. Thomopoulou; pp 792-96 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Effects of miR-492 on migration, invasion, EMT and prognosis in ovarian cancer by targeting SOX7

Zhong Wang, Yihua Liu, Min Wang, Jinsheng Zhao; pp 797-804 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

LUNG CANCER

Analysis of efficacy and prognosis of Osimertinib combined with docetaxel for non-small cell lung cancer

Yanhua Huang, Yujia Shi, Xiaowei Yin, Qian Zhang; pp 805-10 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Effect of molecular targeted therapy combined with radiotherapy on the expression and prognostic value of COX-2 and VEGF in bone metastasis of lung cancer

Yang Hu, Hui Ren, Ling Yang, Caibao Jin, Youying Wei; pp 811-20 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Microarray expression profile of microRNAs in lung adenocarcinoma patients with the Cancer Genome Atlas and its clinical validation

Gang Chen, Yajun Xing, Xiaobao Peng, Liyun Miao, Mingming Zhao, Hongxia Zhou, Yonglong Xiao; pp 821-27 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Molecular mechanism of aquapontin (AQP3) in regulating differentiation and apoptosis of lung cancer stem cells through Wnt/GSK-3β/β-Catenin pathway

Chunshui Liu, Lingyun Liu, Ye Zhang, Hongyu Jing; pp 828-34 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MicroRNA-138 targets SOX4 to regulate the proliferation and metastasis of human lung cancer cells

Li Xing, Zhong Ning, Deng Jun, Zhang Lu, Fan Xin-ting, Wang Yu, He Jing-kang; pp 835-41 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

A randomized study comparing two hypofractioned 3-D conformal radiotherapy for stage IIIb-IV non small cell lung cancer

Anna Zygogianni, Kalliopi Platoni, Eyridiki Patriki, Styliani Nikoloudi, Andromachi Kougioumtzopoulou, Eyfrosini Kypraiou, Amanda Psyrri, Nikolaos Trogkanis, Efstathios Efstathopoulos, Pantelis Karaiskos, Aikaterini Malagari, Maria-Aggeliki Kalogeridi, Nikolaos Kelekis, Vassilis Kouloulias; pp 842-47 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Role of circulating tumor DNA in the detection of sensitizing and resistance to epidermal growth factor receptor mutations in metastatic lung adenocarcinoma

Antonello Veccia, Salvatore Girlando, Mariachiara Dipasquale, Stefania Kinspergher, Mattia Barbareschi, Orazio Caffo; pp 848-54 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Antiproliferative effects of Norartocarpetin isoflavone in human lung carcinoma cells are mediated via targeting Ras/Raf/MAPK signalling pathway, mitochondrial mediated apoptosis, S-phase cell cycle arrest and suppression of cell migration and invasion

Ning Guo, Yuanyang Xiao, Daxing Chen, Jie Wang; pp 855-61 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MicroRNA-16 inhibits the proliferation and metastasis of human lung cancer cells by modulating the expression of YAP1

Jianghong Wei, Aijun Jia, Libing Ma, Yueling Wang, Lulu Qiu, Bing Xiao; pp 862-68 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Herbal extract of Artemisia maritime induces selective anti-tumor effects in three human lung carcinoma cells (H1299, NCI-H1437, PC-14) through activating apoptosis-related proteins, G2/M cell cycle arrest and suppression of cell migration

Junqi Tang, Zhihong Guo, Yan Wen, Suhua Ao, Junfeng Wang; pp 869-74 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

COLORECTAL CANCER

Treatment beyond progression in metastatic colorectal cancer: to double or not to double the dose of bevacizumab?

Bochiș Ovidiu-Vasile, Vlad Catalin, Cainap Calin, Achimaș-Cadariu Patriciu, Sur Daniel, Havasi Andrei, Vidrean Andreea, Mureșan Alexandra, Piciu Andra, Bota Madalina, Constantin Anne-Marie, Tat Tiberiu, Maniu Dana, Crișan Ovidiu, Cioban Cosmin Vasile, Balacescu Ovidiu, Coza Ovidiu, Balacescu Loredana, Marta Monica Mihaela, Cainap Simona; pp 875-83 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Naturally occurring triterpene Lupane exerts anticancer effects on colorectal cancer cells via induction of apoptosis and autophagy and suppresses cell migration and invasion by targeting MMP-9

Qiming Zhou, Yan Zhao, Xiaohong Fu, Qianqi Chen, Yueqiang Tang, Xiaoping Gao; pp 884-89 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Decreased survival of advanced colorectal cancer among patients with chronic cholecystitis: results from two clinical centers

Bing Xiao,Xiang Geng, Jin Huang, Shaohua Zhuang, Jinjin Fu; pp 890-98 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Comparison of long-term outcomes of laparoscopic and open sphincter-preserving total mesorectal excision for low rectal cancer

Yaoqiang Wu, Zhongguo Li, Fuxiang Yu, Daxin Chen, Feng Jiang, Ruixin Qu, Hongwei Xue, Jianbo Bo; pp 899-906 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

lncRNA MALAT1 regulates the expression level of miR-21 and interferes with the biological behavior of colon cancer cells

Bin Huang, Xiongbo Guo, Yan Li; pp 907-13 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Phase angle, body mass index and KRAS status of metastatic colorectal cancer in response to chemotherapy with and without target therapy: clinical impact and survival

Lamiss Mohamed Sad, Ayman Mohamed Elsaka, Yomna Abdelmonem Zamzam, Fatma Gharib Khairallah; pp 914-26 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Expression and clinical significance of CD74 and MMP-9 in colon adenocarcinomas

Peng Ruan, Yangchun Gu, Huijun Zhou, Wen Zhang, Dingxue Wang, Jinglin Liang, Cong Li; pp 927-32 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Effectiveness of a large-calibre transanal drainage tube on the prevention of anastomotic leakage after anterior resection for rectal cancer

Yongliang Li, Feiteng Gu; pp 933-38 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

The role of primary tumor resection in patients with stage IV colorectal cancer with unresectable metastases

Semiha Urvay, Tulay Eren, Burak Civelek, Sadettin Kilickap, Tarkan Yetiysigit, Ersin Ozaslan; pp 939-44 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA

Sorafenib combined with transarterial chemoembolization prolongs survival of patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma

Quanguo Liu, Yajie Dai; pp 945-51 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Efficacy of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization combined with 125I seed implantation and three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy in advanced primary hepatocellular carcinoma

Huanyun Zhang, Aiyan Yang, Jing Zhang; pp 952-58 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Sulforaphane exerts anticancer effects on human liver cancer cells via induction of apoptosis and inhibition of migration and invasion by targeting MAPK7 signalling pathway 

Bo Huang, Shixiong Lei, Dong Wang, Yibo Sun, Jikai Yin; pp 959-64 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Application value of ERAS in perioperative period of precise hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma patients

Lan Li, Jianxia Zhang; pp 965-71 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

LncRNA MINCR promotes the development of liver cancer by regulating microRNA-107/β-catenin

Hui Li, Rui Yuan, Haibin Wang, Chunmei Li, Jia Wei; pp 972-80 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Effects of aspirin on hepatocellular carcinoma and its potential molecular mechanism

Zhilu Yuan, Jingfei Zhao, Zhengtang Wang, Guoyan Ren, Zhongbao Zhang, Genshun Ma; pp 981-86 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

GASTRIC CANCER

Efficacy and prognosis analyses of apatinib combined with S-1 in third-line chemotherapy for advanced gastric cancer

Qiuju Wu, Yingchun Fu, Wenlong Wen, Ting Xi, Guangling Zhao; pp 987-94 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

A comparative study on changes in intestinal flora, pepsinogen and gastrin in patients with gastric cancer and atrophic gastritis

Yingxin Wang, Xia Liu, Liwei Wang, Zhenduo Zhang, Zhong Li, Ming Li; pp 995-1001 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MicroRNA-24 inhibits the proliferation, migration and invasion and enhances chemosensitivity of human gastric cancer by targeting DND1

Wei Jiang, Kewei Meng, Guannan Sheng, Tao Yang; pp 1001-06 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Linc01555 promotes proliferation, migration and invasion of gastric carcinoma cells by interacting with Notch signaling pathway

Xiaolian Zhao, Zixuan Zhao; pp 1007-12 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

OSTEOSARCOMA

MicroRNA-301a inhibits the progression of osteosarcoma by regulating DEC2

Hao Wu, Zhongjie Yu, Qi Chen, Dong Li, Wei Chen; pp 1013-21 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Anticancer activity of Fisetin against the human osteosarcoma cell lines involves G2/M cell cycle arrest, mitochondrial apoptosis and inhibition of cell migration and invasion

Chunyang Xing, Yuzhu Zhang, Rong Su, Ronghuan Wu; pp 1022-27 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MicroRNA-17-5p regulates the growth, migration and invasion of the human osteosarcoma cells by modulating the expression of PTEN 

JieMing He, PeiYi Liu, Jia Wang; pp 1028-34 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES

Domestic radon exposure and risk of childhood leukemia: A meta-analysis

Yan Lu, Lan Liu, Qingqing Chen, Jienan Wei, Guangzhe Cao, Jing Zhang; pp 1035-41 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Comparison of the efficacy and impact of GEMOX and GDP in the treatment of patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Xingxia Zhang, Baoran Wang, Weiguo Tao, Yejun Si, Guoqiang Lin, Yanming Zhang, Ran Liu, Wenzhi Yuan; pp 1042-49 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Scutellarin exerts anticancer effects on human leukemia cells via induction of Sub-G1 cell cycle arrest, apoptosis and also inhibits migration and invasion by targeting Raf/MEK/ERK signalling pathway

Jing Bao, Liang Xia, Yucheng Zhao, Ruixiang Xia; pp 1050-55 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)]

PANCREATIC CANCER

Effect of PTCD-based biliary stent placement combined with 125I particle intracavitary irradiation in treating pancreatic head cancer

Jingqin Cao, Zuoxiang Wang, Huaizhuang Cai, Jie Zhang, Yanxiao Yue, Xian Liu, Defen Zhang; pp 1056-63 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Prognostic role of De Ritis and basal neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in patients with advanced stage pancreatic cancer

Umut Varol, Ezgi Kaya, Utku Oflazoglu, Tarik Salman, Yasar Yildiz, Halil Taskaynatan, Seray Saray, Yuksel Kucukzeybek, Ahmet Alacacioglu, Mustafa Oktay Tarhan; pp 1063-69 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Nobiletin flavone inhibits the growth and metastasis of human pancreatic cancer cells via induction of autophagy, G0/G1 cell cycle arrest and inhibition of NF-kB signalling pathway

Hao Jiang, Huaqun Chen, Chong Jin, Jinggang Mo, Haiou Wang; pp 1070-75 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

GLIOMA

Bleomycin inhibits proliferation and promotes apoptosis of brain glioma cells via TGF-β/Smad signaling pathway

Haiquan Jin, Changjun Luo; pp 1076-83 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Anticancer effects of catechin flavonoid in human glioma cells are mediated via autophagy induction, cell cycle arrest, inhibition of cell migration and invasion and targeting MAPK/ERK signalling pathway

Zhu Zhan Sheng; pp 1084-90 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MicroRNA-9 regulates the proliferation, migration and invasion of human glioma cells by targeting CDH1 

Yuxian Liu, Li Guo; pp 1091-97 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

HEAD & NECK CANCER

Downregulation of miR-204 facilitates the progression of nasopharyngeal carcinoma by targeting CXCR4 through NF-κB signaling pathway

Guangxin Zong, Jie Han, Zhiyong Yue, Yiqing Liu, Zhaoyang Cui, Li Shi; pp 1098-1106 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Do smoking and human papilloma virus have a synergistic role in the development of head and neck cancer? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Anargyros Skoulakis, Melina Tsea, Petros Koltsidopoulos, Vasileios Lachanas, John Hajiioannou, Efthymia Petinaki, John Bizakis, Charalampos Skoulakis; pp 1107-15 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

THYROID CANCER

Laterality of the thyroid nodules, anatomic and sonographic, as an estimator of thyroid malignancy and its neoplastic nature by comparing the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology (TBSRTC) and histopathology

Ilker Sengul, Demet Sengul , Erol Egrioglu , Tuncer Ozturk; pp 1116-21 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Can cut-off points of 10 and 15 mm of thyroid nodule predict malignancy on the basis of three diagnostic tools: i) strain elastography, ii) The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology with 27-gauge fine-needle, and iii) histopathology?

Demet Sengul, Ilker Sengul, Erol Egrioglu, Tuncer Ozturk, İsmail Aydin, Tugrul Kesicioglu, Selahattin Vural, Alptekin Tosun, Tumay Bekci; pp 1122-29 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

GERM CELL TUMORS

Does primary tumor localization has prognostic importance in seminoma patients?: Turkish Oncology Group Study

Birol Yildiz, Ahmet Kucukarda, Ali Gokyer, Atike Gokcen Demiray, Semra Paydas, Ipek Pinar Aral, Ozge Gumusay, Ahmet Bilici, Nadiye Akdeniz, Aykut Bahceci, Hacer Demir, Ece Esin, Ummugul Uyeturk, Ilker Nihat Okten, Ismail Erturk, H. Mehmet Turk, Ulas Serkan Topaloglu, Tugba Basoglu, Nazim Serdar Turhal, Havva Yesil Cinkir, Serkan Menekse, Yagmur Cakmak, Yuksel Urun, Ramazan Acar, Engin Kut, Pınar Dal, Teoman Sakalar, Oktay Halit Aktepe, Nuri Karadurmus; pp 1130-35 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

What is the optimal high-dose treatment following autologous stem cell transplantation in relapsed or refractory germ cell cancer: a retrospective comparison of high-dose ICE and high-dose CE

Birol Yildiz,  Ipek Pinar Aral, Ugurcan Balyemez, Ece Esin, Ismail Erturk, Ramazan Acar, Nuri Karadurmus; pp 1136-40 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

PROSTATE CANCER

FGF-2 and HGF reverse abiraterone’s effect οn intracellular levels of DHT in androgen-dependent and androgen independent prostate cancer cell lines

Chrysoula Vasileiou, Christina Befani, Konstantinos Dimas, Panagiotis Liakos, Christos Papandreou; pp 1141-47 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Castration aggravates insulin resistance, reduces immune function and improves quality of life of prostate cancer patients

Zheng Ma, Minjun Jiang, Jianchun Chen, Gang Shen, Yongqiang Zhou, Gang Li; pp 1148-54 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

Comparison of efficacy and long-term survival of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy with partial nephrectomy in the treatment of patients with early renal cell carcinoma

Kun Yu, Meiping Liu, Zhenguo Xie, Zhihai Yu, Sheng Liu; pp 1155-60 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MELANOMA

Metastatic uveal melanoma: A valid indication for liver resection

Fiona Hand, Sadhbh Doherty, Giuseppe Gullo, Justin Geoghegan, John Crown, Emir Hoti; pp 1161-65 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

BLADDER CANCER

Anticancer effects of Mahanimbine alkaloid on the human bladder cancer cells are due to the induction of G0/G1 cell cycle arrest, apoptosis and autophagy

Huang Xie, Tao Zhang, Ning Yang , Zhijun Li , Yimin Liu; pp 1166-71 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA

Genistein inhibits the proliferation, migration and invasion of the Squamous Cell Carcinoma cells via inhibition of MEK/ERK and JNK signalling pathways.

Kunjie Li, Shunhong Hong, Songfa Lin, Kuntian Chen; pp 1172-77 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

MISCELLANEOUS

The most cited articles on cancer immunotherapy: An update study

Emir Celik, Mehmet Dokur; pp 1178-92 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Role of tumor suppressor protein p16 in patients with oral lichen planus

Milos Hadzi-Mihailovic, Dragan Stanimirovic, Bojana Pasoski; pp 1193-98 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy Combined with VEC Intravenous Chemotherapy in Treatment of Advanced Retinoblastoma

Kuifeng Xu, Junqi Liu, Chaojun Zhang; pp 1199-1205 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Clinical Significance of Changes in AFP, HTATIP2/TIP30, B7-H4 and Inflammatory Cytokines After Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization

Peng Zhang, Zhuo Chen, Liang Chen, Hong Zang, Bin Zhu, Weibin Shao, Wenyang Niu; pp 1206-11 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

In vitro effect of hyperthermic Ag and Au Fe3O4 nanoparticles in cancer cells

Hector Katifelis, Iuliia Mukha, Anna Lyberopoulou, Nadiia Vityuk, Matina Grammatikaki, Ievgen Pylypchuk, Foivos Lazaris, Liudmyla Storozhuk, Vassilios Kouloulias, Maria Gazouli; pp 1212-18 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Fucus spiralis extract and fractions: anticancer and pharmacological potentials 

Nadja Grozdanic, Ivana Djuricic, Marijana Kosanic, Gordana Zdunic, Katarina Savikin, Samira Etahiri, Omar Assobhei, Jamila Benba, Slavica Petovic, Ivana Z. Matic, Tatjana P. Stanojkovic; pp 1219-29 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Trends in the incidence and overall survival of multiple primary cancers in Turkey

Fatma Sert, Ayse Caner, Ayfer Haydaroglu; pp 1230-36 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

The utility of Texture-based Classification of Different types of Ascites on Magnetic Resonance

Paul-Andrei Stefan, Marius-Emil Puscas, Csaba Csuak, Andrei Lebovici, Bianca Petresc, Roxana Lupean, Carmen Mihaela Mihu; pp 1237-44 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Anticancer effects of rosmarinic acid in human oral cancer cells is mediated via endoplasmic reticulum stress, apoptosis, G2/M cell cycle arrest and inhibition of cell migration

Yinyue Luo, Zhongjun Ma, Xiaoming Xu, Hongyan Qi, Zilu Cheng, Li Chen; pp 1245-50 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Sinensetin flavone exhibits potent anticancer activity against drug-resistant human gallbladder adenocarcinoma cells by targeting PTEN/PI3K/AKT signalling pathway, induces cellular apoptosis and inhibits cell migration and invasion

Bo Huang, Min Zhai, Ancheng Qin, Jianwu Wu, Xinwei Jiang, Zhiming Qiao; pp 1251-56 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Paclitaxel inhibits transforming growth factor-β-increased urokinase-type plasminogen activator expression through p38 MAPK and RAW 264.7 macrophage migration

Sonja Mojsilovic, Milica Tosic, Slavko Mojsilovic, Marija Zivanovic, Suncica Bjelica, Tatjana Srdic-Rajic, Juan F. Santibanez; pp 1257-65 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Secretory carcinoma of the breast in postmenopausal women

Kadri Altundag; p 1266 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

High tumor grade might be associated with pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in ER-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer patients

Kadri Altundag; p 1266 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Discordance between larger tumor size and less lymph node metastases in metaplastic breast carcinomas: Any biological rationale behind this fact?

Kadri Altundag; p 1267 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Association between duration of ovarian function suppression and overall survival in premenopausal women with early breast cancer

Kadri Altundag; p 1267 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Value of supraclavicular excision for locally advanced breast cancer patients

Kadri Altundag; p 1267 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Co-morbidities might affect the outcome in octogenarian early breast cancer patients without surgery

Kadri Altundag; p 1268 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Correlation between exercise and skeletal muscle index in early breast cancer patients: is it worth mentioning?

Kadri Altundag; p 1268 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Duration of trastuzumab maintenance in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer patients with radiological complete remission: Robust predictive markers are needed!

Kadri Altundag; p 1269 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Why is letrozole concentration not associated with arthralgia in patients with breast cancer?

Kadri Altundag; p 1269 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Inflammation and sarcopenia: The development of combined prognostic scores as a novel approach to predict survival of esophageal cancer patients.  

Irene Lidoriki, Dimitrios Schizas, Theodore Liakakos; p 1270 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

Comment on Raze’s views on cancer and the introduction of chemotherapy

Kamran Mahlooji, Mahsima Abdoli; p 1271 (Pubmed Abstract, PDF)

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