REVIEW ARTICLES

How desirable and undesirable features of naϊve or genetically reengineered mesenchymal stem cells are being considered in preclinical or clinical assays
Carlos-González-Villarreal, Herminia Guadalupe Martínez-Rodríguez, Salvador Said-Fernández; pp 812-830 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

The role of radiation therapy in the modern management of oligometastatic disease
Yan Li, Suyu Tao, Mengru Li, Duojie Li; pp 831-837 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Microarray bioinformatics in cancer- a review
Ziqi Tao, Aimin Shi, Rui Li, Yiqiu Wang, Xin Wang, Jing Zhao; pp 838-843 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Current strategies and future perspectives in fertility preservation for cancer patients
Romeo Micu, Bogdan Petrut, Cristina Zlatescu-Marton, Alexandra Traila, Radu Harsa, Patriciu Achimas-Cadariu; pp 844-852 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

SPECIAL ARTICLE

In situ preservation of parathyroid glands: advanced surgical tips for prevention of permanent hypoparathyroidism in thyroid surgery
Radan Dzodic, Nada Santrac; pp 853-855 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

COLORECTAL CANCER
Laparoscopic hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases located in all segments of the liver
Deqing Wu, Wulin Wu1, Yong Li, Shuntian Liang, Junjiang Wang, Xueqing Yao, Zhixiang Jian; pp 856-862 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Efficacy and safety of cetuximab plus FOLFOX in second-line and third-line therapy in metastatic colorectal cancer
Ersin Ozaslan, Ulas Serkan Topaloglu, Mevlude Inanc, Umut Gokmen Erdem, Hacer Demir, Erkan Arpaci, Mehmet Metin Seker, Mustafa Karaagac, Melih Kiziltepe, Baki Eker, Metin Ozkan; pp 863-868 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Laparoscopic surgery after neoadjuvant therapy in elderly patients with rectal cancer
Ruiqi Yang, Wei Qu, Zhentao He, Juan Chen, Zhongyan Wang, Yudong Huang; pp 869-874 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

The prognostic effect of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy on the change of PD-L1 expression in patients with locally advanced rectal adenocarcinoma
Igor Richter, Tomas Jirasek, Josef Dvorak, Eva Cermakova, Petra Rehakova, Jiri Bartos; pp 875-881 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Temporal characteristics of social support in colorectal cancer survivors during the first year post operation
Dongxing Zhang, Yuan You, Zhongmin Zhang; pp 882-887 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Association of IL-12Bpro polymorphism with tumor-infiltrating dendritic cells in colorectal cancer
Elina Aleksandrova, Tatyana Vlaykova, Julian Ananiev, Maya Gulubova; pp 888-893 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Expression of CD40/CD40L in colon cancer, and its effect on proliferation and apoptosis of SW48 colon cancer cells
Xueqin Pang, Lifeng Zhang, Jiaming Wu, Chen Ma, Chuanyong Mu, Guangbo Zhang, Weichang Chen; pp 894-899 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

GASTRIC CANCER
A meta-analysis of clinical trials over regimens with or without cetuximab for advanced gastric cancer patients
Lianhua Ji, Dongying Gu, Xinguang Tan, Hui Sun, Jinfei Chen; pp 900-904 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Quantitative changes of gastric mucosa during carcinogenesis using stereological methods
Zahra Heidari, Hamidreza Mahmoudzadeh-Sagheb, Mahdieh Narouei; pp 905-910 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

High expression level of long non-coding RNA HOTAIR is associated with poor overall survival in gastric cancer patients: evidence from meta-analysis
Mingxu Da, Jichun Ma, Yongbin Zhang, Jian Yang, Jibin Yao, Boyuan Huang, Hong Ma, Long Ge; pp 911-918 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Gastric adenocarcinoma with neuroendocrine differentiation: Clinicopathological features and efficacy of modified DCF chemotherapy
Yakup Bozkaya, Nuriye Ozdemir, Aysel Colak, Nurullah Zengin; pp; 919-925 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Impact of conversion during laparoscopic gastrectomy on outcomes of patients with gastric cancer
Feng Yue, Xiushuang Geng; pp 926-931 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA
Evaluation of the significance of hepatic functional reserve for the operation of liver cancer complicated with cirrhosis
Yingying Xiang, Fei Song, Xiang-hong Yang, Kun-hao Qin, Sheng-ting Zhang, Yun-lin Wei; pp 932-935 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

A propensity score-matched case-control comparative study of laparoscopic and open liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
Chunwei Wang, Wei Luo, Zhaojun Fu, Mei Sun, Huiyuan Si, Dandan Guo; pp 936-941 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Correlation between expression levels of PTEN and p53 genes and the clinical features of HBsAg-positive liver cancer
Yang Chai, Liu Xiaoyu, Wang Haiyan; pp 942 -946 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

BREAST CANCER
The prognostic significance of cyclin D1 expression in patients with triple-negative breast cancer
Betul Bolat Kucukzeybek, Ibrahim Vedat Bayoglu, Yuksel Kucukzeybek, Ahmet Alacacioglu, Seyran Yigit, Aysegul Akder Sari, Murat Akyol, Mustafa Oktay Tarhan; pp 947-952 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Mechanisms of AEG-1 and CXCR4 gene expression regulating the epithelial-mesenchymal transition pathway involved in brain metastases of breast cancer
Yanjun Chen, Xinjun Wang; pp 953-957 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

GYNECOLOGICAL CANCERS
Short- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic radical hysterectomy for obese patients with cervical cancer
Huajiang Lei, Dingqing Gui, Yuhua He; pp 958-965 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Evaluation of clinical characteristics linked with the survival of patients with advanced-stage ovarian malignancies
Miroslav Popovic, Milan Terzic, Jelena Dotlic, Arnela Ceric-Banicevic; pp 966-972 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Influence of hsa-miR-6727-5p on the proliferation, apoptosis, invasion and migration of Caski, Hela and SiHa cervical cancer cells
Haixia Liu, Guihua Pei, Mei Song, Shufeng Dai, Yankui Wang; pp 973-978 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

ESOPHAGEAL CANCER
Study on association between ERCC5 single nucleotide polymorphism and susceptibility to esophageal cancer
Caiming Zhang, Zhengwen Liao, Guodong Yu, Wenhua Huang, Xiaoning Song; pp 979-984 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Effects of javanica oil emulsion injection combined with radiotherapy versus radiotherapy alone on the efficacy and safety in patients with esophageal cancer: a pooled analysis of 1269 cases
Jing Wang, Heng-bo Ye, Youhong Dong; pp 985-995 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

HEAD & NECK CANCER
Factors predicting survival in patients with early stage laryngeal cancer: A cohort study between 2000 to 2015
Mohammad Fararouei, Nima Daneshi, Μohammad Mohammadianpanah, Hamid Reza Tabatabaei, Mohammad Zare-bandamiri, Mostafa Dianatinasab; pp 996-1003 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Cetuximab versus nimotuzumab for the treatment of advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma: A network meta-analysis
Cheng Yuan, Xin-Hua Xu, Lu Xu, Yang Liu, Min Sun, Li-Hua Ni, Xiao-Long Wang, Zhuo Chen, Kun Zhang, Hua-Li Wan, Guang Zeng; pp 1004-1010 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

PROSTATE CANCER
Research of the effect of miR-663 on the proliferation of prostate cancer cells, and the correlations of miR-663 with pathological grade and clinical stage
Shifeng Wang, Jingsong Liu, Changming Li, Xue Yang; pp 1011-1016 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Significance of the detection of TIM-3 and FOXJ1 in prostate cancer
Yong Lan, Xiaohui Hu, Kehua Jiang, Wei Yuan, Fu Zheng, Hongbo Chen; pp 1017-1021 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES
Protein Z (PZ) and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) plasma levels in patients with previously untreated Hodgkin lymphoma (HL)
Georgios Boutsikas, Evangelos Terpos, Athanasios Markopoulos, Athanasios Papatheodorou, Angeliki Stefanou, George Georgiou, Zacharoula Galani, Veroniki Komninaka, Vasileios Telonis, Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, Lila Dimitrakopoulou, Konstantinos Anargyrou, Konstantinos Tsionos, Dimitrios Christoulas, Maria Gonianaki, Theophanis Giannikos, Styliani Kokoris, Kostas Konstantopoulos,
John Meletis, Maria K. Angelopoulou, Anthi Travlou, Theodoros P. Vassilakopoulos; pp 1022-1031 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Increased expression of platelet derived growth factor receptor β on trephine biopsies correlates with advanced myeloma
Antonios Bilalis, Evi Pouliou, Maria Roussou, Asimina Papanikolaou, Anna Tassidou, Theophanis Economopoulos, Evangelos Terpos; pp 1032-1037 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

RENAL CELL CARCINOMA
VHL-TGFBI signaling is involved in the synergy between 5-aza-2’-deoxycytidine and paclitaxel against human renal cell carcinoma
Donghao Shang, Shaozhong Xian, Tiandong Han, Xuanhao Li, Yuting Liu; pp 1038-1045 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

PANCREATIC CANCER
Chemoradiotherapy after gemcitabine plus erlotinib in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer
Eunji Kim, Kyubo Kim, Eui Kyu Chie, Do-Youn Oh, Yong Tae Kim; pp 1046-1052 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

LUNG CANCER
Analysis of the status of EGFR, ROS1 and MET genes in non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma
Qiong Wang, Yali Lv, Mei Zhong, Fengwei Zhu, Lixin Wei, Huaiyin Shi; pp 1053-1060 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

CNS CANCER
Differentiation between progression and pseudoprogression by arterial spin labeling MRI in patients with glioblastoma multiforme
Marija Jovanovic, Sandra Radenkovic, Tatjana Stosic-Opincal, Slobodan Lavrnic, Svetlana Gavrilovic, Biljana Lazovic-Popovic, Ivan Soldatovic, Ruzica Maksimovic; pp 1061-1067 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

The function of DREAM gene mediated by NF-kB signal pathway in the pathogenesis of osteosarcoma
Jize Qian, Mignbo Lv, Wenbo Zhang; pp 1068-1072 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

PARANEOPLASTIC SYNDROMES
How can we effectively address the paraneoplastic dermatomyositis: Diagnosis, risk factors and treatment options
Ioannis Zerdes, Maria Tolia, Michail Nikolaou, Nikolaos Tsoukalas, Louloudenia Velentza, Jiannis Hajiioannou, Michail Mitsis, George Kyrgias; pp 1073-1080 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Metastasis-acquired changes in clinically actionable genes in triple negative breast cancer patients withcentral nervous system metastases: Focus on HER2 targeted therapies
Kadri Altundag; p 1081 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Novel techniques for morphometric and geometrical analysis in squamous intraepithelial lesions on cervical smears
Evangelos Tsiambas, Christos Riziotis, Ismini Mavrikos, Elias Armatas, Efstratios Patsouris; pp 1081-1082 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

T1 invasive breast lobular tumor and ductal carcinoma with HER-2 positive characteristics: Is it rationale to use adjuvant trastuzumab?
Kadri Altundag; p 1083 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Synchronous double primary gastric tumors: sarcoma and adenocarcinoma
Tania Triantafyllou, Haridimos Markogiannakis, Georgios Zografos, Dimitrios Theodorou; p 1083 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Anatomical variations in the human body
Christos-David Papaloucas, Ioanna Kantzou, Georgios Sarris, Vassilis Kouloulias; p 1084 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Should patients with HER2 loss after neoadjuvant treatment still be treated with adjuvant trastuzumab treatment?
Kadri Altundag; p 1085 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

The role of nutrition in the prevention of prostatic adenocarcinoma
Charalampos Fragkoulis, Ioannis Glykas, Ioannis Gkialas, Konstantinos Ntoumas; p 1085 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

Prognosis of women with invasive pleomorphic lobular carcinoma compared with classical invasive lobular carcinoma: Still debatable issue?
Kadri Altundag; pp 1086-1087 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)

HISTORY OF ONCOLOGY
Hallmarks in history of esophageal carcinoma
Marianna Karamanou, Kostas Markatos, Theodoros G. Papaioannou, George Zografos, George Androutsos; pp 1088-1091 (Pubmed Abstr, PDF)