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Ecological model links proto-oncogene to high incidence of metastatic cancers in African-American


The unusually high mortality rate of African-Americans from an aggressive sub-type of cancers that are generally fatal, .... More

Characterizing tobacco use in an American cancer center’s catchment area can help direct fu


This study shows how a cancer center can identify catchment area needs to plan research that reduces the burden of cance.... More

Colorectal cancer: Ageing, myeloid-derived suppressor cells, and treatment: Report of two cases

Immunological status is a useful, low invasive tool to identify the disease complexity and the results can be used in th.... More

PCI for in-stent restenosis in a patient with acute coronary syndrome, cardiogenic shock and thro


Case report of percutaneous coronary intervention for in-stent restenosis in myelodysplastic syndrome .... More

Significance of small anteromedial or subpulmonic pneumothoraces on admission chest radiographs..


The presence of small anteromedial or subpulmonic PTX is associated with a difficult transition to extra-uterine life wh.... More

Bupropion overdose in adolescents: Three cases illuminating presentations and sequelae - A case s


Because of the multiple indications for bupropion use and an increase in its prescribing, it is important to recognize t.... More

Clinical study of the treatment of multiple brain metastases from adenocarcinoma of the lung by s


Simultaneous integrated boost intensity-modulated radiotherapy (SIB) was superior to conformal radiotherapy (CRT), and p.... More

Cul-de-sac splenosis - An unusual location


This case highlights the value of a thorough clinical history in facilitating accurate diagnosis. .... More

Primary osseous amyloidoma - Report of two cases with review of the literature


The misfolding and aggregation is secondary to significantly increased quantities of certain low molecular weight protei.... More

Novel approaches to percutaneous intervention in stage IV kidney disease


The lesion was treated using intravenous ultrasound to facilitate minimal-contrast percutaneous intervention and the pat.... More

The changing incidence of gonadal germ cell tumours


There is selective apoptosis in the developing ovary which could prevent the development of malignant germ cell tumours .... More

Combined treatment of gemcitabine with indole-3-carbinol or metformin on drug efficacy in pancrea


The sensitivity of GEM could depend on the method of treatment, whether cells were pre-treated with MET or I3C, which st.... More

Azathioprine induced Epstein-Barr virus positive mucocutaneous ulcer: A case report


The importance of recognizing this entity lies in its morphological and immunophenotypic overlap with classical Hodgkin&.... More

Usefulness of a balloon-expandable, covered stent for the transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic


The covered, balloon-expandable stent could be placed accurately and allowed creation of adapted shunts with smaller dia.... More

Prognostic serum biomarkers for colorectal cancer – Review


A general approach to understand how to predict clinical outcomes using risk, diagnostic, and prognostic biomarkers, is .... More

A comprehensive review of nephroblastoma with ureteric involvement


Even in advanced tumor stages, complete excision of the urinary tract tumor and optimal treatment of disseminated malign.... More

An anaplastic cardiac large cell lymphoma: A case report and analysis of cardiac involvement in n


The median progression-free survival and overall survival were nearly the same – approximately 3.5 years (range; 0.... More

Dosimetric comparison of radiation methods for palmar fibrosis


6-MeV electrons with individualized bolus gave superior CTV coverage over superficial radiotherapy at the 90% isodose li.... More

New salvage vincristine, carmustine, cyclophosphamide, and prednisone (VBCP) chemotherapy for rel


Results suggest VBCP is a highly active and tolerable salvage regimen among heavily pretreated MM patients who already f.... More

The first American cancer patient to receive dicycloplatin chemotherapy: A case report


These findings may explain DCP's more bearable side effects. Dicycloplatin may offer chemotherapeutic advantages ove.... More

Can vascular endothelial growth factor C expression be of use in predicting surgical stage or pro


Tumoral VEGF-C expression was not associated with higher surgical Stage or poorer prognosis in vulvar cancer. However, a.... More

Skin rash in patients treated with neoadjuvant erlotinib (Tarceva) in resectable non-small cell l


Recently developed test, for example “fluid phase biopsy” and “targeted next-generation” sequenc.... More

Some aspects of cancer biomarkers and their clinical application in solid tumors – revisite


Highlight the clinical applicability of some cancer biomarkers, as well as future approaches for their development and c.... More

Diagnostic problems and immune contexture in a case of cecal medullary carcinoma


An undifferentiated large bowel carcinoma characterized by black-tan color on gross examination, expressing epithelial k.... More

Long-term correction of diabetic hyperglycemia through glucose-responsive hepatic insulin product


Established the framework for a long-term, glucose-responsive treatment for T1DM from which further improvements can be .... More

The clinical and biological implications of the focal adhesion kinase pathway in ShenLingLan<


SLDM has a profound effect on the migratory and adhesive properties of ovarian cancer cells, potentially via inhibitory .... More

Feedback inhibition of apolipoprotein A-I synthesis by its propeptide in hepatocyte cell culture


Results suggest that the synthesis of apolipoprotein A-I is regulated by a feedback mechanism with its propeptide as inh.... More

Colitis and chronic bleeding in patients treated with dasatinib


Demonstrates a link between dasatinib and chronic colitis akin to inflammatory bowel disease, in patients undergoing the.... More

First application of ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis for acute....


By reducing the required dose of fibrinolytic, this report demonstrates the use of USAT as a potentially safe and effect.... More

Effect of anti-diabetic drug metformin on colorectal cancer cell lines


Metformin in pharmacological doses may not be an effective inducer of cell death in these colon cancer cell lines. Epifl.... More

Point of care ultrasound in cardiac arrest: A case report of PE in PEA arrest


Given this finding the patient was administered tPA, resulting in return of spontaneous circulation and eventual hospita.... More

10-MV X-ray dose calculation in water for MLC and wedge fields using a convolution method with X-


Convolution method can achieve accurate dose calculations even under MLC and/or wedge filtration. .... More

Burden, quality of life and distress of the main caregiver in head and neck, cervix and rectal ca


The little difference in the experience of caring within caregivers based on the three different cancer groups, although.... More

Effect of adhesive filler content on marginal adaptation of class II composite resin restorations


Filler contents of 30 wt% and 40 wt% significantly reduced the occurrence of severe gaps compared to 0 wt%. .... More

Combined treatment of refractory ascites by alfapumpTM and surgical umbilical hernia r


Implantation of the alfapump system resulted in control of ascites, improvement of nutritional status and quality of lif.... More

Reduction of radiation dose in adult CT-guided musculoskeletal procedures


Significant reduction in radiation dose without reduction in procedural accuracy can be achieved by simply lowering the .... More

The hydrocele of canal of Nuck: Case report and review of the literature


Painless inguinal swelling that may lead to investigation by imaging, mainly ultrasound, CT or MRI. .... More

KRAS testing and first-line treatment among patients diagnosed with metastatic colorectal


Despite NCCN guideline recommendations, 73% of mCRC cases diagnosed in 2011 had no documented KRAS test. Disparit.... More

Adopted Korean woman with symptoms of cystitis – Delayed diagnosis of tuberculosis leading


This case emphasizes the importance of continuing to include TB in the differential diagnosis of a variety of diseases, .... More

Comparison of the clinicopathologic features of solitary and multifocal papillary thyroid carcino


Most cases there are already histologic features that support a more aggressive behavior. .... More

Split-course chemoradiotherapy with S-1, a novel oral fluorouracil, and cisplatin for distant met


Split-course chemoradiotherapy with S-1 and cisplatin had an encouraging safety profile together with good efficacy .... More

Lumbosacral transcutaneous electrical stimulation in children with slow transit constipation: A p


This new method of TESIC for STC warrants further evaluation in a randomised, controlled trial. .... More

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