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Medical and radiation oncology

Section edited by Dirk Vordermark

This section focuses on clinical research that impacts on the treatment of cancer using systemic chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and radiation.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    After analysis of minor RAS mutations (KRAS exon 3, 4/NRAS) in the FIRE-3 and PRIME studies, an expanded range of RAS mutations were established as a negative predictive marker for the efficacy of anti-EGFR antib...

    Authors: Izuma Nakayama, Eiji Shinozaki, Tomohiro Matsushima, Takeru Wakatsuki, Mariko Ogura, Takashi Ichimura, Masato Ozaka, Daisuke Takahari, Mitsukuni Suenaga, Keisho Chin, Nobuyuki Mizunuma and Kensei Yamaguchi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:38

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  2. Content type: Research article

    This matched-pair study was initiated to validate the results of a retrospective study of 186 patients published in 2007 that compared whole-brain irradiation (WBI) alone and radiosurgery (RS) alone for up to ...

    Authors: Dirk Rades, Stefan Janssen, Liesa Dziggel, Oliver Blanck, Amira Bajrovic, Theo Veninga and Steven E. Schild

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:30

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  3. Content type: Research article

    This study evaluated the distribution pattern of the Ki67-labeling index (LI) among patients at a Chinese breast cancer center, and analyzed its prognostic significance in the 2015 St Gallen consensus breast c...

    Authors: Yue Hu, Ran Gu, Jinghua Zhao, Yaping Yang, Fengtao Liu, Liang Jin, Kai Chen, Haixia Jia, Hongli Wang, Qiang Liu, Fengxi Su and Weijuan Jia

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:28

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Receptor for advanced glycation end-products (RAGE), a receptor for amyloids, is constitutively expressed in lungs and generally observed to be downregulated in lung cancer tissues. However, increasing levels ...

    Authors: Shouichi Okamoto, Shinsaku Togo, Ichiro Nagata, Kazue Shimizu, Yoshika Koinuma, Yukiko Namba, Jun Ito, Toshimasa Uekusa and Kazuhisa Takahashi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:22

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To compare the efficacy of sorafenib and sunitinib with regard to overall survival (OS) and progression free survival (PFS) in Chinese patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC).

    Authors: Hai-Liang Zhang, Xi-Nan Sheng, Xue-Song Li, Hong-Kai Wang, Zhi-Hong Chi, Zhi-Song He, Ding-Wei Ye and Jun Guo

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:16

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Primary natural killer (NK)/T cell lymphoma of adrenal glands is an extremely rare tumor with aggressive clinical behavior. There have only been a few cases reported worldwide and the highest reported survival...

    Authors: Liu Hu, Weimin Xu, Mingwei Wang, Pan Wang, Guang Han and Chi Lin

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:15

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Solitary plasmacytoma (SP) is a localized neoplastic plasma cell disorder with an annual incidence of less than 450 cases. Given the rarity of this disorder, it is difficult to conduct large-scale population s...

    Authors: Nishitha Thumallapally, Ahmed Meshref, Mohammed Mousa and Terenig Terjanian

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:13

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Cancer 2017 17:443

  8. Content type: Research article

    Health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) assessment with EORTC QLQ-C30 was prognostic for overall survival (OS) in patients with advance-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but no data existed for early-stage ...

    Authors: Leung Li, Frankie KF Mo, Stephen L Chan, Edwin P Hui, Nelson SL Tang, Jane Koh, Linda KS Leung, Annette NY Poon, Joyce Hui, Cheuk M Chu, Kit F Lee, Brigette BY Ma, Paul BS Lai, Anthony TC Chan, Simon CH Yu and Winnie Yeo

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:8

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Discordance in hormone receptors (HR) and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) status between primary tumors and metastatic sites for breast cancer is well established. However, it is uncertain whic...

    Authors: Shlomit Strulov Shachar, Tanya Mashiach, Georgeta Fried, Karen Drumea, Noa Shafran, Hyman B. Muss and Gil Bar-Sela

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:7

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  10. Content type: Research article

    In head and neck cancer little is known about the kinetics of osteopontin (OPN) expression after tumor resection. In this study we evaluated the time course of OPN plasma levels before and after surgery.

    Authors: Bülent Polat, Philipp Kaiser, Gisela Wohlleben, Thomas Gehrke, Agmal Scherzad, Matthias Scheich, Uwe Malzahn, Thomas Fischer, Dirk Vordermark and Michael Flentje

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2017 17:6

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Advanced age has been shown to be a factor predicting poor survival in patients with brain metastases (BM). There have been only a few studies focusing on stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for elderly BM patient...

    Authors: Shoji Yomo and Motohiro Hayashi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:948

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Primary pancreatic leiomyosarcoma is a rare pancreatic malignancy; the clinical presentation and treatment is not well-characterized. Further, the molecular mechanisms underlying its pathogenesis are not known...

    Authors: Chao Lin, Liping Wang, Jiyao Sheng, Dan Zhang, Lianyue Guan, Kai Zhao and Xuewen Zhang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:947

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  13. Content type: Research article

    To compare efficacy and toxicity of nimotuzumab versus cisplatin (CDDP) concurrent with intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC).

    Authors: H. M. Li, P. Li, Y. J. Qian, X. Wu, L. Xie, F. Wang, H. Zhang and L. Liu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:946

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Decisions on palliative chemotherapy (CT) for locally advanced or metastatic gastric cancer (mGC) require trade-offs between potential benefits and risks for patients. Healthcare providers and payers agree tha...

    Authors: R. Hofheinz, J. Clouth, J. Borchardt-Wagner, U. Wagner, E. Weidling, M. H. Jen and P. Brück

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:937

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Multidisciplinary team (MDT) meetings are used to optimise expert decision-making about treatment options, but such expertise is not digitally transferable between centres. To help standardise medical decision...

    Authors: Frank P. Y. Lin, Adrian Pokorny, Christina Teng, Rachel Dear and Richard J. Epstein

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:929

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  16. Content type: Research article

    There still is no evidence which neoadjuvant therapy regimen for stage II–III rectal cancer is superior. The aim of this study was to compare results achieved after long-course chemoradiotherapy (CRT) with sho...

    Authors: Tadas Latkauskas, Henrikas Pauzas, Laura Kairevice, Aleksandras Petrauskas, Zilvinas Saladzinskas, Rasa Janciauskiene, Jurate Gudaityte, Paulius Lizdenis, Saulius Svagzdys, Algimantas Tamelis and Dainius Pavalkis

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:927

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  17. Content type: Study protocol

    Recurrent/metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) has a poor prognosis and the combination of cisplatin and cetuximab, with or without 5-fluorouracil, is the gold standard treatment in ...

    Authors: Francesco Caponigro, Elena Di Gennaro, Franco Ionna, Francesco Longo, Corrado Aversa, Ettore Pavone, Maria Grazia Maglione, Massimiliano Di Marzo, Paolo Muto, Ernesta Cavalcanti, Antonella Petrillo, Fabio Sandomenico, Piera Maiolino, Roberta D’Aniello, Gerardo Botti, Rossella De Cecio…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:918

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The treatment goal for recurrent malignant gliomas centers on disease stabilization while minimizing therapy-related side effects. Metronomic dosing of cytotoxic chemotherapy has emerged as a promising option ...

    Authors: Eric T. Wong, Joshua Timmons, Amy Callahan, Lauren O’Loughlin, Bridget Giarusso and David C. Alsop

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:914

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  19. Content type: Study protocol

    Standard radiotherapy is the treatment of first choice in patients with symptomatic spinal metastases, but is only moderately effective. Stereotactic body radiation therapy is increasingly used to treat spinal...

    Authors: Joanne M. van der Velden, Helena M. Verkooijen, Enrica Seravalli, Jochem Hes, A. Sophie Gerlich, Nicolien Kasperts, Wietse S. C. Eppinga, Jorrit-Jan Verlaan and Marco van Vulpen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:909

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The role of radiation therapy in addition to chemotherapy has not been well established in non-oligometastatic Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We aimed to investigate overall survival (OS) of non-...

    Authors: ShengFa Su, YinXiang Hu, WeiWei Ouyang, Zhu Ma, QingSong Li, HuiQin Li, Yu Wang, XiaoHu Wang, Tao Li, JianCheng Li, Ming Chen, You Lu, YuJu Bai, ZhiXu He and Bing Lu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:908

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  21. Content type: Research article

    PEP02 (also known as MM-398, nal-IRI) is a novel nanoparticle formulation of irinotecan encapsulated in liposomes. The aims of this study were to investigate the dose-limiting toxicity (DLT), maximum tolerated...

    Authors: Nai-Jung Chiang, Tsu-Yi Chao, Ruey-Kuen Hsieh, Cheng-Hsu Wang, Yi-Wen Wang, C. Grace Yeh and Li-Tzong Chen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:907

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Malnutrition in gastrectomized patients receiving chemotherapy is associated with the susceptibility to chemotherapy-related adverse events. This study evaluated pre-operative nutritional status-related indice...

    Authors: Seung Hee Seo, Sung-Eun Kim, Yoon-Koo Kang, Baek-Yeol Ryoo, Min-Hee Ryu, Jae Ho Jeong, Shin Sook Kang, Mihi Yang, Jung Eun Lee and Mi-Kyung Sung

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:900

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  23. Content type: Case report

    NUT midline carcinoma (NMC) is a rare and highly aggressive malignancy. Although more information on NMC has been recently accumulating in the literature, most oncologists and pathologists remain unfamiliar wi...

    Authors: Yohei Harada, Takafumi Koyama, Kengo Takeuchi, Kazufusa Shoji, Kazuei Hoshi and Yu Oyama

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:895

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The prognosis of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) after the failure of standard therapies is poor with supportive care alone. Guidelines recommend clinical trials, and patients with good per...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Nagatani, Kohei Shitara, Hideaki Bando, Yasutoshi Kuboki, Wataru Okamoto, Takashi Kojima, Takayuki Yoshino, Toshirou Nishida, Atushi Ohtsu and Toshihiko Doi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:889

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  25. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to identify the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) domains associated with prognosis by assessing longitudinal alterations in HRQOL in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma recei...

    Authors: Masako Shomura, Tatehiro Kagawa, Haruka Okabe, Koichi Shiraishi, Shunji Hirose, Yoshitaka Arase, Kota Tsuruya, Sachiko Takahira and Tetsuya Mine

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:878

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) is a serine/threonine protein kinase responsible for regulating ribosomal biogenesis and protein synthesis. Dysregulation of mTOR contributes to tumorigenesis, angiogenesis...

    Authors: Shuangjiang Li, Zhiqiang Wang, Jian Huang, Shan Cheng, Heng Du, Guowei Che and Yong Peng

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:877

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) occurring in the breast after allografting is extremely rare, with only 22 reported cases in the literature thus far. Further, the lack of a systemic analysis prov...

    Authors: Bailong Liu, Bin Liu, Xu Wang, Liang Guo, Xiaoliang Liu, Wei Han, Lihua Dong and Min Liu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:875

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Multimodality treatment improves the chance of survival but increases the risk for long-term side effects in young cancer survivors, so-called” Adolescents and Young Adults“(AYAs). Compared to the general popu...

    Authors: J. Quidde, J. von Grundherr, B. Koch, C. Bokemeyer, G. Escherich, L. Valentini, D. Buchholz, G. Schilling and A. Stein

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:872

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) readministration to lung cancer patients is common owing to the few options available. Impact of clinical factors on prognosis of EGFR-mu...

    Authors: Yu-Mu Chen, Chien-Hao Lai, Kun-Ming Rau, Cheng-Hua Huang, Huang-Chih Chang, Tung-Ying Chao, Chia-Cheng Tseng, Wen-Feng Fang, Yu-Hsiu Chung, Yi-Hsi Wang, Mao-Chang Su, Kuo-Tung Huang, Shih-Feng Liu, Hung-Chen Chen, Ya-Chun Chang, Yu-Ping Chang…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:868

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Radiation-induced parotid damage is one of the most common complications in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) undergoing radiotherapy (RT). Intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) magnetic resonance (MR...

    Authors: Nan Zhou, Chen Chu, Xin Dou, Ming Li, Song Liu, Lijing Zhu, Baorui Liu, Tingting Guo, Weibo Chen, Jian He, Jing Yan, Zhengyang Zhou, Xiaofeng Yang and Tian Liu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:865

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The majority of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation eventually develop resistance to EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs). Minimal information exist...

    Authors: Ryo Ko, Hirotsugu Kenmotsu, Masakuni Serizawa, Yasuhiro Koh, Kazushige Wakuda, Akira Ono, Tetsuhiko Taira, Tateaki Naito, Haruyasu Murakami, Mitsuhiro Isaka, Masahiro Endo, Takashi Nakajima, Yasuhisa Ohde, Nobuyuki Yamamoto, Kazuhisa Takahashi and Toshiaki Takahashi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:864

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  32. Content type: Case report

    In a large number of patients with multiple gastrointestinal adenomatous polyps, no causal germline mutation can be found. Non-genetic factors may contribute to the development of adenomatous polyps in these u...

    Authors: Lisanne Sara Rigter, Frank G. J. Kallenberg, Barbara Bastiaansen, Theo A. M. van Os, Floor E. van Leeuwen, Monique Esther van Leerdam and Evelien Dekker

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:862

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) is a cellular-level particle radiation therapy that combines the selective delivery of boron compounds to tumour tissue with neutron irradiation. L-p-Boronophenylalanine (L-BP...

    Authors: Tsubasa Watanabe, Yoshihide Hattori, Youichiro Ohta, Miki Ishimura, Yosuke Nakagawa, Yu Sanada, Hiroki Tanaka, Satoshi Fukutani, Shin-ichiro Masunaga, Masahiro Hiraoka, Koji Ono, Minoru Suzuki and Mitsunori Kirihata

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:859

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  34. Content type: Research article

    There are clinical situations (CS) in which the use of somatostatin analogs (SSAs) in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NET) is controversial due to lack of evidence. A Delphi study was conducted to develop...

    Authors: Isabel Sevilla, Ángel Segura, Jaume Capdevila, Carlos López, Rocío García-Carbonero and Enrique Grande

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:858

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  35. Content type: Study protocol

    Approximately 20 % of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients diagnosed in the early stages may benefit from potentially curative ablative therapies such as surgical resection, transplantation or radiofrequenc...

    Authors: Mihir Gandhi, Su Pin Choo, Choon Hua Thng, Say Beng Tan, Albert Su Chong Low, Peng Chung Cheow, Anthony Soon Whatt Goh, Kiang Hiong Tay, Richard Hoau Gong Lo, Brian Kim Poh Goh, Jen San Wong, David Chee Eng Ng, Khee Chee Soo, Wei Ming Liew and Pierce K. H. Chow

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:856

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Human Epidermal Growth Factor (Her-2/neu) has strong therapeutic implications in certain cancers like breast and gastric cancer. Literature on its frequency in colorectal cancer is scarce. In this study, we have ...

    Authors: Asma Shabbir, Talat Mirza, Abdullah Bin Khalid, Muhammad Asif Qureshi and Sadaf Ahmed Asim

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:855

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  37. Content type: Case report

    Gliomas are the most common primary brain tumors in adults and invariably carry a poor prognosis. Recent clinical studies have demonstrated the safety and compelling survival benefit when tumor treating fields...

    Authors: Jennifer Connelly, Adília Hormigo, Nimish Mohilie, Jethro Hu, Aafia Chaudhry and Nicholas Blondin

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:842

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The survival following transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) alone is still low in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with almost patients developing disease progression after treatment. There is nee...

    Authors: Ting-Shi Su, Huan-Zhen Lu, Tao Cheng, Ying Zhou, Yong Huang, Ying-Chuan Gao, Min-Yang Tang, Hua-Yan Jiang, Zu-Ping Lian, En-Cun Hou and Ping Liang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:834

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  39. Content type: Research article

    MEK1 (MAP2K1) and MEK2 (MAP2K2) are closely related dual-specificity protein kinases which function by phosphorylating both serine/threonine and tyrosine residues of their substrates ERK1 and ERK2, controlling...

    Authors: J. Gomez-Millan, B. Pajares, L. Perez-Villa, A. Carnero, M. Alvarez, V. De Luque, F. Rivas, J. M. Trigo, M. D. Toledo, E. Alba and J. A. Medina

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:829

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PDAC) incidence is increasing worldwide. Several studies have shown that lymphopenia was correlated with a poor prognosis but the potential interest to measure lymphopenia in the pre...

    Authors: Christelle d’Engremont, Dewi Vernerey, Anne-Laure Pointet, Gaël Simone, Francine Fein, Bruno Heyd, Stéphane Koch, Lucine Vuitton, Stefano Kim, Marine Jary, Najib Lamfichek, Celia Turco, Zaher Lakkis, Anne Berger, Franck Bonnetain, Julien Taieb…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:823

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  41. Content type: Research article

    The phase 3 MPACT trial in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer demonstrated superior efficacy of nab-paclitaxel (nab-P) + gemcitabine (Gem) vs Gem monotherapy for all endpoints examined including overall s...

    Authors: Arndt Vogel, Josefine Römmler-Zehrer, Jack Shiansong Li, Desmond McGovern, Alfredo Romano and Michael Stahl

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:817

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  42. Content type: Study protocol

    Solid tumors, such as hepato-pancreato-biliary cancer, develop tumor hypoxia with tumor growth. Despite advances in surgery, a majority of these patients are in an unresectable condition. At this stage standar...

    Authors: Perparim Limani, Michael Linecker, Philipp Kron, Panagiotis Samaras, Bernhard Pestalozzi, Roger Stupp, Alexander Jetter, Philipp Dutkowski, Beat Müllhaupt, Andrea Schlegel, Claude Nicolau, Jean-Marie Lehn, Henrik Petrowsky, Bostjan Humar, Rolf Graf and Pierre-Alain Clavien

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:812

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  43. Content type: Case report

    Most cases of disseminated carcinomatosis of the bone marrow (DCBM) arise from gastric cancer. DCBM from pancreatic cancer is very rare. We herein present a case of DCBM from pancreatic cancer.

    Authors: Hiroki Namikawa, Yasuhiko Takemoto, Ayako Makuuchi, Masanori Kobayashi, Shigeki Kinuhata, Mina Morimura, Takashi Ikebe, Hiromu Tanaka and Taichi Shuto

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:801

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Adding bevacizumab to chemotherapy improves response rates and progression-free survival (PFS) in metastatic breast cancer (mBC). We aimed to demonstrate decreased toxicity with metronomic chemotherapy/bevaciz...

    Authors: Christoph Rochlitz, Martin Bigler, Roger von Moos, Jürg Bernhard, Klazien Matter-Walstra, Andreas Wicki, Khalil Zaman, Sandro Anchisi, Marc Küng, Kyung-Jae Na, Daniela Bärtschi, Markus Borner, Tamara Rordorf, Daniel Rauch, Andreas Müller, Thomas Ruhstaller…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:780

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) have been associated with decreased lung cancer risk. However, they have been associated with pulmonary infections (tuberculosis [TB] and pneumonia) in patients with chronic obstr...

    Authors: Ming-Fang Wu, Zhi-Hong Jian, Jing-Yang Huang, Cheng-Feng Jan, Oswald Ndi Nfor, Kai-Ming Jhang, Wen-Yuan Ku, Chien-Chang Ho, Chia-Chi Lung, Hui-Hsien Pan, Min-Chen Wu and Yung-Po Liaw

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:778

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) is a rare malignant disease that lacks a unique clinical staging system to predict the survival of EMP patients and to design individualized treatment. Instead, clinicians hav...

    Authors: Qian Zhu, Xiong Zou, Rui You, Rou Jiang, Meng-Xia Zhang, You-Ping Liu, Chao-Nan Qian, Hai-Qiang Mai, Ming-Huang Hong, Ling Guo and Ming-Yuan Chen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:777

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  47. Content type: Research article

    The study aimed to evaluate the long-term outcome in patients with advanced local recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) treated with or without reirradiation.

    Authors: Li-Ting Liu, Qiu-Yan Chen, Lin-Quan Tang, Lu Zhang, Shan-Shan Guo, Ling Guo, Hao-Yuan Mo, Chong Zhao, Xiang Guo, Ming-Yuan Chen, Chao-Nan Qian, Mu-Sheng Zeng, Ming-Huang Hong, Jian-Yong Shao, Ying Sun, Jun Ma…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:774

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  48. Content type: Study protocol

    Persistent dysphagia following primary chemoradiation (CRT) for head and neck cancers can have a devastating impact on patients’ quality of life. Single arm studies have shown that the dosimetric sparing of cr...

    Authors: Imran Petkar, Keith Rooney, Justin W. G. Roe, Joanne M. Patterson, David Bernstein, Justine M. Tyler, Marie A. Emson, James P. Morden, Kathrin Mertens, Elizabeth Miles, Matthew Beasley, Tom Roques, Shreerang A. Bhide, Kate L. Newbold, Kevin J. Harrington, Emma Hall…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:770

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  49. Content type: Study protocol

    The higher specificity of amino-acid positron emission tomography (AA-PET) in the diagnosis of gliomas, as well as in the differentiation between recurrence and treatment-related alterations, in comparison to ...

    Authors: Oliver Oehlke, Michael Mix, Erika Graf, Tanja Schimek-Jasch, Ursula Nestle, Irina Götz, Sabine Schneider-Fuchs, Astrid Weyerbrock, Irina Mader, Brigitta G. Baumert, Susan C. Short, Philipp T. Meyer, Wolfgang A. Weber and Anca-Ligia Grosu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2016 16:769

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