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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. Treatment with radioactive iodine is effective for many patients with progressive, locally advanced or metastatic, differentiated thyroid cancer. However, some patients become refractory to treatment. These ty...

    Authors: Nigel Fleeman, Rachel Houten, Marty Chaplin, Sophie Beale, Angela Boland, Yenal Dundar, Janette Greenhalgh, Rui Duarte and Aditya Shenoy

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1209

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  2. Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) has become an established treatment option for medically-inoperable early-stage (Stage I-IIA) non-small cell lung cancer (ES-NSCLC). SABR is able to obtain high rates ...

    Authors: David A. Palma, Hanbo Chen, Houda Bahig, Stewart Gaede, Stephen Harrow, Joanna M. Laba, X. Melody Qu, George B. Rodrigues, Brian P. Yaremko, Edward Yu, Alexander V. Louie, Inderdeep Dhaliwal and Christopher J. Ryerson

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1206

    Content type: Study protocol

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  3. NF1(Neurofibromatosis type 1) is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder. Patients with NF1 have an increased risk of developing benign or malignant tumours, such as gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs). Ho...

    Authors: Liang Shang, Zhen Fang, Jin Liu, Fengying Du, Haiyan Jing, Yali Xu, Kangdi Dong, Xiaoman Zhang, Hao Wu, Changqing Jing and Leping Li

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1196

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Brain metastasis (BM) is a rare event in ovarian cancer patients. The current prognostic scores that have been used for other tumors do not account for specific characteristics of ovarian cancer, such as plati...

    Authors: Alexandre André Balieiro Anastácio da Costa, Elizabeth Santana dos Santos, Deborah Porto Cotrim, Natasha Carvalho Pandolfi, Marcelle Goldner Cesca, Henrique Mantoan, Solange Moraes Sanches, Adriana Regina Gonçalves Ribeiro, Louise de Brot, Graziele Bonvolim, Paulo Issamu Sanematsu, Ronaldo Pereira de Souza, Joyce Maria Lisboa Maya, Fabrício de Souza Castro, João Paulo da Nogueira Silveira Lima, Michael Jenwel Chen…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1194

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  5. To determine safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for local treatment of lung metastases of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), sequenced or combined with systemic treatments.

    Authors: Alexis Gonnet, Laura Salabert, Guilhem Roubaud, Vittorio Catena, Véronique Brouste, Xavier Buy, Marine Gross Goupil, Alain Ravaud and Jean Palussière

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1182

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  6. Adult Ewing sarcoma (ES) is a rare disease, the optimal treatment model is unknown. This study aimed to retrospectively analyze treatment-related prognostic factors of nonspinal ES in Chinese adults.

    Authors: Jianjun Zhang, Yujing Huang, Yuanjue Sun, Aina He, Yan Zhou, Haiyan Hu, Yang Yao and Zan Shen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1168

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  7. Patients with metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) and favorable survival prognoses can benefit from radiation doses greater than 30Gy in 10 fractions in terms of improved local progression-free survival ...

    Authors: Dirk Rades, Olfred Hansen, Lars Henrik Jensen, Liesa Dziggel, Christian Staackmann, Claudia Doemer, Jon Cacicedo, Antonio J. Conde-Moreno, Barbara Segedin, Raquel Ciervide-Jurio, Carmen Rubio-Rodriguez, Luis A. Perez-Romasanta, Ana Alvarez-Gracia, Kristopher Dennis, Carlos Ferrer-Albiach, Arturo Navarro-Martin…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1163

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  8. Personalized therapy for bone metastases should consider the patients’ remaining lifespan. Estimation of survival can be facilitated with scoring tools. A new tool was developed, specifically designed to estim...

    Authors: Dirk Rades, Rapha Haus, Steven E. Schild and Stefan Janssen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1156

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  9. The advent of the immunomodulatory imide drugs (IMiDs) lenalidomide and thalidomide for the treatment of patients with plasma cell myeloma (PCM), has contributed to more than a doubling of the overall survival...

    Authors: Ryan B. Sinit, Dick G. Hwang, Prakash Vishnu, Jess F. Peterson and David M. Aboulafia

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1147

    Content type: Case report

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  10. The relationship between lung dose-volume histogram (DVH) parameters and radiation pneumonitis (RP) associated with induction concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) followed by surgery in patients with non-small ...

    Authors: Kuniaki Katsui, Takeshi Ogata, Kenta Watanabe, Norihisa Katayama, Junichi Soh, Masahiro Kuroda, Katsuyuki Kiura, Yoshinobu Maeda, Shinichi Toyooka and Susumu Kanazawa

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1144

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  11. Chemotherapy can improve the survival of patients with advanced gastric cancer. However, whether triplet chemotherapy can further improve the survival of patients with advanced gastric cancer compared with dou...

    Authors: Xinjian Guo, Fuxing Zhao, Xinfu Ma, Guoshuang Shen, Dengfeng Ren, Fangchao Zheng, Feng Du, Ziyi Wang, Raees Ahmad, Xinyue Yuan, Junhui Zhao and Jiuda Zhao

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1125

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  12. To assess the efficacy of Nimotuzumab in combination with first-line chemoradiotherapy treatment in Chinese patients with primary III-IVb stage nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

    Authors: Wang Zhi-Qiang, Mei Qi, Li Ji-Bin, You Rui, Liu You-Ping, Sun Rui, Hu Guang-Yuan, Chen Ming-Yuan and Hua Yi-Jun

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1122

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  13. Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) belong among the most burdensome side effects in hemato-oncology. Mostly, a combination of ondansetron and dexamethasone is used as antiemetic prophylaxis in ped...

    Authors: Semjon Willier, Karin Melanie Cabanillas Stanchi, Martina von Have, Vera Binder, Franziska Blaeschke, Judith Feucht, Tobias Feuchtinger and Michaela Döring

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1118

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  14. The majority of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) receive bilateral elective nodal irradiation (ENI), in order to reduce the risk of regional failure. Bilateral ENI, as compared to un...

    Authors: Pieter D. de Veij Mestdagh, Willem H. Schreuder, Wouter V. Vogel, Maarten L. Donswijk, Eric van Werkhoven, Jacqueline E. van der Wal, Richard Dirven, Baris Karakullukcu, Jan-Jakob Sonke, Michiel W. M. van den Brekel, Corrie A. M. Marijnen and Abrahim Al-Mamgani

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1110

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  15. To explore the patterns of failures and areas at highest risk of recurrence for postoperative intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (IHCC), with the aim to guide IHCC adjuvant radiotherapy.

    Authors: Wei Yu, Chunxiu Hu, Yongjie Shui, Kui Wu, Lili Zhang, Ying Chen, Chao Li, Jing Xu and Qichun Wei

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1108

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  16. The relationship between whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) dose with intracranial tumor control and overall survival (OS) in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) brain metastases (BM) is largely unkn...

    Authors: Zhensheng Li, Dongxing Shen, Jian Zhang, Jun Zhang, Fang Yang, Deyou Kong, Jie Kong and Andu Zhang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1104

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  17. The combination of nivolumab, a programmed death-1 (PD-1) targeted monoclonal antibody, with the cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen-4 (CTLA-4) targeted antibody, ipilimumab, represents a new standard of care in th...

    Authors: Hannah L. Buckley, Fiona J. Collinson, Gemma Ainsworth, Heather Poad, Louise Flanagan, Eszter Katona, Helen C. Howard, Geraldine Murden, Rosamonde E. Banks, Joanne Brown, Galina Velikova, Tom Waddell, Kate Fife, Paul D. Nathan, James Larkin, Thomas Powles…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1102

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  18. The upregulated expression of the JAK/STAT pathway promotes tumor growth in Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL). Based on the hypothesis that JAK2 is a therapeutic targe...

    Authors: Seok Jin Kim, Dok Hyun Yoon, Hye Jin Kang, Jung Yong Hong, Ho Sup Lee, Sung Yong Oh, Ho-Jin Shin, Jee Hyun Kong, Jun Ho Yi, Kana Sakamoto, Young Hyeh Ko, Jooryung Huh, Seung-Sook Lee, Kengo Takeuchi, Dong-Yeop Shin, Cheolwon Suh…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1080

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  19. Hypofractionated palliative radiotherapy for metastatic lung cancer patients is frequently used in order to ease pain, to increase bone stability, to treat local mass effects, or to prolong progression-free su...

    Authors: Farastuk Bozorgmehr, Adriane Hommertgen, Johannes Krisam, Felix Lasitschka, Jonas Kuon, Martin Maenz, Peter E. Huber, Laila König, Meinhard Kieser, Juergen Debus, Michael Thomas and Stefan Rieken

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1074

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  20. Bladder cancer (BC) has become a major worldwide public health issue, especially non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). A flood of related clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have emerged; however, the qu...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Yunyun Wang, Hong Weng, Danqi Wang, Fei Han, Qiao Huang, Tong Deng, Xinghuan Wang and Yinghui Jin

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1054

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  21. Local consolidative treatment (LCT) is important for oligometastasis, defined as the restricted metastatic capacity of a tumor. This study aimed to determine the effects and prognostic heterogeneity of LCT in ...

    Authors: Jia-Tao Zhang, Si-Yang Liu, Hong-Hong Yan, Yi-Long Wu, Qiang Nie and Wen-Zhao Zhong

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1051

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  22. Budding is a complementary prognostic factor for colorectal cancer. In this study, we aimed to clarify the role of tumor budding in rectal cancer patients after preoperative chemoradiotherapy.

    Authors: Iryna Trotsyuk, Halina Sparschuh, Alice Josephine Müller, Konrad Neumann, Martin Kruschewski, David Horst and Sefer Elezkurtaj

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1033

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  23. Patients with chemotherapy refractory metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) have a poor prognosis and limited therapeutic options. In this phase Ib/II clinical trial, we established the maximum tolerated dose (MT...

    Authors: John H. Strickler, Christel N. Rushing, Donna Niedzwiecki, Abigail McLeod, Ivy Altomare, Hope E. Uronis, S. David Hsu, S. Yousuf Zafar, Michael A. Morse, David Z. Chang, James L. Wells, Kimberly L. Blackwell, P. Kelly Marcom, Christy Arrowood, Emily Bolch, Sherri Haley…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1032

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  24. Infusion of high-dose intravenous methotrexate (MTX) has been demonstrating to penetrate the blood-brain barrier. The aim of this present study was to assess the efficacy and safety of high dose MTX in patient...

    Authors: F. Bazan, E. Dobi, B. Royer, E. Curtit, L. Mansi, N. Menneveau, M. J. Paillard, G. Meynard, C. Villanueva, X. Pivot and L. Chaigneau

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1029

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  25. The aim of the present study was to assess the efficacy of postoperative chemoradiotherapy (POCRT) following surgery in non-small-cell lung cancer patients with N2 lymph node metastasis (N2-NSCLC).

    Authors: Liyu Su, Mingqiu Chen, Huiyan Su, Yaqing Dai, Shaoxing Chen and Jiancheng Li

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1023

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  26. Nivolumab is an immune checkpoint inhibitor specific to the programmed death 1 (PD-1) receptor. Nivolumab has shown clinical responses in many malignancies. Although immune-related adverse events (irAEs) assoc...

    Authors: Koji Yoshino, Takayuki Nakayama, Ayumu Ito, Eiichi Sato and Shigehisa Kitano

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1019

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  27. Bone metastases in the lower spine and pelvis are effectively palliated with radiotherapy (RT), though this can come with side effects such as radiation induced nausea and vomiting (RINV). We hypothesize that ...

    Authors: Robert Olson, Roel Schlijper, Nick Chng, Quinn Matthews, Marco Arimare, Lindsay Mathews, Fred Hsu, Tanya Berrang, Alexander Louie, Benjamin Mou, Boris Valev, Joanna Laba, David Palma, Devin Schellenberg and Shilo Lefresne

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1011

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  28. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients harboring epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations often develop brain metastases. Treatment with EGFR-tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) has shown the effec...

    Authors: Yung-Hsuan Chen, Yen-Fu Chen, Chung-Yu Chen, Jin-Yuan Shih and Chong-Jen Yu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1006

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  29. The survival rate of patients with advanced oesophageal cancer is very low and can vary significantly, even among patients with the same TNM stage. It is important to look for indicators that are economical an...

    Authors: Ke-Jie Li, Xiao-Fang Xia, Meng Su, Hui Zhang, Wen-Hao Chen and Chang-Lin Zou

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1004

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  30. Leptomeningeal metastasis (LM) is a predominantly late stage, devastating complication of a variety of malignant solid tumors. Diagnosis relies predominantly on neurological, radiographic, and cerebrospinal fl...

    Authors: Ann-Kathrin Stoppek, Sied Kebir, Andreas Junker, Kathy Keyvani, Stefan Zülow, Lazaros Lazaridis, Teresa Schmidt, Daniela Pierscianek, Martin Stuschke, Ulrich Sure, Christoph Kleinschnitz, Björn Scheffler, Lisa Zimmer and Martin Glas

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:995

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  31. Biliary tract cancer (BTC) has a high mortality. Primary diagnosis is frequently delayed due to mostly unspecific symptoms, resulting in a high number of advanced cases at the time of diagnosis. Advanced BTCs ...

    Authors: L. Perkhofer, A. W. Berger, A. K. Beutel, E. Gallmeier, S. Angermeier, L. Fischer von Weikersthal, T. O. Goetze, R. Muche, T. Seufferlein and T. J. Ettrich

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:990

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  32. While denosumab has been shown to prevent skeletal-related events in patients with bone metastasis, there is a concern that it may cause atypical femoral fracture (AFF). While AFF has been reported in patients...

    Authors: Momoko Takahashi, Yukinori Ozaki, Rika Kizawa, Jun Masuda, Kentaro Sakamaki, Keiichi Kinowaki, Taro Umezu, Chihiro Kondoh, Yuko Tanabe, Nobuko Tamura, Yuji Miura, Takashi Shigekawa, Hidetaka Kawabata, Noriyuki Baba, Haruo Iguchi and Toshimi Takano

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:980

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  33. Conventionally fractionated (CF) radiation therapy (RT) has been associated with lymphopenia, leading to compromised overall survival (OS) in cancer patients. It currently remains unknown if stereotactic body ...

    Authors: Guangyin Wu, Michael J. Baine, Nan Zhao, Sicong Li, Xiaobo Li and Chi Lin

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:977

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  34. Patients with metastatic renal carcinoma frequently have pre-existing renal impairment and not infrequently develop worsening renal function as a complication of their treatment. The presence of pancreatic met...

    Authors: Karin Purshouse, Sarah Chamberlain, Maria Soares, Mark Tuthill, Andrew Protheroe and David R. Mole

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:967

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  35. Sarcomatoid carcinoma of unknown primary (SCUP) is a rare entity of either poorly differentiated carcinoma with sarcoma-like differentiation or a true mixed lineage neoplasm. Limited data regarding clinicopath...

    Authors: Ryan W. Huey, Shalini Makawita, Lianchun Xiao, Aurelio Matamoros, Jeannelyn S. Estrella, Michael J. Overman, Gauri R. Varadhachary and Kanwal Raghav

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:965

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  36. Neuroblastoma is the most common extra-cranial solid tumor among children. Despite intensive treatment, patients with advanced disease mostly experience dismal outcomes. Here, we proposed the use of topotecan ...

    Authors: Piya Rujkijyanont, Apichat Photia, Chanchai Traivaree, Chalinee Monsereenusorn, Usanarat Anurathapan, Panya Seksarn, Darintr Sosothikul, Piti Techavichit, Kleebsabai Sanpakit, Kamon Phuakpet, Surapon Wiangnon, Thirachit Chotsampancharoen, Su-on Chainansamit, Somjai Kanjanapongkul, Arunotai Meekaewkunchorn and Suradej Hongeng

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:961

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  37. Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are heterogeneous, widely distributed tumors arising from neuroendocrine cells. Gastrointestinal (GI)-NETs are the most common and NETs of the rectum represent 15, 2% of gastrointe...

    Authors: Gemma Bruera, Antonio Giuliani, Lucia Romano, Alessandro Chiominto, Alessandra Di Sibio, Stefania Mastropietro, Pierluigi Cosenza, Enrico Ricevuto, Mario Schietroma and Francesco Carlei

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:960

    Content type: Case report

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  38. Paclitaxel is used in second-line conventional chemotherapies to manage patients with unresectable advanced gastric cancer (GC). Paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy is a known adverse event leading to tre...

    Authors: Hiroaki Tanioka, Takeshi Nagasaka, Futoshi Uno, Masafumi Inoue, Hiroyuki Okita, Yosuke Katata, Hiromitsu Kanzaki, Hidekazu Kuramochi, Hironaga Satake, Yoshiaki Shindo, Akira Doi, Jyunichiro Nasu, Haruhiro Yamashita and Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:941

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  39. The clinical target volume (CTV) for postoperative radiotherapy for thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (TESCC) needs to be defined. The study aim was to map metastatic lymph nodes (LNMs) in a computed...

    Authors: Jing Yu, Wen Ouyang, Chunyang Li, Jiuling Shen, Yu Xu, Junhong Zhang and Conghua Xie

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:927

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  40. Fibrin-associated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (FA-DLBCL) is a rare Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) positive lymphoproliferative disorder included in the current World Health Organization (WHO) classification. It ar...

    Authors: Magda Zanelli, Maurizio Zizzo, Marco Montanaro, Vito Gomes, Giovanni Martino, Loredana De Marco, Giulio Fraternali Orcioni, Maria Paola Martelli and Stefano Ascani

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:916

    Content type: Case report

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  41. Oncoplastic surgery techniques lead to a rearrangement of the breast tissue and impede target definition during adjuvant radiotherapy (RT). The aim of this study was to assess local control rates after immedia...

    Authors: Kai Joachim Borm, Christine Schönknecht, Andrea Nestler, Markus Oechsner, Birgit Waschulzik, Stephanie Elisabeth Combs, Stefan Münch, Markus Niemeyer and Marciana Nona Duma

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:907

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  42. Following definitive chemoradiation for anal squamous cell carcinoma (ASCC), patients face a variety of chronic issues including: bowel dysfunction, accelerated bone loss, sexual dysfunction, and psychosocial ...

    Authors: Marissa B. Savoie, Angela Laffan, Cristina Brickman, Bevin Daniels, Anna Levin, Tami Rowen, James Smith, Erin L. Van Blarigan, Thomas A. Hope, J. Michael Berry-Lawhorn, Mekhail Anwar and Katherine Van Loon

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:906

    Content type: Review

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  43. Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most common cancer among men. New imaging-modalities have increased the diagnosed patients with limited number of metastasis after primary curative therapy, introducing so-c...

    Authors: Giulia Marvaso, Delia Ciardo, Giulia Corrao, Sara Gandini, Cristiana Fodor, Dario Zerini, Damaris Patricia Rojas, Matteo Augugliaro, Giuseppina Bonizzi, Salvatore Pece, Federica Cattani, Ketti Mazzocco, Francesco Alessandro Mistretta, Gennaro Musi, Sarah Alessi, Giuseppe Petralia…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:903

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  44. The impact of HER2-targeted therapy alone followed by the addition of chemotherapy at disease progression (PD) versus upfront combination was investigated by the SAKK 22/99 trial. The aim of this exploratory a...

    Authors: Sabine Schmid, Dirk Klingbiel, Stefan Aebi, Aron Goldhirsch, Christoph Mamot, Elisabetta Munzone, Franco Nolè, Christian Oehlschlegel, Olivia Pagani, Bernhard Pestalozzi, Christoph Rochlitz, Beat Thürlimann, Roger von Moos, Patrik Weder, Khalil Zaman and Thomas Ruhstaller

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:902

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  45. Poly (ADP-ribose) Polymerase (PARP) inhibitors are promising novel radiosensitisers. Pre-clinical models have demonstrated potent and tumour-specific radiosensitisation by PARP inhibitors. Olaparib is a PARP i...

    Authors: R. de Haan, E. van Werkhoven, M.M. van den Heuvel, H. M. U. Peulen, G. S. Sonke, P. Elkhuizen, M. W. M. van den Brekel, M. E. T. Tesselaar, C. Vens, J. H. M. Schellens, B. van Triest and M. Verheij

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:901

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  46. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy, side-effects and resistance mechanisms of first-line afatinib in a real-world setting.

    Authors: Gwo-Fuang Ho, Chee-Shee Chai, Adlinda Alip, Mohd Ibrahim A. Wahid, Matin Mellor Abdullah, Yoke-Ching Foo, Soon-Hin How, Adel Zaatar, Kai-Seng Lam, Kin-Wah Leong, John-Seng-Hooi Low, Mastura Md Yusof, Erica Chai-Yong Lee, Yok-Yong Toh and Chong-Kin Liam

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:896

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  47. Bone metastases represent an important source of morbidity in cancer patients, mostly due to severe pain. Radiotherapy is an established symptomatic treatment for painful bone metastases, however, when convent...

    Authors: Carole Mercier, Piet Dirix, Piet Ost, Charlotte Billiet, Ines Joye, Peter Vermeulen, Yolande Lievens and Dirk Verellen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:876

    Content type: Study protocol

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  48. This study investigated a large number of patients to develop a predictive nomogram for survival and a web-based survival rate calculator that can dynamically predict the long-term survival of patients with pr...

    Authors: Ju-Li Lin, Jian-Xian Lin, Ping Li, Jian-Wei Xie, Jia-bin Wang, Jun Lu, Qi-Yue Chen, Long-long Cao, Chang-Ming Huang and Chao-Hui Zheng

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:873

    Content type: Research article

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