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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. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of nab-paclitaxel plus cisplatin in chemotherapy-naïve patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

    Authors: Yoshihiro Hattori, Yuko Kono, Shoichi Itoh, Takako Inoue, Yoshiko Urata, Yoshitaka Kawa, Rie Tohnai, Toru Kumagai, Kazumi Nishino, Ryuji Uozumi, Satoshi Morita, Shunichi Negoro, Fumio Imamura and Miyako Satouchi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:115

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  2. A decrease in thermogenesis is suspected to be implicated in the energy expenditure reduction during breast cancer treatment. This study aimed to investigate the impact of chemotherapy on the metabolic activit...

    Authors: Angeline Ginzac, Bertrand Barres, Marion Chanchou, Emilie Gadéa, Ioana Molnar, Charles Merlin, Bruno Coudert, Emilie Thivat and Xavier Durando

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:96

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  3. Pembrolizumab is effective as first-line therapy against advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in patients with programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) expression levels ≥50% [1]. However, it is not effective ...

    Authors: Mitsunori Morita, Motohiro Tamiya, Daichi Fujimoto, Akihiro Tamiya, Hidekazu Suzuki, Katsuya Hirano, Yasushi Fukuda, Toshihide Yokoyama, Ryota Kominami, Masaki Kanazu, Junji Uchida, Satoshi Hara, Shuji Yamashita and Hiromi Tomioka

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:93

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  4. The standard first- and second- line chemotherapy backbone regimens for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) are 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)/capecitabine-based with addition of irinotecan or oxaliplatin. Until recent...

    Authors: Timothy Iveson, Angela M. Carter, Kai-Keen Shiu, Clare Spooner, Daniel Stevens and Saifee Mullamitha

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:91

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  5. It has been hypothesized that radiotherapy (RT) techniques delivering radiations to larger volumes (IMRT, VMAT) are potentially associated with a higher risk of second primary tumors. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Milly BUWENGE, Erica SCIROCCO, Francesco DEODATO, Gabriella MACCHIA, Maria NTRETA, Silvia BISELLO, Giambattista SIEPE, Savino CILLA, Anna Rita ALITTO, Vincenzo VALENTINI, Lidia STRIGARI, Alessio G. MORGANTI and Silvia CAMMELLI

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:90

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  6. We compared the efficacy and toxicity of three IC regimens (TPF: taxanes, cisplatin, and 5-fluorouracil; TP: taxanes and cisplatin; and PF: cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil) followed by CCRT in locoregionally adva...

    Authors: Sai-Lan Liu, Xue-Song Sun, Hao-Jun Xie, Qiu-Yan Chen, Huan-Xin Lin, Hu Liang, Yu-Jing Liang, Xiao-Yun Li, Jin-Jie Yan, Chao Lin, Zhen-Chong Yang, Shan-Shan Guo, Li-Ting Liu, Qing-Nan Tang, Yu-Yun Du, Lin-Quan Tang…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:89

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  7. This planning study compares different radiotherapy techniques for patients with pituitary adenoma, including flatness filter free mode (FFF), concerning plan quality and secondary malignancies for potentially...

    Authors: Marius Treutwein, Felix Steger, Rainer Loeschel, Oliver Koelbl and Barbara Dobler

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:88

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  8. Increased usage of genomic risk assessment assays suggests increased reliance on data provided by these assays to guide therapy decisions. The current study aimed to assess the change in treatment decision and...

    Authors: Hatem Soliman, Varsha Shah, Gordan Srkalovic, Reshma Mahtani, Ellis Levine, Blanche Mavromatis, Jayanthi Srinivasiah, Mohamad Kassar, Robert Gabordi, Rubina Qamar, Sarah Untch, Heather M. Kling, Tina Treece and William Audeh

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:81

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  9. The prognosis of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with brain metastases is very poor. Currently, therapeutic methods for this patient population include whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT), surgery, radiosu...

    Authors: Kejun Liu, Guanming Jiang, Ailing Zhang, Zhuanghua Li and Jun Jia

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:76

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  10. Carbon ion Radiotherapy for prostate cancer is widely used, however reports are limited from single institute or short follow up. We performed a prospective observational study (GUNMA0702) to evaluate the feas...

    Authors: Hidemasa Kawamura, Nobuteru Kubo, Hiro Sato, Tatsuji Mizukami, Hiroyuki Katoh, Hitoshi Ishikawa, Tatsuya Ohno, Hiroshi Matsui, Kazuto Ito, Kazuhiro Suzuki and Takashi Nakano

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:75

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  11. Approximately 40% of colorectal cancer patients will develop colorectal liver metastases (CRLM). The most effective approach to increase long-term survival is CRLM complete resection. Unfortunately, only 10–15...

    Authors: Alice Boilève, Aline Maillard, Mathilde Wagner, Clarisse Dromain, Christophe Laurent, Eric Dupont Bierre, Samuel Le Sourd, Franck Audemar, Ayhan Ulusakarya, Veronique Guerin-Meyer, Denis Smisth, Veronica Pezzella, Thierry De Baere, Diane Goere, Maximiliano Gelli, Julien Taieb…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:74

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  12. The antibody targeting platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRA), olaratumab, was approved in 2016 for metastatic soft tissue sarcoma (STS) in combination with doxorubicin based on promising resul...

    Authors: Jana Käthe Striefler, Franziska Brandes, Alexander Baur, Berit Maria Pfitzner, David Kaul, Daniel Rau, Anne Dörr, Maren Schmiester, Georgios Koulaxouzidis, Lars Bullinger, Sven Märdian and Anne Flörcken

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:68

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  13. We previously reported that tamoxifen (TAM)-induced ovarian hyperstimulation (OHS) is associated with high serum concentrations of estradiol in premenopausal women with breast cancer. To investigate risk facto...

    Authors: Rena Yamazaki, Masafumi Inokuchi, Satoko Ishikawa, Takuya Ayabe, Hiromitsu Jinno, Takashi Iizuka, Masanori Ono, Subaru Myojo, Soko Uchida, Toshiya Matsuzaki, Akira Tangoku, Masato Kita, Tomoharu Sugie and Hiroshi Fujiwara

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:67

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  14. We sought to construct the optimal neurocognitive function (NCF) change criteria sensitive to health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) in patients who have undergone whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) for bra...

    Authors: Toshimichi Nakano, Hidefumi Aoyama, Hirotake Saito, Satoshi Tanabe, Kensuke Tanaka, Katsuya Maruyama, Tomoya Oshikane, Atsushi Ohta, Eisuke Abe and Motoki Kaidu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:66

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  15. Study aimed to characterise treatment and outcomes for patients with hormone receptor positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor 2 negative (HER2-) metastatic breast cancer (MBC) within a large regional can...

    Authors: Chris Twelves, Sue Cheeseman, Will Sopwith, Matthew Thompson, Majid Riaz, Necibe Ahat-Donker, Melissa Myland, Adam Lee, Raymond Przybysz, Stuart Turner, Geoff Hall and Tim Perren

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:53

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  16. The incidence of anal cancer is rising in the last decades and more women are affected than men. The prognosis after chemoradiation is very good with complete remission rates of 80–90%. Thus, reducing therapy-...

    Authors: Nathalie Arians, Matthias Häfner, Johannes Krisam, Kristin Lang, Antje Wark, Stefan A. Koerber, Adriane Hommertgen and Jürgen Debus

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:52

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  17. Pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma has a poor prognosis, with limited prospective trial data to guide optimal treatment. The potential impact of drug metabolism on the treatment response of patients with pancr...

    Authors: Claire M. Connell, Rebecca Brais, Hayley Whitaker, Sara Upponi, Ian Beh, Jane Risdall, Pippa Corrie, Tobias Janowitz and Duncan I. Jodrell

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:38

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  18. Intratumoral heterogeneity has an enormous effect on patient treatment and outcome. The purpose of the current study was to establish and validate a nomogram with intratumoral heterogeneity derived from 18F-fluor...

    Authors: Bingxin Gu, Jianping Zhang, Guang Ma, Shaoli Song, Liqun Shi, Yingjian Zhang and Zhongyi Yang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:37

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  19. The aim of the present study was to assess the efficacy of concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CRT) or radiotherapy alone (RT-alone) in elderly patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC).

    Authors: Mingqiu Chen, Xiaohong Liu, Chun Han, Xin Wang, Yidian Zhao, Qingsong Pang, Xinchen Sun, Gaofeng Li, Kaixian Zhang, Ling Li, Xueying Qiao, Yu Lin, Junqiang Chen and Zefen Xiao

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:36

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  20. Gastric cancer (GC) is a leading cause of cancer death, occurs predominantly in older age, with increasing incidence in young patients. The Cancer Genome Atlas indicates four subtypes for GC among which Epstei...

    Authors: Assaf Moore, Elad Hikri, Tal Goshen-Lago, Tamar Barkan, Sara Morgenstern, Elena Brook, Annett Maderer, Wilfried Roth, Noa Gordon, Hanoch Kashtan, Baruch Brenner, Markus Moehler and Irit Ben Aharon

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:34

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  21. The optimal chemotherapeutics of recurrent disseminated glioblastoma has yet to be determined. We analyzed the efficacy and safety of recombinant human endostatin (rh-ES) combined with temozolomide and irinote...

    Authors: Jing-jing Ge, Cheng Li, Shao-pei Qi, Feng-jun Xue, Zhi-meng Gao, Chun-jiang Yu and Jun-ping Zhang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:24

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  22. Targeted therapies are a standard of care for first-line treatment of Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-rearranged non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Giving the rapid pace of drug discovery and development in thi...

    Authors: F. Guisier, N. Piton, M. Bellefleur, N. Delberghe, G. Avenel, E. Angot, O. Vittecoq, M. Ould-Slimane, H. Morisse-Pradier, M. Salaun and L. Thiberville

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:14

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  23. Patients with locally advanced bladder cancer (cT3/4 cN0/N+ cM0) have a poor prognosis despite radical surgical therapy and perioperative chemotherapy. Preliminary data suggest that the combination of radiatio...

    Authors: Sebastian C. Schmid, Florestan J. Koll, Claus Rödel, Philipp Maisch, Andreas Sauter, Franziska Beckert, Anna Seitz, Hubert Kübler, Michael Flentje, Felix Chun, Stephanie E. Combs, Kilian Schiller, Jürgen E. Gschwend and Margitta Retz

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2020 20:8

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  24. Our aim is to study if mammographic density (MD) prior to neoadjuvant chemotherapy is a predictive factor in accomplishing a pathological complete response (pCR) in neoadjuvant-treated breast cancer patients.

    Authors: Ida Skarping, Daniel Förnvik, Hanna Sartor, Uffe Heide-Jørgensen, Sophia Zackrisson and Signe Borgquist

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1272

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  25. Nimotuzumab (NTZ) is an anti-EGFR monoclonal antibody. However,the effect of targeted drugs combined with induction therapy in locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma remains unclear. The aim of this study i...

    Authors: Ying Lu, Dagui Chen, Jinhui Liang, Jianquan Gao, Zhanxiong Luo, Rensheng Wang, Wenqi Liu, Changjie Huang, Xuejian Ning, Meilian Liu and Haixin Huang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1262

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  26. A previous phase I/II C-TASK FORCE study of trifluridine/tipiracil plus bevacizumab for patients with heavily pretreated metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) showed promising activity with an acceptable toxicit...

    Authors: Daisuke Kotani, Yasutoshi Kuboki, Satoshi Horasawa, Asumi Kaneko, Yoshiaki Nakamura, Akihito Kawazoe, Hideaki Bando, Hiroya Taniguchi, Kohei Shitara, Takashi Kojima, Akihito Tsuji and Takayuki Yoshino

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1253

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  27. The potential risk for cognitive impairment following surgery and anesthesia is a common concern, especially in the elderly and more fragile patients. The risk for various neurocognitive effects is thus an are...

    Authors: Haitao Sun, Guohua Zhang, Bolun Ai, Huimin Zhang, Xiangyi Kong, Wan-Ting Lee, Hui Zheng, Tao Yan and Li Sun

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1248

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  28. To investigate the incidence of non-cancer mortalities and prognostic factors associated with competitive causes of death in a homogeneous cohort of patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer treated ...

    Authors: I. Zapata, M. Alvarez, R. Hidalgo, B. Pajares, M. J. Garcia-Anaya, M. D. Toledo, J. M. Trigo, Y. Lupiañez-Perez, J. A. Medina and J. Jaime Gomez-Millan

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1241

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  29. Stereotactic irradiation (SBRT) is a standard of care for inoperable stage I lung cancer and brain oligometastases from lung cancer but is controversial for extracranial oligometastases. We assessed outcomes o...

    Authors: Manon Kissel, Isabelle Martel-Lafay, Justine Lequesne, Jean-Christophe Faivre, Cécile Le Péchoux, Dinu Stefan, Victor Barraux, Cédric Loiseau, Jean-Michel Grellard, Serge Danhier, Delphine Lerouge, Christos Chouaid, Radj Gervais and Juliette Thariat

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1237

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  30. Esophageal neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs) are exceedingly rare and poorly understood. The aims of the retrospective study were to delineate the clinicopathologic features and prognosis of patients with the d...

    Authors: Lei Ye, Heng Lu, Lin Wu, Lei Zhang, Hui Shi, Hui Min Wu, Pin Tu, De Min Li and Fang Yu Wang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1234

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  31. We sought to assess the prognostic significance of lymph node ratio (LNR) and N stage in patients undergoing D2 gastrectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy, S-1, and XELOX and to compare the efficacy of them accordi...

    Authors: Kabsoo Shin, Se Jun Park, Jinsoo Lee, Cho Hyun Park, Kyo Young Song, Han Hong Lee, Ho Seok Seo, Yoon Ju Jung, Jae Myung Park, Sung Hak Lee, Sang Young Roh and In-Ho Kim

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1232

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  32. Retrospective studies show improved outcomes in colorectal cancer patients if taking statins, including overall survival, pathological response of rectal cancer to preoperative chemoradiotherapy (pCRT), and re...

    Authors: Michael B. Jameson, Kirsten Gormly, David Espinoza, Wendy Hague, Gholamreza Asghari, Grahame Mark Jeffery, Timothy Jay Price, Christos Stelios Karapetis, Michael Arendse, James Armstrong, John Childs, Frank A. Frizelle, Sam Ngan, Andrew Stevenson, Martinus Oostendorp and Stephen P. Ackland

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1229

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  33. To explain the association between adjuvant radiation therapy after breast conserving surgery (BCS RT) and overall survival (OS) by quantifying bias due to confounding in a sample of elderly breast cancer bene...

    Authors: Fabian Camacho, Roger Anderson and Gretchen Kimmick

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1228

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  34. Nivolumab is an immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) and is used for the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Several immune-mediated neurological adverse events associated with ICIs have bee...

    Authors: Takashi Sakoh, Mami Kanzaki, Atsushi Miyamoto, Sayaka Mochizuki, Toshiyuki Kakumoto, Kenichiro Sato, Yoshikazu Uesaka and Kazuma Kishi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1220

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  35. The posterior-inferior border of symphysis (PIBS) point system is a novel vaginal dose-reporting method and is a simple and reliable method proposed by the Medical University of Vienna proposed for both extern...

    Authors: Juan Wang, Kai-shuo Zhang, Tao Wang, Zi Liu, Rui-hua Wang, Fu-quan Zhang, Lang Yu, Li Ran, Jian-li He, Ya-li Wang, Li-chun Wei, Mei Shi, Guo-qing Wang, Chao-qun Wu, Qi-jun Kang, Jie Yang…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1219

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  36. Cranial radiotherapy (cRT) can induce hormonal deficiencies as a consequence of significant doses to the hypothalamic-pituitary (HP) axis. In contrast to profound endocrinological follow-up data from survivors...

    Authors: P. Mehta, F. B. Fahlbusch, D. Rades, S. M. Schmid, J. Gebauer and S. Janssen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1213

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  37. 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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  38. Radical radiotherapy is the standard treatment for patients with locally advanced cervix uteri carcinoma (FIGO stage IB2–IVA). Worldwide, incidence and mortality rates vary among regions because of differences...

    Authors: Alparslan Serarslan, Bilge Gursel, Deniz Meydan and Nilgun Ozbek Okumus

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:1208

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  39. 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

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  40. 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

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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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

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  47. 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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  48. 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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