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  1. Colon cancer stem cells may drive carcinogenesis and account for chemotherapeutic failure. Although many markers for these cells have been proposed, there is no complete agreement regarding them, nor has their...

    Authors: Angelo Pietro Femia, Piero Dolara, Maddalena Salvadori and Giovanna Caderni
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:48
  2. Previously, we performed analysis of gene expression in 46 axillary lymph node negative tumors and identified molecular gene signatures that resulted in different clinical outcomes. The aim of this study was t...

    Authors: Emman Shubbar, Khalil Helou, Anikó Kovács, Szilárd Nemes, Shahin Hajizadeh, Charlotta Enerbäck and Zakaria Einbeigi
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:47
  3. To understand the carcinogenesis caused by accumulated genetic and epigenetic alterations and seek novel biomarkers for various cancers, studying differentially expressed genes between cancerous and normal tis...

    Authors: Mingsong Wu, Tao Tu, Yunchao Huang and Yi Cao
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:44
  4. Whether PET scan maximum standard uptake value (SUVmax) could differentiate luminal A from luminal B and help predict the survival of metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients with luminal subtype is still unkno...

    Authors: Jian Zhang, Zhen Jia, Joseph Ragaz, Ying-Jian Zhang, Min Zhou, Yong-Ping Zhang, Gang Li, Bi-Yun Wang, Zhong-Hua Wang and Xi-Chun Hu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:42
  5. Aberrant expression and activation of the IGF-IR have been reported in a variety of human cancers and have been associated with resistance to HER targeted therapy. In this study, we investigated the effect of ...

    Authors: Nikolaos Ioannou, Alan M Seddon, Angus Dalgleish, David Mackintosh and Helmout Modjtahedi
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:41
  6. The receptor activator of NF-κB (RANK), its ligand (RANKL) and osteoprotegerin (OPG) have been reported to play a role in the pathophysiological bone turnover and in the pathogenesis of breast cancer. Based on...

    Authors: Jasmin Teresa Ney, Ingolf Juhasz-Boess, Frank Gruenhage, Stefan Graeber, Rainer Maria Bohle, Michael Pfreundschuh, Erich Franz Solomayer and Gunter Assmann
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:40
  7. Maintenance therapy with gefitinib notably improves survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and EGFR mutation-positive tumors, but the economic impact of this practice is unclear.

    Authors: Jun Zhu, Te Li, Xiaohui Wang, Ming Ye, Jian Cai, Yuejuan Xu and Bin Wu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:39
  8. Interleukin-12 (IL-12) based radiosensitization is an effective way of tumor treatment. Local cytokine production, without systemic shedding, might provide clinical benefit in radiation treatment of sarcomas. ...

    Authors: Ales Sedlar, Simona Kranjc, Tanja Dolinsek, Maja Cemazar, Andrej Coer and Gregor Sersa
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:38
  9. Post-translational modifications (PTMs) of histones and other proteins are perturbed in tumours. For example, reduced levels of acetylated H4K16 and trimethylated H4K20 are associated with high tumour grade an...

    Authors: Hilary M Collins, Magdy K Abdelghany, Marie Messmer, Baigong Yue, Sian E Deeves, Karin B Kindle, Kempegowda Mantelingu, Akhmed Aslam, G Sebastiaan Winkler, Tapas K Kundu and David M Heery
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:37
  10. Cancer of unknown primary site (CUP) is considered an aggressive metastatic disease but whether the prognosis differs from metastatic cancers of known primary site is not known. Such data may give insight into...

    Authors: Matias Riihimäki, Hauke Thomsen, Akseli Hemminki, Kristina Sundquist and Kari Hemminki
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:36
  11. Changes in cell shape and plasticity in cytoskeletal dynamics are critically involved in cell adhesion, migration, invasion and the overall process of metastasis. Previous work in our laboratory demonstrated t...

    Authors: BreeAnn N Brandhagen, Chelsea R Tieszen, Tara M Ulmer, Maria S Tracy, Alicia A Goyeneche and Carlos M Telleria
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:35
  12. Artemin (ARTN) has been implicated in promoting oncogenicity, tumor growth and invasiveness in diverse human malignancies. However, the clinical and prognostic significance of upstream ligand binding component...

    Authors: Zheng-Sheng Wu, Vijay Pandey, Wen-Yong Wu, Shan Ye, Tao Zhu and Peter E Lobie
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:34
  13. Local recurrence is a major factor affecting survival after treatment for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). It is possible that the normal processes involved in wound healing after surgical remova...

    Authors: Lars Ekblad, Gustaf Lindgren, Emma Persson, Elisabeth Kjellén and Johan Wennerberg
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:33
  14. A substantial number of breast cancer patients are identified as being at high risk of developing metastatic disease. With increasing number of targeted therapeutics entering clinical trials, chronic administr...

    Authors: Christian Schem, Dirk Bauerschlag, Sascha Bender, Ann-Christin Lorenzen, Daniel Loermann, Sigrid Hamann, Frank Rösel, Holger Kalthoff, Claus C Glüer, Walter Jonat and Sanjay Tiwari
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:32
  15. Exercise programmes are beneficial for cancer patients however evidence is limited in patients with multiple myeloma (MM), a cancer that is characterised by osteolytic bone disease, giving rise to high levels ...

    Authors: Lara Groeneveldt, Gill Mein, Rachel Garrod, Andrew P Jewell, Ken Van Someren, Richard Stephens, Shirley P D’Sa and Kwee L Yong
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:31
  16. Fertility is an important issue for long-term survivors of malignancies developing during reproductive years. We designed a population-based study to investigate childbirth in female young adult survivors of n...

    Authors: Nancy N Baxter, Rinku Sutradhar, M Elizabeth DelGuidice, Shawn Forbes, Lawrence F Paszat, Andrew S Wilton, David Urbach and Linda Rabeneck
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:30
  17. In the present study, we show that the combination of doxorubicin with the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor P276-00 was synergistic at suboptimal doses in the non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) cell lines ...

    Authors: Maggie J Rathos, Harshal Khanwalkar, Kavita Joshi, Sonal M Manohar and Kalpana S Joshi
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:29
  18. Studies evaluating the association between alcohol intake and ovarian carcinoma (OC) are inconsistent. Because OC and ovarian borderline tumor histologic types differ genetically, molecularly and clinically, l...

    Authors: Linda E Kelemen, Elisa V Bandera, Kathryn L Terry, Mary Anne Rossing, Louise A Brinton, Jennifer A Doherty, Roberta B Ness, Susanne Krüger Kjær, Jenny Chang-Claude, Martin Köbel, Galina Lurie, Pamela J Thompson, Michael E Carney, Kirsten Moysich, Robert Edwards, Clare Bunker…
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:28
  19. As dose-escalation in prostate cancer radiotherapy improves cure rates, a major concern is rectal toxicity. We prospectively assessed an innovative approach of hydrogel injection between prostate and rectum to...

    Authors: Franziska Eckert, Saladin Alloussi, Frank Paulsen, Michael Bamberg, Daniel Zips, Patrick Spillner, Cihan Gani, Ulrich Kramer, Daniela Thorwarth, David Schilling and Arndt-Christian Müller
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:27
  20. Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related head and neck cancer has been associated with an improved prognosis in patients treated with radiotherapy (RT) +/− chemotherapy (CT); however, RT combined with epidermal grow...

    Authors: Bella Pajares, Jose M Trigo, Maria D Toledo, Martina Álvarez, Carlos González-Hermoso, Antonio Rueda, Jose A Medina, Vanessa de Luque, Jose M Jerez and Emilio Alba
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:26
  21. Choriocarcinoma is a gestational trophoblastic tumor which causes high mortality if left untreated. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small non protein-coding RNAs which inhibit target gene expression. The role of miRNAs...

    Authors: Ronald TK Pang, Carmen ON Leung, Cheuk-Lun Lee, Kevin KW Lam, Tian-Min Ye, Philip CN Chiu and William SB Yeung
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:25
  22. The expression of a specific set of genes controls the different structures of heparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPGs), which are involved in the growth, invasion and metastatic properties of cancerous cells. Th...

    Authors: Iván Fernández-Vega, Olivia García, Ainara Crespo, Sonia Castañón, Primitiva Menéndez, Aurora Astudillo and Luis M Quirós
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:24
  23. There is scant data regarding disease presentation and treatment response among black men living in Africa. In this study we evaluate disease presentation and early clinical outcomes among Ghanaian men with pr...

    Authors: Kosj Yamoah, Kwamena Beecham, Sarah E Hegarty, Terry Hyslop, Timothy Showalter and Joel Yarney
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:23
  24. Malignant pleural mesothelioma is an aggressive tumor that has a poor prognosis and is resistant to unimodal approaches. Multimodal treatment has provided encouraging results.

    Authors: Rea Federico, Favaretto Adolfo, Marulli Giuseppe, Spaggiari Lorenzo, DePas Tommaso Martino, Ceribelli Anna, Paccagnella Adriano, Crivellari Gino, Russo Francesca, Ceccarelli Matteo, Kazeem Gbenga, Marchi Paolo and Facciolo Francesco
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:22
  25. MiR-221 is over-expressed in human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but its clinical significance and function in HCC remains uncertain. The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between miR-221 ...

    Authors: Minhua Rong, Gang Chen and Yiwu Dang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:21

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  26. Humanized KS-interleukin-2 (huKS-IL2), an immunocytokine with specificity for epithelial cell adhesion molecule (EpCAM), has demonstrated favorable tolerability and immunologic activity as a single agent.

    Authors: Joseph P Connor, Mihaela C Cristea, Nancy L Lewis, Lionel D Lewis, Philip B Komarnitsky, Maria R Mattiacci, Mildred Felder, Sarah Stewart, Josephine Harter, Jean Henslee-Downey, Daniel Kramer, Roland Neugebauer and Roger Stupp
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:20
  27. MicroRNA (miRNA)-related single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) may compromise miRNA binding affinity and modify mRNA expression levels of the target genes, thus leading to cancer susceptibility. However, few ...

    Authors: Ting-Yan Shi, Xiao-Jun Chen, Mei-Ling Zhu, Meng-Yun Wang, Jing He, Ke-Da Yu, Zhi-Ming Shao, Meng-Hong Sun, Xiao-Yan Zhou, Xi Cheng, Xiaohua Wu and Qingyi Wei
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:19
  28. Despite the increase in cancer incidence in the last years in Serbia, no nation-wide, population-based cancer epidemiology data have been reported. In this study cancer incidence and mortality rates for Serbia...

    Authors: Jovan Mihajlović, Petros Pechlivanoglou, Marica Miladinov-Mikov, Snežana Živković and Maarten J Postma
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:18
  29. Conventional therapeutic agents are largely unsatisfactory into the treatment of malignant melanoma. Recently, an innovative approach based on inhibitors of the mutated BRAF gene (which represents the most pre...

    Authors: Giusy Gentilcore, Gabriele Madonna, Nicola Mozzillo, Antoni Ribas, Antonio Cossu, Giuseppe Palmieri and Paolo A Ascierto
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:17
  30. Interleukin (IL)-11, a cytokine produced by breast cancer, has been implicated in breast cancer-induced osteolysis (bone destruction) but the mechanism(s) of action remain controversial. Some studies show that...

    Authors: Erin M McCoy, Huixian Hong, Hawley C Pruitt and Xu Feng
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:16
  31. Stage shift is widely considered a major determinant of the survival benefit conferred by breast cancer screening. However, factors and mechanisms underlying such a prognostic advantage need further clarificat...

    Authors: Anna Crispo, Maddalena Barba, Giuseppe D’Aiuto, Michelino De Laurentiis, Maria Grimaldi, Massimo Rinaldo, Giuseppina Caolo, Massimiliano D’Aiuto, Immacolata Capasso, Emanuela Esposito, Alfonso Amore, Maurizio Di Bonito, Gerardo Botti and Maurizio Montella
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:15
  32. One of the molecules regulated by the transcription factor, hypoxia inducible factor (HIF), is the hypoxia-responsive hematopoietic factor, erythropoietin (EPO). This may have relevance to the development of r...

    Authors: Christudas Morais, David W Johnson, David A Vesey and Glenda C Gobe
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:14
  33. The aim of this study was to determine the proportions and predictors of first-degree relatives (FDRs) of colorectal cancer (CRC) patients (i) ever receiving any CRC testing and (ii) receiving CRC screening in...

    Authors: Ryan J Courtney, Christine L Paul, Mariko L Carey, Robert W Sanson-Fisher, Finlay A Macrae, Catherine D’Este, David Hill, Daniel Barker and Jody Simmons
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:13
  34. The APC tumor suppressor is mutated or downregulated in many tumor types, and is prominently localized to punctate clusters at protrusion tips in migratory cells, such as in astrocytes where it has been implic...

    Authors: Matthew A Odenwald, Jenifer R Prosperi and Kathleen H Goss
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:12
  35. Myelosuppressive chemotherapy can lead to dose-limiting febrile neutropenia. Prophylactic use of recombinant human G-CSF such as daily filgrastim and once-per-cycle pegfilgrastim may reduce the incidence of fe...

    Authors: Arash Naeim, Henry J Henk, Laura Becker, Victoria Chia, Sejal Badre, Xiaoyan Li and Robert Deeter
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:11
  36. HPV is related to a number of cancer types, causing a considerable burden in both genders in Europe. Female vaccination programs can substantially reduce the incidence of HPV-related diseases in women and, to ...

    Authors: Rémi Marty, Stéphane Roze, Xavier Bresse, Nathalie Largeron and Jayne Smith-Palmer
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:10
  37. Faced with a life-threatening illness, such as cancer, many patients develop stress symptoms, i.e. avoidance behaviour, intrusive thoughts and worry. Stress management interventions have proven to be effective...

    Authors: Cecilia Arving, Inger Thormodsen, Guri Brekke, Olav Mella, Sveinung Berntsen and Karin Nordin
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:9
  38. A subset of lung adenocarcinomas harboring an EML4-ALK fusion gene resulting in dominant oncogenic activity has emerged as a target for specific therapy. EML4-ALK fusion confers a characteristic histology and is ...

    Authors: Hironori Ninomiya, Motohiro Kato, Masashi Sanada, Kengo Takeuchi, Kentaro Inamura, Noriko Motoi, Hiroko Nagano, Kimie Nomura, Yukinori Sakao, Sakae Okumura, Hiroyuki Mano, Seishi Ogawa and Yuichi Ishikawa
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:8
  39. Diabetic patients have a higher risk of bladder cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Theoretically, BPH patients may have an increased risk of bladder cancer because residual urine in the bladder sur...

    Authors: Chin-Hsiao Tseng
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:7
  40. Mortality rates for cancer are decreasing in patients under 60 and increasing in those over 60 years of age. The reasons for these differences in mortality rates remain poorly understood. One explanation may b...

    Authors: Janine K Cataldo, Steven Paul, Bruce Cooper, Helen Skerman, Kimberly Alexander, Bradley Aouizerat, Virginia Blackman, John Merriman, Laura Dunn, Christine Ritchie, Patsy Yates and Christine Miaskowski
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:6
  41. Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin (DCP) have been used as diagnostic tools for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, prediction of outcome using AFP and DCP has not been elucidated. ...

    Authors: Yong Kang Lee, Seung Up Kim, Do Young Kim, Sang Hoon Ahn, Kwang Hun Lee, Do Yun Lee, Kwang-Hyub Han, Chae Yoon Chon and Jun Yong Park
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:5
  42. Cancer is a significant and growing problem worldwide. While this increase may, in part, be attributed to increasing longevity, improved case notifications and risk-enhancing lifestyle (such as smoking, diet a...

    Authors: Luca Cegolon, Cristiano Salata, Elisabete Weiderpass, Paolo Vineis, Giorgio Palù and Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:4
  43. Sunitinib interacts with radiation therapy, leading to synergism of the toxicities of these treatments. Radiation recall pneumonitis is a rare but serious complication of targeted therapy with tyrosine kinase ...

    Authors: Takeshi Yuasa, Shinichi Kitsukawa, Gen Sukegawa, Shinya Yamamoto, Keita Kudo, Kazunari Miyazawa, Takuyo Kozuka, Sohei Harada and Junji Yonese
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:3
  44. Breast cancer is a potentially fatal malignancy in females despite the improvement in therapeutic techniques. The identification of novel molecular signatures is needed for earlier detection, monitoring effect...

    Authors: Emman Shubbar, Anikó Kovács, Shahin Hajizadeh, Toshima Z Parris, Szilárd Nemes, Katrin Gunnarsdóttir, Zakaria Einbeigi, Per Karlsson and Khalil Helou
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2013 13:1
  45. There is a critical need for improved diagnostic markers for high grade serous epithelial ovarian cancer (SEOC). MicroRNAs are stable in the circulation and may have utility as biomarkers of malignancy. We inv...

    Authors: Casina WS Kan, Michael A Hahn, Gregory B Gard, Jayne Maidens, Jung Yoon Huh, Deborah J Marsh and Viive M Howell
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2012 12:627
  46. This study reports the reliability and validity of a questionnaire designed to measure the time from detection of a breast cancer to arrival at a cancer hospital, as well as the factors that are associated wit...

    Authors: Karla Unger-Saldaña, Ingris Peláez-Ballestas and Claudia Infante-Castañeda
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2012 12:626
  47. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the prognostic value of POSTN expression following prostatectomy.

    Authors: Pier Vitale Nuzzo, Alessandra Rubagotti, Linda Zinoli, Francesco Ricci, Sandra Salvi, Simona Boccardo and Francesco Boccardo
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2012 12:625
  48. G-protein-coupled estrogen receptor (GPER/GPR30) was reported to bind 17β-estradiol (E2), tamoxifen, and ICI 182,780 (fulvestrant) and promotes activation of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mediated signa...

    Authors: Venkatakrishna Rao Jala, Brandie N Radde, Bodduluri Haribabu and Carolyn M Klinge
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2012 12:624
  49. The ubiquitin-proteasome system and macroautophagy (hereafter referred to autophagy) are two complementary pathways for protein degradation. Emerging evidence suggests that proteasome inhibition might be a pro...

    Authors: Chuan Liu, Xu Yan, Hua-Qin Wang, Yan-Yan Gao, Juanjuan Liu, Zhenhua Hu, Dawo Liu, Jian Gao and Bei Lin
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2012 12:622

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