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  1. Angiogenesis is an important hallmark of Glioblastoma (GBM) marked by elevated vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A) and its receptor 2 (VEGFR-2). As previously reported nimbolide (NBL), trans-chalcone...

    Authors: Anna Senrung, Tanya Tripathi, Joni Yadav, Divya Janjua, Apoorva Chaudhary, Arun Chhokar, Nikita Aggarwal, Udit Joshi, Nidhi Goswami and Alok Chandra Bharti
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1173
  2. There is a lack of standard salvage treatment options for recurrent or metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (RM-NPC) that has failed platinum-containing regimens. Breakthroughs in immunotherapy have opened up n...

    Authors: Jian Luo, Wanying Xiao, Fengyang Hua, Yanqing Cao, Dongxia Wang and Xicheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1172
  3. The aim of the study is to explore the role of preoperative folate receptor-positive circulating tumor cell (FR+CTC) levels in predicting disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) in patients with eso...

    Authors: Qiang Zhou, Qiao He, Wenwu He, Chenghao Wang, Guangyuan Liu, Kangning Wang, Haojun Li, Jialong Li, Wenguang Xiao, Qiang Fang, Lin Peng, Yongtao Han, Dongsheng Wang and Xuefeng Leng
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1171
  4. Immunoglobulin superfamily 6 (IGSF6) is a novel member of the immunoglobulin superfamily and has been implicated in various diseases. However, the specific role of IGSF6 in the anti-tumor immunity within lung ...

    Authors: Qisi Zheng, Ting Wang, Gechen Jiang, Miao Li, Zhi Zhang, Yuxin Chen and Xinyu Tian
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1170
  5. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common malignant tumors, influenced by several genetic loci in its clinical phenotypes. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between the MMP8 gene pol...

    Authors: Shuyong Yu, Jiajia Cheng, Ping Li, Le Tian, Zhuang Chen, Zhaowei Chen, Yongyu Li and Jian Song
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1169
  6. Prophylactic irradiation of supraclavicular lymph node drainage areas can improve the regional control rate of lymph node-positive or lymph node-negative disease but a locally-advanced stage breast cancer, and...

    Authors: Li Li, Hongyan Zhang, Linwei Wang, Conghua Xie, Haijun Yu and Yahua Zhong
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1168
  7. Some biomarkers collected from routine laboratory tests have shown important value in cancer prognosis. The study aimed to evaluate the prognostic significance of routine laboratory biomarkers in patients with...

    Authors: Rong Cong, Mingyang Li, Wan Xu, Xiaoxin Ma and Shuhe Wang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1167
  8. Paclitaxel and carboplatin is the standard chemotherapy for the treatment of advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer. However, the benefit of adding programmed cell death 1 (PD-1)/programmed death ligand 1 (P...

    Authors: Francisco Cezar Aquino de Moraes, Eric Pasqualotto, Lucca Moreira Lopes, Maria Eduarda Cavalcanti Souza, Anna Luíza Soares de Oliveira Rodrigues, Artur Menegaz de Almeida, Carlos Stecca, Marianne Rodrigues Fernandes and Ney Pereira Carneiro dos Santos
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1166
  9. 18F-FDG PET/CT provides precise information about dissemination of lymphoma lesions. Dmax, defined as distance between the two lesions that were farthest apart by PET/CT, was found to be a promising predictor of....

    Authors: Fei Wang, Silu Cui, Luo Lu, Xiaoliang Shao, Feng Yan, Yaqi Liu, Bai He, Jianfeng Wang, Yang Cao, Yanhua Yue, Yuetao Wang and Weiying Gu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1165
  10. Vaginal CO2 laser therapy is a new treatment option for genitourinary syndrome of menopause. Its potential is particularly interesting in breast cancer survivors, where existing treatment options often are insuff...

    Authors: Sine Jacobsen, Marianne Glavind-Kristensen, Anders Bonde Jensen, Axel Forman and Pinar Bor
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1164
  11. The NOD-, LRR- and pyrin domain‑containing 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome is a critical component of the innate immune system. It has been known to play an important role in the carcinogenesis and prognosis of breast ...

    Authors: Qian-mei Zhu, Hui-xian Li, Pei-qing Ma, Lin-xin Wu, Tai-hang Wang, Wen-bin Li, Lin Zhang, Xue Yang, Xiangyi Kong, Yu-lin Sun and Tao Yan
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1163
  12. CXC chemokine ligand 3 (CXCL3) is a member of CXC-type chemokine family that is identified as a major regulator in immune and inflammation responses. Recently, numerous evidence indicated that CXCL3 is broadly...

    Authors: Yao Cheng, Xinyan Yang, Lichun Liang, Hua Xin, Xinyu Dong, Weidong Li, Jie Li, Xiaoli Guo, Yue Li, Jian He, Chunbin Zhang and Weiqun Wang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1162
  13. Cantharidin (CTD) is the active ingredient of Chinese medicine, which has been traditionally used in multiple cancers treatment, especially in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, a comprehensive analysis ...

    Authors: Jia Yan, Yu min Gao, Xiu ling Deng, Hai sheng Wang and Gui tao Shi
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1161
  14. Composition of the intestinal microbiota has been correlated to therapeutic efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) in various cancer entities including melanoma. Prediction of the outcome of such thera...

    Authors: Anastasia Tsakmaklis, Fedja Farowski, Rafael Zenner, Till Robin Lesker, Till Strowig, Hans Schlößer, Jonas Lehmann, Michael von Bergwelt-Baildon, Cornelia Mauch, Max Schlaak, Jana Knuever, Viola Schweinsberg, Lucie M. Heinzerling and Maria J. G. T. Vehreschild
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1160
  15. As a histone methyltransferase, suppressor of variegation 3–9 homolog 1 (SUV39H1) plays an important role in the occurrence and development of cancer. To explore the mechanism and biological function of SUV39H...

    Authors: Yanping Zhang, Wanwen Lao, Kaming Yang, Xinyi Kong, Yuetong Li, Xin Yu, Xumeng Wang, Yang Liu, Zhenlin Li, Yilin Deng, Shuping Nie, Changlong Bi, Chao Wu and Aixia Zhai
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1159
  16. Thymic epithelial tumors (TETs) are the most common primary neoplasms of the anterior mediastinum. Different risk subgroups of TETs have different prognosis and therapeutic strategies, therefore, preoperative ...

    Authors: Rongji Gao, Jian Zhou, Juan Zhang, Jianzhong Zhu, Tiantian Wang and Chengxin Yan
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1158
  17. To compare the computed tomography (CT) images of patients with locally advanced gastric cancer (GC) before and after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) in order to identify CT features that could predict patholog...

    Authors: Chengzhi Wei, Yun He, Ma Luo, Guoming Chen, Runcong Nie, Xiaojiang Chen, Zhiwei Zhou and Yongming Chen
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1157
  18. Urachal cancer is similar to gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma in histology, and gastroscopy/colonoscopy is often administered during perioperative evaluation. However, gastroscopy and colonoscopy have correspon...

    Authors: Ming-rui Luo, Tao-nong Cai, Jiang-li Lu, Zhen-hua Liu, Sheng-jie Guo, Zhuo-wei Liu, Kai Yao, Zi-ke Qin and Yun-lin Ye
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1156
  19. The increasing prevalence of cancer detection necessitated practical strategies to deliver highly accurate, beneficial, and dependable processed information together with experimental results. We deleted the c...

    Authors: Marzieh Javadi, Hossein Sazegar and Abbas Doosti
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1155
  20. Epithelial, connective tissue and immune cells contribute in various ways to the pathophysiology of HPV positive (HPV+) and HPV negative (HPV-) oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC). We aimed to invest...

    Authors: Aris I. Giotakis, Annette Runge, József Dudas, Rudolf Glueckert, Timo Gottfried, Volker H. Schartinger, Johanna Klarer, Avneet Randhawa, Eleonora Caimmi and Herbert Riechelmann
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1154
  21. Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is effectively treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), targeting the BCR::ABL1 oncoprotein. Still, resistance to therapy, relapse after treatment discontinuation, and sid...

    Authors: Lukas Häselbarth, Sara Gamali, Domenica Saul, Manuela Krumbholz, Romy Böttcher-Loschinski, Martin Böttcher, Deyu Zou, Markus Metzler, Axel Karow and Dimitrios Mougiakakos
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1153
  22. Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a lethal mammary carcinoma subtype that affects females and is associated with a worse prognosis. Chemotherapy is the only conventional therapy available for patients wi...

    Authors: Basant Emad, Amr Ahmed WalyEldeen, Hebatallah Hassan, Marwa Sharaky, Ismail A Abdelhamid, Sherif Abdelaziz Ibrahim and Hanan RH Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1151
  23. The role of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in prognosis prediction has been actively studied in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients. However, their efficiency in accurately predicting early progression rec...

    Authors: Zhan Lu, Hanghang Ni, Xihua Yang, Lihao Tan, Haixiao Zhuang, Yunning Mo, Xingyu Wei, Lunan Qi and Bangde Xiang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1150
  24. To investigate the potential correlation between piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 1 (PIWIL1) polymorphisms and susceptibility to epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC).

    Authors: Shanshan Liu, Yaping Yan, Zhizhong Cui, Haipeng Feng, Fengmei Zhong, Ziguang Liu, Yan Li, Xiang Ou and Wenjuan Li
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1149
  25. Neuroblastoma (NB), the most common extracranial solid malignancy in children, carries a poor prognosis in high-risk disease, thus requiring novel therapeutic approaches. Survivin is overexpressed in NB, has p...

    Authors: Celimene Galiger, Fatema Tuj Zohora, Carmen Dorneburg, Daniel Tews, Klaus-Michael Debatin and Christian Beltinger
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1148
  26. Most existing predictive models of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) risk after sustained virologic response (SVR) are built on data collected at baseline and therefore have limited accuracy. The current study ai...

    Authors: Yanzheng Zou, Ming Yue, Linna Jia, Yifan Wang, Hongbo Chen, Amei Zhang, Xueshan Xia, Wei Liu, Rongbin Yu, Sheng Yang and Peng Huang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1147
  27. In nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC), women have a lower incidence and mortality rate than men. Whether sex influences the prognosis of NPC patients remains debatable. We retrospectively examined the influence of se...

    Authors: Linchong Cui, Zilu Chen, Fangfang Zeng, Xiaolan Jiang, Xiaoyan Han, Xiaofei Yuan, Shuting Wu, Huiru Feng, Danfan Lin, Wenxuan Lu, Xiong Liu, Xiaohong Peng and Bolong Yu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1146
  28. Neuroblastoma, a neuroendocrine tumor originating from the sympathetic ganglia, is one of the most common malignancies in childhood. RTEL1 is critical in many fundamental cellular processes, such as DNA replicati...

    Authors: Ting Zhang, Chunlei Zhou, Jiejie Guo, Jiamin Chang, Haiyan Wu and Jing He
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1145
  29. Our objective was to assess the efficacy and safety of initial hepatic arterial infusion of chemotherapy combined with transarterial chemoembolisation using camrelizumab-eluting Callisphere beads (camrelizumab...

    Authors: Xiaonan Shi, Yang Wang, Jianzhuang Ren, Xinwei Han and Yonghua Bi
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1144
  30. The oxidative balance score (OBS) has been utilized to assess the overall pro- and antioxidant exposure status in various chronic diseases. The current meta-analysis was carried out to pool the association bet...

    Authors: Motahareh Hasani, Seyedeh Parisa Alinia, Maryam Khazdouz, Sahar Sobhani, Parham Mardi, Hanieh-Sadat Ejtahed and Mostafa Qorbani
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1143
  31. Studies examining the relationships of stressful life events and cancer yielded inconsistent findings, while relevant evidence in mainland China is scarce. The current study sought to determine whether experie...

    Authors: Meng Wang, Weiwei Gong, Dianjianyi Sun, Pei Pei, Jun Lv, Canqing Yu and Min Yu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1142
  32. Lung adenocarcinoma (LA) is one of the most common malignancies and is responsible for the greatest number of tumor-related deaths. Our research aimed to explore the molecular subtype signatures of LA to clari...

    Authors: Zi-Tao Liu, Jun-Ting Shen, Yu-Jie Lei, Yun-Chao Huang, Guang-Qiang Zhao, Cheng-Hong Zheng, Xi Wang, Yu-Tian Wang, Long Chen, Zi-Xuan Li, Shou-Zhuo Li, Jun Liao and Ting-Dong Yu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1141
  33. We aimed to investigate the efficacy and side effects of concurrent chemoradiotherapy, with or without nimotuzumab, for the treatment of locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

    Authors: Zhi Yang, Quan Zuo, Rong Liu, Hui Wu, Li Xiong, Jieqi Jia and Zhibi Xiang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1140
  34. Calcification is a common phenomenon in both benign and malignant thyroid nodules. However, the clinical significance of calcification remains unclear. Therefore, we explored a more objective method for distin...

    Authors: Chen Chen, Yuanzhen Liu, Jincao Yao, Kai Wang, Maoliang Zhang, Fang Shi, Yuan Tian, Lu Gao, Yajun Ying, Qianmeng Pan, Hui Wang, Jinxin Wu, Xiaoqing Qi, Yifan Wang and Dong Xu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1139
  35. This study aims to establish and validate a new diagnosis model called P.Z.A. score for clinically significant prostate cancer (csPCa).

    Authors: Zongxin Chen, Jun Zhang, Di Jin, Xuedong Wei, Feng Qiu, Ximing Wang, Xiaojun Zhao, Jinxian Pu, Jianquan Hou, Yuhua Huang and Chen Huang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1138
  36. The lactate receptor GPR81 contributes to cancer development through unclear mechanisms. Here, we investigate the roles of GPR81 in three-dimensional (3D) and in vivo growth of breast cancer cells and study th...

    Authors: Kathrine Lundø, Oksana Dmytriyeva, Louise Spøhr, Eliana Goncalves-Alves, Jiayi Yao, Laia P. Blasco, Mette Trauelsen, Muthulakshmi Ponniah, Marc Severin, Albin Sandelin, Marie Kveiborg, Thue W. Schwartz and Stine F. Pedersen
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1136
  37. Most patients diagnosed with head and neck tumor will present with locally advanced disease, requiring multimodality therapy. Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cells (BMSCs) respond to a variety of tumor...

    Authors: Hao Wang, Zhengyu Zhou, Wenchao Lin, Yechun Qian, Shifang He and Jun Wang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1135
  38. This study aimed to comprehensively evaluate the accuracy and effect of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) based on artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for predicting lymph node ...

    Authors: Cheng-Jie Liu, Lei Zhang, Yi Sun, Lei Geng, Rui Wang, Kai-Min Shi and Jin-Xin Wan
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1134
  39. Psycho-oncological treatment is recommended in cancer rehabilitation as it improves fatigue, anxiety, depression, and quality of life in breast cancer patients. The aim of our study was to compare a structured...

    Authors: David Fauser, Elena Rimalis-Vogt, Johannes Mattes and Matthias Bethge
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1133
  40. While quadruplet induction therapies deepen responses in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients, their impact on peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) collection remains incompletely understood. This analysis a...

    Authors: Joseph Kauer, Emma P. Freundt, Anita Schmitt, Niels Weinhold, Elias K. Mai, Carsten Müller-Tidow, Hartmut Goldschmidt, Marc S. Raab, Katharina Kriegsmann and Sandra Sauer
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1132
  41. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) was a rare malignancy featured with the weak immunotherapeutic response. So far, disorders of immunogenic cell death genes (ICDGs) were identified as the driving factors in c...

    Authors: Tong Xu, Chaozhuang Zhu, Feifeng Song, Wanli Zhang, Mengnan Yuan, Zongfu Pan and Ping Huang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1131
  42. Whether a transthoracic (TT) procedure by a thoracic surgeon or a transabdominal (TA) by a gastrointestinal surgeon is best for Siewert type II esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma (EGJA) remains unknown. S...

    Authors: Hongyang Zheng, Xingmei Yin, Tiewen Pan, Xiandong Tao, Xiaolin Xu and Zhenjia Li
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1130
  43. Duodenal papilla carcinoma (DPC) is prone to relapse even after radical pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) (including robotic, laparoscopic and open approach). This study aimed to develop web calculators to predict ...

    Authors: Guangsheng Yu, Shuai Xu, Junjie Kong, Jingyi He and Jun Liu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1129
  44. The roles of low molecular mass polypeptide 2 (LMP2) and transporter-associated with antigen processing (TAP2) in tumorigenesis are controversial. Here we aimed to explore the effect of LMP2 and TAP2 on the on...

    Authors: Zhengyan Cheng, Hongbo Wang, Zewei Yang, Jiaxu Li and Xing Chen
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1128
  45. Bladder cancer poses a significant public health burden, with high recurrence and progression rates in patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). Current treatment options include bladder-sparin...

    Authors: John L. Gore, Erika M. Wolff, Bryan A. Comstock, Kristin M. Follmer, Michael G. Nash, Anirban Basu, Stephanie Chisolm, Douglas B. MacLean, Jenney R. Lee, Yair Lotan, Sima P. Porten, Gary D. Steinberg, Sam S. Chang, Scott M. Gilbert, Larry G. Kessler and Angela B. Smith
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1127
  46. The migration of lymphocytes shares many similarities in mode and mechanism with the metastasis of lung cancer tumor cells. But changes in the expression of lymphocyte migration regulation related proteins in ...

    Authors: Shuai Jin, Tianci Liu, Weiwei Wang, Tao Li, Zhefeng Liu and Man Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2023 23:1125

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