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  1. Content type: Research article

    Disulfiram (DS), an antialcoholism medicine, demonstrated strong anticancer activity in the laboratory but did not show promising results in clinical trials. The anticancer activity of DS is copper dependent. ...

    Authors: Kate Butcher, Vinodh Kannappan, Rajagopal Sharada Kilari, Mark R. Morris, Christopher McConville, Angel L. Armesilla and Weiguang Wang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:753

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  2. Content type: Study protocol

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide. Early diagnosis and treatment is a key factor in reducing mortality and improving patient outcomes. To achieve this, it is important to understan...

    Authors: Danielle Mazza, Xiaoping Lin, Fiona M. Walter, Jane M. Young, David J. Barnes, Paul Mitchell, Bianca Brijnath, Andrew Martin and Jon D. Emery

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:754

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with metastatic disease can become cured if neoadjuvant treatment can enable a resection. The search for predictive biomarkers is often performed on primary tumours tissue. In ...

    Authors: M. B. Mogensen, M. Rossing, O. Østrup, P. N. Larsen, P. J. Heiberg Engel, L. N. Jørgensen, E. V. Hogdall, J. Eriksen, P. Ibsen, P. Jess, M. Grauslund, H. J. Nielsen, F. C. Nielsen, B. Vainer and K. Osterlind

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:752

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  4. Content type: Research article

    This prospective multicentre-study aimed to analyze return to work (RTW) among prostate cancer survivors 12 months after having attended a cancer rehabilitation program and to identify risk factors for no and ...

    Authors: Anneke Ullrich, Hilke Maria Rath, Ullrich Otto, Christa Kerschgens, Martin Raida, Christa Hagen-Aukamp and Corinna Bergelt

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:751

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  5. Content type: Research article

    We previously observed that T-bet+ tumor-infiltrating T lymphocytes (T-bet+ TILs) in primary breast tumors were associated with adverse clinicopathological features, yet favorable clinical outcome. We identifi...

    Authors: Minji Lee, Farnoosh Tayyari, Dushanthi Pinnaduwage, Jane Bayani, John M. S. Bartlett, Anna Marie Mulligan, Shelley B. Bull and Irene L. Andrulis

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:750

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  6. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the original article [1], the authors found that Fig. 3 contained an incorrect version of Fig. 3c. This does not affect the Figure legend, results and conclusions of the article.

    Authors: Jessica A. Gibbons, Jagat R. Kanwar and Rupinder K. Kanwar

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:749

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    The original article was published in BMC Cancer 2015 15:425

  7. Content type: Research article

    Anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is one of the most aggressive of all solid tumors for which no effective therapies are currently available. Oncolytic Newcastle disease virus (NDV) has shown the potential to in...

    Authors: Ke Jiang, Cuiping Song, Lingkai Kong, Lulu Hu, Guibin Lin, Tian Ye, Gang Yao, Yupeng Wang, Haibo Chen, Wei Cheng, Martin P. Barr, Quentin Liu, Guirong Zhang, Chan Ding and Songshu Meng

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:746

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  8. Content type: Study protocol

    Despite the significant, empirically supported benefits of physical activity, the majority of breast cancer survivors do not meet recommended guidelines for physical activity. A variety of effective strategies...

    Authors: Chad D. Rethorst, Heidi A. Hamann, Thomas J. Carmody, Kendall J. Sharp, Keith E. Argenbright, Barbara B. Haley, Celette Sugg Skinner and Madhukar H. Trivedi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:744

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  9. Content type: Study protocol

    Approximately one third of the colorectal cancer survivors (CRCS) experience high levels of psychological distress. Common concerns experienced by CRCS include distress related to physical problems, anxiety, f...

    Authors: L. Leermakers, S. Döking, B. Thewes, A. M. J. Braamse, M. F. M. Gielissen, J. H. W. de Wilt, E. H. Collette, J. Dekker and J. B. Prins

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:748

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Cervical cancer is the most common cancer among women in Kenya. However, only 3% of women are routinely screened. This study aimed to assess women’s knowledge and attitudes towards cervical cancer and cervical...

    Authors: Murithi Gatumo, Susan Gacheri, Abdul-Rauf Sayed and Andrew Scheibe

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:745

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    In the group of elderly patients (≥70 years) with metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (mPDAC), it is not known who benefits from intensive 1st line nab-paclitaxel/gemcitabine (nab-p/gem) combination ch...

    Authors: Johannes Betge, Jing Chi-Kern, Nadine Schulte, Sebastian Belle, Tobias Gutting, Elke Burgermeister, Ralf Jesenofsky, Martin Maenz, Ulrich Wedding, Matthias P. Ebert and Nicolai Haertel

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:747

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The receptor CXCR4 and its ligand CXCL12 play crucial roles in breast cancer. Despite the fact that the spontaneous feline mammary carcinoma (FMC) is considered a suitable model for breast cancer studies, the ...

    Authors: Cláudia S. Marques, Ana Rita Santos, Andreia Gameiro, Jorge Correia and Fernando Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:741

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies have reported radiotherapy interruption (RTI) is associated with poor local control in two-dimensional radiotherapy (2DRT) era. However, it remains unclear whether RTI still affects local cont...

    Authors: Ji-Jin Yao, Ya-Nan Jin, Si-Yang Wang, Fan Zhang, Guan-Qun Zhou, Wang-Jian Zhang, Zhi-Bin, Cheng, Jun Ma, Zhen-Yu Qi and Ying Sun

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:740

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Aberrant AKT activation is prevalent across human cancer lineages, providing an important therapeutic target. AKT comprises three isoforms that mediate critical non-redundant, even opposing functions in cancer...

    Authors: Jue Wang, Wei Zhao, Huifang Guo, Yong Fang, Sarah Elizabeth Stockman, Shanshan Bai, Patrick Kwok-Shing Ng, Yang Li, Qinghua Yu, Yiling Lu, Kang Jin Jeong, Xiaohua Chen, Meng Gao, Jiyong Liang, Wentao Li, Xingsong Tian…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:742

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  15. Content type: Research article

    HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancers involve chromosomal structural alterations that act as oncogenic driver events.

    Authors: George Vasmatzis, Xue Wang, James B. Smadbeck, Stephen J. Murphy, Katherine B. Geiersbach, Sarah H. Johnson, Athanasios G. Gaitatzes, Yan W. Asmann, Farhad Kosari, Mitesh J. Borad, Daniel J. Serie, Sarah A. McLaughlin, Jennifer M. Kachergus, Brian M. Necela and E. Aubrey Thompson

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:738

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Bone and soft tissue masses of the foot and ankle are not particularly rare but true neoplasia has to be strictly differentiated from pseudotumorous lesions. Diagnosis is often delayed as diagnostic errors are...

    Authors: Andreas Toepfer, Norbert Harrasser, Maximiliane Recker, Ulrich Lenze, Florian Pohlig, Ludger Gerdesmeyer and Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:735

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The development of both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer (LC) is influenced by smoking related chronic pulmonary inflammation caused by an excessive innate immune response to smoke ...

    Authors: Janna Berg, Ann Rita Halvorsen, May-Bente Bengtson, Kristin A. Taskén, Gunhild M. Mælandsmo, Arne Yndestad, Bente Halvorsen, Odd Terje Brustugun, Pål Aukrust, Thor Ueland and Åslaug Helland

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:739

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The incidence of recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) injury has increased due to RLN lymph node dissection. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of intraoperative ultrasonography (IU) to detect RLN no...

    Authors: Jianwei Wang, Min Liu, Jingxian Shen, Haichao Ouyang, Xiuying Xie, Ting Lin, Anhua Li and Hong Yang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:737

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  19. Content type: Research article

    MLKL is the most important executor of necroptosis pathway. Recent studies have demonstrated that MLKL could serve as a potential prognostic biomarker for cancer patients. However, most studies reported so far...

    Authors: Binwu Hu, Deyao Shi, Xiao Lv, Songfeng Chen, Qin Huang, Mao Xie and Zengwu Shao

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:736

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Quality of cancer care (QoCC) has become an important item for providers, regulators and purchasers of care worldwide. Aim of this study is to present the results of some evidence-based quality indicators (QI)...

    Authors: Laura Ortelli, Alessandra Spitale, Luca Mazzucchelli and Andrea Bordoni

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:733

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Targeted therapy has always been the focus in developing therapeutic approaches in cancer, especially in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). A new small molecular inhibitor, JQ1, targeting BRD4, whi...

    Authors: Yafeng Zhou, Jianbiao Zhou, Xiao Lu, Tuan-Zea Tan and Wee-Joo Chng

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:731

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET) significantly decreases the risk of breast cancer recurrence and mortality. Notwithstanding the demonstrated efficacy of AET, 31–73% of breast cancer survivors do not persist w...

    Authors: Leah K. Lambert, Lynda G. Balneaves, A. Fuchsia Howard, Stephen K. Chia and Carolyn C. Gotay

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:732

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) may serve as a measure of tumour burden and a useful tool for non-invasive monitoring of cancer. However, ctDNA is not always detectable in patients at time of diagnosis of metas...

    Authors: Ashleigh C. McEvoy, Lydia Warburton, Zeyad Al-Ogaili, Liesl Celliers, Leslie Calapre, Michelle R. Pereira, Muhammad A. Khattak, Tarek M. Meniawy, Michael Millward, Melanie Ziman and Elin S. Gray

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:726

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