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  1. Content type: Research article

    Growing evidence demonstrates that exposure to organophosphate flame retardants (PFRs) is widespread and that these chemicals can alter thyroid hormone regulation and function. We investigated the relationship...

    Authors: Nicole C. Deziel, Huangdi Yi, Heather M. Stapleton, Huang Huang, Nan Zhao and Yawei Zhang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:637

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    Novel therapeutic approaches are required to treat ovarian cancer and dependency on glycolysis may provide new targets for treatment. This study sought to investigate the variation of expression of molecular c...

    Authors: Chrysi Xintaropoulou, Carol Ward, Alan Wise, Suzanna Queckborner, Arran Turnbull, Caroline O. Michie, Alistair R. W. Williams, Tzyvia Rye, Charlie Gourley and Simon P. Langdon

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:636

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer with highest mortality rate. However, the annihilation in its early stage implies a high survival rate therefore, it demands early diagnosis. The accustomed diagno...

    Authors: M. Attique Khan, Tallha Akram, Muhammad Sharif, Aamir Shahzad, Khursheed Aurangzeb, Musaed Alhussein, Syed Irtaza Haider and Abdualziz Altamrah

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:638

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Breast cancer is the most common malignancy encountered during pregnancy. However, the burden of pregnancy-associated breast cancer (PABC) and subsequent care is understudied in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Here,...

    Authors: Jean Marie Vianney Dusengimana, Vedaste Hategekimana, Ryan Borg, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Neil Gupta, Susan Troyan, Lawrence N. Shulman, Ignace Nzayisenga, Temidayo Fadelu, Tharcisse Mpunga and Lydia E. Pace

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:634

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Adolescent and young adults (AYA) enrolment rates into cancer clinical trials (CCT) are the lowest of any age group globally. As AYA have distinct biological, psychosocial and relational needs, we aimed to exp...

    Authors: Jennifer A.H. Bell, Victoria Forcina, Laura Mitchell, Seline Tam, Kate Wang, Abha A. Gupta and Jeremy Lewin

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:629

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Pancreatic cancer is acquiring increasing prominence as a cause of cancer death in the population. The purpose of this study was to analyze long-term pancreatic cancer mortality trends in Spain and evaluate th...

    Authors: Daniel Seoane-Mato, Olivier Nuñez, Nerea Fernández-de-Larrea, Beatriz Pérez-Gómez, Marina Pollán, Gonzalo López-Abente and Nuria Aragonés

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:625

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Indole-3-carbinol, derived from Cruciferous vegetables is an estrogen receptor antagonist considered a preventive agent that is naturally present in diet. There are no previous studies on its effects in human ...

    Authors: Asunción Martín-Ruiz, Laura Peña, Alfredo González-Gil, Lucía Teresa Díez-Córdova, Sara Cáceres and Juan Carlos Illera

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:626

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Knowledge on periprosthetic infection and mortality rate following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is essential for justifying this treatment in patients with cancer; however, relevant data from population-based...

    Authors: Feng-Chen Kao, Yao-Chun Hsu, Pang-Yu Lai, Chang-Bi Wang, Yuan-Kun Tu and Wen-Kang Chen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:628

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Within a dramatic socio-political context, cancer represents a growing health burden in the Gaza Strip. We investigated the survival experience of people diagnosed with breast (BC) or colorectal (CRC) cancer f...

    Authors: Chiara Panato, Khaled Abusamaan, Ettore Bidoli, Mokhtar Hamdi-Cherif, Daniela Pierannunzio, Stefano Ferretti, Mahmoud Daher, Fouad Elissawi and Diego Serraino

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:632

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  10. Content type: Research article

    In patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), evidence is unclear as to whether hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) or sorafenib is superior. We performed a prospective, open-label, non-c...

    Authors: Masahiro Hatooka, Tomokazu Kawaoka, Hiroshi Aikata, Yuki Inagaki, Kei Morio, Takashi Nakahara, Eisuke Murakami, Masataka Tsuge, Akira Hiramatsu, Michio Imamura, Yoshiiku Kawakami, Kazuo Awai, Keiichi Masaki, Koji Waki, Hirotaka Kohno, Hiroshi Kohno…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:633

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  11. Content type: Case report

    Primary malignant melanoma of the vagina is extremely rare, with a poorer prognosis than cutaneous malignant melanoma. Previous studies have explored the repurposing of itraconazole, a common oral anti-fungal ...

    Authors: Kayo Inoue, Hiroshi Tsubamoto, Roze Isono-Nakata, Kazuko Sakata and Nami Nakagomi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:630

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  12. Content type: Research article

    This study examined the prognostic significance of microtubule-associated protein light chain 3B (LC3B) expression in oropharyngeal and oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). The prognostic significance of...

    Authors: Kenneth Lai, Slade Matthews, James S. Wilmott, Murray C. Killingsworth, Jim L. Yong, Nicole J. Caixeiro, James Wykes, Allan Samakeh, Dion Forstner, Mark Lee, John McGuinness, Navin Niles, Angela Hong, Ardalan Ebrahimi and Cheok Soon Lee

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:624

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  13. Content type: Research article

    It is essential to understand the mechanisms responsible for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) progression and chemoresistance in order to identify prognostic biomarkers as well as potential therapeutic avenues. ...

    Authors: Lui Ng, Ariel K. M. Chow, Johnny H. W. Man, Thomas C. C. Yau, Timothy M. H. Wan, Deepak N. Iyer, Virginia H. T. Kwan, Ronnie T. P. Poon, Roberta W. C. Pang and Wai-Lun Law

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:621

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  14. Content type: Technical advance

    Metastasis is a complex process which is difficult to study and model. Experimental ingenuity is therefore essential when seeking to elucidate the biological mechanisms involved.

    Authors: Shirley Jean Keeton, Jean Marie Delalande, Mark Cranfield, Alan Burns and Philip Richard Dash

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:622

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Currently, young colon cancer (CC) patients continue to increase and represent a heterogeneous patient group. The aim of this study was to explore the optimal minimum lymph node count after CC resection for yo...

    Authors: Xu Guan, Yuliuming Wang, Hanqing Hu, Zhixun Zhao, Zheng Jiang, Zheng Liu, Yinggang Chen, Guiyu Wang and Xishan Wang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:623

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  16. Content type: Research article

    For the expanding population of bladder cancer survivors in Korea, the development of subsequent cancers is a significant concern. Here, we provide the second primary cancer incidence rates and types in Korean...

    Authors: Whi-An Kwon, Jae Young Joung, Jiwon Lim, Chang-Mo Oh, Kyu-Won Jung, Sung Han Kim, Ho Kyung Seo, Weon Seo Park, Jinsoo Chung, Kang Hyun Lee and Young-Joo Won

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:617

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Earlier epidemiological studies indicate that associations between obesity and breast cancer risk may not only depend on menopausal status and use of exogenous hormones, but might also differ by tumor subtype....

    Authors: Cina J. Nattenmüller, Mark Kriegsmann, Disorn Sookthai, Renée Turzanski Fortner, Annika Steffen, Britta Walter, Theron Johnson, Jutta Kneisel, Verena Katzke, Manuela Bergmann, Hans Peter Sinn, Peter Schirmacher, Esther Herpel, Heiner Boeing, Rudolf Kaaks and Tilman Kühn

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:616

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  18. Content type: Research article

    This study was performed to examine the usefulness of combined androgen blockade (CAB) therapy with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist (CAB-antagonist therapy), instead of CAB therapy with GnRH...

    Authors: Takeshi Kashiwabara and Sayo Suda

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:619

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Immune checkpoint inhibitors are standard treatments for non-small cell lung cancer. Unique cases with paradoxical acceleration of the disease after immunotherapy have been reported. These have been described ...

    Authors: Taro Shinozaki, Eri Iwami, Shinnosuke Ikemura, Tatsu Matsuzaki, Takahiro Nakajima, Kazuhiko Hashimoto and Takeshi Terashima

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:620

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Prostate Stem Cell Antigen (PSCA) is frequently expressed in prostate cancer but its exact function is unclear.

    Authors: Marie-Christine Heinrich, Cosima Göbel, Martina Kluth, Christian Bernreuther, Charlotte Sauer, Cornelia Schroeder, Christina Möller-Koop, Claudia Hube-Magg, Patrick Lebok, Eike Burandt, Guido Sauter, Ronald Simon, Hartwig Huland, Markus Graefen, Hans Heinzer, Thorsten Schlomm…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:612

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