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  1. Early detection of cancer is a highly effective way to decrease cancer-related deaths. The purpose of this study was to determine the disparity in cognitive factors related to cancer screening uptake based on ...

    Authors: Mehdi Mirzaei-Alavijeh, Mahin Amini, Mehdi Moradinazar, Mehdi Eivazi and Farzad Jalilian
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:845
  2. Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Among all cancer types, breast cancer stands out as the most common and is characterized by distinct molecular characteristics. This di...

    Authors: Zemene Damtie, Niguss Cherie and Melaku Mekonnen Agidew
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:843
  3. Targeted therapy is now the standard of care in driver–oncogene-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Its initial clinical effects are remarkable. However, almost all patients experience treatment resis...

    Authors: Teppei Yamaguchi, Junichi Shimizu, Reiko Matsuzawa, Naohiro Watanabe, Yoshitsugu Horio and Yutaka Fujiwara
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:842
  4. Standard oral cancer chemotherapy (OCT) or targeted therapy (OTT) has expanded the treatment methods for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, its principal nonadherence causes a reduction in efficacy. We a...

    Authors: Thai Doan Ky, Nguyen Thi Loan, Nguyen Tien Thinh and Mai Thanh Binh
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:841
  5. Detection of cancer and identification of tumor origin at an early stage improve the survival and prognosis of patients. Herein, we proposed a plasma cfDNA-based approach called TOTEM to detect and trace the c...

    Authors: Dalin Xiong, Tiancheng Han, Yulong Li, Yuanyuan Hong, Suxing Li, Xi Li, Wenhui Tao, Yu S. Huang, Weizhi Chen and Chunguang Li
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:840
  6. A few studies regarding the epidemiology and risk factors of Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC) are reported from Sub-Saharan African countries (SSA), including Somalia, and the African literature is s...

    Authors: Abdikarim Hussein Mohamed, Khaled Ali Mohamed, Ertan Kayacan, Yassin Nur and Mohamed Abdikarim Nur-amin
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:839
  7. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guideline recommends consideration of weekly cisplatin as an alternative option for patients with head and neck cancer undergoing definitive chemoradiation. How...

    Authors: Jas Virk, Jasmin Gill, Fatemeh Fekrmandi, Austin Iovoli, Mark Farrugia, Ayham Al-Afif, Kimberly Wooten, Vishal Gupta, Ryan McSpadden, Moni A. Kuriakose, Michael R. Markiewicz, Wesley L. Hicks Jr, Sung Jun Ma and Anurag K. Singh
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:838
  8. This study aimed to compare the survival outcome and side effects in patients with primary high-grade glioma (HGG) who received carbon ion radiotherapy (CIRT) alone or as a boost strategy after photon radiatio...

    Authors: XiaoJun Li, YanShan Zhang, YanCheng Ye, SuQing Tian, TingChao Hu, HongYu Chai, TianE Zhang and Faxin Wen
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:837
  9. The clinical features of cerebellar high-grade gliomas (cHGGs) in adults have not been thoroughly explored. This large-scale, population-based study aimed to comprehensively outline these traits and construct ...

    Authors: Tao Chang, Rui Zhang, Jiahao Gan, Yuan Yang, Yanhui Liu, Yan Ju, Xiaodong Niu and Qing Mao
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:836
  10. Extracellular heat shock protein 90 AA1(eHSP90α) is intricately linked to tumor progression and prognosis. This study aimed to investigate the difference in the value of eHSP90α in post-treatment response asse...

    Authors: Yingzhen Bian, Haizhou Liu, Jinglei Huang, Zhaorong Feng, Yanyan Lin, Jilin Li and Litu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:835
  11. In this study, we aimed to identify the risk factors in patients with rectal anastomotic re-leakage and develop a prediction model to predict the probability of rectal anastomotic re-leakage after stoma closure.

    Authors: Yuegang Li, Gang Hu, Jinzhu Zhang, Wenlong Qiu, Shiwen Mei, Xishan Wang and Jianqiang Tang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:834
  12. This study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of pegylated recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (PEG-rhG-CSF) for primary prophylaxis of neutropenia in patients with cervical cance...

    Authors: Jing You, Yidi Yuan, Xiaoxuan Gu, Weihu Wang and Xiaofan Li
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:833
  13. Radiotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer fairly leads to xerostomia, profoundly affecting their quality of life. With limited effective preventive and therapeutic methods, attention has turned to exp...

    Authors: Mohammad Farhadi, Pedram Fadavi, Saleh Mohebbi and Farzad Taghizadeh-Hesary
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:832
  14. Listening to patient voices is critical, in terms of how people experience their condition as well as their treatment preferences. This research explored the patient journey, therapy attributes and goals among...

    Authors: Simon Fifer, Jenni Godsell, Stephen Opat, Nada Hamad, Masa Lasica, Cecily Forsyth, Louisa Morand, Erica Smeaton, Sharon Winton, Andrea Puig and Marija McGeachie
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:831
  15. Numerous epidemiological investigations have explored the impact of body composition on the effectiveness of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) in urological malignancies (UM) patients, yielding conflicting f...

    Authors: Wangbin Ma, Qiao Shi, Lilong Zhang, Zhendong Qiu, Tianrui Kuang, Kailiang Zhao and Weixing Wang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:830

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Cancer 2024 24:844

  16. Most gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) harbor c-KIT or PDGFRA mutations. Administration of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) has significantly improved the survival of patients with GISTs. We aimed to evalu...

    Authors: Hui-Jen Tsai, Yan-Shen Shan, Ching-Yao Yang, Chin-Fu Hsiao, Chung-Hsin Tsai, Chuan-Cheng Wang, Ming-Tsan Lin, Chun-Fu Ting, De-Chuan Chan, Te-Hung Chen, Chueh-Chuan Yen, Yen-Yang Chen, Hsuan-Yu Lin, Ta-Sen Yeh, Ching-Liang Ho, Tze-Yu Shieh…
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:828
  17. Hospitalisation  resulting from complications of systemic therapy and radiotherapy places a substantial burden on the patient, society, and healthcare system. To formulate preventive strategies and enhance pat...

    Authors: Rashidul Alam Mahumud, Md. Shahjalal, Padam Kanta Dahal, Md. Parvez Mosharaf, Mohammad Enamul Hoque and Olivia Wawryk
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:826
  18. Immune response is known to play an important role in local tumor control especially in renal cell carcinoma (RCC), which is considered highly immunogenic. For localized tumors, operative resection or local ab...

    Authors: Johanna Waidhauser, Anna-Katharina Gantner, Paola Schifano, Katharina Rippel, Stefan Schiele, Tim Tobias Arndt, Gernot Müller, Julie Steinestel, Andreas Rank and Thomas Kröncke
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:825
  19. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is ranked as the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third cause of cancer related deaths. CRC is greatly attributed to genetic and epigenetic mutations and immune dysregulatio...

    Authors: Marwa Matboli, Nourhan Hossam, Doaa Farag, Mohamed Hassan, Hanan Shehata, Marwa Aboelhussein, Nahed Ismail and Sanaa Eissa
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:824
  20. Approximately 40% of treated head and neck cancer (HNC) patients develop recurrence. The risk of recurrence declines with time from treatment. Current guidelines recommend clinical follow-up every two months f...

    Authors: Paul Nankivell, Piers Gaunt, Claire Gaunt, Julia Sissons, Evaggelia Liaskou, Yolande Jefferson, Tessa Fulton-Lieuw, Saloni Mittal and Hisham Mehanna
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:823
  21. The PAROLE-Onco program was introduced in the province of Quebec, Canada in 2019. It integrates accompanying patients (APs), i.e., people who have been affected by cancer, into the clinical team as full member...

    Authors: Marie-Pascale Pomey, Monica Iliescu Nelea, Cécile Vialaron, Louise Normandin, Marie-Andrée Côté, Mado Desforges, Pénélope Pomey-Carpentier, Nesrine Adjtoutah, Israël Fortin, Isabelle Ganache, Catherine Régis, Zeev Rosberger, Danielle Charpentier, Lynda Bélanger, Michel Dorval, Djahanchah P. Ghadiri…
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:822
  22. The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) has been increasing in Sub-Saharan countries, including Ethiopia. However, the real mortality rate for CRC patients in Ethiopia has not been established. Therefore, thi...

    Authors: Zewdu Bishaw Aynalem, Abebaw Bires Adal, Temesgien Fentahun Ayele, Gashaw Melkie Bayeh, Almaw Genet Yeshiwas, Tadesse Miretie Dessie and Tilahun Degu Tsega
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:821
  23. Potentially modifiable risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) have been investigated in observational epidemiology studies in East Asian and European populations, whereas the causal associations of mo...

    Authors: Xiaoxia Wei, Chenglei Yang, Qiuling Lin, Moqin Qiu, Qiuping Wen, Zihan Zhou, Yanji Jiang, Peiqin Chen, Xiumei Liang, Ji Cao, Juan Tang, Yuying Wei, Hongping Yu and Yingchun Liu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:820
  24. Authors: R. Vera, N. Castro, I. Labiano, A. Lecumberri, A. E. Huerta, H. Arasanz, I. Caseda, F. Ruiz-Pace, C. Viaplana, V. Arrazubi, I. Hernandez-Garcia, E. Mata, D. Gomez, S. Laguna, J. Suarez, I. Fernandez-De-los-Reyes…
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:819

    The original article was published in BMC Cancer 2024 24:668

  25. Glioma is the most common primary brain tumor with high mortality and disability rates. Recent studies have highlighted the significant prognostic consequences of subtyping molecular pathological markers using...

    Authors: Xian Xie, Chen Luo, Shuai Wu, Wanyu Qiao, Wei Deng, Lei Jin, Junfeng Lu, Linghao Bu, Hugues Duffau, Jie Zhang and Ye Yao
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:818
  26. Inflammation plays a pivotal role in the progression of prostate cancer (PCa). Several immune-inflammatory indices, including neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR), derived neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (dNLR)...

    Authors: Zhipeng Wang, Haoyang Liu, Qiyu Zhu, Junru Chen, Jinge Zhao and Hao Zeng
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:817
  27. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) is a rare but highly aggressive thyroid cancer with poor prognosis. Killing cancer cells by inducing DNA damage or blockage of DNA repair is a promising strategy for chemothe...

    Authors: Jinyan Chai, Mengxue Su, Ruiguo Zhang, Ning Li, Yuanyuan Jia, Wei Zheng, Jian Tan, Qiang Jia, Huabing Sun and Zhaowei Meng
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:816
  28. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the primary reason for cancer-related deaths globally. Tertiary lymphoid structure (TLS) is an organized collection of immune cells acquired in non-physiological, non-lymp...

    Authors: Luyuan Ma, Rongyang Li, Xiaomeng Liu, Wenhao Yu, Zhanpeng Tang, Yi Shen and Hui Tian
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:815
  29. Despite a multimodal approach including surgery, chemo- and radiotherapy, the 5-year event-free survival rate for rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), the most common soft tissue sarcoma in childhood, remains very poor for...

    Authors: Simona Camero, Luisa Milazzo, Francesca Vulcano, Federica Ceccarelli, Paola Pontecorvi, Francesca Pedini, Alessandra Rossetti, Elena Sofia Scialis, Giulia Gerini, Fabrizio Cece, Silvia Pomella, Matteo Cassandri, Antonella Porrazzo, Enrico Romano, Claudio Festuccia, Giovanni Luca Gravina…
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:814
  30. Therapeutic options for early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in individual patients can be limited by tumor and location, liver dysfunction and comorbidities. Many patients with early-stage HCC do not re...

    Authors: Alan Wigg, Jonathan Tibballs, Richard Woodman, Katherine Stuart, Hien Le, Stuart K. Roberts, John K. Olynyk, Simone I. Strasser, Michael Wallace, Jarad Martin, Annette Haworth, Nicholas Hardcastle, Kee Fong Loo, Colin Tang, Yoo Young Lee, Julie Chu…
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:813
  31. Cancer has become the leading diabetes-related cause of death in high-income countries, and more knowledge is needed to clarify the impact of diabetes on site-specific cancers. The purpose of this study is to ...

    Authors: Jens Ejrnæs Tønder, Marie Louise Bønnelykke-Behrndtz, Tinne Laurberg, Eeva-Liisa Røssell and Martin Sollie
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:812
  32. The recurrence of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is not unusual and associated with risk of death. This study is aimed to construct a nomogram that combines clinicopathological characteristics and ultrasoun...

    Authors: Binqian Zhou, Jianxin Liu, Yaqin Yang, Xuewei Ye, Yang Liu, Mingfeng Mao, Xiaofeng Sun, Xinwu Cui and Qin Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:810
  33. Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is an aggressive cancer characterized by an immunosuppressive microenvironment. Patients from specific ethnicities and population groups have poorer prognoses than other...

    Authors: Nnenna Elebo, Ebtesam A. Abdel-Shafy, Jones A. O. Omoshoro-Jones, Zanele Nsingwane, Ahmed A. A. Hussein, Martin Smith, Geoffrey Candy, Stefano Cacciatore, Pascaline Fru and Ekene Emmanuel Nweke
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:809
  34. Telemedicine is beneficial for improving treatment efficiency and reducing medical expenses of cancer patients. This study focuses on cancer patients participating in teleconsultations through a regional telem...

    Authors: Fangfang Cui, Xu Zhang, Xianying He, Dongqing Liu, Jinming Shi, Ming Ye, Linlin Wang, Yuntian Chu and Jie Zhao
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:808
  35. In 2020, uterine cervical cancer (UCC) was the 12th most common cancer among women in France and the 4th worldwide. French health authorities wanted to increase Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination and screeni...

    Authors: Fanny Serman, Gabrielle Lisembard, Maxence Sahraoui, Christophe Berkhout, Michaël Rochoy, Anthony Haro and Matthieu Calafiore
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:807
  36. Authors: Mélanie Casile, Gilles Albrand, Clément Lahaye, Benjamin Lebecque, Joévin Besombes, Céline Bourgne, Bruno Pereira, Sandrine Saugues, Caroline Jamot, Eric Hermet and Marc G. Berger
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:806

    The original article was published in BMC Cancer 2024 24:661

  37. Differentiation of glioma and solitary brain metastasis (SBM), which requires biopsy or multi-disciplinary diagnosis, remains sophisticated clinically. Histogram analysis of MR diffusion or molecular imaging h...

    Authors: Yifei Su, Rui Cheng, Jinxia Guo, Miaoqi Zhang, Junhao Wang, Hongming Ji, Chunhong Wang, Liangliang Hao, Yexin He and Cheng Xu
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:805
  38. Over the last decades, the therapeutic armamentarium of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) has been revolutionized by the advent of tyrosin-kinase inhibitors (TKI), immune-checkpoint inhibitors (ICI), and ...

    Authors: Mimma Rizzo, Gaetano Pezzicoli, Valentina Tibollo, Andrea Premoli and Silvana Quaglini
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:804
  39. Trabectedin in combination with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) is approved for the treatment of patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cancer. Nevertheless, there is currently limited informa...

    Authors: María Jesús Rubio, Aránzazu Manzano, Luis Miguel de Sande, Purificación Estévez-García, María del Mar Gordon, Diego Soto de Prado, Blanca Hernando Fernández de Aranguiz, Eva M. Guerra-Alia, Anna Carbó-Bagué, Ignacio Romero, Miguel Corbellas, Alba González-Haba, Carlos E. Robles-Barraza, Jerónimo Martínez-García and Antonio González-Martín
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:803
  40. The period between cancer diagnosis and surgery presents an opportunity for trials to assess the feasibility of behaviour change interventions. However, this can be a worrying time for patients and may hinder ...

    Authors: Amelia Talbot, Susan A Jebb, Claire Foster, Alba X Realpe, Pete Wheatstone, Simon Buczacki and Dimitrios A Koutoukidis
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:802
  41. Lung cancer still ranks first in the mortality rate of cancer. Uric acid is a product of purine metabolism in humans. Its presence in the serum is controversial; some say that its high levels have a protective...

    Authors: Ping Lin, Linxiang Zhang, Xiaohui Tang and Jihuang Wang
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:801
  42. Drug resistance remains a significant challenge in the treatment of pancreatic cancer. The development of drug-resistant cell lines is crucial to understanding the underlying mechanisms of resistance and devel...

    Authors: Cheng Yu, Yuanhui Su, Xin Miao, Changpeng Chai, Huan Tang, Lu Li, Jianfeng Yi, Zhenzhen Ye, Hui Zhang, Zhao Hu, Luyang Chen, Ning Li, Hao Xu and Wence Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:800
  43. Craniopharyngioma (CP) is a rare malformational tumor characterized by high rates of recurrence and morbid obesity. However, the role of inflammatory mediators in obesity and the prognosis of patients with CP ...

    Authors: Youchao Xiao, Wentao Wu, Fangzheng Liu, Yanfei Jia, Lu Jin, Ning Qiao, Kefan Cai, Siming Ru, Lei Cao and Songbai Gui
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:799
  44. Many cancer survivors experience cancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI), often with significant negative consequences across various life domains. Emerging evidence suggests that allowing additional time t...

    Authors: Darren Haywood, Frank D. Baughman, Evan Dauer, Jennifer Haywood, Susan Rossell and Nicolas H. Hart
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:798
  45. Patients with recurrent or metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (RM-NPC) have proven benefit from anti-programmed cell death 1 (anti-PD-1) monotherapy. Here, we retrospectively analyze the association of plasma...

    Authors: Shaoyan Lin, Huaqiang Zhou, Gang Chen, Jinhui Xue, Qianwen Liu, Jianing Li, Yanhua Yang, Yuanyuan Zhao, Hua Bao, Yan Huang, Yuxiang Ma and Hongyun Zhao
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:797
  46. The incidence of Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) in people living with HIV (PLWHA) and on HAART is approximately 20–30 times higher than in HIV-negative individuals. Most patients with HIV-HL present at an advanced st...

    Authors: Mercy M. Mbai, Emmanuel Mduma, Samuel Thuo, Eulade Rugengamanzi, Christina V. Malichewe and Emmanuel L. Lugina
    Citation: BMC Cancer 2024 24:796

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