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A Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for the Symptom Clusters of Chinese Patients With Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer Undergoing Chemotherapy: A Pilot Study.

Patients with gastrointestinal tract (GIT) cancer undergoing chemotherapy often experience several symptoms that constitute symptom clusters and can cause patients to suffer. Effective interventions are lacking for this kind of patients.


Serum Amyloid A as an Early Marker of Infectious Complications after Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer.

Our aim was to evaluate the usefulness of serum amyloid A (SAA) measurements in comparison with C-reactive protein (CRP) in the early prediction of infectious complications among patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer Methods: Consecutive patients undergoing laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer were analyzed prospectively. All subjects had the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol implemented. Blood samples were taken from all patients and SAA and CRP were measured on the ...

microRNA expression in tumour tissue and plasma in patients with newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the western world. Clinical practice is continuously challenged by the pitfalls of the available diagnostic tools. microRNAs may represent promising biomarkers in many types of human cancers, including prostate cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate microRNA expression in tumour tissue and matched plasma in a cohort of patients with primary metastatic prostate cancer. The relative expression of 12 microRNAs was assessed in diagnostic needle bi...


Characteristics and Outcomes of Advanced Cancer Patients Who Received Palliative Care at a Public Hospital Compared with Those at a Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Patients with advanced cancer experience severe physical, psychosocial, and spiritual distress requiring palliative care (PC). There are limited literature regarding characteristics and outcomes of patients evaluated by PC services at public hospitals (PHs). Objective, Design, Setting/Subjects, and Measurements: To compare the outcomes of advanced cancer patients undergoing PC at a PH and those at a comprehensive cancer center (CCC). We reviewed 359 consecutive advanced cancer patients (PH, 180; CCC, 179) u...

Effect of Age and Comorbidities on Short- and Long-Term Results in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Curative Resection for Rectal Cancer.

Conflicting findings have been reported in older patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of age and comorbidities on short- and long-term results of patients undergoing laparoscopic curative resection for rectal cancer (LCRRC).

Tissue and serum microRNA profile of oral squamous cell carcinoma patients.

Head and neck cancer is characterized by malignant tumors arising from the epithelium covering the upper aerodigestive tract, and the majority of these epithelial malignancies are squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) of the oral cavity (OSCCs). The aim of the current work was to identify miRNAs regulated in OSCC cancerous tissue when compared to a healthy adjacent tissue and to verify the presence of the same miRNAs in the circulation of these patients. For that serum samples and biopsies of healthy and tumor ti...

Awareness of dysgeusia and gustatory tests in patients undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.

We analyzed the prevalence of gustatory test abnormalities in breast cancer (BC) patients undergoing chemotherapy.

The malignancy index in plasma samples as a prostate cancer biomarker.

No unambiguous role of the involvement of uroplasminogen activator (uPA) and plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 (PAI-1) in prostate cancer has emerged, with current evidence suggesting that neither biomarker is likely of significant clinical value, save as an overall contributor. In this study, we attempt to discriminate prostate cancer from non-cancer in a cohort of plasma samples, using the Imubind ELISA assay. In this cohort, PAI-1 levels are higher in prostate cancer patients than healthy donors; uP...

Extracellular vesicles exposing tissue factor for the prediction of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer: A prospective cohort study.

The procoagulant activity of extracellular vesicles (EV) exposing tissue factor (TF) is a promising biomarker for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in cancer patients. We evaluated an in-house EV-TF activity assay (the fibrin generation test) for the prediction of cancer-associated VTE. We also compared the results with the fibrin generation tests to an EV-TF-dependent factor Xa generation assay in samples from pancreatic cancer patients.

Objective assessment of flap volume changes and aesthetic results after adjuvant radiation therapy in patients undergoing immediate autologous breast reconstruction.

The use of immediate breast reconstruction and adjuvant radiation therapy is increasing in breast cancer patients. This study aimed to analyze the aesthetic outcome and changes in flap volume in patients with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy of the surgical site after immediate autologous tissue reconstruction.

Comparison of microvesicle tissue factor activity in non-cancer severely ill patients and cancer patients.

Increased levels of circulating tissue factor (TF)-positive microvesicles (MVs) may increase the risk of thrombosis. Indeed, TF-positive MVs are detected in plasma of patients with various types of diseases. In this study, we measured levels of MV TF activity in non-cancer severely ill patients and cancer patients.

Encouraging Patients to Speak up About Problems in Cancer Care.

Many patients with cancer believe that something has gone wrong in their care but are reluctant to speak up. This pilot study sought to evaluate the impact of an intervention of active outreach to patients undergoing cancer treatment, wherein patients were encouraged to speak up if they had concerns about their care and to describe the types of concerns patients reported.

Prevention of acute radiodermatitis by photobiomodulation: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial in breast cancer patients (TRANSDERMIS trial).

Acute radiodermatitis (RD) is a distressing and painful skin reaction that occurs in 95% of the patients undergoing radiotherapy (RT). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) in the prevention of acute RD in breast cancer (BC) patients undergoing RT.

Do All Positive Margins in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing a Partial Mastectomy Need to Be Resected?

Positive margins have been reported in 20-40% of patients undergoing a partial mastectomy (PM), often resulting in re-excision. How often the re-excision yields further cancer and whether there are predictors of residual disease remains unknown.

Detection of glypican-1 (GPC-1) expression in urine cell sediments in prostate cancer.

While measurement of serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) is an important screening tool for prostate cancer, new biomarkers are necessary for better discrimination between presence and absence of disease. The MIL-38 monoclonal antibody is specific for the membrane glycoprotein glypican 1 (GPC-1) and binds to prostate cancer tissue. Urine is known to be a source of cellular material. Thus, we hypothesized that detection of GPC-1 in urine cellular material may identify individuals with prostate cancer. Urin...

Clinical significance of TM4SF1 as a tumor suppressor gene in gastric cancer.

Transmembrane-4-L-six-family member-1 (TM4SF1), a tumor-associated antigen, is overexpressed in most epithelial cell carcinomas and a potential target for antibody-mediated therapy. However, the role of TM4SF1 in gastric cancer has not been elucidated. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical significance of TM4SF1 expression in gastric carcinoma (GC) tissues using 152 GC tissue samples and matched adjacent nontumor tissue samples analyzed by immunohistochemistry, and 13 fresh GC tissue samples...

Sorafenib in combination with gemcitabine plus cisplatin chemotherapy in metastatic renal collecting duct carcinoma: A prospective, multicentre, single-arm, phase 2 study.

Collecting duct carcinoma (CDC) is a rare type of renal cancer with a poor prognosis. As there are no standard guidelines for the management of metastatic CDC (mCDC), we evaluated the efficacy and safety of combined therapies of sorafenib, gemcitabine, plus cisplatin in patients with mCDC.

N-linked glycan branching and fucosylation are increased directly in hepatocellular carcinoma tissue as determined through in situ glycan imaging.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains as the fifth most common cancer in the world and accounts for more than 700,000 deaths annually. Changes in serum glycosylation have long been associated with this cancer but the source of that material is unknown and direct glycan analysis of HCC tissues has been limited. Our laboratory previously developed a method of in situ tissue based N-linked glycan imaging that bypasses the need for microdissection and solubilization of tissue prior to analysis. We used this me...

Effect of postoperative goal-directed therapy in cancer patients undergoing high-risk surgery: a randomized clinical trial and meta-analysis.

Perioperative goal-directed hemodynamic therapy (GDHT) has been advocated in high-risk patients undergoing noncardiac surgery to reduce postoperative morbidity and mortality. We hypothesized that using cardiac index (CI)-guided GDHT in the postoperative period for patients undergoing high-risk surgery for cancer treatment would reduce 30-day mortality and postoperative complications.

Tissue and serum expression of TGM-3 may be prognostic marker in patients of oral squamous cell carcinoma undergoing chemo-radiotherapy.

Radioresistance is one of the main determinants of treatment outcome in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), but its prediction is difficult. Several authors aimed to establish radioresistant OSCC cell lines to identify genes with altered expression in response to radioresistance. The development of OSCC is a multistep carcinogenic process that includes activation of several oncogenes and inactivation of tumour suppressor genes. TGM-3 is a tumour suppressor gene and contributes to carcinogenesis process. Th...

Morbidity, mortality, and survival in elderly patients undergoing pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal cancer.

The number of elderly patients with colorectal cancer is increasing. Nevertheless, they are undertreated compared to younger patients. This study compares postoperative morbidity, mortality, survival, and morbidity risk factors of elderly and younger patients undergoing pulmonary metastasectomy (PM).

The role of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a prognostic indicator in patients undergoing nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma.

Prognosis in patients with cancer is influenced by underlying tumour biology and also the host inflammatory response to the disease. There is limited evidence to suggest that an elevated neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) predicts a poorer prognosis in patients undergoing nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The aim of this paper is to investigate if patients undergoing nephrectomy for RCC with NLR ≤4 have a better overall and recurrence-free survival than patients with NLR >4.

The role of HBsAg in HBV relapse after entecavir or tenofovir prophylaxis in patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy.

This study investigated whether hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) could predict HBV relapse after cessation of entecavir or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) prophylaxis for chronic hepatitis B (CHB) cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy.

Associations of angiogenesis-related proteins with specific prognostic factors, breast cancer subtypes and survival outcome in early-stage breast cancer patients. A Hellenic Cooperative Oncology Group (HeCOG) trial.

Several studies support an important role of angiogenesis in breast cancer growth and metastasis. The main objectives of the study were to investigate the immunohistochemical expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) family ligands (VEGF-A and VEGF-C) and receptors (VEGFR1, VEGFR2 and VEGFR3) in breast cancer and their associations with clinicopathological parameters, cancer subtypes/subgroups and patient outcome. Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tumor tissue samples were collected from early-...

The relationship between right-sided tumour location, tumour microenvironment, systemic inflammation, adjuvant therapy and survival in patients undergoing surgery for colon and rectal cancer.

There has been an increasing interest in the role of tumour location in the treatment and prognosis of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC), specifically in the adjuvant setting. Together with genomic data, this has led to the proposal that right-sided and left-sided tumours should be considered as distinct biological and clinical entities. The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between tumour location, tumour microenvironment, systemic inflammatory response (SIR), adjuvant chemothera...


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