Suppression of tumorigenicity 2 (ST2), also known as interleukin-1 receptor-like 1 (IL1RL1), is one of the natural receptors of IL-33. Three major isoforms, ST2L (transmembrane form), sST2 (soluble form), and ST2V, are generated...Read More
Prognostic Impact of Combined Progression Index Based on Peritoneal Grading Regression Score and Peritoneal Cytology in Peritoneal Metastasis.
The peritoneal regression grading score (PRGS) and peritoneal cytology (PC) assess response to chemotherapy in peritoneal metastasis (PM) in a setting of palliative treatment by pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy...Read More
There is no data regarding the prevalence of malignancies in patients with primary immunodeficiency (PID) in Turkey. Along with the prevalence of malignancy, we aimed to present the types of malignancy and define the underlying...Read More
Inhibition of copper chaperones sensitizes human and canine osteosarcoma cells to carboplatin chemotherapy.
Osteosarcoma (OSA) is the most common primary bone cancer in children, adolescents and dogs. Current combination surgical and chemotherapeutic treatments have increased survival. However, in recurrent or metastatic disease...Read More
The kinetics of γ-H2AX during radiotherapy of head and neck cancer potentially allow for prediction of severe mucositis.
Background The aim of the study was to evaluate the changes in γ-H2AX expression in peripheral blood lymphocytes (PBL) according to severity of radiation-induced mucositis. Patients and method Fifty patients with head and neck...Read More
The outcome of primary tumor resection in the unresectable stage IV colorectal cancer patients who received the bevacizumab-containing chemotherapy.
Primary tumor resection (PTR) for unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients has been documented to be associated with postoperative hyper-neovascularization and enhanced growth of metastases, which may be...Read More
Comparison of Short-Term Outcomes Between Hand-assisted Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy and Laparoscopy-assisted Distal Gastrectomy in Gastric Cancer.
Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery is considered to provide the benefits of laparoscopic surgery in various diseases. However, limited information is available regarding the feasibility of hand-assisted laparoscopic distal...Read More
Exploring the perspectives of healthcare professionals in delivering optimal oncology medication education.
To optimize patient education, it is important to understand what healthcare professionals perceive to be ideal oncology medication education for patients to receive, and what they feel is their role and the role of others in...Read More
Gliosarcoma is a highly aggressive malignant neoplasm and a histopathological variant of wild-type glioblastoma multiforme isocitrate dehydrogenase (HDI). The current standard treatment consists of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and...Read More