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Actual Long-Term Survival After Resection of Stage III Soft Tissue Sarcoma

This study aims to characterize the clinicopathological characteristics associated with actual long-term survival in patients with stage III soft tissue sarcoma.

BMC Cancer
01/05/2021
Physical Activity as an Imperative Support in Breast Cancer Management

The field of exercise and physical activity have expanded prominently, not only for the prevention but also for the management of different pathologies, including breast cancer.

Cancers
12/28/2020
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Head And Neck Cancer

Endoscopic Surveillance for Metachronous Esophageal Squamous Cell Neoplasms among Head and Neck Cancer Patients

This study recommends image enhanced endoscopy including Lugol chromoendoscopy as the screening tool for incident HNSCC patients.

Cancers
12/18/2020
Risk Factors for Osteoradionecrosis of the Jaw in Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

This study evaluates factors associated with ORNJ in patients with HNSCC, focusing on jaw-related dose–volume histogram parameters.

01/05/2021
Prehabilitation in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Dysphagia is one consequence of head and neck cancer that has a significant impact on quality of life for head and neck cancer survivors.

01/06/2021
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Landscape of natural killer cell activity in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

This study reviews the activity of NK cells in HNSCC, paying special attention to the role of environmental and genetic determinants of NK cell antitumor function.

12/21/2020
Research progress of radiation-induced hypothyroidism in head and neck cancer

This paper reviews the factors related to hypothyroidism after radiotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer to facilitate the prevention of radiation-induced hypothyroidism and...

01/01/2021

FDA Approvals

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FDA Approval of Immunotherapy Drugs Brings Hope to Mesothelioma Patients

The drugs—nivolumab and ipilimumab—have now been approved by the FDA for first-line treatment of adult patients who suffer from malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Oncology Times - Latest Articles
12/20/2020
The quality of reporting general safety parameters and immune-related adverse events in clinical trials of FDA-approved immune checkpoint inhibitors

This methodological review compared the quality of reporting of safety information and in particular, serious irAEs, in publications and ClinicalTrials.gov for all current FDA-approved ICIs.

BMC Cancer
11/23/2020
FOCR Meeting Highlights Modernization of Expedited FDA Drug Approvals

The Friends of Cancer Research held the first of a two-part virtual annual meeting, which focused on ways of updating expedited drug approvals at the FDA.

Oncology Times - Latest Articles
12/20/2020
A New Strategy in Treating Patients With CAR T-Cell Therapy

A novel “switchable” CAR T-cell therapy for blood cancers moved into early clinical trials recently after gaining Fast Track designation from the FDA. 

Oncology Times - Latest Articles
12/20/2020
FDA and EMA Approvals of New Breast Cancer Drugs-A Comparative Regulatory Analysis.

This study examines new drug approvals for breast cancer by the FDA and the EMA, based on an analysis of regulatory documents from both agencies for the period from 1995 to 2018.

Cancers
02/13/2020

Oncology

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Selecting Image-Guided Surgical Technologies in Oncology: A Surgeon's Perspective.

This study aimed to select the most promising IG technology per oncologic indication.

Journal of Surgical Research
01/01/2021
Pharmacogenomics in Pediatric Oncology: Mitigating Adverse Drug Reactions While Preserving Efficacy

Major developments in drugs such as thiopurines and optimization in clinical trial protocols for treating cancer in children have led to a remarkable improvement in survival, from approximately...<

Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology
01/06/2021
Review of Oncology and Transplant Literature for the Management of Hepatic and Pancreatic Resections in Jehovah's Witnesses.

Jehovah's Witnesses undergoing liver or pancreas surgery represent a unique medical and ethical challenge.

Cancer medicine journal
04/01/2021
The use of Hericium erinaceus and Trametes versicolor extracts in supportive treatment in oncology.

Substances available in nature with potential therapeutic effects are the subject of research that raises tremendous hopes for new challenges medicine.

Acta Pharmaceutica
03/01/2021
Development and Optimization of Clinical Informatics Infrastructure to Support Bioinformatics at an Oncology Center.

Translational bioinformatics for therapeutic discovery requires the infrastructure of clinical informatics.

Methods of Molecular Biology
01/01/2021

Lung Cancer

Duration of Lead Time in Screening for Lung Cancer

Screening for lung cancer has used chest radiography, low dose computed tomography and sputum cytology.

01/06/2021
Bisphosphonates and Risk of Lung Cancer

This study conducts a meta-analysis to figure out the relationship between bisphosphonates and lung cancer.

01/08/2021
Comparative Analysis of Target Gene Exon Sequencing by Cognitive Technology Using a Next Generation Sequencing Platform in Patients with Lung Cancer

Next generation sequencing technology is an increasingly important clinical tool for therapeutic decision-making.

12/24/2020
Infections and Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer: A Bad Relationship?

This analysis aims to review the current evidence in order to clarify the complex correlation between infections and lung cancer.

International Journal of Molecular Sciences
12/22/2020
Immunogenomic Gene Signature of Cell-Death Associated Genes with Prognostic Implications in Lung Cancer

In this study, variations in the expression of genes involved in cell death pathways and resulting infiltration of immune cells are explored in lung adenocarcinoma.

Cancers
01/05/2021
The Lung Microbiome: A Central Mediator of Host Inflammation and Metabolism in Lung Cancer Patients?

This article discusses the links between the lung microbiota and cancer, with particular focus on immune responses, metabolism and strategies to target the lung microbiome for cancer prevention.

Cancers
12/22/2020

Immuno Oncology

The evolving landscape of predictive biomarkers in immuno‐oncology with a focus on spatial technologies

This review aims to provide an overview of the current methodologies that are used to profile the TME, which may provide insights into the immunopathology associated...

11/22/2020
Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Clinical Practice Guideline on Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Lymphoma

The recent development and clinical implementation of novel immunotherapies for the treatment of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma have improved patient outcomes across subgroups.

12/24/2020
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Noninvasive Imaging of Cancer Immunotherapy

This study reviews recent developments in the field of noninvasive cancer imaging with a focus on immunotherapeutics and nuclear imaging technologies.

01/01/2021
Chimeric antigen receptor-engineered natural killer cells for cancer immunotherapy

Exciting data from recent clinical trials have renewed interest in the field of cancer immunotherapy due to the potential of CAR NK cells in the production of “off-the-shelf” anti-cancer...

12/07/2020
Defining best practices for tissue procurement in immuno-oncology clinical trials: consensus statement from the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Surgery Committee

Immunotherapy is now a cornerstone for cancer treatment, and much attention has been placed on the identification of prognostic and predictive biomarker.

11/16/2020

Gastrointestinal Cancer

A Novel Prognosis Marker Based on Combined Preoperative Carcinoembryonic Antigen and Systemic Inflammatory Response for Resectable Gastric Cancer

Carcinoembryonic antigen is one of the important indexes for the diagnosis and prognosis of gastrointestinal cancer.

01/01/2021
Preoperative Improvement in Physical Function by Comprehensive Rehabilitation Leads to Decreased Postoperative Complications in Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients

This study investigates how baseline laboratory data and changes in physical function due to preoperative rehabilitation training in GIC patients can influence the frequency of PCs.

01/08/2021
Emerging roles of RNA methylation in gastrointestinal cancers

Accumulating evidences indicate that RNA methylation is essential for many biological functions, and its dysregulation is associated with human cancer progression, particularly in GI cancers.

12/07/2020
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Downregulation of CDH11 Promotes Metastasis and Resistance to Paclitaxel in Gastric Cancer Cells

This study explores the mechanisms that mediate PTX-resistance and metastasis in GC with peritoneal metastasis.

01/01/2021
A non-lab nomogram of survival prediction in home hospice care patients with gastrointestinal cancer

This study aimed to develop a gastrointestinal cancer-specific non-lab nomogram predicting survival time in home-based hospice.

BMC Palliative Care
12/07/2020

Skin Cancer

Treatment of Non-melanoma Skin Cancers in the Absence of Mohs Micrographic Surgery

This study discusses the management of non-melanoma skin cancers in settings where Mohs micrographic surgery is not readily available.

12/22/2020
Novel Sunprotection Interventions to Prevent Skin Cancer

In Denmark, 16,500 cases of melanoma and keratinocyte cancers were registered in 2015, of which 90% could have been avoided by behavioral changes.

PLOS ONE
12/31/2020
Novel Functions of CD147 in the Mitochondria Exacerbates Melanoma Metastasis

In this study, investigators showed that CD147 was translocated from the cell membrane to the mitochondria in advanced melanoma.

01/01/2021
Optical Technologies for the Improvement of Skin Cancer Diagnosis

This paper reviews a variety of the optical modalities that have been used in the last years in order to improve non-invasive diagnosis of skin cancer...

01/02/2021
pH-Responsive Nanostructures Based on Surface Active Fatty Acid-Protic Ionic Liquids for Imiquimod Delivery in Skin Cancer Topical Therapy

For topical treatment of skin cancer, the design of pH-responsive nanocarriers able to selectively release the drug in the tumor acidic microenvironment represents a reliable option for targeted de

11/11/2020
A Brief Dermatology Curriculum in Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention to Improve Medical Student Knowledge and Confidence

While the incidence of skin cancers continues to rise, there remains a disproportionate lack of introductory training on skin cancer screening and identification of modifiable...

12/29/2020

Gynecologic Cancer

Cervical Cancer: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Screening

Although cervical cancer threatens female health, it could be the first cancer that would be eliminated by human beings with comprehensive preventive and control strategy.

12/31/2020
Identification of Hub Genes as Potential Prognostic Biomarkers in Cervical Cancer Using Comprehensive Bioinformatics Analysis and Validation Studies

This study examines the microarray datasets using comprehensive bioinformatics tools and identified novel biomarkers associated with the prognosis of patients with cervical cancer.

01/08/2021
Exploring the Potential of Drug Response Assays for Precision Medicine in Ovarian Cancer

This review highlights several drug-response assays developed in ovarian cancer and discussed the current challenges and future prospects of these assays in the...

International Journal of Molecular Sciences
12/30/2020
Calculating the Dose of Cisplatin That is Actually Utilized in Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Among Ovarian Cancer Patients

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy is an important treatment for ovarian cancer. This study explores how much cisplatin is actually utilized and its prognostic influence.

01/08/2021
Reflections on the Role of Malat1 in Gynecological Cancer

Malat1, as one of the most extensively studied ncRNAs, is believed to be not only a potential biomarker for disease diagnosis and prognosis, but also a candidate drug target for...

12/30/2020
Carboplatin Sensitivity in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Cell Lines: The Impact of Model Systems

Epithelial ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynecologic malignancy in North America, underscoring the need for the development of new therapeutic strategies for...

PLOS ONE
12/31/2020
Spotlight
CD44 in Ovarian Cancer Progression and Therapy Resistance—A Critical Role for STAT3

This review summarizes currently available evidence about functional crosstalk between CD44 and STAT3 in human malignancies with an emphasis on ovarian cancer.

Frontiers in Oncology
12/01/2020

News

Diabetes Drug Reduces Acute GVHD After Stem Cell Transplant

A new study shows that adding the diabetes drug sitagliptin to usual immunsuppression therapies substantially reduces the risk for this adverse event.

Medscape
01/13/2021
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Cervical Cancer: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Screening

Although cervical cancer threatens female health, it could be the first cancer that would be eliminated by human beings with comprehensive preventive and control strategy.

12/31/2020
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Identification of Hub Genes as Potential Prognostic Biomarkers in Cervical Cancer Using Comprehensive Bioinformatics Analysis and Validation Studies

This study examines the microarray datasets using comprehensive bioinformatics tools and identified novel biomarkers associated with the prognosis of patients with cervical cancer.

01/08/2021
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Exploring the Potential of Drug Response Assays for Precision Medicine in Ovarian Cancer

This review highlights several drug-response assays developed in ovarian cancer and discussed the current challenges and future prospects of these assays in the...

International Journal of Molecular Sciences
12/30/2020
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Calculating the Dose of Cisplatin That is Actually Utilized in Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Among Ovarian Cancer Patients

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy is an important treatment for ovarian cancer. This study explores how much cisplatin is actually utilized and its prognostic influence.

01/08/2021
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Reflections on the Role of Malat1 in Gynecological Cancer

Malat1, as one of the most extensively studied ncRNAs, is believed to be not only a potential biomarker for disease diagnosis and prognosis, but also a candidate drug target for...

12/30/2020
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