Publications by authors named "Gianluca Tomasello"

94Publications

The Protein Imager: a full-featured online molecular viewer interface with server-side HQ-rendering capabilities.

Bioinformatics 2020 05;36(9):2909-2911

Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Scienze della Vita, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Varese, 21100, Italy.

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May 2020

Major innovations and clinical applications of disodium-levofolinate: a review of available preclinical and clinical data.

Ther Adv Med Oncol 2019 4;11:1758835919853954. Epub 2019 Jun 4.

Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, ASST of Cremona, Hospital of Cremona, Viale Concordia, 1, Cremona CR, 26100, Italy.

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June 2019

Adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with rectal cancer achieving pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant chemoradiation and surgery.

Eur J Cancer 2019 02 14;108:97-99. Epub 2019 Jan 14.

Oncology Unit, ASST Bergamo Ovest, Treviglio, BG, Italy. Electronic address:

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February 2019

Biliary tract cancer: current challenges and future prospects.

Cancer Manag Res 2019 28;11:379-388. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

Department of Oncology, Operative Unit of Oncology, Azienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale of Bergamo Ovest, Treviglio, Bergamo, Italy,

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December 2018

Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy or chemotherapy for gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Gastric Cancer 2019 03 27;22(2):245-254. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, ASST Ospedale di Cremona, Viale Concordia 1, 26100, Cremona, Italy.

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March 2019

Right Versus Left Colon Cancer: Resectable and Metastatic Disease.

Curr Treat Options Oncol 2018 05 23;19(6):31. Epub 2018 May 23.

Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, ASST of Cremona, Hospital of Cremona, Viale Concordia 1, 26100, Cremona, Italy.

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May 2018

Association of CDX2 Expression With Survival in Early Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Clin Colorectal Cancer 2018 06 15;17(2):97-103. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, ASST Bergamo Ovest, Treviglio, Bergamo, Italy. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Clinical development of mTor inhibitors for renal cancer.

Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2017 Nov 3;26(11):1229-1237. Epub 2017 Oct 3.

b Oncology Unit, Oncology Department , ASST Bergamo Ovest , Treviglio , Italy.

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November 2017

Disease-free survival is not a surrogate endpoint for overall survival in adjuvant trials of pancreatic cancer: a systematic review of randomized trials.

HPB (Oxford) 2017 11 29;19(11):944-950. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, ASST Bergamo Ovest, Piazzale Ospedale 1, 24047, Treviglio, BG, Italy.

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November 2017

Clinical and pathological characterization of HER2 mutations in human breast cancer: a systematic review of the literature.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017 Nov 31;166(2):339-349. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, ASST Ospedale di Cremona, Viale Concordia 1, 26100, Cremona, Italy.

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November 2017

Adjuvant chemotherapy for resected biliary tract cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

HPB (Oxford) 2017 09 3;19(9):741-748. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, ASST Bergamo Ovest, Treviglio, BG, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2017

FOLFOXIRI Plus Bevacizumab as Conversion Therapy for Patients With Initially Unresectable Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis.

JAMA Oncol 2017 Jul 13;3(7):e170278. Epub 2017 Jul 13.

Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, Azienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale di Bergamo Ovest, Treviglio (Bergamo), Italy.

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July 2017

Randomized Phase III Trial of Trastuzumab Plus Capecitabine With or Without Pertuzumab in Patients With Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Who Experienced Disease Progression During or After Trastuzumab-Based Therapy.

J Clin Oncol 2017 Sep 24;35(26):3030-3038. Epub 2017 Apr 24.

Ander Urruticoechea, Onkologikoa Foundation, San Sebastián; Ander Urruticoechea, Catalan Institute of Oncology-IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, GEICAM; Montserrat Muñoz, Translational Genomics and Targeted Therapeutics in Solid Tumors and Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, GEICAM; Antonio Carlos Sánchez Ruiz, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Spain; Mohammed Rizwanullah, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow; Hannah Douthwaite and Sarah Heeson, Roche, Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom; Seock-Ah Im, Seoul National University Hospital, Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea; István Láng, National Institute of Oncology, Budapest, Hungary; Gianluca Tomasello, ASST di Cremona - Ospedale di Cremona, Cremona, Italy; Tanja Badovinac Crnjevic, F Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, Switzerland; and Jennifer Eng-Wong, Genentech, South San Francisco, CA.

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September 2017

Overview of different available chemotherapy regimens combined with radiotherapy for the neoadjuvant and definitive treatment of esophageal cancer.

Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 2017 Jun 10;10(6):649-660. Epub 2017 Apr 10.

b Oncology Unit, Oncology Department , ASST Bergamo Ovest , Treviglio (BG) , Italy.

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June 2017

Surrogate end-points for overall survival in 22 neoadjuvant trials of gastro-oesophageal cancers.

Eur J Cancer 2017 05 3;76:8-16. Epub 2017 Mar 3.

Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, ASST Bergamo Ovest, Piazzale Ospedale 1, 24047, Treviglio (BG), Italy.

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May 2017

Modified schedules of DCF chemotherapy for advanced gastric cancer: a systematic review of efficacy and toxicity.

Anticancer Drugs 2017 02;28(2):133-141

aOncology Unit, Department of Oncology, ASST Bergamo Ovest, Treviglio (BG) bOncology Unit, Department of Oncology, ASST Ospedale di Cremona, Cremona, Italy.

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February 2017

New developments in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia: focus on balugrastim.

Ther Clin Risk Manag 2016 24;12:1009-15. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

Medical Department, Division of Oncology, ASST di Cremona, Ospedale di Cremona, Cremona, Italy.

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July 2016

Targeted therapies in gastric cancer treatment: where we are and where we are going.

Invest New Drugs 2016 06 12;34(3):378-93. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Oncology Division, Azienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale di Cremona, Ospedale di Cremona, Viale Concordia 1, 26100, Cremona, Italy.

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June 2016

Lipegfilgrastim for the prophylaxis and treatment of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia.

Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 2015 Jan 20;8(1):15-24. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Oncology Division, Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona, Viale Concordia 1, 26100 Cremona, Italy.

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January 2015

Initial therapy with FOLFOXIRI and bevacizumab for metastatic colorectal cancer.

N Engl J Med 2014 Oct;371(17):1609-18

From Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana and Università di Pisa, Pisa (F.L., C. Cremolini, G.M., L.S., A.F.), Istituto Oncologico Veneto, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS), Padua (S.L., V.Z.), Sapienza Università di Roma (E.C.) and Università Campus Biomedico (G. Tonini), Rome, Azienda Istituti Ospitalieri, Cremona (G. Tomasello), Ospedale San Raffaele, IRCCS, Milan (M.R.), Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza, Turin (R.S.), Fondazione Poliambulanza, Brescia (A.Z.), Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano (A.B.), Ospedale Versilia, Lido di Camaiore (D.A.), Ospedale San Martino, IRCCS, Genoa (S.C.), Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Federico II, Naples (C. Carlomagno), Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia (C.B.), Ospedale Felice Lotti, Pontedera (G.A.), and Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi and Istituto Toscano Tumori, Florence (L.B.) - all in Italy.

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October 2014

Adjuvant low-dose interleukin-2 (IL-2) plus interferon-α (IFN-α) in operable renal cell carcinoma (RCC): a phase III, randomized, multicentre trial of the Italian Oncology Group for Clinical Research (GOIRC).

J Immunother 2014 Nov-Dec;37(9):440-7

*Oncology Unit, Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona, Cremona †Research and Innovation Unit ‡Medical Oncology Unit ¶Department of Clinical Medicine, Nephrology and Health Sciences, University Hospital of Parma, Parma §Medical Oncology Unit, IRCCS San Matteo University Hospital Foundation, Pavia ∥"Infrastructure Research and Statistics" Department, IRCCS-Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova of Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia #Department of Oncology, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo **Oncology Unit, Arcispedale S. Maria Nuova di Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia ††Department of Oncology, University Hospital of Modena ‡‡Department of Oncology, Bolognini Hospital of Seriate, Alzano Lombardo §§Institute of Clinical Oncology, Carpi Hospital, Modena ∥∥Urology Unit, Vaio Hospital, Fidenza ¶¶Medical Oncology Unit, Hospital of Guastalla, Guastalla, Italy.

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November 2015

Adjuvant chemotherapy for gastric cancer: current evidence and future challenges.

World J Gastroenterol 2014 Apr;20(16):4516-25

Rosalba Miceli, Unit of Medical Statistics, Biometry and Bioinformatics, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, 20133 Milan, Italy.

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April 2014

Emerging combination therapies to overcome resistance in EGFR-driven tumors.

Anticancer Drugs 2014 Feb;25(2):127-39

Medical Oncology Unit, Azienda Istituti Ospitalieri Di Cremona, Cremona, Italy.

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February 2014

Pituitary gland metastasis from rectal cancer: report of a case and literature review.

Springerplus 2013 Sep 16;2:467. Epub 2013 Sep 16.

Oncology Division, Azienda Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona, Viale Concordia 1, Cremona, 26100 Italy.

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September 2013

Brain metastases in HER2-positive breast cancer: the evolving role of lapatinib.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2010 Aug 9;75(2):110-21. Epub 2009 Dec 9.

Institut Jules Bordet, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 121 Boulevard de Waterloo, 1000, Brussels, Belgium.

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August 2010

Jumping higher: is it still possible? The ALTTO trial challenge.

Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2008 Dec;8(12):1883-90

Institute Jules Bordet, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 121 Boulevard de Waterloo, 1000, Brussels, Belgium.

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December 2008

Immunotherapy options in metastatic renal cell cancer: where we are and where we are going.

Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2006 Oct;6(10):1459-72

Istituti Ospitalieri, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology Division, Viale Concordia 1, 26100, Cremona, Italy.

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October 2006