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The prognostic and immunological effects of ZBTB7C across cancers: friend or foe?

Aging (Albany NY) 2021 May 4;13. Epub 2021 May 4.

Department of Gastroenterology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.

As an important transcription factor, zinc-finger and BTB domain-containing 7B (ZBTB7C) plays an important role in a variety of tumors. However, its relationship with human immunity is unclear. This article aims to study its differential expression and survival across cancers and explore the relationships between its differential expression and the tumor microenvironment and immune cell infiltration. Read More

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Accuracy evaluation of the C. elegans cancer test (N-NOSE) using a new combined method.

Cancer Treat Res Commun 2021 Apr 9;27:100370. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Hirotsu Bio Science Inc., New Otani Garden Court 22F, 4-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0094, Japan. Electronic address:

Early cancer detection is critical for effective treatment. N-NOSE (Nematode-NOSE) is a simple, inexpensive, and highly sensitive cancer screening method based on the chemotaxis of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, which shows evasive action from the urine of healthy individuals while being attracted to the urine of cancer patients. Initially, N-NOSE relied on chemotaxis indexes obtained with 10-fold dilutions of urine samples. Read More

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Primary esophageal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: demographics, clinical characteristics, histopathologic types, and survival in 179 patients from the SEER program and systematic review of the literature.

Esophagus 2021 Apr 20. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Public Health and Epidemiological Studies Group, Cardiovascular Foundation of Colombia, Floridablanca, Colombia.

Background: The most frequent site for the extranodal appearance of primary non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL) is the gastrointestinal (G.I.) tract. Read More

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Anemia may increase the overall risk of cancer: Findings from a cohort study with a 12-year follow-up period in South Korea.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2021 Apr 20. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Anesthesiology and Pain medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital

Background: No previous study has assessed cancer risk in individuals with anemia diagnosed based on hemoglobin levels. Thus, we aimed to investigate whether anemia increases the risk of cancer.

Methods: Adult individuals who underwent a standardized medical examination during 2002-2003 in South Korea were included, and their cancer status was evaluated between January 2004 and December 2015 (12 years) as a primary endpoint. Read More

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Primary lymphoma of the entire esophagus diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA).

Radiol Case Rep 2021 Jun 26;16(6):1242-1244. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Primary esophageal lymphoma is extremely rare, with fewer than 30 cases reported in the literature. Presentation is nonspecific with multiple radiological and endoscopic appearances, posing its diagnosis a challenge. We report a case of a primary esophageal lymphoma diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-fine needle aspiration in a 68-year-old woman referred to our hospital for evaluation of a submucosal tumor spreading all over the esophageal wall. Read More

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Esophageal disease among childhood cancer survivors-A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivors Study.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2021 Apr 12:e29043. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

There is limited information addressing the occurrence of esophageal strictures among the growing population of survivors of childhood cancer. Using the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, we analyzed data from 17,121 5-year survivors and 3400 siblings to determine the prevalence and risk factors for esophageal strictures. Prevalence among survivors was 2. Read More

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Red and processed meat consumption and cancer outcomes: Umbrella review.

Food Chem 2021 Mar 27;356:129697. Epub 2021 Mar 27.

Department of Urology/Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China. Electronic address:

The purpose of this umbrella review was to evaluate the quality of evidence, validity and biases of the associations between red and processed meat consumption and multiple cancer outcomes according to existing systematic reviews and meta-analyses. The umbrella review identified 72 meta-analyses with 20 unique outcomes for red meat and 19 unique outcomes for processed meat. Red meat consumption was associated with increased risk of overall cancer mortality, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), bladder, breast, colorectal, endometrial, esophageal, gastric, lung and nasopharyngeal cancer. Read More

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Diffuse Esophageal Wall Thickening Due to Lymphoma.

Intern Med 2021 Apr 5. Epub 2021 Apr 5.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan.

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N-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Eicosapentaenoic and Docosahexaenoic Acid, and the Role of Supplementation during Cancer Treatment: A Scoping Review of Current Clinical Evidence.

Cancers (Basel) 2021 Mar 10;13(6). Epub 2021 Mar 10.

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1, Canada.

This scoping review examines the evidence for n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid [LCPUFA, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)] supplementation in clinical cancer therapy. A comprehensive literature search was performed to identify relevant clinical intervention studies conducted through August 2020. Fifty-seven unique cancer trials, assessing EPA and/or DHA supplementation pre- or post-treatment, concomitant with neoadjuvant chemotherapy, radiation or surgery, or in palliative therapy were included. Read More

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Role of FNAC in Extramammary Tumors Metastatic to the Breast.

J Cytol 2020 Oct-Dec;37(4):159-165. Epub 2020 Oct 31.

Department of Oncopathology, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Background: Metastasis to the breast of an extra-mammary origin is very rare. FNAC plays an important role in differentiating non-mammary breast metastasis from primary malignancy. This study aimed to analyze the cytomorphological criteria and its pitfalls in differentiating metastatic lesion of the breast from primary malignancy. Read More

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October 2020

Double percutaneous transesophageal gastrotubing precluded high risk surgery for intestinal malignant lymphoma.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2021 Apr 27;64:102198. Epub 2021 Feb 27.

Department of Surgery, International University of Health and Welfare Hospital, Japan.

Primary gastrointestinal lymphoma is relatively rare and typically treated by chemotherapy. In some cases, surgery for obstruction in the proximal small intestine is challenging and has a high risk for anastomotic leakage. An 80-year-old woman presented to our hospital with vomiting and abdominal distension. Read More

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Renal metastases from esophageal cancer and retroperitoneal lymphoma detected via chromosome duplications identified by fluorescence in situ hybridization in urine exfoliated cells: First 2 case reports.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Mar;100(10):e24010

Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital Affiliated Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), 1095 Jiefang Avenue, Wuhan, China.

Rationale: Renal-occupying lesions positive for urine fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) are usually considered urothelial carcinomas. Here, we describe 2 cases of renal metastases with chromosome duplications in urine exfoliated cells.

Patient Symptoms: Patient 1, a 56-year-old male with a history of esophageal cancer, was admitted to our hospital on May 2017 after presenting with right back pain with microscopic hematuria for 1 month. Read More

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Neoadjuvant and adjuvant multimodality therapies in resectable esophagogastric adenocarcinoma.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2021 Mar 25:1-13. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

GI and Lymphoma Unit, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton and London, UK.

Gastric and esophageal adenocarcinoma is a leading cause of cancer-related death globally. Surgery is the cornerstone modality for cure where feasible. Clinical studies over the past two decades have provided evidence for the use of perioperative chemotherapy and chemoradiotherapy to improve patient outcomes. Read More

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Blastic Mantle Cell Lymphoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction: A Unique Presentation and Literature Review.

Case Rep Gastroenterol 2021 Jan-Apr;15(1):70-79. Epub 2021 Jan 25.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, East Orange, New Jersey, USA.

Although vast, the medical literature is deficient in reports of gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) involvement of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). We present the unique case of a 76-year-old male who presented with worsening dysphagia, weight loss, and heartburn and who was found to have blastic variant of MCL in the GEJ. He had undergone extensive workup in the past for an ulcerative, gastric/GEJ lesion, found on four separate esophagogastroduodenoscopies (EGDs) and two esophageal ultrasounds, whose biopsies were repeatedly negative for malignancy. Read More

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January 2021

Pathomechanisms and therapeutic opportunities in radiation-induced heart disease: from bench to bedside.

Clin Res Cardiol 2021 Apr 16;110(4):507-531. Epub 2021 Feb 16.

MEDICS Research Group, Department of Biochemistry, Interdisciplinary Center of Excellence, University of Szeged, Szeged, 6720, Hungary.

Cancer management has undergone significant improvements, which led to increased long-term survival rates among cancer patients. Radiotherapy (RT) has an important role in the treatment of thoracic tumors, including breast, lung, and esophageal cancer, or Hodgkin's lymphoma. RT aims to kill tumor cells; however, it may have deleterious side effects on the surrounding normal tissues. Read More

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Current Status and Prospects of Camrelizumab, A Humanized Antibody Against Programmed Cell Death Receptor 1.

Recent Pat Anticancer Drug Discov 2021 Feb 8. Epub 2021 Feb 8.

Department of Interventional Radiology, the Third Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150000, . India.

Background: Camrelizumab, which was launched in China on May 29, 2019, is a humanized anti-Programmed cell Death-1 (PD-1) antibody. It is used for the treatment of complicated or refractory classic Hodgkin's lymphoma with at least second-line chemotherapy. On March 4, 2020, camrelizumab was approved as second-line drug in China for the treatment of patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Read More

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February 2021

Successful treatment of post chemotherapy esophageal cicatricial atresia in a pediatric patient with anaplastic large cell lymphoma through minimally invasive esophagectomy: a case report.

Surg Case Rep 2021 Feb 5;7(1):41. Epub 2021 Feb 5.

Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, 8-35-1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima-shi, Kagoshima, 890-8520, Japan.

Background: Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a CD30-positive T-cell lymphoma, which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. ALCL rarely presents in the gastrointestinal tract, and the esophageal involvement in of ALCL is extremely rare.

Case Presentation: An 11-year-old boy who complained of abdominal pain and cough was diagnosed with ALK-positive ALCL on the basis of systemic lymphadenopathy findings and immunohistochemistry results of pleural effusion. Read More

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February 2021

Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Staging and Multimodal Therapy of Esophageal and Gastric Tumors.

Cancers (Basel) 2021 Feb 2;13(3). Epub 2021 Feb 2.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, MSC 1196, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA.

Gastric and esophageal tumors are diverse neoplasms that involve mucosal and submucosal tissue layers and include squamous cell carcinomas, adenocarcinomas, spindle cell neoplasms, neuroendocrine tumors, marginal B cell lymphomas, along with less common tumors. The worldwide burden of esophageal and gastric malignancies is significant, with esophageal and gastric cancer representing the ninth and fifth most common cancers, respectively. The approach to diagnosis and staging of these lesions is multimodal and includes a combination of gastrointestinal endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, and cross-sectional imaging. Read More

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February 2021

Esophageal peripheral T-cell lymphoma treated with radiotherapy: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Jan;100(4):e24455

Department of Oncology, Shandong Cancer Hospital and Institute, Shandong First Medical University and Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences.

Rationale: The clinical prognosis of peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified (PTCL-NOS) patients is poor. Therefore, effective treatment is still a challenge at present. Moreover, little is known about the value of radiotherapy in the treatment of PTCL-NOS. Read More

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January 2021

Gender Differences in Obesity-Related Cancers.

Curr Obes Rep 2021 Feb 1. Epub 2021 Feb 1.

First Department of Propaedeutic Internal Medicine, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Laiko Hospital, 115 27, Athens, Greece.

Purpose Of Review: In this review, we summarize the role of obesity in carcinogenesis, providing details on specific cancer sites. Special emphasis is given to gender differences in obesity-related cancers and on the effect of bariatric surgery on cancer risk.

Recent Findings: Accumulating evidence has highlighted the detrimental role of overweight/obesity in cancer, with almost 55% of cancers diagnosed in women and 24% diagnosed in men considered overweight- and obesity-related cancers. Read More

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February 2021

Radio-induced esophageal motility disorders: An unrecognized diagnosis.

Cancer Radiother 2021 Jan 13. Epub 2021 Jan 13.

Service de radiothérapie, hôpital Nord, Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille, Aix-Marseille Université, Chemin des Bourrelys, Marseille , France.

Purpose: Esophageal motility disorders (EMD) after cervical or thoracic radiation therapy (RT) may represent a late impairment and appear under-diagnosed. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of EMD, diagnosed by high-resolution esophageal manometry (HREM) after cervical or thoracic RT. In this retrospective, single-centre study, all patients whom received cervical or thoracic RT and underwent HREM were eligible. Read More

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January 2021

Late effects in survivors treated for lymphoma as adolescents and young adults: a population-based analysis.

J Cancer Surviv 2021 Jan 16. Epub 2021 Jan 16.

Department of Radiation Oncology, British Columbia (BC) Cancer, 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4E6, Canada.

Purpose: The study objective is to describe and quantify the incidence of treatment-induced late effects in AYA lymphoma patients.

Methods: Consecutive patients diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) or non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) at 15-24 years of age were identified. All patients in British Columbia who received radiation therapy (RT) from 1974 to 2014 with ≥ 5-year survival post-RT were included. Read More

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January 2021

Synchronous Occurrence of Splenic Pleomorphic Mantle Cell Lymphoma and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma with Overexpression of BCL1 Protein.

Case Rep Oncol Med 2020 21;2020:8888829. Epub 2020 Dec 21.

Department of Pathology and Translational Pathobiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA.

Synchronous occurrences of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), or intermediate lymphocytic lymphoma, and other malignancies are rare. Such cases present diagnostic and especially therapeutic challenges, making them of particular interest to study. We report a case of synchronic MCL and an esophageal tumor in an elderly male patient. Read More

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December 2020

Tracheo-oesophageal groove Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting as stridor: a diagnostic challenge.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jan 6;14(1). Epub 2021 Jan 6.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK

A 38-year-old male patient presented to the ear, nose and throat department with shortness of breath over last 2 months. The CT scan of the neck and chest revealed a 3.3×3 cm tumour behind the right thyroid lobe extending into the tracheo-oesophageal (TO) groove with tracheal compression. Read More

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January 2021

Gene expression profiles of esophageal squamous cell cancers in Hodgkin lymphoma survivors versus sporadic cases.

PLoS One 2020 21;15(12):e0243178. Epub 2020 Dec 21.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) survivors are at increased risk of developing second primary esophageal squamous cell cancer (ESCC). We aimed to gain insight in the driving events of ESCC in HL survivors (hESCC) by using RNA sequencing and NanoString profiling. Objectives were to investigate differences in RNA signaling between hESCC and sporadic ESCC (sESCC), and to look for early malignant changes in non-neoplastic esophageal tissue of HL survivors (hNN-tissue). Read More

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January 2021

National burden of cancer in Italy, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study 2017.

Sci Rep 2020 12 16;10(1):22099. Epub 2020 Dec 16.

Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Research Unit, Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy.

We monitored the burden of cancer in Italy and its trends over the last three decades, providing estimates of cancer incidence, mortality, years of life lost, years lived with disability, and disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs), for cancer overall and 30 cancer sites using data from the Global Burden of Disease study 2017. An overview of mortality trends between 1990 and 2017 was also provided. In 2017, there were 254,336 new cancer cases in men and 214,994 in women, corresponding to an age-standardized incidence rate (ASIR) of 438 and 330/100,000, respectively. Read More

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December 2020

Effect of Deep Inspiration Breath Hold on Normal Tissue Sparing With Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Versus Proton Therapy for Mediastinal Lymphoma.

Adv Radiat Oncol 2020 Nov-Dec;5(6):1255-1266. Epub 2020 Aug 25.

Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

Purpose: Intensity modulated radiation therapy delivered with deep-inspiration breath hold (IMRT-BH) provides favorable normal tissue dosimetric profiles when treating patients with mediastinal lymphoma. However, it is unclear if IMRT-BH plans are comparable to free breathing (FB) proton plans. We performed a retrospective, comparative dosimetric study between IMRT-BH and FB passive scatter proton therapy (P-FB) or intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT-FB). Read More

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Extra-Gastric Manifestations of Infection.

J Clin Med 2020 Nov 30;9(12). Epub 2020 Nov 30.

Hepatogastroenterology Division, Department of Precision Medicine, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy.

() is a Gram-negative flagellated microorganism that has been extensively studied since its first isolation due to its widespread diffusion and association with numerous diseases. While the bacterium is proved to be a causative factor for a number of gastric diseases such as gastritis, gastric adenocarcinoma, and MALT-lymphoma, its role at other gastrointestinal levels and in other systems is being thoroughly studied. In this article, we reviewed the latest published clinical and laboratory studies that investigated associations of with hematologic diseases such as Vitamin B12- and iron-deficiency anemia, primary immune thrombocytopenia, and with a number of dermatologic and ophthalmic diseases. Read More

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November 2020

A Comparison of Real-World Treatment Patterns and Clinical Outcomes in Patients Receiving First-Line Therapy for Unresectable Advanced Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer Versus Esophageal Adenocarcinomas.

Adv Ther 2021 01 26;38(1):707-720. Epub 2020 Nov 26.

Gastrointestinal and Lymphoma Unit, The Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, Surrey, UK.

Introduction: Management of locally advanced, unresectable, or metastatic (adv/met) esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) follows clinical guidance for gastric cancer (GC) and gastroesophageal junction cancer (GEJC). However, evidence for these guidelines is based largely on patients with adv/met GC/GEJC, and generally excludes patients with EAC. It is currently unclear whether patients with adv/met GC/GEJC and adv/met EAC have similar demographics and clinical outcomes in real-world practice. Read More

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January 2021

Integrative omics analysis reveals relationships of genes with synthetic lethal interactions through a pan-cancer analysis.

Comput Struct Biotechnol J 2020 21;18:3243-3254. Epub 2020 Oct 21.

Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Molecular and Medical Biotechnology, School of Life Science, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210023, China.

Synthetic lethality is thought to play an important role in anticancer therapies. Herein, to understand the potential distributions and relationships between synthetic lethal interactions between genes, especially for pairs deriving from different sources, we performed an integrative analysis of genes at multiple molecular levels. Based on inter-species phylogenetic conservation of synthetic lethal interactions, gene pairs from yeast and humans were analyzed; a total of 37,588 candidate gene pairs containing 7,816 genes were collected. Read More

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October 2020