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Gynecologic Malignancy-Associated Venous Thromboembolism and Predictive Tool at Thammasat University Hospital.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2022 Jun 28;23(6):2113-2118. Epub 2022 Jun 28.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani, Thailand.

Objectives: Aims were to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in gynecologic malignancy cases. Value of screening tool (Caprini) for prediction of VTE was also assessed.

Study Design: A retrospective study of gynecologic malignancy subjects who underwent major gynecological operation via exploratory laparotomy at Thammasat University Hospital, Pathum Thani, Thailand from January 2015 to December 2020. Read More

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Development, Characterization, and In Vitro Evaluation of Cytotoxic Activity of Rutin Loaded PCL-PEG Nanoparticles Against Skov3 Ovarian Cancer Cell.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2022 Jun 1;23(6):1951-1957. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

Department of Medical Biotechnology, Faculty of Medicine, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.

Background And Purpose: Rutin (RUT) is one of the phenolic compounds found in the invasive plant species, Carpobrotus edulis. Several studies have confirmed numerous pharmacological properties of RUT, including antioxidant, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and anticancer activities. As a result, the goal of this work was to make RUT-loaded PCL-PEG and test its anti-cancer effects against the Skov3 human ovarian cancer cell line. Read More

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Microscopic Evaluation of Ovarian Surface Epithelium Following Treatment with Conjugated Estrogens in a Mouse Model.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2022 Jun 1;23(6):1913-1920. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

DARIS Center for Scientific Research and Technology Development, University of Nizwa, Birkat Al-Mouz, Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman.

Background: This study was designed to evaluate the effect of different concentrations of conjugated equine estrogens (CEE) on the ovarian epithelium of female CD1 mice.

Methods: Twenty-four female mice at 7 months with irregular estrus cycles were randomly divided into four groups of 6 mice each. Group one was considered as a control group and received a daily dose of 0. Read More

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Prognostic value of regulatory T cells and T helper 17 cells in high grade serous ovarian carcinoma.

J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 2022 Jun 28. Epub 2022 Jun 28.

Institute of Pathology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt Universität Zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Purpose: In recent years the tumor microenvironment and its interaction with the tumor has emerged into research focus with increased attention to the composition of Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes. We wanted to quantify the composition of Regulatory T cells (Tregs) and T helper 17 cells (Th17 cells) and their prognostic impact in high-grade serous tubo-ovarian carcinoma.

Methods: Tregs and Th17 cells were determined by immunohistochemical analysis of CD25 FoxP3 and RORγt, respectively on tissue microarrays of a cohort of 222 patients with reviewed histology and available clinical data. Read More

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Biomarkers for Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Carcinoma.

ACS Biomater Sci Eng 2022 Jun 28. Epub 2022 Jun 28.

Department of Chemistry, School of Advanced Sciences, KLE Technological University, Vidhyanagar, Hubballi - 580031, Karnataka, India.

The leading cause of gynecological cancer-related morbidity and mortality is ovarian cancer (OC), which is dubbed a silent killer. Currently, OC is a target of intense biomarker research, because it is often not discovered until the disease is advanced. The goal of OC research is to develop effective tests using biomarkers that can detect the disease at the earliest stages, which would eventually decrease the mortality, thereby preventing recurrence. Read More

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Nonepithelial ovarian cancer - the current clinical practice in the Nordic countries. Survey from the surgical subcommittee of the Nordic society of gynecological oncology (NSGO).

Acta Oncol 2022 Jun 27:1-7. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark.

Background: Nonepithelial ovarian cancer (NEOC) represents a wide variety of rare tumors. They are often diagnosed at an early stage and have a good prognosis compared to epithelial ovarian cancer. In the Nordic countries, the total annual number of patients diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Fallopian tube cancer or primary peritoneal carcinoma (hereafter ovarian cancer) was 2281 in 2014-2018, of which 3-10% were NEOC. Read More

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Metagenomic analysis of the microbiome of the upper reproductive tract: combating ovarian cancer through predictive, preventive, and personalized medicine.

EPMA J 2022 Jun 23:1-12. Epub 2022 Jun 23.

Cancer Biology Research Center, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Purpose: We investigated whether ovarian cancer could alter the genital microbiota in a specific way with clinical values. Furthermore, we proposed how such changes could be envisioned in a paradigm of predictive, preventive, and personalized medicine (PPPM).

Methods: The samples were collected using cotton swabs from the cervical, uterine cavity, fallopian tubes, and ovaries of patients subjected to the surgical procedures for the malignant/benign lesions. Read More

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Serum miRNA-204-5p as a potential non-invasive biomarker for the diagnosis of endometrial cancer with sentinel lymph node mapping.

Oncol Lett 2022 Aug 7;24(2):248. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanghai General Hospital Affiliated with Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200080, P.R. China.

The lymph node status is one of the most critical prognostic factors used in determining adjuvant treatment in endometrial cancer (EC). Lymphadenectomy is associated significant surgical and postoperative risks. The use of sentinel lymph node mapping (SLNM) has emerged as an alternative method to complete lymphadenectomy in EC. Read More

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Predictive features of borderline ovarian tumor recurrence in patients with childbearing potential undergoing conservative treatment.

Mol Clin Oncol 2022 Jul 7;17(1):121. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Department of Medicine and Surgery, University Hospital of Parma, I-43125 Parma, Italy.

Borderline ovarian tumors (BOT) represent 10-12% of ovarian cancer cases with a higher prevalence in young patients. Although reproductive outcomes are satisfactory after conservative treatment, several authors reported a higher relapse rate in patients undergoing fertility-sparing surgery compared with radical treatment. The aim of the present study was to identify predictive factors of BOT recurrence in patients with childbearing potential undergoing conservative treatment with unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. Read More

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Strategies to preserve the reproductive future of women after cancer.

JBRA Assist Reprod 2014 Mar 27;18(1):16-23. Epub 2014 Mar 27.

Service of Human Reproduction, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.

Malignant and cardiovascular diseases are the main causes of death in Brazil. Estimates for 2013 predict the occurrence of 189,150 new cases of cancer in Brazilian women. With advanced detection tools, patients are diagnosed and treated for cancer at a younger age and are more likely to survive. Read More

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Overcome of Cisplatin Drug Resistance in Ovarian Cancer by Combination of Low-Intensity Ultrasound and Cisplatin.

Curr Drug Deliv 2022 Jun 27. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Erciyes University, 38039, Kayseri, Turkey.

Backgorund: Platinum-based chemo therapeutics are main treatment option for the treatment of ovarium cancer. However, development of drug resistance is one of the major issues in chemotherapy. Even targeting a specific pathway may not produce an efficient sensitization to the chemo agent due to various pathways in related to developing resistance against cisplatin. Read More

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PIK3R3, a regulatory subunit of PI3K, modulates ovarian cancer stem cells and ovarian cancer development and progression by integrative analysis.

Authors:
Eun Jung Sohn

BMC Cancer 2022 Jun 27;22(1):708. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Pusan National University, Yangsan, 50612, Republic of Korea.

Background: Ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynecologic disease and is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers among women worldwide. The phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) family plays an important regulatory role in various cancer signaling pathways, including those involved in ovarian cancer development; however, its exact function remains to be fully understood. We conducted this study to understand the role of P13K in the molecular mechanisms underlying ovarian cancer development. Read More

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Polygenic risk scores indicate extreme ages at onset of breast cancer in female BRCA1/2 pathogenic variant carriers.

BMC Cancer 2022 Jun 27;22(1):706. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Center for Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer, Center for Integrated Oncology (CIO), Medical Faculty, University Hospital Cologne, Kerpener Straße 62, Cologne, 50937, Germany.

Background: Clinical management of women carrying a germline pathogenic variant (PV) in the BRCA1/2 genes demands for accurate age-dependent estimators of breast cancer (BC) risks, which were found to be affected by a variety of intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Here we assess the contribution of polygenic risk scores (PRSs) to the occurrence of extreme phenotypes with respect to age at onset, namely, primary BC diagnosis before the age of 35 years (early diagnosis, ED) and cancer-free survival until the age of 60 years (late/no diagnosis, LD) in female BRCA1/2 PV carriers.

Methods: Overall, estrogen receptor (ER)-positive, and ER-negative BC PRSs as developed by Kuchenbaecker et al. Read More

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A prognostic risk model for ovarian cancer based on gene expression profiles from gene expression omnibus database.

Biochem Genet 2022 Jun 27. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Department of Gynecology, Lanzhou University Second Hospital, No. 82 Cuiyingmen, Chengguan District, Lanzhou City, 730030, Gansu Province, China.

This study explored prognostic genes of ovarian cancer and built a prognostic model based on these genes to predict patient's survival, which is of great significance for improving treatment of ovarian cancer. GSE26712 dataset was downloaded from Gene Expression Omnibus database as training set, while OV-AU dataset was downloaded from ICGC website as validation set. All genes in GSE26712 were analyzed by univariate Cox regression, Lasso regression, and multivariate Cox regression analyses. Read More

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Let-7a mimic transfection reduces chemotherapy-induced damage in a mouse ovarian transplantation model.

Sci Rep 2022 Jun 27;12(1):10863. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Research Laboratory in Human Reproduction, Faculty of Medicine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium.

Pharmacological approaches offer a non-invasive and promising option for fertility preservation in young female cancer patients undergoing gonadotoxic therapy. The GnRH-agonists are the only clinically available drugs in this indication, but their use and mechanisms of protection are still controversial. Recently, we have investigated new targeted drugs based on microRNA (miRNA) replacement therapy, and have identified the let-7a miRNA as candidate for fertility preservation strategies. Read More

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Pre-diagnosis and post-diagnosis dietary patterns and survival in women with ovarian cancer.

Br J Cancer 2022 Jun 27. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA.

Background: Evidence is limited on inflammation-related dietary patterns and mortality in ovarian cancer survivors.

Methods: We examined the associations between pre- and post-diagnosis dietary patterns, including change in diet from before to after diagnosis, and mortality among 1003 ovarian cancer survivors in two prospective cohort studies. Dietary pattern scores for empirical dietary inflammatory pattern (EDIP) and Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI) were calculated based on food frequency questionnaires. Read More

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Cancer incidence and mortality in Poland in 2019.

Sci Rep 2022 Jun 27;12(1):10875. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Polish National Cancer Registry, Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology, ul. Wawelska 15B, 02-093, Warsaw, Poland.

The purpose of this paper is to offer the most important epidemiological indicators of malignant neoplasms in Poland for the year 2019. In 2019, the Polish National Cancer Registry received information on almost 171.2 thousand new cancer cases and 100. Read More

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Bayesian nonparametric inference for the overlap coefficient: With an application to disease diagnosis.

Stat Med 2022 Jun 27. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

Diagnostic tests play an important role in medical research and clinical practice. The ultimate goal of a diagnostic test is to distinguish between diseased and nondiseased individuals and before a test is routinely used in practice, it is a pivotal requirement that its ability to discriminate between these two states is thoroughly assessed. The overlap coefficient, which is defined as the proportion of overlap area between two probability density functions, has gained popularity as a summary measure of diagnostic accuracy. Read More

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Meigs syndrome.

Klin Onkol 2022 ;35(3):232-234

Background: Meigs syndrome is defined by the presence of a benign ovarian tumor, ascites, and pleural effusion (predominantly on the right side). A characteristic sign of Meigs syndrome is the complete disappearance of exudate after surgical resection of the ovarian tumor.

Case Report: We present a case report of a 58-year-old patient admitted for an advanced ovarian tumor with pleural effusion, ascites, and tumor marker elevation typical for ovarian cancer. Read More

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An in-Depth Analysis of Ovarian Cancer: Pathogenesis and Clinical Manifestation.

Drug Res (Stuttg) 2022 Jun 27. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Department of Pharmacy, Goel Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lucknow, India.

Ovarian cancer is characterized by the establishment of tolerance, the recurrence of disease, as well as a poor prognosis. Gene signatures in ovarian cancer cells enable cancer medicine research, therapy, prevention, & management problematic. Notwithstanding advances in tumor puncture surgery, novel combinations regimens, and abdominal radiation, which can provide outstanding reaction times, the bulk of gynecological tumor patients suffer from side effects & relapse. Read More

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Phase III Randomized Trial of Maintenance Taxanes Versus Surveillance in Women With Advanced Ovarian/Tubal/Peritoneal Cancer: A Gynecologic Oncology Group 0212:NRG Oncology Study.

J Clin Oncol 2022 Jun 27:JCO2200146. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

UC Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA.

Purpose: To compare taxane maintenance chemotherapy, paclitaxel (P) and paclitaxel poliglumex (PP), with surveillance (S) in women with ovarian, peritoneal, or fallopian tube (O/PC/FT) cancer who attained clinical complete response after first-line platinum-taxane therapy.

Methods: Women diagnosed with O/PC/FT cancer who attained clinical complete response after first-line platinum-taxane-based chemotherapy were randomly allocated 1:1:1 to S or maintenance, P 135 mg/m once every 28 days for 12 cycles, or PP at the same dose and schedule. Overall survival (OS) was the primary efficacy end point. Read More

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Targeted peptide-modified oxidized mesoporous carbon nanospheres for chemo-thermo combined therapy of ovarian cancer .

Drug Deliv 2022 Dec;29(1):1947-1952

Department of Pharmacy, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Ovarian cancer remains one of serious hazards to human health due to many drawbacks of existing available treatment options. In this study, a multifunctional chemo-thermo combined therapy nanoplatform (OMCNPID) was successfully prepared, which is composed of IP peptide as a targeting moiety to interleukin-6 receptors (IL-6Rs), oxidized mesoporous carbon nanospheres (OMCN) as a near infrared (NIR)-triggered drug carrier and doxorubicin (DOX) as a chemotherapeutic drug and fluorescent agent. The synthesized multifunctional nanoplatform displayed high storage capacity for drugs and excellent photothermal properties. Read More

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December 2022

A Preliminary Study on the Effects of Black Cohosh Preparations on Bone Metabolism of Rat Models With GnRH-a-Induced Peri-Menopausal Symptoms.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2022 9;13:854345. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Affiliated Changzhou No.2 People's Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Changzhou, China.

Background: Endometriosis (EMS) is a relapsing and estrogen-dependent disease. For endometriosis such as deep endometriosis and ovarian endometrioid cysts, surgery is the most effective treatment. Long-term follow-up showed that the recurrence rate of endometriosis after surgical treatment was high, so postoperative drugs were needed to reduce recurrence, and Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRH-a) were the most commonly used drug for postoperative management. Read More

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Genotype, Mortality, Morbidity, and Outcomes of 3β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Algeria.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2022 10;13:867073. Epub 2022 Jun 10.

Molecular Endocrinology and Rare Diseases, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon University Hospital, Bron-Lyon, France.

Background: 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 2 (3βHSD2) deficiency is a rare form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), with fewer than 200 cases reported in the world literature and few data on outcomes.

Patients And Methods: We report a mixed longitudinal and cross-sectional study from a single Algerian center between 2007 and 2021. Virilization and under-masculinization were assessed using Prader staging and the external masculinization score (EMS), pubertal development staged according to the system of Tanner. Read More

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The Roles of Drug Metabolism-Related ADH1B in Immune Regulation and Therapeutic Response of Ovarian Cancer.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2022 9;10:877254. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Department of Pathology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, China.

The different pharmacological effects of drugs in different people can be explained by the polymorphisms of drug metabolism-related genes. Emerging studies have realized the importance of drug metabolism-related genes in the treatment and prognosis of cancers, including ovarian cancer (OV). In this study, using comprehensive bioinformatics and western blot, we identified that the drug metabolism-related gene, ADH1B, was significantly down-regulated in OV cells and tissues. Read More

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PARP inhibition is a modulator of anti-tumor immune response in BRCA-deficient tumors.

Oncoimmunology 2022 18;11(1):2083755. Epub 2022 Jun 18.

Early Oncology, Oncology R&D, AstraZeneca, Cambridge, UK.

PARP inhibitors are synthetically lethal with BRCA1/2 mutations, and in this setting, accumulation of DNA damage leads to cell death. Because increased DNA damage and subsequent immune activation can prime an anti-tumor immune response, we studied the impact of olaparib ± immune checkpoint blockade (ICB) on anti-tumor activity and the immune microenvironment. Concurrent combination of olaparib, at clinically relevant exposures, with ICB gave durable and deeper anti-tumor activity in the Brca1m BR5 model vs. Read More

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Ferroptosis-Related Long Noncoding RNAs as Prognostic Biomarkers for Ovarian Cancer.

Front Oncol 2022 9;12:888699. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Department of Traditional Chinese Gynecology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China.

Ovarian cancer (OC) is a highly malignant gynecologic tumor with few treatments available and poor prognosis with the currently available diagnostic markers and interventions. More effective methods for diagnosis and treatment are urgently needed. Although the current evidence implicates ferroptosis in the development and therapeutic responses of various types of tumors, it is unclear to what extent ferroptosis affects OC. Read More

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Racial Disparities in Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: Does Aggressive Surgical Treatment Overcome Cancer Health Inequities?

Front Oncol 2022 8;12:899488. Epub 2022 Jun 8.

Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, United States.

Background: Advanced cancer states perpetuate health-related disparities. Peritoneal-based cancers are clinically advanced cancers that present a significant clinical dilemma. Peritoneal cancers are managed aggressively with cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). Read More

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Common Multiple Primary Cancers Associated With Breast and Gynecologic Cancers and Their Risk Factors, Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prognosis: A Review.

Front Oncol 2022 8;12:840431. Epub 2022 Jun 8.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China.

The mammary gland is closely related to the female reproductive system in many aspects, affecting the whole gynecological system. Breast cancer (BC) is the most common malignancy in women and associated with considerable negative effects. Due to various factors including co-pathogenic genetic mutations, environment factors, lifestyle, behavioral factors, treatment regimens and in-creased survival of patients with BC, there is an increased probability of developing additional primary gynecologic cancers such as ovarian cancer (OC), endometrial cancer (EC), and cervical cancer (CC). Read More

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