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MiR-3130-5p is an intermediate modulator of 2q33 and influences the invasiveness of lung adenocarcinoma by targeting NDUFS1.

Cancer Med 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

National Institute for Data Science in Health and Medicine, School of Medicine, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China.

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have reported a handful of loci associated with lung cancer risk, of which the pathogenic pathways are largely unknown. We performed cis-expression quantitative trait loci (eQTL) mapping for 376 lung cancer related GWAS loci in 227 TCGA lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) and reported two risk loci as eQTL of miRNA. Among the miRNAs in association with lung cancer risk, we further predicted and validated miR-3130-5p as an intermediate modulator of risk loci 2q33 and the tumor suppressor NDUFS1. Read More

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Tumors modulate fenestrated vascular beds and host endocrine status.

J Appl Toxicol 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

Allograft and xenograft transplantation into a mouse host is frequently utilized to study cancer biology, tumor behavior, and response to treatment. Preclinical studies employing these models often focus solely upon the intra-tumoral effects of a given treatment, without consideration of systemic toxicity or tumor-host interaction, nor whether this latter relationship could modulate the toxicologic response to therapy. Here it is demonstrated that the implantation and growth of a range of human- and mouse-derived cell lines leads to structural vascular and, potentially, functional changes within peripheral endocrine tissues, a process that could conceivably ameliorate the severity of anti-angiogenic-induced fenestrated vessel attenuation. Read More

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Targeted Sequencing Analysis of Predominant Histological Subtypes in Resected Stage I Invasive Lung Adenocarcinoma.

J Cancer 2021 2;12(11):3222-3229. Epub 2021 Apr 2.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, 185 Juqian Road, Changzhou, China.

Lung adenocarcinoma (LADC) is classified into five main histological subtypes with distinct clinicopathologic characteristics: lepidic-predominant adenocarcinoma (LPA), acinar-predominant adenocarcinoma (APA), papillary-predominant adenocarcinoma (PPA), micropapillary-predominant adenocarcinoma (MPA) and solid-predominant adenocarcinoma (SPA). However, the mutational profiles of predominant histological subtypes have not been well defined. In this study, we aimed to reveal the genomic landscape of 5 main histological subtypes. Read More

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CDC37L1 acts as a suppressor of migration and proliferation in gastric cancer by down-regulating CDK6.

J Cancer 2021 31;12(11):3145-3153. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai East Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200120, China.

The co-chaperone protein CDC37 (Cell division cycle 37) is well known to regulate multiple protein kinases and involved in tumor progression. However to date, little is known about its analogue CDC37L1 (Cell division cycle 37 like 1) in tumorigenesis. This study aimed to explore the expression and function of CDC37L1 in gastric cancer (GC). Read More

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CircRNA_2646 functions as a ceRNA to promote progression of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma via inhibiting miR-124/PLP2 signaling pathway.

Cell Death Discov 2021 May 11;7(1):99. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, 510080, Guangzhou, China.

MicroRNA-124 (miR-124) has been predicted as a tumor suppressor in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). However, factors contributing to miR-124 reduction remain unclear. Circular RNAs (circRNAs) are a new family of non-coding RNAs with gene regulatory potential via interacting with miRNAs. Read More

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[Comprehensive Genomic Analysis for Small Cell Lung Cancer].

Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 2021 Apr;48(4):476-485

Dept. of Thoracic Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East.

Small cell lung cancer(SCLC)is one of the histological types of lung cancer showing the worst prognosis, and is often diagnosed as an inoperable advanced stage disease. Recently, several comprehensive genomic analyses for SCLC have shown that inactivating mutations of tumor suppressor genes such as TP53 and RB1 and MYC family gene amplifications are involved in the development and progression of SCLC. However, actionable gene alterations for targeted therapies have not yet been identified, and there has been no significant advance in the development of targeted therapies for SCLC. Read More

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The stem cell-specific protein TRIM71 inhibits maturation and activity of the pro-differentiation miRNA let-7 via two independent molecular mechanisms.

RNA 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Life and Medical Sciences Institute (LIMES), University of Bonn.

The stem cell-specific RNA-binding protein TRIM71/LIN-41 was the first identified target of the pro-differentiation and tumor suppressor miRNA let-7. TRIM71 has essential functions in embryonic development and a proposed oncogenic role in several cancer types, such as hepatocellular carcinoma. Here, we show that TRIM71 regulates let-7 expression and activity via two independent mechanisms. Read More

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Aryl hydrocarbon receptor interacting protein (AIP) significantly influences prognosis of pancreatic carcinoma.

Ann Diagn Pathol 2021 Mar 31;53:151742. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

Medical College, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Móstoles, Madrid, Spain.

Introduction: Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) is a ligand-activated transcription factor. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor interacting protein (AIP) in one of AHR ligands. The aim of this study is to analyze the prognostic influence of AIP in pancreatic carcinoma. Read More

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Epithelial-mesenchymal transition: When tumor cells meet myeloid-derived suppressor cells.

Biochim Biophys Acta Rev Cancer 2021 May 8:188564. Epub 2021 May 8.

Department of Laboratory Medicine, the Affiliated People's Hospital, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China; Department of Immunology, Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China. Electronic address:

Myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) are a heterogeneous myeloid cell population characterized by protumoral functions in the tumor immune network. An increasing number of studies have focused on the biological functions of MDSCs in tumor immunity. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a cellular plasticity process accompanied by a loss of epithelial phenotypes and an acquisition of mesenchymal phenotypes. Read More

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Ubiquitin ligases in cancer: functions and clinical potentials.

Cell Chem Biol 2021 Apr 27. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:

Ubiquitylation, a highly regulated post-translational modification, controls many cellular pathways that are critical to cell homeostasis. Ubiquitin ligases recruit substrates and promote ubiquitin transfer onto targets, inducing proteasomal degradation or non-degradative signaling. Accumulating evidence highlights the critical role of dysregulated ubiquitin ligases in processes associated with the initiation and progression of cancer. Read More

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Changes in peripheral blood regulatory T cells, and IL-6 and IL-10 levels predict response of pediatric medulloblastoma and germ cell tumors with residual or disseminated disease to craniospinal irradiation.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.

Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA. Electronic address:

Purpose: Radiotherapy modulates immune cells and cytokines resulting in both clinically beneficial and detrimental effects. The changes in peripheral blood T lymphocyte subsets and cytokines during radiotherapy for pediatric brain tumors and the association of these changes with therapeutic outcomes have not been well described.

Methods And Materials: The study population consisted of children (n=83, ages 3∼18) with primary brain tumors (medulloblastoma, glioma, germ cell tumors, and CNS embryonal tumor-NOS), with or without residual or disseminated (R/D) diseases who were starting standard post-operative focal or craniospinal-irradiation (CSI). Read More

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Effects of trans-resveratrol on type 1 diabetes-induced up-regulation of apoptosis and mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling in retinal pigment epithelium of Dark Agouti rats.

Eur J Pharmacol 2021 May 8:174167. Epub 2021 May 8.

Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University.

Microvascular changes and retinal degeneration precede diabetic retinopathy. Oxidative stress alters several intracellular signaling pathways, which form the basis of diabetic retinopathy. Many antioxidants have been investigated as possible preventive and therapeutic remedies for diabetic retinopathy. Read More

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Cytoplasmic DDX3 as prognosticator in male breast cancer.

Virchows Arch 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Departments of Pathology, University Medical Center Utrecht Cancer Center, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Male breast cancer (MBC) is a rare disease. Due to its rarity, treatment is still directed by data mainly extrapolated from female breast cancer (FBC) treatment, despite the fact that it has recently become clear that MBC has its own molecular characteristics. DDX3 is a RNA helicase with tumor suppressor and oncogenic potential that was described as a prognosticator in FBC and can be targeted by small molecule inhibitors of DDX3. Read More

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Limited inhibition of multiple nodes in a driver network blocks metastasis.

Elife 2021 May 11;10. Epub 2021 May 11.

Ben May Department for Cancer Research, University of Chicago, Chicago, United States.

Metastasis suppression by high-dose, multi-drug targeting is unsuccessful due to network heterogeneity and compensatory network activation. Here we show that targeting driver network signaling capacity by limited inhibition of core pathways is a more effective anti-metastatic strategy. This principle underlies the action of a physiological metastasis suppressor, Raf Kinase Inhibitory Protein (RKIP), that moderately decreases stress-regulated MAP kinase network activity, reducing output to transcription factors such as pro-metastastic BACH1 and motility-related target genes. Read More

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Discovery of candidate DNA methylation cancer driver genes.

Cancer Discov 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.

New York Genome Center

Epigenetic alterations such as promoter hypermethylation may drive cancer through tumor suppressor genes inactivation. However, we have limited ability to differentiate driver DNA methylation (DNAme) changes from passenger events. We developed DNAme driver inference - MethSig - accounting for the varying stochastic hypermethylation rate across the genome and between samples. Read More

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Circulating Long Non-coding RNA GAS5: A non-invasive Molecular Maker for Prognosis, Response to Treatment and Survival in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.

Cancer Invest 2021 May 8:1-23. Epub 2021 May 8.

Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt.

Circulating long non-coding RNAs (lncRNA) are dysregulated in several diseases, especially cancers, e.g. non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Read More

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Circular RNA ITCH Is a Tumor Suppressor in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastasis through miR-106b-5p/PDCD4 Axis.

J Immunol Res 2021 20;2021:5524344. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Department of Urology, Huai'an Second People's Hospital and The Affiliated Huai'an Hospital of Xuzhou Medical University, Huai'an, China.

High metastasis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) significantly influenced survival rate of ccRCC patients. Here, we intended to investigate the impacts of circular RNA ITCH (circ-ITCH) on the metastasis of ccRCC. The expression of circ-ITCH in ccRCC tissues and cells was evaluated utilizing qRT-PCR. Read More

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The Role of Dectin-1 Signaling in Altering Tumor Immune Microenvironment in the Context of Aging.

Front Oncol 2021 22;11:669066. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Department of Biological Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, United States.

An increased accumulation of immune-dysfunction-associated CD4Foxp3 regulatory T cells (T) is observed in aging oral mucosa during infection. Here we studied the function of T during oral cancer development in aging mucosa. First, we found heightened proportions of T and myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC) accumulating in mouse and human oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) tissues. Read More

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Coiled-Coil Domain-Containing 68 Downregulation Promotes Colorectal Cancer Cell Growth by Inhibiting ITCH-Mediated CDK4 Degradation.

Front Oncol 2021 22;11:668743. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Key Laboratory of Laboratory Medicine, Ministry of Education, School of Laboratory Medicine and Life Sciences, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China.

Coiled-coil domain-containing 68 (CCDC68) plays different roles in cancer and is predicted as a tumor suppressor in human colorectal cancer (CRC). However, the specific role of CCDC68 in CRC and the underlying mechanisms remain unknown. Here, we showed that CCDC68 expression was lower in CRC than that in corresponding normal tissues, and CCDC68 level was positively correlated with disease-free survival. Read More

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Promoter Methylation in Gastrointestinal Cancer.

Front Oncol 2021 23;11:653222. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Medical Oncology, Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Intervention, Ministry of Education, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.

The adenomatous polyposis coli () gene, known as tumor suppressor gene, has the two promoters 1A and 1B. Researches on have usually focused on its loss-of-function variants causing familial adenomatous polyposis. Hypermethylation, however, which is one of the key epigenetic alterations of the CpG sequence, is also associated with carcinogenesis in various cancers. Read More

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The Impact of Long Non-Coding RNAs in the Pathogenesis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Front Oncol 2021 21;11:649107. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is among the utmost deadly human malignancies. This type of cancer has been associated with several environmental, viral, and lifestyle risk factors. Among the epigenetic factors which contribute in the pathogenesis of HCC is dysregulation of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs). Read More

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miRNA-193a-3p Regulates the AKT2 Pathway to Inhibit the Growth and Promote the Apoptosis of Glioma Cells by Targeting ALKBH5.

Front Oncol 2021 23;11:600451. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Neurosurgery, Shanghai Tongji Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.

Emerging evidence indicates that microRNA (miR)-193a-3p is involved in the tumor progression of various cancers. However, the biological functions and precise molecular mechanisms of miR-193a-3p in gliomas have not been well documented. Accordingly, this study focused on the tumor suppressor role and molecular mechanisms of miR-193a-3p in glioma cells. Read More

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Significance of and immune-related genes to prostate cancer.

Transl Androl Urol 2021 Apr;10(4):1754-1768

Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China.

Background: Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of most common male neoplasms. is the tumor suppressor gene with the highest correlation with human tumorigenesis discovered so far. Besides the TP53, immune-related genes attracted much attention since the clinical application of PD-1/PD-L1 (programmed death 1/programmed cell death-ligand 1) related drugs. Read More

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SPARC promotes pancreatic cancer cell proliferation and migration through autocrine secretion into the extracellular milieu.

Oncol Lett 2021 Jun 21;21(6):485. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang 325000, P.R. China.

SPARC is a secreted glycoprotein that plays a complex and multifaceted role in tumour formation and progression. However, whether SPARC is an oncogene or a tumour suppressor is still unclear. Moreover, SPARC demonstrates potential in clinical pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PAAD) treatment, although it has been identified as an oncogene in some studies and a tumor suppressor in others. Read More

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MicroRNA-204 plays a role as a tumor suppressor in Newcastle disease virus-induced oncolysis in lung cancer A549 cells.

Oncol Lett 2021 Jun 21;21(6):482. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Department of Microbiology, School of Preclinical Medicine, Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region 530021, P.R. China.

Tumor development and progression are closely associated with various microRNAs (miRNAs/miRs). We have previously shown that Newcastle disease virus (NDV) strain 7793 induces oncolysis in lung cancer. However, how NDV exerts its oncolytic effect on lung cancer remains to be investigated. Read More

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Gorlin syndrome: A rare case report.

J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2020 Sep-Dec;24(3):591. Epub 2021 Jan 9.

Department of Oral Surgery, Government Dental College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.

Gorlin syndrome is an autosomal dominant inherited condition that exhibits high penetrance and variable expressivity. The syndrome is caused by mutations in PTCH, a tumor suppressor gene that has been mapped to chromosome 9q22.3-q31. Read More

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Myeloid-derived suppressor cells regulate the immunosuppressive functions of PD-1PD-L1 Bregs through PD-L1/PI3K/AKT/NF-κB axis in breast cancer.

Cell Death Dis 2021 May 9;12(5):465. Epub 2021 May 9.

Department of Immunology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, National Clinical Research Center for Cancer, Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Key Laboratory of Cancer Immunology and Biotherapy, Tianjin's Clinical Research Center for Cancer, Tianjin, 300060, China.

Myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) are a heterogeneous group of myeloid cells that are closely related to tumor immune escape, but the mechanism by which MDSCs regulate B cells has not been elucidated. Our previous studies revealed that breast cancer-derived MDSCs could induce a group of PD-1PD-L1 Bregs with immunosuppressive functions. Here, we reported that blocking PD-1/PD-L1 interaction between MDSCs and B cells could reverse the immunosuppressive functions of PD-1PD-L1 Bregs. Read More

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Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma, lupus erythematosus profundus, and overlapping cases: molecular characterization through the study of 208 genes.

Leuk Lymphoma 2021 May 8:1-11. Epub 2021 May 8.

Department of Pathology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTCL) is a rare cytotoxic cutaneous lymphoma. Differential diagnosis with lupus erythematosus panniculitis (LEP) can be challenging and overlapping cases have been described. In this study, we investigate whether gene expression profiling may or not identify markers that can be used to improve our understanding of the disease and to make a precise differential diagnosis. Read More

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The Warburg Effect: Historical Dogma Versus Current Rationale.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2021 ;1269:169-177

Center for Translational Cancer Research, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany.

Contrary to Warburg's original thesis, accelerated aerobic glycolysis is not a primary and permanent consequence of dysfunctional mitochondria compensating for a poor ATP yield per mole glucose. Instead, the Warburg effect is an essential part of a "selfish" metabolic reprogramming, which results from the interplay between (normoxic or hypoxic) HIF-1 overexpression, oncogene activation (cMyc, Ras), loss of function of tumor suppressors (mutant p53, mutant PTEN, microRNAs and sirtuins with suppressor functions), activated (PI3K/Akt/mTORC1, Ras/Raf/Mek/Erk/c-Myc) or deactivated (AMPK) signaling pathways, components of the tumor microenvironment, and HIF-1 cooperations with epigenetic mechanisms. Molecular and functional processes of the Warburg effect include (a) considerably accelerated glycolytic fluxes; (b) adequate ATP generation per unit time to maintain energy homeostasis; (c) backup and diversion of glycolytic intermediates facilitating the biosynthesis of nucleotides, nonessential amino acids, lipids, and hexosamines; (d) inhibition of pyruvate entry into mitochondria; (e) excessive formation and accumulation of lactate which stimulates tumor growth and suppression of antitumor immunity (in addition, lactate can serve as an energy source for normoxic cancer cells, contributes to extracellular acidosis, and thus drives malignant progression and resistances to conventional therapies); (f) maintenance of the cellular redox homeostasis and low ROS formation; and (g) HIF-1 overexpression, mutant p53, and mutant PTEN which inhibit mitochondrial biogenesis and functions, thus negatively impacting cellular respiration rate. Read More

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Nuclear expression of NHERF1/EBP50 in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma.

Acta Histochem 2021 May 6;123(5):151717. Epub 2021 May 6.

Department of Radiobiology, National Atomic Energy Commission of Argentina (CNEA), Argentina; National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET), Av. General Paz 1499 (1650), San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Electronic address:

The Na/H exchange regulatory factor 1 or Ezrin-radixin-moesin-binding phosphoprotein 50 (NHERF1/EBP50) is an adaptor protein implicated in the stabilization of molecular complexes linking extracellular signals with the cytoskeleton machinery. NHERF1 expression at the cell cortex is associated with the maintenance of adherent junction integrity in polarized epithelia. The role of NHERF1 in cancer depends on its localization within the cell, acting, in most cases, as a tumor suppressor when localized at the cell membrane, and as an oncogene, when expressed in the cytoplasm or the nucleus of cancer cells. Read More

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