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Anticancer Res ; 40(1): 393-399, 2020 Jan.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31892592

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AIM: This study was performed to confirm the superior overall survival (OS) after pulmonary oligo-recurrence compared to pulmonary sync-oligometastases in a large nationwide study. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients that met the following criteria were included: 1 to 5 lung-only metastases at the beginning of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) was performed between January 2004 and June 2015, and the biological effective dose (BED) of SBRT was 75 Gy or more. The parameters included in the analyses were age, gender, ECOG PS, primary lesion, pathology, oligoetastatic state, SBRT date, chemotherapy before SBRT, chemotherapy concurrent SBRT, chemotherapy after SBRT, maximum tumor diameter, number of metastases, field coplanarity, dose prescription, BED10, OTT of SBRT. RESULTS: In total, 1,378 patients with 1,547 tumors were enrolled. Oligo-recurrence occurred in 1,016 patients, sync-oligometastases in 118, and unclassified oligometastases in 121. The three-year OS was 64.0% for oligo-recurrence and 47.5% for sync-oligometastasis (p<0.001). In the multivariate analysis, the hazard ratio (HR) for sync-oligometastases versus oligo-recurrence was 1.601 (p=0.014). Adverse events of Grade 5 were occurred in 3 patients. CONCLUSION: This is the first nationwide to indicate that the OS of patients with pulmonary oligo-recurrence is better than that of patients with sync-oligometastases.


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Neoplasias Pulmonares/radioterapia , Neoplasias Pulmonares/secundário , Radiocirurgia , Inquéritos e Questionários , Adolescente , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Feminino , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Adulto Jovem
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Anticancer Res ; 40(1): 405-412, 2020 Jan.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31892594

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BACKGROUND/AIM: To evaluate the outcomes of curative resection for Borrmann type IV gastric cancer through an analysis of the clinical, surgical and pathological data and through identifying which of these prognostic factors are associated with survival. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed 2798 patients who had undergone excision of the primary lesion and 122 patients with type IV gastric cancer undergoing curative resection (R0 or 1) at Yokohama City University Hospital and Kanagawa Cancer Center between November 1995 and May 2016. RESULTS: Borrmann type IV gastric cancer had more advanced and unfavorable clinicopathological factors compared to other types. The 5-year overall survival rate was 28%, and the median survival was 21.8 months. The overall survival rate was influenced by the depth of invasion, lymph node metastasis, peritoneal lavage cytology (CY), stage and intraoperative blood loss. Of these, independent prognostic factors were intraoperative blood loss (<400 vs. ≥400 ml, risk ratio 1.64; p=0.045) and CY (0 vs. 1, risk ratio 2.25; p=0.004). CONCLUSION: The control of intraoperative bleeding had a positive impact on the survival of patients receiving curative resection for Borrmann type IV gastric cancer.


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Perda Sanguínea Cirúrgica , Cuidados Intraoperatórios , Neoplasias Gástricas/cirurgia , Idoso , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia/patologia , Prognóstico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Estudos Retrospectivos , Resultado do Tratamento
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Anticancer Res ; 40(1): 421-426, 2020 Jan.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31892596

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BACKGROUND/AIM: Distant organ metastases do not occur at random in lung cancer. A retrospective study was conducted in order to evaluate 1) what kinds of metastatic patterns exist in three different types of lung cancer, and 2) whether metastatic patterns affected prognosis in the different types of lung cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Data were collected from all consecutive patients with diagnosed lung cancer between April 2009 and October 2018 in our hospitals. Cluster analysis was performed to classify patients. Kaplan-Meier analysis, log-rank test, and Cox proportional hazards model were used. RESULTS: Epidermal growth factor-mutated adenocarcinoma, small cell lung cancer, and squamous cell lung cancer had different 'metastatic patterns', survival, and unfavorable prognostic factors, respectively. CONCLUSION: There might be different metastatic patterns, survival, and unfavorable prognostic factors in each pathological and genetic type of lung cancer. It is worthwhile carrying out diagnostic imaging and treatment considering information on metastatic patterns.


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Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Receptores ErbB/genética , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Mutação/genética , Metástase Neoplásica , Prognóstico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Análise de Sobrevida
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Anticancer Res ; 40(1): 443-449, 2020 Jan.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31892599

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BACKGROUND: We investigated the clinical influence of anastomotic leak (AL) on esophageal cancer survival and recurrence after curative surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This study included 122 patients who underwent curative surgery for esophageal cancer between 2008 and 2018. The patients were classified into those with AL and those without. The risk factors for overall (OS) and recurrence-free (RFS) survival were identified. RESULTS: AL was found in 44 out of the 122 patients (36.1%). The respective OS rates at 3 and 5 years after surgery were 43.9% and 40.2% in the AL group and 63.9% and 53.2% in the non-AL group, which were significantly different (p=0.0049). In contrast, the respective RFS rates at 3 and 5 years after surgery were 44.8% and 29.8%, and 44.9% and 42.4%, which were not significantly different (p=0.2306). A multivariate analysis showed that AL was a significant independent risk factor for both poorer OS and RFS in patients who underwent curative surgery for esophageal cancer. CONCLUSION: To improve survival of patients with esophageal cancer, the surgical procedure, perioperative care and surgical strategy must be carefully planned in order to prevent AL.


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Fístula Anastomótica/patologia , Neoplasias Esofágicas/patologia , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia/patologia , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Causas de Morte , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Análise de Sobrevida
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Anticancer Res ; 40(1): 451-458, 2020 Jan.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31892600

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BACKGROUND/AIM: We evaluated the clinical implications of pre- and post-treatment hematological parameters as prognostic factors in patients with locally advanced cervical cancer (LACC) who received definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT). PATIENTS AND METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed 125 patients with LACC (FIGO stage IIB to IIIB) who received definitive CCRT. Clinical factors and hematological parameters, including neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) were assessed pre- and post-CCRT. Univariate and multivariate analysis for disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) were performed using clinicopathological and hematological parameters. RESULTS: Disease recurred in 46 (36.8%) patients, and 24 patients (19.2%) died. On multivariate analysis, post-treatment NLR, ΔNLR (pre-treatment NLR/post-treatment NLR) and ΔPLR (platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio) (pretreatment PLR/post-treatment PLR) were significant prognostic factors for DFS, and only post-treatment NLR was a significant prognostic factor for OS (p<0.001). However, pre-treatment hematological parameters were not associated with prognosis. CONCLUSION: Post-treatment hematological parameters, particularly NLR, may serve as a prognostic indicator in patients with LACC who received definitive CCRT.


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Quimiorradioterapia , Neoplasias do Colo do Útero/sangue , Neoplasias do Colo do Útero/terapia , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Linfócitos/patologia , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia/patologia , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Neutrófilos/patologia , Prognóstico , Neoplasias do Colo do Útero/imunologia , Neoplasias do Colo do Útero/patologia
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Anticancer Res ; 40(1): 201-211, 2020 Jan.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31892568

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BACKGROUND/AIM: This retrospective study focused on the correlation between molecular markers and prognostic outcomes of colon cancer patients depending on sidedness. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 117 stage I-III colon cancer patients who underwent colectomy were enrolled. Novel methylation markers (KIF1A, PAX5 and VGF) were selected for epigenetic evaluation and p53 and ERCC1 protein expression was examined for the investigation of genetic alterations. RESULTS: High frequency of methylation was observed in 68.2% of right-sided and 39.7% of left-sided colon cancer cases (p=0.004). Abnormal p53 was identified in 52.3% of right-sided and 75.3% of left-sided cases (p=0.015). In right-sided cases, highly methylated genes demonstrated significantly favorable disease-free survival (p=0.049). Regarding left-sided cases, advanced T stage (p=0.028) and abnormal p53 (p=0.028) were revealed to be significant predictive factors of the disease-free survival outcome. CONCLUSION: Molecular alterations, as significant prognostic factors, might differ depending on the sidedness of colon cancers.


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Biomarcadores Tumorais/genética , Neoplasias do Colo/genética , Neoplasias do Colo/patologia , Idoso , Metilação de DNA/genética , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Análise Multivariada , Proteínas de Neoplasias/metabolismo , Curva ROC , Análise de Sobrevida
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Anticancer Res ; 40(1): 261-269, 2020 Jan.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31892575

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BACKGROUND: Pulmonary pleomorphic carcinoma (PPC) is a rare aggressive neoplasm, with dismal prognosis. Whether tumor immunity is associated with the progressive biological behavior of PPC remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to examine the prognostic significance of tumor immunity-related markers such as programmed death-1 ligand (PD-L1) and CD4+ or CD8+ tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) in patients with surgically resected PPC. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Ninety-nine patients with surgically resected PPC were assessed by immunohistochemistry. The expression of PD-L1, CD4, and CD8 was examined in specimens of the resected tumors. RESULTS: PD-L1 was highly expressed in 61% (60/99) of lesions and high expression of CD4 and CD8 was identified in 42% (42/99) and 51% (51/99) of lesions, respectively. There was no relationship between the expression PD-L1 and the numbers of CD4+ or CD8+ TILs. The expression of PD-L1 was not identified as a significant prognostic marker; however, a low number of CD4+ TILs was identified as an independent marker for predicting a worse outcome after surgical resection of PPC, especially in patients with an epithelial component of adenocarcinoma or early stage of disease. By univariate analysis, a low number of CD8+ TILs was found to be a significant prognostic marker linked to poor overall survival in patients with non-adenocarcinoma components. CONCLUSION: A low number of CD4+ TILs is an independent marker for predicting a favorable prognosis after surgical resection in patients with PPC, especially in patients with adenocarcinoma components or early stage of disease.


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Adenoma Pleomorfo/imunologia , Imunidade , Neoplasias Pulmonares/imunologia , Adenoma Pleomorfo/patologia , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Antígeno B7-H1/metabolismo , Biomarcadores Tumorais/metabolismo , Antígenos CD4/metabolismo , Antígenos CD8/metabolismo , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Prognóstico
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Anticancer Res ; 40(1): 293-298, 2020 Jan.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31892579

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BACKGROUND/AIM: The prognosis of pancreatic cancer remains poor with a high incidence of recurrence even after curative resection. The aim of this study was to investigate prognostic factors in patients with recurrent pancreatic cancer using the multicenter database. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The subjects were 196 patients with recurrent pancreatic cancer who underwent resection between 2008 and 2015. We retrospectively investigated the relation between clinicopathological characteristics of the patients and overall survival from recurrence using univariate and multivariate analyses. RESULTS: In univariate analysis, the positive lymphatic invasion (p=0.0240), time to recurrence from resection <1 year (p<0.0001), sites of recurrence except for local or lymph node (p=0.0273), liver recurrence (p=0.0389) and peritoneal recurrence (p<0.0001) were significantly associated with poor overall survival from recurrence. In multivariate analysis, time to recurrence from resection <1 year (p<0.0001) and peritoneal recurrence (p<0.0001) were independently associated with poor overall survival from recurrence. CONCLUSION: Time to recurrence from resection <1 year and peritoneal recurrence were significant independent predictors of poor overall survival from recurrence in patients with recurrent pancreatic cancer.


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Recidiva Local de Neoplasia/patologia , Neoplasias Pancreáticas/patologia , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Bases de Dados como Assunto , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Neoplasias Peritoneais/patologia , Prognóstico
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Anticancer Res ; 40(1): 357-366, 2020 Jan.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31892587

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BACKGROUND/AIM: This study was carried out to compare the efficacy and toxicity of consolidation with cytarabine only to consolidation with anthracycline combination in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) achieving complete remission (CR). PATIENTS AND METHODS: This was a multicenter, retrospective, longitudinal cohort study set between January 2010 and December 2016. RESULTS: Generally, high-dose cytarabine Ied to better survival compared to anthracycline-containing consolidation therapy, as expected. However, for patients not undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), anthracycline use was not necessarily associated with worse survival, depending on the number of consolidation cycles. Post-remission, pre-HSCT consolidation with high-dose cytarabine did not negatively affect survival compared to previous reports. For those without FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3) mutation, anthracycline use was associated with a worse survival, but for those with mutation, anthracycline use did not negatively affect survival. CONCLUSION: For patients who are ineligible for HSCT, selective use of anthracycline consolidation can be a viable option, while for patients with the intention of HSCT, post-remission high-dose cytarabine is a reasonable option in the absence of available donors.


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Antraciclinas/uso terapêutico , Quimioterapia de Consolidação , Leucemia Mieloide Aguda/tratamento farmacológico , Adolescente , Adulto , Idoso , Antraciclinas/efeitos adversos , Antraciclinas/farmacologia , Citarabina/uso terapêutico , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Relação Dose-Resposta a Droga , Feminino , Transplante de Células-Tronco Hematopoéticas , Humanos , Idarubicina/farmacologia , Idarubicina/uso terapêutico , Leucemia Mieloide Aguda/patologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Adulto Jovem
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J Sci Food Agric ; 100(2): 500-508, 2020 Jan 30.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31435948

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BACKGROUND: In the present study a metabolomics-based approach was used to discriminate among different hazelnut cultivars and to trace their geographical origins. Ultra-high-pressure liquid chromatography coupled to quadrupole-time-of-flight mass spectrometry (UHPLC-ESI/QTOF-MS) was used to profile phenolic and sterolic compounds. RESULTS: Compounds were identified against an in-house database using accurate monoisotopic mass and isotopic patterns. The screening approach was designed to discern 15 hazelnut cultivars and to discriminate among the geographical origins of six cultivars from the four main growing regions (Chile, Georgia, Italy, and Turkey). This approach allowed more than 1000 polyphenols and sterols to be annotated. The metabolomics data were elaborated with both unsupervised (hierarchical clustering) and supervised (orthogonal projections to latent structures discriminant analysis, OPLS-DA) statistics. These multivariate statistical tools allowed hazelnut samples to be discriminated, considering both 'cultivar type' and 'geographical origin'. Flavonoids (anthocyanins, flavanols and flavonols - VIP scores 1.34-1.49), phenolic acids (mainly hydroxycinnamics - VIP scores 1.35-1.55) together with cholesterol, ergosterol, and stigmasterol derivatives (VIP scores 1.34-1.49) were the best markers to discriminate samples according to geographical origin. CONCLUSIONS: This work illustrates the potential of untargeted profiling of phenolics and sterols based on UHPLC-ESI/QTOF mass spectrometry to discriminate hazelnut and support authenticity and origin. © 2019 Society of Chemical Industry.


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Corylus/química , Nozes/química , Extratos Vegetais/química , Chile , Cromatografia Líquida de Alta Pressão , Corylus/classificação , Corylus/metabolismo , Análise Discriminante , República da Geórgia , Itália , Espectrometria de Massas , Metabolômica , Análise Multivariada , Nozes/classificação , Nozes/metabolismo , Fenóis/química , Fenóis/metabolismo , Extratos Vegetais/metabolismo , Esteróis/química , Esteróis/metabolismo , Turquia
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Sci Total Environ ; 698: 134122, 2020 Jan 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31505349

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Carbon black nanoparticles (CBNPs) are core component of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in the atmosphere. It was reported that the particle in the atmosphere with smaller size and the larger the specific surface area are easier to reach the deep respiratory tract or even the alveoli through the respiratory barrier and cause lung injury. Therefore, it has been believed that ultrafine or nanometer particles with more toxic than those with larger particle sizes. Moreover, it was confirmed that CBNPs could induce inflammation, oxidative stress and changes in cell signaling and gene expression in mammalian cells and organs. However, the cytotoxicity mechanism of them has been uncertain so far. The aim of the present study was to explore the underlying mechanism of cytotoxicity induced by CBNPs on A549 cells. In the current research, the viabilities of A549 cells were detected by Cell Counting Kit-8 (CCK-8) assay. The further metabolomics studies were conducted to detect the cytotoxic effect of CBNPs on A549 cells with an IC50 value of 70 µg/mL for 48 h. Potential differential compounds were identified and quantified using a novel on-line acquisition method based on ultra-liquid chromatography quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry(UHPLC-Q-TOF/MS). The cytotoxicity mechanism of CBNPs on A549 cells was evaluated by multivariate data analysis and statistics. As a result, a total of 32 differential compounds were identified between CBNPs exposure and control groups. In addition, pathway analysis showed the metabolic changes were involved in the tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle, alanine, aspartate and glutamate metabolism, histidine metabolism and so on. It is also suggested that CBNPs may induce cytotoxicity by affecting the normal process of energy metabolism and disturbing several vital signaling pathways and finally induce cell apoptosis.


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Nanopartículas/toxicidade , Fuligem/toxicidade , Células A549 , Humanos , Inflamação , Lesão Pulmonar , Metabolômica , Análise Multivariada , Estresse Oxidativo , Material Particulado/toxicidade , Testes de Toxicidade
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Food Chem ; 305: 125512, 2020 Feb 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31610422

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This study represents the first attempt to combine mid infrared (MIR) spectroscopy and multivariate data processing for prediction of alcohol degree, sugars content and total acidity in straw wine. 302 Italian samples, representing different vintages, production regions and grape varieties, were analysed using FT-MIR spectroscopy and reference methods. New regression functions based on a combination of Orthogonal Signal Correction and Partial Least Squares regression are proposed for prediction of quality parameters: this approach allows overcoming the issue of matrix complexity, reducing spectral interferences and enhancing the information embodied in fingerprinting data. The models proposed are characterised by an excellent reliability, with low error in prediction (alcohol: 0.28%; sugars: 9.9 g/L; acidity: 0.29 g/L) comparable both to reference methods and table wine models. Results demonstrate that vibrational spectroscopy, combined with a proper multivariate data strategy, represents a suitable strategy for the quick and non-destructive assessment of quality parameters of straw wine.


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Qualidade dos Alimentos , Informática/métodos , Espectroscopia de Infravermelho com Transformada de Fourier , Vinho/análise , Análise dos Mínimos Quadrados , Análise Multivariada , Reprodutibilidade dos Testes , Vitis/química
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Rev Med Chil ; 147(5): 557-567, 2019 May.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31859887

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BACKGROUND: Breast cancer (BC) is the most common malignancy in women. AIM: To assess the impact of HER2 status on axillary lymph node (ALN) involvement in patients with invasive ductal carcinoma of no special type (IDC-NST) both at diagnosis and during the 4-year postoperative period. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We retrospectively included 375 women with an early clinical stage of non-luminal IDC-NST who between 2007 and 2013 underwent breast surgery at a clinical hospital. They were divided into phenotype-based groups: HR+HER2-, HR+HER2+, HR-HER2+ and HR-HER2-. Only patients with sentinel lymph node (SLN) macrometastases underwent ALN dissection. If > 3 ALNs were positive, radiotherapy was delivered. All patients were treated with chemotherapy, HER2+ BC patients received trastuzumab, and hormone receptor (HR)-positive BC patients received hormonal therapy. RESULTS: Larger tumor size, higher grade, HR+, HER2+ status, and lymphovascular invasion (LVI) were predictive for ALN metastases at diagnosis. The poorest overall, disease-free, and distant recurrence-free survival (OS, DFS, DRFS) were found in the HR-HER2- group, while the poorest locoregional recurrence-free survival (LRFS) was observed in HR-HER2+ and HR-HER2- groups. HER2 status was not predictor of survival. CONCLUSIONS: HER2+ status was predictive for ALN involvement at diagnosis but had no effect on 4-year LRFS in these patients.


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Neoplasias da Mama/patologia , Carcinoma Ductal de Mama/patologia , Receptor ErbB-2/análise , Linfonodo Sentinela/patologia , Adulto , Idoso , Axila , Neoplasias da Mama/mortalidade , Carcinoma Ductal de Mama/mortalidade , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Antígeno Ki-67/análise , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Gradação de Tumores , Invasividade Neoplásica , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Estudos Retrospectivos , Estatísticas não Paramétricas , Fatores de Tempo , Carga Tumoral
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(51): e18036, 2019 Dec.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31860954

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Cullin 4A (CUL4A) is a protein of E3 ubiquitin ligase with many cellular processes. CUL4A could regulate cell cycle, development, apoptosis, and genome instability. This study aimed to analyze the expression of CUL4A in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) tissues and the associations of CUL4A expression with prognostic significance. A total of 115 NPC patients were collected to assess the protein expression of CUL4A by immunohistochemistry, so as to analyze the relationships between CUL4A expression and clinicopathological and prognostic parameters. All patients were followed-up until death or 5 years. The results showed that high expression of CUL4A was significantly associated with larger primary tumor size (P = .026), higher nodal status (P = .013), more distant metastasis (P = .020), and higher TNM stage (P = .005). Kaplan-Meier curves showed that patients with higher CUL4A expression had significantly shorter overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival (PFS) (both P < .001). In multivariate Cox analysis, CUL4A is an independent prognostic factor for OS (P = .016; hazard ratio [HR] = 2.770, 95% CI: 1.208-6.351) and PFS (P = .022; HR = 2.311, 95% CI: 1.126-4.743). In conclusion, high expression of CUL4A was associated with advanced disease status of NPC, and might serve as an independent prognostic factor.


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Proteínas Culina/genética , Carcinoma Nasofaríngeo/genética , Carcinoma Nasofaríngeo/mortalidade , Neoplasias Nasofaríngeas/genética , Neoplasias Nasofaríngeas/mortalidade , Adulto , Idoso , China , Estudos de Coortes , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Feminino , Regulação Neoplásica da Expressão Gênica , Hospitais Universitários , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Carcinoma Nasofaríngeo/patologia , Carcinoma Nasofaríngeo/radioterapia , Neoplasias Nasofaríngeas/patologia , Neoplasias Nasofaríngeas/radioterapia , Invasividade Neoplásica/patologia , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Prognóstico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Estudos Retrospectivos , Medição de Risco , Análise de Sobrevida
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J Surg Oncol ; 120(8): 1318-1326, 2019 Dec.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31701535

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BACKGROUND: While better outcomes at high-volume surgical centers have driven regionalization of complex surgical care, access to high-volume centers often requires travel over longer distances. We sought to evaluate travel patterns of patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for pancreatic cancer to assess willingness of patients to travel for surgical care. METHODS: The California Office of Statewide Health Planning database was used to identify patients who underwent PD between 2005 and 2016. Total distance traveled, as well as whether a patient bypassed the nearest hospital that performed PD to get to a higher-volume center was assessed. Multivariate analyses were used to identify factors associated with bypassing a local hospital for a higher-volume center. RESULTS: Among 23 014 patients who underwent PD, individuals traveled a median distance of 18.0 miles to get to a hospital that performed PD. The overwhelming majority (84%) of patients bypassed the nearest providing hospital and traveled a median additional 16.6 miles to their destination hospital. Among patients who bypassed the nearest hospital, 13,269 (68.6%) did so for a high-volume destination hospital. Specifically, average annual PD volume at the nearest "bypassed" vs final destination hospital was 29.6 vs 56 cases, respectively. Outcomes at bypassed vs destination hospitals varied (incidence of complications: 39.2% vs 32.4%; failure-to-rescue: 14.5% vs 9.1%). PD at a high-volume center was associated with lower mortality (OR = 0.46 95% CI, 0.22-0.95). High-volume PD ( > 20 cases) was predictive of hospital bypass (OR = 3.8 95% CI, 3.3-4.4). Among patients who had surgery at a low-volume center, nearly 20% bypassed a high-volume hospital in route. Furthermore, among patients who did not bypass a high-volume hospital, one-third would have needed to travel only an additional 30 miles or less to reach the nearest high-volume hospital. CONCLUSION: Most patients undergoing PD bypassed the nearest providing hospital to seek care at a higher-volume hospital. While these data reflect increased regionalization of complex surgical care, nearly 1 in 5 patients still underwent PD at a low-volume center.


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Comportamento de Escolha , Hospitais com Alto Volume de Atendimentos , Pancreaticoduodenectomia/estatística & dados numéricos , Viagem , Centros Médicos Acadêmicos , Idoso , California/epidemiologia , Feminino , Acesso aos Serviços de Saúde , Número de Leitos em Hospital , Humanos , Tempo de Internação/estatística & dados numéricos , Masculino , Análise Multivariada , Recursos Humanos de Enfermagem no Hospital/estatística & dados numéricos , Salas Cirúrgicas/estatística & dados numéricos
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Zhonghua Gan Zang Bing Za Zhi ; 27(10): 754-759, 2019 Oct 20.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31734988

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Objective: To explore the relationship between liver controlled attenuation parameters (CAP) and body fat mass and its distribution. Methods: From May to December 2018, 978 adult patients visited at the fatty liver center of the Third People's Hospital of Changzhou were treated. The patient's liver controlled attenuation parameters were measured by transient elastography and the body fat mass and its distribution were measured by bioelectrical impedance technology. Pearson's correlation coefficient was adopted to describe the correlation between liver CAP value and body mass index (BMI), body fat mass index (BFMI), trunk fat mass index (TFMI), limbs fat mass index (LFMI) and visceral fat area (VFA). Receiver operating characteristic curve (ROC) and area under the curve (AUC) were used to evaluate BMI, BFMI, TFMI, LFMI and VFA to differentiate the cut-off points and efficacy of CAP for diagnosing grading of fatty liver changes in S0-1 and S2-3. Results: In 653 cases of male, S0 ~ S3 accounted for 4.90%, 3.37%, 22.36% and 69.37%, respectively, and in 325 cases of females, S0 ~ S3 accounted for 7.38%, 6.46%, 13.23% and 72.92%, respectively. Female patients had more visceral, trunk and limbs fat than male (P < 0.01). Body mass, body fat mass, body fat percentage, BMI, BFMI, TFMI, LFMI, and VFA were increased in male and female patients with increasing liver fat grade (P < 0.01). CAP values ​​of male and female patients were positively correlated with BMI, BFMI, TFMI, LFMI and VFA. Percentage of body fat mass increased with increasing liver fat grade (male: F = 13.42, P < 0.001; female: F = 3.22, P = 0.023); while limb fat mass percentage did not increase with liver fat grade (Male: F = 1.13, P = 0.34; female: F = 1.05, P = 0.37). Hepatic steatosis grading (S0 ~ 1 or S2 ~ 3) diagnosed with CAP were distinguished through BMI, BFMI, TFMI, LFMI and VFA. AUC was 0.80 ~ 0.82 in males (P < 0.01), and 0.75 ~ 0.78 in females (P < 0.01). Conclusion: The liver CAP value is positively correlated with the body's limbs, trunk and visceral fat, and has a strong correlation with trunk and visceral fat. BMI, BFMI, TFMI, LFMI and VFA up to some extent can identify the CAP diagnosis of grading of fatty liver changes in S0-1 and S2-3.


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Adiposidade , Técnicas de Imagem por Elasticidade , Fígado Gorduroso/diagnóstico por imagem , Tecido Adiposo , Adulto , Biópsia , Índice de Massa Corporal , Feminino , Humanos , Fígado/diagnóstico por imagem , Masculino , Análise Multivariada , Curva ROC
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Anticancer Res ; 39(11): 6339-6346, 2019 Nov.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31704865

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BACKGROUND/AIM: To evaluate the chronological changes in health-related quality of life and treatment satisfaction after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 196 patients were included, and treatment satisfaction was evaluated using the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite (EPIC) score before and at 1, 3, 6, and 12 months after RARP. RESULTS: At 12 months after RARP, 64.8% of patients were satisfied. On the contrary, 4.6% of patients were dissatisfied at 12 months after RARP. In a multivariate analysis, only urinary bother of EPIC was significantly associated with satisfaction at 12 months after RARP (p=0.025, odds ratio=1.029). CONCLUSION: Treatment satisfaction with RARP was generally acceptable from 1 to 12 months after surgery and did not change over time. Urinary bother was associated with satisfaction at 12 months after RARP. Compared with the objective 24-hour pad test, questionnaires answered subjectively were more associated with satisfaction.


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Satisfação do Paciente/estatística & dados numéricos , Prostatectomia/psicologia , Qualidade de Vida , Procedimentos Cirúrgicos Robóticos/psicologia , Idoso , Disfunção Erétil/etiologia , Disfunção Erétil/psicologia , Inquéritos Epidemiológicos , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/etiologia , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/psicologia , Antígeno Prostático Específico/sangue , Prostatectomia/efeitos adversos , Prostatectomia/métodos , Procedimentos Cirúrgicos Robóticos/efeitos adversos , Terapia de Salvação/métodos , Estatísticas não Paramétricas , Fatores de Tempo , Resultado do Tratamento , Incontinência Urinária/etiologia , Incontinência Urinária/psicologia
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Anticancer Res ; 39(11): 6359-6363, 2019 Nov.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31704868

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BACKGROUND/AIM: To analyze whether demographic and facility type characteristics cause inequality in the type of biopsy performed in patients with cutaneous melanoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The skin cancer National Cancer Database was assessed. Men and women of all ages with cutaneous melanoma in situ and malignant melanoma at any stage of the disease were included. Patients were selected who underwent one of the following biopsy types: excisional, punch, shave, or incisional. Bivariate and multivariate analyses were performed. RESULTS: We found that the likelihood of undergoing an excisional biopsy decreased in patients who were: Hispanic [odds ratio (OR)=0.63, confidence interval (CI)=0.55-0.71], non-White (OR=0.66, CI=0.58-0.76), older than 80 years (OR=0.77, CI=0.72-0.87), or in Comprehensive Community Cancer Programs (OR=0.33, CI=0.31-0.36), Community Cancer Programs (OR=0.52, CI=0.50-0.54) and Integrated Network Cancer Programs (OR=0.58, CI=0.55-0.61). CONCLUSION: Our study results demonstrate disparities in biopsy type in the treatment of melanoma.


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Biópsia/métodos , Disparidades em Assistência à Saúde , Melanoma/patologia , Neoplasias Cutâneas/patologia , Padrão de Cuidado , Fatores Etários , Biópsia/normas , Grupos de Populações Continentais , Grupos Étnicos , Feminino , Disparidades em Assistência à Saúde/etnologia , Hispano-Americanos , Humanos , Cobertura do Seguro/estatística & dados numéricos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Análise de Regressão , Características de Residência , Fatores Sexuais , Fatores Socioeconômicos
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J Surg Oncol ; 120(8): 1302-1310, 2019 Dec.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31680243

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BACKGROUND: The current study sought to investigate the impact of tumor size and total number of LN examined (TNLE) on the incidence of lymph node metastasis (LNM) among patients with duodenal neuroendocrine tumor (dNET). METHODS: Patients who underwent curative resection for dNETs between 1997-2016 were identified from 8 high-volume US centers. Risk factors associated with overall survival and LNM were identified and the optimal cut-off of TNLE relative to LNM was determined. RESULTS: Among 162 patients who underwent resection of dNETs, median patient age was 59 (interquartile range [IQR], 51-68) years and median tumor size was 1.2 cm (IQR, 0.7-2.0 cm); a total of 101 (62.3%) patients underwent a concomitant LND at the time of surgery. Utilization of lymphadenectomy (LND) increased relative to tumor size (≤1 cm:52.2% vs 1-2 cm:61.4% vs >2 cm:93.8%; P < .05). Similarly, the incidence of LNM increased with dNET size (≤1 cm: 40.0% vs 1-2 cm:65.7% vs >2 cm:80.0%; P < .05). TNLE ≥ 8 had the highest discriminatory power relative to the incidence of LNM (area under the curve = 0.676). On multivariable analysis, while LNM was not associated with prognosis (hazard ratio [HR] = 0.9; 95% confidence intervals [95%CI], 0.4-2.3), G2/G3 tumor grade was (HR = 1.5; 95%CI, 1.0-2.1). CONCLUSIONS: While the incidence of LNM directly correlated with tumor size, patients with dNETs ≤ 1 cm had a 40% incidence of LNM. Regional lymphadenectomy of a least 8 LN was needed to stage patients accurately.


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Neoplasias Duodenais/patologia , Excisão de Linfonodo , Tumores Neuroendócrinos/patologia , Idoso , Neoplasias Duodenais/mortalidade , Neoplasias Duodenais/cirurgia , Endoscopia do Sistema Digestório , Feminino , Humanos , Laparoscopia , Metástase Linfática , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Tumores Neuroendócrinos/mortalidade , Tumores Neuroendócrinos/cirurgia , Prognóstico , Carga Tumoral
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(44): e17736, 2019 Nov.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31689819

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To explore associated risk factors and their interactions with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) among the elderly with prediabetes in rural areas in China.A nested case-control study was conducted in a fixed cohort to identify the risk factors for T2DM among the elderly with prediabetes in rural areas of Yiyang City in China. A total of 37 elderly with T2DM were included in the cases group and 111 elderly subjects with prediabetes were matched in the control group. Data related to sociodemographic characteristics, lifestyle behavior, and anthropometric variables were collected by trained staff using standard tools. The risk factors for T2DM were determined using conditional logistic regression analysis, and their additive interactions were also explored.Multivariable conditional logistic regression analysis results showed that overweight/obesity (odds ratio [OR] = 4.80, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.20-12.28), family history of diabetes (OR = 3.63, 95% CI: 1.03-12.81), physically inactive (OR = 3.08, 95% CI: 1.14-8.30), high waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) (OR = 3.15, 95% CI: 1.27-7.80), and inadequate diabetes-specific health literacy (DSHL) (OR = 3.92, 95% CI: 1.14-13.48) increased the risk for T2DM. Additive interactions for T2DM were observed between a family history of diabetes and high WHR with a relative excess risk of interaction (RERI) of 10.02 (95% CI: 4.25, 15.78), and between high WHR and overweight or obesity, with an RERI of 3.90 (95% CI: 0.36, 7.44).The independent risk factors for T2DM are overweight or obesity, high WHR, family history of diabetes, physically inactive, and inadequate DSHL. High WHR as a risk factor for T2DM has additive interactions with family history of diabetes and overweight or obesity.


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Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/etiologia , Estado Pré-Diabético/etiologia , População Rural/estatística & dados numéricos , Idoso , Antropometria , Estudos de Casos e Controles , China/epidemiologia , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/epidemiologia , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/fisiopatologia , Exercício , Feminino , Humanos , Modelos Logísticos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Estado Pré-Diabético/epidemiologia , Estado Pré-Diabético/fisiopatologia , Risco , Fatores de Risco , Comportamento Sedentário , Relação Cintura-Quadril
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