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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(40): e17370, 2019 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31577739

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The aims of this study were to explore the expression of hypoxia inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α) and c-myc protein in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) and its clinical prognostic significance, and to establish a prediction model for postoperative survival of TNBC based on nomogram.A total of 87 patients with TNBC at the Department of Breast Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University from January 2012 to December 2015 were enrolled in this study. Immunohistochemistry was performed to detect the expression of HIF-1α and c-myc protein in breast cancer tissues. Cox regression analyses were performed to explore the correlation between HIF-1α/c-myc expression and clinical pathological parameters as well as prognosis. Receiver-operating characteristic curve was generated for cox multivariate analysis. A nomogram was generated based on the cox multivariate analysis, and a calibration curve was prepared for the nomogram to evaluate the consistency between the predicted probability of the nomogram and the actual observed probability. The stability of nomogram model was validated with an external cohort including 39 TNBC patients.The positive expression rates of HIF-1α and c-myc protein in breast cancer tissues were 41.4% (36/87) and 55.2% (48/87), respectively. HIF-1α expression was significantly correlated with age, tumor diameter, histological grade, lymph node status, and tumor TNM stage; c-myc expression was significantly associated with tumor diameter, histological grade, lymph node status, and tumor TNM stage. Cox univariate and multivariate analyses showed that HIF-1α and c-myc protein expression, histological grade, lymph node status, and tumor TNM stage were the independent risk factors for postoperative survival in TNBC patients. The AUC of prediction model was 0.843 (0.809-0.887). The nomogram could predict the probability of 3-year disease-free survival according to each patient's condition. The calibration curve displayed good agreement of the predicted probability with the actual observed probability, indicating that the nomogram model had great value of prediction. The external validation indicated the prediction model had good stability.HIF-1α-positive expression, c-myc positive expression, histological grade III, lymph node positive, and TNM stage III tumors suggested that TNBC patients had a poor prognosis. This prediction model can be used to predict postoperative survival of TNBC.


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Genes myc/fisiologia , Subunidade alfa do Fator 1 Induzível por Hipóxia/biossíntese , Neoplasias de Mama Triplo Negativas/mortalidade , Neoplasias de Mama Triplo Negativas/patologia , Adulto , Fatores Etários , Biomarcadores Tumorais , Feminino , Humanos , Metástase Linfática , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Prognóstico , Neoplasias de Mama Triplo Negativas/cirurgia , Carga Tumoral
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(42): e17627, 2019 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31626145

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Adjuvant radiation therapy (ART) is recommended without consideration of radical prostatectomy Gleason score (RP GS) for cases with adverse features. We compared the outcomes of pathologically localized high-grade (GS 8-10) prostate cancer (PC) with those of pT3 GS 7 PC.A total of 1585 men who underwent RP between 1995 and 2015 comprised the cohort, which was divided into group 1 (RP GS 7(3 + 4) and pT3; n = 760), group 2 (RP GS 7(4 + 3) and pT3; n = 565), and group 3 (RP GS 8-10 and pT2; n = 260). Biochemical recurrence (BCR), all-cause mortality (ACM), and PC-specific mortality (PCSM) risk were compared among groups using Cox regression and competing risk analysis.At a median follow-up of 58 months (interquartile range: 37-85), 721 men experienced BCR and 84 died (22 due to PC). BCR-free survival rates were lower in group 3 than in group 1 (P < .001); nevertheless, no difference was observed between groups 2 and 3 (P = .638). Furthermore, no difference in ACM was noted among groups. PCSM rates were higher in group 3 than in groups 1 and 2 (P = .001 and P = .005, respectively). This association persisted in multivariate models after adjustment for clinicopathological variables.Patients with RP GS 8-10 and pT2 PC had higher BCR and PCSM rates than those with RP GS 7 and pT3 PC. Localized high-grade PC should be considered in decision-making for ART.


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Gradação de Tumores/métodos , Próstata/patologia , Prostatectomia/métodos , Neoplasias da Próstata/diagnóstico , Idoso , Causas de Morte/tendências , Seguimentos , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Prognóstico , Próstata/cirurgia , Neoplasias da Próstata/mortalidade , Neoplasias da Próstata/cirurgia , República da Coreia/epidemiologia , Estudos Retrospectivos , Taxa de Sobrevida/tendências
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JAMA ; 322(16): 1570-1579, 2019 10 22.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31638680

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Importance: The World Health Organization recommends cryotherapy or loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) for histologically confirmed cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 2 or higher regardless of HIV status. Cryotherapy is more feasible in resource-limited settings but may be less effective for women living with HIV. Objective: To evaluate whether cryotherapy or LEEP is a more effective treatment for high-grade cervical lesions among women with HIV. Design, Setting, and Participants: Single-center randomized trial conducted among women with HIV and CIN grade 2 or 3. From June 2011 to September 2016, women with HIV in Kenya underwent cervical screening with Papanicolaou testing and confirmatory biopsy. The final date on which a study procedure was administered was September 7, 2016. Interventions: Women with HIV infection and CIN grade 2 or 3 were randomized 1:1 to receive cryotherapy (n = 200) or LEEP (n = 200) and were followed up every 6 months for 24 months with a Papanicolaou test and confirmatory biopsy. Main Outcome and Measures: The primary outcome was disease recurrence, defined as CIN grade 2 or higher on cervical biopsy, during the 24-month follow-up period. Results: Among 400 women who were randomized (median age, 37.4 [interquartile range, 31.9-43.8] years), 339 (85%) completed the trial. Over 2 years, 60 women (30%) randomized to cryotherapy had recurrent CIN grade 2 or higher vs 37 (19%) in the LEEP group (relative risk, 1.71 [95% CI, 1.12-2.65]; risk difference, 7.9% [95% CI, 1.9%-14.0%]; P = .01). Adverse events occurred in 40 women (45 events, including change in pathology and death due to other causes) in the cryotherapy group and in 30 women (38 events, including change in pathology and unrelated gynecological complications) in the LEEP group. Conclusions and Relevance: In this single-center study of women with HIV infection and CIN grade 2 or 3, treatment with LEEP compared with cryotherapy resulted in a significantly lower rate of cervical neoplasia recurrence over 24 months. Cost-effectiveness analysis is necessary to determine whether the additional benefit of LEEP represents an efficient use of the additional resources that would be required. Trial Registration: ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01298596.


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Neoplasia Intraepitelial Cervical/cirurgia , Criocirurgia , Eletrocirurgia , Infecções por HIV/complicações , Neoplasias do Colo do Útero/cirurgia , Adolescente , Adulto , Contagem de Linfócito CD4 , Neoplasia Intraepitelial Cervical/complicações , Neoplasia Intraepitelial Cervical/patologia , Colposcopia , Feminino , Humanos , Incidência , Análise de Intenção de Tratamento , Quênia , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia/epidemiologia , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia/prevenção & controle , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Neoplasias do Colo do Útero/complicações , Neoplasias do Colo do Útero/patologia , Adulto Jovem
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(39): e17197, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31574827

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Controversies exist between the previous two prognostic nomograms for patients with bone metastatic prostate cancer (PCa), and a nomogram applied to western patients has yet to be established. Thus, we aimed to build a reliable and generic nomogram to individualize prognosis.The independent prognostic factors were identified in a retrospective study of 1556 patients with bone metastatic PCa registered in the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database. Besides, the prognostic nomogram was developed using R software according to the result of multivariable Cox regression analysis. Then, the discriminative ability of the nomogram was assessed by analyses of receiver operating characteristic curves (ROC curves). We also performed 1-, 2-, and 3-year calibrations of the nomogram by comparing the predicted survival to the observed survival. Furthermore, the model was externally validated using the data of 711 patients diagnosed at different times enrolled in the SEER database.Age ≥70 years, Gleason score ≥8, PSA value of 201 to 900 ng/ml, stage T4, stage N1, with liver metastases, and Asian/Pacific ethnicity were identified as independent prognostic factors. In the primary cohort, 1-, 2-, and 3-year area under the ROC curve (AUC) of the nomogram for predicting cancer-specific survival (CSS) were 0.71, 0.70, and 0.70, respectively. Besides 1-, 2-, and 3-year AUC were 0.70, 0.68, and 0.69, respectively, in the external validation cohort. Moreover, calibration curves presented perfect agreements between the nomogram-predicted and actual 1-, 2-, and 3-year CSS rate in both the primary and external validation cohorts. In other words, our nomogram has great predictive accuracy and reliability in predicting 1-, 2-, and 3-year CSS for patients with bone metastatic prostate cancer.This study established and validated a prognostic nomogram applied to not only Asian patients but western patients with bone metastatic PCa, which will be useful for patients' counseling and clinical trial designing.


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Neoplasias Ósseas/mortalidade , Nomogramas , Neoplasias da Próstata/mortalidade , Medição de Risco/normas , Idoso , Neoplasias Ósseas/patologia , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Próstata/patologia , Neoplasias da Próstata/secundário , Curva ROC , Reprodutibilidade dos Testes , Estudos Retrospectivos , Programa de SEER , Taxa de Sobrevida
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(40): e17310, 2019 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31577724

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BACKGROUND: Increasing evidence has revealed that plasma fibrinogen may serve as a prognostic indicator in multiple malignancies. However, there have been some conflicting findings on the prognostic value of plasma fibrinogen in gastric cancer (GC). We conducted a meta-analysis to explore the correlation between plasma fibrinogen and clinic outcome in GC. METHODS: A comprehensive literature search was conducted using the Embase, the Web of Science, the Cochrane library, and PubMed databases. Combined hazard ratios (HRs) and odds ratios (ORs) with 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were used to investigate the impact of elevated plasma fibrinogen on the prognosis and clinicopathological features of patients with GC. RESULTS: A total of 11 studies involving 8315 patients were selected for this meta-analysis. The pooled results suggested that elevated plasma fibrinogen in GC patients was related to worse overall survival (OS) (HR = 1.57, 95% CI: 1.36-1.81, P < .001) and recurrence-free survival (RFS) (HR = 2.54; 95% CI: 1.19-5.41, P = .016). Additionally, a high level of fibrinogen was closely correlated with advanced tumor stage (OR = 2.14, 95% CI: 1.83-2.50, P < .001), lymph node metastasis (OR = 1.81, 95% CI: 1.56-2.11, P < .001), distant metastasis (OR = 1.48, 95% CI: 1.12-1.94, P = .005), deeper tumor invasion (OR = 2.25, 95% CI: 1.47-3.45, P < .001) and high carcinoembryonic antigen (OR = 1.41, 95% CI: 1.18-1.68, P < .001). However, there was no significant association between plasma fibrinogen and the differentiation grade (OR = 1.00, 95% CI: 0.86-1.17, P = .967). The Egger regression test indicated evidence of publication bias for OS. CONCLUSION: Elevated plasma fibrinogen could be a potential predictor for worse OS and RFS in GC patients and a significant risk factor associated with aggressive clinical features.


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Fibrinogênio/análise , Neoplasias Gástricas/mortalidade , Neoplasias Gástricas/patologia , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Biomarcadores Tumorais , Antígeno Carcinoembrionário/sangue , Feminino , Humanos , Metástase Linfática , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Invasividade Neoplásica , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia , Prognóstico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(40): e17332, 2019 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31577727

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To predict the survival of appendiceal mucinous adenocarcinoma (AMA) by prognostic nomogram.A total of 3234 patients with AMA were collected from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database from 1973 to 2015. Univariate and multivariate Cox proportional hazards (PH) regression analyses were used to generate independent prognostic factors. These variables were included in the nomogram to predict overall survival (OS) and disease-specific survival (DSS) at 1-, 3-, and 5- years. These data are validated both internally and externally. The consistency index (C-index) and calibration chart were used to estimate the accuracy of the nomogram.The study cohort was randomly divided into the training (n = 2155) and validation group (n = 1799). According to univariate and multivariate analyses, age at diagnosis, marital status, sex, histological differentiation, SEER extent of disease, number of local lymph nodes examined, whether they were positive, and surgical methods were independent prognostic factors for OS and DSS. These factors were incorporated into the nomogram. Internal validation in the training cohort showed that the C-index values for nomogram predictions of OS and DSS were 0.73 (95% CI 0.70-0.76) and 0.77 (95% CI 0.73-0.81), respectively. Similarly, the corresponding C-index values in the external validation cohort were 0.76 (95% CI 0.70-0.81) and 0.75 (95% CI 0.71-0.80). The Calibration plots revealed that the actual survival and nomogram prediction had a good consistency.Build a nomogram in the SEER database to predict OS and DSS in patients with AMA. It can provide accurate and personalised survival prediction for clinicians and patients.


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Adenocarcinoma Mucinoso/mortalidade , Adenocarcinoma Mucinoso/patologia , Neoplasias do Apêndice/mortalidade , Neoplasias do Apêndice/patologia , Nomogramas , Adulto , Fatores Etários , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Humanos , Metástase Linfática , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Prognóstico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Programa de SEER , Fatores Sexuais , Fatores Socioeconômicos , Análise de Sobrevida
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(40): e17367, 2019 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31577736

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There has been a steady increase in the incidence of signet ring cell (SRC) carcinoma, a distinct histological type with cells containing abundant intracytoplasmic mucin. We aimed to analyze the clinicopathological characteristics and prognostic value of patients with SRC gastric cancer (GC) who underwent gastrectomy.Clinical data of 10,312 GC patients who underwent D2 radical gastrectomy were obtained from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database and were retrospectively analyzed. X-tile plots were constructed to illustrate the optimal cut-off points using the minimum P-value from the log-rank Chi-squared test. The Kaplan-Meier method was used for the analysis of the overall cumulative probability of survival. Their differences were evaluated using the log-rank test. The Cox multiple factors analysis was performed using the logistic regression method.In total, 946 (9.17%) SRC GC patients with pT1a-4bN0-3bM0 stage cancer were recruited. The optimal cut-off point for size was 49 mm. The 3-year overall survival (OS) rates of the SRC GC, large-size, and small-size groups were 35.89%, 30.63%, and 44.96%, respectively (P < .05). Cox multivariate analysis showed that tumor size (odds ratio [OR] = 2.032), T3 category (OR = 1.324), T4a category (OR = 1.945), and T4b category (OR = 2.163) were independent hazard prognostic factors.SRC GC has a distinct biological behavior, presents as a large-sized tumor (≥49 mm), and is associated with worse outcomes. SRC GC patients have 2.032 times risk of mortality. SRC patients with larger tumors are at higher risk for infiltrative growth, lymph node metastasis, and distant metastasis.


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Carcinoma de Células em Anel de Sinete/mortalidade , Carcinoma de Células em Anel de Sinete/patologia , Neoplasias Gástricas/mortalidade , Neoplasias Gástricas/patologia , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Feminino , Gastrectomia , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Invasividade Neoplásica/patologia , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Prognóstico , Estudos Retrospectivos , Fatores de Risco , Programa de SEER , Carga Tumoral
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Braz Oral Res ; 33: e085, 2019 Aug 29.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31483051

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the immunoexpression of human leukocyte antigen-DR (HLA-DR) in actinic cheilitis (AC) and lower lip squamous cell carcinoma (LLSCC), and to correlate the findings with clinical (tumor size/extent, regional lymph node metastasis, and clinical stage) and histopathological (grade of epithelial dysplasia and inflammatory infiltrate for AC and histopathological grade of malignancy for LLSCC) parameters. Twenty-four AC and 48 LLSCC cases (24 with regional nodal metastasis and 24 without regional nodal metastasis) were selected. The scores of immunopositive cells for HLA-DR in the epithelial component of the lesions were assessed and the results were analyzed statistically using the nonparametric Mann-Whitney test. Epithelial expression of HLA-DR was observed in only five (20.8%) cases of AC (two low-grade and three high-grade lesions), with a very low median score of immunopositivity. By contrast, expression of HLA-DR was found in most LLSCC (97.9%), with a relatively high median score of positive cells. The score of HLA-DR-positive cells tended to be higher in tumors with regional lymph node metastasis, tumors in advanced clinical stages, and low-grade tumors, but the difference was not statistically significant (p > 0.05). In addition, there was a tendency towards higher expression of HLA-DR in highly/moderately keratinized tumors, and tumors with little/moderate nuclear pleomorphism (p > 0.05). The results suggest a potential role of HLA-DR in lip carcinogenesis, particularly in the development and progression of LLSCC. The expression of this protein can be related to the degree of cell differentiation in these tumors.


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Queilite/imunologia , Antígenos HLA-DR/imunologia , Neoplasias Labiais/imunologia , Carcinoma de Células Escamosas de Cabeça e Pescoço/imunologia , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Carcinogênese/imunologia , Queilite/patologia , Feminino , Humanos , Inflamação/patologia , Neoplasias Labiais/patologia , Neoplasias Labiais/secundário , Metástase Linfática/patologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Carcinoma de Células Escamosas de Cabeça e Pescoço/patologia , Carcinoma de Células Escamosas de Cabeça e Pescoço/secundário
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J Appl Oral Sci ; 27: e20180348, 2019 Sep 09.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31508790

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SOX2 is a transcription factor related to the maintenance of stem cells in a pluripotent state. Podoplanin is a type of transmembrane sialoglycoprotein, which plays an important role in tumor progression and metastasis. This study aims to determine association of SOX2 and podoplanin expression in the progression of oral squamous cell carcinomas and to elucidate the association between two proteins. Label="METHODOLOGY">The immunohistochemical expression of SOX2 and podoplanin were evaluated in 60 cases of primary oral squamous cell carcinomas. The correlation between the SOX2 and podoplanin expression and the clinicopathological features of the tumors and the patient outcomes were assessed. RESULTS The expression of SOX2 was seen in 38/60 (63%) of the cases and the expression for podoplanin was seen in 45/60 (75%) cases. There was a significant inverse correlation between the expression of SOX2 and podoplanin with the tumor grade (p=0.002 and p=0.017, respectively). There was a high expression of SOX2 in 9/13 cases that presented with disease free survival. Survival analysis showed that a high expression of SOX2 correlated positively (p=0.043) with the disease-free survival. There was a significant positive association between the pattern of SOX2 and podoplanin expression (p=0.002). CONCLUSION A high expression of SOX2 was associated with better disease-free survival. The expression of podoplanin was associated with the degree of differentiation of the tumors. Analysis of these biomarkers can aid in the prognosis and treatment of oral squamous cell carcinomas.


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Carcinoma de Células Escamosas/patologia , Glicoproteínas de Membrana/análise , Neoplasias Bucais/patologia , Fatores de Transcrição SOXB1/análise , Adulto , Idoso , Biomarcadores Tumorais/análise , Progressão da Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Imuno-Histoquímica , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Valores de Referência , Estatísticas não Paramétricas , Fatores de Tempo
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Pol J Pathol ; 70(2): 91-99, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31556559

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Currently, breast cancer chemotherapy response can be predicted based on various parameters, with common reporting of tumour grade and Ki67 proliferation index. We analysed their association with pathological complete response (pCR) in a multivariate approach. The study was carried out in a group of 353 patients, treated by preoperative chemotherapy and prospectively observed. In selected patients, parallel to routing core needle biopsy assessment, gene expression profile of tumour was analysed by oligonucleotide microarrays. Tumour parameters associated with pCR in univariate analysis were: tumour grade, nuclear grade, mitotic index, Ki67, oestrogen and progesterone receptor (all p < 0.0001), and triple-negative status (p = 0.0032). The highest increase of pCR chance was observed in patients with high-grade tumours and with Ki67 ≥ 20%. In multivariate analysis, only tumour grade and oestrogen receptor status were predictive for pCR independently of other variables, with high grade increasing the odds of pCR 2.42 fold, and high ER decreasing the chance of pCR 0.41 fold. Tumour grading reflects important biological features of breast cancer and is not inferior to proliferation markers, including Ki67. It should be taken into account in decision-making for preoperative chemotherapy in parallel to breast cancer biologic subtypes, because grade 3 tumours exhibit a higher proportion of pCR.


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Neoplasias da Mama/diagnóstico , Neoplasias da Mama/tratamento farmacológico , Terapia Neoadjuvante , Gradação de Tumores , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica , Neoplasias da Mama/cirurgia , Feminino , Humanos , Antígeno Ki-67/metabolismo , Estudos Prospectivos , Receptores Estrogênicos/metabolismo , Receptores de Progesterona/metabolismo , Resultado do Tratamento
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Pol J Pathol ; 70(2): 100-108, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31556560

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The most recent classification of the lung cancer expanded the diagnostic criteria of its histological subtypes and included its immunophenotypic profile. We performed the study to compare the reliability of selected markers in high-grade non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) in the oligobiopsies with the matched postoperative samples. We evaluated expression of p40, p63, TTF1, cytokeratin 5/6, cytokeratin 7, napsin A, desmoglein 3, desmocollin 3 and mucin secretion as detected by mucicarmine staining. The study cohort included 123 cases of poorly-differentiated NSCLC. The tissue oligobiopsy material was available in 38 cases. Tissue microarrays (TMAs) from all postoperative cases were constructed. Comparing the immunophenotype between postsurgical samples and oligobiopsies we found an almost perfect agreement for most of performed IHC reactions. The highest concordance of results was found for desmoglein 3, CK7, and p40, whereas the lowest - for desmocollin 3. Immunoprofile of the oligobiopsies corresponded well to that in the resection specimens. The most useful markers in poorly differentiated ADs are: TTF1 and napsin A, and for non-keratinizing SCCs: p40, p63, CK5/6 and desmoglein 3.


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Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Biomarcadores Tumorais/genética , Biópsia , Humanos , Gradação de Tumores , Fenótipo , Reprodutibilidade dos Testes
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Pol J Pathol ; 70(2): 127-133, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31556563

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We tested the association between HOXB13 G84E (rs138213197) germline mutation and PC risk in Polish men. DNA from 103 consecutive, newly diagnosed patients hospitalised because of PC and DNA from 103 men: volunteers, healthy at the time of the study. The G84E mutation was genotyped using Sanger sequencing. The HOXB13 G84E germline mutation was detected in 2.9% of PC men (3/103) and not detected in any healthy man. Two mutation carriers originated from two of 25 families fulfilling hereditary prostate cancer criteria (HPC) and one mutation carrier from one family among 78 families without HPC (PC frequency: 8% vs. 1.3%, OR = 6.70, p = 0.13). In two of three mutation carriers, disease was detected above 60 years of age. There was a trend for a lower probability of 5-year survival in patients with G84E than in patients without it (66.7% vs. 94.0%, p = 0.08). The HOXB13 G84E germline mutation is associated with increased prostate cancer risk in Polish men, with hereditary form of the disease, and probably with older age at PC onset (> 60 years of age) and shorter survival. However, it is not associated with PSA level, or PC stage or grade at the time of diagnosis.


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Mutação em Linhagem Germinativa , Proteínas de Homeodomínio/genética , Neoplasias da Próstata/genética , Idoso , Estudos de Casos e Controles , Predisposição Genética para Doença , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Polônia , Antígeno Prostático Específico/sangue , Fatores de Risco
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Tumour Biol ; 41(9): 1010428319872092, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31486713

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Angiogenesis, induced by the vascular endothelial growth factor A through its ligation to the vascular endothelial growth receptor 2, has been described as a crucial point in high-grade glioma development. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of VEGFA-2578C/A, -2489C/T, -1154G/A, -634G/C, and -460C/T, and KDR-604T/C, -271G/A, +1192G/A, and +1719A/T single-nucleotide polymorphisms on risk and clinicopathological aspects of high-grade glioma. This case-control study enrolled 205 high-grade glioma patients and 205 controls. Individuals with VEGFA-2578 CC or CA, VEGFA-1154 GG, VEGFA-634 GC or CC, and VEGFA-460 CT or TT genotypes were under 2.56, 1.53, 1.54, and 1.84 increased risks of high-grade glioma, compared to others, respectively. And 1.61, 2.66, 2.52, 2.53, and 2.02 increased risks of high-grade glioma were seen in individuals with VEGFA-2578 CC plus VEGFA-1154 GG, VEGFA-2578 CC or CA plus VEGFA-634 GC or CC, VEGFA-2578 CC or CA plus VEGFA-460 CT or TT, VEGFA-1154 GG or GA plus VEGFA-634 GC or CC, and VEGFA 634 GC or CC plus VEGFA-460 CT or TT combined genotypes, respectively, when compared to others. The "CAGT" haplotype of KDR single-nucleotide polymorphisms was more common in patients with grade IV than in those with grade III tumors, and individuals carrying this haplotype were at 1.76 increased risk of developing grade IV tumors than others. We present, for the first time, preliminary evidence that VEGFA-2578C/A and VEGFA-1154G/A single-nucleotide polymorphisms increases high-grade glioma risk, and "CAGT" haplotype of the KDR gene alters high-grade glioma aggressiveness and risk of grade IV tumors in Brazil.


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Glioma/genética , Haplótipos , Polimorfismo de Nucleotídeo Único , Fator A de Crescimento do Endotélio Vascular/genética , Receptor 2 de Fatores de Crescimento do Endotélio Vascular/genética , Adolescente , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Estudos de Casos e Controles , Feminino , Predisposição Genética para Doença , Genótipo , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Fatores de Risco , Adulto Jovem
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Anticancer Res ; 39(9): 4681-4685, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31519567

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BACKGROUND/AIM: S100A8 is a chemoattractant known to be associated with metastatic niche formation. Herein, we evaluated the prognostic value of S100A8 in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma (CCRCC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 152 CCRCC patients who have undergone nephrectomy were enrolled. The expression of S100A8 was assessed immunohistochemically using tissue microarray (TMA) blocks of CCRCC. Using statistical analysis, the relationship between S100A8 expression and clinicopathological factors was evaluated. RESULTS: Among 152 TMA cores, 21 (6.9%) showed higher S100A8 expression. S100A8 expression was significantly increased in cores of patients with higher T stage (≥2, p<0.001) and higher Fuhrman nuclear grade (≥3, p<0.001). Multivariate analysis confirmed that high expression of S100A8 was significantly correlated to poor disease-free survival (hazard ratio, 2.601; 95% confidence interval (CI), 1.020-6.628; p-value=0.045). CONCLUSION: S100A8 expression may have a prognostic value in CCRCC reflecting TNM staging and Fuhrman nuclear grade.


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Biomarcadores Tumorais , Calgranulina A/genética , Carcinoma de Células Renais/genética , Carcinoma de Células Renais/mortalidade , Expressão Gênica , Neoplasias Renais/genética , Neoplasias Renais/mortalidade , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Calgranulina A/metabolismo , Carcinoma de Células Renais/metabolismo , Carcinoma de Células Renais/patologia , Progressão da Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Imuno-Histoquímica , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Neoplasias Renais/metabolismo , Neoplasias Renais/patologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Prognóstico
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Anticancer Res ; 39(9): 4767-4773, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31519577

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BACKGROUND/AIM: Rs3824129 is a functional six-nucleotide insertion(I)/deletion(D) polymorphism in the promoter region of caspase 8, an essential apoptosis gene. We aimed to examine the association of this polymorphism with the risk of bladder cancer in the Taiwanese population. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Caspase-8 rs3834129 genotypes were determined and their associations with bladder cancer risk were evaluated among 375 patients and 375 controls by the PCR-RFLP methodology. In addition, the interaction of caspase-8 rs3834129 genotypes with personal behaviors and clinicopathological features were examined. RESULTS: The frequencies of II, ID and DD genotypes for caspase-8 rs3834129 were non-differentially distributed between the two groups (p for trend=0.7187). Analysis of allelic frequency distribution also indicated that the D variant allele was not associated with a risk of bladder cancer. There was no obvious joint interaction between caspase-8 rs3834129 genotypes and smoking, alcohol consumption, and clinical stage and grade. CONCLUSION: Caspase-8 rs3834129 genotypes play a minor role in the personal susceptibility to bladder cancer in Taiwan.


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Caspase 8/genética , Predisposição Genética para Doença , Genótipo , Neoplasias da Bexiga Urinária/genética , Adulto , Idoso , Alelos , Estudos de Casos e Controles , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Feminino , Frequência do Gene , Estudos de Associação Genética , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Razão de Chances , Polimorfismo de Nucleotídeo Único , Regiões Promotoras Genéticas , Taiwan , Neoplasias da Bexiga Urinária/patologia
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Anticancer Res ; 39(9): 4853-4864, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31519588

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BACKGROUND/AIM: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide. Its poor prognosis can be ascribed primarily to high recurrence rates. Accordingly, the aim of this study was to identify novel prognostic biomarkers and therapeutic targets for management of CRC. MATERIALS AND METHODS: To develop prognostic biomarkers, we performed RNA-seq analysis and real-time RT-PCR in primary cancer tissues with or without systemic recurrence. To characterize the molecular functions of the encoded proteins, CRC cells underexpressing or overexpressing the candidate genes were established and appropriate cell-based assays were applied. RESULTS: ITGB1 and RHOC mRNA levels were up-regulated in the recurrence group of CRC patients. Overexpression of ITGB1 or RHOC stimulated CRC cell proliferation, invasion and migration, whereas the opposite effects were observed in cells underexpressing either protein. Five-year recurrence-free survival rates were significantly higher in the ITGB1- and RHOC-underexpression groups than those in the overexpression. CONCLUSION: ITGB1 and RHOC are potential predictors of recurrence and therapeutic targets for CRC, possibly predicting a high-risk group of stage II patients.


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Neoplasias Colorretais/genética , Neoplasias Colorretais/metabolismo , Integrina beta1/metabolismo , Proteína de Ligação a GTP rhoC/metabolismo , Idoso , Biomarcadores Tumorais , Proliferação de Células , Neoplasias Colorretais/mortalidade , Neoplasias Colorretais/patologia , Feminino , Perfilação da Expressão Gênica , Regulação Neoplásica da Expressão Gênica , Técnicas de Inativação de Genes , Humanos , Masculino , Metaloproteinase 2 da Matriz/metabolismo , Metaloproteinase 9 da Matriz/metabolismo , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Prognóstico , RNA Interferente Pequeno/genética , Recidiva , Análise de Sobrevida
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Anticancer Res ; 39(9): 4905-4909, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31519594

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BACKGROUND/AIM: The differentiation between cerebral metastases (CM) and high-grade gliomas (HGG) can be difficult on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of searching two MRI signs (signal alteration in the adjacent cortex, SAAC, and peripheral rim sign, PRS), in order to distinguish between these entities. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 61 patients were retrospectively enrolled (28 HGG, 33 CM). Fluid Attenuated Inversion Recovery (FLAIR) sequences were used to assess SAAC and contrast-enhanced T1-weighted sequences for PRS. RESULTS: A positive SAAC sign was present in 61% of HGG, and 12% of CM. Conversely, in SAAC-negative lesions, PRS was observed in 78% of CM and in 32% of HGG. Their association had a higher frequency in HGG than in the CM group (21 vs. 3%). CONCLUSION: While SAAC is specific for HGG and PRS, in the absence of SAAC, is relatively specific for CMs, their combined presence is highly suggestive of HGG.


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Neoplasias Encefálicas/diagnóstico , Neoplasias Encefálicas/secundário , Córtex Cerebral/patologia , Glioma/diagnóstico , Imagem por Ressonância Magnética , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Diagnóstico Diferencial , Feminino , Humanos , Imagem por Ressonância Magnética/métodos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Curva ROC , Intensificação de Imagem Radiográfica , Reprodutibilidade dos Testes
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Anticancer Res ; 39(9): 4933-4940, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31519598

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BACKGROUND: Interleukin 2 (IL2) is a significant factor activating T-cell-mediated immune response by stimulation of natural killer cells, T-cells and in development of regulatory T (Treg) cells. Recent studies have that IL2 participates in cancer development by modifying the local immune response. Based on the suggested role of the single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) rs2069762, rs6822844 and rs11938795 of IL2 in the pathogenesis of certain diseases, the relationship of these SNPs with clinicopathological variables and their possible implication for prognosis and disease outcome were evaluated in a cohort of Swedish patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: TaqMan SNP genotype assays based on polymerase chain reaction were used for analysis of the IL2 SNPs in 467 patients with CRC and 467 healthy controls. Expression analysis of IL2 in plasma and CRC tissue was also performed. RESULTS: The allelic variants T in rs11938795 and G in rs6822844 were significantly associated with a higher risk of CRC. Kaplan-Meier analysis showed that cancer-specific survival was worse for individuals with C allele for rs2069762 with stage II CRC and with T allele for rs6822844 with stage III CRC. CONCLUSION: SNPs rs2069762, rs6822844 and rs11938795 of the IL2 gene may be helpful as prognostic biomarkers in the follow-up and management of the patients.


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Neoplasias Colorretais/genética , Neoplasias Colorretais/mortalidade , Variação Genética , Interleucina-2/genética , Adulto , Idoso , Alelos , Biomarcadores Tumorais , Neoplasias Colorretais/diagnóstico , Neoplasias Colorretais/imunologia , Feminino , Predisposição Genética para Doença , Genótipo , Humanos , Imunomodulação , Interleucina-2/sangue , Interleucina-2/metabolismo , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Gradação de Tumores , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Polimorfismo de Nucleotídeo Único , Prognóstico , Medição de Risco
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Anticancer Res ; 39(9): 5009-5018, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31519608

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BACKGROUND/AIM: Interleukin (IL)-18, which belongs to the IL-1 superfamily of cytokines, is a known interferon-gamma (IFN-γ)-inducing factor. Since IFN-γ plays an essential role in anticancer immunity mediated through cytotoxic T cells, IL-18 may also contribute to the function of immunosurveillance. The aim of the study was to examine the association of IL-18 with the outcomes of patients with breast cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Serum IL-18 levels were determined at baseline in 270 patients operated for breast cancer, and the relapse-free survival (RFS) was compared between IL-18-high and -low groups. The relationships between IL-18 and tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) or the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) were also investigated. RESULTS: The RFS of patients was significantly better in the IL-18-low group than in the IL-18-high group (p=0.032). According to the multivariate analysis, IL-18 was a significant and independent predictive factor for RFS (hazard ratio(HR)=0.336; 95% confidence interval(CI)=0.147-0.727; p=0.0053). No association was observed between the IL-18 levels and TILs or NLRs. CONCLUSION: IL-18 levels may be useful for predicting the prognosis of patients who have received surgical treatment for breast cancer.


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Biomarcadores Tumorais , Neoplasias da Mama/sangue , Neoplasias da Mama/mortalidade , Interleucina-18/sangue , Neoplasias da Mama/patologia , Neoplasias da Mama/terapia , Citocinas/sangue , Citocinas/metabolismo , Feminino , Humanos , Contagem de Leucócitos , Contagem de Linfócitos , Linfócitos do Interstício Tumoral/imunologia , Linfócitos do Interstício Tumoral/metabolismo , Gradação de Tumores , Metástase Neoplásica , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Neutrófilos/imunologia , Neutrófilos/metabolismo , Prognóstico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Curva ROC , Valores de Referência , Estudos Retrospectivos , Carga Tumoral
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Anticancer Res ; 39(9): 5089-5096, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31519620

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BACKGROUND/AIM: We evaluated the clinical impact of FOLFOXIRI regimen aiming for conversion surgery in patients with unresectable multiple colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 42 patients with unresectable multiple CRLM who received chemotherapy with molecular agents were included in the analysis. The clinical results of FOLFOXIRI with other regimens were compared. RESULTS: The total conversion rate of 42 unresectable CRLM was 48.1%, and conversion cases had a better prognosis. Clinicopathological characteristics of conversion cases were more frequent in FOLFOXIRI induction, liver limited disease and maximum diameter × number (MDN) over 70. FOLFOXIRI achieved a higher conversion rate compared to other regimens (72.2% vs. 37.5%, p=0.0334), and significantly reduced the medication period until conversion surgery (median 5.8 courses) with a higher tumour necrotic rate. Consequently, the overall survival of conversion cases with FOLFOXIRI was better than that with other regimens (p=0.0055). CONCLUSION: FOLFOXIRI plus molecular agents might provide a higher probability of conversion surgery with a prognostic benefit.


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Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/uso terapêutico , Camptotecina/análogos & derivados , Neoplasias Colorretais/patologia , Neoplasias Hepáticas/secundário , Neoplasias Hepáticas/terapia , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/efeitos adversos , Camptotecina/efeitos adversos , Camptotecina/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Colorretais/diagnóstico , Terapia Combinada , Conversão para Cirurgia Aberta , Feminino , Fluoruracila/efeitos adversos , Fluoruracila/uso terapêutico , Hepatectomia , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Leucovorina/efeitos adversos , Leucovorina/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Hepáticas/diagnóstico , Neoplasias Hepáticas/mortalidade , Masculino , Gradação de Tumores , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Compostos Organoplatínicos/efeitos adversos , Compostos Organoplatínicos/uso terapêutico , Prognóstico , Resultado do Tratamento , Carga Tumoral
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