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Colorectal Cancer Incidence in Korea Is Not the Highest in the World

Shin A, Jung KW, Woo H, Jeong SY

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):864-867.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.484
No abstract available.
Extranodal Marginal Zone B-Cell Lymphoma of Mucosa-Associated Tissue Type Involving the Dura

Choi JY, Chung JH, Park YJ, Jung GY, Yoon TW, Kim YJ, Lim TK, Kim BS, Nam SH

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):859-863.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2014.334
Primary central nervous system marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (MZBCL) is very rare, with only a few reported cases worldwide. It has an indolent disease course with high cure potential. We...
PTEN Methylation Dependent Sinonasal Mucosal Melanoma

Lee SH, Roh MR, Kang B, Park KH, Kim SH, Lee SE, Rha SY

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):853-858.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2014.356
Sinonasal mucosal melanoma (SMM) is an aggressive and rare type of melanoma. Although the classic RAS-RAF-MEK pathway is thought to be the main pathway involved in melanoma pathogenesis, genetic alterations...
Dermatomyositis in a Patient with Cholangiocarcinoma Detected by an [18F]-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography Scan

Suh KJ, Park JK, Cho S, Park H, Baek HW, Lee K, Lee DS, Lee KH

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):848-852.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2014.310
Cholangiocarcinoma with paraneoplastic dermatomyositis (DM) is extremely rare, and the whole body positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) finding of paraneoplastic DM is rarely reported. We report a 66-year-old woman with...
Intrathecal Trastuzumab Treatment in Patients with Breast Cancer and Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis

Park WY, Kim HJ, Kim K, Bae SB, Lee N, Lee KT, Won JH, Park HS, Lee SC

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):843-847.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2014.234
Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis is a fatal manifestation of metastatic breast cancer. Investigation of intrathecal (IT) trastuzumab for leptomeningeal carcinomatosis is currently underway; however, there has been no consensus. We report on...
A Case Report of Partial Nephrectomy of Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma in Kidney and Its Literature Review

Kim SH, Yuk HD, Park WS, Kim SH, Joung JY, Seo HK, Lee KH, Chung J

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):838-842.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2014.219
Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma (MC) of the kidney is a rare epithelial tumor originating from the renal pelvic urothelium and few study cases have been reported. Because of the rarity of these...
Scientific Evidence Supporting Policy Change: A Study on Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Non-smoking Areas of PC Rooms in Korea

Hong SY, Lim MK, Yun EH, Park EY, Jeong BY, Yang W, Lee DH

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):834-837.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.151
PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to measure secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in personal computer (PC) rooms with the purpose of determining the strength of scientific evidence supporting the...
Impact of Job Status on Accessibility of Cancer Screening

Kim SJ, Han KT, Park EC

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):825-833.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.040
PURPOSE: Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide with approximately 75,000 cancer deaths in Korea alone in 2013. Cancer screening is an important method of prevention; however, only 63.4%...
Negative Public Attitudes Towards Cancer Survivors Returning to Work: A Nationwide Survey in Korea

Shim HY, Shin JY, Kim JH, Kim SY, Yang HK, Park JH

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):815-824.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.094
PURPOSE: Early diagnosis and an improved survival rate have emerged as important issues for cancer survivors returning to work during the prime of their working life. This study investigated the...
Association between Health Behaviors and a Family History of Cancer among Korean Women

Ham Y, Oh HY, Seo SS, Kim MK

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):806-814.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.083
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to examine the health-related behaviors related to a family history of cancer (FHCA) among Korean women underwent cancer screening. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total...
Long-Term Low-Dose Aspirin Use Reduces Gastric Cancer Incidence: A Nationwide Cohort Study

Kim YI, Kim SY, Kim JH, Lee JH, Kim YW, Ryu KW, Park JH, Choi IJ

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):798-805.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.117
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate whether aspirin use can reduce the incidence of gastric cancer in patients with hypertension or type 2 diabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A...
Population-Based Regional Cancer Incidence in Korea: Comparison between Urban and Rural Areas

Song HN, Go SI, Lee WS, Kim Y, Choi HJ, Lee US, Kang MH, Lee GW, Kim HG, Kang JH, Kang YS, Lee JH, Jung JM, Hong SC

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):789-797.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.062
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to investigate differences in organ-specific cancer incidence according to the region and population size in Korea. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We reviewed the data of...
Public Perceptions on Cancer Incidence and Survival: A Nation-wide Survey in Korea

Kim S, Shin DW, Yang HK, Kim SY, Ko YJ, Cho B, Lee YS, Lee D, Park K, Park JH

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):775-788.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2014.369
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to compare the public perceptions of the incidence rates and survival rates for common cancers with the actual rates from epidemiologic data. MATERIALS AND...
A Korean Nationwide Survey for Breakthrough Cancer Pain in an Inpatient Setting

Baek SK, Kim DY, Kang SY, Sym SJ, Kim YS, Lee JY

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):768-774.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.087
PURPOSE: We evaluated the prevalence and characteristics of breakthrough cancer pain (BTcP) in Korean patients admitted with cancer pain. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In-hospital patients with cancer pain completed a questionnaire concerning...
Terminal Versus Advanced Cancer: Do the General Population and Health Care Professionals Share a Common Language?

Kim SH, Shin DW, Kim SY, Yang HK, Nam E, Jho HJ, Ahn E, Cho BL, Park K, Park JH

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):759-767.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.124
PURPOSE: Many end-of-life care studies are based on the assumption that there is a shared definition of language concerning the stage of cancer. However, studies suggest that patients and their...
Adopting Advance Directives Reinforces Patient Participation in End-of-Life Care Discussion

Hong JH, Kwon JH, Kim IK, Ko JH, Kang YJ, Kim HK

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):753-758.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.281
PURPOSE: In Korea, most terminal cancer patients have still not been included in end-of-life (EOL) discussions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the proportion of patients participating in...
Anti-cancer Effect of Luminacin, a Marine Microbial Extract, in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Progression via Autophagic Cell Death

Shin YS, Cha HY, Lee BS, Kang SU, Hwang HS, Kwon HC, Kim CH, Choi EC

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):738-752.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.102
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to determine whether luminacin, a marine microbial extract from the Streptomyces species, has anti-tumor effects on head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)...
Altered Biological Potential and Radioresponse of Murine Tumors in Different Microenvironments

Lee IJ, Lee EJ, Park H, Kim W, Ha SJ, Shin YK, Seong J

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):727-737.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2014.350
PURPOSE: This study was conducted to evaluate the biological features of murine hepatocarcinoma according to different tumor microenvironmental models and to determine the change in molecular and immunologic responses after...
Caveolin-1 Modulates Docetaxel-Induced Cell Death in Breast Cancer Cell Subtypes through Different Mechanisms

Kang J, Park JH, Lee HJ, Jo U, Park JK, Seo JH, Kim YH, Kim I, Park KH

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):715-726.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.227
PURPOSE: Caveolin-1 (CAV-1) expression is more associated with basal-like cancers than estrogen receptor- or ErbB-2-expressing breast cancers. However, the biological relevance of different levels of CAV-1 expression according to subtype...
Nucleotide Excision Repair Gene ERCC2 and ERCC5 Variants Increase Risk of Uterine Cervical Cancer

Joo J, Yoon KA, Hayashi T, Kong SY, Shin HJ, Park B, Kim YM, Hwang SH, Kim J, Shin A, Kim JY

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2016 Apr;48(2):708-714.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.098
PURPOSE: Defects in the DNA damage repair process can cause genomic instability and play an important role in cervical carcinogenesis. The purpose of this study was to analyze the association...

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