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Impact of Angiotensin Receptor Blockers, Beta Blockers,Calcium Channel Blockers and Thiazide Diuretics on Survivalof Ovarian Cancer Patients

Cho MA, Jeong SY, Sohn I, Kim MS, Kang JH, Paik ES, Lee YY, Choi CH

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):645-654.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.509
Purpose We investigated the impact of four types of antihypertensive medications, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), beta blockers (BBs; both selective and non-selective), calcium channel blockers (CCBs), and thiazide diuretics (TDs) on survival outcomes...
Clinical Impact of Somatic Variants in Homologous RecombinationRepair-Related Genes in Ovarian High-Grade Serous Carcinoma

Choi MC, Hwang S, Kim S, Jung SG, Park H, Joo WD, Song SH, Lee C, Kim TH, Kang H, An HJ

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):634-644.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.207
Purpose In this study, we investigated the frequencies of mutations in DNA damage repair genes including BRCA1, BRCA2, homologous recombination genes and TP53 gene in ovarian highgrade serous carcinoma, alongside those of germline...
CXCL-13 Regulates Resistance to 5-Fluorouracil in Colorectal Cancer

Zhang G, Luo X, Zhang W, Chen E, Xu J, Wang F, Cao G, Ju Z, Jin D, Huang X, Zhou W, Song Z

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):622-633.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.593
Purpose 5-Fluorouracil (5-Fu) is used as a conventional chemotherapy drug in chemotherapy for patients with advanced colorectal cancer, but many patients still suffer from treatment failure due to 5-Fu resistance. Emerging observations revealed...
Activation of Tyrosine Metabolism in CD13+ Cancer Stem Cells DrivesRelapse in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Sun L, Zhang L, Chen J, Li C, Sun H, Wang J, Xiao H

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):604-621.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.444
Purpose Cancer stem cells (CSCs) are naturally resistant to chemotherapy, explaining why tumor relapse frequently occurs after initial regression upon administration of chemotherapeutic agents in most cases. A CSC population characterized by CD13...
Efficacy and Safety of Pembrolizumab in Patients with RefractoryAdvanced Biliary Tract Cancer: Tumor Proportion Score as a PotentialBiomarker for Response

Kang J, Jeong JH, Hwang HS, Lee SS, Park DH, Oh DW, Song TJ, Kim KH, Hwang S, Hwang DW, Kim SC, Park Jh, Hong SM, Kim Kp, Ryoo BY, Yoo C

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):594-603.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.493
Purpose The current standard chemotherapy for advanced biliary tract cancer (BTC) has limited benefit, and novel therapies need to be investigated. Materials and Methods In this prospective cohort study, programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1)–positive BTC...
Risk Factors for Cognitive Impairment in High-Grade Glioma PatientsTreated with Postoperative Radiochemotherapy

Wang Q, Xiao F, Qi F, Song X, Yu Y

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):586-593.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.242
Purpose Fractionated radiotherapy as well as concomitant and adjuvant chemotherapy such as temozolomide for postoperative high-grade glioma (HGG) patients improves progressionfree survival and overall survival. Multiple factors such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, tumor grade, residual...
A Modified NHL-BFM-95 Regimen Produces Better Outcome ThanHyperCVAD in Adult Patients with T-Lymphoblastic Lymphoma,a Two-Institution Experience

Li C, Wuxiao ZJ, Chen X, Chen G, Lu Y, Xia Z, Liang Y, Wang H

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):573-585.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.542
Purpose Lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL) is an invasive neoplasm of precursor T-cell or B-cell lineage. A broadly accepted standard treatment for adult LBL has not yet been defined. Materials and Methods To address this issue,...
Association of Body Composition with Long-Term Survival inNon-metastatic Rectal Cancer Patients

Han JS, Ryu H, Park IJ, Kim KW, Shin Y, Kim SO, Lim SB, Kim CW, Yoon YS, Lee JL, Yu CS, Kim JC

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):563-572.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.249
Purpose We evaluated the association of body composition with long-term oncologic outcomes in non-metastatic rectal cancer patients. Materials and Methods We included 1,384 patients with stage(y)0-III rectal cancer treated at Asan Medical Center between January...
Impact of Prior Cancer History on the Clinical Outcomes in AdvancedBreast Cancer: A Propensity Score–Adjusted, Population-Based Study

Lin C, Wu J, Ding S, Goh C, Andriani L, Shen K, Zhu L

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):552-562.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.210
Purpose Despite the rapid growing of cancer survivors, prior cancer history is a commonly adopted exclusion criterion. Whether prior cancer will impact the survival of patients with advanced breast cancer (ABC) remains uncertain. Materials...
Detection of Targetable Genetic Alterations in Korean Lung CancerPatients: A Comparison Study of Single-Gene Assays andTargeted Next-Generation Sequencing

Park E, Shim HS

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):543-551.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.305
Purpose Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK), and ROS proto-oncogene 1 (ROS1) are ‘must-test’ biomarkers in the molecular diagnostics of advanced- stage lung cancer patients. Although single-gene assays are currently...
A Radiosensitivity Gene Signature and PD-L1 Status Predict ClinicalOutcome of Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme in The CancerGenome Atlas Dataset

Jang BS, Kim IA

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):530-542.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.440
Purpose Combination of radiotherapy and immune checkpoint blockade such as programmed death- 1 (PD-1) or programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) blockade is being actively tested in clinical trial. We aimed to identify a subset...
Interim Tumor Progression and Volumetric Changes of Surgical Cavitiesduring the Surgery-to-Radiotherapy Interval in Anaplastic Gliomas:Implications for Additional Pre-radiotherapy Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Wee CW, Kim IH, Park CK, Kim JW

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):524-529.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.520
Purpose This study was designed to investigate the incidence of interim disease progression (IPD) and volumetric changes of the surgical cavity (SC) during the surgery-to-radiotherapy interval (SRI), and eventually assess the value of...
Pretreatment Lymph Node Metastasis as a Prognostic Significance inCervical Cancer: Comparison between Disease Status

Jeong SY, Park H, Kim MS, Kang JH, Paik ES, Lee YY, Kim TJ, Lee JW, Kim BG, Bae DS, Choi CH

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):516-523.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.328
Purpose Lymph node metastasis (LNM) is the most significant prognostic factor in cervical cancer that was recently incorporated into the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) staging system. This study was performed...
Concurrent and Adjuvant Temozolomide for Newly Diagnosed Grade IIIGliomas without 1p/19q Co-deletion: A Randomized, Open-Label,Phase 2 Study (KNOG-1101 Study)

Hwang K, Kim TM, Park CK, Chang JH, Jung TY, Kim JH, Nam DH, Kim SH, Yoo H, Hong YK, Kim EY, Lee DE, Joo J, Kim YJ, Choe G, Choi BS, Kang SG, Kim JH, Kim CY

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):505-515.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.421
Purpose We investigated the efficacy of temozolomide during and after radiotherapy in Korean adults with anaplastic gliomas without 1p/19q co-deletion. Materials and Methods This was a randomized, open-label, phase 2 study and notably the...
EBV-miR-BHRF1-1 Targets p53 Gene: Potential Role in Epstein-BarrVirus Associated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Xu DM, Kong YL, Wang L, Zhu HY, Wu JZ, Xia Y, Li Y, Qin SC, Fan L, Li JY, Liang JH, Xu W

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):492-504.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.457
Purpose The purpose of this study was to investigate the prognostic impact of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)–microRNA (miRNA, miR)-BHRF1-1 with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) as well as role of EBV-miR-BHRF1-1 in p53 gene. Materials and...
Prevalence and Clinicopathological Significance of METOverexpression and Gene Amplification in Patients withGallbladder Carcinoma

Kim Y, Bang SS, Jee S, Park S, Shin SJ, Jang K

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):481-491.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.370
Purpose Mesenchymal epithelial transition (MET) is a proto-oncogene that encodes a heterodimeric transmembrane receptor tyrosine kinase for the hepatocyte growth factor. Aberrant MET signaling has been described in several solid tumors—especially non-small cell...
An Integrated Nomogram Combining Clinical Factors andMicrotubule-Associated Protein 1 Light Chain 3B Expression to PredictPostoperative Prognosis in Patients with Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

Chen L, Fu H, Lu T, Cai J, Liu W, Yao J, Liang J, Zhao H, Zhang J, Zheng J, Zhang Y, Yang Y

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):469-480.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.423
Purpose Microtubule-associated protein 1 light chain 3B (LC3B) serves as a key component of autophagy, which is associated with the progression of carcinoma. Yet, it is still unclear whether LC3B is also an...
Validation of the 8th Edition of the American Joint Committee onCancer Staging System for Gallbladder Cancer and Implications forthe Follow-up of Patients without Node Dissection

Sung YN, Song M, Lee JH, Song KB, Hwang DW, Ahn CS, Hwang S, Hong SM

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):455-468.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.271
Purpose The 8th edition of gallbladder cancer staging in the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging system changed the T and N categories. Materials and Methods In order to validate the new staging...
Carcinoembryonic Antigen Improves the Performance of MagneticResonance Imaging in the Prediction of Pathologic Response afterNeoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Patients with Rectal Cancer

Yoo GS, Park HC, Yu JI, Choi DH, Cho WK, Park YS, Park JO, Lim HY, Kang WK, Lee WY, Kim HC, Yun SH, Cho YB, Park YA, Song KD, Kim SH, Ha SY

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):446-454.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.261
Purpose The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) levels in improving the performance of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the prediction of pathologic response after the...
Loss of Heterozygosity at Chromosome 16q Is a Negative Prognostic Factorin Korean Pediatric Patients with Favorable Histology Wilms Tumor:A Report of the Korean Pediatric Hematology Oncology Group (K-PHOG)

Park JE, Noh OK, Lee Y, Choi HS, Han JW, Hahn SM, Lyu CJ, Lee JW, Yoo KH, Koo HH, Jeong SY, Sung KW

  • Cancer Res Treat.
  • 2020 Apr;52(2):438-445.
  • doi: 10.4143/crt.2019.313
Purpose Loss of heterozygosity (LOH) at chromosomes 1p and 16q is a poor prognostic factor in favorable histology Wilms tumor (FHWT). This study investigated the prevalence of LOH at 1p and 16q and...

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