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  1. Content type: Data Note

    Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed and prevalent malignancy reported to Australian cancer registries, with numerous studies from single institutions summarizing patient outcomes at individual hospi...

    Authors: Rasa Ruseckaite, Kerri Beckmann, Michael O’Callaghan, David Roder, Kim Moretti, John Zalcberg, Jeremy Millar and Sue Evans

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:37

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Pulmonary pleomorphic carcinoma (PPC) follows an aggressive clinical course and outcomes are disappointing. Due to its rarity, however, the clinicopathological and molecular characteristics of this disease rem...

    Authors: Yosuke Tamura, Yutaka Fujiwara, Noboru Yamamoto, Hiroshi Nokihara, Hidehito Horinouchi, Shintaro Kanda, Yasushi Goto, Emi Kubo, Shinsuke Kitahara, Kenjiro Tsuruoka, Koji Tsuta and Yuichiro Ohe

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:800

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The hypothesis of an infectious etiology of the formerly named bronchiolo-alveolar carcinoma (BAC) has raised controversy. We investigated tumor lung tissues from five patients with former BAC histology using ...

    Authors: Nicolas Berthet, Lionel Frangeul, Ken André Olaussen, Elisabeth Brambilla, Nicolas Dorvault, Philippe Girard, Pierre Validire, Elie Fadel, Christiane Bouchier, Antoine Gessain and Jean-Charles Soria

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:782

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Head and neck cancer (HNC) is one of the most common cancers worldwide and its incidence is reported to be increasing in resource-limited countries. There is a paucity of published data regarding head and neck...

    Authors: Japhet M. Gilyoma, Peter F. Rambau, Nestory Masalu, Neema M. Kayange and Phillipo L. Chalya

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:772

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Use of allogeneic cancer cells-based immunotherapy for treatment of established prostate cancer (PCa) has only been marginally effective. One reason for failure could stem from the mismatch of antigenic signat...

    Authors: Tangeng Ma, Claire A. Schreiber, Gaylord J. Knutson, Abdelouahid El Khattouti, Marcelo J. Sakiyama, Mohamed Hassan, Mary Christine Charlesworth, Benjamin J. Madden, Xinchun Zhou, Stanimir Vuk-Pavlović and Christian R. Gomez

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:687

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  6. Content type: Research article

    There is an urgent need to identify molecular signatures in small cell lung cancer (SCLC) that may select patients who are likely to respond to molecularly targeted therapies. In this study, we investigate the...

    Authors: Fatma Abdelraouf, Adam Sharp, Manisha Maurya, Debbie Mair, Andrew Wotherspoon, Alex Leary, David Gonzalez de Castro, Jaishree Bhosle, Ayatallah Nassef, Taghrid Gaafar, Sanjay Popat, Timothy A. Yap and Mary O’Brien

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:688

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  7. Content type: Research article

    To elucidate the optimal number of prostate biopsy cores using a nomogram allocating 6–12 biopsy cores, the number generally used in daily practice, based on age and prostate volume (PV).

    Authors: Nobumichi Tanaka, Keiji Shimada, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Shuya Hirao, Shuji Watanabe, Makito Miyake, Satoshi Anai, Akihide Hirayama, Noboru Konishi and Kiyohide Fujimoto

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:689

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The magnitude of participation bias due to non-participation should be considered for cancer patients invited to population-based surveys. We studied participation rates among persons with and without cancer i...

    Authors: Sophie D. Fosså, Alv A. Dahl, Arnulf Langhammer and Harald Weedon-Fekjær

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:649

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Modified response evaluation criteria in solid tumors (mRECIST) and RECIST are used to assess the effect of treatment with targeted agents for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of this study was to deter...

    Authors: Juichi Takada, Hisashi Hidaka, Takahide Nakazawa, Masaaki Kondo, Kazushi Numata, Katsuaki Tanaka, Kotaro Matsunaga, Chiaki Okuse, Satoshi Kobayashi, Manabu Morimoto, Shinichi Ohkawa and Wasaburo Koizumi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:609

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  10. Content type: Short Report

    Occupational ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure is a risk factor for skin cancer, and Hispanic individuals are over-represented in a number of outdoor occupations (e.g., farming, landscaping). This study exa...

    Authors: Ashley K. Day, Jerod L. Stapleton, Ana M. Natale-Pereira, James S. Goydos and Elliot J. Coups

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:578

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Recent studies have pointed towards a role of tumour-infiltrating neutrophils in cancer biology. Investigations on oral squamous cell carcinoma have indicated a possible association with clinical characteristi...

    Authors: Patrícia Carlos Caldeira, Alexandre de Andrade Sousa and Maria Cássia Ferreira de Aguiar

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:569

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  12. Content type: Case Report

    Regorafenib is a multi-targeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved for use in refractory colorectal cancer. We report the first case of seizures secondary to acute liver failure, shortly after initiation of r...

    Authors: Soundouss Raissouni, Zarqa Quraishi, Mohammed Al-ghamdi, Jose Monzon, Patricia Tang and Michael M. Vickers

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:538

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Breast cancer is a major cause of death for women in Japan. The objectives of this study were to estimate and project the economic burden associated with breast cancer in Japan and identify the key factors tha...

    Authors: Kunichika Matsumoto, Kayoko Haga, Takefumi Kitazawa, Kanako Seto, Shigeru Fujita and Tomonori Hasegawa

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:539

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Recently women’s lung cancer mortality rates have dramatically increased in developed countries, contrasting with a levelling off or decrease among men. Descriptive epidemiological data on primary lung cancer ...

    Authors: Fatima Az-zahra Zakkouri, Ouaouch Saloua, Abahssain Halima, Razine Rachid, Mrabti Hind and Errihani Hassan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:530

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Patients who undergo radiotherapy to treat head and neck cancer can present with several symptoms, including oral ones. The symptoms are usually assessed using instruments to evaluate quality of life. However,...

    Authors: Eliane Marçon Barroso, André Lopes Carvalho, Carlos Eduardo Paiva, Barbara A. Murphy and Bianca Sakamoto Ribeiro Paiva

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:522

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  16. Content type: Case Report

    Non-seminomatous germ cell tumours make up about 40 % of all germ cell tumours, which in turn are the most common tumours in men aged 15–44 years. Low risk stage I non-seminomatous germ cell tumours, which are...

    Authors: Tobias Janowitz, Sarah Welsh, Anne Y. Warren, Jane Robson, Benjamin Thomas, Ashley Shaw, Nicola L. Ainsworth, David E. Neal and Danish Mazhar

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:524

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  17. Content type: Short Report

    Recently, we have shown that the ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter ABCB1 interferes with the anti-cancer activity of the pan-aurora kinase inhibitor tozasertib (VX680, MK-0457) but not of the aurora kinas...

    Authors: Martin Michaelis, Florian Selt, Florian Rothweiler, Michael Wiese and Jindrich Cinatl Jr.

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:484

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