Chien-Tai Huang

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Our aim was to examine whether certain molecular markers, specifically p53, p21, p27, and Bcl-2, could be used to predict the tumor response of rectal cancer to neoadjuvant therapy and determine the overall and disease-free survival rates of patients following neoadjuvant therapy. Seventy-seven patients with rectal cancers were used in this study. All of(More)
Biphenotypic acute leukemias account for 4% to 8% of all acute leukemias. Most of these leukemias are of myeloid-B-cell or myeloid-T-cell lineage. Acute myeloid-natural killer cell leukemia has been recognized recently. We report the first case, to our knowledge, of CD56(+) acute leukemia showing unequivocal myeloid and B-cell differentiation in a(More)
Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma is a nodal peripheral T-cell lymphoma that rarely involves the skin. We describe a 62-year-old Taiwanese man who developed a second relapse of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma with generalized erythroderma and numerous plaquelike and nodular lesions. Biopsy of the erythematous skin lesion demonstrated mild infiltrate of(More)
BACKGROUND Pain is often inadequately treated in patients with cancer. Previous studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of the World Health Organization (WHO) analgesic ladder in cancer pain management. METHODS A total of 131 consecutive patients with advanced cancer referred to a hospice home care program were enrolled over one year period from Jan.(More)
Extranodal natural killer (NK)/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type (ENKTL) is an aggressive lymphoma usually of NK, or less commonly, T-cell origin. ENKTL most frequently affects the upper aerodigestive tract, followed by skin and gastrointestinal tract. 2 It is characterised by vascular damage and destruction, prominent necrosis, cytotoxic immunophenotype and(More)
BACKGROUND Primary brain lymphoma (PBL) in Taiwan has been reported only in three series with very limited immunophenotypic characterization. METHODS We retrospectively studied PBL cases with history review, immunohistochemistry, and in situ hybridization (ISH) for Epstein-Barr virus-encoded mRNA (EBER) from a single institution in southern Taiwan during(More)
counted for 2.5% of all non-Hodgkin’s lym phoma (NHL) in south ern Tai wan ac cord ing to our pre vi ous study. There have been only three larger se ries on PBL from Tai wan. Huang et al re ported seven cases in 1987, with em pha ses on the pro tean clin i cal and ra dio log i cal man i fes ta tions. There were five dif fuse histiocytic lym pho mas and one(More)
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