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OBJECTIVE Because the number of long-term survivors of colorectal cancer has increased, second primary cancer has become an important issue. However, previous studies were heterogeneous in design, and few data for Asia-Pacific area were available. METHODS This was a retrospective population-based study conducted using the national database of the Taiwan(More)
BACKGROUND Many studies have shown that type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) increases the risk for several types of cancer but not cervical cancer (CC). Although DM and insulin-like growth factor 1 have preclinical and clinical implications for CC, less is known about the prognostic impact of DM on patients with early stage CC. PATIENTS AND METHODS We used the(More)
In this study, mobile learning preferences of high school teachers who teach language and science courses are compared by employing a survey consisting of the "ease of use," "continuity," "relevance," "adaptive content," "multiple sources," "timely guidance," "student negotiation" and "inquiry learning" dimensions. A total of 42 language teachers (e.g.(More)
Flipped learning is a well-recognized learning mode that reverses the traditional in-class instruction arrangement by delivering learning content outside of the classroom and engaging students in more activities in class. However, it remains a challenge for students to comprehend the learning material by themselves, particularly when learning abstract(More)
BACKGROUND Statins are widely used for hyperlipidemia control and might also exhibit anticancer properties. This study explored whether statin use is associated with the prognosis of curatively resected colorectal cancer (CRC). MATERIALS AND METHODS Using data from the Taiwan Cancer Registry, we established a population-based cohort of patients who(More)