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BACKGROUND Recent data confirmed the importance of 18-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) in the selection of patients with colorectal hepatic metastases for surgery. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy before hepatic resection in selected cases may improve outcome. The influence of chemotherapy on the sensitivity of FDG-PET and CT in(More)
BACKGROUND Reports of the risk of colorectal neoplasia associated with a variant of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC E1317Q) gene are conflicting. Using a case-control design, we investigated this relationship within a clinic-based cohort followed through the Integrated Cancer Prevention Center and the Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. MATERIALS AND(More)
CD24 is expressed in 90% of colorectal adenomas and adenocarcinomas. Colorectal cancer (CRC) can be mostly prevented but average risk population screening by stool testing or colonoscopy faces many hurdles. Blood testing is clinically needed. We aimed to evaluate the utility of CD24 expression in peripheral blood leukocytes (PBLs). Two independent case(More)
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