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Increased infiltration of tumor associated macrophages is associated with poor prognosis of bladder carcinoma in situ after intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin instillation.
PURPOSE Tumor associated macrophages can regulate the growth of various cancers positively or negatively. Intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin instillation is now gold standard treatment for bladderExpand
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Sesquiterpene lactone parthenolide suppresses tumor growth in a xenograft model of renal cell carcinoma by inhibiting the activation of NF‐κB
The transcription factor nuclear factor‐κB (NF‐κB) has been shown to be constitutively activated in various human malignancies, including leukemia, lymphoma and a number of solid tumors. NF‐κBExpand
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Pneumatic-driven jumping robot with anthropomorphic muscular skeleton structure
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A jumping robot driven by pneumatic artificial muscles is designed to duplicate human leg structure and function. Expand
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One-month relative dose intensity of not less than 50% predicts favourable progression-free survival in sorafenib therapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma in Japanese patients.
BACKGROUND Sorafenib is a multikinase inhibitor used as a second-line treatment for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC). However, it is very difficult to estimate sorafenib dosage because it isExpand
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Utility of immunohistochemical detection of prostate‐specific Ets for the diagnosis of benign and malignant prostatic epithelial lesions
Background : Human prostate‐specific Ets (hPSE) belongs to the Ets family. It regulates the proliferation, differentiation, and development of prostate epithelial cells. A recent study showed thatExpand
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Somatic mutations of the von Hippel-Lindau disease gene in renal carcinomas occurring in patients with long-term dialysis.
BACKGROUND Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) frequently occurs in patients with long-term dialysis. Long-term dialysis causes distinctive pathological changes in the kidney, which is known as acquiredExpand
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Impact of hyponatremia on survival of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with molecular targeted therapy
Objectives:  Hyponatremia is reported to be associated with poor survival in localized renal cell carcinoma and metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with immunotherapy. However, there are noExpand
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Decreased infiltration of macrophage scavenger receptor‐positive cells in initial negative biopsy specimens is correlated with positive repeat biopsies of the prostate
Macrophage scavenger receptor (MSR)‐positive inflammatory cells and tumor‐associated macrophages (TAMs) have been reported to regulate the growth of various cancers. In this study, the infiltrationExpand
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Ectopic thyroid tissue in a cystic adrenal mass.
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