Jee Young Hwang

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OBJECTIVE EphA2 overexpression predicts poor prognosis in endometrial cancer. To explore mechanisms for this association and assess its potential as therapeutic target, the relationship of EphA2 expression to markers of angiogenesis was examined using patient samples and an orthotopic mouse model of uterine cancer. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Expression of EphA2,(More)
To the editor: For decades, the mechanisms of cancer cell metastasis have been critical subject in the field of cancer research. Among them, the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (Emt) and mesenchymal-epithelial transition (MET) have been, currently, acknowledged as a crucial process by which carcinoma cells are acquired metastatic phenotype such as(More)
AIM To increase satisfaction and diminish anxiety and shame during colonoscopy, we developed novel double pants (NDP) which consist of doubled fabrics with an inner hole. The aim of study was to compare satisfaction, anxiety and shame between NDP and conventional single pants (CSP). METHODS Total 160 consecutive examinees were randomly divided into NDP(More)
S tudents’ academic misconduct has been an issue in medical education and is more likely with development of technology (1, 2). We investigated the occurrence of plagiarism by medical students in a problem-based learning (PBL) course. The participants were a cohort of Year 1 students in the 4-year medical program (n 53) at Dongguk University Medical School(More)
To the editor: It has been, currently, acknowledged that selenium, as a chemopreventive agent, reduces considerably the risk of prostate, colorectal, lung, breast or any other cancer. Furthermore, therapeutic application of selenium compounds for several advanced epithelial carcinomas has been tried through translational research. Although the anti-tumor(More)
PURPOSE This study was planned to evaluate that a lecture employing medical drama could motivate students to have an interest in the professionalism of healthcare personnel, which has currently become a critical subject in the field of medical education. METHODS We analyzed subject headings, learning objectives, and further plans developed by students and(More)
Currently, in the aspect of drug repositioning, metformin which is the first line drug of choice for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has been considered as a kind of therapeutic drug for gynecologic cancers based on its antitumor effects [1]. The main antitumor action of metformin occurs through activation of adenosine monophosphate activated protein(More)
PURPOSE This study investigated characteristics of medical teachers who have adopted student-centered teaching methods into their teaching. METHODS A 24-item questionnaire consisted of respondent backgrounds, his or her use of student-centered teaching methods, and awareness of the school's educational objectives and curricular principles was administered(More)
PURPOSE This study was planned to investigate which medical knowledge examination score-written examination on basic medicine, individual clinical medicine, and comprehensive clinical medicine-was closely related to clinical skill score in medical students. METHODS Scores on basic medicine, clinical medicine, graduation assessment, clinical performance(More)