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Antineoplastic activity of honey in an experimental bladder cancer implantation model: In vivo and in vitro studies
Objectives: The antitumor effect of bee honey against bladder cancer was examined in vitro and in vivo. Methods: Three human bladder cancer cell lines (T24, 253J and RT4) and one murine bladderExpand
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Expression of galectin‐3 in fine‐needle aspirates as a diagnostic marker differentiating benign from malignant thyroid neoplasms
Galectin‐3 is a β‐galactoside‐binding protein that has been reported to be expressed preferentially in thyroid malignancies. The current study was designed to substantiate this finding further and toExpand
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Expression of cytoplasmic galectin-3 as a prognostic marker in tongue carcinoma.
Galectin-3 is a member of the beta-galactoside-binding mammalian lectin family with affinity to ABH group epitopes, cell surface and extracellular polylactosamine glycans. It has been shown to beExpand
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Anteroposterior dissection HoLEP: a modification to prevent transient stress urinary incontinence.
OBJECTIVES The prevalence of transient stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after HoLEP has been reported to be as high as 44%. Anteroposterior dissection HoLEP was newly developed to protect theExpand
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Proton beam therapy for invasive bladder cancer: a prospective study of bladder-preserving therapy with combined radiotherapy and intra-arterial chemotherapy.
PURPOSE To present outcomes of bladder-preserving therapy with proton beam irradiation in patients with invasive bladder cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS Twenty-five patients with transitional cellExpand
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Uroepithelial cells can directly respond to Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette‐Guérin through Toll‐like receptor signalling
To investigate, in a human urinary tract cell line, the interaction of Toll‐like receptor (TLR) signals with cytoplasmic adapter proteins MyD88 and bacillus Calmette‐Guérin (BCG), and evaluate theExpand
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Comorbidities as predictors of incidental prostate cancer after Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: diabetes and high-risk cancer
Abstract Prostate cancer can be diagnosed as an incidental finding during the pathological examination of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) specimens by Holmium laser enucleation of the prostateExpand
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Lectin‐reactive alpha‐fetoprotein as a marker for testicular tumor activity
Abstract  Background:  Lens culinaris agglutin (LCA)‐affinity electrophoresis resolves serum α‐fetoprotein (AFP) into three isoforms, AFP‐L1, ‐L2 and ‐L3. The ratio of AFP‐L3 to total AFP (AFP‐L3%)Expand
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Bladder reconstruction using a collagen patch prefabricated within the omentum
Objective:  We present our experience with a novel bladder reconstruction model using a collagen sponge pre‐embedded within the omentum. The aim of the study is to evaluate tissue regeneration of theExpand
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Hamartoma of the urinary bladder
Background: Hamartomas of the urinary bladder are extremely rare. We report on a case in a 58‐year‐old female who presented with the chief complaint of pain on urination.
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