Kenneth Haines

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Ovarian cancer is a leading cause of deaths, yet many aspects of the biology of the disease and a routine means of its detection are lacking. We have used protein microarrays and autoantibodies from cancer patients to identify proteins that are aberrantly expressed in ovarian tissue. Sera from 30 cancer patients and 30 healthy individuals were used to probe(More)
PURPOSE To present the clinical data of 35 patients with T3 unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) that were treated with (90)Y with the specific intent of downstaging to resection, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) candidate, United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) stage T2 or liver transplantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred fifty patients with(More)
A hallmark of both adjuvant-induced arthritis (AIA) and rheumatoid arthritis is chronic joint inflammation characterized by ingress of leukocytes into the inflamed synovial tissue. The timing of expression of adhesion molecules, which govern the ingress of leukocytes, is important in the orchestration of an inflammatory response. We examined the expression(More)
OBJECTIVES We sought to demonstrate the feasibility of using single-shot spin-echo echo-planar imaging for imaging liver tumor necrosis in the in vivo VX2 rabbit model at 1.5 T. MATERIALS AND METHODS VX2 liver tumors were grown in 4 rabbits. Diffusion-weighted images (DWIs) were acquired during breath-hold using twice refocused SE-EPI (b = 0, 700, 1400(More)
The regulation of proliferation and cell death is vital for homeostasis, but the mechanism that coordinately balances these events in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) remains largely unknown. In RA, the synovial lining thickens in part through increased proliferation and/or decreased synovial fibroblast cell death. Here we demonstrate that the anti-apoptotic(More)
Holograms composed from a multiplicity of independent object views, referred to as composite holograms, are discussed. Three techniques, one an extension of old techniques and the others new, are presented. The latter are called the direct method and the postrendering method. The direct approach is favored because it uses less disk space. However, it(More)
OBJECTIVE To review our experience with esthesioneuroblastoma, a rare malignancy of the head and neck. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of Tumor Registry data. METHODS We performed a computerized search of the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Tumor Registry database from 1981 to 2000. RESULTS Sixteen patients with esthesioneuroblastoma were identified(More)
Altered signaling pathways resulting from aberrant changes in epigenetic parameters may play a pivotal role in carcinogenesis. To identify biological pathways likely to be affected by methylation-mediated alterations in gene expression in prostate cancer, we performed a genome-wide methylation analysis of 27,578 CpG sites, corresponding to 14,495 genes on a(More)
The free radical nitric oxide (NO) is known to play an important role in the biology of human cancers, including lung cancer. However, it is still not clear how elevated amounts of nitric oxide affect tumor development and propagation. Herein we develop an in vitro model system to study these effects in lung tumor cells. Two cell lines—one human lung(More)
Only one case of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with inferior vena cava (IVC) tumor thrombus diagnosed and treated during pregnancy has been reported in the literature. In that report, the tumor thrombus extended to the infrahepatic IVC (level II tumor thrombus). In the present case, a 37-year-old woman with lupus anticoagulant antibodies was diagnosed with RCC(More)