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High expression of lymphocyte-associated genes in node-negative HER2+ breast cancers correlates with lower recurrence rates.
Gene expression analysis has identified biologically relevant subclasses of breast cancer. However, most classification schemes do not robustly cluster all HER2+ breast cancers, in part due to… Expand
Inhibition of Growth and Metastasis of Mouse Mammary Carcinoma by Selective Inhibitor of Transforming Growth Factor-β Type I Receptor Kinase In vivo
- Rongrong Ge, Vaishali Rajeev, +10 authors M. Reiss
- Biology, Medicine
- Clinical Cancer Research
- 15 July 2006
Purpose: Transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) suppresses tumor development by inhibiting cellular proliferation, inducing differentiation and apoptosis, and maintaining genomic integrity. However,… Expand
A 2D mechanistic model of breast ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) morphology and progression.
- K. Norton, M. Wininger, G. Bhanot, S. Ganesan, N. Barnard, T. Shinbrot
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of theoretical biology
- 21 April 2010
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast is a non-invasive tumor in which cells proliferate abnormally, but remain confined within a duct. Although four distinguishable DCIS morphologies are… Expand
Characterisation of potentially genotoxic compounds in sediments collected from United Kingdom estuaries.
The mutagenic activity bioassay Mutatox was used to assess the mutagenic activity associated with sediments collected from five UK estuaries. Assays were performed on extracts of sediment pore water… Expand
Calcitonin-negative neuroendocrine tumor of the thyroid: a distinct clinical entity.
- V. Chernyavsky, Saima Farghani, +4 authors S. Trooskin
- Thyroid : official journal of the American…
- 29 January 2011
BACKGROUND Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) that arises from the parafollicular cells (C-cells) of the thyroid gland which produces calcitonin (CT) and is, therefore,… Expand
Necrosis of the tongue in a patient with intestinal infarction.
- A. Patterson, C. Scully, N. Barnard, M. B. Griffiths, J. Eveson, M. Novelli
- Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology
- 1 November 1992
A patient with a rare combination of bilateral lingual necrosis and intestinal infarction, caused by giant cell arteritis, is described and the literature reviewed.
Autophagy Regulates Keratin 8 Homeostasis in Mammary Epithelial Cells and in Breast Tumors
- S. Kongara, Olga Kravchuk, +7 authors V. Karantza
- Medicine, Biology
- Molecular Cancer Research
- 1 June 2010
Autophagy is activated in response to cellular stressors and mediates lysosomal degradation and recycling of cytoplasmic material and organelles as a temporary cell survival mechanism. Defective… Expand
Autophagy opposes p53-mediated tumor barrier to facilitate tumorigenesis in a model of PALB2-associated hereditary breast cancer.
Hereditary breast cancers stem from germline mutations in susceptibility genes such as BRCA1, BRCA2, and PALB2, whose products function in the DNA damage response and redox regulation. Autophagy is… Expand
Sinus arrest complicating a bitemporal approach to the treatment of pan-facial fractures.
- R. Bainton, N. Barnard, J. R. Wiles, J. Brice
- The British journal of oral & maxillofacial…
- 1 April 1990
Two cases are reported in which the treatment of pan-facial fractures via a bi-temporal flap approach was complicated by cessation of activity of the sinuatrial node (sinus arrest). The anatomical,… Expand
Amplified Loci on Chromosomes 8 and 17 Predict Early Relapse in ER-Positive Breast Cancers
Adjuvant hormonal therapy is administered to all early stage ER+ breast cancers, and has led to significantly improved survival. Unfortunately, a subset of ER+ breast cancers suffer early relapse… Expand