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Toll-like receptor 3 signaling induces apoptosis in human head and neck cancer via survivin associated pathway.
The innate immune system builds up host defense against a huge diversity of pathogens, such as viruses, bacteria and fungi. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are one of the pattern recognition receptorsExpand
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Immunohistochemical detection of cervical lymph node micrometastases from T2N0 tongue cancer
Conclusions These results indicate that extensive, multiple cervical micrometastases occurred from an early stage in patients with T2N0 tongue cancer. The presence of micrometastases suggests theExpand
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Successful treatment of nasal septum hemangioma with the Harmonic Scalpel: a case report.
Hemangioma of the nasal septum, known as "bleeding polyp," is an occasional lesion in adults. We report two cases of bleeding polyps, that were successfully treated by surgery using the HarmonicExpand
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Clinical significance of elevated osteopontin levels in head and neck cancer patients.
OBJECTIVES Osteopontin (OPN) is associated with several human malignancies, but the role of OPN in head and neck cancer (HNC) remains unclear. We investigated the clinicopathologic relevance of serumExpand
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Th17 cells contribute to nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae-specific protective immunity induced by nasal vaccination with P6 outer membrane protein and α-galactosylceramide.
Nasal vaccination is an effective therapeutic means of preventing upper respiratory infection. Recently, nasal vaccination with P6 outer membrane protein of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi)Expand
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Expression of bone morphogenic protein in sinonasal inverted papilloma with new bone formation
Inverted papilloma (IP) is a common benign tumor in the nose and sinus. Osteogenesis in sinonasal IP is extremely rare; to date, only five cases of IP with new bone formation appear in theExpand
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Wegener's Granulomatosis with Extensive Bone Abnormalities Mimicking Fungal Sinusitis
Abnormalities of the underlying bone of the paranasal sinuses have sometimes been shown in Wegener's granulomatosis (WG). We describe an interesting case of WG with extensive bone abnormalities inExpand
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The Use of Autologous Platelet-rich Plasma in Closing Tympanic Membrane Perforations
The ideal conditions for tympanic membrane perforation (TMP) closure by outpatient treatment include technical simplicity, low invasiveness, high perforation closure rate, a high safety margin andExpand
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Suppression of Poly(rC)-Binding Protein 4 (PCBP4) reduced cisplatin resistance in human maxillary cancer cells
Cisplatin plays an important role in the therapy for human head and neck cancers. However, cancer cells develop cisplatin resistance, leading to difficulty in treatment and poor prognosis. To analyzeExpand
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