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Chromosomal instability (CIN) phenotype, CIN high or CIN low, predicts survival for colorectal cancer.
PURPOSE To examine whether chromosomal instability (CIN) phenotype, determined by the severity of CIN, can predict survival for stages II and III colorectal cancer (CRC). PATIENTS AND METHODS WeExpand
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A case of lung squamous cell carcinoma with metastases to the duodenum and small intestine.
Gastrointestinal metastasis of lung cancer is fairly rare, and metastasis to the duodenum is very uncommon. We report a case of duodenum and small intestine metastases of lung squamous cellExpand
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Tumor location is a prognostic factor in poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma, mucinous adenocarcinoma, and signet-ring cell carcinoma of the colon
PurposeCancers which arise in the proximal and distal colon are suggested to be different clinically, pathologically, and genetically. The aim of this study is to clarify whether clinical behavior ofExpand
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Benefit of tegafur-uracil and leucovorin in chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Concomitant chemotherapy increases the therapeutic effect of preoperative radiotherapy for rectal cancer. The aim was to investigate the clinical benefit of tegafur-uracil (UFT) andExpand
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Prognostic significance of adverse events associated with preoperative radiotherapy for rectal cancer
PurposeAdverse events may occur in patients receiving preoperative radiotherapy (PRT) for rectal cancers. The aim of this study is to clarify the clinical and pathological features of the patientsExpand
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A case of paracecal hernia.
A 63-year-old male patient suddenly suffered right lower abdominal pain. The patient had tenderness and rebound tenderness at the right lower abdomen. Marked small bowel dilatation and an intestinalExpand
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Plasma exosomal microRNA-125b as a monitoring biomarker of resistance to mFOLFOX6-based chemotherapy in advanced and recurrent colorectal cancer patients.
Liquid biomarkers for the early detection of resistance to chemotherapy are important for improving prognosis. This study investigated the usefulness of plasma exosomal microRNA-125b (ex-miRNA-125b)Expand
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G12V and G12C mutations in the gene KRAS are associated with a poorer prognosis in primary colorectal cancer
The increased incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) has necessitated the development of novel prognostic and predictive factors from which new diagnostic tests could evolve. Evidence suggests the KRASExpand
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Perforation of the small bowel due to metastasis from tongue cancer.
Distant small bowel metastases from head and neck squamous cell carcinomas are extremely rare, and tongue cancer metastasizing to the small bowel has not been previously reported. We describe aExpand
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Prognostic Impact of Primary Tumor Resection and Lymph Node Dissection in Stage IV Colorectal Cancer with Unresectable Metastasis: A Propensity Score Analysis in a Multicenter Retrospective Study
AbstractBackground Retrospective studies have shown that primary tumor resection improves the prognosis of patients with colorectal cancer with unresectable metastasis (mCRC). Prognostic significanceExpand
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