Wei Ting Mai

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Proliferation, invasion and metastasis are key features of gastric cancer, contributing to high mortality rates in patients with gastric cancer worldwide. As a direct target of p53, the functions of microRNA (miR)‑34a are important, but controversial, in the progression of gastric cancer. In the present study, the clinical importance of miR‑34a in GC(More)
MUC1, a member of the mucin family, is expressed in tumors of various human organs and may function as an antiadhesion molecule that inhibits cell-to-cell adhesion, inducing tumor metastasis, and served as a potential biomarker of tumor progression in early gastric cancer. However, its prognostic significance in gastric cancer is still in dispute. We(More)
In lower rectal cancer, postoperative outcome is still subject of controversy between the advocates of abdominoperineal resection (APR) and low anterior resection (LAR). Reports suggest that low anterior resection may be oncologically superior to abdominoperineal excision, although no good evidence exists to support this. Publications were identified which(More)
Slip and fall are the main cause of occupational injuries or fatalities at workplace. Falls have been one of the top three occupational incidences which reached a peak in 2013 with an incidence percentage of 17% in Taiwan. Most falls were attributed to unsafe environment where the floors were contaminated by the water and other liquids. This research was(More)
Trichosanthin (TCS), isolated from the root tuber of Trichosanthes kirilowii tubers in the Cucurbitaceae family, owns a great deal of biological and pharmacological activities including anti-virus and anti-tumor. TCS has been reported to induce cell apoptosis of a diversity of cancers, including cervical cancer, choriocarcinoma, and gastric cancer, etc.(More)
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