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MAPK overexpression is associated with anthracycline resistance and increased risk for recurrence in patients with triple-negative breast cancer.
BACKGROUND Triple-negative breast cancer is estimated to account for 15%-20% of all patients with breast cancer and is considered as a prognostically unfavorable subset. The aim of this study is toExpand
Ovarian carcinosarcomas: clinicopathological prognostic factors and evaluation of chemotherapy regimens containing platinum.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinicopathological prognostic factors and outcome of chemotherapy in ovarian carcinosarcomas. METHODS We reviewed the records of 26 patients treated from 1990 to 2006 atExpand
Mycophenolate Mofetil in Combination with Steroids for Treatment of C3 Glomerulopathy: A Case Series.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES C3 glomerulopathy is a form of complement-mediated GN. Immunosuppressive therapy may be beneficial in the treatment of C3 glomerulopathy. Mycophenolate mofetil is anExpand
Renal carcinoma associated with a novel succinate dehydrogenase A mutation: a case report and review of literature of a rare subtype of renal carcinoma.
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) linked to germline mutation of succinate dehydrogenase subunits A, B, C, and D (SDHA, SDHB, SDHC, and SDHD, respectively) has been recently included as a provisional entityExpand
Immunosuppressive Treatment in C3 Glomerulopathy: Is it Really Effective?
Background: C3 glomerulopathy (C3GP) is a recently identified and described disease that has a high risk of progressing into end-stage renal disease. We aimed to evaluate the effects of variousExpand
Apigmented calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor.
A case of a pigmented calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor (CCOT) localized in the mandible occuring in a 16year-old white female is reported, and the characteristic histomorphologic features of CCOTExpand
Effect of lugol solution on thyroid gland blood flow and microvessel density in the patients with Graves' disease.
CONTEXT Although some endocrine surgeons administer Lugol solution to decrease thyroid gland vascularity, there is still not an agreement on its effectiveness. OBJECTIVE The aims of this clinicalExpand
Tumor Budding Is Independently Predictive for Lymph Node Involvement in Early Gastric Cancer
Background. The most important prognostic factor for early gastric cancer (EGC) is the lymph node status. It is important to predict early lesions without lymph node metastasis (LNM) beforeExpand
Inter-observer Agreement in Laryngeal Pre-neoplastic Lesions
In this series, laryngeal preneoplastic lesions were evaluated by the classifications of the World Health Organization (WHOC), Ljubljana (LC) and squamous intraepithelial neoplasia (SINC) by multipleExpand
Risk factors for progression in children and young adults with IgA nephropathy: an analysis of 261 cases from the VALIGA European cohort
BackgroundThere is a need for early identification of children with immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) at risk of progression of kidney disease.MethodsData on 261 young patients [age <23 years; meanExpand