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Cancer stromal fibroblasts are important members of the cancer microenvironment. In this study, we determined the effect of sunitinib, a small molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitor, on the primary human colonic fibroblasts. Cell cycle analysis and cell proliferation assays were performed to evaluate the inhibitory effect of sunitinib in vitro. Western-blot(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of oxaliplatin-containing adjuvant chemotherapy on the survival of patients with locally-advanced rectal cancer. METHODS Data on patients with pathologically-confirmed T3/4 or N1/2 rectal cancer who accepted radical surgery at our center from January 2002 to June 2009 were reviewed retrospectively. The patients' 5-year(More)
The gradient monotonicity of existing tumor, node, metastases staging systems for colorectal cancer is unsatisfactory. Our proposed T-plus staging system strengthens weighting of the T stage. In this study, applicability of the T-plus staging system was verified with data of a Chinese colorectal cancer center.Records of 2080 nonmetastatic, advanced cancer(More)
BACKGROUND Primary colorectal lymphoma (PCL) is a rare colorectal malignancy. The standard treatment and prognostic factors of PCL remain unexplored. Therefore, a large population-based study should be conducted to provide a detailed review of this disease. METHODS We extracted the data of eligible patients with PCL registered in the SEER database from(More)
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