Ying-Hsia Chu

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BACKGROUND Coxsackievirus A9 (CA9) was one of the most prevalent serotype of enteroviral infections in Taiwan in 2011. After several patient series were reported in the 1960s and 1970s, few studies have focused on the clinical manifestations of CA9 infections. Our study explores and deepens the current understanding of CA9. METHODS We analyzed the(More)
Patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) have divergent survival outcomes and therapeutic responses, which may be determined by underlying molecular diversity. We aimed to develop a practical molecular assay that can identify subtypes with differential prognosis and response to targeted therapy. Whole-genome expression analysis of(More)
BACKGROUND Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome is a dominantly inherited multisystem cancer syndrome caused by a heterozygous mutation in the VHL tumor suppressor gene. Previous studies suggested that similar populations of Caucasian and Japanese patients have similar genotype or phenotype characteristics. In this comprehensive study of East Asian patients, we(More)
Sunitinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor used as first-line treatment for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC). Asian ethnicity has been previously associated with lower clearance and greater toxicities for sunitinib treatment, relative to Caucasian ethnicity. Research focusing on identifying corresponding biomarkers of efficacy and toxicity has been(More)
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