World Journal of Oncology


Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access

ISSN-print: 1920-4531

ISSN-online: 1920-454X
Publisher: Elmer Press Inc
Journal scope: World Journal of Oncology is an open access, peer-reviewed, international journal, publishes original contributions describing basic research and clinical investigation of cancer, on the cellular, molecular, prevention, diagnosis, therapy and prognosis aspects. The submissions can be basic research or clinical investigation oriented.
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Significance of Fractionated Administration of Thalidomide Combined With γ-Ray Irradiation in Terms of Local Tumor Response and Lung Metastasis
The aim of this study was to evaluate the significance of fractionated administration of thalidomide combined with γ-ray irradiation in terms of local tumor response and lung metastatic potential, referring to the response of intratumor quiescent (Q) cells. B16-BL6 melanoma tumor-bearing C57BL/6 mice were continuously given 5-bromo-2’-deoxyuridine (BrdU) to label all proliferating (P) cells. The tumor-bearing mice then received γ-ray irradiation after thalidomide treatment through a single or two consecutive daily intraperitoneal administrations up to a total dose of 400 mg/kg in combination with an acute hypoxia-releasing agent (nicotinamide) or mild temperature hyperthermia (MTH).
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Selective Pulmonary Artery Perfusion With Blood Flow Occlusion Delivers Concentrated Levels of Chemotherapy to Ipsilateral Hilar and Mediastinal Lymph Nodes

Review of Cisplatin and Oxaliplatin in Current Immunogenic and Monoclonal Antibodies Perspective

Exertional Chest Pain and Dyspnea From Hyperviscosity Syndrome Related to Marginal Zone Lymphoma

Oligometastatic Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Brain Without Radiologically Detected Primary

Relationship of Gender and Smoking History in the Development of Hypothyroidism From Exposure to External Beam Radiation for Head and Neck Cancers

Amplification of Genomic DNA for Decoy Receptor 3 Predicts Post-Resection Disease Recurrence in Breast Cancer Patients


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Review of Cisplatin and Oxaliplatin in Current Immunogenic and Monoclonal Antibodies Perspective
Platinum-based chemotherapy made a paradigm shift in the treatment of different cancers initially; however, the success of these agents may have reached the peak as researchers have tried different combination regimes in different trials without having major differences in the end results. New frontiers of research were opened up firstly with this discovery that conventional chemo-radiation therapy can induce immunological cell death by recruiting high-mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) protein which triggers the T cell immunity and secondly monoclonal antibodies agents which were regrettably not effective as “monotherapy”; however, the combination with conventional chemotherapy had demonstrated good results. Full Text

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Oligometastatic Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Brain Without Radiologically Detected Primary
A 60-year-old Polish male was admitted into our hospital with complaint of right-sided lower extremity weakness. CT of head showed a left frontal 2.6 × 1.5 cm mass. Staging work-up did not show any other associated lesions in the chest or abdomen. Brain tumor was resected with histology consistent with large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma with most likely lung primary because of TTF-1 positivity. Following recovery from surgery, he had external beam radiation therapy to the brain and systemic chemotherapy with four cycles of cisplatin/etoposide. Full Text

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Original Article

Immunohistochemical Analysis of Cyclooxygenase-2 in Non-Melanocytic Skin Cancer: Correlation With Morphological Subtype and Histologic Grade Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Ali Koyuncuer 189-195
Bacterial Spectrum, Isolation Sites and Susceptibility Patterns of Pathogens in Adult Febrile Neutropenic Cancer Patients at a Specialist Hospital in Saudi Arabia Abstract HTML PDF
Mansoor Sirkhazi, Azmi Sarriff, Noorizan Abd Aziz, Fatma Almana, Osama Arafat, Mahmoud Shorman 196-203
A Retrospective Study of Efficacy and Safety of Albumin-Bound Paclitaxel in Metastatic Breast Cancer Abstract HTML PDF
Rajesh Kumar Singh, Sangeeta Pankaj, Sumit Kumar, Vamshi Rajkota 204-209

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Spontaneous Hepatic Rupture Associated With Epstein-Barr Virus Negative Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia Abstract HTML PDF
Nhu Thuy Can, Mei Lin Bissonnette, Muhammad Kamran Mirza, John Hart, Helen Te, Jane E. Churpek 210-213
Relapsing Episodes of Loss of Consciousness in a Patient With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Abstract HTML PDF
Anastasios Vagionas, Stelios Tigas, Panagiotis Oikonomou, George Pentheroudakis, Vassiliki Malamou-Mitsi, Nicholas Pavlidis 214-219
Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of the Vulva in an Adolescent Girl Abstract HTML PDF
Geetha Narayanan, Varun Rajan, Jaisankar Puthusseri, Jayasree Kattoor, Lali V. Soman 220-222
Pazopanib-Induced Regression of Brain Metastasis After Whole Brain Palliative Radiotherapy in Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer Progressing on First-Line Sunitinib: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Mohan Hingorani, Sanjay Dixit, Anthony Maraveyas 223-227
Synchronous Presentation of Cavernous Sinus Metastasis and Cervical Cancer: A Case Report and Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Sharang Tenjarla, Sheema Chawla, Eugene P. Toy 228-231
Pemetrexed-Induced Interstitial Pneumonitis: A Case Study and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Michael J. Waters, Shawgi Sukumaran, Chris S. Karapetis 232-236
Pulsed Erlotinib as Sole Treatment of Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis: Can We Avoid the Use of Intrathecal Therapy? Abstract HTML PDF
Cheruppolil R. Santhosh-Kumar, Deborah Gray, Dave J. Fisher 237-239
 
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