World Journal of Oncology


Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access

ISSN-print: 1920-4531

ISSN-online: 1920-454X

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 and neoplasms, 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. 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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Relationship of Gender and Smoking History in the Development of Hypothyroidism From Exposure to External Beam Radiation for Head and Neck Cancers
Patients with head and neck cancers (HNCs) are often treated with external beam radiation therapy (XRT). Unfortunately this therapy is not without its unintended consequences. One of these side effects includes the development of radiation-induced hypothyroidism. Our study is designed to pay special attention to variables like gender and smoking history and analyze their relationship with the development of hypothyroidism. Full Text

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Another Case of Pulmonary Edema or May Be Not: An Unusual Presentation of Metastatic Melanoma
Melanoma is a tumor of pigment producing cells melanocytes. Malignant melanoma is associated with a high morbidity and mortality because of its widespread and rapid metastasis. Melanoma commonly metastasizes to lung and secondary metastatic pulmonary melanoma is a well known entity. Metastatic melanoma can present with varied pattern of pulmonary involvement ranging from post obstructive pneumonia to atelectasis. However, lung involvement is not known to cause hypoxic respiratory failure. Full Text

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Significance of Fractionated Administration of Thalidomide Combined With γ-Ray Irradiation in Terms of Local Tumor Response and Lung Metastasis Abstract HTML PDF
Shin-ichiro Masunaga, Yu Sanada, Takahiro Moriwaki, Keizo Tano, Yoshinori Sakurai, Hiroki Tanaka, Minoru Suzuki, Natsuko Kondo, Masaru Narabayashi, Tsubasa Watanabe, Yosuke Nakagawa, Akira Maruhashi, Koji Ono 155-165
Liquid-Based Medium Used to Prepare Cytological Breast Nipple Fluid Improves the Quality of Cellular Samples Automatic Collection Abstract HTML PDF
Marco Antonio Zonta, Fernanda Velame, Samara Gema, Jose Roberto Filassi, Adhemar Longatto-Filho 166-174

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Exertional Chest Pain and Dyspnea From Hyperviscosity Syndrome Related to Marginal Zone Lymphoma Abstract HTML PDF
Prajwal Dhakal, Vijaya Raj Bhatt, Smrity Upadhyay, Nabin Khanal, Apar Kishor Ganti 175-177
Modified Clagett Procedure Is Effective for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Postpneumonectomy Empyema: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Stefan Welter, Sandra Kampe, Jan Dziobaka, Eleftherios Chalvatzoulis, Mahmood Zahin, Christian Roesel, Georgios Stamatis 178-180
Does Aromatase Inhibitors Cause Sjogren’s Syndrome and Polyneuropathy? Abstract HTML PDF
Nazife Sule Yasar Bilge, Cengiz Korkmaz 181-182
Another Case of Pulmonary Edema or May Be Not: An Unusual Presentation of Metastatic Melanoma Abstract HTML PDF
Debabrata Bandyopadhyay, Praveen Vijhani, Carol Farver, Chirag Choudhary 183-186
 
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