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Hormones and Cancer

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19.03.2018 | Original Paper Open Access

Risk of Second Primary Female Genital Malignancies in Women with Breast Cancer: a SEER Analysis

Breast cancer survivors are at an increased risk of second primary cancers, and the risk factors for the latter may have clinical significance. The aims of our study were to evaluate the incidences and risk factors of second primary female genital …

15.03.2018 | Original Paper

Adiposity Results in Metabolic and Inflammation Differences in Premenopausal and Postmenopausal Women Consistent with the Difference in Breast Cancer Risk

Obesity is associated with increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal but not in premenopausal women. Many factors may be responsible for this difference. The aim of this study was to determine the mechanisms by which the genes related to …

09.03.2018 | Original Paper

Type 1 IGF Receptor Localization in Paediatric Gliomas: Significant Association with WHO Grading and Clinical Outcome

Nuclear localization of insulin-like growth factor receptor type 1 (IGF-1R) has been described as adverse prognostic factor in some cancers. We studied the expression and localization of IGF-1R in paediatric patients with gliomas, as well as its …

20.02.2018 | Review

Leptin Involvement in Primary Brain and Pituitary Tumors: Therapeutic Potential, Prognostic Value, and Proposed Diagnostic Application

Brain tumors are associated with increased mortality and morbidity and are the most common cancer type in children and young adults. The present review focuses on the interplay between leptin, the most extensively studied adipokine, and the onset …

13.02.2018 | Review Open Access

Thyroid Hormone in the Clinic and Breast Cancer

There is preclinical and recent epidemiological evidence that thyroid hormone supports breast cancer. These observations raise the issue of whether management of breast cancer in certain settings should include consideration of reducing the …

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Major areas of interest in cancer biology include:

-Cancer causation, metabolism, and hormone-dependence

-Disease progression, prevention, treatment, and resistance

-Translational studies dealing with novel therapeutic agents

-Hormone receptors and their co-regulatory molecules

-Hormonally infl uenced signaling pathways

-Nuclear and Steroid Hormone Receptors

-Adrenal, pituitary, and thyroid hormones

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