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17.10.2018 | Original Article

Lymph node dissection could bring survival benefits to patients diagnosed with clinically node-negative upper urinary tract urothelial cancer: a population-based, propensity score-matched study

Upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) refers to the malignancy that occurs in renal pelvis or ureter. This pyelocaliceal and ureteral tumor is rather rare and only accounts for approximately 5–10% of all urothelial malignancies [ 1 ]. For …

17.10.2018 | Original Article

CT-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for lung metastases from colorectal cancer

The lung is the second-most common site of colorectal cancer metastasis after the liver. During the course of the disease, nearly 20% of diagnosed patients develop solitary or multiple lung metastasis, and less than 5% remain alive at 5 years if …

17.10.2018 | Original Article

Influence of UGT1A1 polymorphism on etoposide plus platinum-induced neutropenia in Japanese patients with small-cell lung cancer

Etoposide, a semisynthetic derivative of podophyllotoxin with antitumor activity, inhibits topoisomerase II. It is widely used in the treatment of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), testicular cancer, lymphoma, and leukemia [ 1 ]. The dose-limiting …

08.10.2018 | Original Article

Ureteral stents for malignant extrinsic ureteral obstruction: outcomes and factors predicting stent failure

Malignant extrinsic ureteral obstruction (MUO) can result from extrinsic compression by a primary lesion, metastases, retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy, or direct tumor seeding [ 1 ] and is commonly a late sign in patients with advanced malignancy.

05.10.2018 | Special Article

Japan Society of Gynecologic Oncology guidelines 2017 for the treatment of uterine cervical cancer

The Japan Society of Gynecologic Oncology (JSGO) Guidelines 2017 for the Treatment of Uterine Cervical Cancer are for the purpose of providing standard treatment strategies for cervical cancer, indicating treatment methods currently considered …

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