Radiation oncology

August 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS84
Academic Journal
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Measuring the accuracy of prognostic judgments in head and neck cancer,' by C.F. Quirt.


Related Articles

  • Asphericity of pretherapeutic tumour FDG uptake provides independent prognostic value in head-and-neck cancer. Apostolova, Ivayla; Steffen, Ingo; Wedel, Florian; Lougovski, Alexandr; Marnitz, Simone; Derlin, Thorsten; Amthauer, Holger; Buchert, Ralph; Hofheinz, Frank; Brenner, Winfried // European Radiology;Sep2014, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p2077 

    Objective: To propose a novel measure, namely the 'asphericity' (ASP), of spatial irregularity of FDG uptake in the primary tumour as a prognostic marker in head-and-neck cancer. Methods: PET/CT was performed in 52 patients (first presentation, n = 36; recurrence, n = 16). The primary tumour was...

  • Lymph node ratio as a prognostic factor in head and neck cancer patients. Chien-Chih Chen; Jin-Ching Lin; Kuan-Wen Chen // Radiation Oncology;Aug2015, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: Lymph node status is one prognostic factor in head and neck cancer. The purpose of this study is to investigate the prognostic value of lymph node ratio (LNR) in head and neck cancer patients who received surgery plus postoperative chemoradiotherapy. Methods: From May 1991 to...

  • Elevated ZNF703 Protein Expression Is an Independent Unfavorable Prognostic Factor for Survival of the Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Yang, Hang; Jiang, Wen-Qi; Cao, Ye; Sun, Yong-An; Wei, Jing; An, Xin; Zhang, Ying-Chun; Song, Ming; Wang, Shu-Sen; Yuan, Zhong-Yu; Peng, Rou-Jun; Chen, Tan-Huan; Li, Li-Ren; Shi, Yan-Xia // Disease Markers;4/29/2015, Vol. 2015, p1 

    Aim. Data from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) show that the ZNF703 gene amplifies and overexpresses in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC). However, the clinical relevance of this observation in HNSCC is unclear. The purpose of this study was to clarify the expression of ZNF703...

  • Increased evidence for the prognostic value of primary tumor asphericity in pretherapeutic FDG PET for risk stratification in patients with head and neck cancer. Hofheinz, Frank; Lougovski, Alexandr; Zöphel, Klaus; Hentschel, Maria; Steffen, Ingo; Apostolova, Ivayla; Wedel, Florian; Buchert, Ralph; Baumann, Michael; Brenner, Winfried; Kotzerke, Jörg; Hoff, Jörg // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging;Mar2015, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p429 

    Purpose: In a previous study, we demonstrated the first evidence that the asphericity (ASP) of pretherapeutic FDG uptake in the primary tumor provides independent prognostic information in patients with head and neck cancer. The aim of this work was to confirm these results in an independent...

  • The expression of MMP-2 and Ki-67 in head and neck melanoma, and their correlation with clinic-pathologic indices. Kamyab-Hesari, Kambiz; Mohtasham, Nooshin; Aghazadeh, Nessa; Biglarian, Mohsen; Memar, Bahram; Kadeh, Hamideh // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p696 

    Objective: Melanoma is an aggressive tumor with propensity for early metastasis and poor prognosis with delayed diagnosis. Matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) is involved in degradation of extra-cellular matrix proteins and tumor progression. Ki-67 is a predictor of tumor proliferation activity...

  • Prognostic significance and predictive performance of volume-based parameters of F-18 FDG PET/CT in squamous cell head and neck cancers. Sager, Sait; Asa, Sertaç; Yilmaz, Mehmet; Uslu, Lebriz; Vatankulu, Betul; Halaç, Metin; Sönmezoglu, Kerim; Kanmaz, Bedii // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p922 

    Aim: It has been previously reported that metabolic tumor volume on positron emission tomography-computed tomography predicts disease recurrence and death in head-and-neck cancer. In this study, we assessed the prognostic value of metabolic tumor volume measured using F18-Fluorodeoxyglucose...

  • Subcellular localisation of pMEK has a different prognosis in locally advanced head and neck cancer treated with concomitant radiochemotherapy. Gomez-Millan, J.; Pajares, B.; Perez-Villa, L.; Carnero, A.; Alvarez, M.; De Luque, V.; Rivas, F.; Trigo, J. M.; Toledo, M. D.; Alba, E.; Medina, J. A. // BMC Cancer;10/28/2016, Vol. 16, p1 

    Background: MEK1 (MAP2K1) and MEK2 (MAP2K2) are closely related dual-specificity protein kinases which function by phosphorylating both serine/threonine and tyrosine residues of their substrates ERK1 and ERK2, controlling fundamental cellular processes that include cell growth and proliferation....

  • Capacitance of Membrane As a Prognostic Indicator of Survival in Head and Neck Cancer. Małecka-Massalska, Teresa; Mlak, Radosław; Smoleń, Agata; Brzozowska, Anna; Surtel, Wojciech; Morshed, Kamal // PLoS ONE;11/1/2016, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p1 

    Background: Evaluation of prognostic value of capacitance of membrane (Cm), parameter measured by bioelectrical impedance (BIA) as an alternative to known clinical factors in patients with Head and Neck Cancer (HNC). Methods: A cohort of 75 stage IIIB and IV HNC patients treated in Department...

  • Serum markers of CYFRA 21-1 and C-reactive proteins in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Yin-Ping Hsu; Chia-Hsun Hsieh; Hui-Tzu Chien; Chi-Hsiung Lai; Chung-Kan Tsao; Chun-Ta Liao; Chung-Jan Kang; Hung-Ming Wang; Tung-Chieh Chang, Joseph; Shiang-Fu Huang // World Journal of Surgical Oncology;Aug2015, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: CYFRA 21-1 (cytokeratin 19 fragment) and C-reactive proteins (CRP) were separately reported to be associated with prognosis of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. The combined roles of CYFRA 21-1 and CRP levels were rarely investigated in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). The...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics