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    April 2017
  1. WAGNER M, Khoury H, Bennetts L, Berto P, et al
    Appraising the holistic value of Lenvatinib for radio-iodine refractory differentiated thyroid cancer: A multi-country study applying pragmatic MCDA.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:272.
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    March 2017
  2. VARADARAJAN VV, Pace EK, Patel V, Sawhney R, et al
    Follicular thyroid carcinoma metastasis to the facial skeleton: a systematic review.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:225.
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  3. VAN DEN BOSCH S, Dijkema T, Kunze-Busch MC, Terhaard CH, et al
    Uniform FDG-PET guided GRAdient Dose prEscription to reduce late Radiation Toxicity (UPGRADE-RT): study protocol for a randomized clinical trial with dose reduction to the elective neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:208.
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    February 2017
  4. KE LR, Xia WX, Qiu WZ, Huang XJ, et al
    Safety and efficacy of lobaplatin combined with 5-fluorouracil as first-line induction chemotherapy followed by lobaplatin-radiotherapy in locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma: preliminary results of a prospective phase II trial.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:134.
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    January 2017
  5. MCLAUGHLIN M, Barker HE, Khan AA, Pedersen M, et al
    HSP90 inhibition sensitizes head and neck cancer to platin-based chemoradiotherapy by modulation of the DNA damage response resulting in chromosomal fragmentation.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:86.
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  6. FENG X, Lin J, Xing S, Liu W, et al
    Higher IGFBP-1 to IGF-1 serum ratio predicts unfavourable survival in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:90.
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  7. TU CC, Hsu PK, Chien LI, Liu WC, et al
    Prognostic histological factors in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma after preoperative chemoradiation followed by surgery.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:62.
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  8. KAWAI S, Yokota T, Onozawa Y, Hamauchi S, et al
    Risk factors for aspiration pneumonia after definitive chemoradiotherapy or bio-radiotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer: a monocentric case control study.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:59.
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  9. GOVENDER R, Smith CH, Taylor SA, Barratt H, et al
    Swallowing interventions for the treatment of dysphagia after head and neck cancer: a systematic review of behavioural strategies used to promote patient adherence to swallowing exercises.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:43.
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  10. HATOGAI K, Fujii S, Kojima T, Daiko H, et al
    Concordance between PIK3CA mutations in endoscopic biopsy and surgically resected specimens of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:36.
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  11. POLAT B, Kaiser P, Wohlleben G, Gehrke T, et al
    Perioperative changes in osteopontin and TGFbeta1 plasma levels and their prognostic impact for radiotherapy in head and neck cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:6.
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    December 2016
  12. ALI H, Sinnott SJ, Corcoran P, Deady S, et al
    Oral cancer incidence and survival rates in the Republic of Ireland, 1994-2009.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:950.
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  13. LI HM, Li P, Qian YJ, Wu X, et al
    A retrospective paired study: efficacy and toxicity of nimotuzumab versus cisplatin concurrent with radiotherapy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:946.
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    November 2016
  14. LI S, Wang Z, Huang J, Cheng S, et al
    Clinicopathological and prognostic significance of mTOR and phosphorylated mTOR expression in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:877.
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  15. LOOMANS HA, Arnold SA, Quast LL, Andl CD, et al
    Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma invasion is inhibited by Activin A in ACVRIB-positive cells.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:873.
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  16. KARATAS OF, Suer I, Yuceturk B, Yilmaz M, et al
    Identification of microRNA profile specific to cancer stem-like cells directly isolated from human larynx cancer specimens.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:853.
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    October 2016
  17. GOMEZ-MILLAN J, Pajares B, Perez-Villa L, Carnero A, et al
    Subcellular localisation of pMEK has a different prognosis in locally advanced head and neck cancer treated with concomitant radiochemotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:829.
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  18. LIU L, Huang P, Wang Z, Chen N, et al
    Inhibition of eEF-2 kinase sensitizes human nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells to lapatinib-induced apoptosis through the Src and Erk pathways.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:813.
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  19. HSU CC, Huang SF, Wang JS, Chu WK, et al
    Interplay of N-Cadherin and matrix metalloproteinase 9 enhances human nasopharyngeal carcinoma cell invasion.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:800.
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  20. LIU LT, Chen QY, Tang LQ, Zhang L, et al
    With or without reirradiation in advanced local recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a case-control study.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:774.
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  21. PETKAR I, Rooney K, Roe JW, Patterson JM, et al
    DARS: a phase III randomised multicentre study of dysphagia- optimised intensity- modulated radiotherapy (Do-IMRT) versus standard intensity- modulated radiotherapy (S-IMRT) in head and neck cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:770.
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    March 2016
  22. MCNAIR AG, MacKichan F, Donovan JL, Brookes ST, et al
    What surgeons tell patients and what patients want to know before major cancer surgery: a qualitative study.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:258.
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  23. LIU SM, Wang HB, Sun Y, Shi Y, et al
    The efficacy of iodine-125 permanent brachytherapy versus intensity-modulated radiation for inoperable salivary gland malignancies: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:193.
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    February 2016
  24. HSIEH CH, Shueng PW, Wang LY, Huang YC, et al
    Impact of postoperative daily image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy on overall and local progression-free survival in patients with oral cavity cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:139.
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  25. KIM R, Ock CY, Keam B, Kim TM, et al
    Predictive and prognostic value of PET/CT imaging post-chemoradiotherapy and clinical decision-making consequences in locally advanced head & neck squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective study.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:116.
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  26. MOORCRAFT SY, Fontana E, Cunningham D, Peckitt C, et al
    Characterising timing and pattern of relapse following surgery for localised oesophagogastric adenocarcinoma: a retrospective study.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:112.
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  27. NYHAN MJ, O'Donovan TR, Boersma AW, Wiemer EA, et al
    MiR-193b promotes autophagy and non-apoptotic cell death in oesophageal cancer cells.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:101.
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    January 2016
  28. NAKASHIMA H, Matsuoka Y, Yoshida R, Nagata M, et al
    Pre-treatment neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio predicts the chemoradiotherapy outcome and survival in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective study.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:41.
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  29. SOULIERES D, Aguilar JL, Chen E, Misiukiewicz K, et al
    Cetuximab plus platinum-based chemotherapy in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a randomized, double-blind safety study comparing cetuximab produced from two manufacturing processes using the EXTREME study regimen.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:19.
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  30. ZHU G, Lin JC, Kim SB, Bernier J, et al
    Asian expert recommendation on management of skin and mucosal effects of radiation, with or without the addition of cetuximab or chemotherapy, in treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:42.
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  31. HE Y, Wang Y, Shen L, Zhao Y, et al
    Prognostic value of the distance between the primary tumor and brainstem in the patients with locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:114.
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  32. LIMA CR, Geraldo MV, Fuziwara CS, Kimura ET, et al
    MiRNA-146b-5p upregulates migration and invasion of different Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma cells.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:108.
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  33. CHARLES KA, Harris BD, Haddad CR, Clarke SJ, et al
    Systemic inflammation is an independent predictive marker of clinical outcomes in mucosal squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in oropharyngeal and non-oropharyngeal patients.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:124.
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  34. ZENG Q, Shen LJ, Guo X, Guo XM, et al
    Critical weight loss predicts poor prognosis in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:169.
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  35. BESIC N, Schwarzbartl-Pevec A, Vidergar-Kralj B, Crnic T, et al
    Treatment and outcome of 32 patients with distant metastases of Hurthle cell thyroid carcinoma: a single-institution experience.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:162.
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  36. MURAKAMI N, Matsumoto F, Yoshimoto S, Ito Y, et al
    Patterns of recurrence after selective postoperative radiation therapy for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:192.
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  37. CHANG L, Huang J, Wang K, Li J, et al
    Targeting Rad50 sensitizes human nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells to radiotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:190.
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  38. CHAI RC, Lim Y, Frazer IH, Wan Y, et al
    A pilot study to compare the detection of HPV-16 biomarkers in salivary oral rinses with tumour p16(INK4a) expression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:178.
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  39. SAITO M, Kiyozaki H, Obitsu T, Imoto H, et al
    Herpes simplex virus-1 encephalitis induced by chemoradiotherapy and steroids in an esophageal cancer patient: a case report.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:233.
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  40. NIU M, Gao D, Wen Q, Wei P, et al
    MiR-29c regulates the expression of miR-34c and miR-449a by targeting DNA methyltransferase 3a and 3b in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:218.
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  41. HUANG JS, Yao CJ, Chuang SE, Yeh CT, et al
    Honokiol inhibits sphere formation and xenograft growth of oral cancer side population cells accompanied with JAK/STAT signaling pathway suppression and apoptosis induction.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:245.
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  42. TAN G, Liu Q, Tang X, Kang T, et al
    Diagnostic values of serum cathepsin B and D in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:241.
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  43. LIU Z, Cheng C, Luo X, Xia Q, et al
    CDK4 and miR-15a comprise an abnormal automodulatory feedback loop stimulating the pathogenesis and inducing chemotherapy resistance in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:238.
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  44. DONNADIEU J, Lachaier E, Peria M, Saidak Z, et al
    Short-term culture of tumour slices reveals the heterogeneous sensitivity of human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma to targeted therapies.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:273.
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  45. PARVATHY M, Sreeja S, Kumar R, Pillai MR, et al
    Potential role of p21 Activated Kinase 1 (PAK1) in the invasion and motility of oral cancer cells.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16 Suppl 1:293.
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  46. MASTERSON L, Winder DM, Ball SL, Vaughan K, et al
    Molecular analyses of unselected head and neck cancer cases demonstrates that human papillomavirus transcriptional activity is positively associated with survival and prognosis.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:367.
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  47. RADES D, Seidl D, Janssen S, Bajrovic A, et al
    Comparison of weekly administration of cisplatin versus three courses of cisplatin 100 mg/m2 for definitive radiochemotherapy of locally advanced head-and-neck cancers.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:437.
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  48. CHEN LH, Hsu WL, Tseng YJ, Liu DW, et al
    Involvement of DNMT 3B promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition and gene expression profile of invasive head and neck squamous cell carcinomas cell lines.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:431.
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  49. LEI Z, Tian D, Zhang C, Zhao S, et al
    Clinicopathological and prognostic significance of GPX2 protein expression in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:410.
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  50. MIZUSHIMA T, Ohnishi S, Shimizu Y, Hatanaka Y, et al
    Fluorescent imaging of superficial head and neck squamous cell carcinoma using a gamma-glutamyltranspeptidase-activated targeting agent: a pilot study.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:411.
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  51. WU J, Chen QX
    Prognostic and predictive significance of tumor length in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma undergoing radical resection.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:394.
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  52. WANG L, Yu X, Li J, Zhang Z, et al
    Prognostic significance of p53 expression in patients with esophageal cancer: a meta-analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:373.
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  53. LIGIER K, Dejardin O, Launay L, Benoit E, et al
    Health professionals and the early detection of head and neck cancers: a population-based study in a high incidence area.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:456.
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  54. CHEN L, Sun L, Lang Y, Wu J, et al
    Fast-track surgery improves postoperative clinical recovery and cellular and humoral immunity after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:449.
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  55. OKELLO S, Churchill C, Owori R, Nasasira B, et al
    Population attributable fraction of Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma due to smoking and alcohol in Uganda.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:446.
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  56. CHEUNG CC, Lun SW, Chung GT, Chow C, et al
    MicroRNA-183 suppresses cancer stem-like cell properties in EBV-associated nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:495.
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  57. CLEARY JM, Mamon HJ, Szymonifka J, Bueno R, et al
    Neoadjuvant irinotecan, cisplatin, and concurrent radiation therapy with celecoxib for patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:468.
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  58. LENG WD, Wen XJ, Kwong JS, Huang W, et al
    COX-2 rs689466, rs5275, and rs20417 polymorphisms and risk of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis of adjusted and unadjusted data.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:457.
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  59. HUANG Y, Liang W, Yang Y, Zhao L, et al
    Phase I/II dose-finding study of nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel (nab(R)-Paclitaxel) plus Cisplatin as Treatment for Metastatic Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:464.
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  60. PARK SW, Hah JH, Oh SM, Jeong WJ, et al
    5-lipoxygenase mediates docosahexaenoyl ethanolamide and N-arachidonoyl-L-alanine-induced reactive oxygen species production and inhibition of proliferation of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:458.
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  61. WANG XP, Li XH, Zhang L, Lin JH, et al
    High level of serum apolipoprotein A-I is a favorable prognostic factor for overall survival in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:516.
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  62. UCHI Y, Takeuchi H, Matsuda S, Saikawa Y, et al
    CXCL12 expression promotes esophageal squamous cell carcinoma proliferation and worsens the prognosis.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:514.
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  63. CHEN LH, Hsu WL, Tseng YJ, Liu DW, et al
    Erratum to: Involvement of DNMT 3B promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition and gene expression profile of invasive head and neck squamous cell carcinomas cell lines.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:595.
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  64. AULUCK A, Walker BB, Hislop G, Lear SA, et al
    Socio-economic deprivation: a significant determinant affecting stage of oral cancer diagnosis and survival.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:569.
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  65. TAN HZ, Wu ZY, Wu JY, Long L, et al
    Single nucleotide polymorphism rs13042395 in the SLC52A3 gene as a biomarker for regional lymph node metastasis and relapse-free survival of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma patients.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:560.
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  66. HUANG PY, Zeng TT, Ban X, Li MQ, et al
    Expression of EIF5A2 associates with poor survival of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated with induction chemotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:669.
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  67. RUBINSTEIN JC, Brown TC, Christison-Lagay ER, Zhang Y, et al
    Shifting patterns of genomic variation in the somatic evolution of papillary thyroid carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:646.
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  68. ZENG Q, Wang J, Lv X, Li J, et al
    Induction Chemotherapy Followed by Radiotherapy versus Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy in elderly patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma: finding from a propensity-matched analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:693.
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  69. LI G, Liu Y, Liu C, Su Z, et al
    Genome-wide analyses of long noncoding RNA expression profiles correlated with radioresistance in nasopharyngeal carcinoma via next-generation deep sequencing.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:719.
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  70. TOYOKAWA T, Kubo N, Tamura T, Sakurai K, et al
    The pretreatment Controlling Nutritional Status (CONUT) score is an independent prognostic factor in patients with resectable thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: results from a retrospective study.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:722.
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  71. NAKAMURA H, Yano T, Fujii S, Kadota T, et al
    Natural history of superficial head and neck squamous cell carcinoma under scheduled follow-up endoscopic observation with narrow band imaging: retrospective cohort study.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:743.
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  72. SCHNEIDER TC, Kapiteijn E, van Wezel T, Smit JW, et al
    (Secondary) solid tumors in thyroid cancer patients treated with the multi-kinase inhibitor sorafenib may present diagnostic challenges.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:31.
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  73. THOMSEN H, Chen B, Figlioli G, Elisei R, et al
    Runs of homozygosity and inbreeding in thyroid cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:227.
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  74. TITOV SE, Ivanov MK, Karpinskaya EV, Tsivlikova EV, et al
    miRNA profiling, detection of BRAF V600E mutation and RET-PTC1 translocation in patients from Novosibirsk oblast (Russia) with different types of thyroid tumors.
    BMC Cancer. 2016;16:201.
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    June 2015
  75. CHENG S, Li J, Liu W, Liu C, et al
    LTA + 252A > G polymorphism is associated with risk of nasal NK/T-cell lymphoma in a Chinese population: a case-control study.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:480.
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  76. CHEN Y, Tong Y, Yang C, Gan Y, et al
    Consumption of hot beverages and foods and the risk of esophageal cancer: a meta-analysis of observational studies.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:449.
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    May 2015
  77. LI B, Wan Z, Huang G, Huang Z, et al
    Mitogen- and stress-activated Kinase 1 mediates Epstein-Barr virus latent membrane protein 1-promoted cell transformation in nasopharyngeal carcinoma through its induction of Fra-1 and c-Jun genes.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:390.
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  78. CASTILLO-GONZALEZ AC, Nieto-Ceron S, Pelegrin-Hernandez JP, Montenegro MF, et al
    Dysregulated cholinergic network as a novel biomarker of poor prognostic in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:385.
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    April 2015
  79. SLIJEPCEVIC N, Zivaljevic V, Marinkovic J, Sipetic S, et al
    Retrospective evaluation of the incidental finding of 403 papillary thyroid microcarcinomas in 2466 patients undergoing thyroid surgery for presumed benign thyroid disease.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:330.
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    January 2015
  80. BOSE P, Brockton NT, Guggisberg K, Nakoneshny SC, et al
    Fractal analysis of nuclear histology integrates tumor and stromal features into a single prognostic factor of the oral cancer microenvironment.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:409.
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  81. SU Z, Mao YP, OuYang PY, Tang J, et al
    Leucopenia and treatment efficacy in advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:429.
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  82. OZAWA Y, Nakamura Y, Fujishima F, Felizola SJ, et al
    c-Met in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: an independent prognostic factor and potential therapeutic target.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:451.
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  83. YANG W, Lan X, Li D, Li T, et al
    MiR-223 targeting MAFB suppresses proliferation and migration of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:461.
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  84. HE LR, Qiao W, Liao ZX, Komaki R, et al
    Impact of comorbidities and use of common medications on cancer and non-cancer specific survival in esophageal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:1095.
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  85. DRONKERS EA, Mes SW, Wieringa MH, van der Schroeff MP, et al
    Noncompliance to guidelines in head and neck cancer treatment; associated factors for both patient and physician.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:515.
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  86. KASAMA H, Sakamoto Y, Kasamatsu A, Okamoto A, et al
    Adenosine A2b receptor promotes progression of human oral cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:563.
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  87. HE X, Zhang Z, Li M, Li S, et al
    Expression and role of oncogenic miRNA-224 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:575.
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  88. KUMARASAMY VM, Shin YJ, White J, Sun D, et al
    Selective repression of RET proto-oncogene in medullary thyroid carcinoma by a natural alkaloid berberine.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:599.
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  89. SU WH, Chiu CC, Yao Shugart Y
    Heterogeneity revealed through meta-analysis might link geographical differences with nasopharyngeal carcinoma incidence in Han Chinese populations.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:598.
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  90. LEE SJ, Kim S, Kim M, Lee J, et al
    Capecitabine in combination with either cisplatin or weekly paclitaxel as a first-line treatment for metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a randomized phase II study.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:693.
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  91. DE FELICE F, Musio D, Tombolini V
    Head and neck cancer: metronomic chemotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:677.
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  92. MELCHARDT T, Hufnagl C, Magnes T, Weiss L, et al
    CYP39A1 polymorphism is associated with toxicity during intensive induction chemotherapy in patients with advanced head and neck cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:725.
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  93. ZHANG F, Cheng YK, Li WF, Guo R, et al
    Investigation of the feasibility of elective irradiation to neck level Ib using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a retrospective analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:709.
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  94. UMEZAWA R, Jingu K, Matsushita H, Sugawara T, et al
    Long-term results of chemoradiotherapy for stage II-III thoracic esophageal cancer in a single institution after 2000 -with a focus on comparison of three protocols.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:813.
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  95. LI WF, Li YQ, Chen L, Zhang Y, et al
    Propensity-matched analysis of three different chemotherapy sequences in patients with locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated using intensity-modulated radiotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:810.
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  96. POTTEL L, Lycke M, Boterberg T, Pottel H, et al
    G-8 indicates overall and quality-adjusted survival in older head and neck cancer patients treated with curative radiochemotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:875.
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  97. LI P, Meng J, Zhai Y, Zhang H, et al
    Argonaute 2 and nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a genetic association study and functional analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:862.
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  98. CHAPMAN BV, Wald AI, Akhtar P, Munko AC, et al
    MicroRNA-363 targets myosin 1B to reduce cellular migration in head and neck cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:861.
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  99. LIN JH, Jiang CQ, Ho SY, Zhang WS, et al
    Smoking and nasopharyngeal carcinoma mortality: a cohort study of 101,823 adults in Guangzhou, China.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:906.
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  100. CHEN YP, Zhang WN, Tang LL, Mao YP, et al
    Identification of surrogate endpoints in patients with locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy plus concurrent chemoradiotherapy versus concurrent chemoradiotherapy alone.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:930.
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  101. GUO SS, Tang LQ, Zhang L, Chen QY, et al
    The impact of the cumulative dose of cisplatin during concurrent chemoradiotherapy on the clinical outcomes of patients with advanced-stage nasopharyngeal carcinoma in an era of intensity-modulated radiotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2015;15:977.
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