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    September 2017
  1. YANG L, Xia L, Wang Y, He S, et al
    Development and external validation of nomograms to predict the risk of skeletal metastasis at the time of diagnosis and skeletal metastasis-free survival in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:628.
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  2. DYCKHOFF G, Plinkert PK, Ramroth H
    A change in the study evaluation paradigm reveals that larynx preservation compromises survival in T4 laryngeal cancer patients.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:609.
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    August 2017
  3. DU L, Zhang XX, Feng LC, Qu BL, et al
    Propensity score matching analysis of a phase II study on simultaneous modulated accelerated radiation therapy using helical tomotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinomas.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:582.
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  4. CHRISTENSEN A, Kiss K, Lelkaitis G, Juhl K, et al
    Urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR), tissue factor (TF) and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR): tumor expression patterns and prognostic value in oral cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:572.
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  5. LI Y, Chen QY, Tang LQ, Liu LT, et al
    Concurrent chemoradiotherapy with or without cetuximab for stage II to IVb nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a case-control study.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:567.
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  6. VAN VULPEN JK, Siersema PD, van Hillegersberg R, Nieuwenhuijzen GAP, et al
    Physical ExeRcise Following Esophageal Cancer Treatment (PERFECT) study: design of a randomized controlled trial.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:552.
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  7. HUANG H, Wang XP, Li XH, Chen H, et al
    Prognostic value of pretreatment serum alanine aminotransferase/aspartate aminotransferase (ALT/AST) ratio and gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT) in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:544.
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    July 2017
  8. HAAG GM, Stocker G, Quidde J, Jaeger D, et al
    Randomized controlled trial of S-1 maintenance therapy in metastatic esophagogastric cancer - the multinational MATEO study.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:509.
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  9. LIANG SB, Teng JJ, Hu XF, Yang XL, et al
    Prognostic value of total tumor volume in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:506.
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  10. ZHAO W, Mo Y, Wang S, Midorikawa K, et al
    Quantitation of DNA methylation in Epstein-Barr virus-associated nasopharyngeal carcinoma by bisulfite amplicon sequencing.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:489.
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  11. SERVAGI-VERNAT S, Crehange G, Bonnetain F, Mertens C, et al
    Chemoradiation in elderly esophageal cancer patients: rationale and design of a phase I/II multicenter study (OSAGE).
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:483.
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  12. FU X, Shen C, Wang H, Chen F, et al
    Joint quantitative measurement of hTERT mRNA in both peripheral blood and circulating tumor cells of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma and its clinical significance.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:479.
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  13. SU Y, Yu QH, Wang XY, Yu LP, et al
    JMJD2A promotes the Warburg effect and nasopharyngeal carcinoma progression by transactivating LDHA expression.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:477.
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  14. RUMLEY CN, Lee MT, Holloway L, Rai R, et al
    Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging in mucosal primary head and neck cancer: a prospective imaging biomarker study.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:475.
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    June 2017
  15. YU X, Li W, Xia Z, Xie L, et al
    Targeting MCL-1 sensitizes human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma cells to cisplatin-induced apoptosis.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:449.
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  16. TANG H, Tan L, Shen Y, Wang H, et al
    CMISG1701: a multicenter prospective randomized phase III clinical trial comparing neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy to neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by minimally invasive esophagectomy in patients with locally advanced resectable esophageal squamous
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:450.
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  17. IMANISHI Y, Ozawa H, Sakamoto K, Fujii R, et al
    Clinical outcomes of transoral videolaryngoscopic surgery for hypopharyngeal and supraglottic cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:445.
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  18. ERKIZAN HV, Johnson K, Ghimbovschi S, Karkera D, et al
    African-American esophageal squamous cell carcinoma expression profile reveals dysregulation of stress response and detox networks.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:426.
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  19. VAN GINKEL JH, Huibers MMH, van Es RJJ, de Bree R, et al
    Droplet digital PCR for detection and quantification of circulating tumor DNA in plasma of head and neck cancer patients.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:428.
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  20. LONKVIST CK, Lonbro S, Vinther A, Zerahn B, et al
    Progressive resistance training in head and neck cancer patients during concomitant chemoradiotherapy -- design of the DAHANCA 31 randomized trial.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:400.
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    May 2017
  21. MAGNUSSEN SN, Hadler-Olsen E, Costea DE, Berg E, et al
    Cleavage of the urokinase receptor (uPAR) on oral cancer cells: regulation by transforming growth factor - beta1 (TGF-beta1) and potential effects on migration and invasion.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:350.
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  22. KULASINGHE A, Perry C, Kenny L, Warkiani ME, et al
    PD-L1 expressing circulating tumour cells in head and neck cancers.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:333.
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  23. LONJOU C, Damiola F, Moissonnier M, Durand G, et al
    Investigation of DNA repair-related SNPs underlying susceptibility to papillary thyroid carcinoma reveals MGMT as a novel candidate gene in Belarusian children exposed to radiation.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:328.
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  24. YOKOTA T, Ogawa T, Takahashi S, Okami K, et al
    Efficacy and safety of rebamipide liquid for chemoradiotherapy-induced oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group phase II study.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:314.
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    April 2017
  25. ZHAO H, Wang Y, Wang MJ, Zhang ZH, et al
    Influence of presence/absence of thyroid gland on the cutoff value for thyroglobulin in lymph-node aspiration to detect metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:296.
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  26. LIN CL, Lee WT, Ou CY, Hsiao JR, et al
    Regular recreational physical activity and risk of head and neck cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2017;17:286.
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  27. 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
  28. 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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  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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
  38. 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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  39. 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
  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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
  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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
  48. 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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  49. 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
  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. 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
  54. 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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  55. 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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  56. 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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  57. 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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  58. 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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  59. 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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  60. 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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  61. 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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  62. 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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  63. 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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  64. 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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  65. 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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  66. 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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  67. 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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  68. 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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  69. 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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  70. 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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  71. 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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  72. 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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  73. 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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  74. 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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  75. 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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  76. 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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  77. 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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  78. 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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  79. 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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  80. 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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  81. 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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  82. 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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  83. 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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  84. 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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  85. 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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  86. 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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  87. 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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  88. 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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  89. 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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  90. 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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  91. 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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  92. 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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  93. 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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  94. 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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  95. 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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  96. 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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  97. 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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  98. 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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  99. 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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