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    September 2021
  1. TANIYAMA Y, Murakami K, Yoshida N, Takahashi K, et al
    Evaluating the effect of Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for esophageal Cancer using the RECIST system with shorter-axis measurements: a retrospective multicenter study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:1008.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  2. XIA T, Tian H, Zhang K, Zhang S, et al
    Exosomal ERp44 derived from ER-stressed cells strengthens cisplatin resistance of nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:1003.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  3. LI R, Pang XF, Huang ZG, Yang LH, et al
    Overexpression of UBE2C in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma tissues and molecular analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:996.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  4. WANG ZY, Jiang YZ, Xiao W, Xue XB, et al
    Prognostic impact of tumor length in esophageal Cancer: a systematic review and Meta-analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:988.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  5. ISHIZU T, Eichin D, Padzik A, Tuominen S, et al
    Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cell lines have an immunomodulatory effect on macrophages independent of hypoxia and toll-like receptor 9.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:990.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  6. KHAIRAN P, Sobue T, Eshak ES, Zha L, et al
    Association of dietary intakes of vitamin B12, vitamin B6, folate, and methionine with the risk of esophageal cancer: the Japan Public Health Center-based (JPHC) prospective study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:982.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2021
  7. MINESAKI A, Kai K, Kuratomi Y, Aishima S, et al
    Infiltration of CD1a-positive dendritic cells in advanced laryngeal cancer correlates with unfavorable outcomes post-laryngectomy.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:973.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  8. LIU Z, Liu H, Dong Q, Li H, et al
    Prognostic role of DFNA5 in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma revealed by systematic expression analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:951.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  9. FENG G, Xu Y, Ma N, Midorikawa K, et al
    Influence of Epstein-Barr virus and human papillomavirus infection on macrophage migration inhibitory factor and macrophage polarization in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:929.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  10. LI MX, Sun XM, Cheng WG, Ruan HJ, et al
    Using a machine learning approach to identify key prognostic molecules for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:906.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  11. ZAHID N, Zahid W, Khalid W, Azam I, et al
    Resilience and its associated factors in head and neck cancer patients in Pakistan: an analytical cross-sectional study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:888.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2021
  12. ROUTILA J, Suvila K, Grenman R, Leivo I, et al
    Cancer cell line microarray as a novel screening method for identification of radioresistance biomarkers in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:868.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  13. SINGH P, Bennett B, Bailey T, Taylor-Stokes G, et al
    Real-world study of the impact of recurrent/metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (R/M SCCHN) on quality of life and productivity in Europe.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:854.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  14. CHEN W, Luo YK, Zhang Y, Song Q, et al
    Ultrasound-guided implantation of radioactive (125)I seed in radioiodine refractory differentiated thyroid carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:834.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  15. ZHU C, Gu L, Liu Z, Li J, et al
    Correlation between vascular endothelial growth factor pathway and immune microenvironment in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:836.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2021
  16. ITO T, Tsukahara K, Sato H, Shimizu A, et al
    Changes in carnitine levels through induction chemotherapy in head and neck cancer patients as a potential cause of therapy-related malaise.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:742.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  17. MIYAWAKI Y, Sato H, Oya S, Sugita H, et al
    Clinical impact of abdominal versus mediastinal metastases as a prognostic factor for poor outcomes following esophageal cancer surgery: a retrospective study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:725.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  18. DRAGAN T, Duprez F, Van Gossum A, Gulyban A, et al
    Prophylactic gastrostomy in locally advanced head and neck cancer: results of a national survey among radiation oncologists.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:656.
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  19. HOXHAJ I, Vukovic V, Boccia S, Pastorino R, et al
    Single nucleotide polymorphisms and the risk of developing a second primary cancer among head and neck cancer patients: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:660.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  20. CHEN WJ, Xu WN, Wang HY, Chen XX, et al
    Plasma Epstein-Barr virus DNA and risk of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in a prospective seropositive population.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:651.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2021
  21. LIU W, Yu B, Luo Y, Li J, et al
    Survival benefit of induction chemotherapy for locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma: prognosis based on a new risk estimation model.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:639.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. LI X, Fang Q, Du W, Zhang X, et al
    Induction chemotherapy combined with immunotherapy in locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:622.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  23. QUINTANILHA JCF, Cursino MA, Borges JB, Torso NG, et al
    MiR-3168, miR-6125, and miR-4718 as potential predictors of cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in patients with head and neck cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:575.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  24. BEYENE ET, Ketema SG, Alebachew AN, Saleh MY, et al
    Descriptive epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carcinoma at Tikur Anbessa Hospital, Ethiopia.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:540.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  25. YANG JH, Sun XS, Xiao BB, Liu LT, et al
    Subdivision of de-novo metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma based on tumor burden and pretreatment EBV DNA for therapeutic guidance of locoregional radiotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:534.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  26. XU Y, Wu Z, Ye W, Xiao Y, et al
    Prognostic value of serum uric acid and tumor response to induction chemotherapy in locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:519.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  27. ARSA L, Siripoon T, Trachu N, Foyhirun S, et al
    Discrepancy in p16 expression in patients with HPV-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in Thailand: clinical characteristics and survival outcomes.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:504.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2021
  28. ALMANGUSH A, Alabi RO, Troiano G, Coletta RD, et al
    Clinical significance of tumor-stroma ratio in head and neck cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:480.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  29. ZHANG X, Song X, Lai Y, Zhu B, et al
    Identification of key pseudogenes in nasopharyngeal carcinoma based on RNA-Seq analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:483.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  30. KUNZ V, Wichmann G, Lehmann-Laue A, Mehnert-Theuerkauf A, et al
    Screening for distress, related problems and perceived need for psycho-oncological support in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:478.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  31. JENSEN CB, Saucke MC, Pitt SC
    Active surveillance for thyroid Cancer: a qualitative study of barriers and facilitators to implementation.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:471.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  32. WONG TJ, Li Q, Dodd V, Wang W, et al
    Oral cancer knowledge and screening behavior among smokers and non-smokers in rural communities.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:430.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  33. DUAN X, Shang X, Yue J, Ma Z, et al
    A nomogram to predict lymph node metastasis risk for early esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:431.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  34. ZHOU LQ, Hu Y, Xiao HJ
    The prognostic significance of survivin expression in patients with HNSCC: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:424.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  35. DING Y, Jiang R, Chen Y, Jing J, et al
    Comparing the characteristics and predicting the survival of patients with head and neck melanoma versus body melanoma: a population-based study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:420.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  36. WEI M, Zhao L, Lv J, Li X, et al
    The mediation effect of serum metabolites on the relationship between long-term smoking exposure and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:415.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  37. BOGUSZEWICZ L, Bielen A, Jarczewski JD, Ciszek M, et al
    Molecular response to induction chemotherapy and its correlation with treatment outcome in head and neck cancer patients by means of NMR-based metabolomics.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:410.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  38. SAENTHAVEESUK P, Yang L, Zeng B, Xu M, et al
    Development and validation of multiparametric MRI-based nomogram for predicting occult metastasis risk in early tongue squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:408.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  39. WANG Y, Zhang X, Zhang X, Liu-Helmersson J, et al
    Prognostic value of the extent of lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer-specific survival among T1 patients.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:403.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  40. ZHOU Z, Wu W, Li J, Liu C, et al
    Bioinformatics analysis of the expression and role of microRNA-221-3p in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:395.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  41. BERNADACH M, Lapeyre M, Dillies AF, Miroir J, et al
    Predictive factors of toxicity of TPF induction chemotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancers.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:360.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  42. NIE Z, Zhao P, Shang Y, Sun B, et al
    Nomograms to predict the prognosis in locally advanced oral squamous cell carcinoma after curative resection.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:372.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  43. ZHU Q, Xu D
    Correlation between preoperative ultrasonic features of medullary thyroid carcinoma and postoperative recurrence.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:344.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  44. ZHENG W, Chen C, Yu J, Jin C, et al
    An energy metabolism-based eight-gene signature correlates with the clinical outcome of esophagus carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:345.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2021
  45. YOSHIMURA S, Mori K, Ri M, Aikou S, et al
    Comparison of short-term outcomes between transthoracic and robot-assisted transmediastinal radical surgery for esophageal cancer: a prospective study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:338.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  46. YANG X, Suo C, Zhang T, Yin X, et al
    A nomogram for screening esophageal squamous cell carcinoma based on environmental risk factors in a high-incidence area of China: a population-based case-control study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:343.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  47. HE T, Yan RN, Chen HY, Zeng YY, et al
    Comparing the 7th and 8th editions of UICC/AJCC staging system for nasopharyngeal carcinoma in the IMRT era.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:327.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  48. CHOI KH, Song JH, Park EY, Hong JH, et al
    Analysis of PET parameters as prognosticators of survival and tumor extent in Oropharyngeal Cancer treated with surgery and postoperative radiotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:317.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  49. PHAM DX, Nguyen HD, Phung AHT, Bui TD, et al
    Trends in incidence and histological pattern of thyroid cancer in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (1996-2015): a population-based study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:296.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  50. LIU Z, Cheng C, Luo X, Xia Q, et al
    Retraction Note: CDK4 and miR-15a comprise an abnormal automodulatory feedback loop stimulating the pathogenesis and inducing chemotherapy resistance in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:273.

  51. LI C, Tao C, Bai T, Li Z, et al
    Beam complexity and monitor unit efficiency comparison in two different volumetric modulated arc therapy delivery systems using automated planning.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:261.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  52. CHOI CK, Yang J, Kweon SS, Cho SH, et al
    Association between ALDH2 polymorphism and esophageal cancer risk in South Koreans: a case-control study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:254.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  53. WANG Y, Wang M, Tang Y, Sun B, et al
    Perioperative mortality of head and neck cancers.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:256.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  54. ZHANG S, Zhang R, Wang C, Gong W, et al
    Central neck lymph node metastasis in oral squamous cell carcinoma at the floor of mouth.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:225.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  55. ZOU Y, Zhang H, Li W, Guo Y, et al
    Prediction of ipsilateral lateral cervical lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid carcinoma: a combined dual-energy CT and thyroid function indicators study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:221.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2021
  56. CHIAMULERA MMA, Zancan CB, Remor AP, Cordeiro MF, et al
    Salivary cytokines as biomarkers of oral cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:205.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. CHOI SY, Lee E, Kim E, Chung MK, et al
    Clinical outcomes of bulky parotid gland cancers: need for self-examination and screening program for early diagnosis of parotid tumors.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:178.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  58. ABDEL HAMID HM, Darwish ZE, Elsheikh SM, Mourad GM, et al
    Following cytotoxic nanoconjugates from injection to halting the cell cycle machinery and its therapeutic implications in oral cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:170.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  59. CHEN D, Wang W, Mo J, Ren Q, et al
    Minimal invasive versus open esophagectomy for patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma after neoadjuvant treatments.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:145.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  60. WENTER V, Albert NL, Ahmaddy F, Unterrainer M, et al
    The diagnostic challenge of coexistent sarcoidosis and thyroid cancer - a retrospective study.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:139.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  61. LIANG YJ, Mei XY, Zeng B, Zhang SE, et al
    Prognostic role of preoperative D-dimer, fibrinogen and platelet levels in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:122.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  62. ZHANG Z, Chen C, Fang Y, Li S, et al
    Development of a prognostic signature for esophageal cancer based on nine immune related genes.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:113.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  63. WANG X, Wang H, Wang H, Huang J, et al
    Prognostic value of visual residual tumour cells (VRTC) for patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinomas after neoadjuvant therapy followed by surgery.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:111.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2021
  64. HAMMERMULLER C, Hinz A, Dietz A, Wichmann G, et al
    Depression, anxiety, fatigue, and quality of life in a large sample of patients suffering from head and neck cancer in comparison with the general population.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:94.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  65. KONDO S, Hirakawa H, Ikegami T, Uehara T, et al
    Raptor and rictor expression in patients with human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:87.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  66. SOLIS-PAZMINO P, Salazar-Vega J, Lincango-Naranjo E, Garcia C, et al
    Thyroid cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment: a cross- sectional study at a thyroid cancer referral center in Ecuador.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:42.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  67. ZHAO F, Lu RX, Liu JY, Fan J, et al
    Development and validation of nomograms to intraoperatively predict metastatic patterns in regional lymph nodes in patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2021;21:22.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2020
  68. MUKHOPADHYAY S, Ghosh S, Das D, Arun P, et al
    Application of Random Forest and data integration identifies three dysregulated genes and enrichment of Central Carbon Metabolism pathway in Oral Cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1219.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  69. KATAGIRI T, Ohyama Y, Miyamoto H, Egawa Y, et al
    Pathological responses to low-dose irradiation and Pepleomycin in Oral squamous cell carcinoma are predictive of Locoregional control.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1216.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  70. ZHANG J, Li H, Zhou L, Yu L, et al
    Modified nodal stage of esophageal cancer based on the evaluation of the hazard rate of the negative and positive lymph node.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1200.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  71. DATAR S, Cabanillas M, Dadu R, Ost D, et al
    Pulmonary cavitation in patients with thyroid cancer receiving antiangiogenic agents.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1181.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  72. HO SY, Tsang RKY
    Value of oesophagoscopy and bronchoscopy in diagnosis of synchronous malignancies in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1172.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2020
  73. KALISZEWSKI K, Diakowska D, Nowak L, Wojtczak B, et al
    The age threshold of the 8th edition AJCC classification is useful for indicating patients with aggressive papillary thyroid cancer in clinical practice.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1166.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  74. XIE Z, Li X, He Y, Wu S, et al
    Analysis of the expression and potential molecular mechanism of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL1RN) in papillary thyroid cancer via bioinformatics methods.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1143.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  75. ZHU K, Lin R, Zhang Z, Chen H, et al
    Impact of prior cancer history on the survival of patients with larynx cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1137.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  76. KAGAMI T, Yamade M, Suzuki T, Uotani T, et al
    The first evidence for SLFN11 expression as an independent prognostic factor for patients with esophageal cancer after chemoradiotherapy.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1123.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  77. KANG HY, Kim I, Kim YY, Bahk J, et al
    Income differences in screening, incidence, postoperative complications, and mortality of thyroid cancer in South Korea: a national population-based time trend study.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1096.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  78. TONG Y, Hu C, Huang Z, Fan Z, et al
    Novel nomogram to predict risk of bone metastasis in newly diagnosed thyroid carcinoma: a population-based study.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1055.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2020
  79. GU B, Fang Q, Wu Y, Du W, et al
    Impact of submandibular gland preservation in neck management of early-stage buccal squamous cell carcinoma on locoregional control and disease-specific survival.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1034.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  80. ZHANG F, Liu Y, Yang Y, Yang K, et al
    Development and validation of a fourteen- innate immunity-related gene pairs signature for predicting prognosis head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1015.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  81. HOSHINO I, Nabeya Y, Takiguchi N, Gunji H, et al
    Inducing multiple antibodies to treat squamous cell esophageal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:1007.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  82. YANG J, Shang J, Song Q, Yang Z, et al
    ECCDIA: an interactive web tool for the comprehensive analysis of clinical and survival data of esophageal cancer patients.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:985.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  83. AN YZ, Cho E, Ling J, Zhang X, et al
    The Axin2-snail axis promotes bone invasion by activating cancer-associated fibroblasts in oral squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:987.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  84. ZHAO S, Qi W, Chen J
    Role of a multidisciplinary team in administering radiotherapy for esophageal cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:974.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  85. ZHU L, Dong L, Feng M, Yang F, et al
    Profiles of autophagy-related genes in esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:943.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2020
  86. HECHT M, Hahn D, Wolber P, Hautmann MG, et al
    Treatment response lowers tumor symptom burden in recurrent and/or metastatic head and neck cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:933.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  87. FAN C, Wang J, Tang Y, Zhang S, et al
    Upregulation of long non-coding RNA LOC284454 may serve as a new serum diagnostic biomarker for head and neck cancers.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:917.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  88. ELHALAWANI H, Mohamed ASR, Elgohari B, Lin TA, et al
    Tobacco exposure as a major modifier of oncologic outcomes in human papillomavirus (HPV) associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:912.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  89. GAO LR, Wang X, Han W, Deng W, et al
    A multicenter prospective phase III clinical randomized study of simultaneous integrated boost intensity-modulated radiotherapy with or without concurrent chemotherapy in patients with esophageal cancer: 3JECROG P-02 study protocol.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:901.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  90. IZKHAKOV E, Keinan-Boker L, Barchana M, Shacham Y, et al
    Long-term all-cause mortality and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in thyroid cancer survivors: an Israeli population-based study.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:892.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  91. LORENZEN S, Biederstadt A, Ronellenfitsch U, Reissfelder C, et al
    RACE-trial: neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy versus chemotherapy for patients with locally advanced, potentially resectable adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction - a randomized phase III joint study of the AIO, ARO and DGAV.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:886.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  92. CHANG X, Deng L, Ni W, Li C, et al
    Salvage chemoradiation therapy for recurrence after radical surgery or palliative surgery in esophageal cancer patients: a prospective, multicenter clinical trial protocol.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:877.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  93. YOON JY, Brezden-Masley C, Streutker CJ
    Lgr5 and stem/progenitor gene expression in gastric/gastroesophageal junction carcinoma - significance of potentially retained stemness.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:860.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  94. ALMANGUSH A, Makitie AA, Hagstrom J, Haglund C, et al
    Cell-in-cell phenomenon associates with aggressive characteristics and cancer-related mortality in early oral tongue cancer.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:843.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  95. ZHANG Y, Wang J, Dai N, Han P, et al
    Alteration of plasma metabolites associated with chemoradiosensitivity in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma via untargeted metabolomics approach.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:835.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  96. HSIEH CY, Lein MY, Yang SN, Wang YC, et al
    Dose-dense TPF induction chemotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer: a phase II study.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:832.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2020
  97. LEE YG, Kang EJ, Keam B, Choi JH, et al
    Treatment strategy and outcomes in locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a nationwide retrospective cohort study (KCSG HN13-01).
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:813.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. ZHANG B, Gao S, Li R, Li Y, et al
    Tissue mechanics and expression of TROP2 in oral squamous cell carcinoma with varying differentiation.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:815.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  99. TU XP, Li H, Chen LS, Luo XN, et al
    OTX1 exerts an oncogenic role and is negatively regulated by miR129-5p in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:794.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  100. ZENG H, Song X, Ji J, Chen L, et al
    HPV infection related immune infiltration gene associated therapeutic strategy and clinical outcome in HNSCC.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:796.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  101. CHEN C, Chen S, Cao H, Wang J, et al
    Prognostic significance of autophagy-related genes within esophageal carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:797.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  102. ZHAO J, Wen J, Wang S, Yao J, et al
    Association between adipokines and thyroid carcinoma: a meta-analysis of case-control studies.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:788.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  103. ZARGARI S, Negahban Khameneh S, Rad A, Forghanifard MM, et al
    MEIS1 promotes expression of stem cell markers in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:789.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  104. LEERS JM, Knepper L, van der Veen A, Schroder W, et al
    The CARDIA-trial protocol: a multinational, prospective, randomized, clinical trial comparing transthoracic esophagectomy with transhiatal extended gastrectomy in adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) type II.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:781.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  105. CIAPPUCCINI R, Heutte N, Lasne-Cardon A, Saguet-Rysanek V, et al
    Tumor burden of persistent disease in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: correlation with postoperative risk-stratification and impact on outcome.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:765.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  106. WEI H, Yu K, Liu Y, Li L, et al
    Tumor expression of miR-448 is a prognostic marker in oral squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:756.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  107. SHADMANI FK, Farzadfar F, Yoosefi M, Mansori K, et al
    Premature mortality of gastrointestinal cancer in Iran: trends and projections 2001-2030.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:752.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  108. JAMIESON L, Forster MD, Zaki K, Mithra S, et al
    Immunotherapy and associated immune-related adverse events at a large UK centre: a mixed methods study.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:743.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  109. YANG Y, Li L, Zheng Y, Liu Q, et al
    A prospective, single-arm, phase II clinical trial of intraoperative radiotherapy using a low-energy X-ray source for local advanced Laryngocarcinoma (ILAL): a study protocol.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:734.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  110. KIM H, Kwon M, Kim B, Jung HA, et al
    Clinical outcomes of immune checkpoint inhibitors for patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer: real-world data in Korea.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:727.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  111. WANG J, Tian S, Sun J, Zhang J, et al
    The presence of tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) and the ratios between different subsets serve as prognostic factors in advanced hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
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