Journal of Cancer Treatment and Research

Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Palliation of Neoplastic Esophageal Strictures with Metallic Stents

    Neda Nozari

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 86-89
    Received: 18 September 2017
    Accepted: 28 September 2017
    Published: 6 November 2017
    Abstract: Most patients with advanced esophageal neoplasm have dysphagia and suffer from cachexia and malnourishment. Supportive treatments focus on symptom palliation and improving quality of life at this time. Guidelines illustrated some indications for stent use in esophageal neoplasm such as inoperable neoplastic obstruction, presence of neoplastic fistu... Show More
  • Concordance Between Frozen Section and Permanent Section in Assessment of Resection Margins in Breast Conserving Surgery Among Patients with Breast Cancer

    Mahsa Ahadi, Elena Jamali, Behrang Kazeminezhad, Tahmine Mollasharifi, Sara Kasraee, Afshin Moradi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 90-94
    Received: 3 October 2017
    Accepted: 1 November 2017
    Published: 22 December 2017
    Abstract: Introduction: Breast cancer is considered as one of the most common malignancies among Iranian women and the most common cancer among women worldwide, with an incidence of over one million new cases per year worldwide, and is still the leading cause of morbidity in women with 411,000 cases per annum. The purpose of current study is to evaluate the ... Show More
  • Prognostic Implications of Claudin 4 and Rock 1 in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    Shimaa Ahmed, Ola A. Harb, Nashwa Nawar

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 95-103
    Received: 20 January 2017
    Accepted: 22 February 2017
    Published: 28 December 2017
    Abstract: Background: Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is associated with characteristically poor prognosis. Tumor invasion and metastasis lead to high mortality of patients with breast cancer. The identification of biomarkers that allow early detection of metastasis is essential for therapeutic success in the treatment of breast cancer. This study aimed... Show More