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Anastomosis of the thoracic duct and the azygos vein for the treatment of recurrent chylothoraxes

Hexiao Tang, Yuquan Bai, Wulin Shen and Jinping Zhao.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Medical Oncology; Surgical Oncology; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 787 words.

Abstract

Thoracic duct ligation is a widely accepted treatment option for chylothorax. This case report describes another treatment approach for recurrent...

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c-Myc–miR-29c–REV3L signalling pathway drives the acquisition of temozolomide resistance in glioblastoma

Hui Luo, Zhengxin Chen, Shuai Wang, Rui Zhang, Wenjin Qiu, Lin Zhao, Chenghao Peng, Ran Xu, Wanghao Chen, Hong-Wei Wang, Yuanyuan Chen, Jingmin Yang, Xiaotian Zhang, Shuyu Zhang, Dan Chen, Wenting Wu, Chunsheng Zhao, Gang Cheng, Tao Jiang, Daru Lu, Yongping You, Ning Liu and Huibo Wang.

in Brain

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Neuropathology; Medical Oncology. 10327 words.

See Happold and Weller (doi:10.1093/awv301) for a scientific commentary on this article.

Resistance to temozolomide poses a major clinical challenge in...

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Corticosteroids compromise survival in glioblastoma

Kenneth L. Pitter, Ilaria Tamagno, Kristina Alikhanyan, Amira Hosni-Ahmed, Siobhan S. Pattwell, Shannon Donnola, Charles Dai, Tatsuya Ozawa, Maria Chang, Timothy A. Chan, Kathryn Beal, Andrew J. Bishop, Christopher A. Barker, Terreia S. Jones, Bettina Hentschel, Thierry Gorlia, Uwe Schlegel, Roger Stupp, Michael Weller, Eric C. Holland and Dolores Hambardzumyan.

in Brain

May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Neuropathology; Medical Oncology. 5836 words.

Glioblastoma is the most common and most aggressive primary brain tumour. Standard of care consists of surgical resection followed by radiotherapy and concomitant and maintenance...

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DEAD-box RNA helicase DDX23 modulates glioma malignancy via elevating miR-21 biogenesis

Jinlong Yin, Gunwoo Park, Jeong Eun Lee, Eun Young Choi, Ju Young Park, Tae-Hoon Kim, Nayun Park, Xiong Jin, Ji-Eun Jung, Daye Shin, Jun Hee Hong, Hyunggee Kim, Heon Yoo, Seung-Hoon Lee, Youn-Jae Kim, Jong Bae Park and Jong Heon Kim.

in Brain

September 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Neuropathology; Medical Oncology. 9189 words.

Upregulation of microRNA-21 (miR-21) is known to be strongly associated with the proliferation, invasion, and radio-resistance of glioma cells. However, the regulatory mechanism that...

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Macgregor [née McPherson], (Janet) Elizabeth [Betty] (1920–2005), cytologist

Amanda Herbert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 1044 words.

Macgregor [née McPherson], (Janet) Elizabeth [Betty] (1920–2005), cytologist, was born at 11 Lynedoch Place, Glasgow, on 12 January 1920, the daughter of Andrew McPherson (1884–1946),...

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Metastatic group 3 medulloblastoma is driven by PRUNE1 targeting NME1–TGF-β–OTX2–SNAIL via PTEN inhibition

Veronica Ferrucci, Pasqualino de Antonellis, Francesco Paolo Pennino, Fatemeh Asadzadeh, Antonella Virgilio, Donatella Montanaro, Aldo Galeone, Iolanda Boffa, Ida Pisano, Iolanda Scognamiglio, Luigi Navas, Donatella Diana, Emilia Pedone, Sara Gargiulo, Matteo Gramanzini, Arturo Brunetti, Laura Danielson, Marianeve Carotenuto, Lucia Liguori, Antonio Verrico, Lucia Quaglietta, Maria Elena Errico, Valentina Del Monaco, Valeria D’Argenio, Felice Tirone, Angela Mastronuzzi, Vittoria Donofrio, Felice Giangaspero, Daniel Picard, Marc Remke, Livia Garzia, Craig Daniels, Olivier Delattre, Fredrik J Swartling, William A Weiss, Francesco Salvatore, Roberto Fattorusso, Louis Chesler, Michael D Taylor, Giuseppe Cinalli and Massimo Zollo.

in Brain

May 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Neuropathology; Medical Oncology. 11011 words.

Abstract

Genetic modifications during development of paediatric groups 3 and 4 medulloblastoma are responsible for their highly metastatic properties and poor...

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Nerve growth factor improves visual loss in childhood optic gliomas: a randomized, double-blind, phase II clinical trial

Benedetto Falsini, Antonio Chiaretti, Daniela Rizzo, Marco Piccardi, Antonio Ruggiero, Luigi Manni, Marzia Soligo, Anna Dickmann, Matteo Federici, Annabella Salerni, Laura Timelli, Gaspare Guglielmi, Ilaria Lazzareschi, Massimo Caldarelli, Lucia Galli-Resta, Cesare Colosimo and Riccardo Riccardi.

in Brain

February 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Neuropathology; Medical Oncology. 6047 words.

Paediatric optic pathway gliomas are low-grade brain tumours characterized by slow progression and invalidating visual loss. Presently there is no strategy to prevent visual loss in this...

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Pawson, Anthony James [Tony] (1952–2013), biologist and cancer researcher

Tony Hunter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 1700 words.

Pawson, Anthony James [Tony] (1952–2013), biologist and cancer researcher, was born on 18 October 1952 at the West Kent General Hospital, Maidstone, the second son and youngest of three...

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Sun safety in construction: a UK intervention study

J. Houdmont, P. Madgwick and R. Randall.

in Occupational Medicine

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 4370 words.

Background

Interventions to promote sun safety in the UK construction sector are warranted given the high incidence of skin cancer attributable to sun...

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