Cancer Communications
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Jan. 2017; Volume 36 Issue 1

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the company’s CellSearch System in January 2004 as a diagnostic tool for identifying and counting CTCs in a blood sample to help predict survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer.


New and Views
The most important questions in cancer research and clinical oncology
Question 1. Could the vertical transmission of human papilloma virus (HPV) infection account for the cause, characteristics, and epidemiology of HPV-positive oropharyngeal carcinoma, non-smoking East Asian female lung adenocarcinoma, and/or East Asian triple-negative breast carcinoma?
Joseph T. S. Wee and Sharon Shuxian Poh
[ Abstract  1023]  [ PDF Full-text  1427]   [ HTML Full-text  361]    Epub: 2017-1-17  doi: 10.1186/s40880-016-0168-1
Editorial
Arresting kinase suppressor of Ras in an inactive state
Syed Lal Badshah and Yahia Mabkhot
[ Abstract  672]  [ PDF Full-text  1421]   [ HTML Full-text  560]    Epub: 2017-1-12  doi: 10.1186/s40880-017-0181-z
Original Article
The loss-of-function mutations and down-regulated expression of ASB3 gene promote the growth and metastasis of colorectal cancer cells
Wu-Ying Du, Zhen-Hai Lu, Wen Ye, Xiang Fu, Yi Zhou, Chun-Mei Kuang, Jiang-Xue Wu, Zhi-Zhong Pan, Shuai Chen, Ran-Yi Liu and Wen-Lin Huang
[ Abstract  951]  [ PDF Full-text  1676]   [ HTML Full-text  326]    Epub: 2017-1-17  doi: 10.1186/s40880-017-0180-0
Concurrent chemoradiotherapy combined with enteral nutrition support: a radical treatment strategy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma patients with malignant fistulae
Li Ma, Guang-Yu Luo, Yu-Feng Ren, Bo Qiu, Hong Yang, Chun-Xia Xie, Song-Ran Liu, Shi-Liang Liu, Zhao-Lin Chen, Qun Li, Jian-Hua Fu, Meng-Zhong Liu, Yong-Hong Hu, Wen-Feng Ye and Hui Liu
[ Abstract  952]