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  1110]  [ PDF Full-text  1592]   [ HTML Full-text  416]    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  751]  [ PDF Full-text  1699]   [ HTML Full-text  645]    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  1065]  [ PDF Full-text  2063]   [ HTML Full-text  376]    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  1037]  [ PDF Full-text  1481]   [ HTML Full-text  380]    Epub: 2017-1-12  doi: 10.1186/s40880-016-0171-6
Effect of body mass index on survival of patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer
Hao-Jun Xie, Xu Zhang, Zhen-Qiang Wei, Hao Long, Tie-Hua Rong and Xiao-Dong Su
[ Abstract  761]  [ PDF Full-text</