Vol 12, No 4

December 2015 (Special Issue on Geriatric Oncology)

Table of Contents


Geriatric assessment for oncologists PDF HTML
Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, Holly M. Holmes, Armin Shahrokni 261-274
Geriatric oncology: problems with under-treatment within this population PDF HTML
Divya Swaminathan, Vikram Swaminathan 275-283
Systemic therapy of non-colorectal gastrointestinal malignancies in the elderly PDF HTML
Avni M. Desai, Stuart M. Lichtman 284-291
Chemotherapy of ovarian cancer in elderly patients PDF HTML
Tiffany A. Troso-Sandoval, Stuart M. Lichtman 292-301

Original Article

How to select elderly colorectal cancer patients for surgery: a pilot study in an Italian academic medical center PDF HTML
Giampaolo Ugolini, Francesco Pasini, Federico Ghignone, Davide Zattoni, Maria Letizia Bacchi Reggiani, Daniele Parlanti, Isacco Montroni 302-307
The decision-making process for senior cancer patients: treatment allocation of older women with operable breast cancer in the UK PDF HTML
Jenna L. Morgan, Paul Richards, Osama Zaman, Sue Ward, Karen Collins, Thompson Robinson, Kwok-Leung Cheung, Riccardo A. Audisio, Malcolm W. Reed, Lynda Wyld, on behalf of the Bridging the Age Gap in Breast Cancer Trial Management Team 308-315


Bridging academic science and clinical research in the search for novel targeted anti-cancer agents PDF HTML
Alex Matter 316-327
MicroRNA: a new and promising potential biomarker for diagnosis and prognosis of ovarian cancer PDF HTML
Manish K. Pal, Shyam P. Jaiswar, Vinaya N. Dwivedi, Amit K. Tripathi, Ashish Dwivedi, Pushplata Sankhwar 328-341
PI3K/Akt/mTOR inhibitors in breast cancer PDF HTML
Joycelyn JX Lee, Kiley Loh, Yoon-Sim Yap 342-354
Upgrading the definition of early gastric cancer: better staging means more appropriate treatment PDF HTML
Luca Saragoni 355-361
Advances in drug delivery system for platinum agents based combination therapy PDF HTML
Xiang Kang, Hai-Hua Xiao, Hai-Qin Song, Xia-Bin Jing, Le-San Yan, Ruo-Gu Qi 362-374
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: from translocation to targeted therapy PDF HTML
Jonathan Noujaim, Khin Thway, Cyril Fisher, Robin L. Jones 375-384
Mechanistic basis and clinical relevance of the role of transforming growth factor-β in cancer PDF HTML
Run-Long Lin, Lu-Jun Zhao 385-393

Original Article

Prognostic value of body mass index before treatment for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma PDF HTML
Zhao-Qu Li, Lan Zou, Tian-Run Liu, An-Kui Yang 394-400
Synergistic suppression of the PI3K inhibitor CAL-101 with bortezomib on mantle cell lymphoma growth PDF HTML
Fu-Lian Qu, Bing Xia, Su-Xia Li, Chen Tian, Hong-Liang Yang, Qian Li, Ya-Fei Wang, Yong Yu, Yi-Zhuo Zhang 401-408

Case Report

Pathological clavicular fracture as first presentation of renal cell carcinoma: a case report and literature review PDF HTML
Yan Kong, Jin Wang, Huan Li, Peng Guo, Jian-Fa Xu, He-Lin Feng 409-412