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A retrospective cohort study to determine the risk difference in survival in locoregional recurrence and distant disease of breast cancer in premenopausal women treated with breast-conserving therapy or mastectomy at Massachusetts General Hospital An evaluation of the efficacy of adenovirus-mediated gene therapy with p53 for the treatment of cancer Assessing clonal diversity in acute myeloid leukemia Attitudes toward fertility and fertility preservation in women diagnosed with glioma Beyond prostate-specific antigen: Alternatives for prostatic neoplasm screening Cellular and molecular effects of fibroblast growth factors 2 and 4 on human umbilical veinular endothelial cells Characterization of CAL 27 and HSC-3 cell lines. DPAGT1 gene expression and association with oral squamous cell carcinoma genesis and metastasis Characterizing the mechanism of action of lenalidomide in a mouse model Colonic epithelial genes in the transition from chronic inflammation to carcinoma in human colitis-associated cancer: Focus on the truncated neurokinin-1 receptor Comparative analysis of hypothalamic damage caused by pediatric craniopharyngioma versus pediatric low grade gliomas Comparison of management and treatment options for recurrent breast fibroadenomas in adolescent females Cost and survival analysis of treating stage IV non-small cell lung cancer Developing MenaCalc: An assay to predict risk of breast cancer tumor metastasis through quantification of Mena protein isoforms Differential effects of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors on glioblastoma multiforme Dysbiosis in inflammatory bowel disease promotes Clostridium difficile colonization EGFR mutated lung cancer: Current therapies and potential future treatments Effects of three-dimensional extracellular matrix properties on tumor cell behavior Efficacy of non-medicinal approaches in treating side effects associated with cancer treatment Evaluation of next-generation sequencing as a clinical and research modality in the diagnosis of hereditary breast cancer Examining the association between BRCA1 and topoisomerase I in cancer cells in response to camptothecin treatment Heat shock transcription factor 1 and heat shock protein 72 play a critical role in HER2-induced cellular transformation and tumorigenesis Human targeted deletions and biological roles of genes involved in repair of alkylation damage IGPR-1 promotes colorectal cancer tumor cell survival and modifies the response of cancer cells to chemotherapeutics Identification of distinct gene expression signatures in histologically normal epithelium from patients with different breast cancer risk Immunotherapeutic options for the treatment of neuroblastoma: An analysis of natural killer cell and gamma delta T cell based immunotherapy Investigating combinatorial ligand addiction provides insights into rational drug combinations in cancer therapy Investigation of the anti-migratory properties of GSK-3 inhibitors in glioblastoma Metformin: From antidiabetic to cancer therapeutic Micro computed tomography assessment of tumor size in breast cancer compared to histopathological examination Microwave ablation therapy for colorectal liver metastases Molecular determinants of sensitivity to poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors in epithelial ovarian cancer Molecular regulation of VEGFR-2 expression and activation in endothelial cells Multiparametric 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging as a clinical tool to characterize prostate cancer N-glycosylation signaling pathways in oral squamous cell carcinoma NF-kappaB-dependent regulation of the diagnostic marker CD10 and role of BCL-2 activity in histone deacetylase inhibitor-induced apoptosis in human B-lymphoma cell lines Obesity, metabolic dysfunction, and the risk of obesity-related cancer Pemetrexed in primary central nervous system lymphoma: A phase-I dose finding study Periostin signaling regulates breast cancer stem cells Photodynamic therapy using luciferase nanoconjugate as a treatment for colon cancer Polymeric nanoparticles for the intracellular delivery of paclitaxel in lung and breast cancer Precision medicine in oncology: A complicated idea needs a simple solution Primary cardiac neoplasms: Do effective treatments exist Production of functionally enhanced monoclonal antibodies via gene therapy Purification of enzymatically active recombinant lysyl oxidase-like 2 protein from mammalian cells Recent advancements in cancer immunotherapeutics Risk factors for nonadherence to outpatient appointments in lung cancer patients and a review of the patient navigation system: A case-control study Role of P63 in cell migration and cancer metastasis Stereotactic radiosurgery for intracranial metastases from gastrointestinal malignancies: A retrospective analysis Systems biology approaches to understanding hematopoiesis Targeted use of camptothecin as a specific pharmacological agent for the treatment of triple negative breast cancer The accuracy of prostate biopsy to assign patients with low-grade prostate cancer to active surveillance The application of phase-shift nanoemulsion in high intensity focused ultrasound: An in vitro study The development of intratumoral heterogeneity in ovarian tumors: Role of cancer stem cells in disease progression The effectiveness of HS-72 variants in inhibition of heat shock protein 72 The introduction of brachytherapy to the country of Botswana The plight of oncologists: Burnout and biotechnology The role of Jade-1 in DNA mismatch damage and repair in renal cancer The role of P130CAS complex formation in BCAR3-mediated signaling The role of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor in the development of cells with molecular and functional characteristics of breast cancer stem cells Therapeutic potential of Rad51 inhibition