May, 2018


Editorial

Approach and Management for Treatment of Elderly Cancer Patients in Japan: Current Status and Future Prospects

Aging of the population is progressing more in Japan than any other country in the world, necessitating that all cancer-treating physicians be geriatric oncologists.

Published 11 May, 2018


Short Communication

Early Palliative Care Should be a Must

Advanced cancer patients have complex and multidimensional physical and psychological problems.

Published 11 May, 2018


Mini Review

An Interesting Pulmonary Contusion Case

“Pulmonercontusion” is a term that indicates the destruction in lungs after a traumatic accident without any laceration.

Published 11 May, 2018


Clinical Image

Supraumbilical Ischemic Skin Lesions as a Rare Complication of Transarterial Chemoembolization in a Patient with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

We present a case of a 57-years old male patient with a liver cirrhosis (Child A) due to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NASH) and an intermediate stage (BCLC-B) Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC).

Published 11 May, 2018


Research Article

Clinical Utility of Target Selector™ Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Testing in Tumor Marker Gene Amplification and Protein Expression in Metastatic Breast Cancer Management

For breast cancer patients, molecular tumor characterization identifies features that predict drug responsiveness, including protein expression levels and genetic alterations or amplifications.

Published 11 May, 2018


Research Article

Intraoperative Radiotherapy with the Use of Low Energy X-Rays for the Treatment of Early Breast Cancer

The present study shows the experience, with the use of partial accelerated Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) to the breast, by the use of 50kV X-ray system (Karl Zeiss Intrabeam), after conservative surgery, for patients with early breast cancer, describing the short-term results in relation to the tolerance and complications of treatment, and in the medium and long term in relation to tumor relapse and overall survival. 230 patients were included in a period of more than 6 years, median age was 57 years (range 40-86 years), and the median tumor size was 1.4cm (range 0.4 cm – 3.2 cm), criteria of ASTRO and ESTRO were applied for the selection of cases.

Published 11 May, 2018


Commentary

A Mismanaged Problem: Cancer Pain Management

Cancer pain is a worldwide but still a mismanaged, difficult problem to overcome in the world [1-2].

Published 16 May, 2018


Clinical Image

Bronchial Malt Lymphoma Successfully Treated by Helicobacter Eradication

A 79-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital due to a finding of left main bronchial wall irregularity on chest CT.

Published 16 May, 2018


Clinical Image

Multiple Myeloma Relapse Revealed by a Solitary Skin Plasmocytoma

We describe an unusual case of early multiple myeloma relapse as a solitary skin plasmocytoma, in a 65-year-old woman in very good partial response (VGPR)* after induction regimen and autologous stem cell transplantation.

Published 13 May, 2018


Case Presentation

Solid Pseudo-Papillary Tumor of Pancreas - A Rare Case Report

Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor (SPPT) of the pancreas is a rare tumor accounting for 1% to 3% of exocrine pancreatic neoplasm.

Published 13 May, 2018


Mini Review

Solid-Pseudopapillary Neoplasm, Pancreas: A Pathologist’s Perspective

Solid-pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas is an uncommon tumor, which lately has attracted a lot of attention.

Published 13 May, 2018


Clinical Image

Persistent Risk for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients on Antiviral Treatment: Desperate Need for HBV Cure

During the past 20 years, with the advent of highly effective antiviral drugs for Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), we have witnessed successful viral suppression as well as the delay and prevention of progressive liver disease leading to cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC).

Published 13 May, 2018





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