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CLINICAL ONCOLOGY


Efficacy and safety of trastuzumab-based therapy in combination with different chemotherapeutic regimens in advanced esophagogastric cancer – a single cancer-center experience
Georg-Martin Haag, Leonidas Apostolidis, Dirk Jaeger
Tumori 2014;100(3):237-242 | doi 10.1700/1578.17188
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Management of oral anticancer drugs: feasibility and patient approval of a specific monitoring program
Massimo Cirillo, Gianluigi Lunardi, Francesca Coati, Lucia Ciccarelli, Stefania Alestra, Manuela Mariotto, Beniamino Micheloni, Paola Agnese Cassandrini, Alessandro Inno, Roberto Magarotto, Maurizio Nicodemo, Vincenzo Picece, Monica Turazza, Stefania Gori, Marco Venturini
Tumori 2014;100(3):243-248 | doi 10.1700/1578.17190
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Somatostatin analogs and disease control in castration-resistant prostate cancer: different biological behavior? Case series and review of the literature
Rolando Maria D’Angelillo, Carlo Greco, Michele Fiore, Edy Ippolito, Luca Eolo Trodella, Aurelia Iurato, Elisabetta Molfese, Sara Ramella, Lucio Trodella
Tumori 2014;100(3):249-253 | doi 10.1700/1578.17192
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SURGICAL ONCOLOGY


Predictive parameters for internal mammary node drainage in patients with early breast cancer
Lucie Lukesova, David Vrana, Jiri Gatek, Pavel Koranda, Karel Cwiertka, Lenka Radova, Bohuslav Melichar, Zuzana Prouzova, Vlastislav Sramek, Ivan Svach
Tumori 2014;100(3):254-258 | doi 10.1700/1578.17194
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Thulium laser versus staplers for anatomic pulmonary resections with incomplete fissures: negative results of a randomized trial
Paolo Scanagatta, Simone Furia, Andrea Billè, Leonardo Duranti, Lara Girelli, Luca Domenico Tavecchio, Francesco Leo, Riccardo Giovannetti, Giuseppe Pelosi, Luca Porcu, Ugo Pastorino
Tumori 2014;100(3):259-264 | doi 10.1700/1578.17196
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RADIATION ONCOLOGY


Comparison of acute and subacute genitourinary and gastrointestinal adverse events of radiotherapy for prostate cancer using intensity-modulated radiation therapy, three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy, permanent implant brachytherapy and high-dose-rate brachytherapy
Masahiro Morimoto, Yasuo Yoshioka, Koji Konishi, Fumiaki Isohashi, Yutaka Takahashi, Toshiyuki Ogata, Masahiko Koizumi, Teruki Teshima, Henk P. Bijl, Arjen van der Schaaf, Johannes A. Langendijk, Kazuhiko Ogawa
Tumori 2014;100(3):265-271 | doi 10.1700/1578.17198
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Three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy, static intensity-modulated and helical intensity-modulated radiotherapy in glioblastoma. Dosimetric comparison in patients with overlap between target volumes and organs at risk
Michela Buglione, Luigi Spiazzi, Federica Saiani, Loredana Costa, Blerina Shehi, Barbara Lazzari, Chiara Uccelli, Nadia Pasinetti, Paolo Borghetti, Luca Triggiani, Laura Donadoni, Sara Pedretti, Stefano M Magrini, on behalf of the Neuro-Oncology Group, Spedali Civili, Brescia University, Brescia, Italy
Tumori 2014;100(3):272-277 | doi 10.1700/1578.17200
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Salvage stereotactic re-irradiation with CyberKnife for locally recurrent head and neck cancer: a single center experience
Pierluigi Bonomo, Samantha Cipressi, Carmine Iermano, Ivano Bonucci, Laura Masi, Raffaela Doro, Virginia Favuzza, Fabiola Paiar, Gabriele Simontacchi, Icro Meattini, Daniela Greto, Benedetta Agresti, Lorenzo Livi, Giampaolo Biti
Tumori 2014;100(3):278-283 | doi 10.1700/1578.17202
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Practice patterns for oropharyngeal cancer in radiation oncology centers of Turkey
Omur Karakoyun-Celik, Musa Altun, Ali Olmezoglu, Mustafa Yakup Büyükpolat, Serdar Ozkök, Muge Akmansu, Mustafa Cengiz, Cem Onal, Aysen Dizman, Mustafa Esassolak
Tumori 2014;100(3):284-288 | doi 10.1700/1578.17204
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Radiotherapy timing in the treatment of limited-stage small cell lung cancer: the impact of thoracic and brain irradiation on survival
Vieri Scotti, Icro Meattini, Ciro Franzese, Calogero Saieva, Silvia Bertocci, Fiammetta Meacci, Ilaria Furfaro, Daniele Scartoni, Sara Cecchini, Isacco Desideri, Katia Ferrari, Alessio Bruni, Carla De Luca Cardillo, Paolo Bastiani, Benedetta Agresti, Monica Mangoni, Lorenzo Livi, Giampaolo Biti
Tumori 2014;100(3):289-295 | doi 10.1700/1578.17206
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Computed tomography-guided percutaneous permanent iodine-125 implantation for patients with malignant osseous tumors
Weiyu Wang, Lebin Wu
Tumori 2014;100(3):296-301 | doi 10.1700/1578.17208
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Management of patients with ≥4 brain metastases using stereotactic radiosurgery boost after whole brain irradiation
Ferrat Dincoglan, Omer Sager, Hakan Gamsiz, Bora Uysal, Selcuk Demiral, Kaan Oysul, Sait Sirin, Ayca Caglan, Murat Beyzadeoglu
Tumori 2014;100(3):302-306 | doi 10.1700/1578.17210
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A survey of Italian radiation oncologists: job satisfaction and burnout
Valeria Ruggieri, Patrizia Zeppegno, Carla Gramaglia, Sabrina Gili, Letizia Deantonio, Marco Krengli
Tumori 2014;100(3):307-314 | doi 10.1700/1578.17212
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TRANSLATIONAL STUDIES AND PROGNOSTIC FACTORS


BRAF mutation analysis is a valid tool to implement in Lynch syndrome diagnosis in patients classified according to the Bethesda guidelines
Francesca Molinari, Stefano Signoroni, Andrea Lampis, Claudia Bertan, Federica Perrone, Paola Sala, Patrizia Mondini, Stefano Crippa, Lucio Bertario, Milo Frattini
Tumori 2014;100(3):315-320 | doi 10.1700/1578.17214
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Expression of CD44v3, erythropoietin and VEGF-C in gastric adenocarcinomas: correlations with clinicopathological features
Lin Wang, Hai-Gang Li, Jian-Ming Wen, Ting-Sheng Peng, Hong Zeng, Ling-Yun Wang
Tumori 2014;100(3):321-327 | doi 10.1700/1578.17216
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Low expression of excision repair cross-complementation group-1 protein predicts better outcome in patients with locally advanced nasopharyngeal cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
Zhongxin Zhang, Changqing Jiang, Likuan Hu
Tumori 2014;100(3):328-332 | doi 10.1700/1578.17218
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Relationship of MDA plasma concentrations to long-term survival of breast cancer patients
Janina Didziapetriene, Giedre Smailyte, Jaroslav Bublevic, Birute Kazbariene, Vytautas Kasiulevicius, Rimantas Stukas
Tumori 2014;100(3):333-337 | doi 10.1700/1578.17220
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Gene expression analysis of lung adenocarcinoma and matched adjacent non-tumor lung tissue
Wenmei Zhang, Wei Gong, Hua Ai, Jie Tang, Ce Shen
Tumori 2014;100(3):338-345 | doi 10.1700/1578.17222
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SUPPORTIVE CARE


Cancer rehabilitation services: an Italian population-based cohort study
Francesca Di Salvo, Paolo Baili, Massimo Vicentini, Rosario Tumino, Marina Vercelli, Daniela Pirino, Paolo Contiero, Roberto Foschi, Pamela Minicozzi, Paolo Giorgi Rossi, Francesco De Lorenzo, Andrea Micheli, the CAREMORE Group
Tumori 2014;100(3):346-351 | doi 10.1700/1578.17224
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PRECLINICAL STUDIES


Upregulation of ID2 antagonizes arsenic trioxide-induced antitumor effects in cancer cells
Xueyan Zhang, Chengqian Lv, Bing Du, Xiao Ma, Jingming Guan, Shanling Gao, Xiaodong Li, Lei Zheng, Lei Lei
Tumori 2014;100(3):352-357 | doi 10.1700/1578.17226
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MEETING REPORT


Updates from the 2013 Society for Neuro-Oncology annual and World Federation for Neuro-Oncology quadrennial meeting
Rimas V Lukas, Christina Amidei
Tumori 2014;100(3):358-362 | doi 10.1700/1578.17228
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ONLINE ONLY ARTICLES: CASE REPORTS


Prolonged disease stability with trabectedin in two monorenal patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma
Francesca Bruder, Daniela Massa, Michela Barca, Viviana Contu, Mario Airoldi, Alice Crova
Tumori 2014;100(3):e63-e66 | doi 10.1700/1578.17230
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Lapatinib and platinum-based chemotherapy ameliorate breast cancer with choroidal metastasis and restore visual acuity
Uei-Han Ju, Ming-Ling Tsai, Chun-Shu Lin, Tsu-Yi Chao, Ming-Shen Dai
Tumori 2014;100(3):e67-e69 | doi 10.1700/1578.17232
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Retreatment with erlotinib of a patient with metastatic NSCLC harboring EGFR mutation: a case report
Ondrej Fiala, Milos Pesek, Jindrich Finek, Gabriela Krakorova, Lucie Benesova, Marek Minarik
Tumori 2014;100(3):e70-e73 | doi 10.1700/1578.17234
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Cerebellar glioblastoma multiforme in an adult woman
Piera Sciacero, Giuseppe Franco Girelli, Domenico Cante, Pierfrancesco Franco, Valeria Casanova Borca, Pierangelo Grosso, Annamaria Marra, Sebastiano Bombaci, Santi Tofani, Maria Rosa La Porta, Umberto Ricardi
Tumori 2014;100(3):e74-e78 | doi 10.1700/1578.17236
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Long-term complete response in a patient with liver metastases from breast cancer treated with metronomic chemotherapy
Lorenzo Cecconetto, Andrea Casadei Gardini, Elena Tenti, Roberta Maltoni, Sara Bravaccini, Devil Oboldi, Wainer Zoli, Patrizia Serra, Caterina Donati, Samanta Sarti, Dino Amadori, Andrea Rocca
Tumori 2014;100(3):e79-e82 | doi 10.1700/1578.17238
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Early and prolonged response to pazopanib in a patient with multiple metastases from renal cell carcinoma: a case report
Elisa Biasco, Andrea Antonuzzo, Claudia Cianci, Lisa Derosa, Riccardo Marconcini, Azzurra Farnesi, Luca Galli
Tumori 2014;100(3):e83-e86 | doi 10.1700/1578.17240
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Outcomes of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with pazopanib in daily clinical practice: a single institution experience
Riccardo Ricotta, Sara Di Bella
Tumori 2014;100(3):e87-e91 | doi 10.1700/1578.17242
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ONLINE ONLY ARTICLES: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR


Could single-high-dose radiotherapy be considered the new frontier of stereotactic ablative radiation therapy?
Filippo Alongi, Berardino De Bari, Marta Scorsetti
Tumori 2014;100(3):e92-e93 | doi 10.1700/1578.17244
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ONLINE ONLY ARTICLES: NEWS AND VIEWS


“Green Oncology”: the Italian medical oncologists’ challenge to reduce the ecological impact of their clinical activity
Sergio Bretti, Gianfranco Porcile, Roberto Romizi, Salvatore Palazzo, Cristina Oliani, Sergio Crispino, Roberto Labianca
Tumori 2014;100(3):e94-e97 | doi 10.1700/1578.17246
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CORRECTION


CORRECTION

Tumori 2014;100(3):e98 | doi 10.1700/1578.17248
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A Journal of Experimental and Clinical Oncology
Una pubblicazione della Fondazione IRCCS
"Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori"

2014 Vol. 100
N. 3 May-June
AIOM 2013
Intervista video Mario Mandalà
Dip. Oncologia ed Ematologia, Ospedale Papa Giovanni XXIII, Bergamo (VIDEO)
Intervista video Paolo Bruzzi
Unità di Epidemiologia Clinica, Ist. Naz. per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova (VIDEO)
Con il contributo incondizionato di
BMS
INCONTRI. A colloquio con l'industria
A cura di Giulia Volpe
Intervista video Massimo Verdilio
Oncology Business Unit Director presso Lilly Oncology, Eli Lilly Italia S.p.A. (VIDEO)
Intervista video
Massimo Abbiati

Elekta Italia (PDF: 470 Kb)
Intervista videoAlberto Stanzione
BU Head Pfizer Oncology Italia
(PDF: 370 Kb)