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Randomized Clinical Trial of Vitamin D3 Doses on Prostatic Vitamin D Metabolite Levels and Ki67 Labeling in Prostate Cancer Patients
(Endocrine Society, 2013-04)
Context: Vitamin D-3 might benefit prostate cancer (PCa) patients because prostate cells can locally synthesize the active hormone calcitriol. Objective: Our objective was to determine the effects of oral vitamin D-3 ...
An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants of Laos toward the discovery of bioactive compounds as potential candidates for pharmaceutical development
(Informa Healthcare, 2012-01)
Context: An ethnobotany-based approach in the selection of raw plant materials to study was implemented. Objective: To acquire raw plant materials using ethnobotanical field interviews as starting point to discover new ...
A Piece of the Puzzle: What Does BRAF Status Mean in the Management of Patients with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma?
(Endocrine Society, 2012-09)
Engineering of bacterial strains and their products for cancer therapy
(Springer Verlag, 2013-06)
The use of live bacteria in cancer therapies offers exciting possibilities. Nowadays, an increasing number of genetically engineered bacteria are emerging in the field, with applications both in therapy and diagnosis. In ...
MMP-9, uPAR and cathepsin B silencing downregulate integrins in human glioma xenograft cells in vitro and in vivo in nude mice
(Public Library of Science, 2010-07-15)
Background Involvement of MMP-9, uPAR and cathepsin B in adhesion, migration, invasion, proliferation, metastasis and tumor growth has been well established. In the present study, MMP-9, uPAR and cathepsin B genes were ...
[18F]CFA as a clinically translatable probe for PET imaging of deoxycytidine kinase activity.
(National Academy of Sciences, 2016-04-12)
Deoxycytidine kinase (dCK), a rate-limiting enzyme in the cytosolic deoxyribonucleoside (dN) salvage pathway, is an important therapeutic and positron emission tomography (PET) imaging target in cancer. PET probes for dCK ...
Is prostate cancer stage migration continuing for black men in the PSA era?
(Nature Publishing Group, 2017-01)
BACKGROUND: In the United States, disease-specific mortality from prostate cancer (PC) is highest among black men. While the introduction of widespread PSA testing has been associated with a downward stage migration, ...