Editorial
27/Aug/2016
Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari
Review Article
13/8/2016
Sanaz Tabarestani, Marzieh Motallebi, Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. Estrogen receptor (ER) positive breast cancer constitutes the majority of these cancers. Hormone therapy has significantly improved clinical outcomes for early- and late-stage hormone receptor positive breast cancer. Although most patients with early stage breast cancer are ... read more
Research Article
10/8/2016
Abolghasem Allahyari, Seyed-Mehdi Hashemi, Fahimeh Nazemian, Mohammad Karimi, Mohammad-Reza Kazemi, Masoud Sadeghi
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is aggressive cancer, especially in adults as only 20-40% is cured with current treatment regimens.The aim of this study is to evaluate prognostic factors and their effects on survival in ALL patients in the Northeast of Iran.In a descriptive and retrospective study from ... read more
Research Article
10/8/2016
Sepideh Hajian, Esmat Mehrabi, Masoumeh Simbar, Mohammad Houshyari, Farid Zayeri, Parastoo Hajian
Cancer diagnosis for everybody may be perceived as crisis and breast cancer, as the most common malignancy in women, can influence their well-being and multiple aspects of their health. So understanding that how women in various contexts and communities adjust to the illness is necessary to facilitate ... read more
Research Article
15/8/2016
Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari, Saede Atarbashi Moghadam, Fazele Atarbashi Moghadam, Zahra Bastani
The incidence of oral cancers varies from one country to another, which can be clarified by the difference in the distribution of the risk factors and the possible etiologies. Tongue is a main segment of oral cavity and malignant lesions of this region accounts for nearly 30% ... read more
Research Article
9/8/2016
Reza Dabiri, Touraj Mahmoudi, Hamid Farahani, Hossein Nobakht, Mohammad Reza Zali
With regard to the effect of calcium against colorectal cancer (CRC) and considering the key role of calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) in calcium homeostasis, this study investigated whether CaSR gene rs1801725 or A986S variant was associated with susceptibility to CRC risk.This study was conducted as a case-control ... read more
Research Article
15/6/2016
Marie Jazzara, Ahmed Ghannam, Chadi Soukkarieh, Hossam Murad
Sulfated Polysaccharides (SPs) possess spectrum of pharmacological and therapeutic properties that could attributed to their origins variation, chemical structures and biological activities. Various studies have shown the impact of SPs on proliferation in different cancer cell lines.In this study, we have evaluated the biological effects of λ-carrageenan, ... read more
Research Article
16/8/2016
Farideh Mohammadian, Alireza Abhari, Hassan Dariushnejad, Alireza Nikanfar, Younes Pilehvar-Soltanahmadi, Nosratollah Zarghami
Recently, Chrysin, as a flavone, has revealed cancer chemo-preventive activity. The present experiment utilized the PLGA-PEG-chrysin complex, and free chrysin, to evaluation of the expression of miR-22, miR-34a and miR-126 in human gastric cell line.The purpose of this study was to examine whether nano encapsulating chrysin improves ... read more
Research Article
15/8/2016
Mojtaba Rastgoosalami, Bahram Memar, Seyed Amir Aledavood, Azar Fanipakdel
Aberrant expression of cancer-testis antigens (CTA) in breast carcinoma tissue, and its natural expression in the testis, the tissue away from the immune system, makes them good candidates for cancer immunotherapy and vaccines designing.The aim of this study was to assess the expression of a CTA (MAGE-1) ... read more
Research Article
26/3/2016
Kazem Anvari, Mehdi Seilanian Toussi, Soodabeh Shahidsales, Farhad Motlagh, Mohammad Reza Ehsaee, Farzaneh Afshari
Astrocytomas are the most common primary adult brain tumors.In this study, we investigated the impact of some potential prognostic factors on survival in patients with low and high grade astrocytomas.This retrospective cohort study was performed on patients with brain astrocytoma who were referred to oncology departments, Omid ... read more
Research Article
14/6/2016
Abdulaziz Aflakseir, Safoora Nowroozi, Javad Mollazadeh, Mohammad Ali Goodarzi
Posttraumatic growth (PTG) refers to positive psychological change experienced as a result of the struggle with highly challenging life circumstances. PTG in cancer survivors is related to several psychosocial factors such as psychological hardiness and marital satisfaction.The purpose of this study was to examine the prediction of ... read more
Research Article
14/6/2016
Majid Barati, Mohammad Ali Amirzargar, Saeed Bashirian, Vahid Kafami, Amir Abbas Mousali, Babak Moeini
Prostate cancer is the fourth most common cancer worldwide and is the second most lethal cancer.The aim of this study was to investigate psychological predictors of prostate cancer screening behaviors among men over 50 years of age in Hamadan.This cross-sectional study was carried out on 200 men ... read more
Case Report
15/6/2016
Afshin Fathi, Firuz Amani, Mohammad Davoodi, Sara Bahadoram, Mohammad Bahadoram
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma among the children has been rare accounting for only 1% of all pediatric malignancies. Both genetic and environmental factors have contributed to the development of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Among the children there was a higher rate of undifferentiated histology. The mean age of nasopharyngeal carcinoma diagnosis ... read more
Case Report
11/6/2016
Hassan Abolghasemi, Ehsan Shahverdi, Ramezan Jafari, Fardin Dolatimehr, Azam Khandani
Patients with immunosuppression have an increased incidence of toxoplasmosis characterized by involvement of the central nervous system. Only a few cases of toxoplasmosis associated with immunosuppressive agents have been reported. Such cases have been reported in immune suppressed patients outside the Iran, but a search of the ... read more

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