Marija Balic

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Affiliation: Medical University of Graz
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc High quality assessment of DNA methylation in archival tissues from colorectal cancer patients using quantitative high-resolution melting analysis
    Marija Balic
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036, Graz, Austria
    J Mol Diagn 11:102-8. 2009
  2. pmc Evaluation of high-resolution melting analysis as a diagnostic tool to detect the BRAF V600E mutation in colorectal tumors
    Martin Pichler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Mol Diagn 11:140-7. 2009
  3. pmc Genetic and epigenetic analysis of putative breast cancer stem cell models
    Marija Balic
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    BMC Cancer 13:358. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimization of diagnostic ELISA-based tests for the detection of auto-antibodies against tumor antigens in human serum
    Daria Stefatić
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Bosn J Basic Med Sci 8:245-50. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of EGFR and HER-2/neu in tumor tissue and serum for response to anthracycline-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy of breast cancer
    Walter Schippinger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:630-7. 2007
  6. pmc Progress in circulating tumor cell capture and analysis: implications for cancer management
    Marija Balic
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036, Graz, Austria
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 12:303-12. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Resistance to apoptosis and expansion of regulatory T cells in relation to the detection of circulating tumor cells in patients with metastatic epithelial cancer
    Stefanie Stanzer
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036, Graz, Austria
    J Clin Immunol 28:107-14. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Rapid and reliable detection of LINE-1 hypomethylation using high-resolution melting analysis
    Stefanie Stanzer
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Biochem 43:1443-8. 2010
  9. pmc Circulating tumor cells: from bench to bedside
    Marija Balic
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, 8036, Austria
    Annu Rev Med 64:31-44. 2013
  10. pmc Critical evaluation of real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction for the quantitative detection of cytokeratin 20 mRNA in colorectal cancer patients
    Nadia Dandachi
    Division of Clinical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University Graz, Avenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Mol Diagn 7:631-7. 2005

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Publications15

  1. pmc High quality assessment of DNA methylation in archival tissues from colorectal cancer patients using quantitative high-resolution melting analysis
    Marija Balic
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036, Graz, Austria
    J Mol Diagn 11:102-8. 2009
    ..The ability to analyze archival tissues greatly facilitates further research and its clinical implementation...
  2. pmc Evaluation of high-resolution melting analysis as a diagnostic tool to detect the BRAF V600E mutation in colorectal tumors
    Martin Pichler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Mol Diagn 11:140-7. 2009
    ..Despite the expected decrease in sensitivity, HRM can reliably be applied in archival formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded samples tissues...
  3. pmc Genetic and epigenetic analysis of putative breast cancer stem cell models
    Marija Balic
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    BMC Cancer 13:358. 2013
    ..Our study was performed to evaluate the suitability of current approaches for breast cancer stem cell analyses to evaluate heterogeneity of breast cancer cells through their extensive genetic and epigenetic characterization...
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimization of diagnostic ELISA-based tests for the detection of auto-antibodies against tumor antigens in human serum
    Daria Stefatić
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Bosn J Basic Med Sci 8:245-50. 2008
    ..The result of the optimization and validation process was in the case of ecPKA a reproducible and stable assay. In case of NNMT the assay was probably not sensitive enough...
  5. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of EGFR and HER-2/neu in tumor tissue and serum for response to anthracycline-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy of breast cancer
    Walter Schippinger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:630-7. 2007
    ..Results demonstrate prechemotherapy serum HER-2/neu to be a significant predictor of response to neoadjuvant anthracycline-based chemotherapy for breast cancer...
  6. pmc Progress in circulating tumor cell capture and analysis: implications for cancer management
    Marija Balic
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036, Graz, Austria
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 12:303-12. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Resistance to apoptosis and expansion of regulatory T cells in relation to the detection of circulating tumor cells in patients with metastatic epithelial cancer
    Stefanie Stanzer
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036, Graz, Austria
    J Clin Immunol 28:107-14. 2008
    ..These results indicate that cancer patients have a higher number of regulatory T cells with resistance to apoptotic stimuli partly responsible for immune dysfunctions as often observed in cancer patients...
  8. doi request reprint Rapid and reliable detection of LINE-1 hypomethylation using high-resolution melting analysis
    Stefanie Stanzer
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Biochem 43:1443-8. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the precision and reproducibility of the LINE-1 high-resolution melting (HRM) assay to detect LINE-1 hypomethylation...
  9. pmc Circulating tumor cells: from bench to bedside
    Marija Balic
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, 8036, Austria
    Annu Rev Med 64:31-44. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Critical evaluation of real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction for the quantitative detection of cytokeratin 20 mRNA in colorectal cancer patients
    Nadia Dandachi
    Division of Clinical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University Graz, Avenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Mol Diagn 7:631-7. 2005
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Novel immunofluorescence protocol for multimarker assessment of putative disseminating breast cancer stem cells
    Marija Balic
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 19:33-40. 2011
    ..This requires the use of multiple antibodies (ie, cytokeratin, Her2/neu, ALDH1, CD44, and CD24) labeled with fluorochromes of different colors and spectral image analysis to separate different color spectra...
  12. doi request reprint Micrometastasis: detection methods and clinical importance
    Marija Balic
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University Graz, Austria
    Cancer Biomark 9:397-419. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis in a patient with extragonadal choriocarcinoma--significance of onconeural antibodies
    Joanna Szkandera
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Onkologie 33:452-4. 2010
    ..Paraneoplastic limbic or brainstem encephalitis is considered to be an autoimmune-mediated disorder of the nervous system associated with different types of cancer including germ cell tumors...
  14. pmc The role of microRNAs in breast cancer stem cells
    Daniela Schwarzenbacher
    Division of Clinical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Int J Mol Sci 14:14712-23. 2013
    ..This review highlights the recent findings and crucial role of miRNAs in the maintenance, growth and behavior of BCSCs, thus indicating the potential for novel diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic miRNA-based strategies. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of disease progression and poor overall survival with detection of circulating tumor cells in peripheral blood of patients with metastatic breast cancer
    Thomas Bauernhofer
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Leopold Auenbrugger University of Medicine, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Oncol Rep 13:179-84. 2005
    ..Detection of tumor cells in the peripheral circulation might be correlated with progression of disease and shorter overall survival...