S Mocellin

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The prognostic value of serum S100B in patients with cutaneous melanoma: a meta-analysis
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:2370-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Circulating tumor cells: the 'leukemic phase' of solid cancers
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Trends Mol Med 12:130-9. 2006
  3. pmc Ex vivo screening for immunodominant viral epitopes by quantitative real time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR)
    Maurizio Provenzano
    Molecular Immunology Section, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Center, NIH, Bethesda, USA
    J Transl Med 1:12. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-10 and the immune response against cancer: a counterpoint
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    J Leukoc Biol 78:1043-51. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Cancer vaccine development: on the way to break immune tolerance to malignant cells
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Exp Cell Res 299:267-78. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint DNA array-based gene profiling in tumor immunology
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 10:4597-606. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint RNA interference: ready to silence cancer?
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Mol Med (Berl) 84:4-15. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult soft tissue sarcomas: conventional therapies and molecularly targeted approaches
    Simone Mocellin
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Cancer Treat Rev 32:9-27. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The multifaceted relationship between IL-10 and adaptive immunity: putting together the pieces of a puzzle
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Clinica Chirurgica II, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Cytokine Growth Factor Rev 15:61-76. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular oncology in the post-genomic era: the challenge of proteomics
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Trends Mol Med 10:24-32. 2004

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint The prognostic value of serum S100B in patients with cutaneous melanoma: a meta-analysis
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:2370-6. 2008
    ..Further investigation focusing on this subset of patients is justified and warranted before S100B can be implemented in the routine clinical management of melanoma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Circulating tumor cells: the 'leukemic phase' of solid cancers
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Trends Mol Med 12:130-9. 2006
    ..This would provide a formidable tool for prognosis evaluation, anticancer-drug development and, ultimately, cancer-therapy personalization...
  3. pmc Ex vivo screening for immunodominant viral epitopes by quantitative real time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR)
    Maurizio Provenzano
    Molecular Immunology Section, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Center, NIH, Bethesda, USA
    J Transl Med 1:12. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-10 and the immune response against cancer: a counterpoint
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    J Leukoc Biol 78:1043-51. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Cancer vaccine development: on the way to break immune tolerance to malignant cells
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Exp Cell Res 299:267-78. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint DNA array-based gene profiling in tumor immunology
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 10:4597-606. 2004
    ..In the present work, we summarize the main technical features and critical issues characterizing this powerful laboratory tool and review its applications in the fascinating field of cancer immunogenomics...
  7. ncbi request reprint RNA interference: ready to silence cancer?
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Mol Med (Berl) 84:4-15. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult soft tissue sarcomas: conventional therapies and molecularly targeted approaches
    Simone Mocellin
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Cancer Treat Rev 32:9-27. 2006
    ..In this work, we review the state-of-the-art of conventional treatments for STS and summarize the most promising findings in the development of molecularly targeted therapeutic approaches...
  9. ncbi request reprint The multifaceted relationship between IL-10 and adaptive immunity: putting together the pieces of a puzzle
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Clinica Chirurgica II, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Cytokine Growth Factor Rev 15:61-76. 2004
    ..g. infectious diseases, autoimmunity, allergy, cancer and transplantation) involving adaptive immunity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular oncology in the post-genomic era: the challenge of proteomics
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Trends Mol Med 10:24-32. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Induction of endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression by melanoma sensitizes endothelial cells to tumor necrosis factor-driven cytotoxicity
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 10:6879-86. 2004
    ..We investigated the role of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in determining the tumor-selective activity of TNF...
  12. ncbi request reprint Part I: Vaccines for solid tumours
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 5:681-9. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint IL-10 stimulatory effects on human NK cells explored by gene profile analysis
    S Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Genes Immun 5:621-30. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer vaccines: principles, results, and perspectives
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Gastroenterology 127:1821-37. 2004
    ..We also discuss the most recent preclinical tumor immunology insights that might change the way to design the next generation of cancer vaccines, hopefully improving the effectiveness of such a biotherapeutic approach...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cancer vaccines: the challenge of developing an ideal tumor killing system
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Front Biosci 10:2285-305. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Part II: Vaccines for haematological malignant disorders
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 5:727-37. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc DNA array-based gene profiling: from surgical specimen to the molecular portrait of cancer
    Simone Mocellin
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg 241:16-26. 2005
    ..In the present work, we discuss the technical features characterizing this powerful laboratory tool and review the applications so far described in the field of oncology...
  18. ncbi request reprint Targeted therapy for colorectal cancer: mapping the way
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Trends Mol Med 11:327-35. 2005
    ..Only a broader clinical implementation of these concepts will provide patients with CRC the best chance of a cure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor, cancer and anticancer therapy
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Policlinico Universitario, 6 piano, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Cytokine Growth Factor Rev 16:35-53. 2005
    ..Recent insights that might pave the way to further exploitation of the antineoplastic potential of TNF are also discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quantitative real-time PCR: a powerful ally in cancer research
    Simone Mocellin
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Trends Mol Med 9:189-95. 2003
    ..Knowledge of the biochemical principles underlying this biotechnology can be of great value to interpret correctly qrt-PCR data...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dissecting tumor responsiveness to immunotherapy: the experience of peptide-based melanoma vaccines
    Simone Mocellin
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale II, Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1653:61-71. 2003
    ..The hypothesized role of innate immunity in predetermining tumor responsiveness to immunotherapeutic manipulation is also discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node molecular ultrastaging in patients with melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prognosis
    Simone Mocellin
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 25:1588-95. 2007
    ..However, no consensus exists on the clinical implementation of this prognostic indicator for the management of these patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide: cancer target or anticancer agent?
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, Padua, Italy
    Curr Cancer Drug Targets 9:214-36. 2009
    ..Accordingly, only an in depth knowledge of the mechanisms leading to experimental tumor regression or progression in response to NO will allow us to exploit this molecule to fight cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of hepatic arterial infusion for unresectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer: the end of an era?
    Simone Mocellin
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale 2, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 25:5649-54. 2007
    ..We quantitatively summarized the results of randomized controlled trials (RCT) comparing HAI with systemic chemotherapy (SCT)...
  25. ncbi request reprint TNF and cancer: the two sides of the coin
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Front Biosci 13:2774-83. 2008
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  26. ncbi request reprint Metabolic immune restraints: implications for anticancer vaccines
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 16:277-91. 2010
    ..These mechanistic insights are fostering the development of rationally designed therapeutics aimed to revert the immunosuppressive circuits and thus to enhance the effectiveness of anticancer vaccines...
  27. ncbi request reprint Towards the development of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) sensitizers: making TNF work against cancer
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 13:537-51. 2007
    ..In this review we first summarize the molecular biology of TNF and its cancer-related properties; then, the available findings regarding some among the most promising and best characterized TNF sensitizers are overviewed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tumor immunology
    Simone Mocellin
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 593:147-56. 2007
    ..In the present Chapter, we report on some of the most significant results obtained with the application of DNA microarray in this oncology field...
  29. ncbi request reprint Principles of gene microarray data analysis
    Simone Mocellin
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 593:19-30. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is of paramount importance for both researchers and clinicians to know the principles underlying the analysis of the huge amount of data generated with microarray technology...
  30. ncbi request reprint New strategies to improve the efficacy of colorectal cancer vaccines: from bench to bedside
    Simone Mocellin
    University of Padova, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 7:1052-61. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide, a double edged sword in cancer biology: searching for therapeutic opportunities
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Med Res Rev 27:317-52. 2007
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  32. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of circulating tumor cells in patients with melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Surgery Branch, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 12:4605-13. 2006
    ..We aimed to comprehensively and quantitatively summarize the evidence for the use of CTC to predict patients' clinical outcome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Support vector machine learning model for the prediction of sentinel node status in patients with cutaneous melanoma
    Simone Mocellin
    Clinica Chirurgica 2, Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1113-22. 2006
    ..In this study, the predictive power of support vector machine (SVM)-based statistical analysis was tested...
  34. doi request reprint DNA repair gene polymorphisms and risk of cutaneous melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Meta analysis Unit, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 30:1735-43. 2009
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  35. doi request reprint Maximizing the clinical usefulness of a nomogram to select patients candidate to sentinel node biopsy for cutaneous melanoma
    S Pasquali
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Surgery Branch, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:675-80. 2011
    ..The negative predictive value (NPV) of this test, which might help identify low-risk patients who might be safely spared SN biopsy (SNB), has not been yet investigated...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hyperthermic isolated perfusion with low-dose TNFalpha and doxorubicin in patients with locally advanced soft tissue limb sarcomas
    C R Rossi
    Clinica Chirurgica II, University of Padova, Italy
    J Chemother 16:58-61. 2004
    ..Systemic side effects were negligible. The perfusate/plasma area under the curve (AUC) ratio for TNFalpha was 56. HILP with low-dose TNFalpha and DXR proved to be an active neoadjuvant drug regimen against limb-threatening STS...
  37. ncbi request reprint TNF-based limb perfusion for cutaneous melanoma in transit metastases: suggestions for modification of the perfusional schedule
    C R Rossi
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 22:103-7. 2003
    ..Our results showed that it is possible to modify the perfusion schedule, without compromising the response rate but with lower cost and toxicity...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy and ultrasound scanning in cutaneous melanoma: clinical and technical considerations
    C R Rossi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, Sezione di Clinica Chirurgica II, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 36:895-900. 2000
    ..Breslow thickness and the number of metastatic SN(s), but not their type, are correlated with disease spread; CP10S contributed to the differentiation amongst the nodes and the determining of procedure's completion...
  39. ncbi request reprint Validation of the new AJCC TNM staging system for gastric cancer in a large cohort of patients (n = 2,155): focus on the T category
    A Marchet
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:779-85. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to validate the prognostic significance of the new T categorization within the frame of the latest TNM staging system...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hypoxic antiblastic stop-flow perfusion: clinical outcome and pharmacokinetic findings
    D Miotto
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    J Chemother 16:44-7. 2004
    ..In conclusion, SFP is a feasible procedure. Toxicity and tumor response rates strictly depend upon drug leakage control...
  41. ncbi request reprint Multimodal treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis
    P Pilati
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 27:125-34. 2001
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  42. ncbi request reprint Treatment options for liver metastases from colorectal cancer
    M Lise
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 22:149-56. 2003
    ..Both systemic and locoregional chemotherapy might be useful in the neoadjuvant setting to increase the resectability of liver metastases initially not amenable to surgical resection...
  43. ncbi request reprint The number of excised lymph nodes is associated with survival of melanoma patients with lymph node metastasis
    C R Rossi
    Melanoma and Sarcomas Unit, Veneto Institute of Oncology, Padova, Italy
    Ann Oncol 25:240-6. 2014
    ..This study aims to evaluate the association between the number of excised regional lymph nodes (LNs) and melanoma-specific survival...
  44. ncbi request reprint Histopathological characteristics of subsequent melanomas in patients with multiple primary melanomas
    A Vecchiato
    Melanoma and Sarcomas Unit, Veneto Institute of Oncology, Padova, ItalyDepartment of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, ItalyImmunology and Molecular Oncology Unit, Veneto Institute of Oncology, Padova, ItalyPathology Unit, Veneto Institute of Oncology, Padova, ItalyDermatology Unit, University of Padova, Padova
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 28:58-64. 2014
    ..Multiple primary melanomas (MPM) occur in up to 20% of melanoma patients, and subsequent tumours seem to have a favourable histopathological pattern...
  45. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant immunotherapy for solid tumors: from promise to clinical application
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Institute of Clinical Surgery II, 6 Piano Policlinico Uviversitario, Via Giustiniani 2, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Cancer Immunol Immunother 51:583-95. 2002
    ..Here, we review the immunological strategies so far explored in humans and report worldwide results following the clinical application of adjuvant immunotherapy for solid tumors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of circulating tumor cells is an independent prognostic factor in patients with high-risk cutaneous melanoma
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncologic and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Int J Cancer 111:741-5. 2004
    ..Therefore, CTC detection might be employed for the selection of patients for adjuvant treatment and during follow-up for early indication of therapeutic failure...
  47. doi request reprint Adherence to treatment guidelines for primary sarcomas affects patient survival: a side study of the European CONnective TIssue CAncer NETwork (CONTICANET)
    C R Rossi
    Melanoma and Sarcomas Unit, Veneto Institute of Oncology IRCCS, Padova, Italy
    Ann Oncol 24:1685-91. 2013
    ..e. surgery and radiotherapy) and chemotherapy on local disease control and survival in sarcoma patients was investigated in a European study conducted in an Italian region (Veneto)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Strategies to enhance the anticancer potential of TNF
    Pierluigi Pilati
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Front Biosci 13:3181-93. 2008
    ..This would enhance the anticancer activity of current TNF-based locoregional regimens and would pave the way to the systemic administration of this cytokine and thus to a much wider clinical experimentation of TNF in the oncology field...
  49. doi request reprint Prognostic value of subclassification of T2 tumours in patients with gastric cancer
    D Nitti
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
    Br J Surg 96:398-404. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the prognostic value of tumour stage T2 subcategorization (T2a and T2b) in patients with gastric carcinoma...
  50. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of N-ratio in patients with gastric cancer: validation in a large, multicenter series
    A Marchet
    Clinica Chirurgica II, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 34:159-65. 2008
    ..In the present work we validated the reliability of N-ratio in a large, multicenter series...
  51. ncbi request reprint Use of laser scanning cytometry to study tumor microenvironment
    S Mocellin
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 18:609-15. 2003
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  52. ncbi request reprint Early detection of melanoma: an educational campaign in Padova, Italy
    C R Rossi
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Universita di Padova, Italy
    Melanoma Res 10:181-7. 2000
    ..0 mm versus 1.50 mm; P < 0.02)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Phase I-II study on isolation antiblastic fotemustine perfusion after dacarbazine chemosensitization for advanced melanoma of the extremities
    C R Rossi
    Clinica Chirurgica II, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Melanoma Res 13:293-7. 2003
    ..The trial was then interrupted due to the low tolerability and poor efficacy of this perfusion regimen. At present, F ILP after DTIC chemosensitization should not be recommended for the treatment of locally advanced limb melanoma...
  54. ncbi request reprint Hyperthermic isolated liver perfusion for unresectable liver cancers: pilot study
    M Lise
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    J Chemother 16:37-9. 2004
    ..Locoregional toxicity was significant, which underscores the need for a more accurate preoperative evaluation of hepatic function...
  55. ncbi request reprint Increased TIA-1 gene expression in the tumor microenvironment after locoregional administration of tumor necrosis factor-alpha to patients with soft tissue limb sarcoma
    Simone Mocellin
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Int J Cancer 107:317-22. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Therapeutics targeting tumor immune escape: towards the development of new generation anticancer vaccines
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, via Giustianiani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Med Res Rev 28:413-44. 2008
    ..In addition, the latest therapeutic strategies devised to overcome tumor immune escape are described, with special regard to those entering clinical phase investigation...
  57. ncbi request reprint N-ratio: a novel independent prognostic factor for patients with stage-III cutaneous melanoma
    Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:310-5. 2008
    ..In this study, we tested the hypothesis that the ratio between metastatic and excised lymph nodes ("N-ratio") might have an independent prognostic value in patients with TNM stage-III cutaneous melanoma...
  58. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profile of primary gastric cancer: towards the prediction of lymph node status
    Alberto Marchet
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, Istituto Oncologico Veneto IRCCS and University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1058-64. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to screen the genome in the search of primary gastric cancer gene expression profiles that might predict lymph node status...
  59. ncbi request reprint Isolated limb perfusion in locally advanced cutaneous melanoma
    Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    Department of Surgical and Oncological Sciences Clinica Chirurgica II, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Semin Oncol 29:400-9. 2002
    ..As potential agents to be delivered through ILP, new vasoactive drugs and agents with new mechanisms of action that interplay with chemotherapy, as well as virus-mediated gene therapy, are being developed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Stop-flow technique for loco-regional delivery of antiblastic agents: literature review and personal experience
    P Pilati
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica Generale II, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 28:544-53. 2002
    ..Here, we discuss the principles underlying the SF technique as well as the worldwide experience published so far. We also report on the results of our pilot study on pelvic and limb SF perfusion...
  61. ncbi request reprint Cancer resistance to type II topoisomerase inhibitors
    P Pilati
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 19:3900-6. 2012
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  62. doi request reprint Electrochemotherapy for disseminated superficial metastases from malignant melanoma
    L G Campana
    Sarcoma and Melanoma Unit, Veneto Region Oncology Research Institute IOV IRCCS, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Br J Surg 99:821-30. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to determine predictive factors for effectiveness, toxicity and local disease control in patients with malignant melanoma treated with bleomycin-based electrochemotherapy (ECT)...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Adjuvant chemotherapy after radical liver resection in the treatment of metastases from colorectal carcinoma]
    E Mammano
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italia
    Minerva Chir 64:457-63. 2009
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Peptide-based anticancer vaccines: recent advances and future perspectives
    S Mocellin
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale 2, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 16:4779-96. 2009
    ..This review will describe the most recent insights in the rational design of peptide-based cancer vaccines, as well as the challenges to successful anticancer immunotherapy based on these short amino acid chains...
  65. ncbi request reprint Overall survival in BRCA-associated ovarian cancer: case-control study of an Italian series
    G Artioli
    Department of Medical Science, Oncology Haematology Department, Mirano Venice, Veneto Oncology Istitute I O V, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 31:658-61. 2010
    ..The two groups showed similar characteristics concerning age at diagnosis, histological type and stage. Grade 3 was more frequent in the BRCA group. Survival data did not show any advantage for the BRCA mutated group...
  66. ncbi request reprint The role of preoperative ultrasound scan in detecting lymph node metastasis before sentinel node biopsy in melanoma patients
    Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Istituto di Clinica Chirurgica Generale II, Padova, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 83:80-4. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of preoperative ultrasound (US) scanning in identifying lymph node metastasis before sentinel node biopsy (SNB), we conducted a prospective study on 125 patients with primary cutaneous melanoma (CM)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Circulating tumor cells in solid cancer: tumor marker of clinical relevance?
    Loris Bertazza
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Curr Oncol Rep 10:137-46. 2008
    ..Confirming the prognostic value of CTC would provide clinicians with a unique tool for better stratification of patients' risk and provide basic researchers with a new target for the development of novel therapeutic approaches...
  68. ncbi request reprint Hepatic arterial infusion for unresectable colorectal liver metastases combined or not with systemic chemotherapy
    Pierluigi Pilati
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Anticancer Res 29:4139-44. 2009
    ..The hypothesis was tested that systemic chemotherapy might contribute to improving overall survival (OS) of patients with unresectable colorectal liver metastases treated with hepatic arterial infusion (HAI)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Use of quantitative real-time PCR to determine immune cell density and cytokine gene profile in the tumor microenvironment
    Simone Mocellin
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Immunol Methods 280:1-11. 2003
    ..The molecular mechanisms underlying tumor responsiveness to immunotherapeutic manipulations remain elusive. Investigators are therefore searching for new technologies to study immune-related events occurring in the tumor microenvironment...
  70. ncbi request reprint Interferon alpha adjuvant therapy in patients with high-risk melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Simone Mocellin
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale 2, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:493-501. 2010
    ..However, RCTs have yielded conflicting data on the effect of IFN-alpha on overall survival (OS)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Hyperthermic isolated limb perfusion with low-dose tumor necrosis factor-alpha and melphalan for bulky in-transit melanoma metastases
    Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale II, Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:173-7. 2004
    ..We here report on the results of L-PAM and low-dose tumor necrosis factor (TNF)alpha HILP in patients with bulky disease...
  72. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal carcinoid: epidemiological and survival evidence from a large population-based study (n = 25 531)
    S Mocellin
    Department of Surgery Oncology and Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Ann Oncol 24:3040-4. 2013
    ..Here, we present a comprehensive epidemiological and survival analysis of the largest cohort of patients with GI carcinoid ever reported...
  73. ncbi request reprint Circumventing melanoma chemoresistance by targeting DNA repair
    S Mocellin
    Department Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 19:3893-9. 2012
    ..In this review we summarize the experimental and clinical findings that are fostering the research in this promising field of oncology...
  74. doi request reprint Suppressive influences in the immune response to cancer
    Vincenzo Bronte
    Istituto Oncologico Veneto, Fondazione IRCCS, Padova, Italy
    J Immunother 32:1-11. 2009
    ..In this review, the best characterized mechanisms that allow cancer cells to evade immune surveillance are overviewed and the most debated controversies constellating this complex field are highlighted...
  75. doi request reprint Early (sentinel lymph node biopsy-guided) versus delayed lymphadenectomy in melanoma patients with lymph node metastases : personal experience and literature meta-analysis
    Sandro Pasquali
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 116:1201-9. 2010
    ..It is debated whether patients with melanoma who undergo lymphadenectomy after a positive sentinel lymph node (SN) biopsy (SNB) have a better prognosis compared with patients who are treated for clinically evident disease...
  76. doi request reprint Bleomycin-based electrochemotherapy: clinical outcome from a single institution's experience with 52 patients
    Luca G Campana
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Istituto di Clinica Chirurgica Generale II, Policlinico Universitario, 6 degrees Piano Via Giustiniani 2, 33128, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:191-9. 2009
    ..This benefit, although preliminary, deserves further assessment after a formal validation of the dedicated questionnaire...
  77. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node status prediction by four statistical models: results from a large bi-institutional series (n = 1132)
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg 250:964-9. 2009
    ..To improve selection for sentinel node (SN) biopsy (SNB) in patients with cutaneous melanoma using statistical models predicting SN status...
  78. ncbi request reprint Complementary techniques: validation of gene expression data by quantitative real time PCR
    Maurizio Provenzano
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 593:66-73. 2007
    ..The knowledge of the biochemical principles underlying qrt-PCR as well as some related technical issues must be beard in mind when using this biotechnology...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Trends in colorectal cancer vaccination]
    Simone Mocellin
    Sezione di Clinica Chirurgica II, Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, Universita, Padova
    Recenti Prog Med 96:338-43. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint The dual role of IL-10
    Simone Mocellin
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, I 35128 Padua, Italy
    Trends Immunol 24:36-43. 2003
    ..Additional proinflammatory stimuli might subsequently lead to maturation of "loaded" APCs that could migrate to draining lymph nodes or recruit and activate adaptive immune effectors locally...
  81. doi request reprint Factors predictive of nonsentinel lymph node involvement and clinical outcome in melanoma patients with metastatic sentinel lymph node
    Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Surgery Branch, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1202-10. 2008
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that the microscopic features of metastatic SLNs might predict not only nonsentinel lymph node (NSLN) status, but also patients' clinical outcomes...
  82. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of intraperitoneal cisplatin and doxorubicin
    Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Science, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2 35128 Padova, Italy
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 12:781-94. 2003
    ..Likewise, liposomes, which in animal models seem to favor tumor uptake of encapsulated DXR, should now be tested in the clinical setting...
  83. ncbi request reprint Priming anticancer active specific immunotherapy with dendritic cells
    Simone Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 6:576-81. 2005
    ....
  84. doi request reprint Separate cavity margins excision as a complement to conservative breast cancer surgery
    G Zavagno
    Clinica Chirurgica II Breast Unit, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 36:632-8. 2010
    ..However, approximately half of these patients have no residual tumour in the re-excision specimen. The aim of this study was to investigate if separate cavity margin (CM) excision can safely reduce the need of re-operation...
  85. ncbi request reprint Hypoxic antiblastic stop-flow limb perfusion: clinical outcome and pharmacokinetic findings of a novel treatment for in transit melanoma metastases
    Pierluigi Pilati
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oncol Rep 12:895-901. 2004
    ..Toxicity and tumor response rates strictly depend upon drug leakage control. Further efforts should be made to exploit the potential anti-tumor activity of this novel locoregional drug delivery system...
  86. ncbi request reprint Colorectal liver metastasis: towards the integration of conventional and molecularly targeted therapeutic approaches
    Mario Lise
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Front Biosci 10:3042-57. 2005
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Cytoreductive surgery combined with hyperthermic intraperitoneal intraoperative chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis arising from colon adenocarcinoma
    Pierluigi Pilati
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:508-13. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcome of this combined treatment...
  88. ncbi request reprint Oncomirs: from tumor biology to molecularly targeted anticancer strategies
    Simone Mocellin
    Dept Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Mini Rev Med Chem 9:70-80. 2009
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and the risk of cutaneous melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Simone Mocellin
    Meta analysis Unit, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 113:2398-407. 2008
    ..The current findings prompt further investigation on this subject and indirectly support the hypothesis that sun exposure may have an antimelanoma effect through activation of the vitamin D system...
  90. doi request reprint TNF-based isolated limb perfusion followed by consolidation biotherapy with systemic low-dose interferon alpha 2b in patients with in-transit melanoma metastases: a pilot trial
    Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    Department of Surgical and Oncological Sciences, Surgery Branch, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1218-23. 2008
    ..However, most patients will ultimately experience disease recurrence. The aim of this pilot study was to test the hypothesis that systemic low-dose interferon alpha-2b (LDI) might consolidate the therapeutic effect of ILP...
  91. ncbi request reprint Targeting death receptors to fight cancer: from biological rational to clinical implementation
    S Mocellin
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 17:2713-28. 2010
    ..In addition, the results so far obtained in the clinical oncology setting as well as the issues to be faced while interfering with these pathways for therapeutic purposes will be overviewed...
  92. ncbi request reprint Hyperthermic intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy with cisplatin and doxorubicin in patients who undergo cytoreductive surgery for peritoneal carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis: phase I study
    Carlo R Rossi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche, Sezione Clinica Chirurgica Generale II, Universita di Padova, Italy
    Cancer 94:492-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether this regimen could be used for other tumor types, the authors conducted a Phase I study on HIIC with doxorubicin and cisplatin in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis or sarcomatosis...
  93. ncbi request reprint Cancer vaccines: pessimism in check
    Simone Mocellin
    Nat Med 10:1278-9; author reply 1279-80. 2004
  94. doi request reprint The melanoma molecular map project
    Simone Mocellin
    Melanoma Res 18:163-5. 2008
  95. ncbi request reprint Hyperthermic intraperitoneal intraoperative chemotherapy after cytoreductive surgery for the treatment of abdominal sarcomatosis: clinical outcome and prognostic factors in 60 consecutive patients
    Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    Surgery Branch, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Cancer 100:1943-50. 2004
    ..After a Phase I study on cytoreductive surgery combined with hyperthermic intraperitoneal intraoperative chemotherapy (HIIC), the authors reported the results of the treatment of 60 patients using this novel multimodal approach...
  96. ncbi request reprint The impact of lymphoscintigraphy technique on the outcome of sentinel node biopsy in 1,313 patients with cutaneous melanoma: an Italian Multicentric Study (SOLISM-IMI)
    Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    Clinica Chirurgica 2, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Nucl Med 47:234-41. 2006
    ..We report herein the results of this trial. The influence of some technical aspects on the outcome of SNB was also investigated, because a certain degree of variability was accepted in performing lymphoscintigraphy...
  97. pmc Prospective molecular profiling of melanoma metastases suggests classifiers of immune responsiveness
    Ena Wang
    Immunogenetics Section, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Center, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Res 62:3581-6. 2002
    ..001). Analysis of their annotations denoted that approximately half of them were related to T-cell regulation, suggesting that immune responsiveness might be predetermined by a tumor microenvironment conducive to immune recognition...
  98. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) biology and cell death
    Loris Bertazza
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Front Biosci 13:2736-43. 2008
    ..Understanding this mechanism will not only shed new light on the physiological significance of TNF-driven programmed cell death but also help investigators maximize the anticancer potential of this cytokine...
  99. ncbi request reprint Tumor microenvironment: what have we learned studying the immune response in this puzzling battlefield?
    Simone Mocellin
    Immunnogenetics Section, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Tumori 88:437-44. 2002
    ..As a model, we will discuss the observed immune response to tumor antigen -specific immunization and its relationship with the systemic administration of IL-2...
  100. ncbi request reprint Clinical and immunological evaluation of patients with metastatic melanoma undergoing immunization with the HLA-Cw*0702-associated epitope MAGE-A12:170-178
    Maria P Bettinotti
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 105:210-6. 2003
    ..Because of the modest immunological and clinical results, the present protocol has been discontinued as new routes of administration are being considered...