Anna Fen Yau Li

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Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A 35-year retrospective study of carcinoid tumors in Taiwan: differences in distribution with a high probability of associated second primary malignancies
    Anna Fen Yau Li
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cancer 112:274-83. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Small cell carcinomas in gastrointestinal tract: immunohistochemical and clinicopathological features
    Anna Fen Yau Li
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 63:620-5. 2010
  3. doi request reprint A 20-year retrospective study of small-cell carcinomas in Taiwan
    Anna Fen Yau Li
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 102:497-502. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of body mass index on postoperative outcome of advanced gastric cancer after curative surgery
    Yen Shu Lin
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1382-91. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 is a valuable prognostic factor in colorectal cancer patients with normal levels of carcinoembryonic antigen and may help predict lung metastasis
    Pei Ching Lin
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Yang Ming Campus, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 27:1333-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint CIP2A is a predictor of poor prognosis in colon cancer
    Hao Wei Teng
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1037-47. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with recurrence within 2 years after curative surgery for gastric adenocarcinoma
    Cheng Yu Chiang
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    World J Surg 35:2472-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Expression of ABCG2 associated with tumor response in metastatic colorectal cancer patients receiving first-line FOLFOX therapy--preliminary evidence
    Pei Ching Lin
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Yang Ming Campus, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Biol Markers 28:182-6. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Metachronous colorectal cancer: necessity of post-operative colonoscopic surveillance
    Yuan Tzu Lan
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, 201 Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Colorectal Dis 20:121-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori cagA, iceA and vacA genotypes in patients with gastric cancer in Taiwan
    Hwai Jeng Lin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, VGH TAIPEI, Shih Pai Rd, Sec 2, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 10:2493-7. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint A 35-year retrospective study of carcinoid tumors in Taiwan: differences in distribution with a high probability of associated second primary malignancies
    Anna Fen Yau Li
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cancer 112:274-83. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to address the organ distribution, frequency of metastasis, and survival rates of carcinoid tumors and the associated noncarcinoid tumors in Taiwanese, Asian populations...
  2. doi request reprint Small cell carcinomas in gastrointestinal tract: immunohistochemical and clinicopathological features
    Anna Fen Yau Li
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 63:620-5. 2010
    ..To test the incidence of the expression of the immunohistochemical markers that aid diagnosis of gastrointestinal tract small cell carcinoma (GI-SmCC) and to evaluate the incidence of mixed endocrine-exocrine carcinomas in GI-SmCC...
  3. doi request reprint A 20-year retrospective study of small-cell carcinomas in Taiwan
    Anna Fen Yau Li
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 102:497-502. 2010
    ..Small-cell carcinomas (SCC) develop most commonly in the lung (small-cell lung carcinoma, SCLC) and only small percentages are present at extra-pulmonary sites. This study aimed to examine the distribution, treatment, and survival of SCCs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of body mass index on postoperative outcome of advanced gastric cancer after curative surgery
    Yen Shu Lin
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1382-91. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 is a valuable prognostic factor in colorectal cancer patients with normal levels of carcinoembryonic antigen and may help predict lung metastasis
    Pei Ching Lin
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Yang Ming Campus, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 27:1333-8. 2012
    ..We retrospectively analyzed preoperative levels of carbohydrate antigen (CA) 19-9 in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients to determine the prognostic value of CA19-9 in CRC patients with normal carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) levels...
  6. doi request reprint CIP2A is a predictor of poor prognosis in colon cancer
    Hao Wei Teng
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1037-47. 2012
    ..The cancerous inhibitor of protein phosphatase 2A (CIP2A) oncoprotein is overexpressed in colon cancer tissue compared to normal colon mucosa. We investigated the impact of CIP2A on colon cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with recurrence within 2 years after curative surgery for gastric adenocarcinoma
    Cheng Yu Chiang
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    World J Surg 35:2472-8. 2011
    ..Despite curative surgery for gastric cancer, many patients die of recurrent cancer. Few studies have investigated the time to recurrence after curative resection for gastric cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Expression of ABCG2 associated with tumor response in metastatic colorectal cancer patients receiving first-line FOLFOX therapy--preliminary evidence
    Pei Ching Lin
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Yang Ming Campus, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Biol Markers 28:182-6. 2013
    ..We retrospectively analyzed ABCG2 expression levels in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) to investigate the interaction between ABCG2 expression and the tumor response to oxaliplatin and 5-fluorouracil (FOLFOX)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Metachronous colorectal cancer: necessity of post-operative colonoscopic surveillance
    Yuan Tzu Lan
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, 201 Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Colorectal Dis 20:121-5. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori cagA, iceA and vacA genotypes in patients with gastric cancer in Taiwan
    Hwai Jeng Lin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, VGH TAIPEI, Shih Pai Rd, Sec 2, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 10:2493-7. 2004
    ..The link of genotypes of H pylori to gastric cancer remains controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate the H pylori vacA alleles, cagA and iceA in patients with gastric cancer in Taiwan...
  11. doi request reprint Mitochondrial dysfunction promotes cell migration via reactive oxygen species-enhanced β5-integrin expression in human gastric cancer SC-M1 cells
    Wen Yi Hung
    Department and Institute of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, and Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1820:1102-10. 2012
    ..Mitochondrial dysfunction has been shown to promote cancer cell migration. However, molecular mechanism by which mitochondrial dysfunction enhances gastric cancer (GC) cell migration remains unclear...
  12. doi request reprint Esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma according to Siewert classification in Taiwan
    Wen Liang Fang
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3237-44. 2009
    ..The incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG) is rapidly increasing. We evaluated the clinicopathological difference and outcomes of Taiwanese patients with AEG according to the Siewert classification...
  13. doi request reprint Advanced gastric cancer patients with lymphoid stroma have better survival than those without
    Kuo Hung Huang
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 107:523-8. 2013
    ..Lymphoid stroma is a specific pathologic appearance in gastric cancer. This study aims to compare the clinicopathological characteristics of gastric cancer patients with and without lymphoid stroma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant chemotherapy can improve outcome of colorectal cancer patients with unresectable metastasis
    Yen Chen Shao
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 28:1359-65. 2013
    ..The prognosis for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with unresectable metastases is dismal. This study compared outcomes of different metastatic treatments...
  15. ncbi request reprint Temsirolimus enhances the efficacy of cetuximab in colon cancer through a CIP2A-dependent mechanism
    Hsei Wei Wang
    National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 140:561-71. 2014
    ..We investigated the role of cancerous inhibitor of protein phosphatase 2A (CIP2A) in the synergism between temsirolimus and cetuximab in colon cancer...
  16. doi request reprint Microsatellite instability is associated with a better prognosis for gastric cancer patients after curative surgery
    Wen Liang Fang
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    World J Surg 36:2131-8. 2012
    ..Microsatellite instability (MSI) is one of the leading mechanisms for the carcinogenesis of gastric cancer. Its prognostic value is controversial...
  17. doi request reprint BRAF mutation is a prognostic biomarker for colorectal liver metastasectomy
    Hao Wei Teng
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 106:123-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the impact of KRAS and BRAF mutation as determined from liver metastases specimens on overall survival (OS) in patients following colorectal liver metastasectomy...
  18. doi request reprint Initial experience of robotic gastrectomy and comparison with open and laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    Kuo Hung Huang
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1303-10. 2012
    ..Robotic gastrectomy has become more popular in the treatment of gastric cancer, especially in Asian countries. Until now, few studies have compared robotic surgery with open or laparoscopic surgery for gastric cancer patients...
  19. doi request reprint Comparison of the survival difference between AJCC 6th and 7th editions for gastric cancer patients
    Wen Liang Fang
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    World J Surg 35:2723-9. 2011
    ..The AJCC 7th edition changes the classification of T- and N-factors and the TNM stage of gastric cancer. We evaluated its prognostic impact...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationship between genetic alterations and prognosis in sporadic colorectal cancer
    Shih Ching Chang
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Cancer 118:1721-7. 2006
    ..mutant p53, 64% vs. 41%, p = 0.009). We concluded that CIN, MSI and p53 mutation status might be used as a multiple parameter profile for the prognosis of sporadic colorectal cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is decrease of tumor volume correlated with stage change after preoperative concurrent chemoradiotherapy?
    Shung Haur Yang
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cancer Center Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:765-9. 2005
    ..The significance of tumor volume and its change after concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) was evaluated...
  22. doi request reprint Surgical impact on gastric cancer with locoregional invasion
    Kuan Kai Lai
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    World J Surg 35:2479-84. 2011
    ..The benefit of resection of gastric cancer with locoregional invasion is still under debate. This study aimed to investigate the impact of surgery on patients with gastric cancer with locoregional invasion...
  23. doi request reprint Combined splenectomy does not improve survival in radical total gastrectomy for advanced gastric cardia cancer
    Wen Liang Fang
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1150-4. 2012
    ..Splenectomy is the most common combined organ resection in the surgical management for gastric cardia cancer. The role of combined splenectomy is still controversial...
  24. ncbi request reprint Role of MTHFR polymorphisms and folate levels in different phenotypes of sporadic colorectal cancers
    Shih Ching Chang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, No 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:483-9. 2007
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Comparison of functional and nonfunctional neuroendocrine tumors in the pancreas and peripancreatic region
    Shin E Wang
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pancreas 40:253-9. 2011
    ..To present our experience of 93 neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) in the pancreas and peripancreatic region, with emphasis on how resectability affects long-term survival and the impact of functional status on the survival outcome...
  26. doi request reprint Early postoperative CEA level is a better prognostic indicator than is preoperative CEA level in predicting prognosis of patients with curable colorectal cancer
    Jen Kou Lin
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, No 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road Taipei, 11217, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:1135-41. 2011
    ..Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) measurements performed preoperatively and during the early postoperative period were examined prospectively to assess their prognostic value for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients receiving curative surgery...
  27. doi request reprint The status of EGFR-associated genes could predict the outcome and tumor response of chemo-refractory metastatic colorectal patients using cetuximab and chemotherapy
    Jen Kou Lin
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 104:661-6. 2011
    ..This study was designed to analyze the impacts of status of EGFR-associated genes on the outcome of chemo-refractory mCRC patients using cetuximab...
  28. doi request reprint SOCS6, down-regulated in gastric cancer, inhibits cell proliferation and colony formation
    Rai Hua Lai
    Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, ROC
    Cancer Lett 288:75-85. 2010
    ..Taken together, this study provides molecular and functional data supporting the importance of loss-of-function of SOCS6 as a frequent event in gastric tumorigenesis...
  29. ncbi request reprint The impact of family history on the outcome of patients with colorectal cancer in a veterans' hospital
    Ping Sheng Kao
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, No 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:1249-54. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of a family history (FH) of colorectal cancer (CRC) in first-degree relatives on the outcome of patients with CRC in a veterans' hospital in Taiwan...
  30. ncbi request reprint Distinctive clinicopathological features of Ki-ras mutated colorectal cancers
    Jen Kou Lin
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 94:234-41. 2006
    ..We explored the relationship between the mutation pattern of Ki-ras and the clinicopathological features of colorectal cancers (CRCs)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of p16INK4a and p53 overexpression in endocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract
    Anna Fen Yau Li
    National Yang Ming University, School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Pathol 126:856-65. 2006
    ..8% and 97.1%, respectively, with positive and negative predictive values of 94.7% and 89.5%, respectively. CD117 was not detected in any of the 57 gastrointestinal endocrine tumors by immunohistochemical analysis...
  32. doi request reprint Reduced membranous beta-catenin protein expression is associated with metastasis and poor prognosis in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    Po Kuei Hsu
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1029-35. 2008
    ..The clinical relevance and prognostic significance of the expression of these proteins were also analyzed...
  33. pmc Additional corpus biopsy enhances the detection of Helicobacter pylori infection in a background of gastritis with atrophy
    Hung Chieh Lan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, 201 Shih Pai Road, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:182. 2012
    ..The best sites for biopsy-based tests to evaluate H. pylori infection in gastritis with atrophy are not well known. This study aimed to evaluate the site and sensitivity of biopsy-based tests in terms of degree of gastritis with atrophy...
  34. doi request reprint Peritoneal recurrence in serosa-negative gastric adenocarcinoma after curative surgery
    Chun Chi Wu
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:1119-22. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the incidence and risk factors of peritoneal recurrence in serosa-negative gastric adenocarcinoma after curative resection...
  35. doi request reprint Small cell carcinoma of the esophagus: a report of 16 cases from a single institution and literature review
    Chih Heng Kuo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:373-8. 2011
    ..The optimum treatment for small cell carcinoma of the esophagus (SCEC) has not been established. We reviewed our experience in the management of patients with SCEC...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nodal dissection for patients with gastric cancer: a randomised controlled trial
    Chew Wun Wu
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Lancet Oncol 7:309-15. 2006
    ..We aimed to do a single-institution randomised trial to compare D1 (ie, level 1) lymphadenectomy with that of D3 (ie, levels 1, 2, and 3) dissection for gastric cancer in terms of overall survival and disease-free survival...
  37. doi request reprint Palliative resection in noncurative gastric cancer patients
    Kuo Hung Huang
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    World J Surg 34:1015-21. 2010
    ..This retrospective study was designed to elucidate the clinicopathological factors and operative outcome in patients undergoing palliative gastric resection...
  38. doi request reprint The unusual presentation of gastric adenocarcinoma as a testicular mass: a favorable response to docetaxel and Cisplatin plus oral tegafur/uracil and leucovorin
    Kai Chung Yang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 73:88-92. 2010
    ..Metastatic tumors, especially gastric adenocarcinoma, should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with testicular mass and they may respond well to chemotherapy...
  39. doi request reprint Notch2-induced COX-2 expression enhancing gastric cancer progression
    Yun Chien Tseng
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Mol Carcinog 51:939-51. 2012
    ..Taken together, this study is the first to demonstrate that the Notch2-COX-2 signaling axis plays an important role in controlling gastric cancer progression...
  40. doi request reprint MDM2 is overexpressed and regulated by the eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E (eIF4E) in human squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus
    Han Shui Hsu
    National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1469-77. 2011
    ..We investigated the association between the increased eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E (eIF4E) level and MDM2 overexpression in the esophageal cancer tissue and cells...
  41. doi request reprint SIRT3 expression as a biomarker for better prognosis in gastric cancer
    Kuo Hung Huang
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    World J Surg 38:910-7. 2014
    ..SIRT3-mitochondrial nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide-dependent deacetylase sirtuin-3-plays an important role in regulating cell metabolism and carcinogenesis. The role of SIRT3 in gastric cancer has not yet been investigated...
  42. ncbi request reprint Loss of heterozygosity and DNA aneuploidy in colorectal adenocarcinoma
    Jen Kou Lin
    Department of Surgery, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:1086-94. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the relationship between DNA aneuploidy and loss of heterozygosity (LOH) at different genetic loci in colorectal adenocarcinoma...
  43. ncbi request reprint Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the trachea and bronchus--a clinicopathologic study with DNA flow cytometric analysis and oncogene expression
    Chih Ming Lin
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:621-5. 2002
    ..Thus, DNA flow cytometric analysis and biomarkers of p53, HER-2/neu and COX-2 for tracheobronchial ACC were investigated in order to evaluate their clinicopathological significance...
  44. doi request reprint Nuclear expression of CXCR4 is associated with advanced colorectal cancer
    Shang Chiung Wang
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 25:1185-91. 2010
    ..In this study, we analyzed an expression of CXCR4 in clinical samples and showed that SDF-1alpha affected the expression of CXCR4 in colon cancer cells...
  45. doi request reprint Somatic mutations in mitochondrial genome and their potential roles in the progression of human gastric cancer
    Wen Yi Hung
    Department and Institute of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan 112, ROC
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1800:264-70. 2010
    ..In our previous study, high frequency of somatic mutations was found in the D-loop region of mtDNA of gastric cancers. However, it is unclear whether somatic mutations occur in the coding region of mtDNA of gastric cancers...
  46. ncbi request reprint Distribution of a single nucleotide polymorphism of insulin-like growth factor-1 in colorectal cancer patients and its association with mucinous adenocarcinoma
    Jen Kou Lin
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Biol Markers 25:195-9. 2010
    ..To analyze the difference in the distribution of an insulin growth factor-1 (IGF-1) polymorphism (-2995 C/A) between young and old colorectal cancer (CRC) patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Surgical results of early gastric cancer and proposing a treatment strategy
    Su Shun Lo
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, No 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:340-7. 2007
    ..In the present study, we investigated the result of treating early gastric cancer surgically in our hospital, with special reference to the risk factor(s) for tumor recurrence and the relationship between age and survival...
  48. doi request reprint Expression of beta-F1-ATPase and mitochondrial transcription factor A and the change in mitochondrial DNA content in colorectal cancer: clinical data analysis and evidence from an in vitro study
    Pei Ching Lin
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Yang Ming Campus, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:1223-32. 2008
    ..Mitochondria play an important role in regulating apoptosis and thus may be involved in tumor progression. This study was conducted to elucidate the role of mitochondrial dysfunction in colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  49. doi request reprint Correlation of p53, MDM2 and p14(ARF) protein expression in human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Tzu Hao Cheng
    Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 135:1577-82. 2009
    ..To determine the interrelationships of p53, MDM2, and p14(ARF) protein expression in primary esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and their prognostic value in ESCC...
  50. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancers arising from endometriosis: a microenvironmental biomarker study including ER, HNF1ß, p53, PTEN, BAF250a, and COX-2
    Chiung Ru Lai
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC Electronic address
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:629-34. 2013
    ..The microenvironmental biomarkers of different subtypes of ovarian cancers arising from endometriosis have not been studied in Taiwan. Their expression can help in understanding the carcinogenic mechanism...
  51. doi request reprint Outcome after curative surgery for gastric cancer patients with type 2 diabetes
    Kuo Chung Wang
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    World J Surg 38:431-8. 2014
    ..The goal of our study was to evaluate the effect of gastrectomy in gastric cancer patients with type 2 DM...
  52. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of patients undergoing surgical resection of benign liver tumors in Taiwan, an endemic area for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Chih Wei Hsu
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 103:824-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of surgically treated benign liver tumors in a liver disease treatment center in Taiwan, an area prevalent for HCC...
  53. doi request reprint Alterations in the p16INK4a/cyclin D1/RB pathway in gastrointestinal tract endocrine tumors
    Anna Fen Yau Li
    Department of Pathology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Pathol 130:535-42. 2008
    ..001). The p16INK4a/cyclin D1/pRB pathway was altered in gastrointestinal tract endocrine tumors, and the loss of expression of pRB may be helpful in identifying patients at high risk of metastasis in rectal WDENs...
  54. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting as a large chest wall mass
    Po Kuei Hsu
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1214-8. 2006
    ..Malignant lymphoma presenting as a solitary chest wall mass is not frequently seen. Only a few case reports have been found in the English literature. The treatment for primary chest wall lymphoma remains unclear...
  55. doi request reprint Gastric reddish streaks in the intact stomach: endoscopic feature of reactive gastropathy
    Tseng Shing Chen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pathol Int 60:298-304. 2010
    ..pylori infection, and are probably enterogastric reflux related in etiology. Coincidental H. pylori infection increased acute and chronic inflammatory cell infiltration, and enhanced the grade of foveolar hyperplasia...
  56. ncbi request reprint Mucin-producing gastric cancer: clinicopathological difference between signet ring cell carcinoma and mucinous carcinoma
    Wen Liang Fang
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1227-31. 2009
    ..Signet ring cell carcinoma and mucinous carcinoma are mucin-producing gastric cancers. Their clinicopathological difference was obscure...
  57. ncbi request reprint Canine pancreas allotransplantation with enteric drainage
    Yi Ming Shyr
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:483-8. 2002
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Microsatellite instability screening should be done for right-sided colon cancer patients less than 60 years of age
    Chia Lin Chou
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 25:47-52. 2010
    ..We evaluated the occurrence of high-frequency microsatellite instability (MSI-H) in 160 patients with colorectal cancer < or =60 years old to determine if these individuals should be routinely tested for microsatellite instability...
  59. doi request reprint Degenerative necrotic endometrial debris in Papanicolaou smears. The role in the prediction of endometrial pathology
    Chiung Ru Lai
    Dept of Pathology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201 Sec 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Pathol 137:290-4. 2012
    ..Patients with degenerative endometrial debris need comprehensive evaluation, regardless of menopausal status...
  60. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of atypical glandular cells by the 2001 Bethesda System in cytohistologic correlation
    Chiung Ru Lai
    Department of Pathology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Cytol 52:563-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate incidence, cytology findings and pathology outcome of atypical glandular cells (AGC) in Pap smears according to the 2001 Bethesda criteria...
  61. doi request reprint Primary small cell carcinoma of the stomach successfully treated with cisplatin and etoposide
    Shu Chen Kuo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 72:598-602. 2009
    ..Chemotherapy with cisplatin and etoposide used for small cell carcinoma of the lung is a good treatment for gastric small cell carcinoma...
  62. doi request reprint Uterine adenosarcoma detected by conventional papanicolaou smear: A case report with emphasis on integrating the immunocytochemical staining
    Chiung Ru Lai
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:920-4. 2012
    ..Awareness of the cytological findings of adenosarcoma can aid to make a correct preoperative diagnosis of this rare disease...
  63. doi request reprint Reduced axin protein expression is associated with a poor prognosis in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus
    Anna Fen Yau Li
    Department of Pathology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2486-93. 2009
    ....
  64. doi request reprint SDF-1alpha G801A polymorphism predicts lymph node metastasis in stage T3 colorectal cancer
    Shih Ching Chang
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2323-30. 2009
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  65. doi request reprint Esophageal carcinosarcoma with basaloid squamous cell carcinoma and osteosarcoma
    Jung Jyh Hung
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1102-4. 2008
    ..Local recurrence and solitary pulmonary metastasis occurred 16 and 30 months after initial excision of the tumor, respectively. Prompt and aggressive surgical resection is mandatory for carcinosarcoma of the esophagus...
  66. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori stool antigen test in patients with bleeding peptic ulcers
    Hwai Jeng Lin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, VGH TAIPEI, Taipei, Taiwan
    Helicobacter 9:663-8. 2004
    ..pylori in patients with peptic ulcers before and after eradication of H. pylori. The aim of this study was to evaluate the H. pylori stool antigen test in patients with bleeding peptic ulcers...
  67. doi request reprint The activated Notch1 signal pathway is associated with gastric cancer progression through cyclooxygenase-2
    Tien Shun Yeh
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Cancer Res 69:5039-48. 2009
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that activation of Notch1 signal pathway promotes progression of gastric cancer, at least in part through COX-2...
  68. ncbi request reprint Glycine N-methyltransferase-/- mice develop chronic hepatitis and glycogen storage disease in the liver
    Shih Ping Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Public Health, School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatology 46:1413-25. 2007
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  69. doi request reprint Glycine N-methyltransferase is a favorable prognostic marker for human cholangiocarcinoma
    Yu Chuen Huang
    AIDS Prevention and Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1384-9. 2008
    ..We previously reported that GNMT expression is diminished in HCC. Here we report our examination of GNMT expression patterns in cholangiocarcinoma and the relationship between its expression and prognosis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Differences in sonographic features of ruptured and unruptured epidermal cysts
    Wei Hsin Yuan
    Division of Radiology, Taipei Municipal Gan Dau Hospital Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Ultrasound Med 31:265-72. 2012
    ..This study aimed to report the differences in sonographic features of ruptured and unruptured epidermal cysts...