Experts and Doctors on breast neoplasms in Vienna, Austria


Locale: Vienna, Austria
Topic: breast neoplasms

Top Publications

  1. Gnant M. The role of mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibition in the treatment of advanced breast cancer. Curr Oncol Rep. 2013;15:14-23 pubmed publisher
    ..This review will focus on the current ET options for women with HR(+) ABC who have progressed on prior AI therapy, the role of mTOR-mediated signaling in breast cancer, and the clinical evidence supporting the use of mTOR inhibitors. ..
  2. Bartsch R, Steger G, Forstner B, Wenzel C, Pluschnig U, Rizovski B, et al. Expression of thymidine phosphorylase in peripheral blood cells of breast cancer patients is not increased by paclitaxel. BMC Clin Pharmacol. 2007;7:7 pubmed
    ..TP in peripheral mononuclear blood cells was hardly regulated under therapy with paclitaxel. Therefore, no increased haematotoxicity due to TP upregulation is expected from the combination of taxanes and capecitabine. ..
  3. Singer C, Hudelist G, Fuchs E, Köstler W, Fink Retter A, Gschwantler Kaulich D, et al. Incomplete surgical resection of ductal carcinomas in situ results in activation of ERBB2 in residual breast cancer cells. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2009;16:73-83 pubmed publisher
    ..We hypothesize that receptor phosphorylation is caused by growth factor stimulation in response to intraoperative tissue damage, and perioperative inhibition of specific cytokines could become a promising therapeutic strategy. ..
  4. Gschwantler Kaulich D, Fink Retter A, Czerwenka K, Hudelist G, Kaulich A, Kubista E, et al. Differential expression pattern of estrogen receptors, aromatase, and sulfotransferase in breast cancer tissue and corresponding lymph node metastases. Tumour Biol. 2011;32:501-8 pubmed publisher
  5. Madlener S, Saiko P, Vonach C, Viola K, Huttary N, Stark N, et al. Multifactorial anticancer effects of digalloyl-resveratrol encompass apoptosis, cell-cycle arrest, and inhibition of lymphendothelial gap formation in vitro. Br J Cancer. 2010;102:1361-70 pubmed publisher
    ..These data show that di-GA exhibits three distinct anticancer activities: induction of apoptosis, cell-cycle arrest and disruption of cancer cell-induced lymphendothelial disintegration. ..
  6. Jasinska J, Wagner S, Radauer C, Sedivy R, Brodowicz T, Wiltschke C, et al. Inhibition of tumor cell growth by antibodies induced after vaccination with peptides derived from the extracellular domain of Her-2/neu. Int J Cancer. 2003;107:976-83 pubmed
    ..We conclude from our data that immunization with Her-2/neu peptides successfully induced humoral immune response with anti-tumor activity in an animal model. ..
  7. Hinterberger Fischer M, Ogris E, Kier P, Bauer K, Kittl E, Habertheuer K, et al. Elevation of plasma prolactin in patients undergoing autologous blood stem-cell transplantation for breast cancer: is its modulation a step toward posttransplant immunotherapy?. Am J Clin Oncol. 2000;23:325-9 pubmed
    ..Elevated plasma prolactin had no adverse effect on disease-free survival after transplant. We propose to investigate further the upregulation of prolactin after transplant aiming to induce a posttransplant consolidative immune reaction. ..
  8. Huber J, Bentz E, Ott J, Tempfer C. Non-contraceptive benefits of oral contraceptives. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2008;9:2317-25 pubmed
    ..OCs are important for global and female health. Besides contraception, non-contraceptive effects of OCs are evidence based, well established, and commonly used in clinical practice. ..
  9. Rozema E, Popescu R, Sonderegger H, Huck C, Winkler J, Krupitza G, et al. Characterization of glucocerebrosides and the active metabolite 4,8-sphingadienine from Arisaema amurense and Pinellia ternata by NMR and CD spectroscopy and ESI-MS/CID-MS. J Agric Food Chem. 2012;60:7204-10 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast to the GluCer, 4,8-SD showed cytotoxic effects in the WST-1 assay. GluCer with 4,8-SD as sphingoid backbone are present in plants consumed as food, such as spinach, soy, and eggplant. ..

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  1. Hudelist G, Köstler W, Attems J, Czerwenka K, Muller R, Manavi M, et al. Her-2/neu-triggered intracellular tyrosine kinase activation: in vivo relevance of ligand-independent activation mechanisms and impact upon the efficacy of trastuzumab-based treatment. Br J Cancer. 2003;89:983-91 pubmed
    ..The influence of Her-2/neu activation status upon the outcome of trastuzumab-based therapies merits further investigation in larger prospective trials. ..
  2. Hudelist G, Singer C, Pischinger K, Kaserer K, Manavi M, Kubista E, et al. Proteomic analysis in human breast cancer: identification of a characteristic protein expression profile of malignant breast epithelium. Proteomics. 2006;6:1989-2002 pubmed
    ..This strategy leads to a better understanding of oncogenesis at an operational level and helps to characterize the malignant phenotype of individual tumors, and thereby to identify novel targets for antineoplastic therapy. ..
  3. Grunt T, Tomek K, Wagner R, Puckmair K, Zielinski C. The DNA-binding epidermal growth factor-receptor inhibitor PD153035 and other DNA-intercalating cytotoxic drugs reactivate the expression of the retinoic acid receptor-beta tumor-suppressor gene in breast cancer cells. Differentiation. 2007;75:883-90 pubmed
    ..These data further support the notion that induction of the RAR-beta tumor-suppressor gene in cancer cells by PD153035 is mediated at least in part by its DNA intercalating activity. ..
  4. Offterdinger M, Schneider S, Grunt T. Heregulin and retinoids synergistically induce branching morphogenesis of breast cancer cells cultivated in 3D collagen gels. J Cell Physiol. 2003;195:260-75 pubmed
    ..Our data demonstrate cooperative signaling of c-erbB and retinoid receptor pathways at the levels of morphogenesis and immunophenotypic differentiation. ..
  5. Giessrigl B, Schmidt W, Kalipciyan M, Jeitler M, Bilban M, Gollinger M, et al. Fulvestrant induces resistance by modulating GPER and CDK6 expression: implication of methyltransferases, deacetylases and the hSWI/SNF chromatin remodelling complex. Br J Cancer. 2013;109:2751-62 pubmed publisher
  6. Obermayr E, Sanchez Cabo F, Tea M, Singer C, Krainer M, Fischer M, et al. Assessment of a six gene panel for the molecular detection of circulating tumor cells in the blood of female cancer patients. BMC Cancer. 2010;10:666 pubmed publisher
  7. Arnold T, Michlmayr A, Baumann S, Burghuber C, Pluschnig U, Bartsch R, et al. Plasma HMGB-1 after the initial dose of epirubicin/docetaxel in cancer. Eur J Clin Invest. 2013;43:286-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that early dynamic changes of plasma HMGB1 could be a promising biomarker to predict the final response to NCT in breast cancer patients. ..
  8. Schoppmann S, Fenzl A, Schindl M, Bachleitner Hofmann T, Nagy K, Gnant M, et al. Hypoxia inducible factor-1alpha correlates with VEGF-C expression and lymphangiogenesis in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006;99:135-41 pubmed
  9. Berghoff A, Lassmann H, Preusser M, Hoftberger R. Characterization of the inflammatory response to solid cancer metastases in the human brain. Clin Exp Metastasis. 2013;30:69-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Treatment strategies aimed at activating specific immunity may potentiate immune attack on tumor cells. ..
  10. Tea M, Grimm C, Fink Retter A, Bikas D, Kroiss R, Kubista E, et al. The validity of complex breast cysts after surgery. Am J Surg. 2009;197:199-202 pubmed publisher
    ..6-fold higher risk of malignancy (P <.0001). Based on our results we reinforce the importance of adequate assessment of complex breast cysts to prevent a missed or delayed diagnosis of malignancy. ..
  11. Pfeiler G, Stoger H, Dubsky P, Mlineritsch B, Singer C, Balic M, et al. Efficacy of tamoxifen ± aminoglutethimide in normal weight and overweight postmenopausal patients with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer: an analysis of 1509 patients of the ABCSG-06 trial. Br J Cancer. 2013;108:1408-14 pubmed publisher
    ..67; Cox P=0·03) and a worse OS (1.47; Cox P=0·11) compared with normal weight patients. BMI impacts on the efficacy of aromatase inhibitor-based treatment but not single tamoxifen. ..
  12. Singer C, Hudelist G, Walter I, Rueckliniger E, Czerwenka K, Kubista E, et al. Tissue array-based expression of transglutaminase-2 in human breast and ovarian cancer. Clin Exp Metastasis. 2006;23:33-9 pubmed
  13. Rögelsperger O, Ekmekcioglu C, Jager W, Klimpfinger M, Konigsberg R, Krenbek D, et al. Coexpression of the melatonin receptor 1 and nestin in human breast cancer specimens. J Pineal Res. 2009;46:422-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Abundant expression of MT1 and, particularly, coexpression of MT1 with nestin in invading tumor cells in more advanced tumors suggest an important role for this GPCR in the pathogenesis of breast cancer. ..
  14. Peterlongo P, Chang Claude J, Moysich K, Rudolph A, Schmutzler R, Simard J, et al. Candidate genetic modifiers for breast and ovarian cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015;24:308-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Genome-wide association studies have been more successful at identifying genetic modifiers of BRCA1/2 penetrance than candidate gene studies. ..
  15. Silvestri V, Barrowdale D, Mulligan A, Neuhausen S, Fox S, Karlan B, et al. Male breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: pathology data from the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2. Breast Cancer Res. 2016;18:15 pubmed publisher
    ..e., high histologic grade). These findings could lead to the development of gender-specific risk prediction models and guide clinical strategies appropriate for MBC management. ..
  16. Michlmayr A, Bachleitner Hofmann T, Baumann S, Marchetti Deschmann M, Rech Weichselbraun I, Burghuber C, et al. Modulation of plasma complement by the initial dose of epirubicin/docetaxel therapy in breast cancer and its predictive value. Br J Cancer. 2010;103:1201-8 pubmed publisher
    ..As complement C3 cleavage correlates with the efficacy of docetaxel/epirubicin-based chemotherapy, it has the potential as an easily accessible predictive biomarker. ..
  17. Bartsch R, Wenzel C, Altorjai G, Pluschnig U, Mader R, Gnant M, et al. Her2 and progesterone receptor status are not predictive of response to fulvestrant treatment. Clin Cancer Res. 2007;13:4435-9 pubmed
    ..Therefore, it seems to inhibit the cross-talk between growth factor receptor signaling and estrogen receptor in a more effective manner. ..
  18. Steger G, Galid A, Gnant M, Mlineritsch B, Lang A, Tausch C, et al. Pathologic complete response with six compared with three cycles of neoadjuvant epirubicin plus docetaxel and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in operable breast cancer: results of ABCSG-14. J Clin Oncol. 2007;25:2012-8 pubmed
    ..Thus, six cycles of ED+G should be the standard neoadjuvant treatment for operable breast cancer if this combination is chosen. ..
  19. Rebbeck T, Mitra N, Wan F, Healey S, McGuffog L, Chenevix Trench G, et al. Association of type and location of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations with risk of breast and ovarian cancer. JAMA. 2015;313:1347-61 pubmed publisher
    ..With appropriate validation, these data may have implications for risk assessment and cancer prevention decision making for carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. ..
  20. Bartsch R, Wenzel C, Pluschnig U, Hussian D, Sevelda U, Altorjai G, et al. Prognostic value of monitoring tumour markers CA 15-3 and CEA during fulvestrant treatment. BMC Cancer. 2006;6:81 pubmed
    ..Overall, both CA 15-3 and CEA appear to be poor prognostic markers for determining progression in patients receiving fulvestrant. ..
  21. Taucher S, Rudas M, Mader R, Gnant M, Dubsky P, Bachleitner T, et al. Do we need HER-2/neu testing for all patients with primary breast carcinoma?. Cancer. 2003;98:2547-53 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the assessment of HER-2/neu status in this subgroup of patients with breast carcinoma may be considered unnecessary, unless the role of HER-2/neu status in adjuvant treatment has been proven. ..
  22. Schramek D, Sigl V, Penninger J. RANKL and RANK in sex hormone-induced breast cancer and breast cancer metastasis. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2011;22:188-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we critically review these data with special attention on mammary cancer development. ..
  23. Taucher S, Rudas M, Mader R, Gnant M, Dubsky P, Roka S, et al. Prognostic markers in breast cancer: the reliability of HER2/neu status in core needle biopsy of 325 patients with primary breast cancer. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2004;116:26-31 pubmed
    ..Notwithstanding, in order to minimize the number of false-positive results, strongly positive core needle biopsies identified using immunohistochemistry should be confirmed by FISH analysis. ..
  24. Bartsch R, Rottenfusser A, Wenzel C, Dieckmann K, Pluschnig U, Altorjai G, et al. Trastuzumab prolongs overall survival in patients with brain metastases from Her2 positive breast cancer. J Neurooncol. 2007;85:311-7 pubmed
    ..Concerning activity of trastuzumab in brain metastases themselves, no final conclusion is possible. ..
  25. Sarahrudi K, Greitbauer M, Platzer P, Hausmann J, Heinz T, Vecsei V. Surgical treatment of metastatic fractures of the femur: a retrospective analysis of 142 patients. J Trauma. 2009;66:1158-63 pubmed publisher
  26. Bartsch R, De Vries C, Pluschnig U, Dubsky P, Bago Horvath Z, Gampenrieder S, et al. Predicting for activity of second-line trastuzumab-based therapy in her2-positive advanced breast cancer. BMC Cancer. 2009;9:367 pubmed publisher
    ..None of the variables investigated correlated with activity of second-line therapy. In order to predict for activity of second-line trastuzumab, it appears necessary to evaluate factors known to confer trastuzumab-resistance. ..
  27. Schoppmann S, Tamandl D, Roberts L, Jomrich G, Schoppmann A, Zwrtek R, et al. HER2/neu expression correlates with vascular endothelial growth factor-C and lymphangiogenesis in lymph node-positive breast cancer. Ann Oncol. 2010;21:955-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Inhibiting HER2/neu may reduce tumor progression by blocking VEGF-C-mediated tumor cell proliferation and lymphogenic metastasis. ..
  28. Gruber S, Minarikova L, Pinker K, Zaric O, Chmelik M, Strasser B, et al. Diffusion-weighted imaging of breast tumours at 3 Tesla and 7 Tesla: a comparison. Eur Radiol. 2016;26:1466-73 pubmed publisher
    ..4-fold higher resolution in breast DWI than 3 T • 7 T DWI has a high diagnostic accuracy comparable to that at 3 T • At 7 T malignant lesions had 22 % lower ADC than at 3 T (p < 0.001). ..
  29. Gnant M, Dubsky P, Fitzal F, Blaha P, Schoppmann S, Steger G, et al. Maintaining bone density in patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer: is there an adjuvant benefit?. Clin Breast Cancer. 2009;9 Suppl 1:S18-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Results from ongoing studies are expected to further elucidate the benefits of bisphosphonates in maintaining bone health and improving clinical outcomes in patients with breast cancer. ..
  30. Bentz E, Pils D, Bilban M, Kaufmann U, Hefler L, Reinthaller A, et al. Gene expression signatures of breast tissue before and after cross-sex hormone therapy in female-to-male transsexuals. Fertil Steril. 2010;94:2688-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Cross-sex HT in FtM transsexuals leads to the up-regulation and down-regulation of 243 and 2,007 distinct genes, respectively, and is associated with breast cancer-related gene expression signatures. ..
  31. Dittrich C, Solska E, Manikhas A, Eniu A, Tjulandin S, Anghel R, et al. A phase II multicenter study of two different dosages of pemetrexed given in combination with cyclophosphamide as first-line treatment in patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer. Cancer Invest. 2012;30:309-16 pubmed publisher
    ..8%; 95% CI: 21.0-44.6) and 26 (42.6%) had stable disease. Median progression-free survival was 6.3 months (range: 0.3-31.1). P1800 plus cyclophosphamide 600 represents a regimen of reasonable efficacy and acceptable tolerability. ..
  32. Lechner D, Weltermann A. Chemotherapy-induced thrombosis: a role for microparticles and tissue factor?. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2008;34:199-203 pubmed publisher
    ..In this review, we discuss the roles of tissue factor and microparticles with regard to chemotherapy-induced hypercoagulability. ..
  33. Pfeiler G, Königsberg R, Fesl C, Mlineritsch B, Stoeger H, Singer C, et al. Impact of body mass index on the efficacy of endocrine therapy in premenopausal patients with breast cancer: an analysis of the prospective ABCSG-12 trial. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29:2653-9 pubmed publisher
    ..BMI significantly impacts on the efficacy of anastrozole plus goserelin in premenopausal patients with breast cancer, probably through influencing aromatase availability and/or ovarian suppression by goserelin. ..
  34. Nguyen C, Senfter D, Basílio J, Holzner S, Stadler S, Krieger S, et al. NF-κB contributes to MMP1 expression in breast cancer spheroids causing paracrine PAR1 activation and disintegrations in the lymph endothelial barrier in vitro. Oncotarget. 2015;6:39262-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, inflamed tumour tissue and/or vasculature pose an additional threat to cancer progression. ..
  35. Grunt T, Tomek K, Wagner R, Puckmair K, Kainz B, Rünzler D, et al. Upregulation of retinoic acid receptor-beta by the epidermal growth factor-receptor inhibitor PD153035 is not mediated by blockade of ErbB pathways. J Cell Physiol. 2007;211:803-15 pubmed
    ..This report highlights a triple action for an ErbB-1 inhibitor (ErbB-1 inhibition, DNA intercalation, retinoic acid receptor-beta-induction). Such multitargeting drugs bear great potential for cancer treatment. ..
  36. Wiedermann U, Davis A, Zielinski C. Vaccination for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer with special focus on Her-2/neu peptide vaccines. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013;138:1-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Attention will be given to their advantages and limitations, as well as the use of certain adjuvants to improve anti-cancer responses. ..
  37. Goss P, Strasser Weippl K, Lee Bychkovsky B, Fan L, Li J, Chavarri Guerra Y, et al. Challenges to effective cancer control in China, India, and Russia. Lancet Oncol. 2014;15:489-538 pubmed publisher
  38. Schindl M, Gnant M, Schoppmann S, Horvat R, Birner P. Overexpression of the human homologue for Caenorhabditis elegans cul-4 gene is associated with poor outcome in node-negative breast cancer. Anticancer Res. 2007;27:949-52 pubmed
    ..04 and p = 0.029, respectively; Cox regression) compared to all other cases. Our data provide evidence for the first time that CUL-4 could play an important role in the development and progression of human cancer. ..
  39. Tempfer C, Froese G, Heinze G, Bentz E, Hefler L, Huber J. Side effects of phytoestrogens: a meta-analysis of randomized trials. Am J Med. 2009;122:939-46.e9 pubmed publisher
    ..Rates of vaginal bleeding, endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial cancer, and breast cancer were not significantly increased among phytoestrogen users in the investigated studies. ..
  40. Zagouri F, Bago Horvath Z, Rössler F, Brandstetter A, Bartsch R, Papadimitriou C, et al. High MET expression is an adverse prognostic factor in patients with triple-negative breast cancer. Br J Cancer. 2013;108:1100-5 pubmed publisher
    ..43; 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.65-7.12; P=0.001) and death (adjusted HR for death 3.74; 95% CI 1.65-8.46; P=0.002). These results provide further evidence that the MET pathway could be exploited as a target for TNBC. ..
  41. Hadji P, Coleman R, Wilson C, Powles T, Clézardin P, Aapro M, et al. Adjuvant bisphosphonates in early breast cancer: consensus guidance for clinical practice from a European Panel. Ann Oncol. 2016;27:379-90 pubmed publisher
  42. Bartsch R, Wenzel C, Hussian D, Pluschnig U, Sevelda U, Koestler W, et al. Analysis of trastuzumab and chemotherapy in advanced breast cancer after the failure of at least one earlier combination: an observational study. BMC Cancer. 2006;6:63 pubmed
    ..The fact that TTP did not decrease significantly from first line to beyond second line treatment is especially noteworthy. Still, randomized trials are warranted. ..
  43. Muellner M, Duernberger G, Ganglberger F, Kerzendorfer C, Uras I, Schoenegger A, et al. TOPS: a versatile software tool for statistical analysis and visualization of combinatorial gene-gene and gene-drug interaction screens. BMC Bioinformatics. 2014;15:98 pubmed publisher
    ..TOPS is freely available for academic and non-academic users and is released as open source. ..
  44. Grunt T, Puckmair K, Tomek K, Kainz B, Gaiger A. An EGF receptor inhibitor induces RAR-beta expression in breast and ovarian cancer cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005;329:1253-9 pubmed
    ..These novel results on the ErbB/retinoid receptor cross-talk may be useful for designing future anticancer combination regimens. ..
  45. Miksits M, Wlcek K, Svoboda M, Thalhammer T, Ellinger I, Stefanzl G, et al. Expression of sulfotransferases and sulfatases in human breast cancer: impact on resveratrol metabolism. Cancer Lett. 2010;289:237-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data elucidate the metabolism of resveratrol in malignant and non-malignant breast tissue, which must be considered in humans after oral uptake of dietary resveratrol as a chemopreventive agent. ..
  46. Kotsopoulos J, Huzarski T, Gronwald J, Moller P, Lynch H, Neuhausen S, et al. Hormone replacement therapy after menopause and risk of breast cancer in BRCA1 mutation carriers: a case-control study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016;155:365-73 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that a short course of HRT should not be contra-indicated for BRCA1 mutation carriers who have undergone menopause and who have no personal history of cancer. ..
  47. Hudelist G, Czerwenka K, Kubista E, Marton E, Pischinger K, Singer C. Expression of sex steroid receptors and their co-factors in normal and malignant breast tissue: AIB1 is a carcinoma-specific co-activator. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2003;78:193-204 pubmed
  48. Lachmann M, Gelbmann D, Kalman E, Polgar B, Buschle M, von Gabain A, et al. PIBF (progesterone induced blocking factor) is overexpressed in highly proliferating cells and associated with the centrosome. Int J Cancer. 2004;112:51-60 pubmed
  49. Indik S, Gunzburg W, Salmons B, Rouault F. Mouse mammary tumor virus infects human cells. Cancer Res. 2005;65:6651-9 pubmed
    ..Thus, MMTV can infect human cells and this finding provides a possible explanation for the detection by others of MMTV sequences in human breast cancer patients...
  50. Paulus P, Stanley E, Schäfer R, Abraham D, Aharinejad S. Colony-stimulating factor-1 antibody reverses chemoresistance in human MCF-7 breast cancer xenografts. Cancer Res. 2006;66:4349-56 pubmed
    ..These studies support the paradigm of CSF-1 blockade in the treatment of solid tumors and show that anti-CSF-1 antibodies are potential therapeutic agents for the treatment of mammary cancer. ..
  51. Wiedermann U, Wiltschke C, Jasinska J, Kundi M, Zurbriggen R, Garner Spitzer E, et al. A virosomal formulated Her-2/neu multi-peptide vaccine induces Her-2/neu-specific immune responses in patients with metastatic breast cancer: a phase I study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010;119:673-83 pubmed
    ..The induction of anti-Her-2-specific antibodies could result in clinical benefit comparable to passive anti-Her-2 antibody therapy. ..
  52. Preusser M, Plumer S, Dirnberger E, Hainfellner J, Mannhalter C. Fixation of brain tumor biopsy specimens with RCL2 results in well-preserved histomorphology, immunohistochemistry and nucleic acids. Brain Pathol. 2010;20:1010-20 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, RCL2 fixation of brain tumor biopsies does not seem to significantly compromise histological tumor typing or immunohistochemistry and preserves nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) at a better quality than formalin fixation. ..
  53. Tong D, Heinze G, Pils D, Wolf A, Singer C, Concin N, et al. Gene expression of PMP22 is an independent prognostic factor for disease-free and overall survival in breast cancer patients. BMC Cancer. 2010;10:682 pubmed publisher
    ..Including it into a model with established prognostic factors will increase the accuracy of prognosis. ..
  54. Funovics M, Philipp M, Lackner B, Fuchsjaeger M, Funovics P, Metz V. Galactography: method of choice in pathologic nipple discharge?. Eur Radiol. 2003;13:94-9 pubmed
    ..In the present series, the colour of the secretions does not add significant information about underlying pathology. ..
  55. Gebeshuber C, Martinez J. miR-100 suppresses IGF2 and inhibits breast tumorigenesis by interfering with proliferation and survival signaling. Oncogene. 2013;32:3306-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results reveal miR-100 as a context-dependent master regulator of the IGF/mTOR pathway and a potential target for therapeutic approaches. ..
  56. Gnant M, Pfeiler G, Stoger H, Mlineritsch B, Fitzal F, Balic M, et al. The predictive impact of body mass index on the efficacy of extended adjuvant endocrine treatment with anastrozole in postmenopausal patients with breast cancer: an analysis of the randomised ABCSG-6a trial. Br J Cancer. 2013;109:589-96 pubmed publisher
    ..07). Body mass index may be used to predict outcome benefit of extended AI treatment in patients with receptor-positive breast cancer. ..
  57. Blanco I, Kuchenbaecker K, Cuadras D, Wang X, Barrowdale D, de Garibay G, et al. Assessing associations between the AURKA-HMMR-TPX2-TUBG1 functional module and breast cancer risk in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0120020 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, the results of this study support the hypothesis of a causative link between altered function of AURKA-HMMR-TPX2-TUBG1 and breast carcinogenesis in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. ..
  58. Gschwantler Kaulich D, Tan Y, Fuchs E, Hudelist G, Köstler W, Reiner A, et al. PTEN expression as a predictor for the response to trastuzumab-based therapy in Her-2 overexpressing metastatic breast cancer. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0172911 pubmed publisher
    ..018), while there was no significant correlation with PFS or OS. In Her-2-positive metastatic breast cancers, PTEN positivity was significantly associated with progressive disease, but not with PFS or OS. ..
  59. Kral M, Klimek C, Kutay B, Timelthaler G, Lendl T, Neuditschko B, et al. Covalent dimerization of interleukin-like epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) inducer (ILEI) facilitates EMT, invasion, and late aspects of metastasis. FEBS J. 2017;284:3484-3505 pubmed publisher
    ..These data show that covalent ILEI self-assembly is essential for EMT induction, elevated tumor growth, and metastasis. ..
  60. Wagner T, Hirtenlehner K, Shen P, Moeslinger R, Muhr D, Fleischmann E, et al. Global sequence diversity of BRCA2: analysis of 71 breast cancer families and 95 control individuals of worldwide populations. Hum Mol Genet. 1999;8:413-23 pubmed
    ..Our data indicate that, in BRCA2, simple sequence variation is frequent [in the coding region 1 in 194 bp (straight theta = 2.2 x 10(-4)), and in the non-coding region 1 in 108 bp (straight theta = 4.4 x 10(-4)), respectively]. ..
  61. Mullauer L, Mosberger I, Grusch M, Rudas M, Chott A. Fas ligand is expressed in normal breast epithelial cells and is frequently up-regulated in breast cancer. J Pathol. 2000;190:20-30 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that increased expression of FasL may confer an advantage on breast cancer cells, possibly by eliminating tumour-infiltrating immune cells, and/or by facilitating tissue destruction during invasion. ..
  62. Concin N, Zeillinger C, Tong D, Stimpfl M, König M, Printz D, et al. Comparison of p53 mutational status with mRNA and protein expression in a panel of 24 human breast carcinoma cell lines. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2003;79:37-46 pubmed
    ..Therefore, direct DNA analyses and functional assays remain the only methods for the reliable detection of p53 mutations. ..
  63. Hefler L, Tempfer C, Grimm C, Lebrecht A, Ulbrich E, Heinze G, et al. Estrogen-metabolizing gene polymorphisms in the assessment of breast carcinoma risk and fibroadenoma risk in Caucasian women. Cancer. 2004;101:264-9 pubmed
    ..Although the authors were not able to develop interaction models involving SNPs, they did provide evidence that CYP1A1 is a low-penetrance susceptibility gene with respect to breast carcinoma in a large series of Caucasian women. ..
  64. Hudelist G, Pacher Zavisin M, Singer C, Holper T, Kubista E, Schreiber M, et al. Use of high-throughput protein array for profiling of differentially expressed proteins in normal and malignant breast tissue. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2004;86:281-91 pubmed
    ..We hypothesize that the use of protein arrays will not only increase our understanding of the molecular events, but could prove useful in evaluating prognosis and in determining optimal antineoplastic therapy. ..
  65. Strauss Blasche G, Gnad E, Ekmekcioglu C, Hladschik B, Marktl W. Combined inpatient rehabilitation and spa therapy for breast cancer patients: effects on quality of life and CA 15-3. Cancer Nurs. 2005;28:390-8 pubmed
    ..Hot mud packs inducing hyperthermia did not affect CA 15-3. In conclusion, the combination of inpatient rehabilitation with spa therapy provides a promising approach for breast cancer rehabilitation. ..
  66. Jechlinger M, Sommer A, Moriggl R, Seither P, Kraut N, Capodiecci P, et al. Autocrine PDGFR signaling promotes mammary cancer metastasis. J Clin Invest. 2006;116:1561-70 pubmed
    ..Thus, autocrine PDGFR signaling plays an essential role during cancer progression, suggesting a novel application of STI571 to therapeutically interfere with metastasis. ..
  67. Heffeter P, Jakupec M, Korner W, Chiba P, Pirker C, Dornetshuber R, et al. Multidrug-resistant cancer cells are preferential targets of the new antineoplastic lanthanum compound KP772 (FFC24). Biochem Pharmacol. 2007;73:1873-86 pubmed
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