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Biomarkers in Cancer


An international, peer reviewed, open access journal that aims to support those engaged in research on biomarkers and cancer, by providing rapid communication of the latest advances in the application of biomarkers toward discovery of new knowledge and clinical application of that knowledge.

Editor in Chief: Dr Barbara Guinn

ISSN: 1179-299X

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Emerging Role of Genomic Rearrangements in Breast Cancer: Applying Knowledge from Other Cancers
Bhavna S. Paratala, Sonia C. Dolfi, Hossein Khiabanian, Lorna Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Shridar Ganesan and Kim M. Hirshfield
Biomarkers in Cancer 2016:Suppl. 1 1-14
Review | Published on 11 Feb 2016



Circulating Neutrophil MicroRNAs as Biomarkers for the Detection of Lung Cancer
Jie Ma, Ning Li, Yanli Lin, Chhavi Gupta and Feng Jiang
Biomarkers in Cancer 2016:8 1-7
Original Research | Published on 24 Jan 2016



Simultaneous Underexpression of let-7a-5p and let-7f-5p microRNAs in Plasma and Stool Samples from Early Stage Colorectal Carcinoma
Reza Ghanbari, Neda Mosakhani, Virinder K. Sarhadi, Gemma Armengol, Nazila Nouraee, Ashraf Mohammadkhani, Samaneh Khorrami, Ehsan Arefian, Mahdi Paryan, Reza Malekzadeh and Sakari Knuutila
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 1 39-48
Original Research | Published on 12 Jan 2016



Molecular Profiling of Refractory Adrenocortical Cancers and Predictive Biomarkers to Therapy
Sherri Z. Millis, Samuel Ejadi and Michael J. Demeure
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 69-76
Original Research | Published on 17 Dec 2015



Oncogene Overdose: Too Much of a Bad Thing for Oncogene-Addicted Cancer Cells
Amit Dipak Amin, Soumya S. Rajan, Matthew J. Groysman, Praechompoo Pongtornpipat and Jonathan H. Schatz
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 2 25-32
Review | Published on 15 Dec 2015



Studying the Impact of Presence of Alpha Acid Glycoprotein and Protein Glycoprotein in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients Treated with Imatinib Mesylate in the State of Qatar
Nader I. Al-Dewik, Andrew P. Jewell, Mohammed A. Yassin and Hisham M. Morsi
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 63-67
Original Research | Published on 29 Nov 2015



Prognostic and Predictive Significance of Stromal Fibroblasts and Macrophages in Colon Cancer
Benjamin Y. Owusu, Mudit Vaid, Pawan Kaler and Lidija Klampfer
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 1 29-37
Review | Published on 02 Nov 2015



Associations of the A66G Methionine Synthase Reductase Polymorphism in Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Noel Pabalan, Eloisa Singian, Lani Tabangay, Hamdi Jarjanazi and Neetu Singh
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 1 21-28
Review | Published on 29 Oct 2015



Biomarkers of Angiogenesis in Colorectal Cancer
Luay Mousa, Mohamed E. Salem and Sameh Mikhail
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 1 13-19
Review | Published on 27 Oct 2015



Blood-based Biomarkers at Large Bowel Endoscopy and Prediction of Future Malignancies
Thomas S. Kring, Thomas B. Piper, Lars N. Jørgensen, Jesper Olsen, Hans B. Rahr, Knud T. Nielsen, Søren Laurberg, Gerard Davis, Barry Dowell, Julia S. Johansen, Ib J. Christensen, Nils Brünner and Hans J. Nielsen
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 57-61
Original Research | Published on 22 Oct 2015



Ameloblastoma: A Review of Recent Molecular Pathogenetic Discoveries
Noah A. Brown and Bryan L. Betz
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 2 19-24
Review | Published on 04 Oct 2015



Microparticles as Biomarkers of Blood Coagulation in Cancer
Shosaku Nomura, Maiko Niki, Tohru Nisizawa, Takeshi Tamaki and Michiomi Shimizu
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 51-56
Review | Published on 01 Oct 2015



Human Cancer Immunotherapy with PD-1/PD-L1 Blockade
Peilin Zheng and Zhiguang Zhou
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 2 15-18
Review | Published on 20 Sep 2015



BRAF Mutation in Colorectal Cancer: An Update
David Barras
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 1 9-12
Review | Published on 06 Sep 2015



Tissue Factor–Factor VII Complex As a Key Regulator of Ovarian Cancer Phenotypes
Shiro Koizume and Yohei Miyagi
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 2 1-13
Review | Published on 06 Sep 2015



Histopathological Features of Non-Neoplastic Breast Parenchyma Do Not Predict BRCA Mutation Status of Patients with Invasive Breast Cancer
Soley Bayraktar, Hongming Qiu, Diane Liu, Yu Shen, Angelica M. Gutierrez-Barrera, Banu K. Arun and Aysegul A. Sahin
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 39-49
Original Research | Published on 18 Aug 2015



Infrequent Expression of the Cancer-Testis Antigen, PASD1, in Ovarian Cancer
Ghazala Khan, Suzanne E. Brooks, Ken I. Mills and Barbara-Ann Guinn
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 31-38
Original Research | Published on 16 Aug 2015



Interleukin 1β—A Potential Salivary Biomarker for Cancer Progression?
Adi Idris, Nur B. Ghazali and David Koh
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 25-29
Short Review | Published on 08 Jul 2015



Elevated Expression of the Testis-specific Gene WBP2NL in Breast Cancer
Seyedmehdi Nourashrafeddin, Mehdi Dianatpour, Mahmoud Aarabi, Maryam Beigom Mobasheri, Golnesa Kazemi-oula and Mohammad Hossein Modarressi
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 19-24
Original Research | Published on 29 Jun 2015



Similarity of Serum and Plasma Insulin-like Growth Factor Concentrations
Lauren C. Houghton, Michael N. Pollak, Yuzhen Tao, Ying Gang Tu, Amanda Black, Gary Bradwin, Robert N. Hoover and Rebecca Troisi
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 13-17
Short Report | Published on 08 Jun 2015



Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST): A Prospective Analysis and an Update on Biomarkers and Current Treatment Concepts
Anna Koumarianou, Panagiota Economopoulou, Panagiotis Katsaounis, Konstantinos Laschos, Petroula Arapantoni-Dadioti, George Martikos, Athanasios Rogdakis, Nikolaos Tzanakis and Ioannis Boukovinas
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:Suppl. 1 1-7
Review | Published on 21 May 2015



CD151—A Striking Marker for Cancer Therapy
Seema Kumari, Gayatri Devi V., Anil Badana, Venkata Ramesh Dasari and Rama Rao Malla
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 7-11
Review | Published on 22 Mar 2015



Trisomy 8 Acute Myeloid Leukemia Analysis Reveals New Insights of DNA Methylome with Identification of HHEX as Potential Diagnostic Marker
Marwa H. Saied, Jacek Marzec, Sabah Khalid, Paul Smith, Gael Molloy and Bryan D. Young
Biomarkers in Cancer 2015:7 1-6
Short Report | Published on 29 Jan 2015



Deep Sequencing of Serum Small RNAs Identifies Patterns of 5' tRNA Half and YRNA Fragment Expression Associated with Breast Cancer
Joseph M. Dhahbi, Stephen R. Spindler, Hani Atamna, Dario Boffelli and David I.K. Martin
Biomarkers in Cancer 2014:6 37-47
Original Research | Published on 08 Dec 2014



Allele and Genotype Distributions of DNA Repair Gene Polymorphisms in South Indian Healthy Population
Katiboina Srinivasa Rao, Abialbon Paul, Annan Sudarsan Arun Kumar, Gurusamy Umamaheswaran, Biswajit Dubashi, Karunanithi Gunaseelan and Steven Aibor Dkhar
Biomarkers in Cancer 2014:6 29-35
Original Research | Published on 07 Dec 2014



A Standardized and Reproducible Urine Preparation Protocol for Cancer Biomarkers Discovery
Julia Beretov, Valerie C. Wasinger, Peter Schwartz, Peter H. Graham and Yong Li
Biomarkers in Cancer 2014:6 21-27
Methodology | Published on 03 Nov 2014



Biomarkers of HIV-associated Cancer
Brian Thabile Flepisi, Patrick Bouic, Gerhard Sissolak and Bernd Rosenkranz
Biomarkers in Cancer 2014:6 11-20
Review | Published on 03 Jul 2014



Differential Expression of Cysteine Dioxygenase 1 in Complex Karyotype Liposarcomas
Mohammed Shaker, Kara M. Pascarelli, Matthew J. Plantinga, Miles A. Love, Alexander J. Lazar, Davis R. Ingram, Margaret von Mehren, Dina Lev, David Kipling and Dominique Broccoli
Biomarkers in Cancer 2014:6 1-10
Original Research | Published on 06 Apr 2014



An Antibody-based Blood Test Utilizing a Panel of Biomarkers as a New Method for Improved Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Galit Yahalom, Daria Weiss, Ilya Novikov, Therese B. Bevers, Laszlo G. Radvanyi, Mei Liu, Benjamin Piura, Stefano Iacobelli, Maria T. Sandri, Enrico Cassano, Tanir M. Allweis, Arie Bitterman, Pnina Engelman, Luis M. Vence and Marvin M. Rosenberg
Biomarkers in Cancer 2013:5 71-80
Original Research | Published on 19 Nov 2013



Molecular Profiling for Breast Cancer: A Comprehensive Review
Muaiad Kittaneh, Alberto J. Montero and Stefan Glück
Biomarkers in Cancer 2013:5 61-70
Review | Published on 29 Oct 2013



Can Immunohistochemistry Serve as an Alternative to Subjective Histopathological Diagnosis of Oral Epithelial Dysplasia?
Ahmad A. AbdulMajeed and Camile S. Farah
Biomarkers in Cancer 2013:5 49-60
Review | Published on 10 Oct 2013



Susceptibility to Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Renal Transplant Recipients Associates with Genes Regulating Melanogenesis Independent of their Role in Pigmentation
Per A. Andresen, Dag A. Nymoen, Kristina Kjærheim, Torbjørn Leivestad and Per Helsing
Biomarkers in Cancer 2013:5 41-47
Original Research | Published on 07 Oct 2013



Circulating HER2 Extracellular Domain: A Specific and Quantitative Biomarker of Prognostic Value in all Breast Cancer Patients?
Walter P. Carney, Dirk Bernhardt and Bharat Jasani
Biomarkers in Cancer 2013:5 31-39
Review | Published on 12 Aug 2013



The Prognostic Value of the Apoptosis Pathway in Colorectal Cancer: A Review of the Literature on Biomarkers Identified by Immunohistochemistry
Eliane C.M. Zeestraten, Anne Benard, Marlies S. Reimers, Philip C. Schouten, Gerrit J. Liefers, Cornelis J.H. van de Velde and Peter J.K. Kuppen
Biomarkers in Cancer 2013:5 13-29
Review | Published on 04 Jul 2013



Use of Ber-EP4 and Epithelial Specific Antigen to Differentiate Clinical Simulators of Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bahar Dasgeb, Tarana M Mohammadi and Darius R Mehregan
Biomarkers in Cancer 2013:5 7-11
Original Research | Published on 25 Jun 2013



1-Hydroxypyrene Levels in Blood Samples of Rats After Exposure to Generator Fumes
Clinton Ifegwu, Miriam N. Igwo-Ezikpe, Chimezie Anyakora, Akinniyi Osuntoki, Kafayat A. Oseni and Eragbae O. Alao
Biomarkers in Cancer 2013:5 1-6
Original Research | Published on 07 Feb 2013



Potential Biomarkers in the Sera of Breast Cancer Patients from Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Faiz-ul-Hassan Nasim,, Samina Ejaz, Muhammad Ashraf, Abdul Rehman Asif, Michael Oellerich, Gulzar Ahmad, Gulzar Ahmad Malik and Attiq-ur-Rehman
Biomarkers in Cancer 2012:4 19-34
Original Research | Published on 10 Dec 2012



Urinary 1-Hydroxypyrene as a Biomarker to Carcinogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure
Clinton Ifegwu, Kayode Osunjaye, Folasade Fashogbon, Kolawole Oke, Afolabi Adeniyi and Chimezie Anyakora
Biomarkers in Cancer 2012:4 7-17
Original Research | Published on 26 Sep 2012



Clinical and Biological Significance of Cathepsin D Levels in Breast Cancer Cytosol in Women Over 70 years
Alvaro Ruibal, Michel Herranz and José Ignacio Arias
Biomarkers in Cancer 2012:4 1-6
Short Report | Published on 08 May 2012



Organic Anion Transporting Polypeptide 5A1 (OATP5A1) in Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) Cells: Possible Involvement in Chemoresistance to Satraplatin
U. Olszewski-Hamilton, M. Svoboda, T. Thalhammer, V. Buxhofer-Ausch, K. Geissler and G. Hamilton
Biomarkers in Cancer 2011:3 31-40
Original Research | Published on 07 Jun 2011



Serum YKL-40 Levels in Patients with Gastric Cancer
Veyis Itik, Ozgur Kemik, Ahu Kemik, A. Cumhur Dulger, Aziz Sümer, Yasemin Usul Soyoral, Huseyin Begenik, Sevim Purisa and Cetin Kotan
Biomarkers in Cancer 2011:3 25-30
Original Research | Published on 04 May 2011



Serum N-Terminal Propeptide of Collagen Type I is Associated with the Number of Bone Metastases in Breast and Prostate Cancer and Correlates to Other Bone Related Markers
D.J. Leeming, M. Koizumi, P. Qvist, V. Barkholt, C. Zhang, K. Henriksen, I. Byrjalsen and M.A. Karsdal
Biomarkers in Cancer 2011:3 15-23
Original Research | Published on 03 Mar 2011



No Association Between Variant N-acetyltransferase Genes, Cigarette Smoking and Prostate Cancer Susceptibility Among Men of African Descent
La Creis Renee Kidd, Tiva T. VanCleave, Mark A. Doll, Daya S. Srivastava, Brandon Thacker, Oyeyemi Komolafe, Vasyl Pihur, Guy N. Brock and David W. Hein
Biomarkers in Cancer 2011:3 1-13
Original Research | Published on 03 Feb 2011



Circulating Natural IgM Antibodies Against Angiogenin in the Peripheral Blood Sera of Patients with Osteosarcoma as Candidate Biomarkers and Reporters of Tumorigenesis
Yulia A. Savitskaya, Genaro Rico, Luis Linares, Roberto González, René Téllez, Eréndira Estrada, Norma Marín, Elisa Martínez, Alfonso Alfaro and Clemente Ibarra
Biomarkers in Cancer 2010:2 65-78
Original Research | Published on 28 Nov 2010 | Highly accessed (previous month)



EGFR and hTERT Expression as a Diagnostic Approach for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in High Risk Groups
Radostina Cherneva, Ognian Georgiev, Ivanka Dimova, Blaga Rukova, Danail Petrov and Draga Toncheva
Biomarkers in Cancer 2010:2 57-63
Original Research | Published on 08 Apr 2010



Identification of Gene Networks Associated with Acute Myeloid Leukemia by Comparative Molecular Methylation and Expression Profiling
Margaret Dellett, Kathleen Ann O’Hagan, Hilary Ann Alexandra Colyer and Ken I. Mills
Biomarkers in Cancer 2010:2 43-55  
Original Research | Published on 17 Mar 2010



A Novel Strategy for Mechanism Based Computational Drug Discovery
Kalyaanamoorthy Subha, Gopal Ramesh Kumar, Rajasekaran Rajalakshmi and Ganesan Aravindhan
Biomarkers in Cancer 2010:2 35-42
Original Research | Published on 10 Mar 2010



Promoter Methylation in Prostate Cancer and its Application for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Using Serum and Urine Samples
Hafiz Ahmed
Biomarkers in Cancer 2010:2 17-33
Review | Published on 18 Feb 2010



Identification of Gene Expression Signature in Estrogen Receptor Positive Breast Carcinoma
Arvind D. Thakkar, Hemanth Raj, Debarshi Chakrabarti, Ravishankar, N. Saravanan, Bhaskaran Muthuvelan, Arun Balakrishnan and Muralidhara Padigaru
Biomarkers in Cancer 2010:2 1-15
Original Research | Published on 11 Feb 2010



Introductory Editorial (Biomarkers in Cancer)
Barbara Guinn
Biomarkers in Cancer 2009:1 1
Editorial | Published on 21 Apr 2009



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