Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Stephen ACKLAND, Australia

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 174/211 (Oncology)

Online ISSN: 1743-7563


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  1. Original Articles


    1. Do patients discussed at a lung cancer multidisciplinary team meeting receive guideline-recommended treatment?

      Miriam M Boxer, Kirsten J Duggan, Joseph Descallar and Shalini K Vinod

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12421

  3. Original Articles

    1. Phase II study of cetuximab with irinotecan for KRAS wild-type colorectal cancer in Japanese patients

      Tetsuji Terazawa, Hitoshi Nishitani, Ken Kato, Hironobu Hashimoto, Kohei Akiyoshi, Yuriko Ito, Akihiro Nakamoto, Satoru Iwasa, Takako Eguchi Nakajima, Tetsuya Hamaguchi, Yasuhide Yamada and Yasuhiro Shimada

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12405

    2. Transient elevation in serum carcinoembryonic antigen while on adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer: Is this of prognostic importance?

      Nicola Lawrence, Victoria Hinder, Melissa Murray, Jerome Macapagal, Paul Thompson, Katrina Sharples and Michael Findlay

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12402


    1. Efficacy and safety of late-course hypofractionated radiation therapy for muscle-invasive bladder carcinoma after bladder-conserving surgery

      Yi-peng Song, Jin-bo Ma, Lin Wang, Er-cheng Chen, Peng Liu, Zhao Ma, Ru-kun Zang and Jin-ming Yu

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12351


    1. Solitary pituitary metastasis from HER2-positive breast cancer

      Jeremy Kam, Jeffrey Kam, G. Bruce Mann, Claire Phillips, John M Wentworth, James King and Geoffrey J Lindeman

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12353


    1. The rapidly escalating cost of treating colorectal cancer in Australia

      Sumitra Ananda, Suzanne Kosmider, Ben Tran, Kathryn Field, Ian Jones, Iain Skinner, Mario Guerrieri, Michael Chapman and Peter Gibbs

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12350

    2. Prognostic factors and survival rate of osteosarcoma: A single-institution study

      Wan Ismail Faisham, Arman Zaharil Mat Saad, Laith N Alsaigh, Mat Z Nor Azman, Musa Kamarul Imran, Biswa M Biswal, Venkata MK Bhavaraju, Md Salleh Salzihan, Jaafar Hasnan, Aziz M Ezane, Nasir Ariffin, Mohamad Norsarwany, Mohamad G Ziyadi, Wan Sulaiman Wan Azman, Ahmad Sukari Halim and Wan Zulmi

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12346

    3. Radiotherapy utilization in BRAF mutation-tested metastatic melanoma in the targeted therapy era

      Peter Gorayski, Marcin Dzienis, Matthew Foote, Victoria Atkinson, Elizabeth Burmeister and Bryan Burmeister

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12345

    4. Psychosocial concerns of cancer patients in Singapore

      Rathi Mahendran, Haikel A Lim, Joanne Chua, Siew Eng Lim and Ee Heok Kua

      Article first published online: 9 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12344

  7. Original Articles



    1. Aflibercept-related nasal septum perforation

      Ali Alkan, Levent Yücel, Dılşa Mızrak and Hakan Akbulut

      Article first published online: 8 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12320


    1. Spindle cell metaplastic carcinoma of breast: A clinicopathological and immunohistochemical analysis

      Hong Zhu, Ke Li, Dan-dan Dong, Jing Fu, Dan-dan Liu, Lei Wang, Gang Xu and Lin-hong Song

      Article first published online: 8 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12322

    2. Survival outcomes of Chinese metastatic prostate cancer patients following primary androgen deprivation therapy in relation to prostate-specific antigen nadir level

      Jeremy Yuen Chun Teoh, James Hok Leung Tsu, Steffi Kar Kei Yuen, Samson Yun Sang Chan, Peter Ka Fung Chiu, Ka-Wing Wong, Kwan-Lun Ho, Simon See Ming Hou, Chi-Fai Ng and Ming Kwong Yiu

      Article first published online: 3 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12313

    3. Impact of the early detection of esophageal neoplasms in hypopharyngeal cancer patients treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy

      Shigenobu Watanabe, Ichiro Ogino, Yoshiaki Inayama, Madoka Sugiura, Yasunori Sakuma, Atsushi Kokawa, Chikara Kunisaki and Tomio Inoue

      Article first published online: 30 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12274

    4. Impact of a specialist clinical cancer pharmacist at a multidisciplinary lung cancer clinic

      Clare Walter, James D Mellor, Carol Rice, Sue Kirsa, David Ball, Mary Duffy, Alan Herschtal and Linda Mileshkin

      Article first published online: 16 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12267


    1. Acute myeloid leukemia with diabetes insipidus and hypophyseal infiltration

      Rosemary Harrup, My Pham and Gerald McInerney

      Article first published online: 12 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12257



    1. Relative value of ultrasound, computed tomography and positron emission tomography imaging in the clinically node-negative neck in oral cancer

      Devendra Chaukar, Mitali Dandekar, Shubhada Kane, Supreeta Arya, Nilendu Purandare, Venkatesh Rangarajan, Anuja Deshmukh, Prathamesh Pai, Pankaj Chaturvedi and Anil D'Cruz

      Article first published online: 17 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12255

    2. Patient preferences on the integration of complementary therapy with conventional cancer care

      Peter Savas, Amanda Robertson, Lisa Beatty, Emily Hookings, Margaret McGee, Julie Marker, Belle McCaleb, Joanne Bowen, Alison Richards and Bogda Koczwara

      Article first published online: 28 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12226


    1. First reported case of interferon-alpha-induced sarcoidosis in an Asian patient with malignant melanoma

      Eun Kyoung Jeon, Jihyoung Hong, Sook Hee Hong, Ji Young Kang, Gyeongsin Park, Myeong Im Ahn, Jun Young Lee and Jinhyoung Kang

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12204

  15. Original Articles


    1. Salvage stereotactic body radiotherapy for locally recurrent uterine cervix cancer at the pelvic sidewall: Feasibility and complication

      YoungSeok Seo, Mi-Sook Kim, Hyung-Jun Yoo, Won-Il Jang, Sang-Young Rhu, Suck-Chul Choi, Moon-Hong Kim, Beob-Jong Kim, Dong-Han Lee and Chul-Koo Cho

      Article first published online: 30 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12185

    2. Development, validation and comparison of two nomograms predicting prostate cancer at initial 12-core biopsy

      Mohammad Reza Nowroozi, Shahab Amini, Amir Kasaeian, Mansour Jamali Zavarehei, Mohammad Reza Eshraghian and Mohsen Ayati

      Article first published online: 29 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12186

    3. Dairy consumption and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A meta-analysis of observational studies

      Bai-ling Li, Geng-xi Jiang, Qing Xue, Hao Zhang, Chong Wang, Guan-xin Zhang and Zhi-yun Xu

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12183

    4. Impact of the lung oncology multidisciplinary team meetings on the management of patients with cancer

      Kim Ann Ung, Belinda A Campbell, Danny Duplan, David Ball and Steven David

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12192


    1. Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lung: Response to tamoxifen after chemoradiation

      Jia Liu, Eric Hau, Matthew Links and Peter H Graham

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12184


    1. Potential molecular signatures in epithelial ovarian cancer by genome wide expression profiling

      Yin-Ling Wong, Ahmad Zailani Hatta Mohd Dali, Isa Mohamed Rose, Rahman Jamal and Norfilza Mohd Mokhtar

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12182

    2. Predictors in breast cancer screening behaviors of South Asian women

      Jananie C Perera, Vimukthini Peiris, Dakshitha P Wickramasinghe and Ishan De Zoysa

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12168

    3. Clinical utility of urinary soluble Fas in screening for bladder cancer

      Anupam Kumar Srivastava, Pankaj Kumar Singh, Dhramveer Singh, Divakar Dalela, Srikanta Kumar Rath and Madan Lal Brahma Bhatt

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12165

    4. Single institution retrospective review of perioperative chemotherapy in adult and adolescent patients with operable osteosarcoma

      Aaron R Hansen, Brett GM Hughes, Sanjoy Paul, Peter Steadman, Scott Sommerville, Ian C Dickinson, Euan T Walpole, Damien B Thomson, Helen G Mar Fan and Warren L Joubert

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12167

    5. Probiotics reduce psychological stress in patients before laryngeal cancer surgery

      Hui Yang, Xiaoyun Zhao, Shan Tang, Hua Huang, Xiulan Zhao, Zhuohui Ning, Xiurong Fu and Caihong Zhang

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12120

    6. Colorectal cancer among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Queensland, Australia: Toward survival equality

      Suzanne P Moore, Adèle C Green, Freddie Bray, Michael Coory, Gail Garvey, Sabe Sabesan and Patricia C Valery

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12164

    7. Comparison of external radiotherapy and percutaneous vertebroplasty for spinal metastasis

      Min Huang, Hong Zhu, Taiguo Liu, Dandan Cui and Ying Huang

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12162

    8. Effectiveness of neoadjuvant concurrent chemoradiotherapy versus up-front proctectomy in clinical stage II–III rectal cancer: A population-based study

      Tao-Wei Ke, Yu-Min Liao, Hua-Che Chiang, Sheng-Chi Chang, Pin-Hui Wang, Yi-Ya Chen, William Tzu-Liang Chen and Chun-Ru Chien

      Article first published online: 24 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12172

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  19. Original Articles

    1. Identifying important comorbidity among cancer populations using administrative data: Prevalence and impact on survival

      Diana Sarfati, Jason Gurney, Bee Teng Lim, Nasser Bagheri, Andrew Simpson, Jonathan Koea and Elizabeth Dennett

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12130

    2. Lung cancer presenting as thin-walled cysts: An analysis of 15 cases and review of literature

      Juntang Guo, Chaoyang Liang, Yu'e Sun, Naikang Zhou, Yang Liu and Xiangyang Chu

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12126


    1. Challenging historical perspectives of the 24-h chemotherapy day: Flexible chemotherapy dose-timing guidelines

      Marliese Alexander, Frank Coenders, Danielle Murray, Sue Kirsa and John Seymour

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12132

    2. The prognosis of patients with lung cancer admitted to the medical intensive care unit

      Ki-Eun Hwang, Chang-Hwan Seol, Yu-Ri Hwang, Hoon-Gil Jo, Seong-Hoon Park, Kwon-Ha Yoon, Do-Sim Park, Eun-Taik Jeong and Hak-Ryul Kim

      Article first published online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12157

    3. Pathological risk factors in upper urinary tract cancer

      Tsutomu Shimamoto, Keiji Inoue, Masayuki Kamata, Takahira Kuno, Takashi Karashima and Taro Shuin

      Article first published online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12155


    1. Bevacizumab-induced transient sixth nerve palsy in ovarian cancer: A case report

      Mazdak Momeni, Laura Veras and Konstantin Zakashansky

      Article first published online: 5 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12129


    1. Safety and accuracy of core biopsy in retroperitoneal sarcomas

      Sang Yun Hwang, Sanjay Warrier, Stephen Thompson, Trent Davidson, Jia Lin Yang and Philip Crowe

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12125

    2. Neoadjuvant intra-arterial chemotherapy in advanced laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer

      Pankaj Gupta, Ashu Seith Bhalla, Sanjay Thulkar, Atin Kumar, Bidhu Kalyan Mohanti, Alok Thakar, Atul Sharma and Sreenivas Vishnubhatla

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12123

    3. Prophylaxis of neutropenic fever with ciprofloxacin in patients with acute myeloid leukemia treated with intensive chemotherapy

      Mojtaba Ghadiany, Hossein Rahimi, Hamid Rezvani, Afshin Mohammad Alizadeh, Nasim Zamani, Mahshid Mehdizadeh and Mohammad Foratyazdi

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12133



    1. Brain metastasis in sarcoma: Does metastasectomy or aggressive multi-disciplinary treatment improve survival outcomes

      Clarinda Chua, Jeevan Raaj, Summer Pan, Mohamad Farid, Jin Fu Marcus Lee, Zhen Chong Ho, Alisa Sairi, Kesavan Sittampalam, Miriam Tao, Kevin Tay, Soon Thye Lim, Francis Chin, Melissa Teo and Richard Quek

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12111


    1. Cardiac failure with bevacizumab: An oversight

      Rohith Valsalan, Rohit Joshi, Jacqui Adams and Margaret Arstall

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12092


    1. Association of plasma visfatin with risk of colorectal cancer: An observational study of Chinese patients

      Mingwei Chen, Youming Wang, Yongxiang Li, Lili Zhao, Shuai Ye, Shenyi Wang, Changjun Yu and Huijuan Xie

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12090

    2. Prognostic factors and outcomes for salvage surgery in patients with recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue

      Mitsuo Goto, Nobuhiro Hanai, Taijiro Ozawa, Hitoshi Hirakawa, Hidenori Suzuki, Ikuo Hyodo, Takeshi Kodaira, Tetsuya Ogawa, Yasushi Fujimoto, Akihiro Terada, Hisakazu Kato and Yasuhisa Hasegawa

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12087

    3. Oral cyclophosphamide in recurrent ovarian cancer

      Despina Handolias, Michael Quinn, Serene Foo, Linda Mileshkin, Peter Grant, Gaelle Dutu and Danny Rischin

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12074

    4. Cranofacial osteosarcoma: Single institutional experience in Korea

      Seungtaek Lim, Soohyeon Lee, Sun Young Rha and Jae Kyung Rho

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12072

    5. Minimal important differences in the EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL to determine meaningful change in palliative advanced cancer patients

      Gillian Bedard, Liang Zeng, Liying Zhang, Natalie Lauzon, Lori Holden, May Tsao, Cyril Danjoux, Elizabeth Barnes, Arjun Sahgal, Michael Poon, Katharine Hicks and Edward Chow

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12069


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