• Article  

      Cancer prevalence and mortality in centenarians: A systematic review 

      Pavlidis, Nicholas; Stanta, G.; Audisio, R. A. (2012)
      Life expectancy has dramatically expanded, the global population has aged unprecedentedly and the number of centenarians has significantly increased. The analysis of autopsy series, cancer registries data, vital statistics ...
    • Article  

      Carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP) 

      Pavlidis, Nicholas; Fizazi, K. (2009)
      Carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP) is one of the 10 most frequent cancers worldwide. It constitutes 3-5% of all human malignancies. Patients with CUP present with metastases without an established primary site. CUP manifests ...
    • Book Chapter  

      Clinical presentation of desmoid tumors 

      Constantinidou, Anastasia; Scurr, Michelle R.; Judson, Ian Robert; Litchman, C. (Springer, 2012)
      Desmoid tumors (DT) constitute a rare fibroblastic proliferative disease. They present sporadically or as a manifestation of a hereditary syndrome such as Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP). Despite the absence of ...
    • Article  

      The diagnosis and management of gastric cancer: Expert discussion and recommendations from the 12th ESMO/World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, Barcelona, 2010 

      Cutsem, E. van; Dicato, M.; Geva, R.; Arber, N.; Bang, Y.; Benson, A.; Cervantes, A.; Diaz-Rubio, E.; Ducreux, M.; Glynne-Jones, R.; Grothey, Axel; Haller, D.; Haustermans, K.; Kerr, D.; Nordlinger, B.; Marshall, J.; Minsky, B. D.; Kang, Y. K.; Labianca, R.; Lordick, F.; Ohtsu, A.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Roth, A.; Rougier, P.; Schmoll, H. J.; Sobrero, A.; Tabernero, Josep; Velde, C. van de; Zalcberg, J. (2011)
      Well-recognized experts in the field of gastric cancer discussed during the 12th European Society Medical Oncology (ESMO)/World Congress Gastrointestinal Cancer (WCGIC) in Barcelona many important and controversial topics ...
    • Article  

      Exploring the biology of cancer of unknown primary: Breakthroughs and drawbacks 

      Kamposioras, K.; Pentheroudakis, George; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2013)
      Background: Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) ranks among the ten most common malignancies worldwide. Cancer of unknown primary presents as disseminated disease, has a dismal prognosis and remains a diagnosis of exclusion. ...
    • Article  

      Global microRNA profiling in favorable prognosis subgroups of cancer of unknown primary (CUP) demonstrates no significant expression differences with metastases of matched known primary tumors 

      Pentheroudakis, George; Spector, Y.; Krikelis, D.; Kotoula, V.; Meiri, E.; Malamou-Mitsi, Vassiliki D.; Fountzilas, George; Sanden, M.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Benjamin, H.; Aharonov, R. (2013)
      No data exist on biologic differences between Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) and metastatic solid tumors of known primary site. We assigned a primary tissue of origin in 40 favorable CUP patients (A: serous peritoneal ...
    • Article  

      Positive urinary cytology in patients with lung cancer in the absence of obvious urine tract metastases 

      Voulgaris, E.; Pentheroudakis, George; Pappa, L.; Bafa, M.; Goussia, Anna; Dalezis, P.; Tsombanidou, C.; Geromichalos, G.; Papageorgiou, A.; Koutsilieris, M.; Malamou-Mitsi, Vassiliki D.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2011)
      Purpose: To study the phenomenon of positive urine cytology in patients with lung cancer in the absence of obvious urothelial metastases. Patients and methods: 150 patients with small (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer ...