Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention

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The Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP) is a monthly electronic journal, publishing papers in a wide spectrum of cancer sciences. The journal was launched in 2000 as the official publication of the Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention (APOCP) and its first volume with 51 articles was published in 2000.  Since then, the journal has published 17 volumes and close to 8,000 articles.

The APJCP with its distinguished, diverse, and Asia-wide team of editors, reviewers, and readers, ensure the highest standards of research communication within the cancer sciences community across Asia as well as globally. The APJCP accepts a manuscript on the whole spectrum of cancer sciences.

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Current Issue: Volume 20, Issue 12, December 2019, Pages 3533-3853 

2. Metformin Inhibit Cervical Cancer Migration by Suppressing the FAK/Akt Signaling Pathway

Pages 3539-3545

Henna Hakimee; Pilaiwanwadee Hutamekalin; Supita Tanasawet; Pennapa Chonpathompikunlert; Varomyalin Tipmanee; Wanida Sukketsiri

3. Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis in Salivary Gland Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma and Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma

Pages 3547-3553

Mohammad Koochek Dezfuli; Maryam Seyedmajidi; Shima Nafarzadeh; Farzad Yazdani; Ali Bijani

4. Vitex Rotundifolia Fractions Induced Apoptosis in Human Breast Cancer T-47D Cell Line via Activation of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Pathway

Pages 3555-3562

Gul-e-Saba Chaudhry; Rehmat Jan; Muhammad Naveed Zafar; Habsah Mohammad; Tengku Sifzizul Tengku Muhammad

5. Ovarian Cancer Incidence in the Multi-Ethnic Asian City-State of Singapore 1968-2012

Pages 3563-3569

Jeff Yi-Fu Hwang; Wei-Yen Lim; Chuen Seng Tan; Sheow Lei lim; John Chia; Khuan Yew Chow; Wen Yee Chay

7. Role of BIM Deletion Polymorphism and BIM Expression as Predictive Biomarkers to Maximize the Benefit of EGFR-TKI Treatment in EGFR-Positive NSCLC

Pages 3581-3589

Pimpin Incharoen; Chanchai Charonpongsuntorn; Sakditat Saowapa; Ekaphop Sirachainan; Thitiya Dejthevaporn; Kaettipong Kampreasart; Narumol Trachu; Dittapol Muntham; Thanyanan Ruengwetwattana

8. Cell Free Tumoral DNA Versus Paraffin Block Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutation Detection in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Pages 3591-3596

Hanifeh Mirtavoos-Mahyari; Mohsen Ghadami; Adnan Khosravi; Zahra Esfahani-Monfared; Sharareh Seifi; Elaheh Motevaseli; Mihan Pourabdollah; Mohammadhossein Modarressi

9. Histone Butyrylation/ Acetylation Remains Unchanged in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells after a Long Term Metabolic Reprogramming

Pages 3597-3601

Fatemeh Mehdikhani; Hossein Ghahremani; Saeedeh Nabati; Hanieh Tahmouri; Majid Sirati-Sabet; Siamak Salami

10. Detection of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer using C8Magnetic Bead Separation and MALDI-TOF Plasma Proteome Profiling in Egyptian Females

Pages 3603-3609

Mohamed Mostafa Rizk; Ola Atef Sharaki; Mahmoud Elsayed Meleis; Doreen Nazeih Younan; Alyaa Abdallah Elkial; Pacinte Moez

12. Quantification of Nicotine and Cotinine in Plasma, Saliva, and Urine by HPLC Method in Chewing Tobacco Users

Pages 3617-3623

Fareeda Begum Shaik; G Nagajothi; K Swarnalatha; C Suresh Kumar; Narendra Maddu

14. Role of Inflammatory Markers in Prognosis of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Pages 3635-3642

Thinali Sousa Dantas; Paulo Goberlânio de Barros Silva; Maria Elisa Quezado Lima Verde; Aloísio de Lima Ribeiro Junior; Maria do Perpétuo Socorro Saldanha Cunha; Mário Rogério Lima Mota; Ana Paula Negreiros Nunes Alves; Renata Ferreira de Carvalho Leitão; Fabrício Bitu Sousa

15. Carcinogen Metabolism Pathway and Tumor Suppressor Gene Polymorphisms and Gallbladder Cancer Risk in North Indians: A Hospital-Based Case-Control Study

Pages 3643-3647

Takao Asai; Yasuo Tsuchiya; Kumudesh Mishra; Anu Behari; Pooja Shukla; Toshikazu Ikoma; Vinay K Kapoor; Kazutoshi Nakamura

16. Validity and Reliability of Tamil translated University of Washington Quality of Life Questionnaire for Head and Neck Cancers

Pages 3649-3654

Sivaraman Ganesan; Mahalakshmy Thulasingam; K Gunaseelan; R Kalaiarasi; Prasanth Penumadu; Surya Ravichandran; Arun Alexander; Simon N Rogers

17. Knowledge of Cancer Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Barriers to Seeking Medical Help among Omani Adolescents

Pages 3655-3666

Mohammed Al-Azri; Waleed Ibrahim Al-Saadi; Abdulaziz Al- Harrasi; Sathiya Murthi Panchatcharam

18. Behavior and Food Consumption Pattern of the French Polynesian Population in the 1960s –1970s

Pages 3667-3677

Vladimir Drozdovitch; André Bouville; Tetuaura Tetuanui; Marc Taquet; Jacques Gardon; Constance Xhaard; Yan Ren; Françoise Doyon; Florent de Vathaire

19. Downregulation of TMPRSS4 Enhances Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cell Radiosensitivity Through Cell Cycle and Cell Apoptosis Process Impairment

Pages 3679-3687

Ganiou Assani; Julien Segbo; Xiaoyan Yu; Akadiri Yessoufou; Yudi Xiong; Fuxiang Zhou; Yunfeng Zhou

20. Longer Hydroxyurea Administration Prior to Imatinib Mesylate is Risk Factor for Unsuccessful Major Molecular Response in Chronic-Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Possibility of P-Glycoprotein Role

Pages 3689-3695

Ikhwan Rinaldi; Ary Harryanto Reksodiputro; Sri Widia Jusman; Alida Harahap; Rianto Setiabudy; Septelia Inawati Wanandi; Karmel Tambunan; Catharina Suharti

21. The Evaluation of Intra-Operative Frozen Section Diagnosis Accuracy of Ovarian Tumors; Old Fashioned Not Out of Fashion

Pages 3697-3701

Piyanat Muruthapongsatorn; Narong Inploy; Sinart Prommas; Buppa Smanchat; Kornkarn Bhamarapravatana; Komsun Suwannarurk

22. Call for Systematic Population-Based Cervical Cancer Screening: Findings from Community-Based Screening Camps in Tamil Nadu, India

Pages 3703-3710

Elangovan Vidhubala; Hemant Deepak Shewade; Anandan K Niraimathi; Sethupathy Ramkumar; Gomathi Ramaswamy; G Nagalekshmi; B Sankar Mahadevan

23. Delays in Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer and the Pathways of Care: A Mixed Methods Study from a Tertiary Cancer Centre in North East India

Pages 3711-3721

Arvind Kumar; Srabana Misra Bhagabaty; Jaya Prasad Tripathy; Kalaiselvi Selvaraj; Joydeep Purkayastha; Ravikant Singh

24. The Role of Stem Cell Factor in Hyperpigmented Skin Lesions

Pages 3723-3728

Aliaa Atef; Mohamed A El-Rashidy; Amal Abdel Azeem; Ahmed M Kabel

25. Estrogen Receptor Beta (ERβ) May Act as Mediator in Apoptotic Induction of Grape Seed Extract (GSE)

Pages 3729-3734

Zahra Abroodi; Nayereh Sajedi; Medi Nikbakht; Mitra Soleimani

27. Association of XPO1 Overexpression with NF-κB and Ki67 in Colorectal Cancer

Pages 3747-3754

Mohammed Aladhraei; Abdulla Kassem Al-Thobhani; Naravat Poungvarin; Prasit Suwannalert

28. Forgone Health and Economic Benefits Associated with Socioeconomic Differences in Organized Cervical Cancer Screening

Pages 3755-3762

Vivian Chia-Rong Hsieh; Zih-Jhen Chen; Chin-Chen Liu; Jen-Huai Chiang; Shwn-Huey Shieh; Ming-Shun Hsieh

32. Effect of Obesity in Persistent or Remission in Postmenopausal Women with Atypical Cervical Cytology

Pages 3783-3787

Paweena Phaliwong; Wiyada Luangdansakul; Kornkarn Kornkarn Bhamarapravatana; Komsun Suwannarurk

34. Natural Killer Cell Expansion with Autologous Feeder Layer and Anti-CD3 Antibody for Immune Cell Therapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Pages 3797-3803

Faezeh Hosseinzadeh; Jafar Ai; Somayeh Ebrahimi-Barough; Iman Seyhoun; Abbas Hajifathali; Samad Muhammadnejad; Fatemeh Hosseinzadeh; Mahdi Shadnoush; Farnaz Dabiri Oskouei; Javad Verdi

36. Trends in the Incidence of Breast Cancer Following the Radiological Accident in Goiânia: A 25-Year Analysis

Pages 3811-3816

Rosemar Macedo Sousa Rahal; Marina Elias Rocha; Ruffo Freitas-Junior; Rosangela da Silveira Correa; Danielle Rodrigues; Edesio Martins; Leonardo Ribeiro Soares; Jose Carlos Oliveira

38. Prevalence of Atrophic Gastritis in Kazakhstan and the Accuracy of Pepsinogen Tests to Detect Gastric Mucosal Atrophy

Pages 3825-3829

Linda Mezmale; Sergejs Isajevs; Inga Bogdanova; Inese Polaka; Anna Krigere; Dace Rudzite; Aiga Rudule; Ilze Kikuste; Sergei Parshutin; Altynbek Tazhedinov; Dmitry Mushinskiy; Darkhan Sametayev; Tatyana Belikhina; Nurbek Igissinov; Jin Young Park; Rolando Herrero; Marcis Leja

40. Association of CYP1A1 rs1048943 Polymorphism with Prostate Cancer in Iraqi Men Patients

Pages 3839-3842

Wisam H Hoidy; Ferdous A Jaber; Mohammed A Al-Askari

41. Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection in High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Based on Cervical Cytology Specimen

Pages 3843-3847

Soracha Sangpichai; Natcha Patarapadungkit; Chamsai Pientong; Tipaya Ekalaksananan; Surachat Chaiwiriyakul; Ratchaneekorn Thongbor; Phannatorn Sirivech; Porntip Jangsiriwitayakorn; Tippawan Triamwittayanon