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 22, Issue 8, August 2021, Pages 2311-2722 

1. SARS-COV-2 IgG and IgM Antibodies in Cancer Patients

Pages 2311-2311

Rujittika Mungmunpuntipantip; Viroj Wiwanitkit

2. Epithelial Dysplasia at Excision Margins of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Review on Relationship to Clinicopathological Parameters and Prognosis

Pages 2313-2321

Nimna H Senarath; Primali R Jayasooriya; Bogahawatte S.M.S Siriwardena; Wanninayake M Tilakaratne

3. Association of PON1, LEP and LEPR Polymorphisms with Susceptibility to Breast Cancer: A Meta-Analysis

Pages 2323-2334

Soheila Sayad; Seyed Alireza Dastgheib; Meraj Farbod; Fatemeh Asadian; Mojgan Karimi-Zarchi; Seyedali Salari; Seyed Hossein Shaker; Jalal Sadeghizadeh-Yazdi; Hossein Neamatzadeh

4. Evaluation of the Effect of Orlistatorlistat on Expression of OCT4, Nanog, SOX2, and KLF4 Genes in Colorectal Cancer SW40 Cell Line

Pages 2335-2341

Mojgan Noroozi Karimabad; Farzad Roostaei; Mehdi Mahmoodi; Mohammad Reza Hajizadeh

5. Quality of Actions to Control Cervical Cancer in Bahia, Brazil

Pages 2343-2349

Eduarda Ferreira dos Anjos; Poliana Cardoso Martins; Nília Maria Brito de Lima Prado; Vanessa Moraes Bezerra; Patty Fidelis de Almeida; Adriano Maia dos Santos

6. Prevalence and Social Contextual Factors of Smokeless Tobacco Use: Insights from Schools of Delhi, India

Pages 2351-2355

Akash Deep Sharma; Suneela Garg; Meghachandra M Singh; Chetana Prakash Deshmukh; Pragya Sharma; Amod L Borle

8. Necrosis Factor-α (TNF-α) and the Presence of Macrophage M2 and T Regulatory Cells in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Pages 2363-2370

Iffah Mardhiyah; Yustina Nuke Ardiyan; Siti Hamidatul Aliyah; Enda Cindylosa Sitepu; Camelia Herdini; Ery Kus Dwianingsih; Fatin Asfarina; sumartiningsih Sumartiningsih; Jajah Fachiroh; Dewi Kartikawati Paramita

9. Young Breast Cancer: Novel Gene Methylation in WBC

Pages 2371-2375

Mehrdad Noruzinia; Javad Tavakkoly-Bazzaz; Mohamad Ahmadvand; Fatemeh Azimi; Ali Dehghanifard; Golnaz Khakpour

11. 100 Disruptive Publications in Breast Cancer Research

Pages 2385-2389

Miles W Grunvald; Michael D Williams; Ruta D Rao; Cristina M O’Donoghue; Adan Z Becerra

13. Physical Activity, Sitting Time, and Quality of Life among Breast and Gynaecology Cancer Survivors

Pages 2399-2408

Nadzirah Hanis Zainordin; Norimah A. Karim; Mohd Razif Shahril; Ruzita Abd Talib

14. Molecular Docking Compounds of Cinnamaldehyde Derivatives as Anticancer Agents

Pages 2409-2419

Warsito Warsito; Shinta Murlistyarini; Suratmo Suratmo; Vina O Azzahra; Andrian Sucahyo

15. Awareness Level of Cancer Risk Factors and Warning Signs and Cancer Campaign Attendance behavior among Saudi Adults in a Tertiary Hospital in Riyadh

Pages 2421-2428

Essa M Sabi; Ahmed H A Mujamammi; Moath Abdulghani; Yasser M Almesfer; Anas A Alsuwaida; Abdullah Suliman Balobaid; Abdulaziz Fahad Alangari; Abdulrahman Saud Alharbi

17. Prevalence of Trismus and Its Impact on Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients Treated for Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Pages 2437-2444

Shailesh M Gondivkar; Amol R Gadbail; Sachin C Sarode; Subhrajit Dasgupta; Balkrishna Sharma; Amol Hedaoo; Aparna Sharma; Gargi S Sarode; Monal Yuwanati; Rima S Gondivkar; Shankargouda Patil; Rahul N Gaikwad

18. Prognostic Significance of Tripartite Motif Containing 16 Expression in Patients with Gastric Cancer

Pages 2445-2451

Jalil Afshar; Jamshid Mehrzad; Hassan Mehrad-Majd; Ladan Goshayeshi; Jafar Saeidi

19. Guided imagery relaxation in quality of life of patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a quasi-experiment

Pages 2453-2460

Luana Aparecida Alves da Silva; Celina Angélica Mattos Machado; Edenice de Oliveira Santana; Mariana Nunes da Silva; Jorge Vinícius Cestari Felix; Namie Okino Sawada; Paulo Ricardo Bittencourt Guimarães; Luciana Puchalski Kalinke

21. Teucrium polium Extract Enhances the Anti-Angiogenic Effect of Tranilast in a Three-Dimensional Fibrin Matrix Model

Pages 2471-2478

Fatemeh Sheikhbahaei; Seyed Noureddin Nematollahi-Mahani; Mozafar Khazaei; Mohammad Rasool Khazaei; Saeed Khazayel

22. Modifying Effect of Smoking on GSTM1 and NAT2 in Relation to the Risk of Bladder Cancer in Mongolian Population: A Case-Control Study

Pages 2479-2485

Shiirevnyamba Avirmed; Yerkhanat Khuanbai; Amarsaikhan Sanjaajamts; Baasansuren Selenge; Bayan-Undur Dagvadorj; Makoto Ohashi

23. Reliability and Validity of the Brief Illness Perception Questionnaire in Bahasa Malaysia for Patients with Cancer

Pages 2487-2492

Harenthri Devy Alagir Rajah; Qui Ting Chie; Mahadir Ahmad; Wun Chin Leong; Nirmala Bhoo-Pathy; Caryn Mei Hsien Chan

24. Effect of Lysyl Oxidase G473 A Polymorphism on Lysyl Oxidase and Total Soluble Collagen Expression in Oral Submucous Fibrosis

Pages 2493-2499

Sanjit Mukherjee; Atul Katarkar; Richa Dhariwal; Sweta Mohanty; Basudev Mahato; Jay Gopal Ray; Keya Chaudhuri

26. Serum Human Epididymis Protein-4 (HE4) - A novel Approach to Differentiate Malignant Frombenign Breast Tumors

Pages 2509-2507

K S S Sai Baba; Mohd Abdul Rehman; J Pradeep Kumar; Maira Fatima; G S N Raju; Shantveer G Uppin; Noorjahan Mohammed

30. Clinicopathological Prognostic Factors Influencing Survival Outcomes of Vulvar Cancer

Pages 2541-2548

Monwanee Muangchang; Prapaporn Suprasert; Surapan Khunamornpong

31. Changes in Oral Function and Quality of Life in Tongue Cancer Patients Based on Resected Area

Pages 2549-2557

Yoshiaki Ihara; Yuichi Tashimo; Shinji Nozue; Yoshiki Iizumi; Yuma Fukunishi; Yoshiro Saito; Toshikazu Shimane; Koji Takahashi

32. The Putative Role of Natural Killer Cells in Patients with Hepatitis C Virus-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Pages 2559-2567

Mona M Hassouna; Enas M Radwan; Eman Abdelsameea; Suzanne Estaphan; Heba E Abd Elrhman; Mohamed Abdel-Samiee; Mary Naguib

35. Anticancer Potential of Silibinin Loaded Polymeric Nanoparticles against Breast Cancer Cells: Insight into the Apoptotic Genes Targets

Pages 2587-2596

Ali Pourgholi; Mehdi Dadashpour; Akram Mousapour; Akram Firouzi Amandi; Nosratollah Zarghami

36. Thyroid Nodule Size as a Predictor of Malignancy in Follicular and Hurthle Neoplasms

Pages 2597-2602

Arunnit Boonrod; Zeynettin Akkus; M. Regina Castro; Atefeh Zeinodini; Kenneth Philbrick; Marius Stan; Dana Erickson; Bradley Erickson

37. Tumor-Derived Matrix Metalloproteinase-13 (MMP-13) Expression in Benign and Malignant Breast Lesions

Pages 2603-2609

Fereshteh Ameli; Firouzeh Ghafourina Nassab; Noraidah Masir; Farzan Kahtib

38. Survival of Cancer Patients with Co-Morbid Tuberculosis in Thailand

Pages 2701-2708

Pallop Siewchaisakul; Sirinya Nanthanangkul; Chalongpon Santong; Krittika Suwanrungruang; Patravoot Vatanasapt

40. Association of AXIN2 s2240308 C>T, rs1133683 C>T, rs7224837 A>G Polymorphisms with Susceptibility to Breast Cancer

Pages 2717-2722

Soheila Sayad; Mahdieh Abdi-Gamsae; Jamal Jafari-Nedooshan; Meraj Farbod; Seyed Alireza Dastgheib; Mojgan Karimi-Zarchi; Fatemeh Asadian; Hossein Neamatzadeh