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 21, Issue 7, July 2020, Pages 1849-2176 

1. Cytogenetic Biomonitoring on Oral Mucosa Cells of Hookah Users: Is It Possible?

Pages 1849-1849

Ana Carolina Flygare Souza; Marina Gomes Galvani; Daniel Vitor de Souza; Daniel Araki Ribeiro

2. Topical Treatment of Oral Mucositis in Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review of Randomized Clinical Trials

Pages 1851-1866

Geisa Sant Ana; Ana Gabriela Costa Normando; Isabela de Toledo; Paula Elaine Diniz dos Reis; Eliete Neves Silva Guerra

3. Toxicity of Saffron Extracts on Cancer and Normal Cells: A Review Article

Pages 1867-1875

Masihollah Shakeri; Akbar Hashemi Tayer; Heshmatollah Shakeri; Abdolreza Sotoodeh Jahromi; Malihe Moradzadeh; Mohammad Hojjat-Farsangi

5. Influence of Demographic and Reproductive Factors on Cervical Pre-Cancer and Cancer in Bangladesh

Pages 1883-1889

Ashrafun Nessa; Rowson Ara; Parveen Fatema; Begum Nasrin; Afroza Chowdhury; Kamrul Hasan Khan; Ashim Ranjan Barua; Mohammad Harun Ur Rashid

6. Validation of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy with Cervical Cancer Subscale (FACT-CX) for Quality of Life in Thai Patients Prior to Chemoradiotherapy

Pages 1891-1897

Thanarpan Peerawong; Yuthasak Suphasynth; Chanon Kongkamol; Paytai Rordlamool; Jidapa Bridhikitti; Rungarun Jiratrachu; Duangjai Sangtawan; Thiti Atjimakul; Saibua Chicharoen

9. miR-140 and miR-196a as Potential Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Patients

Pages 1913-1918

Arman Shahabi; Behrooz Naghili; Khalil Ansarin; Vahid Montazeri; Nosratollah Zarghami

10. Influence of Two DNA Repair Pathway Polymorphisms in Colorectal Cancer Risk in Southwest Iran

Pages 1919-1924

Seyed Mohammad Hosseini; Javad Mohammadiasl; Abdulhasan Talaiezadeh; Rahim Alidadi; Mahdi Bijanzadeh

12. Afghan Frontier: Understanding Tobacco Practices among Migrant Population in India

Pages 1931-1937

Rashmi Mehra; Vikrant Ranjan Mohanty; Aswini Y B; Karn Mehra; Shivam Kapoor

14. Knowledge of Cervical Cancer and Human Papillomavirus Vaccines among Child-Bearing Aged Women in Hanoi, Vietnam

Pages 1951-1957

Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong; Le Thi Thanh Xuan; Le Thi Huong; Do Thi Thanh Toan; Jin Kyung Oh; Young Joo Won; Kui Son Choi

15. Crocin Increases Gastric Cancer Cells’ Sensitivity to Doxorubicin

Pages 1959-1967

Seyedeh Mahya Shariat Razavi; Reyhaneh Mahmoudzadeh Vaziri; Gholamreza Karimi; Sepideh Arabzadeh; Vahideh Keyvani; Javad Behravan; Fatemeh Kalalinia

16. Quality of Life in Patients with Gynecological Cancers: A Web-Based Study

Pages 1969-1975

Elham Shirali; Fariba Yarandi; Marjan Ghaemi; Ali Montazeri

18. NOTCH-1 Gene Mutations Influence Survival in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients

Pages 1987-1992

Salah Aref; Rasha Rizk; Mohamed El Agder; Wafaa Fakhry; Maha El Zafarany; Mohamed Sabry

20. Practical Laboratory Tools for Monitoring of BCR-ABL1 Transcripts and Tyrosine Kinase (TK) Domain Mutations in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients Undergoing TK Inhibitor Therapy: A Single-Center Experience in Thailand

Pages 2003-2012

Nittaya Limsuwanachot; Adcharee Kongruang; Budsaba Rerkamnuaychoke; Roongrudee Singdong; Pimjai Niparuck; Saengsuree Jootar; Teerapong Siriboonpiputtana

21. Human Papillomavirus Detection and Abnormal Anal Cytology in HIV-infected Patients Using p16/Ki-67 Dual-Staining

Pages 2013-2019

Natcha Patarapadungkit; Parinyabhorn Khonhan; Pornrith Pisuttimarn; Chamsai Pientong; Tipaya Ekalaksananan; Supinda Koonmee

23. Anti-Migration and Invasion Effects of Astaxanthin against A172 Human Glioblastoma Cell Line

Pages 2029-2033

Tanapan Siangcham; Pornpun Vivithanaporn; Kant Sangpairoj

24. Cervical Cancer Screening among Women Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in a Resource-Limited Environment

Pages 2035-2045

Moses New-Aaron; Jane L Meza; Martha H Goedert; Stephen M Kibusi; Mkhoi L Mkhoi; Caroline Damian Mayengo; James Charles; Siraji Shabani; Kelsie M Musil; Anlan Cheney; Samwel Sumba

25. Genetic Polymorphism of Epidermal Growth Factor Gene as a Predictor of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Hepatitis C Cirrhotic Patients

Pages 2047-2053

Ibrahim Baghdadi; Khaled Abu Ella; Ahmed El Shaaraway; Elsayed Elshayeb; Hala S El-Rebey; Mohamed El Hoseeny; Mary Naguib; Ali Nada

27. Association of DNA Repair Genes XRCC1 and APE-1 with the Risk of Cervical Cancer in North Indian population

Pages 2061-2065

Mark Rector Charles; Syed Tasleem Raza; Rolee Sharma; Pushpendra Pratap; Ale Eba; Manvendra Singh

28. Ki67, CD105, and α-SMA Expression Supports Biological Distinctness of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising in the Background of Oral Submucous Fibrosis

Pages 2067-2074

Amol Ramchandra Gadbail; Sheetal Korde; Minal S Chaudhary; Sachin C Sarode; Shailesh M Gondivkar; Ravi Dande; Satyajit Ashok Tekade; Monal Yuwanati; Alka Hande; Shankargouda Patil

30. The Role of Vitamin D, Platelet-Derived Growth Factor and Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 in the Progression of Thyroid Diseases

Pages 2083-2089

Mona S Abdellateif; Sabry Shaarawy; Yasmine F Elesawy; Mona Mansour; Effat Tharwat; Noha H Ibrahim; Marwa S Eissa

31. TP53 Arg72Pro and XPD Lys751Gln Gene Polymorphisms and Risk of Lung Cancer in Bangladeshi Patients

Pages 2091-2098

Tahsin Nairuz; Mostafijur Rahman; Most Umme Bushra; Yearul Kabir

32. Engagement of General Practice in an Australian Organised Bowel Cancer Screening Program: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Knowledge and Practice

Pages 2099-2107

Carol A Holden; Oliver Frank; Ming Li; Ramesh Manocha; Joanna Caruso; Deborah Turnbull; Richard L Reed; Caroline L Miller; David Roder; Ian Olver

33. Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Stomach Cancer among Male Adults: A Case-Control Study in Northern Viet Nam

Pages 2109-2115

Le Hong Phuoc; Khanpaseuth Sengngam; Toshio Ogawa; Nlandu Roger Ngatu; Shunya Ikeda; Tran Hieu Hoc; Pham Van Phu; Dinh Thi Minh; Le Tran Ngoan

37. Evaluation of Antineoplasic Activity of Zingiber Officinale Essential Oil in the Colorectal Region of Wistar Rats

Pages 2141-2147

Daniel Augusto Nunes de Lima; Brenda Barroso Pelegrini; Felipe Alexandre Alves Uechi; Raíssa Coracini Varago; Bruno Bueno Pimenta; Alice Maria de Souza Kaneshima; Edilson Nobuyoshi Kaneshima; Paola da Costa Souza; Raíssa Bocchi Pedroso; Thaís Gomes Verzignassi Silveira; Tânia Cristina Alexandrino Becker

38. Comparison of Serum Trefoil Factor-3 to Endoscopy in Diagnosing Helicobacter Pylori Associated Gastric Ulcer

Pages 2149-2153

Ragaa A Ramadan; Moyassar A Zaki; Said A Ooda; Hosam M Abo Khalifa; Wafaa S Ragab

40. Pathway-Affecting Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) in RPS6KA1 and MBIP Genes are Associated with Breast Cancer Risk

Pages 2163-2168

Ghadah Shareefi; Alaa Nabil Turkistani; Ahmed Alsayyah; Haitham Kussaibi; Maha Abdel Hadi; Khaled R Alkharsah

41. A Digital Cephalometric Study on The Morphometric Evaluation of Soft Palate in Oral Submucous Fibrosis

Pages 2169-2176

Manaswita Tripathy; Jayaprasad Anekar; Raj AC; Sandeepa N C; Deepika Napplli; Priya Lokanath; Abdulrahman Nahi Alharbi; Fahad Mohammed A Alsobil; Darshan Devang Divakar; Aftab Ahmed Khan; Chitra Jhugroo; Sanjeev Balappa Khanagar; Sachin Naik