Introducing World Cancer Research Journal

World Cancer Research Journal focused on all areas of cancer: basic cancer research, cancer prevention, translational research, environment and cancer, life style and cancer, pharmacology and pharmacogenomics aspects, cancer treatments, elderly cancer patients, virus-related tumors, cancer survivorship, psycho-oncology; innovative aspects regarding diagnosis, pathology, clinical-experimental oncology.

Editorial – The new oncologic challenges in the 3RD millennium WCRJ 2014; 1 (1): e133

Berretta M.
Department of Medical Oncology , National Cancer Institute , Aviano (PN) , Italy Close
, Di Francia R.
Hematology-Oncology and Stem Cell transplantation Unit , National Cancer Institute, Fondazione “G. Pascale” – IRCCS, Naples , Naples , Italy Close
, Tirelli U.
Department of Medical Oncology , National Cancer Institute , Naples , Italy Close

  In the 3rd Millennium the new oncologic challenges are represented by: a) the advent of anticancer target therapy; b) elderly cancer patients; c) a new patient population, constantly growing, so called “cancer survivors”; d) virus-related tumors; and finally, e) … Continued

Non muscle invasive bladder cancer treatment WCRJ 2014; 1 (1): e126

Cavaliere C.
Division of Medical Oncology , Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione G. Pascale” - IRCCS , Naples , Italy Close
, D’Aniello C.
Department of Oncology , Bolognini Hospital of Seriate , Seriate , Italy Close
, Cecere S. C.
Division of Medical Oncology , Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione G. Pascale” - IRCCS , Naples , Italy Close
, Di Napoli M.
Division of Medical Oncology , Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione G. Pascale” - IRCCS , Naples , Italy Close
, Berretta M.
Department of Medical Oncology , National Cancer Institute - IRCCS , Aviano (PN) , Italy Close
, Franco R.
Pathology Unit , National Cancer Institute - IRCCS , Aviano (PN) , Italy Close
, Pisano C.
Division of Medical Oncology , Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione G. Pascale” , Naples , Italy Close
, Perdonà S.
Division of Urology , Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione G. Pascale” - IRCCS , Naples , Italy Close
, Setola S.
Radiology Unit , Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione G. Pascale” - IRCCS , Naples , Italy Close
, Fisichella R.
Department of Surgery , University of Catania , Catania , Italy Close
, Spartà D.
Department of Surgery , University of Catania , Catania , Italy Close
, Tambaro R.
Division of Medical Oncology , Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione G. Pascale” - IRCCS , Naples , Italy Close
, Pignata S.
Division of Medical Oncology , Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione G. Pascale” - IRCCS , Naples , Italy Close
, Facchini G.
Division of Medical Oncology , Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Fondazione G. Pascale” - IRCCS , Naples , Italy Close

Introduction Bladder carcinoma (BC) is the most common malignancy of the urinary tract 1. The worldwide age standardised incidence rate is 9 per 100,000 for men and 2 per 100,000 for women (2008 data)1. In 2006, 104,400 incident cases of … Continued

Life after lung cancer: survivorship research and behavioral intervention are needed WCRJ 2014; 1 (1): e100

Pumo V.
Survivor and Chronic Cancer Patients Clinic , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close
, Di Mari A.
Medical Oncology Unit , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close
, Rametta Giuliano S.
Medical Oncology Unit , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close
, Bordonaro S.
Medical Oncology Unit , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close
, Iacono M.
Survivor and Chronic Cancer Patients Clinic , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close
, Roccaro S.
Medical Oncology Unit , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close
, Iemmolo S.
Medical Oncology Unit , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close
, Lanteri E.
Medical Oncology Unit , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close
, Romano F.
Medical Oncology Unit , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close
, Tralongo P.
Medical Oncology Unit , Ospedale Umberto I RAO , Siracusa , Italy Close

Introduction Lung cancer has a higher incidence of tumors in the world. In America were estimated 214,402 patients in 2008; despite the historically poor prognosis for patients diagnosed with primary lung cancer, population-based Surveillance and Epidemiology and End Results date … Continued

What health professions in oncology needs to know about pharmacogenomics? WCRJ 2014; 1 (1): e90

Di Francia R.
Hematology-Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Unit , National Cancer Institute , Naples , Italy Close
, Valente D.
Italian Association of Pharmacogenomics and Molecular Diagnostics , , Caserta , Italy Close
, Pugliese S.
Research Center CETAC , , Caserta , Italy Close
, Del Buono A.
Medicina del Lavoro , MMG ASL CE1 , Caserta , Italy Close
, Berretta M.
Department of Medical Oncology , National Cancer Institute , Aviano (PN) , Italy Close

INTRODUCTION The developments in pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics (PGx), detailed information about human genome made available and the genetic basis for success/failure of pharmacotherapy in oncology have being studied 1. Pharmacogenetic knowledge is rapidly developing and changing; it is imperative that … Continued

Postoperative radiotherapy and comorbidity assessment in older and oldest elderly endometrial cancer patients: a retrospective analysis WCRJ 2014; 1 (1): e55

Fiorica F.
Department of Radiation Oncology , Universitary Hospital “S. Anna” , Ferrara , Italy Close
, Zini G.
Department of Radiation Oncology , Universitary Hospital “S. Anna” , Ferrara , Italy Close
, Cartei F.
Department of Radiation Oncology , Universitary Hospital “S. Anna” , Ferrara , Italy Close
, Candela M. V.
Department of Radiation Oncology , Universitary Hospital “S. Anna” , Ferrara , Italy Close
, Pascale G.
Department of Radiation Oncology , Universitary Hospital “S. Anna” , Ferrara , Italy Close
, Berretta M.
Department of Medical Oncology , Universitary Hospital “S. Anna” Ferrara , Aviano (PN) , Italy Close
, Lleshi A.
Department of Medical Oncology , Universitary Hospital “S. Anna” Ferrara , Aviano (PN) , Italy Close
, Falco Abramo M. R.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology , ASP AG1 , Agrigento , Italy Close
, Del Pup L.
Department of Surgery , National Cancer Institute , Aviano (PN) , Italy Close
, Fisichella R.
Department of Surgery , University of Catania , Catania , Italy Close
, Spartà D.
Department of Surgery , University of Catania , Catania , Italy Close
, Berretta S.
Department of Surgery , University of Catania , Catania , Italy Close
, Facchini G.
Uro-Gynecologic Oncology Unit , Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori "Fondazione Giovanni Pascale", IRCCS , Napoli , Italy Close
, Princivalle S.
Department of Radiation Oncology , Universitary Hospital “S. Anna” , Ferrara , Italy Close
, Stefanelli S.
Department of Radiation Oncology , Universitary Hospital “S. Anna” , Ferrara , Italy Close

Introduction Endometrial cancer (EC) is a disease typical of the elderly, incidence data have shown that median age at diagnosis is 62 years and 41.1% of patients were diagnosed over 65 years 1. This age-associated increase in incidence of EC, … Continued