Blog of Signaling Pathways

Proton pump inhibitors may reduce the efficacy of ribociclib and palbociclib in metastatic breast cancer patients based on an observational study

113 views | May 09 2022

Kadir Eser et al. found that concomitant usage of PPIs was associated with shorter PFS in mBC treated with both ribociclib and especially palbociclib. [Read the Full Post]

Efficacy of sirolimus in children with lymphatic malformations of the head and neck

65 views | May 09 2022

S Wiegand 1 et al. found that sirolimus could be an effective treatment for children with large complicated lymphatic malformations of the head and neck. [Read the Full Post]

Design, Synthesis, and Antitumor Activity of Erlotinib Derivatives

152 views | May 08 2022

Long-Fei Mao et al. suggested that compound 3d suppressed cancer cell proliferation through the EGFR-TK pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Lorlatinib Versus Pemetrexed-Based Chemotherapy in Patients With ALK-rearranged NSCLC Previously Treated With Alectinib

132 views | May 08 2022

Yuki Takeyasu et al. showed that clinical outcomes of PEM and LOR after failure of alectinib were similar in patients with ALK-positive NSCLC. [Read the Full Post]

Regorafenib induces the apoptosis of gastrointestinal cancer-associated fibroblasts by inhibiting AKT phosphorylation

148 views | May 07 2022

Mingjia Zhang et al. found that regorafenib inhibited the proliferation of CAFs and induced the apoptosis of CAFs in vitro. [Read the Full Post]

Tumor acidity/redox hierarchical-activable nanoparticles for precise combination of X-ray-induced photodynamic therapy and hypoxia-activated chemotherapy

198 views | May 07 2022

Beibei Zhang et al. developed a combined therapeutic modality based on an intelligent nanosized platform (DATAT-NPVT) with tumor acidity-activated TAT presenting. [Read the Full Post]

[Ocular toxicity of targeted therapies with MEK inhibitors and BRAF inhibitors in the treatment of metastatic cutaneous melanoma]

165 views | May 06 2022

E Fauviaux et al. found that a multidisciplinary approach including ophthalmologists, dermatologists and oncologists was essential in order to adapt treatment in the advent of the ocular complications. [Read the Full Post]

How Immunotherapy Modified the Therapeutic Scenario of Endometrial Cancer: A Systematic Review

144 views | May 06 2022

Brigida Anna Maiorano et al. found that ICIs represented an effective option for pretreated advanced EC patients with a tolerable profile. [Read the Full Post]

Microangiopathy associated with gemcitabine: a drug interaction with nab-paclitaxel? A case series and literature review

90 views | May 05 2022

Jeanne Allard et al. thought high incidence rate of G-TMA was observed in the cohort due to a potential drug interaction between nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine with an increased risk of developing G-TMA. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibitors of the Ubiquitin Proteasome System block myofibril assembly in cardiomyocytes derived from chick embryos and human pluripotent stem cells

131 views | May 05 2022

Jushuo Wang et al. suggested a possible explanation for the cardiac and skeletal muscle off-target effects reported in multiple myeloma patients treated with proteasome inhibitors. [Read the Full Post]

The Effects of PI3K/Akt/mTOR Signaling Pathway Inhibitors on the Expression of Immune Checkpoint Ligands in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cell Line

80 views | May 04 2022

Saeid Taghiloo et al. found that combinational treatment approaches to block these pathways might be a promising and novel therapeutic strategy for AML patients via interfering in immune escape mechanisms. [Read the Full Post]

FXR/ASS1 axis attenuates the TAA-induced liver injury through arginine metabolism

111 views | May 03 2022

Weilong Hong et al. found that a protective role of the FXR/ASS1 axis in TAA-induced liver injury by targeting arginine metabolism, which might shed light on the development of novel therapeutic approaches for acute liver injury. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of DDX3 and COX-2 by forskolin and evaluation of anti-proliferative, pro-apoptotic effects on cervical cancer cells: molecular modelling and in vitro approaches

66 views | May 03 2022

Doneti Ravinder et al. found that the FSK engaged the active sites of both the targets by interacting with key residues. [Read the Full Post]

Alternating therapy with osimertinib and afatinib for treatment-naive patients with EGFR-mutated advanced non-small cell lung cancer: A single-group, open-label phase 2 trial (WJOG10818L)

197 views | May 02 2022

Hidetoshi Hayashi et al. found that Alternating therapy with osimertinib and afatinib for treatment-naive patients with EGFR- mutated advanced NSCLC did not meet its primary end point, despite the encouraging efficacy and safety profile of this treatment strategy. [Read the Full Post]

FLT3 mutations in acute myeloid leukemia: a review focusing on clinically applicable drugs

172 views | May 02 2022

Jae-Sook Ahn et al. summarized information on clinically available FLT3 inhibitors for the management of AML with FLT3 mutations. [Read the Full Post]

Induction of Synthetic Lethality by Activation of Mitochondrial ClpP and Inhibition of HDAC1/2 in Glioblastoma

78 views | May 01 2022

Trang T T Nguyen et al. suggested that the efficacy of HDAC inhibitors might be significantly enhanced through ClpP activators in model systems of human GBM. [Read the Full Post]

Longitudinal monitoring of STAT3 phosphorylation and histologic outcome of tofacitinib therapy in patients with ulcerative colitis

157 views | May 01 2022

Bram Verstockt et al. showed that Longitudinal monitoring of nuclear pSTAT3 in mucosal tissue compartments reflected distinctive on-target effects, independently of long-term treatment outcomes. [Read the Full Post]

Assessment of Toxic Effects and Survival in Treatment Deescalation With Radiotherapy vs Transoral Surgery for HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: The ORATOR2 Phase 2 Randomized Clinical Trial

115 views | Apr 29 2022

David A Palma et al. thought that long-term follow-up was required to assess OS and PFS outcomes. [Read the Full Post]

Utilizing Three-Dimensional Culture Methods to Improve High-Throughput Drug Screening in Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

167 views | Apr 29 2022

Kensey Bergdorf et al. utilized three-dimensional culture methods, as they had been shown to more accurately recapitulate tumor responses in vivo. [Read the Full Post]

Treatment patterns, effectiveness, and patient-reported outcomes of palbociclib therapy in Chinese patients with advanced breast cancer: A multicenter ambispective real-world study

64 views | Apr 28 2022

Lesang Shen et al. thought that Palbociclib was effective for front-line use and for treating endocrine-sensitive patients in real-world China and was generally well tolerated. [Read the Full Post]