Sir Peter MacCallum Department of Oncology - Research Publications
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ItemNo Preview AvailablePET Diagnosis and Response Monitoring in OncologyWahl, RL ; Hicks, RJ (Elsevier, 2021-01-01)
ItemNo Preview AvailableThe Role of Systemic Therapies in the Management of Bone SarcomaTo, YH ; Orme, L ; Lewin, J (Springer Singapore, 2021)
ItemNo Preview AvailableThe Role of Systemic Therapies in the Management of Soft Tissue SarcomaBurdett, N ; Bae, S ; Hamilton, A ; Desai, J (Springer Singapore, 2021)
ItemRNA-Seq Data Analysis in GalaxyBatut, B ; van den Beek, M ; Doyle, MA ; Soranzo, N ; Picardi, E (HUMANA PRESS INC, 2021-01-01)A complete RNA-Seq analysis involves the use of several different tools, with substantial software and computational requirements. The Galaxy platform simplifies the execution of such bioinformatics analyses by embedding the needed tools in its web interface, while also providing reproducibility. Here, we describe how to perform a reference-based RNA-Seq analysis using Galaxy, from data upload to visualization and functional enrichment analysis of differentially expressed genes.
ItemGlucagonoma Masquerading as a Mucinous Cancer of the Ovary: Lessons from Cell BiologyHo, GY ; Ananda, S ; Vandenberg, CJ ; McNally, O ; Tie, J ; Gorringe, K ; Bowtell, D ; Pyman, J ; Wakefield, MJ ; Scott, CL ; Ho, GY ; Frentzas, S (IntechOpen, 2020-06-17)High-grade mucinous ovarian cancer (HGMOC) is often a misnomer as the majority of cases are metastatic disease with a gastro-intestinal origin. The standard platinum-based ovarian cancer (OC) chemotherapy regimens are often ineffective, and there are insufficient data to support the use of colorectal cancer (CRC) chemotherapy regimens due to the rarity of HGMOC. We described a cohort of four consecutive suspected HGMOC cases treated at the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne in 2012. Two cases were treated as primary MOC, whereas the other two were considered to be metastatic CRC based on histopathological and clinical evidence. From the RNAseq analysis, we identified two cases of HGMOC whose gene expression profiles were consistent with mucinous epithelial OC, one case that was treated as metastatic CRC with gene expression profile correlated with CRC and one case with neuroendocrine (NET) gene expression features. Interestingly, glucagon was over-expressed in this tumor that was subsequently confirmed by immunohistochemistry. These findings suggest a rare glucagonoma-like NET appendiceal tumor that had metastasized to the surface of ovary and were unresponsive to CRC chemotherapy regimens. In summary, a carefully curated panel of expression markers and selected functional genomics could provide diagnosis and treatment guidance for patients with possible HGMOC.