[Pediatric malignancies]

1. Peng CT, Tsai CH, Wu KH, Hsu CC, Sheng TY. Improvement of cardiac function in thalassemia patients using deferiprone. Tzu Chi Med J. 2007;19:192-9.

2. Wu KH, Peng CT, Li TC, Wan L, Tsau CH, Tsai FJ. Interleukin-1b Exon 5 and Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist in Children With Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Pediatr Hematol Oncol, 2007;29:305-8.

3. Huang WC, Lien SH, Chang DM, Lu JJ, Cheng SN. Monozygotic twins concordant for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and discordant for systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis. Eur J Pediatr. 2007;166:497-500.

4. Juan CC, Hwang B, Hung GY, Lee PC, Meng CC. Assessment of left ventricular dysfunction in children undergoing chemotherapy. J Chin Med Assoc 2007;70:241-4.

5. Liu HC, Hung GY*, Yen HJ, Hsieh MY, Chiou TJ. Acute sciatica: an unusual presentation of extramedullary relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Int J Hematol. 2007;86:163-5.

6. Wu KH, Peng CT, Li TC, Wan L, Tsai CH, Tsai FJ. Interleukin 1β Exon 5 and interleukin 1 receptor antagonist in children with acute and chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2007;29:305-8.

7. Chen RL, Hou JW, Chang PY, Tsai FJ, Wang PJ. Matched unrelated BMT without splenectomy for a child with Gaucher disease caused by homozygosity of the L444P mutation, who also suffered from schizencephaly. J Pediatr Hematol/Oncol 2007;29:57-9.

8. Chen RL, Wu PL, Hsu YH, Kuo PL. Evans syndrome after unrelated cord blood transplantation for disseminated Langerhans cell histiocytosis in a child. J Pediatr Hematol/Oncol 2007;29:348-50.

9. Chen RL, Chuang SS. Silent idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis with iron-deficiency anemia but normal serum ferritin. J Pediatr Hematol/Oncol 2007;29:509-11.

10. Chen RL, Hsu YH, Ueda I, Imashuku S, Takeuchi K, Tu BPH, Chuang SS. Cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis with fatal haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a paediatric patient with perforin gene mutation. J Clin Pathol 2007;60:1168-9.

11. Jaing TH, Tsay PK, Fang EC, Yang SH, Chen SH, Yang CP, Hung IJ. "Do Not Resuscitate" Orders in Cancer Patients at a Childrens Hospital in Taiwan. J Med Ethics 2007;33:194-6.

12. Jaing TH, Tsai BY, Chen SH, Lee WI, Chang KW, Chu SM. Early Transplantation of Unrelated Cord Blood in a Two-month-old Infant with Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome. Pediatr Transplant 2007;11:557-9.

13. Jaing TH, Yang CP, Hung IJ, Chen SH, Sun CF, Chow Robert. Transplantation of Unrelated Donor Umbilical Cord Blood Utilizing Double-Unit Grafts for Five Teenagers with Transfusion-dependent Thalassemia. Bone Marrow Transplant 2007;40:307-11.

14. Jaing TH. Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation: Application in Pediatric Patients. Acta Paediatr Tw 2007;48:107-11.

15. Yeh TC, Liu HC, Wang LY, Chen SH, Liang DC. Invasive fungal infection in children undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. Ann Trop Paediatr 2007; 27:141-7.

16. Liu HC, Chen SH, Wang LY, Yeh TC, Chai IJ, Liang DC. In vitro cell growth stimulated by recombinant human cytokines can help to diagnose transient leukemia in neonates. J Formos Med Assoc 2007;106:365-71.

17. Yeh TC, Liu HC, Wang LY, Chen SH, Lin WY, Liang DC. The development of a novel protocol for the treatment of de novo childhood acute myeloid leukemia in a single institution in Taiwan. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2007;29:826-31.

[Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation]

18. Chen MH, Chiou TJ, Lin PC, Gau JP, Hsu HC, Hsiao LT, Liu JH, Chen PM. Comparison of myeloablative and nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia. Int J Hematol 2007; 86:275-81.

19. Teng HW, Hsiao LT, Chaou SC, Gau JP, Lee TC, Shih YY, Liu CY, Hong YC, Chen MH, Chang MH, Yang YH, Chen PM. A new model for predicting the timing of leukapheresis on the basis of CD34(+) cell and hematopoietic progenitor cell levels. J Clin Apher 2007; 22:195-203.

20. Hou HA, Tang JH, Hsu SC, Yu CL, Chen YC, Yao M. Acquisition and cure of autoimmune disease following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. J Formos Med Assoc 2007; 106:779-83.

21. Hong YC, Liu HM, Chen PS, Chen YJ, Lyou JY, Hu HY, Yi MF, Lin JS and Tzeng CH. Hair follicle: a reliable source of recipient origin after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplantation 2007;40:871-4.

[NHL, HD, MM, other WBC problems]

22. Hu YH, Liu CY, Chiu CH, Hsiao LT. Successful treatment of elderly advanced lymphomatoid granulomatosis with rituximab-CVP combination therapy. Eur J Haematol 2007;78:176-7.

23. Lin PC, Hsiao LT, Poh SB, Wang WS, Yen CC, Chao TC, Liu JH, Chiou TJ, Chen PM. Higher fungal infection rate in elderly patients (more than 80 years old) suffering from diffuse large B cell lymphoma and treated with rituximab plus CHOP. Ann Hematol 2007;86:95-100.

24. Huang CH, Li KL, Wu JH, Wang PN, Juang JH. Antithyroid drug-induced agranulocytosis: report of 13 cases. Chang Gung Med J 2007;30:242-8.

25. Cherng SC, Cheng SN, Tarn A, Chou TC. Anti-inflammatory activity of c-phycocyanin in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages. Life Sci. 2007;81:1431-5.

26. Wu SJ, Chou WC, Ko BS, Tien HF. Severe pulmonary complications after initial treatment with Rituximab for the Asian-variant of intravascular lymphoma. Haematologica 2007;92:141-2.

27. Huang SY, Yao M, Tang JL, Lee WC, Tsay W, Cheng AL, Wang CH, Chen CY, Shen MC, Tien HF. Epidemiology of multiple myeloma in Taiwan: increasing incidence for the past 25 years and higher prevalence of extramedullary myeloma in patients younger than 55 years. Cancer 2007;110:896-905.

28. Wu SJ, Yao M, Tien HF, Tang JL, Lin CW, Chen YC. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma in leukemic transformation: successful treatment by transplantation. J Clin Oncol 2007;25:4490-2.

29. Yu YB, ChunYL, Chen CC, You JY, Chau WK, Hsu HC, Gau JP, Chen PM, Ho CH. Combined treatment with splenectomy and cladribine in hairy cell leukemia in Taiwan: a clinicopathological study of 5 cases. J Chin Med Assoc 2007;70:551-5.

30. Chang KC, Huang GC, Jones D, Lin YH. Distribution patterns of dendritic cells and T cells in diffuse large B-cell lymphomas correlate with prognoses. Clin Cancer Res. 2007;13:6666-72.

31. Huang GC, Chow JM, Shen SC, Yang LY, Lin CW, Chen YC. Wogonin but not Nor-wogonin inhibits lipopolysaccharide and lipoteichoic acid-induced iNOS gene expression and NO production in macrophages. Int Immunopharmacol 2007;7:1054-63.

32. Huang GC, Wu LS, Chen LG, Yang LL, Wang CC. Immuno-enhancement effects of Huang Qi Liu Yi Tang in a murine model of cyclophosphamide-induced leucopenia. J Ethnopharmacol 2007;109:229-35.

[Acute leukemia, MDS, MPN]

33. Fu JF, Liang DC, Shih LY. Analysis of acute leukemias with MLL/ENL fusion transcripts: identification of two novel breakpoints in ENL. Am J Clin Pathol 2007;127:24-30.

34. Chen CC, Gau JP, Yu YB, Lu CH, Lee KD, You JY. Prognosis and Treatment Outcome in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia With t(8;21)(q22;q22). Adv Ther 2007;24:907-20.

35. Chen CC, Yang CF, Lee KD, You JY, Yu YB, Ho CH, Tzeng TH, Chau WK, Hsu HC, Gau JP. Complex karyotypes confer poorer survival in adult acute myeloid leukemia harboring unfavorable cytogenetic abnormalities. Cancer Genet Cytogenet 2007;174:138-46.

36. Hsiao HH, Yang MY, Liu YC, Lee CP, Yang WC, Liu TC, Chang CS, Lin SF. The association of JAK2V617F mutation and leukocytosis with thrombotic events in essential thrombocythemia. Exp Hematol. 2007;35:1704-7.

37. Er TK, Tsai SM, Wu SH, Chiang W, Lin HC, Lin SF, Wu SH, Tsai LY, Liu TZ. Antioxidant status and superoxide anion radical generation in acute myeloid leukemia. Clin Biochem 2007;40:1015-9.

38. Chou WC, Tang JL, Wu SJ, Tsay W, Yao M, Huang SY, Huang KC, Chen CY, Huang CF, Tien HF. Clinical implications of minimal residual disease monitoring by quantitative polymerase chain reaction in acute myeloid leukemia patients bearing nucleophosmin (NPM1) mutations. Leukemia 2007;21:998-1004.

39. Lee CY, Tien HF, Hu CY, Chou WC, Lin LI. Marrow angiogenesis-associated factors as prognostic biomarkers in patients with acute myelogenous leukaemia. Br J Cancer 2007;97: 877-82.

40. Yu YB, Gau JP, You JY, Chern HH, Chau WK, Tzeng CH, Ho CH, Hsu HC. Cost-effectiveness of postremission intensive therapy in patients with acute leukemia. Ann Oncol 2007;18:529-34.

41. Chang MC, Chen TY, Tang JL, Lan YJ, Chao TY, Chiu CF, Ho HT. Leukapheresis and cranial irradiation in patients with hyperleukocytic acute myeloid leukemia: no impact on early mortality and intracranial hemorrhage. Am J Hematol. 2007;82:976-80.

42. Chow JM, Huang GC, Shen SC, Wu CY, Lin CW, Chen YC. Differential apoptotic effect of wogonin and nor-wogonin via stimulation of ROS production in human leukemia cells. J Cell Biochem. 2007;103:1394-404.

43. Chen CY, Lin LI, Tang JL, Ko BS, Tsay W, Chou WC, Yao M, Wu SJ, Tseng MH, Tien HF. RUNX1 gene mutation in primary myelodysplastic syndrome - the mutation can be detected early at diagnosis or acquired during disease progression and is associated with poor outcome. Br J Haematol 2007;139:405-414.

[Coagulation and platelet disorders]

44. Chang H, Chen YM, Dunn P. Factor VIII inhibitor associated with nephrotic syndrome. Haemophilia 2007;13:766.

45. Chiou JF, Woon MD, Cheng SN, Hsu CH, Cherng SC, Hsieh FK, Lin SM, Shiau CY. Staphylokinase-annexin XI chimera exhibited efficient in vitro thrombolytic activities. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2007;71:1122-9.

46. Lin JS, Lyou JY, Chen YJ, Chen PS, Liu HM, Ho CH, Hao TC, Tzeng CH. Unappreciated HLA antibodies in adult immune thrombocytopenic purpura. J Formos Med Assoc 2007;106:105-9.

47. Ho CH. Thromboembolic Disorders in the Chinese and Asians. In: "Thrombohemostatic Disease Research". Wiwanitkit V (eds.) pp 9-34, Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2007.

48. Lin HY, Chung CY, Chang CS, Wang ML, Lin JS, Shen MC. Hyperhomocysteinemia, deep vein thrombosis and vitamin B12 deficiency in a metformin-treated diabetic patient. J Formos Med Assoc 2007;106:774-8.

49. Lin JS, Lyou JY, Chen YJ, Chen PS, Liu HM, Ho CH, Hao TC, Tzeng CH. Unappreciated HLA antibodies in adult immune thrombocytopenic purpura. J Formos Med Assoc 2007; 106:105-9.

[RBC disorders]

50. Twu YC, Chen CP, Hsieh CY, Tzeng CH, Sun CF, Wang SH, Chang MS, Yu LC. I branching formation in erythroid differentiation is regulated by transcription factor C/EBP{alpha}. Blood 2007;110;4526-34.

51. Shih HC, Chang YC, Peng CT, Chang TJ, Chang JG. Hb Hekinan In a Taiwanese Subject: A G→T Substitution at Codon 27 of The a1-Globin Gene Abolishes an HaeIII site. Hemoglobin 2007;31:495-8.


52. Liu HM, Chen PS, Chen YJ, Lyou JY, Hu HY, Lin JS, Tzeng CH. Y-chromosome short tandem repeats analysis to complement paternal lineage study: a single institutional experience in Taiwan. Transfusion 2007;47:918-26.

53. Liu HM, Chen YJ, Chen PS, Lyou JY, Hu HY, Ho YT, Lin JS, Tzeng CH. A novel Ael allele derived from a unique 816insG in exon 7 of the ABO gene. J Formos Med Assoc 2007;106:969-74.

[Medical oncology]

54. Chou WC, Lu CH, Lin G, Hong YS, Chen PT, Hsu HC, Chen JS, Yeh KY, Wang HM, Liaw CC. Transcutaneous arterial embolization to control massive tumor bleeding in head and neck cancer: 63 patients experiences from a single medical center. Support Care Cancer 2007;15:1185-90.

55. Chen CC, Chen LT, Tsou TC, Pan WY, Kuo CC, Liu JF, Yeh SC, Tsai FY, Hsieh HP, Chang JY. Combined modalities of resistance in an oxaliplatin-resistant human gastric cancer cell line with enhanced sensitivity to 5-fluorouracil. Br J Cancer 2007;97:334-44.

56. Hung MC, Hung GY*, Lin PC, Tiu CM, Tien YC. Acute pancreatitis Associated with Ifosfamide. J Chin Med Assoc 2007;70:176-179.

57. Yang MH, Chang SY, Chiou SH, Liu CJ, Chi CW, Chen PM, Teng SC, Wu KJ. Overexpression of NBS1 induces epithelial-mesenchymal transition and co-expression of NBS1 and Snail predicts metastasis of head and neck cancer. Oncogene 2007;26:1459-67.

58. Lin HL, Yang MH, Wu CW, Chen PM, Yang YP, Chu YR, Kao CL, Ku HH, Lo JF, Liou JP, Chi CW, Chiou SH. 2-methoxyestradiol attenuates phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt pathway-mediated metastasis of gastric cancer. Int J Cancer 2007;121:2547-55.

59. Lee MY, Yang MH, Liu JH, Yen CC, Lin PC, Teng HW, Wang WS, Chiou TJ, Chen PM. Severe anaphylactic reactions in patients receiving oxaliplatin therapy: a rare but potentially fatal complication. Support Care Cancer. 2007;15:89-93.

60. Wang WS, Lin JK, Lin TC, Chen WS, Jiang JK, Wang HS, Chiou TJ, Liu JH, Yen CC, Chen PM. Oral glutamine is effective for preventing oxaliplatin-induced neuropathy in colorectal cancer patients. Oncologist. 2007;12:312-9.

61. Yen CC, Liang SC, Jong YJ, Chen YJ, Lin CH, Chen YM, Wu YC, Su WC, Huang CY, Tseng SW, Whang-Peng J. Chromosomal aberrations of malignant pleural effusions of lung adenocarcinoma: Different cytogenetic changes are correlated with genders and smoking habits. Lung Cancer 2007;57:292-301.

62. Sheu CC, Lin SF, Chiu CC, Lee CS, Chai CY, Liu YC, Huang MS. Left atrial sarcoma mimicking obstructive pulmonary disease. J Clin Oncol 2007;25:1277-9.

63. Bean J, Brennan C, Shih JY, Riely G, Viale A, Wang L, Chitale D, Moti N, Szoke J, Broderick S, Balak M, Chang WC, Yu CJ, Gazdar A, Pass H, Rusch V, Geral W, Huang SF, Yang PC, Miller V, Ladayi M, Yang CH and W Pao. MET amplification occurs with or without T790M mutations in EGFR mutant lung tumors with acquired resistance to gefitinib or erlotinib. Proc Natl Acad Sci 2007;104:20932-7.

64. Lin CC, Yeh KH, Yang CH, Hsu C, Tsai YC, Hsu WL, Cheng AL and Hsu CH. Multifractionated paclitaxel and cisplatin combined with 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin in patients with metastatic or recurrent esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Anticancer Drugs 2007:18:703-8.

65. Lin CC, Cheng AL, Hsu CH, Lu YS, Hsu C, Yeh KH, Wu CY, Huang CS and Yang CH. A phase II trial of weekly paclitaxel and high-dose 5-fluorouracil plus leucovorin in patients with chemotherapy-pretreated metastatic breast cancer. Anticancer Research 2007;27:641-6.

66. Lin CC, Hsu C, Hsu CH, Hsu WL, Cheng AL and Yang CH. Arsenic trioxide in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma : a phase II trial. Investigational New Drugs 2007;25:77-84.

67. Chen YM, Yu CJ, Yang CH, Perng RP, Tsia Cm, Shih JF, Cheng AL, Lefresene F, Barbier M Pouget JC and Yang PC. A phase II study of oral vinorelbine in combination with cisplatin conducted in Taiwan in patients with unresectable localized or metastatic non-small cell lung carcinoma. Lung Cancer 2007;56:89-95.

68. Lin MY, Chao PL, Fang SF, Chi CW, Yang CH. Endoplasmic reticulum stress is involved in arsenite-induced oxidative injury in rat brain. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 2007;224:138-46.

69. Lin MY, Fang SF, Chao PL, Yang CH. Melatonin attenuates arsenite-induced apoptosis in rat brain: Involvement of mitochondrial and ER pathways and aggregation of α-synuclein. J Pineal Res 2007;43:163-71.

70. Perng RP, Chen CY, Chang GC, Hsia TC, Hsu NY, Tsai YH, Tsai CM, Yang CH, Chen YM, Yu CJ, Lee JJ, Hsu HS, Yu CT, Kao EL and Chiu CH. Revisit of 1997 TNM Staging System--Survival Analysis of 1112 Lung Cancer Patients in Taiwan. Jpn J Clin Oncol 2007;37:9-15.

71. Lin CC, Hsu CH, Cheng JC, Wang HP, Lee JM, Yeh KH, Yang CH, Lin JT, Cheng AL, Lee YC. Concurrent chemoradiotherapy with twice weekly paclitaxel and cisplatin followed by esophagectomy for locally advanced esophageal cancer. Ann Oncology 2007;18:93-8.

72. Chang CS, Chang JH, Hsu NC, Lin HY, Chung CY. Expression of CD80 and CD86 costimulatory molecules are potential markers for better survival in nasopharyngeal carcinoma. BMC Cancer 2007;7:88.

73. Kuo SJ, Wang BB, Chang CS, Chen TH, Yeh KT, Lee DJ, Yin PL, Chen M. Comparison of immunohistochemical and fluorescence in situ hybridization assessment for her-2/neu status in taiwanese breast cancer patients. Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2007;46:146-51.

74. Lin YL, Chung CY, Chang CS, Wu JS, Kuo KT, Kuo SH, Cheng AL. Prognostic factors in extrapulmonary small cell carcinomas. A large retrospective study. Oncology 2007;72:181-187.

75. Liu SY, Liu YC, Huang WT, Huang GC, Su HJ, Lin MH. Requirement of MMP-3 in anchorage-independent growth of oral squamous cell carcinomas. J Oral Pathol Med 2007; 36:430-5.


76. Kuo YW, Yen MK, Cheng KI, Tang CS, Chau SW, Hou MF, Wang JJ, Lin SF. Lightwand-guided endotracheal intubation performed by the nondominant hand is feasible. Kaohsiung J Med Sci 2007;23:504-10.