Clinical Medicine Research

Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2017

  • Carboxymethyllysine, an Advanced Glycation End-Product, Promotes the Invasion and Migration of Lung Cancer A549 Cells

    Te-chun Hsia, Mei-chin Yin, Zhi-hong Wang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 149-156
    Received: 8 August 2017
    Accepted: 7 September 2017
    Published: 16 October 2017
    Abstract: Effects of carboxymethyllysine (CML), an advanced glycation end-product (AGE), at 1, 2, 4, 8 or 16 μmol/l upon invasion and migration of A549 cells, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells, were investigated. Results showed that CML at used test doses did not affect A549 cell growth. However, CML at 4-16 μmol/l enhanced both invasion and mig... Show More
  • Community Education of Personalized Breast Cancer Therapy Utilizing Students of HealthCare Professions

    Madison Noel Caudle, Amy Hynes, Christopher Farrell, Sarah Wagner

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 157-163
    Received: 21 August 2017
    Accepted: 23 September 2017
    Published: 6 November 2017
    Abstract: Introduction: Health literacy is a growing problem that can further lead to altered decision making, an amplified variety of health conditions, and decreased survival rates. This study demonstrates that by providing brief, educational seminars to medically underserved members of local communities, we could improve patients’ basic knowledge of breas... Show More