https://ogma.newcastle.edu.au/vital/access/ /manager/Index ${session.getAttribute("locale")} 5 Changing the culture of tumor tissue biobanking in a tertiary referral hospital using an audit and feedback strategy https://ogma.newcastle.edu.au/vital/access/ /manager/Repository/uon:36988 Wed 17 Nov 2021 16:29:43 AEDT ]]> The precursor for nerve growth factor (ProNGF) in thyroid cancer lymph node metastases: correlation with primary tumour and pathological variables https://ogma.newcastle.edu.au/vital/access/ /manager/Repository/uon:36624 Wed 17 Jun 2020 17:04:49 AEST ]]> Innervation of papillary thyroid cancer and its association with extra-thyroidal invasion https://ogma.newcastle.edu.au/vital/access/ /manager/Repository/uon:36968 2 [IQR 7–21]) compared to benign thyroid (6 nerves/cm2 [IQR: 3–10]) (p = 0.001). In contrast, no increase in nerve density was observed in FTC. In multivariate analysis, nerve density correlated positively with extrathyroidal invasion (p < 0.001), and inversely with tumour size (p < 0.001). The majority of nerves were adrenergic, although cholinergic and peptidergic innervation was detected. Perineural invasion was present in 35% of PTC, and was independently associated with extrathyroidal invasion (p = 0.008). This is the first report of infiltration of nerves into the tumour microenvironment of thyroid cancer and its association with tumour aggressiveness. The role of nerves in thyroid cancer pathogenesis should be further investigated.]]> Wed 07 Apr 2021 20:20:56 AEST ]]>