The aims of this study were to investigate the expression of the H3K4 demethylase, jumonji AT-rich interactive domain 1B (JARID1B/KDM5B) and of p16 (multiple tumor suppressor gene MTS1) in breast cancer tissue and determine its clinicopathological significance. JARID1B/KDM5B and P16 protein expression in 176 resected breast cancer specimens and adjacent normal breast tissue was detected by the streptavidin-peroxidase (S-P) immunohistochemical method. The TNM staging grade was assigned according to the World Health Organization (2012) breast classification system.
Mutations of some contributing factors (p53, p16, Rb, and EGFR) are believed to affect diagnosis and drug resistance of lung cancer. We evaluated the efficacy of a multimarker panel for molecular diagnosis of lung cancer, using a high-throughput suspension microarray. One hundred and twenty-five lung cancer specimens and 30 tumor-free lung tissue samples were assayed by multiplex polymerase chain reaction with specific probes designed to detect hot-spot mutations in p53, p16, Rb, and EGFR.