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Advanced pancreatic cancer

Bristi Basu and Gary Doherty.

in Challenging Concepts in Oncology

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology. 5222 words.

Improving outcomes in pancreatic adenocarcinoma remains a key challenge, and few advances have yet impacted significantly on life expectancy; the overall 5-year survival rate remains less...

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Breast cancer and neutropenic sepsis

Gargi Patel.

in Challenging Concepts in Oncology

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology. 5441 words.

Treatment of breast cancer in the adjuvant setting to reduce the risk of recurrence of breast cancer takes into consideration prognostic factors, the risks of relapse, and the role of...

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Bullet ‘Manicure’: Does Lead Prevent Hydroxyurea-induced Cutaneous Toxicity?

Lorenzo Falchi and Alfonso Quintás-Cardama.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 410 words.

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Cancer of unknown primary

Anna C Olsson-Brown.

in Challenging Concepts in Oncology

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology. 4222 words.

Cancer of unknown primary origin (CUP) is classically associated with rapid progression and poor prognosis. If review of the available radiological and pathological information favours a...

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A Case of Pulmonary Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Responding to Carboplatin and Paclitaxel

Shoko Sonobe, Koji Inoue, Sayaka Tachibana, Masaaki Shiojiri, Toshiharu Maeda, Norihiko Nakanishi, Tomonori Moritaka, Yoshihiro Ikura and Tomoya Kawaguchi.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 1861 words.

A 59-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with dyspnea and cough. A large polypoid tumor was observed in the lower trachea and bronchoscopic polypectomy was performed using a snare to...

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Colorectal liver metastases

Khurum Khan.

in Challenging Concepts in Oncology

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology. 6031 words.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the second commonest cause of cancer-related mortality in the world. There have been significant advances in the treatment of metastatic CRC, particularly in...

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Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage as a Fatal Adverse Effect of Bevacizumab: An Autopsy Case

Satoshi Ikeda, Akimasa Sekine, Terufumi Kato, Masahiro Yoshida, Ryo Ogata, Tomohisa Baba, Kiyotaka Nagahama, Koji Okudela and Takashi Ogura.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 998 words.

A 71-year-old female with Stage IIIB primary adenocarcinoma was administered a three-drug combination therapy consisting of docetaxel, cisplatin and bevacizumab as a first-line treatment...

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Disconnection of a Venous Port-A-Cath Followed by Embolization After Saline Flush: Rare Case Report

Angela Wai-Chi Lam, Yuh-Min Chen, Kuang-Yao Yang, Chun-Ming Tsai and Reury-Perng Perng.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 972 words.

A 77-year-old man presented with painful swelling of his Port-A-Cath insertion site soon after flushing with normal saline. No discomfort or abnormality was found during the saline flush. A...

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Endometrial cancer and treatment complications

Caroline Manetta.

in Challenging Concepts in Oncology

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology. 5459 words.

This case highlights some of the issues surrounding the management of endometrial cancer. The management of stage I disease is contentious, and the roles of chemotherapy and radiotherapy,...

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Fatal <i>Candida</i> Septic Shock During Systemic Chemotherapy in Lung Cancer Patient Receiving Corticosteroid Replacement Therapy for Hypopituitarism: A Case Report

Daisuke Morichika, Akiko Sato-Hisamoto, Katsuyuki Hotta, Katsuyoshi Takata, Noriko Iwaki, Koji Uchida, Daisuke Minami, Toshio Kubo, Mitsune Tanimoto and Katsuyuki Kiura.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 2100 words.

Invasive candidiasis has increased as nosocomial infection recently in cancer patients who receive systemic chemotherapy, and the timely risk assessment for developing such specific...

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