Jurnale medicale
2011

Jurnale medicale 2011

30 Decembrie 2011 17:00
The CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention is pleased to provide a basic guide to the cost-effectiveness analysis of HIV/AIDS prevention interventions. The purpose is to make this literature more accessible to researchers and to help prevention program staff and planners become more familiar with poten mai mult
CDC HIV/AIDS Prevention
30 Decembrie 2011 15:25
“BMJ covers get everywhere” is a new blog we have launched featuring humorous photos of BMJ covers sent in by our readers. Please submit your photos to JDobson@bmj.com, or send a twitpic to @bmj_latest. Look at the blog at bmj.com/blogs Excessive crying in infants Photo taken by Rhona...
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Latest BMJ blogs
30 Decembrie 2011 14:31
A 75 year old man who was diagnosed with coronary heart disease when he was 60, and has been treated with medication since, represents a typical patient in primary care and hospital care in Spain. He has also been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Treatment with drugs and insulin therapy started when. mai mult
Latest BMJ blogs
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52
Purpose.

Trends suggest that cancer spending growth will accelerate. One method for controlling costs is to examine whether the benefits of new technologies are worth the extra costs. However, especially new and emerging technologies are often more costly, while limited clinical evidence of superior

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52
Background.

Enchondromatosis is characterized by the presence of multiple benign cartilage lesions in bone. While Ollier disease is typified by multiple enchondromas, in Maffucci syndrome these are associated with hemangiomas. Studies evaluating the predictive value of clinical symptoms for developm

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52

On April 30, 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration converted letrozole (Femara®; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ) from accelerated to full approval for adjuvant and extended adjuvant (following 5 years of tamoxifen) treatment of postmenopausal women with hormone receptor

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52
Background.

With the aging population, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the elderly represents a significant health burden. We aimed to evaluate and compare the efficacy and tolerability of single-agent sorafenib in treating elderly patients with advanced HCC versus the younger population.

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52

Oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy regimens are the current standard treatment in the management of colorectal cancer. Neurotoxicity is the major cause of treatment delay, dose reduction, and cessation of oxaliplatin. Evidence regarding the role of calcium and magnesium prophylaxis to prevent oxaliplati

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52

The Institute of Medicine's National Cancer Policy Forum recently convened a workshop on patient-centered cancer treatment planning, with the aim of raising awareness about this important but often overlooked aspect of cancer treatment. A primary goal of patient-centered treatment planning is to eng

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52
Background.

Cigarette smoking has long been implicated in cancer development and survival. However, few studies have investigated the impact of smoking on symptom burden in cancer survivors during treatment and at survivorship stage. This study examines the influence of cigarette smoking on side eff

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52
Purpose.

An existing and validated palliative prognostic (PaP) score predicts survival in terminally ill cancer patients based on dyspnea, anorexia, Karnofsky performance status score, clinical prediction of survival, total WBC, and lymphocyte percentage. The PaP score assigns patients to three diff

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The Oncologist current issue
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Purpose.

To investigate the age-specific pattern of administration of chemotherapy and its association with long-term survival and quality of life (QoL) in stage II and III colorectal cancer patients.

Methods.

Chemotherapy allocation according to disease and patient characteristics was investigated

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52

In addition to being present in tumor cells, many targets of signal transduction inhibitors are also found in normal tissue. Side effects attributable to the mechanism of action of molecular targeted agents thus represent "on-target" modulation in normal tissues. These mechanism-based toxicities can

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52
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Background.

Numerous studies have demonstrated that expression of estrogen/progesterone receptor (ER/PR) and human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER)-2 is important for predicting overall survival (OS), distant relapse (DR), and locoregional relapse (LRR) in early and advanced breast cancer pati

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52

Significant advances in the treatment of patients with breast cancer have been made in the past 10 years. The current systemic treatment of breast cancer is characterized by the discovery of multiple cancer targets leading to treatments that are more sophisticated and specific than conventional cyto

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52
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Background.

Opinions regarding the impact of human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER)-2 overexpression or HER-2 amplification on the prognosis of gastric cancer patients are mixed. The present study attempted to clarify this issue by investigating a large cohort of surgical patients.

Methods.

W

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52
Background.

Acinar cell carcinoma (ACC) of the pancreas is a rare neoplasm, accounting for 1% of all pancreatic neoplasms. There remains a lack of data regarding the use of systemic therapy in this disease. We present a series of 40 consecutive cases of ACC of the pancreas treated at Memorial Sloan-

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 12:52
Background and Aims.

Benign skin tumors such as lipomas, fibromas, and epidermal cysts are among the extracolonic manifestations of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Readily detectable by inspection, they could serve as presymptomatic diagnostic markers to identify FAP patients. We therefore pro

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The Oncologist current issue
30 Decembrie 2011 11:46
Dionna Brown, MD; Kate Rowland, MD; PURLs EDITOR John Hickner, MD, MSc
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Journal of Family Practice
30 Decembrie 2011 11:45
30 Decembrie 2011 11:45
Fang-Yih Liaw, MD; Ching-Fu Huang, MD; Wen-Hui Fang, MD; Wei-Ming Wang, MD, PhD; DEPARTMENT EDITOR Richard P. Usatine, MD mai mult
Journal of Family Practice
30 Decembrie 2011 11:45
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Mark S. Crago, MD, PhD; Robert Gauer, MD; Jori Frazier, MLIS; ASSISTANT EDITOR Richard Guthmann, MD, MPH mai mult
Journal of Family Practice
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