Radiotherapy

Sep 20, 2016 by in HEMATOLOGY Comments Off on Radiotherapy

Site Optimal radiotherapy utilisation rate (%) Bladder 47 Brain 80 Breast 87 Cervix 71 Colon 4 Gall bladder 17 Head and neck 74 Kidney 15 Leukaemia 4 Liver 0 Lung…

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NK/T Cell Lymphoma, Nasal Type

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Fig. 1 Ratio of ENKL in malignant lymphoma among each country 3 Pathology and Phenotype Histologically, lymphoma cells of ENKL show diffuse proliferation with angiocentric or angiodestructive growth pattern (Fig….

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Nervous System Tumors

Sep 20, 2016 by in HEMATOLOGY Comments Off on Nervous System Tumors

Fig. 1 Proposed management for patients with glioblastoma Fig. 2 Proposed management for anaplastic gliomas in patients with good performance status after maximal, safe resection of the tumor with preservation…

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Cancers

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Incidence (annual rate per 100,000) Entity Prevalence (per 100,000) >50 Epithelial tumours of the breast 594 Epithelial tumours of the lung 85 >20–50 Epithelial tumours of the skin 474 Epithelial…

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Cancer

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Fig. 1 Standardized incidences of prostate cancer in the different countries of the world and in Guadeloupe and Martinique 1.2 Mortality Cancer mortality in the Caribbean is generally lower, except…

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Cancer

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Triple test: clinical, USS, Trucut/FNAC One-day, one-stop triple diagnosis Incision/excision biopsy as indicated Mandatory pathology and IHC testing Staging: CXR, abdominal USS, bone scintigraphy USS ultrasound scanning, FNAC fine-needle aspiration…

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Oncology

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Problems Prevalence (%) ECOG PS ≥2 ~20 ADL dependence ~20 IADL dependence 50–60 Comorbidity >90 Severe comorbidity 30–40 Depression 20–40 Cognitive impairment 25–35 At risk of malnutrition/malnourished 30–50 Comorbidity is…

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Cancers (Including Melanoma)

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Fig. 1 Four global maps illustrating the four main factors associated with the epidemiological profile of skin cancer in the tropics: (a) more intense ultraviolet radiation (​www-med-physik.​vu-wien.​ac.​at/​uv/​uv_​online.​htm); (b) a higher…

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