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Preoperative chemotherapy for osteogenic sarcoma: Selection of postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy based on the response of the primary tumor to preoperative chemotherapy
Since June 1978, 57 patients with primary osteogenic sarcoma of an extremity were treated with high‐dose methotrexate (HDMTX) and citrovorum factor rescue (CFR), Adriamycin, and the combination ofExpand
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Primary osteogenic sarcoma. The rationale for preoperative chemotherapy and delayed surgery
From 1973–1975, 31 patients with biopsied primary osteogenic sarcoma were treated with preoperative chemotherapy followed by surgical ablation of the primary tumor. Surgery was delayed in order toExpand
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Ewing's sarcoma: Ten‐year experience with adjuvant chemotherapy
Since May 1970, 67 consecutive patients with primary (nonmetastatic) Ewing's sarcoma were treated with adjuvant chemotherapy (CT) in addition to radiation therapy (RT) or surgery for the primaryExpand
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Thyroid dysfunction as a late effect in survivors of pediatric medulloblastoma/Primitive neuroectodermal tumors
Primary hypothyroidism is a common sequela of craniospinal radiotherapy in the treatment of pediatric brain tumors.
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A Phase I/II study of carboplatin combined with hyperfractionated radiotherapy for brainstem gliomas
Brainstem gliomas often respond to radiotherapy but long term disease control is exceptional. The concomitant administration of a chemotherapy agent with radiosensitizing properties such asExpand
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Neutropenia: state of the knowledge part I.
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To review neutrophil physiology, consequences of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (CIN), CIN risk assessment models, national practice guidelines, the impact of febrile neutropeniaExpand
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Telangiectatic osteogenic sarcoma. Improved survival with combination chemotherapy.
Since the inception of adjuvant chemotherapy for osteogenic sarcoma (OS), 25 patients were treated for telangiectatic osteogenic sarcoma (TOS) from 1973 through 1980. This represented 12% of allExpand
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Current practices in advance care planning: implications for oncology nurses.
Discussions regarding advance care planning (ACP) among patients with cancer and their physicians largely are not happening. Many patients with cancer, even those at the end of life (EOL), have notExpand
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Impaired early growth of infants perinatally infected with human immunodeficiency virus: correlation with viral load.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of viral load on the early growth of infants infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). METHODS Plasma concentrations of p24-antigen and HIV ribonucleic acidExpand
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A phase II trial of preirradiation carboplatin in newly diagnosed germinoma of the central nervous system
Background. Central nervous system (CNS) germinomas respond readily to both radiotherapy and chemotherapy. This study was designed to selectively reduce the dose of radiotherapy in those patientsExpand
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