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Lympho-hemopoietic malignancies in India
The incidence of most cancers, including multiple myeloma, lymphomas, and leukemias, is lower compared to that in the West; chronic myelogenous leukemia, however, is higher and the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is rising.
Severe tumor lysis syndrome during treatment with STI 571 in a patient with chronic myelogenous leukemia accelerated phase.
Signal transduction inhibitor 571 (STI 571), a potent and selective inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase activity of BCR– ABL, is an important advance in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia
Severe congenital lead poisoning in a preterm infant due to a herbal remedy
A preterm infant born to a woman with chronic lead poisoning was found to have the highest blood lead level recorded for a surviving neonate, and the mother's long-term ingestion of lead-contaminated herbal tablets as the source.
Indian Council of Medical Research consensus document for the management of buccal mucosa cancer
Clinical examination including history andphysical examination includinghistory andphysical is doneateachfollow-up visit and no routine radiological investigation is recommended and nooutine radiological Investigation is recommended.
Practical consensus recommendations on duration of adjuvant hormonal therapy in breast cancer
Expert oncologist discussed on the duration of adjuvant hormonal therapy for improvement of OS and quality of life of breast cancer patients by providing reduction in recurrence and mortality.
The real issue with geriatric oncology
  • A. Vora
  • Medicine
    Cancer Research, Statistics, and Treatment
  • 1 January 2020
Practical consensus recommendations on ovarian suppression in early breast cancer (adjuvant)
Substantial survival benefits exist for patients with early-stage breast cancer who undergo treatment with single-modality ovarian suppression, but its value is uncertain. Expert oncologist discussed
Secondary Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Leukemia Following 131I-Metaiodobenzylguanidine Therapy for Relapsed Neuroblastoma
Three patients with secondary leukemia after treatment with 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine for neuroblastoma are described, which may contribute to the risk of secondary leukemia in patients who have received intensive chemotherapy.
Primary gastrointestinal non Hodgkin's lymphoma chemotherapy alone an effective treatment modality: experience from a single centre in India.
Organ-preservation strategy using chemotherapy alone (CT) can be successfully employed in a significant number of patients with primary GI-NHL and to compare the results with combined CT+surgery.