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Mean platelet volume (MPV) is an indicator of thrombocyte volume and tendency to thrombosis can be mentioned in case of MPV elevation. Cancers are one of the important groups of thrombotic diseases. In the present study, MPV value was scrutinized in patients with cancer that developed thrombosis. Totally 43 patients followed in Kayseri Training and Research(More)
The risk of thromboemboli is increased in patients with cancer, and this is precipitated by the chemotherapeutic agents. Bevacizumab is an anti-vascular endothelial growth factor monoclonal antibody and has an importance in the treatment of metastatic colon cancer. The association between bevacizumab, which is demonstrated to increase the risk of(More)
In the present study, we aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of second-line gemcitabine-based chemotherapy regimens on overall survival (OS) in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) patients receiving first-line pemetrexed-based regimens. A total of 73 patients with MPM from Akdeniz University, Acibadem Kayseri Hospital, Kayseri Training and Research(More)
BACKGROUND Only 20% of patients with stage III NSCLC are cured by surgery. There is a disagreement among the oncologists in terms of whether which regimen (induction chemotherapy followed chemoradiotherapy, concurrent chemoradiation or concurrent chemoradiation followed consolidation chemotherapy) is best choice in inoperable LA NSCLC. OBJECTIVE To(More)
Capecitabine plus lapatinib combination is an effective chemotherapy regimen in patients with advanced breast cancer. Neurological adverse effects secondary to this regimen were reported rarely in literature. A woman with breast cancer presented with complaints of slurred speech while using the capecitabine and lapatinib combination. Her major complaint was(More)
100 Hydroxyurea, which is an inhibitor of ribonucleoside reductase and is used as a systemic antitumor agent, is frequently used for the treatment of myeloproliferative and hematologic diseases. While the most common side effect is myelosuppression, gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, stomatitis, and anorexia and rash, skin ulcers,(More)
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