Alina J Joyce

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BACKGROUND The importance of vascular occlusion in the pathogenesis of human haemoprotozoal disease is unresolved. METHODS Giemsa-stained tissue sections from a human case of Babesia microti infection in a splenectomized patient with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and colon cancer were examined to ascertain the distribution of parasitized erythrocytes(More)
BACKGROUND This study was initiated to determine whether tumor markers obtained on image-guided breast biopsy specimens provide accurate prognostic information for women with invasive breast cancer. METHODS Prognostic tumor markers on preoperative image-guided biopsy and final surgical specimens were compared in 44 patients with invasive breast cancer. (More)
Azithromycin was subjected to a series of three in vitro and one in vivo genetic toxicology assays for the detection of drug-associated gene or chromosomal effects. In the Ames Salmonella typhimurium tester strains TA1535, TA1537, TA98 and TA100, the presence of azithromycin was not associated with any increase in the number of his- revertants. Urine from(More)
Retinoic acid receptors (RARs) are nuclear transcription factors that mediate the effects of retinoids. Aberrant expression and regulation of RARs have been linked to various malignancies, including steroid-related breast and cervical cancers. Our previous results also suggest that prostate cancer is associated with altered RAR signaling. To understand the(More)
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