Alparslan Mayadağli

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Context • Researchers have reported improved survival rates for patients with cancer when 10-75 g of vitamin C (ascorbic acid, or AA) is administered intravenously. AA exhibits a cytotoxic effect upon entering a cancer cell. Objective • The current study examined the benefits of intravenous administration of AA in treatment of bone metastases. Design • The(More)
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is the most common cancer in males worldwide. The principal mode of treatment in the early stage of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is surgery. However, five-year survival is only about 15% for all stages. The aim is to investigate the effect of daily low dose cisplatin concurrently with radiation therapy in advanced NSCLC patients(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate plasma levels of thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor (TAFI) and TAFI's relationship with coagulation markers (prothrombin fragment 1 + 2) in gastric cancer patients. METHODS Thirty-three patients with gastric adenocarcinoma and 29 healthy control subjects were prospectively enrolled in the(More)
Concomitant administration of chemotherapy and radiotherapy is currently recognized as the standard of treatment in locally advanced inoperable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Our study aimed to compare the efficacy and toxicities of three different chemotherapy regimens delivered concurrently with radiotherapy. We retrospectively reviewed the clinical(More)
In this study, 304 stage III-B and IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cases diagnosed and followed up in our hospital between January 2000 and December 2002 are retrospectively analysed. The effects of demographic, clinical, laboratory findings and different therapeutic modalities on survival were investigated. Of the cases, 31 (10.2%) were women, 273(More)
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