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BACKGROUND The most important prognostic factor in the ovarian cancer is optimal cytoreduction. The neoadjuvant chemotherapy, an only optional method of treatment in this case and is still the subject of debate. The object of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of markers: CA 125, HE4, YKL-40 and bcl-2 as well as cathepsin L in predicting optimal(More)
OBJECTIVES The ovarian tumor microenvironment, ie, the peritoneal fluid, is an intriguing research subject. The goal of this study was to assess the behavior of selected cytokines and growth factors within the peritoneal fluid in pathologies associated with ascites and to assess the relationship between the levels of these substances and select prognostic(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this work was to compare concentrations of adiponectin in the serum of obese women with endometrial cancer, endometrial hyperplasia with atypia, and normal endometrium. METHODS We enrolled 105 obese women treated at the Department of Gynecological Surgery and Oncology of Adults and Adolescents. The patients were allocated to groups(More)
New poly(ester-amide) copolymers modified with polyethers were developed for carboplatin encapsulation. These new copolymers contain hydrophobic blocks made of tyrosine derivative and dimer fatty acid, and poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) as hydrophilic blocks. Short-term hydrolytic degradation revealed high water absorption, slight increase of pH of simulated(More)
PURPOSE To determine whether thrombospondin-1 might be used as a prognostic factor in ovarian cancer patients. METHOD Ninety-six female subjects hospitalized in years 2011-2014 was included in the study. Transvaginal ultrasound examination was performed in all patients. In 39 cases of suspected ovarian cancer, CT scans were also performed. Each patient(More)
Detectability of early stages of ectopic pregnancies has increased due to improvements in ultrasonographic and biochemical techniques. Since the patients' future procreative plans must be taken into consideration when commencing treatment, the goal of this work was to compare the effects of treatment methods and their impact on fertility. The study included(More)
The present study aimed to investigate the usefulness of the Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm (ROMA) in the preoperative stratification of patients with ovarian tumors using a novel combination of laboratory tests. The study group (n=619) consisted of 354 premenopausal and 265 postmenopausal patients. The levels of carbohydrate antigen 125 (CA125) and(More)
AIM Evaluation of patient age and time of the prophylactic surgery as well as incidence of genital cancers and precancerous states observed in histopathology of the postoperative material from BRCA1 gene mutation carriers previously treated for breast cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS 206 carriers of one of the three most common BRCA1 gene mutations (5382insC,(More)
INTRODUCTION Endometrial cancer is the one of the most common cancers of the genital organ. HE4 and MMP2 are both proteins whose serum levels increase in endometrial cancer. AIM To explore the diagnostic potential of the serum levels of HE4 and MMP2 in patients with endometrial cancer and benign endometrial diseases. To assess the relationship between the(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of our study was to evaluate the behaviour of the human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) in the peritoneal fluid encountered in various female genital diseases. METHODS We enrolled 139 patients, 40 with ovarian cancer (group I), 82 with benign diseases (group II), and 17 with other malignant neoplasms (group III). The HE4 tumor marker(More)