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A combination of radiotherapy and chemotherapy was applied to 13 patients for non-operable oesophageal carcinoma. Included in the twelve-week treatment were radiation doses between 43 and 60 Gy and five FU infusions. Only six patients responded at all to the therapy. Eleven patients died of progressing tumour growth, within two to nine months from… (More)
Our project's purpose was to assess the acceptability of a screening and intervention program to address food insecurity (FI) in pediatric primary care. We implemented systematic FI screening during routine health supervision visits. Our positive results can help to inform implementation of routine FI screening in clinical practice.
This is a retrospective analysis of a series of 124 patients suffering from osseous metastases following surgery of cancer of the female breast and different forms of its treatment. Concerning the rate of survival time the best results could be obtained by chemotherapy (hormones, cytostatic drugs) in combination with irradiation or without it. After… (More)
Out of 79 patients with metastasized carcinoma of the breast in 33% (6 patients) a response to a Tamoxifen therapy could be observed. For complete remissions the remission periods were 12.3 months, for partial remissions 9.9 months and in the group of constant findings 4.9 months. Preferably metastases of the soft parts respond to the therapy. The side… (More)