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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to identify a real-world US population having undergone surgery for malignant melanoma and describe treatment patterns, health care resource utilization, and costs for patients who subsequently received interferon alfa-2b (IFN) therapy or other standard of care chemotherapies. METHODS A retrospective cohort study(More)
The aim of the study was to assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among metastatic soft tissue (mSTS) or bone sarcoma (mBS) patients who had attained a favourable response to chemotherapy. We employed the EORTC QLQ-C30, the 3-item Cancer-Related Symptoms Questionnaire, and the EQ-5D instrument. HRQoL was evaluated overall and by health state in 120(More)
Type2 Diabetes is highly prevalent in India. Several studies on Asian Indians have shown that they are characterized by higher insulin resistance, early onset type2 diabetes and hypertension. For a given BMI Indians have a higher percentage of body fat and more visceral fat than members of other population. The tendency of Indians to have higher percentage(More)
As sugarcane is vegetatively propagated through stem cuttings, there is uniformity and stability of the DNA fingerprints once generated. This has made DNA fingerprinting a reliable method of varietal identification in this crop. One of the major ways sugarcane industries would benefit from molecular markers is in the use of SSRs for cultivars(More)
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