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BACKGROUND Despite the favorable efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness profile of bisphosphonate (BIS) treatment for osteoporosis (OP), patient compliance remains suboptimal. A longer follow-up period could help to better characterize patient behavior as well as the predictors of noncompliance because of the extended durations of osteoporosis and time to(More)
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)
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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