Ayşe Salihoğlu

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OBJECTIVE here have been tremendous changes in treatment and follow-up of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in the last decade. Especially, regular publication and updating of NCCN and ELN guidelines have provided enermous rationale and base for close monitorization of patients with CML. But, it is stil needed to have registry results(More)
Current treatment modalities can cure up to 70-80 % of patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma. Approximately, 20-30 % of patients require further treatment options. Brentuximab vedotin has been approved for the treatment of relapsed and refractory Hodgkin lymphoma. In the present study, we report the experience with brentuximab vedotin as single agent in(More)
OBJECTIVE Patients receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) are exposed to highly immunosuppressive conditions and bloodstream infections (BSIs) are one of the most common major complications within this period. Our aim, in this study, was to evaluate the epidemiology of BSIs in these patients retrospectively. MATERIALS AND METHODS The(More)
A 43-year-old otherwise healthy male patient was admitted to our hematology clinic with leukocytosis in April 2008. Philadelphia-positive chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) was the diagnosis. Imatinib mesylate (IM) at 400 mg/day was initiated in May 2008. He tolerated the therapy quite well; only a mild skin rash developed, which was easily(More)
The aim of this single-center, retrospective study was to investigate the impact of rituximab, reconsider the validity of International Prognostic Index (IPI), and evaluate the prognostic role of the cell of origin (CoO) in a relatively young cohort. Three hundred twelve diffuse large B cell lymphoma patients (median age: 52) were included. Rituximab(More)
UNLABELLED INTRODUCTION Schwannomas are mostly benign tumors arising from Schwann cells of the nerve sheaths. Breast schwannomas are very rare and account for only 2.6% of cases. As far as we know this is the first reported case of breast schwannoma discovered in a patient with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. The breast schwannoma was evaluated with(More)
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