Cindy Quinton

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BACKGROUND Despite the high suicide rate in the elderly, there is a relative lack of information on the longer-term outcome of elderly people who have attempted suicide, particularly their psychiatric and physical morbidity and mortality. METHOD Comprehensive demographic and psychiatric data were available on 100 consecutive referrals to a liaison(More)
PURPOSE Platinum-based regimens represent the standard first-line treatment for non-small-cell lung cancer (nsclc). However, newer data have established a role for pemetrexed in the treatment of this disease. Such data suggest that histology represents a determining factor in the selection of treatment. METHODS We undertook a systematic review of the(More)
The annual Eastern Canadian Colorectal Cancer Consensus Conference was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 20-22, 2011. Health care professionals involved in the care of patients with colorectal cancer participated in presentation and discussion sessions for the purposes of developing the recommendations presented here. This consensus statement addresses(More)
Recent advances in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have led to improvements in patient survival and quality of life. It is unclear whether molecular abnormalities associated with NSCLC cell survival, growth and proliferation are useful in predicting treatment benefit. We conducted a systematic review to establish which biomarkers(More)
Since the introduction of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis by Popovich et al [1] and the subsequent modification of the technique by Oreopoulos et al [2], an increasing number of patients with end-stage renal disease are maintained on this new treatment modality. To date, there has not been any report of the effect of CAPD on the evolution of renal(More)
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