Debabrata Barmon

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CONTEXT Patients with advanced ovarian cancer have a poor prognosis in spite of the best possible care. Primary debulking surgery has been the standard of care in advanced ovarian cancer; however, it is associated with high mortality and morbidity rates as shown in various studies. Several studies have discussed the benefit of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in(More)
Embryonal cell carcinoma is a rare clinical entity. We report a case of a 20-year-old patient who presented with lump lower abdomen for last two months with primary amenorrhea and poorly developed secondary sexual characteristics. Ultrasonography (USG) whole abdomen showed lower abdominal mass approximately 15×15×10 cm, probably neoplastic changes in(More)
INTRODUCTION Sarcomatoid squamous cell carcinoma (SSCC) is a rare malignancy of the cervix. Until date around eighteen cases of SSCC have been reported in the literature. It is an aggressive tumor with poor prognosis. The tumor usually presents at an advanced stage. Similarly, primary melanomas of the uterine cervix are rare tumors with not more than 60(More)
AIM To compare the efficacy and toxicities of low-dose oral cyclophosphamide and oral etoposide in patients with persistent and recurrent cervical cancer with gross pelvic disease following full course of chemoradiation therapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS 30 patients with recurrent and persistent cervical cancer with gross pelvic disease were enrolled in this(More)
INTRODUCTION Squamous cell cancer of the vulva is a rare disease with an annual incidence of two to three per 100,000 women. Lymph node metastasis is the most important prognostic factor for the recurrence and survival in vulval carcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS It is a retrospective study of 18 cases, operated in our institute from 2006 to 2009 and(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To study the clinical presentations of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and its response to chemotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective study of 28 women of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia evaluated over a period of 6 years from January 2004 to December 2009. Patients were evaluated on the basis of their age,(More)
UNLABELLED With the advances in the treatment of cancer, the chances of survival have increased today. The five-year relative survival rate is about 66%. With the increasing survival rate, it is important to identify the late effects of cancer and its therapy. One of the most serious events experienced by cancer survivors is the diagnosis of a new cancer.(More)
BACKGROUND Aggressive angiomyxoma is a rare soft tissue tumour that carries a high risk of local relapse. It is a slowly growing and locally infiltrating tumour. CASE We describe the case of an aggressive pelvic-perineal angiomyxoma arising in a 36-year-old woman. The patient had a mass that grew before, during and after her pregnancy. Transperineal(More)
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