Deniz Yalman

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PURPOSE To retrospectively analyze and assess the outcomes and prognostic factors in a large number of patients with atypical and malignant meningiomas. METHODS AND MATERIALS Ten academic medical centers participating in this Rare Cancer Network contributed 119 cases of patients with atypical or malignant meningiomas treated with external beam(More)
Burnout is an important occupational problem for health care workers. We aimed to assess the burnout levels among oncology employees and to evaluate the sociodemographic and occupational factors contributing to burnout levels. The Maslach Burnout Inventory, which is designed to measure the three stages of burnout-emotional exhaustion (EE), depersonalization(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate treatment outcome, survival data and prognostic factors in patients with uterine sarcoma treated by postoperative radiotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS The records of 46 patients treated between 1993 and 2003 were reviewed. Median age was 55 (range 31-75). There were 21 mixed mullerian tumors, 12(More)
PURPOSE Patients with Stage IA Grade (G) III, Stage IB GII-III and Stage IC GI-II-III endometrial cancer who received postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy were evaluated in terms of local control, disease-free and overall survival rates and prognostic factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS Four hundred and three patients with Stage I endometrial cancer treated(More)
PURPOSE To test the correlation of LENT/SOMA and RTOG/EORTC late-effect scales for rectum and bladder, 116 cases with gynecologic malignancies that were treated with radiotherapy were assessed with both scales. METHODS AND MATERIALS All cases had been treated at least 6 months before the date of assessment with external beam radiotherapy (50--54 Gy to(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the anxiety levels of women treated for gynecological malignancies using intracavitary brachytherapy. METHODS Anxiety levels prior to and after intracavitary brachytherapy application and factors influencing anxiety levels were evaluated. Women were evaluated for quality of life and psychological status before each brachytherapy(More)
PURPOSE This study reports the long term outcomes of postoperative radiotherapy in patients with resection for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). METHODS AND MATERIALS A total of 98 patients with resected NSCLC who received postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) between January 1994 and December 2004 were retrospectively analyzed. The most frequently(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate acute and late radiation morbidity in patients with gynaecologic malignancy using the RTOG criteria and Franco-Italian glossary, and to compare the usefulness and disadvantages of each system. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between February 2001 and February 2003, 107 patients with gynaecologic malignancy who(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS To evaluate treatment results and to identify prognostic factors affecting local-relapse-free (LRFS), disease-free (DFS) and overall survival (OS) in patients treated with postoperative radiotherapy (RT) for rectal cancer. METHODOLOGY A retrospective review was performed in 290 patients treated between January 1990 and December 2005.(More)