Fatemeh Abbasi

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Colorectal cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality both globally and in Iran. The aim of this study was to determine the association between genetic polymorphisms of glutathione S-transferases P1, M1 and T1 (GSTP1, M1, T1) and susceptibility to colorectal cancer (CRC). Genotyping of GSTP1, GSTM1 and GSTT1 was performed by the use of(More)
Ovarian cancer rarely complicates pregnancy. Usually these malignancies consist of germ cell tumors. Preserving maternal safety along with favorable neonatal outcome is a subject of debate in the management of ovarian cancer during pregnancy. In this report, the authors describe a 25-year-old primigravid woman who was diagnosed to with an ovarian immature(More)
Fanconi's anemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder which is rarely associated with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the vulva. We report a 23-year-old virgin female with Fanconi's anemia and diabetes mellitus who presented with a history of 6-month ulcerative lesions of the vulva. Gynecologic examination disclosed a 1 x 2 cm ulcerated tumor lesion at(More)
OBJECTIVES Cutaneous Leishmaniasis is a common and endemic disease in Khorasan province in North-East of Iran. The pentavalant antimony (Sb V) is the mainstay of treatment that has many side effects and resistance to the drug has been reported. The microbicidal effect of ozone was proven in different microorganisms. Since there is no study in this respect(More)
PURPOSE Gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies are among the 5 most common cancers in Iran, and their high associated mortality rates are attributable to late diagnosis and poor treatment options. SOX2, a transcription factor necessary for maintenance and induction of pluripotency and self-renewal, has been identified as a lineage-survival oncogene in several(More)
Six well known drugs, captopril, metformin-HCl, metroniazole, nortriptyline-HCl, fluoxetine-HCl and betahistin-HCl, were grafted to poly(styrene-alt-maleic anhydride) (PSMA). Grafting was attained by combining of anhydride groups in the PSMA with therapeutic agents containing NH, OH or SH groups. The covalently grafted drugs were identified by infrared,(More)
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