Filippo Bertoni

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the pattern of care and outcomes for newly diagnosed glioblastoma in Italy and compare our results with the previous Italian Patterns of Care study to determine whether significant changes occurred in clinical practice during the past 10 years. METHODS Clinical, pathological, therapeutic, and survival data regarding 1059 patients(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) has increased markedly in recent decades. In the past, mastectomy was the primary treatment for patients with DCIS, but as with invasive cancer, breast-conserving surgery followed by radiation therapy (RT) has become the standard approach. We present the final results of a multi-institutional(More)
Although the evidence for the benefit of adding temozolomide (TMZ) to radiotherapy (RT) is limited to glioblastoma patients, there is currently a trend toward treating anaplastic astrocytomas (AAs) with combined RT + TMZ. The aim of the present study was to describe the patterns of care of patients affected by AA and, particularly, to compare the outcome of(More)
  • Mauro Vallati, De Bari, Gatta Berardino, Roberto, Stefano, Jereczek Fossa +8 others
  • 2015
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Prostate cancer is the second cause of cancer in males. The prophylactic pelvic irradiation is usually needed for treating prostate cancer patients with Subclinical Nodal Metestases. Currently, the physicians decide when to deliver pelvic irradiation in nodal negative patients mainly by using the Roach formula, which gives an approximate estimation of the(More)
T he goal of the Central Nervous System Study Group of AIRO (Italian Association of Radi ation Oncology), founded in 2005, is to promote clinical research on the management of brain tumors and to develop educa-OBJECTIVE: To investigate the pattern of care and outcomes for newly diagnosed glioblas-toma in Italy and compare our results with the previous(More)
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