Frances M Guichard

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Tetrodotoxin is a neurotoxin that occurs in select species of the family Tetraodontidae (puffer fish). It causes paralysis and potentially death if ingested in sufficient quantities. In 2007, two individuals developed symptoms consistent with tetrodotoxin poisoning after ingesting home-cooked puffer fish purchased in Chicago. Both the Chicago retailer and(More)
From 1980 to 1984, forty-five patients suffering gastric cancer were irradiated with curative intent. Twenty-three were considered at high risk of recurrence after complete surgical resection (invasion of the serosa, lymph nodes and/or surgical margins); eleven were treated after partial resection, and for eleven others, the local extension precluded(More)
7112 Background: Local control rate of LA-NSCLC seems better after concurrent CCR than after sequential schedule; the role of additional chemotherapy is not clearly defined. A multi-institutional phase-III trial was conducted to evaluate the role of chemotherapy consolidation after CCR Methods: Eligibility criteria included mediastinoscopy-controlled(More)
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