Gharbi Olfa

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CONTEXT Hidradenocarcinoma is a rare carcinoma of high malignant potential. It most metastasizes to regional lymph nodes and distant viscera. CASE REPORT We report a case of 52-year-old woman who presented with an invasive hidradenocarcinoma of the finger, treated with surgical excision. The patient presented with skin and lymph node metastases four years(More)
In this report, we examined the relationship between mother’s breastfeeding history and her risk of breast cancer, in a case–control study in Tunisia between 2006 and 2009. About 400 breast cancer cases and 400 controls were included. Cases and controls were interviewed using a standardized structured questionnaire to obtain information on breastfeeding and(More)
PURPOSE This study examined the relationship between lifetime history of physical activity and breast cancer risk. METHODS The case-control study was conducted on 400 women with histological confirmed breast cancer operated during the 2006-2009 period at Farhat Hached University Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia, and 400 cancer-free controls, aged 25-75 years.(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The number of breast cancer in women has increased dramatically in Tunisia. The cause is perceived to stem from adaptation to a westernized life style which increases body mass index (BMI). This study aimed to investigate the association between BMI and breast cancer among Tunisian women. DESIGN AND SETTING Hospital-based case(More)
Nephroblastoma is a common malignant tumour in childhood that benefited from therapeutic progress. This is a retrospective study of 35 nephroblastoma diagnosed and treated in the central region of Tunisia within the last 8 years (1991-1999). We report and compare clinical features, therapeutic results and prognostic factors with those reported in the(More)
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