Giorgos Papadimitriou

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From July, 1978 to September, 1981, 184 patients with localy advanced breast cancer (T3; T4a-b; any N; M0) regardless of their hormonal receptor status, entered a trial to evaluate the contribution of radiotherapy when added to an intensive preoperative chemoendocrine regimen. Seventy-eight patients were ultimately disqualified. All patients underwent(More)
Chemotherapy using a modified Cooper's regimen was applied during the past few years on 41 cases of advanced cancer of the ovary. We believe this scheme has not been attempted elsewhere. Twenty-five cases (60%) responded positively to this regimen. Two patients with generalized ovarian cancer may be cured. The combination of palliative surgery and(More)
In 1977, the American pathologist and psychiatrist George Engel (1913-1999) published in the Journal Science his paper "TheIn 1977, the American pathologist and psychiatrist George Engel (1913-1999) published in the Journal Science his paper "Theneed for a new medical model: A challenge for biomedicine", introducing the term Biopsychosocial Model. This(More)
Umbilical metastases from primary ovarian cancer are rare. Metastases to the umbilicus are most commonly from primary gastrointestinal malignancies. The second most common metastases are of gynecologic origin. This is the nineteenth well-documented case reported of a primary ovarian cancer with umbilical metastasis.