Gunjan Sinha

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primary cause has been the Japanese Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency's (PMDA) requirement that drug companies conduct separate and additional safety studies in Japanese patients. That policy, though modifi ed recently, is based on safety concerns, Tamura said. Several studies have shown that Asians metabolize drugs differently from white patients,(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is a proven tool to reduce visceral leishmaniasis vectors in endemic villages. In India IRS is being done with stirrup pumps, whereas Nepal, Bangladesh, and other countries use compression pumps. The present study was conducted with the objectives to compare the efficiency, cost and user friendliness of(More)
L ike many oncologists, Don Dizon, M.D., doesn't like to candy-coat bad news. " I try to be realistic about what we can accomplish with treatment, " said Dizon, who specializes in treating gyneco-logical cancers at Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. But it's in what he tells his patients afterward that Dizon may stray from the norm. Dizon also(More)
P hysicians have often assumed that pregnancy after breast cancer increases the risk of cancer recurrence. But research presented at the eighth European Breast Cancer Conference in March adds to the growing evidence that this assumption is wrong. In a retrospective analysis, Hatem Azim, M.D., a medical oncologist at the Jules Bordet Institute in Brussels,(More)
C irculating tumor cells (CTCs), a measure indicating poor prognosis in women with metastatic breast cancer, bode badly for women with early-stage disease as well. Two studies are the first to show that CTCs in peripheral blood are prognostic in non-metastatic disease. One study, in the July 2012 Lancet Oncology, showed that breast cancer patients with CTCs(More)
C ancer researchers worldwide are increasingly focusing on the link between obesity and cancer. epi­ demiological studies over the past 30 years have consistently shown that diabetics and obese people have a higher risk of getting cancer than lean healthy people, and when they do get it their risk of dying from it is greater. But not all fat tissue is the(More)