Harit Kumar Chaturvedi

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OBJECTIVE To study the effectiveness of radiation therapy (RT) for the primary tumour and for groin node and distant metastases in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the penis. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Between January 1959 and June 1988, 156 patients with negative lymph nodes in the groin underwent RT of the primary tumour. RT was also administered to(More)
This is a retrospective analysis of all plantar acral melanomas treated at the Cancer Institute (WIA) Madras between January 1981 and December 1990. Acral melanomas constitute 26% of all melanomas in this population, the sole of the foot being the dominant site (35 of 36 cases). We have found that it is more common in the lower socioeconomic strata, occurs(More)
BACKGROUND To assess the immunohistochemical expression of estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PgR) and human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) neu receptor in breast cancer and their associations with various clinicopathological characteristics. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective analysis of women who presented with primary,(More)
A retrospective study was conducted of 49 patients with primary gastrointestinal lymphoma to analyze clinicopathological features, prognostic factors, and results of treatment. Intestinal lymphomas (63%) were more common than gastric lymphomas (29%). Endoscopic biopsy was diagnostic in 64% of gastric lymphomas, while 97% of intestinal lymphomas required(More)
This is a retrospective analysis to assess the utility of ultrasound in assessing pelvic nodes in patients with cervical carcinoma. Seventy five patients who underwent radical hysterectomy with lymph node dissection in a three year period were included in the study and the pre-operative ultrasound findings were compared with the final pathological nodal(More)