Ion Boiangiu

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PURPOSE To identify organs at risk (OAR) and analyze the dose volume histograms (DVHs) for intracavitary brachytherapy in cancer of the cervix. Late toxicities are our concern in treatment of cancer cervix especially as it is presenting in younger age population. MATERIAL AND METHODS Patients with cancer of the cervix were treated using CT and MRI(More)
Cancer-related anaemia has a major detrimental effect on quality of life (QoL) and adversely affects patient outcome, having a negative impact on local tumour control, disease-free survival and overall survival. The incidence of cancer-related anaemia is particularly high among patients with gynaecological cancers, affecting up to 80% of individuals in this(More)
Between November 2004 and August 2006 we treated 35 patients with concomitant temozolomide (TMZ) and radiotherapy. Twelve patients had very large or multicentric glioblastoma multiforme with a poor performance status and received TMZ plus radiation doses of 45-50.4 Gy. The median survival of these patients was only 3.8 months. Twenty-three patients would(More)
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a self-managed home-based moderate intensity walking intervention on psychosocial health outcomes among breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. The randomised controlled trial compared a self-managed, home-based walking intervention to usual care alone among breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.(More)
BACKGROUND Evidence suggests chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer is associated with side effects such as cognitive impairment in domains of memory, attention, concentration and executive function. Cognitive impairments reported by patients have been associated with higher levels of emotional distress. To date, intervention studies to alleviate(More)
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