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Although it is fairly well accepted that Helicobacter pylori infection plays a significant role in causing gastric cancer, the exact mechanisms involved in its pathogenesis are unclear. We have examined the relationship between H. pylori infection and oncogene expression in different stages of disease progression from precursor lesions to gastric carcinoma.(More)
OBJECTIVE The incidence of endocervical adenocarcinoma has increased steadily over the past two decades. Since the Bethesda System was introduced, the diagnosis of atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance (AGUS) has also risen and now accounts for 0.46-1.83% of all cervical (Pap) smears. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the(More)
This is a report of a case of Ki-1-positive large-cell anaplastic lymphoma in an 87-year-old man diagnosed on pleural and peritoneal fluids by cytomorphologic and immunohistochemical examination. Papanicolaou-stained smears revealed many single, large neoplastic cells containing one or two nuclei with occasional multinucleated cells having a wreath-like(More)
The purpose of this study was to understand how clinicians manage asymptomatic women after Trichomonas has been reported on Papanicolaou (Pap) smears. Clinical information was obtained from questionnaires sent to healthcare providers whenever Trichomonas was identified during the study period. Trichomonas was identified in 173 (1.4%) of 12,547 Pap smears(More)
This study was undertaken to determine the clinical significance of detecting candida on Pap smear. Clinical information was obtained from a questionnaire sent to the health care provider whenever candida was identified during the study period. Candida was identified in 309 (3.0%) of the 10,370 Pap smears examined. Completed questionnaires were returned on(More)
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