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Non-caseating sarcoid-like epithelioid granulomas associated with Hodgkin's disease have been found in 55 patients initially staged and treated at the Stanford University School of Medicine. These patients are compared to 553 concurrent patients not having granulomas associated with their Hodgkin's disease. Pre-treatment parameters of the two groups are… (More)
Initial evidence suggested that estrogen therapy increases the risk of endometrial carcinoma. It was then suggested that some studies may have exaggerated the hazard of estrogen therapy by including patients with atypical endometrial hyperplasia among those having endometrial carcinoma. Three internationally recognized pathologists reviewed the histology… (More)
BACKGROUND The use of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and levamisole in patients with Stage III adenocarcinoma of the colon has now become standard. There have been several reports of a multifocal cerebral demyelination syndrome following 5-FU and levamisole administration. METHODS We describe a patient who developed focal neurologic symptoms while being treated… (More)
This report describes a case of null cell congenital acute lymphoblastic leukemia associated with a (4;11) translocation. This chromosome abnormality is associated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and probably more specifically with congenital acute lymphoblastic leukemia. A review of the literature is presented.
We report the case of a 14-year-old girl who presented with bilateral pneumothoraces secondary to recurrent Wilms' tumour, 10 years following the initial treatment of her tumour. Recurrent Wilms' tumour presenting as bilateral pneumothorax so long after the original diagnosis has not previously been reported.
Seventy patients with carcinoma of the tonsillar area were treated with radiation therapy alone, all with a minimum follow-up of 3 years. Seventeen patients with stages I and II developed six recurrences and three were salvaged by surgery. Fifty-three patients with stages III and IV developed 24 recurrences, and only three could be salvaged by surgery. We… (More)
Eighty-seven cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas from the Southern California Permanente Medical Group have been reviewed. The patients were treated between 1953 and 1960, all in an era of 'minimal' radiotherapeutic and chemotherapeutic treatment. The favourable prognostic factors for long-term survival using gentle treatment are, firstly, nodular pattern,… (More)