Jaineet Sachdeva

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BACKGROUND We investigated the physico-biochemical changes in saliva and its relation to quality of life (QOL) in head and neck cancer patients following conventional radiation therapy (RT). MATERIALS AND METHODS 53 consecutive head and neck cancer patients underwent conventional RT using telecobalt photons. We analyzed objective sialometry and(More)
BACKGROUND To explore the relationship between persistent post-radiotherapy pain and locoregional recurrence in head and neck cancer patients. METHODS Five year retrospective data was reviewed of 86 patients of head and neck cancer treated with radiotherapy who continued to have pain at 6 weeks after completion of treatment. At follow-up after 3 months,(More)
Eighteen patients with Plasmodium vivax malaria were prospectively evaluated to assess the time of onset and extent of upper gastrointestinal mucosal injury caused by oral administration of four tablets (600-mg base) of chloroquine. Endoscopy was performed in the group of three separate patients. Each patient underwent endoscopy, both before the drug was(More)
BACKGROUND Triple negative (TN) and triple positive (TP) breast cancers both are aggressive types but TN generally has a shorter survival. OBJECTIVES To compare the clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes for patients with TN versus TP breast cancer and to assess various prognostic factors affecting overall survival. MATERIALS AND METHODS A(More)
UNLABELLED The purpose of this prospective study is to understand the early hematological effects of chemo-radiation therapy in cancer patients, their pattern of recovery and to ascertain their prognostic value. METHODS 255 diagnosed cancer patients planned for definitive treatment with radiation therapy alone or with chemotherapy were included in this(More)