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OBJECTIVES To review changes in patterns of care for women with early invasive breast cancer in Western Australia from 1989 to 1999, and compare management with recommendations in the 1995 National Health and Medical Research Council guidelines. DESIGN AND SETTING Population-based surveys of all cases listed in the Western Australian Cancer Registry and(More)
BACKGROUND We analysed the outcomes of 726 cases of primary head and neck cancer patients managed between 1996 and 2008, including those managed in the multidisciplinary clinic or team setting (MDT) and those managed outside of an MDT by individual disciplines (non-MDT) in the same institution. METHODS Data were collected from the Hospital Based Cancer(More)
Ten uraemic patients on regular haemodialysis were treated with 1alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol (1alpha-H.C.C.) for 5 to 14 months. Five patients who had histological osteitis fibrosa with or without osteomalacia responded well, with resolution of musculoskeletal pain, return of raised serum-alkaline-phosphatase concentrations to normal, resolution of(More)
Large prolactin-secreting pituitary adenomas with suprasellar extension are often complicated by visual field defects, for which surgical decompression is the accepted treatment. However, surgical management of large prolactinomas is often not curative. This report describes a group of six unselected male patients who presented with visual field defects and(More)
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