Julianna Caon

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Background. Prior studies evaluating the effect of statins or acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) on the survival of men receiving prostate cancer were treatment have reported conflicting results, and have not adjusted for comorbidity. Our aim is to investigate the influence of statins and ASA on prostate cancer survival, when comorbidity is adjusted for, in men(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate treatment and outcomes in a population-based cohort of patients diagnosed with primary breast lymphoma. METHODS AND MATERIALS Prognostic factors, management, and outcomes (local control, lymphoma-specific survival, and overall survival) were analyzed for all patients diagnosed with limited-stage, primary breast non-Hodgkin lymphoma (n(More)
PURPOSE To document doses received by critical organs during adjuvant high-dose-rate (HDR) vaginal vault brachytherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS Patients treated with HDR vaginal vault radiation between January 1, 2009, and January 31, 2012, who had a CT simulation with the treatment cylinder in situ were included. The CT scans were retrospectively reviewed(More)
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is a well established, minimally invasive treatment option for patients diagnosed with cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVM). We present the experience in linear accelerator-based SRS for cerebral AVM treated over 14 years. We prospectively followed 67 patients with 69 AVM treated with SRS from 1994 to 2008, inclusive.(More)
PURPOSE To explore health care professionals' perceptions of, and experience with, the risk of inadvertent radiation exposure to pregnant patients in radiation therapy (RT) departments. METHODS AND MATERIALS The survey was distributed to 342 health care professionals working in RT departments in British Columbia (BC), including radiation therapists,(More)
OBJECTIVES Malignant myoepithelioma of salivary glands is a rare neoplasm; most arise in the parotid gland and minor salivary glands of the palate. Surgery has been the mainstay of treatment. METHODS This is case report of a patient treated with primary radical radiotherapy and retrospective review of institutional experience. RESULTS An 87-year-old man(More)
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