Kamel Farag

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INTRODUCTION Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Egyptian women. The disease is often advanced at diagnosis. Since molecular profiling is not feasible in routine practice, we sought to examine the association of age distribution with hormone receptor profile, disease stage and outcome among Egyptian women. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a(More)
Prolonged infusion of low-dose gemcitabine and cisplatin (GC) proved to be an effective treatment for patients with advanced bladder cancer. One hundred and twenty untreated patients with stage III/IV bladder cancer were randomized to receive either gemcitabine (250 mg/m(2)) 6-h infusion on days 1 and 8, and cisplatin (70 mg/m(2)) on day 2 every 21-day(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY To assess serum levels of ANP in breast cancer female patients and its relationship to metastasis and some clinical parameters among those patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS One hundred breast cancer patients with and without metastasis along with 20 healthy closely matched controls, were enrolled in the present cross sectional study.(More)
INTRODUCTION Adjuvant Aromatase Inhibitors (AIs) predispose breast cancer patients to accelerated bone loss. Guidelines recommend initial screening and follow up of bone mineral density with dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan. In this audit we assessed the rate of adherence to these guidelines and introduced awareness measures to improve it. (More)
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