Kamil Zalewski

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AIM OF THE STUDY The purpose of this study was to create and introduce a Polish version of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Questionnaire for Endometrial Cancer (QLQ-EN24). MATERIAL AND METHODS The translation procedure described by the EORTC was adopted; this comprised two independent forward(More)
Neoplasm staging system was created to facilitate making diagnoses and planning treatment for cancer patients. Since medical research and practice in the field of oncology have shown explosive growth, the staging of some of the gynecologic cancers did not give a good spread of prognostic groupings. In the light of these breakthroughs, the following changes(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to analyze the prognostic factors related to the recurrence rate and overall survival of vulval melanoma patients by means of a subgroup analysis of the VULvar CANcer study. METHODS The international multicenter VULvar CANcer study involved 100 international centers, which contributed 2453 vulvar cancer cases. Of the(More)
OBJECTIVE Epithelial ovarian cancer is a highly fatal gynecologic malignancy with a poor prognosis. Therefore, identification of new modifiable prognostic factors is important. Due to the fact that the effect of body weight changes during chemotherapy for EOC is still not very well known we aimed to describe, considering evidence, role of body weight(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify prognostic factors associated with recurrence and overall survival among patients with invasive vulvar Paget disease. METHODS An analysis was conducted of patients with invasive vulvar Paget disease included in VULCAN, an international multicenter retrospective study of patients diagnosed with vulvar cancer between January 1, 2001,(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to assess patterns in the use of social media (SM) platforms and to identify the training needs among European gynecologic oncology trainees. METHODS In 2014, a web-based survey was sent to 633 trainees from the European Network of Young Gynaecological Oncologists (ENYGO) database. The 14-item questionnaire (partially(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine clinical and histopathological factors in patients with cervical cancer tumors smaller than 2 cm in order to identify those who could be operated less extensively with preservation of reproductive organs and lower morbidity. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records of patients with cervical cancer and a maximum(More)
OBJECTIVE Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common morbidity that affects many women and significantly decreases quality of life. The severity and the impact of the prolapse on the quality of life are important parameters in the management and follow-up of affected patients. The aim of this validation study was to validate the Polish version of the Prolapse(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prognostic significance of lymph node ratio and number of positive nodes in vulvar cancer patients. METHODS This international multicenter retrospective study included patients diagnosed with vulvar cancer treated with inguinal lymphadenectomy. Lymph node ratio (LNR) is the ratio of the number of positive lymph nodes (LN) to the(More)