Katarina Sevcikova

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Approximately 20%-25% of patients with breast cancer demonstrate amplification of the human epidermal receptor type 2 (HER2) gene, resulting in an overexpression of the HER2 receptor. This overexpression is associated with aggressive disease, relatively poor prognosis, and worse clinical outcomes. Neoadjuvant therapy is the standard treatment in patients(More)
BACKGROUND Approximately one quarter of patients with colorectal carcinoma (CRC) have distant metastases at initial dia-gnosis and almost 50% will develop them during the disease course. Only radical surgical resection of metastases improves clinical outcome and offers a chance of longterm survival. Initially unresectable metastases can become resectable(More)
Colorectal carcinoma (CRC) is a malignancy of worldwide increased incidence. The vast majority of all CRC cases occur in patients older than age 50. The initial stage at the time of diagnosis has a strong influence on the overall survival (OS). According to AJCC sixth edition system, 5-year stage-specific survivals are over 90% in stage I, but only(More)
BACKGROUNDS Treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer is not standardized. Pre-clinical tests have confirmed the synergistic effect of gemcitabine and platinum, which can break through drug resistance to platinum. Therefore, efficacy of a combined gemcitabine and platinum-based regimen can be expected not only in therapy platinum-sensitive but also in(More)
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