Kazi Sazzad Manir

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PURPOSE Distension and shape of urinary bladder may vary during intracavitary brachytherapy (ICBT) for cervical cancer, significantly affecting doses to bladder, rectum, sigmoid colon and small intestine and consequently late radiation toxicities. This study is to evaluate the effects of different fixed volume bladder distention on dosimetry, assessed by(More)
INTRODUCTION Fatigue is a major complain in breast cancer patients and survivors. Patterns and degree varies with schedule and type of the treatment. Different co-factors may aggravate fatigue. Multimodal approach is helpful in managing fatigue. AIM To quantify prevalence, course and degree of fatigue in breast cancer patients on adjuvant treatment and(More)
PURPOSE This study was initiated to prove feasibility of hydrogel application in recto-vaginal space in intracavitary brachytherapy (ICBT) of cervical cancer in order to reduce rectal toxicity. MATERIAL AND METHODS In a case of stage IIB cervical cancer, after external beam radiotherapy (EBRT), we planned ICBT 7 Gy × 3 fractions. In 1(st) fraction (Plan(More)
OBJECTIVE To enquire about the level of awareness regarding various important aspects of palliative medicine among doctors of various departments in four Medical Colleges in Kolkata through a questionnaire. MATERIALS AND METHODS A questionnaire was developed by few members of Indian Association of Palliative Care. It was distributed, to a convenience(More)
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