Khalid M. Kamal

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BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, representing 16% of all female cancers. According to the American Cancer Society, long-term cancer survival is defined as more than five years of survivorship since diagnosis, with approximately 2.5 million breast cancer survivors (BCS) in 2006. The long-term effects from breast cancer and its(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the cost-effectiveness of 3 treatments (tiotropium, salmeterol, and no treatment) in patients with moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). METHODS A Markov model with a time horizon of 1 year was developed. A hypothetical cohort of 100,000 subjects with moderate COPD with mean age of 65 years, smoking history of 50(More)
Nuts have been shown to have beneficial effects on human health due to the healthy fat content. Among naturally occurring foods, walnuts are one of the highest sources of the n-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid so we aimed the present study to assess the effect of inclusion of walnut in the diet of male patients of Stage I essential hypertension without(More)
Objectives: To explore the use of pharmacoeconomic principles through examination of economic evaluations pertaining to the combination of the monoclonal antibody rituximab with conventional CHOP (cyclophosphamide/doxorubicin/ vin-cristine/prednisone) or CHOP-like chemotherapy regimens in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Methods: A literature search was(More)
To the Editor: Craniopharyngioma most commonly presents with symptoms related to increased intra-cranial pressure, such as headache and vomiting [1,2]. Less common presenting symptoms are secondary to the invasion of the neighboring structures, which include the pituitary, the hypothalamus, the optic pathways, and the third ventricle. Visual and endocrine(More)
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