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BACKGROUND Early diagnosis of carcinoma of bladder remains a challenge. Survivin, a member of the inhibitor of apoptosis (IAP) protein family, is frequently activated in bladder carcinoma. The objective of this study was to investigate urinary survivin as a marker for diagnosis of urinary bladder. MATERIALS AND METHODS We examined urinary survivin(More)
BACKGROUND Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB) is a rare and aggressive malignant tumor arising from olfactory epithelium. Surgical excision in the form of craniofacial surgical resection (CFR) has shown encouraging results. The purpose of the study is to analyze the outcome of this disease when managed by non-craniofacial resection (NCFR) surgery in limited(More)
Molecular targeted agents have lower hematological toxicity. However, specific side-effects such as allergic rashes, skin reactions and high cost limit their use. We report a case of 35-year-old male patient with carcinoma of left tonsil treated with concurrent cetuximab and radiotherapy. After four weeks of treatment, the patient developed sudden onset of(More)
AIMS The aim of the present study is to investigate the association between polymorphism of cytochrome P450 2C9 (CYP2C9) enzyme with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) and response in patients receiving cisplatin-based radical chemoradiation (CT-RT). MATERIALS AND METHODS Four hundred and sixty patients suffering from locally advanced HNSCC and(More)
PURPOSE Cisplatin based concomitant chemoradiation (CRT) is the standard treatment for locally advanced cervical cancer (CC). Glutathione S-transferase (GST), a phase II antioxidant enzyme is induced by oxidative stress generated by drugs and reactive oxidants. The present study was undertaken to evaluate the association of GSTM1, T1 and P1 polymorphisms(More)
Graphical user interface packages in Matlab are getting very popular with the geo-scientific researchers. Matlab GUI (graphical user interface) is a graphical display containing controls which helps in computing and graphically representing the results. In this paper a simple graphical user interface (GUI) viewer is developed in MATLAB that computes the(More)
A sixty year old male presented with a swelling in the upper lip. On cytopathology, the patient was diagnosed as a case of granulocytic sarcoma. His bone marrow examination was unremarkable. Patient was then treated by radiotherapy alone 30 Gray in 15 fractions and achieved complete response. Eighteen months after follow up the patient is absolutely normal.(More)
INTRODUCTION Metastatic carcinoma in the lymph nodes of the neck from an unknown primary is relatively rare, accounting for about 3% of all head and neck cancers. Management of secondary neck of undetermined primary is controversial. MATERIALS AND METHODS The case records of all the patients treated in the Department of Radiotherapy, Chatrapati Shahuji(More)
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