Leonid L Yavorkovsky

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PURPOSE The regimens of weekly irinotecan with platinum have been used for treatment of metastatic small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). We conducted a multi-institution phase II trial to evaluate a novel 21-day schedule of irinotecan and carboplatin in patients with relapsed or extensive SCLC. PATIENTS AND METHODS Eighty patients were enrolled with the(More)
A case of leukemia cutis (LC) of monocytic lineage in a patient with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is presented. Cutaneous infiltrates were recognized concurrent with diagnosis of refractory anemia (RA) with monocytosis. Skin infiltrates subsequently spontaneously regressed although MDS progressed with increasing monocytosis, anemia, and thrombocytopenia.(More)
A patient with Philadelphia-positive (Ph+) chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) was diagnosed with cutaneous sarcoidosis after treatment with interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha). Following IFN-alpha dose reduction, the skin lesions disappeared. Few cases of sarcoidosis associated with IFN treatment have been reported, and only in one patient with pre-existing CML.(More)
estrogen therapy, we do not think that it is sufficient for deciphering the significant increase in breast cancer risk with combinedE+P therapy.Medroxyprogesteronecouldnullifyestrogen-inducedapoptosis, but it is not clear how itwould then promote cancer development. Hormone actions are complex, and several mechanisms are probably involved in(More)
Splenic lymphoma with villous lymphocytes (SLVL) is an indolent hematological malignancy. Persistent lymphocytosis and splenomegaly usually last for years before patients develop infectious complications. Organ involvement other than spleen and bone marrow is rare in SLVL. We report a case of SLVL-related meningitis occurring in a patient presenting with(More)
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