Letitia Lancaster

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Despite advances in brachytherapy techniques in recent years, patients still experience a variety of treatment-related complications. Vaginal stenosis is a recognised toxicity of brachytherapy for the treatment of gynaecological cancer. It can result in long-term sexual dysfunction and painful vaginal examinations; however, it is generally accepted that it(More)
Accurate histological diagnosis and staging are critically important in determining the optimal management of patients with testicular cancer. We have assessed the importance of histological review of "outside" pathology reports from 87 patients referred to the Urological Cancer Research Unit. In 28 patients (32%), the reviewed pathology report differed(More)
Cryptococcus neoformans has been divided into four serotypes by specific agglutination in immune rabbit sera. Based on mating characteristics of the perfect state and epidemiologic and biochemical differences, the serotypes have been divided into two major pairs. In an attempt to characterize the serotypes further, the authors studied 22 strains of C.(More)
BACKGROUND Fast-track surgery is a multidisciplinary approach to surgery that results in faster recovery from surgery and decreased length of stay (LOS). AIMS The aims of this study were as follows: (i) to report on the processes required for the introduction of fast-track surgery to a gynaecological oncology unit and (ii) to report the results of a(More)
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