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Dysregulation of iron homeostasis is implicated in Alzheimer's disease (AD). In this pilot study, common variants of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) and HFE genes resulting in the iron overload disorder of hereditary hemochromatosis (C282Y, H63D and S65C) were evaluated as factors in sporadic AD in an Ontario sample in which folic acid fortification has been(More)
AIMS We report the outcomes of a large lung stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) programme for primary non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and pulmonary metastases. The primary study aim was to identify factors predictive for local control. MATERIALS AND METHODS In total, 311 pulmonary tumours in 254 patients were treated between 2008 and 2011(More)
AIMS To determine the incidence and predictive factors of rib fracture and chest wall pain after lung stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR). MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients were treated with lung SABR of 48-60 Gy in four to five fractions. The treatment plan and follow-up computed tomography scans of 289 tumours in 239 patients were reviewed.(More)
Phaeochromocytoma is a rare disease in childhood with a subtle and wide range of clinical presentations. We report two confirmed cases and one potential case of phaeochromocytoma, each belonging to a different disease spectrum or syndromal disorder, namely sporadic phaeochromocytoma, von Hippel-Lindau disease, and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2a.(More)
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