Loredana Palermo

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Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a tumor with a poor prognosis, short overall survival and few chemotherapeutic choices. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are non-coding, single-stranded RNAs of around 22 nucleotides involved in the pathogenic mechanisms of carcinogenesis and metastasis. They have been studied in many tumors in order to identify potential(More)
Head and neck cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed malignancies worldwide. Patients with advanced disease stages frequently develop recurrences or distant metastasis, which results a five-year survival rates of less than 60% despite considerable advances in multimodality therapy. A better understanding of molecular basis of tumorigenesis is required(More)
BACKGROUND Desmoplastic small round cell tumour (DSRCT) is a rare and aggressive cancer that usually develops in the peritoneal cavity of young males. Its prognosis is dismal, with current treatment options including the combination of multi-agent chemotherapy, aggressive surgery, radiation therapy, and autologous stem cell transplantation. Hyperthermic(More)
This version is made available in accordance with publisher policies. Please cite only the published version using the reference above. Abstract Objectives This systematic review and meta-analysis examined the effects of psychological therapies for management of chronic pain in children. Methods Randomized controlled trials of psychological interventions(More)
INTRODUCTION An ongoing national multicenter survey [Italian Oncologic Pain multiSetting Multicentric Survey (IOPS-MS)] is evaluating the characteristics of breakthrough cancer pain (BTP) in different clinical settings. Preliminary data from the first 1500 cancer patients with BTP enrolled in this study are presented here. METHODS Thirty-two clinical(More)
Rocco Domenico Mediati, Amanda Caruselli, Andrea Costanzi, Gennaro Russo, Paola Bracchi, Lucia Dodaro, Viviana Contu, Gianluca Fora, Barbara Veronese, Massimiliano Alu, Bruno Chiurazzi, Massimiliano Sgarlata, Alma Kasa, Emanuela Donelli, Stefania Silvestro, Carmela Romano, Silvia Ghidoni, Loredana Palermo, Giovanni Maria Pisanu, Luca Imperatori, Sara(More)
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