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Creating Awareness About the Painless Nature of Early Breast Cancer Lump is Important in Low‐Income Countries
To the Editor: In low-income countries, early breast cancer constitutes only 30% of the entire breast cancer load compared to 70–80% in the developed nations (1,2). Consequently, 5-year survivalExpand
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Late sequelae of radiotherapy in adults
Around 3–5 million cancer patients receive radiotherapy worldwide every year. Improved cure rates have led to physicians being confronted with a range of late radiation sequelae, broadly of twoExpand
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Setting up a palliative care clinic within a radiotherapy department: a model for developing countries
Abstract.Nearly 50% of all newly diagnosed cancer patients in India (and other developing countries) are terminally ill with advanced disease. These patients are usually neglected or often receiveExpand
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Publications by radiation oncologists from India: a brief survey.
BACKGROUND In India, the past three decades have seen a rapid growth of radiotherapy as a specialty. Has this led to an improvement in the quality and quantity of publications related toExpand
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Palliative care education and training during residency: a survey among residents at a tertiary care hospital.
BACKGROUND Palliative care is the active total care of patients in advanced and incurable stages of cancer. More than 70% of all cancer patients in India require palliative care for relief of pain,Expand
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Sentinel lymph node biopsy, axillary dissection and breast cancer: radiation oncologist's viewpoint.
Sentinel lymph node (SLN) identification and biopsy in breast cancer have been carried out successfully since the early 1990s. In early-stage breast cancer, the negative predictive value of a SLNExpand
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