Manpreet Singh Tiwana

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BACKGROUND Palliative radiotherapy (PRT) can significantly improve quality of life for patients dying of cancer with bone metastases. However, an aggressive cancer treatment near end of life is an indicator of poor-quality care. But the optimal rate of overall palliative RT use near the end of life is still unknown. We sought to determine the patterns of(More)
PURPOSE This study assesses the incidence of distal bone metastases in palliative radiotherapy (RT) patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS All courses of RT for bone metastases from 2007-2011 for patient living in British Columbia (BC) were identified in a provincial RT programme. Treated bone metastases (BoM) were categorized as distal if the BoM was located(More)
INTRODUCTION To report on the demographic profile and survival outcomes of North Indian population affected with stage III and stage IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). MATERIALS AND METHODS From November 2008 to January 2012, 138 consecutively diagnosed NSCLC patients were included in this study. The patient, tumor and treatment related factors were(More)
In the medical literature, there have been few reported cases of classic Polyarteritis Nodosa (cPAN) presenting with acute renal failure (ARF) and, unlike microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), no documentation to our knowledge of cPAN with clinical presentation similar to acute interstitial nephritis. We describe a case of ARF and a clinical picture suggestive of(More)
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