Maria Tereza Seixas

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Fourteen boys (56%) and 11 girls (44%) 4 to 17 years of age (mean, 12.2 years) who had osteosarcoma and open epiphyseal plates were studied. A possible correlation between transepiphyseal spread of osteosarcoma and radiologic and histopathologic findings was investigated. Epiphyseal plate invasion was detected radiologically in only 11 patients (44%),(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the proliferative activity of the mammary gland epithelium and plasma levels of progesterone, estradiol, prolactin, luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) in premenopausal women treated with 10 and 20 mg of tamoxifen (TAM) for 22 days. PATIENTS AND METHODS A randomized(More)
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Although the presence of p53 gene mutations has been considered as a bad prognostic feature in DLBCL, its clinical significance is still controversial. The aims of this study were: detect the presence of mutations in exons 5 to 9 of the p53 gene and correlate it to(More)
The authors present the results of treatment of 10 patients with Ollier's disease using the Ilizarov technique. The Ilizarov device was used to treat leg length discrepancy and to enhance the conversion of chondroma cartilage into normal mature bone, with no curettage and bone grafting. The mean duration of treatment was 9.4 months. This technique was(More)
For almost three decades, tamoxifen has been used in the adjuvant treatment of breast cancer. It has also proven effective in the chemoprophylaxis of this disease and in the treatment of cyclic mastalgia. Since a fibroadenoma is a benign hormone-dependent neoplasm which contains estrogen receptor (ER) levels higher than in the mammary lobule, an evaluation(More)
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