Martine George

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Impaired cognition, fatigue, and diminished quality of life (QOL) are commonly associated with breast cancer chemotherapy. This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot trial assessed the feasibility of quantifying the effects of epoetin alfa on cognitive function and mood, and evaluated its effects on fatigue and QOL in patients with breast(More)
The combination of leucovorin [(6d,l)-5-formyltetrahydrofolate] and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) has increased efficacy compared to 5-FU alone as treatment of advanced colorectal cancer. Leucovorin is metabolized to methylene tetrahydrofolate, which potentiates the antitumor actions of 5-FU by forming a ternary complex of thymidylate synthase, fluorodeoxyuridine(More)
Hearing loss represents a hidden handicapwith various repercussions on development and social life. In the majority of cases, classical hearing aids address most hearing losses. However, the enhancement required for severe deafness frequently involves sound distortions which are very uncomfortable for patients. With the advent of bone anchored hearing aids,(More)
OBJECTIVE To report our experience with the Extended endoscopic endonasal approach (EEEA) for clival and paraclival tumors. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of a consecutive series of patients. RESULTS Eleven patients were considered: 3 chordomas, 3 meningiomas, 3 metastatic lesions, one chondroma and one chondrosarcoma. Gross total resection (GTR) was(More)
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