Mohamed Afif

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PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of hypofractionated radiation therapy (HFRT) of the breast/chest wall and regional nodes on overall survival (OS), disease-free survival (DFS), locoregional control and on treatment-related toxicity in patients with breast cancer and nodal involvement. METHODS AND MATERIALS Two hundred fifty-seven patients treated between(More)
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is a common condition. It is a leading cause of death among women, and its incidence increases with age. Aging of the population and improvement of the quality of life of elders make it a major public health issue. We reviewed the literature to try to determine the management of breast cancer in older women. METHODS We conducted a(More)
INTRODUCTION Neurofibromatosis type 1, also known as Von Recklinghausen's disease, is a rare neuroectodermal disease that mainly affects the skin and the nervous system. Patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 have a higher risk of developing various types of cancers, especially tumors derived from the embryogenic neural crest. However, its association with(More)
Le liposarcome du cordon spermatique est une entité rare : environ 100 cas ont été rapportés dans la littérature. Nous rapportons l'observation d'un homme âgé de 42 ans, chez qui a été décelée une masse tumorale développée aux dépens du cordon spermatique droit. Une orchidectomie droite avec exérèse large de la tumeur a été difficilement réalisée en raison(More)
A dynamical model based upon a physical metaphor is described, and a parallel algorithm inspired from the model is developed for approximately solving maximum weight independent set problem. Our model treats an independent set as an attraction game, where vertices of the graph are considered as still bodies and edges as cells attracted by the still bodies(More)
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a major health problem among patients with cancer, its incidence in this particular population is widely increasing. Although VTE is associated with high rates of mortality and morbidity in cancer patients, its severity is still underestimated by many oncologists. Thromboprophylaxis of VTE now considered as a standard of care(More)
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