Mohamed Elfagieh

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Results from studies on efficacy of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), carbohydrate antigen 15.3 (CA 15.3) and thymidine kinase (TK1) as diagnostic and prognostic tools for primary breast cancer (BC) have presented conflicting results, and usefulness of these markers for clinical use in BC remains unclear. The aim of this study is to evaluate potential of(More)
BACKGROUND We evaluated the relation of proliferative indices with clinicopathological features and prognosis in breast cancer (BC) of Libyan female patients. The data were compared with corresponding results in Finland and Nigeria. PATIENTS AND METHODS Histological samples of breast cancer from 130 patients were retrospectively studied. Mitotic activity(More)
BACKGROUND We evaluated the relationship of the apoptotic activity index (AI) and the standardized mitotic-apoptotic ratio (SMI/AI) with clinicopathological features and prognosis in Libyan female breast cancer (BC) patients. We then compared our results with corresponding results in Finnish and Nigerian female BC patients. METHODS Histological samples of(More)
A 29-year-old female had presented to surgical outpatient's department complaining of lump in the anterior abdominal wall. Ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a solid degenerated tumor in the anterior abdominal wall. It was surgically excised, and histopathology confirmed it to be "ancient" schwannoma. To our knowledge, this is the second(More)
e20000 Background: In this study the patients are Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) stage III, and treated by protocol consisting of alternating cycles: A and B, for 8 cycles. This protocol was adopted in NCI, Egypt. It has the advantage of short duration of therapy, no high dose methotrexate (MTX), no maintenance therapy or cranial irradiation and it has a good(More)
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