Mohammad Forat Yazdi

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The value of serum tumour markers in the prognosis of patients with breast cancer is controversial. This prospective study in Yazd, Islamic Republic of Iran, assessed the value of the tumour markers carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and cancer antigen (CA) 15-3 in 159 patients with primary breast cancer. CEA and CA15-3 assays (mean 14 per patient) were(More)
Plasmapheresis means elimination of plasma and replacement of it with other liquids. Effect of this treatment is confirmed in more than 50 diseases like myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barre syndrome and TTP. This cross sectional study was done on 25 myasthenia gravis patients referred to Shahid Sadoughi hospital, Yazd, Iran 2004-2007. We report 22 myasthenia(More)
BACKGROUND Despite consistent pharmacogenetic effects of CYP2D6 on tamoxifen exposure, there is considerable controversy regarding the validity of CYP2D6 as a predictor of tamoxifen outcome. Understanding the current state of evidence in this area and its limitations is important for the care of patients who require endocrine therapy for breast cancer. (More)
Primary testicular lymphoblastic lymphoma is a rare entity. We report a case of a 13-year-old boy referred with unilateral testicular swelling. After preliminary work-up orchiectomy was performed Histopathology detected primary testicular lymphoblastic lymphoma. Lymphoblastic lymphoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of testicular masses(More)
BACKGROUND Propolis based preparations have a wide range of applications in various specialties of dentistry. The aim of this clinical trial was to test the efficacy of propolis as a mouthwash in the reduction of chemotherapy induced oral mucositis (OM) in a single center. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this randomised, controlled study patients undergoing(More)
Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC) is an acquired disease that occurs secondary to a variety of underlying conditions including solid tumors. Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of these tumors and DIC is the most prevalent coagulopathy related to PCa, but it is rarely reported as the first manifestation of it. This paper is a report of an 85-year-old(More)
BACKGROUND CA 15.3 is elevated in most patients with distant metastatic breast cancer who had prognostic information. The present study was performed to estimate predictive ability of CA 15.3 in assessment of symptomatic metastasis in patients with breast cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS During five years, 159 primary breast cancer patients were evaluated. A(More)
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