Nadia Iannino

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The proto-oncogene RAS, coding for a 21 kDa protein (p21), is mutated in 20% of lung cancer. However, the literature remains controversial on its prognostic significance for survival in lung cancer. We performed a systematic review of the literature with meta-analysis to assess its possible prognostic value on survival. Published studies on lung cancer(More)
Salvage treatment with docetaxel after failure of cisplatin-based chemotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has already been tested in the context of clinical prospective trials but only dealing with selected patients. The aim of the present study is to assess the generalizability of these results in an unselected population. We retrospectively(More)
We report a case of a 74-year-old man who presented with progressive dyspnea and hypertension (200/ 63 mm Hg) without any chest pain. He had a history of chronic hypertension and heart murmur several years ago. Physical examination revealed a diastolic murmur with an acute pulmonary edema that required admission in the intensive care unit. The ECG results(More)
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