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Metaplastic breast carcinoma: case series and review of the literature.
Metaplastic breast carcinoma (MpBC) is a rare disease entity, accounting for less than 1% of all breast carcinomas. Furthermore, it is a heterogenous disease with different subgroups, includingExpand
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The relationship between plasma omentin-1 levels and insulin resistance in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic women
In addition to its role in energy storage, adipose tissue produces several hormones and cytokines termed adipokines that have widespread effects on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Omentin-1 is aExpand
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Bone Metastasis from Gastric Cancer: The Incidence, Clinicopathological Features, and Influence on Survival
Purpose To evaluate the incidence, clinicopathological characteristics, treatment outcomes, prognostic factors, and survival of gastric cancer patients with bone metastases. Materials and Methods OfExpand
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Sunitinib-induced severe hypoglycemia in a diabetic patient
Introduction: Sunitinib is an oral inhibitor of tyrosine kinase that was used for the treatment of mRCC. The general side effects are fatigue, asthenia, diarrhea, mucositis, nausea, vomiting, skinExpand
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Efficacy and toxicity of gemcitabine plus docetaxel combination as a second line therapy for patients with advanced stage soft tissue sarcoma.
PURPOSE To assess the safety and efficacy of a gemcitabine plus docetaxel regimen as a second line therapy for patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma (STS) resistant to doxorubicin andExpand
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Relation of resistin levels with C-reactve protein, homocysteine and uric acid in smokers and non-smokers
BACKGROUND: The association between C-reactive protein, homocysteine, uric acid levels and cardiovascular risk have been debated for decades. Resistin is a newly discovered adipocyte derivedExpand
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Sequential therapy and prognostic factors in metastatic renal cell carcinoma: single centre experience.
PURPOSE In advanced stage renal cell cancer (RCC), overall survival (OS) of patients has been prolonged due to targeted therapies. To date, there are several prognostic risk models that have beenExpand
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Role of PET/CT in treatment planning for head and neck cancer patients undergoing definitive radiotherapy.
BACKGROUND In this study, we aimed to investigate the benefits of 18F-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FGD-PET/CT) imaging for staging and radiotherapy planning inExpand
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Effects of comorbidities and functional living activities on survival in geriatric breast cancer patients
Aim of the study We evaluated the possible effects of comorbid diseases and functional capacity on the survival of elderly female patients with breast cancer. Material and methods The study includedExpand
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KRAS discordance between primary and metastatic tumor in patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma.
PURPOSE Adding targeted therapies to chemotherapy in metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) improves response rates and survival. KRAS is a predictive indicator for anti-epidermal growth factor receptorExpand
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