Ozlem Yetmen

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate tumor characteristics, management and survival in elderly male breast cancer patients in comparison with younger men. METHODS We reviewed medical records of 99 male breast cancer patients between 1972 and 2011. The median age of the patients was 64.5 years. Patient characteristics including clinicopathologic(More)
Surg. 70, 806–816 4 Grillo H.C., Donahue D.M., Mathisen D.J. et al. (1995) Postintubation tracheal stenosis. Treatment and results. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 109, 486–492 5 Wain J.C. Jr (2009) Postintubation tracheal stenosis. Semin. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 21, 284–289 6 GrilloH.C. (2004) Surgical techniques. In Surgery of the Trachea and Bronchi,(More)
OBJECTIVES The optimal management of the N3 neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) remains controversial. We report the outcomes of patients with N3 disease treated with a strategy of concurrent chemo-radiotherapy (CRT)±induction chemotherapy (ICT) without a planned neck dissection. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty patients with HNSCC N3 disease(More)
BACKGROUND To assess the long term clinical outcome of preoperative radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy followed by limb sparing surgery in patients with non-metastatic soft tissue sarcomas (STS) of the extremities. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty patients with locally advanced STS were retrospectively analyzed. The median tumor diameter was 12 cm. All(More)
e11136 Background: Lapatinib (L) is an receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor which has shown activity in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Adjuvant usage of L is being investigated in phase III trials. There is no data regarding toxicity of RT and L combination which may be a problem when L is used in adjuvant setting. Lung is the most radiosensitive(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of the presence of laryngeal edema on outcome and the other potential prognostic factors in patients with supraglottic larynx carcinoma treated with radiotherapy after partial laryngectomy. DESIGN A retrospective analysis. SETTING Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University. METHODS Seventy-nine patients with(More)
Anemia is a major cause of morbidity in patients with cancer resulting in poor physical performance, prognosis and therapy outcome. The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of intravenous (iv) iron administration for the correction of anemia, for the prevention of exacerbation of anemia, for decreasing blood transfusion rates, and for the survival of(More)
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