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Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: three protocols combining doxorubicin, hyperfractionated radiotherapy and surgery
Patients with anaplastic thyroid carcinoma can rarely be cured, but every effort should be made to prevent death due to suffocation. Between 1984 and 1999, 55 consecutive patients with anaplasticExpand
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Carcinoma of the parotid and submandibular glands--a study of survival in 2465 patients.
Salivary gland carcinomas demonstrate a wide diversity of histopathological types and biological behavior. The aim of this study was to analyze relative survival of patients with major salivary glandExpand
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Tick‐borne viral encephalitis in Finland. The clinical features of Kumlinge disease during 1959–1987
Abstract. During 1959–1987, 126 patients in Åland Islands and main Finland had serologically verified infections with the virus of tick‐borne encephalitis (Kumlinge disease). The most useful test forExpand
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Qualitative interpretation of PET scans using a Likert scale to assess neck node response to radiotherapy in head and neck cancer
PurposeThe aim of this study was to determine whether PET scans after radiotherapy (RT), visually interpreted as equivocal regarding metabolic neck node response can be used to accurately categorizeExpand
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p53 mutation, but not p53 overexpression, correlates with survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Survival in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC) was compared with overexpression and mutation of the p53 gene. Archival tissue from 77 tumours was analysed for protein expressionExpand
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IgG seroprevalence of Lyme borreliosis in the population of the Aland Islands in Finland.
This is a study of people living in Aland, a group of islands in the Baltic Sea between Finland and Sweden. 500 blood donors and 3,248 health service clients who did not have Lyme borreliosis wereExpand
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Radiation-induced trismus in the ARTSCAN head and neck trial
Abstract Trismus, a well-known sequelae after treatment of head and neck cancer, decreases a patient's oral function and quality of life. The main objectives of this study were to: 1) investigate theExpand
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Correlation between p53 mutation and cyclin D1 amplification in had and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Mutations in the p53 tumour suppressor gene and amplification of the cyclin D1 (CCND1) oncogene have been commonly reported in various malignancies. In the present study of 39 squamous cellExpand
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Late Lyme borreliosis: epidemiology, diagnosis and clinical features.
Lyme borreliosis is endemic in the Aland Islands. Exposure of the inhabitants to bites of the tick Ixodes ricinus is heavy. The purpose of this study was to describe symptoms and signs of patientsExpand
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Combined doxorubicin, hyperfractionated radiotherapy, and surgery in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma. Report on two protocols
Background. Anaplastic carcinoma of the thyroid (ACT) rarely can be cured, but every effort should be made to improve prognosis and, above all, prevent death due to suffocation or large local tumorExpand
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