Rama Suresh

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To characterize patient-derived xenografts (PDXs) for functional studies, we made whole-genome comparisons with originating breast cancers representative of the major intrinsic subtypes. Structural and copy number aberrations were found to be retained with high fidelity. However, at the single-nucleotide level, variable numbers of PDX-specific somatic(More)
CONTEXT Combination chemotherapy with FOLFIRINOX (oxaliplatin, irinotecan, fluorouracil, and leucovorin) was shown to be effective in a large phase III trial. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the tolerance and effectiveness of FOLFIRINOX as practiced outside of the confines of a clinical trial and to document any dose modifications used(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe intensive care unit (ICU) facilities in Sri Lanka; to describe the pattern of admissions, case-mix and mortality; compare patient outcome against the various types of ICUs; and determine the adequacy and standards of training received by medical and nursing staff. MATERIALS AND METHODS Observational study of multidisciplinary(More)
This study aimed to determine the maximum-tolerated dose and dose-limiting toxicities of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) in combination with temsirolimus (T) in patients with refractory solid tumors. Using a standard "3+3" dose escalation design, 23 patients were enrolled in three dosing cohorts in this phase I study. The starting dose level was PLD(More)
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