Rhonda J. Moore

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BACKGROUND This study was designed to determine if race and age are independent prognostic factors for survival in patients treated for squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and pharynx. METHODS Retrospective study. RESULTS Out of 909 patients registered, 815 (90%) were white and 94 (10%) were African-American. The median age was 60 years (range(More)
The findings presented in this discussion seek to make a contribution to quality of life (QOL) research, by highlighting the import of factors affecting the communication of primary stage head and neck cancer patient's experiences of suffering after treatments by their clinicians. Qualitative research methodology based on open-ended interviews with 18(More)
This study comprised a total of 7,553 patients with non-small cell lung cancer (2,660 women and 4,893 men) treated at a comprehensive cancer centre between 1974 and 1998. Significant differences in tumour histology were associated with gender (p < 0.001); adenocarcinoma was the most common diagnosis in both men (50.0%) and women (41.7%); squamous cell(More)
The apolipoprotein genetic polymorphism (APO E) is part of a broader paradigm, highlighting the role of gene-environment interactions as risk factors for human diseases such as cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, atherosclerosis, multiple sclerosis, peripheral artery disease, diabetes, stroke, and most recently, cancer. APO E, a normal(More)
AIMS Our goal was to determine the effect of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) consensus algorithm for the initiation and adjustment of type 2 diabetes (T2D) therapy, published in 2006, on the incidence of early metformin monotherapy (EMM), defined as the prescription of metformin and no(More)
A urine test presently based on thin-layer chromatography screening and gas-liquid chromatography (GLC) confirmation has been a practical way of detecting methaqualone use in individuals. A more practical test is the radioimmuno assay for screening and GLC for confirmation. It appears that the drug methaqualone can be easily detected in the urine up to 72(More)
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