Serap Baskaya Yucel

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The aim of this study was to evaluate efficacy and safety of chronomodulated capecitabine administered according to a specific time schedule (Brunch Regimen: Breakfast and Lunch) as a part of neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. Eighty-five patients with stage II and III rectal cancer were included. Patients(More)
Previous studies demonstrated survival benefits in association with the addition of chemoradiotherapy after surgery in gastric cancer. This study aimed to examine the efficacy in terms of loco-regional control and survival and safety of 5-FU-based adjuvant chemoradiotherapy after D2 curative surgery. This study included 228 patients (81 female, 147 male)(More)
BACKGROUND Non-invasive evaluation of the extent of axillary nodal involvement in early-stage breast cancer (ESBC) patients and accurate assessment of multifocality are both challenging. Few reports have explored whether 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) might be more useful than other diagnostic methods(More)
AIM This study is aimed to evaluate the effects of boron on radiation-induced skin reactions (RISR) in breast cancer patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS After 47 patients with invasive ductal carcinoma underwent radiotherapy, 23 (49%) received a boron-based gel, and 24 (51%) received placebo. Assessments were performed according to the Radiation Therapy(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate safety and toxicity of chronomodulated capecitabine administered in the morning and at noon according to a specific time schedule (Brunch Regimen: Breakfast and Lunch) as a part of first-line XELOX chemotherapy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. A total of 30 treatment-naïve colorectal cancer patients with(More)
INTRODUCTION The occurrence of multiple primary tumors is rare. Only limited number of cases with triple malignancy have been reported. We report here a rare case of a woman presented synchronous triple tumors, in her lung, breast, skin. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 56-year-old woman presented with invasive ductal carcinoma of breast, non-small cell lung cancer(More)
Pregnancy occurring after multimodal therapy in a woman with breast cancer with a 1-year follow-up period is a relatively rare condition and has been defined as pregnancy-associated breast cancer. A patient can become pregnant after chemotherapy for breast cancer while she is on tamoxifen. However, the effects of tamoxifen on fetus and on the course of the(More)
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