Shahid Ali Siddiqui

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BACKGROUND Delayed reporting resulting in advanced stage disease is a common problem in Indian cancer patients. This study analysed the impact of various sociodemographic and psychosocial factors on the delayed reporting to Healthcare Professional (HCP) in oral and oropharyngeal cancer patients. METHODS This cross sectional observational study was(More)
Cutaneous metastasis from underlying carcinoma is relatively uncommon in clinical practice. A high index of suspicion is required to diagnose these lesions, as these lesions can mimic benign skin lesions and clinical findings may be subtle. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is commonly employed for diagnosing these skin lesions. However, it is often(More)
DNA damage is one of the leading causes of various pathological conditions including carcinogenesis. Crotonaldehyde is a 4-carbon unsaturated bifunctional aldehyde which is found ubiquitously and produced both exogenously and endogenously. It reacts with deoxyguanosine and form adducts with DNA. These adducts were detected and found involved in tumor(More)
AIMS To ascertain the cytological diagnosis of metastatic lesions with special reference to the clinicopathological analysis of the primary site in cases of epithelial and non-epithelial tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred seventy-one suspected metastatic lesions were aspirated with a 22-23G needle and the smears were fixed and stained. The cases in(More)
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