Ulrich S Schuler

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Participatory and integrated research approaches employed by a long-term Thai-Vietnamese-German collaborative research program, 'The Uplands Program', that address the vicious circles of resource scarcity, environmental degradation and rural poverty in mountainous regions of northern Thailand and northern Vietnam are discussed in this paper. We present two(More)
It is well-known that the plasma level of group IIA phospholipase A2 (sPLA2-IIA) is increased in patients with malignant diseases, but whether the up-regulated enzyme expression is directly related to tumorigenesis or a consequence of tumor-associated inflammation remains unresolved. In this study we analyzed circulating levels of sPLA2-IIA, C-reactive(More)
A better understanding of patients’ views on the benefit and burden obtained from palliative chemotherapy would facilitate shared decision making. We evaluated palliative cancer patients’ reported outcomes (PROs) for toxicity and investigated the survival threshold for which they would repeat chemotherapy (CTx). Patients who had received a minimum of three(More)
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