Zenon Rayter

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This study examined the relationship between indices of self-reported emotional distress and absolute versus change in cortisol levels. Fifty-four women attending a diagnostic breast clinic completed scales measuring stress, anxiety and depression and provided five saliva samples over the course of a single day for the measurement of cortisol. No(More)
Multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs) management of patients with cancer is mandatory in the United Kingdom, and auditing team decision-making by examining rates of decision implementation and reasons for nonimplementation may inform this practice. Consecutive breast cancer MDT decisions, subsequent decision implementation, and reasons for nonimplementation were(More)
7 -[9-(4,4,5,5,5-Pentafluoropentylsulfinyl)-nonyl]estra-1,3,5, (10)-triene3,17 -diol (ICI 182,780; Faslodex) is a novel steroidal antiestrogen. This partially blind, randomized, multicenter study compared the effects of single doses of long-acting ICI 182,780 with tamoxifen or placebo on estrogen receptor (ER ) and progesterone receptor (PgR) content, Ki67(More)
Introduction Breast cancer is an ancient disease and was described by the Egyptians 3000 years before Christ. Subsequently various articles about breast cancer and its treatment were written by Greek and Roman physicians. Surgery is the oldest method of treating breast cancer with diVerent operations described which sometimes reXected beliefs held about its(More)
Dixon and colleagues made several damning comments about one step nucleic acid amplification (OSNA), which is used intraoperatively to assess whether sentinel lymph nodes contain metastases. These are based on one seriously flawed meta-analysis. Firstly, it stated that many published papers on OSNA were financed by the manufacturer (Sysmex, Japan), which is(More)
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