Tag: Oncology

Phase I trial of hypofractionated chemoradiotherapy in the palliative management of esophageal and gastro-esophageal cancer – Radiation Oncology

Eligibility criteria Potentially eligible patients had histologically proven squamous cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma of the esophagus or the gastro-esophageal junction with symptomatic dysphagia defined by a Mellow score of ≥ 1 (Mellow…

The significance of anatomical variation of the inferior mesenteric artery and its branches for laparoscopic radical resection of colorectal cancer: a review – World Journal of Surgical Oncology

In this study, we searched the National Institute of Health PubMed database using a combination of subject and free words, including “Cancer,” “Tumor,” “Colon,” “Rectum,” “Colorectal,” “Ligation,” “Anatomical variation,” “Inferior…

Novel treatment combining antiviral and neutralizing antibody-based therapies with monitoring of spike-specific antibody and viral load for immunocompromised patients with persistent COVID-19 infection – Experimental Hematology & Oncology

Moran E, Cook T, Goodman AL, Gupta RK, Jolles S, Menon DK, et al. Persistent SARS-CoV-2 infection: the urgent need for access to treatment and trials. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021;21:1345–7.…

Rare syringoid eccrine carcinoma of the upper lip and nasal base treated with resection and subsequent innovative reconstruction using an Abbé flap, turbinate flaps and three-stage forehead flap: a case report – World Journal of Surgical Oncology

The patient was a 70-year-old retired Caucasian man who was originally treated for swelling of the base of the upper lip with a small palpable lesion and upper incisor toothache…

CyberKnife Xsight versus fiducial-based target-tracking: a novel 3D dosimetric comparison in a dynamic phantom – Radiation Oncology

This study presents the development and evaluation of a novel dosimetric method for assessment of the accuracy of the XLTS tumour tracking system on the CyberKnife machine by comparison to…