Cancer Research Journal

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Treatment Efficiency and Problems of Local Control in Localized Bladder/Prostate Rhabdomyosarcoma

    Hanafy Hafez, Enas El Nadi, Alaa Younes, Gehad Ahmed, Mohamed Saad Zaghloul, Hala Taha, Rania Labib, Sayed Abdelhamid Fadel, Soha Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 33-38
    Received: Feb. 19, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 22, 2019
    Published: Apr. 18, 2019
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    Abstract: Objectives: To assess the treatment efficiency, outcome and factors affecting the local control of localized bladder/prostate RMS. Patients and methods: Retrospective analysis of 54 patients with localized bladder/prostate RMS treated at Children Cancer Hospital, Egypt between August 2007 and Jan 2017. All patients were treated according to Intergr... Show More
  • New Targets in Advanced Thyroid Cancer Refractory Iodine

    Lynda Marianela Vásconez Proaño

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 39-44
    Received: Sep. 24, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 12, 2018
    Published: Apr. 22, 2019
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    Abstract: The majority of deaths due to thyroid cancer occur in patients with advanced DTC refractory to radioactive iodine. The spectacular advances in molecular medicine of recent years have opened new therapeutic possibilities. Currently, there is general agreement that treatment with Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors (TKI) should only be considered in patients ... Show More
  • Bowel Obstruction and Perforation in Pediatric Intestinal Mature B Cell Lymphoma: Incidence, Clinical Features, and Outcome in CCHE

    Samah Fathy Semary, Hany Abdel Rahman, Gehad Ahmed, Naglaa El Kenaie, Marwa Romeih, Rana Mohy, Nouran Nagi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 45-52
    Received: Mar. 19, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 17, 2019
    Published: May 26, 2019
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    Abstract: Bowel perforation or obstruction is life-threatening complications of intestinal lymphoma. Our aim was to define incidence, clinical features, and outcome associated with bowel perforation or obstruction in pediatric intestinal lymphoma. A retrospective, non-randomized study was included all newly diagnosed pediatric intestinal mature B cell lympho... Show More
  • Clinico-Epidemiological Features and Survival Outcome in Patients with NSCLC: Ain Shams Clinical Oncology Department 5-Year Data

    Ahmed Nagy, Mohamed Kelney

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 53-57
    Received: Apr. 28, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 10, 2019
    Published: Jun. 24, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: Primary lung cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm worldwide with various prognostic factors. Methods: Data was analysed retrospectively from the medical records of 504 patients diagnosed with NSCLC and treated at Department of Clinical Oncology and Nuclear Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo-Egypt in the period from 1-1-2008 t... Show More
  • Efficacy of Voriconazole Prophylaxis in Pediatric Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Single Center Experience, Egypt

    Youssef Madney, Omar Arafah, Hader Elmahalawy, Lobna Shalby

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 58-65
    Received: May 02, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 11, 2019
    Published: Jun. 24, 2019
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    Abstract: Patients with hematologic malignancies are at higher risk for invasive fungal infections (IFI) mainly patients with acute myeloid leukemia. Antifungal prophylaxis can help to decrease the incidence of these infections and their related complications. Prospective study compared to historical control data included 136 newly diagnosed Acute Myeloid Le... Show More
  • Surgical Role in Management of Intracranial Germ Cell Tumors in Pediatric Age Group

    Mohamed Reda, Mohamed Elbeltagy, Mohamed Kamal, Mahmoud Hammad

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 66-72
    Received: May 14, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 12, 2019
    Published: Jun. 24, 2019
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    Abstract: Introduction: Primary intracranial germ cell tumors (ICGCTs) are rare, histologically diverse, and diagnostically challenging tumors that are usually localized in the pineal and suprasellar regions of the brain. Advanced neurosurgical techniques such as neuroendoscopy and frameless stereotactic biopsy have made diagnosis of newly discovered cases o... Show More