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Cushing's abandoned brains.

Authors:
Sunil K Pandya

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):311-313

Department of Neurosurgery, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Dr. G. V. Deshmukh Marg, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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January 2019

Unlikely cancer in young patients: A retrospective hospital-based study.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):309-310

Hospital-Based Cancer Registry, Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_331_18DOI Listing
January 2019
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Autologous stem cell transplantation in elderly myeloma patients (>65 years): Single institutional experience.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):307-309

Department of Medicine, S.C.B. Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_187_18DOI Listing
January 2019

Primary borderline mucinous cystadenoma of the mesentery.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):306-307

Department of Histopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_225_18DOI Listing
January 2019

Gastrointestinal mucormycosis in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: An uncommon but ominous complication.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):304-305

Department of Medical Oncology, Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Invasive fungal infections constitute a major cause of morbidity and mortality in children undergoing therapy for hematological malignancies. We report a 1-year-old boy who was receiving chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. His clinical course was complicated by a clinical syndrome consistent with neutropenic enterocolitis to which he succumbed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_260_18DOI Listing
January 2019
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Isolated giant ileal neurofibroma sans neurofibromatosis.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):301-303

Department of Radiodiagnosis, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

Neurofibromas are benign neoplasms that are usually seen in hereditary disorders such as von Recklinghausen's disease [neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)]. The occurrence of isolated ileal neurofibroma in patients without the classic manifestations of NF1 or multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes is an extremely rare entity . We report one such case of isolated ileal neurofibroma in a 60 year old woman without any other stigmata of NF. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_121_18DOI Listing
January 2019
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Comparative study of renal cell carcinoma in patients less than 40 years of age and older age patients: A retrospective single-center study.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):297-300

Department of Urology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Background: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is typically found in the older age group between 50 and 70 years of age. However, diagnosis of renal cancer is increasing more rapidly in patients less than 40 years if age compared to older age patients.

Aims And Objectives: To compare the clinicopathological spectrum and survival in patients with RCC in relation to age in a tertiary care hospital in eastern India. Read More

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January 2019
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Clinicopathological study of malignant melanoma in a regional cancer center.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):292-296

Department of Pathology, A.H. Regional Cancer Centre, Cuttack, Odisha, India.

Background: : Malignant melanoma is a tumor of melanocytic origin. Although uncommon in India as compared with the west, its prevalence is increasing.

Objectives: To document the pattern of clinicopathological features of malignant melanoma cases attending in a regional cancer center in eastern India. Read More

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January 2019
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Metastatic thymic epithelial tumors: A regional cancer center experience.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):288-291

Department of Medical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Background: Thymic epithelial tumors (TET) are the most common tumors of the anterior mediastinum. Patients with advanced/metastatic disease are usually treated with palliative chemotherapy (CT). Unfortunately, even though various palliative CT regimens have been used for long time, there is a real scarcity of published Indian data regarding the experience of palliative CT in metastatic TET (mTET). Read More

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January 2019
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Use of adjuvant chemotherapy for nonsmall cell lung cancer: Is advanced age a prognostic factor?

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):282-287

Department of Chest Diseases, Dr. Suat Seren Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey.

Purpose: In patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the effect of age on adjuvant chemotherapy (CT) after primary surgical treatment is controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of age and other clinical variables on survival in NSCLC patients who received adjuvant CT.

Materials And Methods: NSCLC patients who underwent primary resection and received adjuvant CT between January 2012 and January 2016 were included in the study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_27_18DOI Listing
January 2019

The prognostic role of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-lymphocyte ratio in patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):276-281

Department of Pulmonology, Dr. Suat Seren Chest Disease and Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey.

Background: Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) have been shown to be prognostic markers in various types of cancers. In this study, we retrospectively investigated the prognostic role of NLR and PLR in stage III non-small cell lung cancer patients (NSCLC) treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT).

Materials And Methods: Seventy-nine stage III NSCLC patients treated with definitive CCRT were retrospectively evaluated. Read More

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January 2019

Clinicopathological profile of lung cancer at a tertiary care center.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):273-275

Department of Medical Oncology, Omega Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Background: Lung cancer is one of the most common malignancies with high morbidity and mortality. Nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for majority of cases. AIMS: This study aims to study the clinical and pathological features of lung cancer patients treated at our institute between January 2011 and December 2016. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_455_17DOI Listing
January 2019
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Odontogenic tumors: A 35-year retrospective study of 250 cases in an Indian (Maharashtra) teaching institute.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):265-272

Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Context: This retrospective study was planned to ascertain the relative frequency of odontogenic tumors (OTs) in an Indian population in the light of the latest World Health Organization (WHO) classification.

Aim: To compare data with various reports from other parts of the world.

Study Design: Retrospective study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_145_18DOI Listing
January 2019

Hookah products and online retail marketing strategies in India: A content analysis.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):261-264

Department of Public Health Dentistry, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Introduction: Hookah smoking is becoming increasingly popular among the youth. Evidence shows that exposure to marketing of the unhealthy products through social media platforms may impact adolescent health behaviors. The aim of the study was to perform a content analysis of online portals selling hookah products. Read More

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January 2019

Induction chemotherapy in locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma in adults: Results from a nonendemic region.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):257-260

Department of Medical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Background: Recently published prospective clinical trials and two meta-analyses have shown that addition of induction chemotherapy (IC) to concurrent chemoradiation (CRT) could potentially improve outcomes in comparison to CRT alone, in locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (LANPC). Although it remains unclear which is the best IC regimen to be offered and for how many cycles. Unfortunately, till date, there are no published data from India regarding the outcomes of various commonly used IC regimens before CRT, in LANPC. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_115_18DOI Listing
January 2019
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Dental management prior to radiation therapy in patients with head and neck cancer.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):251-256

Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery and Implantology Unit, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Introduction: Patients diagnosed with head and neck tumors, are treated by surgery, radiation therapy (RT), chemotherapy (CT) or a combination thereof. The goal is to describe the management protocol for patients subjected to radiation therapy (RT) and to study their long-term oral health status.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective study was performed in a sample of 50 patients. Read More

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January 2019

The effectiveness of therapeutic ultrasound in patients with oral submucosal fibrosis.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):248-250

Physiotherapist, Community Health Centre, Sojitra, Anand, Gujarat, India.

Context: Oral submucosal fibrosis (OSMF) is a chronic disease occurring due to a reduction in fibroelasticity of the oral mucosa leading to trismus and inability to open the mouth that mostly affects habitual betel quid chewers.

Aims: The present study aims to find the effectiveness of therapeutic ultrasound (US) in addition to conventional exercises in patients with OSMF.

Settings And Design: It was a randomized controlled trial, carried out at KM Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, Shree Krishna Hospital, Karamsad, Anand, India. Read More

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January 2019

Role of narrow band imaging in the diagnosis of laryngeal lesions: Pilot study from India.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):242-247

Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Introduction: Narrow band imaging (NBI) is a new imaging technique developed to improve the diagnostic accuracy of head and neck cancers by depiction of tumor-specific neo-angiogenesis. The purpose of this study was to assess the value of NBI in the diagnosis of laryngeal lesions.

Aim: To assess the sensitivity and specificity of combined white light endoscopy (WLE) and NBI compared with WLE alone in the diagnosis of laryngeal lesions. Read More

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January 2019
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Calculation of dose volume parameters and indices in plan evaluation of HDR interstitial brachytherapy by MUPIT in carcinoma cervix.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):238-241

Department of Radiotherapy, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Background: Evaluation of a HDR- interstitial brachytherapy plan is a challenging job. Owing to the complexities and diversity of the normalization and optimization techniques involved, a simple objective assessment of these plans is required. This can improve the radiation dose coverage of the tumour with decreased organ toxicity. Read More

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January 2019
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Cervical cancer awareness and HPV vaccine acceptability among females in Delhi: A cross-sectional study.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):233-237

Department of Zoology, Maitreyi College, Chanakyapuri, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.

Aims: The aim of this study is to assess the awareness about cervical cancer and the acceptability of cytological screening and vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) among women in Delhi, the national capital of India.

Materials And Methods: A cross-sectional survey of women was conducted in Delhi to assess the awareness of cervical cancer and acceptability of Papanicolaou (Pap) test and HPV vaccine. The sample size of the population was 450, and a pre-tested questionnaire was administered to them. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_28_18DOI Listing
January 2019
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A dosimetric comparison between applicators used for brachytherapy in carcinoma cervix - A single-institute prospective study.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):230-232

Department of Radiation Oncology, Basavatarakam Indo American Hospital and Research Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Introduction: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among Indian women. Radical radiotherapy with external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) and brachytherapy is the standard treatment for FIGO stage IB2 to IVA. An appropriate selection of brachytherapy applicator is needed according to the patient's anatomy. Read More

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January 2019
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Effectiveness of abdominal compression in reducing internal target motion during conformal radiotherapy for carcinoma stomach - A pilot study.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):226-229

Department of Radiation Oncology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala, India.

Aim: : To assess the effectiveness of abdominal compression in reducing internal target motion during conformal radiotherapy for stomach cancer.

Materials And Methods: A pilot study was conducted on five patients who received adjuvant radiotherapy for stomach cancer. All the patients had surgical clips and were offered radiotherapy and concurrent chemotherapy as per the institutional protocol. Read More

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January 2019
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Gemcitabine with carboplatin for advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: A study from North India Cancer Centre.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):222-225

Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India.

Background: Gemcitabine plus cisplatin has been established as a standard chemotherapy regimen for advanced biliary tract cancers (BTCs) based on the phase III UK ABC-02 study, which included all types of biliary cancers. There is very limited data regarding the effectiveness of known chemotherapeutic regimens especially in IHCC.

Methods: Records of 63 patients diagnosis of IHCC who received Gemcitabine and Carboplatin (G-C Regimen) chemotherapy as a first line were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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January 2019
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Reappraisal of morphological and immunohistochemical spectrum of intracranial and spinal solitary fibrous tumors/hemangiopericytomas with impact on long-term follow-up.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):214-221

Department of Research, National Institute for Research in Environmental Health, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Background: Hemangiopericytomas (HPCs) and solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are unique entities in the central nervous system (CNS) and even rarer in the spine with propensity to recurrence and metastasis. Both these tumors were detected to share the NAB2-STAT6 fusion gene with frequent morphologic overlap that necessitated the need for the combined term SFT/HPC in the CNS by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2016.

Aims: This study aims to describe the clinical outcome of intracranial and spinal SFT/HPCs based on detailed histomorphologic and immunohistochemical features. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_631_17DOI Listing
January 2019
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Clinicopathological profile of breast cancer: An institutional experience.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):210-213

Department of Medical Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Introduction: This study was undertaken to evaluate the clinicopathological characteristics of patients with breast cancer at our institute, a tertiary-care cancer center in northern India.

Materials And Methods: This retrospective study included all patients with breast cancer registered at our institute from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2016. We retrieved data (demographic, baseline clinical characteristics, pathology, and treatment details) from prospectively maintained clinical case records. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_73_18DOI Listing
January 2019
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After the supreme court judgment on autonomy: What the oncologist needs to know.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):207-209

Department of Critical Care and Pulmonology, Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre, 1 Tughlakabad Institutional Area, M.B. Road, New Delhi, India.

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January 2019

Cervical cancer in Bihar: Time to revisit the shortcomings.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):203-204

Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, India.

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January 2019

Gamna-Gandy bodies in a solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):201-202

Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India.

Gamna gandy bodies are sclerosiderotic granules composed of various amounts of calcium and hemosiderin in hyalinised fibrous tissue. We report a case of an 18 year old girl with solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas in which numerous gamna gandy bodies were present. The pathogenesis of such a finding is unclear. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_170_18DOI Listing
January 2019
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Cetuximab in combination with chemoradiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma: A meta-analysis.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):196-200

Department of Oncology, Second Hospital of Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China.

Aims And Objectives: The aims and objectives of this study are to investigate the efficacy and safety of chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) with or without cetuximab in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC).

Methods: We searched the Cochrane Library, PubMed, Embase, CNKI, VIP, Chinese biomedicine literature database, and WANFANG database for relevant articles. The methodological quality of included studies was evaluated, and data were analyzed using RevMan 5. Read More

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January 2019

Malignant mesothelioma: A histomorphological and immunohistochemical study of 24 cases from a tertiary care hospital in Southern India.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):190-195

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Background: Malignant mesotheliomas are histologically heterogeneous neoplasms. Definite diagnosis requires a varied panel of immunohistochemical (IHC) markers to differentiate these from histological mimics. Only a few case series have been reported in the Indian literature where mesotheliomas have been analyzed on routine histology and IHC. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_584_17DOI Listing
January 2019
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Breast cancer-related lymphedema in postmastectomy patients receiving adjuvant irradiation: A prospective study.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):184-189

Department of Radiotherapy, SMS Medical College and Attached Group of Hospitals, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Context: In India, most breast cancer patients present with advanced stage requiring postmastectomy radiotherapy. Lymphedema is a long-term side effect that causes both physical and psychological distresses.

Aims: The present prospective study was carried out to study various factors affecting breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL). Read More

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January 2019
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Impact of gene polymorphism of TNF- rs 1800629 and TNF- rs 909253 on plasma levels of South Indian breast cancer patients.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):179-183

Department of Surgical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Aim: Inflammation plays a lead role in the tumor microenvironment and promotes metastasis. Single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) gene locus may alter the expression of genes and proteins. The objective of the study is to find the distribution of genetic polymorphism in the sites of TNF-α -308G>A and TNF- β +252A>G in breast cancer and evaluate polymorphism effects on plasma levels. Read More

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January 2019
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Clinical outcomes of limb salvage surgery with postoperative intensity-modulated radiation therapy for soft-tissue sarcoma and metastasis.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):176-178

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi 480-1195, Japan.

Objective: The primary aim of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for treating soft tissue sarcoma of an extremity is the reduction of morbidity and maintenance of local control.

Methods: We evaluated the outcomes and toxicity of adjuvant IMRT following function-preserving surgery to treat patients with soft tissue sarcoma and metastasis of the extremities. We retrospectively reviewed prospective databases at Kure Medical Center and Aichi Medical University between 2013 and 2016 and identified 10 patients with lower extremity soft tissue sarcoma who underwent both limb-sparing surgery and postoperative IMRT at one of our institutions. Read More

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January 2019
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Stereotactic body radiotherapy for lung tumors: Dosimetric analysis and clinical outcome.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):170-175

Department of Surgical Oncology, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Introduction: Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) has emerged as an important modality in malignant lung tumor treatment both in early localized primary and oligometastatic setting. This study aims to present the results of lung SBRT both in terms of dosimetry and clinical outcome.

Materials And Methods: Twenty-seven patients were assessed from 2012 to 2016. Read More

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January 2019
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Compliance to radiotherapy: A tertiary care center experience.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):166-169

Department of Radiotherapy, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Context: The most commonly prescribed conventional fractionation radiotherapy uses 1.8-2.2 Gy per fraction for five fractions in a week. Read More

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January 2019
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An evaluation of early-onset fatigue and the related coping strategies in patients with gastrointestinal cancer: A prospective pilot study.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):162-165

Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Background: Cancer related fatigue (CRF) has been studied extensively and it has the worse impact as compared to pain on quality of life (QOL) of cancer patients.

Material And Methods: Prospective study was conducted at Tata Memorial center in Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer patients to assess fatigue with FACIT and PIPER scales. This was also to assess qualitative data on coping strategies in these patients. Read More

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January 2019
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The efficacy and tolerability of scalp cooling in preventing chemotherapy-induced alopecia in patients with breast cancer receiving anthracycline and taxane-based chemotherapy in an Asian setting.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):157-161

Clinical Oncology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Background: Scalp cooling has been shown in several studies to be an effective method in preventing chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA). Data on the use of scalp cooling in Asian countries are limited, and evidence for its use and efficacy among our patients are not available.

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness and tolerability of scalp cooling among breast cancer patients in our study population. Read More

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January 2019
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Superficial incisional surgical site infections in emergency surgery in cancer patients: A tertiary cancer care center experience.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):154-156

Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

Objective: The objective of this study is to review the superficial incisional surgical site infections (SISSIs) in emergency surgery in cancer patients.

Material And Methods: The microbiological culture and sensitivity reports of patients undergoing emergency surgery for cancer of 1 year (April 2016 to March 2017) were analyzed along with the clinical factors associated with it from a surgeon's perspective.

Results: Of the 308 patients who underwent surgery, SISSI rate was 11. Read More

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January 2019

A comparative study of the effects of medical versus surgical androgen deprivation therapy on health-related quality of life in patients with metastatic carcinoma prostate.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):148-153

Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Introduction: Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is known to adversely affect the quality of life (QoL). One may choose between surgical and medical forms depending on his economic status, education status, and taboos. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of medical versus surgical ADT on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with metastatic cancer prostate in Indian population. Read More

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January 2019

Outcomes with second-line chemotherapy in advanced pancreatic cancers: A retrospective study from a tertiary cancer center in India.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):144-147

Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Introduction: Approximately 40% of patients receiving first-line chemotherapy (CT1) for advanced pancreatic adenocarcinomas (PDACs) receive second-line chemotherapy (CT2). The most appropriate regimen to be used has not been identified, and data regarding CT2 in advanced PDAC from India are scarce.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective analysis of advanced PDAC patients who were evaluated during the period of August 2013 to August 2016 in the Department of GI medical Oncology, at Tata Memorial Hospital was conducted. Read More

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January 2019
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Treatment practices for metastatic pancreatic cancer: Can we deliver an appropriately efficacious and safe regimen in Indian patients?

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):138-143

Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Introduction: The median overall survival (mOS) in metastatic pancreatic cancers (PCs) hovers between 6 months to 11 months.

Materials And Methods: The study is a retrospective analysis of metastatic PC patients who were evaluated from August 2013 to August 2016 in the Department of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH).

Results: Out of 218 patients, 24 patients (11%) were not planned for chemotherapy and referred to the Department of Palliative Care for further supportive care. Read More

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January 2019
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Primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma: A single-center 5-year experience.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):134-137

Department of Medical Oncology, Kidwai Cancer Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Background: Skin is the second most common site for extranodal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Most primary cutaneous NHLs are of T-cell origin (70%). Primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma (PCBCL) is a rare entity. Read More

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January 2019
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Radical radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy for inoperable, locally advanced, non-small cell lung cancer: Analysis of patient profile, treatment approaches, and outcomes for 213 patients at a tertiary cancer center.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):125-133

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Introduction: Radical radiotherapy (RT) with curative intent, with or without chemotherapy, is the standard treatment for inoperable, locally advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Materials And Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the data for all 288 patients who presented with inoperable, locally advanced NSCLC at our institution, between May 2011 and December 2016.

Results: RT alone or sequential chemoradiotherapy (SCRT) or concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) was used for 213 patients. Read More

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Carcinoma cervix - No role for surgery in stages IB2-IIB?

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Prasanth Ganesan

Indian J Cancer 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):123-124

Department of Medical Oncology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.

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January 2019

Influence of supportive care on chemotherapy patients' self-care behaviour and satisfaction: A pilot study conducted in Karachi, Pakistan.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jan-Mar;55(1):115-121

Assistant Professor, Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery, Pakistan.

Background And Aim: Cancer is a daunting illness affecting a vast number of people globally. During the illness trajectory, cancer patients suffer from physical and/or psychosocial issues. These physical and psychosocial issues demand conscious actions by patients to maintain their well-being. Read More

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November 2018

Clinical audit to assess delays in chemotherapy administration at daycare oncology center at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jan-Mar;55(1):111-114

Department of Radiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

Aim: There were delays reported by patients in chemotherapy administration in daycare oncology. Therefore, we decided to audit all processes which are involved in chemotherapy administration. The objective was to improve our service by decreasing the time between admission and initiation of chemotherapy and identify the reasons for delays. Read More

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November 2018

Management outcomes of pediatric and adolescent papillary thyroid cancers with a brief review of literature.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jan-Mar;55(1):105-110

Department of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Background: Papillary carcinoma of thyroid (PTC) is a rare disease in children and adolescents and contributes to about 1.5%-3% of all pediatric malignancies. To date, no randomized trial has ever been performed in the pediatric population and management of these patients has been extrapolated from adult practice. Read More

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November 2018
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Prognostic factors in parotid cancers: Clinicopathological and treatment factors influencing outcomes.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jan-Mar;55(1):98-104

Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Background: Parotid cancers are uncommon and have a relatively long natural history. Determination of prognostic factors affecting the outcome is difficult.

Materials And Methods: The primary objective was to determine the demographic, clinical, histopathology and treatment-related factors affecting overall survival (OS) in parotid cancers. Read More

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November 2018
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Metronomic therapy in metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer: Experience from a tertiary cancer care center.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jan-Mar;55(1):94-97

Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Background: Many agents have shown survival advantage in metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Despite this improvement, survival is poor, especially in subgroup of elderly patients who are not fit for cytotoxic chemotherapy.

Materials And Methods: This is a single-institutional data review of mCRPC treated between December 2012 and May 2016 with oral cyclophosphamide (50-100 mg/day) ± oral prednisolone. Read More

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November 2018
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Docetaxel/Oxaliplatin/Capecitabine (TEX) triplet followed by continuation monotherapy in advanced gastric cancer.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jan-Mar;55(1):88-93

Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Introduction: Docetaxel/oxaliplatin/capecitabine (TEX) is a commonly used combination chemotherapeutic regimen in advanced gastric cancer (AGC). Application strategies in routine clinical practice are reported in this study.

Materials And Methods: Patients diagnosed with AGC, receiving biweekly TEX (docetaxel - 60 mg/m (2)-D1; oxaliplatin - 85 mg/m (2)-D1, and capecitabine 500-625 mg/m (2) orally twice daily for 14 days) between July 2012 and May 2016 were retrospectively analyzed for tolerance, prognostic factors, event-free survival (EFS), and overall survival (OS). Read More

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November 2018
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