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To evaluate the role of Fluorine-18-fluorodexoyglucose Positron Emission Tomography (FDG-PET) scan in staging and its implications on the treatment of lymphoma, and to study the concordance between visual assessment and Deauville criteria for the interpretation of interim scans.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
In early-stage classical Hodgkin lymphoma, fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET)-computed tomography (CT) scans are performed routinely after chemotherapy, and the 5-point Deauville sc...
The expected presentation for low-grade lymphomas consists of disseminated lymphadenopathy with no constitutional symptomsk, and with bone marrow involvement, normal lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), low p...
Purpose: Brain metastases are a common complication of cancer and occur in about 15 - 40 % of patients with malignancies. The aim of this retrospective study was to differentiate between metasta...
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the new classification of lymphomas is mainly based on morphological, immunophenotypical, and molecular criteria. Consequently, this new approach has ...
The head and neck are common sites for extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Radiotherapy plays an important role in the treatment of low-grade lymphomas, with curative or palliative intent. In the case o...
Conventional chemotherapeutic regimens designed for aggressive B-cell lymphomas are generally less effective when applied to mature T-cell or NK-cell lymphomas. The treatment outcome for r...
The main purpose of the PETAL trial is to determine whether patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphomas with a persistently positive PET scan after two cycles of chemotherapy benefit ...
The purpose of this study is to determine if PEM scan can improve axillary lymph node staging by assessing if they are involved by cancer. Your doctor may refer you for a PEM scan, PEM sta...
The purpose of this study is to investigate possible genetic factors that contribute to the development of lymphomas. The databank will be used to determine whether familial lymphomas hav...
The purpose of this study is to determine if we can prevent Epstein Barr Virus lymphomas by the monthly administration of an (antibody) protein against B lymphocytes called Rituximab. Alth...
Classification system for assessing impact injury severity developed and published by the American Association for Automotive Medicine. It is the system of choice for coding single injuries and is the foundation for methods assessing multiple injuries or for assessing cumulative effects of more than one injury. These include Maximum AIS (MAIS), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and Probability of Death Score (PODS).
A method of differentiating individuals based on the analysis of qualitative or quantitative biological traits or patterns. This process which has applications in forensics and identity theft prevention includes DNA profiles or DNA fingerprints, hand fingerprints, automated facial recognition, iris scan, hand geometry, retinal scan, vascular patterns, automated voice pattern recognition, and ultrasound of fingers.
Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.
External or interstitial irradiation to treat lymphomas (e.g., Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas) and lymph node metastases and also some autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis.
A form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma having a usually diffuse pattern with both small and medium lymphocytes and small cleaved cells. It accounts for about 5% of adult non-Hodgkin lymphomas in the United States and Europe. The majority of mantle-cell lymphomas are associated with a t(11;14) translocation resulting in overexpression of the CYCLIN D1 gene (GENES, BCL-1).
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Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers) - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...