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Radiation Oncology Review Series

therapy. More than ever before, the field of radiation oncology has evolved to utilize the most advanced imaging modalities for tumor and organ-at-risk (OAR) delineation, generate highly conformal treatment ... technical innovations that went into the development of brain radiosurgery have served as precursors for numerous advances in radiation oncology including the development of conformal treatment techniques and

Integrating interventional oncology in the treatment of liver tumors

oncology; Minimally invasive oncology - Summary Background Percutaneous ablation techniques offer a vast armamentarium for local, minimally invasive treatment of liver tumors, nowadays representing an ... patients . Oncology . 2007 ; 72 : 72 - 5 . 26. Kettenbach J , Wolf F , Wegner M , et al. Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of liver metastases: applications and potential indications . Eur Surg . 2002

32nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology

pre-irradiated locally recurrent breast cancers using re-RT and HT? N. Markus1, V. Peter2 1Lindenhofspital, Radiation Oncology, Bern, Switzerland 2Klinikum rechts der Isar, TUM, Radiation Oncology ... . M. Merks2,3, J. Crezee1, B.V. Balgobind1, A. Bel1 1Academic Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2Academic Medical Center, Department of Pediatric Oncology

The European Society of Gynaecological Oncology/European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology/European Society of Pathology Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Cervical Cancer

are large disparities in Europe and worldwide in the incidence, management, and mortality of cervical cancer.Objective:The European Society of Gynecological Oncology (ESGO), the European Society for ... , Leiden , The Netherlands 1 Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital , Mumbai , India 2 Department of Radiotherapy, Medical University of Vienna , Vienna , Austria Background: Despite

Controversies in Gynaecologic Oncology

of progress in any field of human endeavour—gynaecologic oncology is no exception. Because different individuals or groups of individuals hold divergent opinions on a subject, they, or others, are ... apparent that there are no blacks (or whites) but only shades of grey. It is in the spirit of ‘shades of grey’ that we present to you this special issue of Indian Journal of Gynaecologic Oncology on the

Comparative oncology approach to drug repurposing in osteosarcoma

America, 11 Division of Hematology and Oncology, Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics , Kansas City, Missouri , United States of America 1 Editor: Aamir Ahmad, University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer ... drug activity [ 12 ]. Finally, comparative studies have demonstrated striking similarities in gene expression between canine and human OS [ 13 ]. Here, we employed a comparative oncology approach to

Advanced cancer patients’ construction of self during oncology consultations: a transitivity concordance analysis

concordance and transitivity analysis to investigate the grammatical choices that advanced cancer patients make to identify and construct themselves during an oncology consultation. The data comprises 69 ... oncology consultations between advanced cancer patients (and in some consultations a companion or companions) and their oncologist. Findings reveal that these advanced cancer patients identified themselves

The Annals of Surgical Oncology: An Oncology Journal for Surgeons

Cancer Center , Houston, TX , USA In response to its membership, the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), with Raven Press, is launching the Annals of Surgical Oncology, a peer-reviewed journal, to meet ... the needs of all practicing surgeons treating cancer patients. The Annals will blend up-to-date oncology and surgery information that is clinically relevant to the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of

Overview and outcome of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: Experience of a single developing country’s oncology centre

clinic-pathological features, and outcome of HL patients treated at one hemato-oncology centre in Erbil, northern Iraq. Medical records of 103 HL patients treated over more than six years were reviewed ... , College of Medicine, Hawler Medical University , Erbil , Iraq , 2 Department of Haematopathology, Nanakali Haemato-Oncology Teaching Centre, Erbil, Iraq, 3 Department of Clinical Haematology, Nanakali

2018 consensus statement by the Spanish Society of Pathology and the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer of unknown primary

Department, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre , Madrid , Spain 2 Medical Oncology Department, Institut Català d'Oncologia ICO-Hospitalet/Hospital de Sant Joan Despí , Moisès Broggi, Sant Joan Despí

Labeling for Big Data in radiation oncology: The Radiation Oncology Structures ontology

Purpose Leveraging Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Oncology Information Systems (OIS) has great potential to generate hypotheses for cancer treatment, since they directly provide medical data on ... : Roberto Amendola, ENEA Centro Ricerche Casaccia , ITALY 1 Radiation Oncology Department, Georges Pompidou European Hospital, Assistance Publique ± Hoà pitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Paris Descartes University

2018 Presidential Address—Society of Surgical Oncology: The Fundamental Difference Between Cancer Treatment and Patient Care

Society of Surgical Oncology, my initial reaction was one of intense pride, which very quickly gave way to a profound sense of embarrassment and humility as I realized that I was being honored for the hard ... that I have enjoyed is certainly due to the outstanding residents, fellows, faculty, and staff at the University of Louisville. The Division of Surgical Oncology: Drs. Rob Martin , Chuck Scoggins

Cardio-oncology: conflicting priorities of anticancer treatment and cardiovascular outcome

. Müller Background This article about the emerging field of cardio-oncology highlights typical side effects of oncological therapies in the cardiovascular system, cardiovascular complications of ... of cardiovascular morbidity. Cardiotoxicity; Side effects; Cardio-oncology; Onco-cardiology Introduction Scientific advances have led to a steady increase in survival rates of many oncologic

Impact of an animal-assisted therapy programme on physiological and psychosocial variables of paediatric oncology patients

clinical contexts, including hospitalization[19±21], emergency medicine[ 17 ], oncology[22±29], cardiology[ 18,30 ], psychiatry [31±33], and outpatient and hospital paediatrics[34±38]. The results of ... is a pioneer in the field of outpatient paediatric oncology in Brazil. The objectives of this study are a) to propose an intervention and safety protocol for the implementation of AAT and b) to

A time of transition in the Journal of Neuro-Oncology

Prize for Fiction Since its inception in 1983, the Journal of Neuro-Oncology (JNO) has been a multidisciplinary journal focusing on basic, translational, and clinical research in the field of neuro ... -oncology. The publication is the official one for the Tumor Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). Thus, there has been a close

Model-Based Adaptive Optimal Design (MBAOD) Improves Combination Dose Finding Designs: an Example in Oncology

. combination therapy; dose escalation; MBAOD; oncology; recommended dosing regimen INTRODUCTION Anticancer agents used in combination are fundamental to successful cancer treatment. Indeed, even if the ... described by linear functions (slope parameter) acting additively on the proliferative cells. During phase 1 trials in oncology, the main purpose is dedicated to focus on both safety and PK aspects, efficacy

Imaging the multiple facets of immuno-oncology

Bimmuno-oncology^ has revolutionized cancer therapy, with several antibodies demonstrating survival improvements in a variety of cancers [ 1–3 ]. The most studied antibodies [ 1, 2 ] target PD-1, a

Uro-oncology 2018: new horizons, new treatment options, improved patient outcomes

, 1060 Vienna , Austria Uro-oncology 2018 3 - The year 2018 is an exciting time to work as a urooncologist. Therapies have developed rapidly in the last year. The papers collected in this issue of memo ... and PD-1 inhibitors. Immuno-oncology plays an important role in urooncology, since especially mBC and mRCC have a high mutational burden [ 20 ]. I am proud to work as an uro-oncologist in this

Next-generation sequencing analysis of a cluster of hepatitis C virus infections in a haematology and oncology center

Molecular characterization of early hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection remains rare. Ten out of 78 patients of a hematology/oncology center were found to be HCV RNA positive two to four months after ... cluster of HCV infection among patients of a regional hematology and oncology center in Southern Poland. We investigated the diversity of hypervariable region 1 (HVR1) which represents a highly exposed