Latest Research on Neck Cancer: Jan 2021

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Head and neck cancer: past, present and future Head and neck cancer consists of a diverse group of cancers that ranges from cutaneous, lip, salivary glands, sinuses, oral cavity, pharynx and larynx. Each group dictates different management. In this review, the primary focus is on head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) arising from the mucosal lining of the oral cavity and pharynx, excluding nasopharyngeal cancer. Presently, HNSCC is the sixth most prevalent neoplasm in the world, with approximately 900,000 … Continue reading “Latest Research on Neck Cancer: Jan 2021”

Latest Research on Gallbladder Cancer : Dec 2020

Posted on December 4, 2020December 26, 2020Categories Cancer and TumorTags   Leave a comment on Latest Research on Gallbladder Cancer : Dec 2020

Gallbladder cancer Background Gallbladder cancer (GC) is a relatively rare but highly lethal neoplasm. We review the epidemiology, etiology, pathology, symptoms, diagnosis, staging, treatment, and prognosis of GC. Method A Pubmed database search between 1971 and February 2007 was performed. All abstracts were reviewed and articles with GC obtained; further references were extracted by hand-searching the bibliography. The database search was done in the English language. Results The accurate etiology of GC remains unclear, while the symptoms associated with primary … Continue reading “Latest Research on Gallbladder Cancer : Dec 2020”

Latest Research on Bile Duct Cancer : Nov 2020

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Outcome of treatment for distal bile duct cancer All patients with distal bile duct tumours over a 10‐year period (October 1983 to December 1993) were identified by means of a prospective database. The medical records of 104 patients were reviewed. Univariate and multivariate analysis for predictors of outcome was performed. Median age of the patients was 65 (range 30–89) years. Patients presented with a clinical picture indistinguishable from that of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Twenty patients had no surgical treatment and … Continue reading “Latest Research on Bile Duct Cancer : Nov 2020”

Latest Research on Gallbladder Cancer : Aug – 2020

Posted on August 3, 2020Categories Cancer and Tumor, Medical ScienceTags   Leave a comment on Latest Research on Gallbladder Cancer : Aug – 2020

Epidemiology of gallbladder cancer. Gallbladder cancer is the most common biliary tract cancer. The highest incidence rates occur in Chile, which also has the highest mortality rates. This lethal gastrointestinal cancer has a predilection among adult women and older subjects of both sexes, and also among populations throughout central and Eastern Europe and certain racial groups, such as Native American Indians. Unfortunately, prospects are poor for preventing this form of cancer. [1] Chronic inflammation and gallbladder cancer Gallbladder cancer (GBC) … Continue reading “Latest Research on Gallbladder Cancer : Aug – 2020”

Latest News on Breast Cancer Research: Jan – 2020

Posted on January 21, 2020Categories Cancer and TumorTags ,   Leave a comment on Latest News on Breast Cancer Research: Jan – 2020

Randomised controlled trial of conservation therapy for breast cancer: 6-year analysis of the Scottish trial Background: to work out whether, when primary carcinoma is treated by local excision supported by systemic therapy appropriate to the oestrogen receptor status (ER) of the tumour, local radiotherapy are often avoided. Methods: We administered a randomised controlled trial in 585 patients aged but 70 years with primary breast cancers of 4 cm or less in size in four specialist units and 7 other hospitals … Continue reading “Latest News on Breast Cancer Research: Jan – 2020”