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2013 – Results of Adjuvant FOLFOX Regimens in Stage III Colorectal Cancer Patients: Retrospective Analysis of 667 Patients

Colorectal cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer death worldwide [1] . Worldwide, colorectal cancer accounted for approximately 1.2 million new cancer cases in 2008 [2, 3] . Surgical resection is the only curative treatment for locoregional disease, but 40–50% of patients have recurrences and or metastasis and die of metastatic disease [4] .…

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Böbrek Kanseri

Böbrekler kırmızı-kahverengi renkte ince bir kapsülle örtülü fasulye biçiminde iki organdır. Böbrekler karın üst bölgesinin arka kısmında bulunurlar. Sırt adaleleri ve alt kaburga kemiklerince dış etkilere karşı korunurlar. Böbrekler kandan artık ve zehirli maddeleri, fazla mineralleri ve suyu süzerek vücuttan dışarı çıkarırlar. İdrar böbrekler ile kandan süzülüp oluştuktan sonra üreter olarak adlandırılan içi boş idrar…

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2012 – ESMO Consensus Guidelines for management of patients with colon and rectal cancer. A personalized approach to clinical decision making

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Europe and one of the leading causes of cancer death worldwide [1, 2]. In the past years treatment and outcome of early and advanced disease has steadily improved. Progress in imaging enables more precise differentiation of prognostic subgroups in rectal cancer and a selected treatment…

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2011 – Weight gain after adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with early breast cancer in Istanbul Turkey

Weight gain is a well-known and unwanted complication of adjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer. We observed that the female Turkish cancer patients frequently gain weight with adjuvant treatment of breast cancer and planned to examine the magnitude of this problem in early breast cancer patients treated at our hospital. A total of 176 early breast…

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2010- Factors that Affect Patients’ Decision-Making about Mastectomy or Breast Conserving Surgery, and the Psychological Effect of this Choice on Breast Cancer Patients

treatment is surgery, with breast conserving surgery (BCS) being widely used for early-stage disease. Due to changes in body image, depressive symptoms can occur after surgery. Here, we evaluate factors that affect patients’ decision on surgery, and investigate differences in the level of depression after mastectomy or BCS in a population of Turkish patients. ……

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2009 – The association between individual attachment patterns, the perceived social support, and the psychological wellbeing of Turkish informal caregivers

Cancer care provided within home environment is usually provided by spouses, siblings, children, relatives, and friends of the cancer patients. These individuals play a substantial role in meeting the practical, emotional, and even nursing care needs of their relatives without being paid [1,2]. They are usually referred to as ‘informal caregivers’ [1]. Research shows that…

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