Browsing Research Articles (Medical Oncology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Medical Oncology) by Title

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  • Cohen, Cheryl; Moyes, Jocelyn; Tempia, Stefano; Groome, Michelle; Walaza, Sibongile; Pretorius, Marthinus W.; Dawood, Halima; Chhagan, Meera; Haffejee, Summaya; Variava, Ebrahim; Kahn, Kathleen; Von Gottberg, Anne; Wolter, Nicole; Cohen, Adam L.; Malope-Kgokong, Babatyi; Venter, Marietjie; Madhi, Shabir A. (Public Library of Science, 2015-03-18)
    INTRODUCTION Data on the burden and risk groups for influenza-associated mortality from Africa are limited. We aimed to estimate the incidence and risk-factors for in-hospital influenza-associated severe acute respiratory ...
  • Saglio, Giuseppe; Kim, Dong-Wook; Issaragrisil, Surapol; Le Coutre, Philipp; Etienne, Gabriel; Lobo, Clarisse; Pasquini, Ricardo; Clark, Richard E.; Hochhaus, Andreas; Hughes, Timothy P.; Gallagher, Neil; Hoenekopp, Albert; Dong, Mei; Haque, Ariful; Larson, Richard A. (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2010-06)
    BACKGROUND: Nilotinib has been shown to be a more potent inhibitor of BCR-ABL than imatinib. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of nilotinib, as compared with imatinib, in patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia ...
  • Jacobus, S.J.; Rajkumar, S.V.; Weiss, M.; Stewart, A.K.; Stadtmauer, E.A.; Callander, N.S.; Dreosti, Lydia M.; Lacy, M.Q.; Fonseca, R. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
    Long-awaited results from the the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) trial comparing bortezomib–lenalidomide-dexamethasone (VRd) versus lenalidomide-dexamethasone (Rd) as induction treatment for previously untreated multiple ...
  • Louw, V.J.; Dreosti, Lydia M.; Ruff, P.; Jogessar, V.; Moodley, D.; Novitzky, N.; Patel, M.; Schmidt, A.; Willem, Pascale (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-11)
    INTRODUCTION: Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterised by a chromosomal translocation between the long arms of chromosomes 9 and 12 resulting in the formation of the BCR-ABL ...
  • Sengayi, M.M.; Egger, M.; Dreosti, Lydia M.; Bohlius, J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017-10)
    BACKGROUND : When South Africa (SA) implemented its antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme in 2004, the model for treating HIV-positive Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) patients shifted from symptomatic palliation to potential ...
  • Jacobs, H.W. (Hans); Zondagh, Ian; Wessels, P.F. (Pieter) (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2017)
    BACKGROUND : Patients undergoing spinal surgery are at risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) because of co-morbidities and immobilisation, but the morbidity of bleeding and haematoma formation complicates prophylaxis. ...
  • Jacobson, B.F.; Louw, S.; Buller, H.; Mer, M.; De Jong, P.R.; Rowji, P.; Schapkaitz, E.; Adler, D.; Beeton, A.; Hsu, H-C.; Wessels, P.F. (Pieter); Haas, S. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2013-04)
    BACKGROUND: Pharmacological prophylactic anticoagulation in many countries, including South Africa, is under-prescribed. This has resulted in unacceptable rates of morbidity and mortality. METHOD: The Southern African ...
  • Wessels, P.F. (Pieter) (Open Journals Systems, 2012)
    The relationship between cancer and thrombosis has been known for many years. Thrombotic risk is increased in the patient with cancer, and the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism at the time that a malignancy presents ...