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  • Managing AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma and pregnancy 

    Barnardt, Pieter (AOSIS Publishing, 2013-05)
    An estimated 30 - 40% of HIV-infected patients are likely to develop cancer during the progression of their disease. The occurrence of malignancy among these patients represents a difficult challenge in their care. Kaposi’s ...

  • Neutron radiotherapy in South Africa : neutron radiotherapy should continue 

    Sauerwein, Wolfgang; Engenhart-Cabillic, Rita; Forman, Jeffrey D.; Gueulette, John; Hachem, Sabet; Jones, Dan; Krull, Andreas; Lukas, Peter; Mandrillon, Pierre; Petry, Winfried; Rosenberg, Ivan; Venimmen, Frederik; Welsh, James S. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-04)
    To the Editor: Abratt’s letter needs a response. We are currently – or have been directly – involved in treating patients with fast neutrons for decades; some with more than 20 years’ experience in proton therapy, and ...

  • Pentastomiasis (armillifer armillatus infestation) 

    Du Plessis, Vicci; Birnie, Andrew J.; Eloff, Ivor; Reuter, Helmuth; Andronikou, Savvas (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-10)
    Pentastomiasis, also known as ‘tongue worm’ infestation or porocephalosis, is a parasitic zoonosis endemic to western and central Africa. In 1847, Pruner described the first human infection by a pentastomid in Cairo. ...

  • Photosensitizers and radiosensitizers in dermatology and oncology 

    Bruckner, V. (HMPG, 1979-09)
    Two therapeutic modalities are currently of great interest, namely photo- and radiosensitization. Whereas photosensitizers only function in combination with ultraviolet (UV) light, radiosensitizers act only in combination ...

  • Rabdomiosarkoom van die blaas 

    Malan, P. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975-08)
    Two cases of rhabdomyosarcoma of the bladder are reported. These tumors mainly occur in male children. They may arise in any part of the bladder and usually cause dysuria, lower urinary tract obstruction and a palpable ...