Browsing Research Articles (Radiation Oncology) by Title

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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 ...

    • Morphine and chronic cancer pain 

      Smit, B. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2001-10)
      Cancer pain can be broken down into the following categories: (i),pain caused by the cancer process itself, i.e. bony invasion or nerve compression or infiltration that is likely to present with the features of acute pain; ...

    • 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 ...

    • Plasma sarcosine does not distinguish early and advanced stages of prostate cancer 

      Bohm, L.; Serafin, A. M.; Fernandez, P.; Van der Watt, G.; Bouic, P. J. D.; Harvey, J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-08)
      Introduction. Diagnosis of prostate cancer by prostate specific antigen (PSA) is error-prone and cannot distinguish benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) from malignant disease, nor identify aggressive and indolent types. ...

    • Primary breast lymphoma and HIV/AIDS 

      Barnardt, Pieter; Narinesingh, Dylan (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-09)
      Primary extranodal lymphoma of the breast is rare and accounts for 0.04 - 0.53% of all malignant tumours, less than 1% of non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas (NHLs) and 1.7% of extranodal NHLs.1 Extranodal lymphoma arises from tissue ...

    • 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 ...