International Journal of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Research

Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2018

  • Metastatic Hormone and Her-2 Positive Breast Cancer: A Community Approach

    Ida Micaily, Lakshmi Kolandra, Shahrzad Abdollahi, Anthony Scarpaci

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 20-24
    Received: 7 June 2018
    Accepted: 26 June 2018
    Published: 24 July 2018
    Abstract: Metastatic hormone-receptor and HER-2 positive (triple-positive) breast cancer provides a treatment dilemma for oncologic clinicians. The current National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines offer a variety of options in the first and second line for metastatic breast cancer. However, a more tailored treatment approach may be needed for ... Show More
  • Clinicopathological and Survival Pattern in Lung Cancer Patients of Different Age Group

    Yumkhaibam Sobita Devi, Srigopal Mohanty, Laishram Jaichand Singh, Daffilyne Lyngdoh Nongrum

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 25-29
    Received: 12 June 2018
    Accepted: 1 July 2018
    Published: 26 July 2018
    Abstract: Lung cancer is considered as disease of older population with median age of 70 year at diagnosis. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinicopathological and survival pattern in younger and older age lung cancer patients. A retrospective study was carried out for all histopathologically or cytologically confirmed cases of primary lung canc... Show More
  • Omitting Preoperative Lymphoscintigraphy Does Not Decrease Sentinel Lymph Node Detection Rate in Vulvar Cancer

    Kasey Marie Roberts, Aine Emma Clements, John Ottis Elliott, Kellie Susan Rath, Gary Craig Reid

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 30-34
    Received: 19 June 2018
    Accepted: 16 July 2018
    Published: 9 August 2018
    Abstract: Sentinel lymph nodes in vulvar cancer can be detected in a variety of ways. A method described in GOG-173 involves injection of technetium-99m and isosulfan blue intraoperatively. Lymphoscintigraphy, for which the technetium-99m is injected preoperatively, became required two years into the study due to unpublished evidence that lymphoscintigraphy ... Show More
  • Comparative Study of Precancerous Lesions of the Uterine Cervix Among Users and Non-Users of Combined Oral Contraceptive Pills in Jos, Nigeria

    Yakubu Emmanuel Nyam, Ajen Stephen Anzaku, Innocent Emmanuel, Isikhuemen Ehikoya Maradona, Ekwedigwe Chinedu Kenneth, Daru Patrick Haruna, Ocheke Ngozi Amaka, Ujah Achanya Otobo Innocent

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 35-40
    Received: 3 January 2018
    Accepted: 31 August 2018
    Published: 27 September 2018
    Abstract: Combined oral contraceptive pills (COCP) use, is link to the development of precancerous cervical lesions. There are variations in reports across studied populations. Our study was a comparative, cross-sectional study. SPSS version 20 (IBM, Armonk, NY, USA) was used for data analysis and P-Value ... Show More
  • Techniques and Practice of Post Mastectomy Radiotherapy in Nigeria: A Multi-Centre Study

    Salako Omolola, Aliyu Usman Malami, Jimoh Mutiu Alani, Oboh Oseiwe Evaristus, Nwankwo Kenneth, Ogunnorin Babatunde Olutoye, Habeeb Muhammed, Olukiran Olugbenro Emmanueal, Ahmed Rilwan, Joseph Adedayo, Roberts Alero Ann, Oyesegun Razaak, Ketiku Kingsley Kayode, Adenipekun Adeniyi Adesina, Campbell Oladapo Babatunde, Adewuyi Sunday, Chukwuocha Ikechukwu, Otene Samuel Anaja, Duncan Josbert Thomas Kofi, Durosinmi-Etti Francis Abayomi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 41-48
    Received: 10 August 2018
    Accepted: 28 August 2018
    Published: 8 October 2018
    Abstract: Breast cancer affect millions of women worldwide with an increasing incidence in developing countries. In Nigeria, late presentation is the norm, with most patients presenting at stages III and IV. Patients may be at risk of local recurrence after mastectomy due to areas of microscopic residual disease such as the chest wall and regional nodal basi... Show More