International Journal of

Oncology ResearchISSN: 2643-4563


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4563/1710024

Hepatosplenic Gamma Delta T-cell Lymphoma Presenting as Progressive Hepatosplenomegaly Highlighted during Pregnancy

Hussam Almasri, MD, Mahir Petkar, MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Abdulaziz Zafar, MBBS, MRCP, Mohammed Abuwahed, MBBS, Mohammad Altermanini, MBBCH, Rita Ahmad, MD and Mouhammad Sharaf Eldean, MD, FCAP

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 19, 2020

Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma (HSGDTL) is a rare variant of T-cell lymphoma with few reported cases in literature. It usually presents with hepatosplenomegaly and constitutional symptoms, primarily in young to middle aged patients. The prognosis is generally poor, with maximum reported survival periods of 2-3 years. There is a link to immunodeficiency and some biological treatments. Liver biopsy with flow cytometry is required to confirm the diagnosis....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4563/1710023

Supporting the Supporters: What are the Unmet Needs and Quality of Life of Caregivers of Cancer Patients in Singapore?

Gek Phin Chua, Quan Sing Ng, Hiang Khoon Tan and Whee Sze Ong

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 22, 2020

Caregivers of cancer patients may assume diverse responsibilities during the patient’s cancer trajectory, providing physical assistance, emotional and financial support. These responsibilities can be highly demanding, emotionally stressful and financially draining and can impact on the caregivers’ quality of life (QOL). This study aims to determine the unmet needs of caregivers of cancer patients in Singapore and establish if the unmet needs are associated with their QOL in order to guide pr...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4563/1710022

Assessment of Quality of Life in Radically Treated Head & Neck Cancer Patients: A Cross Sectional Study

Shekhar Kumar Keshri, MBBS, DMRT, MD, Satyendra Narayan Sinha, MBBS, DNB and Mitali Dandekar Lall, MBBS, MS, DNB

Article Type: Original article | First Published: May 20, 2020

Head and neck cancers pose a significant healthcare burden in India and more than two third of these patients present in advance stage. Multimodality treatment is recommended and often has detrimental impact on quality of life. A cross-sectional study was conducted from February-May 2019 among radically treated 73 head and neck cancer patients attending OPD for follow up using EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ H&N-35 questionnaires in Hindi language....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4563/1710021

Concerns and Quality of Life of Cancer Survivors across the Survivorship Trajectory

Gek Phin Chua, Quan Sing Ng, Hiang Khoon Tan and Whee Sze Ong

Article Type: Original article | First Published: April 25, 2020

A cross-sectional survey was conducted on cancer survivors diagnosed with colorectal, breast, lung, gynaecological, prostate or liver cancers (top 6 cancers in Singapore) who were seen at the National Cancer Centre Singapore between 11 April and 12 July 2017. Eligible study participants self-completed a questionnaire adapted from the Mayo Clinic Cancer Centre’s Cancer Survivors Survey of Needs. QOL was rated by participants on a scale of 0 - 10, with higher ratings denoting higher level of QOL...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4563/1710020

Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland in a Patient with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Case Report

Geun-Jeon Kim, MD, Dong-Hyun Lee, MD, Chul-Woo Yang, MD, PhD and Dong-Il Sun, MD, PhD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 22, 2020

We report the co-occurrence of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) of the parotid gland. A 33-year-old male presented with a parotid gland tumor of benign appearance. After surgery, the patient’s serum creatine kinase level exceeded 20,000 IU/L (normal, 50-200 IU/L); his potassium level was also high (7.2 mEq/L), as were his aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, and lactate dehydrogenase levels. Genetic testing revealed the deletion of exons 10-...

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