Journal of
Cancer Research and Experimental Oncology

  • Abbreviation: J. Cancer Res. Exp. Oncol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2243
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCREO
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 56

Table of Content: January 2011; 3(1)

January 2011

The effectiveness of high dose rate brachytherapy using a special applicator set with external beam radiation treatment and chemotherapy followed by surgery as a treatment of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus: A case series of single institution with literature review

Our study looked at patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma treated with high dose rate brachytherapy (HDR-BT) followed by external beam radiation treatment (EBRT) and chemotherapy with and without surgery to find local response using special HDR-BT delivery catheter, Bonvoisin-Gerard Esophageal Applicator (BG Applicator). We reviewed eight patients’ charts with adenocarcinoma of esophagus (Median age = 63.5...

Author(s): Mihir Raval, and Nicolas Zouain,

January 2011

Correlation between visual inspection of the cervix and pap smear test for cervical cancer screening

Cancer of the cervix, although a preventable disease has remained a common genital cancer in Nigeria, where most women rarely ever undergo cervical cancer screening. The reasons commonly cited in several studies for this abysmal situation are the absence of routine and organized screening programme, lack of knowledge about cervical cancer screening and cost. Visual inspection of the cervix, which is easy to do, cheap...

Author(s): S. U. Mbamara, C. O. Ukah, O. Ikpeze, Okonkwo Jen and  V. Onyiaora