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: 57

Table of Content: January 2014; 6(1)

January 2014

Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy as the presenting symptom of non-small cell lung cancer: A case report

Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (HOA) is a disabling condition that may occur secondarily to primary lung carcinoma. Management of joint pain in patients with HOA is challenging, and treatment options are experimental. Here we report an unusual case of HOA in a 54 year-old man who presented with fever, rash and arthralgia as initial symptoms of an underlying non-small cell lung cancer. He did not respond to...

Author(s): Sheila Nguyen and Mehrnaz Hojjati

January 2014

Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device for management of tamoxifen-induced menorrhagia in breast cancer patients

This study aimed to evaluate the therapeutic yield of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (LNG-IUD) for management of tamoxifen induced menorrhagia in women who had mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer. This study included 34 patients who had breast cancer, underwent mastectomy, were maintained on tamoxifen post-operatively for at least 6 months, and had also newly developed menorrhagia throughout their...

Author(s): Mohamed Anwar El-Nory,  Gamal I. El-Habbaa and Gamal Ibrahim Rageh