Cancer Research Journal

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2020

  • Mutation of EGFR in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, a Regional Study in Upper Egypt

    Samir Shehata Mohammed Eid, Ahmed Roshdi Hamed Ahmed, Marwa Ismail Khalaf Abdelgawad, Ahmed El-Sayed Mohamed, Amany Osama Mohamed, Dalia Osama Mohamed, Mona Mahmoud Sayed, Ebtesam Mahmoud Aly Elgezawy, Heba Mohammed Saad-Eldeen

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 2 December 2019
    Accepted: 26 December 2019
    Published: 7 January 2020
    Abstract: Management of non-small cell lung cancer has been changed dramatically since detection of EGFR mutation. The rate of EGFR mutation in Upper Egypt is unknown. In this study; EGFR mutation in non-small cell lung cancer tissue was evaluated and correlated with clinicopathological features of the tumors. Tissue samples of non-small cell lung cancer tha... Show More
  • A Survey of the Cardiology Care Delivered to Cancer Patients in Nigeria

    Alikor Chizindu Akubudike, Weje Chituru Chioma

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 8-12
    Received: 21 November 2019
    Accepted: 9 December 2019
    Published: 17 January 2020
    Abstract: BACKGROUND: The incidence of cardiovascular disease is on the rise and this is no less so amongst the population of individuals who are affected by cancer as improvement over the years in cancer treatment options have brought about improved outcomes in terms of overall patient survival and outcomes but has additionally also illuminated the side eff... Show More
  • Early Mobilization in an Oncology Intensive Care Unit

    Cristiani Caroline Carvalho, Fernanda Cristina Chavaglia Marques, Maria Luíza Alves Moreira, Monyque Evelyn Barbosa Batista, Isabella Fernandes Alves, Patricia Regina dos Reis, Daniela Santana Polati da Silveira

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 13-19
    Received: 23 August 2019
    Accepted: 13 February 2020
    Published: 17 March 2020
    Abstract: Introduction: Quality of life and functionality of critically ill cancer patients are significantly affected after ICU admission, with changes due to immobility, hemodynamic instability, muscular atrophy, cognitive deficits, psychological difficulties, decreased cardiovascular functional capacity, neurological deleterious effects on the respiratory... Show More