Review Article
Shapour Omidvari, Hamid Nasrolahi, Behnam Kadkhodaei, Seyed Hasan Hamedi, Niloofar Ahmadloo, Mansour Ansari, Mohammad Mohammadianpanah, Ahmad Mosalaei
Sarcoma is a rare human cancer and pancreatic sarcoma is even rarer. Its treatment and clinical history and prognosis are not well described.In this review, we collected all articles in the English language found in PubMed that were published between January 2000 to August 2015 to draw ... read more
Research Article
Bijan Khademi, Sima Safari, Sare Hosseini, Mohammad Mohammadianpanah
Olfactory neuroblastoma or esthesioneuroblastoma is a rare malignant neoplasm of the olfactory neuroepithelium.This study aimed to investigate the clinical presentation, characteristics and treatment outcome of fourteen patients with olfactory neuroblastoma.This retrospective study reviewed and analyzed 14 patients with olfactory neuroblastoma during the last 15 years at two ... read more
Research Article
Asiyeh Golestani, Mohammad Houshyari, Ahmad Mostaar, Ali Jabbari Arfaie
Radiotherapy is a high-energy ionizing radiation treatment for some kinds of cancers. Accuracy and the quality of radiotherapy treatment planning systems depend on the type of dose calculation algorithms that are utilized. There are uncertainties in the calculation of dose distribution, especially in a heterogeneous situation.This study ... read more
Brief Report
Hunjung Kim, Hoonjung Phak, Woochul Kim
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) using Cyberknife delivers high-dose fraction of radiation without increasing toxicity.We present the follow-up outcomes and toxicities of patients with localized prostate cancer treated by use of Cyberknife as a monotherapy.This study was based on a retrospective analysis of the 34 patients treated ... read more
Case Report
Fariba Behnamfar, Fereshteh Mohammadizadeh, Leila Hashemi, Somayeh Sheikhalian
Gestational choriocarcinoma usually occurs following an intrauterine pregnancy. We report a case of metastatic choriocarcinoma to the left kidney and lungs with long term intermittent amenorrhea and vaginal bleeding after a normal vaginal delivery.A 43-year-old rural woman presented with prolonged amenorrhea. Her last delivery was three years ... read more
Case Report
Artur Aguiar, Manuel Jacome, Isabel Azevedo, Eurico Monteiro, Vera Castro
Extrapulmonary small-cell carcinoma, neuroendocrine type is uncommon, particularly in the head and neck region. It represents an extremely rare finding when originating from the nasopharynx, and so far only five cases have been reported.The authors present a case of a female patient with this tumor type, and ... read more
Case Report
Nicholas MacLeod, Pal Klepstad, Marie Fallon, Barry Laird
Pain is the most common symptom in malignant pleural mesothelioma and can be challenging to manage. This article discusses the pathophysiology of pain in mesothelioma and provides a case history to outline management options including medication, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and cordotomy. read more

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