This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics is focused on Prostate Cancer and highlights topics such as: Prevention, Early Detection, Biomarkers, Risk stratification, Imaging in Prostate Cancer, Adjuvant hormonal therapy, Management of patient with biochemical relapse, Management of patient with newly metastatic disease, and Bone Health Management.
Byline: BUSHRA MEHBOOB, EHTESHAM KHAN and MUSLIM KHAN ABSTRACT
Twelve NASA research papers provide unique and up-to-date information about space medicine issues that face astronauts on long-duration missions. Part 1: Performance Data Report – Space Medicine Division Human Research ProgramPart 2: Perspectives on Asthenia in Astronauts and Cosmonauts: Review of the International Research LiteraturePart 3: Probability of Causation for Space Radiation Carcinogenesis following International […]
INTRODUCTION Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide especially in low income and middle income countries. As we all know, cancer is malignant neoplasm. There is uncontrolled division of cells which enter into normal adjacent tissues and destroy them. Often the abnormal cells also spread into other parts of the body via […]
In this editorial review, I will provide an overview of prostate cancer. The specific areas I will discuss include the biology of prostate cancer and its prevention; the staging, early detection, and watchful waiting of prostate cancer; and the various therapies used to combat it–radical prostatectomy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, and chemotherapy. BIOLOGY OF PROSTATE […]
Numerous enzymes and proteins utilize first transition and Group IIB elements to carry out their biological functions and zinc is the most widely used of these elements in biology. Among the zinc enzymes are oxidoreductases, tranferases, hydrolases, lyases, isomerases and ligases. Indeed, zinc is the only metal encountered in each enzyme class. The notable selection […]
Breast cancer is one of the first recognisable cancers described in history, and we trace its recognition and treatment through antiquity. Galen saw cancer of the breast as the most common cancer of his time (and is still the most common cancer among South African women). Hippocrates in the 5th century BC possibly first described […]