B Piura

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Carcinosarcoma of the uterine cervix initially interpreted as myoma nascens
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:539-40. 2007
  2. pmc Autoantibodies to tumor-associated antigens in breast carcinoma
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    J Oncol 2010:264926. 2010
  3. pmc Autoantibodies to tumor-associated antigens in epithelial ovarian carcinoma
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    J Oncol 2009:581939. 2009
  4. pmc Brain metastases from ovarian carcinoma
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    ISRN Oncol 2011:527453. 2011
  5. pmc Brain metastases from endometrial carcinoma
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    ISRN Oncol 2012:581749. 2012
  6. pmc Autoantibodies to tailor-made panels of tumor-associated antigens in breast carcinoma
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    J Oncol 2011:982425. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain metastases from cervical carcinoma: overview of pertinent literature
    E Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 33:567-73. 2012
  8. pmc Native human autoantibodies targeting GIPC1 identify differential expression in malignant tumors of the breast and ovary
    Victoria Yavelsky
    Department of Virology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    BMC Cancer 8:247. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Hypercalcemia in malignancies of the female genital tract]
    Benjamin Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Harefuah 147:229-34, 277. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [Splenic metastases from female genital tract malignancies]
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba Affiliated to Sackler Medical School, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 149:315-20, 335, 334. 2010

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Publications84

  1. ncbi request reprint Carcinosarcoma of the uterine cervix initially interpreted as myoma nascens
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:539-40. 2007
  2. pmc Autoantibodies to tumor-associated antigens in breast carcinoma
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    J Oncol 2010:264926. 2010
    ..Measurement of serum AAbs to one specific TAA only is of little value for screening and early diagnosis of breast carcinoma; however, assessment of AAbs to a panel of TAAs may have promising diagnostic potential...
  3. pmc Autoantibodies to tumor-associated antigens in epithelial ovarian carcinoma
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    J Oncol 2009:581939. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Brain metastases from ovarian carcinoma
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    ISRN Oncol 2011:527453. 2011
    ..It is suggested that brain imaging studies should be included in the followup of patients after treatment for ovarian carcinoma...
  5. pmc Brain metastases from endometrial carcinoma
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    ISRN Oncol 2012:581749. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Autoantibodies to tailor-made panels of tumor-associated antigens in breast carcinoma
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    J Oncol 2011:982425. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, measurement of serum AAbs to a panel of TAAs for screening and early diagnosis of breast carcinoma is still investigational and should be carried out along with traditional diagnostic studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain metastases from cervical carcinoma: overview of pertinent literature
    E Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 33:567-73. 2012
    ..The worst survival is observed in patients with no treatment. Although based on a very small number of patients, the best survival is noticed in patients having SRS either alone or in combination with other treatment modality...
  8. pmc Native human autoantibodies targeting GIPC1 identify differential expression in malignant tumors of the breast and ovary
    Victoria Yavelsky
    Department of Virology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    BMC Cancer 8:247. 2008
    ..Human monoclonal antibodies, 27.F7 and 27.B1, to GIPC1 demonstrate specific binding to malignant breast cancer tissue with no reactivity with normal breast tissue...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Hypercalcemia in malignancies of the female genital tract]
    Benjamin Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Harefuah 147:229-34, 277. 2008
    ..Since dysgerminoma is the most common malignant ovarian tumor in children, in girls it is the second most common ovarian neoplasm, after ovarian small cell carcinoma, to be associated with HHM...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Splenic metastases from female genital tract malignancies]
    Ettie Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba Affiliated to Sackler Medical School, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 149:315-20, 335, 334. 2010
    ..Hence, patients who had been treated for female genital tract malignancy, even if they are asymptomatic, need a long-term follow-up, including serial imaging studies of the spleen...
  11. doi request reprint Splenic metastasis from endometrial carcinoma: report of a case and review of literature
    Benjamin Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 280:1001-6. 2009
    ..Splenic metastasis from endometrial carcinoma is a rare clinical event, with only 11 cases documented previously in the literature...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recurrent cervical carcinoma after radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection: a study of 32 cases
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:31-6. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint [Placental site trophoblastic tumor]
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 146:62-7, 77. 2007
    ..Although PSTT produces less human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) than choriocarcinoma, beta-hCG is still the best available serum marker for monitoring the response to treatment and for follow-up...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sister Mary Joseph's nodule originating from endometrial carcinoma incidentally detected during surgery for an umbilical hernia: a case report
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Cancer Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:385-8. 2006
    ..Only 27 cases of Sister Mary Joseph's nodule originating from endometrial carcinoma have previously been documented in the literature...
  15. ncbi request reprint Juvenile granulosa cell tumor of the ovary associated with hypercalcemia
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:257-62. 2008
    ..Only one case of ovarian JGCT associated with hypercalcemia has previously been documented in the literature...
  16. ncbi request reprint Twin pregnancy with a complete hydatidiform mole and surviving co-existent fetus
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 278:377-82. 2008
    ..Twin pregnancy with complete hydatidiform mole and co-existent fetus (CHMF) resulting in a healthy take-home baby is rare, with only 30 cases documented in detail in the literature...
  17. ncbi request reprint Endometrial carcinoma in the south of Israel: study of 231 cases
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Surg Oncol 66:189-95. 1997
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical and histologic findings, treatment and outcome of patients with endometrial carcinoma in the south of Israel...
  18. ncbi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva in the south of Israel: a study of 50 cases
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Surg Oncol 67:174-81. 1998
    ..The most common histologic type is squamous cell carcinoma (82%). The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical findings, treatment, and outcome of patients with vulvar squamous cell carcinoma in the south of Israel...
  19. ncbi request reprint Malignant melanoma metastatic to the ovary
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Gynecol Oncol 68:201-5. 1998
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Three primary malignancies related to BRCA mutation successively occurring in a BRCA1 185delAG mutation carrier
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, 84101, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 97:241-4. 2001
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal papillary serous carcinoma: study of 15 cases and comparison with stage III-IV ovarian papillary serous carcinoma
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Surg Oncol 68:173-8. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical findings, treatment, and outcome of PPSC patients compared with stage III-IV OPSC patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgical pathologic factors in patients with early-stage cervical carcinoma treated with radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection: association with administration of adjuvant radiotherapy and effect on survival
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 27:573-8. 2006
    ..To identify surgical pathologic factors that best correlate with administration of adjuvant radiotherapy and best predict survival in early-stage cervical carcinoma treated with radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection (RHND)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Intraplacental choriocarcinoma metastasizing to the maternal lung
    D Landau
    Department of Neonatology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 27:29-32. 2006
    ..Although normal pregnancy is the precursor of 25% of cases of maternal choriocarcinoma, intraplacental choriocarcinoma in an otherwise normal placenta associated with viable pregnancy has rarely been reported...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psammomacarcinoma of the peritoneum
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, 84101, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 97:231-4. 2001
    ..The mainstay of treatment is surgical debulking. The role of adjuvant chemotherapy has as yet not been established...
  25. ncbi request reprint Uterine papillary serous carcinoma: study of 19 cases
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 79:69-73. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to present the conjoined experience of two regional hospitals in the south of Israel (Soroka Medical Center, Beer-Sheva and Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot) of handling this tumour...
  26. ncbi request reprint Primary carcinoma of the fallopian tube: study of 11 cases
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, 84101, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 91:169-75. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to present the experience of the Soroka Medical Center (SMC), Beer-Sheva, Israel of handling this tumor...
  27. ncbi request reprint Weekly single-agent carboplatin in heavily pretreated patients with recurrent ovarian, peritoneal and fallopian tube carcinoma
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 26:386-90. 2005
    ..To report the experience of a single institution in the south of Israel with weekly carboplatin in heavily pretreated patients with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian, peritoneal and fallopian tube carcinoma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Placental site trophoblastic tumor: report of four cases and review of literature
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Institute of Pathology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 17:258-62. 2007
    ..Because of the relative insensitivity to chemotherapy, hysterectomy is the mainstay of treatment. EP/EMA seems to be the most effective first-line chemotherapy available to date for metastatic and relapsing PSTT...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dermatomyositis and peritoneal papillary serous carcinoma
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 82:93-6. 1999
    ..This case illustrates that, alongside the more frequently occurring ovarian carcinoma, PPSC should also be considered in the differential diagnosis of the underlying malignancy that may occur in the female patient with DM...
  30. ncbi request reprint Topotecan in heavily pretreated patients with recurrent ovarian, peritoneal, and fallopian tube carcinoma
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 15:612-7. 2005
    ..9%). It is concluded that topotecan has considerable activity and noncumulative hematologic toxicity in heavily pretreated patients with recurrent ovarian, peritoneal, and fallopian tube carcinoma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Extramammary Paget's disease recurring on the skin of the lower abdomen and entire right leg two and half years after simple vulvectomy for minimally invasive Paget's disease of the vulva
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 76:217-20. 1998
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Number and distribution of pelvic lymph nodes and effect of surgical pathologic factors on pelvic lymph node status in patients with early-stage cervical carcinoma treated with radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 27:463-6. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Abnormal uterine bleeding as a presenting sign of metastases to the uterine corpus, cervix and vagina in a breast cancer patient on tamoxifen therapy
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 83:57-61. 1999
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Glassy cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Surg Oncol 72:206-10. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical findings, treatment, and outcome of patients with cervical GCC in the south of Israel...
  35. ncbi request reprint Long-term disease-free survival following surgery and active specific immunotherapy with allogeneic vaccine in a patient with high-risk malignant melanoma of the vulva
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 81:83-5. 1998
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine in heavily pretreated patients with recurrent ovarian, peritoneal and fallopian tube carcinoma
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Cancer Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 25:449-52. 2004
    ..To report the experience of a single institution in the south of Israel with gemcitabine in heavily pretreated patients with platinum-resistant recurrent ovarian, peritoneal and fallopian tube carcinoma...
  37. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal tuberculosis mimicking ovarian carcinoma with ascites and elevated serum CA-125: case report and review of literature
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 23:120-2. 2002
    ..It is concluded that laparoscopy, if feasible, seems to be a sufficient and safe method to provide diagnosis of peritoneal tuberculosis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Primary breast carcinoma of the vulva: case report and review of literature
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 23:21-4. 2002
    ..Chemotherapy should be similar to that employed for breast carcinoma. Tamoxifen should be prescribed for patients whose tumors contain estrogen receptors...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lymphoma-like lesion of the uterine cervix
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, 84101, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 97:235-8. 2001
    ..Immunohistochemical staining is usually not helpful in distinguishing this lesion from malignant lymphoma. No specific treatment is necessary for this condition...
  40. ncbi request reprint Primary malignant melanoma of the vagina: case report and review of literature
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 23:195-8. 2002
    ..It is concluded that wide local excision followed by pelvic radiotherapy is an appropriate treatment for melanoma confined to the vagina...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vulvar invasive squamous cell carcinoma occurring in a young woman with systemic lupus erythematosus
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 26:103-5. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Primary peritoneal malignant mixed müllerian tumor associated with colonic adenocarcinoma
    R Shaco-Levy
    Department of Pathology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Schiences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 26:509-10. 2005
    ..Primary extragenital malignant mixed Müllerian tumors (MMMTs) are very rare neoplasms, with only 28 documented cases in the literature. Two cases coexisted with a colonic adenocarcinoma...
  43. ncbi request reprint Doxorubicin and ifosfamide-mesna in advanced and recurrent uterine sarcomas
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Cancer Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 26:275-8. 2005
    ..To report the experience of a single institution in the south of Israel with doxorubicin and ifosfamide-mesna in patients with advanced/recurrent uterine sarcomas...
  44. doi request reprint The influence of meteorological factors on the emergence of preterm delivery and preterm premature rupture of membrane
    N Yackerson
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Perinatol 28:707-11. 2008
    ..To evaluate the influence of changes in the atmospheric state on the incidence of preterm delivery (PTD) and preterm premature rupture of membrane (PPROM)...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Mixed uterine mesodermal sarcoma in the population of southern Israel in the years 1996-1971--clinical and pathological characteristics]
    S Ariad
    Dept of Oncology, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba
    Harefuah 134:93-6, 159. 1998
    ..Mesodermal tumor of the uterus is a relatively rare malignancy with aggressive behavior and poor prognosis. It also had unusual associations with other primary tumors, hormonal treatment, and autoimmune manifestations...
  46. doi request reprint Endometrioid endometrial adenocarcinoma recurring as carcinosarcoma
    Ruthy Shaco-Levy
    Department of Pathology, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion Univrsity of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:279-82. 2008
    ..The tumor evolution in this case supports the prevailing opinion that Müllerian carcinosarcomas are derived from carcinomas and represent tumor progression...
  47. ncbi request reprint MMP-2, TIMP-1, E-cadherin, and beta-catenin expression in endometrial serous carcinoma compared with low-grade endometrial endometrioid carcinoma and proliferative endometrium
    Ruthy Shaco-Levy
    Department of Pathology, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:868-74. 2008
    ..To investigate the expression of MMP-2, TIMP-1, E-cadherin and beta-catenin in endometrial serous carcinoma (ESC), low-grade endometrial endometrioid carcinoma (EEC), and proliferative endometrium...
  48. doi request reprint Ovarian signet-ring stromal tumor: a potential diagnostic pitfall
    Ruthy Shaco-Levy
    Department of Pathology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Surg Pathol 16:180-4. 2008
    ..The main significance is to differentiate this benign tumor from the highly malignant Krukenberg tumor, and this differential diagnosis is discussed...
  49. doi request reprint Uterine adenolipoleiomyoma: a tumor with potential of aggressive behavior
    Ruthy Shaco-Levy
    Department of Pathology, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 27:252-7. 2008
    ..This is the fourth report of adenolipoleiomyoma within the uterus, the second with an intramural location, and the first with an aggressive behavior in the form of massive local recurrence...
  50. doi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinases 2 and 9, E-cadherin, and beta-catenin expression in endometriosis, low-grade endometrial carcinoma and non-neoplastic eutopic endometrium
    Ruthy Shaco-Levy
    Department of Pathology, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 139:226-32. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that endometriosis, being a benign process, will show different MMPs and adhesion molecules expressions, compared to endometrioid endometrial carcinoma, a disease with potential of malignant behavior...
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparison between primary peritoneal and epithelial ovarian carcinoma: a population-based study
    Giulia Barda
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1039-45. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to characterize primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPC) compared with ovarian carcinoma (OvC)...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Cadherins in malignancies of the female genital tract]
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Cancer Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 144:261-5, 303, 302. 2005
    ..It is hoped that the development of drugs that amend cell-cell adhesion will improve the prognosis of patients in whom tumor progression is associated with decrease or loss of cadherin expression...
  53. ncbi request reprint Weekly carboplatin in a frail elderly woman with advanced peritoneal carcinoma
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Cancer Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:192-4. 2005
    ..The toxicity may be reduced further, without decreasing effectiveness, by giving single-agent carboplatin at a reduced dose (AUC = 2) every week...
  54. ncbi request reprint Long-term disease-free survival effected by gemcitabine in a heavily pretreated patient with recurrent ovarian carcinoma
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Cancer Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 151, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:182-3. 2005
    ..Gemcitabine has been shown to have modest activity and low and well-tolerated toxicity in heavily pretreated patients with recurrent ovarian carcinoma...
  55. ncbi request reprint Tailgut cyst initially misdiagnosed as ovarian tumor
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 151, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 272:301-3. 2005
    ..Tailgut cyst (retrorectal cystic hamartoma) is an uncommon congenital lesion that arises from remnants of the embryonic post-anal gut. It is usually benign and located in the retrorectal/presacral space...
  56. ncbi request reprint Two successful pregnancies after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer in a patient with endometrial atypical hyperplasia bordering on adenocarcinoma treated conservatively with high-dose progesterone
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Cancer Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 61:21-3. 2006
    ..If surgery is not performed, close observation with endometrial sampling every 6 months is advisable...
  57. ncbi request reprint An unusual composite endometrial tumor combining papillary serous carcinoma and small cell carcinoma
    Ruthy Shaco-Levy
    Department of Pathology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Am J Surg Pathol 28:1103-6. 2004
    ..The patient died of progressive disease 5 months after surgery. We suggest that the small cell carcinoma may have arisen from the endometrial papillary serous carcinoma undergoing tumor progression with neuroendocrine differentiation...
  58. doi request reprint Evidence of measles virus antigens and RNA in endometrial cancer
    Daniel Benharroch
    Department of Pathology, Soroka University Medical Center, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 147:206-9. 2009
    ..To look for an association between the measles virus and endometrial carcinoma, the most frequent cancer of the female genital tract in our area...
  59. ncbi request reprint Sister Mary Joseph's nodule as the first presenting sign of primary fallopian tube adenocarcinoma
    Boris Kirshtein
    Department of Surgery A, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:234-6. 2006
    ..Laparoscopy can provide crucial information with respect to the location, size, and feasibility of optimal surgical resection of the intraabdominal and/or pelvic tumors...
  60. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal tuberculosis--an uncommon disease that may deceive the gynecologist
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, 84101, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 110:230-4. 2003
    ..To document women with peritoneal tuberculosis mimicking ovarian malignancy and to review pertinent literature...
  61. ncbi request reprint Chemiluminescent optical fiber immunosensor for detection of autoantibodies to ovarian and breast cancer-associated antigens
    Orly Salama
    Department of Biotechnology Engineering, The National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev, and Soroka University Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Biosens Bioelectron 22:1508-16. 2007
    ..We envision that this immunosensor may serve as a diagnostic tool for screening women for ovarian and breast cancer at an early stage, thus increasing their chance of survival...
  62. ncbi request reprint Women undergoing termination of pregnancy should be screened for gestational trophoblastic neoplasia
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynaecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Soroka Medical Centre and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Lancet 364:645-6. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Basal cell carcinoma of the vulva
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Surg Oncol 70:172-6. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical findings, treatment and outcome of patients with vulvar BCC treated at these institutions...
  64. doi request reprint A multicenter validation of computerized tomography models as predictors of non- optimal primary cytoreduction of advanced epithelial ovarian cancer
    O Gemer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon 78306, Israel
    Eur J Surg Oncol 35:1109-12. 2009
    ..To compare the validity of four predictive models of preoperative computerized tomography (CT) scans in predicting suboptimal primary cytoreduction in patients treated for advanced ovarian cancer...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Intraperitoneal chemotherapy in ovarian carcinoma]
    B Piura
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva
    Harefuah 140:844-9, 894, 893. 2001
    ..Additional phase III studies are required in order to reinforce the status of intraperitoneal chemotherapy in the treatment of ovarian carcinoma...
  66. doi request reprint Vulval mass as the first manifestation of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:243-4. 2008
  67. ncbi request reprint Pedunculated aggressive angiomyxoma arising from the vaginal suburethral area: case report and review of literature
    B Piura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 26:568-71. 2005
    ..The mainstay of treatment is local excision with tumor-free margins; however, recurrences are common and related to inadequate primary excision...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Umbilical metastasis: Sister Mary Joseph's nodule]
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 145:505-9, 550. 2006
    ..In some patients, however, depending on the state of the primary neoplasm and the patient's general condition, surgery and/or chemotherapy may improve survival...
  69. ncbi request reprint Ovarian carcinoma apparently confined to the ovaries--the accuracy of surgical staging in Israel
    J Menczer
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 30:375-8. 2009
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Management of primary melanoma of the female urogenital tract
    Benjamin Piura
    Unit of Gynaecological Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Soroka Medical Centre and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Lancet Oncol 9:973-81. 2008
    ..However, the role of chemotherapy for women with urogenital-tract melanoma has not been established, and biotherapy methods presented to date have been anecdotal...
  71. ncbi request reprint Placental site trophoblastic tumor--a challenging rare entity
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 27:545-51. 2006
    ..Although PSTT produces less hCG than choriocarcinoma, beta-hCG is still the best available serum marker to follow the disease and treatment course of PSTT...
  72. ncbi request reprint Giant cell arteritis of the female genital tract
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 31:31-3. 2004
    ..If upon questioning of the patient and further investigations the existence of systemic GCA is confirmed, treatment with corticosteroids should be considered...
  73. ncbi request reprint Ovarian ossification associated with endometriosis
    R Shaco-Levy
    Department of Pathology, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 34:113-4. 2007
    ..Bone formation in the ovary, with the exception of developing in the setting of mature cystic teratoma, is exceedingly rare...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Heat shock proteins and malignancies of the female genital tract]
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion, University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Harefuah 141:969-72, 1010, 1009. 2002
    ..Since Hsp may affect the growth of the tumor and its response to chemotherapy, it is speculated that using drugs that inhibit Hsp in combination with conventional chemotherapy may contribute to the improvement of the treatment results...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Matrix metalloproteinases and their tissue inhibitors in malignancies of the female genital tract]
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 142:786-91, 804. 2003
    ..It is speculated that using synthetic drugs that inhibit MMPs in combination with conventional chemotherapy may contribute to the improvement of treatment results in cancer patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Hormone replacement therapy and the risk of breast cancer]
    R Hackmon
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 141:283-6, 313. 2002
    ..Patients must also consider all the risks and advantages in their informed decision-making. Therefore we believe that it is important to review this treatment in connection with breast carcinoma...
  77. ncbi request reprint The influence of weather state on the incidence of preeclampsia and placental abruption in semi-arid areas
    N S Yackerson
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Technology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 34:27-30. 2007
    ..Purpose: To investigate the influence of meteorological factors typical for the semi-arid areas on the incidence of preeclampsia (PE) and placental abruption (PA)...
  78. doi request reprint The rate of the predominant Jewish mutations in the BRCA1, BRCA2, MSH2 and MSH6 genes in unselected Jewish endometrial cancer patients
    Frida Barak
    Oncology Institute and Department of Gynecology, Barzilai Medical Center, affiliated to Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Gynecol Oncol 119:511-5. 2010
    ..While EC is an integral part of Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer, there is an ongoing debate if EC is indeed overrepresented in hereditary breast/ovarian cancer families...
  79. doi request reprint Extraovarian pelvic yolk sac tumor: case report and review of published work
    Tanya Pasternack
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:739-44. 2008
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Regulation of ovarian carcinoma SKOV-3 cell proliferation and secretion of MMPs by autocrine IL-6
    Alex Rabinovich
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Anticancer Res 27:267-72. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the mechanisms by which autocrine IL-6 affects the ovarian carcinoma continuous cell line (SKOV-3) tumorigenicity...
  81. doi request reprint The effect of symptom duration in epithelial ovarian cancer on prognostic factors
    Joseph Menczer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:797-801. 2009
    ..To assess the association between duration of symptoms and main prognostic factors of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC)...
  82. doi request reprint Three-dimensional power Doppler ultrasound in ovarian cancer and its correlation with histology
    Iris Ohel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 281:919-25. 2010
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint A comparison between different postoperative treatment modalities of uterine carcinosarcoma
    Joseph Menczer
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology Units, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Gynecol Oncol 97:166-70. 2005
    ..e., chemotherapy followed by WPI) in the third...
  84. ncbi request reprint Adenocarcinoma arising in a chondroid syringoma of vulva
    Ofer Gemer
    Department of Obstetrics, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 22:398-400. 2003
    ..The authors describe a case of chondroid syringoma of the right labium majus from which arose a papillary adenocarcinoma. A right inguinal lymph node was replaced with metastatic adenocarcinoma...