- Cancer survival in Karunagappally, India, 1991-1997
Natural Background Radiation Registry, Kollam District Kerala, India
IARC Sci Publ . 2011
- Tobacco chewing and female oral cavity cancer risk in Karunagappally cohort, India
P A Jayalekshmi
Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Br J Cancer 100:848-52. 2009
..Age at starting tobacco chewing was not significantly related to oral cancer risk. This is the first cohort study of oral cancer in relation to tobacco chewing among women...
- A nested case-control study of female breast cancer in Karunagappally cohort in Kerala, India
Natural Background Radiation Cancer Registry, Puthenthura, Neendakara, Kollam District, India
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:241-6. 2009
..There is an increasing need of breast cancer prevention programs responsive to the cultural practices of the people and the study results should provide leads to cancer control programs especially in rural areas...
- Malignant phyllodes tumor
Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Center, Medical College PO, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Breast J 7:411-6. 2001
..7) showed a decreased hazards. Cystosarcoma phyllodes is a rare malignancy of the female breast. Surgery with adequate margins is the primary treatment. Adjuvant radiotherapy appears to improve the disease-free survival...
- Anthropometric factors and breast cancer risk among urban and rural women in South India: a multicentric case-control study
Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, India
Br J Cancer 99:207-13. 2008
..05-1.69 for 25.0-29.9 kg/m(2) and OR=1.56, 95% CI: 1.03-2.35 for 30+ kg/m(2)) were associated with pre-menopausal BC risk. Our data support the hypotheses that increased anthropometric factors are risk factors of BC in India...
- Radiotherapy in the treatment of solitary plasmacytoma
Department of Radiotherapy, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
Br J Radiol 70:511-6. 1997
..Progression to multiple myeloma is the commonest pattern of failure, although no prognostic factors for progression are identified. The role of chemotherapy in preventing disease progression needs further evaluation...
- Testicular germ cell tumors in prepubertal children
Division of Paediatric Oncology, Medical College, Trivandrum, India
Pediatr Hematol Oncol 17:105-11. 2000
..Six children were kept on surveillance. All others received chemotherapy with cisplatin, bleomycin, and vinblastine. The 10-year actuarial overall survival rate was 86.7%...
- Soft tissue sarcoma of the head and neck region in adults
Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 695 011, India
Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:43-8. 2003
..The overall survival rate for patients with soft tissue sarcoma of the head and neck is good, however, disease-free survival is poor as the majority of these fail within 2 years of completing treatment...
- Prospective study of outcomes of surgically treated larynx and hypopharyngeal cancers
B T Varghese
Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Indian J Cancer 51:104-8. 2014
..To determine the morbidity and survival of surgically treated locally advanced carcinoma larynx and hypopharynx in a tertiary referral center in South India, a prospective cohort study was carried out...