Khadra Galaal

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Interventions for reducing anxiety in women undergoing colposcopy
    Khadra Galaal
    Gynaecological Oncology, Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK, NE9 6SX
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD006013. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of prognostic factors and treatment outcomes in uterine carcinosarcoma
    K Galaal
    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 143:88-92. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for the management of early stage endometrial cancer
    Khadra Galaal
    Gynaecological Oncology, Princess Alexandra Wing, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2012
  4. doi request reprint Adjuvant radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy after surgery for uterine carcinosarcoma
    Khadra Galaal
    Gynaecological Oncology, Princess Alexandra Wing, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
  5. doi request reprint The role of intraoperative fluid optimization using the esophageal Doppler in advanced gynecological cancer: early postoperative recovery and fitness for discharge
    Supratik Chattopadhyay
    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre NGOC, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6SX, UK
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 23:199-207. 2013
  6. pmc Exercise Programme in Endometrial Cancer; Protocol of the Feasibility and Acceptability Survivorship Trial (EPEC-FAST)
    Anke Smits
    Department of Gynaecology, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, Cornwall, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e009291. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Tumor size: a better independent predictor of distant failure and death than depth of myometrial invasion in International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stage I endometrioid endometrial cancer
    Supratik Chattopadhyay
    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 23:690-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The effect of lifestyle interventions on the quality of life of gynaecological cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anke Smits
    Gynaecological Oncology, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, United Kingdom
    Gynecol Oncol 139:546-52. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Quality of life in ovarian cancer survivors: the influence of obesity
    Anke Smits
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, United Kingdom and Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 25:616-21. 2015
  10. pmc Cytoreductive surgery plus chemotherapy versus chemotherapy alone for recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer
    Khadra Galaal
    Gynaecological Oncology, Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK, NE9 6SX
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2010

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Publications17

  1. pmc Interventions for reducing anxiety in women undergoing colposcopy
    Khadra Galaal
    Gynaecological Oncology, Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK, NE9 6SX
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD006013. 2011
    ..This review evaluates interventions designed to reduce anxiety levels during colposcopic examination...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of prognostic factors and treatment outcomes in uterine carcinosarcoma
    K Galaal
    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 143:88-92. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the prognostic factors, survival outcomes and response to adjuvant therapy in women with uterine carcinosarcoma treated in a single institution...
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for the management of early stage endometrial cancer
    Khadra Galaal
    Gynaecological Oncology, Princess Alexandra Wing, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2012
    ..This review investigates the evidence of benefits and harms of laparoscopic surgery compared with laparotomy for presumed early stage endometrial cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Adjuvant radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy after surgery for uterine carcinosarcoma
    Khadra Galaal
    Gynaecological Oncology, Princess Alexandra Wing, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
    ..The survival of women with advanced uterine carcinosarcoma is poor with a pattern of failure indicating greater likelihood of upper abdominal and distant metastatic recurrence...
  5. doi request reprint The role of intraoperative fluid optimization using the esophageal Doppler in advanced gynecological cancer: early postoperative recovery and fitness for discharge
    Supratik Chattopadhyay
    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre NGOC, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6SX, UK
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 23:199-207. 2013
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  6. pmc Exercise Programme in Endometrial Cancer; Protocol of the Feasibility and Acceptability Survivorship Trial (EPEC-FAST)
    Anke Smits
    Department of Gynaecology, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, Cornwall, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e009291. 2015
    ..Lifestyle interventions promoting exercise and weight reduction have been proposed for survivorship care. However, studies evaluating exercise programmes for endometrial cancer survivors are lacking...
  7. doi request reprint Tumor size: a better independent predictor of distant failure and death than depth of myometrial invasion in International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stage I endometrioid endometrial cancer
    Supratik Chattopadhyay
    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 23:690-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether tumor size (TS) is an independent prognostic indicator of survival and a better predictor than depth (%) of myometrial invasion, in stage I endometrioid endometrial cancer...
  8. doi request reprint The effect of lifestyle interventions on the quality of life of gynaecological cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anke Smits
    Gynaecological Oncology, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, United Kingdom
    Gynecol Oncol 139:546-52. 2015
    ..We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions in improving the quality of life (QoL) of endometrial and ovarian cancer survivors...
  9. doi request reprint Quality of life in ovarian cancer survivors: the influence of obesity
    Anke Smits
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, United Kingdom and Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 25:616-21. 2015
    ..In this study, we evaluated the effect of body mass index (BMI) on the quality of life of ovarian cancer survivors...
  10. pmc Cytoreductive surgery plus chemotherapy versus chemotherapy alone for recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer
    Khadra Galaal
    Gynaecological Oncology, Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK, NE9 6SX
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2010
    ..However, a number of chemotherapeutic agents are active in recurrent ovarian cancer and the standard treatment of patients with recurrent ovarian cancer remains poorly defined...
  11. doi request reprint Intraoperative frozen section analysis for the diagnosis of early stage ovarian cancer in suspicious pelvic masses
    Nithya D G Ratnavelu
    Gynaecological Oncology, Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK, NE9 6SX
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD010360. 2016
    ..Therefore it is important to evaluate the accuracy and usefulness of adding frozen section to the clinical decision-making process...
  12. doi request reprint Body mass index and the quality of life of endometrial cancer survivors--a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anke Smits
    Clinical Research Fellow, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
    Gynecol Oncol 137:180-7. 2015
    ..Obesity is a risk factor for developing endometrial cancer and known to negatively affect outcomes and survival. However, the association between obesity and quality of life of endometrial cancer survivors (ECS) remains unclear...
  13. doi request reprint Locally advanced vulva cancer: A single centre review of anovulvectomy and a systematic review of surgical, chemotherapy and radiotherapy alternatives. Is an international collaborative RCT destined for the "too difficult to do" box?
    Rachel Louise O'Donnell
    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead NE9 6SX, UK Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University, Medical School, Framlington Place NE2 4AH, UK Electronic address
    Gynecol Oncol . 2016
    ..Treatment of locally advanced vulva cancer (LAVC) remains challenging. Due to the lack of randomised trials many questions regarding the indications for different treatment options and their efficacy remain unanswered...
  14. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy for advanced endometrial cancer
    Khadra Galaal
    Gynaecological Oncology, Princess Alexandra Wing, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK, TR1 3LJ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD010681. 2014
    ..There is currently little agreement about which adjuvant treatment is the safest and most effective...
  15. doi request reprint Small volume stage 1B1 cervical cancer: Is radical surgery still necessary?
    Ioannis Biliatis
    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, NE9 6SX, UK
    Gynecol Oncol 126:73-7. 2012
    ..The objective of our study was to report survival and obstetric outcomes following conservative management of small-volume stage 1B1 disease...
  16. doi request reprint Nurse-Led Telephone Follow-up: Improving Options for Women With Endometrial Cancer
    Anke Smits
    Author Affiliations Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, England Drs Smits, Lopes, Das, and Galaal and Mss Kent and McCullough Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, the Netherlands Dr Bekkers
    Cancer Nurs 38:232-8. 2015
    ..Nurse-led follow-up (NLFU) has been identified as a suitable means of follow-up care in cancer patients, and its acceptability has already been demonstrated in other areas of cancer care...
  17. pmc Evaluation of follow-up strategies for patients with epithelial ovarian cancer following completion of primary treatment
    Fiona Kew
    Gynaecological Oncology, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, G18, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield, UK, S10 2JF
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD006119. 2011
    ..Recently however it has been suggested that the use of routine review may not be effective in improving survival, quality of life (QoL), and relieving anxiety. In addition, it may not be cost effective...