Journal of Cancer Treatment and Research

Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2014

  • Gorham’s Disease that Gave Response to Radiotherapy

    Sule Karabulut Gul, Ahmet Fatih Oruc, Duygu Gedik, Hakan Levent Gul, Atınc Aksu, Alpaslan Mayadagli

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2014
    Pages: 45-47
    Received: 24 August 2014
    Accepted: 9 September 2014
    Published: 20 September 2014
    Abstract: Background: Gorham’s disease is a disorder that results as destruction and resorption of osseous matrix and is characterized by proliferation of vascular channels. We here reported a rare case of Gorham’s disease that gave response to radiotherapy. Our aim is to remind the clinicians about this rare entity, and to discuss the etiopathology, clinica... Show More
  • Striking Regression of Temporal Lobe Necrosis Following Radiotherapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma in a Clinical trial of Anti-Mycobacterium Therapy

    Yanqing Feng, Weixi Zhang, Xi Chen, Zhenhua Gao, Minying Zheng, Ning Guo, Fan Huang, Ke Ma

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2014
    Pages: 48-55
    Received: 30 August 2014
    Accepted: 22 September 2014
    Published: 30 September 2014
    Abstract: The mechanism of radiation-induced delayed brain injuries remains poorly understood, and few treatment options are available. The aim of this study was to investigate whether temporal lobe necrosis can be reversed by anti-mycobacterium therapy (AMT). We conducted this prospective, controlled study in southern China. Ten patients with symptomatic de... Show More