Journal of Cancer Treatment and Research

Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Partial Reconstruction with Thigh Skin Graft for Penile Cancer: Case Presentation, Description of Surgical Technique and Literature Review

    Lemme Gustavo Francisco, Rovegno Federico Agustin, Capiel Leandro, Rovegno Agustin Roberto

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: 21 December 2021
    Accepted: 7 January 2022
    Published: 9 April 2022
    Abstract: Background: Penile cancer is a rare neoplasm, the most common variety is invasive squamous cell carcinoma or epidermoid carcinoma. Its incidence is very low in developed countries. Partial and radical penectomy has been the gold standard for the treatment of this disease. In recent decades, different reconstructive techniques have been developed wi... Show More
  • Chemotherapy at the End of Life – The Reality of an Oncological Centre

    Raquel Fontes, Jorge Rodrigues, Camila Oliveira, Mauricio Peixoto, Sonia Doria, Rafael Silva, Sofia Martins, Julia Amorim, Rui Nabiço, Ana Marques

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 18-23
    Received: 15 April 2022
    Accepted: 4 May 2022
    Published: 24 May 2022
    Abstract: Background: In advanced and incurable cancer disease, chemotherapy may be recommended if it improves the quality of life, even if it does not increase survival. However, in an end-of-life setting, the use of chemotherapy is controversial, with less clear indications and more individualized decisions. This study aimed to evaluate patients who receiv... Show More