Tag: Thailand

Sentinel Node Biopsy: The Future For Early Breast Cancer

Bangkok, Thailand – The incidence of breast cancer in Thailand has increased over the last decade. Although advanced treatments have resulted in the improvement in survival rates and quality of life, surgery has caused morbidity in breast cancer patients. Even though

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Can HIV Patients Assess Their Own Quality of Life?

Bangkok, Thailand – The treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) with medicines, so-called “Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART),” can prolong patients’ lives, but may affect their daily activities due to side-effects, drug interactions, or strict dosing schedules. As patients need to

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Is EGFR Mutation Testing Worth It In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?

Chiang Mai, Thailand – Lung cancer is a major cause of cancer death in Thailand. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) inhibitors have been commonly used for the treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), however, the drug costs are extremely high compared

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Cost-Utility Analysis Of Erythropoietin For Hemodialysis Patients

Bangkok, Thailand – Most patients receiving hemodialysis (HD) for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) currently receive erythropoietin (EPO) for anemia treatment. The goal of therapy is to achieve specific hemoglobin (Hb) target levels. Higher doses of EPO are used to attain higher

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