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PAJO, March 2015, Vol. 8, No. 1

(15th PACC & 12th LSMO conference proceedings)


Cancer and Thrombosis  Hikmat Abdel-Razeq

Update in the Treatment of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer  Ali Shamseddine

Neuroendocrine Tumor Classifications – Where are we??  Saad Khairallah

Management of Metastatic HER2 Positive Breast Cancer in 2015  Sana Al- Sukhun

Guidelines and Management of Locally Advanced Breast Cancer: A Case  Nagi El Saghir

Fertility Preservation in a Young Breast Cancer Patient: Is there anything we can do?  Fedro A Peccatori

Neoadjuvant Therapy in Transitional Cell Carcinoma (TCC)  Joseph Kattan

Role of Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Bladder Cancer  Fady Geara

Metastatic Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer: An Art Not Just Science  Mohsen Mokhtar

RECIST Guidelines, Principles, Limitations and Variations  Laure Fournier


Association of PTGS2 (COX-2) -765 G > C functional promoter polymorphism with breast carcinoma risk and clinical outcome  Kaouther Snoussi.

Biweekly gemcitabine and carboplatin in first-line metastatic or recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC): An early report.  A. Bensalem

Breast cancer during pregnancy  F. Elomrani

Breast cancer in the elderly: Tunisian anticancer center experience  Saadallah F

Calreticulin v/s JAK2 mutation characteristics in essential thrombocytosis in Asian and non-Asian population: A meta-analysis  Hampig Raphael Kourie

Cancerous patients’ understanding of his medical prognosis.  Boukir A

Combined effects of IL-8 and CXCR2 gene polymorphisms on breast cancer susceptibility and aggressiveness  Kaouther Snoussi

Comparison between FOLFOX4 and LV5FU2 in a randomized phase II in patients with previously untreated, completely resected stage II-III colon cancer  A. Bensalem

Delayinbreastcanceradjuvantchemotherapy:profileoflatecomersandpotential effectonsurvival.  Fernand Bteich 

Does Progesterone receptor loss identifies two distinct Luminal B breast cancer subgroups in elderly women  Bettaieb Ilhem

Does scalp cooling prevent alopecia following six cycle of chemotherapy? An update.  Ibrahim Toni

EfficacyofOlanzapineinrelievingNauseaandVomiting inpatientswithadvancedcancer  Tabchi Samer

Esthesioneuroblastoma of the nasal cavity in children: A case report  Ayari J

Evaluation of the prevalence of sleep disorders in patients with cancer under treatment  Boukir A

Extragonadal germ cell tumors in adult: Retrospective study about 25 cases.  Rjiba R

Gemcitabine plus docetaxel versus gemcitabine plus vinorelbine in women with metastatic breast cancer in first line chemotherapy  A. Bensalem

GIST treatment at Medical Oncology Department, Constantine  S. Djeghim , A. Bensalem

Histology and IHC of localized breast cancer in young women (<35 years).  R. Kanab

Implication of BRCAs genes in the hereditary breast cancer among Arab women  Mahfoudh Wijden2

Metastatic breast cancer: Repeat use of chemotherapy  A. Bensalem

miRNA Expression Profile Analysis of Lebanese Breast Cancer Tissues  Farah Nassar

Molecular phenotype and survival in metastatic male breast cancer  Abdeljaoued Syrine

Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards Worldwide: Updated Results of an ASCO International Survey  Rania Farhat

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma in Algeria  A. Bensalem

Overview on distribution of testicular tumors in Lebanon: a single institute experience  Tarek Assi

QALY’s Cost reported to the Gross domestic product as a suggested index to evaluate and compare the financial impact on society of expensive molecules in oncology.  Boukir A

Type 1 CARL mutation is an important molecular tool improves diagnosis of Prefibrotic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis (MF0)  Martino B


A Single Center Experience of Treatment of Colorectal Cancer in Elderly Patients  A.Bensalem

Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Stage II Colon Cancer.  A. Bensalem

Adrenocorticocarcinoma: A Report of New Case.  K. Rekai

Anti-Tumor Efficacy of Arsenic interferon in Preclinical Models of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Resistant to Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors.  Nagham Rasbieh

Association of PTGS2 (COX-2) -765 G C Functional Promoter Polymorphism with Breast Carcinoma Risk and Clinical Outcome.  K. Snoussi

Breast Cancer Metastatic to the Gastrointestinal Tract.  Maija L.

Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Trastuzumab in the Elderly.  A. Bensalem

Breast Reconstruction Experience of a Tunisian Anticancer Center.  Saadallah F.

Cancer Du Sein De La Femme Âgée (70 Ans) Aspects Anatomo-Cliniques, Thérapeutiques Et PronostiquesR. Kanab

Carcinoma of the Base of the Tongue.  Bengueddach

Cetuximab plus Chemotherapy in Recurrent or Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck Cancer: An Algerian Experience.  A. Bensalem

Chest Wall Separation and the Effect of Collimator Direction in Postoperative Radiotherapy in Breast Cancer.  M. A. Kassem

Combined Effects of IL-8 and CXCR2 Gene Polymorphisms on Breast Cancer Susceptibility and Aggressiveness.  K. Snoussi

Complete Response Achieved with Reduced Dose of Sunitinib for Relapsed Metastatic Kidney Cancer: A Case Report.  H. Djedi

Complete Response of Brain Metastases of Breast Cancer HER Positive after Failure of Trastuzumab.  Ayari J.

Conservative Treatment of Breast Cancer in the Elderly.  Saadallah F.

Contribution of the Specific Medical Treatment in the Management of Hormonal Refractory Prostate Cancer.  R. Chelihi

Definition of Fields Margins for Palliative.  Alessio G. Morganti

Effects of Nodal Status and Extent of Surgery on Survival in Triple Negative Breast Cancer.  Raafat S Alamelddin

Endometriosis Risk Factor for Borderline Ovarian Tumors.  Fatma Saadallah

Follicular Dendritic Cell Sarcoma in the Retropharyngeal Region Diagnostic and therapeutic Challenges.  Kourie HR

GIST in a Patient with von Recklinghausen Disease: A Case Report.  Ayari J.

Induction Chemotherapy with Docetaxel in Metastatic Cancer of Paranasal Sinus about 2 Cases.  A. Bensalem

Infiltrating Lobular Carcinoma of the Breast Tumor Characteristics and Prognostic Factors.  L. Achouri

Insomnia Incidence among Breast Cancer Patients during Chemotherapy Management.  Ramy Fakih 

Intracystic Papillary Carcinoma of the Breast: A Series of 7 Cases.  L. Achouri

Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Clinical and therapeutic Features.  Haddaoui

Management of Renal Cell Carcinoma in the Era of Targeted therapies: A Case Report.  Ayari J.

Medulloblastoma in Adults: A Case Report.  Ayari J.

Multiple Lines of Chemotherapy in Metastatic Breast Cancer.  A. Haddaoui

Oncocytoma Malignant.  K. Rekai

Ovarian Cancer Metastatic to the Breast.  Naija L.

Pregnancy and Cancer Evolution and Prognosis Factors.  S. Sefiane

Primary Intratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma in Adult: A Case Report.  Ayari J.

Primary Parafallopian Endometrioid Carcinoma.  Saadallah F.

Prognostic Value of Histological Grade as an Alternative to the Ki67 Proliferation Index in Luminal-Type Elderly Women Breast Cancer.  Bettaieb Ilhem

Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Vagina Analyzes of Two Cases and Review of Literature.  R. Kanab

Side Effects of Sunitinib (SU) in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC).  Salem

Small Cell Carcinoma of Urinary Bladder: A Case Report.  Ben Mansour H.

The Combination of Ki67, Histological Grade and Progesterone Receptor Status Identifies A Low-Risk Group Among Male with Breast Cancer.  Abdeljaoued Syrine

Treatment in Elderly Patients with Advanced or Metastatic Ovarian Cancer Analysis of the Medical Oncology of Constantine.  A.Bensalem

Tumor Boards at the American University of Beirut Medical Center.  Raghid N. Charara

Well Differentiated Paratesticular Liposarcoma: A New Case Report.  Belfkih H.