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PAJO, January 2009, Vol. 2, No. 2

PACC 2009 Abstracts List

A1 Breast cancer in Arab countries

Nagi S. El Saghir                                                                                               14 - 15

A2 Recent advances in radiotherapy of localised prostate cancer

Kamal El-Ghamrawy                                                                                         16

A3 Carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP): diagnosis and treatment

Nicholas Pavlidis                                                                                               17 - 20

A4 Prognostic factors of adult acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and its impact on the treatment outcome

Abdel Hamid Th et al.                                                                                        21

A5 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia diagnosis and prognosis: A descriptive analysis for 41 patients 

Amina abd Alwahed et al.                                                                                   22

A6 Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL) in 19 Egyptian patients

Hamdy Alzawam et al.                                                                                        23

A7 Advances in hepatocellular carcinoma

Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa                                                                                      24 - 27

A8 Resource requirements for breast surgery in low and middle income countries

Benjamin O. Anderson                                                                                      28 - 31

A9 Targeted therapy of HTLV-I associated adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: From the bench to the bedside

Ali Bazarbachi et al.                                                                                            32 - 34

A10 Therpaeutic choices in patients with Ph-positive CML: SCT or TKI?

H. K. Mahmoud et al.                                                                                        35 - 37

A11 CML treatment

Guiseppe Saglio                                                                                                 38 - 40

A12 Diagnostic algorithm in acute leukemia

Azza M Kamel                                                                                                  41 - 45

A13 Small cell lung cancer

Thierry Le Chevalier                                                                                          46

A14 Advances in radiotherapy techniques in NSCLC

Jamal Khader                                                                                                    47 - 48

A15 Adjuvant treatment for resectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Thierry Le Chevalier                                                                                          49 – 50

A16 Adjuvant chemotherapy for young women with endocrine non-responsive early breast cancer: any issue?

Fedro A Peccatori                                                                                              51 - 52

A17 Cancer and pregnancy: From biology to treatment choices

Fedro A Peccatori et al.                                                                                      53 - 54

A18 Surgery for epithelial ovarian cancer

Adnan Munkarah                                                                                              55 - 57

A19 Targeted therapy in ovarian cancer

Adnan Munkarah                                                                                              58 - 59

A20 Management of localized pancreas adenocarcinoma

Eileen M. O'Reilly                                                                                              60 - 63

A21 Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in mantle cell lymphoma

Omar Fahmy et al.                                                                                             64 - 65

A22 The role of biologicals in the management of metastatic in colorectal cancer

Eric Van Cutsem                                                                                               66 - 67

A23 Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the cervix: Case report and review of the literature

O. Masbah et al.                                                                                                68

A24 The use of Trastuzumab in adjuvant or metastatic breast cancer in three medical oncology centers in Algeria

A. Bensalem et al.                                                                                              69

A25 Everolimus (Afinitor®, RAD001): Current and future development across multiple indications

Sahmoud T et al.                                                                                               70

A26 Translation and validation of the functional assessment of cancer Therapy-Bone Marrow Transplant (FACT-BMT) Version 4 quality of life instrument into Arabic among lymphoma patients who underwent high dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplant

Hussein Soudy et al.                                                                                           71

A27 Leiomyosarcoma of the uterine cervix: A case report and review of the literature

O. Masbah et al.                                                                                                72

A28 Hepatitis C infection and non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 44 Egyptian patients: A single institute experience

Emad Hamada et al.                                                                                          73

A29 Demography of plasma cell dyscrasias in Egypt

Hamdy Abd Alazim et al.                                                                                   74

A30 A descriptive study of flow cytometric analysis of 159 acute leukemia patients: A single institute experience in Egypt

Amina Abd Alwahed et al.                                                                                  75

A31 False positive 18 FDG PET/CT findings in a cohort of 1800 patients treated for malignant lymphoma

M. Abdelsalam et al.                                                                                           76

A32 Whole body 18 FDG-PET predicts progression free and overall survival in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus: A prospective trial

Mahmoud Abdelsalam et al.                                                                               77

A33 Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF-C) signaling though FLT-4 (VEGFR-3) mediates leukemic cell proliferation and survival

Manal El-Masry et al.                                                                                         78

A34 Visual inspection with Acedic Acid (VIA): Is it the hope for prevention of cancer cervix in Egypt?

Mohammad Emam                                                                                           79

A35 Primary cerebral lymphoma: About 16 cases

O. Mosbah, MD et al.                                                                                        80

A36 Cervical synovial sarcoma: Case report and review of the literature

I Bekkouch et al.                                                                                                81

A37 Colorectal carcinoma at Al-Gamhouria Teaching Hospital, Aden, Yemen

Gamal Abdil Hamid et al.                                                                                   82

A38 Radiation therapy in elderly patients

M. Iraqi et al.                                                                                                     83

A39 Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the uterine cervix

M. Iraqi et al.                                                                                                     84

A40 Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the breast: About 2 cases

H. Kabbaj et al.                                                                                                  85

A41 Sacral hemangiopericytoma involving the retrorectal space: Case report

H. Kabbaj et al.                                                                                                  86

A42 CK 19 as a predictor for micrometastasis in breast cancer: Study done on non- metastatic Egyptian female breast cancer patients

Hamdy Abdelazim et al.                                                                                                 87

A43 Bronchial carcinoid: Ten years’ experience

Abdel Rahman M Abdel Rahman et al.                                                               88

A44 The experience of the National Institute of Oncology in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

M. Iraqi et al.                                                                                                     89

A45 Rituximab based regimen may decrease the incidence of CNS relapse in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Mervat Mahrous et al.                                                                                        90

A46 Genetic profiling signature of multi-drug resistance in breast cancer

Samar Azab                                                                                                       91

A47 Factors predicting brain metastases in adjuvant breast cancer patients

Sarah Fathy et al.                                                                                                92

A48 Serum vascular endothelial growth factor in non-small cell lung cancer

Maha Yahia et al.                                                                                               93

A49 Male breast cancer in Tripoli/Libya

Manal El-Habbash et al.                                                                                                 94

A50 Survival of breast cancer women <35 years treated in Tripoli/Libya

Manal El-Habbash et al.                                                                                                 95

A51 Survival of breast cancer patients with brain metastases

Manal El-Habbash et al.                                                                                                 96

A52 Actual or adjusted: Which should we use?

Noha A Razik et al.                                                                                            97

A53 Molecular biology of hepatocellular carcinoma

Taher Al-Tweigeri                                                                                              98 - 100

A54 Cost effectiveness in cancer: A dream will come true

Noha A Razik et al                                                                                             101

A55 Community cancer concerns, from a population - based registry

Ibrahim A Bar Seif eldin et al.                                                                             102

A56 Pentavalent technetium-99m-dimercaptosuccinic acid [99mtc(V)-dmsa] brain spect versus proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1h-mrs) in assessment of glioma recurrence post radiotherapy

E. Ahmed et al.                                                                                                             103