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      Brain metastasis of unknown primary: A diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma 

      Polyzoidis, K. S.; Miliaras, G.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2005)
      The diagnosis of a brain metastasis is usually made during the routine follow up examinations of patients with known cancer, who are under the care of oncology departments. The involvement of the neurosurgeon depends on ...
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      Chemotherapy for patients with two favourable subsets of unknown primary carcinoma: Active, but how effective? 

      Pentheroudakis, George; Briassoulis, E. Ch; Karavasilis, V.; Fountzilas, George; Xeros, N.; Samelis, G.; Samantas, E.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2005)
      Carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP) is characterized by dismal patient survival. The outcome of patients with two favourable risk CUP subsets was studied. Eighty patients diagnosed with either midline lymph node metastases ...
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      The diagnosis and management of gastric cancer: Expert discussion and recommendations from the 12th ESMO/World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, Barcelona, 2010 

      Cutsem, E. van; Dicato, M.; Geva, R.; Arber, N.; Bang, Y.; Benson, A.; Cervantes, A.; Diaz-Rubio, E.; Ducreux, M.; Glynne-Jones, R.; Grothey, Axel; Haller, D.; Haustermans, K.; Kerr, D.; Nordlinger, B.; Marshall, J.; Minsky, B. D.; Kang, Y. K.; Labianca, R.; Lordick, F.; Ohtsu, A.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Roth, A.; Rougier, P.; Schmoll, H. J.; Sobrero, A.; Tabernero, Josep; Velde, C. van de; Zalcberg, J. (2011)
      Well-recognized experts in the field of gastric cancer discussed during the 12th European Society Medical Oncology (ESMO)/World Congress Gastrointestinal Cancer (WCGIC) in Barcelona many important and controversial topics ...
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      Evaluation of six tumor markers in patients with carcinoma of unknown primary 

      Pavlidis, Nicholas; Kalef-Ezra, J. A.; Briassoulis, E. Ch; Skarlos, Dimosthenis V.; Kosmidis, Paraskevas A.; Saferiadis, K.; Bairaktari, Eleni Th; Bafaloukos, Dimitrios; Maravegias, A.; Theoharis, D.; Fountzilas, George (1994)
      We have retrospectively evaluated six serum tumor markers in 85 patients with carcinoma of unknown primary. The serum levels of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), CA 19‐9, CA 15‐3, CA 125, β‐chorionic gonadotropin (β‐HCG) and ...
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      Soluble interleukin-2 receptors in patients with advanced colorectal carcinoma 

      Pavlidis, Nicholas; Nikolaides, C.; Bairaktari, Eleni Th; Kalef-Ezra, J. A.; Athanasiades, A.; Seferiadis, C.; Fountzilas, George (1996)
      The levels of soluble interleukin-2 receptors (sIL-2R) were measured in the serum of 52 patients with advanced colorectal carcinoma and compared to CEA and CA 19-9 levels. Twenty-five normal, age and sex-matched individuals ...
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      The value of CA-125 determination in the serum of patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. A preliminary report 

      Pavlidis, Nicholas; Bairaktari, Eleni Th; Kalef-Ezra, J. A.; Nikolaides, C.; Briassoulis, E. Ch; Seferiadis, C.; Fountzilas, George (1994)
      The levels of CA 19-9, CA 15-3 and CA 125 in the serum of 50 patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL) were investigated. Mean values of these serum tumor markers were compared to stage, presence or absence of B-symptoms, ...