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      Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) 

      Pavlidis, Nicholas; Fizazi, K. (2005)
      Carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP) is one of the 10 most frequent cancers worldwide. It constitutes 3-5% of all human malignancies. Patients with CUP present with metastases without an established primary site. CUP manifests ...
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      Cancer prevalence and mortality in centenarians: A systematic review 

      Pavlidis, Nicholas; Stanta, G.; Audisio, R. A. (2012)
      Life expectancy has dramatically expanded, the global population has aged unprecedentedly and the number of centenarians has significantly increased. The analysis of autopsy series, cancer registries data, vital statistics ...
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      Cavitating squamous cell lung carcinoma-distinct entity or not? Analysis of radiologic, histologic, and clinical features 

      Pentheroudakis, George; Kostadima, Lida; Fountzilas, George; Kalogera-Fountzila, Anna; Klouvas, G. D.; Kalofonos, H. P.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2004)
      Introduction: Patients with cavitating squamous lung carcinoma (cSLC) are believed to harbor aggressive, chemoresistant disease with distinct features and fare poorly. We retrospectively analyzed radiologic, histologic, ...
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      Forty years experience of treating cancer of unknown primary 

      Pavlidis, Nicholas (2007)
      Cancer of unknown primary site (CUP) is not a rare tumour. It accounts as the seventh to eighth most frequently diagnosed cancer in a general medical oncology service. Since CUP is not a homogeneous disease and it consists ...
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      «Juvenile» oncology - A missing subspecialty. The experience of a reference cancer centre 

      Pentheroudakis, George; Mauri, D.; Kostadima, Lida; Golfinopoulos, Vassilis; Alexiou, G.; Karakatsanis, A.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2006)
      Introduction: Despite unique tumor epidemiology and a higher cancer incidence compared to pediatric patients, adolescents and young adults have not been receiving specialized, multidisciplinary, centralized care. In an ...
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      SESy-Europe: A multi-language database dedicated to cancer screening monitoring 

      Mauri, D.; Pazarlis, P.; Mauri, J.; Altinoz, H.; Flores, F. J. Rivas; Karentzou, I.; Proiskos, A.; Lakiotis, V.; Maragkaki, A.; Terzoudi, E.; Dambrosio, M.; Spiliopoulou, A.; Varsami, A.; Alexandropoulou, P.; Ch, F. Tolis; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Vittoraki, A. (2004)
      Cancer is the second cause of death in developed countries. Many efforts to educate the public to more tumor free life-style and screening practice have been therefore adopted. Considering the high costs of diagnostic ...
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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, ...