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      The current and future role of the medical oncologist in the professional care for cancer patients: A position paper by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 

      Popescu, R. A.; Schäfer, R.; Califano, R.; Eckert, R.; Coleman, R.; Douillard, J.-Y.; Cervantes, A.; Casali, Paolo G.; Sessa, Cristiana; Cutsem, E. van; Vries, Elisabeth G. E. de; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Fumasoli, K.; Wörmann, B.; Samonigg, H.; Cascinu, S.; Hernández, J. J. C.; Howard, A. J.; Ciardiello, F.; Stahel, R. A.; Piccart, M. (2014)
      The number of cancer patients in Europe is rising and significant advances in basic and applied cancer research are making the provision of optimal care more challenging. The concept of cancer as a systemic, highly ...
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      Depression in cancer: The many biobehavioral pathways driving tumor progression 

      Bortolato, B.; Hyphantis, T.; Valpione, S.; Perini, G.; Maes, M.; Morris, G.; Kubera, M.; Köhler, C. A.; Fernandes, B. S.; Stubbs, B.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Carvalho, A. F. (2017)
      Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is common among cancer patients, with prevalence rates up to four-times higher than the general population. Depression confers worse outcomes, including non-adherence to treatment and increased ...
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      Developing Measures of Pathways that May Link Macro Social/Structural Changes with HIV Epidemiology 

      Pouget, E. R.; Sandoval, M.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Mateu-Gelabert, Pedro; Rossi, D.; Smyrnov, P.; Jones, Yolanda; Friedman, Samuel R. (2016)
      Macro-social/structural events (“big events”) such as wars, disasters, and large-scale changes in policies can affect HIV transmission by making risk behaviors more or less likely or by changing risk contexts. The purpose ...
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      HIV-1 outbreak among injecting drug users in Greece, 2011: A preliminary report 

      Paraskeva, D.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Tsiara, Chrissa G.; Paraskeva, D.; Antoniadou, Anastasia; Lazanas, Marios; Gargalianos, Panagiotis; Psychogiou, M.; Malliori-Minerva, Melpomeni; Kremastinou, Jenny; Hatzakis, A. (2011)
      A significant increase (more than 10-fold) in the number of newly diagnosed HIV-1 infections among injecting drug users (IDUs) was observed in Greece during the first seven months of 2011. Molecular epidemiology results ...
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      Measuring Altruistic and Solidaristic Orientations Toward Others among People Who Inject Drugs 

      Friedman, Samuel R.; Pouget, E. R.; Sandoval, M.; Jones, Yolanda; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Mateu-Gelabert, Pedro (2015)
      The altruism and/or solidarity of people who inject drugs helps protect sex and drug partners from HIV. Research has been hindered by lack of measures. We developed and administered scales to assess them to 300 people who ...
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      Spatial differences and temporal changes in illicit drug use in Europe quantified by wastewater analysis 

      Ort, Christoph; Nuijs, Alexander L. N.; Berset, Jean-Daniel; Bijlsma, Lubertus; Castiglioni, Sara; Covaci, Adrian; Voogt, Pim; Emke, Erik; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Griffiths, Paul; Hernandez, Félix; Gonzalez-Marino, Iria; Grabic, Roman; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Mastroianni, Nicola; Meierjohann, Axel; Nefau, Thomas; Ostman, Marcus; Pico, Yolanda; Racamonde, Ines; Reid, Malcolm; Slobodnik, Jaroslav; Terzic, Senka; Thomaidis, Nikolaos; Thomas, Kevin V. (2014)
      Aims To perform wastewater analyses to assess spatial differences and temporal changes of illicit drug use in a large European population. Design Analyses of raw wastewater over a 1-week period in 2012 and 2013. Setting ...
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      Use of Fibrates and Cancer Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 17 Long-Term Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trials 

      Bonovas, Stefanos; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Bagos, Pantelis G. (2012)
      Background: Fibrates comprise a class of well-established antilipidemic agents that significantly reduce cardiovascular events. Given the concerns of cancer with fibrate therapy, we undertook a systematic review and ...