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      An ecological study of the determinants of differences in 2009 pandemic influenza mortality rates between countries in Europe 

      Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Bagos, Pantelis G.; Lytras, Theodoros; Bonovas, Stefanos (2011)
      Background: Pandemic A (H1N1) 2009 mortality rates varied widely from one country to another. Our aim was to identify potential socioeconomic determinants of pandemic mortality and explain between-country variation. ...
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      ESMO clinical practice guidelines: Development, implementation and dissemination 

      Pavlidis, Nicholas; Hansen, H.; Stahel, R. A. (2010)
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      The ESMO guideline strategy: An identity statement and reflections on improvement 

      Pentheroudakis, George; Cardoso, Fatima; Arnold, D.; Sessa, Cristiana; Peters, S.; Horwich, A.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Stahel, R. A.; Cervantes, A. (2015)
      Guidelines should provide recommendations on the optimal management of a patient in specific clinical circumstances based on the scientific evidence. ESMO, as Europe's leading society in medical oncology produces a range ...
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      ESMO minimum clinical recommendations - The beginning of a process 

      Stahel, R. A.; Purkalne, Gunta; Herrstedt, J.; Jelic, S.; Fervers, B.; Kloke, O.; Mellstedt, H.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Jost, Lorenz M. (2001)
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      Heterogeneity in cancer guidelines: Should we eradicate or tolerate? 

      Pentheroudakis, George; Stahel, R. A.; Hansen, H.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2008)
      Background: Heterogeneity in aspects of development, structure and context of oncology guidelines was not evaluated. We analysed and critically examined its implications. Materials and methods: Nine cancer clinical practice ...
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      Rare Cancers Europe (RCE) methodological recommendations for clinical studies in rare cancers: A European consensus position paper 

      Casali, Paolo G.; Bruzzi, P.; Bogaerts, Jan; Blay, Jean-Yves; Aapro, M. S.; Adamou, A.; Berruti, A.; Bressington, J.; Bruzzi, B.; Capocaccia, R.; Cardoso, Fatima; Celis, J. E.; Cervantes, A.; Ciardiello, F.; Claussen, C.; Coleman, M.; Comis, S.; Craine, S.; Boltz, D. De; Lorenzo, F. De; P, Angelo Dei Tos; Gatta, G.; Geissler, J.; Giuliani, R.; Grande, E.; Gronchi, A.; Jezdic, S.; Jonsson, B.; Jost, Lorenz M.; Keulen, H.; Lacombe, D.; Lamory, G.; Cam, Y. Le; Priolo, S. Leto di; Licitra, Lisa; Macchia, F.; Margulies, A.; Marreaud, S.; McVie, G.; Narbutas, S.; Oliver, K.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Pelouchova, J.; Pentheroudakis, George; Piccart, M.; Pierotti, M. A.; Pravettoni, G.; Redmond, K.; Riegman, P.; Ruffilli, M. P.; Ryner, D.; Sandrucci, S.; Seymour, M.; Torri, V.; Trama, A.; Belle, S. Van; Vassal, G.; Wartenberg, M.; Watts, C.; Wilson, A.; Yared, W. (2015)
      While they account for one-fifth of new cancer cases, rare cancers are difficult to study. A higher than average degree of uncertainty should be accommodated for clinical as well as for population-based decision making. ...
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      Socially-Integrated Transdisciplinary HIV Prevention 

      Friedman, Samuel R.; Jr, M. J. Downing; Smyrnov, P.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Schneider, J. A.; Livak, B.; Magiorkinis, Gkikas; Slobodianyk, L.; Vasylyeva, T. I.; Paraskeva, D.; Psichogiou, M.; Sypsa, V.; Malliori-Minerva, Melpomeni; Hatzakis, A. (2014)
      Current ideas about HIV prevention include a mixture of primarily biomedical interventions, socio-mechanical interventions such as sterile syringe and condom distribution, and behavioral interventions. This article presents ...