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      Effect of letrozole on the lipid profile in postmenopausal women with breast cancer 

      Elisaf, Moses S.; Bairaktari, Eleni Th; Nikolaides, C.; Kakaidi, B.; Tzallas, C. S.; Katsaraki, A.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2001)
      Hormonal therapy plays a central role in the overall treatment of breast cancer. Aromatase inhibitors can inhibit the aromatase enzyme system resulting in a reduction of oestrogens. Letrozole is a non-steroidal aromatase ...
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      Effects of hormonal treatment on lipids in patients with cancer 

      Filippatos, T. D.; Liberopoulos, E. N.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Elisaf, Moses S.; Mikhailidis, Dimitri P. (2009)
      Patients with malignant disease may need hormonal therapy as primary or adjuvant treatment or for palliation. Oestrogens usually decrease serum levels of total cholesterol (TC) and low density lipoprotein cholesterol ...
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      Five tumor markers in lung cancer: Significance of total and>-Bound sialic acid 

      Kakari, S.; Stringou, E.; Toumbis, M.; Ferderigos, A. S.; Poulaki, E.; Chondros, K.; Dema, A.; Kotsovoulou, V.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (1991)
      Total sialic acid (TSA) and > sialic acid (LSA) were evaluated in comparison to carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and ferritin and neuron specific enolase (NSE) in 152 untreated patients with primary lung cancer, 107 benign ...
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      Re: The influence of tamoxifen on serum triglycerides 

      Elisaf, Moses S.; Bairaktari, Eleni Th; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2000)
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      Tamoxifen-induced severe hypertriglyceridemia and pancreatitis 

      Elisaf, Moses S.; Nakou, K.; Liamis, G.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2000)
      Tamoxifen exhibits favorable effects on the lipid and lipoprotein profile since it decreases the total and LDL cholesterol levels as well as the Lp(a) levels. Additionally, a small increase in serum triglycerides is commonly ...