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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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      Cancer and pregnancy: A comprehensive review 

      Voulgaris, E.; Pentheroudakis, George; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2011)
      Background: Pregnancy complicated by cancer is relatively rare but, as women in western societies tend to delay childbearing to the third and fourth decade of life, this phenomenon is going to be encountered more often in ...
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      History of mastectomy 

      Malliou, S.; Ajnantis, N.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Kappas, A. M.; Kriaras, J.; Geroulanos, S. (2006)
      Incidents of breast cancer have been documented back to the early Egyptians. Hippocrates was the first who used the term of cancer "karkinos" or "karkinoma" of the nose, the uterus, the breasts and the neck. He believed ...