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Systematic review and meta-analysis of target terapies for the treatment of metastatic renal cancer

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Objectives: At present there are several drugs for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (ARCC). The main objective of this work was to perform a systematic review (SR) and meta-analysis (MA) of clinical randomized studies that compared target cell therapies (TCT). Materials and Methods: SR identified clinical ...

Adherence to Warfarin Treatment in Brazil: Systematic Review of the Literature

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OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to review the literature about adherence to warfarin treatment in Brazil. METHODS: A systematic review of the literature and a wide search in LILACS (Literatura Latino Americana e do Caribe em Ciencias da Saude) and MEDLINE (Medlars On Line) electronic databases were conducted ...

Immunotherapy with Sipuleucel-T (APC8015) in patients with metastatic castration-refractory prostate cancer (mCRPC): a systematic review and meta-analysis

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OBJECTIVE: To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of all randomized controlled trials comparing the efficacy of Sipuleucel-T versus placebo for asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castration-refractory prostate cancer (mCRPC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Several databases were searched, including MEDLINE, ...

High-risk prostate cancer

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Prostate Cancer; prostatectomy; Hormone therapy; hormonal blockers; radiotherapy; surgery; 

How to cite this article

Bretas, F. F., et al. (2012). High-risk prostate cancer. 26th Meeting of the Brazilian ...

Intermittent versus continuous androgen blockage in prostate cancer

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Prostate Cancer; androgen blockage; hormonal blockers; intermittent therapy; continuous therapy; 

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Clark, O., et al. (2012). Intermittent versus continuous androgen blockage in prostate ...

Economic Evaluation of Two Schemes of Mesalazine (Mz) Maintenance Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis in Remission: The Brazilian Public Health Care Perspective

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OBJECTIVES: Several studies show that adherence is an important factor to treat- ment success, improving patient outcomes and reducing global costs. The aim of this study is to estimate the clinical and economic impact of non-adherence by patients with ulcerative colitis in remission that are under maintenance treatment ...

Costs Associated to Treatment of Metastatic HER2 Positive Breast Cancer After Progression to Trastuzumab Under the Perspective of the Brazilian Private Health Care System

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OBJECTIVES: In the Brazilian private healthcare system, coverage for oral therapy is not mandatory. The association of lapatinib and capecitabine (LAP/CAP), both orally administered, is an effective combination for the treatment of patients with metastatic HER2 positive breast cancer (MBC-HER2+) after progression to ...

Goserelin versus leuprolide in the chemical castration of patients with prostate cancer

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PURPOSE: To evaluate the relative efficiency of leuprolide 3.75 mg, leuprolide 7.5 mg, and goserelin 3.6 mg in relation to the reduction in serum testosterone, regarding the levels of castration. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We evaluated prospectively 60 randomized patients with advanced prostate carcinoma, with indication for ...

Advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC)

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Kidney Cancer or Câncer Renal; Renal cell carcinoma or Carcinoma Renal; Nephrectomy or Nefrectomia; Surgery or Cirurgia; Metastasis or Metastases; Target therapy or Terapia Alvo; Guidelines or Diretrizes Clínicas; 

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Update 2012: Economic evaluation of second line treatment of non-small cell lung cancer under the Brazilian private healthcare system perspective

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer or Cancer de Pulmao Nao Pequenas Celulas; Private Healthcare System or Sistema de Saúde Privado; Health insurance company or Plano de Saude or Seguradora; Health plan or Plano de Saude or Seguradora; Chemotherapy or Quimioterapia; Metastasis or Metastases;