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Public health oncology in practice: The Amader Gram Rampal Project in rural Bangladesh

Richard R. Love, Reza Salim
2015 Journal of Cancer Policy  
mobilization model. (2) Establishment in the upazila for all inhabitants of a longitudinal database of (i) demographic characteristics; (ii) health status and major risk factors for disease; (iii) disease  ...  coverage with interventions addressing major avoidable risk factors for cancer. (4) Development of affordable cancer diagnosis and treatment facilities, for example with extensive use of point-of-contact  ...  Major addressable risk factors for these malignancies in this region include tobacco smoking (in an ICDDR,B study of Bangladeshi men 45-64, only 15% were former smokers; 63% were current smokers-14), indoor  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jcpo.2015.05.003 fatcat:giw7dyhcrrc7rjfa2vphormx5q

Prediction of Cervical Cancer from Behavior Risk Using Machine Learning Techniques

Laboni Akter, Ferdib-Al-Islam, Md. Milon Islam, Mabrook S. Al-Rakhami, Md. Rezwanul Haque
2021 SN Computer Science  
But the screening process of cervical cancer sometimes is being hampered due to some social-behavioral factors.  ...  Moreover, we have shown the top features from the dataset according to the feature important scores to know their impacts on the development of the classification model.  ...  [8] applied machine learning to explore the risk factors of cervical malignancy. There were 858 rows, 27 attributes in the dataset.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42979-021-00551-6 fatcat:sm3qgs5xirde3h7gnni54h3ssy

Arsenic: In Search of an Antidote to a Global Poison

M. Nathaniel Mead
2005 Environmental Health Perspectives  
Research published in the 1 April 2005 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that arsenic trioxide may have therapeutic uses in other malignancies as well, and that it may be used in combination  ...  Many of these mechanisms A 383 are overlapping, interdependent, and heavily influenced by factors in the cellular environment.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.113-a378 pmid:15929879 pmcid:PMC1257621 fatcat:tv4ecij7ajba5fj7ufe23kecxi

Successful treatment outcome of primary melioidosis pneumonia-a case report from Bangladesh

Samira Rahat Afroze, Md. Raziur Rahman, Lovely Barai, Md. Delwar Hossain, Khwaja Nazim Uddin
2016 BMC Research Notes  
Recent isolation of the organism in the soil of Kapasia, Gazipur, Bangladesh has proven its exposure among the population residing in endemic areas of our country.  ...  In Bangladesh, time has come to explore whether melioidosis should be considered as an emerging infectious disease.  ...  Competing interests The authors declare that they have no competing interests. Funding source Nothing to declare.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13104-016-1910-0 pmid:26879846 pmcid:PMC4754819 fatcat:k2vmuckywvhc3dh3oykggewb4i

Cancer Control in Bangladesh

S. A. Hussain, R. Sullivan
2013 Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology  
Cancer is predicted to be an increasingly important cause of morbidity and mortality in Bangladesh in the next few decades.  ...  According to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, cancer is the sixth leading cause of death.  ...  Around 99% of the surveyed population in Bangladesh has at least one risk factor for developing NCDs is revealed by the recently concluded NCD risk factor survey 2010.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jjco/hyt140 pmid:24163419 pmcid:PMC3842101 fatcat:prek7kxtafdp5n2ofge5tpov5i

Malignant Neoplasm Burden in Nepal - Data from the Seven Major Cancer Service Hospitals for 2012

Chin Bahadur Pun, Kishore K Pradhananga, Bhola Siwakoti, Krishna Subedi, Malcolm A Moore
2016 Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention  
In the Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, India with low socio-economic status like in Nepal, the top five cancers in males were lung, larynx, lymphoma, oesophagus and stomach, while in  ...  In Nepal, the supraglottic larynx is reported to be the commonest subsite to harbor laryngeal malignancy, with smoking and alcohol as prevalent risk factors (Koirala, 2015) .  ... 
doi:10.7314/apjcp.2015.16.18.8659 fatcat:dcl2eempvbeo5jxo7emtgj2f2a

Global colorectal cancer burden in 2020 and projections to 2040

Yue Xi, Pengfei Xu
2021 Translational Oncology  
Here, we present the global epidemiology of CRC in 2020 and projections for 2040, review the major CRC subtypes to better understand CRC molecular basis, and summarize current risk factors, prevention,  ...  As the third most common malignancy and the second most deadly cancer, colorectal cancer (CRC) induces estimated 1.9 million incidence cases and 0.9 million deaths worldwide in 2020.  ...  Acknowledgments Y.X. is a visiting student from Sun Yat-sen University supported by a Visiting Student Scholarship from the China Scholarship Council (File no. 201806380128).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tranon.2021.101174 pmid:34243011 fatcat:llya2edzr5cwnholczo4shfxau

Prevalence of obesity in a rural Asian Indian (Bangladeshi) population and its determinants

Tasnima Siddiquee, Bishwajit Bhowmik, Nayla Cristina Da Vale Moreira, Anindita Mujumder, Hajera Mahtab, A. K. Azad Khan, Akhtar Hussain
2015 BMC Public Health  
To assess the prevalence and associated factors of general and central obesity in a rural Bangladeshi population based on newly proposed cut off level for Asian population.  ...  The result shows that prevalence of central obesity was more in female than male.  ...  We also express our admiration to the authority of the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh for providing us with local logistic support, and the University of Oslo for their financial support.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2193-4 pmid:26341552 pmcid:PMC4560882 fatcat:jqib3wgw7za7fmiypc3lessyhy

Corporate Governance Practices in the Banking and Finance Sector: Perspectives from Bangladesh

Md. Nazmul Hossain, Raju Mohammad Kamrul Alam, Palto Datta, Mark T. Jones
2018 Journal of Business & Retail Management Research  
The main purpose of this study is to understand the nature of corporate governance, its importance, need and its practices in Bangladesh within the Banking and Finance sector.  ...  However, the concept is still in its infancy in Bangladesh and thus is not as well established and commonplace as it might be elsewhere.  ...  In Bangladesh vested interests and a highly charged political dynamic are the key factors that hinder the process of any good governance framework.  ... 
doi:10.24052/jbrmr/v13is01/art-27 fatcat:cy2gbhhdcnhhlezlr563og6ywa

Stemming the Medical Brain Drain: A Personal Perspective on a Global Problem

Saate Shakil
2017 Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine  
I conclude that adopting the mindset of "brain circulation" rather than "brain drain" will be a component in paving the way for multidisciplinary solutions to the problems that promote the migration of  ...  The issue has been framed in terms of ethical, financial, and infrastructural issues, and many attempts have been made to pose solutions that address the respective arms of this multifaceted phenomenon  ...  Disclosure: The author completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. No conflicts were noted.  ... 
doi:10.23861/ejbm201631745 fatcat:pizjmb3cwngq5fcpnh2wpbwcia

Epidemiology of cancers in Lahore, Pakistan, among children, adolescents and adults, 2010–2012: a cross-sectional study part 2

Farhana Badar, Shahid Mahmood
2017 BMJ Open  
2010 and 2012, of the 15 840 new cancers diagnosed, 57% were in females.  ...  Leukaemia was the most common diagnosis in children and bone tumour in adolescents, regardless of gender.  ...  into putative risk factors implicated in the aetiology of the disease.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016559 pmid:29273649 pmcid:PMC5778322 fatcat:53eiqar7mffvrgaecmu5y6oeoa

Global epidemiology of oral and oropharyngeal cancer

Saman Warnakulasuriya
2009 Oral Oncology  
The review focuses primarily on several high-risk countries in an attempt to gain insight into the geographic variations in the incidence of this cancer in the globe and to relate the high incidence in  ...  s u m m a r y This review presents data on incidence, mortality, survival and trends in cancers of the lip, oral cavity and oropharynx using available recent data sources around the world.  ...  The presence of potentially malignant oral disorders (mostly caused by similar risk factors, listed in Table 1 ) could significantly increase the risk of developing mouth cancer. 49 Delay in diagnosis  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.oraloncology.2008.06.002 pmid:18804401 fatcat:gkfu5fgrlvfxtoxl73r5qs6efu

Effectiveness of single dose rifampicin after BCG-vaccination to prevent leprosy in close contacts of patients with newly diagnosed leprosy: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Renate Richardus, Khorshed Alam, Kallyan Kundu, Johan Chandra Roy, Tasnuva Zafar, Abu Sufian Chowdhury, Daan Nieboer, Roel Faber, C. Ruth Butlin, Annemieke Geluk, Jan Hendrik Richardus
2019 International Journal of Infectious Diseases  
The incidence rate per 10000 person-years at risk was 44 in the SDR-arm and 31 in the SDR+arm at 1year; the incidence rate was 34 in the SDR-arm and 41 in the SDR+arm at 2 years.  ...  This was a single-centre, cluster-randomized controlled trial at a leprosy control programme in northwest Bangladesh.  ...  Conflict of interest The authors declare that they have no competing interests. The BCG vaccine was provided free of charge by the Government of Bangladesh. Ethical approval The  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2019.08.035 pmid:31499206 fatcat:pvhqwkix5nfjtmxz3sifgelqge

Centromere Protein F (CENPF) Serves as a Potential Prognostic Biomarker and Target for Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Yugang Huang, Xiuwen Chen, Li Wang, Tieyan Wang, Xianbin Tang, Xiaomin Su
2021 Journal of Cancer  
Overexpression of Centromere Protein F (CENPF) is associated with tumorigenesis of many human malignant tumors.  ...  The GSEA analysis pointed out that CENPF was principally enriched in cell cycle and closely related to E2F1 and CDK1 in the regulation of cell cycle, especially during G2/M transition of mitosis in HCC  ...  Data Availability Publicly available datasets analyzed in this study can be found as follows.  ... 
doi:10.7150/jca.52187 pmid:33854594 pmcid:PMC8040902 fatcat:oeeyoyubrfcubmrdf2cpylixui

Epidemiology of brain tumors in the United Arab Emirates: a National Registry Cross-sectional Study

Sarah Khan, Mona El Kouatly Kambris, Eman T AlShamsi
2020 BMC Neurology  
Comparative studies would help identify the influence of potential changes in lifestyle, environmental or occupational risk factors on primary brain tumors.  ...  The sample size included 756 diagnosed cases of malignant primary brain tumors in the UAE.  ...  We would also like to acknowledge the help of our very capable data analyst, Syed Adnan Ali.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12883-020-01869-z pmid:32795357 fatcat:23dvb5alnjesrmm7cmgm6wc5jq
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