Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cervical Cancer at Two District Health Centres in the West Region of Cameroon
Tagne Simo Richard, Christian Kamnang Tchakounte, Leonie Marthe Ghomsi Sidje, Jacqueline Ferrand, Armel Herve Nwabo Kamdje, Paul F Seke Etet and Phelix Bruno Telefo
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 25, 2020
Cervical cancer is a public health concern for women in Sub-Saharan Africa, where 34 over 100,000 are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 23 over 100,000 die yearly. We evaluated the knowledge and practices of the female population towards the prevention of cervical cancer in the city of Bafoussam, West Cameroon, considering that poor awareness about the disease and its prevention drives its progression in Africa....
Haemoheological Studies in Cancer - Future Scope
Amit Sengupta, MBBS, MD, PhD
Article Type: Short Communication | First Published: April 23, 2020
Hyper-viscosity of blood was documented in cancer. A marginal fall in the blood viscosity was noted during treatment. In some patients, a significant fall in the viscosity, hematocrit and plasma protein level was observed. We noted no post-treatment survival benefit in them. The fall in viscosity was possibly linked to lowering of immunological factors, anti-inflammatory response, reduction in cancer cell density and also serum proteins and hematocrit. We need to conduct well designed studies in...
Extracutaneous Melanoma: About Five Observations and Review of the Literature
Khadija Elboukhari, Kaoutar Achehboune, Sara Elloudi, Hanane Baybay, Nawal Hammas, Leila Chbani and Fatima Zahra Mernissi
Article Type: Case Series | First Published: April 16, 2020
Extracutaneous melanoma is not a frequent situation, making a difficulty for the diagnosis. It is characterized by a poorer prognosis and rapid metastasis. The research for a primitive cutaneous melanoma is obligatory before retaining this entity. The dermatologist role is to eliminate a cutaneous primitive melanoma by the clinic and dermoscopic examination. We report five cases of non-cutaneous melanoma: Three mucosal melanoma, one choridian, and the fifth one is a parotid melanoma, and we will...