Tumor Board Saves Lives – More Evidence is Emerging for the Mandatory Development of Site Specific Multi-Disciplinary Teams

Ahmed Nadeem Abbasi

Site specific Multi-disciplinary Tumor Boards play a pivotal role in the provision of high quality comprehensive cancer care.

Received: April 6, 2019
Accepted: April 12, 2019



Hemovigilence – Application in Tertiary Care Hospitals

Nazish Saqlain

The therapeutic uses of blood and its components are very well established as a lifesaving tool but at the same time one should not forget about the adverse effects related to it.

Received: February 19, 2019
Accepted: April 12, 2019



Frequency of Zap-70 and CD38 in Newly Diagnosed Cases of B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Jahanzeb Khaliq, Shafaq Samad, Saima Siddique, Mehjabeen Imam, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Introduction: Amongst all chronic lymphoproliferative disorders B-CLL is the most common. Clinical behavior of CLL is very variable and in order to identify the clinical spectrum there is a need for risk adaptive prognostic markers which will further facilitate in management strategy.

Received: January 2, 2019
Revised: March 25, 2019
Accepted: March 27, 2019



Secondhand Water-Pipe Smoking and its Association with Systemic Inflammation among Cafés Employees in Karachi, Pakistan

Rabia Baloch, Mehak Pervaiz

Objective: The study was designed to determine the correlation of exposure to secondhand smoking (SHS) of Water pipe (WP) with Neutrophils to Lymphocytes ratio and Platelets to Lymphocytes ratio.

Received: October 2, 2018
Revised: November 09, 2018
Accepted: November 13, 2018



Frequency of Tumor Lysis Syndrome in Acute Leukemia

Shafaq Samad, Jahanzeb Khaliq, Mehwish Taj, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Introduction: Acute leukemia is characterized by the presence of 20% or more blasts in peripheral blood and/or bone marrow biopsy. It includes both AML & Acute ALL.

Received: January 7, 2019
Revised: March 29, 2019
Accepted: April 1, 2019



Factors Affecting the Academic Performance of Undergraduate Student

Khudija Mushtaq, Muhammad Hussain, Muhammad Afzal, Syed Amir Gilani

Abstract: Background: The nursing school undergraduates’ performance influences the quality production of graduates. These in turn will be the future leaders and workforce for the country in improving the health care system.

Received: January 16, 2019
Revised: April 05, 2019
Accepted: April 10, 2019



An Overview of Effects of Carbonated Drinks

Bint-E-Zahra, Saniha Shoaib, Rana Khalid Iqbal

Abstract: Soft drinks are those drinks which do not contain alcohol. These soft drinks are either carbonated or non-carbonated soft drinks. Carbonated soft drinks are consumed widely across the globe.

Received: February 13, 2019
Revised: April 08, 2019
Accepted: April 10, 2019



Therapy Related Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (t-ALL): Case Report and Literature Review

Asma Ameen, Nida Anwar, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Therapy related Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (t-ALL) is a rare secondary malignancy. It occurs in patients who are exposed to chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy for primary malignancy.

Received: March 7, 2019
Revised: April 15, 2019
Accepted: April 17, 2019



Deletion 7q Abnormality in a Childhood Pre B All: A Case Report and
Review of Literature

Zainab Sharif  , Munira Borhany, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Aim: In childhood and adult acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome chromosome 7 aberrations are not an uncommon finding. But in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia it is rarely seen.

Received: October 3, 2018
Revised: November 16, 2018
Accepted: November 23, 2018



Response to a Case Report titled: De Novo Deletion 17p (del17p) in an Adult T-Cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia as a Rare Presentation

Sir : I read the case report titled De Novo Deletion 17p (del17p) in an Adult T-Cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia as a Rare Presentation, by Zara-tul-Ain Bashir et al. which published in the latest issue Volume 4, Issue 1, 2019 of your journal.




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