Rick Maffei, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Rick Maffei

Rick Maffei is the senior digital editor for Oncology Nurse Advisor.

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OncoTargets and Therapy

Microwave Ablation Compared With radiofrequency Ablation for Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Liver Metastases: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

[OncoTargets and Therapy] This systematic review and meta-analysis compared MWA and RFA in the treatment of minimally invasive liver cancer. Local tumor progression, technique efficacy, OS, DFS, intrahepatic de novo lesions, extrahepatic metastases, length of stay, and complications were analyzed.

OncoTargets and Therapy

Clinical Efficacy of Decitabine in Combination With Standard-dose Cytarabine, Aclarubicin Hydrochloride, and Granulocyte Colony-stimulating Factor in the Treatment of Young Patients With Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia

[OncoTargets and Therapy] In this study, the efficacy of the chemotherapeutic regimen DCAG in patients aged 14 to 60 years with newly diagnosed AML was compared with standard therapy. Complete remission rate after the first cycle was comparable between the 2 regimens; but after the second cycle, a significant difference was observed.

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