Erythropoietin in cancer the new face of an old friend (pages 7 to 16)

C. Megalakaki (Department of Hematology, Metaxa Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece)

Cell signaling in cancer (pages 17 to 22)

K. Anagnostopoulos (Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece), I. Tentes, A. H. Kortsaris

Risk factors and adjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer (pages 23 to 30)

Z. Stanojevic (Clinic of Oncology, Clinical Center Nis, Nis, Serbia), B. Djordjevic, I. Todorovska, V. Lilic, R. Zivadinovic, O. Dunjic

Chemotherapy and cerebrovascular disease (pages 31 to 36)

M. Saynak (Department of Radiation Oncology, Trakya University, Faculty of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey), R. CosarAlas, V. YurutCaloglu, M. Caloglu, Z. Kocak, C. Uzal

Capecitabine as salvage treatment in relapsed nasopharyngeal carcinoma a phaseII study (pages 37 to 42)

E. Ciuleanu (Cancer Institute Ion Chiricuta, Cluj, Romania), A. Irimie, T. E. Ciuleanu, V. Popita, N. Todor, N. Ghilezan

Toxicity and feasibility analysis for cisplatinbased concomitant chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (pages 43 to 50)

B. M. Atasoy (Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology, Marmara University MedicalSchool, Istanbul, Turkey), F. Dane, P. F. Yumuk, Z. Akgn, N. S. Turhal, U. Abaciolu, M. engz;

Clinical staging and histopathological findings after radical hysterectomy in FIGO stage IIB cervical cancer (pages 51 to 54)

A. Mandic (Institute of Oncology Vojvodina, Sremska Kamenica, Serbia), P. Novakovic, O. Mihajlovic, B. Stojiljkovic, J. Rajovic, M. Davidovic

Impact of body mass index on cancer development (pages 55 to 59)

P. Fulden Yumuk (Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Marmara University Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey), F. Dane, V. D. Yumuk, D. Yazici, B. Ege, N. Bekiroglu, A. Toprak, S. Iyikesici, G. Basaran, N. S. Turhal

Factor V 1691 GA Leiden polymorphism and cancerrelated venous thromboembolism a metaanalysis of published studies (pages 61 to 64)

A. Eroglu (Department of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey), D. SertkayaKarasoy, N. Eroglu, N. Akar

Pressure dressing in breast surgery is this the solution for seroma formation (pages 65 to 67)

M. Kontos (Hedley Atkins Breast Unit, Guys Hospital, London, UK), A. Petrou, E. Prassas, C. Tsigris, P. Roy, D. Trafalis, E. Bastounis, P. Karamanakos

Association between bone scintigraphy and serum levels of procollagen I and PSA in the detection of bone disease in prostate cancer patients (pages 69 to 74)

A. Zissimopoulos (Department of Nuclear Medicine, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis,Greece), A. Bantis, K. Stellos, G. Petrakis, D. Matthaios

Comparison of the 3Dconformal, helical tomotherapy and multileaf collimatorsbased intensity modulated radiotherapy modalities using radiobiological measures (pages 75 to 86)

P. Mavroidis (Department of Medical Radiation Physics, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden), B. CostaFerreira, C. Shi, B. K. Lind, N. Papanikolaou

Nitric oxide and the collagenous protein biosynthesis of irradiated chick chorioallantoic membrane (pages 87 to 91)

C. Hadjimichael (Medical Representatives Course, KES College, Nicosia, Cyprus), D. Kardamakis

Neuron specific enolase tissue expression as a prognostic factor in advanced non small cell lung cancer (pages 93 to 96)

M. Petrovic (Department of Pulmonology, Medical Faculty, University of Kragujevac, Serbia), I. Tomic, G. Plavec, S. Ilic, N. Ilic, D. Baskic

The histological outcome of glandular dyskaryosis AGUS reported in Papanicolaou smears (pages 97 to 100)

C. Iavazzo (Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Metaxa Cancer Hospital, Piraeus,Greece), G. Vorgias, A. Alexiadou, I. Lekka, I. Mavromatis, T. Akrivos, M. Katsoulis

Twodimensional electrophoresis and immunohistochemical study of calreticulin in colorectal adenocarcinoma and mirror biopsies (pages 101 to 107)

K. Vougas (Department of Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Electron Microscopy, G. Papanicolaou Research Center of Oncology andExperimental Surgery, Saint Savas Anticancer Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), E. Gaitanarou, E. Marinos, C. Kittas, I.E. VoloudakisBaltatzis

A woman with synchronous cervical, vaginal and laryngeal squamous cell carcinomas and positive human papillomavirus type 16 case presentation with literature review (pages 109 to 112)

S. Georgieva (Oncotherapeutic Clinic, Queen Giovanna Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria), V. Iordanov

A patient with diffuse large Bcell nonHodgkin’s lymphoma and AA type amyloidosis (pages 113 to 116)

O. Piskin (Department of Hematology, Dokuz Eylul University, School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey), I. Alacacioglu, S. Ozkal, M. A. Ozcan, F. Demirkan, G. HayriOzsan, A. Kargi, B. Undar

Fibrous tumor of the lung diagnostic and therapeutic considerations apropos of two cases (pages 117 to 121)

C. N. Foroulis (Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, MedicalSchool, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece), K. S. Rammos, S. Tsomkopoulos, M. N. Sileli, I. Hatzibougias, C. Papakonstantinou

Preoperative diagnosis of jejunal adenocarcinoma a case report (pages 123 to 126)

L. Tankova (Clinical Centre of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Queen Joanna, Sofia, Bulgaria), M. Berberova, N. Damianov, Ts. Tsankov, D. Kovatchki

Hibernoma A benign lipomatous tumor mimicking liposarcoma (pages 127 to 129)

E. Yalniz (Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Trakya University School of Medicine,Edirne, Turkey), B. Alicioglu, F. OzPuyan

Term and Role of Tumor Centres in Oncology Healthcare in Germany (pages 131 to 133)

S. Mohrmann (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Center, Heinrich Heine University, Dsseldorf, Germany), G. Tuschen, H. G. Bender

The great oncologic surgery of the eminent Romanian anatomist and surgeon Thomas Jonnesco 18601929 (pages 139 to 145)

G. Androutsos (Department of History of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), A. Diamantis, L. Vladimiros