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By W. Weber (auth.), Priv.-Doz. Dr. Walter Weber (eds.)

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The ecu institution of Oncology got here into life to reply to a necessity for informa­ tion, schooling and coaching within the box of the prognosis and remedy of melanoma. There are major explanation why such an initiative was once necessary. to start with, the educating of oncology calls for a conscientiously multidisciplinary procedure that's tough for the Univer­ sities to place into perform considering the fact that their method is especially disciplinary oriented. Secondly, the speed of technological improvement that impinges at the analysis and remedy of melanoma has been so quick that it isn't a simple job for scientific colleges to conform their curricula flexibly. With its residential classes for organ pathologies and the seminars on new innovations (laser, monoclonal antibodies, imaging concepts etc.) or at the important healing controversies (conservative or mutilating surgical procedure, basic or adjuvant chemotherapy, radiotherapy by myself or integrated), it's the ambition of the eu university of Oncology to fill a cultural and clinical hole and, thereby, create a bridge among the college and and among those and day-by-day clinical perform. one of many newer tasks of ESO has been the establishment of everlasting learn teams, also known as job forces, the place a constrained variety of major specialists are invited to fulfill every year with the purpose of defining the state-of-the-art and doubtless attaining a consensus on destiny advancements in particular fields of oncology.

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Cancer 1958 (11 ):945-959 Woolf CM, Isaacson EA: An analysis of 5 "stomach cancer families" in the state of Utah. Cancer 1960 (14):1005-1016 Jackson CE, Brownlee RW, Schuman BM, Micheloni F, Ghironzi G: Observations on gastric cancer in San Marino. Cancer 1980 (45):599-602 Lehtola J: Family study of gastric carcinoma. Scand J Gastroent 1978 (13, (Suppl. 50):1-54 Kekki M, Siurala M, Varis K, Sipponen P, Sistone P, Nevanlinna HR: Classification of principles and genetics of chronic gastritis. Scand J Gastroent 1987 (22,Suppl.

Since the disease is characterised by dominant transmission, 50% of descendants in a family in which HNPCC occurs develop cancer. The main differences between FAP or GS and HNPCC are: a) a significant lack of polyps in HNPCC compared to FAP in which more than 500 polyps are spread on all colonic segments; b) FAP represents about 1% of the colon cancer burden as opposed to more than 6% as accurately estimated for HNPCC [4,5]; c) the third, possibly most important difference, in terms of public or private assistance and cost implications, lies in the fact that 1) FAP polyps are truly precancerous lesions and as such recognised as true disease; 2) HNPCC is a serious precancerous condition, given the absence, at least at present, of instrumentally demonstrable lesions.

In addition, patients included in clinical trials belong to a well defined population in terms of prognostic factors, which should allow for discriminaion of the impact of family history upon outcome. The Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK) and the International Breast Cancer Study Group (IBCSG) have conducted only a few trials where the study of familiality was one of the purposes. One of the possible explanations for this apparently scarce interest in familiality is surely the fact that the collection of data on family history may be very time consuming in the context of a clinical trial, where the clinician is already faced with the burden of extra work required to complete the documentation of the course of the disease, the treatment, and its toxicity.

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