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    • Anthracycline induced cardiotoxicity: A systematic review 

      Azam, Faruque (BRAC University, 2017-07)
      Cancer cure currently involves a combination of integrative treatments; chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery to extend life and deliver sustainability to the survivors. Among all the classes of chemotherapeutics, ...
    • Antihypertensive drugs and risk of cancer: A pharmacovigilance study 

      Rahman, Ahadina (BRAC University, 2017-08)
      Antihypertensive drugs are widely used for the treatment of hypertension, heart failure and, recently, for cardiovascular risk reduction. Experimental studies implicate antihypertensive drugs in the regulation of cell ...
    • Biosimilar in lymphoma treatment 

      Tanisha, Mehrin Haque (Brac University, 2021-04)
      We are living in an era where the number of ageing population is increasing, as well as the demand for treating chronic conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, etc. Considering the different types of ...
    • Breast cancer in South Asia: a Bangladeshi perspective 

      Hossain, Mohammad Sorowar; Ferdous, Shameema; E. Karim-Kos, Henrike (© 2014 Elsevier Ltd., 2014)
      South Asian countries are facing a hidden breast cancer epidemic. A significant proportion of the breast cancer cases occur in premenopausal women. Knowledge of the various aspects of breast cancer in different geographical ...
    • Cancer risk factors: a critical review 

      Tabassum, Tahsina (BRAC Univeristy, 2016-09)
      The global burden of cancer cases has been estimated to rise from 14.1 million to 23.6 million between 2012 and 2030. Many genetic and environmental risk factors are likely to induce the incidence and mortality rate and ...
    • CAR-T cell Therapy in B-cell Lymphoma 

      Faruk, Asef (Brac University, 2019-08)
      B-cell lymphoma continues to be difficult to treat, with insignificant advances seen in more than two decades despite improvements in initial treatment strategies across its subtypes. Developing new targeted therapies which ...
    • A comprehensive bioinformatics analysis of BRAF in cancer 

      Ahmed, Bagdad (Brac University, 2021-09)
      BRAF is one of the most vital serine/ threonine-protein kinase proto-oncogenes that performs a crucial role in cellular proliferation, growth, signaling and secretion. By deregulation of this gene can lead to terrible ...
    • A cross-sectional study on risk factors, symptoms, treatment and management strategies of lung cancer in a tertiary care cancer hospital of Bangladesh 

      Pial, Sazia Afrin (BRAC University, 2018-09)
      Lung cancer is the most common clinical problem of Bangladesh. Lung cancer is the uncontrolled, abnormal growth of cells that starts off in one or both lungs, usually in the air passages of cell lining. This study has ...
    • Current perspectives on cancer prevention strategies: implications for Bangladesh 

      Afrin, Sajia (BRAC Univeristy, 2016-09)
      Cancer is a very complex disease. Many cancers remain incurable. However, risk of cancer can be reduced through appropriate measures. Good lifestyle choices like having a healthy diet, regular physical activity,reducing ...
    • Current scenario of Cancer in Dhaka City, Bangladesh 

      Natth, Bratakatha (BRAC University, 2015-03-28)
      Bangladesh is a densely populated country with a population of almost 170 million. Along with the increasing global cancer burden, the incidence of cancer in Bangladesh is also increasing at an alarming rate. According to ...
    • DenseNet based Skin Lesion Classification and Melanoma Detection 

      Munaf, Arifuzzaman; Hoque, Ariful; Jawwad, Kazi Asif (Brac University, 2021-06)
      In the language of medical science, the most harmful variant of skin cancer that may develop in human cells is distinguished as melanoma. The principal reasons behind developing melanoma in human skin are still unknown. ...
    • Detection of acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) and its type by image processing and machine learning 

      Chowdhury, Himadri; Banik, Shounak; Hossain, Arafat; Khaled, Md. Imran (BRAC University, 2018-12)
      Cancer starts when cells of body begin to grow rapidly. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer and can spread to other areas of the body. The origin of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) in the bone marrow ...
    • Elucidating the functional roles of bidirectionally transcribed genes in immunobiology of cancers 

      Ahmad, Sheikh Shafin (Brac University, 2021-06)
      In the realm of correlated regulations in genomic context, bidirectional genes have a spatial and functional connection unlike any other. These are genes originating on the same genomic position, but on opposite strands. ...
    • Epigenetic therapy in cancer 

      Abid, Md. Shadman Ridwan (Brac University, 2017-07)
      Epigenetic therapy has received much attention in the field of oncology in recent years. A growing recognition of the influence of epigenetic modifications in tumorigenesis and the clinical success of several ...
    • Investigation of cytotoxic and antibacterial activity of methanol extract of callicarpa macrophylla leaves 

      Mona, Rubaiyat Islam (BRAC Univeristy, 2016-10)
      Callicarpa macrophylla (family: Verbenaceae) has been commonly used in traditional medicine for a wide range of ailments related to the circulatory, digestive, endocrine, respiratory and skeletal systems as well as to ...
    • Oncogenes: new targets in cancer treatment 

      Chowdhury, Waseka Shams (Brac University, 2019-10)
      In the recent years, progression in cancer genetics and biology has shifted the paradigm for cancer drug development and design. Greater emphasis is given for the development of a specific, non-toxic and molecule based ...
    • Pharmacological and nutritional importance of Mushrooms 

      Arzon, Masfiq Rohan (Brac University, 2021-01)
      Mushrooms are micro fungi cultivated and consumed by peoples of different countries across the world. Even though they are quite common, but their significant importance is not that much known to everyone. Mushrooms have ...
    • Practice of using plant and synthetic derivatives of anticancer drugs among cancer patients at NICRH, Bangladesh 

      Hasnat, Najib (BRAC Univeristy, 2017-07)
      Myriad lines of therapy are used to treat cancer around the world. The study was conducted on the patients of National Institute of Cancer Research (NICRH) to estimate which type of anticancer drugs are mostly being used ...
    • Qualitative classification of the breast cancer genome and clustering of the cancer gene network 

      Fatema, Kaniz; Shabnam, Shejuti; Saha, Akash (BRAC University, 2019-04)
      The purpose of cancer genome project is to classify the genetic variations that are related to clinical phenotypes. However, some studies showed that some specific cellular pathways are targeted by the cancer mutations ...
    • A review on less explored plants with anticancer activity 

      Al Nahid, Mohammed Tansen (Brac University, 2020-03)
      Cancer is a disorder that is very complicated. Most tumors tend to be incurable. However, appropriate measures can reduce the risk of cancer. Cancer is a very costly illness to manage in a low-income nation such as ...