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Dual Themes: Cancer & Genetics
Cover photo: Eduardo Añé. Stained glass window by Rosa María de la Terga, National Medical Genetics Center, Havana.


Dual Themes: Cancer & Genetics

Cancer Screening Debates & Practice

Overcoming Barriers to Advanced-Cancer Control

Measuring Breast Cancer Patients’ Quality of Life

Smoking Prevalence in Cienfuegos, Cuba

Antenatal Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosis in Cuba

Neurofibromatosis in Cuban Children

Antenatal Genetic Testing in Havana

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Artículos en Español
Selecciones 2013

Revistas médico-salubristas de Cuba
Cuban medical journals
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Courting the Future: Cancer and Genetics in Cuba
Genes Prove Mixed Ancestry of All Cubans: Interview with Beatriz Marcheco MD, PhD Director, National Medical Genetics Center, Havana
Gail Reed MS
Original Research
Disability-Adjusted Life Years for Breast and Reproductive System Cancers in Cuban Women of Child bearing Age
Emma Domínguez MD, et al.
Smoking Prevalence in Cienfuegos City, Cuba
Mikhail Benet MD PhD, et al.
Antenatal Testing for Cystic Fibrosis in Cuba, 1988−2011
Teresa Collazo PhD, et al.
Neurofibromatosis 1 Prevalence in Children Aged 9–11 Years, Pinar del Río Province, Cuba
Miladys Orraca MD PhD, et al.
Antenatal Cytogenetic Testing in Havana, Cuba
Luis A. Méndez-Rosado MS PhD, et al.
Development and Evaluation of an Instrument to Measure Health-Related Quality of Life in Cuban Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Radiotherapy
Josefina Lugo MD, et al.
Increased QT Interval Dispersion in Diagnosis of Acute Coronary Syndrome with Atypical Symptoms and EKG
Fernando Rodríguez MD MS, et al.
Implementing ACCM Critical Care Guidelines for Septic Shock Management in a Cuban Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
José M. Cartaya MD MS,et al.
Review Article
Immunoscintigraphy and Radioimmunotherapy in Cuba: Experiences with Labeled Monoclonal Antibodies for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment (1993–2013)
Yamilé Peña MD PhD, et al.
Immunotherapy and Complexity: Overcoming Barriers to Control of Advanced Cancer
Agustin Lage MD PhD
Cancer Screening: Global Debates and Cuban Experience
Rebeca S. González MD MS
Lessons from the Field
Cuba’s Salgen: A Provincial Informatics Network for Genetic Services to Pregnant Women and Newborns
Miguel Rodríguez-Vázquez MD, et al.
Diagnosis: Genetic Testing Cannot Stand Alone
Estela Morales-Peralta MD PhD
Cuban Research in Current International Journals
About the Contributors / Letters
About the Contributors
Special Abstracts
Cuban Cancer Research in International Journals
Facts & Figures
Birth Defects in Cuba 2001–2013
Cancer in Cuba
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