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New issue. Contemporary oncology

Dear Colleagues,

 With great pleasure I would like to inform you that a new issue of the journal Contemporary Oncology/Współczesna Onkologia (ISSN 1428-2526) is now available at

Journal's Website. 

We hope that you will find there interesting materials that will enrich your knowledge and encourage regular reading of our journal. The latest issue contains the following articles:


Some news about interdisciplinary approach into mieloma

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Lenalidomide Maintenance After ASCT Improves Overall Survival in Patients With Multiple Myeloma
By Frances Morin COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- June 15, 2016 -- Patients with multiple myeloma treated with lenalidomide as maintenance therapy following autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) show significant improvements in overall survival, according to a study presented here on June 10 at the...

Post release VII Cycle International scientific educational school in Bukhara


In april 14-16, 2016 in the city of Bukhara (Uzbekistan) was held on the 7th cycle of the International week of Oncology "Oncology and plastic surgery" as a General informational sponsor was organized by the portal "".
The Organizers Of The Forum:
1. World Federation of surgical oncologists,
2. All-Russian public organization "Federation of specialists in disease of the head and neck",
3. First Moscow state medical University. I. M. Sechenov,
4. The Republican cancer research center,
5. The Department of health of Bukhara region
6. Bukhara State Medical Institute named after Abu Ali Ibn Sina,
7. Bukhara cancer center,
In total the school was attended by over 200 of their listeners in almost all regions of Uzbekistan, as well as their neighboring countries - Tajikistan and Kazakhstan.
In the official opening ceremony was attended and delivered a welcoming speech:
- Director of the cancer research center of R. UZ. Professor M. N. Tillashayxov,
- Rector of Bukhara state Medical Institute Professor T. A. Askarov,
- Head of regional health administration of Bukhara region I. I. Amonov.



Rare clinical observation

Minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of endometrial cancer after LeFort colpocleisis.

Endometrial carcinoma is rare after LeFort colpocleisis. Standards for its diagnosis and treatment have not been established. A 74-year-old woman presented with postmenopausal bleeding 14 months after LeFort colpocleisis. Here, we describe the use of the colpocleisis channels in our novel 2-stage approach. In the first stage, endometrial carcinoma was diagnosed with vaginohysteroscopy and dilatation and curettage via the channels. In the second stage, the cancer was optimally treated with total robotic hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and lymph node dissection. Assistance and specimen retrieval were achieved through the vaginal channels. The patient recovered without compromise to the pelvic floor. Endometrial cancer after LeFort colpocleisis can be diagnosed and treated with minimally invasive approaches without disrupting the colpocleisis or the pelvic floor support.

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