Lung Cancer in Vietnam.

Published on Sep 1, 2021in Journal of Thoracic Oncology13.357
· DOI :10.1016/J.JTHO.2021.06.002
Huong Thi Thanh Tran1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Hanoi Medical University),
Sang M. Nguyen9
Estimated H-index: 9
(Vandy: Vanderbilt University)
+ 7 AuthorsHung M. Do
#1Anh-Thu Huynh DangH-Index: 2
#2Vu-Uyen TranH-Index: 2
Last. Hoa GiangH-Index: 3
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Comprehensive profiling of actionable mutations in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is vital to guide targeted therapy, thereby improving the survival rate of patients. Despite the high incidence and mortality rate of NSCLC in Vietnam, the actionable mutation profiles of Vietnamese patients have not been thoroughly examined. Here, we employed massively parallel sequencing to identify alterations in major driver genes (EGFR, KRAS, NRAS, BRAF, ALK and ROS1) in 350 Vietnamese NSCLC patients. We s...
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#1Sang Minh Nguyen (Vandy: Vanderbilt University)H-Index: 2
#2Stephen A. Deppen (VUMC: Vanderbilt University Medical Center)H-Index: 18
Last. Thuan V. TranH-Index: 5
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The population size and projected demographics of Vietnam’s 2 largest cities, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Hanoi, will change dramatically over the next decade. Demographic changes in an aging popul...
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#1Kyoko TakashimaH-Index: 1
#2Koji WadaH-Index: 22
Last. Derek R. Smith (JCU: James Cook University)H-Index: 41
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Objective This article provides a comprehensive review of the healthcare reform process driven by the Vietnamese Ministry of Health’s Direction of Healthcare Activities (DOHA) scheme.
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#1Hoang Van Minh (Hanoi University)H-Index: 31
#2Kim Bao Giang (Hanoi Medical University)H-Index: 19
Last. Nguyen Thi XuyenH-Index: 1
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Objectives We report the prevalence of tobacco smoking among adult populations in Vietnam, 2015.
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#1D. T. Tran (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 2
#2Russell O. Kosik (Santa Clara Valley Medical Center)H-Index: 5
Last. Angela P Fan (NYMU: National Yang-Ming University)H-Index: 8
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Summary Objectives To investigate the use of tobacco in Vietnam. Study design Review study. Methods Data were collected through a review of tobacco-related literature in Vietnam. Grey literature and web content from agencies such as the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were consulted. Results Tobacco smoking is still common in Vietnam, although numerous policies have been issued and implemented over the last two decades. Based on the most recent dat...
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#1Christopher N. H. Jenkins (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 21
#2Pham Xuan Dai (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 1
Last. Stephen J. McPhee (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 73
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Objective. —To describe tobacco use in Vietnam and the impact of transnational tobacco corporations there. Desig. —In cities, a multistage cluster design; in communes, a systematic sample design, using face-to-face interviews in all sites. Setting. —Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and 2 rural communes in Vietnam. Participants. —Random samples totaling 2004 men and women aged 18 years or older. Main Outcome Measures. —Prevalence and correlates of tobacco smoking, amount and duration of smoking, age at i...
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