Laura Dawson

Laura Dawson

Formerly Marion I. Knott Professor And Director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center At Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Md Joe Shapiro Professor Of Medicine, Department Of ...

Direct Impact

Concepts for which Laura Dawson has direct influence:

radiation therapy
hepatocellular carcinoma
liver metastases
celiac plexus
locally advanced
cancer pain
phase trial

External impact

Concepts related to the work of other authors for which Laura Dawson has influence:

liver metastases
hepatic resection
arterial perfusion
metastatic colorectal cancer
radiofrequency ablation
malignant pleural mesothelioma
degradable starch microspheres

Prominent publications by Laura Dawson

KOL-Index: 134
KOL-Index: 24 Risk prediction scores are important tools to support clinical decision-making for patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The objective of this paper was to validate the 4C mortality score, originally developed in the United Kingdom, for a Canadian population, and to examine its performance over time. We conducted an external validation study within a registry of COVID-19 positive ...
Known for
Covid-19 Canadian | Prognosticate
KOL-Index: 11 A prospective ultrasound study was performed between 18 and 38 weeks' gestation on 29 fetuses in a high-risk population, defined by the presence of structural anomalies, in order to investigate the usefulness of fetal ear measurements in the prenatal prediction of chromosomal abnormality. The prevalence of abnormal chromosomes was 34 per cent. The sensitivity (SE), specificity (SC), positive ...
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Abnormality Cent | Prenatal Chromosomal | 29 Fetuses
KOL-Index: 9 Extra care housing enables older people to remain in their ‘own home’, while providing appropriate housing and access to health and social care services that are responsive to their needs. This type of provision is very much in line with the government policy of fostering people's sense of control and independence, and is a priority area for expansion. We explored the current levels of ...
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Expansion Extra
KOL-Index: 4 This chapter argues that Canada’s trade diversification agenda provides Canadian traders with greater access and investment certainty in new markets but it cannot compensate for U.S. losses nor will distant markets ever fully replace less costly neighboring markets from an exporter perspective. While the NAFTA renegotiations and WTO shake-up are not taking place under circumstances Canada ...
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Canada Trading
KOL-Index: 4 The boom in self-publishing has created a market of hundreds of thousands of new books a year. The Library of Congress doesn't catalog most of these. Is it fair to dismiss these books as "vanity publications," or are there some valuable resources in this book glut for collections-development librarians to explore? Are there sensible ways of acquiring these books? And how do Web searches ...
KOL-Index: 2 Cancers that have spread to the liver from the primary cancer location (liver metastases) that cannot be removed surgically (unresectable) can be treated with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. Previous research has shown that tumours often have abnormal blood vessels that may reduce the effect of radiation therapy. New drugs, known as "anti-angiogenic" drugs have been shown in animal ...
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Safe Dosages | Sorafenib Doses
KOL-Index: 2 Many cancer patients, especially those with pancreatic cancer, suffer from severe lower back / upper abdominal pain. This pain is often poorly managed with standard treatments; the doses of painkiller required often induce side effects, whereas nerve block procedures (where a needle is deeply inserted into the back) are both invasive and of limited benefit.This clinical trial investigates a ...
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Radiation Radiosurgery | Pain Thought | Cancer Phase | Focused Celiac
KOL-Index: 2 Palliative radiotherapy is radiation treatment given to help reduce pain or discomfort, or other symptoms related to cancer. This is used commonly for cancer that has spread to the bones and brain, and for many other primary cancers that are too advanced to be cured, including lung cancer, pancreatic cancer and head and neck cancer. The benefits of palliative radiotherapy for advanced liver ...
Known for
Sixth Cancer | Hepatocellular Carcinomahcc | Gastrointestinal Tumours | Tumour Involvement

Formerly Marion I. Knott Professor and Director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD Joe Shapiro Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE Bethesda,

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