List of Scientific Publications

    1. Rosai-Dorfman disease masquerading as Uveal Melanoma: Case report and review of literature. (PMID: 29913127)
    2. A Report of Ovarian Sertoli-Leydig Cell Tumors with Heterologous Intestinal-type Glands and Alpha Fetoprotein Elevation and Review of the Literature. (PMID: 28582340)
    3. A 27-Year-Old Female with Multiple Intracranial Lesions. (PMID: 29516658)
    4. Empirical treatment with parenteral acyclovir in a child with herpes simplex virus hepatitis and acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (PMID: 29850402)
    5. Sustained Response to Targeted Therapy in a Patient with Disseminated Anaplastic Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma. (PMID: 29200156)
    6. Periurethral adenocarcinoma of mesonephric origin: A case report and review of the literature. (PMID: 29988749)
    7. Atypical presentation of renal medullary carcinoma: A case report and review of the literature. (PMID: 30306049)
    8. Atezolizumab after Nivolumab-Induced Inflammatory Polyarthritis: Can Anti–PD-L1 Immunotherapy Be Administered after Anti–PD-1–Related Immune Toxicities? (PMID: 29793647)
    9. Critical care research in the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region over two decades: where do we stand? (PMID: 29978391)
    10. [68Ga]PSMA PET/CT Improves Initial Staging and Management Plan of Patients with High-Risk Prostate Cancer. (PMID: 30215174)
    11. Current Status of Theranostics in Jordan. (
    12. Hematologic Markers of Lung Metastasis in Stage IV Colorectal Cancer. (PMID: 29589285)
    13. The Application of Current Proposed Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Model for Ambulatory Patients with Cancer. (PMID: 28183196)
    14. Mutational analysis of the RB1 gene and the inheritance patterns of retinoblastoma in Jordan. (PMID: 28803391)
    15. Factors Associated with Attrition in a Multicenter Longitudinal Observational Study of Patients with Advanced Cancer. (PMID: 29155290)
    16. Factors Associated with Inadequate Pain Control among Postoperative Patients with Cancer. (PMID: 29170009)
    17. Perception of Curability among Advanced Cancer Patients: An International Collaborative Study. (PMID: 29158371)
    18. Thromboembolic Events in Cancer Patients Treated with Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy: A Single Comprehensive Cancer Center Experience. (PMID: 29507532)
    19. Cement pulmonary embolism as a complication of percutaneous vertebroplasty in cancer patients. (PMID: 29422089)
    20. Germline BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations among high risk breast cancer patients in Jordan. (PMID: 29409476)
    21. Investigation of genetic variation and lifestyle determinants in vitamin D levels in Arab individuals. (PMID: 29382345)
    22. Clinico-social factors to choose radioactive iodine dose in differentiated thyroid cancer patients: an Asian survey. (PMID: 29381585)
    23. Genetic Polymorphism of Thiopurine S-methyltransferase in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Jordan. (PMID: 29373914)
    24. Simultaneous detection of single-nucleotide variant, deletion/insertion, and fusion in lung and thyroid carcinoma using cytology specimen and an RNA-based next-generation sequencing assay. (PMID: 29364576)
    25. The use of direct oral anticoagulants in the treatment of acute venous thromboembolism in cancer patients. (PMID: 29791257)
    26. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity among Tabuk Citizens in Saudi Arabia. (PMID: 29755600)
    27. Four cycles of adriamycin and cyclophosphamide followed by four cycles of docetaxel (NSABP-B27) with concomitant trastuzumab as neoadjuvant therapy for high-risk, early-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer patients. (PMID: 29695917)
    28. Individual data meta-analysis for the study of survival after pulmonary metastasectomy in colorectal cancer patients: A history of resected liver metastases worsens the prognosis. (PMID: 29602524)
    29. Characteristics, management, and outcome of patients with uveal melanoma treated by Iodine-125 radioactive plaque therapy in a single tertiary cancer center in Jordan. (PMID: 29942182)
    30. Transplant results in adults with Fanconi anaemia. (PMID: 29094350)
    31. Characteristics, management, and outcome of squamous carcinoma of the conjunctiva in a single tertiary cancer center in Jordan. (PMID: 30046529)
    32. Hypertension and diabetes mellitus as a predictive risk factors for stroke. (PMID: 29571978)
    33. International Nursing: Job Satisfaction among Critical Care Nurses in a Governmental Hospital in Saudi Arabia. (PMID: 29870496)
    34. Reclaiming the value of pictorial health warning labels in Jordan. (PMID: 28847999)
    35. Using Six Sigma DMAIC Methodology and Discrete Event Simulation to Reduce Patient Discharge Time in King Hussein Cancer Center. (
    36. Initiating and sustaining lean Management in Healthcare: The King Hussein Cancer Center Experience. (click here)
    37. Applying new Magee equations for predicting the Oncotype Dx recurrence score. (PMID: 29691722)
    38. High-dose chemotherapy and autotransplants for plasma cell myeloma in Jordan. (PMID: 29740180)
    39. Cancer care for adolescents and young adults in Jordan. (PMID: 30215479)
    40. Predictors of anxiety and depression among parents of children with cancer in Jordan. (PMID: 29318726)
    41. Association of FTO rs9939609 with Obesity in the Kuwaiti Population: A Public Health Concern? (PMID: 29402776)
    42. Patterns of management of translocation renal cell carcinoma. (PMID: 29975630)
    43. The effect of ERCC1 and ERCC2 gene polymorphysims on response to cisplatin based therapy in osteosarcoma patients. (PMID: 29980176)
    44. Comparative study of persistent organic pollutant (POP) (chlorinated pesticides, PCBs, and dioxins/furans) concentrations in cancer-affected human organs with those of healthy organs. (PMID: 30022311)
    45. Comparison of 22C3 PharmDx and SP263 Assays to Test PD-L1 Expression in NSCLC. (PMID: 30024424)
    46. Clinical Course and Complications of Catheter and Non-Catheter-Related Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis in Patients with Cancer. (PMID: 30025472)
    47. Evaluating the Predictive Value of Lactate in Patients with Cancer Having Septic Shock. (PMID: 30037273)
    48. Undifferentiated Endometrial Carcinoma, an Immunohistochemical Study Including PD-L1 Testing of a Series of Cases from a Single Cancer Center. (PMID: 30059455)
    49. Validation of the Survival Benefits of Metformin in Middle Eastern Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Colorectal Cancer. (PMID: 30084749)
    50. Screening Patients with Esophageal Cancer to Determine Eligibility for Adjuvant Treatment Trials. (PMID: 30194174)
    51. Characteristics of Critically-Ill Patients at Two Tertiary Care Hospitals in Sudan. (PMID: 30210849)
    52. Video-teleconferencing in pediatric neuro -oncology; ten years of experience. (PMID: 30241204)
    53. Association of MicroRNAs with the Clinicopathologic Characteristics of Ependymoma. (PMID: 30255441)
    54. Burden of Cancer among Syrian Refugees in Jordan. (PMID: 30307806)
    55. Adult intussusception: A 14-year retrospective study of clinical assessment and computed tomography diagnosis. (PMID: 30350523)
    56. Assessment of coding region variants in Kuwaiti population: implications for medical genetics and population genomics. (PMID: 30409984)
    57. Correlation study of thyroid nodule cytopathology and histopathology at two institutions in Jordan. (PMID: 30410561)
    58. Lobar versus sub-lobar surgery for pulmonary typical carcinoid, a population-based analysis. (PMID: 30505493)
    59. Caveolin-1 Variant Is Associated With the Metabolic Syndrome in Kuwaiti Children. (PMID: 30622557)
    60. Clinical Significance of Circulatory miRNA-21 as an Efficient Non-Invasive Biomarker for the Screening of Lung Cancer Patients. (PMID: 30256067)
    61. Current frontline endocrine treatment options for women with hormone receptor-positive, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced-stage breast cancer. (PMID: 29792845)
    62. Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy and the Treatment of Gastroentero-pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Current Findings and Future Perspectives. (PMID: 29942397)
    63. Cutaneous melanoma in adolescents and young adults. (PMID: 29968969)
    64. Cancer care in the Palestinian territories. (PMID: 30084383)
    65. Developing institutions for cancer care in low-income and middle-income countries: from cancer units to comprehensive cancer centers. (PMID: 30102234)
    66. Antibacterial prophylaxis in pediatric patients with leukemia. (PMID: 30202221)
    67. A Semantically-Enriched Quality Governance Framework for Systems of Systems applied to Cancer Care. (IEEExplore: 8618263)
    68. An Agent-Based Approach for Strategic Alignment in Enterprise Systems: A Cancer Care Case. (IEEExplore: 8618176)
    69. Towards a Framework for Quality Measurement in a Tertiary Care Hospital: the Case of King Hussein Cancer Center. (IEEExplore: 8618256)
    70. Streamlining the Interventional Breast Imaging Workflow by Lean Methodology Implementation. (IEEExplore: 8618178)
    71. A Pipeline for Variant Calling in Tumor Panels Using Amplicon Sequencing Data. (IEEExplore: 8618209)
    72. The Ontology of Radiation Oncology and Big Data: Is there a synergy? (IEEExplore: 8618234)
    73. Impact of Big Data on Radiation Oncology Practice (IEEExplore: 8618145)
    74. Differential Gene Expression to Characterize Spontaneously Regressing Metastatic Neuroblastoma. (IEEExplore: 8618204)
    75. Immune Dysregulation Disorders in the Bioinformatics Paradigm. (IEEExplore: 8618246)
    76. Informing Business Process Models Adherence to Protocols via Business Process Modelling: The Case of Cell Therapy and Applied Genomics in Cancer Care. (IEEExplore: 8618205)
    77. Deriving Informational Needs from Process Models: the Case of Cell Therapy and Bone Marrow Transplant Workflow in a Cancer Center Organization. (IEEExplore: 8618228)
    78. Deriving Object-based Business Process Architectures Using Role-based Business Process Models: A Reverse-Engineering Approach Applied to the Cell Therapy and Applied Genomics in a Cancer Care Organization. (IEEExplore: 8618214)
    79. Functional and Quality Requirements for Susceptibility Genetic Testing in Cancer Care: The Case of BRCA1/2 Testing in Jordan. (IEEExplore: 8618154)
    80. A Metaheuristic Search Framework to Derive Cancer Care Services from Business Process Models. (IEEExplore: 8618153)
    81. Towards a Process-Based and Service-Oriented Intelligent Framework for Ig/TCR Clonality Testing in Suspected Lymphoproliferative Neoplasms. (IEEExplore: 8618180)
    82. Using Business Process Models to Inform Deriving State Transition Diagrams: Applied to BMT Lab in a Cancer Organization. (IEEExplore: 8618238)
    83. Towards Digital Cancer Genetic Counseling (IEEExplore: 8618229)
    84. Availability and Usability of the Hospital-based Cancer Registry Data for Measuring the Quality Outcome Indicators of Healthcare Provided to Breast and Colorectal Cancer Patients at King Hussein Cancer Center. (IEEExplore: 8618213)
    85. Business Process Architecture-driven Change Management Applied to a Cancer Care Organization in a Systems of Systems Context. (IEEExplore: 8618170)
    86. Evaluating the Riva Business Process Architecture Identification Method and its Constituent Heuristics through their Application to a Cancer Care Organization. (IEEExplore: 8618252)
    87. Appraisal of the Jordanian Law for Data Sharing in Stem Cell Research: in the Light of the "GA4GH Framework" for Innovative Cancer Care. (IEEExplore: 8618158)
    88. Bridging Arabian Mendelian and Complex Diseases Necessitates Utilizing Modern Bioinformatics. (IEEExplore: 8618237)
    89. i.LLL.CancerCare: Towards an Intelligent Life Long Learning Framework for Cancer Care. (IEEExplore: 8618230)
    90. Case report of epithelioid osteoblastoma of the mandible: findings on PET/CT and review of the literature. (PMID: 30704897)
    91. Parotid duct bleeding, presentation of malignant parotid gland papillary cystadenocarcinoma: rare case report. (DOI:10.15406/joentr.2018.10.00352)
    92. Radiation Induced Exacerbation of Bullous Pemphigoid in Rectal Cancer. (DOI: 10.4172/2576-3857.1000119)
    93. Combined haploidentical and umbilical cord blood transplantation for severe aplastic anemia: Unique hematopoietic reconstitution. (PMID: 30176244)
    94. End of therapy minimal residual disease (MRD) measurement in children with ALL does not predict relapse. (PMID: 28648946)
    95. Metastatic Urothelial Tumor Progression Following First Line Chemotherapy: Prognostic Factors and Importance of Second Line Chemotherapy. (link)
    96. High-dose therapy and autologous hematopoietic progenitor cells transplantation for relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma: a follow up analysis of King Hussein Cancer Center, results and prognostic variables. (DOI: 10.15761/TiT.1000247)
    97. Correlation of Radiologic and Pathologic Response in Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant Radiotherapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma. (DOI: 10.26717/BJstr.2018.09.001765)
    98. Tunneling Does Not Prevent Dislodgment of Epidural Catheters: A Randomized Trial. (PMID: 30662133)
    99. A capacity-building programme in health technology assessment for hospital pharmacists in a low- to middle-income country. (DOI: 10.1111/jphs.12241)
    100. A Longitudinal Evidence-Based Medicine Curriculum and Its Impact on the Attitudes and Perceptions of Student Pharmacists. ( 
    101. Fixed-dose combination associated with faster time to smear conversion compared to separate tablets of anti-tuberculosis drugs in patients with poorly controlled diabetes and pulmonary tuberculosis in Qatar. (PMID: 30089476)
    102. Occurrence and molecular characterization of metallo-β-lactamases (MBLs) among Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from cancer patients. (DOI: 10.3823/821)
    103. Adopting a shared governance model to improve nurses' working environments. (
    104. The rising trend in papillary thyroid carcinoma. True increase or over diagnosis? (PMID: 29436563)
    105. Analysing Cancer Care Informatics through the Lens of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - A Review and Assessment.  (IEEE: 8618264)
    106. Decisional control preferences among patients with advanced cancer: An international multicenter cross-sectional survey. (PMID: 29235415)
    107. The impact of pharmacist telephone calls after discharge on satisfaction of oncology patients: A randomized controlled study. (PMID: 28509614)
    108. Tobacco Dependence; the whole story. (
    109. Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review/ Sarcoma Chapter. (Book Chapter)
    110. Marrow-Ablative Chemotherapy With Autologous Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Rescue in Brain Tumors (Book Chapter