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Research & Reviews  86 results

Review of the Sonographic Features of Interpectoral (Rotter) Lymph Nodes in Breast Canc...
Ultrasound Quarterly; Engel AJ, Shin K et. al.

Apr 20th, 2022 - This article reviews the ultrasound evaluation and staging of breast cancer with respect to the involvement of interpectoral (Rotter) lymph nodes. The primary objective is to demonstrate and assess the characteristic sonographic findings of interp...

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Breast Cancer Screening and Operative Treatment.
The American Surgeon; Cairns A, Jones VM et. al.

Apr 14th, 2022 - The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of health care and had a significant impact on care delivery, including breast cancer. To better understand the changes to detection and treatment of breast cancer at our institution, we analyzed mammo...

A Role of PET/MR in Breast Cancer?
Seminars in Nuclear Medicine; Bruckmann NM, Morawitz J et. al.

Mar 10th, 2022 - PET/MRI has been available since 2010, representing the newest of the hybrid imaging modalities. It combines functional as well as morphologic high-resolution MRI data with metabolic information from PET, providing image data sets with complementa...

Association between Neighborhood Social Deprivation and Stage at Diagnosis among Breast...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Babatunde OA, Zahnd WE et. al.

Nov 28th, 2021 - The purpose of this study was to examine the association between neighborhood social deprivation and individual-level characteristics on breast cancer staging in African American and white breast cancer patients. We established a retrospective coh...

KIF21A regulates breast cancer aggressiveness and is prognostic of patient survival and...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-021-06426-x 10.3322/caac.21492
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment; Lucanus AJ, Thike AA et. al.

Oct 27th, 2021 - Invasion of carcinoma cells into surrounding tissue affects breast cancer staging, influences choice of treatment, and impacts on patient outcome. KIF21A is a member of the kinesin superfamily that has been well-studied in congenital extraocular m...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Inguinal Node Sparing Radiotherapy For Patients With Early Stage Anal Cancer

Sep 10th, 2021 - Radiotherapy (RT) with concurrent 5-fluorouracil and mitomycin-C (5FU/MMC) combination is the treatment of choice for non-metastatic locally advanced anal squamous cell carcinoma (ASCC). While, locally advanced AC treatment involves elective ingui...

Contrast-Enhanced Mammography for Breast Cancer Staging in Patients Referred for a Second Opinion

Sep 5th, 2021 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To compare the accuracy of CEM and low energy (LE) images (equivalent of full field digital mammogram [FFDM] as the standard of care) for the detection of additional cancer sites in the affected breast and in the contralatera...

The LightPath® and 68Ga-RM2 in Breast Cancer Study

Nov 6th, 2018 - This study is a prospective, open-label study to examine the performance of the LightPath® Imaging System using the PET tracer 68Ga-RM2 in patients scheduled for and/or undergoing wide local excision (WLE) with or without sentinel lymph node biops...

A Prototype Tri-modal Imaging Device for Breast Cancer

Feb 26th, 2018 - Breast conservation surgery (BCS) is performed on patients with breast cancer with the intent to resect and completely remove the tumour while conserving as much of the surrounding normal tissue as possible. Currently, there is no way for surgeons...

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Versus Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for Breast Cancer Staging

Feb 23rd, 2017 - STUDY OVERVIEW Subjects are enrolled within 4 weeks of the date of diagnosis of biopsy proven ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS) or Invasive Breast Cancer. Approximately 50 subjects will be enrolled. In addition to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center'...

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News  8 results

AJCC Staging Manual Gives Boost to Precision Medicine

Dec 20th, 2020 - Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD The latest revision of the staging manual for breast cancer from the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) is a quantum leap toward precision oncology, as it codifies advanced knowledge of the role of biologic...

New AJCC Breast Cancer Prognostic Stage More Accurate Than Anatomic Stage

Dec 19th, 2017 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A newly introduced breast cancer prognostic stage from the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) is more accurate than the anatomic stage and should be implemented in clinical practice, researchers say. "We were abl...

Less Invasive Biopsy Used Less in Black Breast Cancer Patients
Michele G. Sullivan

Dec 6th, 2012 - SAN ANTONIO – Black women are significantly less likely to receive a sentinel lymph node biopsy than are white women – and significantly more likely to develop lymphedema, a large database study has determined. Among more than 31,000 women with in.

Image-Guided Sentinel Node Localization in Prostate Cancer

Sep 12th, 2011 - Intraoperative Imaging for Sentinel Node Identification in Prostate Carcinoma: Its Use in Combination With Other Techniques Vermeeren L, Valdés Olmos RA, Meinhardt W, Horenblas S J Nucl Med. 2011;52:741-744 Study Summary The goal of this study was...

MRI May Hinder Early Breast Cancer Staging

Aug 13th, 2009 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that MRI appears more sensitive for breast cancer detection and assessment than traditional methods, such as clinical assessment or mammography. Note, though, that the review suggested no consistent ben...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →