Abstract P6-07-11: Serum levels of RANKL are increased in primary breast cancer patients in the presence of disseminated tumor cells in the bone marrow
ConclusionsEarly results from this multi-center trial suggest that IORT as a tumor-bed boost using the Xoft Axxent eBx System at the time of breast conservation surgery is safe and has low morbidity. To date, the majority of participants receiving an unplanned IORT boost have had excellent to good cosmetic results and the majority of adverse events have been low-grade.FundingFunded by Xoft, Inc., a subsidiary of iCAD, Inc.Citation Format: Kasimir-Bauer S, Bittner A-K, Goebel A, Hoffmann O, Browne AJ, Rauner M, Hofbauer LC, Wimberger P, Kimmig R, Rachner TD. Serum levels of RANKL are increased in primary breast cancer patients in the presence of disseminated tumor cells in the bone marrow [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; 2016 Dec 6-10; San Antonio, TX. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; Cancer Res 2017;77(4 Suppl):Abstract nr P6-07-11.
Conclusion: The long-term complications of PAAG-injected breast augmentation are various and complex. Pathologically, these complications are associated with foreign body reaction, fibrosis, and inflammation.Breast Care
ConclusionThe HF schedule with CB in DCIS patients is well tolerated and associated with excellent clinical outcomes. This schedule affords the benefit of delivering higher dose to the lumpectomy site without protracting overall treatment time.
In this study, the effect of a subcutaneous spacer injection on the skin dose, late skin toxicity, and cosmetic outcome is tested in patients treated with PBSI in the setting of breast-conserving therapy. Our results will be relevant for most forms of breast brachytherapy as well as robotic radiosurgery, as skin spacers could protect the skin with these other techniques.Trial registrationNetherlands Trial Register,NTR6549. Registered on 27 June 2017.
From time to time I have commented on the controversies over cancer screening. Most people assume that screening is an unqualified good, that early detection of cancer saves lives. Whenever some panel proposes recommending less screening, we hear screaming and yelling from advocates who claim they are trying to " ration " health care to save money at the expense of people's lives.In fact,as a bunch of Australians and a Minnesotan explain in BMJ, there are a few conditions called " cancer " that you are better off not treating, or perhaps treating very conservatively. These include what is called ductal ...
Conclusions: NSM is technically feasible in selected patients with low rates of NAC removal. Some patients can preserve the NAC sensation. Long-term outcome should receive follow-up.
ConclusionsAPBI and WBI were both associated with favorable patient-reported outcomes in early follow-up. APBI resulted in a lesser degree of patient-reported skin color change and breast elevation relative to baseline.
Abstract The number of patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) increases with more widely used screening mammography programs. DCIS accounts for approximately 20% of all new breast cancer diagnoses in these programs and the natural course of this heterogeneous group of pre-invasive lesions is not fully known. Better definition of subgroups benefitting from radiotherapy and knowledge on the natural course of DCIS are important issues for the future management of DCIS. Four large randomized trials have studied the effects of postoperative radiotherapy after breast conserving surgery in patients with wider spec...
Ductal carcinoma in situ is a noninvasive precancer condition. The treatment resembles the treatment of invasive breast cancer. The aim of this exploratory study was to gain knowledge on the level of postoperative pain, sensory disturbances, and distress among a small group of Danish women with ductal carcinoma in situ who had sentinel lymph node biopsy in order to plan a population study. A subgroup of patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (n = 20) was compared to patients with invasive breast cancer (n = 455) at time of diagnosis and after 12 months.
CONCLUSIONS: This cross-sectional study showed that women treated for DCIS suffered from pain, sensory disturbances and psychological impairment and had unmet rehabilitation needs. Further research is warranted, specifically addressing rehabilitation after diagnosis and treatment of DCIS. PMID: 28447566 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions: Targeting JAK/STAT signaling in AI-resistant breast cancer with RUX+EXE was safe and well-tolerated. 24% of patients had prolonged SD, but baseline CRP level did not predict response. Correlative studies to determine whether host and/or tumor biomarkers predict response to therapy, including germline IL-6 genotype, immune profiles, p-STAT3 and estradiol levels, are currently underway.Citation Format: Ortiz-Perez T, Benveniste AP, Ebuoma LO, Sepulveda KA, Severs FJ, Kapoor M, Sedgwick EL. Is breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) useful for diagnosis of additional sites of disease in patients recently diagnose...
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