Primary breast angiosarcoma - a single institution experience from a tertiary cancer center in South  India.

CONCLUSION: Due to a small number of this malignancy randomized studies are difficult to perform and optimum treatment strategy still need to be defined. PMID: 29286911 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Breast Disease - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Breast Dis Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
hez E Abstract PMID: 31309875 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Current Stem Cell Research and Therapy - Category: Stem Cells Authors: Tags: Curr Stem Cell Res Ther Source Type: research
ConclusionsComplete perioperative colonoscopy in patients with CRC should be performed to reduce the rate of metachronous carcinoma. Postoperative completion of preoperative insufficiently colonoscoped patients is recommended.
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeWe conducted this large population-based study to investigate the prognostic significance of N1c.MethodsPatients diagnosed with colorectal cancer from the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) database between January 1, 2010, and December 31, 2010, were included in the sample. The primary outcome of interest used in our study was cause-specific survival (CSS). Cox proportional hazards models and Kaplan –Meier methods were used to evaluate the prognostic value of N1c. Propensity score matching (PSM) was implemented to reduce the possibility of selection bias using a logistic regression mod...
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeMost elderly patients with colorectal cancer have comorbidities and reduced functional reserve, which may increase their risks of postoperative morbidity and mortality, and subsequently influence the treatment choice. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the treatment choice and compare laparoscopic and open surgery in this setting.MethodsThis retrospective study evaluated 118 patients with colorectal cancer ( ≥ 85 years old between January 2007 and February 2018) to determine the influence of comorbidities on treatment choice, as well as the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic s...
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
ConclusionLateral tongue flap is a simple reliable flap for reconstruction of small- and medium-sized defects following resection of oral cavity cancers in terms of low morbidity and satisfactory functional outcomes. It obviates the need of distant tissue transfer.
Source: Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Conclusion Proper oral screening and understanding of the genetic and environmental factors involved in oral carcinogenesis will allow the emphasis of cancer medicine to shift from the therapy of established oral cancer to the prevention of oral carcinogenesis.
Source: Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
This article mentions key results that lead to a new perspective where cancer stem cells are primarily seen as cells exhibiting increased epigenetic plasticity and increased gene expression variability. This perspective suggests new therapeutical interventions consisting in stabilizing gene expression to control cancer cell proliferation and prevent stochastic gene expression variations that could lead to therapeutic resistance. PMID: 31308849 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J Oncol Source Type: research
We describe the management of cancer-associated IO near the end of life in a population-based cohort with universal health coverage. METHODS: Patients who died of gastric, colorectal, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers from 2002 to 2015 were identified from the Ontario Cancer Registry. Those with ≥1 hospital admission for IO in the final year of life were identified from administrative data. Management of IO at index admission was categorized as surgery, gastrostomy, stent, feeding jejunostomy, and medical management. Trends in management over the study period were assessed by the Cochran-Armitage test. RESULTS: Th...
Source: Journal of Palliative Care - Category: Palliative Care Tags: J Palliat Care Source Type: research
We present a 77-year old woman with a subacute progressive bilateral CN VI palsy and jaw dystonia. The patient already underwent surgery of the left breast due to breast cancer 11 years before and subsequent radiation. In addition, a consecutive angiosarcoma of the left breast was diagnosed and resected 6 months before admission.MRI of the brain showed increased signal activity on T2 bitemporally without gadolinium enhancement, consistent with limbic encephalitis. Cerebrospinal fluid examination showed a slightly elevated cell count of 13 cells/µl and an elevated protein level at 54mg/dl (normal range 15-45...
Source: Neuro-Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: P15 Paraneoplastic neurological syndromes Source Type: research
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