Saving the Male Breast: A Systematic Literature Review of Breast-Conservation Surgery for Male Breast Cancer

ConclusionsBreast conservation may be considered a safe alternative in the surgical treatment of MBC. Future research should focus on better standardization of local therapy for MBC and improved reporting of outcomes.
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research

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This study proposes a Bayesian spatial joint model of Bernoulli distribution and Poisson distribution to map disease count data with excessive zeros. Here, the spatial random effect is simultaneously considered into both logistic and log-linear models in a Bayesian hierarchical framework. In addition, we focus on the BYM2 model, a re-parameterization of the common BYM model, with penalized complexity priors for the latent level modeling in the joint model and zero-inflated Poisson models with different type of zeros. To avoid model fitting and convergence issues, Bayesian inferences are implemented using the integrated nes...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
RE: "Comment on: "Occupational exposures and male breast cancer: A nested case-control study in the Nordic countries"". Breast. 2019 Oct 30;: Authors: Talibov M, Hansen J, Heikkinen S, Martinsen JI, Sparen P, Tryggvadottir L, Weiderpass E, Pukkala E PMID: 31704090 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Breast - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Breast Source Type: research
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and today we are focusing on male breast cancer. The disease in men accounts for about 1 percent of all breast cancer cases. Dr. Tara Narula reports.
Source: Health News: - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Breast cancer has become one of the most widespread female malignancies worldwide, accounting for 25% of cancer diagnoses among women (1). It is also the first leading cause of female cancer mortality, accounting for 14.7% of cancer deaths (1). Although male breast cancer is scarce, accounting for nearly 1% of all breast cancers, the prevalence of male breast cancer is also increasing by 1.1% each year (2). The etiology of breast cancer is still unknown, and there are many factors that may increase a woman's chances of breast cancer.
Source: Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Source Type: research
It's an extremely rare form of cancer in men, and male breast cancer accounts for just 1% of all breast cancer cases, said Dr. Siddhartha Yadav, a hematology-oncology fellow with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 -- Beyonce Knowles'father first suspected something was wrong when he noticed a dot of blood that kept appearing on his shirts and bedsheets. " Imagine a piece of white paper and you took a red pen and just put a dot, " Mathew...
Source: - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
[New Times] October is breast cancer awareness month. And whereas the spotlight is commonly put on breast cancer in women, male breast cancer is a concern that needs immediate attention.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Mammography and ultrasound remain the leading modalities in breast imaging among males for diagnostic workup of palpable mass, with gynecomastia being the predominant diagnosis. However, presentation with palpable mass was also associated with malignancy. Despite a notable MBC rate in our cohort, the likelihood of cancer is low in young patients and in cases of gynecomastia. PMID: 31599508 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
A new analysis found overall survival may be worse for some male breast cancer patients.
Source: CancerNetwork - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: news
Significant increases seen in total mastectomy, radiotherapy after breast conservation, endocrine tx
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news
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