Breast MRI works as presurgical tool
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We report a case of a patients affected by breast cancer who underwent PET/CT after therapy; a focal 18F-FDG uptake of not univocal interpretation was observed between liver and pleura. A subsequent acquisition on the right lateral decubitus showed the pleural location of lesion, thus improving the diagnostic accuracy of the PET/CT finding. PMID: 33020233 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Objective The aim of this study was to explore the association between occupational exposure to diesel exhaust and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), respectively, and breast cancer subtypes. Methods The study included 38 375 women
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A 61-year-old woman diagnosed with left breast cancer underwent a bone scan for the evaluation of possible bone metastases. Multiple foci of elevated activity were noticed in the spine and pelvis. In addition, a focus of intense activity was observed in the right lung on the SPECT/CT images without corresponding anatomic abnormality.
Abstract Objective The aim of this study was to explore the association between occupational exposure to diesel exhaust and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), respectively, and breast cancer subtypes. Methods The study included 38 375 women
Abstract Distant metastases from breast cancer are frequently found in bones, lungs and the liver. Metastasis to the stomach is rare, and its clinical presentation remains unclear. The present report describes a case of isolated gastric metastasis from breast cancer identified by contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT). A 45-year-old female patient underwent right mastectomy and axillary lymph node dissection after preoperative chemotherapy for right invasive lobular breast carcinoma T4bN2M0, stage IIIB. Postoperative radiotherapy and endocrine therapy with tamoxifen for 5 years were performed. CT for postopera...
In this issue of the Journal, a group of distinguished Nordic researchers, led by Anne Helene Garde and including four of our Associated Editors, present a discussion paper that originated from a workshop and provides detailed recommendations on night shift work (1). The recommendations are very clear: to protect workers ’ health, night shift schedules should have: (i) ≤3 consecutive night shifts; (ii) shift intervals of ≥11 hours; and (iii) ≤9 hours shift duration. For pregnant women, night work should be limited to one shift per week. The authors acknowledge that under circumstances allowing better possibi...