Tag Archives: breast

Surgery may have a role in metastatic breast cancer

Surgery may have a role in metastatic breast cancer
This study reports the pattern of palliative surgery in breast cancer patients with distant metastatic disease (DMD). The data from Basel breast cancer database was available from 1990 (n=1459). 363 patients had …

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Gene Signature Test Could Result in Change…

Gene signature test could result in change of chemotherapy administration in 30% of breast cancer cases
This study investigated if standard clinicopathological parameters predicted the results of the Mammaprint (MP), and also the concordance between MP and indications for adjuvant chemotherapy …

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12 Months of Adjuvant Trastuzmab…

12 months of adjuvant trastuzmab should remain the standard of care in HER2+ve early-stage breast cancer
Since 2005, 12 months of adjuvant trastuzumab has been the standard treatment for patients with HER2-positive early-stage breast cancer. However, the optimum duration of treatment …

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Intraoperative Ultrasound-Guided Excision…

Intraoperative ultrasound-guided excision results in low re-excisions rates in breast cancer
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This study evaluates the use of intraoperative ultrasound-guided excision (IOUS) and intraoperative macroscopic margin assessment. The study was performed between 2007 to 2011 (n=225), and excluded patients …