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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30312217/diagnostic-and-prognostic-value-of-18f-fdg-pet-ct-imaging-in-suspected-recurrence-of-male-breast-cancer
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Shelvin K Vadi, Bhagwant R Mittal, Ashwani Sood, Gurpreet Singh, Amanjit Bal, Ashwin S Parihar, Anish Bhattacharya, Rajender K Basher, Rakesh Kapoor
PURPOSE: Male breast cancer (MBC) is a rare malignancy, with recurrence being one of the main adverse predictors for prognosis. The aim of the study was to evaluate the diagnostic and predictive value of fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (F-FDG) PET/CT in the setting of suspected recurrence of MBC. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective analysis of PET/CT findings was performed in 23 previously treated, histologically proven patients with MBC (mean age: 59.3±10.9 years; range: 36-79 years) with suspected recurrence...
October 11, 2018: Nuclear Medicine Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30250989/does-measurement-of-first-order-and-heterogeneity-parameters-improve-response-assessment-of-bone-metastases-in-breast-cancer-compared-to-suv-max-in-18-f-fluoride-and-18-f-fdg-pet
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Gurdip K Azad, Francois Cousin, Musib Siddique, Benjamin Taylor, Vicky Goh, Gary J R Cook
PURPOSE: To establish whether first-order statistical features from [18 F]fluoride and 2-deoxy-2-[18 F] fluoro-D-glucose ([18 F]FDG) positron emission tomography/x-ray computed tomography (PET/CT) demonstrate incremental value in skeletal metastasis response assessment compared with maximum standardised uptake value (SUVmax ). PROCEDURES: Sixteen patients starting endocrine treatment for de novo or progressive breast cancer bone metastases were prospectively recruited to undergo [18 F]fluoride and [18 F]FDG PET/CT scans before and 8 weeks after treatment...
September 24, 2018: Molecular Imaging and Biology: MIB: the Official Publication of the Academy of Molecular Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30131915/not-your-usual-suspect-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma-presenting-as-ulcerative-esophagitis
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Saeed Ali, Basher Atiquzzaman, Konrad Krall, Ranjeet Kumar, Bo Liu, Shantel Hebert-Magee
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has the propensity to hematogenously metastasize to the lung, bone, or liver, however, metastasis to the esophagus is exceedingly rare. We report a case of ulcerative esophagitis secondary to recurrent metastatic renal cell cancer status post remote nephrectomy. An 82-year-old Caucasian male presented with dark tarry stools for two days, progressive dysphagia to solid food for several weeks and unintentional weight loss. His past medical history was significant for hypertension, diverticulosis and right-sided renal cell cancer for which he underwent nephrectomy 13 years ago...
June 18, 2018: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29936763/-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-osteoblastic-metastasis-in-patients-with-breast-cancer
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X Y Meng, S T Song
Osteoblastic metastasis of breast cancer is relatively rare, but there are cases of misdiagnosis and mistreatment in clinical treatment. They can only be diagnosed by X ray or CT bone scan and must be identified from bone repair after effective treatment in patients with osteolytic or mixed bone metastases. Bone metastasis is often seen in the disease-free condition of breast cancer, and very few can occur in stage Ⅳ lesions prior to surgery. Based on the analysis of clinical phenomena, we questioned the evaluation criteria of the therapeutic effect on bone metastasis of breast cancer created by the World Health Organization and the MD Anderson Cancer Center and concluded the formation mechanism of bone metastasis...
June 23, 2018: Zhonghua Zhong Liu za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Oncology]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29935539/small-size-fullerenol-nanoparticles-suppress-lung-metastasis-of-breast-cancer-cell-by-disrupting-actin-dynamics
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Yanxia Qin, Kui Chen, Weihong Gu, Xinghua Dong, Ruihong Lei, Yanan Chang, Xue Bai, Shibo Xia, Li Zeng, Jiaxin Zhang, Sihan Ma, Juan Li, Shan Li, Gengmei Xing
BACKGROUND: Tumor metastasis is the primary cause of mortality in cancer patients. Migratory breast cancer cells in lymphatic and blood vessels seek new sites and form metastatic colonies in the lung and bone, and then these cancer cells often wreak considerable havoc. With advances in nanotechnology, nanomaterials and nanotechnologies are widely applied in tumor therapy. In this paper, small size fullerenol nanoparticles, which are separated by isoelectric focusing electrophoresis (IFE) for discrepancy of isoelectric point (pI), are used in the study of tumor metastasis...
June 23, 2018: Journal of Nanobiotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29923514/whole-body-18-f-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron-emission-tomography-computed-tomography-18-f-fdg-pet-ct-for-staging-locally-advanced-breast-cancer-a-prospective-study-from-a-tertiary-cancer-centre-in-south-india
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Sivanath Reddy Gajjala, Narendra Hulikal, Silpa Kadiyala, Radhika Kottu, Tekchand Kalawat
Background & objectives: Locally advanced breast cancer (LABC) is associated with substantial risk of occult metastases. The patients with LABC have high rate of systemic relapse, suggesting inadequacy of the current conventional staging in detecting the occult metastatic spread. 18 F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) is a new modality in the staging of breast cancer patients. Hence, this study was conducted to evaluate the role of 18 F-FDG PET/CT in initial staging of LABC and to compare it with conventional methods...
March 2018: Indian Journal of Medical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29794798/colonic-metastasis-from-breast-carcinoma-detection-by-cesm-and-pet-ct-a-case-report
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Giuseppe Falco, Simone Mele, Maurizio Zizzo, Graziella Di Grezia, Paolo Cecinato, Giulia Besutti, Saverio Coiro, Gianluca Gatta, Rita Vacondio, Guglielmo Ferrari
INTRODUCTION: Metastatic spread in invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) of breast mainly occurs in bones, gynecological organs, peritoneum, retroperitoneum, and gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Metastases to the GI tract may arise many years after initial diagnosis and can affect the tract from the tongue to the anus, stomach being the most commonly involved site. Clinical presentations are predominantly nonspecific, and rarely asymptomatic. CEA, CA 15-3, and CA 19-9 may be informative for symptomatic patients who have had a previous history of breast cancer...
May 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29748233/prospective-study-of-serial-18-f-fdg-pet-and-18-f-fluoride-18-f-naf-pet-to-predict-time-to-skeletal-related-events-time-to-progression-and-survival-in-patients-with-bone-dominant-metastatic-breast-cancer
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Lanell M Peterson, Janet O'Sullivan, Qian Vicky Wu, Alena Novakova-Jiresova, Isaac Jenkins, Jean H Lee, Andrew Shields, Susan Montgomery, Hannah M Linden, Julie R Gralow, Vijayakrishna K Gadi, Mark Muzi, Paul E Kinahan, David A Mankoff, Jennifer M Specht
Assessing therapy response of breast cancer bone metastases is challenging. In retrospective studies, serial 18 F-FDG PET was predictive of time to skeletal related events (tSRE) and time-to-progression (TTP). 18 F-NaF PET improves bone metastasis detection compared to bone scans. We prospectively tested 18 F-FDG PET and 18 F-NaF PET to predict tSRE, TTP, and overall survival (OS) in patients with bone-dominant metastatic breast cancer (BD MBC). Methods: Patients with BD MBC were imaged with 18 F-FDG PET and 18 F-NaF PET prior to starting new therapy (scan1) and again at a range of times centered around approximately 4 months later (scan2)...
May 10, 2018: Journal of Nuclear Medicine: Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29627288/multiparametric-whole-body-mri-with-diffusion-weighted-imaging-and-adc-mapping-for-the-identification-of-visceral-and-osseous-metastases-from-solid-tumors
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Michael A Jacobs, Katarzyna J Macura, Atif Zaheer, Emmanuel S Antonarakis, Vered Stearns, Antonio C Wolff, Thorsten Feiweier, Ihab R Kamel, Richard L Wahl, Li Pan
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of multiparametric, whole-body, diffusion-weighted imaging (WB-DWI) and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) maps with T2 -weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at 3T for the detection and monitoring of metastatic disease in patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty-four participants (32 healthy subjects and 22 patients) were scanned with WB-DWI methods using a 3T MRI scanner. Axial, sagittal, or coronal fat-suppressed T2 -weighted (T2 WI), T1 -weighted (T1 WI), and DWI images were acquired...
April 4, 2018: Academic Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29394543/-a-case-of-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-in-sclerosing-adenosis
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Yasuhiro Fukui, Shinichiro Kashiwagi, Koji Takada, Wataru Goto, Yuka Asano, Tamami Morisaki, Satoru Noda, Tsutomu Takashima, Naoyoshi Onoda, Masahiko Ohsawa, Kosei Hirakawa, Masaichi Ohira
A 67-year-old female was referred to our hospital because she was pointed out mass in her right breast by her previous doctor. Core needle biopsy examination was performed at that time which revealed invasive ductal carcinoma. There'reno palpable masses in her breast or any superficial lymph nodes on her visiting our hospital. Breast ultrasonography images showed multiple nodules in C area of right breast. Breast enhanced MRI image revealed multiple enhanced nodules which showed rapid arising and plateau or slowly decreasing pattern in time intensity curve...
November 2017: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29351123/accuracy-of-18f-naf-pet-ct-in-bone-metastasis-detection-and-its-effect-on-patient-management-in-patients-with-breast-carcinoma
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Wouter A M Broos, Friso M van der Zant, Maurits Wondergem, Remco J J Knol
OBJECTIVE: Determination of the accuracy of sodium fluorine-18-fluoride (F-NaF) PET/computed tomography (CT) for the evaluation of bone metastases, and the impact on patient management in breast cancer patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with breast cancer, referred for F-NaF PET/CT between February 2014 and June 2016, were included in a database. Baseline characteristics, clinical indication, definitive diagnosis according to follow-up data, as well as changes in patient management were recorded...
April 2018: Nuclear Medicine Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29333006/rational-use-of-imaging-to-stage-breast-cancer-evidences-for-a-selective-approach
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S G D Gangadaran
Introduction: Staging investigations at diagnosis are customary to accurately assign a clinical stage before therapy. The practice of routine imaging in patients asymptomatic for metastasis is not recommended but widely adopted. This study was done to reexamine the basis behind guideline recommendations and to identify the factors predictive of asymptomatic metastasis. Methods: Oncology records of 200 breast cancer patients in clinical Stages I-III at diagnosis were prospectively reviewed...
October 2017: Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29024674/optic-nerve-head-problem
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Rohan Verma, Kevin C Chen, Hema L Ramkumar, Michael H Goldbaum, Carol L Shields
A 68-year-old woman with a recent history of blurring in the left eye had undergone mastectomy for breast cancer 20 years ago. A series of bone metastases started 5 years after her diagnosis. Examination of the optic nerve head of the left eye revealed an isolated peripapillary mass. Indocyanine green angiography displayed vessels within the mass, and fluorescein angiography demonstrated hyperfluorescence of the mass from vascular leakage plus lobular spots of blocked fluorescence. B-scan ultrasound revealed a hyperechoic-elevated nodular mass on the optic disc...
October 9, 2017: Survey of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28974962/jaw-pain-as-a-first-presentation-in-the-diagnosis-of-breast-cancer
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Payam Azadeh, Nasser Rakhashani, Ali Yaghobi Joybari, Pegah Gorji Bayani, Samaneh Sarbaz, Maryam Farasatinasab
The oral cavity is uncommon site for metastatic disease usually discovered secondary to malignancy. We encountered with a rare case in which metastasis to mandibular bone was the first clinical sign in the diagnosis of breast cancer without any radiographic findings. A 49-yr-old premenopausal woman, was referred to the Department of Medical Oncology of Imam Hossein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran in 2014, presented with pain and tenderness in the left mandibular and temporal bone and paresthesia of the lower left lip and chin...
2016: Iranian Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28924368/the-effects-of-perioperative-anesthesia-and-analgesia-on-immune-function-in-patients-undergoing-breast-cancer-resection-a-prospective-randomized-study
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Jin Sun Cho, Mi-Hyang Lee, Seung Il Kim, Seho Park, Hyung Seok Park, Ein Oh, Jong Ho Lee, Bon-Nyeo Koo
Introduction: Perioperative anesthesia and analgesia exacerbate immunosuppression in immunocompromised cancer patients. The natural killer (NK) cell is a critical part of anti-tumor immunity. We compared the effects of two different anesthesia and analgesia methods on the NK cell cytotoxicity (NKCC) in patients undergoing breast cancer surgery. Methods: Fifty patients undergoing breast cancer resection were randomly assigned to receive propofol-remifentanil anesthesia with postoperative ketorolac analgesia (Propofol-ketorolac groups) or sevoflurane-remifentanil anesthesia with postoperative fentanyl analgesia (Sevoflurane-fentanyl group)...
2017: International Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28893026/superior-vena-cava-as-gateway-to-heart-metastatic-breast-carcinoma-causing-ball-in-a-loop-metastasis-to-right-atrium
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Harpreet Singh Sandhu, Sampath Kumar Mahadevappa Mahendrakar, Sulaiman Sadruddin Ladhani, Azizullah Hafizullah Khan, Yunus Shafi Loya
Breast carcinoma is the most common invasive cancer in women worldwide. It metastasizes commonly to bone, lungs, regional lymph nodes and brain. Cardiac metastasis of lung and breast cancers is a known but rare complication of advanced disease with tumour metastasising to pericardium via the locoregional lymphatic system. Here we present a case of 59-year-old female presenting with right upper limb oedema, facial puffiness and features of Superior Vena Cava (SVC) syndrome 15 years after mastectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy, radiotherapy for carcinoma of the right breast...
July 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28786907/planar-bone-scan-versus-computerized-tomography-in-staging-locally-advanced-breast-cancer-in-asymptomatic-patients-does-bone-scan-change-patient-management-over-computerized-tomography
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Gaurav Jyoti Bansal, Deepthi Vinayan Changaradil
AIM: The Royal College of Radiologists guidelines from 2013 recommend that contrast-enhanced computerized tomography of chest, abdomen and pelvis (CT TAP) for breast cancer patients with suspected metastasis could obviate the need for bone scan in asymptomatic patients. The purpose of this study was to perform a head-to-head comparison of bone scan and CT scan in locally advanced breast cancer patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility of planar bone scan in changing the stage or management of locally advanced breast cancer patients...
January 2018: Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28706892/primary-osteosarcoma-of-the-breast-a-case-report
#18
Chan Seok Yoon, Sung Soo Kang
Primary osteosarcomas of the breast are extremely uncommon. Here we describe a case of a 77-year-old woman who presented with a hard mass on her right breast. Mammography and breast ultrasound demonstrated a round-shaped calcified mass on the right breast but the features were not definitely diagnostic. For diagnostic purposes, an excisional biopsy was performed and the mass proved to be a primary osteosarcoma of the breast by pathologic findings. PET-CT and whole body bone scan showed neither evidence of metastasis nor underlying bone lesions...
July 2017: Annals of Surgical Treatment and Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28684961/natural-history-of-invasive-papillary-breast-carcinoma-followed-for-10-years-a-case-report-and-literature-review
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Yong Joon Suh, Hyukjai Shin, Tae Jung Kwon
Diachronic research on untreated breast cancer completely depends on past medical records when no more recent, advanced methods are available. Herein, we report a case of invasive papillary breast carcinoma followed for 10 years in a 59-year-old woman who refused any treatment. The diagnosis was based on core needle biopsies. At the patient's first visit in July 2006, the tumor measured 10.4 × 7.2 × 3.5 cm. It was staged as IIIB (T4bN1). In May 2016, the tumor was staged as IIIC (T4bN3a). In the past 10 years, the tumor has increased to 12...
2017: Case Reports in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28684728/a-rare-case-of-sarcomatoid-carcinoma-of-the-lung-with-spine-metastasis-including-a-literature-review
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Hafiza Sobia Arshad, Rizwan Ahmed Dudekula, Masooma Niazi, Sandeep Malik, Misbahuddin Khaja
BACKGROUND Sarcomatoid carcinoma is a rare, aggressive, malignant cancer composed of sarcoma and sarcoma-like components, and can occur in different organs such as the thyroid gland, bone, skin, breast, pancreas, liver, urinary tract, and lung. Pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma accounts for only a small percentage of lung cancers and has histological variants that include pleomorphic carcinoma, giant cell carcinoma, spindle cell carcinoma, carcinosarcoma, and pulmonary blastoma. CASE REPORT Here, we present a case of sarcomatoid carcinoma in a 63-year-old HIV-positive Hispanic male who presented with back pain, dry cough, and weight loss...
July 7, 2017: American Journal of Case Reports
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