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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27913946/diagnostic-reproducibility-what-happens-when-the-same-pathologist-interprets-the-same-breast-biopsy-specimen-at-two-points-in-time
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Sara L Jackson, Paul D Frederick, Margaret S Pepe, Heidi D Nelson, Donald L Weaver, Kimberly H Allison, Patricia A Carney, Berta M Geller, Anna N A Tosteson, Tracy Onega, Joann G Elmore
BACKGROUND: Surgeons may receive a different diagnosis when a breast biopsy is interpreted by a second pathologist. The extent to which diagnostic agreement by the same pathologist varies at two time points is unknown. METHODS: Pathologists from eight U.S. states independently interpreted 60 breast specimens, one glass slide per case, on two occasions separated by ≥9 months. Reproducibility was assessed by comparing interpretations between the two time points; associations between reproducibility (intraobserver agreement rates); and characteristics of pathologists and cases were determined and also compared with interobserver agreement of baseline interpretations...
December 2, 2016: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27908767/should-we-routinely-analyze-reduction-mammaplasty-specimens
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Päivi A Merkkola-von Schantz, Tiina A Jahkola, Leena A Krogerus, Katja S Hukkinen, Susanna Mc Kauhanen
BACKGROUND: Reduction mammaplasty is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures. Preoperative imaging and histopathology protocols vary among countries and institutions. We aimed to analyze the incidence of occult breast cancer and high-risk lesions in reduction mammaplasty specimens. We also analyzed whether patients with abnormal histopathology differed from the study population in terms of demographics. PATIENTS AND METHODS: In total, 918 women who underwent reduction mammaplasty from January 2007 to December 2011 were retrospectively reviewed for demographics, preoperative imaging, further preoperative examinations, pathology reports, and postoperative follow-up...
November 10, 2016: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: JPRAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27904700/detection-of-gene-copy-number-alterations-in-dcis-and-invasive-breast-cancer-by-qm-fish
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Aifeng Pan, Yawei Zhou, Kun Mu, Yansong Liu, Feifei Sun, Peng Li, Li Li
The exact roles of copy number alteration (CNA) in initiation, progression and immunotherapy of breast cancer and the genomic alterations behind progression from ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) to invasive carcinoma remain unknown. Quantitative multi-gene fluorescence in situ hybridization (QM-FISH) opens a possibility of large scale genomic analysis of specific deletions and amplifications with high-resolution at one cell level. We detected CNAs of 30 genes using QM-FISH and analyzed their association with clinicopathological parameters and patients' outcomes in 66 breast cancers with synchronous invasive carcinoma and DCIS...
2016: American Journal of Translational Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27900811/exuberant-squamous-metaplasia-with-calcification-following-intraoperative-radiotherapy-for-breast-carcinoma-report-of-an-unusual-case-and-retrospective-review-of-cases-from-a-single-institution
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Paula S Ginter, John Ng, Rebecca Zhuo, Alexander J Swistel, Timothy M D'Alfonso
Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) is a novel and increasingly utilized radiation technique in the treatment of breast carcinoma. There are few reports on the histologic changes seen in breast tissue from patients who have undergone IORT. We sought to evaluate the histologic changes observed in specimens received following IORT, as well as report an unusual case which prompted our study. A retrospective review of patients who received IORT and subsequently had breast tissue histologically evaluated at our institution was performed...
November 30, 2016: Breast Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27900632/breast-conserving-surgery-alone-for-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-factors-associated-with-increased-risk-of-local-recurrence
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Alessandra Mele, Pritesh Mehta, Priscilla J Slanetz, Alexander Brook, Abram Recht, Ranjna Sharma
PURPOSE: This retrospective study was aimed at identifying clinicopathologic characteristics associated with an increased risk for ipsilateral local recurrence (LR) in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) treated with wide local excision (WLE) alone without radiotherapy (RT). METHODS: All patients with DCIS treated with WLE alone at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, between the years 2000 and 2010 were identified. We collected data on demographics, parity, personal or family history of breast cancer, exogenous hormone use, tobacco use, comorbidities, genetic mutation carrier status, imaging interval, and tumor-specific characteristics...
November 29, 2016: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27899970/fish-testing-of-her2-immunohistochemistry-1-invasive-breast-cancer-with-unfavorable-characteristics
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Stella Petroni, Lucia Caldarola, Rachele Scamarcio, Francesco Giotta, Agnese Latorre, Anita Mangia, Giovanni Simone
Diagnostic assays for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) expression have a high predictive value because patients with HER2-positive tumors could benefit from HER2-targeted therapy. The aim of the present study is to analyze the incidence of HER2 gene amplification in selected tumors with adverse features that scored 1+ by immunohistochemistry (IHC). For that purpose, 331 consecutive invasive breast cancers (IBCs) were tested by IHC for HER2 expression between January and December 2013, 102 of which (31%) scored 1+...
November 2016: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898991/nipple-and-areola-sparing-mastectomy-for-the-treatment-of-breast-cancer
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REVIEW
Bruna S Mota, Rachel Riera, Marcos Desidério Ricci, Jessica Barrett, Tiago B de Castria, Álvaro N Atallah, Jose Luiz B Bevilacqua
BACKGROUND: The efficacy and safety of nipple-sparing mastectomy and areola-sparing mastectomy for the treatment of breast cancer are still questionable. It is estimated that the local recurrence rates following nipple-sparing mastectomy are very similar to breast-conserving surgery followed by radiotherapy. OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy and safety of nipple-sparing mastectomy and areola-sparing mastectomy for the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive breast cancer in women...
November 29, 2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27889437/hypofractionation-is-an-acceptable-alternative-to-conventional-fractionation-in-the-treatment-of-postlumpectomy-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-with-radiotherapy
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Naghmeh Isfahanian, Thuraya Al-Hajri, Horia Marginean, Lynn Chang, Jean-Michel Caudrelier
PURPOSE: The standard dose of postlumpectomy radiotherapy (RT) for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is 50 Gy in 25 fractions using conventional fractionation (CF). However, in invasive carcinoma, hypofractionation (HF) with 40 to 42.6 Gy in 15 to 16 fractions has largely become a standard of care. The purpose of this study was to review the management of postlumpectomy DCIS in terms of RT dose-fractionation and its impact on local recurrence (LR), in one of the largest Canadian academic centers...
October 19, 2016: Clinical Breast Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27878644/erratum-to-subsequent-risk-of-ipsilateral-and-contralateral-invasive-breast-cancer-after-treatment-for-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-incidence-and-the-effect-of-radiotherapy-in-a-population-based-cohort-of-10-090-women
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Lotte E Elshof, Michael Schaapveld, Marjanka K Schmidt, Emiel J Rutgers, Flora E van Leeuwen, Jelle Wesseling
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November 23, 2016: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875106/neoadjuvant-systemic-therapy-in-breast-cancer-association-of-contrast-enhanced-mr-imaging-findings-diffusion-weighted-imaging-findings-and-tumor-subtype-with-tumor-response
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Gorane Santamaría, Xavier Bargalló, Pedro Luis Fernández, Blanca Farrús, Xavier Caparrós, Martin Velasco
Purpose To investigate the performance of tumor subtype and various magnetic resonance (MR) imaging parameters in the assessment of tumor response to neoadjuvant systemic therapy (NST) in patients with breast cancer and to outline a model of pathologic response, considering pathologic complete response (pCR) as the complete absence of any residual invasive cancer or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Materials and Methods This was an institutional review board-approved retrospective study, with waiver of the need to obtain informed consent...
November 22, 2016: Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27873170/overcalling-low-risk-findings-grouped-amorphous-calcifications-found-at-screening-mammography-associated-with-minimal-cancer-risk
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Madoka Iwase, Hiroko Tsunoda, Kanako Nakayama, Emiko Morishita, Naoki Hayashi, Koyu Suzuki, Hideko Yamauchi
BACKGROUND: Because of the increasing availability of screening mammography and spread of information about its benefits, the incidence of early breast cancer has been increasing in Japan. However, screening mammography can result in overdiagnoses or false positives, causing in some subjects undergoing unnecessary invasive procedures. The current mammography guidelines recommend further investigation of subjects with grouped amorphous calcifications; this recommendation may have resulted in overdiagnoses or false positives...
November 21, 2016: Breast Cancer: the Journal of the Japanese Breast Cancer Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27871025/factors-influencing-local-control-in-patients-undergoing-breast-conservation-surgery-for-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ
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J Mathew, R Karia, D A L Morgan, A H S Lee, I O Ellis, J F R Robertson, A M Bello
BACKGROUND: The aim of our study was to assess various predictors for local recurrence (LR) in patients undergoing breast conservation surgery (BCS) for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). MATERIALS AND METHODS: An audit was performed of 582 consecutive patients with DCIS between Jan 1975 to June 2008. In patients undergoing BCS, local guidelines reported a margin of ≥10 mm during the above period. Guideline with regard to margin of excision changes soon after this period...
November 18, 2016: Breast: Official Journal of the European Society of Mastology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27866865/accelerated-partial-breast-irradiation-executive-summary-for-the-update-of-an-astro-evidence-based-consensus-statement
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Candace Correa, Eleanor E Harris, Maria Cristina Leonardi, Benjamin D Smith, Alphonse G Taghian, Alastair M Thompson, Julia White, Jay R Harris
PURPOSE: To update the accelerated partial breast irradiation Consensus Statement published in 2009 and provide guidance on use of intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) for partial breast irradiation in early-stage breast cancer, based on published evidence complemented by expert opinion. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A systematic PubMed search using the same terms as the original Consensus Statement yielded 419 articles; 44 articles were selected. The authors synthesized the published evidence and, through a series of conference calls and e-mails, reached consensus regarding the recommendations...
September 17, 2016: Practical Radiation Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27864452/identifying-progression-predictors-of-breast-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ
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REVIEW
Joe Yeong, Aye Aye Thike, Puay Hoon Tan, Jabed Iqbal
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) refers to neoplastic epithelial cells proliferating within the mammary ducts of the breast, which have not breached the basement membrane nor invaded surrounding tissues. Traditional thinking holds that DCIS represents an early step in a linear progression towards invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC). However, as only approximately half of DCIS cases progress to IDC, important questions around the key determinants of malignant progression need to be answered. Recent studies have revealed that molecular differences between DCIS and IDC cells are not found at the genomic level; instead, altered patterns of gene expression and post-translational regulation lead to distinct transcriptomic and proteomic profiles...
November 18, 2016: Journal of Clinical Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861897/genome-evolution-in-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-invasion-of-the-clones
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REVIEW
Anna Casasent, Mary Edgerton, Nicholas E Navin
Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) is the most frequently diagnosed early stage breast cancer. Only a subset of patients progress to invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC), and this presents a formidable clinical challenge for determining which patients to treat aggressively and which patients to monitor without therapeutic intervention. Understanding the molecular and genomic basis of invasion has been difficult to study in DCIS cancers due to several technical obstacles, including low tumour cellularity, lack of fresh-frozen tissues, and intratumour heterogeneity...
November 9, 2016: Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27860134/a-study-of-the-growth-patterns-of-breast-carcinoma-using-3d-reconstruction-a-pilot-study
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Andrea L Merrill, Julliette Buckley, Rong Tang, Elena Brachtel, Upahvan Rai, James Michaelson, Amy Ly, Michelle C Specht, Yukako Yagi, Barbara L Smith
Lumpectomy with microscopically clear margins is a safe and effective approach for surgical management of breast carcinoma. Margins are positive for tumor in 18-50% of lumpectomies, as it is not possible to accurately determine the shape or microscopic borders of a tumor preoperatively or intraoperatively. We examined the 3D microanatomy and growth patterns of common breast carcinoma subtypes to provide guidance for lumpectomy surgery. Prospective consent was obtained for the use of excess tissue from patients undergoing lumpectomy or mastectomy for breast carcinoma...
November 17, 2016: Breast Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27858896/application-of-the-downgrade-criteria-to-supplemental-screening-ultrasound-for-women-with-negative-mammography-but-dense-breasts
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Soo-Yeon Kim, Min Jung Kim, Hee Jung Moon, Jung Hyun Yoon, Eun-Kyung Kim
We investigated whether the application of the downgrade criteria to supplemental screening ultrasound (US) for women with negative mammography but dense breasts can reduce the rate of Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) categories 3 to 4a without a loss of cancer detection.This retrospective study was approved by the Institutional Review Board, and the need to obtain informed consent was waived. A total of 3171 consecutive women (978 women, 1173 women, and 1020 women in the first, second, and third year, respectively) with negative mammography but dense breast who underwent radiologist-performed, hand-held supplemental screening US from March 2010 to February 2013 were included...
November 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27858317/trends-in-cardiac-mortality-in-women-with-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ
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Waqar Haque, Vivek Verma, Anam Haque, E Brian Butler, Bin S Teh
PURPOSE: In certain ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) subpopulations, there is no consensus regarding whether to postoperatively irradiate; decisions are often made based on potential risk of cardiac toxicities. Given the utility of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) data for studying cardiac mortality in invasive disease, this is the first such study specific for DCIS patients, evaluating trends in cardiac mortality after left-sided radiotherapy (RT). METHODS: The SEER database was queried for patients with DCIS that received RT and had known unilaterality...
November 17, 2016: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27857940/protocol-for-biomarker-ratio-imaging-microscopy-with-specific-application-to-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-of-the-breast
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Andrea J Clark, Howard R Petty
This protocol describes the methods and steps involved in performing biomarker ratio imaging microscopy (BRIM) using formalin fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) samples of human breast tissue. The technique is based on the acquisition of two fluorescence images of the same microscopic field using two biomarkers and immunohistochemical tools. The biomarkers are selected such that one biomarker correlates with breast cancer aggressiveness while the second biomarker anti-correlates with aggressiveness. When the former image is divided by the latter image, a computed ratio image is formed that reflects the aggressiveness of tumor cells while increasing contrast and eliminating path-length and other artifacts from the image...
2016: Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27853639/the-ratio-of-cd8-foxp3-t-lymphocytes-infiltrating-breast-tissues-predicts-the-relapse-of-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ
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Michaela Semeraro, Julien Adam, Gautier Stoll, Emilie Louvet, Kariman Chaba, Vichnou Poirier-Colame, Allan Sauvat, Laura Senovilla, Erika Vacchelli, Norma Bloy, Juliette Humeau, Aitziber Buque, Oliver Kepp, Laurence Zitvogel, Fabrice André, Marie-Christine Mathieu, Suzette Delaloge, Guido Kroemer
In a series of 248 tumor samples obtained from image-guided biopsies from patients diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast, we attempted to identify biomarkers that predict microinfiltration at definitive surgery or relapse during follow-up. For this, we used immunohistochemical methods, followed by automated image analyses, to measure the mean diameter of nuclei (which correlates with ploidy), the phosphorylation of eukaryotic initiation factor 2α (eIF2α, which reflects endoplasmic reticulum stress) as well as the density and ratio of CD8(+) cytotoxic T lymphocytes and FOXP3(+) regulatory T cells...
2016: Oncoimmunology
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