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The signet ring variant of lobular mammary carcinoma is aggressive and metastasis to serosal surfaces. We report a 46 years old woman presenting with an intestinal obstruction due to a peritoneal carcinomatosis secondary to a signet ring cell carcinoma of the breast. After surgery, the patient received chemotherapy (5-fluorouracil, adriamycin,(More)
Twenty two children, under 15 years of age, from southern Chile's Tenth Region, with advanced stages of Hodgkin's disease (8 III-A, 6 III-B and 8 IV-B) were treated with chemotherapy (modified COPP protocol) and radiotherapy between 1976 and 1985 at Valdivia's Regional Hospital. Overall survival rate was 77.3% and disease-free survival rate was 64.5% after(More)
BACKGROUND Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid is an infrequent type of thyroid tumor. AIM To retrospectively study all cases of medullary carcinoma of the thyroid diagnosed at a regional hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS The charts and pathological studies of eight patients with medullary carcinoma of the thyroid, among 75 with thyroidal cancer, were(More)
Total T and T gamma cell populations were studied in patients suffering from mammary of cervical uterine cancer. The results show that for both groups of patients there were no changes in the total T cell counts when compared with controls: but T gamma subpopulation values were greatly increased in the cancer patient groups, irrespective of in the mammary(More)
Signet ring cell carcinoma of the breast is a rare type of tumor characterized by the presence of numerous cells containing large intracellular and little extracellular amounts of mucin. These tumors show an unusual metastatic pattern, involving serosal surfaces and have a poor prognosis with a mean survival time of 50 months. This paper reports the case of(More)
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