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AIM Therapy schedule improvement. MATERIAL & METHOD The study includes 988 patients (which 16 men) with breast cancer who underwent surgery between 1984-1998. Out of them 63.2% were in advanced stages. The patients were divided in 2 homogenous groups: trial A = 520 patients treated between 1984-1991 (in stade: I = 2, II = 240, III = 246, IV = 32) studied(More)
As for the other cancers, the strategy of therapy of breast cancers is going to a unitary standardization. In our department between 1984-1999 we are operated 1040 patients with breast cancers, which means 25.3% of all cancers treated. 688 (64.3%) were CMLA, 646 (96.7%) of them were in patients women and 22 (3.3%) men. The mean age was 52.4 years (3-84(More)
The colloid cyst of the third ventricle is a rare lesion, extremely interesting for forensic experts due to its potential in causing sudden death. Although not malignant in nature, this lesion may be life threatening as it can cause acute hydrocephalus by obstructing cerebrospinal fluid flow. Although the clinical, radiological and histological(More)
A 57-year-old woman, with left choroidal melanoma treated by laser photocoagulation and a history of repeated vitrectomies, checked for left eye acute pain and foreign body-like sensation, symptoms that occurred after three years since the primary tumor treatment. The left eyeball was enucleated and the tissues were investigated by immunohistochemistry for(More)
We present a case of an adult onset Still's disease: a 51 year old men presented with one month history of high spiking fever, asymmetric migratory polyarthritis and a previous history of pharyngitis. The diagnostic was based upon clinical criteria and laboratory findings, and necessitated the exclusion of infectious, neoplastic, and other "autoimmune"(More)
AIM Changing the sequence of therapeutic options in stage II breast cancer: first, a core biopsy, followed by the evaluation of the tumoral markers, adaptation of the chemotherapy scheme and finally, surgical approach. Thus would be possible to improve the hope of life in some stage II breast cancer patients, in whom survival is poorer than in some stage(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study is to point out the late diagnosis and initiation of treatment in male with breast cancer. At the same time, to show the importance of the correlation between different markers in assessing the prognostic, as well as the treatment for the patient. MATERIAL AND METHODS Retrospective study on a group of 15 males with breast(More)
The authors present the actual concepts of the therapeutic strategy for the breast cancer. The choice of the optimal protocol treatment is based on a complete and correct pretherapeutic evaluation. This implies the staging using TNM/ UICC/ 1987 system (explained in the text) and the definition of the prognostic factors: axillary lymph node involvement,(More)