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AIMS Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast has been diagnosed increasingly since the advent of mammographic screening. In contrast to the situation in invasive breast carcinoma, there are no reports on androgen receptor (AR) status in DCIS and few reports on oestrogen (ER) and progesterone (PR) receptors. METHODS AR expression was examined in 57(More)
BACKGROUND The significance of definitive radiotherapy for sinonasal mucosal melanoma (SMM) is sill controvertial. This study was to evaluate the role of high-dose proton beam therapy (PBT) in patients with SMM. METHODS The cases of 20 patients with SMM localized to the primary site who were treated by PBT between 2006 and 2012 were retrospectively(More)
UNLABELLED Nipple adenoma is a relatively rare benign breast neoplasm, and cases of the disease arising from the axillary accessory breast have very seldom been reported in the English literature. We report a case of nipple adenoma arising from axillary accessory breast including clinical and pathological findings. An 82-year-old woman presented with the(More)
Examination by ultrasonography (US) is a rapid, sensitive, cost-effective, and even portable technique for confirming the presence of tumors. However, US is not routinely used worldwide for the diagnostic work-up of cutaneous malignant melanoma. High-resolution US using a 6-14 MHz or 5-13 MHz linear transducer enables the preoperative assessment of tumor(More)
Intracytoplasmic and extracytoplasmic features of secretion, similar to lactational changes, occasionally are seen in the nonparous human breast, usually are lobulocentric, and often have aberrant cytologic and nuclear changes. In these "hypersecretory hyperplasias" (HHs; 38 women) there is bubbly cytoplasm with irregular apical cytoplasmic and/or nuclear(More)
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