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LBA7512 The full, final text of this abstract will be available in Part II of the 2011 Annual Meeting Proceedings, distributed onsite at the Meeting on June 4, 2011, and as a supplement to the June 20, 2011, issue of Journal of Clinical Oncology.
The majority of deaths due to breast cancer occur in the context of complications secondary to metastatic disease. Trastuzumab, as a second line treatment, has shown a 15% objective response rate in patients with metastatic breast cancer. We present the case of a patient with two breast tumours, the second of more aggressive characteristics, with negative… (More)
Simultaneous presentation of breast cancer and malignant phyllodes tumour is rare. A female patient presented with a nodule in her left breast (infiltrating ductal carcinoma). On magnetic nuclear resonance another suspicious lesion (malignant phyllodes) was found in the right breast. Bilateral mastectomy was performed. Thirty two months later the patient is… (More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The aim of the REASON study is to determine the frequency of EGFR mutation in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (aNSCLC) patients in Spain (all histologies), and to better understand the clinical factors (gender, smoking habits and histological subtypes) that may be associated with EGFR mutations, in an unselected sample of… (More)
Hodgkin's lymphoma is a malignant disease with an incidence of 2.2 cases/100,000. The main goals of staging are to measure the extent of disease and associated prognostic factors. Distinct recommendations were produced for initial work-up, first-line therapy of early and advanced stage disease and treatment of relapsed or resistant patients.
INTRODUCTION Little data is available concerning variations in the clinical characteristics of lymphoid neoplasms at presentation. We decided to investigate whether any variations in these characteristics had occurred in Spain during the last few years. MATERIALS AND METHODS The GOTEL group database is an archive of all new lymphoma cases, regardless of… (More)