Philandra Costello

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BACKGROUND Men with germline breast cancer 1, early onset (BRCA1) or breast cancer 2, early onset (BRCA2) gene mutations have a higher risk of developing prostate cancer (PCa) than noncarriers. IMPACT (Identification of Men with a genetic predisposition to ProstAte Cancer: Targeted screening in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers and controls) is an international(More)
Characterization of the chemical form and stereo-specificity of the fatty acid derivatives of arachidonic and linoleic acid in psoriatic epidermis is needed to define the enzymatic origin of these compounds and their possible role in pathogenesis. In an analysis of psoriatic skin scales, both free and esterified 13-hydroxyoctadecadienoic acids were the(More)
Fifty-five patients with ankylosing spondylitis and 16 control patients matched for sex and age were examined for evidence of occult inflammatory bowel disease. In all patients evaluation included history and physical examination, barium enema, sigmoidoscopy, and rectal biopsy. The results of this study suggest that there is no increased prevalence of(More)
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