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Trends in Treatment Patterns and Outcomes for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.
BACKGROUND Impact of contemporary treatment of pre-invasive breast cancer (ductal carcinoma in situ [DCIS]) on long-term outcomes remains poorly defined. We aimed to evaluate national treatmentExpand
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Diagnostic Value of Ultrasound in Female Patients With Nipple Discharge.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the contribution of ultrasound to the evaluation of patients with pathologic nipple discharge. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review wasExpand
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Incidence and risk factors for venous thromboembolism in critically ill children after trauma.
BACKGROUND Venous thromboembolism (VTE) causes major morbidity in adults after trauma, occurring in up to 50% of patients without prophylaxis. The incidence of VTE after trauma is lower in children.Expand
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The Clinical Significance of Breast-only and Node-only Pathologic Complete Response (pCR) After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy (NACT): A Review of 20,000 Breast Cancer Patients in the National Cancer Data
Objective: To determine whether the association between overall survival (OS) and response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) in breast cancer patients varies with tumor subtype and anatomic extentExpand
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Cost Comparison of Radiation Treatment Options After Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer
BackgroundRadiation therapy (RT) after lumpectomy for breast cancer can be delivered with several different regimens. We evaluated a cost-minimization strategy to select among RT options.MethodsAnExpand
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Pathologic Complete Response After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Long-Term Outcomes Among Young Women With Breast Cancer.
Purpose: Breast cancer in young women is associated with an aggressive tumor biology and higher risk of recurrence. Pathologic complete response (pCR) after neoadjuvant therapy has been shown to be aExpand
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Physician experience and attitudes toward addressing the cost of cancer care.
6561 Background: ASCO recommends that patient-physician treatment discussions include addressing costs of cancer care; when and how these conversations should optimally take place is unclear. WeExpand
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Evaluation of Pathologic Nipple Discharge: What is the Added Diagnostic Value of MRI?
PurposeTo determine the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the evaluation of patients with pathologic nipple discharge.MethodsWe performed a retrospective review of women withExpand
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Implications for Breast Cancer Restaging Based on the 8th Edition AJCC Staging Manual.
OBJECTIVE: We assessed the changes that have resulted from the latest breast cancer staging guidelines and the potential impact on prognosis. BACKGROUND Contemporary data suggest that combiningExpand
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Oncologic Safety of Prophylactic Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in a Population With BRCA Mutations: A Multi-institutional Study
Importance Nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) offers superior cosmetic outcomes and has been gaining wide acceptance; however, its role among patients with BRCA mutations remains controversial.Expand
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