Sankaran Chandrasekharan

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AIMS Our aim was to investigate the role of minimal surgery in patients with locally advanced breast cancer (LABC) who achieve a complete pathological (pCR) response to primary chemotherapy (PC) and evaluate subsequent local recurrence (LRR), disease free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS). METHODS Between January 2000 and April 2005, 101 patients(More)
Cutaneous metastases from primary internal malignancies are an uncommon presentation. Cutaneous metastases are more frequently seen in breast cancer than in any other visceral malignancy in women. Medical practitioners should be vigilant of the possibility of unusual presentations of metastatic disease in breast cancer patients with lobular carcinoma(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE Soy isoflavones are being used as therapy for menopausal syndrome in many countries. Marketed preparations show variability in bioavailability and there are variations in kinetics due to ethnicity and diet. Inspite of soy isoflavone being available in the Indian market there are no studies to show whether the preparation is likely to(More)
Cancer of the male breast is generally seen in men over 60 years of age and, as in women, the commonest histological type is invasive ductal carcinoma. Invasive lobular cancers are seen very rarely because of the absence of lobules in the male breast. Genetic abnormalities such as Klinefelter's syndrome can increase the risk of breast cancer, and it is(More)
To determine the incidence of delayed intracranial haemorrhage and the indication for repeat computed tomography (CT), a one and a half year retrospective study was made. A total of 289 patients had CT scan for head injury of which 78 (26.9%) had multiple scans. Out of these, 5 patients developed delayed haemorrhages (one extradural, one subdural, and three(More)
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