Susanna A. Syriac

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AIMS Pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in situ (PLCIS) of the breast is a distinctive entity, but its behaviour and management are unclear. The purpose of this study was to review a relatively large number of cases and to evaluate the risk of recurrence. METHODS AND RESULTS Cases of PLCIS (n = 47) from a 12-year period were reviewed. The clinical,(More)
BACKGROUND Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy in the developed countries. Clinical studies have shown that early stage uterine serous carcinoma (USC) has outcomes similar to early stage high grade endometrioid adenocarcinoma (EAC-G3) than to early stage low grade endometrioid adenocarcinoma (EAC-G1). However, little is known about(More)
We report the first case of primary solid pseudopapillary tumor of the ovary with aggressive behavior and fatal outcome in a 45-year-old woman. The patient presented with weight loss, decrease of appetite, and abdominal bloating for the last several weeks. Computed tomography scan revealed an ovarian mass, omental caking, complex ascites, and 2 hepatic(More)
OBJECTIVE Synuclein-γ (SNCG) is a marker for adverse and aggressive disease in breast cancer. In previous study, we found SNCG mRNA to be overexpressed in uterine serous carcinoma compared to uterine endometrioid adenocarcinoma. The aim of this study is to explore the prognostic value of SNCG in patients with endometrial cancer. METHODS 279 endometrial(More)
This is the case report of a 38-year-old woman who presented with a mass of the right broad ligament that was diagnosed as a female adnexal tumor of probable Wollfian origin (FATWO). The patient was treated with a simple mass excision. Three years after the excision, the patient presented with uterine bleeding. A total abdominal hysterectomy was advised.(More)
Sir, – Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is a malignant lym-phoma that arises within the parenchyma of the brain or spinal cord. The incidence of PCNSL has been rising over the last few decades, particularly in immunologically compromised patients with acquired immu-nodeficiency syndrome [1, 2, 3, 4]. It is a rare diagnosis in the(More)
Epithelial ovarian carcinoma (EOC) is the fourth leading cause of cancer mortality among women in western countries. The incidence of newly diagnosed EOC in the US is estimated to be 22,430 cases per year with 15,280 deaths (Jamel A et al., 2006). Surface epithelial-stromal tumors are the most common neoplasms of the ovary. Their origin is likely the(More)
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