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Impact of BRCA1/BRCA2 counseling and testing on newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.
PURPOSE Approximately 5% to 10% of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients carry a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation. Given these patients' high risk for contralateral breast cancer, bilateral mastectomy isExpand
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Immunohistochemical investigation of the brain of aged dogs. I. Detection of neurofibrillary tangles and of 4-hydroxynonenal protein, an oxidative damage product, in senile plaques
In the aging dog brain lesions develop spontaneously. They share some morphological characteristics with those of Alzheimer's disease in man. Diffuse and primitive plaques are well known, whereasExpand
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Infectious Complications following Breast Reconstruction with Expanders and Implants
&NA; The incidence of infection following breast reconstruction with expanders and implants ranges from 1 to 24 percent. Numerous factors associated with infection have been described; however, aExpand
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Predictors of long-term outcomes in older breast cancer survivors: perceptions versus patterns of care.
PURPOSE There are few data on sequelae of breast cancer treatments in older women. We evaluated posttreatment quality of life and satisfaction in a national population. PATIENTS AND METHODSExpand
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Breast Reconstruction with the DIEP Flap or the Muscle-Sparing (MS-2) Free TRAM Flap: Is There a Difference?
The advantages of breast reconstruction using the deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap and the muscle-sparing free transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (TRAM) flap (MS-2) are wellExpand
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Intraductal Papilloma with Benign Pathology on Breast Core Biopsy: To Excise or Not?
AbstractBackground The management of intraductal papillomas on core biopsy continues to be controversial. Papillomas with atypia are typically excised. However, it is unclear whether surgicalExpand
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Sequelae of axillary lymph node dissection in older women with stage 1 and 2 breast carcinoma
There are few data on the long‐term sequelae of axillary dissection among older breast carcinoma patients. We describe the impact of axillary dissection in a cohort of older women.
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Predic tors of Long-Term Outcomes in Older Breast Cancer
Purpose: There are few data on sequelae of breast cancer treatments in older women. We evaluated posttreatment quality of life and satisfaction in a national population. Patients and Methods:Expand
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Proteomic Patterns of Nipple Aspirate Fluids Obtained by SELDI-TOF: Potential for New Biomarkers to Aid in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
Nipple aspirate fluid (NAF) has been used for many years as a potential non-invasive method to identify markers for breast cancer risk or early detection. Because individual markers have not beenExpand
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Development and validation of a method for using breast core needle biopsies for gene expression microarray analyses.
PURPOSE Gene expression microarray technologies have the potential to define molecular profiles that may identify specific phenotypes(diagnosis), establish a patient's expected clinical outcomeExpand
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