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INTRODUCTION To screen the risk factors associated with breast cancer among Chinese women in order to evaluate the individual risk of developing breast cancer among women in China. MATERIAL AND METHODS A case-control study on 416 breast cancer patients and 1156 matched controls was conducted in 14 hospitals in 8 provinces of China in 2008. Controls were(More)
OBJECTIVE Mammography is the principle imaging modality used for early diagnosis of breast cancer in Western countries. It has not been well-established whether this Western diagnostic modality is adoptable for Chinese women. The aim of this study was to evaluate the respective accuracy of the common diagnostic tools for breast cancer including(More)
PURPOSE The heterogeneous nature of the mucinous breast cancer (MBC), with its pure (PMBC) and mixed subtypes (MMBC), calls for precise prognosis assessment. METHODS We analyzed 197 consecutive MBC patients, including 117 PMBC and 80 MMBC, who were treated from 1983 to 2014. The clinicopathological features, treatment choice, disease-free survival (DFS)(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe therapeutic effect of acupoint-injection of Kaixilai on non-alcoholic fatty liver. METHODS One hundred cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver were randomly divided into a test group and a control group, 50 cases in each group. The test group were treated with injection of 2 mL Kaixilai injection into Zusanli (ST 36), thrice each week, for(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe effects of acupuncture plus acupoint sticking of Migudan on bone mass density (BMD) and pain in the patient of primary osteoporosis. METHODS By computer random number generating method, the patients were randomly divided into a treatment group treated with acupuncture plus acupoint sticking of Migudan, and a control group treated with(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe effects of acupuncture combined with modern rehabilitation at early stage on life self-care ability and mental state of the patient of stroke. METHODS Two hundred and twelve cases with stable life signs and no progress of neurological signs for 48 hours were randomly divided into an acupuncture plus rehabilitation group (group I, n =(More)
BACKGROUND Trastuzumab-based therapy is a standard, targeted treatment for HER2-positive breast cancer in the adjuvant setting. However, patients do not benefit equally from it and the association between HER2 amplification level and patients' survival remains controversial. A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted by incorporating all available(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the presenting clinical features, management approach and treatment outcomes for occult breast cancer. METHODS Twenty-three patients with occult breast cancer presenting with axillary nodal metastases treated in our department between 1986 and 2007 were included in this study. The clinicopathological, imaging and follow-up data of the(More)
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