In humans, one of the paired regions in the anterior portion of the THORAX. The breasts consist of the MAMMARY GLANDS, the SKIN, the MUSCLES, the ADIPOSE TISSUE, and the CONNECTIVE TISSUES.
An invasive (infiltrating) CARCINOMA of the mammary ductal system (MAMMARY GLANDS) in the human BREAST.
Pathological processes of the BREAST.
The nursing of an infant at the breast.
Any neoplasms of the male breast. These occur infrequently in males in developed countries, the incidence being about 1% of that in females.
Cytoplasmic proteins that bind estrogens and migrate to the nucleus where they regulate DNA transcription. Evaluation of the state of estrogen receptors in breast cancer patients has become clinically important.
Radiographic examination of the breast.
A common and benign breast disease characterized by varying degree of fibrocystic changes in the breast tissue. There are three major patterns of morphological changes, including FIBROSIS, formation of CYSTS, and proliferation of glandular tissue (adenosis). The fibrocystic breast has a dense irregular, lumpy, bumpy consistency.
A cell line derived from cultured tumor cells.
Implants used to reconstruct and/or cosmetically enhance the female breast. They have an outer shell or envelope of silicone elastomer and are filled with either saline or silicone gel. The outer shell may be either smooth or textured.
A cell surface protein-tyrosine kinase receptor that is overexpressed in a variety of ADENOCARCINOMAS. It has extensive homology to and heterodimerizes with the EGF RECEPTOR, the ERBB-3 RECEPTOR, and the ERBB-4 RECEPTOR. Activation of the erbB-2 receptor occurs through heterodimer formation with a ligand-bound erbB receptor family member.
The inspection of one's breasts, usually for signs of disease, especially neoplastic disease.
Specific proteins found in or on cells of progesterone target tissues that specifically combine with progesterone. The cytosol progesterone-receptor complex then associates with the nucleic acids to initiate protein synthesis. There are two kinds of progesterone receptors, A and B. Both are induced by estrogen and have short half-lives.
One of the SELECTIVE ESTROGEN RECEPTOR MODULATORS with tissue-specific activities. Tamoxifen acts as an anti-estrogen (inhibiting agent) in the mammary tissue, but as an estrogen (stimulating agent) in cholesterol metabolism, bone density, and cell proliferation in the ENDOMETRIUM.
Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in neoplastic tissue.
A noninvasive (noninfiltrating) carcinoma of the breast characterized by a proliferation of malignant epithelial cells confined to the mammary ducts or lobules, without light-microscopy evidence of invasion through the basement membrane into the surrounding stroma.
Surgical procedure to remove one or both breasts.
A critical subpopulation of T-lymphocytes involved in the induction of most immunological functions. The HIV virus has selective tropism for the T4 cell which expresses the CD4 phenotypic marker, a receptor for HIV. In fact, the key element in the profound immunosuppression seen in HIV infection is the depletion of this subset of T-lymphocytes.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Molecular products metabolized and secreted by neoplastic tissue and characterized biochemically in cells or body fluids. They are indicators of tumor stage and grade as well as useful for monitoring responses to treatment and predicting recurrence. Many chemical groups are represented including hormones, antigens, amino and nucleic acids, enzymes, polyamines, and specific cell membrane proteins and lipids.
Ability of neoplasms to infiltrate and actively destroy surrounding tissue.
Use of ultrasound for imaging the breast. The most frequent application is the diagnosis of neoplasms of the female breast.
The transfer of a neoplasm from one organ or part of the body to another remote from the primary site.
A tumor suppressor gene (GENES, TUMOR SUPPRESSOR) located on human CHROMOSOME 17 at locus 17q21. Mutations of this gene are associated with the formation of HEREDITARY BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER SYNDROME. It encodes a large nuclear protein that is a component of DNA repair pathways.
Antineoplastic agents that are used to treat hormone-sensitive tumors. Hormone-sensitive tumors may be hormone-dependent, hormone-responsive, or both. A hormone-dependent tumor regresses on removal of the hormonal stimulus, by surgery or pharmacological block. Hormone-responsive tumors may regress when pharmacologic amounts of hormones are administered regardless of whether previous signs of hormone sensitivity were observed. The major hormone-responsive cancers include carcinomas of the breast, prostate, and endometrium; lymphomas; and certain leukemias. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual 1994, p2079)
Transfer of a neoplasm from its primary site to lymph nodes or to distant parts of the body by way of the lymphatic system.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the extent of the neoplasm in the patient.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
The physiological period following the MENOPAUSE, the permanent cessation of the menstrual life.
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
Removal of only enough breast tissue to ensure that the margins of the resected surgical specimen are free of tumor.
Surgical reconstruction of the breast including both augmentation and reduction.
Cells grown in vitro from neoplastic tissue. If they can be established as a TUMOR CELL LINE, they can be propagated in cell culture indefinitely.
A fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM and found in the BREAST. It may appear as a single large cyst in one breast, multifocal, or bilateral in FIBROCYSTIC BREAST DISEASE.
A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm but is often wrongly used as a synonym for "cancer." (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Proteins whose abnormal expression (gain or loss) are associated with the development, growth, or progression of NEOPLASMS. Some neoplasm proteins are tumor antigens (ANTIGENS, NEOPLASM), i.e. they induce an immune reaction to their tumor. Many neoplasm proteins have been characterized and are used as tumor markers (BIOMARKERS, TUMOR) when they are detectable in cells and body fluids as monitors for the presence or growth of tumors. Abnormal expression of ONCOGENE PROTEINS is involved in neoplastic transformation, whereas the loss of expression of TUMOR SUPPRESSOR PROTEINS is involved with the loss of growth control and progression of the neoplasm.
Drug therapy given to augment or stimulate some other form of treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
An estrogen responsive cell line derived from a patient with metastatic human breast ADENOCARCINOMA (at the Michigan Cancer Foundation.)
Glandular tissue in the BREAST of human that is under the influence of hormones such as ESTROGENS; PROGESTINS; and PROLACTIN. In WOMEN, after PARTURITION, the mammary glands secrete milk (MILK, HUMAN) for the nourishment of the young.
An adenoma containing fibrous tissue. It should be differentiated from ADENOFIBROMA which is a tumor composed of connective tissue (fibroma) containing glandular (adeno-) structures. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
One of the ESTROGEN RECEPTORS that has marked affinity for ESTRADIOL. Its expression and function differs from, and in some ways opposes, ESTROGEN RECEPTOR BETA.
The conic organs which usually give outlet to milk from the mammary glands.
Compounds that interact with ESTROGEN RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of ESTRADIOL. Estrogens stimulate the female reproductive organs, and the development of secondary female SEX CHARACTERISTICS. Estrogenic chemicals include natural, synthetic, steroidal, or non-steroidal compounds.
Substances that inhibit or prevent the proliferation of NEOPLASMS.
The period before MENOPAUSE. In premenopausal women, the climacteric transition from full sexual maturity to cessation of ovarian cycle takes place between the age of late thirty and early fifty.
Experimentally induced mammary neoplasms in animals to provide a model for studying human BREAST NEOPLASMS.
Surgical insertion of an inert sac filled with silicone or other material to augment the female form cosmetically.
A large, nuclear protein, encoded by the BRCA2 gene (GENE, BRCA2). Mutations in this gene predispose humans to breast and ovarian cancer. The BRCA2 protein is an essential component of DNA repair pathways, suppressing the formation of gross chromosomal rearrangements. (from Genes Dev. 2000;14(11):1400-6)
The last menstrual period. Permanent cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) is usually defined after 6 to 12 months of AMENORRHEA in a woman over 45 years of age. In the United States, menopause generally occurs in women between 48 and 55 years of age.
The phosphoprotein encoded by the BRCA1 gene (GENE, BRCA1). In normal cells the BRCA1 protein is localized in the nucleus, whereas in the majority of breast cancer cell lines and in malignant pleural effusions from breast cancer patients, it is localized mainly in the cytoplasm. (Science 1995;270(5237):713,789-91)
Area of the human body underneath the SHOULDER JOINT, also known as the armpit or underarm.
A tumor suppressor gene (GENES, TUMOR SUPPRESSOR) located on human chromosome 13 at locus 13q12.3. Mutations in this gene predispose humans to breast and ovarian cancer. It encodes a large, nuclear protein that is an essential component of DNA repair pathways, suppressing the formation of gross chromosomal rearrangements. (from Genes Dev 2000;14(11):1400-6)
All of the processes involved in increasing CELL NUMBER including CELL DIVISION.
Certain tumors that 1, arise in organs that are normally dependent on specific hormones and 2, are stimulated or caused to regress by manipulation of the endocrine environment.
Breast neoplasms that do not express ESTROGEN RECEPTORS; PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS; and do not overexpress the NEU RECEPTOR/HER-2 PROTO-ONCOGENE PROTEIN.
Metastatic breast cancer characterized by EDEMA and ERYTHEMA of the affected breast due to LYMPHATIC METASTASIS and eventual obstruction of LYMPHATIC VESSELS by the cancer cells.
Purgative anthraquinone found in several plants, especially Rhamnus frangula. It was formerly used as a laxative, but is now used mainly as tool in toxicity studies.
Malignant neoplasms involving the ductal systems of any of a number of organs, such as the MAMMARY GLANDS, the PANCREAS, the PROSTATE, or the LACRIMAL GLAND.
Compounds that inhibit AROMATASE in order to reduce production of estrogenic steroid hormones.
Compounds which inhibit or antagonize the action or biosynthesis of estrogenic compounds.
A lesion with cytological characteristics associated with invasive carcinoma but the tumor cells are confined to the epithelium of origin, without invasion of the basement membrane.
A latent susceptibility to disease at the genetic level, which may be activated under certain conditions.
The local recurrence of a neoplasm following treatment. It arises from microscopic cells of the original neoplasm that have escaped therapeutic intervention and later become clinically visible at the original site.
Period after successful treatment in which there is no appearance of the symptoms or effects of the disease.
The determination of the pattern of genes expressed at the level of GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION, under specific circumstances or in a specific cell.
A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.
Mutant mice homozygous for the recessive gene "nude" which fail to develop a thymus. They are useful in tumor studies and studies on immune responses.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Resistance or diminished response of a neoplasm to an antineoplastic agent in humans, animals, or cell or tissue cultures.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The use of two or more chemicals simultaneously or sequentially in the drug therapy of neoplasms. The drugs need not be in the same dosage form.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
The 17-beta-isomer of estradiol, an aromatized C18 steroid with hydroxyl group at 3-beta- and 17-beta-position. Estradiol-17-beta is the most potent form of mammalian estrogenic steroids.
RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.
The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
Removal and examination of tissue obtained through a transdermal needle inserted into the specific region, organ, or tissue being analyzed.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
A variation of the PCR technique in which cDNA is made from RNA via reverse transcription. The resultant cDNA is then amplified using standard PCR protocols.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
Total mastectomy with axillary node dissection, but with preservation of the pectoral muscles.
The intracellular transfer of information (biological activation/inhibition) through a signal pathway. In each signal transduction system, an activation/inhibition signal from a biologically active molecule (hormone, neurotransmitter) is mediated via the coupling of a receptor/enzyme to a second messenger system or to an ion channel. Signal transduction plays an important role in activating cellular functions, cell differentiation, and cell proliferation. Examples of signal transduction systems are the GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID-postsynaptic receptor-calcium ion channel system, the receptor-mediated T-cell activation pathway, and the receptor-mediated activation of phospholipases. Those coupled to membrane depolarization or intracellular release of calcium include the receptor-mediated activation of cytotoxic functions in granulocytes and the synaptic potentiation of protein kinase activation. Some signal transduction pathways may be part of larger signal transduction pathways; for example, protein kinase activation is part of the platelet activation signal pathway.
DNA present in neoplastic tissue.
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
A structurally diverse group of compounds distinguished from ESTROGENS by their ability to bind and activate ESTROGEN RECEPTORS but act as either an agonist or antagonist depending on the tissue type and hormonal milieu. They are classified as either first generation because they demonstrate estrogen agonist properties in the ENDOMETRIUM or second generation based on their patterns of tissue specificity. (Horm Res 1997;48:155-63)
Preliminary cancer therapy (chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone/endocrine therapy, immunotherapy, hyperthermia, etc.) that precedes a necessary second modality of treatment.
Electrically powered devices that are intended to assist in the maintenance of the thermal balance of infants, principally by controlling the air temperature and humidity in an enclosure. (from UMDNS, 1999)
One of the mechanisms by which CELL DEATH occurs (compare with NECROSIS and AUTOPHAGOCYTOSIS). Apoptosis is the mechanism responsible for the physiological deletion of cells and appears to be intrinsically programmed. It is characterized by distinctive morphologic changes in the nucleus and cytoplasm, chromatin cleavage at regularly spaced sites, and the endonucleolytic cleavage of genomic DNA; (DNA FRAGMENTATION); at internucleosomal sites. This mode of cell death serves as a balance to mitosis in regulating the size of animal tissues and in mediating pathologic processes associated with tumor growth.
Precursor of an alkylating nitrogen mustard antineoplastic and immunosuppressive agent that must be activated in the LIVER to form the active aldophosphamide. It has been used in the treatment of LYMPHOMA and LEUKEMIA. Its side effect, ALOPECIA, has been used for defleecing sheep. Cyclophosphamide may also cause sterility, birth defects, mutations, and cancer.
Tumors or cancer of the OVARY. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant. They are classified according to the tissue of origin, such as the surface EPITHELIUM, the stromal endocrine cells, and the totipotent GERM CELLS.
An anthracycline which is the 4'-epi-isomer of doxorubicin. The compound exerts its antitumor effects by interference with the synthesis and function of DNA.
The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.
Persons who have experienced a prolonged survival after serious disease or who continue to live with a usually life-threatening condition as well as family members, significant others, or individuals surviving traumatic life events.
Tumors or cancer located in bone tissue or specific BONES.
A benign neoplasm composed of glandular and fibrous tissues, with a relatively large proportion of glands. (Stedman, 25th ed)
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.
They are oval or bean shaped bodies (1 - 30 mm in diameter) located along the lymphatic system.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Identification of proteins or peptides that have been electrophoretically separated by blot transferring from the electrophoresis gel to strips of nitrocellulose paper, followed by labeling with antibody probes.
Antibodies from non-human species whose protein sequences have been modified to make them nearly identical with human antibodies. If the constant region and part of the variable region are replaced, they are called humanized. If only the constant region is modified they are called chimeric. INN names for humanized antibodies end in -zumab.
A CELL CYCLE and tumor growth marker which can be readily detected using IMMUNOCYTOCHEMISTRY methods. Ki-67 is a nuclear antigen present only in the nuclei of cycling cells.
The fission of a CELL. It includes CYTOKINESIS, when the CYTOPLASM of a cell is divided, and CELL NUCLEUS DIVISION.
Any detectable and heritable alteration in the lineage of germ cells. Mutations in these cells (i.e., "generative" cells ancestral to the gametes) are transmitted to progeny while those in somatic cells are not.
Organic compounds containing the -CN radical. The concept is distinguished from CYANIDES, which denotes inorganic salts of HYDROGEN CYANIDE.
A group of diterpenoid CYCLODECANES named for the taxanes that were discovered in the TAXUS tree. The action on MICROTUBULES has made some of them useful as ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.
A selective increase in the number of copies of a gene coding for a specific protein without a proportional increase in other genes. It occurs naturally via the excision of a copy of the repeating sequence from the chromosome and its extrachromosomal replication in a plasmid, or via the production of an RNA transcript of the entire repeating sequence of ribosomal RNA followed by the reverse transcription of the molecule to produce an additional copy of the original DNA sequence. Laboratory techniques have been introduced for inducing disproportional replication by unequal crossing over, uptake of DNA from lysed cells, or generation of extrachromosomal sequences from rolling circle replication.
The simultaneous analysis of multiple samples of TISSUES or CELLS from BIOPSY or in vitro culture that have been arranged in an array format on slides or microchips.
Inhibitor of DNA replication in gram-positive bacteria.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Hybridization of a nucleic acid sample to a very large set of OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES, which have been attached individually in columns and rows to a solid support, to determine a BASE SEQUENCE, or to detect variations in a gene sequence, GENE EXPRESSION, or for GENE MAPPING.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
Radiotherapy given to augment some other form of treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Adjuvant radiotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
Transplantation between animals of different species.
Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.
The movement of cells from one location to another. Distinguish from CYTOKINESIS which is the process of dividing the CYTOPLASM of a cell.
Immunologic techniques based on the use of: (1) enzyme-antibody conjugates; (2) enzyme-antigen conjugates; (3) antienzyme antibody followed by its homologous enzyme; or (4) enzyme-antienzyme complexes. These are used histologically for visualizing or labeling tissue specimens.
Small double-stranded, non-protein coding RNAs (21-31 nucleotides) involved in GENE SILENCING functions, especially RNA INTERFERENCE (RNAi). Endogenously, siRNAs are generated from dsRNAs (RNA, DOUBLE-STRANDED) by the same ribonuclease, Dicer, that generates miRNAs (MICRORNAS). The perfect match of the siRNAs' antisense strand to their target RNAs mediates RNAi by siRNA-guided RNA cleavage. siRNAs fall into different classes including trans-acting siRNA (tasiRNA), repeat-associated RNA (rasiRNA), small-scan RNA (scnRNA), and Piwi protein-interacting RNA (piRNA) and have different specific gene silencing functions.
A pyrimidine analog that is an antineoplastic antimetabolite. It interferes with DNA synthesis by blocking the THYMIDYLATE SYNTHETASE conversion of deoxyuridylic acid to thymidylic acid.
Cells that line the inner and outer surfaces of the body by forming cellular layers (EPITHELIUM) or masses. Epithelial cells lining the SKIN; the MOUTH; the NOSE; and the ANAL CANAL derive from ectoderm; those lining the RESPIRATORY SYSTEM and the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM derive from endoderm; others (CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM and LYMPHATIC SYSTEM) derive from mesoderm. Epithelial cells can be classified mainly by cell shape and function into squamous, glandular and transitional epithelial cells.
Carbohydrate antigen elevated in patients with tumors of the breast, ovary, lung, and prostate as well as other disorders. The mucin is expressed normally by most glandular epithelia but shows particularly increased expression in the breast at lactation and in malignancy. It is thus an established serum marker for breast cancer.
RNA present in neoplastic tissue.
Experimental transplantation of neoplasms in laboratory animals for research purposes.
A cell adhesion protein that was originally identified as a heat stable antigen in mice. It is involved in METASTASIS and is highly expressed in many NEOPLASMS.
Abnormal growths of tissue that follow a previous neoplasm but are not metastases of the latter. The second neoplasm may have the same or different histological type and can occur in the same or different organs as the previous neoplasm but in all cases arises from an independent oncogenic event. The development of the second neoplasm may or may not be related to the treatment for the previous neoplasm since genetic risk or predisposing factors may actually be the cause.
A diagnostic procedure used to determine whether LYMPHATIC METASTASIS has occurred. The sentinel lymph node is the first lymph node to receive drainage from a neoplasm.
In vivo methods of screening investigative anticancer drugs, biologic response modifiers or radiotherapies. Human tumor tissue or cells are transplanted into mice or rats followed by tumor treatment regimens. A variety of outcomes are monitored to assess antitumor effectiveness.
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
The origin recognition complex is a multi-subunit DNA-binding protein that initiates DNA REPLICATION in eukaryotes.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Removal of the breast, pectoral muscles, axillary lymph nodes, and associated skin and subcutaneous tissue.
A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)
Cell changes manifested by escape from control mechanisms, increased growth potential, alterations in the cell surface, karyotypic abnormalities, morphological and biochemical deviations from the norm, and other attributes conferring the ability to invade, metastasize, and kill.
Enlargement of the BREAST in the males, caused by an excess of ESTROGENS. Physiological gynecomastia is normally observed in NEWBORNS; ADOLESCENT; and AGING males.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Neoplasms composed of cells from the deepest layer of the epidermis. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the stratum basale.
Proteins that are normally involved in holding cellular growth in check. Deficiencies or abnormalities in these proteins may lead to unregulated cell growth and tumor development.
A negative regulatory effect on physiological processes at the molecular, cellular, or systemic level. At the molecular level, the major regulatory sites include membrane receptors, genes (GENE EXPRESSION REGULATION), mRNAs (RNA, MESSENGER), and proteins.
The total amount (cell number, weight, size or volume) of tumor cells or tissue in the body.
The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.
Nuclear phosphoprotein encoded by the p53 gene (GENES, P53) whose normal function is to control CELL PROLIFERATION and APOPTOSIS. A mutant or absent p53 protein has been found in LEUKEMIA; OSTEOSARCOMA; LUNG CANCER; and COLORECTAL CANCER.
The use of hormonal agents with estrogen-like activity in postmenopausal or other estrogen-deficient women to alleviate effects of hormone deficiency, such as vasomotor symptoms, DYSPAREUNIA, and progressive development of OSTEOPOROSIS. This may also include the use of progestational agents in combination therapy.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the level of CELL DIFFERENTIATION in neoplasms as increasing ANAPLASIA correlates with the aggressiveness of the neoplasm.
DNA sequences which are recognized (directly or indirectly) and bound by a DNA-dependent RNA polymerase during the initiation of transcription. Highly conserved sequences within the promoter include the Pribnow box in bacteria and the TATA BOX in eukaryotes.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
Agents obtained from higher plants that have demonstrable cytostatic or antineoplastic activity.
A nonparametric method of compiling LIFE TABLES or survival tables. It combines calculated probabilities of survival and estimates to allow for observations occurring beyond a measurement threshold, which are assumed to occur randomly. Time intervals are defined as ending each time an event occurs and are therefore unequal. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1995)
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
A single nucleotide variation in a genetic sequence that occurs at appreciable frequency in the population.
Detection of a MUTATION; GENOTYPE; KARYOTYPE; or specific ALLELES associated with genetic traits, heritable diseases, or predisposition to a disease, or that may lead to the disease in descendants. It includes prenatal genetic testing.
Skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. It assists in the development of skills needed for independent living.
A cell surface receptor involved in regulation of cell growth and differentiation. It is specific for EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR and EGF-related peptides including TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR ALPHA; AMPHIREGULIN; and HEPARIN-BINDING EGF-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR. The binding of ligand to the receptor causes activation of its intrinsic tyrosine kinase activity and rapid internalization of the receptor-ligand complex into the cell.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
MAMMARY GLANDS in the non-human MAMMALS.
An enzyme that catalyzes the desaturation (aromatization) of the ring A of C19 androgens and converts them to C18 estrogens. In this process, the 19-methyl is removed. This enzyme is membrane-bound, located in the endoplasmic reticulum of estrogen-producing cells of ovaries, placenta, testes, adipose, and brain tissues. Aromatase is encoded by the CYP19 gene, and functions in complex with NADPH-FERRIHEMOPROTEIN REDUCTASE in the cytochrome P-450 system.
Proteins, glycoprotein, or lipoprotein moieties on surfaces of tumor cells that are usually identified by monoclonal antibodies. Many of these are of either embryonic or viral origin.
Edema due to obstruction of lymph vessels or disorders of the lymph nodes.
Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes. Its most common use is in cancer surgery. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p966)
The regular and simultaneous occurrence in a single interbreeding population of two or more discontinuous genotypes. The concept includes differences in genotypes ranging in size from a single nucleotide site (POLYMORPHISM, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE) to large nucleotide sequences visible at a chromosomal level.
A type of IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION in which target sequences are stained with fluorescent dye so their location and size can be determined using fluorescence microscopy. This staining is sufficiently distinct that the hybridization signal can be seen both in metaphase spreads and in interphase nuclei.
A MARVEL domain protein that plays an important role in the formation and regulation of the TIGHT JUNCTION paracellular permeability barrier.
A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.
The phenotypic manifestation of a gene or genes by the processes of GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION and GENETIC TRANSLATION.
Improvement in the quality of an x-ray image by use of an intensifying screen, tube, or filter and by optimum exposure techniques. Digital processing methods are often employed.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
A positive regulatory effect on physiological processes at the molecular, cellular, or systemic level. At the molecular level, the major regulatory sites include membrane receptors, genes (GENE EXPRESSION REGULATION), mRNAs (RNA, MESSENGER), and proteins.
Addition of methyl groups to DNA. DNA methyltransferases (DNA methylases) perform this reaction using S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE as the methyl group donor.
Highly proliferative, self-renewing, and colony-forming stem cells which give rise to NEOPLASMS.
Neoplasms, usually carcinoma, located within the center of an organ or within small lobes, and in the case of the breast, intraductally. The emphasis of the name is on the location of the neoplastic tissue rather than on its histological type. Most cancers of this type are located in the breast.
Removal of only the breast tissue and nipple and a small portion of the overlying skin.
An increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ without tumor formation. It differs from HYPERTROPHY, which is an increase in bulk without an increase in the number of cells.
A gene silencing phenomenon whereby specific dsRNAs (RNA, DOUBLE-STRANDED) trigger the degradation of homologous mRNA (RNA, MESSENGER). The specific dsRNAs are processed into SMALL INTERFERING RNA (siRNA) which serves as a guide for cleavage of the homologous mRNA in the RNA-INDUCED SILENCING COMPLEX. DNA METHYLATION may also be triggered during this process.
Exfoliate neoplastic cells circulating in the blood and associated with metastasizing tumors.
Two or more abnormal growths of tissue occurring simultaneously and presumed to be of separate origin. The neoplasms may be histologically the same or different, and may be found in the same or different sites.
The complex series of phenomena, occurring between the end of one CELL DIVISION and the end of the next, by which cellular material is duplicated and then divided between two daughter cells. The cell cycle includes INTERPHASE, which includes G0 PHASE; G1 PHASE; S PHASE; and G2 PHASE, and CELL DIVISION PHASE.
Compounds that interact with PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of PROGESTERONE. Primary actions of progestins, including natural and synthetic steroids, are on the UTERUS and the MAMMARY GLAND in preparation for and in maintenance of PREGNANCY.
DNA TOPOISOMERASES that catalyze ATP-dependent breakage of both strands of DNA, passage of the unbroken strands through the breaks, and rejoining of the broken strands. These enzymes bring about relaxation of the supercoiled DNA and resolution of a knotted circular DNA duplex.
Tumors or cancer of the LUNG.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Genes that inhibit expression of the tumorigenic phenotype. They are normally involved in holding cellular growth in check. When tumor suppressor genes are inactivated or lost, a barrier to normal proliferation is removed and unregulated growth is possible.
Mice homozygous for the mutant autosomal recessive gene "scid" which is located on the centromeric end of chromosome 16. These mice lack mature, functional lymphocytes and are thus highly susceptible to lethal opportunistic infections if not chronically treated with antibiotics. The lack of B- and T-cell immunity resembles severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) syndrome in human infants. SCID mice are useful as animal models since they are receptive to implantation of a human immune system producing SCID-human (SCID-hu) hematochimeric mice.
An individual having different alleles at one or more loci regarding a specific character.
A secretoglobin that is produced by the MAMMARY GLAND of HUMANS and may be involved in the binding of ANDROGENS and other STEROIDS. The expression of this protein in normal breast epithelium and in human breast cancer has made it an important histological marker.
A pathologic process consisting of the proliferation of blood vessels in abnormal tissues or in abnormal positions.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A butterlike product made of refined vegetable oils, sometimes blended with animal fats, and emulsified usually with water or milk. It is used as a butter substitute. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
A type II keratin that is found associated with the KERATIN-14 in the internal stratified EPITHELIUM. Mutations in the gene for keratin-5 are associated with EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA SIMPLEX.
Interruption or suppression of the expression of a gene at transcriptional or translational levels.
Chemical substances, produced by microorganisms, inhibiting or preventing the proliferation of neoplasms.
A type II keratin found associated with KERATIN-16 or KERATIN-17 in rapidly proliferating squamous epithelial tissue. Mutations in gene for keratin-6A and keratin-6B have been associated with PACHYONYCHIA CONGENITA, TYPE 1 and PACHYONYCHIA CONGENITA, TYPE 2 respectively.
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Includes stictica.. T. a. schmitzi (Hartert, 1900). Small. Similar to guttata, but breast region light buff.[2]. Endemic to ... Galápagos barn owl - Includes lucayana and might include bondi, guatemalae, subandeana.. T. a. punctatissima (G. R. Grey, 1838) ... Includes hypermetra; doubtfully distinct from poensis.[14]. T. a. guatemalae (Ridgway, 1874). Similar to dark pratincola; less ... Might include African populations assigned to alba.. T. a. hellmayri (Griscom & Greenway, 1937). Similar to tuidara but larger. ...
These include Crime Does Pay (violence and gore); Headlights (women with ludicrously pointed breasts); Stab (pathological ... Wertham's papers (including the manuscript to the unpublished The War on Children) were donated to the Library of Congress and ...
Breast feeding and eating should resume as soon as possible.[42] Drinks such as soft drinks, fruit juices, or sweetened teas ... These complications include congestive heart failure.[42] Over time, ORS developed into ORT, or oral rehydration therapy, which ... Illegal advertising of breast milk substitutes continues three decades after its 1981 prohibition under the WHO International ... To prevent or treat this, the child can be kept warm with covering including of the head or by direct skin-to-skin contact with ...
Orthopaedics (including total joint replacement) and Rehabilitation. *Breast Center. *Special Care Nursery ... Specialties include [8] *Comprehensive Cardiac Care (including Open Heart Surgery and Rehab) at the Guerrieri Heart & Vascular ... Outside of its main hospital location, it includes a network of specialty and family physicians, a network of labs and PRMC ... Its Joint Commission certifications include Acute Myocardial Infarction; Joint Replacement - Hip; and Joint Replacement - Knee ...
... including brain, breast, cervical, colon, lung, ovarian, prostate, uterine and others. As part of its treatment, the Saint ... In addition to joint replacement, other orthopedic services include sports medicine (including sports physicals), ... The membership includes tours of new innovations or programs, a newsletter, valet parking at the hospital and recognition in ... These bariatric procedures include the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (LAP-BAND) System, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric ...
Risk factors include poor latch, cracked nipples, use of a breast pump, and weaning.[1] The bacteria most commonly involved are ... Breast abscess[edit]. A breast abscess is a collection of pus that develops into the breast with different causes.[10] During ... Mastitis is inflammation of the breast or udder, usually associated with breastfeeding.[1][5][6] Symptoms typically include ... Plugged milk duct,[3] breast engorgement,[4] breast cancer (rare)[1]. Prevention. Frequent breastfeeding with good technique[2] ...
Common side effects include sexual problems, breast tenderness, and breast enlargement.[4] Other side effects include an ... Dutasteride is available widely throughout the world, including in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, many ... breast development or enlargement) in men.[16] The risk of gynecomastia with 5α-reductase inhibitors is about 2.8%.[23] ... including throughout Europe and South America.[50] The patent protection of dutasteride expired in November 2015 and the drug ...
Reproductive system and breast disorders *Sexual dysfunction, including erectile dysfunction and decreased libido ... Very rare effects include abnormal behaviour, psychosis, suicidal ideation, suicide attempts and suicide.[6][38][39][40] In a ... "the product information should be updated to include 'sexual dysfunction including erectile dysfunction and decreased libido' ... In 1985 the label was updated to include a boxed warning. In early 1988 the FDA called for another advisory committee, and FDA ...
Reproductive system and breast disorders *Sexual dysfunction, including erectile dysfunction and decreased libido ... Very rare effects include abnormal behaviour, psychosis, suicidal ideation, suicide attempts and suicide.[4][34][35][36] In a ... "the product information should be updated to include 'sexual dysfunction including erectile dysfunction and decreased libido' ... In 1985 the label was updated to include a boxed warning. In early 1988 the FDA called for another advisory committee, and FDA ...
Their 5 core themes of research include: • Breast cancer • Embryonic development and cancer • Cancer stem cells and signalling ...
Examples include gastric chief cells and Paneth cells Mucous cells secrete mucus. Examples include Brunner's glands, esophageal ... Dissection of a lactating breast. List of glands of the human body List of specialized glands within the human integumentary ... Examples include the salivary glands: although the parotid gland 20%is predominantly serous, the sublingual gland 5% mainly ... Examples of exocrine glands include sweat, salivary, mammary, ceruminous, lacrimal, sebaceous, and mucous. Exocrine glands are ...
This group includes taxa such as C. o. flavopectus and C. o. nigriceps from central to southern Colombia, C. o. phaeocephalus ... Breast-band tangerine yellow. Ear region dark. Eyestreak thin, merging into incomplete white spectacles and hence shaped like a ... Throat almost white, speckled, no "whiskers". Breast-band yellow. Ear region whitish. Eyestreak thin, broader behind eye but no ... Throat almost white, speckled and with indistinct "whiskers". Breast-band chartreuse yellow shading to olive green. Ear region ...
Treatment includes surgery and adjuvant therapy. "Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)". NCI. 23 May 2014. Archived from the original ... It accounts for 5-10% of invasive breast cancer. The histologic patterns include: Histopathology of invasive lobular carcinoma ... comparison with matched cases of invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast". Breast. 8 (4): 188-90. doi:10.1054/brst.1999.0042. ... "Clinicopathological characteristics and survival outcomes in pleomorphic lobular breast carcinoma of the breast: a SEER ...
Supporting breast-feeding. Training programs for community health in rural areas. Upgrading slums, and providing land for ... Problems with today's development aid include the high proportion of tied aid, which mandates receiving nations to buy products ... Other ways to encourage female participation in the workforce to promote decline of poverty include providing childcare ... Legislation for women's rights, including rights to property. Planting trees. Providing soil nutrients to farmers in sub- ...
PPFA's programs included a full range of family planning services including marriage education and counseling, and infertility ... "Breast cancer fundraising lags after abortion dispute". Reuters. March 24, 2012. "Opponents of Texas abortion restrictions ... Corporate donors include CREDO Mobile. In the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, total revenue was $1.3 billion: non-government ... Later recipients have included John D. Rockefeller III, Katharine Hepburn, Jane Fonda, Hillary Clinton, and Ted Turner. The ...
YVMC's services include a birth center; ear, nose and throat clinic; endocrinology; breast care center; heart and vascular ... clinic and cardiac rehabilitation; cancer center; emergency including Level III trauma center; rehabilitation including ...
These include breast milk, eggs, chicken, beef, pork, fish, nuts, and other foods. A special PKU formula can be obtained in ... Other characteristics of MFS include an increased arm span and decreased upper to lower body ratio.[36] ... A 2013 study also genetically linked five psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia and autism. The link was a single ... including the skeletal, cardiovascular, and nervous system, as well as the eyes and lungs.[36] ...
Some chicken breast cuts and processed chicken breast products include the moniker "with rib meat". This is a misnomer, as it ... A breast quarter contains the breast, wing and portion of the back; a breast has the back portion and wing removed. Pieces may ... Pieces may include quarters, or fourths of the chicken. A chicken is typically cut into two leg quarters and two breast ... The breast is cut from the chicken and sold as a solid cut, while the leftover breast and true rib meat is stripped from the ...
... rapidly crosses the placenta and is present in breast milk in high quantities. Therefore, benzodiazepines including ... More common side effects may include: Central nervous system depression, including somnolence, dizziness, depressed mood, ... Breast feeding by mothers using nitrazepam is not recommended. Nitrazepam is a long-acting benzodiazepine with a risk of drug ... Benzodiazepines including nitrazepam may inhibit the glucuronidation of morphine, leading to increased levels of and ...
The name mastodon (or mastodont) means "breast tooth" (Ancient Greek: μαστός "breast" and ὀδούς, "tooth"),[4][5] and was ... Species include: *M. americanum, the American mastodon, the best known and the last species of Mammut. Its earliest occurrences ... The inferred range of Mammut (Eurasian range includes that of Zygolophodon borsoni, whose genus assignment is uncertain, and M ... Mastodons (Greek: μαστός "breast" and ὀδούς, "tooth") are any species of extinct proboscideans in the genus Mammut (family ...
The chain offers a variety of Chinese-cuisine-inspired dishes including: orange chicken; Sweet Fire Chicken Breast; Beijing ... The reportedly fake restaurant used the same Panda Express logo, and its menu reportedly included the same Kung Pao Chicken and ... "Panda Express Brings Fresh-Wokked Dishes to College Campuses; Restaurant Chain Expands in Non-Traditional Venues Including Six ... including stand-alone restaurants, as well as universities, casinos, airports, military bases, amusement parks and other venues ...
... or a breast lump. Less serious side effects may include: mild nausea, vomiting, bloating, stomach cramps; breast pain, ... A litany of health benefits including a lowered risk of osteoporosis, heart disease, breast cancer, and menopausal symptoms. ... Estrogen passes into the breast milk and will cause a decrease in the production and quality of breast milk. To effectively ... including Vagifem which contains estradiol Vaginal creams, including Premarin which is a compound cream consisting primarily of ...
Today, such baskets are curated in many museums including at the Kunstkamera in Saint Petersburg, Russia;Buffalo Bill Center of ... meadowlark breast feathers, yellow; and mallard head and neck feathers, green.Much later in the basket making history, when ... Additionally, some tribes were subjected to the Spanish Mission process which destroyed much of their culture, including the ... The plant fibers could commonly include sedge rhizomes (Carex barbare, C. obnupta, and others), and willow shoots (Salix ...
The breast is unstreaked. The voice helps distinguish this species; vocalisations include a shrill "trree" and a more rolling " ... Other alternate names for Hume's short-toed lark include Hume's lark and Karakoram short-toed lark. Two subspecies are ... The underparts are mostly whitish, but there is a dark neck patch and a buffish-grey breast band. ...
Includes L. liberatus Outer tail feathers never have white tips. Short wings stripe across the median coverts. Breast and belly ... The food includes many kinds of large terrestrial invertebrates and their larvae as well as small terrestrial vertebrates, e.g ... Examples of typical duet sequences include hoooooo-ho-ho, hoho-u-ho, hoo-hii-hoo, haw-Weeer-haw, hoou-Weer-hoou, houhou-Weeer ... Like many bush-shrikes, it has a wide vocal repertoire that includes duets in which two individuals - a male-female pair or two ...
Side effects can include nausea, headache, blood clots, breast pain, depression, and liver problems.[2] Use is not recommended ...
at least one first or second degree relative with an LFS tumour (except breast cancer if the proband has breast cancer) before ... Other tumours reported in this syndrome but not yet proved to be linked with it include melanoma, Wilm's and other kidney ... Early onset breast cancer accounts for 25% of all the cancers in this syndrome. This is followed by soft tissue sarcomas (20 ... Erratum for "Germ Line p53 Mutations in a Familial Syndrome of Breast Cancer, Sarcomas, and Other Neoplasms"". Science. 259 ( ...
Side effects may include irregular menstrual periods for the first approximately three months, including periods lasting longer ... Levonorgestrel-releasing implant should not be used in women with liver disease, breast cancer, or blood clots. Women who ... Common side effects include weight gain, nervousness, anxiety, nausea, vomiting, mastalgia, dizziness, dermatitis/rash, ... It is generally well tolerated with few significant side effects.[1] Side effects may include irregular menstrual periods, no ...
Targeted areas include the arms, buttocks and thighs, abdomen, and breasts.[44] These procedures are taken slowly, step by step ... Possible risks include infections and reactions and complications due to being under anesthesia for longer than six hours. The ... Bariatric surgery (or weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who are obese. Long term weight ... A variation of the biliopancreatic diversion includes a duodenal switch. The part of the stomach along its greater curve is ...
Common symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, and unexplained weight loss.[3] Symptoms may also include ... "Physical activity and risk of breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and ischemic stroke events: ... including: two to four times the risk of cardiovascular disease, including ischemic heart disease and stroke; a 20-fold ... A diabetic diet which includes calorie restriction to promote weight loss is generally recommended.[95][58] Other ...
are varied and often include nectar, fruit, plants, seeds, carrion, and various small animals, including other birds.[43] ... They survive solely on breast milk or formula.[12] Small amounts of pureed food are sometimes fed to young infants as young as ... Some species, including frigatebirds, gulls,[52] and skuas,[53] engage in kleptoparasitism, stealing food items from other ... Exceptions to this include baleen whales who also house gut flora in a multi-chambered stomach, like terrestrial herbivores.[31 ...
Labium (plural labia) is a Latin-derived term meaning "Lip". Labium and its derivatives (including labia, labial, labrum and ... Breasts - Cervix - Clitoris - Clitoral hood - Fallopian tubes - Bartholin's glands - Gräfenberg spot (G-spot) - Hymen - Labia ...
The International Ornithological Congress recognises six subspecies (P. p. hemileucoptera is included in P. p. bactriana):[12] ... The wingspan is 52-62 cm (20-24 in).[19] The head, neck and breast are glossy black with a metallic green and violet sheen; the ... P. p. pica - (Linnaeus, 1758): British Isles and southern Scandinavia east to Russia, south to Mediterranean, including most ... Magpies have been observed engaging in elaborate social rituals, possibly including the expression of grief.[44] Mirror self- ...
... includes fifteen elements including both lanthanum and lutetium, and that of "transition element"[57] applies to lanthanum and ... human breast milk contains 4 ppm.[82] Yttrium can be found in edible plants in concentrations between 20 ppm and 100 ppm (fresh ... Some tables, including the one published by IUPAC[60] refer to all lanthanides and actinides as being in group 3 resulting in ... Scandium (Sc) and yttrium (Y) are always included, but the other two spaces are usually occupied by lanthanum (La) and actinium ...
... including humans, has not been documented in either laboratory or natural conditions.[3] Semen or breast milk of a person after ... Body fluids that may contain Ebola viruses include saliva, mucus, vomit, feces, sweat, tears, breast milk, urine and semen.[4][ ... Ebola can stay in some body parts like the eyes,[143] breasts, and testicles after infection.[4][144] Sexual transmission after ... The outbreak centred on the Bikoro, Iboko, and Wangata areas in Equateur province,[206] including in the large city of Mbandaka ...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Disability Employment Awareness Month. Filipino American History Month. LGBT History Month. * ... including increased satisfaction, improved sense of belonging, lower blood pressure, increased protection from Alzheimer's, and ...
... including coverage for eligible seniors or disabled.[64] These other requirements include, but are not limited to, assets, age ... A 2020 JAMA study found that Medicare expansion under the ACA was associated with reduced incidence of advanced-stage breast ... They include Texas, Florida, Kansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.[18] As of May 24, 2013 a number of states ... Included in the Social Security program under Medicaid are dental services. They are optional for people older than 21 years ...
The wild mallard was eaten in Neolithic Greece.[134] Usually, only the breast and thigh meat is eaten.[135] It does not need to ... The mallard is omnivorous and very flexible in its choice of food.[61] Its diet may vary based on several factors, including ... Mallards of all ages (but especially young ones) and in all locations must contend with a wide diversity of predators including ... including beetles, flies, lepidopterans, dragonflies, and caddisflies),[64] crustaceans,[65] worms,[63] many varieties of seeds ...
"Breast cancer research : BCR. 3 (2): 86-90. doi:10.1186/bcr276. PMC 138676. PMID 11250751.. ... Rituximab is used to treat cancers of the white blood system such as leukemias and lymphomas, including non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ... The combined effect results in the elimination of B cells (including the cancerous ones) from the body, allowing a new ... Common side effects, which often occur within two hours of the medication being given, include rash, itchiness, low blood ...
Plain-breasted piculet, Picumnus castelnau. *Fine-barred piculet, Picumnus subtilis. *Olivaceous piculet, Picumnus olivaceus ... Genus Verreauxia (sometimes included in Sasia). *African piculet, Verreauxia africana. Genus Sasia ...
... including various operational initiatives, to improve the health of children in Nepal. These include the Expanded Program on ... Nepal's Breast Milk Substitute Act (2049) of 1992 promotes and protects breastfeeding and regulates the unauthorized or ... Other improvements include: Mortality rate during childbirth: From 850 in 100,00 mothers in 1990 to 190 in 2013. Under-five ... These include high coverage of semiannual vitamin A supplementation and deworming; CB-IMCI; high rates of full child ...
Signs and symptoms include soreness, erythema (redness), and fissuring of one, or more commonly both the angles of the mouth, ... with the breast of the bird of the same name. Many pseudoscientific claims by proponents of alternative medicine surround the ... Sometimes an underlying medical condition is sought, and this may include blood tests for full blood count and hematinics. If a ... Special investigations to detect the presence of candida species include oral swabs, oral rinse or oral smears. Smears are ...
As increasingly documented, the SP-NK1R system induces or modulates many aspects of the immune response, including WBC ... "Increased expression of preprotachykinin-I and neurokinin receptors in human breast cancer cells: implications for bone marrow ... including cancer cells) bestowing upon them mobility.[40] and metastasis.[41] It has been suggested that cancer exploits the SP ... including cancer). The SP or its NK1R, as well as similar neuropeptides, appear to be vital targets capable of satisfying many ...
Breast cancer hypothesis[change , change source]. There is a hypothesis that induced abortion raises the risk of getting breast ... In some countries like Chile and El Salvador, abortion is never legal, including in cases where the woman risks dying from ... "Breast Cancer Risks". United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Retrieved 2008-04-14.. ... This causes the breast to grow, and to prepare for lactation. In the 1890s, studies were done on rats, before this hypothesis ...
Linnaeus included it in the first edition of his 1735 Systema Naturae.[122][123] A Hawaiian creation myth says that the present ... and bare breasts.[131][132] ... The head includes the mouth and brain. The foot has evolved ... Japanese erotic art, shunga, includes ukiyo-e woodblock prints such as Katsushika Hokusai's 1814 print Tako to ama (The Dream ... Prey that it is likely to reject include moon snails, because they are too large, and limpets, rock scallops, chitons and ...
While a minimal amount of thyroid hormones are found in breast milk, the amount does not influence infant plasma thyroid levels ... Common brand names include Eltroxin, Euthyrox, Letrox, Levaxin, Lévothyrox, L-thyroxine, Thyrax, and Thyrax Duotab in Europe; ... Side effects from excessive doses include weight loss, trouble tolerating heat, sweating, anxiety, trouble sleeping, tremor, ... Greater than 99% of circulating thyroid hormones are bound to plasma proteins including thyroxine-binding globulin, ...
Other methods of hunting included lassoing and drowning deer, as well as forming a circle around prey and setting the brush on ... was a favorite component of headdresses and breast ornaments for males.[32] The Lenape also adorned themselves with various ... The court held that the justness of the extinguishment of aboriginal title is nonjusticiable, including in the case of fraud. ... This includes only Lenape documented in history. Contemporary notable Lenape people are listed in the articles for the ...
... in patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer progressing after trastuzumab". Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. ... Adverse effects by frequency include:[6][4][7][8][10] Very common (,10% frequency). *Diarrhea (,90%) ... "Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 134 (3): 1149-59. doi:10.1007/s10549-012-2126-1. PMC 3409367. PMID 22763464.. ... Her2-negative breast cancers showed limited or no response to the drug.[18] ...
... and breast milk.[78] However, according to the CDC, live spirochetes have not been found in breast milk, urine, or semen and ... Other early symptoms may include fever, headache and tiredness.[1] If untreated, symptoms may include loss of the ability to ... Prevention includes efforts to prevent tick bites such as by wearing clothing to cover the arms and legs, and using DEET or ... Lingering disabling symptoms included facial palsy and other impaired movement.[34] Recovery from late neuroborreliosis tends ...
Do not include this category in content categories.. For more information, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Anatomy. ... Talk:Breast development. *Talk:Broad ligament of the uterus. *Talk:Brodmann area 8 ...
A number of other sources of X-ray photons are possible, and may be used in industrial radiography or research; these include ... Medical radiography includes a range of modalities producing many different types of image, each of which has a different ... Nonetheless, radiological organizations, including the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of ... For example, if the patient has their right hand x-rayed, the radiographer includes a radiopaque "R" marker within the field of ...
... including in episodes of Saturday Night Live,[30] Impractical Jokers, Futurama, Family Guy, South Park and the movie Fletch, ... The examples and perspective in this article may not include all significant viewpoints. Please improve the article or discuss ... Digital rectal exam: side view of the male reproductive and urinary anatomy, including the prostate, rectum and bladder ... through the insertion of medical devices including thermometers or specialized balloons; to identify digestion problems, ...
This article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Please ... The Book of the Breast (1974). *Cosmic Trigger I: The Final Secret of the Illuminati (1977) ... The original Pocket Books edition of The Trick Top Hat contains many passages, some sexually explicit, that are not included in ... Examples include "Potter Stewarting", an expression used as a substitute for a common word that refers to the act of copulation ...
Forms used include stereotactic radiosurgery, such as Gamma knife, Cyberknife or Novalis Tx radiosurgery.[37][unreliable ... breast cancer, malignant melanoma, kidney cancer, and colon cancer (in decreasing order of frequency). ... Experimental treatments include targeted therapy, gamma knife radiosurgery,[45] boron neutron capture therapy and gene therapy. ... Treatment may include some combination of surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.[1] Anticonvulsant medication may be ...
Breast feeding babies expel soft, pale yellowish, and not quite malodorous matter; but once the baby begins to eat, and the ... Birds (individual) - droppings (also include urine as white crystals of uric acid) ...
A few sculptures, including Epimetheus and Pandora, have been attributed to El Greco. This doubtful attribution is based on the ... Greco's inner-archangel's breast had thrust him on savage freedom's single hope, this world's most excellent garret. ... There he came into contact with the intellectual elite of the city, including the Roman scholar Fulvio Orsini, whose collection ... That fact has puzzled researchers, because he mentioned her in various documents, including his last testament. Most analysts ...
In any case, common side effects of antiandrogens in men include breast tenderness, breast enlargement, feminization, hot ... These side effects include breast pain/tenderness and gynecomastia (breast development/enlargement), reduced body hair growth/ ... Androgen receptor antagonists: drugs that bind directly to and block the AR.[57][58] These drugs include the steroidal ... These drugs include aminoglutethimide, ketoconazole,[106] and abiraterone acetate.[61][62][107] Aminoglutethimide inhibits ...
Nonspecific symptoms include fever, facial swelling, and muscle fatigue, as well as conjunctivitis and mucosal bleeding. The ... No study has proven presence in breast milk, but the high level of viremia suggests it may be possible.[6] ... High risk groups include pregnant women and newborns. The latter may have an 87% fatality rate. The "Swollen baby syndrome" ... As of 2018, the Lassa belt includes Guinea, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Liberia.[6] As of 2003, 10-16% of people in Sierra Leone ...
Progesterone Regulation of Proliferation in the Normal Human Breast and in Breast Cancer: A Tale of Two Scenarios?". Molecular ... Six variable sites, including four polymorphisms and five common haplotypes have been identified in the human PR gene .[13] One ... "Progesterone receptor variants found in breast cells repress transcription by wild-type receptors". Breast Cancer Research and ... "Breast Cancer Research. 15 (3): R44. doi:10.1186/bcr3431. PMC 3738150. PMID 23705924.. ...
... capsules has been widened to include men with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)- ... negative advanced or spreading (metastatic) breast cancer, the agency said Thursday in a news release. ... Ibrance Approval Expanded to Include Men With Breast Cancer. Please note: This article was published more than one year ago. ... Breast cancer among men is rare -- just 2,670 cases are estimated for all of 2019, which represents fewer than 1 percent of all ...
encoded search term (What should be included in patient education for breast milk jaundice?) and What should be included in ... What should be included in patient education for breast milk jaundice?. Updated: Dec 07, 2017 ... Tuzun F, Kumral A, Duman N, Ozkan H. Breast milk jaundice: effect of bacteria present in breast milk and infant feces. J ... Understanding and managing breast milk jaundice. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2011 Nov. 96(6):F461-6. [Medline]. ...
Your family history can reveal whether you are at risk of developing breast cancer, but new studies show more women without a ... Breast cancer risk could include environment and socioeconomic factors. Posted 5:29 pm, February 19, 2013, by Shaul Turner, ... Denver resident Roxanne Paternetti fought breast cancer, and won.. She says, "I knew I was going to war with disease." Roxanne ... Your family history can reveal whether you are at risk of developing breast cancer, but new studies show more women without a ...
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  • Fewer than 1% of all breast cancers occur in men. (
  • As with many other metastatic cancers, breast cancer cells must take a series of steps to metastasize to bone. (
  • The direct down-regulation of MEK/MAPK but not AKT signalling by HER2 inhibition (e.g. by lapatinib or trastuzumab), which we demonstrate occurs in 18% of HER2-positive breast cancers may serve as a potential biomarker of responsiveness to the MEK inhibitor refametinib. (
  • Diagnosed 68,486 invasive breast cancers and 21,852 premalignant breast lesions. (
  • Breast cancers diagnosed at an early stage are much less expensive to treat than those diagnosed at a late stage. (
  • These results provide further evidence for the clinical value of immunotherapy in early-stage breast cancer and suggest new avenues for how to exploit these drugs in hormone receptor [HR]-positive breast cancers," said Pusztai. (
  • Great progress has been made over the past several years in the management of this problem and the survival rate from this once-dreaded cancer has improved significantly, with cure rates of 80 to 90 percent being achieved with early-stage breast cancers. (
  • In an attempt to evaluate the clinico-morphological patterns of breast cancer patients, including their family history of breast and/or other cancers, a detailed analysis of 569 breast cancer cases diagnosed during the years 1989-2003 was carried out. (
  • Although a dominant mass is present in many cases, most inflammatory cancers present as diffuse infiltration of the breast without a well-defined tumor. (
  • However, you should be aware that a mammogram might fail to detect some breast cancers. (
  • Most breast cancers are found in women age 55 and older. (
  • Men who inherit one of these gene changes also have a higher risk of breast cancer, as well as prostate and some other cancers. (
  • Other gene mutations can also lead to inherited breast cancers. (
  • Cancer Sourcebook for Women, 5th Edition offers information about cancers of special concern to women, including breast cancer, gynecologic cancers, and cancers responsible for the most deaths in women, with information included on risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment. (
  • Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) accounts for about 80% of all invasive breast cancers in women and 90% in men. (
  • Higher insulin levels have also been linked to some cancers, including breast cancer. (
  • See the PDQ summary on Genetics of Breast and Gynecologic Cancers for more information. (
  • Both men say that there is no history of breast cancers in their family and they were exposed to toxins on the day. (
  • The condition is an uncommon disease accounting for 1 to 4.3% of all breast cancers and was first described by Sir James Paget in 1874. (
  • In cases of noninvasive cancers, simple mastectomies are performed in which only the breast with the lining over the chest muscles is removed. (
  • The SCOUT System has been in use for wire-free breast tumor localization since 2016 and has been proven in over 42,000 procedures in more than 325 medical centers in the U.S. (
  • Physicians are using SCOUT as a solution for breast tumor localization, bracketing of large or diffuse breast lesions, targeted lymph node dissection, placement at the time of biopsy and to mark tissue prior to neoadjuvant chemotherapy. (
  • Eleven cases of metastatic breast carcinoma to the bladder are described in this report, including one case with a tumor to tumor metastasis. (
  • Versican enhances breast cancer bone metastasis not only through enhancing tumor cell mobility, invasion, and survival in bone tissues, but also by inhibiting pre-osteoblast cell growth, differentiation, which supply favorable microenvironments for tumor metastasis. (
  • Either way, there's a real possibility that more breast cancer patients will start treatment before the first tumor even appears. (
  • The primary goal of neoadjuvant therapy is to shrink the tumor and achieve breast conservation. (
  • Morphological evaluation of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) in breast cancer is gaining momentum as evidence strengthens the clinical relevance of this immunological biomarker. (
  • on behalf of the International Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Working Group on Breast Cancer 2018, ' Update on tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) in breast cancer, including recommendations to assess TILs in residual disease after neoadjuvant therapy and in carcinoma in situ: A report of the International Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Working Group on Breast Cancer ', Seminars in Cancer Biology , vol. 52, pp. 16-25. (
  • Several clinical and morphological parameters such as histological type of tumor, tumor grade, axillary lymph node involvement, bilaterality etc. have been established as the predictors of tumor behavior in breast cancer patients. (
  • A palpable tumor is frequently not obvious as in other forms of breast cancer. (
  • The breakthrough study, released earlier this month, suggested that tumor biology may play a bigger role than socioeconomic factors in breast-cancer outcomes. (
  • Also, the method uses a thickness of the compressed breast and the attenuation of gamma rays in soft tissue to determine the depth of the tumor from the collimator face of the detector head. (
  • Further still, the method uses the measured tumor diameter and measurements of counts in the tumor and background breast region to determine relative radiotracer uptake or tumor-to-background ratio (T/B ratio). (
  • There's either no sign of a tumor in the breast or there is, but it's 20 mm or smaller (T0 or T1, N1, M0). (
  • There's no sign of a tumor in the breast. (
  • Evaluation of relevant clinical settings identified significant associations between MCF7-LTED and breast tumor transcriptome profiles that characterize ER α -negative status, early response to letrozole and tamoxifen, and recurrence after tamoxifen treatment. (
  • To identify novel ncRNAs that may identify key pathways in breast cancer development, we performed high-throughput transcript profiling of tumor and normal matched-pair tissue samples. (
  • Mammography is the most common screening test for breast cancer. (
  • Located near the intersection of Los Alamitos Blvd. and Katella Ave., our new MemorialCare Breast Center offers a convenient location for all of your breast health care needs, including screening mammography and diagnostic work-ups. (
  • Breast cancer is most commonly detected by screening mammography, which is usually done in women between 40 and 74 years of age. (
  • But Connecticut passed a law last year requiring that patients' mammography reports must include breast-density information. (
  • It is also not known whether this association differs by time since mammography, ethnicity, or any other breast cancer risk factors. (
  • The stereotactic breast biopsy equipment integrates with the 3D mammography imaging equipment the hospital currently uses, and takes high-precision biopsies of breast tissue, which makes for an easier procedure for doctors, radiologists and patients. (
  • Some women decide to have extra surveillance of their breasts, such as magnetic resonance imaging mammography. (
  • This might include breast screening (mammography) or a biopsy . (
  • It is thought that women with dense breasts (as identified on a mammogram) are four to five times more likely to get breast cancer. (
  • To help catch breast cancer early, the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that women aged 50 to 74 who are at average risk of breast cancer get a mammogram every 2 years. (
  • They typically include a diagnostic mammogram, ultrasound scan and MRI scan of the breasts. (
  • A pioneering "3D mammogram" technique could halve the number of women unnecessarily sent for potentially painful breast biopsies , an NHS study shows. (
  • If you've ever had a mammogram, your breast density has probably been measured and recorded - but not reported to you. (
  • It was instituted not as a harbinger of breast cancer risk but rather as an indication of how difficult a mammogram is to read. (
  • Also tell your doctor if you smoke or use tobacco, and if you have or have ever had high blood pressure, high blood levels of cholesterol or fats, diabetes, heart disease, lupus (a condition in which the body attacks its own tissues causing damage and swelling), breast lumps, or an abnormal mammogram (x-ray of the breast used to find breast cancer). (
  • You should examine your breasts every month and have a mammogram and a breast exam performed by a doctor every year to help detect breast cancer as early as possible. (
  • It's usually found during a mammogram and rarely shows as a breast lump. (
  • In addition to self-exams, professional screening involved a mammogram, which is a kind of x-ray specifically used on breasts that can show masses, calcifications, or other signs of cancer. (
  • Breast tissue that is dense on a mammogram . (
  • ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cianna Medical, Inc., the world leader in wire-free breast localization, announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to extend the indication of its SCOUT reflector for use in localization of soft tissue. (
  • SCOUT resolves one of the most difficult aspects of breast cancer treatment by allowing us to accurately localize soft tissue such as axillary lymph nodes,' states Ari Brooks, surgical breast oncologist and Director of the Integrated Breast Center at Penn Medicine. (
  • Cianna Medical's world-class research, development and commercialization teams developed the world's first non-radioactive, non-magnetic wire-free breast localization system and the world's only technology that utilizes radar in tissue. (
  • Breast cancer tissue array (mostly ductal carcinoma in situ), including pathology grade, TNM, cli. (
  • To develop a multiparametric [ 18 F]FDG positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI) model for breast cancer diagnosis incorporating imaging biomarkers of breast tumors and contralateral healthy breast tissue. (
  • and for the contralateral healthy breast, background parenchymal enhancement (BPE) and amount of fibroglandular tissue (FGT) on DCE-MRI, ADCmean on DWI, and SUVmax. (
  • The predictive and prognostic value of imaging features derived from healthy breast tissue such as background parenchymal enhancement (BPE) in DCE-MRI have been recognized only recently. (
  • Previous studies have found correlations between higher levels of BPE and FGT and increased cancer risk in a high risk population [ 14 , 15 ], while associations between apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values of normal breast tissue and cancer outcomes have not been explored. (
  • Breast cancer with adjacent normal breast tissue array, including pathology grade, TNM and clinic. (
  • Working through the incision, the surgeon lifts the breast tissue and skin to create a pocket, either directly behind the breast tissue or underneath the pectoral muscle in the chest wall. (
  • Like other lymphomas, ALCL is a cancer of the immune system, not breast tissue . (
  • In patients with breast implants, the disease can develop within the capsule of fibrous scar tissue that forms around implants after surgery. (
  • starts in the tissue or ducts of the breast. (
  • The chemicals can go into the blood stream and circulate through the body, including breast tissue, White said. (
  • A trial of more than 30,000 women in Leeds found that taking multiple images of the breast from different angles enabled a computer to build accurate 3D images of tissue where cancer was suspected. (
  • Breasts that feel and move like natural breast tissue. (
  • To make sure the final results appear as natural as possible, experienced plastic surgeons must assess the patients current body frame while envisioning how many variables (implant size and shape, natural breast tissue amount, implant placement, etc.) will alter the body's appearance. (
  • Utilizing teardrop shape implants in cases where the patient has little to no natural breast tissue. (
  • Athelia (absence of nipples) and amastia (absence of breast tissue) may occur bilaterally or unilaterally. (
  • Breast density, a measure of the extent of radiodense fibroglandular tissue in the breast, has the potential to be used as a predictor of breast cancer risk, to monitor risk-lowering interventions and as an intermediate end point in studies of breast cancer etiology. (
  • Breast cancer can have a number of symptoms, but the first noticeable symptom is usually a lump or area of thickened breast tissue. (
  • It begins in the cells of a milk duct, then it grows through the duct walls and into the surrounding breast tissue. (
  • Having more fat tissue can increase your chance of getting breast cancer by raising estrogen levels. (
  • Exposure of breast tissue to estrogen made by the body. (
  • Most breast lumps are caused by hormonal changes in a woman and may not be cancerous. (
  • Common causes of breast lumps include fibroadenosis, breast cancer, breast cyst. (
  • Breast lumps must never be neglected but instead be subjected to medical examination to rule out cancer. (
  • The main symptoms of breast implant-associated ALCL include persistent pain, swelling or lumps in the vicinity of the implant, and the problems can appear years after the procedure. (
  • Check your breasts for lumps and other changes. (
  • However, there are many women who detect breast lumps on self-examination and subsequently bring it to medical attention. (
  • Most breast lumps aren't cancerous, but it's always best to have them checked by your doctor. (
  • Lumps or masses in the breast occur in 50% of the patients. (
  • During a physical examination, the doctor examines the unusual areas of the breast, especially the appearance of the skin on and around the nipples and feeling for any lumps or areas of thickening. (
  • High-grade carcinomas of the breast showing patterns of mixed ductal and myoepithelial differentiation may show additional morphological features such as foci of metaplasia and appear to have a good prognosis similar to myoepithelial cell-rich carcinomas. (
  • TILs in ductal carcinoma in situ, with or without invasive carcinoma, represent an emerging area of clinical breast cancer research. (
  • non-invasive breast cancer (carcinoma in situ) - found in the ducts of the breast (ductal carcinoma in situ, DCIS) and hasn't developed the ability to spread outside the breast. (
  • invasive breast cancer - usually develops in the cells that line the breast ducts (invasive ductal breast cancer) and is the most common type of breast cancer. (
  • Ductal carcinoma is a common type of breast cancer that starts in cells that line the milk ducts, which carry breast milk to the nipple. (
  • The most common type of breast cancer is ductal carcinoma , which begins in the cells of the ducts. (
  • There is some controversy as to whether these cells arise from the ductal system of the breast, or whether these cells are a result of in situ malignant transformation. (
  • Today we are expanding the indication for Ibrance to include male patients based upon data from postmarketing reports and electronic health records showing that the safety profile for men treated with Ibrance is consistent with the safety profile in women treated with Ibrance," said Dr. Richard Pazdur, director of the FDA's Oncology Center of Excellence. (
  • Dr. Liberty Hoberman, a general surgeon who works with breast cancer patients and consults with others to determine their risk, considers Harper an example of what can be accomplished through proactive medical care. (
  • A new study published in the European Journal of Neurology suggests that the risk of cancer, especially breast cancer, is high among patients suffering from multiple sclerosis though the researchers admit that additional research is necessary to determine whether such a link exists as it is contradictory to earlier studies. (
  • To investigate further, Li-Min Sun, MD, of the Zuoying Branch of Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and his colleagues assessed data from the National Health Insurance System of Taiwan, including information on 1292 patients who were diagnosed with multiple sclerosis between 1997 and 2010. (
  • This expanded FDA clearance gives physicians even greater flexibility for planning individualized breast cancer treatment and offers more patients a better experience. (
  • To date, this report is the largest single series of patients with breast carcinoma metastatic to the bladder. (
  • Patients with breast cancer who were treated with radiation did not have a higher risk of cardiovascular mortality compared to those treated with modified radical mastectomy, according to the first study to document comprehensive cardiac outcomes 25 years after treatment. (
  • The investigation focused on long-term outcomes in 247 patients with stage I and II breast cancer who were enrolled in an NCI breast-conservation trial from 1979 to 1987. (
  • Evaluations included a detailed cardiac history, exam, cardiac laboratory tests, and 3T cardiac MRI to assess anatomic and functional abnormalities, as well as a CT angiogram to evaluate coronary stenosis and determine whether patients had a high coronary arterial calcium score for atherosclerosis. (
  • For all parameters assessed, no higher risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes was found in patients who underwent breast irradiation. (
  • Fit elderly breast cancer patients should be treated similarly to younger women, whereas the management of frail patients should be individualized. (
  • Refametinib alone or in combination with copanlisib or lapatinib could represent an improved treatment strategy for some patients with HER2-positive breast cancer, and should be considered for clinical trial evaluation. (
  • The amount that patients pay for breast cancer care can vary widely depending on insurance coverage. (
  • This study evaluates the clinical benefit of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) in patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), previously treated with conventional anthracyclines. (
  • The treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), who failed one or more previous chemotherapy regimens, and whose favourable performance status justifies further treatment, represents a significant challenge to the oncologist. (
  • Patients were excluded from the study if they had cardiac diseases including congestive heart failure, atrial or ventricular arrhythmia, were pregnant or breast-feeding. (
  • The I-SPY-2 results that Pusztai reported at the AACR meeting were based on an analysis of 73 HER2-negative patients, including 21 patients with TNBC and 52 with HR-positive tumors with Mammaprint high-risk features. (
  • It's also important for patients to follow their physician's recommendations for regular screenings, including mammograms and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests as needed. (
  • We hope," the agency said in its report, "that this information prompts providers and patients to have important, informed conversations about breast implants and the risk" of ALCL. (
  • For early-stage breast cancer patients, IORT with the Xoft System allows appropriately selected patients to potentially replace six to eight weeks of post-operative external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) with a single-fraction of radiation that can last as little as eight minutes. (
  • Our easily accessible location features a modern spa-like environment and the same advanced technology and expert physicians, who treat patients at our MemorialCare Breast Center at our Todd Cancer Pavilion . (
  • More research shows how omega-3 fats should be included in a diet for breast cancer patients. (
  • Another related study examining the inclusion of omega-3′s in a diet for breast cancer patients examined the relationship between omega-3 fats and breast cancer outcomes. (
  • In addition to omega-3 fats, a diet for breast cancer patients should undoubtedly include the spice turmeric. (
  • Most breast augmentation patients focus their treatment plan on the enhancement of their breasts while still maintaining an overall natural appearance. (
  • In pediatric patients, breast masses are relatively rare and - if they do occur - most are benign. (
  • For breast cancer patients, the central line is typically placed on the opposite side of the breast that had surgery. (
  • Our new eBook Nutrition Care for Breast Cancer Patients will teach those in treatment and their caregivers about creating nutritious meals that are easy to prepare and safe to eat. (
  • With MammaPrint we aim to provide breast cancer patients and their physicians with definitive answers to crucial treatment questions. (
  • Ongoing research and development efforts continue to augment Agendia's ability to accurately predict breast cancer recurrence, and help physicians tailor individual treatment plans to their patients. (
  • In December, St. Clare Hospital received a donation from the Gregory C. Wie Foundation, which helped to complete the purchase of updated breast biopsy equipment, improving the overall diagnosis, experience and results for patients. (
  • Breast cancer survivors will visit and counsel newly diagnosed patients. (
  • Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Xpovio (selinexor) tablets in combination with the corticosteroid dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed refractory multiple myeloma who have received at least four prior therapies and whose disease is resistant to several other forms of treatment, including at least two proteasome inhibitors, at least two immunomodulatory agents, and an anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody. (
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today is extending the indication of Ibrance (palbociclib) capsules in combination with specific endocrine therapies for hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer in male patients. (
  • AstraZeneca and Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that Japan's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency has approved LYNPARZA tablets for use in patients with unresectable or recurrent BRCA-mutated, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 -negative breast cancer who have received prior chemotherapy. (
  • Lymphedema is persistent swelling of the arm and/or hand following biopsy or treatment of the axillary lymph nodes for patients with breast cancer. (
  • Male breast cancer (Male BC) has important biological differences that distinguish it from female breast cancer, but to date these have been little studied and Male BC patients have been excluded from many clinical trials in breast cancer. (
  • Patients suffering from cancer that has not spread beyond the nipple and the surrounding area are often treated with breast-conserving surgery or lumpectomy. (
  • If you've been diagnosed with breast cancer, your surgeon will probably remove one or more lymph nodes from under your arm before or during surgery to remove the cancer. (
  • On March 13, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a medicine called Lymphoseek (chemical name: technetium Tc 99m tilmanocept) to help doctors find and map lymph nodes in people diagnosed with breast cancer and melanoma. (
  • For more information on lymph nodes, including types of surgery to remove them, visit the Lymph Node Removal pages. (
  • What is stage 2B breast cancer including lymph node ducts? (
  • The lymph nodes, lobes, lobules, ducts, and other parts of the inside of the breast are also shown. (
  • Each breast also has blood vessels and lymph vessels . (
  • Groups of lymph nodes are found near the breast in the axilla (under the arm), above the collarbone , and in the chest. (
  • They had read the reports that intense upper-body physical activity could lead to secondary lymphedema, the accumulation of fluid in the arm after lymph nodes and lymphatic channels are removed during breast cancer surgery-a common practice in limiting the potential spread of the disease. (
  • To compare the occurrence, signs, and symptoms of lymphedema (LE) the arms of women after axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), combined SLNB and ALND (Both), or neither as part of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, a concurrent descriptive-comparative cross-sectional four-group design with retrospective chart review was carried out. (
  • Orthodox medicine most often promotes surgery (lumpectomy, mastectomy, lymph node removal), chemotherapy, or radiation to treat breast cancer. (
  • It's possible for breast cancer to spread to other parts of the body, usually through the bloodstream or the axillary lymph nodes. (
  • The procedure consists in the removal of the breast, the lining over the chest muscles and a part of the lymph nodes from under the arm. (
  • With PET/MRI systems, morphologic and different functional information can be merged to non-invasively characterize breast tumors as benign or malignant. (
  • The superior pCR rate was seen across all HER2-negative breast cancer subtypes, including HER2-negative, estrogen receptor-positive tumors (Mammaprint high risk), and in women with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), reported lead investigator Lajos Pusztai, MD, DPhil, from Yale Cancer Center in New Haven, Connecticut. (
  • In this trial, women with stage II or III breast cancer with tumors 2.5 cm or larger are assessed for one of eight biomarker subtypes according to HER2 status, HR status, and genetic risk factors, as determined on the basis of a 70-gene assay. (
  • New research indicates black women with breast cancer often face more aggressive tumors and higher mortality rates than other races, according to scientists at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. (
  • However, most breast tumors initially responsive to these therapies develop resistance through molecular mechanisms that are not yet fully understood. (
  • Harper was diagnosed with breast cancer soon after, at age 36 - far younger than the 50 years or older range doctors normally deem "at risk. (
  • For men, the average lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer is about 1 in 1,000. (
  • In the study, the researchers essentially added up the information on 102 SNPs associated with breast cancer and 103 SNPs associated with prostate cancer in 277 men diagnosed with breast cancer, 212 men diagnosed with prostate cancer, and 1,313 men who hadn't been diagnosed with either cancer. (
  • Men with the highest breast cancer polygenic risk scores were about 2.4 times more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than men with the lowest polygenic risk scores. (
  • I silently thought to myself that they had 'watched me like a hawk' since I was 23, when my mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer. (
  • It is a resource for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, a place for loved ones to gain a better understanding of the disease, and a tool for doctors to share information. (
  • 245,299 women in the United States were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, and more than 41,000 women died of it. (
  • Screening has contributed to a 29% reduction in the number of women diagnosed with breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. (
  • Almost 99% of women diagnosed with breast cancer at the earliest stage live for 5 years or more, compared to about 27% of those diagnosed at the most advanced stage. (
  • The findings, published in the International Journal of Cancer, are based on data from 46,709 women enrolled in the Sister Study, named for the fact that all had a sister diagnosed with breast cancer but were cancer-free themselves. (
  • About 230,000 women get diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. alone and 40,000 women die every year from this condition. (
  • About two-thirds of women diagnosed with breast cancer express proteins on the surface of the cancer cells, called estrogen and progesterone receptors. (
  • Cotting was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 1999. (
  • Marks, 39, was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 1996. (
  • At 12 years old, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. (
  • She was diagnosed with breast cancer in her left breast, which was later classified as Stage 2. (
  • My mom was 48 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001," she said, noting her mother's was hormone positive and hers was not. (
  • Loretta Moore of Orlando, who was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, said she went door-to-door in the hopes of preventing other women from experiencing what she had. (
  • Women 70 and older are those most likely diagnosed with breast cancer. (
  • Fewer than 5 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States are younger than 40. (
  • Most women diagnosed with breast cancer are over 50, but younger women can also get breast cancer. (
  • About one in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. (
  • In rare cases, men can also be diagnosed with breast cancer. (
  • Women with one of these mutations are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a younger age, as well as to have cancer in both breasts. (
  • They followed 1.8 million women for almost 11 years to compare those who had used contraception to those who hadn't, and see how many of them were diagnosed with breast cancer. (
  • Leon Silverstein (89 years old), an Army veteran, was diagnosed with breast cancer and had to be operated upon. (
  • Your family history can reveal whether you are at risk of developing breast cancer, but new studies show more women without a history are being diagnosed with the disease. (
  • Healthy and in her mid-30s, Amy Harper knew her chances of developing breast cancer were low as she conducted a regular self-examination one night at home in 2009. (
  • If a woman begins taking this medication early on and continues for five years - often with limited, if any side effects - she could cut her risk of developing breast cancer in half. (
  • Their risk of developing breast cancer was especially high, with more than a 2-fold increased risk over controls. (
  • The answers have been inconsistent and inconclusive, but a large new study released on Tuesday had some sobering findings: Women who used permanent hair dye or straighteners, or applied straighteners to others, had a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who didn't use those products. (
  • We know that a lot of different factors influence a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, and these risks we see here, they are meaningful but they are small," White told Today. (
  • The participants had a higher underlying risk of developing breast cancer, but the findings likely still apply to the general population, White noted. (
  • Studies have shown people who exercise for a total of four hours each week have a significantly lower risk of developing breast cancer. (
  • This helps increase your levels of Vitamin D. Research shows that postmenopausal women with the highest levels of Vitamin D had a lower risk of developing breast cancer when compared to those with the lowest levels. (
  • A new study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health has found that a history of depression may increase a woman s risk of developing breast cancer . (
  • Women with a higher-than-average risk of developing breast cancer may be offered screening and genetic testing for the condition. (
  • If a woman's risk factor is high, doctors might recommend hormone therapy, something that helps to decrease the body's production of estrogen or block the receptors in breast cells, Hoberman said. (
  • In the premenopausal women, the main aim is to use drugs (tamoxifen) to block the effects of the circulating estrogen on the breast cancer cells. (
  • One of the studies used data from the 2002 Women's Health Initiative trial that found postmenopausal women using hormone replacement therapy (estrogen and progestin) had a greater risk of breast cancer than women taking a placebo. (
  • It references a study on using estrogen to enlarge breasts, which found that the only women who grew from estrogen were those whose bodies responded to the estrogen by making IGF. (
  • Those with macromastia have normal estrogen and progesterone, but their breast cells make nearly twice as much IGF and nearly 6 times as much HGF. (
  • And breasts that make little IGF is one possible cause of being small chested, even when estrogen is increased. (
  • During breast cancer OTOH any source of estrogen is to be avoided and anti-estrogen drugs are often used. (
  • Similar to TNBC as opposed to estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, there is a high rate of relapses and metastases in the first 3 years after presentation but few late events (5 years or later). (
  • Broccoli contains a substance known as indol-3 carbinol (I3C), which supports healthy estrogen balance throughout your body and protects breast cells. (
  • Women who take estrogen may have a higher risk of having or strokes or developing blood clots in the lungs or legs, breast cancer, and dementia (loss of ability to think, learn, and understand) than women who do not take estrogen. (
  • Endocrine therapies targeting the proliferative effect of 17β-estradiol through estrogen receptor α (ER α ) are the most effective systemic treatment of ER α -positive breast cancer. (
  • What should be included in patient education for breast milk jaundice? (
  • Neonatal unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia associated with breast feeding and a factor in milk that inhibits glucuronide formation in vitro. (
  • Arias IM, Gartner LM, Seifter S, Furman M. Prolonged neonatal unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia associated with breast feeding and a steroid, pregnane-3(alpha), 20(beta)-diol, in maternal milk that inhibits glucuronide formation in vitro. (
  • Role of extrahepatic UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1A1: advances in understanding breast milk-induced neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. (
  • Kumral A, Ozkan H, Duman N, Yesilirmak DC, Islekel H, Ozalp Y. Breast milk jaundice correlates with high levels of epidermal growth factor. (
  • Tuzun F, Kumral A, Duman N, Ozkan H. Breast milk jaundice: effect of bacteria present in breast milk and infant feces. (
  • Maruo Y, Nishizawa K, Sato H, Sawa H, Shimada M. Prolonged unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia associated with breast milk and mutations of the bilirubin uridine diphosphate- glucuronosyltransferase gene. (
  • Breasts contain mammary glands which produce and secrete milk for feeding and nourishing babies. (
  • Though both men and women have mammary glands the male breasts differ from female ones as there is no physiological function for milk production in males. (
  • HMOs are complex carbohydrates found in human breast milk. (
  • They are, in fact, the third-most-abundant component in breast milk after fat and lactose. (
  • Of the more than 100 different HMOs found in human breast milk, 2'-FL is the most abundant and recent studies support its ability to help establish beneficial gut bacteria, like Bifidobacteria , in infants. (
  • Thus, innovations in the large-scale production of HMOs can help to provide some of the health benefits-for example, helping to establish a healthy microbiota, blocking the attachment of pathogens, and providing immune development support, among others-associated with human breast milk [in infant formula], say the companies. (
  • If you have nursed a baby within the year before breast augmentation, you may produce milk for a few days after surgery. (
  • Breast milk purchased online could be unhealthy, a new study finds. (
  • Human breast milk is sold for babies on several online sites for a few dollars an ounce, but a new study says buyer beware: Testing showed it can contain potentially dangerous bacteria including salmonella. (
  • The warning comes from researchers who bought and tested 101 breast milk samples sold by women on one popular site. (
  • Breast milk is also provided through milk banks, whose clients include hospitals. (
  • With Internet sites, "you have very few ways to know for sure what you are getting is really breast milk and that it's safe to feed your baby," said Sarah Keim, the lead author and a researcher at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. (
  • Because the consequences can be serious, it is not a good idea to obtain breast milk in this way. (
  • Sources for bacteria found in the study aren't known but could include donors' skin, breast pumps used to extract milk, or contamination from improper shipping methods, Keim said. (
  • There are many milk-sharing sites online, including several that provide milk for free. (
  • Breanna Clemons of Dickinson, N.D., is a donor who found a local woman who needed breast milk through one of the online sites where milk is offered free. (
  • Clemons is breast-feeding her 7-month-old and stores excess milk in her freezer. (
  • The drinks they examined included "sugar-sweetened beverages" such as soft drinks, syrups, fruit drinks, 100% fruit juices without any added sugar, milk-based sugary drinks, sports drinks, and energy drinks. (
  • Brand new, includes 150 milk bags and carry bag. (
  • 3. ENLARGED PITUITARY CONDITION -- The pituitary gland in addition to producing other hormones for glands like the adrenals (ACTH), growth hormones (GH), thryoid (TSH), follicles for hair (FSH), to name a few, also produces the prolactin hormone (PRL) for breast milk growth. (
  • 5. DUCT ECTASIA in older women can increase milk secretion in the breasts. (
  • 2) Mutifunctional breast pump, it can be used for milk suction, feeding and storage, also have massage function during suction. (
  • 8) All parts which touch with breast milk are nontoxic and food grade, adapt to breast and breast milk. (
  • In other words, your breasts are producing more milk than is being consumed by your baby. (
  • Breast engorgement can occur in the early days of breastfeeding, as your body is establishing how much milk needs to be stored in order to feed your baby. (
  • As you diminish your baby's consumption of milk, your breasts will take some time to adjust and to produce less milk. (
  • Finally, breast engorgement is common in women who have chosen not to breastfeed, as their breasts adjust to the fact that they will not need to continue producing milk. (
  • When your breasts first begin to make milk after you deliver your baby, they may feel warm, swollen, and heavy, even uncomfortably so. (
  • If you find the soreness of your breasts is worsening, or you notice redness or lumpiness to the skin, or pain or burning when feeding, you may have plugged milk ducts or "mastitis" (an infection of the breast). (
  • Plugged milk ducts generally means symptoms of redness, lumpiness, and/or increased pain in the breast secondary to too much milk. (
  • If you are at high risk, you may need mammograms earlier or more frequently or you may need a different type of test, such as a breast MRI. (
  • Although mammograms often include measures, women are rarely told about them. (
  • If you know you have dense breasts, you may choose to have more clinical exams or mammograms than you would otherwise. (
  • Or you may choose to have an MRI, which doesn't become harder to read in cases of dense breasts the way mammograms do. (
  • In the new study, researchers found that in mammograms done a year apart, breast density went up for 85% of the women in the replacement group, and this increase in density could explain the increased cancer risk in that group. (
  • Women should perform monthly breast self-exams (beginning at age 20), receive clinical breast exams (beginning at age 20), and receive yearly screening mammograms (beginning at age 40) to help detect breast cancer in its earliest stages , when the chances of survival are the greatest. (
  • All women 40 years of age and older should have annual screening mammograms, practice monthly breast self-exams, and have yearly clinical breast exams. (
  • Women with a family history of breast cancer or those who test positive for the BRCA1 (breast cancer gene 1) or BRCA2 (breast cancer gene 2) mutations may want to talk to their physicians about beginning annual screening mammograms earlier than age 40, as early as age 25 in some cases. (
  • The clinical trials of screening for breast cancer that informed the recent Marmot review 1 made no attempt to measure quality of life, but a surrogate for that might be mastectomy rate in screened compared with unscreened populations. (
  • 26 underwent breast-conserving therapy plus radiotherapy, and 24 had modified radical mastectomy. (
  • Surgical treatment involves either removal of the lump (lympectomy) or removal of the entire breast (mastectomy). (
  • In women who undergo mastectomy, early or delayed breast reconstruction is commonly performed. (
  • Rather, it's Cotting's statistics away from the sport that will likely earn her consideration for rowing's top honor: four lumpectomies, one mastectomy, one breast reconstruction, and no symptoms of secondary lymphedema, a nonfatal yet incurable side effect of breast cancer surgery that can cause numbing, swelling and infection of the arm or hand. (
  • Over the next nine months she endured nine different surgeries, including a mastectomy of her left breast and a reconstruction that kept her in intensive care for four days. (
  • Jolie chose to have a prophylactic mastectomy, surgery to remove her breasts, in order to reduce her risk of developing cancer. (
  • As a result of the cancer both his breasts had to be removed in a double mastectomy. (
  • One immediate family member with breast cancer doubles a woman's risk. (
  • A woman's chance of getting breast cancer nearly doubles between ages 50 and 75. (
  • Two studies reported in April at the American Assn. for Cancer Research 101st Annual Meeting 2010 found that if a woman's breast density changes, so does her risk of breast cancer - if density goes up, so does risk, and vice versa. (
  • There are two genes where mutations are known to change a woman's risk of breast cancer, and they are called BRCA1 and BRCA2. (
  • The Informed Woman's Guide to Breast Health, Breast Changes That Are Not Cancer" (1992) by Kerry McGuinn. (
  • NCI's Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool uses a woman's risk factors to estimate her risk for breast cancer during the next five years and up to age 90. (
  • The benefits from immunotherapy are clearly emerging in early and metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, likely with PD-L1 expression. (
  • A study combined the risk of 102 SNPs associated with breast cancer and 103 SNPs associated with prostate cancer into a single risk factor, called a polygenic risk score, to better estimate breast and prostate cancer risk in men with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation. (
  • The most common cause of hereditary breast cancer is an inherited mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene. (
  • On average, a woman with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation has up to a 7 in 10 chance of getting breast cancer by age 80. (
  • Inherited changes in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes or in other genes that increase the risk of breast cancer. (
  • Women who have certain gene mutations , such as a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, have an increased risk of breast cancer. (
  • The new tests include comprehensive testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 encompassing an analysis of all exons and adjacent intronic regions. (
  • Other symptoms include rapid increase in breast size, redness, persistent itching, skin hot to touch. (
  • There may or may not be a lump in the breast, and there may be redness, oozing and crusting, and a sore that does not heal. (
  • SCOUT has received significant recognition from medical societies and industry associations including the 2016 Scientific Impact Award from the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the 2017 Gold Award for Medical Design Excellence and the 2018 Premier Breakthrough Technology Award. (
  • Kase AM, Menke D, Tan W (2018) Breast cancer metastasis to the bladder: a literature review. (
  • A 2018 study in JAMA Oncology , for instance, found that women in the Netherlands with breast implants were also at a higher risk of developing ALCL, though their overall risk of developing the disease remained low. (
  • on behalf of the International Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Working Group on Breast Cancer (2018). (
  • There is growing evidence that drugs approved for the treatment of breast cancer in women are also effective and well tolerated in men, according to the largest real-life study yet to investigate treatment and outcomes in men with breast cancer and two further studies to be reported at ESMO 2018. (
  • THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Ibrance (palbociclib) capsules has been widened to include men with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or spreading (metastatic) breast cancer, the agency said Thursday in a news release. (
  • The MEK/MAPK pathway is commonly activated in HER2-positive breast cancer, but little investigation of targeting this pathway has been undertaken. (
  • Here we present the results of an in vitro preclinical evaluation of refametinib, an allosteric MEK1/2 inhibitor, in HER2-positive breast cancer cell lines including models of acquired resistance to trastuzumab or lapatinib. (
  • A panel of HER2-positive breast cancer cells were profiled for mutational status and also for anti-proliferative response to refametinib alone and in combination with the PI3K inhibitor (PI3Ki) copanlisib and the HER2-targeted therapies trastuzumab and lapatinib. (
  • Refametinib has anti-proliferative effects when used alone in 2/3 parental HER2-positive breast cancer cell lines (HCC1954, BT474), along with 3 models of these 2 cell lines with acquired trastuzumab or lapatinib resistance (6 cell lines tested). (
  • A novel combination has boosted responses in women with high-risk, HER2-negative breast cancer . (
  • Pfizer Inc. today announced detailed overall survival data from the PALOMA-3 trial, which evaluated IBRANCE (palbociclib) in combination with fulvestrant compared to placebo plus fulvestrant in women with hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-) metastatic breast cancer whose disease progressed on or after prior endocrine therapy. (
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Kisqali (ribociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor for the treatment of pre/perimenopausal or postmenopausal women with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer, as initial endocrine-based therapy. (
  • Immunohistochemistry of Paget cells and underlying breast cancer show a more aggressive, HER2-enriched, molecular subtype of breast cancer. (
  • Woman who have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer are at an increased risk - almost double, if that person is a first-degree relative. (
  • It is estimated that 10 percent of women have an inherited risk of breast and ovarian cancer. (
  • Read more about the symptoms of breast cancer . (
  • Know the symptoms of breast engorgement. (
  • In one case, a lobular carcinoma of the breast metastasized to a concurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder. (
  • It is the first reported instance of lobular carcinoma of the breast metastasizing to a squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder. (
  • However, she said with invasive lobular breast cancer, which she removed, you never know if it's going to come back. (
  • Cancer that begins in the lobes or lobules is called lobular carcinoma and is more often found in both breasts than are other types of breast cancer. (
  • According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nearly 7,500 women age 55 and older underwent breast augmentations in 2017. (
  • What is breast enlargement surgery? (
  • The procedure can also be done to reconstruct the breast following breast surgery. (
  • There are tests available, such as Oncotype DX and Mammoprint, that can help determine which women will most likely benefit from chemo after breast surgery. (
  • Rowing has always been at the top of the list of 'don'ts' for women who just had breast cancer surgery," said Kaelin, who was Cotting's surgical oncologist at Dana-Farber and is the director of the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. (
  • Five years of therapy with tamoxifen has been the standard of care for women with early stage, ER-positive breast cancer following "curative" surgery. (
  • It is possible that some frequently occurring symptoms, such as numbness and tenderness, may be related to breast cancer surgery and not LE. (
  • Why choose Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital for your breast enlargement surgery? (
  • If you are looking to undergo breast enlargement surgery, our experienced cosmetic surgeons at Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital are here to provide you with the care you deserve and the aesthetic results you desire. (
  • Deciding whether to undertake breast enlargement surgery or not isn't easy and we understand that undergoing any form of cosmetic surgery is a big step. (
  • If you are considering breast surgery you will need to have a private consultation before proceeding with any surgery. (
  • Why do people choose to have breast enhancement surgery? (
  • It might also increase your chances of having extra tests and interventions, including surgery, even if you're not affected by breast cancer. (
  • The type of surgery and the treatment you have afterwards will depend on the type of breast cancer you have. (
  • The number of men with invasive cancer in one breast who undergo surgery to remove both breasts is on the rise, according to a new report published in JAMA Surgery. (
  • In fact, we were the first in New Jersey to use a stereotactic breast biopsy system and were named a Best Practice Hospital for Patient Navigation and Best Practice Repository by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. (
  • In 2012, 19 infections out of 561 breast surgeries (Standardized infection Ratio (SIR) 3.372, 95% CI 2.09-5.168) led to the discovery that non-sterile radiation probes pierced their sterile sheaths. (
  • Diagnosed in 1994, she went through numerous surgeries and procedures, including 33 radiation treatments. (
  • The report, "Breast Cancer and the Environment - Prioritizing Prevention," indicates that several environmental factors, like how much alcohol a woman consumes, exercise, exposure to industrial waste and pesticides, and socioeconomic factors can play a role. (
  • Between the years of 2008 to 2010, the National Institutes of Health spent $357 million on environmental and prevention-related research in breast cancer. (
  • From 2006 to 2010, the Department of Defense spent $52.2 million on prevention-oriented research, about 8.6 percent of the money devoted to breast cancer. (
  • Aunt Minnie (7/9) reports that patient age, breast density, and radiation exposure are among the strongest, direct risk factors for breast cancer, according to a new etiology model published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention . (
  • To improve access to treatment, Congress passed the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act, external icon which allows states to use Medicaid to cover treatment for women diagnosed with cancer through the NBCCEDP. (
  • For information about risk factors and protective factors for breast cancer, see the PDQ summary on Breast Cancer Prevention . (
  • Our caring and compassionate physicians and staff are solely dedicated to the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. (
  • Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil have been repeatedly linked to breast cancer prevention and even in positive treatment results. (
  • Because the second study did find that supplements weren't as effective as the food sources, you would likely be better off getting your omega 3 fats from food in order to see the most promising breast cancer prevention and treatment results. (
  • Lastly, a breast cancer prevention diet should also include pomegranates, as they have also been shown to prevent and help treat breast cancer. (
  • Understanding its pathogenesis, morphological features and various risk-factors, including family history holds a great promise for the treatment, early detection and prevention of this cancer. (
  • For those women found to have an elevated lifetime risk, the Breast Cancer Surveillance and Prevention Program offers access to genetic testing, advanced screenings and other interventions to make healthy lifestyle changes. (
  • Further research on the connection between depression and breast cancer risk could eventually help with the prevention of breast cancer. (
  • Men who have an abnormal BRCA2 gene have a higher risk of breast cancer than men who don't -- about 8% by the time they're 80 years old. (
  • For the other piece of the RIBOTAC complex, its drug-like molecule, Disney chose Targaprimir-96, a molecule engineered by his lab in 2016 to bind with a microRNA oncogene known to boost cancer cell proliferation, especially in difficult-to-treat triple-negative breast cancer, miRNA-96. (
  • About 5.3% of US women aged 40 to 64 were eligible for NBCCEDP breast cancer screening services during 2016-2017. (
  • Mastitis is a common cause of tenderness, swelling and pain in breast, owing to inflammation in the mammary gland, Breast infection may occur in some cases. (
  • From a mild tingling in the breasts, a gentle swelling, or an aching soreness, the breasts go through changes in response to the shifting hormones in your body that are an early sign of pregnancy. (
  • Invasion of the local lymphatic ducts impairs drainage and causes edematous swelling of the breast. (
  • Of all breast cancer cases, 85 percent occur in woman 50 or older. (
  • Versican G3 enhanced breast cancer cell invasion to bone stromal cells or osteoblast cells appears to occur through enhancing EGFR/ERK or AKT signaling. (
  • Leaking or rupturing of the implant may occur as a result of an injury, or even from the normal compression and movement of the breast and implant. (
  • Breast cancer is more likely to occur as a woman ages. (
  • In rare cases, congenital breast anomalies can occur. (
  • Inflammatory breast cancer [1] is one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer that can occur in women of any age (and, extremely rarely, in men). (
  • Breast engorgement can also occur when you are weaning off of breastfeeding, and even night-weaning. (
  • Breast cancer may occur in men. (
  • It found that women who consumed the most EPA and DHA (omega-3s) had a 26 - 28% reduced risk for breast cancer recurrence than those women who consumed the least amount of the fats. (
  • NBCF conducted a survey of breast cancer survivors and discovered that the #1 topic of interest for these women is risk of recurrence. (
  • That's why we partnered with Lillie D. Shockney, former Director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, nurse, and two-time breast cancer survivor, to create this Recurrence eBook. (
  • HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, and AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS - Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, today announced the inclusion of its breast cancer recurrence test MammaPrint in St. Gallen's 2009 International Expert Consensus on the primary therapy of early breast cancer. (
  • Currently, MammaPrint is the only breast cancer recurrence assay available that accurately yields a binary result, without an intermediate group, addressing the panel's recommendations. (
  • Studies of women who have moved from Japan, known for low cancer rates, to the United States, show that their breast cancer risk increases once living here for a prolonged period of time. (
  • But when these genes contain abnormalities or mutations that are passed from generation to generation, the genes don't function normally and breast, ovarian, prostate, and other cancer risk increases. (
  • An Early Detection Plan (EDP) significantly increases the chances of surviving breast cancer. (
  • 1 The risk of breast cancer increases with age. (
  • Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has or has ever had blood clots or breast cancer, if you have had a heart attack or a stroke, or if you have any condition that increases the risk that you will develop blood clots. (
  • As the risk of breast cancer increases with age, all women who are 50 to 70 years old are invited for breast cancer screening every three years. (
  • A risk factor is anything that increases your chances of getting a disease, such as breast cancer. (
  • Being overweight or obese increases breast cancer risk. (
  • We know that young women in their teens, if they get exposed to radiation for whatever reason, it can raise the risk for breast cancer significantly," yet that is not the case for women in their 30's. (
  • There are groups of individuals who are more at risk for breast cancer. (
  • Gaudet says women who want to lower their risk for breast cancer can make other lifestyle changes. (
  • Talk to your doctor if you think you may be at risk for breast cancer. (
  • Breast tenderness is as a sign of pregnancy. (
  • Which chemotherapy drugs are used for breast cancer? (
  • the Panel supported the use of a validated multigene-profiling assay, if readily available, as an adjunct to high-quality phenotyping of breast cancer in cases in which the indication for adjuvant chemotherapy remained uncertain. (
  • Chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy may be necessary, but the specific treatment often depends on the characteristics of the underlying breast cancer. (
  • Dr. Khaled's lab has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a licensing agreement that will accelerate the therapy's path to clinical trials. (
  • Screening tests for breast cancer are being studied in clinical trials. (
  • Predictive discrimination of benign and malignant breast lesions was examined using area under the receiver operating characteristic curve (AUC). (
  • A personal history of benign (noncancer) breast disease. (
  • Practice changes included high-level disinfection (HLD) of radiation probes used in surgical fields, use of disposable hair bonnets, anchoring drains, and revised prepping. (
  • Treatment with radiation therapy to the breast/chest. (
  • Her doctor will then perform a complete examination of both breasts to evaluate for masses and nipple discharge. (
  • We're not studying women who all have a breast cancer gene," added co-author Dale Sandler, chief of the Epidemiology Branch at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. (
  • See Breast Cancer Gene Expression Tests for more information. (
  • Some risk factors for breast cancer are things you cannot change, such as getting older or inheriting certain gene changes. (
  • About 5% to 10% of breast cancer cases are thought to be hereditary, meaning that they result directly from gene changes (mutations) passed on from a parent. (
  • If you have inherited a mutated copy of either gene from a parent, you have a higher risk of breast cancer. (
  • These gene mutations are much less common, and most of them do not increase the risk of breast cancer as much as the BRCA genes. (
  • Breast cancer is sometimes caused by inherited gene mutations (changes). (
  • Men who have a mutated gene related to breast cancer also have an increased risk of breast cancer. (
  • In the treatment of breast cancer, dose-dense paclitaxel is often assumed to be more toxic than weekly paclitaxel, but investigators from Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center in Huntington, West Virginia, reported that the regimens have a comparable tolerability profile. (
  • Furthermore, we offer an up-to-date overview of studies which have looked into drugs functioning on the pathogenesis of GD including rituximab and treatment concentrating on the thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor (TSHR) aswell as the near future leads for brand-new therapies for GD which have not really been mentioned jointly in previous testimonials. (
  • 13% of all cancer treatment costs in the United States are for breast cancer. (
  • Breast cancer has the highest treatment cost of any cancer. (
  • As a single-fraction treatment therapy for early-stage breast cancer, Xoft IORT is a viable and verified treatment option that appears well-aligned with the core elements of the proposed model. (
  • Chemo can be used as the main treatment for women whose cancer has spread outside the breast and underarm area, either when it is diagnosed or after initial treatments. (
  • All nine members of the One in Nine crew team-named after the national statistic that purports that one in nine women will be afflicted by breast cancer-were breast cancer survivors defying conventional wisdom about life after treatment. (
  • Nutrition is an important, but sometimes overlooked, part of breast cancer treatment. (
  • In addition to MammaPrint, the company also offers TargetPrint to further improve breast cancer treatment options. (
  • The money funds breast cancer health education, screening, and treatment programs. (
  • From basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth information on specific cancer types - including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options - you'll find it here. (
  • For more information, see the PDQ summary on Male Breast Cancer Treatment . (
  • Breast cancer among men is rare -- just 2,670 cases are estimated for all of 2019, which represents fewer than 1 percent of all predicted cases of the disease. (
  • And the relationship can be very strong: Evidence shows that for women with extremely dense breasts, the cancer risk can be four to six times higher than for women whose breasts are not dense. (
  • If she has dense breasts, she might consider not taking hormones. (
  • and Dy, dysplastic breast with sheets of dense parenchyma) and Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BIRADS) of the American College of Radiology density classification (fatty, scattered fibroglandular density, heterogeneously dense, and extremely dense). (
  • 0.001), and BPE of the contralateral healthy breast ( P = 0.0019) as independent predictors for breast cancer diagnosis. (
  • Combination of the three significant biomarkers achieved an AUC value of 0.98 for breast cancer diagnosis. (
  • According to the study, the increased risk equates to 1 extra breast cancer diagnosis for every 7,690 women using hormonal contraceptives for 1 year. (
  • Researchers know that other genetic variants, called single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), also are linked to breast and prostate cancer. (
  • But fewer than 10 percent of breast cancer cases have a genetic link. (
  • There are at least 25 risk factors beyond a genetic link-including just being a woman-that increase the risk of getting breast cancer. (
  • Does and should breast cancer genetic counselling include lifestyle advice? (
  • To optimally inform counselees about their and their relatives' risks, information about lifestyle risk factors, e.g. physical activity and alcohol consumption, might be discussed in breast cancer genetic counselling. (
  • First and follow-up consultations with 192 consecutive counselees for breast cancer genetic counselling were videotaped and coded for discussion of lifestyle topics. (
  • Counsellors should be educated about effects of lifestyle and research should be conducted on how to best integrate lifestyle information in breast cancer genetic counselling. (
  • A pre-visit tailored website enhances counselees' realistic expectations and knowledge and fulfils information needs for breast cancer genetic counselling. (
  • Mary-Claire King was the first to demonstrate that there is a genetic predisposition for breast cancer. (
  • Quick onset of symptoms is typical, the breast often looks swollen and red, or "inflamed", sometimes overnight, and are easy to misdiagnose as mastitis. (
  • Inflammatory breast cancer is an uncommon type of breast cancer in which the breast is warm, red, and swollen. (
  • Hoberman groups breast cancer risk into two larger categories: factors that are preventable, such as lifestyle choices, and those that are natural, such as physical make-up and genetics. (
  • Corrected: 11 am 5/16 ] A sort of perfect storm of celebrity and media has hit the world of breast-cancer genetics. (
  • My congratulations to King for her accomplishments and here's hoping that the movie may make both King and the genetics of breast cancer better known around the world. (
  • Start self-breast exams early and keep an open mind. (
  • Provided more than 13 million breast and cervical cancer screening exams. (
  • Breast self-exams are done every month. (
  • Ask for more information about how to do breast self-exams. (
  • All exams are read by a team of fellowship-trained, sub-specialized breast radiologists. (
  • All women between 20 and 39 years of age should practice monthly breast self-exams and have a physician performed clinical breast exam at least every three years. (
  • Your doctor will tell you how to properly examine your breasts and whether you should have these exams more often than once a year because of your personal or family medical history. (
  • Breast self-exams are an optional screening tool for women to check themselves for early signs of breast cancer. (
  • Performing these exams monthly can help you familiarize yourself with the look and feel of your breasts so that you can more easily detect changes. (
  • [1] X Research source Though breast self-exams were once thought to be essential to screening for breast cancer, they are now considered a helpful, optional tool. (
  • Some women like to perform regular breast self-exams. (
  • No study has proven that breast self-exams decrease the risk of breast cancer death, which is why many experts do not recommend them. (
  • As a matter of fact, in the second study, researchers found no link between supplements and breast cancer outcomes. (
  • Ella Gilmore, the deputy director of Orange County Health and Family Services, described her experience of living through cancer in both breasts. (
  • Breast augmentation, or augmentation mammoplasty, is a procedure to reshape the breast with an implant to make it larger. (
  • Obviously the biggest advantage of natural appearing breast augmentation is that no one will know you're augmented unless you want them to know. (
  • If you are still unsure about breast augmentation and whether it is right for you, look out for our cosmetic open events and mini 1-to-1 advice sessions which are regularly held at our hospital. (
  • What are the benefits of breast augmentation? (
  • Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast. (
  • Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. (
  • Malignant breast disease is very rare in children and in adolescents. (
  • Chazelas and colleagues accounted for potential confounders, including age, sex, education, hereditary risk of cancer, and lifestyle factors - such as smoking behavior and exercise patterns. (
  • Without the benefit of the Internet, in the 1970s, King began working on her theory that there could be a hereditary link in some families with breast cancer. (
  • Hereditary breast cancer makes up about 5% to 10% of all breast cancer. (
  • Included in the study were four carcinomas containing a mixed population of epithelial and myoepithelial cells identified using morphological features at the light microscopic level which were found amongst a review of 500 archival cases and two recently accessioned cases. (
  • For the last 10 years, the rate of new breast cancer cases has increased. (
  • 2 The rate of new breast cancer cases is highest among non-Hispanic white women, but death rates are highest among black women. (
  • This may change the appearance of your breast or, in some cases, cause discomfort. (
  • Among all these cases were 693 of breast cancer , 291 of prostate cancer , and 166 colorectal cancer. (
  • As researchers followed the women for an average of eight years, they found 2,794 cases of breast cancer. (
  • 14,000 cases and 226,000 noncases from 42 studies were included. (
  • IBC makes up only a small percentage of breast cancer cases (1-6% in the USA [4] ). (
  • A large number of IBC cases present as triple negative breast cancer (TNBC). (
  • Male breast cancer makes up less than 1% of all cases of breast cancer. (
  • Similarly, GATA3 and HER-2 are expressed in around 90% of the cases, and can be used for the confirmation, including CK7 negative Paget disease. (