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Surgery: Having to do with breast cancer surgery types and outcomes.

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12/06/15
Heavily treated DCIS is less likely to progress to invasive breast cancer in the long term
07/20/14
HER2 status of lymph nodes can differ from that of primary breast tumor
05/31/14
Morphine promotes growth of existing mammary tumors and reduces survival in mice
05/26/14
Breast cancer surgery should not be omitted in relatively healthy ER+ older women
03/09/14
Reconstruction using fat tissue enriched with fat stem cells could promote metastasis of triple negative breast cancer
03/31/13
Delay in breast cancer surgery could affect survival
01/20/13
Triple negative and some HER2+ subtypes have up to 11% rate of locoregional recurrence after mastectomy
09/16/12
Axillary node dissection unnecessary for early breast cancer patients with sentinel node micrometastases
09/10/12
Some breast cancer patients are not receiving optimal breast conserving treatment
06/18/12
Core needle biopsies might influence the site of breast cancer relapse
06/13/12
It's too early to regrow breasts using fat stem cells
05/24/12
Multifocal breast cancer is treated less successfully than unifocal breast cancer
05/13/12
A story of long-term stage IV HER2+ breast cancer survival
04/25/12
Bilateral mastectomy can improve ER-/PR- breast cancer survival in some cases
04/03/12
Small lymph node negative triple negative tumors can have good prognosis
03/19/12
Risk of DCIS relapse or progression to invasive cancer continues at least 20 years
03/04/12
Lumpectomy plus radiation is as effective as mastectomy for many early-stage breast cancer patients
01/03/12
Omitting axillary dissection for sentinel node micrometastases means higher risk of recurrence
12/21/11
No need for axillary lymph node dissection when sentinel lymph node biopsy is negative
12/17/11
Women undergoing breast conserving treatment can have ongoing side effects
12/04/11
Lumpectomy vs. mastectomy rates vary by type of breast cancer
11/10/11
Lumpectomy is not inferior to mastectomy for appropriately selected triple negative patients
10/18/11
Previous appendectomy is associated with cancer in Jewish BRCA mutation carriers
10/01/11
Inappropriate omission of radiation after breast-conserving surgery is becoming more common
09/29/11
Axillary dissection in patients with occult sentinel lymph node metastases does not improve survival
09/26/11
At least 8% of women still have lymphedema five years after breast cancer surgery
08/24/11
Morphine promotes ER+/PR+ and ER-/PR- breast cancer cell migration
07/15/11
Lobular and ductal breast cancer have different lymph node metastasis patterns
07/12/11
Pathological complete response after chemotherapy predicts favorable outcome
07/07/11
Metastasis stimulated by breast cancer surgery is reduced in rats with new treatments
07/01/11
High body mass index increases risk of lymphedema
06/25/11
Regular breast cancer surveillance should continue years after lumpectomy
05/19/11
Some women with close margins after lumpectomy face increased risk of recurrence
05/06/11
Preoperative MRI can improve surgical management of lobular breast cancer
03/25/11
Skin-sparing mastectomy not linked to increased breast cancer recurrence
03/17/11
Radiation after lumpectomy reduces recurrence for DCIS survivors
02/23/11
27% of tumors with LCIS found in core needle biopsy also have invasive breast cancer
02/21/11
Long-term outcomes for DCIS patients can vary significantly according to treatment decisions
02/20/11
Effectiveness of MRI in monitoring effectiveness of chemotherapy depends on subtype
02/19/11
Rate of needle biopsy compared to surgical biopsy is too low
02/09/11
Axillary lymph node dissection may not be necessary in women with positive lymph nodes
02/08/11
Lumpectomy may be less effective in young breast cancer patients
01/28/11
Undetected lymph node micrometastases do not greatly reduce overall survival
12/15/10
Breast cancer surgery activates genes implicated in metastasis of residual cancer
11/19/10
Factors predicting upstaging from DCIS to invasive breast cancer at time of biopsy
11/05/10
Positive lymph nodes reduce breast cancer survival, especially among old women
11/04/10
Pre-operative MRIs find additional disease in 20% of lobular breast cancer patients
10/19/10
Residual disease can be prevented for many breast cancer patients with 2 mm clean margins
10/03/10
Lobular breast cancer micrometastases may incorrectly be classified as isolated tumor cells
09/21/10
Axillary dissection may not be necessary in some women with positive lymph nodes
09/08/10
Sentinel node micrometastases do not reduce breast cancer survival in early years
09/01/10
Surgery to remove breasts and ovaries reduces cancer risks among BRCA1/2 carriers
08/17/10
Lumpectomy has worse prognosis than mastectomy for young women
06/15/10
NSAID given during breast cancer surgery might reduce risk of recurrence
06/04/10
Clear surgical margins of at least 1 mm reduce rate of local recurrence
05/05/10
Prognostic significance of number of positive axillary lymph nodes
04/21/10
Radiation after surgery for DCIS reduces risk of local recurrence
03/22/10
Breast reduction surgery may be combined with lumpectomy for DCIS
03/17/10
Postmenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer should have MRI of the other breast
03/04/10
Delay in radiation treatment for breast cancer increases risk of local recurrence
02/27/10
Mastectomy of the other breast improves survival in some cases
01/14/10
Physical therapy begun early can prevent lymphedema after axillary lymph node dissection
01/12/10
Risk of breast cancer seeding varies according to needle biopsy method
11/19/09
General anesthesia during surgery and morphine can increase risk of breast cancer recurrence

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