Gibbs, "Pretreatment prognostic value of dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging vascular, texture, shape, and size parameters compared with traditional survival indicators obtained from locally advanced breast cancer
patients," Investigative Radiology, vol.
This result suggests that Ki-67 mRNA expression detected by qRT-PCR may predict clinical response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced breast cancer
Paraffin-embedded sections of breast tumours and tumour-draining ALNs from 33 women with large (L: [greater than or equal to]3 cm) and locally advanced breast cancers
(LABCs: T3, 4; N1, 2; M0), enrolled in a study of NAC (108 patients enrolled between 2008 and 2011), were studied .
Sentinel node biopsy before neoadjuvant chemotherapy for determining axillary status and treatment prognosis in locally advanced breast cancer
. Ann Surg Oncol.
-- Inflammatory breast cancer, which used to be covered under the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's recommendations for locally advanced breast cancer
, now has separate guidelines of its own.
Feasibility of immediate breast reconstruction for locally advanced breast cancer
. Ann Surg Oncol.
One study of women with locally advanced breast cancer
found patients used an average of four CAM modalities simultaneously--such as vitamins, nutritional approaches, mind-body therapies, and traditional Chinese medicine.
Radiologists at the Regina Elena Cancer Institute in Rome studied 30 patients with locally advanced breast cancer
scheduled for chemotherapy followed by surgery.
More than half of women with locally advanced breast cancer
are likely to relapse within five years despite chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy in patients with locally advanced breast cancer
is safe and provides important psychological benefits, maintains Mark Sultan, assistant professor of surgery, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York.
Patients who present with locally advanced breast cancer
are at risk for both distant spread and local-regional disease recurrence.
Material and Methods: A total of 119 patients received neo-adjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced breast cancer
followed by definitive surgery.