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Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Mar 0014 12:00am Breast carcinoma with a prominent (pseudo) micropapillary pattern Numerous small pseudo-papillary clusters of cells No fibrovascular cores Frequent central lumen formation in clusters Peripherally located nuclei frequently bulge out with knobby appearance, "the hedgehog" tumor Clusters surrounded by clear spaces One or only a few clust ... Read on »
Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Mar 2014 5:08pm DefinitionBreast carcinoma with a prominent (pseudo) micropapillary patternDiagnostic CriteriaNumerous small pseudo-papillary clusters of cellsClusters surrounded by clear spacesSpaces surrounded by loose fibrocollagenous stromaFrequent high nuclear grade reported in some seriesFrequently has abundant eosinophilic cytoplasmFrequent lymphatic in ... Read on »
What is an Adequate Margin for Breast-Conserving Surgery? Surgeon Attitudes and Correlates by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 12:00am Michelle Azu, MD, Paul Abrahamse, MA, Steven J. Katz, MD, MPH, Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, and Monica Morrow, MD Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York; Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor ... Read on »
A message about breast cancer by Carol Yeh-Garner Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 3:44pm Breast Cancer is a topic that is close to my heart. My mother & several of my aunts have battled against it. All but one has won. I'm doing what I can to improve my chances of being cancer-free by taking Juice Plus whole food supplements to increase the phytonutrients in my body, eliminating toxins in my bodycare products by using Miessence certifi ... Read on »
Christina Applegate's Breast Cancer Diagnosis by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Wed 06 Aug 2008 10:15am Christina Applegate’s diagnosis of breast cancer at age 36, brings to our awareness the question, why now, after so many millions spent on cancer research, do so many women still get and die of breast cancer? This diagnosis in such a young celebrity will incite a new media frenzy for more donations for cancer research. Cancer research means m ... Read on »
Female reproductive pathology quiz by pathologystudent Posted Mon 05 Nov 2012 10:00am Here’s a little quiz on female reproductive (and breast) pathology. Answers and explanations are posted at the bottom. 1. A 32-year-old woman had a firm nodule palpable on her uterus three years ago noted on a routine physical examination. The nodule has slowly increased in size and is now about twice the size it was when first disc ... Read on »
10 year old breast cancer patient by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Sun 26 Apr 2009 12:24am I participate in a variety of message boards, forums, etc. I was made aware of this last night. There is nothing else I can say except if you are a praying person keep Hannah in your thoughts. My ten year old daughter was just diagnosed yesterday (confirmed today) with breast cancer. I have been searching for similar cases but have ... Read on »
Battling Breast Cancer: Choosing Sunlight Over Darkness by Posted Fri 11 May 2012 8:25am You go for your yearly mammogram, no problem. Then you get "the postcard." You go back expecting they just needed a better angle perhaps. You get the results and your head spins with words like CANCER, bilateral and major vs. minor and all sorts of things. AttyPatty , a 60-year-old breast cancer survivor fighting invasive ductal carcin ... Read on »
No Boobs About It by Momgoingcrazy Posted Tue 18 Jan 2011 10:07am A while back I received an email from Jean Campbell, breast cancer survivor and author over at . She wanted to know if she could do a feature about me on her website. I told her I would definitely be interested, so we then spoke on the phone and she told me the things she wanted me to address in my story, then wished ... Read on »
It is that time of year again… by Momgoingcrazy Posted Tue 04 Oct 2011 12:01am (in my best announcer voice)… BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH!!!! Everywhere you turn, you see that pink ribbon. It pops up on everything from cartons of eggs to toilet paper, but do you think people are really aware? I don’t. Before being diagnosed, I was a happy, 28 year old, mother of two and nursing student. The last thing I th ... Read on »