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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 »
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 »
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 »
Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Oct 2012 2:39pm -Micropapillary breast carcinoma (or invasive micropapillary carcinoma IMPC) is a type of otherwise 'typical' invasive ductal carcinoma which exhibits a unique and characteristic growth pattern.  -Invasive micropapillary breast carcinoma is a very aggressive form of breast cancer, with a very high rate of lymph node metastas ... Read on »
Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Mon 24 Oct 0012 12:00am -Micropapillary breast carcinoma (or invasive micropapillary carcinoma IMPC) is a type of otherwise 'typical' invasive ductal carcinoma which exhibits a unique and characteristic growth pattern.  -Invasive micropapillary breast carcinoma is a very aggressive form of breast cancer, with a very high rate of lymph node metasta ... Read on »
The risk posed by ductal carcinoma in patients with prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Thu 07 Jan 2010 12:00am A  paper from an Australian pathology group has suggested that, “Any proportion of ductal adenocarcinoma in radical prostatectomy specimens predicts extraprostatic extension.” This paper by Samaratunga et al. addresses the risk posed by ductal carcinoma based on data from 268 consecutive patients who had radical p ... Read on »
P53 in tumor-associated fibroblasts in invasive ductal carcinoma by Mark Pool, MD Posted Fri 09 Jul 2010 8:04pm Hasebe et al. have authored an interesting article in a recent Modern Pathology (2010;23:662-672) which builds on their earlier work that showed P53 expression in tumor-stromal fibroblasts (TSF) not forming fibrotic foci to be an important predictor of outcome in patients with invasive ductal carcinoma. The fibrotic focus has been shown t ... Read on »
Featured Clinical Trial: Targeting HER2 in the Treatment of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 9:00pm Targeting HER2 in the Treatment of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Name of the Trial Phase III Randomized Study of Radiotherapy with Versus without Trastuzumab (Herceptin) in Women with HER2-Positive Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Who Underwent Lumpectomy (NSABP-B-43). See the protocol summary . ... Read on »