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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 »
Breast Carcinoma vs. Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Dec 0010 12:00am Some authors have estimated that 4-9% of patients with breast carcinoma will eventually develop second pulmonary carcinomas. As a result, many pathologists have been faced with the problem of trying to determine whether a particular lung carcinoma represents metastatic breast carcinoma or a new primary pulmonary adenocarcinoma. This month, we ... Read on »
Breast Carcinoma vs. Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Dec 2010 10:51pm Some authors have estimated that 4-9% of patients with breast carcinoma will eventually develop second pulmonary carcinomas. As a result, many pathologists have been faced with the problem of trying to determine whether a particular lung carcinoma represents metastatic breast carcinoma or a new primary pulmonary adenocarcinoma. This month, we w ... 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 »
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 »
Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk of Breast Cancer Subtypes by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 7:15am As I have mentioned in previous blogs, alcohol consumption increases breast cancer risk .  This is true for even small amounts of alcohol consumption, which in contrast has been reported to have heart health benefits.  However, it is less clear whether alcohol consumption effects the risk for different forms of breast cancer differently. A n ... Read on »
Revamped CAP resource MyBiopsy.org by Mark Pool, MD Posted Thu 22 Apr 2010 1:41pm The College of American Pathologists recently revamped its excellent Web resource for patients and their families looking for information regarding biopsy reports and disease processes called MyBiopsy.org .  I have referred our local oncologists to this site as a resource for their patients.  Patients and their families can be assured as hig ... Read on »
New News! by Lesa Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:22pm Okay. I have been waiting for this day and then this morning I realized not all my questions would be answered. I have to meet with the oncologist to find out my chemo schedule. (This is the most frightening to me.) So - I had the appt. with Dr Oxley today. MRI came back good: nothing showing in the left breast! Great news. The right ... Read on »
My Thankful Thursday - Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Tammy W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:11pm October is Breast Cancer Awareness month ladies! I'm sure if you are faithful readers of my blog you have already discovered that. I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (cancer) in January of 2006. At the time of diagnosis, I was pregnant with our sixth child and 38 years old. The Lord brought me through it and I am a two and a ha ... Read on »
Fellow Fighter Kelly by megse5 Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:34am Today's guest post was written by a friend of mine from high school. She has had a difficult journey and is currently fighting breast cancer. Please read what she wrote and leave her a comment. If you want to know more about Kelly you can visit her blog at www.bcsurvivor2008.blogspot.com I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age ... Read on »