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Clinical Articles / BY: F. Michelle Sutter, MD, FRCSC March 2018
... is not necessary after mastectomy for DCIS. Invasive node-negative breast cancer   In general, adjuvant whole-breast radiation ... therapy is delivered in an accelerated fashion over 16 to 20 sessions. Depending on patient factors such as large breast size, potential ...
Editorials / BY: Rona E. Cheifetz, MD, MEd, FRCSC, FACS March 2018
... a greater range of reconstructive options. Axillary lymph node surgery has also evolved, with sentinel lymph node biopsy being ... an improvement in outcomes for breast cancer over the past 20 years with more individualized and multimodal treatment options. As our ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Connie G. Chiu, MD, FRCSC March 2018
... The estimated risk for patients undergoing axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is 20%, compared with 5% for sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB).[ 1 ] However, a ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Rebecca Warburton, MD, FRCSC March 2018
... detrimental to cosmesis.[ 17,18 ] Reoperation occurs in 20% to 30% of BCS cases.[19] Local in-breast recurrence after BCS and radiation ... for all patients with invasive breast cancer. Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) has now been replaced by sentinel lymph node biopsy ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Christine E. Simmons, MD, MSc, FRCPC March 2018
... largely accepted as the standard of care in patients with node-positive or high-risk node-negative breast cancer.[ 3 ] Currently, ... ER-positive and HER2-negative, 35% were HER2-positive, and 20% were triple-negative. While there has been a trend toward decreased use of ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Kenneth M. Madden, MD, MSc March 2017
... hypotension as a drop in systolic blood pressure of 20 mm Hg or a drop in diastolic blood pressure of 10 mm Hg after standing ... stenosis in older adults) and arrhythmias (usually sinus node disease or heart blocks). Cardiac syncope has a significant associated ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Kristy Cho, May 2014
... require nodal sampling with either a sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) or axillary dissection. Occasionally, pathologic examination ... domains involving pain, social, and physical performance,[ 20 ] preoperative CNB diagnosis assists with treatment planning and has no ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Rana S. A. Khan, MBBS, January/February 2013
... survival, recurrence of tumor, resection margin, or lymph node harvest for both total number and number of positive nodes. The overall ... male) at Chilliwack Hospital. Patients ranged in age from 20 to 90 (mean 68 years) and exhibited the disease characteristics summarized ...
Clinical Articles / BY: J.E. Albrecht, MD January/February 2008
... purulent gingi­vitis and a 1-cm tender left axillary lymph node. Chest auscultation was limited by the patient’s agitated state. Heart ... < 50 U/L), and aspartate aminotrasferase level was normal at 20 and rose to 44 U/L (reference range < 36 U/L).  Bilirubin levels were ...
Clinical Articles / BY: H.F. Kennecke, MD, MHA, FRCPC, April 2006
... into a benefit of 6% in absolute terms. In patients with node-positive breast cancer there was also a 40% reduction in risk of death, ... a baseline bone density test should be performed. [20]  AIs may also have an adverse effect on lipid profile and there is a ...