Tag: "ductal" at medical news
Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression
...ring the sensitivity of each method for diagnosing ductal
carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Mammograms and MRI scans were then assessed independently by different radiologists, and the relative sensitivity of each method of detection was assessed by comparing the biological profiles of mammography-detected DCIS wit...
Molecular marker may help identify pancreatic cancer, and possibly predict survival time
...resent in all living cells). The role of miRNAs in ductal
adenocarcinoma (malignant tumor) of the pancreas i...ted comprehensive cancer center from patients with ductal
adenocarcinoma of the pancreas (n = 65) or chronic pancreatitis (n = 42) (January 2000-December 2005...
Genetic pathways to curable and incurable forms of pancreatic cancer identified
SEATTLE Pancreatic ductal
adenocarcinoma is an almost uniformly fatal diseas..., a small percentage of patients develop a form of ductal
adenocarcinoma associated with cystic lesions that can be detected earlier, is less aggressive and h...
Pancreatic cancer surgery five-year survivors 65 and up live nearly as long as anyone
...ttle reason to operate on patients with pancreatic ductal
cancer, that surgery does little to extend life and improve the quality of life," says Dr. Yeo. "Not too long ago, few lived for five years after diagnosis. Today that's not true. There's been a paradigm shift in the way we treat and think about this...
Blood pressure drugs could help halt pancreatic cancer spread, Jefferson researchers find
... and AT1R are functionally expressed in pancreatic ductal
adenocarcinoma and suggest their involvement in tumor angiogenesis," Dr. Arafat says. She presents her results December 5, 2006 at the Southern Surgical Association meeting in Palm Beach, FL. "High VEGF levels correspond with lymph node metastasis a...
Researchers set benchmarks for screening mammography
...Of all reported cancers, 21.6 percent proved to be ductal
carcinoma in situ, and 78.4 percent were invasive cancers. Of invasive cancers, 37.2 percent were small tumors measuring 10 millimeters or less in diameter, 41.6 percent were mid-sized tumors measuring 11 to 20 millimeters, and 21.2 percent were larg...
MRI more accurately determines cancer spread into breast ducts
...ons that were missed by both examinations were the ductal
extension type, i.e. the tumor included a dominant...extension of cancer cells, with a relatively small ductal
component," said Dr. Shimauchi. MRI was better able to detect the smaller ductal
components than M...
Computer-aided detection improves early breast cancer identification
...5% in diagnostic exams. The greatest impact was on ductal
carcinoma in situ (DCIS), the most common type of non-invasive breast cancer in women, for which CAD increased cancer detection by 14.2%. "Cancer detections were higher in both screening studies and symptomatic patients. This means that CAD shoul...
Boost radiotherapy effective for very early breast cancer
...r patients with the breast-cancer precursor called ductal
carcinoma in situ, or DCIS. We had two main findings notes Guenther Gruber (Kantonsspital, Aarau, Switzerland), lead author of the study: "First, not using radiotherapy in young patients with DCIS resulted in an unacceptable number of women having...
Obesity linked to all types of breast cancer
...over 60 pounds were almost twice as likely to have ductal
type tumors and more than 1.5 times more likely to have lobular type cancers. The risk for metastatic disease increased for all women who gained weight, with the risk greater than three-fold for women who gained over 60 pounds. As expected, weight ga...
Lobular breast cancer can be managed as ductal cancer
...th breast conserving surgery (BCT), as is invasive ductal
carcinoma (IDC), without greater future risk of ra...r Society, the study reveals that when compared to ductal
carcinoma, which is far more common, there is no difference in the success rate of BCT or the number...
Breast conservation a good option for non-invasive, 'early' breast cancer, U-M study shows
...Comprehensive Cancer Center. The condition, called ductal
carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, is being diagnosed more often. It accounts for 22 percent of all breast cancer diagnoses and affects about 62,000 women each year. If left untreated, DCIS can progress to invasive breast cancer, which is the most common ty...
Terahertz imaging may reduce breast cancer surgeries
... were two invasive lobular carcinomas, 14 invasive ductal
carcinomas, three mixed invasive ductal
and lobular carcinomas, two cases of pure ductal
carcinoma in situ and one dense radial scar. In bre...
Use of estrogen by postmenopausal women does not increase risk of breast cancer
... the two groups. A similar reduction was found for ductal
carcinomas, but not for lobular disease. After the...d may decrease the risk of early stage disease and ductal
carcinomas. This result is in clear contrast to the WHI trial of CEE combined with medroxyprogestero...
WHI updated analysis: No increased risk of breast cancer with estrogen-alone
...s suggested that for participants taking estrogen, ductal
carcinomas that occur in the milk ducts of the breast were reduced to a greater extent than lobular carcinomas, which form in the glands where breast milk is made. It is unknown whether any effects on breast tumors will persist over time. According...
New risks identified after early breast cancer
...s than previously thought. In addition, women with ductal
carcinoma in situ (DCIS) who are under 50 years ol...p ILC and slightly less likely to develop invasive ductal
carcinoma (IDC) compared to DCIS patients. The authors also found that LCIS patients had higher rate...
Pregnant women should not ignore breast cancer symptoms
...(83 percent) who had this area evaluated. Invasive ductal
carcinoma comprised the majority of cancers (18 patients). Sixty percent of women had stage III cancer, and 30 percent had stage II. Only one woman had stage I breast cancer, and the remaining woman had stage IV cancer with metastases to the liver. Y...
Estrogen-progestin menopausal hormone therapy and risk of lobular and tubular breast cancer
...obular cancer or tubular cancer than of developing ductal
cancer. The results of a large European study publ...er relative risk of developing tubular cancer than ductal
cancer, when taken for more than five years. The study also confirms previous findings that estrogen...
Study shows MRI can detect breast disease missed by mammography
...g (MRI) is extremely sensitive in the detection of ductal
carcinoma in situ (DCIS). DCIS, or early stage breast carcinoma, is a pre-invasive malignancy and MRI may help identify this type of disease, which may not be visible on a mammogram. This study is published in The Breast Journal. The study examined...
First disease-specific (breast cancer) protein library opens new drug paths
...Another 50 genes were shown to be overexpressed in ductal
carcinoma, one form of breast cancer. The remainder were identified by MedGene, a literature-mining software application developed by the Harvard Institute of Proteomics that searches all titles and abstracts in the Medline database to identify cDNA...