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July 1, 2011: Newsletter


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July 1, 2011: Newsletter

  1. 1. Senology Newsletter Page 1 of 3 - Newsletter International Senologic and Oncologic  Scientific Community  "Connecting specialists worldwide" Editor-in-chief: Gian Paolo Andreoletti, MD Subscribe Unsubscribe Contact Back Issues Connecting Specialists Worldwide Join us on Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube®, LinkedIn®, SlideShare®, Flickr® and Doctorsbook® and share informations, opinions and suggestions. Check out Newspaperand follow our RSS feeds for real-time updates Literature Selection Anderson LN et al.: "Ultraviolet Sunlight Exposure During Adolescence and Adulthood and Breast Cancer Risk: A Population-based Case-Control Study Among Ontario Women", Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print] Richter-Ehrenstein C et al.: "Intraductal papillomas of the breast: Diagnosis and management of 151 patients", Breast. 2011 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print] Allin KH et al.: "Elevated pre-treatment levels of plasma C-reactive protein are associated with poor prognosis after breast cancer: a cohort study", Breast Cancer Res. 2011 Jun 3;13(3):R55. [Epub ahead of print] Barton SR et al.: "The role of ipsilateral breast radiotherapy in management of occult primary breast cancer presenting as axillary lymphadenopathy", Eur J Cancer. 2011 Jun 7. [Epub ahead of print] Hadad S et al.: "Evidence for biological effects of metformin in operable breast cancer: a pre- operative, window-of-opportunity, randomized trial", Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print] Goss PE et al.: "Exemestane for Breast-Cancer Prevention in Postmenopausal Women", N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print] Truin W et al.: "Influence of histology on the effectiveness of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with hormone receptor positive invasive breast cancer", Breast. 2011 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print] McArthur HL et al.: "Adjuvant trastuzumab with chemotherapy is effective in women with small, node- negative, HER2-positive breast cancer", Cancer. 2011 Jun 16. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26171. [Epub ahead of print] Badwe R et al.: "Single-Injection Depot Progesterone Before Surgery and Survival in Women With Operable Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial", J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jun 13. [Epub ahead offile://C:Documents and SettingsutenteDesktopStudiNewsl_Jul2011.htm 01/07/2011
  2. 2. Senology Newsletter Page 2 of 3 print] Harkenrider MM et al.: "Reirradiation as a component of the multidisciplinary management of locally recurrent breast cancer", Clin Breast Cancer. 2011 Jun;11(3):171-6 Chockalingam P et al.: "Isolated Sternal Involvement in Breast Cancer: Is it Truly Stage IV Disease?", Clin Breast Cancer. 2011 Jun;11(3):191-4 Saloustros E et al.: "Cytokeratin-19 mRNA-positive circulating tumor cells during follow-up of patients with operable breast cancer: prognostic relevance for late relapse", Breast Cancer Res. 2011 Jun 10;13(3):R60. [Epub ahead of print] Discussion Abdulkarim BS et al.: "Increased Risk of Locoregional Recurrence for Women With T1-2N0 Triple- Negative Breast Cancer Treated With Modified Radical Mastectomy Without Adjuvant Radiation Therapy Compared With Breast-Conserving Therapy", J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print] "Is breast-conserving surgery followed by radiotherapy better than mastectomy for patients with triple-negative breast cancer?" - Share your opinion on LinkedIn®. Comment "Breast screening with ultrasound in patients with mammography-negative dense breasts" - Stefano Ciatto, Centro di Prevenzione Senologica, Verona, Italy "A previous study showed an incremental cancer detection rate of about 30% by adding routine ultrasonography in subjects with negativa mammography and dense breast. Still such an increase in detection might not be necessarily a benefit, e.g., it might account for overdiagnosis of not aggressive tumors. This study analyses the frequency of interval cancer in non-dense breast screened by mammography and in dense breasts screened by mammography + ultrasonography. In theory one would expect more interval cancers in dense breasts, as density reduces mammography sensitivity due to a masking effect. The finding of a similar (higher over age 50) frequency of interval cancers in dense as compared to non-dense breast is a convincing prove that ultrasonography really improves the sensitivity of mammography by reducing its false negatives" (Comment on: Corsetti V et al.: "Evidence of the effect of adjunct ultrasound screening in women with mammography negative dense breasts: Interval breast cancers at 1year follow-up", Eur J Cancer. 2011:47(7): 1021-6) Fragments of History Charles H. Moore:, Royal Medical and Chirugical Society, London, 1867: “On the influence of inadequate operations on the theory of cancer", Med Chir Trans 32: 245-80: “It is not sufficient to remove the cancer or any portion only of the breast in which it is situated; mammary cancer requires the careful extirpation of the entire organ. It is desirable to avoid not only cutting into the tumor but also seeing it. No actually morbid texture should be exposed, lest the active microscopic elements in it should be set free and lodge in the wound. Diseased axillary glands should be taken away at the same dissection as the breast itsel" Calendar of Events Breast Cancer Symposium 2011, September 8-10, 2011, San Francisco, California 7th Meet the Professor. Modena International Breast Cancer Conference (MIBCC) October 5-7, 2011, Modena, Italy - with the Patronage of 1st Advanced Breast Cancer International Consensus Conference, November 3-5, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal 33rd Congress of the French Senologic Society November 9-11, 2011 Marseille France AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer) - 8th International Conference, November 28 - December 2, 2011, Cairo, Egypt Literature Selection Friedberg JS et al.: "Photodynamic therapy and the evolution of a lung-sparing surgical treatment for mesothelioma", Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1738-45 Biagi JJ et al.: "Association between time to initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy and survival in colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis", JAMA. 2011 Jun 8;305(22):2335-42file://C:Documents and SettingsutenteDesktopStudiNewsl_Jul2011.htm 01/07/2011
  3. 3. Senology Newsletter Page 3 of 3 Maughan TS et al.: "Addition of cetuximab to oxaliplatin-based first-line combination chemotherapy for treatment of advanced colorectal cancer: results of the randomised phase 3 MRC COIN trial", Lancet. 2011 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print] Buys SS et al.: "Effect of screening on ovarian cancer mortality: the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Randomized Controlled Trial", JAMA. 2011 Jun 8;305(22):2295-303 Chapman PB et al.: "Improved Survival with Vemurafenib in Melanoma with BRAF V600E Mutation", N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print] Robert C et al.: "Ipilimumab plus Dacarbazine for Previously Untreated Metastatic Melanoma", N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print] Bannuru RR et al.: "Comparative Evaluation of Radiation Treatments for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: An Updated Systematic Review", Ann Intern Med. 2011 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print] van Walraven C et al.: "Association of Diagnostic Radiation Exposure and Second Abdominal-Pelvic Malignancies After Testicular Cancer", J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print] Literature Selection Carmody JF et al.: "Mindfulness training for coping with hot flashes: results of a randomized trial", Menopause. 2011Jun:18(6):611-20 Stay informed.... Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine Pergola PE et al.: "Bardoxolone Methyl and Kidney Function in CKD with Type 2 Diabetes ", N Engl J Med June 24, 2011 Unsubscribe       www.senology.orgfile://C:Documents and SettingsutenteDesktopStudiNewsl_Jul2011.htm 01/07/2011