Annals of Breast Cancer and Therapy

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Case Report 

Glioblastoma and Breast Cancer: Case Report

Lopez Gonzalez A1 , López Flores M, Garcia Cosamalon J, Rueda Castanon R, Ribas T and García Palomo A

Abstract

A 63-years-old woman was admitted to the hospital due to severe headache and episodes of temporospatial disorientation. She was diagnosed of infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the left breast pT2N0M0 eighteen years before, treated with surgery and tamoxifen for five years. A CT-body was performed, and several brain lesions compatible with metastasis were found.

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Case Series 

Papillary Carcinoma of the Male Breast: A Case Series

Caitlin Yee, Bo Angela Wan, Leah Drost, Justin Lee, Vithusha Ganesh, Akanksha Kulshreshtha, Danny Vesprini, Henry Lam and Edward Chow

Abstract

Papillary carcinoma and papillary carcinoma in situ refer histological groups of invasive and pre-invasive breast cancers. Although papillary carcinoma of the breast is very rare overall, it appears a relatively more common subtype within diagnoses of male breast cancer compared to diagnoses within female breast cancer.

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Research Article 

Not All Lumps in Male Breast Referred to the Cancer Centre are Cancerous: A Single Institution Review

Bo Angela Wan, Caitlin Yee, Vithusha Ganesh, Philomena Sousa, Leah Drost, Akanksha Kulshreshtha, Justin Lee, Eileen Rakovitch, Danny Vesprini, Henry Lam and Edward Chow

Abstract

Presentations of the breast abnormalities in male can include palpable lump, pain, and nipple or skin changes. In female patients, these may be early signs of breast cancer. However in male patients, while the risk for breast cancer exists, alternative benign explanations are often possible.

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Case Report 

Presentation and Diagnosis of Desmoid Tumours (Fibromatosis) in the Male Breast: A Case Report

Akanksha Kulshreshtha, Bo Angela Wan, Leah Drost, Caitlin Yee, Vithusha Ganesh, Justin Lee, Danny Vesprini, Henry Lam and Edward Chow

Abstract

Desmoid tumours, also referred to as fibromatosis, are benign masses found in the abdominal wall. It is extremely rare to find them within extra-abdominal sites and desmoid tumours account for less than 0.2% of all breast tumours.

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Case Series 

Mucinous Carcinoma of the Male Breast: A Case Series

Akanksha Kulshreshtha, Bo Angela Wan, Caitlin Yee, Leah Drost, Vithusha Ganesh, Justin Lee, Danny Vesprini, Henry Lam and Edward Chow

Abstract

Mucinous carcinoma is a rarely encountered breast cancer type in women and men alike. Histologically, mucinous cancers are identified as clusters of neoplastic cells within extracellular mucin.

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Case Report 

Apocrine Carcinoma of the Male Breast: A Case Report

Caitlin Yee, Bo Angela Wan, Leah Drost, Justin Lee, Vithusha Ganesh, Akanksha Kulshreshtha, Vithusha Ganesh, Danny Vesprini, Henry Lam and Edward Chow

Abstract

Invasive Apocrine Carcinoma (IAC) of the breast is a rare form of Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC). Whether or not IAC is clinically distinct from IDC is unclear.

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REVIEW ARTICLE 

Referral Rate for, and Uptake of Genetic Testing in Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer ≤ 35 and Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) ≤ 50

Amber Murphy, Laurie Elit, Kathleen Bell, Greg Pond and Louise Bordeleau

Abstract

With the advent of novel treatment options for women with known BRCA status and breast cancer, it is important to understand the process and efficiency of referral to a genetics program.

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Case Report 

Alcohol Consumption and Nutrition Facts in Breast Cancer: From a Case

Miguel Angel Acosta-Benito

Abstract

A 53-year-old female presents a nodule in the right breast's external inferior quadrant since one month ago, fixed in the subcutaneous tissue and painful. No lymphadenopathy is present in the armpit. She has a personal history of chronic alcohol consumption of 100 mg per week, with a pattern of weekend consumption.

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Commentary 

Comments on the Book "The Training of Future Cancer Researchers"

Jose Russo

Abstract

The Training of Future Cancer Researchers explores the human basis of the scientific endeavor as related to cancer research from a cultural and historical perspective. In the first chapter Professor Russo addresses the importance of the original Idea as the main driver in cancer research providing examples how pivotal discoveries were the results of research originated initiatives. He indicated that among the major challenges ahead of the new cadre of cancer researchers are to solve the problem of cancer metastasis, cancer metabolism, immune surveillance and cell reprogramming for citing a few.

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