G Bruce Mann
Affiliation: Royal Melbourne Hospital
- High incidence of micrometastases in breast cancer sentinel nodesB G Mann
Department of Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Surg 70:786-90. 2000..Sentinel lymph node biopsy also allows enhanced pathological analysis. A series of 62 sentinel node (SN) biopsies demonstrating a high incidence of micrometastases is presented here...
- Alternative sites of injection for sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancerLiesl Celliers
Department of Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
ANZ J Surg 73:600-4. 2003..The optimal route of injection of radiocolloids and dye is controversial. The purpose of the present paper was to review and assess the literature...
- Reliance on hormone receptor assays of surgical specimens may compromise outcome in patients with breast cancerG Bruce Mann
Department of Surgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville 3050, Australia
J Clin Oncol 23:5148-54. 2005..To assess the concordance of breast cancer immunohistochemical receptor assays on core biopsy and surgical specimens...
- Comparison of blue dye and isotope with blue dye alone in breast sentinel node biopsyDavid B Y Syme
Department of Surgery, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
ANZ J Surg 75:817-21. 2005..Debate continues regarding the optimum technique for sentinel node (SN) mapping. We have used our series of 364 SNBs to compare two different techniques...
- Secondary causes of low bone mass in patients with breast cancer: a need for greater vigilanceG Bruce Mann
Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
J Clin Oncol 27:3605-10. 2009..An observational study to assess the prevalence of secondary causes of low bone density in patients with breast cancer...
- The impact of a genomic assay (Oncotype DX) on adjuvant treatment recommendations in early breast cancerRichard H de Boer
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
Med J Aust 199:205-8. 2013..To assess how the recurrence score of the Oncotype DX breast cancer assay influences adjuvant systemic treatment decisions in the multidisciplinary meeting (MDM) for patients with early breast cancer (EBC) in Australia...
- Risk factors for invasive breast cancer when core needle biopsy shows ductal carcinoma in situEmil D Kurniawan
Department of Surgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Arch Surg 145:1098-104. 2010..Preoperative radiologic, clinical, and pathological features may identify patients at high risk of diagnostic upstaging, who may be appropriate candidates for sentinel node biopsy at initial surgery...
- Signaling for lymphangiogenesis via VEGFR-3 is required for the early events of metastasisMasataka Matsumoto
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Royal Melbourne Hospital, P O Box 2008, Parkville, Vic, 3050, Australia
Clin Exp Metastasis 30:819-32. 2013..These results suggest that lymphangiogenesis via VEGF-D is more critical than angiogenesis for nodal metastasis...
- Outcomes of screening-detected ductal carcinoma in situ treated with wide excision aloneJonathan Fong
Department of Surgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Ann Surg Oncol 18:3778-84. 2011..We reviewed the medium-term outcome of a cohort of screen detected DCIS patients treated mainly with WLE without radiotherapy...
- Predictors of surgical margin status in breast-conserving surgery within a breast screening programEmil D Kurniawan
Department of Surgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3050, Australia
Ann Surg Oncol 15:2542-9. 2008..We sought to identify groups of patients at higher risk of involved margins who might benefit from preoperative counselling and/or more generous excision at the first operation...
- Tumor location and nature of lymphatic vessels are key determinants of cancer metastasisRamin Shayan
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Post Office Box 2008, Parkville, Vic, 3050, Australia
Clin Exp Metastasis 30:345-56. 2013..These observations may explain why tumor location relative to the lymphatic network is prognostically important for some human cancers...
- Endocrine surgeon-performed US guided thyroid FNAC is accurate and efficientDhafir Al-azawi
Department of Surgery, Endocrine Surgery Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
World J Surg 36:1947-52. 2012..This procedure has been the domain of radiologists, but it is increasingly performed by endocrine surgeons. In the present study we aimed to assess the accuracy and clinical efficiency of US-FNAC performed by endocrine surgeons...
- Identification of copy number alterations associated with the progression of DCIS to invasive ductal carcinomaClint E Johnson
VBCRC Cancer Genetics Laboratory, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett St, East Melbourne, Victoria, VIC 8006, Australia
Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:889-98. 2012..One region of loss (17p11.2) was specific to DCIS. IDC-specific regions include genes with previous links to breast cancer progression and potential therapeutic targets such as AXL, SPHK1 and PLAUR...
- The lymphatic anatomy of the breast and its implications for sentinel lymph node biopsy: a human cadaver studyHiroo Suami
Jack Brockhoff Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, E533, Medical Building, Grattan Street, Parkville, 3050, Victoria, Australia
Ann Surg Oncol 15:863-71. 2008....
- Five-year analysis of magnetic resonance imaging as a screening tool in women at hereditary risk of breast cancerJeffrey K P Kam
The Breast Service, The Royal Melbourne and The Royal Women s Hospitals, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 57:400-6. 2013..We aimed to review the performance of breast MRI as a screening modality over its first 5 years at our institution...
- Improving the impact of didactic resident training with online spaced educationDavid E Gyorki
Department of Cancer Surgery, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
ANZ J Surg 83:477-80. 2013..Online Spaced Education (SE) has been developed to address this limitation. This study was performed to assess whether an SE programme would improve the impact of a didactic seminar...
- Fertility management after breast cancer diagnosis: a qualitative investigation of women's experiences of and recommendations for professional careMaggie Kirkman
The Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Health Care Women Int 34:50-67. 2013..Women's needs were heterogeneous, but all wanted health care providers to communicate fertility options and avoid assumptions about women's fertility desires while working to extend each woman's life...
- The role of magnetic resonance imaging in early breast cancerAnita R Skandarajah
Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne and Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 8:24-30. 2012..Centres undertaking breast MRI must have MRI-biopsy capabilities and constantly audit the reporting of MRI with correlation to the final pathology...
- Angiosarcoma arising in an unirradiated breast with subsequent pituitary metastasisWarren M Rozen
Department of Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Clin Breast Cancer 7:811-3. 2007..Angiosarcoma is a rare occurrence after breast conservative surgery. Postoperative lymphoedema can impede early diagnosis. The disease can display unique metastatic potential...
- Small bowel malignancy: an elusive diagnosisRonil V Chandra
Department of Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Med J Aust 180:182-3. 2004
- Adjuvant chemoradiation for gastric cancer using epirubicin, cisplatin, and 5-fluorouracil before and after three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy with concurrent infusional 5-fluorouracil: a multicenter study of the Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology GrouTrevor Leong
Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Therapy Services, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:690-5. 2011..We conducted a prospective, multicenter study to evaluate an alternative chemoradiation regimen that combines more current systemic treatment with modern techniques of radiotherapy delivery...
- Molecular detection of micrometastatic breast cancer in histopathology-negative axillary lymph nodes correlates with traditional predictors of prognosis: an interim analysis of a prospective multi-institutional cohort studyWilliam E Gillanders
Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
Ann Surg 239:828-37; discussion 837-40. 2004..We sought to establish the clinical relevance of micrometastatic disease detected by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) in axillary lymph nodes (ALN) of breast cancer patients...