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..Injection of the dye and a portion of radiocolloid in an ID/SA location is reasonable to take advantage of the general ease and accuracy of ID/SA injections in identifying axillary SN...
- 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..8%). CONCLUSION: SNB using dye and colloid in combination was significantly superior to dye alone in this series. We advocate using both dye and colloid for intraoperative SN mapping...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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..Correlation of real-time RT-PCR analyses with disease-free survival in this patient cohort will help to define the clinical relevance of micrometastatic disease in this patient population...