Mary F Dillon

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The value of level III clearance in patients with axillary and sentinel node positive breast cancer
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland
    Ann Surg 249:834-9. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Factors that affect longevity of intravenous cannulas: a prospective study
    M F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, Education and Research Centre, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    QJM 101:731-5. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Needle core biopsy characteristics identify patients at risk of compromised margins in breast conservation surgery
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Mod Pathol 21:39-45. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting successful breast conservation for ductal carcinoma in situ
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1618-28. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of breast lesions of "uncertain malignant potential" and "suspicious for malignancy" determined by needle core biopsy
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:704-11. 2007
  6. pmc The role of major duct excision and microdochectomy in the detection of breast carcinoma
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    BMC Cancer 6:164. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of invasive disease in breast cancer when core biopsy demonstrates DCIS only
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Surg Oncol 93:559-63. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 predicts adverse effects of tamoxifen: a possible mechanism of role for nuclear HER2 in breast cancer patients
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, St Stephens Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Endocr Relat Cancer 15:745-53. 2008
  9. pmc The accuracy of ultrasound, stereotactic, and clinical core biopsies in the diagnosis of breast cancer, with an analysis of false-negative cases
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ann Surg 242:701-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A pathologic assessment of adequate margin status in breast-conserving therapy
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:333-9. 2006

Collaborators

  • Fergal J Fleming
  • J Curran
  • Aisling M Redmond
  • Ian G Murphy
  • Leonie S Young
  • Arnold D Hill
  • Marie McIlroy
  • Fiona T Bane
  • Thomas B Crotty
  • Anthony T Stafford
  • Gabrielle Kelly
  • Enda W McDermott
  • Arnold D K Hill

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The value of level III clearance in patients with axillary and sentinel node positive breast cancer
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland
    Ann Surg 249:834-9. 2009
    ..The value of level III axillary clearance is contentious, with great variance worldwide in the extent and levels of clearance performed...
  2. doi request reprint Factors that affect longevity of intravenous cannulas: a prospective study
    M F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, Education and Research Centre, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    QJM 101:731-5. 2008
    ..This study examines the impact of gauge and site of intravenous cannulas (IC) on the longevity of ICs in hospitalized patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Needle core biopsy characteristics identify patients at risk of compromised margins in breast conservation surgery
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Mod Pathol 21:39-45. 2008
    ..Documentation of these parameters may assist patient selection for breast-conserving surgery or identify patients who may benefit from wider margins at the time of initial operation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting successful breast conservation for ductal carcinoma in situ
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1618-28. 2007
    ..This study identifies patients with DCIS who are most at risk of compromised margins and of residual disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of breast lesions of "uncertain malignant potential" and "suspicious for malignancy" determined by needle core biopsy
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:704-11. 2007
    ..This study correlates B3 and B4 NCB findings with excision histology to determine associated rates of malignancy...
  6. pmc The role of major duct excision and microdochectomy in the detection of breast carcinoma
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    BMC Cancer 6:164. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether pre-operative factors can identify those patients that are most at risk of carcinoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of invasive disease in breast cancer when core biopsy demonstrates DCIS only
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Surg Oncol 93:559-63. 2006
    ..Ductal carcinoma in-situ on core biopsy does not preclude invasive disease within the excision specimen, resulting in the need for further axillary surgery. We sought to identify predictors of invasion when DCIS is present on core biopsy...
  8. doi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 predicts adverse effects of tamoxifen: a possible mechanism of role for nuclear HER2 in breast cancer patients
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, St Stephens Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Endocr Relat Cancer 15:745-53. 2008
    ..COX-2 expression correlates with disease progression on endocrine treatment. This study supports a role for COX-2 as a predictor of adverse effects of tamoxifen in breast cancer patients...
  9. pmc The accuracy of ultrasound, stereotactic, and clinical core biopsies in the diagnosis of breast cancer, with an analysis of false-negative cases
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ann Surg 242:701-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the various methods of core biopsy with respect to diagnostic accuracy and to examine the management and outcome of those patients with false-negative biopsies...
  10. ncbi request reprint A pathologic assessment of adequate margin status in breast-conserving therapy
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:333-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to correlate the tumor-margin distance of the excision specimen with the presence of residual tumor at reoperation. We also analyzed predictors of compromised margins and of residual disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analysis of patients with false negative mammography and symptomatic breast carcinoma
    Ian G Murphy
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland
    J Surg Oncol 96:457-63. 2007
    ..False-negative mammograms may result in a delay in breast carcinoma diagnosis and have important implications for patient care. In this study, the characteristics of symptomatic patients with false-negative mammograms were analysed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Identifying patients at risk of compromised margins following breast conservation for lobular carcinoma
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Am J Surg 191:201-5. 2006
    ..We sought to identify patients at risk of compromised margins following breast conservation surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Needle core biopsy in the diagnosis of phyllodes neoplasm
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Surgery 140:779-84. 2006
    ..Needle core biopsy is considered to be a highly accurate technique in the diagnosis of breast carcinoma. Its accuracy in the diagnosis of phyllodes neoplasm has not been established...
  14. doi request reprint Coassociation of estrogen receptor and p160 proteins predicts resistance to endocrine treatment; SRC-1 is an independent predictor of breast cancer recurrence
    Aisling M Redmond
    Endocrine Oncology Research Group, Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Cancer Res 15:2098-106. 2009
    ..This study investigates the role of the p160 coactivators AIB1 and SRC-1 independently, and their interactions with the estrogen receptor, in the development of resistance to endocrine treatments...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preoperative characteristics identify patients with hip fractures at risk of transfusion
    Mary F Dillon
    Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Orthopaedics, Adelaide and Meath Hospital and Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 439:201-6. 2005
    ..Restrictive cross-matching policies would improve costs in healthcare delivery and prevent unnecessary use of blood resources...