L Fortunato

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Ductal carcinoma in situ: what can we learn from clinical trials?
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, Senology Unit, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Via Amba Aradam 9, 00184 Rome, Italy
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:296829. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Lobular breast cancer: same survival and local control compared with ductal cancer, but should both be treated the same way? analysis of an institutional database over a 10-year period
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, Senology Unit, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1107-14. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Intraoperative ultrasound is an effective and preferable technique to localize non-palpable breast tumors
    L Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, S Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Via Amba Aradam 4, 00184 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 34:1289-92. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in women with pT1a or "microinvasive" breast cancer
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Via Amba Aradam 4, 00184 Rome, Italy
    Breast 17:395-400. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Via Amba Aradam 4, Rome 00184, Italy
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 17:673-99, x. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative examination of sentinel nodes in breast cancer: is the glass half full or half empty?
    Lucio Fortunato
    Departments of General amd Surgical Oncology, Ospedale MG Vannini, Via Acqua Bullicante 4, 00177 Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:1005-10. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Positive bone marrow biopsy is associated with a decreased disease-free survival in patients with operable breast cancer
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3010-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint [Sentinel lymph node in breast cancer: experience of 4 years]
    Lucio Fortunato
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale ed Oncologica, Ospedale M G Vannini, Roma
    Chir Ital 55:669-80. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow and sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with breast cancer: from staging to ultrastaging?
    L Fortunato
    Departments of Surgery and Pathology San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 25:487-93. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Extemporaneous examination of the sentinel lymph node in breast cancer: is the glass half full or half empty?]
    L Fortunato
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Ospedale MG Vannini, Roma
    Tumori 89:192-3. 2003

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Ductal carcinoma in situ: what can we learn from clinical trials?
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, Senology Unit, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Via Amba Aradam 9, 00184 Rome, Italy
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:296829. 2012
    ..We reviewed randomized trials regarding adjuvant radiation after breast-conservative surgery and compared data with available retrospective studies...
  2. doi request reprint Lobular breast cancer: same survival and local control compared with ductal cancer, but should both be treated the same way? analysis of an institutional database over a 10-year period
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, Senology Unit, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1107-14. 2012
    ..Invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) is believed to be more often multicentric and bilateral compared with invasive ductal cancer (IDC), leading clinicians to pursue a more aggressive local and contralateral approach...
  3. doi request reprint Intraoperative ultrasound is an effective and preferable technique to localize non-palpable breast tumors
    L Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, S Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Via Amba Aradam 4, 00184 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 34:1289-92. 2008
    ..Therefore, a simple and accurate procedure to localize these lesions is needed. To date, the most commonly used technique is wire localization, but there are some disadvantages...
  4. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in women with pT1a or "microinvasive" breast cancer
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Via Amba Aradam 4, 00184 Rome, Italy
    Breast 17:395-400. 2008
    ..As the incidence of SLN metastases in these patients is very small, particularly in the pT1a group, the indications for even a minimally invasive procedure, such as sentinel lymph node biopsy, should be probably individualized...
  5. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Via Amba Aradam 4, Rome 00184, Italy
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 17:673-99, x. 2008
    ..The prognostic significance of micrometastases and isolated tumor cells needs clarification in prospective, randomized trials...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative examination of sentinel nodes in breast cancer: is the glass half full or half empty?
    Lucio Fortunato
    Departments of General amd Surgical Oncology, Ospedale MG Vannini, Via Acqua Bullicante 4, 00177 Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:1005-10. 2004
    ..Intraoperative identification of positive sentinel lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer may avoid a return to the operating room...
  7. doi request reprint Positive bone marrow biopsy is associated with a decreased disease-free survival in patients with operable breast cancer
    Lucio Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3010-9. 2009
    ..Bone marrow (BM) biopsy has been suggested as an independent prognostic factor in patients with breast cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Sentinel lymph node in breast cancer: experience of 4 years]
    Lucio Fortunato
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale ed Oncologica, Ospedale M G Vannini, Roma
    Chir Ital 55:669-80. 2003
    ..Routine axillary dissection is no longer the gold standard in patients with early breast cancer. Prospective studies are under way in an attempt to provide, definitive answers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow and sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with breast cancer: from staging to ultrastaging?
    L Fortunato
    Departments of Surgery and Pathology San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 25:487-93. 2006
    ..Further follow-up is needed to confirm this hypothesis, and several studies are under way...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Extemporaneous examination of the sentinel lymph node in breast cancer: is the glass half full or half empty?]
    L Fortunato
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Ospedale MG Vannini, Roma
    Tumori 89:192-3. 2003
    ..The latter has the advantage of preserving tissue for step-analysis of SLN. The ultimate method of intraoperative analysis of SLN which can combine cost-effectiveness and accuracy needs to be determined...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Does incidence of sentinel lymph node metastasis increase after diagnostic manipulation in women with breast cancer?]
    L Fortunato
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Ospedale MG Vannini, Roma
    Suppl Tumori 4:S174-5. 2005
    ..We could not identify any increased incidence of sentinel lymph node micrometastases or isolated tumor cells after diagnostic manipulation of the primary tumor...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Sentinel lymph node for breast cancer: remove less to know more]
    L Fortunato
    Modulo di Chirurgia Oncologica, Ospedale M G Vannini, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Chir 56:439-49. 2001
    ..Our aim was to study the value of sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy in patients with breast cancer seen at a community hospital...
  13. ncbi request reprint A standardized sentinel lymph node enhanced pathology protocol (SEPP) in patients with breast cancer
    L Fortunato
    Department of Surgery, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Via Amba Aradam 9, Rome, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 96:470-3. 2007
    ..Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy allows enhanced pathology with serial sections and immunohistochemical analysis of the retrieved node. We present our experience with a simple, practical, pathology protocol...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Towards the standardization of sentinel lymph node analysis in women with breast cancer]
    L Fortunato
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Ospedale MG Vannini, Roma
    Suppl Tumori 4:S173. 2005
    ..We present our experience with a simple, effective, pathology protocol requiring six couples of sections at three different sentinel lymph node levels. Additional micrometastases or ITC were diagnosed in 51/416 patients (14.6%)...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Locally advanced and recurrent pelvic colorectal carcinoma: results of aggressive surgical treatment]
    C E Vitelli
    Ospedale MG Vannini, UOC di Chirurgia Generale e Oncologica, Roma
    Suppl Tumori 4:S4. 2005
    ..At a median follow-up of 36 months, the median survival was 24 and 36 months, respectively, and the 5-year actuarial survival was 18% and 44%...
  16. ncbi request reprint Immediate breast reconstruction with the transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap after skin-sparing mastectomy
    G Gherardini
    Department of Surgery, National Cancer Center, Naples, Italy
    Int Surg 86:246-51. 2001
    ..The risk of local recurrence is not higher compared with more radical surgical techniques...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pelvic exenterative procedures for locally advanced or recurrent colorectal carcinoma in a community hospital
    C E Vitelli
    Division of General and Oncologic Surgery, M G Vannini Hospital, Via Acqua Bullicante 4, I 00177, Rome, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 7:159-63. 2003
    ..We describe our experience with exenterative pelvic surgery for colorectal cancer in a small community hospital...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer. Experience of the Rome Breast Cancer Study Group]
    Lucio Fortunato
    Ospedale S Giovanni Addolorata, Roma
    Chir Ital 58:689-96. 2006
    ..Our multicentric study confirms that this is the preferred axillary staging procedure in women with breast cancer...