M M Tilanus-Linthorst
Country: The Netherlands
- Earlier detection of breast cancer by surveillance of women at familial riskM M Tilanus-Linthorst
University Hospital Rotterdam Daniel den Hoed Cancer Centre Department of Radiology, Postbus 5201, 3008 AE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Cancer 36:514-9. 2000..Starting surveillance some years before the youngest age of onset in the family may result in higher detection rates. Screening with MRI can detect breast cancers, still occult at physical examination and mammography...
- First experiences in screening women at high risk for breast cancer with MR imagingM M Tilanus-Linthorst
Department of Radiology, Daniel den Hoed Clinic, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Breast Cancer Res Treat 63:53-60. 2000..Breast MRI is promising in screening young women at high risk for breast cancer, as it can advance the detection of cancers still occult at mammography and physical examination; but the cost may be considerable...
- Effectiveness of breast cancer surveillance in BRCA1/2 gene mutation carriers and women with high familial riskC T Brekelmans
Department of Medical Oncology, Family Cancer Clinic, Dr Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Clin Oncol 19:924-30. 2001..The effectiveness of surveillance in high-risk women and especially BRCA1/2 mutation carriers is unknown. We present first results from a single large family cancer clinic...
- Large regional differences in the frequency of distinct BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations in 517 Dutch breast and/or ovarian cancer familiesL C Verhoog
Division of Tumour Endocrinology, Department of Medical Oncology, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, University Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Cancer 37:2082-90. 2001..Thus, large regional differences exist in the prevalence of certain specific BRCA1/BRCA2 founder mutations, even in very small areas concerning populations of approximately 200000 inhabitants...