Monica Morrow

Summary

Affiliation: Fox Chase Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Margins in breast-conserving therapy: have we lost sight of the big picture?
    Monica Morrow
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 8:1193-6. 2008
  2. pmc COX-2 and PPARgamma expression are potential markers of recurrence risk in mammary duct carcinoma in-situ
    Swati Kulkarni
    Lynn Sage Breast Center and Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Chicago USA
    BMC Cancer 8:36. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Selecting patients for breast-conserving therapy: the importance of lobular histology
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111 2497, USA
    Cancer 106:2563-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint A clinical oncology perspective on the use of breast MR
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Suite C302, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 14:363-78, vi. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlates of breast reconstruction: results from a population-based study
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111 2497, USA
    Cancer 104:2340-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Conflicts in decision-making for breast cancer surgery
    Diane Opatt
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2463-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The dilemma of DCIS
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111 2497, USA
    Breast 16:S59-62. 2007
  8. pmc Five-year local control in a phase II study of hypofractionated intensity modulated radiation therapy with an incorporated boost for early stage breast cancer
    Gary M Freedman
    Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:888-93. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Dermal lymphatic invasion and inflammatory breast cancer are independent predictors of outcome after postmastectomy radiation
    Matthew C Abramowitz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 32:30-3. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Postmastectomy chest wall radiation to a temporary tissue expander or permanent breast implant--is there a difference in complication rates?
    Penny R Anderson
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:81-5. 2009

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Margins in breast-conserving therapy: have we lost sight of the big picture?
    Monica Morrow
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 8:1193-6. 2008
  2. pmc COX-2 and PPARgamma expression are potential markers of recurrence risk in mammary duct carcinoma in-situ
    Swati Kulkarni
    Lynn Sage Breast Center and Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Chicago USA
    BMC Cancer 8:36. 2008
    ..We performed a case-control study to identify protein markers of local recurrence risk in DCIS...
  3. ncbi request reprint Selecting patients for breast-conserving therapy: the importance of lobular histology
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111 2497, USA
    Cancer 106:2563-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the conversion rate from BCT to mastectomy among patients with lobular (ILC) and ductal carcinoma (IDC), and to compare the number of resections needed to obtain negative margins...
  4. ncbi request reprint A clinical oncology perspective on the use of breast MR
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Suite C302, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 14:363-78, vi. 2006
    ..The potential role of MR in the preoperative evaluation and postoperative follow-up of patients with early-stage breast cancer is discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlates of breast reconstruction: results from a population-based study
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111 2497, USA
    Cancer 104:2340-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of the current study was to identify patient attitudes and preferences associated with breast reconstruction, and whether these differed by race...
  6. ncbi request reprint Conflicts in decision-making for breast cancer surgery
    Diane Opatt
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2463-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about the interaction among surgeons, patients, and other physicians in selecting breast cancer surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint The dilemma of DCIS
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111 2497, USA
    Breast 16:S59-62. 2007
    ..Patient attitudes towards risks and benefits of treatment are an important component of treatment choice in the absence of predictors of biologic behavior...
  8. pmc Five-year local control in a phase II study of hypofractionated intensity modulated radiation therapy with an incorporated boost for early stage breast cancer
    Gary M Freedman
    Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:888-93. 2012
    ..We report the 5-year results of a phase II study of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), hypofractionation, and incorporated boost that shortened treatment time to 4 weeks...
  9. doi request reprint Dermal lymphatic invasion and inflammatory breast cancer are independent predictors of outcome after postmastectomy radiation
    Matthew C Abramowitz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 32:30-3. 2009
    ..Dermal lymphatic invasion (DLI) can occur with or without IBC. We examine how these independently affect outcome in women treated with postmastectomy radiation...
  10. doi request reprint Postmastectomy chest wall radiation to a temporary tissue expander or permanent breast implant--is there a difference in complication rates?
    Penny R Anderson
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:81-5. 2009
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  11. pmc Association of routine pretreatment magnetic resonance imaging with time to surgery, mastectomy rate, and margin status
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA19111, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:180-7; quiz 294-5. 2009
    ..This study characterizes those receiving MRI versus those who did not, and reports on their short-term surgical outcomes, including time to operation, margin status, and mastectomy rate...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ--current management
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111 2497, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 87:333-51, viii. 2007
    ..Factors to consider in developing a management strategy for the individual patient are elucidated in the final section...
  13. pmc Presence of lobular carcinoma in situ does not increase local recurrence in patients treated with breast-conserving therapy
    Robin M Ciocca
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2263-71. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that, if LCIS were a precursor, its presence in the lumpectomy specimen, particularly at the margin, could increase local recurrence (LR) after breast-conserving therapy (BCT)...
  14. pmc A prospective feasibility trial to determine the significance of the sentinel node gradient in breast cancer: a predictor of nodal metastasis location
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Cancer 113:3100-7. 2008
    ..If predictive of SN metastasis location, their use for focused pathology examination might improve intraoperative imprint cytology sensitivity...
  15. doi request reprint Beauty and the beast: management of breast cancer after plastic surgery
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Ann Surg 247:680-6. 2008
    ..Because breast cancer is the most frequently occurring malignancy in women, a personal history of cosmetic surgery in those undergoing treatment for breast cancer is becoming more common...
  16. ncbi request reprint The influence of age on the breast surgery decision-making process
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:854-62. 2008
    ..The influence of age on the decision-making process and treatment choice is poorly described...
  17. ncbi request reprint MRI and breast cancer: role in detection, diagnosis, and staging
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 21:1521-8, 1530; discussion 1530, 1532-3. 2007
    ..This article reviews the use of MRI in these settings, with an emphasis on the clinical outcomes that have been observed to date...
  18. ncbi request reprint The dual role of nipple preservation
    Diane Opatt
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111 2497, USA
    J Support Oncol 4:233-4. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Surgical aspects of inflammatory breast cancer
    Malcolm R Kell
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Department of Surgical Oncology, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Breast Dis 22:67-73. 2005
    ..The combination of chemotherapy, mastectomy, and radiotherapy results in local control in 80% of patients. Breast conserving surgery and sentinel node biopsy are contraindicated in inflammatory cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Career satisfaction, practice patterns and burnout among surgical oncologists: report on the quality of life of members of the Society of Surgical Oncology
    Henry M Kuerer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3043-53. 2007
    ..Studies show that 30-50% of medical oncologists experience burnout, but little is known about burnout among surgical oncologists. We hypothesized that wide variation in burnout and career satisfaction exist among surgical oncologists...
  21. ncbi request reprint Four-week course of radiation for breast cancer using hypofractionated intensity modulated radiation therapy with an incorporated boost
    Gary M Freedman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:347-53. 2007
    ..This is an inconvenience to many women, and for some a barrier for breast conservation. We present the acute toxicity of a 4-week course of hypofractionated radiation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Staging system for breast cancer: revisions for the 6th edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual
    S Eva Singletary
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 106, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:803-19. 2003
    ..By increasing the number of prognostic markers that can give independent information about patient outcome, physicians will be better able to determine optimal treatment approaches for individual patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Limiting breast surgery to the proper minimum
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111 2497, USA
    Breast 14:523-6. 2005
    ..Studies demonstrating clinical benefit in terms of decreased rates of local recurrence or fewer surgeries are needed before MR is used for routine selection of patients for BCT...
  24. doi request reprint Images in clinical medicine. Blue hives
    Martin J O'Sullivan
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111 2497, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:e6. 2008
  25. ncbi request reprint Correlates of between-surgeon variation in breast cancer treatments
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 44:609-16. 2006
    ..Determinants of between-surgeon variation in breast cancer treatment utilization are not well understood...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgery of the primary tumor in metastatic breast cancer: closing the barn door after the horse has bolted?
    Monica Morrow
    J Clin Oncol 24:2694-6. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint An informed decision? Breast cancer patients and their knowledge about treatment
    Angela Fagerlin
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 64:303-12. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate women's knowledge of survival and recurrence rates for mastectomy and breast conserving surgery (BCS) and the factors associated with this knowledge...
  28. ncbi request reprint Current comprehensive assessment and management of women at increased risk for breast cancer
    Alan B Hollingsworth
    Department of Surgery, Mercy Health Center, Mercy Women s Center, 4300 McAuley Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73120, USA
    Am J Surg 187:349-62. 2004
    ....
  29. pmc Factors associated with patient involvement in surgical treatment decision making for breast cancer
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 65:387-95. 2007
    ..To evaluate factors associated with women's reported level of involvement in breast cancer surgical treatment decision making, and the factors associated with the match between actual and preferred involvement in this decision...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of patient referral to surgeons for treatment of breast cancer
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:271-6. 2007
    ..Characteristics of surgeons and their hospitals have been associated with cancer treatments and outcomes. However, little is known about factors that are associated with referral pathways...
  31. ncbi request reprint Correlates of referral practices of general surgeons to plastic surgeons for mastectomy reconstruction
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0340, USA
    Cancer 109:1715-20. 2007
    ..In this study, the authors used data from a large physician survey to examine factors associated with general surgeons' propensity to refer breast cancer patients to plastic surgeons prior to mastectomy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Understanding the impact of breast reconstruction on the surgical decision-making process for breast cancer
    Amy K Alderman
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0340, USA
    Cancer 112:489-94. 2008
    ..Reconstruction is rarely incorporated into the decision-making process for surgical breast cancer treatment. We examined the importance of knowing about reconstruction to patients' surgical decision-making for breast cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Local therapy and survival in breast cancer
    Rinaa S Punglia
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2399-405. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Society of Surgical Oncology: position statement on prophylactic mastectomy. Approved by the Society of Surgical Oncology Executive Council, March 2007
    Armando E Giuliano
    John Wayne Cancer Institute, 2200 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2425-7. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with treatment of breast cancer: does surgeon specialization matter?
    Jennifer F Waljee
    Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3694-8. 2007
    ..Experience and practice setting vary greatly among surgeons who treat breast cancer patients. However, less is known about how these factors influence patient satisfaction with their care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tamoxifen use in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ and T1a/b N0 invasive carcinoma
    Faina Nakhlis
    Department of Surgery, Lynn Sage Breast Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:688-94. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine how often patients with ductal carcinoma in situ and T1a/b N0 cancer are offered and accept tamoxifen for secondary chemoprevention...
  37. ncbi request reprint Results of the Lynn Sage Second-Opinion Program for local therapy in patients with breast carcinoma. Changes in management and determinants of where care is delivered
    Jennifer Clauson
    Lynn Sage Breast Program, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 94:889-94. 2002
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine how often a second opinion on the local therapy of breast carcinoma changed patient management and to identify factors predictive of remaining at the second-opinion site for therapy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of tamoxifen chemoprevention by physicians and women at risk
    Julia Tchou
    The Lynn Sage Breast Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer 100:1800-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of the current study was to identify factors associated with being offered, and accepting, tamoxifen chemoprevention...
  39. ncbi request reprint The certainties and the uncertainties of ductal carcinoma in situ
    Monica Morrow
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:424-5. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in the preoperative evaluation of breast cancer: primum non nocere
    Monica Morrow
    J Am Coll Surg 198:240-1. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint The effect of ipsilateral whole breast ultrasonography on the surgical management of breast carcinoma
    Mehra Golshan
    Department of Surgery, Lynn Sage Breast Center, Northwestern University, 251 East Huron St, Galter 13 174, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 186:391-6. 2003
    ..Whole breast ultrasonography has been shown to identify lesions not seen on mammography. This study sought to determine how often whole breast ultrasonography changes the surgical management of breast cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing outcomes for breast conservation therapy of mammographically detected malignancies
    Valerie L Staradub
    Lynn Sage Breast Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Northwestern University Medical School, 201 E Huron Street, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:518-24. 2003
    ..To evaluate the importance of surgeon caseload, lesion type, and biopsy type on outcomes in breast conservation therapy (BCT)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Residual disease in DCIS: an excision too far?
    Monica Morrow
    Lynn Sage Breast Program, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer J 9:31-2. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Compliance with breast-conservation standards for patients with early-stage breast carcinoma
    Julia White
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Cancer 97:893-904. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Does aggressive local therapy improve survival in metastatic breast cancer?
    Seema A Khan
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, and the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Surgery 132:620-6; discussion 626-7. 2002
    ..Women with metastatic breast cancer and an intact primary tumor are currently treated with systemic therapy. Local therapy of the primary tumor is considered irrelevant to the outcome, and is recommended only for palliation of symptoms...
  46. ncbi request reprint Rational local therapy for breast cancer
    Monica Morrow
    N Engl J Med 347:1270-1. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence surgical choices in women with breast carcinoma
    Valerie L Staradub
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 95:1185-90. 2002
    ..The authors studied demographic factors to identify the variables that differed significantly among women making different surgical choices...
  48. ncbi request reprint The local therapy for breast cancer as a model for evidence-based medical care
    Monica Morrow
    Cancer J 8:288-94. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of the woman with an abnormal ductal lavage
    Monica Morrow
    Lynn Sage Breast Program, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:648-56. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Cost minimization study of image-guided core biopsy versus surgical excisional biopsy for women with abnormal mammograms
    Robert M Golub
    Department of Medicine, The Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center, Chicago IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2430-7. 2004
    ..To describe the clinical and economic consequences of image-guided core biopsy versus surgical excisional biopsy of mammographically identified breast lesions...
  51. ncbi request reprint Status of postmastectomy radiotherapy in the United States: a patterns of care study
    Julia White
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 60:77-85. 2004
    ..The Patterns of Care Study performed this first known practice survey to establish a national profile of the delivery of postmastectomy radiotherapy (RT) in operable breast cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of the relationship of treatment and sociodemographics on quality of life for early stage breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1467-79. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between cancer stage, surgical treatment and chemotherapy on quality of life (QOL) after breast cancer and determine if sociodemographic characteristics modify the observed relationships...
  53. ncbi request reprint Patient involvement in surgery treatment decisions for breast cancer
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ste 7E12, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5526-33. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between patient involvement in decision making and type of surgical treatment for women with breast cancer...
  54. pmc Patterns and correlates of local therapy for women with ductal carcinoma-in-situ
    Steven J Katz
    Department of Medicine and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ste 7E12, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3001-7. 2005
    ....
  55. pmc Sentinel node skills verification and surgeon performance: data from a multicenter clinical trial for early-stage breast cancer
    Katherine E Posther
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Surg 242:593-9; discussion 599-602. 2005
    ..Based on previous reports and expert opinion, we predicted that 20 to 30 cases of SLND with axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) would enable surgeons to identify sentinel lymph nodes (SLN)...
  56. ncbi request reprint A predictive model for the development of hormone-responsive breast cancer
    Seema Rao Gorla
    Department of Surgery, The Lynn Sage Breast Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:48-56. 2005
    ..Available models predict the risk of breast cancer without addressing hormone receptor status. The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors predictive of the development of hormone-sensitive cancers...
  57. pmc A comparison of ductoscopy-guided and conventional surgical excision in women with spontaneous nipple discharge
    Robyn M Moncrief
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine and Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Surg 241:575-81. 2005
    ..Ductoscopy has been reported to result in improved localization of intraductal lesions and may avoid surgery in women with endoscopically normal ducts...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sometimes a great notion--an assessment of neoadjuvant systemic therapy for breast cancer
    Nancy E Davidson
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:159-61. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Final results of a phase II trial of preoperative TAC (docetaxel/doxorubicin/cyclophosphamide) in stage III breast cancer
    Ruth M O'Regan
    Hematology Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Translational Breast Cancer Research Program, Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 6:163-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the pCR rate in patients with stage III breast cancer treated with 4 cycles of TAC (docetaxel 75 mg/m2, doxorubicin 50 mg/m2, cyclophosphamide 500 mg/m2) on day 1 before surgery...
  60. ncbi request reprint Surgeon perspectives about local therapy for breast carcinoma
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0429, USA
    Cancer 104:1854-61. 2005
    ..Geographic variations in the use of mastectomy and the use of radiation therapy (RT) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) have motivated concerns that surgeons are not uniformly adhering to treatment standards...
  61. ncbi request reprint Revision of the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system for breast cancer
    S Eva Singletary
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:3628-36. 2002
    ..To revise the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system for breast carcinoma...
  62. pmc An adequate margin of excision in ductal carcinoma in situ
    Malcolm R Kell
    BMJ 331:789-90. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Standard for breast conservation therapy in the management of invasive breast carcinoma
    Monica Morrow
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:277-300. 2002
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Ductal lavage findings in women with mammographic microcalcifications undergoing biopsy
    Seema A Khan
    Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, 675 North St Clair Street, Galter 13 174, Chicago, Illinois, 60614, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:689-96. 2005
    ..We designed a prospective study to assess the likelihood that early lesions presenting as mammographic calcifications could be accessed for cytological diagnosis by ductal lavage (DL)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Breast conserving therapy: who and why?
    Monica Morrow
    J Surg Oncol 84:55-6. 2003
  66. ncbi request reprint Symptom experience and quality of life of women following breast cancer treatment
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1348-61. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined the correlates of breast cancer-related symptoms that persist posttreatment and determined the relationship between symptoms and quality of life (QOL)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effect of time interval on residual disease in breast cancer
    Elizabeth L Wiley
    Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Department of Pathology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 27:194-8. 2003
    ..0043); this decrease was not found associated with ductal carcinoma in situ. These findings suggest that the host response to injury may destroy residual infiltrating carcinoma cells in some margin-positive cases...
  68. ncbi request reprint Ductal lavage findings in women with known breast cancer undergoing mastectomy
    Seema A Khan
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1510-7. 2004
    ..To assess the utility of ductal lavage as a cancer diagnostic test, we investigated the association between ductal lavage cytologic findings and histologic findings in women with known breast cancer undergoing mastectomy...
  69. ncbi request reprint What is the purpose of cancer staging?
    Monica Morrow
    Breast 15:1-2. 2006