Christine Laronga

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Affiliation: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nipple-sparing mastectomy: an oncologic and cosmetic perspective
    Christine Laronga
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MCC BR PROG, Tampa, FL 33612, USA Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, 13220 USF Laurel Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA Electronic address
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 23:549-66. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The changing face of mastectomy: an oncologic and cosmetic perspective
    Christine Laronga
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 19:286-94. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The role of the breast cancer surgeon in personalized cancer care: clinical utility of the 21-gene assay
    Christine Laronga
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Surg 203:751-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Proteomic approach to breast cancer
    Christine Laronga
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Cancer Control 14:360-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum biomarkers to differentiate benign and malignant mammographic lesions
    Susanna Shin
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1065-71; discussion 1071-3. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Pathologic tumor response of invasive lobular carcinoma to neo-adjuvant chemotherapy
    Jennifer E Joh
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Breast J 18:569-74. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Oncotype DX and Mammostrat risk estimations and correlations with histologic tumor features in low-grade, estrogen receptor-positive invasive breast carcinomas
    Geza Acs
    1 Department of Anatomic Pathology, Comprehensive Breast Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA 2 Department of Women s Oncology, Comprehensive Breast Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA 3 Women s Pathology Consultants, Ruffolo Hooper and Associates, Tampa, FL, USA
    Mod Pathol 26:1451-60. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Indications for axillary ultrasound use in breast cancer patients
    Jennifer E Joh
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 12:433-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Consequences of axillary ultrasound in patients with T2 or greater invasive breast cancers
    M Catherine Lee
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:72-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Serum insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 and IGF binding protein-3 in relation to breast cancer among Hispanic and white, non-Hispanic women in the US Southwest
    Dana E Rollison
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 121:661-9. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Nipple-sparing mastectomy: an oncologic and cosmetic perspective
    Christine Laronga
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MCC BR PROG, Tampa, FL 33612, USA Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, 13220 USF Laurel Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA Electronic address
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 23:549-66. 2014
    ..The evidence-based transition and transformation to nipple-sparing mastectomy from both an oncologic standpoint and a cosmetic perspective are outlined in this article. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint The changing face of mastectomy: an oncologic and cosmetic perspective
    Christine Laronga
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 19:286-94. 2012
    ..Among the recent advances in technique is the nipple-sparing mastectomy, which reflects the emerging focus on cosmetic outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint The role of the breast cancer surgeon in personalized cancer care: clinical utility of the 21-gene assay
    Christine Laronga
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Surg 203:751-8. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Proteomic approach to breast cancer
    Christine Laronga
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Cancer Control 14:360-8. 2007
    ..Proteomics is a rapidly developing field that can explore the heterogeneity of breast cancer and supplement the wealth of information gained from genomics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum biomarkers to differentiate benign and malignant mammographic lesions
    Susanna Shin
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1065-71; discussion 1071-3. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine if serum protein-expression profiles could be used to differentiate between benign and malignant mammographic lesions...
  6. doi request reprint Pathologic tumor response of invasive lobular carcinoma to neo-adjuvant chemotherapy
    Jennifer E Joh
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Breast J 18:569-74. 2012
    ..Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy did not appear to have significant impact on the surgical treatment of patients with invasive lobular carcinoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Oncotype DX and Mammostrat risk estimations and correlations with histologic tumor features in low-grade, estrogen receptor-positive invasive breast carcinomas
    Geza Acs
    1 Department of Anatomic Pathology, Comprehensive Breast Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA 2 Department of Women s Oncology, Comprehensive Breast Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA 3 Women s Pathology Consultants, Ruffolo Hooper and Associates, Tampa, FL, USA
    Mod Pathol 26:1451-60. 2013
    ..Mammostrat, which examines cancer cells only, may provide a better estimation of likely tumor behavior in a subgroup of low-grade breast carcinomas. ..
  8. doi request reprint Indications for axillary ultrasound use in breast cancer patients
    Jennifer E Joh
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 12:433-7. 2012
    ..Axillary ultrasound has been adopted for preoperative planning in breast cancer. Our objective was to determine features predictive of abnormal AUS and/or positive axillary node needle biopsy (NBx)...
  9. doi request reprint Consequences of axillary ultrasound in patients with T2 or greater invasive breast cancers
    M Catherine Lee
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:72-7. 2011
    ..Our hypothesis is that preoperative AUS significantly reduces sentinel node biopsy (SLNB) use in patients with invasive breast tumors >2 cm upon clinical examination...
  10. doi request reprint Serum insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 and IGF binding protein-3 in relation to breast cancer among Hispanic and white, non-Hispanic women in the US Southwest
    Dana E Rollison
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 121:661-9. 2010
    ..45-7.60; Q4 vs. Q1 for Hispanics: OR = 2.15, 95% CI = 0.76-6.04). In conclusion, the association between IGF-1 and breast cancer differed by ethnicity, while no ethnic differences were observed in IGFBP-3-associated breast cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of breast magnetic resonance imaging clinical tumor size with pathologic tumor size in patients status post-neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Mindy Williams
    Department of Women s Oncology, Comprehensive Breast Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Surg 206:567-73. 2013
    ..Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) is used in breast cancer to evaluate the response to treatment. We examined the usefulness of breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the evaluation of tumor response after NACT...
  12. doi request reprint Ipsilateral nodal recurrence after axillary dissection for breast cancer
    Nathaniel Walsh
    University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Surg Res 177:81-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the incidence of regional nodal recurrence (RNR) after ALND performed for definitive operative treatment for primary breast cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Factors affecting lymph node yield in patients undergoing axillary node dissection for primary breast cancer: a single-institution review
    Marie Catherine Lee
    Surgical Oncology, Comprehensive Breast Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1818-24. 2012
    ..A minimum of 10 level I/II axillary nodes is recommended for accurate breast cancer staging. The goal of this study was to assess the effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on lymph node yield at axillary lymph node dissection...
  14. doi request reprint A mitotically active, cellular tumor stroma and/or inflammatory cells associated with tumor cells may contribute to intermediate or high Oncotype DX Recurrence Scores in low-grade invasive breast carcinomas
    Geza Acs
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Mod Pathol 25:556-66. 2012
    ..Careful assessment and correlation with histopathological features in such cases may help in determining the appropriate patient management...
  15. ncbi request reprint Surfaced-enhanced laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight (SELDI-TOF) differentiation of serum protein profiles of BRCA-1 and sporadic breast cancer
    Stephen Becker
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 825 Fairfax Avenue, Suite 610, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:907-14. 2004
    ..Our objective was to distinguish women with BRCA-1 mutations who developed breast cancer (BRCA-1 Ca) from those who did not (Carrier), normal volunteers (NL), and women with sporadic breast cancer (SBC), using SELDI-TOF...
  16. doi request reprint Phyllodes tumors: race-related differences
    Jose M Pimiento
    Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:537-42. 2011
    ..5% to 1% of all breast tumors. PT have unpredictable behavior, with recurrence rates as high as 40%. A dearth of information exists about racial differences; elucidation of these differences is the objective of this study...
  17. doi request reprint Male breast cancer: management and follow-up recommendations
    John V Kiluk
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Breast J 17:503-9. 2011
    ..Increased awareness and a national registry for patients could help improve outcomes and tailor treatment recommendations to the male variant...
  18. doi request reprint Indications for sentinel lymph node biopsy in the setting of prophylactic mastectomy
    Christine Laronga
    Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Dr, MCC BRPROG, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:746-52; quiz 800-1. 2009
    ..This single-institution study aims to identify patients who may benefit from sentinel node biopsy (SLNB) at the time of prophylactic mastectomy...
  19. pmc Role of axillary staging in women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ with microinvasion
    Jose M Pimiento
    Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL
    J Oncol Pract 7:309-13. 2011
    ..Axillary staging via sentinel node biopsy (SLNB) in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ with microinvasion (DCISM) is routinely performed but remains controversial with regard to the risk-benefit ratio...
  20. ncbi request reprint Early experience with ultrasound features after intrabeam intraoperative radiation for early stage breast cancer
    Rachel N Goble
    Department of Women s Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida
    J Surg Oncol 109:751-5. 2014
    ..Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) is an emerging option for partial breast radiotherapy in select women with early stage breast cancer. We assessed short-term clinical and sonographic findings after breast conservation (BCT) and IORT...
  21. doi request reprint The extent of retraction clefts correlates with lymphatic vessel density and VEGF-C expression and predicts nodal metastasis and poor prognosis in early-stage breast carcinoma
    Geza Acs
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Mod Pathol 25:163-77. 2012
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Prosthetic breast reconstruction after implant-sparing mastectomy in patients with submuscular implants
    Jessica Suber
    Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 66:546-50. 2011
    ..Implant-sparing mastectomy with delayed exchange provides an alternative to tissue expander placement and associated morbidities. This technique provides excellent results with minimal complications for this patient population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Surgical excision of pure flat epithelial atypia identified on core needle breast biopsy
    Vanessa L Prowler
    University of South Florida, Department of Surgery, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Breast 23:352-6. 2014
    ..Pure FEA is only upgraded to cancer in 3.2% of patients. Surgical excision of pure FEA found on core needle biopsy results in overtreatment in the vast majority of breast patients and may not be necessary. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of sentinel lymph node biopsy through an inframammary incision for a nipple-sparing mastectomy
    John V Kiluk
    Breast Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3402-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the technical feasibility of performing SLN through an IM incision without making an axillary counterincision...
  25. ncbi request reprint Differentiating fat necrosis from recurrent malignancy in fat-grafted breasts: an imaging classification system to guide management
    Rajiv P Parikh
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla 33606, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:761-72. 2012
    ..The authors' objective was to develop standardized imaging classifications to distinguish benign from malignant lesions after fat grafting...
  26. pmc Sequelae of fat grafting postmastectomy: an algorithm for management of fat necrosis
    Erin L Doren
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa
    Eplasty 12:e53. 2012
    ..Conclusions: Fat grafting improves cosmesis but has a significant risk of fat necrosis. Awareness of fat injection location, incidence, time to development, and characteristic examination may decrease anxiety and need for imaging/biopsy...
  27. pmc The effect of Oncotype DX recurrence score on treatment recommendations for patients with estrogen receptor-positive early stage breast cancer and correlation with estimation of recurrence risk by breast cancer specialists
    Jennifer E Joh
    Department of Women s Oncology, Comprehensive Breast Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Oncologist 16:1520-6. 2011
    ..This study has two primary endpoints: to evaluate the impact of Oncotype DX recurrence scores (RS) on chemotherapy recommendations and to compare the estimated recurrence risk predicted by breast oncology specialists to RS...
  28. pmc Challenges to developing proteomic-based breast cancer diagnostics
    Richard R Drake
    Cancer Biology and Infectious Disease Research Center, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia 23507, USA
    OMICS 15:251-9. 2011
    ..Based on these limitations, research strategies emphasizing identification of glycoprotein biomarkers in blood and MALDI mass spectrometry imaging of tissues are described...
  29. ncbi request reprint Contralateral axillary nodal involvement from invasive breast cancer
    John V Kiluk
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA Electronic address
    Breast 23:291-4. 2014
    ..5-8.2). CAM may have different prognostic implications than other distant metastases and may occur through dermal lymphatic spread. Further study is warranted on the prognosis and management of these challenging and rare cases. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema of the arm and breast in irradiated breast cancer patients: risks in an era of dramatically changing axillary surgery
    Thomas E Goffman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk 23507, USA
    Breast J 10:405-11. 2004
    ..For breast edema, disruption of draining lymphatics by surgery and radiation with boost to the upper outer quadrant increased risk, especially for the obese. Fortunately both breast and arm edema benefited from manual lymphatic drainage...
  31. pmc Population-based case-control study of diabetes and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic White women living in US southwestern states
    Dana E Rollison
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:447-56. 2008
    ..54, 95% confidence interval: 0.37, 0.79). In this study, diabetes was not associated with breast cancer overall, although the inverse association with gestational diabetes warrants further investigation...
  32. ncbi request reprint HER2-positive male breast cancer with thyroid cancer: an institutional report and review of literature
    Pooja Bardhan
    Department of Women s Oncology, Comprehensive Breast Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 42:135-9. 2012
    ..Although this observation seems to be clinically prevalent, publications are sparse in clinical research areas linking thyroid cancer to breast cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of race on breast cancer in lower socioeconomic status women
    Nell Maloney
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia 23507, USA
    Breast J 12:58-62. 2006
    ..026). Breast cancer in African American women traditionally presents at a more advanced stage and with poor prognostic features. However, when matched for lower socioeconomic status, racial disparities essentially disappear...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of sentinel lymph node biopsy on surgical residency training
    Susanna Shin
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, USA
    Am Surg 72:791-5; discussion 795-7. 2006
    ..As fewer AND are performed than our attendings cite to feel comfortable, future residents may not be competent to perform or teach AND...
  35. ncbi request reprint Follow-up recommendations for benign breast biopsies
    Susanna Shin
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Breast J 12:413-7. 2006
    ..This should include imaging (mammography or ultrasound) and a clinical breast examination 6 months, 1 year, and 2 years after a benign breast biopsy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Quality of life with skin-sparing mastectomy: sensation in the nipple-areola complex
    Christine Laronga
    Comprehensive Breast Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Support Oncol 4:234-5. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Paget's disease in the era of sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Christine Laronga
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at the University of South Florida, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MCC BRPROG, Tampa, FL 33612 9497, USA
    Am J Surg 192:481-3. 2006
    ..Paget's disease of the breast is an uncommon cancer. "Breast cancer" management has evolved to include sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). Our objective is to determine utilization of SLNB in the surgical algorithm of Paget's disease...
  38. pmc Cognitive functioning after cancer treatment: a 3-year longitudinal comparison of breast cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy or radiation and noncancer controls
    Kristin M Phillips
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer 118:1925-32. 2012
    ..Changes in cognitive functioning over time were compared in breast cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy plus radiotherapy, breast cancer survivors treated with radiotherapy only, and women with no history of cancer...
  39. doi request reprint The presence of micropapillary features and retraction artifact in core needle biopsy material predicts lymph node metastasis in breast carcinoma
    Geza Acs
    Anatomic Pathology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:202-10. 2009
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling in breast cancer
    Kiran Turaga
    Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 17:177-82. 2010
    ..This heterogeneity has spawned an era of molecular assays striving to classify and thus predict outcome, thereby guiding the future in targeted personalized treatment strategies...
  41. doi request reprint Recall of and reactions to a surgeon referral letter for BRCA genetic counseling among high-risk breast cancer patients
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1973-81. 2009
    ..This qualitative study examined the impact of a surgeon referral letter on recently diagnosed breast cancer patients' uptake of BRCA GC...
  42. ncbi request reprint Accelerated partial breast irradiation: a review and description of an early North American surgical experience with the intrabeam delivery system
    JEREMIAH L DENEVE
    Comprehensive Breast Program, Department of Women s Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 19:295-308. 2012
    ..We report on our early North American surgical experience using the Intrabeam radiotherapy delivery system and review the current literature...
  43. pmc SELDI-TOF serum profiling for prognostic and diagnostic classification of breast cancers
    Christine Laronga
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia and the Virginia Prostate Center, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Dis Markers 19:229-38. 2003
    ..These initial results indicate the utility of protein profiling approaches for developing new diagnostic and prognostic assays for breast cancers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Shielding of the contralateral breast during tangential irradiation
    Thomas E Goffman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 27:436-9. 2004
    ..For younger patients in whom radiation exposure is of considerable concern, a simple shield of 2 mm lead thickness proved practical and effective...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoproteomic analysis of prechemotherapy and postchemotherapy plasma samples from patients receiving neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy for breast carcinoma
    Lajos Pusztai
    Department of Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Cancer 100:1814-22. 2004
    ..The authors also compared the plasma profiles of patients with cancer with the plasma profiles of healthy women to identify breast carcinoma-associated protein markers...
  46. pmc Micrometastasis in the sentinel lymph node of breast cancer does not mandate completion axillary dissection
    Keith Fournier
    Departments of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Ann Surg 239:859-63; discussion 863-5. 2004
    ..To determine if micrometastatic disease in the sentinel lymph node is a predictor of non-sentinel lymph node (non-SLN) involvement in breast cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint DNA damage-induced protein 14-3-3 sigma inhibits protein kinase B/Akt activation and suppresses Akt-activated cancer
    Huiling Yang
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer Res 66:3096-105. 2006
    ..These data provide an insight into Akt regulation and rational cancer gene therapy by identifying 14-3-3 sigma as a molecular regulator of Akt and as a potential anticancer agent for Akt-activated cancers...
  48. ncbi request reprint A novel approach toward development of a rapid blood test for breast cancer
    Antonia Vlahou
    Department of Microbiology, and Virginia Prostate Center, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 4:203-9. 2003
    ..The combination of SELDI ProteinChip mass spectrometry and a classification- and regression-tree algorithm has the potential to use serum protein expression profiles for detection and diagnosis of breast cancer...
  49. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk reduction
    Therese B Bevers
    National Comprehensive Cancer Network
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 5:676-701. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Obesity and lymphatic mapping with sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer
    Marybeth Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 825 Fairfax Ave, Suite 610, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Am J Surg 187:52-7. 2004
    ..With increasing sentinel lymph node experience, patient subsets associated with lower success rates are being identified. Obesity may be one such subset...