Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- Management of women who have a genetic predisposition for breast cancerIsmail Jatoi
Breast Care Center, National Naval Medical Center, Uniformed Services University, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
Surg Clin North Am 88:845-61, vii-viii. 2008..All patients should be informed that screening, prophylactic surgery, and chemoprevention have the potential for harm as well as benefit...
- Breast cancer mortality trends in the United States according to estrogen receptor status and age at diagnosisIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center and Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
J Clin Oncol 25:1683-90. 2007..However, the efficacy of these modalities may depend on estrogen receptor (ER) expression and age. We therefore examined breast cancer mortality trends in the United States according to ER status and age...
- Qualitative age-interactions in breast cancer: a tale of two diseases?Ismail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center and The Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
Am J Clin Oncol 31:504-6. 2008..Taken together, these qualitative age-interactions may indicate that early and late-onset breast cancers are different diseases, derived from different pathways...
- Clinical trial results applied to management of the individual cancer patientIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center and The Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland, 20814, USA
World J Surg 30:1184-9. 2006..If the test for subgroup interaction is significant, then the effects of treatment may indeed differ between subgroups of patients, but this should be confirmed in other trials before a treatment is implemented in clinical practice...
- Psychological distress in U.S. women who have experienced false-positive mammogramsIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center and Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:191-200. 2006..In the United States, approximately 10.7% of all screening mammograms lead to a false-positive result, but the overall impact of false-positives on psychological well-being is poorly understood...
- Breast cancer trends among black and white women in the United StatesIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
J Clin Oncol 23:7836-41. 2005..Calendar period mortality trends reflect the effects of new medical interventions, whereas birth cohort mortality trends reflect alterations in risk factors...
- Randomized trials of breast-conserving therapy versus mastectomy for primary breast cancer: a pooled analysis of updated resultsIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center and The Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Am J Clin Oncol 28:289-94. 2005..935-1.224; P = 0.33). This pooled analysis confirms that MT and BCT have comparable effects on mortality, even after long-term follow up. However, BCT is associated with a significantly greater risk of locoregional recurrence...
- Hazard rates of recurrence following diagnosis of primary breast cancerIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Medical Center and the Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:173-8. 2005..This additional peak may be an artifact of interval censoring due to a tendency to follow-up patients at specific bench-mark time points...
- Widening disparity in survival between white and African-American patients with breast carcinoma treated in the U. S. Department of Defense Healthcare systemIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, U S Army Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
Cancer 98:894-9. 2003..To examine this issue further, the authors compared trends in survival among white and African-American women diagnosed with breast carcinoma in the U. S. Department of Defense (DoD), an equal access healthcare system...
- Internal mammary sentinel nodes in primary breast cancerIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, US Army Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Curr Med Res Opin 19:567-9. 2003..Clinical trials are needed to resolve these issues. Internal mammary sentinel node biopsy in patients with primary breast cancer should be considered investigational, and conducted only in the context of clinical trials...
- Male breast cancer: a population-based comparison with female breast cancerWilliam F Anderson
Biostatistics Branch BB, DHHS NIH NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics DCEG, EPS, Room 8036, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7244, USA
J Clin Oncol 28:232-9. 2010..Because of its rarity, male breast cancer is often compared with female breast cancer...
- Racial differences in breast cancer survival in women under age 60Malabika Sarker
Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, INF 324, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
Breast Cancer Res Treat 106:135-41. 2007..There is a known difference in breast cancer survival between races in the US for which several factors such as social, lifestyle and genetic factors may be relevant...
- Distinct breast cancer incidence and prognostic patterns in the NCI's SEER program: suggesting a possible link between etiology and outcomeWilliam F Anderson
DHHS NIH NCI Division of Cancer Prevention, EPN Suite 2144, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:127-37. 2005..Standard tumor characteristics are used to predict initial relapse or death, but their ability to estimate long-term patterns of failure may be limited...
- Current status of sentinel lymph node biopsy in early breast cancerIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
Int J Fertil Womens Med 49:215-21. 2004..In this article, we discuss some of the pertinent issues pertaining to the application of SLNB in the management of breast cancer...
- Cancer screeningIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, USA
Curr Probl Surg 42:620-82. 2005
- Sentinel lymph node biopsy in primary breast cancer: window to management of the axillaAshwini Kumar
Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
World J Surg 36:1453-9. 2012..The SNB technology has dramatically improved the quality of life for women with breast cancer, and further modifications of its role in breast cancer treatment should be based on evidence obtained from randomized, controlled trials...
- MRI in breast cancer management: potential for benefit and harmIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center and The Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
Int J Fertil Womens Med 50:281-4. 2005..Clearly, additional studies are needed to determine the optimal role of MRI in the management of breast cancer. In the meantime, patients should be informed of its potential for benefit and harm...
- Cancer incidence in the U.S. military population: comparison with rates from the SEER programKangmin Zhu
US Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1740-5. 2009..Overall, these results suggest that cancer patterns may differ between military and nonmilitary populations. Further studies are needed to confirm these findings and explore contributing factors...
- Body mass index and use of mammography screening in the United StatesKangmin Zhu
United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 1, Suite A 109, 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Prev Med 42:381-5. 2006..This study examined the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and mammography screening, using the data from the year 2000 United States National Health Interview Survey...
- Qualitative age interactions in breast cancer studies: a mini-reviewIsmail Jatoi
Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
Future Oncol 6:1781-8. 2010..When age interactions are suspected, breast cancer studies should be stratified by early versus late age of onset or analyzed age specifically...
- In briefIsmail Jatoi
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, USA
Curr Probl Surg 42:616-8. 2005
- Screening clinical breast examinationIsmail Jatoi
General Surgery Service, US Army Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany 69126
Surg Clin North Am 83:789-801. 2003..Physicians should take on the responsibility to ensure that screening CBE is performed properly, however, and that it remains an integral part of all screening mammography programs...
- Why is breast-cancer mortality declining?Ismail Jatoi
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
Lancet Oncol 4:251-4. 2003....
- Breast conserving surgery versus mastectomy: the influence of comorbidities on choice of surgical operation in the Department of Defense health care systemJing Zhou
John P Murtha Cancer Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
Am J Surg 206:393-9. 2013..This study investigated whether pre-existing comorbidities influenced breast cancer surgical operation in an equal access health care system...
- Breast cancer chemopreventionEmmanuel M Gabriel
Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 12:223-8. 2012..Indeed, it is always important to keep in mind that chemoprevention targets asymptomatic women, and therefore the decision to embark on this strategy should never be taken lightly...
- Racial disparities in breast cancer outcome: insights into host-tumor interactionsRomano Demicheli
Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
Cancer 110:1880-8. 2007..A 'unifying hypothesis' incorporating findings from genetics, epidemiology, and clinical studies should be aggressively pursued...
- Delayed benefit of mammography screening in premenopausal womenIsmail Jatoi
J Clin Oncol 22:4860; author reply 4860-2. 2004
- Meta-analysis of survival in African American and white American patients with breast cancer: ethnicity compared with socioeconomic statusLisa A Newman
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
J Clin Oncol 24:1342-9. 2006....
- Effects of estrogen receptor expression and histopathology on annual hazard rates of death from breast cancerWilliam F Anderson
DHHS NIH NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Biostatistics Branch, EPS, Room 8036, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852 7244, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:121-6. 2006..We hypothesized that annual mortality rates from breast cancer after initial diagnosis (hazard rates) might also vary by ER and histopathology...
- Factors associated with the incompliance with mammogram screening among individuals with a family history of breast cancer or ovarian cancerHongyu Wu
United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave, NW Building 1, Suite E 111, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:317-24. 2007..Using the data from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), we examined factors related to the underuse of mammogram in this population...
- Breast, colorectal, and skin cancer screening practices and family history of cancer in U.S. womenMona Shah
United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:526-34. 2007..This study examined whether women with a family history of cancer were more likely to use breast, colorectal, or skin cancer screenings compared with those without such a family history...
- Assessing the impact of screening mammography: Breast cancer incidence and mortality rates in Connecticut (1943-2002)William F Anderson
Biostatistics Branch, Principal Investigator, DHHS NIH NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, EPS, Room 8036, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852 7244, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:333-40. 2006..Though the ultimate goal of screening is to reduce breast cancer deaths, the immediate goal is to detect and treat early-stage tumors before they pose a threat to life...
- An overview of the role of prophylactic surgery in the management of individuals with a hereditary cancer predispositionTawakalitu Oseni
Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
Surg Clin North Am 88:739-58, vi. 2008..Additionally, it discusses the types of prophylactic surgical procedures that are performed commonly, and their expanding role in cancer prevention...