talc

Summary

Summary: Finely powdered native hydrous magnesium silicate. It is used as a dusting powder, either alone or with starch or boric acid, for medicinal and toilet preparations. It is also an excipient and filler for pills, tablets, and for dusting tablet molds. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Phase III intergroup study of talc poudrage vs talc slurry sclerosis for malignant pleural effusion
    Carolyn M Dresler
    Head, Tobacco Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Chest 127:909-15. 2005
  2. ncbi Iodopovidone: an inexpensive and effective agent for chemical pleurodesis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Lung Cancer 55:253-4. 2007
  3. ncbi Talc pleurodesis: basic fibroblast growth factor mediates pleural fibrosis
    Veena B Antony
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100225, Gainesville, FL 32610 0225, USA
    Chest 126:1522-8. 2004
  4. ncbi Carcinogenicity of carbon black, titanium dioxide, and talc
    Robertv Baan
    Lancet Oncol 7:295-6. 2006
  5. ncbi Transforming growth factor beta induces vascular endothelial growth factor elaboration from pleural mesothelial cells in vivo and in vitro
    Y C Gary Lee
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, St Thomas Hospital and Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37202, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:88-94. 2002
  6. ncbi Pleural mesothelial cells mediate inflammatory and profibrotic responses in talc-induced pleurodesis
    Milena Marques P Acencio
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Lung 185:343-8. 2007
  7. ncbi Talc mediates angiostasis in malignant pleural effusions via endostatin induction
    N Nasreen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Dept of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Eur Respir J 29:761-9. 2007
  8. ncbi Talc seromadesis: a novel technique for the treatment of chronic seromas following breast surgery
    Kourosh Saeb-Parsy
    Breast J 12:502-4. 2006
  9. ncbi Evidence that mesothelial cells regulate the acute inflammatory response in talc pleurodesis
    E Marchi
    Pleura Laboratory Pulmonary Division, Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur Respir J 28:929-32. 2006
  10. ncbi Inflammation and clinical repercussions of pleurodesis induced by intrapleural talc administration
    Eduardo Henrique Genofre
    Laboratory of Pleura, Pulmonary Division Heart Institute Incor University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 62:627-34. 2007

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  1. ncbi Phase III intergroup study of talc poudrage vs talc slurry sclerosis for malignant pleural effusion
    Carolyn M Dresler
    Head, Tobacco Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Chest 127:909-15. 2005
    To demonstrate the efficacy, safety, and appropriate mode of instillation of talc for sclerosis in treatment of malignant pleural effusions (MPEs).
  2. ncbi Iodopovidone: an inexpensive and effective agent for chemical pleurodesis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Lung Cancer 55:253-4. 2007
  3. ncbi Talc pleurodesis: basic fibroblast growth factor mediates pleural fibrosis
    Veena B Antony
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100225, Gainesville, FL 32610 0225, USA
    Chest 126:1522-8. 2004
    ..Pleurodesis involves the introduction of a sclerosing agent into the pleural space. Talc is one of the most commonly used sclerosing agents in treating patients with recurrent, symptomatic malignant ..
  4. ncbi Carcinogenicity of carbon black, titanium dioxide, and talc
    Robertv Baan
    Lancet Oncol 7:295-6. 2006
  5. ncbi Transforming growth factor beta induces vascular endothelial growth factor elaboration from pleural mesothelial cells in vivo and in vitro
    Y C Gary Lee
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, St Thomas Hospital and Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37202, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:88-94. 2002
    ..growth factor beta (TGF-beta) to produce pleurodesis, we observed that although TGF-beta was more effective than talc or doxycycline, it induced transient production of large pleural effusions...
  6. ncbi Pleural mesothelial cells mediate inflammatory and profibrotic responses in talc-induced pleurodesis
    Milena Marques P Acencio
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Lung 185:343-8. 2007
    Intrapleural talc is used to produce pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusions...
  7. ncbi Talc mediates angiostasis in malignant pleural effusions via endostatin induction
    N Nasreen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Dept of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Eur Respir J 29:761-9. 2007
    b>Talc remains the most effective sclerosing agent for pleurodesis. However, its mechanism of action in resolving pleural malignant disease remains unclear...
  8. ncbi Talc seromadesis: a novel technique for the treatment of chronic seromas following breast surgery
    Kourosh Saeb-Parsy
    Breast J 12:502-4. 2006
  9. ncbi Evidence that mesothelial cells regulate the acute inflammatory response in talc pleurodesis
    E Marchi
    Pleura Laboratory Pulmonary Division, Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur Respir J 28:929-32. 2006
    Intrapleural instillation of talc is used to produce pleurodesis in cases of recurrent malignant pleural effusions...
  10. ncbi Inflammation and clinical repercussions of pleurodesis induced by intrapleural talc administration
    Eduardo Henrique Genofre
    Laboratory of Pleura, Pulmonary Division Heart Institute Incor University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 62:627-34. 2007
    ..Several agents have been studied and used, but talc continues to be the most popular...
  11. doi F-18 FDG PET/CT characterization of talc pleurodesis-induced pleural changes over time: a retrospective study
    Nghi C Nguyen
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 34:886-90. 2009
    The current study characterized pleural changes induced by talc pleurodesis (TP), based on serial positron emission tomography/computer-tomography (PET/CT) with F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG).
  12. doi Interleukin-8 activates coagulation and correlates with survival after talc pleurodesis
    A Montes-Worboys
    Institute of Biomedicine of Seville IBIS, HHUU Virgendel Rocío, Seville, Spain
    Eur Respir J 35:160-6. 2010
    The aim of our study was to investigate whether interleukin (IL)-8 activates systemic coagulation after talc pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusion (MPE), and whether levels of IL-8 in plasma are related to early death after talc ..
  13. pmc Synthesis and characterization of silver/talc nanocomposites using the wet chemical reduction method
    Kamyar Shameli
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
    Int J Nanomedicine 5:743-51. 2010
    ..nanoparticles (Ag-NPs) were synthesized using the wet chemical reduction method on the external surface layer of talc mineral as a solid support...
  14. ncbi Who gains most? A 10-year experience with 611 thoracoscopic talc pleurodeses
    Volker Steger
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Schillerhoehe Hospital, Gerlingen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1940-5. 2007
    Thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis is a therapeutic option for recurrent pleural effusion.
  15. ncbi Talc and silver nitrate induce systemic inflammatory effects during the acute phase of experimental pleurodesis in rabbits
    Evaldo Marchi
    Pulmonary Division, Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Chest 125:2268-77. 2004
    s: To determine whether talc (TL) and silver nitrate (SN), two effective pleurodesis agents, induce a systemic inflammatory response in the acute phase of experimental pleurodesis in rabbits.
  16. ncbi Alternative widely available, inexpensive agents for pleurodesis
    Oner Dikensoy
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Turkey
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 11:340-4. 2005
    ..Although talc, parenteral tetracycline derivatives, and bleomycin are the most commonly used agents for pleurodesis, parenteral ..
  17. doi Is full postpleurodesis lung expansion a determinant of a successful outcome after talc pleurodesis?
    Ricardo Mingarini Terra
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Heart Institute InCor, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Chest 136:361-8. 2009
    To analyze and compare radiologic lung expansion after talc pleurodesis performed either by videothoracoscopy or chest tube and correlate it with clinical outcome...
  18. ncbi Ultrastructural acute features of active remodeling after chemical pleurodesis induced by silver nitrate or talc
    Eduardo H Genofre
    Laboratory of Pleura, Pulmonary Division, Heart Institute InCor, University of the São Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Lung 183:197-207. 2005
    ..Twenty seven rabbits received intrapleural injection of 0.5% silver nitrate (SN; N = 9) or 400 mg/kg talc slurry (N = 9) in 2 ml of saline solution; control rabbits (N = 9) received 2 ml of saline alone...
  19. doi Application of subcutaneous talc after axillary dissection in a porcine model safely reduces drain duration and prevents seromas
    David A Klima
    Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28204, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:338-47. 2012
    b>Talc, the most common pleurodesis agent, has recently been shown to prevent seromas and decrease drain duration when placed subcutaneously after large subcutaneous dissection accompanying open ventral hernia repair...
  20. ncbi Talc pleurodesis mimics pleural metastases: differentiation with positron emission tomography/computed tomography
    Nirit Weiss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:811-4. 2003
    b>Talc pleurodesis is a technique used in the treatment of patients with persistent pleural effusions or pneumothorax not amenable to other treatment. These are commonly seen in patients with malignant thoracic neoplasms...
  21. ncbi Long-term follow-up of thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis for primary spontaneous pneumothorax
    S Györik
    Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 29:757-60. 2007
    ..present study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax treated with talc pleurodesis...
  22. ncbi Comparison of pleurodesis by erythromycin, talc, doxycycline, and diazepam in a rabbit model
    Quintessa Miller
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
    J Surg Educ 64:41-5. 2007
    ..b>Talc is the most frequently used chemical sclerosant; however, it has been known to induce Adult Respiratory Distress ..
  23. doi Effect of an indwelling pleural catheter vs chest tube and talc pleurodesis for relieving dyspnea in patients with malignant pleural effusion: the TIME2 randomized controlled trial
    Helen E Davies
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales
    JAMA 307:2383-9. 2012
    ..Malignant pleural effusion causes disabling dyspnea in patients with a short life expectancy. Palliation is achieved by fluid drainage, but the most effective first-line method has not been determined...
  24. pmc Agglomeration of Ibuprofen with talc by novel crystallo-co-agglomeration technique
    Atmaram Pawar
    Department of Pharmaceutics, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Poona College of Pharmacy, Erandwane, Pune 411038, Maharashtra State, India
    AAPS PharmSciTech 5:e55. 2004
    The purpose of this research work was to obtain directly compressible agglomerates of ibuprofen with talc by a novel crystallo-co-agglomeration (CCA) technique, which is an extension of spherical crystallization...
  25. ncbi Design and evaluation of deformable talc agglomerates prepared by crystallo-co-agglomeration technique for generating heterogeneous matrix
    Namdeo Jadhav
    Department of Pharmaceutics, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur 416013, Maharashtra State, India
    AAPS PharmSciTech 8:E59. 2007
    The crystallo-co-agglomeration technique was used to design directly compressible and deformable agglomerates of talc containing the low-dose drug bromhexine hydrochloride (BXH)...
  26. pmc Comparison of side effects of oxytetracycline and talc pleurodesis: an experimental study
    Alper Gozubuyuk
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kirikkale University, School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:128. 2010
    ..Although several agents have been used, many questions have remained unanswered about their toxicity. Talc is the most commonly used agent for the treatment, with rare, serious complications reported...
  27. ncbi Talc sclerodhesis of persistent Morel-Lavallée lesions (posttraumatic pseudocysts): case report of 4 patients
    Shai Luria
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    J Orthop Trauma 20:435-8. 2006
    ..The standard practice has been repeated extensive surgical debridement. To avoid the need for such treatment, talc was used to sclerose the lesion in 4 patients treated between 2000 and 2003...
  28. ncbi A study of comparison of efficacy and safety of talc and povidone iodine for pleurodesis of malignant pleural effusions
    Sibes Kumar Das
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata 700014
    J Indian Med Assoc 106:589-90, 592. 2008
    ..The present study is to compare the effectiveness and safety of talc and povidone iodine as chemical agents for pleurodesis in patients of malignant pleural effusion...
  29. doi Pulmonary talcosis: imaging findings
    Edson Marchiori
    Department of Radiology, Fluminense Federal University, Rua Thomaz Cameron, 438, Valparaiso, Petropolis, RJ, CEP 25685 120, Brazil
    Lung 188:165-71. 2010
    b>Talc is a mineral widely used in the ceramic, paper, plastics, rubber, paint, and cosmetic industries. Four distinct forms of pulmonary disease caused by talc have been defined...
  30. ncbi Respiratory effects from industrial talc exposure among former mining workers
    Rosinelle Castelo Branco Ramos Loyola
    Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:541-7. 2010
    To evaluate late respiratory effects from occupational inhalation of talc contaminated with asbestos.
  31. doi [Case report of a rare occupational disease: a during life non-recognised occupational disease--talcosis]
    V Neumann
    Deutsches Mesotheliomregister am Institut für Pathologie der Ruhr Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Pneumologie 65:471-6. 2011
    b>Talc is a hydrated magnesium silicate used in the chemical, ceramic, cosmetic, leather, paper and building industries. Interstitial lung disease - talcosis - due to exclusive talc inhalation is a rare form of pneumoconiosis...
  32. ncbi CT with histopathologic correlation of FDG uptake in a patient with pulmonary granuloma and pleural plaque caused by remote talc pleurodesis
    Minh Nguyen
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Atlanta VAMC, 1670 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:92-4. 2004
  33. doi Clinical outcomes and health-related quality of life after thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis
    Bodo Schniewind
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
    J Palliat Med 15:37-42. 2012
    ..Health-related quality of life (QOL) is an important factor in palliative therapy; however, we are not aware of any studies that have examined the QOL of patients following thoracoscopic pleurodesis...
  34. ncbi An epidemiological study of talc-related respiratory morbidity among employees of a rubber industry in Shiraz-Iran
    M Neghab
    Occupational Health Department, School of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:539-46. 2007
    The main purpose of this study was to assess and characterize the pulmonary reactions associated with occupational exposure to talc dust.
  35. doi The primary role of iron-mediated lipid peroxidation in the differential cytotoxicity caused by two varieties of talc nanoparticles on A549 cells and lipid peroxidation inhibitory effect exerted by ascorbic acid
    Mohd Javed Akhtar
    Fibre Toxicology Division, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research CSIR, Lucknow 226 001, UP, India
    Toxicol In Vitro 24:1139-47. 2010
    b>Talc particles, the basic ingredient in different kinds of talc-based cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, pose a health risk to pulmonary and ovarian systems due to domestic and occupational exposures...
  36. ncbi CT appearances of talc pleurodesis
    S Narayanaswamy
    Department of Radiology, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
    Clin Radiol 62:233-7. 2007
    To report the computed tomography (CT) appearances of talc pleurodesis in the management of patients with pleural effusions and spontaneous pneumothorax.
  37. doi Mechanisms of pleurodesis
    Francisco Rodriguez-Panadero
    Unidad Médico Quirúrgica de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio, Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla, and CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Sevilla, Spain
    Respiration 83:91-8. 2012
    ..There is general agreement that talc obtains the best results, and there are also preliminary experimental studies suggesting that it can induce ..
  38. ncbi Perineal application of cosmetic talc and risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of 11,933 subjects from sixteen observational studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Anticancer Res 23:1955-60. 2003
    Prior epidemiological studies suggest an association between perineal cosmetic talc use and increased risk of epithelial ovarian cancer. A meta-analysis was performed to evaluate this suspected association.
  39. ncbi Is talc pleurodesis safe for young patients following primary spontaneous pneumothorax?
    Ian Hunt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, St Thomas Street, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:117-20. 2007
    ..The question addressed was whether talc used for pleurodesis in young patients with a spontaneous pneumothorax has any long-term adverse effects...
  40. ncbi Efficacy of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery with talc pleurodesis for porous diaphragm syndrome in patients with refractory hepatic hydrothorax
    Robert J Cerfolio
    Division of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:457-9. 2006
    ..Patients with recurrent, refractory hepatic hydrothorax from porous diaphragm syndrome represent a therapeutic challenge with few options...
  41. ncbi Single versus multiple access video-assisted thoracic surgery in the treatment of malignant pleural effusion
    Stefano Margaritora
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:397; author reply 397-8. 2007
  42. ncbi Carcinogenic hazards from inhaled carbon black, titanium dioxide, and talc not containing asbestos or asbestiform fibers: recent evaluations by an IARC Monographs Working Group
    Robert A Baan
    Carcinogen Identification and Evaluation Group, WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Inhal Toxicol 19:213-28. 2007
    ..IARC Monographs Working Group reevaluated the carcinogenic hazards to humans of carbon black, titanium dioxide, and talc, which belong to the group of poorly soluble, low-toxicity particles...
  43. ncbi Thoracoscopy talc poudrage : a 15-year experience
    J R de Campos
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of San Paulo, Medical School, San Paulo, Brazil
    Chest 119:801-6. 2001
    To review our experience with thoracoscopy and talc poudrage during the previous 15 years with regards to efficacy, side effects, morbidity, and mortality.
  44. ncbi Talc preparations used for pleurodesis vary markedly from one preparation to another
    J Ferrer
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Chest 119:1901-5. 2001
    BACKGROUND: At the present time, talc is the one of the agents most commonly used for the production of a pleurodesis...
  45. pmc Treatment of malignant pleural effusion: PleuRx catheter or talc pleurodesis? A cost-effectiveness analysis
    Aaron M Olden
    Division of Ethics, Humanities, and Palliative Care, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:59-65. 2010
    ..may be quick and relatively easy to perform, but has a high recurrence rate; chest tube placement with talc slurry is quite effective at achieving pleurodesis, but this procedure can be quite painful and requires ..
  46. ncbi An Audit of medical thoracoscopy and talc poudrage for pneumothorax prevention in advanced COPD
    Pyng Lee
    Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Chest 125:1315-20. 2004
    To prospectively study all patients with COPD and spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) who underwent thoracoscopic talc poudrage (TP) under local anesthesia to determine its efficacy and safety in recurrence prevention.
  47. ncbi Thoracoscopy and talc poudrage in the management of hepatic hydrothorax
    J R Milanez de Campos
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein and Hospital das Clínicas of the University of São Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Chest 118:13-7. 2000
    ..Patients and methods: From May 1985 through May 1999, 10 men and 8 women, with a mean age of 57.6 years (range, 26 to 76 years), underwent 21 therapeutic thoracoscopies to achieve pleurodesis by application of talc.
  48. ncbi Use of tunnelled catheters for malignant pleural effusions in patients fit for pleurodesis
    A Tremblay
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Health Sciences Center, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Eur Respir J 30:759-62. 2007
    ..Tunnelled pleural catheters are an effective way of controlling malignant pleural effusions when used as first-line treatment in patients who appear to be candidates for pleurodesis procedures...
  49. doi A randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of cosmetic talc compared with iodopovidone for chemical pleurodesis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respirology 16:1064-9. 2011
    b>Talc is an effective and widely used agent for chemical pleurodesis. However, limited availability and high cost hamper the routine use of talc in resource poor countries...
  50. pmc Early and late morbidity and mortality and life expectancy following thoracoscopic talc insufflation for control of malignant pleural effusions: a review of 400 cases
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A, Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:27. 2010
    ..It represents a terminal condition with short median survival (in terms of months) and the goal is palliation. Aim of our study is to analyze morbidity, mortality and life expectancy following videothoracoscopic talc poudrage.
  51. ncbi Pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusion: talc, toxicity and where next?
    Helen E Davies
    Thorax 63:572-4. 2008
  52. doi Perineal use of talc and risk of ovarian cancer
    H Langseth
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of populationbased, Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:358-60. 2008
    ..Some environmental exposures, notably talc and asbestos, have been suspected as ovarian carcinogens.
  53. ncbi Talc poudrage versus talc slurry in the treatment of malignant pleural effusion. A prospective comparative study
    Alessandro Stefani
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialities, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:827-32. 2006
    The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness, safety and appropriate mode of administration of intrapleural talc for pleurodesis, in the treatment of malignant pleural effusion (MPE).
  54. ncbi The evidence on the effectiveness of management for malignant pleural effusion: a systematic review
    Carol Tan
    Thoracic Unit, Guy s Hospital, St Thomas Street, London SE1 9RT, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:829-38. 2006
    ..b>Talc tended to be associated with fewer recurrences when compared to bleomycin (RR, 0.64; 95% CI, 0.34-1...
  55. ncbi Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery with talc pleurodesis in the management of symptomatic hepatic hydrothorax
    Dino Ferrante
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 005, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:3172-5. 2002
    Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery with talc pleurodesis is a therapeutic option for patients with hepatic hydrothorax that is refractory to medical therapy...
  56. ncbi Clinical efficacy and safety of thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusions
    Steffen Kolschmann
    St George Medical Center, Robert Koch Hospital, Nikolai Rumjanzew Str 100, D 04207 Leipzig, Germany
    Chest 128:1431-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term efficacy and safety of pleurodesis by thoracoscopic talc poudrage (TTP) in malignant pleural effusions (MPEs).
  57. ncbi Pleurodesis induced by talc or silver nitrate: evaluation of collagen and elastic fibers in pleural remodeling
    Leila Antonangelo
    Laboratory of Pleura Pulmonary Division and Division of Applied Physiology, Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Lung 184:105-11. 2006
    This study evaluated the extracellular matrix (collagen and elastic fibers) in pleurodesis induced by intrapleural talc (TL) or silver nitrate (SN)...
  58. ncbi Inhalational pulmonary talcosis: high-resolution CT findings in 3 patients
    Edson Marchiori
    Departmento de Radiologia, Hospital Universitario Clementino Fraga Filho, RJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Thorac Imaging 19:41-4. 2004
    We describe the high-resolution CT findings in 3 patients with pulmonary talcosis acquired by the inhalation of talc. The predominant abnormalities consisted of small centrilobular and subpleural nodules and conglomerated masses ..
  59. ncbi Risk of lung cancer following exposure to carbon black, titanium dioxide and talc: results from two case-control studies in Montreal
    Agnihotram V Ramanakumar
    Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cancer 122:183-9. 2008
    ..evaluated the carcinogenicity of three poorly soluble weakly-toxic substances: carbon black, titanium dioxide and talc. Though there is evidence of carcinogenity in experimental animals for these substances, the evidence in humans is ..
  60. doi Talc retinopathy
    Vinay A Shah
    Ophthalmology 115:755-755.e2. 2008
  61. ncbi The neutrophilic and fibrinolytic response to talc can predict the outcome of pleurodesis
    K Psathakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Army General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece, and Respiratory Endoscopy Unit, Unidad Médico Quirúrgica de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital Universiatrio Viergen del Rocío, Sevilla, Spain
    Eur Respir J 27:817-21. 2006
    It was hypothesised that monitoring neutrophil and D-dimer (DD) levels into the pleural fluid, after talc instillation, could predict the outcome of pleurodesis...
  62. ncbi Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and CT after talc pleurodesis
    Boon Han Kwek
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest 125:2356-60. 2004
    b>Talc pleurodesis is widely performed for the management of persistent pneumothorax or pleural effusion, particularly malignant effusions...
  63. ncbi Videothoracoscopic talc poudrage in primary spontaneous pneumothorax: a single-institution experience in 861 cases
    Giuseppe Cardillo
    Thoracic Surgery Unit, Carlo Forlanini Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Medicine University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:322-8. 2006
    We sought to evaluate the outcome of 861 patients treated with videothoracoscopic talc poudrage for primary spontaneous pneumothorax.
  64. ncbi Safety of pleurodesis with talc poudrage in malignant pleural effusion: a prospective cohort study
    Julius P Janssen
    Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Lancet 369:1535-9. 2007
    b>Talc is the most effective chemical pleurodesis agent for patients with malignant pleural effusion...
  65. ncbi False positive 18F-FDG-PET/CT in a patient after talc pleurodesis
    Hojjat Ahmadzadehfar
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53127 Bonn, Germany
    Lung Cancer 58:418-21. 2007
    ..After diagnosis of emphysemic bullae, the patient underwent talc pleurodesis and had no further complaints...
  66. ncbi Who's (still) afraid of talc?
    M Noppen
    Eur Respir J 29:619-21. 2007
  67. ncbi Intrapleural low-dose silver nitrate elicits more pleural inflammation and less systemic inflammation than low-dose talc
    Evaldo Marchi
    Pleura Laboratory, Pulmonary Division, Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil, Rua Lucia B Passarin, 590, Ap 42, Jundiai, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Chest 128:1798-804. 2005
    Several systemic effects have been described after talc pleurodesis. The aim of this study was to assess the systemic response induced by low, nonpleurodesis-inducing doses of talc and silver nitrate in an experimental model in rabbits.
  68. ncbi Some reflections on talc poudrage
    Thomas F Molnar
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:1147; author reply 1147-8. 2007
  69. ncbi Foreign body post-varicella granulomas due to talc
    C Lazaro
    Department of Dermatology, Lozano Blesa University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:75-8. 2006
    ..with multiple facial granulomas, persisting more than 6 months and related to the use of topical anti-pruriginous talc powder applied to papuloexudative lesions caused by varicella...
  70. ncbi Lung damage in experimental pleurodesis induced by silver nitrate or talc: 1-year follow-up
    Francisco S Vargas
    Pleura Laboratory, Division of Respiratory Diseases, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, R Itapeva 500 cjto 4C, Bela Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil CEP 01332 000
    Chest 122:2122-6. 2002
    To compare the lung damage caused by intrapleural silver nitrate (SN) with that caused by talc over a 12-month period.
  71. ncbi Early and late mortality after pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusion
    Alain Bernard
    Chirurgie Thoracique, Hopital Universitaire, Dijon, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:213-7. 2002
    ....
  72. ncbi Use of small-bore vs large-bore chest tubes for treatment of malignant pleural effusions
    W Parulekar
    National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group, Queen s University, Kingston ON
    Chest 120:19-25. 2001
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of small-bore (12 French vanSonnenberg) catheters compared with standard large-bore chest tubes in the drainage and sclerotherapy of malignant pleural effusions...
  73. ncbi A comparative study of pleurodesis using talc slurry and bleomycin in the management of malignant pleural effusions
    K C Ong
    Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Respirology 5:99-103. 2000
    ..A randomized clinical trial was conducted to compare the efficacy of two commonly used agents, talc and bleomycin, for the pleurodesis of malignant pleural effusions.
  74. ncbi Effective treatment of malignant pleural effusion by minimal invasive thoracic surgery: thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis and pleuroperitoneal shunts in 101 patients
    M Schulze
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University Hospital, Kiel, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:1809-12. 2001
    ..For effective palliation of patients with malignant pleural effusion due to advanced neoplastic disease, any proposed treatment should have low procedure-related mortality and morbidity...
  75. ncbi Experimental pleurodesis in rabbits induced by silver nitrate or talc: 1-year follow-up
    F S Vargas
    Laboratory of Pleura, Division of Respiratory Diseases, Heart Institute, InCor, , Brazil
    Chest 119:1516-20. 2001
    STUDY OBJECTIVE: To compare the pleurodesis results from the intrapleural injection of silver nitrate and talc slurry over an observation period of 12 months in rabbits. DESIGN: Rabbits were randomized to receive 2 mL of 0...
  76. ncbi Influence of particle size on extrapleural talc dissemination after talc slurry pleurodesis
    Jaume Ferrer
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Chest 122:1018-27. 2002
    Cases of acute respiratory failure reported after talc pleurodesis have raised concerns about its safety. It has been speculated that this pulmonary inflammatory syndrome is secondary to the extrapleural dissemination of the talc particles...
  77. ncbi Mortality among workers at a talc mining and milling facility
    Yasushi Honda
    Environmental Health Sciences Program, Institute of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Occup Hyg 46:575-85. 2002
    This study evaluated mortality among workers at a talc mining and milling facility.
  78. ncbi Influence of talc dose on extrapleural talc dissemination after talc pleurodesis
    Juan F Montes
    Departament deBiologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:348-55. 2003
    This study was designed to ascertain, in a rabbit model, extrapleural talc deposition and the related inflammatory response after talc slurry pleurodesis with two clinical doses, 200 and 50 mg/kg...
  79. ncbi Video-assisted thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis is effective for maintenance of peritoneal dialysis in acute hydrothorax complicating peritoneal dialysis
    Sydney Tang
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, Peoples Republic of China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:804-8. 2003
    ..Its clinical course and treatment outcome after a recently advocated technique of video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) talc pleurodesis remains unclear.
  80. ncbi Distribution of calibrated talc after intrapleural administration: an experimental study in rats
    Anne Fraticelli
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Hopital Sainte Marguerite, Marseille, France
    Chest 122:1737-41. 2002
    Many reports have shown that talc is the most effective and least expensive agent for the creation of a pleural symphysis...
  81. ncbi Talc for pleurodesis?
    Richard W Light
    Chest 122:1506-8. 2002
  82. ncbi An update of a mortality study of talc miners and millers in Italy
    Maurizio Coggiola
    Dipartimento di Traumatologia, Ortopedia e Medicina del Lavoro dell Università di Torino, Turin, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 44:63-9. 2003
    While talc containing asbestiform fibers is considered a human carcinogen, only limited animal and human data are available on non-asbestiform talc...
  83. ncbi Long-term follow-up of video-assisted talc pleurodesis in malignant recurrent pleural effusions
    G Cardillo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Carlo Forlanini Hospital, Via Portuense 332, 00149, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:302-5; discussion 305-6. 2002
    ..Recurrent pleural effusion is a common condition and often presents a challenge for treatment. The aim of this report is to evaluate the long-term follow-up of thoracoscopic management of malignant recurrent pleural effusions...
  84. ncbi Transforming growth factor-beta2 induces pleurodesis significantly faster than talc
    Y C Gary Lee
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, St Thomas Hospital and Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37202
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:640-4. 2001
    ..Conventional pleurodesing agents such as talc act by inducing pleural injury, which results in acute inflammation and fibrosis...
  85. ncbi Systemic distribution of talc after intrapleural administration in rats
    E C Werebe
    Department of Cardiology and Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Chest 115:190-3. 1999
    Many reports have shown the efficacy of talc to induce an effective pleurodesis. However, there is little information about the side effects related to this sclerosing agent...
  86. pmc A cohort mortality and nested case-control study of French and Austrian talc workers
    P Wild
    Institut National de Recherche et de Securite, Département Epidémiologie, Vandoeuvre, France
    Occup Environ Med 59:98-105. 2002
    To study whether the mortality from non-malignant and malignant respiratory diseases of workers employed in French and Austrian talc mines and mills is related to their long term occupational exposure.
  87. ncbi Talc powder vs doxycycline in the control of malignant pleural effusion: a prospective, randomized trial
    Jarosław Kuzdzał
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Specialized Hospital of Pulmonary Medicine, Zakopane, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 9:PI54-9. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the efficiency of talc powder and doxycycline in pleurodesis in patients with malignant pleural effusion in comparable conditions.
  88. ncbi Serious complications with talc slurry pleurodesis
    A Brant
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respirology 6:181-5. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: Talc is a highly efficacious and commonly employed agent for chemical pleurodesis, which has generally been felt to be well tolerated...
  89. ncbi Prospective randomized trial of silver nitrate vs talc slurry in pleurodesis for symptomatic malignant pleural effusions
    Marcello da Silveira Paschoalini
    Perola Byington Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Chest 128:684-9. 2005
    To compare the efficacy and the safety of talc slurry and silver nitrate (SN) in the treatment of symptomatic malignant pleural effusions.
  90. ncbi Randomized trials describing lung inflammation after pleurodesis with talc of varying particle size
    Nick A Maskell
    Oxford Pleural Disease Clinic, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:377-82. 2004
    We report two trials describing whether talc pleurodesis with a mean particle size of less than 15 microm ("mixed" talc) produces more lung and systemic inflammation than tetracycline or "graded" talc (most particles < 10 microm were ..
  91. ncbi Prospective study of talc use and ovarian cancer
    D M Gertig
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:249-52. 2000
    Perineal talc use has been associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer in a number of case-control studies; however, this association remains controversial because of limited supporting biologic evidence and the potential for ..
  92. ncbi Talc retinopathy
    Samantha Fraser-Bell
    Department of Ophthalmology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:432-3. 2002
    A 45 year old man presented with talc retinopathy that had been present for decades. The static nature of this condition indicates that, in the absence of ongoing intravenous drug use, ophthalmological follow up is not necessary
  93. ncbi An autopsy case of primary pericardial mesothelioma in arc cutter exposed to asbestos through talc pencils
    Hiroshi Fujiwara
    Yodogawa Christian Hospital, 2 9 26, Awaji, Higashiyodogawa ku, Osaka 533 0032, Japan
    Ind Health 43:346-50. 2005
    ..He had often had the chance to inhale dust generated by sharpening the slate pencils composed of talc. He was admitted for heart failure due to pericardial tumor, but later died...
  94. ncbi [Thoracoscopic video-assisted talcum pleurodesis (TTP)--effective treatment of malignant pleural effusion]
    G Brunagel
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Allgemein, Viszeral, Thorax und Gefässchirurgie der Rheinischen Friedrich Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 127:453-5. 2002
    ..Aim of the palliative therapeutic procedure should be a fast, efficient and pain free treatment of the malignant pleural effusions...
  95. ncbi Distribution of talc suspension during treatment of malignant pleural effusion with talc pleurodesis
    Hans Jurgen Mager
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Heart Lung Center Utrecht, Sint Antonius Ziekenhuis, PO Box 2500, NL 3430 EM Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Lung Cancer 36:77-81. 2002
    b>Talc pleurodesis is an effective technique for the management of symptomatic malignant pleural effusions. It is assumed that a good dispersion of talc suspension contributes to the final success of this treatment...
  96. ncbi The treatment by V.A.T.S. and M.A.C. of secondary neoplastic pleural effusion in the old patient (> 70 years)
    S Griffo
    Chair of Thoracic Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Acta Biomed 76:72-5. 2005
    ..Numerous methods and substances have been proposed in the time for the treatment of the N.P.E. The talc pleurodesis executed in the old patients (> 70 years) by means of the V.A.T.S...
  97. ncbi Predictors of acute lung injury and severe hypoxemia in patients undergoing operative talc pleurodesis
    Tomasz J Kuzniar
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1976-81. 2006
    Acute lung injury (ALI) is a life-threatening complication of talc pleurodesis...
  98. ncbi Video-assisted management of malignant pleural effusion in breast carcinoma
    Roberto Gasparri
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 106:271-6. 2006
    ..The results of video-thoracoscopic approach (VATS) chemical pleurodesis was analyzed in patients with recurrent pleural effusion from breast carcinoma...
  99. ncbi Thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis for the treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax
    P Pletinckx
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, AZ Maria Middelares, Sint Jozef, Gent, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 105:504-7. 2005
    During the Belgian Surgical Week in May 2004 some controversy existed on the optimal treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax. Doubts raised about the safety of talc in performing pleurodesis because of reported complications.
  100. ncbi [Treatment of pneumothorax]
    M Klopp
    Chirurgische Abteilung, Thoraxklinik am Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Amalienstrasse 5, 69126, Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Chirurg 78:655-68. 2007
    ..For the latter, open thoracotomy and repair is still the recommended approach...
  101. ncbi [Thoracoscopic pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusions]
    C Mitrofan
    Clinica de Chirurgie Toracică, Facultatea de Medicina, Universitatea de Medicină şi Farmacie Gr T Popa, Iasi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 109:799-803. 2005
    ..In our study, the talc powder (5g) was successfully as sclerosing agent...

Research Grants72

  1. GRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR PLAS, ADOLESCENTS AND GUARDIANS
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..are provided; or 2) an enhanced care condition that provides three modules of coping skills intervention (Project TALC: Teens and Adults learning to Communicate) plus social services...
  2. TGF-BETA FOR PLEURODESIS
    Kirk Lane; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Abrasion requires hospitalization and general anesthesia, the most common irritant used is talc, which has occasional fatal side effects, and the induction of a pleural burn can be extremely painful...
  3. Psychosocial Support to HIV/AIDS Affected Children in Zimbabwe
    Danuta Kasprzyk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..data from current research, to adapt and implement a psychosocial support and coping skills intervention (Project TALC/TLC/CLEAR) with adolescent children (12-18) living with an HIV-positive parent; 2) to pilot test the intervention ..
  4. Identifying Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility Alleles using Genome-Wide Scan Data
    CELESTE LEIGH contact PEARCE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..factors associated with ovarian cancer have been identified, including menopausal hormone therapy use, perineal talc use, obesity, infertility, parity, breast-feeding, oral contraceptive use, and tubal ligation, In this proposal we ..
  5. Inflammation and Ovarian Cancer
    Roberta Ness; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We have suggested that inflammation may be involved. Ovulation, endometriosis, and talc use all promote inflammation, and all increase the risk of ovarian cancer; tubal ligation and hysterectomy prevent ..
  6. IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..we have successfully designed, implemented, and assessed the impact of an enhanced intervention program (Project TALC) with Parents with AIDS (PWA), their adolescent children (Youth of PWA), and the new Caregivers in a randomized ..
  7. Enzymatic Pleurodesis for Malignant Pleural Effusions
    Larry Tsai; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..formulation to maximize safety and effectiveness in vivo, and 2) comparing responses following enzymatic treatment to those following talc slurry, the current standard non-surgical treatment for malignant effusions in clinical practice.
  8. MUC-1 related cancer immunity: determinants and predictive significance
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings of our study could provide the basis for developing a safe cancer- preventing vaccine for ovarian cancer and perhaps other MUC1-expressing tumors. ..
  9. OVARIAN CANCER RISK AND HYPERGONADOTROPIC HYPOGONADISM
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Reproductive variables, oral contraceptive (OC) use, and talc exposure will also be assessed to determine their interrelationship with the environmental and biochemical risk ..
  10. Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Obstructive E*
    Todd Demmy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal will be instrumental in the development of a novel PDT drug without long-term restrictions of patients' sun exposure. ..
  11. Risk for New onset of Depression in Perimenopausal Women
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. MUC-1 related cancer immunity: determinants and predictive significance
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings of our study could provide the basis for developing a safe cancer- preventing vaccine for ovarian cancer and perhaps other MUC1-expressing tumors. ..
  13. OVARIAN CANCER RISK AND HYPERGONADOTROPIC HYPOGONADISM
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..b>Talc in genital hygiene increased risk predominantly for serous and undifferentiated ovarian cancers and among those who ..
  14. EVAPORATIVE LOSSES FROM SEMI-VOLATILE MIST SAMPLES
    Peter Raynor; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Reevaluated data may be able to be used more effectively in epidemiological studies on the health effects of metalworking fluid mists. ..
  15. Genes, Hormones & Environment in an Ovarian Cancer Model
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..ovarian cancer risk, including Ahr, CYP1A1, COMT, MnSOD, GST, and NAT and may interact with exposures like genital talc. Protection from ovarian cancer is associated with a variety of antioxidants including lycopene, carotene, ginkgo, ..
  16. EPIDEMIOLOGIC AND BIOLOGIC PREDICTORS OF IVF SUCCESS
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  17. Effects of Spray Surfactant and Particle Charge on Respirable Dust Control
    Peter C Raynor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The data generated in this study will help mine operators make informed decisions about the type of surfactant to use in spray systems to maximize dust capture depending on the characteristics of the coal they are mining. ..
  18. Epidemiology of protein glutathiolation
    Joshua Muscat; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Determine the effects of MAC supplementation after adjustment for age, genetic polymorphisms and other factors. ..
  19. Mammographic Densities: In the Pathway to Breast Cancer?
    KARIN ROSENBLATT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Polybrominated Biphenyls and Cancer Risk
    KARIN ROSENBLATT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  21. Partners Southwestern Clinical Epidemiology/Validation
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....