unilateral breast neoplasms
Summary: Tumors or cancer found specifically in one human BREAST, but not in both.
Tesson S, Richards I, Porter D, Phillips K, Rankin N, Musiello T, et al
. Women's preferences for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: An investigation using protection motivation theory. Patient Educ Couns. 2016;99:814-22 pubmed
..Patients require balanced and medically accurate information regarding the pros and cons of CPM, survival rates, and recurrence risks to ensure realistic and informed decision-making. ..
Penninkhof J, Spadola S, Breedveld S, Baaijens M, Lanconelli N, Heijmen B. Individualized Selection of Beam Angles and Treatment Isocenter in Tangential Breast Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017;98:447-453 pubmed publisher
..A method is proposed for individualized selection of beam angles in tangential breast IMRT. This may be especially important for patients with cardiac risk factors or an enhanced risk for the development of contralateral breast cancer. ..
Lo Q, Hee L, Batumalai V, Allman C, Macdonald P, Lonergan D, et al
. Strain Imaging Detects Dose-Dependent Segmental Cardiac Dysfunction in the Acute Phase After Breast Irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017;99:182-190 pubmed publisher
..Although the long-term effects remain unknown, this imaging modality may have a potential role in the evaluation of irradiation-related cardiotoxicity. ..