Gildy V Babiera

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lymphovascular invasion and lobular histology are associated with increased incidence of isolated tumor cells in sentinel lymph nodes from early-stage breast cancer patients
    Elizabeth A Mittendorf
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3369-77. 2008
  2. pmc Predictors of contralateral breast cancer in patients with unilateral breast cancer undergoing contralateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Min Yi
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 115:962-71. 2009
  3. pmc Delays in primary surgical treatment are not associated with significant tumor size progression in breast cancer patients
    Jamie L Wagner
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 254:119-24. 2011
  4. pmc Radiation dose escalation for loco-regional recurrence of breast cancer after mastectomy
    Heath D Skinner
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M, d, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Radiat Oncol 8:13. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Nipple-areolar complex-sparing mastectomy: feasibility, patient selection, and technique
    Gildy Babiera
    Department of Surgical Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:245-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of primary tumor extirpation in breast cancer patients who present with stage IV disease and an intact primary tumor
    Gildy V Babiera
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:776-82. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic drainage patterns on early versus delayed breast lymphoscintigraphy performed after injection of filtered Tc-99m sulfur colloid in breast cancer patients undergoing sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Gildy V Babiera
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:11-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and accuracy of sentinel lymph node biopsy after preoperative chemotherapy in breast cancer patients with documented axillary metastases
    Jeannie Shen
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 109:1255-63. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of breast-conserving surgery for patients with breast carcinoma associated with nipple discharge
    Neslihan Cabioglu
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 101:508-17. 2004
  10. pmc Impact of internal mammary lymph node drainage identified by preoperative lymphoscintigraphy on outcomes in patients with stage I to III breast cancer
    Amanda L Kong
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 118:6287-96. 2012

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Publications72

  1. pmc Lymphovascular invasion and lobular histology are associated with increased incidence of isolated tumor cells in sentinel lymph nodes from early-stage breast cancer patients
    Elizabeth A Mittendorf
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3369-77. 2008
    ..Our goal was to identify clinicopathologic features associated with ITC in patients undergoing sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND)...
  2. pmc Predictors of contralateral breast cancer in patients with unilateral breast cancer undergoing contralateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Min Yi
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 115:962-71. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the clinicopathologic factors that predict contralateral breast cancer and thereby inform decisions regarding performing CPM in unilateral breast cancer patients...
  3. pmc Delays in primary surgical treatment are not associated with significant tumor size progression in breast cancer patients
    Jamie L Wagner
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 254:119-24. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effect of time to surgery on tumor growth by comparing initial imaging and pathologic tumor size estimates. We also determined predictors of delay to surgery...
  4. pmc Radiation dose escalation for loco-regional recurrence of breast cancer after mastectomy
    Heath D Skinner
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M, d, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Radiat Oncol 8:13. 2013
    ..Radiation is a standard component of treatment for patients with locoregional recurrence (LRR) of breast cancer following mastectomy. The current study reports the results of a 10% radiation dose escalation in these patients...
  5. doi request reprint Nipple-areolar complex-sparing mastectomy: feasibility, patient selection, and technique
    Gildy Babiera
    Department of Surgical Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:245-8. 2010
    ..This dynamic article includes a video that demonstrates that sentinel node biopsy or axillary dissection can be performed through the mastectomy incisions or through a separate axillary incision...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of primary tumor extirpation in breast cancer patients who present with stage IV disease and an intact primary tumor
    Gildy V Babiera
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:776-82. 2006
    ..A recent review suggested that surgery may improve long-term survival in such patients. We evaluated the effect of surgery in such patients on long-term survival and disease progression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic drainage patterns on early versus delayed breast lymphoscintigraphy performed after injection of filtered Tc-99m sulfur colloid in breast cancer patients undergoing sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Gildy V Babiera
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:11-5. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and accuracy of sentinel lymph node biopsy after preoperative chemotherapy in breast cancer patients with documented axillary metastases
    Jeannie Shen
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 109:1255-63. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the feasibility and accuracy of SLN biopsy after preoperative chemotherapy in patients with documented axillary metastases at presentation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of breast-conserving surgery for patients with breast carcinoma associated with nipple discharge
    Neslihan Cabioglu
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 101:508-17. 2004
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine the feasibility of breast-conserving surgery (BCS) for these patients...
  10. pmc Impact of internal mammary lymph node drainage identified by preoperative lymphoscintigraphy on outcomes in patients with stage I to III breast cancer
    Amanda L Kong
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 118:6287-96. 2012
    ..Involvement of internal mammary (IM) lymph nodes is associated with a poor prognosis for patients with breast cancer. This study examined the effect of drainage to IM nodes identified by lymphoscintigraphy on oncologic outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improving local control with breast-conserving therapy: a 27-year single-institution experience
    Neslihan Cabioglu
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 104:20-9. 2005
    ..Correspondingly, the authors of the current study hypothesized that the contemporary multidisciplinary management of breast carcinoma would lead to an improvement in IBTR rates after BCT...
  12. ncbi request reprint Role for intraoperative margin assessment in patients undergoing breast-conserving surgery
    Neslihan Cabioglu
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1458-71. 2007
    ..We investigated whether intraoperative margin assessment aids in obtaining negative margins, and to evaluate the local control thus achieved...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physician recommendations regarding tamoxifen and patient utilization of tamoxifen after surgery for ductal carcinoma in situ
    Tina W F Yen
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 100:942-9. 2004
    ..The current study was designed to evaluate the impact of NSABP B-24 on current practices at a comprehensive cancer center...
  14. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy is accurate and reduces the need for axillary dissection in breast cancer patients
    Kelly K Hunt
    Department of Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 250:558-66. 2009
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the accuracy of SLN surgery for patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy versus patients undergoing surgery first...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of systemic recurrence and disease-specific survival after ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence
    Jeannie Shen
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 104:479-90. 2005
    ..Therefore, the management of isolated IBTR remains controversial. The objective of the current study was to identify determinants of systemic recurrence and DSS after IBTR...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intramammary lymph node metastases are an independent predictor of poor outcome in patients with breast carcinoma
    Jeannie Shen
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Cancer 101:1330-7. 2004
    ..The goals of the current retrospective analysis were to elucidate the clinical relevance of intraMLN metastases and to assess the relation between such metastases and outcome in patients with breast carcinoma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Selective use of sentinel lymph node surgery during prophylactic mastectomy
    Judy C Boughey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 107:1440-7. 2006
    ..The current study investigates the invasive cancer rate in PM and evaluates factors associated with invasive cancer to guide SLN surgery use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of invasive breast cancer in patients with an initial diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ: a guide to selective use of sentinel lymph node biopsy in management of ductal carcinoma in situ
    Tina W F Yen
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:516-26. 2005
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine when the risk of finding invasive disease on final pathology in patients with an initial diagnosis of DCIS was sufficiently high to justify use of SLNB...
  19. doi request reprint The role for sentinel lymph node dissection after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients who present with node-positive breast cancer
    Rosalinda Alvarado
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3177-84. 2012
    ..Our objective was to evaluate SLN dissection in node-positive patients and to determine whether postchemotherapy ultrasound could select patients for this technique...
  20. pmc Primary tumor extirpation in breast cancer patients who present with stage IV disease is associated with improved survival
    Julie E Lang
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1893-9. 2013
    ..1 months median follow-up. We assessed the impact of surgery after 74.2 months median follow-up, and the effect of systemic therapy and local radiotherapy (RT)...
  21. pmc Accuracy of physical examination, ultrasonography, and mammography in predicting residual pathologic tumor size in patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Anees B Chagpar
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Ann Surg 243:257-64. 2006
    ..To assess the accuracy of physical examination, ultrasonography, and mammography in predicting residual size of breast tumors following neoadjuvant chemotherapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Low locoregional failure rates in selected breast cancer patients with tumor-positive sentinel lymph nodes who do not undergo completion axillary dissection
    Rosa F Hwang
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Cancer 110:723-30. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the long-term safety of avoiding CLND in selected patients with positive SLNs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chest wall recurrence after mastectomy does not always portend a dismal outcome
    Anees Chagpar
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:628-34. 2003
    ..Chest wall recurrence (CWR) after mastectomy often forecasts a grim prognosis. Predictors of outcome after CWR, however, are not clear...
  24. doi request reprint Management of local-regional recurrence following immediate breast reconstruction in patients with early breast cancer treated without postmastectomy radiotherapy
    Ranjna Sharma
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Plastic Surgery, Radiation Oncology, and Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1763-72. 2011
    ....
  25. pmc Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in invasive lobular carcinoma may not improve rates of breast conservation
    Judy C Boughey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1606-11. 2009
    ..This study was intended to evaluate the impact of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in ILC on breast-conserving surgery (BCS) rates...
  26. ncbi request reprint The safety of breast-conserving surgery in patients who achieve a complete pathologic response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Florentia Peintinger
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:1248-54. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of concurrent proliferative high-risk lesions on the risk of ipsilateral breast carcinoma recurrence and contralateral breast carcinoma development in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ treated with breast-conserving therapy
    Linda J Adepoju
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 106:42-50. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Effective local control and long-term survival in patients with T4 locally advanced breast cancer treated with breast conservation therapy
    Jeannie Shen
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:854-60. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to assess the outcome of a carefully selected group of patients who presented with breast cancer involving the skin and who had breast conservation therapy (BCT) following neoadjuvant chemotherapy...
  29. pmc Biology, treatment, and outcome in very young and older women with DCIS
    Rosalinda Alvarado
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3777-84. 2012
    ..This study examines a modern cohort of women with ductal carcinoma-in-situ (DCIS) in order to identify potential differences in clinical presentation, treatments, and outcome based on age...
  30. pmc American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Z0011: impact on surgeon practice patterns
    Abigail S Caudle
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3144-51. 2012
    ..The ACOSOG Z0011 trial has been described as practice-changing. The goal of this study was to determine the impact of the trial on surgeon practice patterns at our institution...
  31. ncbi request reprint Decision analysis to assess the efficacy of routine sentinel lymphadenectomy in patients undergoing prophylactic mastectomy
    Judy C Boughey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Cancer 110:2542-50. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of 2 surgical strategies, routine SLND versus directed ALND, in PM patients...
  32. pmc How many sentinel lymph nodes are enough during sentinel lymph node dissection for breast cancer?
    Min Yi
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 113:30-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how many SLNs need to be removed for accurate lymph node staging and which patient and tumor characteristics influence this number...
  33. pmc Histologic changes associated with false-negative sentinel lymph nodes after preoperative chemotherapy in patients with confirmed lymph node-positive breast cancer before treatment
    Alexandra S Brown
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Cancer 116:2878-83. 2010
    ....
  34. pmc Incidence and consequence of close margins in patients with ductal carcinoma-in situ treated with mastectomy: is further therapy warranted?
    Elizabeth FitzSullivan
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4103-12. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the incidence and consequences of close margins in patients with DCIS treated with mastectomy...
  35. pmc Present-day locoregional control in patients with t1 or t2 breast cancer with 0 and 1 to 3 positive lymph nodes after mastectomy without radiotherapy
    Ranjna Sharma
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2899-908. 2010
    ..We sought to determine present-day locoregional recurrence (LRR) rates to better understand the role of postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) in women with 0 to 3 positive lymph nodes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Validation of a breast cancer nomogram for predicting nonsentinel lymph node metastases after a positive sentinel node biopsy
    Laura A Lambert
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:310-20. 2006
    ..To assess the generalizable use of this nomogram, validation analysis was performed by using an external database...
  37. ncbi request reprint Utility of ultrasound and fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the axilla in the assessment of invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast
    Judy C Boughey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 194:450-5. 2007
    ..Whether it similarly limits lymph node staging by ultrasound (US) and fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy was the subject of the current study...
  38. doi request reprint Impact of chemotherapy sequencing on local-regional failure risk in breast cancer patients undergoing breast-conserving therapy
    Elizabeth A Mittendorf
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 1484, The University of TexasMDAnderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 257:173-9. 2013
    ..This study was performed to evaluate long-term local-regional control rates after breast-conserving therapy (BCT) for patients undergoing surgery before or after neoadjuvant chemotherapy...
  39. pmc Impact of preoperative versus postoperative chemotherapy on the extent and number of surgical procedures in patients treated in randomized clinical trials for breast cancer
    Judy C Boughey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 244:464-70. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of preoperative chemotherapy on the volume of tissue excised and the number of breast operations in patients undergoing breast-conserving therapy (BCT)...
  40. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node dissection is technically feasible in older breast cancer patients
    Vicente Valero
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 10:477-82. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to compare identification rates in patients 70 years of age and older versus those younger than 70 years in a large cohort undergoing sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of sentinel lymph node operation in male and female breast cancer patients
    Judy C Boughey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:475-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether SLN operation is as feasible and accurate in male patients compared with female patients...
  42. pmc Incorporation of sentinel lymph node metastasis size into a nomogram predicting nonsentinel lymph node involvement in breast cancer patients with a positive sentinel lymph node
    Elizabeth A Mittendorf
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg 255:109-15. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to construct a nomogram incorporating SLN metastasis size to accurately predict non-SLN involvement in patients with SLN-positive disease...
  43. pmc Factors affecting the decision of breast cancer patients to undergo contralateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Min Yi
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 3:1026-34. 2010
    ..Evidence-driven models are needed to better inform women of their absolute risk of contralateral breast cancer as well as their competing risk of recurrence from the primary breast cancer to empower them in their active decision making...
  44. pmc Does blue dye contribute to success of sentinel node mapping for breast cancer?
    Taewoo Kang
    Department of Surgical Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:280-5. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the utilization of blue dye in addition to radioisotope and its relative contribution to sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping at a high-volume institution...
  45. pmc Cytologically proven axillary lymph node metastases are eradicated in patients receiving preoperative chemotherapy with concurrent trastuzumab for HER2-positive breast cancer
    Laura S Dominici
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 116:2884-9. 2010
    ..To the authors' knowledge, the rate of eradication of biopsy-proven axillary lymph node metastases with trastuzumab-containing neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimens has not been previously reported...
  46. pmc Local, regional, and systemic recurrence rates in patients undergoing skin-sparing mastectomy compared with conventional mastectomy
    Min Yi
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 117:916-24. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the rates of local, regional, and systemic recurrence, and survival in breast cancer patients who underwent skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) or conventional mastectomy (CM) at our institution...
  47. pmc A phase I study to assess the feasibility and oncologic safety of axillary reverse mapping in breast cancer patients
    Isabelle Bedrosian
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas, USA
    Cancer 116:2543-8. 2010
    ..This study reported a phase 1 trial conducted in patients with cytologically documented axillary metastasis undergoing axillary lymph node dissection to determine the feasibility and oncologic safety of ARM...
  48. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes in patients with mucinous, medullary, tubular, and invasive ductal carcinomas after lumpectomy
    Thao Vo
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 194:527-31. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated the long-term outcomes of breast-conserving therapy (BCT) for these subtypes of breast cancer and compared them with those for invasive ductal carcinoma...
  49. ncbi request reprint Use of lymphoscintigraphy defines lymphatic drainage patterns before sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer
    Kazumi Kawase
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:64-72. 2006
    ..We assessed whether drainage patterns seen on LSG were associated with histologic findings in axillary SLNs recovered at SLN biopsy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Lower and central tumor location correlates with lymphoscintigraphy drainage to the internal mammary lymph nodes in breast carcinoma
    Karen H Shahar
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 103:1323-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify predictors of IMC drainage in patients with positive axillary SLNs...
  51. ncbi request reprint Determinants of mastectomy in breast conservation therapy candidates
    Waddah Al-Refaie
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 190:602-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to identify factors associated with receiving mastectomy when eligible for BCT...
  52. pmc Implications of constructed biologic subtype and its relationship to locoregional recurrence following mastectomy
    Laura S Dominici
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R82. 2012
    ..We examined the prognostic value of biologic subtype on locoregional recurrence (LRR) after mastectomy in a cohort of low risk women who did not receive adjuvant radiation therapy...
  53. doi request reprint Evaluation of the MD Anderson Prognostic Index for local-regional recurrence after breast conserving therapy in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Catherine L Akay
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:901-7. 2012
    ..The current study was undertaken to evaluate this prognostic index in an independent cohort...
  54. ncbi request reprint Small (< or = 2-cm) breast cancer treated with US-guided radiofrequency ablation: feasibility study
    Bruno D Fornage
    Dept of Diagnostic Radiology, Univ of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Radiology 231:215-24. 2004
    ..To determine the feasibility and safety of ultrasonographically (US) guided percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) ablation in the local treatment of invasive breast carcinomas 2 cm or less in greatest diameter...
  55. ncbi request reprint Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. Predictors of significant histologic findings
    Katja Goldflam
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Cancer 101:1977-86. 2004
    ..The authors sought to identify predictors of malignant or moderate to high-risk histologic findings in contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) specimens, and to determine the efficacy of CPM...
  56. pmc Prospective evaluation of the nipple-areola complex sparing mastectomy for risk reduction and for early-stage breast cancer
    Jamie L Wagner
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1137-44. 2012
    ..We prospectively evaluated NSM for patients undergoing mastectomy for early-stage breast cancer or risk reduction...
  57. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of Sentinel Lymph Node-Positive Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Mastectomy Without Axillary Therapy
    Elizabeth FitzSullivan
    Department of Breast Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol . 2016
    ..As the incidence of total mastectomy (TM) has increased, it has become important to characterize which TM patients with a positive SLN may not benefit from further axillary treatment...
  58. pmc Primary tumor resection as a component of multimodality treatment may improve local control and survival in patients with stage IV inflammatory breast cancer
    Catherine L Akay
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    Cancer 120:1319-28. 2014
    ..To the authors' knowledge, the benefit of primary tumor resection among patients with metastatic inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is unknown...
  59. doi request reprint Impact of identification of internal mammary sentinel lymph node metastasis in breast cancer patients
    Abigail S Caudle
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:60-5. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to identify characteristics associated with positive IM sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) and the impact on adjuvant treatment...
  60. ncbi request reprint The role of ultrasound in the surgical management of patients diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    Nazanin Khakpour
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Radiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Breast J 12:212-5. 2006
    ..Therefore the use of US for patients diagnosed with DCIS needs further investigation...
  61. ncbi request reprint The effect of ethnicity on immediate reconstruction rates after mastectomy for breast cancer
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Cancer 101:1514-23. 2004
    ..Multiple factors may influence whether patients undergo immediate breast reconstruction along with mastectomy for breast cancer. The authors investigated whether ethnicity was an independent predictor of immediate breast reconstruction...
  62. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative margin assessment reduces reexcision rates in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ treated with breast-conserving surgery
    Anees Chagpar
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 186:371-7. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether intraoperative multidisciplinary evaluation using gross tissue assessment and sectioned-specimen radiography reduces the need for reoperation for margin control in DCIS...
  63. ncbi request reprint Positive surgical margins and ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence predict disease-specific survival after breast-conserving therapy
    Funda Meric
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 97:926-33. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer in the very elderly: treatment patterns and complications in a tertiary cancer center
    Kari M Rosenkranz
    MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Surgical Oncology, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 192:541-4. 2006
    ..We performed a retrospective review of the very elderly population treated at our institution in order to assess treatment patterns and the safety of therapy in an older population...
  65. ncbi request reprint Surgical decision making and factors determining a diagnosis of breast carcinoma in women presenting with nipple discharge
    Neslihan Cabioglu
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:354-64. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Potential applicability of balloon catheter-based accelerated partial breast irradiation after conservative surgery for breast carcinoma
    Timothy M Pawlik
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 100:490-8. 2004
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate the percentage of patients who would be eligible for balloon catheter-based APBI based on the selection criteria of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the surgical VR...
  67. pmc Biologic features and prognosis of ductal carcinoma in situ are not adversely impacted by initial large body mass
    Henry M Kuerer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, DCIS Discovery Enterprise, Unit 1484, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler Street, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:1131-41. 2012
    ..Furthermore, there was no significant difference in risk of recurrence between diabetic patients receiving metformin or not. In conclusion, higher BMI is not associated with adverse biologic features or prognosis in patients with DCIS...
  68. ncbi request reprint High and differential expression of HER-2/neu extracellular domain in bilateral ductal fluids from women with unilateral invasive breast cancer
    Henry M Kuerer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 9:601-5. 2003
    ..Breast ductal fluid can be obtained from women by simple nipple aspiration and may be useful for analyzing the microenvironment of the breast...
  69. doi request reprint False negative rate of sentinel lymph node biopsy in multicentric and multifocal breast cancers may be higher in cases with large additive tumor burden
    Regina M Fearmonti
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Breast J 15:645-8. 2009
    ..SLNB using sub-areolar injection is feasible for patients with multicentric/multifocal breast cancer yet may be associated with a higher FN rate in patients with large additive tumor burden...
  70. ncbi request reprint Locoregional Resection in Stage IV breast cancer: tumor biology, molecular and clinical perspectives
    Julie E Lang
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 87:527-38, xi-xii. 2007
    ..Several challenges to previous dogma to never operate on Stage IV breast cancer patients except with palliative intent have arisen...
  71. doi request reprint Timing of surgical intervention for the intact primary in stage IV breast cancer patients
    Roshni Rao
    Division of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9155, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1696-702. 2008
    ..The subset of patients who would most benefit from surgery remains unclear. This study evaluates the pathological attributes and optimum timing for surgery in patients who present with stage IV breast cancer and an intact primary...
  72. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node surgery in locally recurrent breast cancer
    Judy C Boughey
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 7:248-53. 2006
    ..Sentinel lymph node (LN; SLN) surgery is an accepted method for LN evaluation in early-stage breast cancer. We sought to evaluate the feasibility of SLN surgery in patients with locally recurrent breast cancer...