This database analysis found that approximately one-fourth of patients undergoing initial breast conservation surgery for breast cancer will have a subsequent operative intervention. See also the Invited Commentary by Margenthaler and Vaughan.
Gangi et al compare the outcomes of breast-conserving therapy for patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) with those of patients with non-TNBC subtypes, specifically luminal A, luminal B, and v-erb-b2 avian erythroblastic leukemia viral oncogene homolog 2 (ERBB2) enriched.
Bagaria et al use as an example the triple-negative phenotype defined by the absence of estrogen
receptor, progesterone receptor, and human epidermal growth factor 2 to examine whether such
inclusion improves the prognostic accuracy of TNM staging for breast cancer.
This cohort study compares risk for proximal deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism after incident isolated calf DVT in patients treated vs not treated with anticoagulation.
A 57-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 1 day history of upper abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?