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By U. Veronesi (auth.), Prof. Dr. med. Hans Jörg Senn, Richard D. Gelber Ph.D., Prof. Dr. med. Aron Goldhirsch, Dr. med. Beat Thürlimann (eds.)

This quantity offers an up to date survey of present laboratory and, generally, scientific learn at the diagnostic and cures in basic breast melanoma. The chapters derive from the invited professional lectures provided on the fifth overseas convention of basic Breast melanoma held in St. Gallen, Switzerland, in March 1995. The papers hide correct concerns corresponding to epidemiology and genetics in addition to the biology of breast melanoma, analysis of reaction and tumor markers, screening and therapy of DCIS, surgical procedure for early breast melanoma, radiotherapy as a part of basic administration, adjuvant systemic cytotoxic and endocrine treatments, and, for the 1st time, women's future health perceptions and breast melanoma. As at past meetings, this one additionally closed with a world consensus at the basic remedy of breast melanoma, formulated by way of American, eu, and Australian specialists in a variety of therapy modalities and biostatics. those 1995 remedy thoughts surround pratical judgements outdoor of scientific trials and destiny examine questions.

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IQ is llso a strong hepatocarcinogen in cynomolgus monkeys (Adamson et al. 1990). In one study, IQ induced tumors at several sites including the liver, ~olon, small intestine, Zymbal's gland, clitoral gland, and skin when given in the diet to Fischer-344 rats (for review see Ohgqki et al. 1991). Other ,tudies have shown that IQ and its structurally related quinoline MeIQ also lnduce mammary gland cancer in female rats when given chronically in the diet or by repeated gavage (Kato et al. 1989; Tanaka et al.

Patients were divided according to whether they were resected near to or far from the menstrual period. Some 85% of the women resected far from the menstrual period (midcycle) survived 5 years disease-free and 78% survived 10 years without evidence of recurrence. 01). Again, the optimal surgical resection timing included the early luteal phase in this series, which precisely reproduced the results of the first study. Badwe et al. (1991) have examined the records of 249 cycling women 'not taking oral contraceptives, with last menstrual period data, and treated between 1975 and 1985 and compared overall and recurrence-free survival in those whose operation was 3-12 days after their last menstrual period (n = 75) with those in whom it was 0-2 or 13-32 days after the period (n = 174).

No deaths or recurrences occurred in women who had their resections during the first half of the luteal phase (13-20) of the cycle (Hrushesky et al. 1989). Senie et al. have studied disease-free survival and time to death due to breast carcinoma in 283 consecutive premenopausal patients, with last menstrual period data available, treated by mastectomy and axillary dissection. 01) were significantly lower for women treated during the luteal phase than during the follicular phase of their cycles.

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