breast cancer

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Noun1.breast cancer - cancer of the breast; one of the most common malignancies in women in the US
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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They account to 0.2-2% of all breast neoplasms. The most common primary sites are contralateral breast, melanoma, lung cancer and ovarian cancer.
The variables per capita income, schooling, neoplasms, benign breast neoplasms, age group, public source of payment of mammography, health plan payment of mammography and marital status were associated to the practice of breast cancer screening tests.
Incidence rates and risk factors of benign breast neoplasms. Am J Epidemiol 1978; 108(2):112-20.
Stapleton, M.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues analyzed the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program database for female patients aged 40 to 75 years with malignant breast neoplasms. Data were included for 747,763 female patients.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), increased alcohol and fat consumption, nutrition low in fruit and vegetables, bottle versus breast-feeding, use of contraceptive pills, and induced abortions have not yet been clarified in terms of either increasing or decreasing the incidence of breast neoplasms [8-10].
Foram utilizados os descritores: breast neoplasms, phenomenology e qualitative research e nursing care identificados atraves dos Descritores em Ciencias da Saude (DeCSs) e do Medical Subject Headings (MEHS).
Our case adds to this list, and ancillary immunohistochemical marker studies performed out of academic interest highlight potential pitfalls with basaloid-appearing breast neoplasms. Recent investigations of MYB and SOX-10 expression in cutaneous adnexal tumors have shown 85% (17/20) immunohistochemical reactivity for both MYB and SOX-10 in cylindromas with SOX-10 studies showing more diffuse and intense staining patterns [35].
It covers sampling and preparation technique, fixation, and staining; principles of interpretation; the normal breast; the cytology of inflammatory and reactive changes; the epidemiology, histological features, and cytology of cystic, epithelial proliferative, and fibroepithelial lesions, invasive carcinoma, and other breast neoplasms; assessment of the lymph node status; and ancillary techniques.
Osteosarcomas of the breast may arise either from pre-existing benign or malignant breast neoplasms or from previously healthy parenchyma.
(12.) Raju UB, Lee MW, Zarbo RJ, CrissmanJD Papillary neoplasia of the breast: immunohistochemically defined myoepithelial cells in the diagnosis of benign and malignant papillary breast neoplasms. Mod Pathol.