Synchronous breast cancers are two or more primary breast cancers that occur in either breast at the same time. The occurrence of bilaterality is greatest with invasive lobular carcinoma. The survival of women with synchronous breast cancers is worse than those with unilateral disease 3. Please Note: You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Updating… Please wait. Unable to process the form.
Synchronous bilateral breast cancer: A case report of heterogeneous estrogen receptor status
Prognostic significance of synchronous and metachronous bilateral breast cancer
Background: Bilateral breast cancer BBC is not an uncommon entity in contemporary breast clinics. Improved life expectancy after breast cancer treatment and routine use of contra-lateral breast mammography has led to increased incidence of BBC. Our study objective was to define the epidemiological and tumour characteristics of BBC in India. Materials and methods: A total of breast cancer patients were treated during the period January to March and 30 patients were found to have BBC who constituted the study population 60 tumour samples.
Click on image for details. The reported incidence ranges between 0. There are several controversial issues regarding PSBBC pertaining to the diagnostic criteria, nomenclature, and management policies. Materials and Methods: Fourteen cases of PSBBC treated between to at our institute were retrospectively analysed in regards to demographic data, management and follow up.
Purpose: The objective of this study was to assess the demographic, pathologic and survival characteristics of patients who were diagnosed as having bilateral breast cancer. Methods: A review was conducted of the records pertaining to patients who presented to our clinic and were diagnosed as having breast cancer. Any second cancer diagnosed within 12 months of initial diagnosis was defined as synchronous bilateral breast cancer. Assessment included treatments administered to the patients and survival rates, as well as their demographic, reproductive and pathologic features. Results: The total number of patients who were diagnosed as having bilateral breast cancer in the context of the present study was