Christina A. Finlayson, MD | Authors

Articles

Breast Cancer Following Radiation for Hodgkin Lymphoma: Clinical Scenarios and Risk-Reducing Strategies

December 15, 2016

We review available strategies for screening and risk reduction through chemoprevention or risk-reducing surgery, as well as challenges for management of breast cancer in patients with prior exposure to radiation for Hodgkin lymphoma.

Diagnosis of Invasive Lobular Carcinoma in a Young Woman Presenting With Pleomorphic Lobular Carcinoma in Situ on Core Biopsy

April 15, 2011

A 40-year-old premenopausal woman with a new diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma occurring in a background of lobular carcinoma in situ presents to a multidisciplinary second opinion clinic.

A Young Woman With a Small ER-Positive Breast Cancer, a Micrometastatic Axillary Lymph Node, and an Intermediate Oncotype DX Recurrence Score

September 01, 2007

patient is a 39-year-old premenopausal woman who presents with a new diagnosis of breast cancer to our multidisciplinary second opinion clinic.

Intracystic Papillary Carcinoma of the Breast: Differential Diagnosis and Management

May 31, 2007

We present a case of intracystic papillary carcinoma of the breast associated with low-grade ductal carcinoma in situ in a young woman. This is a distinct subtype of intraductal carcinoma that typically presents in postmenopausal women with a favorable prognosis.

A Woman With Primary Breast Cancer and a Solitary Sternal Metastasis

August 01, 2006

The patient presented to her primary care physician 3 months prior with an inverted left nipple and a palpable lump that was highly suggestive of neoplasm on mammogram. An ultrasound-guided core biopsy revealed an infiltrating solid-type ductal carcinoma in situ. The estimated size of the mass was approximately 1 cm. She had no symptoms suggestive of metastatic disease.

Palliative Pelvic Exenteration: Patient Selection and Results

April 01, 1996

Total pelvic exenteration is a radical abdominoperineal operation designed to treat locally extensive pelvic malignancy. In the past, the morbidity and mortality has been such that this procedure was considered justified