Author | Peter Kabos, MD

Articles

PALB2-Positive Breast Cancer in a 40-Year-Old Man

January 15, 2017

In July 2003, an asymptomatic 40-year-old man presented to his primary care physician for routine care and was found to have a palpable right axillary lymph node.

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.

Middle-Aged Man With Acute Thrombocytopenia Subsequent to Fluorouracil and Oxaliplatin Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer

November 15, 2016

A 44-year-old patient with a history of stage IIB colorectal cancer at the hepatic flexure, invading the duodenum and pancreas, was initially diagnosed in September 2005 and received modified Whipple surgery and 8 cycles of adjuvant chemotherapy with capecitabine and oxaliplatin every 3 weeks.