Navigation Links
Research suggests that lipofilling may be safe during conservation treatment for breast cancer
Date:5/24/2011

A new study has gone some way to answering the question about whether or not a technique called lipofilling is safe for women who are having their breasts reconstructed after surgery for breast cancer.

Lipofilling involves taking some fat from another area of a woman's body, such as her abdomen, and using it to fill in small defects or asymmetry that may occur during breast reconstruction. However, until now, there has been a lack of evidence as to whether or not the technique could trigger a recurrence of the original breast cancer, and so plastic surgeons have not been able to advise patients fully on the pros and cons of lipofilling, despite the fact that it has been used for over 30 years.

Now, a study published in the cancer journal Annals of Oncology today [1] suggests that lipofilling seems to be a safe procedure for breast cancer patients, although the authors say that longer follow-up and more research is required in order to confirm their findings.

The researchers analysed data on 321 women who had been operated on for primary breast cancer at the European Institute of Oncology (IEO) in Milan, Italy, between 1997 and 2008, and who had then had lipofilling as part of their breast reconstruction. These women were matched with double the number (642) of women who had also had surgery for primary breast cancer, but who did not undergo lipofilling.

The researchers followed up the women for an average of 56 months from the time of the primary surgery and 26 months from the lipofilling. They found that eight women in the lipofillling group and 19 women in the control group had a local recurrence of their cancer a difference that was not statistically significant. When they analysed the data to look specifically at recurrences in women with non-invasive cancer (in situ cancer) they found there were three cases of recurrence in the lipofilling group and none in the control group; this was statistically significant,
'/>"/>

Contact: Emma Mason
wordmason@mac.com
European Society for Medical Oncology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. 24th ECNP Congress: The most promising data from research across brain disorders
2. MIT research: What makes an image memorable?
3. UTMB researcher receives $3 million NIH grant to study aging in Mexico
4. Researchers Find Cousin of Hepatitis C Virus in Dogs
5. Researchers discover link between obesity gene and breast cancer
6. Mount Sinai researchers discover possible new target for sarcoma treatment and prevention
7. Research provides insight into quality of stored blood used for transfusions
8. Caltech research helps paraplegic man stand and move legs voluntarily
9. Researchers connect electrical brain disturbances to worse outcomes following neurotrauma
10. Eat a protein-rich breakfast to reduce food cravings, prevent overeating later, researcher finds
11. Pitt researchers build a better mouse model to study depression
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... Mozes HealthDay Reporter ... burdened by stress and family conflicts before surgery may ... a new study suggests. Investigators found that patients ... nearly three times greater risk for complications compared to ... "We,ve long known that patient quality of life ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... cells to treat and cure disease is a ... hindered by the inability of doctors and scientists to ... cells in patients without resorting to invasive procedures, like ... in the online journal Magnetic Resonance in Medicine ... School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh and elsewhere describe ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... CHICAGO --- Domestic violence occurs at least as ... couples compared to opposite-sex couples, according to a ... , Previous studies, when analyzed together, indicate ... percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals. However, ... abuse paints an incomplete picture of the true ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 As summer ... Krishnan DMD in Queens, NY now reminds area patients about ... than 80% of our population affected by gum disease, there ... longer.” , For over 20 years Dr. Krishnan has treated ... Hills office location. “Most patients that come in due to ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014) Shahram Majidi, M.D., a second-year ... George Washington University School of Medicine and Health ... Heart Association to study the presence of diffuse ... hemorrhage (ICH). , "According to epidemiological studies, intracerebral ... all strokes, but is the least treatable form ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery 2Health News:Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery 3Health News:A better way to track emerging cell therapies using MRIs 2Health News:Domestic violence likely more frequent for same-sex couples 2Health News:New York Periodontist Dr. Prabha Krishnan Now Raises Awareness about the Dangers of Untreated Decay, Gingivitis and Gum Disease During Self-Awareness Month 2Health News:New York Periodontist Dr. Prabha Krishnan Now Raises Awareness about the Dangers of Untreated Decay, Gingivitis and Gum Disease During Self-Awareness Month 3Health News:GW researcher receives grant to study brain swelling following bleeding in the brain 2
... Indonesia's resort island of Bali, health officials have culled ... to Bali from the adjacent Java Island, reported Anak ... than 24 bird flu related deaths have been reported ... to the above situation, import of poultry and livestock ...
... by Dr. Martina Stippler it was found that magnesium levels ... A team at the University Of Pittsburgh Brain Trauma Research ... severe brain injuries. The study results were presented at the ... San Francisco. ,The results show that 35 of ...
... demanding the government for new and better breast cancer drugs. ... for Clinical Excellence rejected two new breast cancer drugs for ... groups who were campaigning for access to every new drug ... in clinical trials. The two drugs were docetaxel and paclitaxel. ...
... County Hospital (RHCH) in Winchester, which is already suffering from ... spending ?359,000 caring// for two patients even though they do ... hospital for two years even though they do not need ... since April 2004, the so called "bed blockers", have not ...
... defended the hike in salaries offered to GPs after negative ... claiming //that the wage hikes were responsible for NHS deficits. ... and since then salaries have increased by 25 percent. BMA's ... sensational headlines over the pay being as much as ?100,000 ...
... the cancers that results in death among the Britons. ... a tablet// called Xeloda have only been given to ... Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) issued guidance ... who had cancerous tissue removed at an early stage. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Hospitals Facing Huge Losses From Healthy Patients Yet To Discharge 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets has announced ... Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder) Market - Forecast to 2023" ... of this report, the human microbiome market is segmented by ... market is expected to be valued as $294 million in ... 22.3% within the forecast period of 2019-2023. The market is ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014 UBM Medica US announces ... online community to help oncologists and other clinicians gain ... the use of targeted therapies and immunotherapies, discusses some ... treatment.  Every September, Blood Cancer ... raise awareness about blood cancers—helping to increase survival rates ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014  Alere Inc. (NYSE: ... the following statement today in support of President ... "As the global leader in rapid diagnostics for ... national strategy to address the serious threat of antibiotic ... the Administration on initiatives to promote the development of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Human Microbiome (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder) Market - Forecast to 2023 2Global Human Microbiome (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder) Market - Forecast to 2023 3OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 3OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 4Alere Applauds President's Executive Order Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria 2
... LAIYANG, China , May 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ... pharmaceutical company with its principal operations in the People,s,Republic ... quarter,fiscal year 2010 ended March 31, 2010 . , ... -- Revenue was $25.6 million, a slight decrease of 0.6% ...
... Connecticut waterways may be safer from biomedical waste, thanks to ... CEDF, with loan-program partners, Connecticut ,s Department of Economic and Community and ... to a West Haven company that stems improper disposal of needles ... West Haven ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 2Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 3Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 4Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 5Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 6Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 7Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 8Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 9Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 10Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 11Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 12Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 13Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 14Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 15Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 16Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 17Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 18Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 19Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 20Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 21West Haven Firm Expands Biomedical Disposal Program with Community Economic Development Fund 2
...
...
Medtronic neurosurgery external drainage and monitoring (EDM) products meet a variety of needs for CSF drainage and monitoring....
Monitorr ICP external CSF drainage system with self-contained ICP setting....
Medicine Products: