乳癌術前化学療法の効果判定における画像診断われわれが経験した病理判定と画像診断の不一致症例について [in Japanese] Discrepancies between pathological examination and imaging analysis after primary systemic chemotherapy for breast cancer : report of two cases [in Japanese]
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Primary systemic chemotherapy (PSC) in breast cancer prolongs disease-free survival in patients who have obtained pathological complete remission (pCR). In combination with pathological examination, CT and MRI have been used toevaluate the efficacy of PSC, they generally coincide well with pathological evaluation. We here present two cases showing discrepancies between pathological examination and imaging analysis after PSC in breast cancer. We shouldkeep such discrepancies in mind to determine the ideal treatment after PSC. An accurate method of evaluating cellular damage by PSC is needed.
- Journal of Okayama Medical Association
Journal of Okayama Medical Association 118(2), 119-121, 2006-09-01