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08.01.2019 | Original Article Open Access

Association of insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor and estrogen receptor with pathological complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in HER2-negative breast cancer

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy is the standard treatment for locally advanced breast cancer [ 1 ]. It is increasingly used for patients with operable breast cancer who are desirous of breast-conserving surgery [ 2 ]. A combination of docetaxel with …

07.01.2019 | Original Article

Nomogram to predict non-sentinel lymph node status using total tumor load determined by one-step nucleic acid amplification: first report from Thailand

Axillary staging is one of the more important prognostic factors in breast cancer and it is commonly used to determine the treatment course [ 1 , 2 ]. Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is now accepted as standard procedure for axillary staging in …

04.01.2019 | Original Article

Cancer stem-like properties of hormonal therapy-resistant breast cancer cells

The estrogen receptor α (ER) signaling pathway is important for the development and progression of luminal breast cancer, which accounts for 70% of breast cancer cases. Hormonal therapies are standard treatments for ER-positive breast cancers; …

02.01.2019 | Original Article

Quantitative assessment and risk factors for chest wall deformity resulting from tissue expansion for breast reconstruction

Two-stage breast reconstruction using a tissue expander is now a commonly performed method. Common complications of this procedure include infection, hematoma, skin necrosis and capsular contracture, but chest wall deformity after tissue expansion …

02.01.2019 | Original Article

Breast cancer incidence, mortality and mortality-to-incidence ratio (MIR) are associated with human development, 1990–2016: evidence from Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Breast cancer is a leading cancer burden in females, claiming 535341 lives and resulting in 14.8 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), and 1.7 million new cases of breast cancer arose in 2016 making it one of the biggest causes of …

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The official journal of the Japanese Breast Cancer Society, Breast Cancer publishes articles that contribute to progress in the field, in basic or translational research and also in clinical research. It develops a new focus and new perspectives for all who are concerned with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer presents original articles describing clinical, epidemiological studies and laboratory investigations regarding breast cancer and related diseases. It features editorials, review articles, original articles, case reports, and short papers. The journal provides the best of up-to-date information on breast cancer, presenting readers with high-impact, original work focusing on pivotal issues.

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