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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on breast cancer symptoms: systematic review and meta-analysis

Flavia Del Castanhel ORCID logo , Rafaela Liberali ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2018RW4383

ABSTRACT Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction practices increase the capacity for concentration and attention, and these practices are particularly effective for people with breast cancer. To analyze the effects of the application of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on breast cancer symptoms. Systematic review and meta-analysis were carried out. To find suitable studies, the PubMed/ MEDLINE database was searched using the keywords “breast cancer” and “Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction”. Studies included were published between 2013 and 2017, written in English and showed methodological quality through […]

Standardization of the infusion sequence of antineoplastic drugs used in the treatment of breast and colorectal cancers

Amanda Alves da Silva, Juliane Carlotto, Inajara Rotta

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018RW4074

ABSTRACT The definition of antineoplastic administration sequences can help planning of therapeutic regimens in a more rational way, and thus optimize chemotherapy effects on patients, increasing efficacy and reducing toxic effects. In this way, this study aimed to evaluate the infusion order of antineoplastic agents of the main therapeutic protocols used in the treatment of colorectal and breast cancer which are used in a tertiary hospital, identifying possible interactions dependent on the infusion sequence. For the definition of protocols adopted […]

Evaluation of survivin immunoexpression in the differentiation of high- and low-grade breast ductal carcinoma in situ

Milca Cezar Chade, Sebastião Piato, Maria Antonieta Longo Galvão, José Mendes Aldrighi, Rômulo Negrini, Evandro Falaci Mateus, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4065

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the expression of survivin protein in low- and high-grade ductal carcinoma in situ. Methods Breast tissue fragments obtained by incisional biopsy and surgical procedures of 37 women with ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast were subdivided into two groups: Group A, composed of women with low-grade ductal carcinoma in situ, and Group B, women with high-grade ductal carcinoma in situ. Survivin protein expression test was performed by immunohistochemistry, using a monoclonal antibody clone I2C4. The […]

Associated factors with mammographic changes in women undergoing breast cancer screening

Ricardo Soares de Sant'Ana, Jacó Saraiva de Castro Mattos, Anderson Soares da Silva, Luanes Marques de Mello, Altacílio Aparecido Nunes

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3708

ABSTRACTObjective:To evaluate association of sociodemographic, anthropometric, and epidemiological factors with result of mammogram in women undergoing breast cancer screening.Methods:This is a cross-sectional study with data obtained through interviews, anthropometric measurements, and mammography of 600 women aged 40 to 69 years at the Preventive Medicine Department of Hospital de Câncer de Barretos, Brazil, in 2014. The results of these examinations in the BI-RADS categories 1 and 2 were grouped and classified in this study as normal mammogram outcome, and those of […]

Chronic psychological stress and its impact on the development of aggressive breast cancer

Thayse Fachin Cormanique, Lirane Elize Defante Ferreto de Almeida, Cynthia Alba Rech, Daniel Rech, Ana Cristina da Silva do Amaral Herrera, Carolina Panis

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3344

ObjectiveTo investigate the clinicopathological findings of women diagnosed with breast cancer and study the impact of chronic psychological stress on the pathological characteristics of these tumors.MethodsWe investigated a cohort composed of women diagnosed with breast cancer and divided into two groups. One group was categorized as presenting with chronic psychological stress (by using the Self-Reporting Questionnaire − SRQ-20). Another group of women with breast cancer, but with no previous history of chronic psychological stress, comprised the Control Group. Clinical and […]

Intraoperative radiotherapy as a protocol for the treatment of initial breast cancer

Silvio Eduardo Bromberg, Rodrigo de Morais Hanriot, Afonso Celso Pinto Nazário

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400006

Objective:To report on preliminary outcomes of single-dose intraoperative radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer based on local recurrence rates and complications.METHODS:Fifty postmenopausal women with

Paullinia cupana for control of hot flashes in breast cancer patients: a pilot study

Saulo Silva Oliveira, Adriana Braz del Giglio, Tatiana Goberstein Lerner, Rebecca Melo Zanellato, Livia Tiemi, Lucas Reifur, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400005

Objective:To evaluated whether Paullinia cupana decrease number and severity of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors.METHODS:This was a prospective phase II pilot study. We studied female breast cancer survivors who had completed the cancer treatment 3 months previously and who were experiencing at least 14 hot flashes per week. At least 9 of the 15 patients were required to have a decrease of at least 50% in hot flash severity score in keeping with the Simon Design. Patients received 50mg […]

Treatment of breast cancer patients from a public healthcare system in a private center: costs of care for a pilot public-private partnership in oncology

Rafael Aliosha Kaliks, Lucíola de Barros Pontes, Cinthia Leite Frizzera Borges Bognar, Kelly Cristine Carvalho Santos, Sílvio Eduardo Bromberg, Paulo Gustavo Tenório do Amaral, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000200014

Objective:To describe the flow and costs associated with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with breast cancer who come from the public healthcare system and were treated at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein.METHODS:Between August 2009, and December 2011, 51 patients referred by the Unified Public Healthcare System (SUS) had access to Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein for diagnostic radiology, medical oncology, radiotherapy, and oncologic/breast reconstruction surgery. The data were collected retrospectively from the hospital records, patient charts, pharmacy records, and from the […]

Active search of women as an efficacy factor for a breast and cervical cancer screening program in the city of Jundiaí, São Paulo, Brazil

João Bosco Ramos Borges, Renata Guarisi, Andressa de Araújo Lacerda, Juliana Letícia Poli, Pítia Cárita de Godoy Borges, Sirlei Siani Moraes

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010a01454

ABSTRACTObjective:To compare the profile of women looking for gynecological care to the profile of women invited to participate in the program, assessing breast and cervical cancer risk factors in each group and comparing Papanicolaou’s test and mammography results.Methods:Medical records of 46 women participating in a breast and cervical cancer prevention program and 42 medical reports of women that regularly visited the primary healthcare unit from August to December 2006 were examined.Results:The mean interval between the last Papanicolaou’s tests was of […]