Artemis, named for the Greek goddess protector of young women, is our online medical journal that features regular research articles related to breast cancer. Breast Matters is a publication produced by the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center about novel treatments and advancements in breast cancer treatment.
Modified radical mastectomy was performed in November 2014 after finishing 8 cycles of preoperative chemotherapy with trastuzumab incorporated.
The surgical specimen had resection margins clear of tumor cells and was staged as yp T2N2a.
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offers authoritative, practical advice from a breast cancer survivor and medical professional. S., is a member of the surgical faculty, a breast cancer survivor, oncology nurse, and nationally renowned speaker and published author on breast cancer.We presented a metastatic breast cancer case who was afflicted with obstructive jaundice caused by an ampullary neoplasm.Since jaundice due to periampullary metastasis from breast cancer was a rare entity, a literature review of similar cases through the Pub Med database was done. Among these 24 cases, 5 presented with periampullary metastasis synchronously with the diagnosis of breast cancer, while 19 had metachronous periampullary metastasis with an interval ranging between 1.3 and 23 years from the initial diagnosis of breast cancer to the emergence of jaundice.Differential diagnosis between periampullary metastasis from breast cancer and a primary periampullary cancer was discussed thoroughly regarding patient history, serum tumor markers, imaging study plus biopsy procedures, and histopathology.A 42-year-old woman presented with right breast invasive ductal carcinoma (TNM stage: c T3N1M0) which was human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (Her2) overexpressed and estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) negative in August 2013.We presented a case with breast cancer who developed metachronous metastasis to the ampulla of Vater while other distant metastatic lesions subsided completely after systemic treatment.A literature review through the Pub Med database yielded a total of 23 similar cases of breast cancer with periampullary metastases.Access to society journal content varies across our titles.If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box.Obstructive jaundice caused by extrahepatic biliary tract metastases from breast cancer is a rare clinical scenario.Accurate and prompt differentiation between primary and secondary periampullary malignancies is essential for further treatment decision-making and will exert a major impact on the prognosis.