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Breast cancer in the supraclavicular region: is the horse out of the barn?

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Source
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Feb;125(3):823-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-2011
Author
Reshma Jagsi
Author Affiliation
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. rjagsi@umich.edu
Source
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Feb;125(3):823-5
Date
Feb-2011
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Breast Neoplasms - diagnosis - pathology
Cohort Studies
Combined Modality Therapy - methods
Denmark
Female
Humans
Lymphatic Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
Prognosis
Radiotherapy, Adjuvant - methods
Registries
Retrospective Studies
Treatment Outcome
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Radiotherapy for invasive breast cancer in North America and Europe: results of a survey.

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Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Feb 1;61(2):365-73
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-1-2005
Author
Elizabeth Ceilley
Reshma Jagsi
Saveli Goldberg
Laurent Grignon
Lisa Kachnic
Simon Powell
Alphonse Taghian
Author Affiliation
Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA.
Source
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Feb 1;61(2):365-73
Date
Feb-1-2005
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Breast Neoplasms - pathology - radiotherapy - surgery
Canada
Chi-Square Distribution
Europe
Female
Health Care Surveys
Humans
Lymphatic Irradiation
Mastectomy, Segmental
Physician's Practice Patterns
Questionnaires
Radiotherapy Dosage
Statistics, nonparametric
United States
Abstract
To document and explain the current radiotherapeutic management of invasive breast cancer in North America and Europe. We also identified a number of areas of agreement, as well as controversy, toward which additional clinical research should be directed.
An original survey questionnaire was developed to assess radiation oncologists' self-reported management of breast cancer. The questionnaire was administered to physician members of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. We present the results of the comparative analysis of 702 responses from North America and 435 responses from Europe.
Several areas of national and international controversy were identified, including the selection of appropriate candidates for postmastectomy radiation therapy (RT) and the appropriate management of the regional lymph nodes after mastectomy, as well as after lumpectomy. Only 40.7% and 36.1% of respondents would use postmastectomy RT in patients with 1-3 positive lymph nodes in North America and Europe, respectively. Sentinel lymph node biopsy was offered more frequently by North American than European respondents (p
PubMed ID
15667954 View in PubMed
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Women's participation in the medical profession: insights from experiences in Japan, Scandinavia, Russia, and Eastern Europe.

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J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2014 Nov;23(11):927-34
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-2014
Author
Aditi Ramakrishnan
Dana Sambuco
Reshma Jagsi
Source
J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2014 Nov;23(11):927-34
Date
Nov-2014
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Europe, Eastern - epidemiology
Female
Humans
Japan - epidemiology
Physician's Practice Patterns - statistics & numerical data
Physicians, Primary Care - statistics & numerical data
Physicians, Women - statistics & numerical data
Russia - epidemiology
Salaries and Fringe Benefits - statistics & numerical data
Scandinavian and Nordic Countries - epidemiology
Women, Working - statistics & numerical data
Workplace
Abstract
Although much literature has focused on the status of female physicians in the United States, limited English-language studies have examined the role of women in the medical profession elsewhere in the world. This article synthesizes evidence regarding the status of female physicians in three purposively selected regions outside the United States: Japan, Scandinavia, and Russia and Eastern Europe. These three regions markedly differ in the proportion of female physicians in the workforce, overall status of the medical profession, cultural views of gender roles, and workforce policies. Through a review of studies and articles published between 1992 and 2012 examining women's representation, status measures such as salary and leadership positions, and experiences of female physicians, the authors discuss potential relationships between the representation of female physicians, their status in medicine, and the overall status of the profession. The findings suggest that even when women constitute a high proportion of the physician workforce, they may continue to be underrepresented in positions of leadership and prestige. Evolving workforce policies, environments, and cultural views of gender roles appear to play a critical role in mediating the relationship between women's participation in the medical profession and their ability to rise to positions of influence within it. These insights are informative for the ongoing debates over the impact of the demographic shifts in the composition of the medical workforce in the United States.
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