Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Oncology
Volume 2010, Article ID 509530, 3 pages
Case Report

Metastatic Breast Cancer or Multiple Myeloma? Camouflage by Lytic Lesions

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA

Received 15 September 2009; Revised 18 January 2010; Accepted 11 February 2010

Academic Editor: William J. Gradishar

Copyright © 2010 Bruce Hough et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. Clayer and W. Duncan, “Importance of biopsy of new bone lesions in patients with previous carcinoma,” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, no. 451, pp. 208–211, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  2. M. J. Piccart-Gebhart, M. Procter, B. Leyland-Jones et al., “Trastuzumab after adjuvant chemotherapy in HER2-positive breast cancer,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 353, no. 16, pp. 1659–1672, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  3. C. L. Vogel, M. A. Cobleigh, D. Tripathy et al., “Efficacy and safety of trastuzumab as a single agent in first-line treatment of HER2-overexpressing metastatic breast cancer,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 719–726, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. G. D. Roodman, “Mechanisms of bone metastasis,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 350, no. 16, pp. 1655–1664, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  5. R. Gunderman, Essential Radiology, Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, NY, USA, 2nd edition, 2006.
  6. S. B. Brown, E. A. Mallon, J. Edwards et al., “s the biology of breast cancer changing? A study of hormone receptor status 1984–1986 and 1996-1997,” British Journal of Cancer, vol. 100, no. 5, pp. 807–810, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  7. C. Simmons, N. Miller, W. Geddie et al., “Does confirmatory tumor biopsy alter the management of breast cancer patients with distant metastases?” Annals of Oncology, vol. 20, no. 9, pp. 1499–1504, 2009. View at Google Scholar