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Histology confirmed the diagnosis of papillary urothelial carcinoma of the bladder with expression of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) [(A) Papillary urothelial carcinoma pTaG1, hematoxylin and eosin (H&E), 200×; (B) Distribution of hCG-expressing urothelial cells: irregular and focal expression, immunohistochemical stain (brown) for β-hCG, 300×; (C) Expression of hCG in urothelial carcinoma cells: intracytoplasmic and intranuclear expression, immunohistochemical stain for β-hCG, 400×].

Gynecomastia: Look Beyond the Obvious

A 29-year-old man was referred to our clinic with a 4-week history of a tender predominant left breast enlargement without nipple discharge. He had been practicing bodybuilding regularly for years, but denied taking anabolic androgenic steroids. His past medical history was unremarkable apart from surgical treatment of undescended testes in childhood. His sexual desire and […]

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How the USPSTF’s Mammographic Screening Guidelines Should Be Interpreted

In 2016, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued their final recommendation for mammographic screening for breast cancer, advising women to undergo biennial screening between the ages of 50 and 74 years (B recommendation), and that the decision to undergo screening for women aged 40-49 years should be an individual one, and a woman may […]

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Beyond Mammography?

Is it time to end the one-size-fits all approach to breast cancer screening? Yes! say authors of a provocative new review article and related editorial in the June 2013 issue of The American Journal of Medicine, now available on our website.

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