Fluorescence imaging of carcinoma during breast conserving

People with Breast Cancer are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are a female at least 18 years of age
• Have histologically or cytologically confirmed primary breast cancer
• Are scheduled for a lumpectomy (including bilateral lumpectomy) of a breast malignancy
• Have normal organ and bone marrow function

You may NOT participate in this study if you:

• Are currently on (neo)adjuvant therapy to treat another cancer
• Are receiving or intended to receive neoadjuvant therapy to treat the primary breast cancer
• Have stage 4 cancer, inclusive of metastatic disease
• Have had previous surgery on the involved breast including breast surgeries, mastectomies, breast reconstructions or implants
• Have a history of hypersensitivity to ALA HCl or porphyrins
• Have an uncontrolled concurrent illness
• Are pregnant or breastfeeding

Contact Information
Melissa Suarez, Study Coordinator
1521 Jarrett Place, Bronx NY 10461
Phone: (718) 920-6742
Email: mesuarez@montefiore.org