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Volume 15, Number 6 / June, 2008

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Knowledge Helps, but Alone It Is Not Enough

Murray F. Brennan MD
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Resectable Well-Differentiated versus Dedifferentiated Liposarcomas: Two Different Diseases Possibly Requiring Different Treatment Approaches

G. Lahat, D. A. Anaya, X. Wang, D. Tuvin, D. Lev, R. E. Pollock
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Compound Muscle Action Potentials and Spontaneous Electromyography Can be Used to Identify and Protect the Femoral Nerve During Resection of Large Retroperitoneal Tumors

Lanjun Guo MD, MSc, John Patrick Clark III PhD, Robert S. Warren MD, Eric K. Nakakura MD, PhD
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Raloxifene Can Reduce Giant Cell Tumor Recurrence: A New Adjuvant Therapy

Hamid Namazi MD
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Breast Oncology

HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer and Trastuzumab: A Surgeon’s Perspective

Swati Kulkarni MD, David G. Hicks MD
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Radiofrequency Ablation of Invasive Breast Carcinomas: A Phase II Trial

Heriberto Medina-Franco MD, Santos Soto-Germes MD, José L. Ulloa-Gómez MD, Cecilia Romero-Trejo MD, Norma Uribe MD, Carlos A. Ramirez-Alvarado, Carlos Robles-Vidal
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Timing of Surgical Intervention for the Intact Primary in Stage IV Breast Cancer Patients

Roshni Rao MD, Lei Feng MS, Henry M. Kuerer MD, S. Eva Singletary MD, Isabelle Bedrosian, Kelly K. Hunt MD, Merrick I. Ross MD, Gabriel N. Hortobagyi MD, Barry W. Feig MD, Frederick C. Ames MD, Gildy V. Babiera MD
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Screening for Recurrences in Patients Treated with Breast-Conserving Surgery: Is there a Role for MRI?

John W. Gorechlad MD, Elizabeth B. McCabe MS, ARNP, John H. Higgins MS, Donald S. Likosky PhD, Petra J. Lewis MB, BS, Kari M. Rosenkranz MD, Richard J. Barth Jr MD
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Sentinel Nodes in Breast Cancer: Relevance of Axillary Level II Nodes and Optimal Number of Nodes that Need to Be Removed

Jean-François Boileau MD, MSc, Alexandra Easson MD, MSc, Jaime M. Escallon MD, Wey L. Leong MD, Michael Reedijk MD, PhD, Bruce J. Youngson MSc, MD, David R. McCready MD, MSc
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Intraoperative Frozen Section Analysis of Sentinel Lymph Node in Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Kenzo Shimazu MD, Yasuhiro Tamaki MD, Tetsuya Taguchi MD, Fumine Tsukamoto MD, Tsutomu Kasugai MD, Shinzaburo Noguchi MD
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Staging of Invasive Breast Carcinoma Patients With T4anyNM0 and T1–3N3M0

Bekir Kuru MD
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Stage IIIC Breast Carcinoma and Prognostically Different Subgroups

Nüvit Duraker MD
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Prophylactic Surgery in the Complex Decision-Making Management of BRCA Mutation Carriers

Evangelos Briasoulis MD, Dimosthenis Ziogas MD, Michael Fatouros MD
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Author Reply: Decision-Making Management of Women with a High Risk of Developing Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Bernadette Heemskerk-Gerritsen, Cecile Brekelmans PhD, MD, Caroline Seynaeve PhD, MD
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Minimal Residual Disease in Breast Cancer: Can It Be Used as a Prognostic Marker?

T. Liakakos
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Endocrine Tumors

The Influence of Surgical Approach on Quality of Life After Parathyroid Surgery

Joel T. Adler BA, Rebecca S. Sippel MD, Herbert Chen MD, FACS
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Significance of the Lymph Node Ratio in Stage III Colon Cancer

Simon H. Telian MD, Anton J. Bilchik MD, PhD, FACS
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Lymph Node Ratio: Role in the Staging of Node-Positive Colon Cancer

Jiping Wang MD, PhD, James M. Hassett MD, Merril T. Dayton MD, Mahmoud N. Kulaylat MD
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Soluble Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 as a Prognostic Marker for Stage II Colorectal Cancer Patients

Yuji Toiyama MD, Chikao Miki MD, Yasuhiro Inoue MD, Yoshinaga Okugawa MD, Yuki Koike MD, Takeshi Yokoe MD, Kouji Tanaka MD, Masato Kusunoki MD
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Surgical Complications and the Risk Factors of Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy in Early Gastric Cancer

Keun Won Ryu MD, Young-Woo Kim MD, Jun Ho Lee MD, Byung-Ho Nam PhD, Myeong-Cherl Kook MD, Il Ju Choi MD, Jae-Moon Bae MD
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Clinicopathological Features and Surgical Outcomes of Patients with Remnant Gastric Cancer after a Distal Gastrectomy

Hye Seong Ahn MD, Jong Won Kim MD, Moon-Won Yoo MD, Do Joong Park MD, PhD, Hyuk-Joon Lee MD, PhD, Kuhn Uk Lee MD, FACS, Han-Kwang Yang MD, PhD
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Detection of Sentinel Node in Gastric Cancer Surgery by Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging: Comparison with Infrared Imaging

Isao Miyashiro MD, Norikatsu Miyoshi MD, Masahiro Hiratsuka MD, Kentaro Kishi MD, Terumasa Yamada MD, Masayuki Ohue MD, Hiroaki Ohigashi MD, Masahiko Yano MD, Osamu Ishikawa MD, Shingi Imaoka MD
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Differences in the Pattern of Presentation and Treatment of Proximal and Distal Gastric Cancer: Results of the 2001 Gastric Patient Care Evaluation

Neal W. Wilkinson MD, MPH, James Howe MD, Greer Gay PhD, MPH, Lina Patel-Parekh MHA, Carol Scott-Conner MD, PhD, John Donohue MD
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Most Pancreatic Cancer Resections are R1 Resections

Irene Esposito MD, Jörg Kleeff MD, Frank Bergmann MD, Caroline Reiser MD, Esther Herpel MD, Helmut Friess MD, Peter Schirmacher MD, Markus W. Büchler MD
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Esophageal Cancers with Synchronous or Antecedent Head and Neck Cancers: A More Formidable Challenge?

Oswens Siu-Hung Lo MBBS, FRCS (Edin), Simon Law MS, MA (Cantab), MBBChir, FRCS(Edin), FACS, William I. Wei MS, MBBS, FRCS(Edin), FACS, Wai-Man Ng MS, MBBS, FRCS (Edin), Kam-Ho Wong MBBS, FRCS(Edin), King-Hung Tong MBBS, FRACS, John Wong MD, PhD, FRACS, FACS (Hon)
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Controversy in the Treatment of Gastric Cancer

Michael Fatouros MD, Dimosthenis Ziogas MD
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Appropriate Treatment for Patients with Gastric Adenocarcinoma

John C. Mansour MD, Daniel G. Coit MD
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Reported Impact of Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy on Systemic Toxicity

Paul H. Sugarbaker MD, FACS, FRCS
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Radiofrequency Ablation versus Resection for Resectable Colorectal Liver Metastases: Time for a Randomized Trial?

Mesut Tez MD, Selda Tez MD
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A Common Misuse of Stepwise Regression in Studies of Ratio of Metastatic Lymph Nodes for Gastric Cancer

Xi Wang MD, Fei Wan MS, Jie-Jun Wang MD, PhD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Complete Lymph Node Dissection for Sentinel Node-Positive Melanoma: Assessment of Practice Patterns in the United States

Karl Y. Bilimoria MD, MS, Charles M. Balch MD, David J. Bentrem MD, Mark S. Talamonti MD, Clifford Y. Ko MD, MS, MSHS, Julie R. Lange MD, David P. Winchester MD, Jeffrey D. Wayne MD
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Postoperative Mortality After Esophagectomy for Cancer: Development of a Preoperative Risk Prediction Model

Jin Ra MD, E. Carter Paulson MD, John Kucharczuk MD, Katrina Armstrong MD, MSCE, Christopher Wirtalla BA, Rachel Rapaport-Kelz MD, MSCE, Larry R. Kaiser MD, Francis R. Spitz MD
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Hepatic and Pancreatic Tumors

Results of Preoperative Hepatic Arterial Infusion Chemotherapy in Patients Undergoing Liver Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases

Carlo Pulitanò MD, Marcella Arru MD, Marco Catena MD, PhD, Eleonora Guzzetti MD, Giordano Vitali MD, Monica Ronzoni MD, Massimo Venturini MD, Eugenio Villa MD, Gianfranco Ferla MD, Luca Aldrighetti MD, PhD
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Short- and Long-Term Outcomes after Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Concomitant Esophageal Varices in Patients with Cirrhosis

Yuichiro Kawano MD, Atsushi Sasaki MD, Seiichiro Kai MD, Yuichi Endo MD, Kentaro Iwaki MD, Hiroki Uchida MD, Kohei Shibata MD, Masayuki Ohta MD, Seigo Kitano MD
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Laboratory Research

Increased Expression of Fractalkine is Correlated with a Better Prognosis and an Increased Number of Both CD8+ T Cells and Natural Killer Cells in Gastric Adenocarcinoma

Miki Hyakudomi MD, Takeshi Matsubara MD, Ryoji Hyakudomi MD, Tetsu Yamamoto MD, Shoichi Kinugasa MD, Akira Yamanoi MD, Riruke Maruyama MD, Tsuneo Tanaka MD
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Melanomas

Criteria in Sentinel Lymph Nodes of Melanoma Patients that Predict Involvement of Nonsentinel Lymph Nodes

Imke Satzger, Bernward Völker, Andre Meier, Alexander Kapp, Ralf Gutzmer
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Long-term Survival and Occasional Regression of Distant Melanoma Metastases after Adrenal Metastasectomy

F. J. Collinson MBChB, T. K. Lam MBBS, W. M. J. Bruijn MD, PhD, J. H. W. de Wilt MD, PhD, M. Lamont MBBS, J. F. Thompson MBBS, MD, R. F. Kefford MBBS, PhD
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Dendritic Cells in Patients With Melanoma

J. Hasskamp, J. Zapas MD, G. Elias MD
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Cutaneous Melanoma and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

A. C. J. van Akkooi MSc, J. H. W. de Wilt MD, PhD, C. Verhoef MD, A. M. M. Eggermont MD, PhD
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Author Reply: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Cutaneous Melanoma

Ilkka Koskivuo MD, Lauri Talve MD, PhD, Pia Vihinen MD, PhD, Maija Mäki MD, PhD, Tero Vahlberg MSc, Erkki Suominen MD, PhD
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Multimedia Article

Laparoscopic Pelvic Autonomic Nerve-Preserving Surgery for Sigmoid Colon Cancer

Jin-Tung Liang MD, PhD, Hong-Shiee Lai MD, PhD, Po-Huang Lee MD, PhD, King-Jen Chang MD, PhD
Gastrointestinal Oncology
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Full-Thickness Grafts Procured from Skin Overlying the Sentinel Lymph Node Basin; Reconstruction of Primary Cutaneous Malignancy Excision Defects

James M. Lewis MD, Jonathan S. Zager MD, Daohai Yu PhD, Diego Pelaez, Adam I. Riker MD, Sophie Dessureault MD, PhD, C. Wayne Cruse MD, Douglas S. Reintgen MD, Christopher A. Puleo PA-C, Vernon K. Sondak MD
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Other

Society of Surgical Oncology Heritage Award: Honoring Glenn D. Steele, Jr, MD, PhD

Nicholas Petrelli MD
Heritage Award
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Modalities of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Kusamura Shigeki MD, Dario Baratti MD, Marcello Deraco MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Surgical Treatment in the Management of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A Single Institution’s Experience

J. W. van Sandick MD, PhD, I. Kappers MD, P. Baas MD, PhD, R. L. Haas MD, PhD, H. M. Klomp MD
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A Systematic Review of Radiofrequency Ablation for Lung Tumors

Jacqui C. Zhu BSc, MBBS, Tristan D. Yan BSc, MBBS, PhD, David L. Morris MD, PhD
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