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Volume 18, Number 9 / September, 2011

Breast Oncology

Multidisciplinary Considerations in the Implementation of the Findings from the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Z0011 Study: A Practice-Changing Trial

Abigail S. Caudle MD, Kelly K. Hunt MD, Henry M. Kuerer MD, Funda Meric-Bernstam MD, Anthony Lucci MD, Isabelle Bedrosian MD, Gildy V. Babiera MD, Rosa F. Hwang MD, Merrick I. Ross MD, Barry W. Feig MD, Karen Hoffman MD, Jennifer K. Litton MD, Aysegul A. Sahin MD, Wei Yang MD, Gabriel N. Hortobagyi MD, Thomas A. Buchholz MD, Elizabeth A. Mittendorf MD
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To Cut Is to Cure: Can We Really Apply Z11 in Practice?

Monica Morrow MD, Armando E. Giuliano MD
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The Choice for Breast Cancer Surgery: Can Women Accurately Predict Postoperative Quality of Life and Disease-Related Stigma?

Jennifer F. Waljee MD, MPH, MS, Peter A. Ubel MD, Dunya M. Atisha MD, Emily S. Hu MD, Amy K. Alderman MD, MPH
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Toward Optimization of Imaging System and Lymphatic Tracer for Near-Infrared Fluorescent Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Breast Cancer

J. Sven D. Mieog MD, Susan L. Troyan MD, Merlijn Hutteman MSc, Kevin J. Donohoe MD, Joost R. van der Vorst MD, Alan Stockdale MEd, Gerrit-Jan Liefers MD, PhD, Hak Soo Choi PhD, Summer L. Gibbs-Strauss PhD, Hein Putter PhD, Sylvain Gioux PhD, Peter J. K. Kuppen PhD, Yoshitomo Ashitate MD, Clemens W. G. M. Löwik PhD, Vincent T. H. B. M. Smit MD, PhD, Rafiou Oketokoun MS, Long H. Ngo PhD, Cornelis J.
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Predicting Breast Cancer Recurrence Following Breast-Conserving Therapy: A Single-Institution Analysis Consisting of 764 Chinese Breast Cancer Cases

Shuang Li MD, Ke-Da Yu MD, Lei Fan MD, Yi-Feng Hou MD, Zhi-Ming Shao MD
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Surgical Prevention of Arm Lymphedema After Breast Cancer Treatment

Francesco M. Boccardo MD, Federico Casabona MD, Daniele Friedman MD, Maria Puglisi MD, Franco De Cian MD, Filippo Ansaldi MD, Corradino Campisi MD
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Papillary Lesions Initially Diagnosed at Ultrasound-guided Vacuum-assisted Breast Biopsy: Rate of Malignancy Based on Subsequent Surgical Excision

Jung Min Chang MD, Wonsik Han MD, Woo Kyung Moon MD, Nariya Cho MD, Dong-Young Noh MD, In-Ae Park MD, Eun-Jung Jung MD
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Preoperative Risk Assessment Among Women Undergoing Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy for Cancer Risk Reduction

Natasha M. Rueth MD, Melissa McMahon BS, Amanda K. Arrington MD, Karen Swenson RN, PhD, Joseph Leach MD, Todd M. Tuttle MD
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Colorectal Cancer

Prognostic Significance of Preoperative Bowel Obstruction in Stage III Colorectal Cancer

Hiroshi Katoh MD, PhD, Keishi Yamashita MD, PhD, Guoqin Wang MD, PhD, Takeo Sato MD, Takatoshi Nakamura MD, PhD, Masahiko Watanabe MD, PhD, FACS
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Can Lymph Node Ratio Take the Place of pN Categories in the UICC/AJCC TNM Classification System for Colorectal Cancer?

Lin-lin Tong MD, Peng Gao MD, Zhen-ning Wang MD, PhD, Yong-xi Song MD, Ying-ying Xu MD, PhD, Zhe Sun MD, PhD, Cheng-zhong Xing MD, PhD, Xin Wang MD, Hui-mian Xu MD, PhD
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Circulating Cell-Free DNA: A Promising Marker of Pathologic Tumor Response in Rectal Cancer Patients Receiving Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy

Marco Agostini PhD, Salvatore Pucciarelli MD, Maria Vittoria Enzo PhD, Paola Del Bianco PhD, Marta Briarava PhD, Chiara Bedin PhD, Isacco Maretto MD, Maria Luisa Friso MD, Sara Lonardi MD, Claudia Mescoli MD, Paola Toppan MD, Emanuele Urso MD, PhD, Donato Nitti MD
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Young-Onset Rectal Cancer: Presentation, Pattern of Care and Long-term Oncologic Outcomes Compared to a Matched Older-Onset Cohort

Y. Nancy You MD, MHSc, Eric J. Dozois MD, Lisa A. Boardman MD, Jeremiah Aakre BS, Marianne Huebner PhD, David W. Larson MD
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Endocrine Tumors

Multicenter Study of Robotic Thyroidectomy: Short-Term Postoperative Outcomes and Surgeon Ergonomic Considerations

Jandee Lee MD, PhD, Sang Wook Kang MD, Jeong Ju Jung MD, Un Jung Choi, Jong Ho Yun MD, Kee Hyun Nam MD, Euy-Young Soh MD, PhD, Woong Youn Chung MD, PhD
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Detection and Management of Hypothyroidism Following Thyroid Lobectomy: Evaluation of a Clinical Algorithm

Amanda Johner MD, Obi L. Griffith PhD, Blair Walker MD, FRCPC, Leanne Wood MD, Hannah Piper MD, FRCSC, Graeme Wilkins MD, FRCPC, Christopher Baliski MD, FRCSC, Steven J. M. Jones PhD, Sam M. Wiseman MD, FRCSC
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Financial and Clinical Implications of Low-Energy CT Combined with 99mTechnetium-Sestamibi SPECT for Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Giacomo Pata MD, Claudio Casella MD, Gian Carlo Magri MD, Silvia Lucchini MD, Maria Beatrice Panarotto MD, Nicola Crea MD, Raffaele Giubbini MD, Bruno Salerni MD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Thymidylate Synthase as a Prognostic Biomarker for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer after multimodal Treatment

Lena-Christin Conradi, Annalen Bleckmann, Markus Schirmer, Thilo Sprenger, Peter Jo, Kia Homayounfar, Hendrik A. Wolff, Hilka Rothe, Peter Middel, Heinz Becker, Michael B. Ghadimi, Tim Beissbarth, Torsten Liersch
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Association of Intra-tumoral Infiltrating Macrophages and Regulatory T Cells Is an Independent Prognostic Factor in Gastric Cancer after Radical Resection

Bo Wang PhD, Dazhi Xu MD, Xingjuan Yu MD, Tong Ding PhD, Huilan Rao MD, Youqing Zhan MD, Limin Zheng MD, Lian Li PhD
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A Prospective Study of Total Gastrectomy for CDH1-Positive Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer

Yijun Chen MD, Kerry Kingham MS, James M. Ford MD, James Rosing MD, Jacques Van Dam MD, R. Brooke Jeffrey MD, Teri A. Longacre MD, Nicki Chun MS, Allison Kurian MD, MSc, Jeffrey A. Norton MD
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Closed Abdomen Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy with Irinotecan and Mitomycin C: a Phase I Study

Eddy Cotte MD, Guillaume Passot MD, Michel Tod PharmD, PhD, Naoual Bakrin MD, François-Noël Gilly MD, PhD, Aline Steghens MD, Faheez Mohamed MD, FRCSEd, Olivier Glehen MD, PhD
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Interrelationships between Tumor Proliferative Activity, Leucocyte and Macrophage Infiltration, Systemic Inflammatory Response, and Survival in Patients Selected for Potentially Curative Resection for Gastroesophageal Cancer

Andrew B. C. Crumley MBChB, James J. Going PhD, Mustafa Hilmy MD, Sumanta Dutta MBChB, Claire Tannahill BSc, Margaret McKernan MSc, Joanne Edwards PhD, Robert C. Stuart MD, Donald C. McMillan PhD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Robotics Versus Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy with Lymphadenectomy in Patients with Early Cervical Cancer: A Multicenter Study

Raffaele Tinelli MD, Mario Malzoni MD, Francesco Cosentino MD, Ciro Perone MD, Annarita Fusco MD, Ettore Cicinelli MD, Farr Nezhat MD
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Impact of Obesity on Operative Morbidity and Clinical Outcome in Primary Epithelial Ovarian Cancer after Optimal Primary Tumor Debulking

Christina Fotopoulou MD, PhD, Rolf Richter PhD, Elena-Ioana Braicu MD, Marc Kuhberg MD, Aarne Feldheiser MD, Joerg C. Schefold MD, PhD, Werner Lichtenegger PhD, Jalid Sehouli MD, PhD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Inoperable Symptomatic Recurrent Thyroid Cancers: Preliminary Result of Radiofrequency Ablation

Ko Woon Park MD, Jung Hee Shin MD, PhD, Boo-Kyung Han MD, PhD, Eun Young Ko MD, PhD, Jae Hoon Chung MD, PhD
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Identification of a High-Risk Subgroup of Patients with Resected pT3 Oral Cavity Cancer in Need of Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy

Chun-Ta Liao MD, Chien-Yu Lin MD, Kang-Hsing Fan MD, Shiang-Fu Huang MD, I-How Chen MD, Chung-Jan Kang MD, Hung-Ming Wang MD, Shu-Hang Ng MD, Chuen Hsueh MD, Li-Yu Lee MD, Chih-Hung Lin MD, Tzu-Chen Yen MD, PhD
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Evaluation of 18F-FDG PET/CT and CT/MRI with Histopathologic Correlation in Patients Undergoing Salvage Surgery for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Sang Yoon Kim MD, Jae Seung Kim MD, Jong Sook Yi MD, Jeong Hyun Lee MD, Seung-Ho Choi MD, Soon Yuhl Nam MD, Kyung-Ja Cho MD, Sang-wook Lee MD, Sung-Bae Kim MD, Jong-Lyel Roh MD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

American Board of Surgery Certificate in Complex General Surgical Oncology: A Reality

Fabrizio Michelassi MD
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Long-Term Follow-Up and Individual Item Analysis of Quality of Life Assessments Related to Laparoscopic-Assisted Colectomy in the COST Trial 93-46-53 (INT 0146)

Chee-Chee H. Stucky MD, Barbara A. Pockaj MD, Paul J. Novotny MS, Jeff A. Sloan PhD, Daniel J. Sargent PhD, Michael J. O’Connell MD, Robert W. Beart MD, John M. Skibber MD, Heidi Nelson MD, Jane C. Weeks MD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Towards More Effective Liver Allocation Criteria for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Tumor Response to Locoregional Therapy

Yiing Lin MD, William C. Chapman MD
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Significance of Tumor Necrosis for Outcome of Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Receiving Locoregional Therapy Prior to Liver Transplantation

Kun-Ming Chan MD, Ming-Chin Yu MD, Hong-Shiue Chou MD, Ting-Jung Wu MD, Chen-Fang Lee MD, Wei-Chen Lee MD
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Staging Laparoscopy for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Is it Still Worthwhile?

Anthony T. Ruys MD, Olivier R. Busch PhD, Dirk J. Gouma PhD, Thomas M. van Gulik PhD
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Preoperative Staging of Patients with Liver Metastases of Colorectal Carcinoma. Does PET/CT Really Add Something to Multidetector CT?

Emilio Ramos MD, Carlos Valls MD, Laura Martinez MD, Laura Lladó MD, Jaume Torras MD, Sandra Ruiz MD, Cristina Gamez MD, Teresa Serrano MD, Joan Fabregat MD, Antonio Rafecas MD
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Melanomas

How Do We Know When a Lymph Node Dissection is Adequate?

Vernon K. Sondak MD
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Quality Assurance Parameters and Predictors of Outcome for Ilioinguinal and Inguinal Dissection in a Contemporary Melanoma Patient Population

Andrew J. Spillane MD, FRACS, Lauren Haydu BSCHE, MIPH, William McMillan FRACS, Jonathan R. Stretch D Phil (Oxon), FRACS, John F. Thompson MD, FRACS
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Recurrence and Survival in Patients Undergoing Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Analysis of 153 Patients from a Single Institution

Ryan C. Fields MD, Klaus J. Busam MD, Joanne F. Chou MPH, Katherine S. Panageas DrPH, Melissa P. Pulitzer MD, Dennis H. Kraus MD, Mary S. Brady MD, Daniel G. Coit MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Two-Stage Operation for High-Risk Patients with Thoracic Esophageal Cancer: An Old Operation Revisited

Masaru Morita MD, PhD, FACS, Tomonori Nakanoko MD, Nobuhide Kubo MD, Yoshihiko Fujinaka MD, Keisuke Ikeda MD, Akinori Egashira MD, PhD, Hiroshi Saeki MD, PhD, Hideaki Uchiyama MD, PhD, FACS, Takefumi Ohga MD, PhD, Yoshihiro Kakeji MD, PhD, FACS, Ken Shirabe MD, PhD, FACS, Tetsuo Ikeda MD, PhD, Shunichi Tsujitani MD, PhD, FACS, Yoshihiko Maehara MD, PhD, FACS
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

Mapping of Genetic Deletions on Chromosome 3 in Colorectal Cancer: Loss of 3p25-pter is Associated with Distant Metastasis and Poor Survival

Ming-Hong Tsai MD, Woei-Horng Fang PhD, Shu-Hwa Lin PhD, Sheng-Tai Tzeng MS, Chen-Syuan Huang MS, Sou-Jhy Yen MD, Shao-Jiun Chou MD, Ya-Chien Yang PhD
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Nicotine Promotes Cell Migration Through Alpha7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor in Gastric Cancer Cells

Yung-Chang Lien MD, Weu Wang MD, Li-Jen Kuo MD, Jun-Jen Liu PhD, Po-Li Wei MD, PhD, Yuan-Soon Ho PhD, Wen-Chien Ting MD, Chih-Hsiung Wu MD, PhD, Yu-Jia Chang PhD
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DNA Repair Gene and MTHFR Gene Polymorphisms as Prognostic Markers in Locally Advanced Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus or Stomach Treated with Cisplatin and 5-Fluorouracil-Based Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Katja Ott MD, P. Sivaramakrishna Rachakonda PhD, Benjamin Panzram PhD, Gisela Keller MD, Florian Lordick MD, Karen Becker MD, Rupert Langer MD, Markus Buechler MD, Kari Hemminki MD, Rajiv Kumar PhD
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Differential Expression of ERCC1 in Pancreas Adenocarcinoma: High Tumor Expression is Associated with Earlier Recurrence and Shortened Survival after Resection

Shishir K. Maithel MD, Ipek Coban MD, Peter J. Kneuertz MD, David A. Kooby MD, Bassel F. El-Rayes MD, John S. Kauh MD, Juan Sarmiento MD, Charles A. Staley III MD, N. Volkan Adsay MD
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Urologic Oncology

Surgical Caseload is an Important Determinant of Continent Urinary Diversion Rate at Radical Cystectomy: A Population-Based Study

Firas Abdollah MD, Maxine Sun BSc, Jan Schmitges MD, Rodolphe Thuret MD, Orchidee Djahangirian, Claudio Jeldres MD, Zhe Tian BSc, Shahrokh F. Shariat MD, Paul Perrotte MD, Francesco Montorsi MD, Pierre I. Karakiewicz MD
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