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Volume 19, Number 6 / June, 2012

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Prognostication of Soft Tissue Sarcomas Based on Chromosome 17q Gene and Protein Status: Evaluation of TOP2A, HER-2/neu, and Survivin

Isabela Werneck da Cunha PhD, Louise De Brot MD, Kátia Cândido Carvalho PhD, Rafael Malagoli Rocha PhD, José Humberto Fregnani PhD, Roberto Falzoni PhD, Fábio de Oliveira Ferreira PhD, Samuel Aguiar Júnior PhD, Ademar Lopes PhD, Nair Hideko Muto PhD, Luiz F. L. Reis PhD, Fernando Augusto Soares PhD, José Vassallo PhD
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Long-Term Outcome of Isolated Limb Perfusion in Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Extremity

R. Olofsson MD, P. Bergh MD, PhD, Ö. Berlin MD, PhD, K. Engström MD, PhD, B. Gunterberg MD, PhD, M. Hansson MD, PhD, P. Lindnér MD, PhD, J. Mattsson MD, PhD
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Breast Oncology

Prognostic Value of Number of Removed Lymph Nodes, Number of Involved Lymph Nodes, and Lymph Node Ratio in 7502 Breast Cancer Patients Enrolled onto Trials of the Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group (ABCSG)

Christoph Tausch MD, Susanne Taucher MD, Peter Dubsky MD, Michael Seifert MD, Roland Reitsamer MD, Werner Kwasny MD, Raimund Jakesz MD, Florian Fitzal MD, Lidija Filipcic MSc, Michael Fridrik MD, Richard Greil MD, Michael Gnant MD, FACS
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Factors Affecting Lymph Node Yield in Patients Undergoing Axillary Node Dissection for Primary Breast Cancer: A Single-Institution Review

Marie Catherine Lee MD, FACS, Robert Plews MD, Bhupendra Rawal MS, John V. Kiluk MD, FACS, Loretta Loftus MD, Christine Laronga MD, FACS
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Accuracy of Predicting Axillary Lymph Node Positivity by Physical Examination, Mammography, Ultrasonography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Stephanie A. Valente DO, Gary M. Levine MD, Melvin J. Silverstein MD, Jessica A. Rayhanabad MD, Janie G. Weng-Grumley MD, Lingyun Ji MS, Dennis R. Holmes MD, Richard Sposto PhD, Stephen F. Sener MD
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HOXB9 Expression Promoting Tumor Cell Proliferation and Angiogenesis Is Associated with Clinical Outcomes in Breast Cancer Patients

Hirohito Seki MD, Tetsu Hayashida MD, PhD, Hiromitsu Jinno MD, PhD, Shigemichi Hirose MD, PhD, Michio Sakata MD, Maiko Takahashi MD, Shyamala Maheswaran PhD, Makio Mukai MD, PhD, Yuko Kitagawa MD, PhD, FACS
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High Intersystem Variability for the Prediction of Additional Axillary Non-Sentinel Lymph Node Involvement in Individual Patients with Sentinel Node-Positive Breast Cancer

Ingrid van den Hoven MD, Gerrit P. Kuijt MD, Adri C. Voogd PhD, Rudi M. H. Roumen MD, PhD
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Paget’s Disease as a Local Recurrence after Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: Clinical Presentation, Treatment, Outcome, and Risk Factor Analysis

Visnu Lohsiriwat, Stefano Martella, Mario Rietjens, Edoardo Botteri, Nicole Rotmensz, Mauro Giuseppe Mastropasqua, Cristina Garusi, Francesca De Lorenzi, Andrea Manconi, Maria Sommario, Benedetta Barbieri, Maximiliano Cassilha, Ilaria Minotti, Jean Yves Petit
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Training a New Generation of Breast Surgeons: Are We Succeeding?

Lisa M. Sclafani MD, Aaron Bleznak MD, Tricia Kelly MD, Mahmoud B. El-Tamer MD
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Colorectal Cancer

Ex Vivo Evaluation of Preoperatively Treated Rectal Cancer Specimens of Patients Undergoing Radical Resection

Sebastian G. de la Fuente MD, Kirk A. Ludwig MD, Douglas S. Tyler MD, Christopher R. Mantyh MD
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Sentinel Lymph Node Procedure Leads to Upstaging of Patients with Resectable Colon Cancer: Results of the Swiss Prospective, Multicenter Study Sentinel Lymph Node Procedure in Colon Cancer

Carsten T. Viehl MD, Ulrich Guller MD, MHS, Ramona Cecini MD, Igor Langer MD, Alex Ochsner MD, Luigi Terracciano MD, Hans-Martin Riehle MD, Urban Laffer MD, FRCS, Daniel Oertli MD, FACS, FRCS, Markus Zuber MD
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Endocrine Tumors

Does the Final Intraoperative PTH Level Really Have to Fall into the Normal Range to Signify Cure?

Alexandra E. Reiher MD, Sarah Schaefer NP, Herbert Chen MD, Rebecca S. Sippel MD
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Clinical Efficacy of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Using Methylene Blue Dye in Clinically Node-Negative Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Yong Bae Ji MD, Keon Joong Lee MD, Yong Soo Park MD, Sang Mo Hong MD, Seung Sam Paik MD, Kyung Tae MD
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Aggressive Variants of Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Incidence, Characteristics and Predictors of Survival among 43,738 Patients

Hadiza S. Kazaure BSc, Sanziana A. Roman MD, Julie A. Sosa MD, MA
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What is the Best Criterion for the Interpretation of Adrenal Vein Sample Results in Patients with Primary Hyperaldosteronism?

Richard Webb MD, Aarti Mathur MD, Richard Chang MD, Smita Baid MD, Naris Nilubol MD, Steven K. Libutti MD, Constantine A. Stratakis MD, D(Med)Sci, Electron Kebebew MD
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Risk of Subsequent Primary Thyroid Cancer after Another Malignancy: Latency Trends in a Population-based Study

Geeta Lal MD, MSc, Megan Groff MD, James R. Howe MD, Ronald J. Weigel MD, PhD, Sonia L. Sugg MD, Charles F. Lynch MD, PhD
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A Comparison of Outcomes for Younger and Older Adult Patients Undergoing Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Emad Kandil MD, Dewan Safwan Majid BS, Kathryn A. Carson ScM, Ralph P. Tufano MD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Significance of Lymph Node Capsular Invasion in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Makoto Sakai MD, PhD, Shigemasa Suzuki MD, Akihiko Sano MD, PhD, Naritaka Tanaka MD, PhD, Takanori Inose MD, PhD, Makoto Sohda MD, PhD, Masanobu Nakajima MD, PhD, Tatsuya Miyazaki MD, PhD, Hiroyuki Kuwano MD, PhD, FACS
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Evaluation of the Seventh Edition of American Joint Committee on Cancer TNM Staging System for Gastric Cancer: Results from a Chinese Monoinstitutional Study

Zhe Sun MD, Zhen-ning Wang MD, Zhi Zhu MD, Ying-ying Xu MD, Yan Xu MD, Bao-jun Huang MD, Guo-lian Zhu MD, Hui-mian Xu MD
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Duodenal Adenocarcinoma: Clinicopathologic Analysis and Implications for Treatment

George A. Poultsides MD, Lyen C. Huang MD, MPH, John L. Cameron MD, Richard Tuli MD, PhD, Leslie Lan MPH, MBA, Ralph H. Hruban MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MPH, MBA, Joseph M. Herman MD, MSc, Barish H. Edil MD, Nita Ahuja MD, Michael A. Choti MD, MBA, Christopher L. Wolfgang MD, PhD, Richard D. Schulick MD, MBA
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Posttherapy Nodal Status, Not Graded Histologic Response, Predicts Survival after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Advanced Gastric Cancer

Kazumasa Fujitani MD, Masayuki Mano MD, Motohiro Hirao MD, Yoshinori Kodama MD, Toshimasa Tsujinaka MD
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Prognostic Significance and Molecular Associations of Tumor Growth Pattern in Colorectal Cancer

Teppei Morikawa MD, PhD, Aya Kuchiba PhD, Zhi Rong Qian MD, PhD, Mari Mino-Kenudson MD, Jason L. Hornick MD, PhD, Mai Yamauchi PhD, Yu Imamura MD, PhD, Xiaoyun Liao MD, PhD, Reiko Nishihara PhD, Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt MD, MPH, Charles S. Fuchs MD, MPH, Shuji Ogino MD, PhD, MS
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Gynecologic Oncology

Prognostic Value of Preoperative Metabolic Tumor Volume and Total Lesion Glycolysis in Patients with Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Hyun Hoon Chung MD, PhD, Hyun Woo Kwon MD, Keon Wook Kang MD, PhD, Noh-Hyun Park MD, PhD, Yong-Sang Song MD, PhD, June-Key Chung MD, PhD, Soon-Beom Kang MD, PhD, Jae Weon Kim MD, PhD
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Safe Criteria for Less Radical Trachelectomy in Patients with Early-Stage Cervical Cancer: A Multicenter Clinicopathologic Study

Hee Seung Kim MD, Chel Hun Choi MD, PhD, Myong-Chul Lim MD, PhD, Suk-Joon Chang MD, PhD, Yong Beom Kim MD, PhD, Min A. Kim MD, PhD, Tae-Jin Kim MD, PhD, Sang-Yoon Park MD, PhD, Byoung-Gie Kim MD, PhD, Yong Sang Song MD, PhD, Duk-Soo Bae MD, PhD, Jae Weon Kim MD, PhD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Comparison of Acute Toxicities in Two Primary Chemoradiation Regimens in the Treatment of Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Katherine Y. Fan BS, Hrishikesh Gogineni BS, David Zaboli BS, Spencer Lake BS, Marianna L. Zahurak MS, Simon R. Best MD, Marshall A. Levine MD, Mei Tang MD, Eva S. Zinreich MD, John R. Saunders MD, Joseph A. Califano MD, Ray G. Blanco MD, Sara I. Pai MD, PhD, Barbara Messing MA, CCC-SLP, Patrick K. Ha MD
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Feasibility of Sentinel Node Biopsy in Head and Neck Melanoma Using a Hybrid Radioactive and Fluorescent Tracer

Oscar R. Brouwer MD, W. Martin C. Klop MD, Tessa Buckle MSc, Lenka Vermeeren MD, Michiel W. M. van den Brekel MD, Alfons J. M. Balm MD, Omgo E. Nieweg MD, Renato A. Valdés Olmos MD, Fijs W. B. van Leeuwen PhD
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Treatment for T1-2 Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma with or Without Perineural Invasion: Neck Dissection and Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy

Shyh-Kuan Tai MD, Wing-Yin Li MD, Muh-Hwa Yang MD, Shyue-Yih Chang MD, Pen-Yuan Chu MD, Tung-Lung Tsai MD, Yi-Fen Wang MD, Peter Mu-Hsin Chang MD
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The Determining Risk Factors for Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Hard Palate

Fan-Yu Meng MD, Jeng-Yuh Ko MD, PhD, Pei-Jen Lou MD, PhD, Cheng-Ping Wang MD, Tsung-Lin Yang MD, PhD, Chun-Hsiang Chang MD, Yih-Leong Chang MD, Tseng-Cheng Chen MD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Has the Survival Rate for Surgically Resected Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Improved in the Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Era?

Felipe E. Pedroso MD, Chandrajit P. Raut MD, MSc, Hong Xiao PhD, Charles J. Yeo MD, Leonidas G. Koniaris MD
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Development and Evaluation of a Checklist to Support Decision Making in Cancer Multidisciplinary Team Meetings: MDT-QuIC

B. W. Lamb MRCS, N. Sevdalis PhD, C. Vincent PhD, J. S. A. Green FRCS, Urol.
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The Role of Tumor Markers in the Surgical Approach of Ovarian Masses in Pediatric Age: A 10-Year Study and a Literature Review

Claudio Spinelli MD, Valentina Pucci, Irene Buti MD, Josephine Liserre MD, Antonio Messineo MD, Francesco Bianco, Clara Ugolini MD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

SIRT1 Promotes Tumorigenesis and Resistance to Chemotherapy in Hepatocellular Carcinoma and its Expression Predicts Poor Prognosis

Hsieh-Cheng Chen MS, Yung-Ming Jeng MD, PhD, Ray-Hwang Yuan MD, PhD, Hey-Chi Hsu DDS, Yu-Ling Chen PhD
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Number and Tumor Size Are Not Sufficient Criteria to Select Patients for Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

T. Piardi MD, F. Gheza MD, B. Ellero MD, M. L. Woehl-Jaegle MD, D. Ntourakis MD, M. Cantu MD, E. Marzano MD, M. Audet MD, P. Wolf MD, PhD, Patrick Pessaux MD, PhD
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Predictors for Microinvasion of Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma ≤2 cm

Yo-ichi Yamashita MD, PhD, Eiji Tsuijita MD, PhD, Kazuki Takeishi MD, Megumu Fujiwara MD, PhD, Shinsuke Kira MD, PhD, Masaki Mori MD, PhD, Shinichi Aishima MD, PhD, Akinobu Taketomi MD, PhD, Ken Shirabe MD, PhD, Terutoshi Ishida MD, PhD, Yoshihiko Maehara MD, PhD, FACS
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Evolution of Long-Term Outcome of Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases: Analysis of Actual 5-Year Survival Rates over Two Decades

Luca Viganò MD, Nadia Russolillo MD, Alessandro Ferrero MD, Serena Langella MD, Elisa Sperti MD, Lorenzo Capussotti MD
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Melanomas

Publication and Interpretation of Clinical Trial Results: The Need for Caution

J. F. Thompson MD, A. Hong MBBS, PhD, G. Fogarty MBBS
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Surgical Management of Melanoma Lung Metastasis: An Analysis of Survival Outcomes in 292 Consecutive Patients

Terence C. Chua MBBS, Richard A. Scolyer MD, Catherine W. Kennedy BSc, Tristan D. Yan PhD, Brian C. McCaughan MBBS (Hons), John F. Thompson MD
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Clinical and Pathologic Factors Associated with Distant Metastasis and Survival in Patients with Thin Primary Cutaneous Melanoma

Rajmohan Murali MBBS, MD, FRCPA, Lauren E. Haydu BSCHE, MIPH, Georgina V. Long MBBS, PhD, FRACP, Michael J. Quinn MBBS, FRACS, Robyn P. M. Saw MBBS, FRACS, Kerwin Shannon MBBS, FRACS, Andrew J. Spillane MD, FRACS, Jonathan R. Stretch MBBS, DPhil, FRACS, Richard F. Kefford MBBS, FRACP, John F. Thompson MBBS, MD, FRACS, FACS, Richard A. Scolyer MBBS, MD, FRCPA, FRCPath
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Pancreatic Tumors

Defined Clinical Classifications Are Associated with Outcome of Patients with Anatomically Resectable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Treated with Neoadjuvant Therapy

Ching-Wei D. Tzeng MD, Jason B. Fleming MD, Jeffrey E. Lee MD, Lianchun Xiao MS, Peter W. T. Pisters MD, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey MD, Eddie K. Abdalla MD, Robert A. Wolff MD, Gauri R. Varadhachary MD, David R. Fogelman MD, Christopher H. Crane MD, Aparna Balachandran MD, Matthew H. G. Katz MD
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Association of Type O Blood with Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Von Hippel–Lindau Syndrome

Allison B. Weisbrod MD, David J. Liewehr MS, Seth M. Steinberg PhD, Erin E. Patterson PhD, Steven K. Libutti MD, W. Marston Linehan MD, Naris Nilubol MD, Electron Kebebew MD
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Risk Assessment and Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast Cancer

Managing Patients at High Risk for Hereditary Breast Cancer: A Guide for the Practicing Physician

James C. Cusack Jr. MD, Kevin S. Hughes MD
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Hereditary Breast Cancer: Practical Pursuit for Clinical Translation

Henry T. Lynch MD, Carrie Snyder MSN, Jane Lynch BSN
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Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Other Hereditary Syndromes: Using Technology to Identify Carriers

Brian Drohan PhD, Constance A. Roche MSN, RN, James C. Cusack Jr. MD, Kevin S. Hughes MD
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Managing the Breast in Patients Who Test Positive for Hereditary Breast Cancer

David Euhus MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Cytokeratin 7 is a Predictive Marker for Survival in Patients with Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Naohide Oue MD, PhD, Tsuyoshi Noguchi MD, PhD, Katsuhiro Anami MD, PhD, Seigo Kitano MD, PhD, Naoya Sakamoto MD, PhD, Kazuhiro Sentani MD, PhD, Naohiro Uraoka MD, Kazuhiko Aoyagi PhD, Teruhiko Yoshida MD, Hiroki Sasaki PhD, Wataru Yasui MD, PhD
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

Usefulness of Transcription–Reverse Transcription Concerted Reaction Method for Detecting Circulating Tumor Cells in Patients With Colorectal Cancer

Nobutaka Sato MD, Naoko Hayashi MD, PhD, Yu Imamura MD, PhD, Yohei Tanaka MD, Koichi Kinoshita MD, Jyunji Kurashige MD, Seiya Saito MD, Ryuichi Karashima MD, Kotaro Hirashima MD, Yohei Nagai MD, Yuji Miyamoto MD, PhD, Masaaki Iwatsuki MD, PhD, Yoshifumi Baba MD, PhD, Masayuki Watanabe MD, PhD, FACS, Hideo Baba MD, PhD, FACS
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Clinicopathological Significance of BMP7 Expression in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Koichi Megumi MD, Sumiya Ishigami MD, Yasuto Uchikado MD, Yoshiaki Kita MD, Hiroshi Okumura MD, Masataka Matsumoto MD, Yoshikazu Uenosono MD, Takaaki Arigami MD, Yuko Kijima MD, Masaki Kitazono MD, Hiroyuki Shinchi MD, Shinichi Ueno MD, Shoji Natsugoe MD
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