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Volume 20, Number 3 / March, 2013

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Factors Affecting Prognosis of Patients with Giant Cell Tumors of the Mobile Spine: Retrospective Analysis of 102 Patients in a Single Center

Wei Xu MD, Xiang Li MD, Wending Huang MD, Yu Wang MD, Shuai Han MD, Su Chen MD, Leqin Xu MD, Xinghai Yang MD, Tielong Liu MD, Jianru Xiao MD
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Breast Oncology

Microinvasive Breast Cancer: ER, PR, and HER-2/neu Status and Clinical Outcomes after Breast-Conserving Therapy or Mastectomy

Danielle N. Margalit MD, MPH, Meera Sreedhara BA, Yu-Hui Chen MD, MPH, Paul J. Catalano ScD, Paul L. Nguyen MD, Mehra Golshan MD, Beth A. Overmoyer MD, Jay R. Harris MD, Jane E. Brock MB, BS, PhD
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Preoperative Axillary Ultrasound and Fine-needle Aspiration Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Axillary Metastases in Patients with Breast Cancer: Predictors of Accuracy and Future Implications

Jonathan Cools-Lartigue MD, Alison Sinclair MD, PhD, Nora Trabulsi MD, Ari Meguerditchian MD, Benoit Mesurolle MD, Rebecca Fuhrer PhD, Sarkis Meterissian MD
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Utilization of Mastectomy and Reconstruction in the Outpatient Setting

Laura Kruper MD, Xin Xin Xu MS, Katherine Henderson PhD, Leslie Bernstein PhD, Steven L. Chen MD, MBA
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Application of ACOSOG Z0011 Criteria Reduces Perioperative Costs

Melissa S. Camp MD, MPH, Rachel A. Greenup MD, MPH, Alphonse Taghian MD, Suzanne B. Coopey MD, Michelle Specht MD, Michele Gadd MD, Kevin Hughes MD, Barbara L. Smith MD, PhD
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Lifestyle Risk Factors Associated with Arm Swelling Among Women with Breast Cancer

Shayna L. Showalter MD, Justin C. Brown MA, Andrea L. Cheville MD, Carla S. Fisher MD, Dahlia Sataloff MD, Kathryn H. Schmitz PhD, MPH
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A Modified Triple Test for Palpable Breast Masses: The Value of Ultrasound and Core Needle Biopsy

Christina J. Wai MD, Ghada Al-Mubarak MD, Marc J. Homer MD, Allison Goldkamp MD, Marja Samenfeld-Specht MD, Yoojin Lee MS, MPH, Tanya Logvinenko PhD, Janice G. Rothschild MD, Roger A. Graham MD
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Colorectal Cancer

The Effect of Intraoperative Rectal Washout on Local Recurrence after Rectal Cancer Surgery: A Meta-Analysis

Akihisa Matsuda MD, Taro Kishi MD, Giovanna Musso PhD, Takeshi Matsutani MD, Kimiyoshi Yokoi MD, Ping Wang MD, Eiji Uchida MD
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Elevated CEA Levels and Low Distance of the Tumor from the Anal Verge are Predictors of Incomplete Response to Chemoradiation in Patients with Rectal Cancer

Angelo Restivo MD, Luigi Zorcolo MD, Ivana Maria Francesca Cocco MD, Romina Manunza MD, Carla Margiani MD, Luigi Marongiu MD, Giuseppe Casula MD
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Endocrine Tumors

Low-risk Thyroid Cancer, Surgical Training, and Radioactive Iodine

Ashok R. Shaha MD
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Surgeon Training and Use of Radioactive Iodine in Stage I Thyroid Cancer Patients

Kathryn M. Schuessler MHSA, Mousumi Banerjee PhD, Di Yang MS, Andrew K. Stewart MA, Gerard M. Doherty MD, Megan R. Haymart MD
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Do Low Preoperative Vitamin D Levels Reduce the Accuracy of Quick Parathyroid Hormone in Predicting Postthyroidectomy Hypocalcemia?

Brian Hung-Hin Lang MS, FRACS, Kai Pun Wong MBBS, FRCS, Benjamin J. Cowling PhD, Yuen Ki Fong MBBS, MRCS, Desmond Kwan-Kit Chan MBBS, MRCS, Grace Kin-Yee Hung MBBS, MRCS
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Multifocality and Total Tumor Diameter Predict Central Neck Lymph Node Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma

Qunzi Zhao MD, Jie Ming MD, Chunping Liu MD, Lan Shi MD, Xia Xu MD, Xiu Nie MD, Tao Huang MD, PhD
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Adrenal Histologic Findings Show No Difference in Clinical Presentation and Outcome in Primary Hyperaldosteronism

Allison B. Weisbrod MD, MPH, Richard C. Webb MD, Aarti Mathur MD, Stephanie Barak MD, Smita Baid Abraham MD, Naris Nilubol MD, Martha Quezado MD, Constantine A. Stratakis MD, D.Sc, Electron Kebebew MD
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BRAFV600E Mutation Analysis in Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas by Peptide Nucleic Acid Clamp Real-time PCR

Dongjun Jeong PhD, Yujun Jeong MS, Ji Hye Park MD, Sun Wook Han MD, Sung Yong Kim MD, PhD, Yeo Joo Kim MD, PhD, Sang Jin Kim MD, PhD, Young Hwangbo MD, PhD, Soyoung Park MS, Hyun Deuk Cho MD, PhD, Mee Hye Oh MD, PhD, Seung Ha Yang MD, PhD, Chang Jin Kim MD, PhD
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Can Minimally Invasive Follicular Thyroid Cancer be Approached as a Benign Lesion? : A Population-Level Analysis of Survival Among 1,200 Patients

Paolo Goffredo MD, Kevin Cheung MD, Sanziana A. Roman MD, Julie A. Sosa MD, MA
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagogastric Junction: Territory of the Esophagus or Stomach, or an Independent Region?

Hiroya Takeuchi MD, PhD, Yuko Kitagawa MD, PhD, FACS
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Esophagus or Stomach? The Seventh TNM Classification for Siewert Type II/III Junctional Adenocarcinoma

Shinichi Hasegawa MD, Takaki Yoshikawa MD, PhD, Toru Aoyama MD, Tsutomu Hayashi MD, Takanobu Yamada MD, Kazuhito Tsuchida MD, Haruhiko Cho MD, Takashi Oshima MD, PhD, Norio Yukawa MD, Yasushi Rino MD, Munetaka Masuda MD, PhD, Akira Tsuburaya MD
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Impact of Obesity on Perioperative Complications and Long-term Survival of Patients with Gastric Cancer

Kai A. Bickenbach MD, Brian Denton MS, Mithat Gonen PhD, Murray F. Brennan MD, Daniel G. Coit MD, Vivian E. Strong MD
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Significant Variation of Resected Meso-esophageal Tissue Volume in Two-Stage Subtotal Esophagectomy Specimens: A Retrospective Morphometric Study

Amy S. Izon BSc (Hons.), Paul Jose MS, Jeremy D. Hayden MD, Heike I. Grabsch MD, PhD
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Outcome and Status of Microsatellite Stability in Japanese Atomic Bomb Survivors with Early Gastric Carcinoma

Manabu Yamamoto MD, PhD, FACS, Kenichi Taguchi MD, PhD, Takeharu Yamanaka PhD, Ayumi Matsuyama MD, PhD, Keiji Yoshinaga MD, PhD, Shinichi Tsutsui MD, PhD, Teruyoshi Ishida MD, PhD
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Overexpression of Forkhead Box M1 Transcription Factor (FOXM1) is a Potential Prognostic Marker and Enhances Chemoresistance for Docetaxel in Gastric Cancer

Kaoru Okada MD, Yoshiyuki Fujiwara MD, PhD, Tsuyoshi Takahashi MD, PhD, Yurika Nakamura PhD, Shuji Takiguchi MD, PhD, Kiyokazu Nakajima MD, PhD, Hiroshi Miyata MD, PhD, Makoto Yamasaki MD, PhD, Yukinori Kurokawa MD, PhD, Masaki Mori MD, PhD, Yuichiro Doki MD, PhD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy after Preoperative Brachytherapy for Stage IB1 Cervical Cancer: Feasibility, Results, and Surgical Implications in a Large Bicentric Study of 162 Consecutive Cases

Catherine Uzan MD, PhD, Benjamin Merlot MD, Sebastien Gouy MD, Jérémie Belghiti MD, Christine Haie-Meder MD, Philippe Nickers MD, Narducci Fabrice MD, Philippe Morice MD, PhD, Eric Leblanc MD
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Development of Criteria for Ovarian Preservation in Cervical Cancer Patients Treated with Radical Surgery With or Without Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy: A Multicenter Retrospective Study and Meta-analysis

Ting Hu, Li Wu, Hui Xing, Ru Yang, Xiong Li, Kecheng Huang, Yao Jia, Qinghua Zhang, Zhilan Chen, Shaoshuai Wang, Dan Liu, Xiaobing Han, Zhongqiu Lin, Pengpeng Qu, Hongbing Cai, Xiaojie Song, Xiaoyu Tian, Hui Wang, Shixuan Wang, Xing Xie, Shuang Li, Ding Ma
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Head and Neck Oncology

Free Flap Reconstruction After Robot-Assisted Neck Dissection Via a Modified Face-Lift or Retroauricular Approach

Young Min Park MD, Won Jai Lee MD, PhD, In Sik Yun MD, PhD, Dong Won Lee MD, PhD, Dae Hyun Lew MD, PhD, Jeon Mi Lee MD, Jong-Gyun Ha MD, Won Shik Kim MD, Yoon Woo Koh MD, PhD, Eun Chang Choi MD, PhD
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Utility of 18F-FDG PET/CT for Detecting Neck Metastasis in Patients with Salivary Gland Carcinomas: Preoperative Planning for Necessity and Extent of Neck Dissection

Min-Joo Kim MD, Jae Seung Kim MD, Jong-Lyel Roh MD, Jeong Hyun Lee MD, Kyung-Ja Cho MD, Seung-Ho Choi MD, Soon Yuhl Nam MD, Sang Yoon Kim MD
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Sonographic Characteristics Suggesting Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma According to Nodule Size

Ga Ram Kim MD, Myung Hyun Kim MD, Hee Jung Moon MD, PhD, Woong Youn Chung MD, PhD, Jin Young Kwak MD, PhD, Eun-Kyung Kim MD, PhD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Management of Bowel Obstruction in Patients with Stage IV Cancer: Predictors of Outcome After Surgery

Valerie Francescutti MD, Austin Miller PhD, Yashodhara Satchidanand MD, Amy Alvarez-Perez MD, Kelli Bullard Dunn MD
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Multidisciplinary Cancer Team Meeting Structure and Treatment Decisions: A Prospective Correlational Study

B. W. Lamb, N. Sevdalis, J. Benn, C. Vincent, J. S. A. Green
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Patient and Process Factors Associated with Late-Stage Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Safety-Net Patients: A Pilot Prospective Study

Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju MD, MPHS, Donna B. Jeffe PhD, Leisha Elmore BS, MPHS, Deborah N. Ksiazek BS, Julie A. Margenthaler MD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Survival Benefit of Surgical Treatment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Inferior Vena Cava/Right Atrium Tumor Thrombus: Results of a Retrospective Cohort Study

Yi Wang MD, PhD, Lei Yuan MD, Rui-liang Ge MD, Yanfu Sun MB, Gongtian Wei MM
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Inflammatory Markers are Associated with Outcome in Patients with Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma Undergoing Transarterial Chemoembolization

Megan E. McNally MD, Antonio Martinez MS, Hooman Khabiri MD, Gregory Guy MD, Anthony J. Michaels MD, James Hanje MD, Robert Kirkpatrick MD, Mark Bloomston MD, Carl R. Schmidt MD
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Postoperative Serum Osteopontin Level is a Novel Monitor for Treatment Response and Tumor Recurrence after Resection of Hepatitis B–related Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Chuang Zhou PhD, Hai-Jun Zhou PhD, Xiao-Fei Zhang PhD, Li-Li Lou PhD, Qing-Hai Ye MD, Yan Zheng PhD, Ji Wang PhD, Hai-Tao Zhu PhD, Qiong-Zhu Dong PhD, Hu-Liang Jia MD, Wen-Wei Zhu MD, Lei Guo MD, Yue Zhao MS, Dong-Mei Gao MS, Lun-Xiu Qin MD
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Colorectal Cancer with Synchronous Resectable Liver Metastases: Monocentric Management in a Hepatobiliary Referral Center Improves Survival Outcomes

Luca Viganò MD, Serena Langella MD, Alessandro Ferrero MD, Nadia Russolillo MD, Elisa Sperti MD, Lorenzo Capussotti MD
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Regulatory T Cell Infiltration Predicts Outcome Following Resection of Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases

Steven C. Katz MD, Zubin M. Bamboat MD, Ajay V. Maker MD, Jinru Shia MD, Venu G. Pillarisetty MD, Adam C. Yopp MD, Cyrus V. Hedvat MD, PhD, Mithat Gonen PhD, William R. Jarnagin MD, Yuman Fong MD, Michael I. D’Angelica MD, Ronald P. DeMatteo MD
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Melanomas

Diversity of Stage III Melanoma in the Era of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Michael E. Egger MD, Glenda G. Callender MD, Kelly M. McMasters MD, PhD, Merrick I. Ross MD, Robert C. G. Martin II MD, PhD, Michael J. Edwards MD, Marshall M. Urist MD, R. Dirk Noyes MD, Jeffrey J. Sussman MD, Douglas S. Reintgen MD, Arnold J. Stromberg PhD, Charles R. Scoggins MD, MBA
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Pancreatic Tumors

Re-resection for Isolated Local Recurrence of Pancreatic Cancer is Feasible, Safe, and Associated with Encouraging Survival

Oliver Strobel MD, Werner Hartwig MD, Thilo Hackert MD, Ulf Hinz MSc, Viktoria Berens, Lars Grenacher MD, Frank Bergmann MD, Jürgen Debus MD, Dirk Jäger MD, Markus Büchler MD, Jens Werner MD
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Reconstructive Oncology

The Keystone Flap: Not an Advance, Just a Stretch

Charles D. Douglas PhD, Nelson C. K. Low MB ChB, Michael J. Seitz MBBS
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Flap Survival of Skin-Sparing Mastectomy Type IV: A Retrospective Cohort Study of 75 Consecutive Cases

Fabio Santanelli MD, PhD, Benedetto Longo MD, Michail Sorotos MD, Alessio Farcomeni PhD, Guido Paolini MD, PhD
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Do Clinicopathological Features of the Cancer Patient Relate with Nipple Areolar Complex Necrosis in Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy?

Visnu Lohsiriwat MD, Nicole Rotmensz MSc, Edoardo Botteri MSc, Mattia Intra MD, Paolo Veronesi MD, Stefano Martella MD, Cristina Garusi MD, Francesca De Lorenzi MD, PhD, Andrea Manconi MD, Giuseppe Lomeo MD, Mario Rietjens MD, Mario Schorr MD, Maximiliano Cassilha Kneubil MD, Jean Yves Petit MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Esophageal Carcinosarcoma: A Unique Entity with Better Prognosis

Liang Wang MD, Yongbin Lin MD, Hao Long MD, Hui Liu MD, Huilan Rao MD, Youjian He MD, Tiehua Rong MD, Ying Liang MD
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Synergistic Effect of Bcl-2 and Cyclin A2 on Adverse Recurrence-Free Survival in Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Eunkyung Ko MD, PhD, Yujin Kim MD, PhD, Eun Yoon Cho MD, PhD, Jungho Han MD, PhD, Young Mog Shim MD, PhD, Joobae Park MD, PhD, Duk-Hwan Kim MD, PhD
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Outcomes After Adjuvant Platinum-based Chemotherapy in Elderly NSCLC Patients with T4 Disease

Keith Sigel MD, MPH, Grace Mhango MPH, Jessica Cohen MD, Ethan A. Halm MD, MPH, John Mandeli PhD, Gary Strauss MD, MPH, Juan Wisnivesky MD, DrPH
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Physiology, Not Chronology, Dictates Outcomes after Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: Outcomes in Patients 80 Years and Older

Sheraz R. Markar MRCS(Eng), MA, Donald E. Low FACS, FRCS(C)
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

Overexpressions of RACK1 and CD147 Associated with Poor Prognosis in Stage T1 Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma

Xinwen Zhong, Mo Li, Beibei Nie, Fei Wu, Lin Zhang Ph.D, Enhua Wang Ph.D, Yuchen Han Ph.D
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Urologic Oncology

Predictors of Survival in Patients With Soft Tissue Surgical Margin Involvement at Radical Cystectomy

Evanguelos Xylinas MD, Michael Rink MD, Giacomo Novara MD, David A. Green MD, Thomas Clozel MD, Hans-Martin Fritsche MD, Bertrand Guillonneau MD, Yair Lotan MD, Wassim Kassouf MD, Derya Tilki MD, Marek Babjuk MD, Pierre I. Karakiewicz MD, Francesco Montorsi MD, Joual Abdennabi MD, Quoc D. Trinh MD, Robert S. Svatek MD, Douglas S. Scherr MD, Marc Zerbib MD, Shahrokh F. Shariat MD
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