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Volume 21, Number 13 / December, 2014

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

A Promise to Our Patients with Metastatic Bone Disease

R. Lor Randall MD, FACS
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Surgical Management of Bone Metastases: Quality of Evidence and Systematic Review

Thomas J. Wood MD, Antonella Racano MSc, Herman Yeung, Forough Farrokhyar PhD, Michelle Ghert MD, FRCSC, Benjamin M. Deheshi MD, MSc, FRCSC
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Atypical Lipomatous Tumors: Should They be Treated Like Other Sarcoma or Not? Surgical Consideration from a Bi-Institutional Experience

Chiara Erminia Mussi MD, Primo Daolio MD, Matteo Cimino MD, Fabio Giardina MD, Rita De Sanctis MD, Emanuela Morenghi MD, Antonina Parafioriti MD, Maria S. Bartoli MD, Stefano Bastoni MD, Luca Cozzaglio MD, Piergiuseppe Colombo MD, Vittorio Quagliuolo MD
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Breast Oncology

Are Axillary Lymph Nodes Still Relevant in Breast Cancer ?

David M. Euhus MD
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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer is Not Associated with Increased Likelihood of Nodal Metastases

Alexandra Gangi MD, James Mirocha MS, Trista Leong MA, Armando E. Giuliano MD
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Can Breast Surgeons Provide Breast Cancer Genetic Testing? An American Society of Breast Surgeons Survey

Peter D. Beitsch MD, FACS, Pat W. Whitworth MD
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Is Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Necessary After Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients with Mastectomy and Pathological N1 Breast Cancer?

Yun Fu MD, Debra Chung Pharm D, Minh-An Cao BS, Sophia Apple MD, Helena Chang MD, PhD
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High Volumetric Breast Density Predicts Risk for Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal, but not Premenopausal, Korean Women

In Hae Park MD, Kyungran Ko MD, Jungnam Joo PhD, Boram Park MS, So-Youn Jung MD, Seeyoun Lee MD, PhD, Youngmi Kwon MD, PhD, Han-Sung Kang MD, PhD, Eun Sook Lee MD, PhD, Keun Seok Lee MD, PhD, Jungsil Ro MD, PhD
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Rate of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy is Influenced by Preoperative MRI Recommendations

Chang Xia MD, PhD, Mary C. Schroeder PhD, Ronald J. Weigel MD, PhD, Sonia L. Sugg MD, Alexandra Thomas MD
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An Investigation into the Serum Thioredoxin, Superoxide Dismutase, Malondialdehyde, and Advanced Oxidation Protein Products in Patients with Breast Cancer

Nedret Kilic PhD, Mine Yavuz Taslipinar MD, Yildiz Guney PhD, MD, Ercument Tekin MD, Erhan Onuk MD
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Increased Use of Partial-Breast Irradiation Has Not Improved Radiotherapy Utilization for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Julie A. Billar MD, Myung Shin Sim DrPH, Maureen Chung MD, PhD
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Re-Excision Rates of Invasive Ductal Carcinoma with Lobular Features Compared with Invasive Ductal Carcinomas and Invasive Lobular Carcinomas of the Breast

David P. Arps MD, Julie M. Jorns MD, Lili Zhao PhD, Jessica Bensenhaver MD, Celina G. Kleer MD, Judy C. Pang MD
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Granulomatous Mastitis: A New York Public Hospital Experience

Kathie-Ann Joseph MD, MPH, Xuan Luu MD, Adam Mor MD, PhD
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Commentary on the Canadian National Breast Screening Study

Kimberly J. Van Zee MS, MD, Nora M. Hansen MD, Andrea V. Barrio MD, Carol S. Connor MD, David N. Danforth MD, David M. Euhus MD, Swati A. Kulkarni MD, David R. McCready MD, Sarah McLaughlin MD, Lee G. Wilke MD
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Colorectal Cancer

SMO Expression in Colorectal Cancer: Associations with Clinical, Pathological, and Molecular Features

Tingting Li MD, PhD, Xiaoyun Liao MD, PhD, Paul Lochhead MB, ChB, Teppei Morikawa MD, PhD, Mai Yamauchi PhD, Reiko Nishihara PhD, Kentaro Inamura MD, PhD, Sun A. Kim MD, PhD, Kosuke Mima MD, PhD, Yasutaka Sukawa MD, PhD, Aya Kuchiba PhD, Yu Imamura MD, PhD, Yoshifumi Baba MD, PhD, Kaori Shima DDS, PhD, Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt MD, MPH, Andrew T. Chan MD, MPH, Charles S. Fuchs MD, MPH, Shuji Ogino MD,
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Endocrine Tumors

Failure of Radioactive Iodine in the Treatment of Hyperthyroidism

David F. Schneider MD, MS, Philip E. Sonderman BA, Michaela F. Jones BS, Kristin A. Ojomo MD, Herbert Chen MD, Juan C. Jaume MD, Diane F. Elson MD, Scott B. Perlman MD, Rebecca S. Sippel MD
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Predictive Factors and Pattern of Locoregional Recurrence After Prophylactic Central Neck Dissection in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Brian Hung-Hin Lang MS, FRACS, Diane T. Y. Chan MBBS, MRCS, Kai Pun Wong MBBS, FRCS, Kandy K. C. Wong MBBS, MRCS, Koon Yat Wan MBBS, FRCR
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Quality of Life After Robotic Thyroidectomy by a Gasless Unilateral Axillary Approach

Chang Myeon Song MD, Yong Bae Ji MD, Hyang Sook Bang RN, Chul Won Park MD, Dong Sun Kim MD, Kyung Tae MD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

The American Society of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies (ASPSM) Multiinstitution Evaluation of the Peritoneal Surface Disease Severity Score (PSDSS) in 1,013 Patients with Colorectal Cancer with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

Jesus Esquivel MD, Andrew M. Lowy MD, Maurie Markman MD, Terence Chua MD, Joerg Pelz MD, Dario Baratti MD, Joel M. Baumgartner MD, Richard Berri MD, Pedro Bretcha-Boix MD, Marcello Deraco MD, Guillermo Flores-Ayala MD, Olivier Glehen MD, Alberto Gomez-Portilla MD, Santiago González-Moreno MD, Martin Goodman MD, Evgenia Halkia MD, Shigeki Kusamura MD, Mecker Moller MD, Guillaume Passot MD, Marc Poc
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Utility of the Proximal Margin Frozen Section for Resection of Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A 7-Institution Study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative

Malcolm H. Squires III MD, MS, David A. Kooby MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, Sharon M. Weber MD, George Poultsides MD, Carl Schmidt MD, Konstantinos Votanopoulos MD, Ryan C. Fields MD, Aslam Ejaz MD, Alexandra W. Acher BS, David J. Worhunsky MD, Neil Saunders MD, Linda X. Jin MD, Edward Levine MD, Clifford S. Cho MD, Mark Bloomston MD, Emily Winslow MD, Kenneth Cardona MD, Charles A. Staley I
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The Role of Surgical Resection Following Imatinib Treatment in Patients with Recurrent or Metastatic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: Results of Propensity Score Analyses

Seong Joon Park MD, Min-Hee Ryu MD, PhD, Baek-Yeol Ryoo MD, PhD, Young Soo Park MD, PhD, Byeong Seok Sohn MD, PhD, Hwa Jung Kim MD, PhD, Chan Wook Kim MD, PhD, Ki-Hun Kim MD, PhD, Chang Sik Yu MD, PhD, Jeong Hwan Yook MD, PhD, Byung Sik Kim MD, PhD, Yoon-Koo Kang MD, PhD
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Predictive and Prognostic Survival Factors in Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Appendiceal Cancer After Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

William Jimenez MD, Armando Sardi MD, FACS, Carol Nieroda MD, Michelle Sittig RN, Vladimir Milovanov MD, Maria Nunez MD, Nail Aydin MD, Vadim Gushchin MD, FACS
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Significance of Diaphragmatic Resections and Thoracic Chemoperfusion on Outcomes of Peritoneal Surface Disease Treated with Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)

Shuja Ahmed MD, Edward A. Levine MD, Reese W. Randle MD, Katrina R. Swett MS, Perry Shen MD, John H. Stewart MD, Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos MD, PhD
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Optimal Prophylactic Method of Venous Thromboembolism for Gastrectomy in Korean Patients: An Interim Analysis of Prospective Randomized Trial

Kyo Young Song MD, Han Mo Yoo MD, Eun Young Kim MD, Ji-Il Kim MD, Hyeon Woo Yim MD, Hae Myung Jeon MD, Cho Hyun Park MD
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Gynecologic Oncology

A Risk Scoring System to Determine Recurrence in Early-Stage Type 1 Endometrial Cancer: A French Multicentre Study

Sofiane Bendifallah MD, Geoffroy Canlorbe MD, Florence Huguet MD, PhD, Charles Coutant MD, PhD, Delphine Hudry MD, Olivier Graesslin MD, PhD, Emilie Raimond MD, Cyril Touboul MD, PhD, Pierre Collinet MD, PhD, Géraldine Bleu MD, Emile Daraï MD, PhD, Marcos Ballester MD, PhD
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Significance of Adenomyosis on Tumor Progression and Survival Outcome of Endometrial Cancer

Koji Matsuo MD, PhD, Sigita S. Cahoon MD, Marc Gualtieri MD, Christopher A. Scannell PhD, Carrie E. Jung MD, Tadao Takano MD, PhD, Richard J. Paulson MD, Laila I. Muderspach MD, Lynda D. Roman MD
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Cytoreductive Surgery Under Aminolevulinic Acid-Mediated Photodynamic Diagnosis Plus Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in Patients with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Ovarian Cancer and Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma: Results of a Phase I Trial

Yang Liu MD, Yoshio Endo PhD, Takuji Fujita MD, Haruaki Ishibashi MD, PhD, Toshihiro Nishioka MD, Emel Canbay MD, PhD, Yan Li MD, PhD, Shun-ichiro Ogura PhD, Yutaka Yonemura MD, PhD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Assessment of Erlotinib as Adjuvant Chemoprevention in High-Risk Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Eben L. Rosenthal MD, Thomas K. Chung MD, William R. Carroll MD, Lisa Clemons RN, Renee Desmond DVM, PhD, Lisle Nabell MD
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The hMLH1 −93G>A Promoter Polymorphism is Associates with Outcomes in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients

Li-Han Lin MS, Ming-Wei Lin PhD, Kwei Mar DDS, Chun-Shu Lin MD, Dar-Der Ji PhD, Wei-Ping Lee MD, PhD, Herng-Sheng Lee MD, PhD, Ming-Fang Cheng MD, Kan-Tai Hsia DDS, PhD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Volume-Outcome in Cancer Surgery: Why has the Data Not Affected Policy Change?

Douglas B. Evans MD, Susan Tsai MD
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The 90-Day Mortality After Pancreatectomy for Cancer Is Double the 30-Day Mortality: More than 20,000 Resections From the National Cancer Data Base

Richard S. Swanson MD, FACS, Christopher M. Pezzi MD, FACS, Katherine Mallin PhD, Ashley M. Loomis MPH, David P. Winchester MD, FACS
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Centralization of Esophagectomy: How Far Should We Go?

Daniel Henneman MD, Johan L. Dikken MD, PhD, Hein Putter PhD, Valery E. P. P. Lemmens PhD, Lydia G. M. Van der Geest MSc, Richard van Hillegersberg MD, PhD, Marcel Verheij MD, PhD, Cornelis J. H. van de Velde MD, PhD, Michel W. J. M. Wouters MD, PhD
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Multi-institutional Assessment of Sphincter Preservation for Rectal Cancer

Zaid M. Abdelsattar MD, Sandra L. Wong MD, MS, Nancy J. Birkmeyer PhD, Robert K. Cleary MD, Melissa L. Times MD, Ryan E. Figg MD, Nanette Peters RN, MSN, Robert W. Krell MD, Darrell A. Campbell Jr. MD, Marcia M. Russell MD, Samantha Hendren MD, MPH
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

A Retrospective Comparison of Microwave Ablation vs. Radiofrequency Ablation for Colorectal Cancer Hepatic Metastases

Camilo Correa-Gallego MD, Yuman Fong MD, Mithat Gonen PhD, Michael I. D’Angelica MD, Peter J. Allen MD, Ronald P. DeMatteo MD, William R. Jarnagin MD, T. Peter Kingham MD
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CT-Guided High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy of Liver Tumours Does Not Impair Hepatic Function and Shows High Overall Safety and Favourable Survival Rates

Georg Brinkhaus MD, Johan Friso Lock MD, Maciej Malinowski MD, PhD, Timm Denecke MD, PhD, Peter Neuhaus MD, Bernd Hamm MD, Bernhard Gebauer MD, Martin Stockmann MD, PhD
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Favorable Outcome After Repeat Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases

Akio Saiura, Junji Yamamoto, Rintaro Koga, Yu Takahashi, Michiro Takahashi, Yosuke Inoue, Yoshihiro Ono, Norihiro Kokudo
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Genetic Variants in Genes of Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle Key Enzymes Predict Postsurgical Overall Survival of Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Xiaohong Du MSc, Shaogui Wan PhD, Yibing Chen MD, PhD, Ping Qu PhD, Xiaojun Huang PhD, Xiaohe Yu MD, Hushan Yang PhD, Yiguan Zhang MD, PhD, Jinliang Xing MD, PhD
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Surgical Approaches to Advanced Gallbladder Cancer : A 40-Year Single-Institution Study of Prognostic Factors and Resectability

Ryota Higuchi MD, PhD, Takehiro Ota MD, PhD, Tatsuo Araida MD, PhD, Hideki Kajiyama MD, Takehisa Yazawa MD, PhD, Toru Furukawa MD, PhD, Tatsuya Yoshikawa MD, PhD, Ken Takasaki MD, PhD, Masakazu Yamamoto MD, PhD
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Melanomas

Another Brick in the Wall: Toward a Better Understanding of Melanoma of Unknown Primary

David W. Ollila MD, Michael O. Meyers MD
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Molecular Characterization and Patient Outcome of Melanoma Nodal Metastases and an Unknown Primary Site

Aleksandra Gos BSc, Monika Jurkowska PhD, Alexander van Akkooi MD, PhD, Caroline Robert MD, Hanna Kosela-Paterczyk MD, Senada Koljenović MD, Nyam Kamsukom MD, Wanda Michej MD, Arkadiusz Jeziorski MD, PhD, Piotr Pluta MD, Cornelis Verhoef MD, Janusz A. Siedlecki MD, PhD, Alexander M. M. Eggermont MD, PhD, Piotr Rutkowski MD, PhD
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International Multi-institutional Management and Outcome of Melanoma Patients with Positive Sentinel Lymph Nodes in More than One Nodal Basin

Laleh G. Melstrom MD, MS, Eletha Taylor MBchB, Deborah Kuk ScM, Timothy L. Frankel MD, Katherine Panageas DrPH, Lauren Haydu BSCHE, MIPH, Michael S. Sabel MD, John F. Thompson MD, Charlotte Ariyan MD, PhD, Daniel G. Coit MD, Mary S. Brady MD
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Neuro-Oncology

Flow Cytometric Evaluation of the Safety of Intraoperative Salvaged Blood Filtered with Leucocyte Depletion Filter in Spine Tumour Surgery

Naresh Kumar FRCS (Orth & Trauma), DM (Orth & Trauma), Raymond Lam PhD, Aye Sandar Zaw MPH, Rishi Malhotra MRCS, Jonathan Tan MRCS, Gamaliel Tan FRCS (Ortho), Tony Setiobudi FRCS (Ortho)
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Pancreatic Tumors

Chen’s U-Suture Technique for End-to-End Invaginated Pancreaticojejunostomy Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Xiao-ping Chen MD, FACS, FASA (hoc), Zhi-yong Huang MD, Josef W. Y. Lau MD, Bi-xiang Zhang MD, Zhi-wei Zhang MD, Yi-fa Chen MD, Wan-guang Zhang MD, Peng Zhu MD, Binhao Zhang MD
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Readmission After Pancreatic Resection: Causes and Causality Pattern

Eran Sadot MD, Murray F. Brennan MD, Ser Yee Lee MD, Peter J. Allen MD, Mithat Gönen PhD, Jeffery S. Groeger MD, T. Peter Kingham MD, Michael I. D’Angelica MD, Ronald P. DeMatteo MD, William R. Jarnagin MD, Yuman Fong MD
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Serum CA 19-9 Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy is Associated with Outcome in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Brian A. Boone, Jennifer Steve, Mazen S. Zenati, Melissa E. Hogg, Aatur D. Singhi, David L. Bartlett, Amer H. Zureikat, Nathan Bahary, Herbert J. Zeh III
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Thoracic Oncology

CD147-CD98hc Complex Contributes to Poor Prognosis of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Through Promoting Cell Proliferation Via the PI3K/Akt Signaling Pathway

Fei Fei MD, Xiaofei Li MD, PhD, Li Xu PhD, Deyang Li PhD, Zhipei Zhang MD, Xu Guo PhD, Hushan Yang PhD, Zhinan Chen MD, PhD, Jinliang Xing MD, PhD
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Synchronous Non-small Cell Lung Cancers: Diagnostic Yield can be Improved by Histologic and Genetic Methods

Yiliang Zhang MD, Haichuan Hu MD, Rui Wang PhD, Ting Ye MD, Yunjian Pan MD, Lei Wang MD, Yang Zhang MD, Hang Li MD, Yuan Li PhD, Lei Shen MD, Yongfu Yu MD, Yihua Sun PhD, Haiquan Chen MD, David Garfield MD
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Homozygous GNAS 393C-Allele Carriers with Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer Fail to Benefit from Platinum-Based Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy

Hakan Alakus MD, Elfriede Bollschweiler MD, PhD, Arnulf H. Hölscher MD, Ute Warnecke-Eberz PhD, Kelly A. Frazer PhD, Olivier Harismendy PhD, Andrew M. Lowy MD, Stefan P. Mönig MD, Pascal M. Eberz MS, Martin Maus MD, Uta Drebber MD, Winfried Siffert MD, Ralf Metzger MD
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Urologic Oncology

Factors Influencing the Length of Stay after Radical Cystectomy: Implications for Cancer Care and Perioperative Management

Eugene J. Pietzak MD, Wei-Ting Hwang PhD, S. Bruce Malkowicz MD, Thomas J. Guzzo MD, MPH
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A Novel Method for Intraoperative Sentinel Lymph Node Detection in Prostate Cancer Patients Using Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and a Handheld Magnetometer: The Initial Clinical Experience

Alexander Winter MD, Joachim Woenkhaus MD, Friedhelm Wawroschek MD
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