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Volume 22, Number 7 / July, 2015

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Predictive Ability of Blood Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratios in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Jennifer M. Racz MD, MBA, FRCSC, Michelle C. Cleghorn MSc, M. Carolina Jimenez MD, MSc, Eshetu G. Atenafu MSc, PStat, Timothy D. Jackson MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACS, Allan Okrainec MDCM, MHPE, FRCSC, FACS, Lakshmikumar Venkat Raghavan MD, FRCPC, Fayez A. Quereshy MD, MBA, FRCSC
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Breast Oncology

Breast Imaging Second Opinions Impact Surgical Management

Tara Lynn Spivey MD, Kjirsten Ayn Carlson BS, Imke Janssen PhD, Thomas R. Witt MD, Peter Jokich MD, Andrea Madrigrano MD
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Clinical Significance of Extracapsular Invasion at Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer Patients with Sentinel Lymph Node Involvement

Hideo Shigematsu MD, PhD, Kenichi Taguchi MD, PhD, Hiroko Koui MD, Shinji Ohno MD, PhD
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Second Axillary Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Tumor Recurrence: Experience of the European Institute of Oncology

M. Intra MD, G. Viale MD, J. Vila MD, C. M. Grana MD, A. Toesca MD, O. Gentilini MD, V. Galimberti MD, P. Veronesi MD, A. Luini MD, N. Rotmensz MSc, V. Bagnardi MSc, D. Mattar MD, M. Colleoni MD
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Growing Use of Mastectomy for Ductal Carcinoma-In Situ of the Breast Among Young Women in the United States

Charles E. Rutter MD, Henry S. Park MD, MPH, Brigid K. Killelea MD, MPH, Suzanne B. Evans MD, MPH
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Colorectal Cancer

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer to the Liver: Involve the Surgeon Early and Often

Michael I. D’Angelica MD, Nancy E. Kemeny MD
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An Internet-Based Collaborative Cancer Conference for Rectal Cancer Influenced Surgeon Treatment Recommendations

Valerie Francescutti MD, Nalin Amin MD, Margherita Cadeddu MD, Cagla Eskicioglu MD, Shawn Forbes MD, Stephen Kelly MD, Ilun Yang MD, Scott Tsai MD, Angela Coates MEd, Vanja Grubac BSc, Marko Simunovic MD
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Robotic Rectal Cancer Resection: A Retrospective Multicenter Analysis

Minia Hellan MD, FACS, James Ouellette DO, Jorge A. Lagares-Garcia MD, Stephen M. Rauh MD, Harold L. Kennedy MD, John D. Nicholson MD, David Nesbitt MD, Craig S. Johnson MD, Alessio Pigazzi MD, PhD
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Effects of Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy on the Likelihood of Sphincter Preservation Surgery in Locally Advanced Distal Rectal Cancer: A Longitudinal Study Based on Pelvic Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Myong Hoon Ihn MD, Young Hoon Kim MD, Duck-Woo Kim MD, Heung-Kwon Oh MD, Soo Young Lee MD, Jin Taek Park MD, Il Tae Son MD, Ji Hoon Park MD, Yoon Jin Lee MD, Jin Won Kim MD, Keun-Wook Lee MD, Jee Hyun Kim MD, Eun Shin MD, Hye Seung Lee MD, Soyeon Ahn PhD, Sung-Bum Kang MD
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Long-Term Survival After High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy for Locally Advanced or Recurrent Colorectal Adenocarcinoma

Stephanie Terezakis MD, Lisa Morikawa MD, Abraham Wu MD, Zhigang Zhang PhD, Weiji Shi MS, Martin R. Weiser MD, Philip B. Paty MD, Jose Guillem MD, Larissa Temple MD, Garrett M. Nash MD, Michael J. Zelefsky MD, Karyn A. Goodman MD
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Surgical Referral for Colorectal Liver Metastases: A Population-Based Survey

Robert W. Krell MD, Bradley N. Reames MD, MS, Samantha Hendren MD, MPH, Timothy L. Frankel MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, Mathew Chung MD, David Kwon MD, Sandra L. Wong MD, MS
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Is Liver Transplantation an Option in Colorectal Cancer Patients with Nonresectable Liver Metastases and Progression on All Lines of Standard Chemotherapy?

Svein Dueland MD, PhD, Morten Hagness MD, PhD, Pål-Dag Line MD, PhD, Tormod Kyrre Guren MD, PhD, Kjell Magne Tveit MD, PhD, Aksel Foss MD, PhD
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The Role of Neoadjuvant Therapy in Characterizing Indeterminate Lung Lesions in Patients with Resectable Colorectal Liver Metastases

Georgios Karagkounis MD, Guoxiang Cai MD, Pamela T. Johnson MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, Elliot K. Fishman MD, Michael A. Choti MD
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Endocrine Tumors

The Supporting Role of 18FDG-PET in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors

James R. Howe MD
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Octreoscan Versus FDG-PET for Neuroendocrine Tumor Staging: A Biological Approach

Malcolm H. Squires III MD, MS, N. Volkan Adsay MD, David M. Schuster MD, Maria C. Russell MD, Kenneth Cardona MD, Keith A. Delman MD, Joshua H. Winer MD, Deniz Altinel MD, Juan M. Sarmiento MD, Bassel El-Rayes MD, Natalyn Hawk MD, Charles A. Staley III MD, Shishir K. Maithel MD, David A. Kooby MD
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Ipsilateral Central Neck Dissection Plus Frozen Section Examination Versus Prophylactic Bilateral Central Neck Dissection in cN0 Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Marco Raffaelli MD, Carmela De Crea MD, Luca Sessa MD, Guido Fadda MD, Chiara Bellantone MD, Celestino P. Lombardi MD
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Improving Outcomes in Adrenocortical Cancer: An Australian Perspective

Julian C.Y. Ip MBBS, BMedSc, Tony C.Y. Pang MS, FRACS, Anthony R. Glover FRACS, MBBS, Patsy Soon PhD, FRACS, Stephen Clarke MBBS, PhD, MD, FRACP, FAChPM, Arthur Richardson MBBS, FRACS, Peter Campbell FRACS, MBBS, Bruce G. Robinson FRACP, MD, Stan B. Sidhu PhD, FRACS
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

A New Clinical Model for Prediction of Nodal Metastasis for Patients with Early Gastric Cancer: Is this Good Enough?

June Lee MBBS, FRCSEd (Gen), Philip W.Y. Chiu MD, FRCSEd (Gen)
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A New Statistical Model Identified Two-thirds of Clinical T1 Gastric Cancers as Possible Candidates for Endoscopic Treatment

H. Fujikawa MD, K. Sakamaki PhD, T. Kawabe MD, T. Hayashi MD, T. Aoyama MD, T. Sato MD, T. Oshima MD, PhD, Y. Rino MD, S. Morita PhD, M. Masuda MD, PhD, T. Ogata MD, PhD, H. Cho MD, T. Yoshikawa MD, PhD
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Comparison of Surgical Outcomes of Robot-Assisted and Laparoscopy-Assisted Pylorus-Preserving Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis

Dong-Seok Han MD, Yun-Suhk Suh MD, Hye Seong Ahn MD, PhD, Seong-Ho Kong MD, PhD, Hyuk-Joon Lee MD, PhD, Woo-Ho Kim MD, PhD, Han-Kwang Yang MD, PhD
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Erythropoietin-Producing Hepatocellular A1 is an Independent Prognostic Factor for Gastric Cancer

Masatoshi Nakagawa MD, Mikito Inokuchi MD, Yoko Takagi, Keiji Kato MD, Hirofumi Sugita MD, Sho Otsuki MD, Kazuyuki Kojima MD, Hiroyuki Uetake MD, Kenichi Sugihara MD
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Flow Cytometric Quantification of Intraperitoneal Free Tumor Cells is a Useful Biomarker in Gastric Cancer Patients with Peritoneal Metastasis

Joji Kitayama MD, Shigenobu Emoto MD, Hironori Yamaguchi MD, Hironori Ishigami MD, Haruna Onoyama MD, Hiroharu Yamashita MD, Yasuyuki Seto MD, Keisuke Matsuzaki MD, Toshiaki Watanabe MD
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Laparoscopic Suprapancreatic Lymph Node Dissection for Advanced Gastric Cancer Using a Left-Sided Approach

Chang-Ming Huang MD, Qi-Yue Chen MM, Jian-Xian Lin MM, Chao-Hui Zheng MM, Ping Li MM, Jian-Wei Xie MM, Jia-Bin Wang MM, Jun Lu MM, Xin-Tao Yang MM
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The Role of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer: A Single-Institution Experience

Shalini Moningi BA, Avani S. Dholakia BS, Siva P. Raman MD, Amanda Blackford Sc.M, John L. Cameron MD, Dung T. Le MD, Ana M. C. De Jesus-Acosta MD, Amy Hacker-Prietz MS, Lauren M. Rosati BS, Ryan K. Assadi BS, Shirl Dipasquale RN, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, Lei Zheng MD, Matthew J. Weiss MD, Daniel A. Laheru MD, Christopher L. Wolfgang MD, Joseph M. Herman MD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Quality of Life in Platinum-Sensitive Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: Chemotherapy Versus Surgery Plus Chemotherapy

Francesco Plotti MD, Giuseppe Scaletta MD, Alessia Aloisi MD, Daniela Luvero MD, Stella Capriglione MD, Andrea Miranda MD, Roberto Montera MD, Carlo De Cicco Nardone MD, Corrado Terranova MD, Roberto Angioli MD
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Management of Stage I Endometrial Cancer in France: A Survey on Current Practice

Jean-Luc Brun MD, Lobna Ouldamer MD, Nicolas Bourdel MD, Cyrille Huchon MD, Martin Koskas MD, Tristan Gauthier MD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Defining the Benefit of Adjuvant Therapy Following Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

Malini D. Sur MD, Haejin In MD, MBA, MPH, Susan M. Sharpe MD, Marshall S. Baker MD, Ralph R. Weichselbaum MD, Mark S. Talamonti MD, Mitchell C. Posner MD
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Is Hepatic Resection for Large or Multifocal Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Justified? Results from a Multi-Institutional Collaboration

Gaya Spolverato MD, Yuhree Kim MD, MPH, Sorin Alexandrescu MD, Irinel Popescu MD, Hugo P. Marques MD, Luca Aldrighetti MD, T. Clark Gamblin MD, John Miura MD, Shishir K. Maithel MD, Malcolm H. Squires MD, Carlo Pulitano MD, Charbel Sandroussi MD, Gilles Mentha MD, Todd W. Bauer MD, Timothy Newhook MD, Feng Shen MD, George A. Poultsides MD, J. Wallis Marsh MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD
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Impact of Hepatic Steatosis on Disease-Free Survival in Patients with Non-B Non-C Hepatocellular Carcinoma Undergoing Hepatic Resection

Takahiro Nishio MD, Etsuro Hatano MD, PhD, Takaki Sakurai MD, PhD, Kojiro Taura MD, PhD, Masayuki Okuno MD, Yosuke Kasai MD, Satoru Seo MD, PhD, Kentaro Yasuchika MD, PhD, Akira Mori MD, PhD, Toshimi Kaido MD, PhD, Shinji Uemoto MD, PhD
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Prognostic Value of Hepatocyte Growth Factor Receptor Expression in Patients with Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Hiroyuki Watanabe MD, Yukihiro Yokoyama MD, Toshio Kokuryo MD, Tomoki Ebata MD, Tsuyoshi Igami MD, Gen Sugawara MD, Takashi Mizuno MD, Yoshie Shimoyama MD, Masato Nagino MD
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Analysis of Recurrence Patterns After Anatomical or Non-anatomical Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Shigeru Marubashi MD, PhD, Kunihito Gotoh MD, PhD, Hirofumi Akita MD, PhD, Hidenori Takahashi MD, PhD, Keijiro Sugimura MD, Norikatsu Miyoshi MD, PhD, Masaaki Motoori MD, PhD, Kentaro Kishi MD, PhD, Shingo Noura MD, PhD, Yoshiyuki Fujiwara MD, PhD, Masayuki Ohue MD, PhD, Tetsuro Nakazawa MD, PhD, Katsuyuki Nakanishi MD, PhD, Yuri Ito PhD, Masahiko Yano MD, PhD, Osamu Ishikawa MD, PhD, Masato Sakon
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Impact of Steatosis on Prognosis of Patients with Early-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Hepatic Resection

Chien-Wei Su MD, PhD, Gar-Yang Chau MD, MPH, Hung-Hsu Hung MD, Yi-Chen Yeh MD, Hao-Jan Lei MD, Cheng-Yuan Hsia MD, Chiung-Ru Lai MD, Han-Chieh Lin MD, Jaw-Ching Wu MD, PhD
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Concordance of Carcinoembryonic Antigen Ratio and Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors as Prognostic Surrogate Indicators of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients Treated with Chemotherapy

Sheng-Chieh Huang MD, Jen-Kou Lin PhD, Tzu-Chen Lin MD, Wei-Shone Chen MD, Shung-Haur Yang MD, Huann-Sheng Wang MD, Yuan-Tzu Lan PhD, Chun-Chi Lin MD, Jeng-Kai Jiang PhD, Shih-Ching Chang PhD
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Prognostic Impact of Preoperative Lymph Node Enlargement in Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Multi-Institutional Study by the Kyushu Study Group of Liver Surgery

Tomohiko Adachi MD, PhD, Susumu Eguchi MD, PhD, Toru Beppu MD, PhD, Shinichi Ueno MD, PhD, Masayuki Shiraishi MD, PhD, Koji Okuda MD, PhD, Yo-ichi Yamashita MD, PhD, Kazuhiro Kondo MD, PhD, Atsushi Nanashima MD, PhD, Masayuki Ohta MD, PhD, Yuko Takami MD, PhD, Tomoaki Noritomi MD, PhD, Kenji Kitahara MD, PhD, Hikaru Fujioka MD, PhD
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Surgical Outcomes of Hepatic Resection for Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen-Negative and Hepatitis C Virus Antibody-Negative Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Yo-ichi Yamashita MD, PhD, Daisuke Imai MD, Yuki Bekki MD, Koichi Kimura MD, Yoshiriro Matsumoto MD, Hidekazu Nakagawara MD, Toru Ikegami MD, PhD, Tomoharu Yoshizumi MD, PhD, Ken Shirabe MD, PhD, Shinichi Aishima MD, PhD, Yoshihiko Maehara MD, PhD, FACS
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Benefit of Treating Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence after Liver Transplantation and Analysis of Prognostic Factors for Survival in a Large Euro-American Series

G. Sapisochin MD, PhD, N. Goldaracena MD, S. Astete MD, J. M. Laurence MD, PhD, D. Davidson BSc, E. Rafael MD, PhD, L. Castells MD, PhD, C. Sandroussi MD, I. Bilbao MD, PhD, C. Dopazo MD, PhD, D. R. Grant MD, J. L. Lázaro MD, M. Caralt MD, PhD, A. Ghanekar MD, PhD, I. D. McGilvray MD, PhD, L Lilly MD, M. S. Cattral MD, M. Selzner MD, R. Charco MD, PhD, P. D. Greig MD
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Melanomas

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Use Among Melanoma Patients 75 Years of Age and Older

Michael S. Sabel MD, David Kozminski, Kent Griffith MPH, MS, Alfred E. Chang MD, Timothy M. Johnson MD, Sandra Wong MD
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Decreased Survival Rates of Older-Aged Patients with Melanoma: Biological Differences or Undertreatment?

Charles M. Balch MD, FACS
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Older Age is Associated with a Higher Incidence of Melanoma Death but a Lower Incidence of Sentinel Lymph Node Metastasis in the SEER Databases (2003–2011)

Margaret W. Cavanaugh-Hussey MD, MPH, Euphemia W. Mu MD, Sewon Kang MD, MPH, Charles M. Balch MD, Timothy Wang MD
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Lymph-Node Ratio in Patients with Cutaneous Melanoma: A Multi-Institution Prognostic Study

Pasquali Sandro MD, Maurichi Andrea MD, Mozzillo Nicola MD, Mocellin Simone MD, PhD, Macripò Giuseppe MD, Borgognoni Lorenzo MD, Solari Nicola MD, Piazzalunga Dario MD, Mascheroni Luigi MD, Giudice Giuseppe MD, Patuzzo Roberto MD, Caracò Corrado MD, Ribero Simone MD, Marone Ugo MD, Santinami Mario MD, Rossi Carlo Riccardo MD
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Phase 2 Study of Intralesional PV-10 in Refractory Metastatic Melanoma

John F. Thompson MD, Sanjiv S. Agarwala MD, B. Mark Smithers MD, Merrick I. Ross MD, Charles R. Scoggins MD, Brendon J. Coventry MD, Susan J. Neuhaus MD, David R. Minor MD, Jamie M. Singer MS, Eric A. Wachter PhD
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Pancreatic Tumors

Histological and Molecular Subclassification of Pancreatic and Nonpancreatic Periampullary Cancers: Implications for (Neo) Adjuvant Systemic Treatment

J. I. Erdmann MD, F. A. L. M. Eskens MD, PhD, C. M. Vollmer MD, N. F. M. Kok MD, PhD, B. Groot Koerkamp MD, PhD, K. Biermann MD, PhD, C. H. J. van Eijck MD, PhD
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Postoperative Serum Albumin Level is a Marker of Incomplete Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Ippei Matsumoto MD, PhD, Masaki Tanaka MD, PhD, Sachiyo Shirakawa MD, PhD, Makoto Shinzeki MD, PhD, Hirochika Toyama MD, PhD, Sadaki Asari MD, PhD, Tadahiro Goto MD, PhD, Hironori Yamashita MD, PhD, Jun Ishida MD, Tetsuo Ajiki MD, PhD, Takumi Fukumoto MD, PhD, Mototsugu Shimokawa PhD, Yonson Ku MD, PhD
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Characterization of Anthropometric Changes that Occur During Neoadjuvant Therapy for Potentially Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

Amanda B. Cooper MD, MS, Rebecca Slack MS, David Fogelman MD, Holly M. Holmes MD, Maria Petzel RD, Nathan Parker MS, Aparna Balachandran MD, Naveen Garg MD, An Ngo-Huang, Gauri Varadhachary MD, Douglas B. Evans MD, Jeffrey E. Lee MD, Thomas Aloia MD, Claudius Conrad MD, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey MD, Jason B. Fleming MD, Matthew H. G. Katz MD
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Reconstructive Oncology

A Prospective Evaluation of Lymphedema-Specific Quality-of-Life Outcomes Following Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer

Ketan M. Patel MD, Chia-Yu Lin Msc, Ming-Huei Cheng MD, MBA, FACS
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

High Expression of Cathepsin E in Tissues but Not Blood of Patients with Barrett’s Esophagus and Adenocarcinoma

Oliver M. Fisher MD, Angelique J. Levert-Mignon BSc, Sarah J. Lord MBBS, MS(Epi), Natalia K. Botelho BSc, Araluen K. Freeman BSc, Melissa L. Thomas BSc, Dan Falkenback MD, PhD, Antony Wettstein MBBS, FRACP, David C. Whiteman BMedSc, MBBS, PhD, FAFPHM, Yuri V. Bobryshev MD, PhD, Reginald V. Lord MBBS, MD, FRACS
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Urologic Oncology

Comparison of mRNA, Protein, and Urinary Nucleic Acid Levels of S100A8 and S100A9 between Prostate Cancer and BPH

Seok Joong Yun MD, PhD, Chunri Yan MD, PhD, Pildu Jeong PhD, Ho Won Kang MD, PhD, Ye-Hwan Kim MA, Eun-Ah Kim MA, Ok-Jun Lee MD, PhD, Won Tae Kim MD, MA, Sung-Kwon Moon PhD, Isaac Yi Kim MD, PhD, Yung-Hyun Choi PhD, Wun-Jae Kim MD, PhD
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Elevated Expression of N-Acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 10 Predicts Poor Survival and Early Recurrence of Patients with Clear-Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Qian Wu PhD, Liu Yang PhD, Haiou Liu PhD, Weijuan Zhang PhD, Xu Le MD, PhD, Jiejie Xu MD, PhD
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