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Volume 23, Number 11 / October, 2016

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Guidelines for the Treatment of Recurrent Retroperitoneal Sarcoma: Are we Trying to Fit a Square Peg into a Round Hole?

Barry Feig MD, Robert Benjamin MD
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Management of Recurrent Retroperitoneal Sarcoma (RPS) in the Adult: A Consensus Approach from the Trans-Atlantic RPS Working Group

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Local Control Modality and Outcome for Ewing Sarcoma of the Femur: A Report From the Children’s Oncology Group

Najat C. Daw MD, Nadia N. Laack MD, Elizabeth J. McIlvaine PhD, Mark Krailo PhD, Richard B. Womer MD, Linda Granowetter MD, Holcombe E. Grier MD, Neyssa M. Marina MD, Mark L. Bernstein MD, Mark C. Gebhardt MD, Karen J. Marcus MD, Shailesh M. Advani MD, John H. Healey MD, George D. Letson MD, Richard G. Gorlick MD, R. Lor Randall MD
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Breast Oncology

Margins in DCIS: Does Residual Disease Provide an Answer?

Monica Morrow MD, Kimberly J. Van Zee MS, MD
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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer Surgery

J. Michael Dixon BSc (Hons), MBChB, MD, FRCS, FRCSEd, FRCP, OBE
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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Patients with Axillary Metastases: Can We Avoid the Unavoidable?

Theresa Schwartz MD, MS, FACS, Carla Fisher MD, FACS
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Limiting Axillary Surgery for Patients with Initial Biopsy-Proven Axillary Metastases After Preoperative Chemotherapy: To Clip or Not to Clip?

Henry M. Kuerer MD, PhD, FACS, Kelly K. Hunt MD
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Surgical Breast Specialists 2.0: Rethinking the Future of Breast Fellowship Training

Peter D. Beitsch MD, FACS, Pat Whitworth MD, FACS
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What Does the Future Hold for Surgical Breast Specialists? Implications for Breast Fellowship Training

Scott H. Kurtzman MD FACS
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Should New “No Ink On Tumor” Lumpectomy Margin Guidelines be Applied to Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)? A Retrospective Review Using Shaved Cavity Margins

Andrea L. Merrill MD, Rong Tang MD, Jennifer K. Plichta MD, MS, Upahvan Rai BS, Suzanne B. Coopey MD, Maureen P. McEvoy MD, Kevin S. Hughes MD, Michelle C. Specht MD, Michele A. Gadd MD, Barbara L. Smith MD, PhD
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Troubleshooting Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer Surgery

Ted A. James MD, MS, FACS, Alex R. Coffman BS, Anees B. Chagpar MD, MSc, MPH, MA, MBA, FRCS(C), FACS, Judy C. Boughey MD, FACS, V. Suzanne Klimberg MD, Monica Morrow MD, FACS, Armando E. Giuliano MD, FACS, FRCSEd, Seth P. Harlow MD
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How Often Does Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Avoid Axillary Dissection in Patients With Histologically Confirmed Nodal Metastases? Results of a Prospective Study

Anita Mamtani MD, Andrea V. Barrio MD, Tari A. King MD, Kimberly J. Van Zee MD, George Plitas MD, Melissa Pilewskie MD, Mahmoud El-Tamer MD, Mary L. Gemignani MD, Alexandra S. Heerdt MD, Lisa M. Sclafani MD, Virgilio Sacchini MD, Hiram S. Cody III MD, Sujata Patil PhD, Monica Morrow MD
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How Often Is Treatment Effect Identified in Axillary Nodes with a Pathologic Complete Response After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy?

Andrea V. Barrio MD, Anita Mamtani MD, Marcia Edelweiss MD, Anne Eaton MS, Michelle Stempel MS, Melissa P. Murray DO, Monica Morrow MD
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Age and Receptor Status Do Not Indicate the Need for Axillary Dissection in Patients with Sentinel Lymph Node Metastases

Anita Mamtani MD, Sujata Patil PhD, Kimberly J. Van Zee MS, MD, Hiram S. Cody III MD, Melissa Pilewskie MD, Andrea V. Barrio MD, Alexandra S. Heerdt MD, Monica Morrow MD
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Do LORIS Trial Eligibility Criteria Identify a Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Patient Population at Low Risk of Upgrade to Invasive Carcinoma?

Melissa Pilewskie MD, Michelle Stempel MPH, Hope Rosenfeld BS, Anne Eaton MS, Kimberly J. Van Zee MS, MD, Monica Morrow MD
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Intraoperative Photography as a Quality Metric for Axillary Dissection

Brittany L. Murphy MD, Judy C. Boughey MD, Amy C. Degnim MD, Tina J. Hieken MD, William S. Harmsen MS, Gary L. Keeney MD, James W. Jakub MD
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Nomograms for Predicting Axillary Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Clinically Node-Positive Patients with Breast Cancer

Jose Vila MD, Elizabeth A. Mittendorf MD, PhD, Gabriel Farante MD, Roland L. Bassett PhD, Paolo Veronesi MD, Viviana Galimberti MD, Nicolas Peradze MD, Michael C. Stauder MD, Mariana Chavez-MacGregor MD, MPH, Jennifer F. Litton MD, Lei Huo MD, Henry M. Kuerer MD, PhD, Kelly K. Hunt MD, Abigail S. Caudle MD, MS
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Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy for Breast Cancer: Factors Influencing Surgeons’ Referrals

Eleftherios Mamounas MD, Christine Poulos PhD, Hans-Peter Goertz MPH, Juan Marcos González PhD, Amy Pugh BA, Vincent Antao PhD
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How Beneficial is Follow-Up Mammography in Elderly Breast Cancer Survivors?

Kristen P. Massimino MD, Maxine S. Jochelson MD, Imelda E. Burgan BA, Michelle Stempel MPH, Monica Morrow MD
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Coexistent Loss of the Expressions of BRCA1 and p53 Predicts Poor Prognosis in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Min Chong Kim MD, Jung Eun Choi MD, Soo Jung Lee MD, PhD, Young Kyung Bae MD, PhD
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Colorectal Cancer

Treatment Interval between Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy and Surgery in Rectal Cancer Patients: A Population-Based Study

A. J. M. Rombouts MD, N. Hugen MD, PhD, M. A. G. Elferink PhD, I. D. Nagtegaal MD, PhD, J. H. W. de Wilt MD, PhD
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Prognostic Impact of Palliative Primary Tumor Resection for Unresectable Stage 4 Colorectal Cancer: Using a Propensity Score Analysis

Dai Shida MD, PhD, Tetsuya Hamaguchi MD, PhD, Hiroki Ochiai MD, PhD, Shunsuke Tsukamoto MD, PhD, Atsuo Takashima MD, Narikazu Boku MD, PhD, Yukihide Kanemitsu MD
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Endocrine Tumors

Lobectomy is a more Cost-Effective Option than Total Thyroidectomy for 1 to 4 cm Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma that do not Possess Clinically Recognizable High-Risk Features

Brian Hung-Hin Lang MS, FRACS, Carlos K. H. Wong PhD
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Can We Predict the Lateral Compartment Lymph Node Involvement in RET-Negative Patients with Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma?

Marie-Maelle Chandeze MD, Severine Noullet MD, Matthieu Faron MD, Christophe Trésallet MD, PhD, Gaelle Godiris-Petit MD, Frederique Tissier MD, PhD, Camille Buffet MD, Laurence Leenhardt MD, PhD, Nathalie Chereau MD, Fabrice Menegaux MD, PhD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

A Population-Based Analysis of Three Treatment Modalities for Malignant Obstruction of the Proximal Colon: Acute Resection Versus Stent or Stoma as a Bridge to Surgery

F. J. Amelung MD, E. C. J. Consten MD, PhD, P. D. Siersema MD, PhD, P. J. Tanis MD, PhD
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Low Preoperative Prognostic Nutritional Index Predicts Poor Survival Post-gastrectomy in Elderly Patients with Gastric Cancer

Katsunobu Sakurai MD, PhD, Tatsuro Tamura MD, PhD, Takahiro Toyokawa MD, PhD, Ryosuke Amano MD, PhD, Naoshi Kubo MD, PhD, Hiroaki Tanaka MD, PhD, Kazuya Muguruma MD, PhD, Masakazu Yashiro MD, PhD, Kiyoshi Maeda MD, PhD, Masaichi Ohira MD, PhD, Kosei Hirakawa MD, PhD
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Early Gastric Cancer: Trends in Incidence, Management, and Survival in a Well-Defined French Population

Nicolas Chapelle MD, Anne-Marie Bouvier MD, PhD, Sylvain Manfredi MD, PhD, Antoine Drouillard MD, Come Lepage MD, PhD, Jean Faivre MD, PhD, Valerie Jooste PhD
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Biomarkers of EBV-positive Gastric Cancers: Loss of PTEN Expression is Associated with Poor Prognosis and Nodal Metastasis

Hyo Jeong Kang MD, In-Seob Lee MD, Young-Soo Park MD, PhD, Won Jin Ho MD, DaHye Sohn MD, Ji-Yong Ahn MD, Jeong-Hwan Yook MD, PhD, Byung-Sik Kim MD, PhD
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Hepatic Resection for Metastatic Neuroendocrine Cancer in Patients with Bone Metastases

Kristopher P. Croome MD, MS, Justin M. Burns MD, Florencia G. Que MD, David M. Nagorney MD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Factors Impacting Use of Robotic Surgery for Treatment of Endometrial Cancer in the United States

Erin A. Blake MD, MSc, Jeanelle Sheeder MSPH, PhD, Kian Behbakht MD, Saketh R. Guntupalli MD, Michael S. Guy MD
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Sentinel Node Mapping in Cervical and Endometrial Cancer: Indocyanine Green Versus Other Conventional Dyes—A Meta-Analysis

Ilary Ruscito MD, Maria Luisa Gasparri MD, Elena Ioana Braicu MD, PhD, Filippo Bellati MD, PhD, Luigi Raio MD, Jalid Sehouli MD, PhD, Michael D. Mueller MD, Pierluigi Benedetti Panici MD, Andrea Papadia MD, PhD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Clinical Impact of Intraoperative Cytological Assessment of Bone Resection Margins in Patients with Head and Neck Carcinoma

Markus Nieberler MD, DDS, Patrick Häußler MD, Marco Rainer Kesting MD, DDS, Andreas Kolk MD, DDS, Herbert Deppe DDS, Gregor Weirich MD, PhD, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff MD, DDS
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Incidence and Risk Factors for Occult Level 3 Lymph Node Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Sheila Fraser MD, FRCS, Nisar Zaidi MD, Olov Norlén MD, PhD, Anthony Glover PhD, FRACS, Schelto Kruijff MD, PhD, Mark Sywak MMed, FRACS, Leigh Delbridge MD, FRACS, Stan B. Sidhu PhD, FRACS
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Association of Distance Traveled for Surgery with Short- and Long-Term Cancer Outcomes

Nabil Wasif MD, MPH, Yu-Hui Chang PhD, Barbara A. Pockaj MD, Richard J. Gray MD, Amit Mathur MD, MS, David Etzioni MD, MS
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Safety and Feasibility of Repeatable Hepatic Vascular Isolation Chemotherapy: A Pilot Study

Rodney J. Lane MD, Nyan Y. Khin BE(Hons), Chris M. Rogan MBBS(Hons), John Magnussen MBBS, Nick Pavlakis MD, David M. Lane BA, Stephen Clarke MD
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Oncological Outcomes of Major Liver Resection Following Portal Vein Embolization: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Mariano Cesare Giglio MD, Alexandros Giakoustidis PhD, Ahmed Draz MD, Zaynab A. R. Jawad MSc, MRCS, Madhava Pai MSc, FRCS, Nagy A. Habib ChM, FRCS, Paul Tait MA, FRCR, Adam E. Frampton PhD, MRCS, Long R. Jiao MD, FRCS
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Parenchymal-Sparing Hepatectomy Does Not Increase Intrahepatic Recurrence in Patients with Advanced Colorectal Liver Metastases

Masaru Matsumura MD, Yoshihiro Mise MD, PhD, Akio Saiura MD, PhD, Yosuke Inoue MD, PhD, Takeaki Ishizawa MD, PhD, Hirofumi Ichida MD, PhD, Ryota Matsuki MD, Masayuki Tanaka MD, PhD, Yoshinori Takeda MD, Yu Takahashi MD, PhD
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A Randomized Clinical Trial of Preoperative Administration of Branched-Chain Amino Acids to Prevent Postoperative Ascites in Patients with Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Yutaro Kikuchi MD, Yukihiko Hiroshima MD, PhD, Kenichi Matsuo MD, PhD, Daisuke Kawaguchi MD, Takashi Murakami MD, Yasuhiro Yabushita MD, Itaru Endo MD, PhD, Masataka Taguri PhD, Keiji Koda MD, PhD, Kuniya Tanaka MD, PhD
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Prognostic Implication of KRAS Status after Hepatectomy for Colorectal Liver Metastases Varies According to Primary Colorectal Tumor Location

Kazunari Sasaki MD, Georgios A. Margonis MD, PhD, Ana Wilson DO, Yuhree Kim MD, MPH, Stefan Buettner B.Sc, Nikolaos Andreatos MD, Faiz Gani MD, Neda Amini MD, Gaya Spolverato MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, FACS
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Medical Oncology

Analysis of Prognostic Factors from 9387 Merkel Cell Carcinoma Cases Forms the Basis for the New 8th Edition AJCC Staging System

Kelly L. Harms MD,PhD, Mark A. Healy MD, Paul Nghiem MD,PhD, Arthur J. Sober MD, Timothy M. Johnson MD, Christopher K. Bichakjian MD, Sandra L. Wong MD,MS
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Melanomas

National Evaluation of Hospital Performance on the New Commission on Cancer Melanoma Quality Measures

Christina A. Minami MD, Jeffrey D. Wayne MD, Anthony D. Yang MD, Mary C. Martini MD, Pedram Gerami MD, Sunandana Chandra MD, Timothy M. Kuzel MD, David P. Winchester MD, Bryan E. Palis PhD, Karl Y. Bilimoria MD
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LYMPHA Technique to Prevent Secondary Lower Limb Lymphedema

Francesco Boccardo MD, PhD, Mario Valenzano MD, Sergio Costantini MD, Federico Casabona MD, Matteo Morotti MD, Paolo Sala MD, Franco De Cian MD, Lidia Molinari MD, Stefano Spinaci MD, Sara Dessalvi MD, Corrado Cesare Campisi MD, Giuseppe Villa MD, Corradino Campisi MD, FACS
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Pancreatic Tumors

Modified Appleby Procedure for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Does Improved Neoadjuvant Therapy Warrant Such an Aggressive Approach?

Niek A. Peters BSc, Ammar A. Javed MD, John L. Cameron MD, FACS, Martin A. Makary MD, MPH, FACS, Kenzo Hirose MD, FACS, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, PhD, MPH, FACS, Jin He MD, PhD, FACS, Christopher L. Wolfgang MD, PhD, FACS, Matthew J. Weiss MD, FACS
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Radiation Oncology

Radiation Therapy is Associated with Improved Outcomes in Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Tobin Strom MD, Michael Carr MS, Jonathan S. Zager MD, Arash Naghavi MD, MS, Franz O. Smith MD, C. Wayne Cruse MD, Jane L. Messina MD, Jeffery Russell MD, PhD, Nikhil G. Rao MD, William Fulp MS, Sungjune Kim MD, PhD, Javier F. Torres-Roca MD, Tapan A. Padhya MD, Vernon K. Sondak MD, Andy M. Trotti MD, Louis B. Harrison MD, FASTRO, Jimmy J. Caudell MD, PhD
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The Use of Re-irradiation in Locally Recurrent, Non-metastatic Rectal Cancer

Matthew Susko MS, Jason Lee MD, PhD, Joseph Salama MD, Samantha Thomas MS, Hope Uronis MD, David Hsu MD, PhD, John Migaly MD, Christopher Willett MD, Brian Czito MD, Manisha Palta MD
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Reconstructive Oncology

Feasibility and Outcomes of the Third or More Episodes of Sequential Microvascular Reconstruction for Recurrent or Second Primary Oral Cancer

Anaeze C. Offodile II MD, Kai-Ping Chang MD, PhD, Hsin-Hung Chen MD, Eric Loesch BS, Shao-Yu Hung MD, Huang-Kai Kao MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Is Survival for Patients with Resectable Lung Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Comparable to Those with Resectable Liver Disease? Results from the South Australian Metastatic Colorectal Registry

Dainik Patel MBBS, Amanda R. Townsend MBBS, Christos Karapetis MBBS, Carol Beeke BHlthSc, Rob Padbury PhD, Amitesh Roy MBBS, Guy Maddern PhD, David Roder PhD, Timothy J. Price DHlthSc
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Value of Percutaneous Radiologic Gastrostomy for Patients with Advanced Esophageal Cancer

Keitaro Sofue MD, PhD, Yoshito Takeuchi MD, PhD, Masakatsu Tsurusaki MD, PhD, Kentaro Shibamoto MD, Noriaki Sakamoto MD, PhD, Kazuhiro Kitajima MD, PhD, Miyuki Sone MD, PhD, Kazuro Sugimura MD, PhD, Yasuaki Arai MD, PhD
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Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation on Short-Term Outcomes for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients: A Meta-analysis

Suun Sathornviriyapong MD, Akihisa Matsuda MD, Masao Miyashita MD, Satoshi Matsumoto MD, Nobuyuki Sakurazawa MD, Yoichi Kawano MD, Marina Yamada PhD, Eiji Uchida MD
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