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Volume 26, Number 12 / November, 2019

ASO Author Reflections

ASO Author Reflections: The New Continuous Certification Program and CME—What Is It, and How Can the Society of Surgical Oncologist Help with the New Requirements?

Marissa Howard-McNatt MD
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ASO Author Reflections: Preoperative Prediction of Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy After Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy

Sanaz Samiei MD, Marjolein L. Smidt MD, PhD, Thiemo J. A. van Nijnatten MD, PhD
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ASO Author Reflections: Frequent Relapses Prior to the Start of Adjuvant Therapy in Stage IIIB/C Melanoma

Martine Bloemendal MD, Wouter W. van Willigen MD, Kalijn F. Bol MD, PhD, Johannes H. W. de Wilt MD, PhD
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ASO Author Reflections: Hepatectomy and Proctectomy for Metastatic Rectal Cancer: Is a Combined Approach Best for All Patients?

Seth J. Concors MD, Robert E. Roses MD, E. Carter Paulson MD
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ASO Author Reflections: Margin Analysis in Head and Neck Cancer—State of the Art and Future Directions

Dustin A. Silverman MD, Michael M. Li MD, Sidharth V. Puram MD, Stephen Y. Kang MD
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Breast Oncology

The Breast Centers That Almost Never Were

Melvin J. Silverstein MD
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The Oncoplastic Frenzy: Beware the Swing of the Pendulum

Krishna B. Clough MD, Ineke Meredith MBChB
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Identifying Residual Nodal Disease in Sentinel Lymph Node Surgery After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Judy C. Boughey MD
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Editorial: Applying Margin Consensus Guidelines to Invasive Lobular Carcinoma of the Breast

Rita A. Mukhtar MD
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Impact of Residual Nodal Disease Burden on Technical Outcomes of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Node-Positive (cN1) Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Alison Laws MD, Melissa E. Hughes MSc, Jiani Hu MPH, William T. Barry PhD, Laura Dominici MD, Faina Nakhlis MD, Thanh Barbie MD, Margaret Duggan MD, Anna Weiss MD, Esther Rhei MD, Katharine Carter MD, Suniti Nimbkar MD, Stuart J. Schnitt MD, Tari A. King MD
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Was Reexcision Less Frequent for Patients with Lobular Breast Cancer After Publication of the SSO-ASTRO Margin Guidelines?

Anita Mamtani MD, Emily C. Zabor DrPH, Laura H. Rosenberger MD, Michelle Stempel MPH, Mary L. Gemignani MD, MPH, Monica Morrow MD
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Trends in Unilateral and Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Use in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast: Patterns and Predictors

Biqi Zhang BS, Suzanne B. Coopey MD, Michele A. Gadd MD, Kevin S. Hughes MD, David C. Chang PhD, MPH, MBA, Tawakalitu O. Oseni MD
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Ductal Carcinoma In Situ with Microinvasion on Core Biopsy: Evaluating Tumor Upstaging Rate, Lymph Node Metastasis Rate, and Associated Predictive Variables

April Phantana-angkool MD, Amy E. Voci DO, Yancey E. Warren MD, Chad A. Livasy MD, Lakesha M. Beasley BA, Myra M. Robinson MSPH, Lejla Hadzikadic-Gusic MD, Terry Sarantou MD, Meghan R. Forster MD, Deba Sarma MD, Richard L. White Jr. MD, FACS
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Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Bacterial Colonization of Surgical Drains with the Use of Chlorhexidine-Coated Dressings After Breast Cancer Surgery

Frida Rivera-Buendía MD, Rafael Franco-Cendejas MD, MSc, Cristina Guadalupe Román-López MD, Claudia Adriana Colín-Castro MSc, Pharm, Noé Becerra-Lobato MSc, Biol, María de Lourdes García-Hernández BSc, Pharm, Patricia Cornejo-Juárez MD, MSc, Juan Enrique Bargalló-Rocha MD, Heriberto Medina-Franco MD, Diana Vilar-Compte MD, MSc
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Post-Mastectomy Radiotherapy After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer: A Pooled Retrospective Analysis of Three Prospective Randomized Trials

David Krug MD, Bianca Lederer PhD, Fenja Seither MSc, Valentina Nekljudova PhD, Beyhan Ataseven MD, Jens-Uwe Blohmer MD, Serban Dan Costa MD, Carsten Denkert MD, Nina Ditsch MD, Bernd Gerber MD, Claus Hanusch MD, Joerg Heil MD, Jörn Hilfrich MD, Jens B. Huober MD, Christian Jackisch MD, Sherko Kümmel MD, Stefan Paepke MD, Christian Schem MD, Andreas Schneeweiss MD, Michael Untch MD, Jürgen Debus M
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Risk of Positive Sentinel Lymph Node After Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy in Clinically Node-Negative Breast Cancer: Implications for Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction

S. Samiei MD, B. N. van Kaathoven BSc, L. Boersma MD, PhD, R. W. Y. Granzier MD, S. Siesling MD, PhD, S. M. E. Engelen MD, PhD, L. de Munck MSc, S. M. J. van Kuijk PhD, R. R. J. W. van der Hulst MD, PhD, M. B. I. Lobbes MD, PhD, M. L. Smidt MD, PhD, T. J. A. van Nijnatten MD, PhD
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A Nomogram to Predict the Pathologic Complete Response of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Based on Simple Laboratory Indicators

Fanrong Zhang MD, Minran Huang MD, Huanhuan Zhou MD, Kaiyan Chen MD, Jiaoyue Jin MD, Yingxue Wu MD, Lisha Ying Phd, Xiaowen Ding MD, Phd, Dan Su MD, Phd, Dehong Zou MD
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Adolescents and Young Adults with Breast Cancer have More Aggressive Disease and Treatment Than Patients in Their Forties

Brittany L. Murphy MD, MS, Courtney N. Day BS, Tanya L. Hoskin MS, Elizabeth B. Habermann PhD, MPH, Judy C. Boughey MD
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The Impact of Margin Status on Breast Conservation Rates

Edibaldo Silva MD, PhD, Mona Tan MD
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Saving the Male Breast: A Systematic Literature Review of Breast-Conservation Surgery for Male Breast Cancer

L. M. De La Cruz MD, P. T. R. Thiruchelvam MD, J. Shivani MD, J. Trina MD, S. A. Blankenship MD, C. S. Fisher MD
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Colorectal Cancer

Combined Proctectomy and Hepatectomy for Metastatic Rectal Cancer: Safe for the Fit and Able—But for Everyone?

James R. Barrett MD, Daniel E. Abbott MD
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Combined Proctectomy and Hepatectomy for Metastatic Rectal Cancer Should be Undertaken with Caution: Results of a National Cohort Study

Seth J. Concors MD, Charles M. Vining MD, Nicole M. Saur MD, Robert E. Roses MD, Emily Carter Paulson MD
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Significance of Herpesvirus Entry Mediator Expression in Human Colorectal Liver Metastasis

Yoshiyuki Sasaki MD, Daisuke Hokuto MD, PhD, Takashi Inoue MD, PhD, Takeo Nomi MD, PhD, Takahiro Yoshikawa MD, Yasuko Matsuo MD, Fumikazu Koyama MD, PhD, Masayuki Sho MD, PhD
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Robotic Extended Right Hemicolectomy with Complete Mesocolic Excision and D3 Lymph Node Dissection

Irbaz Hameed MBBS, Piyush Aggarwal MBBS, Martin R. Weiser MD
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Endocrine Tumors

Superior Located Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma is a Risk Factor for Lateral Lymph Node Metastasis

Kyorim Back MD, Jee Soo Kim MD, PhD, Jung-Han Kim MD, PhD, Jun-Ho Choe MD, PhD
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Utility of Early Postoperative Unstimulated Thyroglobulin in Influencing Decision Making in Patients with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Alexandria D. McDow MD, Cynthia M. Shumway LPN, Susan C. Pitt MD, MPHS FACS, David F. Schneider MD, MS, FACS, Rebecca S. Sippel MD, FACS, Kristin L. Long MD, MPH, FACS
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Lymphovascular Invasion Is Associated with Lymph Node Involvement in Small Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Tumors

Andrew M. Blakely MD, Mustafa Raoof MD, Philip H. G. Ituarte PhD, MPH, Yuman Fong MD, Gagandeep Singh MD, Byrne Lee MD, FACS
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Impact of Frailty on Postoperative Outcomes for Laparoscopic Gastrectomy in Patients Older than 80 Years

Tsuyoshi Tanaka MD, PhD, Koichi Suda MD, PhD, FACS, Kazuki Inaba MD, PhD, FACS, Yusuke Umeki MD, Ai Gotoh MD, Yoshinori Ishida MD, PhD, FACS, Ichiro Uyama MD, PhD, FACS
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Preoperative Hematocrit (HCT) is a Novel and Simple Predictive Marker for Gastric Cancer Patients Who Underwent Radical Gastrectomy

Jian-Xian Lin PhD, Jun-Peng Lin MD, Jian-Wei Xie PhD, Jia-bin Wang PhD, Jun Lu PhD, Qi-Yue Chen MD, Long-long Cao MD, Mi Lin MD, Ruhong Tu MD, Chao-Hui Zheng PhD, Chang-Ming Huang MD, Ping Li PhD
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Venous Thromboembolism Following Abdominal Cancer Surgery in the Korean Population: Incidence and Validation of a Risk Assessment Model

Mi-hyeong Kim MD, PhD, Kang-woong Jun MD, Jeong-kye Hwang MD, PhD, Sang-dong Kim MD, PhD, Jang-yong Kim MD, PhD, Sun-cheol Park MD, PhD, Yong-sung Won MD, PhD, Sang-seop Yun MD, PhD, In-sung Moon MD, PhD, Ji-il Kim MD, PhD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Margin Analysis in Head and Neck Cancer: State of the Art and Future Directions

Michael M. Li MD, Sidharth V. Puram MD, PhD, Dustin A. Silverman MD, Matthew O. Old MD, James W. Rocco MD, PhD, Stephen Y. Kang MD
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Health Services Research and Global Oncology

Maintenance of Certification and Continuing Medical Education: Are They Still Required?

Marissa Howard-McNatt MD, Michael Sabel MD, Doreen Agnese MD, Farin Amersi MD, John Ammori MD, Cletus Arciero MD, Russell Berman MD, Laura Dominici MD, R. Y. Fleming MD, Dale Han MD, Jennifer LaFemina MD, Michael Meyers MD, Prejesh Philips MD, Janice Rafferty MD, Chantal Reyna MD, J. T. Rubin MD, Randall Scheri MD, Ranjna Sharma MD, Armando Guiliano MD
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Perioperative Use of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Decreases the Risk of Recurrence of Cancer After Colorectal Resection: A Cohort Study Based on Prospective Data

Anders Schack MS, Tina Fransgaard MD, PhD, Mads Falk Klein MD, PhD, Ismail Gögenur MD, DMSc
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Evaluation of Surgical Disparities Between African American and European American Women Treated for Breast Cancer Within an Equal-Access Military Hospital

Leann A. Lovejoy MS, Yvonne L. Eaglehouse PhD, Matthew T. Hueman MD, Bradley J. Mostoller MS, Craig D. Shriver MD, Rachel E. Ellsworth PhD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Using Center-Specific Medicare Data to Compare Cancer Care Outcomes: Are We Seeing the Whole Playing Field or Just a Blade of Grass

Thomas A. Aloia MD, MHCM, FACS
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Facility Type is Another Factor in the Volume–Outcome Relationship for Complex Hepatopancreatobiliary Procedures

Gregory C. Wilson MD, David A. Geller MD
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Dynamic Changes with Liver Atrophy as an Alternate Marker of Chemotherapy-Associated Liver Injury

Toshifumi Wakai MD, PhD, FACS, Pankaj Prasoon MD, PhD
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Goals of Treatment Sequencing for Localized Pancreatic Cancer

Douglas B. Evans MD, Mandana Kamgar MD, MPH, Susan Tsai MD, MHS
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The Impact of Dedicated Cancer Centers on Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries Undergoing Liver and Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

Rittal Mehta MPH, BDS, Aslam Ejaz MD, J. Madison Hyer MS, Diamantis I. Tsilimigras MD, Susan White PhD, Katiuscha Merath MD, Kota Sahara MD, Fabio Bagante MD, Anghela Z. Paredes MD, Jordan M. Cloyd MD, Mary Dillhoff MD, Allan Tsung MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, FACS, FRACS (Hon.)
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Facility Type is Associated with Margin Status and Overall Survival of Patients with Resected Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

Grace C. Lee MD, T. Clark Gamblin MD, MS, MBA, Zhi Ven Fong MD, MPH, Cristina R. Ferrone MD, Lipika Goyal MD, MPhil, Keith D. Lillemoe MD, Lawrence S. Blaszkowsky MD, Kenneth K. Tanabe MD, Motaz Qadan MD, PhD
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Dynamic Changes in Normal Liver Parenchymal Volume During Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer: Liver Atrophy as an Alternate Marker of Chemotherapy-Associated Liver Injury

Junichi Shindoh MD, Yuta Kobayashi MD, Keiichi Kinowaki MD, Yoshihiro Mise MD, Wataru Gonoi MD, Shuntaro Yoshida MD, Keigo Tani MD, Shuichiro Matoba MD, Hiroya Kuroyanagi MD, Masaji Hashimoto MD
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Completion of Adjuvant Chemotherapy After Upfront Surgical Resection for Pancreatic Cancer Is Uncommon Yet Associated With Improved Survival

Ariella M. Altman MD, Keith Wirth MD, Schelomo Marmor MPH, PhD, Emil Lou MD, PhD, Katherine Chang MD, Jane Y. C. Hui MD, MS, Todd M. Tuttle MD, MS, Eric H. Jensen MD, Jason W. Denbo MD
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Association of Preoperative Hypercoagulability with Poor Prognosis in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients with Microvascular Invasion After Liver Resection: A Multicenter Study

Xiu-Ping Zhang MD, Teng-Fei Zhou MD, Zhi-Heng Wang MD, Fan Zhang MD, Cheng-Qian Zhong MD, Yi-Ren Hu MD, Kang Wang MD, Zong-Tao Chai MD, Zhen-Hua Chen MD, Meng-Chao Wu MD, Wan Yee Lau MD, FRCS, FRACS (Hon), Shu-Qun Cheng MD, PhD
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Actual 10-Year Survival After Surgical Microwave Ablation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Single-Center Experience in Japan

Tomoki Ryu MD, Yuko Takami MD, PhD, Yoshiyuki Wada MD, PhD, Takanobu Hara MD, PhD, Shin Sasaki MD, Hideki Saitsu MD, PhD
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Melanoma

Time may Heal All Wounds, but While It Does, Melanoma Marches on

David W. Ollila MD, Michael O. Meyers MD
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Early Recurrence in Completely Resected IIIB and IIIC Melanoma Warrants Restaging Prior to Adjuvant Therapy

Martine Bloemendal MD, Wouter W. van Willigen MD, Kalijn F. Bol MD, PhD, Marye J. Boers-Sonderen MD, PhD, Johannes J. Bonenkamp MD, PhD, J. E. M. Werner MD, Erik H. J. G. Aarntzen MD, PhD, Rutger H. T. Koornstra MD, PhD, Jan Willem B. de Groot MD, PhD, I. Jolanda M. de Vries PhD, Jacobus J. M. van der Hoeven MD, PhD, Winald R. Gerritsen MD, PhD, Johannes H. W. de Wilt MD, PhD
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Age and Lymphovascular Invasion Accurately Predict Sentinel Lymph Node Metastasis in T2 Melanoma Patients

Michael E. Egger MD, MPH, Megan Stevenson MD, Neal Bhutiani MD, PhD, Adrienne C. Jordan MD, Charles R. Scoggins MD, MBA, Prejesh Philips MD, Robert C. G. Martin II MD, PhD, Kelly M. McMasters MD, PhD
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Characteristics Associated with Pathologic Nodal Burden in Patients Presenting with Clinical Melanoma Nodal Metastasis

Minyoung Kwak MD, Yun Song MD, Phyllis A. Gimotty PhD, Norma E. Farrow MD, Andrew D. Tieniber MD, Jonathan G. Davick MD, Gabriella N. Tortorello MD, Georgia M. Beasley MD, Craig L. Slingluff Jr. MD, Giorgos C. Karakousis MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Setting the Stage for Esophageal Cancer: Bulk versus Breadth

Benjamin D. Ferguson MD, PhD
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Prognostic Significance of Skeletal Muscle Loss During Early Postoperative Period in Elderly Patients with Esophageal Cancer

Mary J. Fidler MD, Jeffrey A. Borgia PhD, Philip D. Bonomi MD, Palmi Shah MD
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Lymph Node Station-Based Nodal Staging System for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Large-Scale Multicenter Study

Yong Yuan MD, PhD, Hyokyoung G. Hong PhD, Xiaoxi Zeng MD, PhD, Li-Yan Xu MD, Yu-Shang Yang MD, Qi-Xin Shang MD, Hong Yang MD, PhD, Yin Li MD, PhD, Yi Li PhD, Zhi-Yong Wu MD, Jian-Hua Fu MD, Xiao-Dong Yao MD, Xiu-E Xu MD, Jian-Yi Wu MD, Long-Qi Chen MD, PhD
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Thoracic Duct Resection During Esophagectomy Does Not Contribute to Improved Prognosis in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Propensity Score Matched-Cohort Study

Taro Oshikiri MD, Gosuke Takiguchi MD, Susumu Miura MD, Hironobu Goto MD, Dai Otsubo MD, Hiroshi Hasegawa MD, Masashi Yamamoto MD, Shingo Kanaji MD, Kimihiro Yamashita MD, Takeru Matsuda MD, Yasuhiro Fujino MD, Masahiro Tominaga MD, Tetsu Nakamura MD, Satoshi Suzuki MD, Yoshihiro Kakeji MD
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End-to-End Versus End-to-Side Hand-Sewn Anastomosis for Minimally Invasive McKeown Esophagectomy

Cheng-Yi Mao MD, Yu-Shang Yang MD, PhD, Yong Yuan MD, PhD, Wei-Peng Hu MD, Yong-Fan Zhao MD, Yang Hu MD, PhD, Guo-Wei Che MD, PhD, Long-Qi Chen MD, PhD
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

Establishment and Characterization of Two Novel Cholangiocarcinoma Cell Lines

Yanhua Zhang MS, Jingfeng Luo PhD, Xue Dong MS, Fang Yang MD, Miaofeng Zhang MS, Juanjuan Zhao PhD, Qiangfeng Wang MD, Fei Zhou MS, Jihong Sun MD, Xiaoming Yang PhD
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Urologic Oncology

Prognostic Role of the Immunoscore for Patients with Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder Who Underwent Radical Cystectomy

Xiang-Dong Li MD, Chao-Wen Huang MD, Ze-Fu Liu MD, Li-Juan Jiang MD, Jie-Wei Chen MD, Dan Xie MD, PhD, Fang-Jian Zhou MD, PhD, Hui-Ming Lu MD, Zhuo-Wei Liu MD, PhD
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