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Volume 14, Number 12 / December, 2007

Impact of Adjuvant Radiation on Survival: A Note of Caution When Using Cancer Registry Data to Evaluate Adjuvant Treatments

Karl Y. Bilimoria MD, Andrew K. Stewart MA, James S. Tomlinson MD, E. Greer Gay RN, PhD, Clifford Y. Ko MD, MS, MSHS, Mark S. Talamonti MD, David J. Bentrem MD
Original Papers
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Do Very Young Korean Breast Cancer Patients Have Worse Outcomes?

Jeong Kyeung Kim MD, Beom Seok Kwak MD, Jung Sun Lee MD, Soo Jung Hong MD, Hee Jeong Kim MD, Byung Ho Son MD, PhD, Sei Hyun Ahn MD, PhD
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Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava: Survival After Aggressive Management

Hiromichi Ito MD, Jason L. Hornick MD, PhD, Monica M. Bertagnolli MD, Suzanne George MD, Jeffrey A. Morgan MD, Elizabeth H. Baldini MD, MPH, Andrew J. Wagner MD, PhD, George D. Demetri MD, Chandrajit P. Raut MD, MSc
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Epithelioid Sarcoma: Prognostic Factors and Survival in a Series of Patients Treated at a Single Institution

Dario Baratti MD, Elisabetta Pennacchioli MD, Paolo G. Casali MD, Rossella Bertulli MD, Laura Lozza MD, Patrizia Olmi MD, Paola Collini MD, Stefano Radaelli MD, Marco Fiore MD, Alessandro Gronchi MD
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Breast Oncology

Prophylactic Mastectomy in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers and Women at Risk of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Long-Term Experiences at the Rotterdam Family Cancer Clinic

Bernadette A. M. Heemskerk-Gerritsen, Cecile T. M. Brekelmans, Marian B. E. Menke-Pluymers, Albert N. van Geel, Madeleine M. A. Tilanus-Linthorst, Carina C. M. Bartels, Murly Tan, Hanne E. J. Meijers-Heijboer, Jan G. M. Klijn, Caroline Seynaeve
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Surgical Resection of the Primary Tumor is Associated with Increased Long-Term Survival in Patients with Stage IV Breast Cancer after Controlling for Site of Metastasis

Ryan C. Fields MD, Donna B. Jeffe PhD, Kathryn Trinkaus PhD, Qin Zhang MD, MPE, Carey Arthur BS, Rebecca Aft MD, PhD, Jill R. Dietz MD, Timothy J. Eberlein MD, William E. Gillanders MD, Julie A. Margenthaler MD
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Breast MRI Wire-Guided Excisional Biopsy: Specimen Size as Compared to Mammogram Wire-Guided Excisional Biopsy and Implications for Use

Sara H. Javid MD, Joseph W. Carlson MD, PhD, Judy E. Garber MD, Robyn L. Birdwell MD, Susan Lester MD, PhD, Stuart Lipsitz ScD, Mehra Golshan MD
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Quantification and Phenotypic Characterization of Circulating Tumor Cells for Monitoring Response to a Preventive HER2/neu Vaccine-Based Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study

Alexander Stojadinovic MD, Elizabeth A. Mittendorf MD, Jarrod P. Holmes MD, Asna Amin MD, Matthew T. Hueman MD, Sathibalan Ponniah PhD, George E. Peoples MD
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The Prognostic Significance of Micrometastases in Breast Cancer: A SEER Population-Based Analysis

Steven L. Chen MD, MBA, Francesca M. Hoehne MD, Armando E. Giuliano MD
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Clinical Trials

Participation in Surgical Oncology Clinical Trials: Gender-, Race/Ethnicity-, and Age-based Disparities

John H. Stewart IV, MD, Alain G. Bertoni MD, MPH, Jennifer L. Staten BS, Edward A. Levine MD, Cary P. Gross MD
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Editorial

Editorial: More Answers About Prophylactic Mastectomy

William C. Wood MD
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Endoscopic Ultrasound for Gastric Cancer: A Technique for Preoperative Risk Stratification in Need of Further Refinements

Mark Talamonti MD
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Editorial on “Simultaneous resections of colorectal cancer and synchronous liver metastases: a multi-institutional analysis”

Charlotte Ariyan MD, Douglas Wong MD, Yuman Fong MD
Gastrointestinal Oncology
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Editorials

Primary Tumor Resection in Stage IV Breast Cancer: Consistent Benefit, or Consistent Bias?

Seema A. Khan MD
Breast Oncology
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Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Isolated Adrenal Metastasis: The Right Thing to Do and the Right Way to Do It

Quan-Yang Duh MD
Endocrine Tumors
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Can We Understand the Clinical Biology of Gastric Cancer and Exploit it? May be, but It is a Challenge!

Jaffer A. Ajani M.D.
Gastrointestinal Oncology
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Intrahepatic Lymphatic Invasion Independently Predicts Poor Survival and recurrences after Hepatectomy in Patients with Colorectal Carcinoma Liver Metastases

Daniel Jaeck MD, PhD, FRCS, Elie Oussoultzoglou MD
Gastrointestinal Oncology
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Radiofrequency Ablation Combined with Resection Enhances Chance for Curative Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Ronnie T. P. Poon MS, PhD, FRCS (Edin), FACS
Hepatic and Pancreatic Tumors
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Educational Review

Salvage Surgery Following Downstaging of Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma—A Strategy to Increase Resectability

Wan Yee Lau MD, FACS, FRCS, FRACS(Hon), Eric C. H. Lai MB ChB, MRCSEd, FRACS
Review Papers
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The Importance of Local Control in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Historical Review and a Discussion of Ongoing Issues

Mary Morrogh MD, Patrick I. Borgen MD, Tari A. King MD
Breast Oncology
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Endocrine Tumors

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Isolated Adrenal Metastasis

Vivian E. Strong MD, Michael D’Angelica MD, Laura Tang MD, Francesco Prete MD, Mithat Gönen PhD, Daniel Coit MD, Karim A. Touijer MD, Yuman Fong MD, Murray F. Brennan MD
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Minimally Invasive Radio-guided Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Brian R. Untch MD, Michael E. Barfield BS, Joe Bason BS, John A. Olson Jr. MD, PhD
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Cell Cycle Regulators Show Diagnostic and Prognostic Utility for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Adrienne Melck MD, MPH, Hamid Masoudi MD, Obi L. Griffith BSc, Ashish Rajput MD, Graeme Wilkins MD, FRCP, Sam Bugis MD, FRCSC, Steven J. M. Jones PhD, Sam M. Wiseman MD, FRCSC
Original Papers
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Does Graded Histologic Response After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Predict Survival for Completely Resected Gastric Cancer?

John C. Mansour MD, Laura Tang MD, Manish Shah MD, David Bentrem MD, David S. Klimstra MD, Mithat Gonen PhD, David P. Kelsen MD, Murray F. Brennan MD, Daniel G. Coit MD
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Prognostic Significance of Osteopontin Expression in Human Gastric Carcinoma

Motoshige Higashiyama MD, Tetsuo Ito MD, PhD, Eiji Tanaka MD, PhD, Yutaka Shimada MD, PhD, FACS
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Predictors of Early Postoperative Quality of Life after Elective Resection for Colorectal Cancer

A. Sharma MRCS, MS, D. M. Sharp PhD, L. G. Walker MA, PhD, J. R. T. Monson MD, FRCS
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Incidence of Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula and Hyperamylasemia after Cytoreductive surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Shigeki Kusamura MD, PhD, Dario Baratti MD, Adelmo Antonucci MD, Rami Younan MD, Barbara Laterza MD, Grazia Daniela Oliva MD, Cecilia Gavazzi MD, Marcello Deraco MD
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Reduced Expression of Apaf-1 in Colorectal Adenocarcinoma Correlates with Tumor Progression and Aggressive Phenotype

Seung Sam Paik MD, Ki-Seok Jang MD, Young Soo Song MD, Si-Hyong Jang MD, Kyueng-Whan Min MD, Hong Xiu Han MD, Woong Na MD, Kang Hong Lee MD, Dongho Choi MD, Se Jin Jang MD
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Simultaneous Resections of Colorectal Cancer and Synchronous Liver Metastases: A Multi-institutional Analysis

Srinevas K. Reddy MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, Daria Zorzi MD, Ana L. Gleisner MD, Dario Ribero MD, Lia Assumpcao MD, Andrew S. Barbas BS, Eddie K. Abdalla MD, Michael A. Choti MD, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey MD, Kirk A. Ludwig MD, Christopher R. Mantyh MD, Michael A. Morse MD, Bryan M. Clary MD
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Population-Based Study of Islet Cell Carcinoma

James C. Yao MD, Milton P. Eisner PhD, Colleen Leary MPH, Cecile Dagohoy MD, Alexandria Phan MD, Asif Rashid MD, Manal Hassan MD, PhD, MPH, Douglas B. Evans MD
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Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) and Activated Extracellular Signal-regulated Kinase (p-Erk) in Surgically Resected Pancreatic Cancer

M. M. Javle MD, J. F. Gibbs MD, K. K. Iwata PhD, Y. Pak PhD, P. Rutledge MA, MBA, J. Yu PhD, J. D. Black PhD, D. Tan MD, T. Khoury MD
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Clinical and Prognostic Significance of RhoA and RhoC Gene Expression in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Ahmad Faried MD, PhD, Leri S. Faried MD, Nurhayat Usman MD, Hiroyuki Kato MD, PhD, Hiroyuki Kuwano MD, PhD
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Pretreatment Gene Expression Profiles Can Be Used to Predict Response to Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy in Esophageal Cancer

Cuong Duong, Danielle M. Greenawalt, Adam Kowalczyk, Marianne L. Ciavarella, Garvesh Raskutti, William K. Murray, Wayne A. Phillips, Robert J. S. Thomas
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Gynecologic Oncology

Surgical Management of Mesenteric Lymph Node Metastasis in Patients Undergoing Rectosigmoid Colectomy for Locally Advanced Ovarian Carcinoma

Ritu Salani MD, Teresa Diaz-Montes MPH MD, Robert L. Giuntoli II MD, Robert E. Bristow MD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Strong Immunohistochemical Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Predicts Overall Survival in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Gary M. Tse FRCPC, Anthony W. H. Chan MBChB, Kwok-Hung Yu FRCR, Ann D. King FRCR, Ka-Tak Wong FRCR, George G. Chen PhD, Raymond K. Y. Tsang FRCS, Amy B. W. Chan FHKCPath
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Hepatic and Pancreatic Tumors

Intrahepatic Lymphatic Invasion Independently Predicts Poor Survival and Recurrences after Hepatectomy in Patients with Colorectal Carcinoma Liver Metastases

Pavel V. Korita MD, Toshifumi Wakai MD, PhD, Yoshio Shirai MD, PhD, Jun Sakata MD, PhD, Kazuyasu Takizawa MD, Pauldion V. Cruz MD, PhD, Yoichi Ajioka MD, PhD, Katsuyoshi Hatakeyama MD, PhD, FACS
Original Papers
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Preoperative Portal Vein Embolization and Surgical Resection in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Small Future Liver Remnant Volume: Comparison with Transarterial Chemoembolization

Dong Dae Seo MD, Han Chu Lee MD, Myoung Kuk Jang MD, Hyun Ju Min MD, Kang Mo Kim MD, Young Suk Lim MD, Young-Hwa Chung MD, Yung Sang Lee MD, Dong Jin Suh MD, Gi-Young Ko MD, Young-Joo Lee MD, Sung-Gyu Lee MD
Original Papers
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Combined Hepatectomy and Radiofrequency Ablation for Multifocal Hepatocellular Carcinomas: Long-term Follow-up Results and Prognostic Factors

Dongil Choi MD, Hyo K. Lim MD, Jae-Won Joh MD, Sung-Joo Kim MD, Min Ju Kim MD, Hyunchul Rhim MD, Young-sun Kim MD, Byung Chul Yoo MD, Seung Woon Paik MD, Cheol Keun Park MD
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Inhibition of Proliferation by Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Chemoresistant Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Justin Hering MD, Sean Garrean MD, Thomas R. Dekoj MD, Anthony Razzak BS, Abdul Saied MD, Jose Trevino MD, Tricia A. Babcock MS, N. Joseph Espat MD, MS, FACS
Original Papers
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Laboratory Research

Development and Characterization of Gemcitabine-Resistant Pancreatic Tumor Cells

Ami N. Shah, Justin M. Summy, Jing Zhang, Serk In Park, Nila U. Parikh, Gary E. Gallick
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Melanomas

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Cutaneous Melanoma: A Case-Control Study

Ilkka Koskivuo MD, Lauri Talve MD, PhD, Pia Vihinen MD, PhD, Maija Mäki MD, PhD, Tero Vahlberg MSc, Erkki Suominen MD, PhD
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Multimedia Article

Site-Specific Gene Expression Profiles and Novel Molecular Prognostic Factors in Patients with Lower Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinoma Diffusely Metastatic to Liver or Peritoneum

Sheelu Varghese PhD, Monika Burness MD, Hui Xu MS, Tatiana Beresnev MD, James Pingpank MD, H. Richard Alexander MD
Original Papers
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Original Paper

Surgical Indication for Non-curative Endoscopic Resection in Early Gastric Cancer

Keun Won Ryu MD, Il Ju Choi MD, Young Woo Doh MD, Myeong-Cherl Kook MD, Chan Gyoo Kim MD, Hyun-Jung Park RN, Jun Ho Lee MD, Jong-Seok Lee MD, Jong Yeul Lee MD, Young Woo Kim MD, Jae-Moon Bae MD
Gastrointestinal Oncology
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Original Papers

The Predictive Value of Ductography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Management of Nipple Discharge

Mary Morrogh M.D., Elizabeth A. Morris M.D., Laura Liberman M.D., Patrick I. Borgen M.D., Tari A. King M.D.
Breast Oncology
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A Critical Appraisal of the Role of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Colorectal Liver Metastases: A Case-Controlled Study

H. Z. Malik, S. Farid, A. Al-Mukthar, A. Anthoney, G. J. Toogood, J. P. A. Lodge, K. R. Prasad
Gastrointestinal Oncology
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Pediatric Oncology

L1 Is Associated With Favorable Outcome in Neuroblastomas in Contrast to Adult Tumors

Robin Wachowiak MD, Henning C. Fiegel MD, Jussuf T. Kaifi MD, Alexander Quaas MD, Annika Krickhahn MS, Paulus G. Schurr MD, Rudolf Erttmann MD, Melitta Schachner PhD, Dietrich Kluth MD, Guido Sauter MD, Jakob R. Izbicki MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Combined Prognostic Value of Both RelA and IκB-α Expression in Human Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dianliang Zhang MD, PhD, Xianqing Jin MD, Fuling Wang MD, Shan Wang MD, PhD, Chun Deng MD, PhD, Zongwei Gao MD, Chunbao Guo MD, PhD
Original Papers
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Dosimetric Evaluation of Radiation Exposure During I-125 Vicryl Mesh Implants: Implications for ACOSOG z4032

Ryan P. Smith MD, Matthew Schuchert MD, Krishna Komanduri PhD, Steven Burton MD, Dwight E. Heron MD, James D. Luketich MD, Thomas d’Amato MD, Rodney Landreneau MD
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Urologic Oncology

Partial Penectomy for Patients With Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Penis: The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Experience

Ruslan Korets MD, Theresa M. Koppie MD, Mark E. Snyder BA, Paul Russo MD
Original Papers
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