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Volume 16, Number 9 / September, 2009

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Complete Soft Tissue Sarcoma Resection is a Viable Treatment Option for Select Elderly Patients

G. Lahat MD, A. R. Dhuka BSc, S. Lahat MD, A. J. Lazar MD, PhD, V. O. Lewis MD, P. P. Lin MD, B. Feig MD, J. N. Cormier MD, K. K. Hunt MD, P. W. T. Pisters MD, R. E. Pollock MD, PhD, D. Lev MD
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Desmoid-Type Fibromatosis: A Front-Line Conservative Approach to Select Patients for Surgical Treatment

Marco Fiore MD, Françoise Rimareix MD, Luigi Mariani MD, Julien Domont MD, Paola Collini MD, Cecile Le Péchoux MD, Paolo G. Casali MD, Axel Le Cesne MD, Alessandro Gronchi MD, Sylvie Bonvalot MD, PhD
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Breast Oncology

Patterns of Care with a Positive Sentinel Node: Echoes of an Opportunity Missed

Monica Morrow MD
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Survey of ASCO Members on Management of Sentinel Node Micrometastases in Breast Cancer: Variation in Treatment Recommendations According to Specialty

Nabil Wasif MD, Xing Ye MS, Armando E. Giuliano MD, FACS
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Factors Associated with Optimal Cosmetic Results at 36 Months in Patients Treated with Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) on the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) MammoSite® Breast Brachytherapy Registry Trial

Sharad Goyal MD, Atif J. Khan MD, Frank Vicini MD, Peter D. Beitsch MD, Maureen Lyden MS, Martin Keisch MD, Bruce G. Haffty MD
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Feasibility of Axillary Reverse Mapping During Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer Patients

Federico Casabona MD, Stefano Bogliolo MD, Mario Valenzano Menada MD, Paolo Sala MD, Giuseppe Villa MD, Simone Ferrero MD
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Postoperative Prophylactic Antibiotics and Surgical Site Infection Rates in Breast Surgery Patients

Alyssa D. Throckmorton MD, Judy C. Boughey MD, FACS, Sarah Y. Boostrom MD, Andrea C. Holifield BNS, CNP, Melissa M. Stobbs BS, Tanya Hoskin MS, Larry M. Baddour MD, FACP, Amy C. Degnim MD, FACS
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Clinical Significance of Axillary Microresiduals After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients with Cytologically Proven Metastases

Masahiro Sakakibara MD, Takeshi Nagashima MD, Masami Kadowaki MD, Yasuhide Onai MD, Toshihiko Fujimori MD, Jissei Yokomizo MD, Hiroshi Suzuki MD, Koya Fushimi MD, Yukio Nakatani MD, Masaru Miyazaki MD
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Challenges in Personalizing Decisions on Whole, Partial or No Breast Irradiation and Extent of Surgery for Early Breast Cancer

Atif J. Khan
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Isolated Tumor Cells in Sentinel Lymph Node and Clinical Implications for Early Breast Cancer

D. Ziogas MD, E. G. Lykoudis MD, G. C. Zografos MD
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Response to Letter to the Editor: Isolated Tumor Cells in Sentinel Lymph Nodes and Clinical Implications for Early Breast Cancer

Elizabeth A. Mittendorf MD, Kelly K. Hunt MD
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Controversies in the Management of Hepatic Colorectal Metastases

Controversies in the Management of Hepatic Colorectal Metastases

Michael A. Choti MD, MBA, FACS
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Chemotherapy-Associated Hepatotoxicity: Do We Need to Be Concerned?

Michael A. Choti MD, MBA, FACS
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Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases: Is It Time to Reconsider Traditional Paradigms of Management?

Srinevas K. Reddy MD, Andrew S. Barbas MD, Bryan M. Clary MD
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Liver Resection for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer in the Presence of Extrahepatic Disease

Darren R. Carpizo MD, PhD, Michael D’Angelica MD
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Outcomes of Ablation Versus Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases: Are We Comparing Apples with Oranges?

Susan Tsai MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, FACS
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CONTROVERSIES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HEPATIC COLORECTAL METASTASES

The Role of Preoperative Chemotherapy in Patients with Resectable Colorectal Liver Metastases

Stéphane Benoist MD, PhD, Bernard Nordlinger MD
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Endocrine Tumors

High Rate of Multifocality and Occult Lymph Node Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Arising in Thyroglossal Duct Cysts

Dana M. Hartl MD, PhD, Abir Al Ghuzlan MD, Linda Chami MD, Sophie Leboulleux MD, Martin Schlumberger MD, PhD, Jean-Paul Travagli MD
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Charcoal Suspension Tattoo Localization for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Recurrence

Dana M. Hartl MD PhD, Linda Chami MD, Abir Al Ghuzlan MD, Sophie Leboulleux MD, Eric Baudin MD PhD, Martin Schlumberger MD PhD, Jean-Paul Travagli MD
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High Recurrent Rate of Multicentric Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Jen-Der Lin MD, Tzu-Chieh Chao MD, PhD, Chuen Hsueh MD, Sheng-Fong Kuo MD
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Erratum

Importance of Early Splenectomy in Patients with Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma and Severe Thrombocytopenia

Andrew A. Gumbs MD, Jasmine Zain MD, Ellen Neylon RN, Barbara MacGregor-Cortelli RN, Molly Patterson BA, Owen A. O’Connor MD, PhD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

CRP Genetic Polymorphism Is Associated with Lymph Node Metastasis in Thoracic Esophageal Squamous Cell Cancer

Satoru Motoyama MD, PhD, Masatomo Miura PhD, Yudai Hinai PhD, Kiyotomi Maruyama MD, PhD, Shuetsu Usami MD, Hajime Saito MD, PhD, Yoshihiro Minamiya MD, PhD, Shigeru Satoh MD, PhD, Katsuyuki Murata MD, PhD, Toshio Suzuki PhD, Jun-ichi Ogawa MD, PhD
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Expression of Lysyl Oxidase Is Correlated with Lymph Node Metastasis and Poor Prognosis in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Makoto Sakai MD, Hiroyuki Kato MD, PhD, Akihiko Sano MD, Naritaka Tanaka MD, Takanori Inose MD, Hitoshi Kimura MD, PhD, Makoto Sohda MD, PhD, Masanobu Nakajima MD, PhD, Hiroyuki Kuwano MD, PhD
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Outcome of Locally Recurrent and Metastatic Angiosarcoma

G. Lahat MD, A. R. Dhuka BSc, S. Lahat, K. D. Smith MD, R. E. Pollock MD, PhD, K. K. Hunt MD, V. Ravi MD, A. J. Lazar MD, PhD, D. Lev MD
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Chemosensitivity and Survival in Gastric Cancer Patients with Microsatellite Instability

Eiji Oki MD, PhD, Yoshihiro Kakeji MD, PhD, Yan Zhao MD, PhD, Rintaro Yoshida MD, Koji Ando MD, Takanobu Masuda MD, Kippei Ohgaki MD, PhD, Masaru Morita MD, PhD, Yoshihiko Maehara MD, PhD, FACS
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Serum p53 Antibody as Tumor Marker for Follow-Up of Colorectal Cancer After Curative Resection

Reiping Tang MD, Chien Yuh Yeh MD, Jeng-Yi Wang MD, Chung Rong Changchien MD, Jinn-Shiun Chen MD, Ling Ling Hsieh DrPH
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CT Versus Intraoperative Peritoneal Cancer Index in Colorectal Cancer Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: Importance of the Difference Between Statistical Significance and Clinical Relevance

Jesus Esquivel MD, FACS, Terence C. Chua BScMed(Hons)
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CT Peritoneal Cancer Index in Colorectal Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

Tristan D. Yan BSc(Med) MBBS PhD
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Totally Laparoscopic Gastrectomy: A Reality for USA and Europe?

Christof Hottenrott MD, Ernst Hanisch MD, Dimosthenis Ziogas MD, Dimitrios H. Roukos MD
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Reply to “Totally Laparoscopic Gastrectomy: A Reality for USA and Europe?” (ASO-2009-04-0501.R1)

Vivian E. Strong MD, Peter J. Allen MD, Murray F. Brennan MD, Daniel G. Coit MD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Disparities in Gastric Cancer Outcomes Among Asian Ethnicities in the USA

Joseph Kim MD, Brian Mailey MD, Maheswari Senthil MD, Avo Artinyan MD, MS, Can-Lan Sun MD, PhD, Smita Bhatia MD, MPH
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Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Tumors

Timing Means Everything, Maybe

Steven R. Alberts MD, MPH
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T Cell Infiltrate Predicts Long-Term Survival Following Resection of Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases

Steven C. Katz MD, Venu Pillarisetty MD, Zubin M. Bamboat MD, Jinru Shia MD, Cyrus Hedvat MD, Mithat Gonen PhD, William Jarnagin MD, Yuman Fong MD, Leslie Blumgart MD, Michael D’Angelica MD, Ronald P. DeMatteo MD
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CD74 Is a Novel Prognostic Factor for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer Receiving Multimodal Therapy

Shigenori Nagata MD, PhD, Yu-Fen Jin MD, PhD, Katsuhiko Yoshizato, Miki Tomoeda DDS, PhD, Misa Song MD, Norishige Iizuka MD, Masanori Kitamura MD, Hidenori Takahashi MD, PhD, Hidetoshi Eguchi MD, PhD, Hiroaki Ohigashi MD, PhD, Osamu Ishikawa MD, PhD, Yasuhiko Tomita MD, PhD
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Both Fibrous Capsule Formation and Extracapsular Penetration Are Powerful Predictors of Poor Survival in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Histological Assessment of 365 Patients in Japan

Tomohiro Iguchi MD, Shinichi Aishima PhD, Kensaku Sanefuji MD, Nobuhiro Fujita MD, Keishi Sugimachi PhD, Tomonobu Gion PhD, Akinobu Taketomi PhD, Ken Shirabe PhD, Yoshihiko Maehara PhD, Masazumi Tsuneyoshi PhD
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Is Endoscopic Papillectomy Safe for Ampullary Adenomas with High-Grade Dysplasia?

Ji Hun Kim MD, Jin Hong Kim MD, Jae Ho Han MD, Byung Moo Yoo MD, Myung Wook Kim MD, Wook Hwan Kim MD
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Hepatic Stellate Cells May Relate to Progression of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

Hirohisa Okabe MD, Toru Beppu PhD, Hiromitsu Hayashi PhD, Kei Horino PhD, Toshiro Masuda MD, Hiroyuki Komori PhD, Shinji Ishikawa PhD, Masayuki Watanabe PhD, Hiroshi Takamori, Ken-ichi Iyama PhD, Hideo Baba MD, PhD, FACS
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The Impact of Obesity on Outcomes Following Pancreatectomy for Malignancy

Matthew Benns MD, Charles Woodall MD, Charles Scoggins MD, MBA, Kelly McMasters MD, PhD, Robert Martin MD, PhD
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Melanomas

Predictive Factors of Regional Toxicity and Serum Creatine Phosphokinase Levels After Isolated Limb Infusion for Melanoma: A Multi-Institutional Analysis

Alfredo A. Santillan MD, MPH, Keith A. Delman MD, Georgia M. Beasley MD, Paul J. Mosca MD, Steven N. Hochwald MD, Stephen R. Grobmyer MD, Robert H. Andtbacka MD, R. Dirk Noyes MD, John M. Kane MD, Merrick I. Ross MD, Douglas S. Tyler MD, Jonathan S. Zager MD, FACS
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The Contoured Staged Marginal and Central Surgical Excision Technique With En Face Histopathological Analysis: Useful Additions in the Armamentarium for Treating and Diagnosing Melanoma In Situ

Jane Messina MD, Mecker G. Möller MD, Vernon K. Sondak MD, L. Frank Glass MD, C. Wayne Cruse MD
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Multimedia Article

One-Staged Subtotal Sacrectomy for Primary Sacral Tumor

Chucheep Sahakitrungruang MD, MSc, Kraisri Chantra MD
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Radiation Oncology

Challenges in Personalizing Decisions on Whole, Partial or No Breast Irradiation and Extent of Surgery for Early Breast Cancer

Pericles Tsekeris MD, Antonio Capizello MD, Dimitrios Roukos MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Reduced Axin Protein Expression Is Associated with a Poor Prognosis in Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Esophagus

Anna Fen-Yau Li MD, PhD, Po-Kuei Hsu MD, Ching Tzao MD, Yi-Ching Wang PhD, I-Chun Hung BS, Min-Hsiung Huang MD, Han-Shui Hsu MD, PhD
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

mTOR Signaling Pathway Is a Target for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Yan-Jie Zhang PhD, MD, Qiang Dai MD, Dan-Feng Sun PhD, MD, Hua Xiong PhD, MD, Xiao-Qing Tian PhD, MD, Feng-Hou Gao PhD, Mang-Hua Xu BA, Guo-Qiang Chen PhD, MD, Ze-Guang Han PhD, MD, Jing-Yuan Fang PhD, MD
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Rapamycin Inhibits Hepatectomy-Induced Stimulation of Metastatic Tumor Growth by Reduction of Angiogenesis, Microvascular Blood Perfusion, and Tumor Cell Proliferation

Kathrin Rupertus MD, Christian Dahlem MD, Michael D. Menger MD, Martin K. Schilling MD, Otto Kollmar MD
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Comprehensive Analysis of the Clinical Significance of Inducing Pluripotent Stemness-Related Gene Expression in Colorectal Cancer Cells

Yasumitsu Saiki MD, Shinya Ishimaru MD, PhD, Koshi Mimori MD, PhD, Yasushi Takatsuno MD, Makoto Nagahara MD, Hideshi Ishii MD, PhD, Kazutaka Yamada MD, Masaki Mori MD, PhD, FACS
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Hepatic Stellate Cells Promote Liver Metastasis of Colon Cancer Cells by the Action of SDF-1/CXCR4 Axis

Ryo Matsusue MD, Hajime Kubo MD, PhD, Shigeo Hisamori MD, Kae Okoshi MD, PhD, Hidekazu Takagi MD, Koya Hida MD, Keiko Nakano MSci, Atsushi Itami MD, PhD, Kenji Kawada MD, PhD, Satoshi Nagayama MD, PhD, Yoshiharu Sakai MD, PhD
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