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Volume 21, Number 12 / November, 2014

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Small Soft Tissue Sarcomas Do Metastasize: Identification of High-Risk Tumors

Emelie Styring MD, PhD, Linda Hartman PhD, Mef Nilbert MD, Pehr Rissler MD, Anders Rydholm MD, Fredrik Vult von Steyern MD
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Breast Oncology

Targeting Regional Nodal Basins in Breast Cancer Patients: Exactly What Are We Treating?

Sharad Goyal MD, Bruce G. Haffty MD
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Breast Radiotherapy (RT) Using Tangential Fields (TgF): A Prospective Evaluation of the Dose Distribution in the Sentinel Lymph Node (SLN) Area as Determined Intraoperatively by Clip Placement

Yazid Belkacemi MD, PhD, Veronique Bigorie MD, Qiong PAN MD, Ryan Bouaita MD, Frederic Pigneur MD, Emmanuel Itti MD, PhD, Hakima Badaoui MD, Elias Assaf MD, Philippe Caillet MD, Elie Calitchi MD, Romain Bosc MD
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Characterization and Treatment of Local Recurrence Following Breast Conservation for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

Caprice C. Greenberg MD MPH, Laurel A. Habel PhD, Melissa E. Hughes MSc, Larissa Nekhlyudov MD MPH, Ninah Achacoso MS, Luana Acton, Deborah Schrag MD, Wei Jiang MSc, Stephen Edge MD, Jane C. Weeks MD MSc, Rinaa S. Punglia MD MPH
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Full-Thickness Closure in Breast-Conserving Surgery: The Impact on Radiotherapy Target Definition for Boost and Partial Breast Irradiation. A Multimodality Image Evaluation

Mariska D. den Hartogh MD, H. J. G. Desirée van den Bongard MD, PhD, Melanie T. M. Davidson PhD, Alexis N. T. J. Kotte PhD, Helena M. Verkooijen MD, PhD, Marielle E. P. Philippens MD, PhD, Marco van Vulpen MD, PhD, Bram van Asselen PhD, Jean-Philippe Pignol MD, PhD
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Estrogen Receptor, Progesterone Receptor, and HER2 Status Predict Lymphovascular Invasion and Lymph Node Involvement

Stacy Ugras MD, Michelle Stempel MPH, Sujata Patil PhD, Monica Morrow MD
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Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: A Critical Analysis of the ELIOT and TARGIT Trials. Part 1—ELIOT

Melvin J. Silverstein MD, Gerd Fastner MD, Sergio Maluta MD, Roland Reitsamer MD, Donald A. Goer PhD, Frank Vicini MD, David Wazer MD
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Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: A Critical Analysis of the ELIOT and TARGIT Trials. Part 2—TARGIT

Melvin J. Silverstein MD, Gerd Fastner MD, Sergio Maluta MD, Roland Reitsamer MD, Donald A. Goer PhD, Frank Vicini MD, David Wazer MD
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Colorectal Cancer

A Meta-Analysis to Determine the Effect of Primary Tumor Resection for Stage IV Colorectal Cancer with Unresectable Metastases on Patient Survival

Cillian Clancy MB BCh, MRCSI, John P. Burke PhD MRCSI, Mitchel Barry MD, FRCSI, Matthew F. Kalady MD FASCRS, J. Calvin Coffey PhD FRCSI
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Treatment Delay in Surgically-Treated Colon Cancer: Does It Affect Outcomes?

Ramzi Amri MSc, Liliana G. Bordeianou MD, Patricia Sylla MD, David L. Berger MD
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Association Between Palliative Resection of the Primary Tumor and Overall Survival in a Population-Based Cohort of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients

Gillian Gresham MSc, Daniel J. Renouf MD, MPH, Matthew Chan BScH, Hagen F. Kennecke MD, Howard J. Lim MD, Carl Brown MD, Winson Y. Cheung MD, MPH
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The Diagnostic Value of One-Step Nucleic acid Amplification (OSNA) for Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Colon Cancer Patients

F. J. Vogelaar MD, M. S. Reimers MD, R. L. A. van der Linden, J. C. van der Linden MD, PhD, V. T. H. B. M. Smit MD, PhD, D. J. Lips MD, PhD, C. J. H. van de Velde MD, PhD, K. Bosscha MD, PhD
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A Safety and Feasibility Study of an Allogeneic Colon Cancer Cell Vaccine Administered with a Granulocyte–Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor–Producing Bystander Cell Line in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Lei Zheng MD, PhD, Barish H. Edil MD, Kevin C. Soares MD, Khaled El-Shami MD, PhD, Jennifer N. Uram PhD, Carol Judkins BS, Zhe Zhang MS, Beth Onners BS, Daniel Laheru MD, Drew Pardoll MD, Elizabeth M. Jaffee MD, Richard D. Schulick MD, MBA
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The Emerging Role of Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio in Determining Colorectal Cancer Treatment Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

George Malietzis MRCS, Marco Giacometti MD, Robin H. Kennedy FRCS, Thanos Athanasiou FECTS, Omer Aziz FRCS, John T. Jenkins MD, FRCS
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Endocrine Tumors

Surgeon and Staff Radiation Exposure During Radioguided Parathyroidectomy at a High-Volume Institution

Sarah C. Oltmann MD, Andrew V. Brekke, Jose D. Macatangay MS, David F. Schneider MD, MS, Herbert Chen MD, Rebecca S. Sippel MD
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Robotic Thyroidectomy for Cancer in the US: Patterns of Use and Short-Term Outcomes

Mohamed Abdelgadir Adam MD, Paul Speicher MD, John Pura MPH, Michaela A. Dinan PhD, Shelby D. Reed PhD, Sanziana A. Roman MD, Julie A. Sosa MD, MA
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Predictors of Hemodynamic Instability During Surgery for Pheochromocytoma

Colleen M. Kiernan MD, Liping Du PhD, Xi Chen PhD, James T. Broome MD, Chanjuan Shi MD, Mary F. Peters CRNA, Carmen C. Solorzano MD
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Robotic Total Thyroidectomy with Modified Radical Neck Dissection via Unilateral Retroauricular Approach

Hyung Kwon Byeon MD, F. Christopher Holsinger MD, Ralph P. Tufano MD, Hyo Jin Chung MD, Won Shik Kim MD, Yoon Woo Koh MD, Eun Chang Choi MD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Current Trends in the Management of Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

John T. Miura MD, Fabian M. Johnston MD, MHS, T. Clark Gamblin MD, MS, Kiran K. Turaga MD, MPH
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Laparoscopic Narrow-Band Imaging for the Diagnosis of Peritoneal Metastasis in Gastric Cancer

Hirotoshi Kikuchi MD, PhD, Kinji Kamiya MD, PhD, Yoshihiro Hiramatsu MD, PhD, Shinichiro Miyazaki MD, Masayoshi Yamamoto MD, PhD, Manabu Ohta MD, PhD, Satoshi Baba MD, PhD, Hiroyuki Konno MD, PhD
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Does Obesity Affect Outcomes of Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemoperfusion for Disseminated Mucinous Appendiceal Neoplasms?

Patricio M. Polanco MD, Alvaro I. Sanchez MD, MS, Lekshmi Ramalingam MD, Heather Jones MPA-C, Amer Zureikat MD, Matthew Holtzman MD, Steven Ahrendt MD, James Pingpank MD, Herbert J. Zeh MD, David L. Bartlett MD, Haroon A. Choudry MD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Influence of Intraperitoneal Dissemination Assessed by Laparoscopy on Prognosis of Advanced Ovarian Cancer: An Exploratory Analysis of a Single-Institution Experience

Giuseppe Vizzielli MD, Barbara Costantini MD, Lucia Tortorella MD, Marco Petrillo MD, Francesco Fanfani MD, Vito Chiantera MD, Alfredo Ercoli PhD, Raffaella Iodice MD, Giovanni Scambia MD, Anna Fagotti PhD
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Head and Neck Oncology

What’s Old is New Again : Editorial about “Total Thyroidectomy is Associated with Increased Risk of Complications for Low- and High-Volume Surgeons,” by Hauch et al., doi:10.1245/s10434-014-3846-8

Julie Ann Sosa MD, MA, FACS
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The Importance of Surgical Volume on Outcomes in Thyroid Surgery Revisited: Old is in Again : Editorial Response to “What’s Old is New Again” by Julie Ann Sosa (doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-3850-z)

Adam Hauch MD, MBA, Zaid Al-Qurayshi MBChB, MPH, Gregory Randolph MD, FACS, Emad Kandil MD, FACS
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Total Thyroidectomy is Associated with Increased Risk of Complications for Low- and High-Volume Surgeons

Adam Hauch MD, MBA, Zaid Al-Qurayshi MBChB, MPH, Gregory Randolph MD, FACS, Emad Kandil MD, FACS
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Minimally Invasive Selective Neck Dissection: A Prospective Study of Endoscopically Assisted Dissection via a Small Submandibular Approach in cT1–2N0 Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Song Fan MD, Fa-Ya Liang MD, Wei-Liang Chen MD, Zhao-Hui Yang MD, PhD, Xiao-Ming Huang MD, PhD, You-Yuan Wang MD, Zhao-Yu Lin MD, Da-Ming Zhang MD, Bin Zhou MD, Wei-Xiong Chen MD, Qiang Chai MD, Hui-Jin Wang MD, Chao-Bin Pan MD, PhD, Qi-Xiang Liang MD, Xin Yu MD, Eduardo Dias-Ribeiro DDS, MSc, Yu-Huan Feng MD, Jin-Song Li MD, PhD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Society of Surgical Oncology 2014 Presidential Address

V. Suzanne Klimberg MD
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Annals of Surgical Oncology: The First 20 Years

Charles M. Balch, Mark S. Roh, Deborah Whippen, V. Suzanne Klimberg
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Cost Effectiveness of Different Central Venous Approaches for Port Placement and Use in Adult Oncology Patients: Evidence From a Randomized Three-Arm Trial

Roberto Biffi MD, Simonetta Pozzi MD, Guido Bonomo MD, Paolo Della Vigna MD, Lorenzo Monfardini MD, Davide Radice MSc, Nicole Rotmensz MSc, Maria Giulia Zampino MD, Nicola Fazio MD, Franco Orsi MD
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Choosing a Cancer Surgeon: Analyzing Factors in Patient Decision Making Using a Best–Worst Scaling Methodology

Aslam Ejaz MD, MPH, Gaya Spolverato MD, John F. Bridges PhD, Neda Amini, Yuhree Kim MD, MPH, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

The Hanging Maneuver Facilitates Laparoscopic Right Hepatectomy

David A. Geller MD
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Pure Laparoscopic Right Hepatectomy with␣the␣Hanging Maneuver for␣Multiple Hepatocellular Adenomas

Safi Dokmak MD, Yacine Ben Safta MD, Fadhel Samir Ftériche MD, Béatrice Aussilhou MD, Jacques Belghiti MD
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Preoperative Aspartate Aminotransferase to Platelet Ratio is an Independent Prognostic Factor for Hepatitis B-Induced Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Hepatic Resection

Shun-Li Shen MD, PhD, Shun-Jun Fu MD, Bin Chen MD, PhD, Ming Kuang MD, PhD, Shao-Qiang Li MD, PhD, Yun-Peng Hua MD, PhD, Li-Jian Liang MD, Pi Guo MD, Yuantao Hao MD, PhD, Bao-Gang Peng MD, PhD
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Diabetes Mellitus and Increased Postoperative Risk of Acute Renal Failure After Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Nationwide Population-Based Study

Ming-Shian Tsai MD, Cheng-Li Lin MSc, Shih-Ni Chang MSc, Po-Huang Lee MD, Chia-Hung Kao MD
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Clinicopathological and Prognostic Significance of Preoperative Serum Zinc Status in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Initial Hepatectomy

Katsunori Imai MD, PhD, Toru Beppu MD, PhD, Takanobu Yamao MD, Hirohisa Okabe MD, PhD, Hiromitsu Hayashi MD, PhD, Hidetoshi Nitta MD, PhD, Daisuke Hashimoto MD, PhD, Kosuke Mima MD, PhD, Shigeki Nakagawa MD, PhD, Keita Sakamoto MD, Akira Chikamoto MD, Takatoshi Ishiko MD, PhD, Hideo Baba MD, PhD
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Genomic Profiling of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Refining Prognosis and Identifying Therapeutic Targets

Andrew X. Zhu MD, Darrell R. Borger MD, Yuhree Kim MD, David Cosgrove MD, Aslam Ejaz MD, Sorin Alexandrescu MD, Ryan Thomas Groeschl MD, Vikram Deshpande MD, James M. Lindberg MD, Cristina Ferrone MD, Christine Sempoux MD, Thomas Yau MD, Ronnie Poon MD, Irinel Popescu MD, Todd W. Bauer MD, T. Clark Gamblin MD, Jean Francois Gigot MD, Robert A. Anders MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD
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Survival Advantage of Radiofrequency Ablation Over Transarterial Chemoembolization for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Good Performance Status Within the Milan Criteria

Po-Hong Liu MD, Yun-Hsuan Lee MD, Chia-Yang Hsu MD, MPH, Yi-Hsiang Huang MD, PhD, Yi-You Chiou MD, Han-Chieh Lin MD, Teh-Ia Huo MD
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Melanomas

Inflammatory Adverse Events are Associated with Disease-Free Survival after Vaccine Therapy among Patients with Melanoma

Yinin Hu MD, Mark E. Smolkin MS, Emily J. White BA, Gina R. Petroni Ph.D, Patrice Y. Neese NP, Craig L. Slingluff Jr MD
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Primary Melanoma Location on the Scalp is an Important Risk Factor for Brain Metastasis: A Study of 1,687 Patients with Cutaneous Head and Neck Melanomas

Anna M. Huismans MD, Lauren E. Haydu BSCHE, MIPH, Kerwin F. Shannon MBBS, Michael J. Quinn MBBS, Robyn P. M. Saw MS, Andrew J. Spillane MD, Jonathan R. Stretch MBBS, DPhil, John F. Thompson MD
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Neuro-Oncology

Preoperative Prognostic Neurologic Index for Glioblastoma Patients Receiving Tumor Resection

Hsiang-Kuang Liang MD, Chun-Wei Wang MD, PhD, Han-Min Tseng MD, Chao-Yuan Huang MD, PhD, Keng-Hsueh Lan MD, PhD, Yu-Hsuan Chen MD, San-Lin You PhD, Jason Chia-Hsien Cheng MD, PhD, Ann-Lii Cheng MD, PhD, Sung-Hsin Kuo MD, PhD
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Pancreatic Tumors

Preoperative Characteristics of Patients with Presumed Pancreatic Cancer but Ultimately Benign Disease: A Multicenter Series of 344 Pancreatoduodenectomies

Arja Gerritsen MD, I. Quintus Molenaar MD, PhD, Thomas L. Bollen MD, C. Yung Nio MD, Marcel G. Dijkgraaf PhD, Hjalmar C. van Santvoort MD, PhD, G. Johan Offerhaus MD, PhD, Lodewijk A. Brosens MD, PhD, Katharina Biermann MD, PhD, Egbert Sieders MD, PhD, Koert P. de Jong MD, PhD, Ronald M. van Dam MD, PhD, Erwin van der Harst MD, PhD, Harry van Goor MD, PhD, Bert van Ramshorst MD, PhD, Bert A. Bonsi
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Long-term Survival After Pancreatic Resection for Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastasis

L. Schwarz, A. Sauvanet, N. Regenet, J. Y. Mabrut, J. F. Gigot, E. Housseau, B. Millat, M. Ouaissi, B. Gayet, D. Fuks, J. J. Tuech MD, PhD
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Defining the Learning Curve for Team-Based Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Paul J. Speicher MD, Daniel P. Nussbaum MD, Rebekah R. White MD, Sabino Zani MD, Paul J. Mosca MD, Dan G. Blazer III MD, Bryan M. Clary MD, Theodore N. Pappas MD, Douglas S. Tyler MD, Alexander Perez MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Treatment of Clinical T2N0M0 Esophageal Cancer

Wayne Hofstetter
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Treatment of Clinical T2N0M0 Esophageal Cancer

Thomas J. Hardacker BA, DuyKhanh Ceppa MD, Ikenna Okereke MD, Karen M. Rieger MD, Shadia I. Jalal MD, Julia K. LeBlanc MD, John M. DeWitt MD, Kenneth A. Kesler MD, Thomas J. Birdas MD
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Single-Institution Retrospective Comparison of Preoperative Versus Definitive Chemoradiotherapy for Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus

Ravi Shridhar MD, PhD, Jessica Freilich MD, Sarah E. Hoffe MD, Khaldoun Almhanna MD, William J. Fulp MS, MPH, Binglin Yue, Richard C. Karl MD, FACS, Kenneth Meredith MD, FACS
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Prognostic Impact of Clinicopathological Features and Expression of Biomarkers Related to 18F-FDG Uptake in Esophageal Cancer

L. M. A. Schreurs MD, PhD, J. K. Smit MD, PhD, K. Pavlov MD, B. B. Pultrum MD, PhD, J. Pruim MD, PhD, H. Groen MD, PhD, H. Hollema MD, PhD, John Th. M. Plukker MD
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition Expression Profiles as Predictive Biomarkers of Recurrence Following Resection of HCC: Implications for Current Clinical Use and Future Stratification for Systemic Therapy

Adam C. Yopp, Amit G. Singal
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Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition is Associated with Shorter Disease-Free Survival in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Suguru Yamada MD, PhD, FACS, Norio Okumura MD, Lan Wei PhD, Bryan C. Fuchs PhD, Tsutomu Fujii MD, PhD, FACS, Hiroyuki Sugimoto MD, PhD, Shuji Nomoto MD, PhD, Shin Takeda MD, PhD, Kenneth K. Tanabe MD, FACS, Yasuhiro Kodera MD, PhD, FACS
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DNA Methylation Profiling Identifies EYA4 Gene as a Prognostic Molecular Marker in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Xun Hou MD, Jian-Xin Peng MD, PhD, Xiao-Yi Hao MD, Jian-Peng Cai MD, Li-Jian Liang MD, Jing-Ming Zhai MD, PhD, Kun-Song Zhang MD, PhD, Jia-Ming Lai MD, PhD, Xiao-Yu Yin MD, PhD
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Urologic Oncology

A Competing Risk Analysis of Cancer-Specific Mortality of Initial Treatment with Radical Prostatectomy versus Radiation Therapy in Clinically Localized High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Joo Yong Lee MD, PhD, Kang Su Cho MD, PhD, Jong Kyou Kwon MD, Seong Uk Jeh MD, Ho Won Kang MD, Richilda Red Diaz MD, Won Sik Ham MD, PhD, Woong Sub Koom MD, PhD, Ki Chang Keum MD, PhD, Young Deuk Choi MD, PhD
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Concomitant Seminal Vesicle Invasion in pT4a Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder with Contiguous Prostatic Infiltration is an Adverse Prognosticator for Cancer-Specific Survival after Radical Cystectomy

Matthias May MD, Sabine Brookman-May MD, Maximilian Burger MD, Christian Gilfrich MD, Hans-Martin Fritsche MD, Michael Rink MD, Felix Chun MD, Margit Fisch MD, Florian Roghmann MD, Joachim Noldus MD, Roman Mayr MD, Armin Pycha MD, Vladimir Novotny MD, Manfred Wirth MD, Stefan Vallo MD, Axel Haferkamp MD, Jan Roigas MD, Antonin Brisuda MD, Regina Stredele MD, Björn Volkmer MD, Christopher Dechet MD
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A Multi-Institutional Validation of the Prognostic Value of the Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Treated with Radical Nephroureterectomy

Nobuyuki Tanaka MD, Eiji Kikuchi MD, PhD, Kent Kanao MD, PhD, Kazuhiro Matsumoto MD, Suguru Shirotake MD, PhD, Yasumasa Miyazaki MD, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Gou Kaneko MD, Masayuki Hagiwara MD, Hiroki Ide MD, Jun Obata MD, Katsura Hoshino MD, Nozomi Hayakawa MD, Takeo Kosaka MD, PhD, Satoshi Hara MD, PhD, Masafumi Oyama MD, PhD, Tetsuo Momma MD, PhD, Yosuke Nakajima MD, PhD, Masahiro Jinzaki MD, PhD, M
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