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Volume 22, Number 1 / January, 2015

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Prognostic Factors and Oncological Outcomes of 122 Head and Neck Soft Tissue Sarcoma Patients Treated at a Single Institution

Jin Taek Park MD, Jong-Lyel Roh MD, Seon-Ok Kim MS, Kyung-Ja Cho MD, Seung-Ho Choi MD, Soon Yuhl Nam MD, Sang Yoon Kim MD
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Management of Primary Retroperitoneal Sarcoma (RPS) in the Adult: A Consensus Approach From the Trans-Atlantic RPS Working Group

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Breast Oncology

Yes, Breast Surgeons May Provide Breast Cancer Genetic Assessment and Testing

Cary S. Kaufman MD, FACS
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Less Remains Better: Morbidity After Axillary Surgery

Abigail S. Caudle MD, MS, Alastair M. Thompson FRCSEd
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Sentinel Lymph Node Based Management or Routine Axillary Clearance? Three-year Outcomes of the RACS Sentinel Node Biopsy Versus Axillary Clearance (SNAC) 1 Trial

Neil Wetzig MBBS, FRCS, FRACS, Peter Grantley Gill MBBS, MD, FRACS, Diana Zannino BSc(Hons), MSc, Martin R. Stockler MBBS, MSc, FRACP, Val Gebski BA, MStat, Owen Ung MBBS, FRACS, Ian Campbell MB, ChB, FRACS, R. John Simes MD, BSc(Med), SM, FRACP
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Survival Outcomes of Metaplastic Breast Cancer Patients: Results from a US Population-based Analysis

Rebecca A. Nelson PhD, Mary L. Guye MD, Thehang Luu MD, Lily L. Lai MD
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Clinical and Pathological Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Based on Primary Tumor Reduction is Correlated to Survival in Hormone Receptor-Positive but not Hormone Receptor-Negative Locally Advanced Breast Cancer

Sheng Chen MD, Yin Liu MD, Qian-Wen Ouyang MD, Liang Huang MD, Rong-Cheng Luo MD, Zhi-Ming Shao MD
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Comparison of [99mTc]Tilmanocept and Filtered [99mTc]Sulfur Colloid for Identification of SLNs in Breast Cancer Patients

Jennifer L. Baker MD, Minya Pu MA, Christopher A. Tokin MD, Carl K. Hoh MD, David R. Vera PhD, Karen Messer PhD, Anne M. Wallace MD, FACS
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Radiation Delivery in Patients Undergoing Therapeutic Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Shailesh Agarwal MD, Jayant Agarwal MD
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Prognostic Value of Extracapsular Invasion of Axillary Lymph Nodes Combined with Peritumoral Vascular Invasion in Patients with Breast Cancer

Reina Yajima MD, Takaaki Fujii MD, PhD, Yasuhiro Yanagita MD, PhD, Tomomi Fujisawa MD, PhD, Takeshi Miyamoto MD, PhD, Tomoko Hirakata MD, PhD, Soichi Tsutsumi MD, PhD, Misa Iijima MD, PhD, Hiroyuki Kuwano MD, PhD
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The Utility of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Suspicious for Microinvasion on Core Biopsy

Jukes P. Namm MD, Jeffrey Mueller MD, Masha Kocherginsky PhD, Swati Kulkarni MD, FACS
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Race/Ethnicity and Disparities in Mastectomy Practice in the Breast Cancer Care in Chicago Study

Keith A. Dookeran MBBS, FRCS(Ed), MD, MBA, Abigail Silva MPH, PhD, Richard B. Warnecke PhD, Garth H. Rauscher MPH, PhD
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Surgical Patterns of Care in Patients with Invasive Breast Cancer Treated with Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy and Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Results of a Secondary Analysis of TBCRC 017

Kandace P. McGuire MD, E. Shelley Hwang MD, Alan Cantor PhD, Mehra Golshan MD, Funda Meric-Bernstam MD, Janet K. Horton MD, Rita Nanda MD, Keith D. Amos MD, Andres Forero MD, Cliff A. Hudis MD, Ingrid Meszoely MD, Jennifer F. De Los Santos MD
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Androgen Receptor Expression Predicts Decreased Survival in Early Stage Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Jung Eun Choi MD, Su Hwan Kang MD, Soo Jung Lee MD, PhD, Young Kyung Bae MD, PhD
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Breast Conservation in the Setting of Contemporary Multimodality Treatment Provides Excellent Outcomes for Patients with Occult Primary Breast Cancer

Natasha M. Rueth MD, MS, Dalliah M. Black MD, Angela R. Limmer MS, PA, Emmanuel Gabriel MD, PhD, Lei Huo MD, Bruno D. Fornage MD, Basak E. Dogan MD, Mariana Chavez-MacGregor MD, MS, Min Yi MD, PhD, Kelly K. Hunt MD, Eric A. Strom MD
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Colorectal Cancer

KRAS Mutation is Associated with Worse Prognosis in Stage III or High-risk Stage II Colon Cancer Patients Treated with Adjuvant FOLFOX

Dae-Won Lee MD, Kyung Ju Kim MD, Sae-Won Han MD, PhD, Hyun Jung Lee MD, Ye Young Rhee MD, Jeong Mo Bae MD, Nam-Yun Cho MS, Kyung-Hun Lee MD, Tae-Yong Kim MD, Do-Youn Oh MD, PhD, Seock-Ah Im MD, PhD, Yung-Jue Bang MD, PhD, Seung-Yong Jeong MD, PhD, Kyu Joo Park MD, PhD, Jae-Gahb Park MD, PhD, Gyeong Hoon Kang MD, PhD, Tae-You Kim MD, PhD
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Colon Cancer Lymph Node Evaluation Among Military Health System Beneficiaries: An Analysis by Race/Ethnicity

Abegail A. Gill MPH, Shelia H. Zahm ScD, Craig D. Shriver MD, Alexander Stojadinovic MD, Katherine A. McGlynn PhD, MPH, Kangmin Zhu MD, PhD
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Diagnostic Performance of Multidetector Row Computed Tomography for Assessment of Lymph Node Metastasis in Patients with Distal Rectal Cancer

Hirotoshi Kobayashi MD, FACS, Akifumi Kikuchi MD, Satoshi Okazaki MD, Megumi Ishiguro MD, Toshiaki Ishikawa MD, Satoru Iida MD, Hiroyuki Uetake MD, Kenichi Sugihara MD
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The Role of Fibrinogen as a Predictor in Preoperative Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer

Jong Hoon Lee MD, Jong Hee Hyun MD, Dae Yong Kim MD, Byong Chul Yoo PhD, Ji Won Park MD, Sun Young Kim MD, Hee Jin Chang MD, Byung Chang Kim MD, Tae Hyun Kim MD, Jae Hwan Oh MD, Dae Kyung Sohn MD
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Endocrine Tumor

Retroauricular Robotic Thyroidectomy with Concomitant Neck-Lift Surgery

Salah Eldin Mohamed MD, Ahmad Saeed MD, Thomas Moulthrop MD, Emad Kandil MD, FACS
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Endocrine Tumors

Chasing Calcitonin: Reoperations for Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

Courtney J. Balentine MD, MPH, Herbert Chen MD
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Biochemical Cure after Reoperations for Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Meta-analysis

Kathryn J. Rowland MD, MPHS, Linda X. Jin MD, Jeffrey F. Moley MD
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Factors Associated with Higher Risk of Complications After Adrenal Surgery

Adam Hauch MD, MBA, Zaid Al-Qurayshi MBChB, MPH, Emad Kandil MD, FACS
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Shear Wave Elastography in Evaluation of Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Elasticity Index as a Prognostic Implication

Woo Sang Jung MD, Jeong-Ah Kim MD, Eun Ju Son MD, Ji Hyun Youk MD, Cheong Soo Park MD
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Risk Factors for Recurrence of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with Clinically Node-Positive Lateral Neck

Chang Wook Lee MD, Jong-Lyel Roh MD, Gyungyup Gong MD, Kyung-Ja Cho MD, Seung-Ho Choi MD, Soon Yuhl Nam MD, Sang Yoon Kim MD
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Prognostic Significance of Tumor Multifocality in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma and its Relationship with Primary Tumor Size: A Retrospective Study of 2,309 Consecutive Patients

Kuk-Jin Kim MD, Seok-Mo Kim MD, Yong Sang Lee MD, Woong Youn Chung MD, PhD, Hang-Seok Chang MD, PhD, FACS, Cheong Soo Park MD, PhD, FACS
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Clinicopathologic Characteristics of Incidentally Identified Pheochromocytoma

Heather Wachtel MD, Isadora Cerullo BA, Edmund K. Bartlett MD, Robert E. Roses MD, Debbie L. Cohen MD, Rachel R. Kelz MD, Giorgos C. Karakousis MD, Douglas L. Fraker MD
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The Use of Modified Four-Dimensional Computed Tomography in Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism: An Argument for the Abandonment of Routine Sestamibi Single-Positron Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)

Moshim Kukar MD, Timothy A. Platz DO, Timothy J. Schaffner MD, Rania Elmarzouky MD, Adrienne Groman MS, Shicha Kumar MD, Ahmed Abdelhalim MD, William G. Cance MD
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Surgical Resection of Synchronously Metastatic Adrenocortical Cancer

Benzon M. Dy MD, Veljko Strajina MD, Ashley K. Cayo MD, Melanie L. Richards MD, David R. Farley MD, Clive S. Grant MD, William S. Harmsen MD, Doug B. Evans MD, Elizabeth G. Grubbs MD, Keith C. Bible MD, William F. Young MD, Nancy D. Perrier MD, Florencia G. Que MD, David M. Nagorney MD, Jeffrey E. Lee MD, Geoffrey B. Thompson MD
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False Negative Cytology in Large Thyroid Nodules

Wesley H. Giles MD, Reid A. Maclellan MD, MMSc, Atul A. Gawande MD, MPH, Daniel T. Ruan MD, Erik K. Alexander MD, Francis D. Moore Jr. MD, Nancy L. Cho MD
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Lymph Node Metastases do not Impact Survival in Follicular Variant Papillary Thyroid Cancer

David F. Schneider MD, MS, Dawn Elfenbein MD, MPH, Ricardo V. Lloyd MD, Herbert Chen MD, Rebecca S. Sippel MD
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Impact of 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT on the Surgical Management of Primary Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas or Ileum

Harun Ilhan MD, Wolfgang P. Fendler MD, Clemens C. Cyran MD, Christine Spitzweg MD, Christoph J. Auernhammer MD, Franz-Josef Gildehaus PhD, Peter Bartenstein MD, Martin K. Angele MD, Alexander R. Haug MD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Sphincter-Preserving Surgery for Rectal Cancer: A Controversial Measure of Quality

Samantha Hendren MD, MPH, Zaid Abdelsattar MD
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Sphincter Preservation Rates After Radical Resection for Rectal Cancer in the United States Veteran Population: Opportunity for Improvement in Early Disease

Somala Mohammed MD, Daniel A. Anaya MD, Samir S. Awad, Daniel Albo, David H. Berger MD, MHCM, Avo Artinyan MD, MS
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Proper Timing of Adjuvant Chemotherapy Affects Survival in Patients with Stage 2 and 3 Gastric Cancer

Hyung Soon Park MD, Minkyu Jung MD, Hyo Song Kim MD, Hyoung-Il Kim MD, Ji Yeong An MD, Jae-Ho Cheong MD, Woo Jin Hyung MD, Sung Hoon Noh MD, Yong Il Kim MD, Hyun Cheol Chung MD, Sun Young Rha MD
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Impact of the Japanese Gastric Cancer Screening System on Treatment Outcomes in Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST): An Analysis Based on the GIST Registry

Kazuyoshi Yamamoto MD, PhD, Toshimasa Tsujinaka MD, PhD, Tsuyoshi Takahashi MD, PhD, Shinsuke Sato MD, PhD, Yukio Nishiguchi MD, PhD, Yasuo Nakashima MD, PhD, Kazuya Muguruma MD, PhD, Seiichi Hirota MD, PhD, Toshiro Nishida MD, PhD
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Clinical Significance of Surgical Resection for the Recurrence of Esophageal Cancer After Radical Esophagectomy

Yukiharu Hiyoshi MD, PhD, Masaru Morita MD, PhD, FACS, Hiroyuki Kawano MD, Hajime Otsu MD, Koji Ando MD, PhD, Shuhei Ito MD, PhD, Yuji Miyamoto MD, PhD, Yasuo Sakamoto MD, PhD, Hiroshi Saeki MD, PhD, Eiji Oki MD, PhD, Tetsuo Ikeda MD, PhD, Hideo Baba MD, PhD, FACS, Yoshihiko Maehara MD, PhD, FACS
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A Modified Intracorporeal Billroth-I Anastomosis After Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer: A Safe and Feasible Technique

Changming Huang MD, Mi Lin, Qiyue Chen, Jianxian Lin, Chaohui Zheng, Ping Li, Jianwei Xie, Jiabin Wang, Jun Lu, Tan Chen, Xintao Yang
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Head and Neck Oncology

Cancer-Specific Mortality and Competing Mortality in Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Competing Risk Analysis

Weidong Shen MD, PhD, Naoko Sakamoto PhD, Limin Yang MD, PhD
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Retromolar Trigone Reconstructive Surgery: Prospective Comparative Analysis Between Free Flaps

Emanuele Cigna MD, PhD, Maria Ida Rizzo MD, Antonio Greco MD, Armando De Virgilio MD, Annapina Palmieri MD, Michele Maruccia MD, Diego Ribuffo MD, Nicolò Scuderi MD, Marco De Vincentiis MD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Incorporating Surgical Quality into the AJCC 7th Edition Improves Staging Accuracy in Gastric Cancer

Gary B. Deutsch MD, Victoria O’Connor MD, Myung-Shin Sim PhD, Ji Hey Lee PhD, Anton J. Bilchik MD, PhD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Impact of Margin Status and Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy on Survival, Recurrence After Liver Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastasis

Sanjay Pandanaboyana MBBS, MS, MPhil, FRCS, Alan White MBChB, MRCS, Samir Pathak BSc, MBChB, MSc, MRCS, Ernest L. Hidalgo FRCS, Giles Toogood FRCS, J. P. Lodge FRCS, K. R. Prasad MBBS, MS, FRCS
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Low Infiltration of Peritumoral Regulatory T Cells Predicts Worse Outcome Following Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases

Kazuya Nakagawa MD, Kuniya Tanaka MD, PhD, Yuki Homma MD, PhD, Kazunori Nojiri MD, PhD, Takafumi Kumamoto MD, PhD, Kazuhisa Takeda MD, PhD, Itaru Endo MD, PhD
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Melanomas

Deep Lymph Node Metastases in the Groin Significantly Affects Prognosis, Particularly in Sentinel Node-Positive Melanoma Patients

M. G. Niebling MD, PhD, K. P. Wevers MD, PhD, A. J. H. Suurmeijer MD, PhD, R. J. van Ginkel MD, PhD, Harald J. Hoekstra MD, PhD
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A Multicenter Phase I Dose Escalation Trial to Evaluate Safety and Tolerability of Intra-arterial Temozolomide for Patients with Advanced Extremity Melanoma Using Normothermic Isolated Limb Infusion

Georgia M. Beasley MD, Paul Speicher MD, Christina K. Augustine PhD, Paul C. Dolber PhD, Bercedis L. Peterson PhD, Ketan Sharma MD, Paul J. Mosca MD, PhD, Richard Royal MD, PhD, Merrick Ross MD, Jonathan S. Zager MD, Douglas S. Tyler MD
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Pancreatic Tumors

FOLFIRINOX for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Results of an AGEO Multicenter Prospective Observational Cohort

L. Marthey MD, A. Sa-Cunha MD, PhD, J. F. Blanc MD, PhD, M. Gauthier, A. Cueff, E. Francois MD, I. Trouilloud MD, D. Malka MD, PhD, J. B. Bachet MD, PhD, R. Coriat MD, PhD, E. Terrebonne MD, C. De La Fouchardière MD, S. Manfredi MD, D. Solub MD, C. Lécaille MD, A. Thirot Bidault MD, F. Carbonnel MD, PhD, J. Taieb MD, PhD
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Thoracic Oncology

Cumulative Prognostic Scores Based on Plasma Fibrinogen and Serum Albumin Levels in Esophageal Cancer Patients Treated with Transthoracic Esophagectomy: Comparison with the Glasgow Prognostic Score

Satoru Matsuda MD, Hiroya Takeuchi MD, PhD, Hirofumi Kawakubo MD, PhD, Kazumasa Fukuda PhD, Rieko Nakamura MD, PhD, Tsunehiro Takahashi MD, PhD, Norihito Wada MD, PhD, Yoshiro Saikawa MD, PhD, Tai Omori MD, Yuko Kitagawa MD, PhD
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Clinicopathological Characteristics of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Patients Younger Than 50 years

Yuta Kasagi MD, Masaru Morita MD, PhD, FACS, Hajime Otsu MD, Hiroyuki Kawano MD, Koji Ando MD, PhD, Yukiharu Hiyoshi MD, PhD, Shuhei Ito MD, PhD, Yuji Miyamoto MD, PhD, Hiroshi Saeki MD, PhD, FACS, Eiji Oki MD, PhD, FACS, Yoshihiko Maehara MD, PhD, FACS
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Survival and Treatment of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Stage I–II Treated Surgically or with Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy: Patient and Tumor-Specific Factors Affect the Prognosis

Sahar Mokhles MD, Joost J. Nuyttens MD, Alex P. W. M. Maat MD, Özcan Birim MD, Joachim G. J. V. Aerts MD, Ad J. J. C. Bogers MD, Johanna J. M. Takkenberg MD
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Survival and Recurrence Patterns after Neoadjuvant Docetaxel, Cisplatin, and 5-Fluorouracil (DCF) for Locally Advanced Esophagogastric Adenocarcinoma

Monisha Sudarshan, Thierry Alcindor, Steven Ades, Abdullah Aloraini, Marie van Huyse, Jamil Asselah, Marc David, Dominique Frechette, Sonia Brisson, Michael Thirlwell, Lorenzo Ferri
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Needlescopic Resection of Small and Superficial Pulmonary Nodule After Computed Tomographic Fluoroscopy-Guided Dual Localization with Radiotracer and Hookwire

Kyung Won Doo MD, Hwan Seok Yong MD, PhD, Hyun Koo Kim MD, PhD, Sungeun Kim MD, PhD, Eun-Young Kang MD, PhD, Young Ho Choi MD, PhD
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Prognostic Significance of Lymphovascular Invasion in Patients with Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy

Wei-Hsun Chen MD, Yen-Lin Huang MD, Yin-Kai Chao MD, PhD, Chi-Ju Yeh MD, Hsien-Kun Chang MD, Chen-Kan Tseng MD, Yun-Hen Liu MD
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Urologic Oncology

Hilar Location is an Independent Prognostic Factor for Recurrence in T1 Renal Cell Carcinoma After Nephrectomy

Myungsun Shim MD, Cheryn Song MD, PhD, Sejun Park MD, Aram Kim MD, Seung-Kwon Choi MD, Choung-Soo Kim MD, PhD, Hanjong Ahn MD, PhD
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