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Volume 22, Number 4 / April, 2015

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Distinguishing Between Well-Differentiated and Dedifferentiated Retroperitoneal Liposarcomas in the Preoperative Setting: A Work in Progress in the Era of Precision Medicine

Marco Fiore
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Accuracy of Preoperative Percutaneous Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma Subtypes

Naruhiko Ikoma MD, Keila E. Torres MD, PhD, Neeta Somaiah MD, Kelly K. Hunt MD, Janice N. Cormier MD, MPH, William Tseng MD, Dina Lev MD, Raphael Pollock MD, PhD, Wei Lien Wang MD, Barry Feig MD
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Abdominal Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor: Multimodal Treatment Combining Chemotherapy, Surgery, and Radiotherapy is the Best Option

Charles Honoré MD, Koceila Amroun MD, Laurence Vilcot MD, Olivier Mir MD, Julien Domont MD, Philippe Terrier MD, Axel Le Cesne MD, Cecile Le Péchoux MD, Sylvie Bonvalot MD, PhD
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Experience of Pediatric Osteosarcoma of the Extremity at a Single Institution in Taiwan: Prognostic Factors and Impact on Survival

Giun-Yi Hung MD, Hsiu-Ju Yen MD, Chueh-Chuan Yen MD, PhD, Wei-Ming Chen MD, Paul Chih-Hsueh Chen MD, Hung-Ta Hondar Wu MD, Hong-Jen Chiou MD, Wan-Hui Chang MS, Hsiu-E Hsu BN
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Breast Oncology

Determining the Role of Gene Expression Assays in Local Therapy for Breast Cancer: First Steps with a Positive Impression

Mackenzie Daly MD
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The 21-Gene Recurrence Score and Locoregional Recurrence in Breast Cancer Patients

Naresh K. Jegadeesh MD, Sunjin Kim MS, Roshan S. Prabhu MD, Gabriela M. Oprea MD, David S. Yu MD, PhD, Karen G. Godette MD, Amelia B. Zelnak MD, Donna Mister MS, Jeffrey M. Switchenko PhD, Mylin A. Torres MD
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Effect of Travel Distance and Time to Radiotherapy on Likelihood of Receiving Mastectomy

Sharad Goyal MD, Sheenu Chandwani MPH, PhD, Bruce G. Haffty MD, Kitaw Demissie MD, PhD
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Different Patterns in the Prognostic Value of Age for Breast Cancer-Specific Mortality Depending on Hormone Receptor Status: A SEER Population-Based Analysis

Yi-Rong Liu MD, Yi-Zhou Jiang MD, Ke-Da Yu MD, PhD, Zhi-Ming Shao MD, PhD
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Histopathologic Correlation of Residual Mammographic Microcalcifications After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Breast Cancer

Beatriz E. Adrada MD, Lei Huo MD, Deanna L. Lane MD, Elsa M. Arribas MD, Erika Resetkova MD, Wei Yang MD
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Impact of Multifocal or Multicentric Disease on Surgery and Locoregional, Distant and Overall Survival of 6,134 Breast Cancer Patients Treated With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Beyhan Ataseven MD, Bianca Lederer MD, Jens U. Blohmer MD, PhD, Carsten Denkert MD, PhD, Bernd Gerber MD, PhD, Jörg Heil MD, Thorsten Kühn MD, PhD, Sherko Kümmel MD, Mahdi Rezai MD, Sibylle Loibl MD, PhD, Gunter von Minckwitz MD, PhD
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Applicability of the ACOSOG Z0011 Criteria in Women with High-Risk Node-Positive Breast Cancer Undergoing Breast Conserving Surgery

Alice Chung MD, Alexandra Gangi MD, James Mirocha MS, Armando Giuliano MD
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Papillomas of the Breast 15 mm or Smaller: 4-Year Experience in a Community-Based Dedicated Breast Imaging Clinic

Martha Elizabeth Glenn MD, Alyssa D. Throckmorton MD, FACS, John B. Thomison III MD, Robert S. Bienkowski PhD
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A Comparison of Complication Rates in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Brachytherapy Versus Whole-Breast Irradiation

Nicolas Ajkay MD, Abigail E. Collett BS, Erica V. Bloomquist MD, Edward J. Gracely PhD, Thomas G. Frazier MD, Andrea V. Barrio MD
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Breast Reconstruction and Revision Surgery for Implant-associated Breast Deformities Using Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix: A Multicenter Study of 156 Cases

U. Hille-Betz MD, N. Kniebusch, S. Wojcinski MD, H. Henseler MD, PhD, V. Heyl MD, R. Ohlinger MD, PhD, S. Paepke MD, R. Klapdor, B. Krause-Bergmann MD
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Colorectal Cancer

Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Intersphincteric Resection for Low Rectal Cancer: Comparison of the Operative, Oncological, and Functional Outcomes

Byung-Eun Yoo MD, Jae-Sung Cho MD, Jae-Won Shin MD, Dong-Won Lee MD, Jung-Myun Kwak MD, Jin Kim MD, Seon-Hahn Kim MD
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Prognostic Significance and Molecular Features of Signet-Ring Cell and Mucinous Components in Colorectal Carcinoma

Kentaro Inamura MD, PhD, Mai Yamauchi PhD, Reiko Nishihara PhD, Sun A Kim MD, PhD, Kosuke Mima MD, PhD, Yasutaka Sukawa MD, PhD, Tingting Li MD, Mika Yasunari BS, Xuehong Zhang ScD, BMD, Kana Wu MD, PhD, Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt MD, MPH, Charles S. Fuchs MD, MPH, Curtis C. Harris MD, Zhi Rong Qian MD, PhD, Shuji Ogino MD, PhD, MS
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Peritoneal Cancer Patients Not Suitable for Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC During Explorative Surgery: Risk Factors, Treatment Options, and Prognosis

T. R. van Oudheusden MD, H. J. Braam, M. D. P. Luyer, M. J. Wiezer, B. van Ramshorst, S. W. Nienhuijs, I. H. J. T. de Hingh
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Endocrine Tumors

CaPTHUS Scoring Model in Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Can It Eliminate the Need for ioPTH Testing?

Dawn M. Elfenbein MD, MPH, Sara Weber BS, David F. Schneider MD, MS, Rebecca S. Sippel MD, Herbert Chen MD
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Clinical and Socioeconomic Factors Influence Treatment Decisions in Graves’ Disease

Dawn M. Elfenbein MD, MPH, David F. Schneider MD, MS, Jeffrey Havlena MS, Herbert Chen MD, Rebecca S. Sippel MD
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Navigating the Management of Follicular Variant Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Subtypes: A Classic PTC Comparison

Brendan M. Finnerty MD, David A. Kleiman MD, Theresa Scognamiglio MD, Anna Aronova MD, Toni Beninato MD, Thomas J. Fahey III MD, Rasa Zarnegar MD
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Fewer Cancer Reoperations for Medullary Thyroid Cancer After Initial Surgery According to ATA Guidelines

Hans H. G. Verbeek MD, Johannes A. A. Meijer MD, Wouter T. Zandee MD, Kelvin H. Kramp BSc, Wim J. Sluiter PhD, Johannes W. Smit MD, PhD, Job Kievit MD, PhD, Thera P. Links MD, PhD, John Th. M. Plukker MD, PhD
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Unanticipated Thyroid Cancer in Patients with Substernal Goiters: Are We Underestimating the Risk?

Michael J. Campbell MD, Leah Candell MD, Carolyn D. Seib MD, Jessica E. Gosnell MD, Quan-Yang Duh MD, Orlo H. Clark MD, Wen T. Shen MD, MS
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Is It Time to Abandon the 5-cm Margin Rule During Resection of Distal Gastric Adenocarcinoma? A Multi-Institution Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative

Malcolm H. Squires III MD, MS, David A. Kooby MD, George A. Poultsides MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, Sharon M. Weber MD, Carl R. Schmidt MD, Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos MD, Ryan C. Fields MD, Aslam Ejaz MD, Alexandra W. Acher BS, David J. Worhunsky MD, Neil Saunders MD, Edward A. Levine MD, Linda X. Jin MD, Clifford S. Cho MD, Mark Bloomston MD, Emily R. Winslow MD, Maria C. Russell MD, Ken
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Esophageal Reinforcement with an Extracellular Scaffold During Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

Cheguevara Afaneh MD, Jonathan Abelson MD, Mark Schattner MD, Yelena Y. Janjigian MD, David Ilson MD, Sam S. Yoon MD, Vivian E. Strong MD
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Superiority of the Ratio Between Negative and Positive Lymph Nodes for Predicting the Prognosis for Patients With Gastric Cancer

Jingyu Deng MD, Rupeng Zhang MD, Liangliang Wu MD, Li Zhang MD, Xuejun Wang MD, Yong Liu MD, Xishan Hao MD, Han Liang MD
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Port-Site Metastases is an Independent Prognostic Factor in Patients with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

Maria F. Nunez MD, Armando Sardi MD, FACS, William Jimenez MD, Carol Nieroda MD, Michelle Sittig RN, Ryan MacDonald PhD, Nail Aydin MD, Vladimir Milovanov MD, Vadim Gushchin MD, FACS
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Peritoneal Surface Disease (PSD) from Appendiceal Cancer Treated with Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC): Overview of 481 Cases

Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos MD, PhD, FACS, Greg Russell MS, Reese W. Randle MD, Perry Shen MD, John H. Stewart MD, Edward A. Levine MD
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LINE-1 Methylation Level and Patient Prognosis in a Database of 208 Hepatocellular Carcinomas

Kazuto Harada MD, Yoshifumi Baba MD, PhD, Takatsugu Ishimoto MD, PhD, Akira Chikamoto MD, Keisuke Kosumi MD, Hiromitsu Hayashi MD, PhD, Hidetoshi Nitta MD, PhD, Daisuke Hashimoto MD, PhD, Toru Beppu MD, PhD, Hideo Baba MD, PhD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Postoperative Time Course and Utility of Inflammatory Markers in Patients with Ovarian Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy, Cytoreductive Surgery, and HIPEC

F. J. Medina Fernández MD, F. C. Muñoz-Casares MD, PhD, A. Arjona-Sánchez MD, PhD, A. Casado-Adam MD, I. Gómez-Luque MD, D. J. Garcilazo Arismendi MD, H. Thoelecke MD, S. Rufián Peña MD, PhD, J. Briceño Delgado MD, PhD
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Anesthetic Selection and Disease-Free Survival Following Optimal Primary Cytoreductive Surgery for Stage III Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Kevin M. Elias MD, Stephanie Kang BS, Xiaoxia Liu MS, Neil S. Horowitz MD, Ross S. Berkowitz MD, Gyorgy Frendl MD, PhD, FCCM
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Occult Invasive Cervical Cancer Found After Inadvertent Simple Hysterectomy: Is the Ideal Management: Systematic Parametrectomy With or Without Radiotherapy or Radiotherapy Only?

Fabrice Narducci MD, Benjamin Merlot MD, Lucie Bresson MD, Ninad Katdare MD, Florence Le Tinier MD, Abel Cordoba MD, Charles Fournier, Eric Leblanc MD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Elective Neck Dissection in Patients With Head and Neck Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: An International Collaborative Study

Moran Amit MD, Shorook Na’ara MD, Kanika Sharma MD, Naomi Ramer DMD, Ilana Ramer MD, Abib Agbetoba MD, Joelle Glick MD, Xinjie Yang MD, PhD, Delin Lei MD, Kristine Bjoerndal MD, PhD, Christian Godballe MD, PhD, Thomas Mücke MD, DDS, Wolff Klaus-Dietrich MD, DDS, PhD, André M. Eckardt MD, DDS, PhD, Chiara Copelli MD, Enrico Sesenna MD, Frank Palmer, Ian Ganly MD, Ziv Gil MD, PhD
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Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology of Head and Neck Mass Lesions: Sampling Adequacy and Diagnostic Accuracy

Dongbin Ahn MD, Heejin Kim MD, Jin Ho Sohn MD, PhD, Jae Hyuk Choi MD, Kyung Jin Na MD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Maintenance of Certification: What Everyone Needs to Know

Glenda G. Callender MD, Brian J. Kaplan MD, Richard L. White MD, David R. Brenin MD, Anees B. Chagpar MD, MSc, MA, MPH, MBA, Kimberly M. Dalal MD, Marissa Howard-McNatt MD, James Howe MD, Joseph Kim MD, Scott H. Kurtzman MD, John C. Mansour MD, Elizabeth A. Mittendorf MD, PhD, John H. Stewart IV MD, Larissa K. F. Temple MD, Patti Stella BA, CCMEP, Charmaine Cummings PhD, RN, CCMEP, Sandra L. Wong
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Development and Assessment of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Surgical Secondary Events Grading System

Vivian E. Strong MD, FACS, Luke V. Selby MD, Mindy Sovel MPH, MA, Joseph J. Disa MD, FACS, William Hoskins MD, FACS, Ronald Dematteo MD, FACS, Peter Scardino MD, FACS, David P. Jaques MD, FACS
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Pure Laparoscopic Liver Resection for Large Malignant Tumors: Does Size Matter?

Vishal G. Shelat FRCS, FICS, Federica Cipriani MD, Tiago Basseres MD, Thomas H. Armstrong FRCS, PhD, Arjun S. Takhar FRCS, PhD, Neil W. Pearce FRCS, PhD, Mohammad AbuHilal MD, FRCS, PhD DocEurp
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Cryoablation Provides Superior Local Control of Primary Hepatocellular Carcinomas of >2 cm Compared with Radiofrequency Ablation and Microwave Coagulation Therapy: An Underestimated Tool in the Toolbox

Shigenori Ei MD, Taizo Hibi MD, PhD, Minoru Tanabe MD, PhD, Osamu Itano MD, PhD, Masahiro Shinoda MD, PhD, Minoru Kitago MD, PhD, Yuta Abe MD, PhD, Hiroshi Yagi MD, PhD, Koji Okabayashi MD, PhD, Daisuke Sugiyama MD, PhD, Go Wakabayashi MD, PhD, Yuko Kitagawa MD, PhD
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Using Dynamic 99mTc-GSA SPECT/CT Fusion Images for Hepatectomy Planning and Postoperative Liver Failure Prediction

Yilei Mao MD, Shunda Du MD, Jiantao Ba MB, Fang Li MD, Huayu Yang MD, Xin Lu MD, Xinting Sang MD, Shaohua Li MD, Lu Che MD, Junxiang Tong MD, Yiyao Xu MD, Haifeng Xu MD, Haitao Zhao MD, Tianyi Chi MD, Fang Liu BN, Yanrong Du MD, Xianzhong Zhang CD, Xuebin Wang CD, Jiahong Dong MD, Shouxian Zhong MD, Jiefu Huang MD, Yongming Yu MD, Jiping Wang MD
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Salvage Radiation Therapy for Isolated Local Recurrence of Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma After Radical Surgery: A Retrospective Study

Sang-Won Kim MD, Do Hoon Lim MD, PhD, Hee Chul Park MD, PhD, Won Park MD, PhD, Joon Oh Park MD, PhD, Young Suk Park MD, PhD
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CEA Change After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Including Bevacizumab and Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Liver Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases

Stefan Stremitzer MD, Judith Stift MD, Alexandra Graf PhD, Jagdeep Singh MD, Patrick Starlinger MD, Birgit Gruenberger MD, Dietmar Tamandl MD, Thomas Gruenberger MD
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Aggressive Therapeutic Strategies Improve the Survival of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients with Performance Status 1 or 2: A Propensity Score Analysis

Chia-Yang Hsu MD, MPH, Po-Hong Liu MD, Yun-Hsuan Lee MD, Cheng-Yuan Hsia MD, Yi-Hsiang Huang MD, PhD, Yi-You Chiou MD, Ya-Ju Tsai MSN, ACNP-BC, Teddy S. Nagaria MD, PhD, Teh-Ia Huo MD
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Melanomas

Staging Studies for Cutaneous Melanoma in the United States: A Population-Based Analysis

Nabil Wasif MD, MPH, David Etzioni MD, MS, Dana Haddad MD, PhD, Richard J. Gray MD, Sanjay P. Bagaria MD, Barbara A. Pockaj MD
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Original Article – Pancreatic Tumors

Laparoscopic Pancreatic Enucleation With End-to-End Pancreatic Duct Reconstruction

Takashi Kokudo MD, David Petermann MD, Nicolas Demartines MD, Nermin Halkic MD
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Pancreatic Tumors

FOLFIRINOX: Desert, Oasis, or Mirage?

Cristina R. Ferrone MD
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Neoadjuvant Modified (m) FOLFIRINOX for Locally Advanced Unresectable (LAPC) and Borderline Resectable (BRPC) Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas

Marlo Blazer PharmD, Christina Wu MD, Richard M. Goldberg MD, Gary Phillips MAS, Carl Schmidt MD, Peter Muscarella MD, Evan Wuthrick MD, Terrence M. Williams MD, PhD, Joshua Reardon PharmD, E. Christopher Ellison MD, Mark Bloomston MD, Tanios Bekaii-Saab MD
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Improved Long-Term Outcomes After Resection of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Comparison Between Two Time Periods

Pablo E. Serrano MD, MPH, MSc, Sean P. Cleary MD, MPH, MSc, Neesha Dhani MD, Peter T. W. Kim MD, Paul D. Greig MD, Kenneth Leung MD, Carol-Anne Moulton MD, PhD, Steven Gallinger MD, MSc, Alice C. Wei MD, CM, MSc
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Neoadjuvant Therapy is Associated with a Reduced Lymph Node Ratio in Patients with Potentially Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

Christina L. Roland MD, Anthony D. Yang MD, Matthew H. G. Katz MD, Deyali Chatterjee MD, Huamin Wang MD, Heather Lin PhD, Jean N. Vauthey MD, Peter W. Pisters MD, Gauri R. Varadhachary MD, Robert A. Wolff MD, Christopher H. Crane MD, Jeffrey E. Lee MD, Jason B. Fleming MD
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Clinical Features and Outcome of Primary Pancreatic Lymphoma

Eran Sadot MD, Joachim Yahalom MD, Richard Kinh Gian Do MD, PhD, Julie Teruya-Feldstein MD, Peter J. Allen MD, Mithat Gönen PhD, Michael I. D’Angelica MD, T. Peter Kingham MD, William R. Jarnagin MD, Ronald P. DeMatteo MD
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Morbidity Among Long-Term Survivors After Pancreatoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Kathryn T. Chen MD, Karthik Devarajan PhD, John P. Hoffman MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Long-Term Outcomes After Thoracoscopic Resection of Stage I and II Thymoma: A Propensity-Matched Study

Yin-Kai Chao MD, PhD, Yun-Hen Liu MD, Ming-Ju Hsieh MD, Yi-Cheng Wu MD, Tzu-Ping Chen MD, Ming-Shian Lu MD, Hung-I Lu MD, Hui-Ping Liu MD
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Urologic Oncology

High Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte Ratio Persistent During First-line Chemotherapy Predicts Poor Clinical Outcome in Patients with Advanced Urothelial Cancer

Lorena Rossi MD, Matteo Santoni MD, Simon J. Crabb MD, PhD, Emanuela Scarpi PhD, Luciano Burattini MD, Caroline Chau MD, Emanuela Bianchi MD, Agnese Savini MD, Salvatore L. Burgio MD, Alessandro Conti MD, Vincenza Conteduca MD, Stefano Cascinu MD, PhD, Ugo De Giorgi MD, PhD
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Prognostic Significance of Time to Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Nadir and Its Relationship to Survival Beyond Time to PSA Nadir for Prostate Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases After Primary Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Jeremy Yuen Chun Teoh MRCSEd, James Hok Leung Tsu FRCSEd, FHKAM, Steffi Kar Kei Yuen MRCSEd, Samson Yun Sang Chan MRCSEd, Peter Ka Fung Chiu FRCSEd, FHKAM, Wai-Man Lee MSc, Ka-Wing Wong MRCSEd, Kwan-Lun Ho FRCSEd, FHKAM, Simon See Ming Hou FHKAM, Chi-Fai Ng FRCSEd, FHKAM, Ming-Kwong Yiu FRCSEd, FHKAM
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Prognostic Significance of Lymphovascular Invasion in Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Carcinoma is Influenced by Tumor Location

Hsiang-Ying Lee MD, MS, Ching-Chia Li MD, Chun-Nung Huang MD, PhD, Hung-Lung Ke MD, MS, Wei-Ming Li MD, MS, Peir-In Liang MD, Sheau-Fang Yang MD, Hung-Pin Tu PhD, Wen-Jeng Wu MD, PhD, Hsin-Chih Yeh MD, MS
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