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Volume 22, Number 9 / September, 2015

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Collaborations Between SSO and the Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) Series

Peter Hohenberger MD, PhD, Richard Gorlick MD, Alessandro Gronchi MD
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Time Trends in the Incidence and Treatment of Extra-Abdominal and Abdominal Aggressive Fibromatosis: A Population-Based Study

Danique L. M. van Broekhoven MD, Dirk J. Grünhagen MD, PhD, Michael A. den Bakker MD, PhD, Thijs van Dalen MD, PhD, Cornelis Verhoef MD, PhD
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The Influence of Time Interval Between Preoperative Radiation and Surgical Resection on the Development of Wound Healing Complications in Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Anthony M. Griffin MSc, Colleen I. Dickie MSc, Charles N. Catton MD, FRCPC, Peter W. M. Chung MD, FRCPC, Peter C. Ferguson MD, FRCSC, Jay S. Wunder MD, FRCSC, Brian O’Sullivan MD, FRCPC
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The Use of Radiation Therapy in Localized High-Grade Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Potential Impact on Survival

Chun-Han Hou MD, PhD, Alexander L. Lazarides, Paul J. Speicher MD, MHS, Daniel P. Nussbaum MD, Daniel G. Blazer III MD, David G. Kirsch MD, PhD, Brian E. Brigman MD, PhD, William C. Eward DVM, MD
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Combined Radiation Therapy and Sunitinib for Preoperative Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Jens Jakob MD, Anna Simeonova MD, Bernd Kasper MD, PhD, Ulrich Ronellenfitsch MD, Frederik Wenz MD, PhD, Peter Hohenberger MD, PhD
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Retroperitoneal Sarcoma (RPS) High Risk Gross Tumor Volume Boost (HR GTV Boost) Contour Delineation Agreement Among NRG Sarcoma Radiation and Surgical Oncologists

Elizabeth H. Baldini MD, MPH, Walter Bosch DSc, John M. Kane III MD, Ross A. Abrams MD, Kilian E. Salerno MD, Curtiland Deville MD, Chandrajit P. Raut MD, MSc, Ivy A. Petersen MD, Yen-Lin Chen MD, John T. Mullen MD, Keith W. Millikan MD, Giorgos Karakousis MD, Michael L. Kendrick MD, Thomas F. DeLaney MD, PhD, Dian Wang MD, PhD
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Local Control in Ewing Sarcoma of the Chest Wall: Results of the EURO-EWING 99 Trial

Benedetta Bedetti MD, Karsten Wiebe MD, Andreas Ranft SD, Hermann Aebert MD, Joachim Schmidt MD, Heribert Jürgens MD, Uta Dirksen MD
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Surgical Downstaging in an Open-Label Phase II Trial of Denosumab in Patients with Giant Cell Tumor of Bone

Piotr Rutkowski MD, PhD, Stefano Ferrari MD, Robert J. Grimer MB, BS, Paul D. Stalley MB, BS, Sander P. D. Dijkstra PhD, Andrzej Pienkowski MD, PhD, Gualter Vaz MD, Jay S. Wunder MD, Leanne L. Seeger MD, Amy Feng PhD, Zachary J. Roberts MD, PhD, Bruce A. Bach MD, PhD
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Quality of Life, Functional Outcomes, and Wound Complications in Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcomas Treated with Preoperative Chemoradiation: A Prospective Study

Justin D. Rivard MD, Shannon S. Puloski MD, Walley J. Temple MD, Allison Fyfe RN, Michael Kwan MD, Norman Schachar MD, Elizabeth Kurien MD, Kathryn Lanuke MD, Lloyd A. Mack MD
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Breast Oncology

Risk-Reducing Mastectomy for BRCA Gene Mutation Carriers

David M. Euhus
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Bilateral Risk-Reduction Mastectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: A Meta-analysis

Francesca De Felice MD, Claudia Marchetti MD, Angela Musella MD, Innocenza Palaia PhD, Giorgia Perniola PhD, Daniela Musio MD, Ludovico Muzii PhD, Vincenzo Tombolini MD, Pierluigi Benedetti Panici MD
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Preoperative Carboplatin–Paclitaxel–Bevacizumab in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Final Results of the Phase II Ca.Pa.Be Study

Valentina Guarneri MD, PhD, Maria Vittoria Dieci MD, Giancarlo Bisagni MD, Corrado Boni MD, Katia Cagossi MD, Fabio Puglisi MD, Annarita Pecchi MD, Federico Piacentini MD, PierFranco Conte MD
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Prospective Trial of Breast MRI Versus 2D and 3D Ultrasound for Evaluation of Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Marie Catherine Lee MD, FACS, Segundo Jaime Gonzalez MD, Huiyi Lin PhD, Xiuhua Zhao MS, John V. Kiluk MD, FACS, Christine Laronga MD, FACS, Blaise Mooney MD
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Evaluation of Malignancy Risk Stratification of Microcalcifications Detected on Mammography: A Study Based on the 5th Edition of BI-RADS

Soo-Yeon Kim MD, Ha Yan Kim MS, Eun-Kyung Kim MD, PhD, Min Jung Kim MD, PhD, Hee Jung Moon MD, PhD, Jung Hyun Yoon MD
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Disparities in Breast Cancer Surgery Delay: The Lingering Effect of Race

Vanessa B. Sheppard PhD, Bridget A. Oppong MD, FACS, Regina Hampton MD, FACS, Felicia Snead MD, Sara Horton MD, Fikru Hirpa MA, Echo J. Brathwaite MS, Kepher Makambi PhD, S. Onyewu MD, Marc Boisvert MD, FACS, Shawna Willey MD, FACS
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Reappraisal of Conventional Risk Stratification for Local Recurrence Based on Clinical Outcomes in 285 Resected Phyllodes Tumors of the Breast

Cha Kyong Yom MD, PhD, Wonshik Han MD, PhD, Sung-Won Kim MD, PhD, FACS, So Yeon Park MD, PhD, In Ae Park MD, PhD, Dong-Young Noh MD, PhD
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Colorectal Cancer

Medullary Colorectal Carcinoma Revisited: A Clinical and Pathological Study of 102 Cases

Robert D. Knox MBBS, Nathan Luey BSc, Loretta Sioson BSc, Andrew Kedziora FRCPA, Adele Clarkson BSc, Nicole Watson, Christopher W. Toon FRCPA, Carmen Cussigh, Stuart Pincott FRACS, Stephen Pillinger FRACS, Yasser Salama FRACS, Justin Evans FRACS, John Percy FRACS, Margaret Schnitzler PhD, FRACS, Alexander Engel PhD, FRACS, Anthony J. Gill MD, FRCPA
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Standard Versus Extralevator Abdominoperineal Low Rectal Cancer Excision Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Paola De Nardi MD, Valeria Summo MD, Andrea Vignali MD, Giovanni Capretti MD
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Endocrine Tumors

Clinical Presentation of Patients with a Thyroid Follicular Neoplasm: Are there Preoperative Predictors of Malignancy?

Alireza Najafian MD, Matthew T. Olson MD, Eric B. Schneider PhD, Martha A. Zeiger MD
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A Prospective 1-Year Comparative Study of Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Via a Retroauricular Approach Versus Conventional Open Thyroidectomy at a Single Institution

Eun-Jae Chung MD, PhD, Min-Woo Park MD, Jae-Gu Cho MD, PhD, Seung-Kuk Baek MD, PhD, Soon-Young Kwon MD, PhD, Jeong-Soo Woo MD, PhD, Kwang-Yoon Jung MD, PhD
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Surgical Safety and Oncologic Effectiveness in Robotic versus Conventional Open Thyroidectomy in Thyroid Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Soo Kyung Son MHS, Jin Hee Kim PhD, Ja Seong Bae MD, PhD, Seon Heui Lee PhD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

The Role of Endoscopy in the Diagnosis of Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Toshirou Nishida MD, PhD
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Impact of Periodic Endoscopy on Incidentally Diagnosed Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: Findings in Surgically Resected and Confirmed Lesions

Chan Hyuk Park MD, Eun Hye Kim MD, Da Hyun Jung MD, Hyunsoo Chung MD, Jun Chul Park MD, Sung Kwan Shin MD, Yong Chan Lee MD, PhD, Hoguen Kim MD, PhD, Sang Kil Lee MD, PhD
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Intraoperatively Assessed Macroscopic Serosal Changes in Patients with Curatively Resected Advanced Gastric Cancer: Clinical Implications for Prognosis and Peritoneal Recurrence

Changhoon Yoo MD, Min-Hee Ryu MD, PhD, Young Soo Park MD, Ph.D, Moon-Won Yoo MD, Ph.D, Sook Ryun Park MD, Ph.D, Baek-Yeol Ryoo MD, Ph.D, Se Jin Jang MD, Ph.D, Jeong Hwan Yook MD, Ph.D, Byung Sik Kim MD, Ph.D, Yoon-Koo Kang MD, Ph.D
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Role of Surgery in Patients with Recurrent, Metastatic, or Unresectable Locally Advanced Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Sensitive to Imatinib: A Retrospective Analysis of the Spanish Group for Research on Sarcoma (GEIS)

Jordi Rubió-Casadevall MD, Javier Martinez-Trufero MD, Xabier Garcia-Albeniz MD, Silvia Calabuig MD, Antonio Lopez-Pousa MD, Javier Garcia del Muro MD, Joaquin Fra MD, Andrés Redondo MD, Nuria Lainez MD, Andrés Poveda MD, Claudia Valverde MD, Ana De Juan MD, Isabel Sevilla MD, Antonio Casado MD, Raquel Andres MD, Josefina Cruz MD, Javier Martin-Broto MD, Joan Maurel MD
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Extent of Colorectal Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: Attempt to Define a Threshold Above Which HIPEC Does Not Offer Survival Benefit: A Comparative Study

Diane Goéré MD, PhD, Amine Souadka MD, Matthieu Faron MD, Alexis S. Cloutier MD, Benjamin Viana MD, Charles Honoré MD, Frédéric Dumont MD, Dominique Elias MD, PhD
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Comparison of Gastric Cancer Survival Between Caucasian and Asian Patients Treated in the United States: Results from the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Database

Jiping Wang, Yihong Sun, Monica M. Bertagnolli
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Gynecologic Oncology

Oncological Outcomes of Nerve-Sparing Radical Hysterectomy for Cervical Cancer: A Systematic Review

Derman Basaran MD, Ladislav Dusek PhD, Ondrej Majek PhD, David Cibula MD, PhD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Targeting HIF1α Peri-operatively Increased Post-surgery Survival in a Tongue Cancer Animal Model

Soon-Hyun Ahn MD, PhD, Joo Yeon Choi MSc, Dong Wook Kim MD, Doh Young Lee MD, Eun-Hui Jeon BA, Woo-Jin Jeong MD, PhD, Jin Ho Paik MD, PhD
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Retropharyngeal Lymph Node Metastasis in 54 Patients with Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Who Underwent Surgery-Based Treatment

Eun-Jae Chung MD, PhD, Go-Woon Kim MD, Bum-Ki Cho MD, Sung-Jin Cho MD, PhD, Dae-Young Yoon MD, PhD, Young-Soo Rho MD, PhD
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Plate Exposure After Anterolateral Thigh Free-Flap Reconstruction in Head and Neck Cancer Patients With Composite Mandibular Defects

Paolo Maria Fanzio MD, Kai-Ping Chang MD, PhD, Hsin-Hung Chen MD, Hsiang-Hao Hsu MD, Vijay Gorantla MD, PhD, Mario G. Solari MD, Huang-Kai Kao MD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Chemotherapy for Patients with Colorectal Liver Metastases Who Underwent Curative Resection Improves Long-Term Outcomes: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Raphael L. C. Araujo MD, Mithat Gönen PhD, Paulo Herman MD, PhD
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A Novel Therapeutic Combination Sequentially Targeting Aurora B and Bcl-xL in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hiroko Matsunaga MD, Shinji Tanaka MD, PhD, FACS, Arihiro Aihara MD, PhD, Kousuke Ogawa MD, PhD, Satoshi Matsumura MD, PhD, Daisuke Ban MD, PhD, Takanori Ochiai MD, PhD, Takumi Irie MD, PhD, Atsushi Kudo MD, PhD, Noriaki Nakamura MD, PhD, Shigeki Arii MD, PhD, Minoru Tanabe MD, PhD
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Positive Postoperative CEA is a Strong Predictor of Recurrence for Patients After Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases

Raphael L. C. Araujo MD, Mithat Gönen PhD, Peter Allen MD, Ronald DeMatteo MD, Peter Kingham MD, William Jarnagin MD, Michael D’Angelica MD, Yuman Fong MD
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Validation of Hepatectomy for Elderly Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Norihiro Kishida MD, Taizo Hibi MD, PhD, Osamu Itano MD, PhD, Koji Okabayashi MD, PhD, Masahiro Shinoda MD, PhD, Minoru Kitago MD, PhD, Yuta Abe MD, PhD, Hiroshi Yagi MD, PhD, Yuko Kitagawa MD, PhD
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Intra-arterial Yttrium-90 Radioembolization Combined with Systemic Chemotherapy is a Promising Method for Downstaging Unresectable Huge Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma to Surgical Treatment

M. Rayar MD, L. Sulpice MD, PhD, J. Edeline MD, E. Garin MD, PhD, G. B. Levi Sandri MD, B. Meunier MD, E. Boucher MD, K. Boudjema MD, PhD
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Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Feasibility, Safety, and Efficacy of a Novel Procedure: Associating Liver Partition and Portal Vein Ligation for Staged Hepatectomy

Erik Schadde MD, FACS, Andreas A. Schnitzbauer MD, Christoph Tschuor MD, Dimitri A. Raptis MD, MSc, Wolf O. Bechstein MD, Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, PhD, FACS
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TREM-1, an Inflammatory Modulator, is Expressed in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells and Significantly Promotes Tumor Progression

Meng Duan MD, Zhi-Chao Wang MD, Xiao-Ying Wang MD, PhD, Jie-Yi Shi MD, PhD, Liu-Xiao Yang MD, Zhen-Bing Ding MD, PhD, Qiang Gao MD, PhD, Jian Zhou MD, PhD, Jia Fan MD, PhD
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Melanomas

Identification, Clinical Significance, and Management of Very Small Melanoma Metastases in Sentinel Lymph Nodes

Alistair J. Cochran MD, FRCP, FRCPath
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Detailed Pathological Examination of Completion Node Dissection Specimens and Outcome in Melanoma Patients with Minimal (<0.1 mm) Sentinel Lymph Node Metastases

Lodewijka H. J. Holtkamp MD, Shu Wang MBBS, James S. Wilmott PhD, Jason Madore MSc, Ricardo Vilain MBBS, PhD, FRCPA, John F. Thompson MD, FRACS, FACS, Omgo E. Nieweg MD, PhD, Richard A. Scolyer MD, FRCPA, FRCPath
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Tumor Mitotic Rate Added to the Equation: Melanoma Prognostic Factors Changed? : A Single-Institution Database Study on the Prognostic Value of Tumor Mitotic Rate for Sentinel Lymph Node Status and Survival of Cutaneous Melanoma Patients

M. J. Speijers MD, E. Bastiaannet PhD, S. Sloot MD, A. J. H. Suurmeijer MD, PhD, H. J. Hoekstra MD, PhD
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Reconstructive Oncology

An Algorithmic Approach to Simultaneous Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer with Microvascular Breast Reconstruction

Alexander T. Nguyen MD, FACS, Edward I. Chang MD, Hiroo Suami MD, PhD, David W. Chang MD, FACS
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Introducing the SKIN Score: A Validated Scoring System to Assess Severity of Mastectomy Skin Flap Necrosis

Valerie Lemaine MD, MPH, Tanya L. Hoskin MS, David R. Farley MD, Clive S. Grant MD, Judy C. Boughey MD, Tiffany A. Torstenson DO, Steven R. Jacobson MD, James W. Jakub MD, Amy C. Degnim MD
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Comprehensive Analysis of Functional Outcomes and Survival After Microvascular Reconstruction of Glossectomy Defects

Edward I. Chang MD, Peirong Yu MD, Roman J. Skoracki MD, Jun Liu MS, Matthew M. Hanasono MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Factors Affecting Cytokine Change After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer

Akihiko Okamura MD, Hiroya Takeuchi MD, PhD, Satoru Matsuda MD, Masaharu Ogura MD, PhD, Taku Miyasho PhD, Rieko Nakamura MD, PhD, Tsunehiro Takahashi MD, PhD, Norihito Wada MD, PhD, Hirofumi Kawakubo MD, PhD, Yoshiro Saikawa MD, PhD, Yuko Kitagawa MD, PhD
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Tumoral CD10 Expression Correlates with Aggressive Histology and Prognosis in Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Kyuichi Kadota MD, PhD, Jonathan Villena-Vargas MD, Jun-ichi Nitadori MD, PhD, Camelia S. Sima MD, MS, David R. Jones MD, FACS, William D. Travis MD, Prasad S. Adusumilli MD, FACS, FCCP
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Time Shift in Early Postoperative Mortality After Oesophagectomy for Cancer

Martin Rutegård MD, PhD, Pernilla Lagergren RN, PhD, Asif Johar BSc, MSc, Jesper Lagergren MD, PhD
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Urologic Oncology

FDG PET–CT for Lymph Node Staging of Bladder Cancer: A Prospective Study of Patients with Extended Pelvic Lymphadenectomy

In Gab Jeong MD, PhD, Sungwoo Hong MD, Dalsan You MD, PhD, Jun Hyuk Hong MD, PhD, Hanjong Ahn MD, PhD, Choung-Soo Kim MD, PhD
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