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Surgical oncology, cancer imaging, and interventional therapeutics

Section edited by Stephen P. Povoski

This section focuses on clinical research that impacts on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer using surgery, diagnostic imaging, interventional therapeutics, and surgical pathology.

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  1. The objective of the study was to explore the clinical expression, radiological and pathological features, differential diagnosis, and biological behavior of a clear cell myomelanocytic tumor. In a case involv...

    Authors: Zu-Sen Wang, Lin Xu, Lin Ma, Meng-Qi Song, Li-Qun Wu and Xuan Zhou

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2015 15:1004

    Content type: Case report

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  2. Use of FDG-PET/CT for staging and restaging of lymphoma patients is widely incorporated into current practice guidelines. Our aim was to prospectively evaluate the diagnostic performance of FDG-PET/MRI and WB-...

    Authors: Ken Herrmann, Marcelo Queiroz, Martin W. Huellner, Felipe de Galiza Barbosa, Andreas Buck, Niklaus Schaefer, Paul Stolzman and Patrick Veit-Haibach

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2015 15:1002

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The study was to investigate whether 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) uptake, analyzed by positron emission tomography (PET), can be used preoperatively to predict survival in Chinese patients with colorectal car...

    Authors: Debing Shi, Guoxiang Cai, Junjie Peng, Dawei Li, Xinxiang Li, Ye Xu and Sanjun Cai

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2015 15:991

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Selected patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) from colorectal cancer (CRC) benefit from cytoreductive surgery (CRS) combined with intraperitoneal chemoperfusion (IPC). However, even after optimal cytor...

    Authors: Wouter Willaert, Kurt Van Der Speeten, Gabriel Liberale and Wim Ceelen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2015 15:980

    Content type: Study protocol

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  5. The relationship between pathological factors and lymph node metastasis of pathological stage early gastric cancer has been extensively investigated. By contrast, the relationship between preoperative factors ...

    Authors: Masatoshi Nakagawa, Yoon Young Choi, Ji Yeong An, Hyunsoo Chung, Sang Hyuk Seo, Hyun Beak Shin, Hui-Jae Bang, Shuangxi Li, Hyung-Il Kim, Jae-Ho Cheong, Woo Jin Hyung and Sung Hoon Noh

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2015 15:943

    Content type: Research article

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  6. With the remarkable improvements in ultrasound equipment, transabdominal ultrasound after oral administration of an echoic cellulose-based gastric ultrasound contrast agent (TUS-OCCA) has recently been suggest...

    Authors: Zhijun Liu, Jintao Guo, Shupeng Wang, Ying Zhao, Jing Li, Weidong Ren, Shaoshan Tang, Limei Xie, Ying Huang, Siyu Sun and Liping Huang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2015 15:932

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Current evidence supports a diverting stoma in patients undergoing low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer as it reduces clinical severity of anastomotic leakage. However, relev...

    Authors: Flavius Sandra-Petrescu, Florian Herrle, Axel Hinke, Inga Rossion, Heiko Suelberg, Stefan Post, Ralf-Dieter Hofheinz and Peter Kienle

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2015 15:923

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. Despite demonstrated efficacy, acceptance of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), such as tamoxifen, for breast cancer risk reduction remains low. Delivering SERMs via local transdermal therapy (LTT...

    Authors: Lindsey C. Karavites, Subhashini Allu, Seema A. Khan and Karen Kaiser

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2015 15:878

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The aim of this study was to develop a scoring system for prediction of survival prognosis after surgery in patients with symptomatic metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) from non-small cell lung cancer (...

    Authors: Mingxing Lei, Yaosheng Liu, Chuanghao Tang, Shaoxing Yang, Shubin Liu and Shiguo Zhou

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2015 15:853

    Content type: Research article

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