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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. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) remains an important therapeutic option for many hematologic malignancies. Bone marrow harvesting from an appropriate donor must be conducted for hematopoietic st...

    Authors: Tae-Woo Nam, Hyun-Min Oh, Jae-Eun Lee, Ju-Hyun Kim, Jong-moon Hwang, Eunhee Park and Tae-Du Jung

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:347

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  2. Background: Benign breast lesions are the most common diseases in adult women, which have been treated with minimally invasive therapies in recent years. Little is known about the feasibility of Microwave abla...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Zhan-Qiang Jin, Masoud Baikpour, Jian-Min Li, Hui Zhang, Ting Liang, Xiao-Ming Pan and Wen He

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:345

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  3. Outcomes of patients with ovarian high-grade serous carcinoma (HGSC) treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) have been widely studied, but there is limited information on the outcomes of patients with non-...

    Authors: Young Shin Chung, Sang-Yoon Park, Jung-Yun Lee, Jeong-Yeol Park, Jeong-Won Lee, Hee Seung Kim, Dong Soo Suh, Yun Hwan Kim, Jong-Min Lee, Miseon Kim, Min Chul Choi, Seung-Hyuk Shim, Keun Ho Lee, Taejong Song, Jin Hwa Hong, Won Moo Lee…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:341

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  4. Here we describe the treatments and prognosis for metachronous metastases from gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) after initial R0 surgical resection at a large center in China.

    Authors: Yang Lv, Xu Han, Xue-Feng Xu, Yuan Ji, Yu-Hong Zhou, Hui-Chuan Sun, Jian Zhou, Jia Fan, Wen-Hui Lou and Cheng Huang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:335

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  5. Recurrences are reported in 70% of all patients after resection of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM), in which half are confined to the liver. Adjuvant hepatic arterial infusion pump (HAIP) chemotherapy aims ...

    Authors: F. E. Buisman, M. Y. V. Homs, D. J. Grünhagen, W. F. Filipe, R. J. Bennink, M. G. H. Besselink, I. H. M. Borel Rinkes, R. C. G. Bruijnen, A. Cercek, M. I. D’Angelica, O. M. van Delden, M. L. Donswijk, L. van Doorn, P. G. Doornebosch, J. Emmering, J. I. Erdmann…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:327

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  6. We are reporting a rare case of MUTYH-associated polyposis, a colorectal cancer hereditary syndrome, diagnosticated after an intussusception. Colorectal cancer is an important cause of cancer related mortality...

    Authors: Gustavo Heluani Antunes de Mesquita, Bárbara Justo Carvalho, Kayo Augusto de Almeida Medeiros, Fernanda Nii, Diego Ramos Martines, Leonardo Zumerkorn Pipek, Yuri Justi Jardim, Daniel Reis Waisberg, Marcos Takeo Obara, Roberta Sitnik, Alberto Meyer and Cristóvão Luis Pitangueiras Mangueira

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:324

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  7. Multiple trials have attempted to assess the diagnostic value of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) in osteosarcoma with results remaining inconclusive. This ...

    Authors: Fanxiao Liu, Qingyu Zhang, Dongsheng Zhou and Jinlei Dong

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:323

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  8. Oesophageal cancer has a high metastatic potential and poor prognosis, with a significant risk of recurrence after radical resection. However, resected pancreatic metastasis from oesophageal cancer is rare.

    Authors: Wataru Koizumi, Minoru Kitago, Masahiro Shinoda, Hiroshi Yagi, Yuta Abe, Go Oshima, Shutaro Hori, Kenta Inomata, Hirofumi Kawakubo, Miho Kawaida and Yuko Kitagawa

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:320

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  9. To evaluate the diagnostic value of MR imaging for the differentiation of lipomas and atypical lipomatous tumors (ALT) in comparison with histology and MDM2 amplification status.

    Authors: Carolin Knebel, Jan Neumann, Benedikt J. Schwaiger, Dimitris C. Karampinos, Daniela Pfeiffer, Katja Specht, Ulrich Lenze, Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe, Ernst J. Rummeny, Klaus Woertler and Alexandra S. Gersing

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:309

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  10. Many factors influence bone metastases of lung cancer, and several studies report about survival of skeletal metastasis. However, few studies have focused on identifying the prognostic factors for skeletal met...

    Authors: Yong Jin Cho, Yung Min Cho, Sung Hyun Kim, Kyoo-Ho Shin, Sung-Taek Jung and Hyo Song Kim

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:303

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  11. We reported previously the usefulness of 18F-2-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) to predict prognosis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) treated with molecular targ...

    Authors: Tadashi Tabei, Noboru Nakaigawa, Tomohiro Kaneta, Ichiro Ikeda, Keiichi Kondo, Kazuhide Makiyama, Hisashi Hasumi, Narihiko Hayashi, Takashi Kawahara, Koji Izumi, Kimito Osaka, Kentaro Muraoka, Jun-ichi Teranishi, Yasuhide Miyoshi, Yasushi Yumura, Hiroji Uemura…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:298

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  12. Early gastric cancer is associated with a much better prognosis than advanced disease, and strategies to improve prognosis is strictly dependent on earlier detection and accurate diagnosis. Therefore, a label-...

    Authors: Lianhuang Li, Deyong Kang, Zicheng Huang, Zhenlin Zhan, Changyin Feng, Yongjian Zhou, Haohua Tu, Shuangmu Zhuo and Jianxin Chen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:295

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  13. Approximately 20–30% of patients with pT4 colon cancer develop metachronous peritoneal metastases (PM). Due to restricted accuracy of imaging modalities and absence of early symptoms, PM are often detected at ...

    Authors: Vivian P. Bastiaenen, Charlotte E. L. Klaver, Niels F. M. Kok, Johannes H. W. de Wilt, Ignace H. J. T. de Hingh, Arend G. J. Aalbers, Djamila Boerma, Andre J. A. Bremers, Jacobus W. A. Burger, Eino B. van Duyn, Pauline Evers, Wilhelmina M. U. van Grevenstein, Patrick H. J. Hemmer, Eva V. E. Madsen, Petur Snaebjornsson, Jurriaan B. Tuynman…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:254

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  14. Carbohydrate antigen (CA) 19–9 levels after resection are considered to predict prognosis; however, the significance of decreased CA19–9 levels after neoadjuvant therapy has not been clarified. This study aime...

    Authors: Shuichi Aoki, Fuyuhiko Motoi, Yoshiaki Murakami, Masayuki Sho, Sohei Satoi, Goro Honda, Kenichiro Uemura, Ken-ichi Okada, Ippei Matsumoto, Minako Nagai, Hiroaki Yanagimoto, Masanao Kurata, Takumi Fukumoto, Masamichi Mizuma, Hiroki Yamaue and Michiaki Unno

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:252

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  15. Dexamethasone is widely used in cancer patients despite the concern that perioperative glucocorticoids may potentially cause immunosuppression. However, studies on the influence of dexamethasone on cancer recu...

    Authors: Myoung Hwa Kim, Dong Wook Kim, Seho Park, Joo Heung Kim, Ki Young Lee, Jisung Hwang and Young Chul Yoo

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:251

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  16. Nonseminomatous germ cell tumors (NSGCTs) represent one of the main groups of germ cell tumors (GCTs), and they have a more invasive course than seminomatous GCTs. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positivity...

    Authors: Ruili Li and Hongjun Li

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:244

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  17. Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Tumors (PEComa) is an extraordinarily rare mesenchymal neoplasm especially the malignant type originating from the lung. To date, only 8 cases of malignant or malignant potential ...

    Authors: Jikai Zhao, Haohua Teng, Ruiying Zhao, Wenjie Ding, Keke Yu, Lei Zhu, Jie Zhang and Yuchen Han

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:235

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  18. Glucose metabolism has been suggested as a therapeutic target in ovarian clear cell carcinoma (CCC). We attempted to clarify 18F-FDG PET/CT-based metabolic metrics in the recurrent ovarian CCC patients and their ...

    Authors: Shuang Ye, Shuai Liu, Libing Xiang, Xiaohua Wu and Huijuan Yang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:226

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  19. 0.17–2% of mature cystic teratoma of the ovary (MCTO) undergo malignant transformation, of which 80% are squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) transformation in MCTO. We aim to investigate the clinical characteristics...

    Authors: Congcong Li, Qing Zhang, Siying Zhang, Ruifen Dong, Chenggong Sun, Chunping Qiu, Zhiwei Zhang, Xingsheng Yang and Beihua Kong

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:217

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  20. This study sought to explore whether lymphovascular invasion can affect the prognosis of patients with stage N0 gastric cancer and to evaluate the survival benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy for such patients.

    Authors: Jun Lu, Yun Dai, Jian-Wei Xie, Jia-Bin Wang, Jian-Xian Lin, Qi-Yue Chen, Long-Long Cao, Mi Lin, Ru-Hong Tu, Chao-Hui Zheng, Ping Li and Chang-Ming Huang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:216

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  21. Tumor-associated lymphangiogenesis is considered significant in number of solid malignancies. However, its impact on prognosis of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) after resection remains further confirmat...

    Authors: Meng Sha, Seogsong Jeong, Xin Wang, Ying Tong, Jie Cao, Han-Yong Sun, Lei Xia, Ning Xu, Zhi-Feng Xi, Jian-Jun Zhang, Xiao-Ni Kong and Qiang Xia

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:208

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  22. KLASS (the Korean Laparoendoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery Study) is a time-honored study group that has established laparoscopic surgery for gastrointestinal disease in Korea and has performed some important...

    Authors: Chang Min Lee, Ji Ho Park, Chang In Choi, Han Hong Lee, Jae-Seok Min, Ye Seob Jee, Oh. Jeong, Hyundong Chae, Sung Il Choi, Hua Huang and Sungsoo Park

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:206

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  23. Primary cardiac lymphomas (PCL) represent extremely rare cardiac tumors which are accompanied by poor prognosis, unless they are timely diagnosed and treated.

    Authors: Maria Bonou, Chris J. Kapelios, Athanasios Marinakos, Stamatis Adamopoulos, Panagiotis Diamantopoulos, Periklis G. Foukas, Loukas Kaklamanis, Penelope Korkolopoulou, John Barbetseas and Nora-Athina Viniou

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:191

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  24. Inguinal lymph node metastasis from rectum is uncommon but well-known occurrence, whereas that from colon adenocarcinoma is extremely rare. Inguinal lymph node metastasis from colon adenocarcinoma has only bee...

    Authors: Taro Tanabe, Dai Shida, Shunsuke Tsukamoto, Goki Morizono, Hirokazu Taniguchi and Yukihide Kanemitsu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:180

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  25. Our objective was to identify risk factors affecting overall survival (OS) and cancer-specific survival (CSS) and build nomograms to predict survival based on a large population-based cohort.

    Authors: Chaobin He, Yu Zhang, Zhiyuan Cai and Xiaojun Lin

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:178

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  26. Insulinoma represents hypoglycemia as a predominant symptom; the autonomic symptoms may be resolved by chronically recurrent hypoglycemia resulting in the persistence of non-specific symptoms alone. Therefore,...

    Authors: Keiichi Torimoto, Yosuke Okada, Yoshiya Tanaka, Atsuko Matsuoka, Yushi Hirota, Wataru Ogawa, Yoshifumi Saisho, Isao Kurihara, Hiroshi Itoh, Shinya Inada and Masafumi Koga

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:174

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  27. The association between performance status (PS) and the prognosis of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) patients receiving tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) remains controversial. The aim of this study is ...

    Authors: Yawei Xu, Yuanyuan Zhang, Xianhao Wang, Jiaqi Kang and Xiaoqiang Liu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:168

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  28. The patient satisfaction of symptoms improvement and disease factors that may affect long-term treatment efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for non-functioning solid benign thyroid nodules (TNs) over a ...

    Authors: Yang Guang, Wen He, Yukun Luo, Hongxia Zhang, Yukang Zhang, Bin Ning and Tengfei Yu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:147

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  29. Previous related studies have mainly focused on renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with venous tumor thrombus, specifically inferior vena cava tumor thrombus with renal vein tumor thrombus (RVTT). However, only a few ...

    Authors: Chuanzhen Cao, Xingang Bi, Jing Liang, Lin Li, Huijuan Zhang, Zhendong Xiao, Zejun Xiao, Jun Tian, Dong Wang, Kaopeng Guan, Changling Li, Jianhui Ma, Shan Zheng and Jianzhong Shou

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:144

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  30. Synovial sarcoma is a relatively rare type of soft tissue sarcoma. The commonly observed symptom is a deep-seated palpable mass accompanied by pain or tenderness. Thus, it is considered a soft tissue sarcoma a...

    Authors: Taketsugu Fujibuchi, Joji Miyawaki, Teruki Kidani, Hiroshi Imai, Hiroshi Kiyomatsu, Riko Kitazawa and Hiromasa Miura

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:116

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  31. Post-operative pneumonia (Pop) following meningioma surgery is the dominant systemic complication which could cause serious threats to patients. It is unclear whether hematological biochemical markers are inde...

    Authors: M. R. Zuo, R. F. Liang, M. Li, Y. F. Xiang, S. X. Zhang, Y. Yang, X. Wang, Q. Mao and Y. H. Liu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:100

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  32. Seroma formation is the most common complication after mastectomy and places patients at risk of associated morbidities. Microporous polysaccharide hemospheres (MPH) consists of hydrophilic, plant based, polys...

    Authors: Lorena P. Suarez-Kelly, W. Hampton Pasley, Eric J. Clayton, Stephen P. Povoski, William E. Carson and Ray Rudolph

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:99

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  33. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most prevalent type of cancer in the world. Surgery is the only curative option. However, postoperative complications occur in up to 50% of patients and are associated wit...

    Authors: Stefanus van Rooijen, Francesco Carli, Susanne Dalton, Gwendolyn Thomas, Rasmus Bojesen, Morgan Le Guen, Nicolas Barizien, Rashami Awasthi, Enrico Minnella, Sandra Beijer, Graciela Martínez-Palli, Rianne van Lieshout, Ismayil Gögenur, Carlo Feo, Christoffer Johansen, Celena Scheede-Bergdahl…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:98

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  34. The decision making process for axillary dissection has changed in recent years for patients with early breast cancer and positive sentinel lymph nodes (LN). The question now arises, what is the optimal surgic...

    Authors: Florian Ebner, Achim Wöckel, Lukas Schwentner, Maria Blettner, Wolfgang Janni, Rolf Kreienberg and Manfred Wischnewsky

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:90

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  35. With the recent introduction of novel treatment options, real-world data from patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) are required to better understand the impact on routine clini...

    Authors: Martin Boegemann, Sara Khaksar, Guillaume Bera, Alison Birtle, Catherine Dopchie, Louis-Marie Dourthe, Els Everaert, Martin Hatzinger, Dirko Hercher, Werner Hilgers, Geoffrey Matus, Laura Garcia Alvarez, Laurent Antoni, Martin Lukac, Geneviève Pissart, Paul Robinson…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:60

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  36. The most important goal for survival benefit of advanced stage ovarian cancer is to surgically remove all visible tumour, because complete cytoreductive surgery (CCS) has been shown to be associated with prolo...

    Authors: G. M. Nieuwenhuyzen-de Boer, W. Hofhuis, N. Reesink-Peters, P. C. Ewing-Graham, I. G. Schoots, J. J. Beltman, J. M. J. Piek, A. Baalbergen, G. S. Kooi, A. van Haaften, H. van Huisseling, L. Haans, M. Dorman and H. J. van Beekhuizen

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:58

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  37. Cancers of unknown primary origin (CUPs) are reported to be the 3-4th most common causes of cancer death. Recent years have seen advances in mutational analysis and genomics profiling. These advances could imp...

    Authors: Masanobu Abe, Kousuke Watanabe, Aya Shinozaki-Ushiku, Tetsuo Ushiku, Takahiro Abe, Yuko Fujihara, Yosuke Amano, Liang Zong, Cheng-Ping Wang, Emi Kubo, Ryoko Inaki, Naoya Kinoshita, Satoshi Yamashita, Daiya Takai, Toshikazu Ushijima, Takahide Nagase…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:52

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  38. A strong correlation between breast cancer (BC) molecular subtypes and axillary status has been shown. It would be useful to predict the probability of lymph node (LN) positivity. Objective: To develop the perfor...

    Authors: Gilles Houvenaeghel, Eric Lambaudie, Jean-Marc Classe, Chafika Mazouni, Sylvia Giard, Monique Cohen, Christelle Faure, Hélène Charitansky, Roman Rouzier, Emile Daraï, Delphine Hudry, Pierre Azuar, Richard Villet, Pierre Gimbergues, Christine Tunon de Lara, Marc Martino…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:45

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  39. Cystic hypersecretory carcinoma is a rare subtype of breast cancer. It is a member of cystic hypersecretory lesions, which include a series of pathological disease lineages: cystic hypersecretory hyperplasia (...

    Authors: Jie Sun, Xing Wang and Cuifang Wang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:31

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  40. The eighth TNM classification for gastric cancer categorizes N3 as N3a and N3b in the final pathologic stage. The cutoff for N3a/N3b is defined as 15 metastatic lymph nodes, but the rationale for this cutoff r...

    Authors: Man-Qiang Lin, Jia-Bin Wang, Chao-Hui Zheng, Ping Li, Jian-Wei Xie, Jian-Xian Lin, Jun Lu, Qi-Yue Chen, Long-Long Cao, Mi Lin, Qing-Liang He and Chang-Ming Huang

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:21

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  41. Salvage radiotherapy (SRT) for prostate cancer (PCa) recurrence after prostatectomy offers long-term biochemical control in about 50–60% of patients. SRT is commonly initiated in patients with serum PSA levels...

    Authors: Jeremie Calais, Johannes Czernin, Wolfgang P. Fendler, David Elashoff and Nicholas G. Nickols

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:18

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Cancer 2019 19:97

  42. The clinical value of total hysterectomy for patients with hydatidiform mole (HM) being at least 40 years old remains highly controversial. Since the practice of hysterectomy has been applied globally for deca...

    Authors: Peng Zhao, Yongchao Lu, Wei Huang, Baoqin Tong and Weiguo Lu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:13

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  43. In this retrospective study, we aimed to demonstrated that three-port single-intercostal (SIC) thoracoscopic lobectomy is an effective choice for lung cancer by comparing the perioperative outcomes of patients...

    Authors: Zixiang Wu, Qi Wang, Cong Wu, Tianwei Zhan, Lingjun Dong, Shuai Fang, Xuyang Peng, Lian Wang, Saibo Pan and Ming Wu

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:8

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  44. The present study aims to assess the performance of 18F-FDG PET-CT on mediastinal staging of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in a location with endemic granulomatous infectious disease.

    Authors: Gustavo Werutsky, Bruno Hochhegger, José Antônio Lopes de Figueiredo Pinto, Jeovany Martínez-Mesa, Mara Lise Zanini, Eduardo Herz Berdichevski, Eduardo Vilas, Vinícius Duval da Silva, Maria Teresa Ruiz Tsukazan, Arthur Vieira, Leandro Genehr Fritscher, Louise Hartmann, Marcos Alba, Guilherme Sartori, Cristina Matushita, Vanessa Bortolotto…

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2019 19:5

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  45. There are no published studies on the simultaneous effect of extent and location of positive surgical margins (PSMs) on biochemical recurrence (BCR) after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP). The ...

    Authors: Gautier Marcq, Aude Michelet, Gerjon Hannink, Jerome Rizk, Jean Sauvain, Arnauld Villers, Mo Saffarini and Charles H. Rochat

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:1291

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Cancer 2019 19:124

  46. Male breast cancer (MBC) is rare, accounting for only around 1% of all breast cancers. Most MBCs are hormone-driven. Not only the estrogen receptor (ER), but also other steroid hormone receptors, including the...

    Authors: Haruko Takuwa, Wakako Tsuji, Masayuki Shintaku and Fumiaki Yotsumoto

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:1282

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  47. The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and the platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) are associated with poor prognoses in patients with gastric cancer; however, few studies have focused on the dynamic changes ...

    Authors: Mikito Mori, Kiyohiko Shuto, Chihiro Kosugi, Kazuo Narushima, Hideki Hayashi, Hisahiro Matsubara and Keiji Koda

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:1261

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  48. Collision tumors are rare cases with two different tumor entities growing synchronously. While adenocarcinoma of the pancreas is the most common pancreatic tumor with an incidence of 10 per 100.000, retroperit...

    Authors: Denise Buchner, Lena Hieggelke, Heike Löser, Christiane Josephine Bruns, Alexander Quaas and Markus Philipp Hussein Ghadimi

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:1243

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  49. Prostate biopsy is the most common method for the diagnosis of prostate cancer and the basis for further treatment. Confirmation using radical prostatectomy specimens is the most reliable method for verifying ...

    Authors: Zhipeng Mai, Zhien Zhou, Weigang Yan, Yu Xiao, Yi Zhou, Zhiyong Liang, Zhigang Ji and Hanzhong Li

    Citation: BMC Cancer 2018 18:1205

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