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An expanded view of risk-group definition in differentiated thyroid carcinoma.
There continues to be controversy about every aspect of management of differentiated thyroid carcinoma. In an age-based risk group previously described, low-risk patients made up 62% of cases and hadExpand
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Initial results from a prospective cohort study of 5583 cases of thyroid carcinoma treated in the United States during 1996
The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) has conducted national Patient Care Evaluation (PCE) studies since 1976.
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Surgical margin in hepatic resection for colorectal metastasis: a critical and improvable determinant of outcome.
OBJECTIVE To update the analysis of technical and biologic factors related to hepatic resection for colorectal metastasis in a large single-institution series to identify important prognosticExpand
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Risk factor analysis in differentiated thyroid cancer
Six hundred patients with primary differentiated thyroid carcinoma had follow‐up studies for a minimum of 15 years and a maximum of 45 years. Recurrence rate and death rate were significantlyExpand
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The cell cycle inhibitor p27 is an independent prognostic marker in small (T1a,b) invasive breast carcinomas.
Breast carcinomas < or = 1 cm in size (T1a,b) are being detected more frequently as a result of screening. Because traditional prognostic parameters are either lacking (tumor size) or rare (nodalExpand
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A 5-year study of cryosurgery in the treatment of liver tumors.
This report summarizes our 5-year experience with cryosurgery for in situ ablation of liver tumors. The liver was exposed with laparotomy, and the tumors were subjected to two freeze-thaw cyclesExpand
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Surgical Anatomy
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The new era in breast cancer. Invasion, size, and nodal involvement dramatically decreasing as a result of mammographic screening.
OBJECTIVE To describe the magnitude of changes and opportunities that may arise for simplified surgical procedures for women with breast cancer because of the decreasing size and lymph nodeExpand
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Differentiated thyroid cancer: reexamination of risk groups and outcome of treatment.
OBJECTIVE To reexamine the age, metastases, extent, and size (AMES) risk criteria for well-differentiated thyroid cancer with the effect of therapy on outcome. DESIGN Review of patient medicalExpand
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Late cosmetic outcome after conservative surgery and radiotherapy: analysis of causes of cosmetic failure.
Although the majority of patients with early breast cancer treated with conservative surgery and radiotherapy have acceptable cosmetic outcomes, the specific causes of a less-than-acceptable resultExpand
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