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Anaplastic carcinoma of the thyroid: A 24‐year experience
Background. Anaplastic carcinoma of the thyroid gland is a lethal entity; few patients live more than 12 months following diagnosis. We retrospectively reviewed the experience with this entity at our… Expand
NY-ESO-1 and LAGE-1 cancer-testis antigens are potential targets for immunotherapy in epithelial ovarian cancer.
Cancer-testis (CT) antigens are expressed in a variety of cancers, but not in normal adult tissues, except for germ cells of the testis, and hence appear to be ideal targets for immunotherapy. In an… Expand
Predictive factors associated with long-term survival in patients with neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas
BackgroundNeuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas are rare tumors. We identified predictive factors that are associated with long-term survival (≥5 years).MethodsFifty patients with a diagnosis of… Expand
Pulmonary complications in patients undergoing thoracotomy for lung carcinoma.
One hundred three consecutive patients undergoing 106 thoracotomies for primary lung carcinoma were reviewed to determine factors associated with the development of postoperative pulmonary… Expand
Evaluation of prognostic factors and treatment modalities in ovarian cancer patients with brain metastases.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of different clinical variables and treatment modalities on survival in patients with brain metastases from ovarian carcinoma. … Expand
Subungual melanoma: an eighteen-year review.
BACKGROUND Subungual melanoma is a rare lesion comprising 1% to 3% of all melanoma cases. METHODS Records of twenty-two patients with subungual melanoma treated at Roswell Park Cancer Institute… Expand
Pulmonary resection in metastatic uterine and cervical malignancies.
OBJECTIVE Although thoracotomy for removal of pulmonary metastasis is well documented in a wide variety of solid tumors, data are sparse regarding management of patients with gynecologic malignancies… Expand
The prognostic significance of margin width for extremity and trunk sarcoma
- Mark D. Mc Kee, Dong Feng Liu, J. Brooks, J. Gibbs, D. Driscoll, W. Kraybill
- Journal of surgical oncology
- 1 February 2004
To evaluate the significance of resection margin for soft tissue sarcoma (STS), we determined local recurrence‐free interval (LRFI), distant metastases‐free interval (DMFI), and overall survival (OS)… Expand
Expression of Wilms tumor gene (WT1) in epithelial ovarian cancer.
OBJECTIVES The identification of proteins that are selectively expressed in cancer and with potential to elicit an immune response is the first step towards antigen-specific immunotherapy. The Wilms… Expand
Complications and outcome of external hemipelvectomy in the management of pelvic tumors
- J. Apffelstaedt, D. Driscoll, J. Spellman, A. Velez, J. Gibbs, C. Karakousis
- Annals of Surgical Oncology
- 1 May 1996
AbstractBackground: Although the technique of external hemipelvectomy has been adequately described, little is known about its complications and late results. Design: Retrospective review of 68… Expand