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Altered chemokine receptor expression in papillary thyroid cancer.
BACKGROUND Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), the most prevalent type of differentiated thyroid carcinoma, displays a strikingly high frequency of lymph node metastasis (LNM). Recent data suggest thatExpand
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An Update in Breast Cancer Screening and Management
This article provides an overview of the main controversies in a number of key areas of breast cancer management. Relevant studies that have contributed to guide the treatment of this heterogeneousExpand
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Positive anterior margins in breast conserving surgery: Does it matter? A systematic review of the literature.
Positive margins are associated with an increased risk of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence (IBTR); therefore re-excision of positive margins is recommended. Involvement of anatomically non-breastExpand
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[Elective laparoscopic surgery in diverticular disease. A comparative study with conventional operative surgery ].
BACKGROUND Elective surgery in diverticular disease (DD) consists classically in performing an open sigmoidectomy. Laparoscopic surgery of the colon can have results that are comparable to those ofExpand
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Predicting non‐sentinel lymph node metastasis in Australian breast cancer patients: are the nomograms still useful in the post‐Z0011 era?
Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) can be avoided in breast cancer patients with low‐volume disease in the sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) according to Z0011 trial. We believe that nomograms developedExpand
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