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The risk of second primary malignancies up to three decades after the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer.
BACKGROUND The 10-yr survival rate of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer exceeds 90%. These patients may be at elevated risk for secondary cancers. METHODS The risk of nonthyroid secondExpand
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Incidence, Mortality, and Prognostic Factors of Small Cell Carcinoma of the Cervix
OBJECTIVE: To compare the incidence, mortality, and presentation of small cell carcinoma of the cervix with other histologies. METHODS: From 1977 to 2003, 290 women with small cell carcinoma of theExpand
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Surgery and Radiotherapy Improves Survival in Patients With Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma: Analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results 1983–2002
Objectives:Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma is associated with a high rate of local recurrence and poor prognosis. This analysis examines the effects of surgery and radiotherapy on survival. Methods andExpand
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Derivation and validation of a prediction rule for estimating advanced colorectal neoplasm risk in average-risk Chinese.
  • Q. Cai, E. Yu, +20 authors Z. Li
  • Medicine
  • American journal of epidemiology
  • 15 March 2012
No prediction rule is currently available for advanced colorectal neoplasms, defined as invasive cancer, an adenoma of 10 mm or more, a villous adenoma, or an adenoma with high-grade dysplasia, inExpand
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Prognostic Significance of Histology and Positive Lymph Node Involvement Following Radical Hysterectomy in Carcinoma of the Cervix
Objective:Lymph node (LN) metastasis portends a poor outcome in women with carcinoma of the uterine cervix. We queried a large database to analyze the importance of number of positive LN andExpand
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Effect of cytoreductive surgery on survival of patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer
The value of secondary cytoreductive surgery is still controversial, especially in patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer. In this retrospective study, we investigated the effect onExpand
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NBCA medical adhesive (n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate) versus suture for patch fixation in Lichtenstein inguinal herniorrhaphy: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND We compared the effectiveness of n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA) and traditional suture for patch fixation in Lichtenstein tension-free herniorrhaphy for inguinal hernias. METHODS A totalExpand
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Statin therapy is not associated with prostate cancer recurrence among patients who underwent radiation therapy.
We investigated whether statin use is associated with reduced risk of recurrence in prostate cancer patients who undergo radiotherapy. A retrospective cohort of 774 patients from a California healthExpand
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Planned Neck Dissection after Definitive Radiotherapy or Chemoradiation for Base of Tongue Cancers
OBJECTIVES: The study goal was to analyze the role of planned neck dissection for squamous cell carcinoma of the base of the tongue treated with definitive radiotherapy or chemoradiation. STUDYExpand
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Intensity-modulated radiotherapy using implanted fiducial markers with daily portal imaging: assessment of prostate organ motion.
PURPOSE To assess our single institutional experience with daily localization, using fiducials for prostate radiotherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS From January 2004 to September 2005, 33 patients wereExpand
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