Joseph C Wan

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PURPOSE Aberrant DNA methylation, now recognized as a contributing factor to neoplasia, often shows definitive gene/sequence preferences unique to specific cancer types. Correspondingly, distinct combinations of methylated loci can function as biomarkers for numerous clinical correlates of ovarian and other cancers. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN We used a(More)
Introduction The low sensitivity of ultrasonography (US) in diagnosing axillary lymph node metastasis in breast cancer patients has sparked the evaluation of various tools in an attempt to increase pre-operative sensitivity. We compared axillary lymph node metastasis probability scores with post-surgical findings, using the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer(More)
BACKGROUND There is currently conflicting evidence surrounding the effects of obesity on postoperative outcomes. Previous studies have found obesity to be associated with adverse events, but others have found no association. The aim of this study was to determine whether increasing body mass index (BMI) is an independent risk factor for development of major(More)
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