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Cultural adaptation and validation of the Korean version of the EORTC QLQ-CR29 in patients with colorectal cancer
PurposeWe aimed to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Korean version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Colorectal Cancer-Specific Quality of LifeExpand
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Risk Factors and Preventive Measures for Acute Urinary Retention after Rectal Cancer Surgery
BackgroundAlthough several risk factors for acute urinary retention after rectal cancer surgery have been proposed, few studies have enrolled a homogeneous group of patients without preoperativeExpand
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Use of a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment to Predict Short-Term Postoperative Outcome in Elderly Patients With Colorectal Cancer
Purpose This study was conducted to identify the effectiveness of a preoperative comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) for predicting postoperative morbidity in elderly patients who underwentExpand
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Loss of AT-Rich Interactive Domain 1A Expression in Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Objective: AT-rich interactive domain 1A (ARID1A) has recently been identified as a novel tumor suppressor in various tumor types. This study was designed to explore the clinical relevance andExpand
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Curative Resection for Metachronous Pulmonary Metastases from Colorectal Cancer: Analysis of Survival Rates and Prognostic Factors
Purpose Prognostic factors in patients with pulmonary metastases (PM) from colorectal cancer (CRC) are still controversial. This study assessed oncologic outcomes and prognostic factors in patientsExpand
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Risk Factors for Bowel Dysfunction After Sphincter-Preserving Rectal Cancer Surgery: A Prospective Study Using the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Bowel Function Instrument
BACKGROUND: Until recently, no studies have prospectively evaluated bowel function after sphincter-preserving surgery for rectal cancer with the use of a validated bowel function scoring system.Expand
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Low-Level Microsatellite Instability as a Potential Prognostic Factor in Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
AbstractAlthough microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H) colorectal cancers (CRCs) have been shown to exhibit a distinct phenotype, the clinical value of MSI-low (MSI-L) in CRC remains unclear. WeExpand
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A Case of Thyroid Metastasis Originating from Early Gastric Cancer
We report a rare case of thyroid metastasis from early gastric cancer with lymph node metastasis in a 63-yr old woman. She was diagnosed with metastatic adenocarcinoma one and a half years afterExpand
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Validation of Prediction Models for Mismatch Repair Gene Mutations in Koreans
  • S. Lee, D. Kim, +9 authors S. Kang
  • Medicine
  • Cancer research and treatment : official journal…
  • 5 June 2015
Purpose Lynch syndrome, the commonest hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome, is caused by germline mutations in mismatch repair (MMR) genes. Three recently developed prediction models for MMR geneExpand
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Does routine colonoscopy help diagnose familial adenomatous polyposis in patients presenting with desmoid tumors but no gastrointestinal symptoms?
PurposeDesmoid tumor (DT) is a rare myofibroblastic proliferative neoplasm, but can occur in up to 26% of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Therefore, DT may be an extraintestinalExpand
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