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Merkel cell carcinoma: prognosis and treatment of patients from a single institution.
PURPOSE Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an uncommon cutaneous malignancy. Most reports consist of single-institution experiences of fewer than 30 patients. The natural history of MCC is poorlyExpand
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The 2016 update of the International Study Group (ISGPS) definition and grading of postoperative pancreatic fistula: 11 Years After
Background. In 2005, the International Study Group of Pancreatic Fistula developed a definition and grading of postoperative pancreatic fistula that has been accepted universally. Eleven years later,Expand
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Multi-institutional Validation Study of the American Joint Commission on Cancer (8th Edition) Changes for T and N Staging in Patients With Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate and validate the proposed 8th edition American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) system for T and N staging of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Summary ofExpand
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FOLFIRINOX for locally advanced pancreatic cancer: a systematic review and patient-level meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND 35% of patients with pancreatic cancer have unresectable locally advanced disease at diagnosis. Several studies have examined systemic chemotherapy with FOLFIRINOX (leucovorin andExpand
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Surgical management of Merkel cell carcinoma.
OBJECTIVES To characterize the natural history of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) and to analyze the influence of patient, tumor, and treatment-related variables on survival and recurrence. SUMMARYExpand
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Pasireotide for postoperative pancreatic fistula.
BACKGROUND Postoperative pancreatic fistula is a major contributor to complications and death associated with pancreatic resection. Pasireotide, a somatostatin analogue that has a longer half-lifeExpand
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Prognostic Significance of Pathologic Nodal Status in Patients with Resected Pancreatic Cancer
BackgroundThe purpose of this study was to evaluate the significance of pathologic nodal assessment and extent of nodal metastases on patient outcome in patients with pancreaticExpand
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Five Hundred Patients With Merkel Cell Carcinoma Evaluated at a Single Institution
Objective:To identify factors associated with survival in Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). Background:Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare cutaneous neoplasm. Staging and treatment are based on studies, whichExpand
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A combination of molecular markers and clinical features improve the classification of pancreatic cysts.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The management of pancreatic cysts poses challenges to both patients and their physicians. We investigated whether a combination of molecular markers and clinical information couldExpand
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Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors with a Morphologically Apparent High-Grade Component: A Pathway Distinct from Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinomas
Purpose: Most well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (WD-NET) of the enteropancreatic system are low-intermediate grade (G1, G2). Elevated proliferation demonstrated by either a brisk mitotic rateExpand
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