Pin-tong Huang

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Lymph node metastases at the time of diagnosis have a major impact on both therapeutic strategy and tumor recurrence for patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC). Our objective was to evaluate the usefulness of PTMC characteristics on ultrasonography for predicting central compartment lymph node metastases (CCLNM) of PTMC. One hundred twenty(More)
The response evaluation criteria in solid tumors, which are based on tumor size alone, are the most frequently used and effective criteria by which to evaluate the tumor response to chemotherapy. However, the mechanism of tumor-targeted drugs is different from traditional cytotoxic drugs. Tumor-targeted drugs are designed to interfere with specific aberrant(More)
Although about 30% of gastric cancers have distant metastasis at the time of initial diagnosis, metastatic tumor embolus in the main blood vessels is not common, especially in the main artery. The report presents, for the first time, an extremely rare clinical case of a metastatic embolus in the common carotid artery (CCA) from primary gastric cancer.(More)
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