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Prognostic factors in pancreatic endocrine neoplasms: an analysis of 136 cases with a proposal for low-grade and intermediate-grade groups.
PURPOSE In some organs (eg, the lung), endocrine tumors are classified on the basis of mitotic rate and necrosis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate prognostic factors in pancreatic endocrineExpand
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Gastric Cancer, Version 3.2016, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.
Gastric cancer is the fifth most frequently diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of death from cancer in the world. Several advances have been made in the staging procedures, imagingExpand
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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: Molecular pathogenesis and current management considerations
Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors (MPNSTs) are rare tumors that often occur in patients with neurofibromatosis 1. Surgical resection represents the mainstay of treatment. Radiation andExpand
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Utilization of minimally invasive breast biopsy for the evaluation of suspicious breast lesions.
BACKGROUND Percutaneous needle biopsy, also known as minimally invasive breast biopsy (MIBB), has become the gold standard for the initial assessment of suspicious breast lesions. The purpose of thisExpand
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A prospective, randomized trial of early enteral feeding after resection of upper gastrointestinal malignancy.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to determine whether early postoperative enteral feeding with an immune-enhancing formula (IEF) decreases morbidity, mortality, and length of hospital stay inExpand
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Preoperative Portal Vein Embolization for Extended Hepatectomy
ObjectiveTo examine the authors’ experience with preoperative ipsilateral portal vein embolization (PVE) and assess its role in extended hepatectomy. Summary Background DataExtended hepatectomy (fiveExpand
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Presentation and Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors of the Duodenum
Duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) have been described primarily in isolated case reports. In order to learn more about duodenal GIST, a retrospective review of patients with GISTExpand
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Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: patterns of spread, the importance of hepatic resection for curative operation, and a presurgical clinical staging system.
OBJECTIVES To determine the resectability rate for hilar cholangiocarcinoma, to analyze reasons for unresectability, and to devise a presurgical clinical T-staging system. METHODS Ninety patientsExpand
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Esophageal and esophagogastric junction cancers, version 1.2015.
Esophageal cancer is the sixth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Adenocarcinoma is more common in North America and Western European countries, originating mostly in the lower third ofExpand
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Current understanding of the molecular biology of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PanNETs) are complicated and often deadly neoplasms. A recent increased understanding of their molecular biology has contributed to expanded treatment options. DNAExpand
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