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Thyroid lymphoma: recent advances in diagnosis and optimal management strategies.
Primary thyroid lymphoma is rare, composing approximately 5% of all thyroid malignancies and less than 3% of all extranodal lymphomas. It typically presents as a rapidly enlarging goiter with… Expand
Molecular and therapeutic advances in the diagnosis and management of malignant pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas.
Pheochromocytomas (PCCs) and paragangliomas (PGLs) are rare catecholamine-secreting tumors derived from chromaffin cells originating in the neural crest. These tumors represent a significant… Expand
Biomarkers in Breast Cancer: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
Biomarkers play an important role in the detection and management of patients with breast cancer. Thus, BRCA1/2 mutation testing is used for risk assessment in families with a high prevalence of… Expand
Identifying palliative care issues in inpatients dying following stroke
- O. Ntlholang, S. Walsh, D. Bradley, J. Harbison
- Irish Journal of Medical Science ( -)
- 1 August 2016
BackgroundStroke leads to high mortality and morbidity but often there is a conflict between need for palliative care and avoidance of ‘therapeutic nihilism’.AimsWe aimed to elicit the palliative… Expand
mTOR in breast cancer: differential expression in triple-negative and non-triple-negative tumors.
Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is defined by the absence of estrogen receptors (ER), progesterone receptors (PR) and overexpression of HER2. Targeted therapy is currently unavailable for this… Expand
Postmastectomy radiotherapy: indications and implications.
- S. Walsh, A. Lowery, R. Prichard, E. Mcdermott, D. Evoy, J. Geraghty
- The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of…
- 1 December 2014
BACKGROUND Although breast conservation surgery, when combined with radiotherapy, has been shown to provide excellent locoregional control for breast cancer, approximately one third of women with… Expand
Does the modified Glasgow Prognostic Score (mGPS) have a prognostic role in esophageal cancer?
- S. Walsh, S. Casey, R. Kennedy, N. Ravi, J. Reynolds
- Journal of surgical oncology
- 23 March 2016
The modified Glasgow Prognostic Score (mGPS), which combines indices of decreased plasma albumin and elevated CRP, has reported independent prognostic significance in colorectal cancer, but its value… Expand
Successful surgical management of early esophageal cancer in a patient with cystic fibrosis post-bilateral lung transplantation
We present the first reported case of successful surgical management of esophageal cancer post-lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis. This case of a 42-year-old man highlights the risk factors for… Expand
Benign breast papilloma: Is surgical excision necessary?
In many centers internationally, current standard of care is to excise all papillomas of the breast, despite recently reported low rates of upgrade to malignancy on final excision. The objective of… Expand
The significance of receptor status discordance between breast cancer primary and brain metastasis
The cumulative incidence of brain metastases in breast cancer (BCBM) is 5%-10% and has increased in recent years. Metastasectomy rates for BCBM have accordingly increased with improvements in… Expand