Samuel Whiting

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The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma discuss the workup and management of tumors of the exocrine pancreas. These NCCN Guidelines Insights provide a summary and explanation of major changes to the 2012 NCCN Guidelines for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. The panel made 3 significant updates to the(More)
BACKGROUND Our understanding of the role of nutrients in bone development in children is limited. OBJECTIVE We examined the associations between urinary potassium, urinary sodium, usual dietary intake, and bone mineral density (BMD) in prepubertal children. DESIGN This was a cross-sectional study of 330 boys and girls aged 8 y. Urinary measures were(More)
Fifty patients with permanent cortical visual impairment were evaluated. They had a characteristic behaviour profile, usually with residual sight but poor visual attention. 30 of the 50 also had damage to the anterior visual pathway. Visual evoked potential mapping was shown to have a clear advantage over visual evoked responses, and using that in(More)
Background:This analysis compared the quality-adjusted survival and clinical outcomes of albumin-bound paclitaxel+carboplatin (nab-PC) vs solvent-based paclitaxel+carboplatin (sb-PC) as first-line therapy in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in older patients.Methods:Using age-based subgroup data from a randomised Phase-3 clinical trial, nab-PC(More)
BACKGROUND Data suggest selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT) in third-line or subsequent therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer has clinical benefit in patients with colorectal liver metastases with liver-dominant disease after chemotherapy. The FOXFIRE, SIRFLOX, and FOXFIRE-Global randomised studies evaluated the efficacy of combining first-line(More)
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