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By HECTOR MARTINEZ SAID Melanoma Clinic Coordinator at NCI Mexico
Conor E Steuer, Mark El-Deiry, Jason R Parks, Kristin A Higgins, Nabil F Saba
Answer questions and earn CME/CNE Laryngeal cancer remains one of the most common tumors of the respiratory tract. Fortunately, significant advancements have been made over the past decade in the treatment of laryngeal cancer. Although surgery has been the historical mainstay for localized disease and still is an integral part of treatment, nonsurgical options like radiation and systemic therapy have emerged as viable options. In addition, in the metastatic setting, novel agents are showing promise for this patient population...
January 2017: CA: a Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Kristen A Ban, Joseph P Minei, Christine Laronga, Brian G Harbrecht, Eric H Jensen, Donald E Fry, Kamal M F Itani, E Patchen Dellinger, Clifford Y Ko, Therese M Duane
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Kyle H Sheetz, Justin B Dimick
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2017: Surgery
David Y Lee, Devin C Flaherty, Briana J Lau, Gary B Deutsch, Daniel D Kirchoff, Kelly T Huynh, Ji-Hey Lee, Mark B Faries, Anton J Bilchik
BACKGROUND: With the first qualifying examination administered September 15, 2014, complex general surgical oncology (CGSO) is now a board-certified specialty. We aimed to assess the attitudes and perceptions of current and future surgical oncology fellows regarding the recently instituted Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accreditation. METHODS: A 29-question anonymous survey was distributed to fellows in surgical oncology fellowship programs and applicants interviewing at our fellowship program...
November 2015: Annals of Surgical Oncology
Lowell E Schnipper, Nancy E Davidson, Dana S Wollins, Courtney Tyne, Douglas W Blayney, Diane Blum, Adam P Dicker, Patricia A Ganz, J Russell Hoverman, Robert Langdon, Gary H Lyman, Neal J Meropol, Therese Mulvey, Lee Newcomer, Jeffrey Peppercorn, Blase Polite, Derek Raghavan, Gregory Rossi, Leonard Saltz, Deborah Schrag, Thomas J Smith, Peter P Yu, Clifford A Hudis, Richard L Schilsky, American Society of Clinical Oncology
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August 10, 2015: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Willy Arung, Michel Meurisse, Olivier Detry
Peritoneal adhesions represent an important clinical challenge in gastrointestinal surgery. Peritoneal adhesions are a consequence of peritoneal irritation by infection or surgical trauma, and may be considered as the pathological part of healing following any peritoneal injury, particularly due to abdominal surgery. The balance between fibrin deposition and degradation is critical in determining normal peritoneal healing or adhesion formation. Postoperative peritoneal adhesions are a major cause of morbidity resulting in multiple complications, many of which may manifest several years after the initial surgical procedure...
November 7, 2011: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
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