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  1. Content type: Case Report

    Sarcomatoid hepatocellular carcinoma (SHC) is a rare malignant hepatic tumor. Recurrent interventional therapies such as transcatheter arterial chemo-embolization (TACE), radiofrequency ablation (RFA), and per...

    Authors: Yingying Yu, Yanping Zhong, Jingyu Wang and Di Wu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:219

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  2. Content type: Research

    Risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (RRBSO) increases survival in patients at high risk of developing ovarian cancer. While many general gynecologists perform this procedure, some argue it should be ...

    Authors: Dominique R. Malacarne, Leslie R. Boyd, Yang Long and Stephanie V. Blank

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:218

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  3. Content type: Case Report

    Metastatic cardiac tumors may cause different symptoms including angina, symptoms of heart failure and/or arrhythmia. In patients with concomitant coronary artery disease, it may be difficult to distinguish be...

    Authors: Angela Kornberger, Tillmann Emrich, Andres Beiras-Fernandez and Christian-Friedrich Vahl

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:217

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  4. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this case series is to investigate the relationship between splenic thickness (ST) and postoperative outcomes after hepatic resection in hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated hepatocellular carcino...

    Authors: Xiang Chen, Heng Zou, Li Xiong, Sheng-Fu Huang, Xiong-Ying Miao and Yu Wen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:216

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  5. Content type: Case Report

    For left-sided pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy (RAMPS) is a reasonable surgical approach for tumor-free margin resection and systemic lymph node clearanc...

    Authors: Michihiro Yamamoto, Masazumi Zaima, Hidekazu Yamamoto, Hideki Harada, Junichiro Kawamura, Masahiro Yamada, Tekefumi Yazawa and Junya Kawasoe

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:213

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  6. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study is the evaluation of the Masaoka-Koga and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)/International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group (ITMIG) proposal for the ...

    Authors: Michael Ried, Maria-Magdalena Eicher, Reiner Neu, Zsolt Sziklavari and Hans-Stefan Hofmann

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:214

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  7. Content type: Research

    Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) plays an important role in thoracic surgery because it is less invasive. However, the existence of severe pleural adhesions may make VATS difficult and complicated. The a...

    Authors: Junko Tokuno, Tsuyoshi Shoji, Ryota Sumitomo, Yuichiro Ueda, Keiji Yamanashi and Cheng-long Huang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:212

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  8. Content type: Research

    Lymphatic metastasis contributes to the poor prognosis of laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC). This study aimed to investigate the roles of two metastasis suppressor genes, KAI1 and nm23, in lymphangiogen...

    Authors: Zongzhu Zheng, Ruihua Tian and Ping Wang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:211

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  9. Content type: Research

    With limited sample sizes and single-institution designs, how complete response (CR) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) influences breast conserving surgery (BCS) and its value in prognosis are not clear.

    Authors: Xuan Li, Danian Dai, Bo Chen, Hailin Tang and Weidong Wei

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:210

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  10. Content type: Research

    Surgical resection combined with adjuvant chemotherapy is considered as the gold-standard treatment for advanced colorectal cancer patients. These patients have a poor 5-year survival rate of 5% or less. Furth...

    Authors: Yunqing Xie, Lijie Huang, Luchuan Chen, Xiaowei Lin, Li Chen and Qiuhong Zheng

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:209

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  11. Content type: Case Report

    Malignant acanthosis nigricans (MAN), characterized by the presence of a hyperpigmented, velvety cutaneous thickening, is recognized as a cutaneous sign of internal malignancy. Few MAN has been reported in the...

    Authors: Qian Yu, Xiu-Li Li, Guo Ji, Yao Wang, Yu Gong, Hui Xu and Yu-Ling Shi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:208

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  12. Content type: Research

    Histologically, node-negative breast cancer generally have a good prognosis. However, 10 to 30% of the cases present local relapses or metastasis. This group of people has high chances of remission if detected...

    Authors: Ines Zemni, Montassar Ghalleb, Ichraf Jbir, Maher Slimane, Jamel Ben Hassouna, Tarek Ben Dhieb, Hatem Bouzaiene and Khaled Rahal

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:206

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  13. Content type: Review

    This meta-analysis is aimed to evaluate the feasibility and safety of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs in gastric cancer patients undergoing laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy (LAG).

    Authors: Zhengyan Li, Qian Wang, Bofei Li, Bin Bai and Qingchuan Zhao

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:207

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  14. Content type: Research

    There are only two prospective, randomized studies comparing preoperative long-term chemoradiotherapy and postoperative chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC); however, conflicting results ...

    Authors: Erhan Akgun, Serdar Ozkok, Mevlut Tekin, Tayfun Yoldas, Cemil Caliskan, Timur Kose, Bulent Karabulut, Murat Sezak, Nevra Elmas and Omer Ozutemiz

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:205

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  15. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study is to examine the expression levels of lymphatic endothelial markers in colorectal cancer and to explore the correlation between the expression levels of markers and lymph node status.

    Authors: Xing-mao Zhang, Wen-xiao Han, Hong-ying Wang and Qiang He

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:204

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  16. Content type: Case Report

    Intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasm (ITPN) depicts a distinct entity in the subgroup of premalignant epithelial tumors of the pancreas. Although the histomorphological and immunophenotypical characterization ...

    Authors: Stefanie Kuscher, Hartmut Steinle, Afschin Soleiman, Dietmar Öfner, Stefan Schneeberger and Georg Oberhuber

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:203

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  17. Content type: Technical innovations

    The management of pelvic giant cell tumors (GCTs) involving the acetabulum remains a challenge for surgeons on how to balance the relative benefits of minimizing recurrence and maintaining postoperative hip fu...

    Authors: Cong Xiao, Yong Zhou, Wenli Zhang, Yi Luo and Chongqi Tu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:200

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  18. Content type: Research

    The BRAF V600E mutation is highly specific for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). A test for this mutation can increase the diagnostic accuracy of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), but a considerably hig...

    Authors: Se Hyun Paek, Byung Seup Kim, Kyung Ho Kang and Hee Sung Kim

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:202

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  19. Content type: Case Report

    Osteochondroma is a benign bone tumor that can occur in both the mesenchymal and craniofacial bones. However, craniofacial osteochondromas are extremely rare, because the mandible develops by intramembranous o...

    Authors: Ryosuke Abe, Ikuya Miyamoto, Hirotaka Sato, Daishi Saitou, Genki Yamaya and Hiroyuki Yamada

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:201

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  20. Content type: Case report

    An insulinoma is a functional neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor, and surgical resection is indicated. Robot-assisted laparoscopic surgeries have been shown to be generally safe and feasible for treatment of pedi...

    Authors: Ming-Gen Hu, Yuan-Hong Xiao, Dong-Da Song, Guo-Dong Zhao, Yan-Zhe Liu, Zheng Wang, Hao-Yu Li and Rong Liu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:199

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  21. Content type: Research

    The aims of this study were to correlate residual mammographic microcalcifications after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) with pathological results and to compare the accuracy of mammography (MG) and magnetic re...

    Authors: Yeong Yi An, Sung Hun Kim and Bong Joo Kang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:198

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  22. Content type: Research

    The aim of this retrospective study is to identify epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations in non-small cell lung cancer patients and to compare the long-term postoperative outcomes in different EGFR...

    Authors: Wenjing Yang, Yibo Gao, Xuelian Li, Jing Zhang, Tiejun Liu, Xiaoli Feng, Hao Pan, Xiaofan Yang, Shuanghua Xie, Xiaoshuang Feng, Zhangyan Lv, Yonggang Wang, Zhaoli Chen and Jie He

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:197

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  23. Content type: Research

    Treatment of recurrent aggressive fibromatosis (AF) following surgical resection is a clinical challenge. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been reported to be an effective option for control...

    Authors: Dumnoensun Pruksakorn, Sratwadee Lorsomradee, Areerak Phanphaisarn, Pimpisa Teeyakasem, Jeerawan Klangjorhor, Parunya Chaiyawat, Natapong Kosachunhanun, Jongkolnee Settakorn and Olarn Arpornchayanon

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:195

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  24. Content type: Research

    Recent studies show that near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging using indocyanine green (ICG) has the potential to improve the performance of sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping. The current cohort study was d...

    Authors: Jiajia Guo, Houpu Yang, Shu Wang, Yingming Cao, Miao Liu, Fei Xie, Peng Liu, Bo Zhou, Fuzhong Tong, Lin Cheng, Hongjun Liu and Siyuan Wang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:196

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