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  1. The choice of operation for tumours at or around the gastro-oesophageal junction remains controversial with little evidence to support one technique over another. This study examines the prevalence of margin i...

    Authors: Stuart A Suttie, Alan GK Li, Martha Quinn and Kenneth GM Park

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:95

    Content type: Research

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  2. Anastomotic recurrence is often experienced at colocolic or colorectal anastomoses. Tumor cell implantation has been reported as the mechanism of anastomotic recurrence. However, anastomotic recurrence occurri...

    Authors: Kimihiko Funahashi, Junichi Koike, Naoyasu Saito, Hiroyuki Shiokawa, Kentaro Shirasaka and Tatsuo Teramoto

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:91

    Content type: Case report

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  3. Colorectal cancer is the third commonest cause of cancer death in UK. It commonly metastasises to the liver but rarely to small bones.

    Authors: Nishith NB Patel, Parin R Shah, Eliie Wilson and Puthcode N Haray

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:90

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Malignant gliomas recur even after extensive surgery and chemo-radiotherapy. Although a relatively novel chemotherapeutic agent, temozolomide (TMZ), has demonstrated promising activity against recurrent glioma...

    Authors: Takamitsu Fujimaki, Hisato Ishii, Akira Matsuno, Hajime Arai and Tadayoshi Nakagomi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:89

    Content type: Case report

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  5. The skeletal muscle is an unusual site for metastasis from renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Metastatic RCC must be differentiated from benign primary soft-tissue tumors because aggressive surgical resection is nece...

    Authors: Akio Sakamoto, Tatsuya Yoshida, Suguru Matsuura, Kazuhiro Tanaka, Shuichi Matsuda, Yoshinao Oda, Yoshifumi Hori, Akira Yokomizo and Yukihide Iwamoto

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:88

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Extra-adrenal, intra-abdominal paraganglioma constitutes a rare neoplasm and, moreover, its location in the greater omentum is extremely infrequent.

    Authors: Fotios Archontovasilis, Haridimos Markogiannakis, Christina Dikoglou, Panagiotis Drimousis, Konstantinos G Toutouzas, Dimitrios Theodorou and Stilianos Katsaragakis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:87

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Solitary involvement of the sphenoid sinus has rarely been reported in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Isolated oculomotor nerve palsy is uncommon as an initial presentation of malignant tumors of the sphenoid sinus.

    Authors: Young Mok Park, Jun Hyung Cho, Jae Yong Cho, Ji Soon Huh and Jung Yong Ahn

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:86

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Dermoid cyst of the pancreas is a benign, well-differentiated, extremely rare germ cell neoplasm. Published data indicate that differential diagnosis of cystic lesions of the pancreas is challenging and althou...

    Authors: Gianfranco Tucci, Marco Gallinella Muzi, Casimiro Nigro, Federica Cadeddu, Dalia Amabile, Francesca Servadei and Attilio M Farinon

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:85

    Content type: Review

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  9. Previous studies suggest that chemokines (chemotactic cytokines) promote and regulate neoplastic progression including metastasis and angiogenesis. The chemokine eotaxin-1 is a powerful eosinophil attractant b...

    Authors: Dick Wågsäter, Sture Löfgren, Anders Hugander, Olaf Dienus and Jan Dimberg

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:84

    Content type: Research

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  10. Minimally invasive breast biopsy technology is now considered a standard of care for the diagnostic evaluation of suspicious breast lesions. The aim of the current study was to present a comprehensive evaluati...

    Authors: Stephen P Povoski and Rafael E Jimenez

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:83

    Content type: Research

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  11. The relationship between radiation exposure for treatment of cancer and occurrence of a second primary cancer at the irradiated site is well known. This phenomenon is however rare in prostate.

    Authors: Saleh M Abbas and Andrew G Hill

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:82

    Content type: Case report

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  12. The purpose of this study was to combine intraoperative gamma probe (GP) detection with preoperative fluorine 18-fluoro-2-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography (18F FDG-PET) imaging in order to improve detec...

    Authors: Ismet Sarikaya, Stephen P Povoski, Osama H Al-Saif, Ergun Kocak, Mark Bloomston, Steven Marsh, Zongjian Cao, Douglas A Murrey, Jun Zhang, Nathan C Hall, Michael V Knopp and Edward W Martin Jr

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:80

    Content type: Research

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  13. Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP)-producing gastric cancer is known to frequently cause multiple liver metastases and to have an extremely poor prognosis.

    Authors: Hiromitsu Takeyama, Hirozumi Sawai, Takehiro Wakasugi, Hiroki Takahashi, Yoichi Matsuo, Nobuo Ochi, Akira Yasuda, Mikinori Sato, Yuji Okada, Hitoshi Funahashi, Yoshimi Akamo and Tadao Manabe

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:79

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) are rare tumours, now more frequently identified with the new imaging modalities like computerised tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). We report a rare...

    Authors: Solomon KP John, Sanjoy Basu, Richard J Lawrance and Nick Davies

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:78

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Extremely rare cases of paraneoplastic syndromes or ectopic production of proteins associated with liposarcoma are reported in literature. Production of Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor, alpha-fetoprotein...

    Authors: Francesco Tartaglia, Sara Blasi, Monica Sgueglia, Paolo Polichetti, Luciana Tromba and Alberto Berni

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:76

    Content type: Case report

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  16. The stomach is an infrequent site of breast cancer metastasis. It may prove very difficult to distinguish a breast cancer metastasis to the stomach from a primary gastric cancer on the basis of clinical, endos...

    Authors: Gregory E Jones, Dirk C Strauss, Matthew J Forshaw, Harriet Deere, Ula Mahedeva and Robert C Mason

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:75

    Content type: Review

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  17. Metastases to the breast occur rarely, but may be increasing in incidence as patients live longer with malignant diseases. The aim of this study is to characterize metastatic disease to the breast and to descr...

    Authors: Aislinn Vaughan, Jill R Dietz, Jeffrey F Moley, Mary K DeBenedetti, Rebecca L Aft, William E Gillanders, Timothy J Eberlein, Jon Ritter and Julie A Margenthaler

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:74

    Content type: Research

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  18. This study evaluates the surgical morbidity and long-term outcome of colorectal cancer surgery in an unselected group of patients treated over the period 1994–2003.

    Authors: Bruno Andreoni, Antonio Chiappa, Emilio Bertani, Massimo Bellomi, Roberto Orecchia, MariaGiulia Zampino, Nicola Fazio, Marco Venturino, Franco Orsi, Angelica Sonzogni, Ugo Pace and Lorenzo Monfardini

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:73

    Content type: Research

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  19. Primary leptomeningeal astrocytomas are rare intracranial tumors. These tumors are believed to originate from cellular nests which migrate by means of aberration, ultimately settling in the leptomeningeal stru...

    Authors: Antonio De Tommasi, Giuseppe Occhiogrosso, Claudio De Tommasi, Sabino Luzzi, Antonella Cimmino and Pasqualino Ciappetta

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:72

    Content type: Case report

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  20. Dysgerminoma is the most common malignant germ cell tumor of the ovary. This malignancy can be associated with pure gonadal dysgenesis or Swyer syndrome, mixed gonadal dysgenesis and partial gonadal dysgenesis.

    Authors: Nadereh Behtash and Mojgan Karimi Zarchi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:71

    Content type: Review

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  21. The efficacy of operative resection of liver metastasis from colorectal cancer has been established. However, a treatment for liver metastasis from gastric cancer has not yet been established. In this study, w...

    Authors: Hitoshi Ojima, Sayaka Ootake, Takehiko Yokobori, Yasushi Mochida, Yasuo Hosouchi, Yasuji Nishida and Hiroyuki Kuwano

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:70

    Content type: Research

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  22. Cavernous lymphangioma is a rare lesion in the breast of adults. Only a few cases have been documented in literature.

    Authors: Gabriel O Ogun, O Oyetunde and EffiongE Akang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:69

    Content type: Case report

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  23. Multiple Myeloma (MM) is a B cell neoplasm causing lytic or osteopenic bone abnormalities. Whole body skeletal survey (WBSS), Magnetic resonance (MR) and 18F-FDG PET/CT are imaging techniques routinely used for t...

    Authors: Cristina Nanni, Elena Zamagni, Michele Cavo, Domenico Rubello, Paola Tacchetti, Cinzia Pettinato, Mohsen Farsad, Paolo Castellucci, Valentina Ambrosini, Gian Carlo Montini, Adil Al-Nahhas, Roberto Franchi and Stefano Fanti

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:68

    Content type: Technical innovations

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  24. While tuberculosis of the breast is an extremely uncommon entity seen in western populations, it accounts for up to 3% of all treatable breast lesions in developing countries.

    Authors: Müfide Nuran Akçay, Leyla Sağlam, Pınar Polat, Fazlı Erdoğan, Yavuz Albayrak and Stephen P Povoskı

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:67

    Content type: Review

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  25. We report herein a rare case of primary omental gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST).

    Authors: Takeshi Todoroki, Takaaki Sano, Shinji Sakurai, Atsuki Segawa, Tamotsu Saitoh, Koichi Fujikawa, Shuji Yamada, Nobutsune Hirahara, Yoshito Tsushima, Ryuji Motojima and Teiji Motojima

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:66

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Parallel to the advances in diagnostic imaging using positron emission tomography (PET), and availability of new systemic treatment options, the treatment paradigm in oncology has shifted towards more aggressi...

    Authors: Seza A Gulec, Erica Hoenie, Richard Hostetter and Douglas Schwartzentruber

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:65

    Content type: Research

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  27. Although frequently used for tumor surveillance, the sensitivity of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) to detect recurrent colorectal cancer (CRC) is not optimal. Fluorine 18-fluoro-2-deoxy-glucose-positron emissi...

    Authors: Ismet Sarikaya, Mark Bloomston, Stephen P Povoski, Jun Zhang, Nathan C Hall, Michael V Knopp and Edward W Martin Jr

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:64

    Content type: Research

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  28. Hemangiopericytoma occurs with increasing frequency in 5th decade of life and has prediction for retroperitoneum and extremities. A case of a local recurrence and metastases of hemangiopericytoma is described.

    Authors: Maciej Slupski, Ilona Piotrowiak and Zbigniew Wlodarczyk

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:63

    Content type: Case report

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  29. Breast cancer in the elderly may follow a less aggressive course. There are data suggesting that radiotherapy (RT) following breast conserving surgery (BCS) for invasive carcinoma may not be necessary in some ...

    Authors: Kalliope Valassiadou, David AL Morgan, John FR Robertson, Sarah E Pinder and Kwok-Leung Cheung

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:62

    Content type: Research

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  30. Male breast cancer is a comparatively rare disease, and simultaneous bilateral male breast cancer is considered to be an extremely rare event. Risk factors are said to be genetic factors and hormonal abnormali...

    Authors: Yukiko Hirose, Mitsunori Sasa, Yoshimi Bando, Toshiyuki Hirose, Tadaoki Morimoto, Yasushi Kurokawa, Taeko Nagao and Akira Tangoku

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:60

    Content type: Case report

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  31. We report an extremely rare case of concomitant huge exophytic GIST of the stomach and Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon (KMP).

    Authors: Taiji Watanabe, Kohei Segami, Takahiro Sasaki, Hatsuya Kawashima, Takeharu Enomoto, Yuji Jinnouchi, Satoshi Koizumi, Naotaka Tobe, Joh Sakurai, Tsukasa Shimamura, Tadashi Suda, Takeshi Asakura, Hiroshi Nakano, Tanaka Ichiroh and Takehito Otsubo

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:59

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Teratoma is a rare developmental neoplasm that arises from totipotential tumor stem cells. Head and neck teratomas constitute about 10% of all cases. Only two cases of mature teratoma of the nasal septum have ...

    Authors: Titus S Ibekwe, Daniel D Kokong, Bethrand A Ngwu, Oluwole A Akinyemi, Onyekwere G Nwaorgu and Effiong E Akang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:58

    Content type: Case report

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  33. Precursors and preinvasive lesions of the breast include atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH), ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), and lobular neoplasia (LN). There is a significant debate regarding the classificati...

    Authors: Flora Zagouri, Theodoros N Sergentanis and George C Zografos

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:57

    Content type: Review

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  34. Breast cancer incidence in India is on rise. We report epidemiological, clinical and survival patterns of breast cancer patients from community perspective.

    Authors: Sambasivaiah Kuraparthy, Kumaraswamy M Reddy, Lakshmi Amancharla Yadagiri, Mutheeswaraiah Yutla, Phanindra Bobbidi Venkata, Sarma VS Kadainti and Ramasubba PV Reddy

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:56

    Content type: Research

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  35. The objective of this study was to examine the extent of surgical procedures, pathological findings, complications and outcome of patients treated in the last 12 years for gallbladder cancer.

    Authors: Stefan Scheingraber, Christoph Justinger, Tatiana Stremovskaia, Malte Weinrich, Dorian Igna and Martin K Schilling

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:55

    Content type: Research

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  36. Recently, the right gastroepiploic artery (RGEA) has been used in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) as an alternative arterial graft. Unfortunately, an increased incidence of gastric cancers has been repo...

    Authors: Yukiko Konishi, Koichi Suzuki, Hidetoshi Wada, Hiroshi Watanabe, Hiroyuki Ogura, Yuno Sugamori, Abul Hasan Muhammad Bashar, Katsushi Yamashita, Toshihiko Kobayashi and Teruhisa Kazui

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:54

    Content type: Case report

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  37. Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy (VABB) is effective for the preoperative diagnosis of non-palpable mammographic solid lesions. The main disadvantage is underestimation, which might render the management of atypi...

    Authors: George C Zografos, Flora Zagouri, Theodoros N Sergentanis, Dimitra Koulocheri, Afroditi Nonni, Vassiliki Oikonomou, Philip Domeyer, Maria Kotsani, Constantine Fotiadis and John Bramis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:53

    Content type: Research

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  38. Colostomy site carcinomas are rare with only eight cases reported in the world literature. Various etiological factors like adenoma-cancer sequence, bile acids, recurrent and persistent physical damage at the ...

    Authors: Chintamani, Vinay Singhal, Anju Bansal, Dinesh Bhatnagar and Sunita Saxena

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:52

    Content type: Case report

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  39. Meckel's Diverticulum is the most commonly encountered congenital anomaly of the small intestine, occurring in approximately 2% of the population. Occasionally Meckel's diverticulum harbors neoplasms.

    Authors: K Chandramohan, Mudit Agarwal, Gopal Gurjar, Rohan C Gatti, Mahesh H Patel, Preeti Trivedi and Kiran C Kothari

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:50

    Content type: Case report

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  40. Laparoscopically-assisted right hemicolectomy (LRH) is an acceptable alternative to open surgery for right-sided colon cancer which offers patients less pain and faster recovery. However, special equipment and...

    Authors: Varut Lohsiriwat, Darin Lohsiriwat, Vitoon Chinswangwatanakul, Thawatchai Akaraviputh and Narong Lert-akyamanee

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:49

    Content type: Research

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  41. The oro-facial region including the jawbones, the maxilla and mandible and related tissues can be the site of a multitude of neoplastic conditions. These tumours have a predilection for the entire facial regio...

    Authors: Grace EA Parkins, George Armah and Patrick Ampofo

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:48

    Content type: Research

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  42. Extramedullary plasmacytoma is an uncommon entity that most commonly involves nasopharynx or upper respiratory tract. Involvement of the gastrointestinal tract occurs in approximated 10% of cases. Isolated pri...

    Authors: Vishal Gupta, Brindaban Nahak, Puja Sakhuja, Anil K Agarwal, Nirmal Kumar and Pramod K Mishra

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:47

    Content type: Case report

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  43. Xanthogranulomatous osteomyelitis often presents as a severe chronic inflammation associated with pain, fever, and leukocytosis. It may mimic carcinoma in the involved organs.

    Authors: Mahesha Vankalakunti, Uma N Saikia, Manoj Mathew and Mandeep Kang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:46

    Content type: Case report

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