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  1. Content type: Research

    We investigated the change of prognosis in resected gastric cancer (RGC) patients and the role of radical surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy.

    Authors: Juan J Grau, Ramon Palmero, Maribel Marmol, Jose Domingo-Domenech, Mariano Monzo, Jose Fuster, Oscar Vidal, Constantino Fondevila and Juan C Garcia-Valdecasas

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:53

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Mammary Paget's disease and extramammary Paget's disease are neoplastic conditions, in which there is intraepithelial (usually intraepidermal) infiltration by neoplastic cells showing glandular differentiation...

    Authors: Monica Giovannini, Carmelo D'Atri, Quirino Piubello and Annamaria Molino

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:51

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  3. Content type: Research

    Endometrial stromal sarcoma (ESS) is a rare disease with probably less than 700 new cases in the USA or Europe per year. The aim of this study was to evaluate the behavior of low-grade endometrial stromal sarc...

    Authors: Tahereh Ashraf-Ganjoei, Nadereh Behtash, Mamak Shariat and Asamosadat Mosavi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:50

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  4. Content type: Review

    Rectal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a rare tumor. The incidence of this malignancy has been reported to be 0.25 to 1 per 1000 colorectal carcinomas. From a review of the English literature 55 cases of SCC ...

    Authors: Theodosios K Theodosopoulos, Athanasios D Marinis, Nikolaos A Dafnios, John G Vassiliou, Lazaros D Samanides, Eleni E Carvounis and Vassilios E Smyrniotis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:49

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  5. Content type: Correspondence

    Colloid cysts of the third ventricle are rare benign intracranial non-neoplastic cysts. Headache is the most common symptom. We present a case of sudden death due to colloid cyst in a 17 year old female who ha...

    Authors: Sameer S Shaktawat, Walid D Salman, Zuhair Twaij and Abdul Al-Dawoud

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:47

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  6. Content type: Research

    The combination of partial liver resection and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a novel concept in the treatment of unresectable liver malignancies. The aim of this study is to evaluate the results of this com...

    Authors: Bram Fioole, Maarten C Jansen, Frederieke H van Duijnhoven, Richard van Hillegersberg, Thomas M van Gulik and Inne H M Borel Rinkes

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:46

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  7. Content type: Review

    The incidence of gallbladder carcinoma in cirrhotics is unknown. Known risk factors are primary sclerosing cholangitis and polypoid masses.

    Authors: Jorge Ortiz, David Reich, Hoon Bae Joon, Oscar Martinez and Cosme Manzarbeitia

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:45

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  8. Content type: Research

    High dose estrogens (HDEs) were frequently used as endocrine agents prior to the introduction of tamoxifen which carries fewer side effects. Due to the development of resistance to available endocrine agents i...

    Authors: Amit Agrawal, John F R Robertson and K L Cheung

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:44

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Intra-thoracic desmoid tumours with mediastinal invasion are very rare. Although rare they have to be taken into account in the differential diagnosis of a thoracic mass and therapeutic options have to be weig...

    Authors: Giuseppe Borzellino, Anna Maria Minicozzi, Francesco Giovinazzo, Giuseppe Faggian, Paolo Iuzzolino and Claudio Cordiano

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:43

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Isolated splenic metastases from colorectal cancer are very rare and there are only 13 cases reported in the English literature so far. Most cases are asymptomatic and the diagnosis is usually made by imaging ...

    Authors: Rasim Gencosmanoglu, Fugen Aker, Gozde Kir and Nurdan Tozun

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:42

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  11. Content type: Research

    Teniposide (VM-26) has been widely used in the treatment of small cell lung cancer, malignant lymphoma, breast cancer, etc. However, there are few reports on VM-26 against oral cancers. The present study was d...

    Authors: Jinzhong Li, Wantao Chen, Ping Zhang and Ningyi Li

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:41

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  12. Content type: Research

    In a significant proportion of metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients whose tumour has progressed within 6 months of endocrine therapy (de novo resistance), it is generally believed that the chance of achieving ...

    Authors: Amit Agrawal, John F R Robertson and K L Cheung

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:40

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  13. Content type: Case report

    The presence of tactile corpuscle-like structures in Schwannomas, Neurofibromas and Neuroid Intradermal Melanocytic Nevi is well-documented. We report a case describing the presence of such structures in the l...

    Authors: Sadia Salim, Beiqing Liu, Mandana Mahmoodi, Haider Asad and Steve J Hou

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:39

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  14. Content type: Research

    The main goal when managing patients with inoperable oesophageal cancer is to restore and maintain their oral nutrition. The aim of the present study was to assess the value of endoscopic palliation of dysphag...

    Authors: I E Katsoulis, A Karoon, S Mylvaganam and J I Livingstone

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:38

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  15. Content type: Case report

    G-CSF is known to function as a hematopoietic growth factor and it is known to be responsible for leukocytosis. G-CSF-producing tumors associated with leukocytosis include various types of malignancies.

    Authors: Akio Sakamoto, Hidetaka Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Tanaka, Shuichi Matsuda, Katsumi Harimaya, Yoshinao Oda, Masazumi Tsuneyoshi and Yukihide Iwamoto

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:37

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Malignant mixed mullerian tumors (MMMT) are rare biphasic malignant neoplasm. The commonest site of their occurrence in female genital tract is body of the uterus. MMMT of the cervix is extremely rare.

    Authors: Amita Maheshwari, Sudeep Gupta, Tanuja Shet, Rekha Wuntkal and Hemant B Tongaonkar

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:36

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  17. Content type: Review

    Neuroendocrine tumours frequently metastasize to the liver. Although generally slowly progressing, hepatic metastases are the major cause of carcinoid syndrome and ultimately lead to liver dysfunction, cardiac...

    Authors: Liesbeth M Veenendaal, Inne HM Borel Rinkes, Cornelis JM Lips and Richard van Hillegersberg

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:35

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Taurolidine (TRD) is a novel agent with multimodal antineoplastic effects. We present the case of a tumor remission after intravenous administration of taurolidine in a patient with gastric cancer re-recurrence.

    Authors: Chris Braumann, Goetz Winkler, Patrick Rogalla, Charalambos Menenakos and Christoph A Jacobi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:34

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  19. Content type: Case report

    This case report highlights two unusual surgical phenomena: lipoma-like well-differentiated liposarcomas and sciatic hernias. It illustrates the need to be aware that hernias may not always simply contain intr...

    Authors: Richard JE Skipworth, Graeme HM Smith, Ken J Stewart and David N Anderson

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:33

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Fibromatosis or desmoid tumor is a rare soft tissue tumor that lacks a metastatic potential, but is characterized by a locally aggressive and infiltrating growth pattern and a high propensity toward local recu...

    Authors: Stephen P Povoski, William L Marsh Jr, Dimitrios G Spigos, Abbas E Abbas and Brentley A Buchele

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:32

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  21. Content type: Case report

    For accurate nodal staging, all blue and radioactive lymph nodes should be sampled during the sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer. We report a case of anomalous drainage in which one of the sentinel l...

    Authors: Kim Bowers, Yiyan Liu, Nasrin Ghesani and Steve H Kim

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:31

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  22. Content type: Research

    A low yield of lymph nodes (LN) in abdominoperineal resection (APR) specimen has been associated with preoperative radiation therapy (XRT) in population-based studies, which may preclude adequate staging of an...

    Authors: Alain Sermier, Pascal Gervaz, Jean F Egger, My Dao, Abdelkarim S Allal, Marta Bonet and Philippe Morel

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:29

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  23. Content type: Case report

    Lipomas are common benign soft tissue neoplasms but they are found very rarely in the deep lobe of parotid gland. Surgical intervention in these tumors is challenging because of the proximity of the facial ner...

    Authors: Che-Wei Wu, Hung-Pin Chi, Feng-Yu Chiang, Ying-Che Hsu, Leong-Perng Chan and Wen-Rei Kuo

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:28

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  24. Content type: Research

    A standard intra-operative procedure for assessing sentinel lymph node metastasis in breast cancer patients has not yet been established.

    Authors: Miki Mori, Keiichiro Tada, Motoko Ikenaga, Yumi Miyagi, Seiichiro Nishimura, Kaoru Takahashi, Masujiro Makita, Takuji Iwase, Fujio Kasumi and Mituru Koizumi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:26

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  25. Content type: Case report

    Pancreatic metastases from previously treated renal cell carcinoma are uncommon. Surgical resection of pancreatic metastasis remains the only worthwhile modality of treatment.

    Authors: Shailesh V Shrikhande, Peter Büchler, Irene Esposito, Martin Loos, Markus W Büchler and Helmut Friess

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:25

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  26. Content type: Case report

    Thyroid gland derives from one median anlage at the base of the tongue, and from the two fourth branchial pouches. A number of anomalies may occur during their migration. These can be in form of ectopic tissue...

    Authors: Angela Fumarola, Pierpaolo Trimboli, Rossana Cavaliere, Iolanda Coletta, Alessandra Veltri, Agnese Di Fiore, Antonio Ciardi and Francesca Piccirilli

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:24

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Hemangiopericytoma is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm, accounting for about 1% of vascular tumors The tumor occurs most commonly in the skin, subcutaneous soft tissues, muscles of the extremities, retroperitoneum ...

    Authors: A Chnaris, N Barbetakis, A Efstathiou and I Fessatidis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:23

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  28. Content type: Case report

    Primary malignant melanoma of the oesophagus (PMME) is an uncommon tumor. PMME has an aggressive biological behavior, similar to melanomas developed elsewhere in the body. Most patients die from distant metast...

    Authors: Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Francesca Rovera, Luigi Boni, Andrea Imperatori and Renzo Dionigi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:22

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  29. Content type: Review

    Extra-abdominal desmoid tumours are slow-growing, histologically benign tumours of fibroblastic origin with variable biologic behaviour. They are locally aggressive and invasive to surrounding anatomic structu...

    Authors: Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos, Andreas F Mavrogenis, Evanthia A Mitsiokapa, Kleo Th Papaparaskeva, Evanthia C Galanis and Panayotis N Soucacos

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:21

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  30. Content type: Case report

    Metastatic tumours of the stomach present a clinical dilemma for the surgeon. Palliative surgical resection can alleviate symptoms and prolong survival in selected patients. However, previous studies have used...

    Authors: RS Date, EA Griffiths, SA Pritchard and I McL Welch

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:20

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  31. Content type: Research

    Perforation is a rare complication of gastric carcinoma, accounting for less than 1% of all gastric cancer cases. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the prognostic value of perforation and to point ou...

    Authors: Franco Roviello, Simone Rossi, Daniele Marrelli, Giovanni De Manzoni, Corrado Pedrazzani, Paolo Morgagni, Giovanni Corso and Enrico Pinto

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:19

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Gardner's syndrome can occasionally be complicated with intra-abdominal desmoid tumor. These tumors usually remain asymptomatic but can exhibit symptoms due to intestinal, vascular and ureteral compression and...

    Authors: Andreas Hatzimarkou, Dimitrios Filippou, Vasilios Papadopoulos, Georgios Filippou, Spiros Rizos and Panagiotis Skandalakis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:18

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  33. Content type: Research

    Although local excision (ampullectomy) was first described by Halsted in 1899, its adequacy as an alternative surgical treatment for the ampullary tumors is still a matter of debate. The aim of this study was ...

    Authors: Haralampos Demetriades, Emmanouil Zacharakis, Ioanna Kirou, Manousos-Georgios Pramateftakis, Nikolaos Sapidis, Ioannis Kanellos and Dimitrios Betsis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:14

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  34. Content type: Case report

    Metastatic hernia sac tumor from biliary malignancy is extremely rare with only one such case previously reported. We herein report an additional case of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma presenting as a hernia ...

    Authors: Naoyuki Yokoyama, Yoshio Shirai, Hidehiro Yamazaki and Katsuyoshi Hatakeyama

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:13

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  35. Content type: Research

    Epithelial ovarian neoplasms are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in women. The surgical management of ovarian neoplasms depends on their correct categorization as benign, borderline or malignant....

    Authors: Amita Maheshwari, Sudeep Gupta, Shubhada Kane, Yogesh Kulkarni, Lt Col Bhupesh Kumar Goyal and Hemant B Tongaonkar

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:12

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  36. Content type: Research

    Late presentation of patients at advanced stages when little or no benefit can be derived from any form of therapy is the hallmark of breast cancer in Nigerian women. Recent global cancer statistics indicate r...

    Authors: Michael N Okobia, Clareann H Bunker, Friday E Okonofua and Usifo Osime

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:11

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  37. Content type: Case report

    Parathyroid carcinoma is a rare cause of primary hyperparathyroidism and may be associated with significant disease related morbidity and mortality. Preoperative diagnosis remains a challenge, which may jeopar...

    Authors: Corrie L Messerer, Samuel P Bugis, Chris Baliski and Sam M Wiseman

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:10

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  38. Content type: Case report

    Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma (UES) of liver is a rare malignant neoplasm, which affects mostly the pediatric population accounting for 13% of pediatric hepatic malignancies, a few cases has been reported...

    Authors: Timothy Sakellaridis, Ioannis Panagiotou, Themistoclis Georgantas, George Micros, Dimitra Rontogianni and Christos Antiochos

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:9

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  39. Content type: Case report

    The Muir-Torre syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant condition and is currently considered a subtype of the more common hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer syndrome, in which multiple primary malignancie...

    Authors: K Tsalis, K Blouhos, K Vasiliadis, T Tsachalis, S Angelopoulos and D Betsis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:8

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  40. Content type: Review

    Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an unusual primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin. MCC is a fatal disease, and patients have a poor chance of survival. Moreover, MCC lacks distinguishing clinical features...

    Authors: Virve Koljonen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:7

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  41. Content type: Research

    The effect of Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) on sexual function in the male is well documented. However, there is little literature in female patients. The aim of this study was to review the pelvic autonomic...

    Authors: Ian R Daniels, Sheena Woodward, Fiona GM Taylor, Ashraf Raja and Paul Toomey

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:6

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  42. Content type: Research

    Cyclin D1 plays a major role as a potential contributor to the multistep process of oncogenesis; nevertheless its prognostic significance in colon cancer has already been examined in a few studies and needs to...

    Authors: Gregory Kouraklis, Stamos Theocharis, Panayiotis Vamvakas, Costas Vagianos, Andromahi Glinavou, Costas Giaginis and Crysoula Sioka

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006 4:5

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