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  1. Fibrosarcomas (FS) of bone are a rare malignancy accounting for less than 5% of all primary malignant bone neoplasms. Diagnosis and treatment approaches of this entity are complex and require a skilled and exp...

    Authors: Omar El Mesbahi, Samia Arifi, Zineb Benbrahim, Abdelhalim El Ibrahimi, Fouad Kettani, Amal Bennani, Afaf Amarti, My Youssef Alaoui Lamrani, Siham Tizniti and Abdelmajid El Mrini
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:77
  2. Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the peripheral lung is a rare entity. We recently encountered a patient with adenoid cystic carcinoma. A 75-year-old woman showed a nodular lesion with 10 mm in diameter in the righ...

    Authors: Masahiro Kitada, Keisuke Ozawa, Kazuhiro Sato, Satoshi Hayashi, Yoshihiko Tokusashi, Naoyuki Miyokawa and Tadahiro Sasajima
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:74
  3. Hyperthermic chemotherapy applies thermal energy to both abdominal wall as well as the intra-abdominal viscera. The combination of the hyperthemia, chemotherapy and cytoreductive surgery (CRS) is associated wi...

    Authors: Cherif Boutros, Ponandai Somasundar and N Joseph Espat
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:72
  4. Esophagojejunal fistula is a serious complication after total gastrectomy in gastric cancer patients. This study describes the successful conservative management in 3 gastric cancer patients with esophagojejun...

    Authors: Michel Portanova
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:71
  5. To study the retropharyngeal lymph node status (RPLN) by pretreatment PET-CT imaging in patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the oropharynx (OPSCC). Study Design: Retrospective.

    Authors: Marcie Tauzin, Amy Rabalais, Joseph L Hagan, Charles G Wood, Robert L Ferris and Rohan R Walvekar
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:70
  6. Herein is reported the case of a mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) with synchronous double intestinal location. A 74 - year old male presented with mild abdominal pain. CT scan imaging indicated invasion of lateral i...

    Authors: Nikolaos Sikalias, Konstantinos Alexiou, Maria Demonakou, Sylvia- Christina Mylona, Theodora Papadaki and Nikolaos Ekonomou
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:69
  7. The association between schistosomiasis and colorectal malignancy has long been suggested in the literature, but it is not uniformly accepted. In the Far East, considerable evidence supports an etiological lin...

    Authors: Omer E H Salim, Hytham K S Hamid, Salwa O Mekki, Suleiman H Suleiman and Shakir Z Ibrahim
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:68
  8. Adult granulosa cell tumor associated with antecedent use of tamoxifen as adjuvant hormonotherapy for breast cancer is rare. The pathogenesis of this occurrence remains difficult to explain. The estrogenic eff...

    Authors: Halima Abahssain, Mouna Kairouani, Robert Gherman, Hind M'Rabti and Hassan Errihani
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:67
  9. Retroperitoneal Schwannomas are uncommonly found in the retroperitoneum and few of them show malignant transformation and invasion. Local recurrence are common in malignant Schwannomas with very few reports of...

    Authors: Zhong-qi Li, Hai-yong Wang, Jun Li and Lisong Teng
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:66
  10. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (18F-FDG-PET) is widely used in diagnostic cancer imaging. However, the use of 18F-FDG in PET-based imaging is limited by its specificity and sensitivity. In co...

    Authors: Peng Zou, Stephen P Povoski, Nathan C Hall, Michelle M Carlton, George H Hinkle, Ronald X Xu, Cathy M Mojzisik, Morgan A Johnson, Michael V Knopp, Edward W Martin Jr and Duxin Sun
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:65
  11. Considerably little is known about the biological role and clinical significance of androgen receptor expression in breast cancer. The objectives of this study were to characterize AR-CAG repeat genotypes in a co...

    Authors: Chintamani, Pranjal Kulshreshtha, Anurupa Chakraborty, LC Singh, Ashwani K Mishra, Dinesh Bhatnagar and Sunita Saxena
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:64
  12. Standard treatment of patients with coexisting cardiac and non-cardiac diseases includes two separate operations. We report a case of 55-year-old man with combined valvular heart disease and renal carcinoma in...

    Authors: Artur A Antoniewicz, Slawomir Poletajew, Andrzej Biederman, Lukasz Zapala and Andrzej Borowka
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:63
  13. Ovarian carcinoma (OvCa) is the most lethal gynecological malignancy among women and its poor prognosis is mainly due to metastasis. Chemokine receptor CCR9 is primarily expressed by a small subset of immune c...

    Authors: Erica L Johnson, Rajesh Singh, Shailesh Singh, Crystal M Johnson-Holiday, William E Grizzle, Edward E Partridge and James W Lillard Jr
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:62
  14. Medication is the predominant method for the management of patients with movement disorders. However, there is a fraction of patients who experience limited relief from pharmaceuticals or experience bothersome...

    Authors: Ameer L Elaimy, Benjamin J Arthurs, Wayne T Lamoreaux, John J Demakas, Alexander R Mackay, Robert K Fairbanks, David R Greeley, Barton S Cooke and Christopher M Lee
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:61
  15. The aim of our study was to evaluate survival outcomes in malignant mixed Mullerian tumors (MMMT) of the uterus with respect to the role of cell cycle and apoptotic regulatory proteins in the carcinomatous and...

    Authors: Rani Kanthan, Jenna-Lynn B Senger and Dana Diudea
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:60
  16. Primary undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver is a rare tumor with a peak incidence between the ages of 6 and 10 years. We report a case of a primary hepatic undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma arisin...

    Authors: Walid Faraj, Deborah Mukherji, Nadim El Majzoub, Ali Shamseddine, Achraf Shamseddine and Mohamed Khalife
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:58
  17. The liver presents a remarkable capacity for regeneration after hepatectomy but the exact mechanisms and mediators involved are not yet fully clarified. Erythropoietin (EPO) and Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony S...

    Authors: Ioannis Vassiliou, Evangelos Lolis, Constantinos Nastos, Aliki Tympa, Theodosios Theodosopoulos, Nikolaos Dafnios, George Fragulidis, Matrona Frangou, Agathi Kondi-Pafiti and Vassilios Smyrniotis
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:57
  18. Primary hepatic leiomyosarcoma is a rare disease diagnosed in older aged adults with a median age of 58 and occasionally in children with a history of immunosuppression.

    Authors: Achraf Shamseddine, Walid Faraj, Deborah Mukherji, Nadim El Majzoub, Mohamed Khalife, Ayman Soubra and Ali Shamseddine
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:56
  19. Late colonic metastasis following curative surgery for renal cell carcinoma has rarely been described. We present the first reported case of solitary colonic renal cell carcinoma metastasis presenting as an in...

    Authors: Alka M Jadav, Sri G Thrumurthy and Bernard A DeSousa
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:54
  20. The Primary Breast Lymphomas (PBL) represent 0,38-0,70% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL), 1,7-2,2% of all extranodal NHL and only 0,04-0,5% of all breast cancer. Most frequent PBLs are the diffuse large B ce...

    Authors: Nicola Avenia, Alessandro Sanguinetti, Roberto Cirocchi, Giovanni Bistoni, Stefano Trastulli, Fabio D'Ajello, Francesco Barberini, Giuseppe Cavallaro, Antonio Rulli, Angelo Sidoni, Giuseppe Noya, Giorgio De Toma and Francesco Sciannameo
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:53
  21. To date, the clinical presentation and prognosis of mixed ductal/lobular mammary carcinomas has not been well studied, and little is known about the outcome of this entity. Thus, best management practices rema...

    Authors: Aparna Suryadevara, Lakshmi P Paruchuri, Nassim Banisaeed, Gary Dunnington and Krishna A Rao
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:51
  22. This is written so as to report the case of a 71-year-old male with a diagnosis of sigmoid adenocarcinoma accompanied by severe coronary artery disease and unstable angina, which was subject to simultaneous su...

    Authors: Panagiotis Dedeilias, Ioannis Nenekidis, Efstratios Koletsis, Nikolaos G Baikoussis, Panagiotis Hountis, Dimitrios Exarhos and Serafim Klimopoulos
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:50
  23. Mucinous adenocarcinoma is a rare neoplasm of the gastrointestinal tract and one of the three major histological subtypes of the primary appendiceal adenocarcinoma. The most common type of presentation is that...

    Authors: Athanasios Petrou, Alexandros Papalambros, Nikolaos Katsoulas, Konstantinos Bramis, Konstantinos Evangelou and Evaggelos Felekouras
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:49
  24. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) of the breast is exceptionally obscure and late local recurrence of this entity on this site is even more uncommon. We describe such a case in a 48-year-old woman, who at...

    Authors: Dimitrios M Dragoumis, Leda-Aikaterini K Katsohi, Ioannis K Amplianitis and Aris P Tsiftsoglou
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:48
  25. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the digestive tract. The majority of GISTs is located in the stomach. Only 3-5% of GISTs are located in the duodenum associated...

    Authors: Andreas Hecker, Birgit Hecker, Birgit Bassaly, Markus Hirschburger, Thilo Schwandner, Hermann Janßen and Winfried Padberg
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:47
  26. We aimed to assess whether high-dose preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) improves outcome in esophageal cancer patients compared to surgery alone and to define possible prognostic factors for overall survival.

    Authors: Meysan Hurmuzlu, Kjell Øvrebø, Odd R Monge, Rune Smaaland, Tore Wentzel-Larsen and Asgaut Viste
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:46
  27. Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) represents approximately 3% of all adult cancers and is more common in males. Systemic treatment for RCC has improved following the introduction of tyrosine kinase inhibitors, such a...

    Authors: Vasiliki Michalaki, Nikolaos Arkadopoulos, Agathi Kondi-Pafiti and Constantine Gennatas
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:45
  28. For Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) treated with hepatectomy, the extent of the resection margin remains controversial and data available on its effect on early tumor recurrence are very few and contradictory. ...

    Authors: Karim M Eltawil, Mark Kidd, Francesco Giovinazzo, Ahmed H Helmy and Ronald R Salem
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:43
  29. Gallbladder perforation is a rare clinical condition, which mostly occurs following acute cholecystitis associated with cholelithiasis. A tumor of the ampulla of Vater causes gradually progressive symptoms, an...

    Authors: Akihiro Hosaka, Mikiko Nagayoshi, Katsuyoshi Sugizaki and Yukiyoshi Masaki
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:41
  30. We performed a single-institution retrospective study to evaluate the efficacy and toxicities of combination therapy with docetaxel and S-1 in patients with advanced or recurrent gastric cancer.

    Authors: Kazuaki Tanabe, Takahisa Suzuki, Noriaki Tokumoto, Hideki Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Yoshida and Hideki Ohdan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:40
  31. In the reconstruction of the affected limb in pediatric malignant bone tumors, since the loss of joint function affects limb-length discrepancy expected in the future, reconstruction methods that not only maxi...

    Authors: Yukihiro Yoshida, Shunzo Osaka and Yasuaki Tokuhashi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:39
  32. 30 patients, with T1 renal cell carcinomas (RCC) who underwent open enucleoresection of the tumour, were randomized to the use of a topical haemostatic agent (Floseal) or to an infrared-sapphire coagulator (IS...

    Authors: Gianna Pace, Pietro Saldutto, Carlo Vicentini and Lucio Miano
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:37
  33. A case of leptomeningeal carcinomatosis in a patient with known brain and lung metastases from renal cell cancer without previous systemic therapy is presented. Neoplastic meningitis (NM) developed 31 months a...

    Authors: Astrid Dalhaug, Ellinor Haukland and Carsten Nieder
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:36
  34. Mechanical bowel preparation is routinely done before colon and rectal surgery, aimed at reducing the risk of postoperative infectious complications. The aim of the study was to assess whether elective colon a...

    Authors: Stefano Scabini, Edoardo Rimini, Emanuele Romairone, Renato Scordamaglia, Giampiero Damiani, Davide Pertile and Valter Ferrando
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:35

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2012 10:196

  35. Infiltrating lobular carcinoma (ILC) is the second most common type of invasive breast cancers and it has been reported to have some unique biologic and epidemiologic characteristics.

    Authors: Ju-Hyun Lee, Seho Park, Hyung Seok Park and Byeong-Woo Park
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:34
  36. Mass spectrometry-based protein expression profiling of blood sera can be used to discriminate colorectal cancer (CRC) patients from unaffected individuals. In a pilot methodological study, we have evaluated t...

    Authors: Christopher CL Liao, Anuja Mehta, Nicholas J Ward, Simon Marsh, Tan Arulampalam and John D Norton
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:33
  37. Genomic alterations are important events in the origin and progression of various cancers, with DNA copy number changes associated with progression and treatment response in cancer. Array CGH is potentially us...

    Authors: Ja Seong Bae, Jin Soo Choi, Seung Ho Baik, Woo Chan Park, Byung Joo Song, Jeong Soo Kim, Young Lim and Sang Seol Jung
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:32
  38. Arsenic trioxide has been established as a first-line agent for treating acute promyelocytic leukemia. Experimental data suggest that arsenic trioxide also can have a potential use as chemotherapeutic agent fo...

    Authors: Yihu Zheng, Mengtao Zhou, Aifang Ye, Qiu Li, Yongheng Bai and Qiyu Zhang
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:31
  39. One essential outcome after breast cancer treatment is recurrence of the disease. Treatment decision is based on assessment of prognostic factors of breast cancer recurrence. This study was to investigate the ...

    Authors: Ali Arab Kheradmand, Neda Ranjbarnovin and Zahra Khazaeipour
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:30
  40. Rectal neuroendocrine carcinoma is rare with poor prognosis. We report herein a case of advanced moderately differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma of the rectum with relatively favorable prognosis treated by ...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Nojima, Kazuhiro Seike, Chihiro Kosugi, Takashi Shida, Keiji Koda, Kenji Oda, Shigeyuki Kamata, Hiroshi Ishikura and Masaru Miyazaki
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 8:29

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