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  1. Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer death; however, no specific serum biomarker is available till date for detection of early lung cancer. Despite good initial response to chemotherapy, small-cell lu...

    Authors: Tarvinder K Taneja and SK Sharma
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2004 2:10
  2. With the increased use of mammography for breast cancer screening, the diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) too has increased. This study was carried out to identify clinical and radiological factors t...

    Authors: Daigo Yamamoto, Masanori Yamada, Homa Okugawa and Kanji Tanaka
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2004 2:8
  3. Cephalic vein (CV) cutdown approach for chronic indwelling central venous access device (CICVAD) placement has previously been shown to be technically feasible in 82% of cancer patients. No data are available ...

    Authors: Stephen P Povoski
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2004 2:7
  4. It is helpful in planning treatment for patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) if the size and grade could be reliably predicted from the mammography. The aims of this study were to determine if the typ...

    Authors: Marnix AJ de Roos, Ruud M Pijnappel, Wendy J Post, Jaap de Vries, Peter C Baas and Lex D Groote
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2004 2:4
  5. Unless metastatic or compressing the pancreatic duct, carcinoid of the pancreas are asymptomatic showing normal levels of serotonine and its metabolites in plasma and urine, thus resulting in delayed diagnosis...

    Authors: Olivier Saint-Marc, Andrea Cogliandolo, Alessandro Pozzo and Rocco Roberto Pidoto
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2004 2:3
  6. Controversy abounds over whether breast cancer in younger women is more aggressive than those in older. The aim of the study was to assess the influence of age on long-term survival of women with breast carcin...

    Authors: Aleyamma Mathew, Manoj Pandey and Balakrishnan Rajan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2004 2:2
  7. Reconstruction of the head and neck after adequate resection of primary tumor and neck dissection is a challenge. It should be performed at one sitting in advanced tumors. Defects caused by the resection shoul...

    Authors: Eray Copcu, Kubilay Metin, Alper Aktas, Nazan S Sivrioglu and Yücel Öztan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:29
  8. The metastatic ability of tumor cells is determined by level of expression of specific genes that may be identified with the aid of cDNA microarray containing thousands of genes and can be used to establish th...

    Authors: Dan Huang, Wantao Chen, Ronggen He, Fan Yu, Zhiyuan Zhang and Weiliu Qiu
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:28
  9. Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a rare variety of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma which originates from CD5+ B-cell population in the mantle zones of lymphoid follicles. Coexistence of such tumours in the axillary lymph ...

    Authors: Subhajit Dutta Roy, Joanna A Stafford, John Scally and S N Selvachandran
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:27
  10. Mast cells have been documented to have several key functions with regards to malignant neoplasms. However, the functional significance of their accumulation is largely unknown. An analysis of the mast cell pr...

    Authors: Masaki Tomita, Yasunori Matsuzaki, Masao Edagawa, Tetsuya Shimizu, Masaki Hara and Toshio Onitsuka
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:25
  11. Cardiac tamponade as the initial manifestation of metastatic cancer is a rare clinical entity. Furthermore, a thoraco-biliary fistula is another rare complication of echinococcosis due to rupture of hydatid cy...

    Authors: Christophoros S Kotoulas, Christophoros Foroulis, Konstantinos Letsas, Konstantinos Kostikas and Marios Konstantinou
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:24
  12. Radiotherapy in the radical doses can produce severe and often irreversible damage to the gut in the form of fibrosis, necrosis and fistulae formation. A previous pelvic surgery makes the gut extra-vulnerable....

    Authors: Chintamani, Rohini Badran, Daniel Rk, Vinay Singhal and Dinesh Bhatnagar
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:23
  13. Malignant granular cell tumor (MGCT) is a rare disease entity. Forty-one well-documented MGCTs have been reported in the world literature.

    Authors: Ming Jiang, Timothy Anderson, Chukwumere Nwogu and Dongfeng Tan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:22
  14. Metastatic involvement of pericardium producing cardiac tamponade is rare. When occurs it is mainly from the lung, breast and the neoplasms of the lymphoreticular system. Hematogenous spread of parotid adenoca...

    Authors: Nikolaos G Barbetakis, Michalis Vassiliadis, Marianthi Krikeli, Theodoros Antoniadis and Christodoulos Tsilikas
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:20
  15. Reconstruction of the defects after surgical resection of tumors is one of the important issues in surgical oncology. It is essential that the defect should be covered with a tissue quite similar to the origin...

    Authors: Eray Copcu, Nazan Sivrioglu, Nejdet Sisman, Alper Aktas and Yucel Oztan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:19
  16. Although initial presentation of sarcomas in the head and neck region is relatively common, involvements of the larynx by rhabdomyosarcoma either primary or metastatic have been reported rarely.

    Authors: Hüseyin Abali, Sercan Aksoy, Arzu Sungur and Suayib Yalçin
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:17
  17. Sweat gland adenocarcinoma is a rare malignancy with high metastatic potential seen more commonly in later years of life. Scalp is the most common site of occurrence and it usually spreads to lymph nodes. Live...

    Authors: Chintamani, RD Sharma, Rohini Badran, Vinay Singhal, Sunita Saxena and Anju Bansal
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:13
  18. Desmoid tumors are slow growing deep fibromatoses with aggressive infiltration of adjacent tissue but without any metastatic potential.

    Authors: Marcus Overhaus, Pan Decker, Hans Peter Fischer, Hans Jochen Textor and Andreas Hirner
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:11
  19. Cancer of the oral tongue is the second most common cancer among males in various parts of India. Despite advances in diagnosis and treatment the failure rates in cancer of the oral tongue are high and surviva...

    Authors: CS Nithya, Manoj Pandey, BR Naik and Iqbal M Ahamed
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:10
  20. Bronchorrhea is one of late complaints in patients with bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) and hampers their quality of life. Although an effective treatment for bronchorrhea in these patients has not been est...

    Authors: Motoshi Takao, Kentarou Inoue, Fumiaki Watanabe, Koji Onoda, Takatsugu Shimono, Hideto Shimpo and Isao Yada
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:8
  21. Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) combined with mechanical morcellation represents the latest refinement of holmium:YAG surgical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Utilizing this...

    Authors: Ramsay L Kuo, Ryan F Paterson, Samuel C Kim, Tibério M Siqueira Jr, Mostafa M Elhilali and James E Lingeman
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:6
  22. Choriocarcinoma is an aggressive neoplasm arising in the body of the uterus. The disease normally spreads to lung and brain.

    Authors: PG Balagopal, Manoj Pandey, K Chandramohan, Thara Somanathan and Ashwin Kumar
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2003 1:4

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