Natalie G Coburn

Summary

Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma--a population-based study
    Jensen C C Tan
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:600-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgeons' knowledge of quality indicators for gastric cancer surgery
    Lucy K Helyer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 10:205-14. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Lymph nodes and gastric cancer
    Natalie G Coburn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 99:199-206. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Stage-specific effect of adjuvant therapy following gastric cancer resection: a population-based analysis of 4,041 patients
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:500-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint CT, MRI and ultrasound scanning rates: evaluation of cancer diagnosis, staging and surveillance in Ontario
    Natalie Coburn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 98:490-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant therapy for resected gastric cancer--rapid, yet incomplete adoption following results of intergroup 0116 trial
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1073-80. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Management of gastric cancer in Ontario
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 102:54-63. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of CT and MRI scanning among cancer patients in Ontario
    Natalie Coburn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Clin Imaging 35:301-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Significant regional variation in adequacy of lymph node assessment and survival in gastric cancer
    Natalie G Coburn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 107:2143-51. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Treatment variation by insurance status for breast cancer patients
    Natalie Coburn
    University of Toronto, Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breast J 14:128-34. 2008

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma--a population-based study
    Jensen C C Tan
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:600-8. 2008
    ..Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is associated with poor survival and therapeutic nihilism. To date, there has not been an examination of the surgical management of CCA at a population level...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgeons' knowledge of quality indicators for gastric cancer surgery
    Lucy K Helyer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 10:205-14. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that the majority of surgeons performing gastric cancer surgery in North America are unaware of the recommended standards...
  3. doi request reprint Lymph nodes and gastric cancer
    Natalie G Coburn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 99:199-206. 2009
    ..Currently, surgery is the only possible cure. Nodal status is an important prognostic indicator for gastric cancer, and despite results of randomized controlled trials, debate continues over the importance of aggressive lymphadenectomy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stage-specific effect of adjuvant therapy following gastric cancer resection: a population-based analysis of 4,041 patients
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:500-7. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the impact of adjuvant treatment on overall survival (OS) in the general population...
  5. doi request reprint CT, MRI and ultrasound scanning rates: evaluation of cancer diagnosis, staging and surveillance in Ontario
    Natalie Coburn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 98:490-9. 2008
    ..To examine practice patterns and rates of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and abdominal ultrasound (AUS) during staging, treatment and surveillance for cancer patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant therapy for resected gastric cancer--rapid, yet incomplete adoption following results of intergroup 0116 trial
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1073-80. 2008
    ..This study examined the adoption of adjuvant treatment following the trial results and the factors associated with its use...
  7. doi request reprint Management of gastric cancer in Ontario
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 102:54-63. 2010
    ..To describe the processes of care for gastric cancer in Ontario and identify areas in which care and possibly survival can be improved...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of CT and MRI scanning among cancer patients in Ontario
    Natalie Coburn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Clin Imaging 35:301-8. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to determine trends in utilization of CT and MRI in cancer patients in Ontario over a period of 9 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Significant regional variation in adequacy of lymph node assessment and survival in gastric cancer
    Natalie G Coburn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 107:2143-51. 2006
    ..The 1997 American Joint Commission on Cancer/Union Internationale Contre le Cancer guidelines were revised, requiring examination of > or =15 LN for staging...
  10. doi request reprint Treatment variation by insurance status for breast cancer patients
    Natalie Coburn
    University of Toronto, Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breast J 14:128-34. 2008
    ..Reduction of disparities in breast cancer presentation and treatment may be possible by increasing enrollment of uninsured, program-eligible women in a state-supported screening and treatment program...
  11. ncbi request reprint How many lymph nodes should be assessed in patients with gastric cancer? A systematic review
    Rajini Seevaratnam
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S70-88. 2012
    ..However, the number of LNs assessed in each GC case varies, and in many cases the number examined per gastric specimen is less than current recommendations...
  12. doi request reprint Processes of care in the multidisciplinary treatment of gastric cancer: results of a RAND/UCLA expert panel
    Savtaj S Brar
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA Surg 149:18-25. 2014
    ..There is growing interest in reducing the variations and deficiencies in the multidisciplinary management of gastric cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Population-based assessment of the surgical management of locally advanced colorectal cancer
    Anand Govindarajan
    Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1474-81. 2006
    ..We performed a population-based study to examine surgical practice and outcomes among patients with locally advanced adherent colorectal cancer in the United States...
  14. ncbi request reprint What is the accuracy of sentinel lymph node biopsy for gastric cancer? A systematic review
    Roberta Cardoso
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Suite T2 60, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S48-59. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify and synthesize findings on the performance of SLN biopsies in gastric cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of patient surveillance after curative gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a brief review
    Roberta Cardoso
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S164-7. 2012
    ..Many clinicians perform post-operative follow-up for these patients, although there is no consensus on the regimen, frequency of visits, mode of testing, or the rationale of a follow-up program...
  16. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to T classification in tumor-node-metastasis staging of breast cancer
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Ave, Suite T2 102, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5 Canada
    Am J Surg 192:434-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of measurement bias in breast cancer and to create a more rational T-size categorization in tumor-node-metastasis staging in response to smaller, screen-detected cancers and measurement bias...
  17. ncbi request reprint Variations in surgical treatment and outcomes of patients with pancreatic cancer: a population-based study
    Anand Govindarajan
    Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:175-85. 2008
    ..There is ongoing debate on how variations in surgical technique affect outcomes in pancreatic cancer. This population-based study examines current surgical practice and outcomes for cancer of the pancreatic head...
  18. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of surgery for non-curative gastric cancer
    Alyson L Mahar
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S125-37. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the accuracy and utility of peritoneal cytology in patients with gastric cancer
    Pierre Anthony Leake
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S27-37. 2012
    ..In this review, we aimed to identify and synthesize findings on the use of peritoneal cytology in predicting peritoneal recurrence and overall survival in curative gastric cancer patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Multivisceral resection for gastric cancer: a systematic review
    Savtaj S Brar
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Suite T2 60, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S100-7. 2012
    ..One of the most powerful predictors of outcomes in gastric cancer surgery is an R0 resection. However, the extent of the required surgical resection and the additional benefit of multivisceral resection (MVR) are controversial...
  21. doi request reprint A descriptive analysis of gastric cancer specimen processing techniques
    Alyson L Mahar
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 103:248-56. 2011
    ..A survey of pathologists in Ontario was performed to outline the processing techniques and practices for assessing gastric cancer specimens...
  22. doi request reprint Improving the quality of processing gastric cancer specimens: the pathologist's perspective
    Alyson L Mahar
    Centre for Health Services Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 101:195-9. 2010
    ..To understand factors affecting optimal assessment we surveyed pathologists to identify external barriers...
  23. doi request reprint Quality indicators for gastric cancer surgery: a survey of practicing pathologists in Ontario
    Alia P Qureshi
    Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1883-9. 2009
    ..Because disease management is highly collaborative, we surveyed pathologists to assess their knowledge of LN assessment and margins for processing gastric cancer specimens...
  24. doi request reprint Improving size, lymph node metastatic rate, breast conservation, and mortality of invasive breast cancer in Rhode Island women, a well-screened population
    Natalie G Coburn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:831-7. 2012
    ..3 vs. 22.6 deaths per 100,000) and 41 % comparing the period from 1990 to 2008, which may exceed the goal of 50 % mortality reduction by 2015 established by the American Cancer Society...
  25. doi request reprint Surgery for gallbladder cancer: a population-based analysis
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 207:371-82. 2008
    ..Single institutional studies report an aggressive surgical approach improves survival. This analysis was performed to examine the components of surgical resection and resultant survival...
  26. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the accuracy and indications for diagnostic laparoscopy prior to curative-intent resection of gastric cancer
    Pierre Anthony Leake
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S38-47. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify and synthesize findings on the value of DL for patients with gastric cancer, in this era of improved preoperative imaging...
  27. doi request reprint Compliance, attitudes and barriers to post-operative colorectal cancer follow-up
    Jonathan Cardella
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:407-15. 2008
    ..Our multidisciplinary team adopted a stringent CRC follow-up (FU) guideline in 2000. The purpose of this study was to assess adherence and barriers to FU for CRC...
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of colonic stents in emergent malignant left colonic obstruction: a Markov chain Monte Carlo decision analysis
    Anand Govindarajan
    Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1811-24. 2007
    ..This decision analysis examines the cost-effectiveness of colonic stenting as a bridge to surgery vs. surgery alone in the management of emergent, malignant left colonic obstruction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Decreased breast cancer tumor size, stage, and mortality in Rhode Island: an example of a well-screened population
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Cancer Control 11:222-30. 2004
    ..Since the 1980s, Rhode Island has achieved one of the highest mammography screening rates in the nation. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of high mammography rates on breast cancer presentation and outcomes...
  30. doi request reprint Treatment considerations for gallbladder cancer should include extent of surgery
    Sean P Cleary
    J Clin Oncol 26:4521-2; author reply 4524-6. 2008