R E Schwarz

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Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of intraoperative radiation on postoperative and disease-specific outcome after pancreatoduodenectomy for adenocarcinoma: a propensity score analysis
    Roderich E Schwarz
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Department of General Oncologic Surgery, Duarte, California, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:16-21. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of lymphadenectomy extent in resectable gastric cancer of advanced stage
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Division of Surgical Oncology RES, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:317-28. 2007
  3. pmc Factors influencing change of preoperative treatment intent in a gastrointestinal cancer practice
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 5:32. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Extent of lymph node retrieval and pancreatic cancer survival: information from a large US population database
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1189-200. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic tumors in patients with lung malignancies: a spectrum of clinicopathologic considerations
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    South Med J 97:811-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo therapy of local tumor progression by targeting vascular endothelium with EMAP-II
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    J Surg Res 120:64-72. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cancer in vitro toxicity mediated by Chinese herbs SPES and PC-SPES: implications for monotherapy and combination treatment
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Cancer Lett 189:59-68. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastrectomy circumstances that influence early postoperative outcome
    Roderich E Schwarz
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Department of General Oncologic Surgery, Duarte, CA, USA
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:1742-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Recurrence patterns after radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer: prognostic factors and implications for postoperative adjuvant therapy
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:394-400. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic survival differences after gastrectomy for gastric cancer are better explained by factors specific for disease location and individual patient comorbidity
    R E Schwarz
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Department of General Oncologic Surgery, Duarte, CA, USA
    Eur J Surg Oncol 28:214-9. 2002

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of intraoperative radiation on postoperative and disease-specific outcome after pancreatoduodenectomy for adenocarcinoma: a propensity score analysis
    Roderich E Schwarz
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Department of General Oncologic Surgery, Duarte, California, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:16-21. 2003
    ..The recurrence pattern may be affected in some patients, but systemic recurrences predominate. We continue to explore IORT in combination with systemic chemotherapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of lymphadenectomy extent in resectable gastric cancer of advanced stage
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Division of Surgical Oncology RES, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:317-28. 2007
    ..The value of an extended lymph node dissection (ELND) remains unclear in this setting...
  3. pmc Factors influencing change of preoperative treatment intent in a gastrointestinal cancer practice
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 5:32. 2007
    ..Postoperative assessment of indications for cancer directed surgical procedures frequently differs from preoperative plans...
  4. ncbi request reprint Extent of lymph node retrieval and pancreatic cancer survival: information from a large US population database
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1189-200. 2006
    ..Operative therapy of pancreatic cancer is associated with poor survival because of high recurrence rates after pancreatectomy. The effect of lymph node (LN) dissection on survival continues to be debated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic tumors in patients with lung malignancies: a spectrum of clinicopathologic considerations
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    South Med J 97:811-5. 2004
    ..To elucidate possible clinical interrelationships, the authors reviewed the clinicopathologic characteristics of patients treated for both pulmonary and pancreatic neoplasms...
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo therapy of local tumor progression by targeting vascular endothelium with EMAP-II
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    J Surg Res 120:64-72. 2004
    ..We tested this strategy in an in vivo model of local tumor progression utilizing an agent with previously identified direct antiendothelial properties...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cancer in vitro toxicity mediated by Chinese herbs SPES and PC-SPES: implications for monotherapy and combination treatment
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Cancer Lett 189:59-68. 2003
    ..SPES could possibly be combined with cell cycle-independent cytotoxic drugs. Due to a consistent G2 blocking pattern, PC-SPES may prove useful as a radiation sensitizer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastrectomy circumstances that influence early postoperative outcome
    Roderich E Schwarz
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Department of General Oncologic Surgery, Duarte, CA, USA
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:1742-6. 2002
    ..Despite decreasing mortality, gastric resection is still a procedure of significant morbidity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Recurrence patterns after radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer: prognostic factors and implications for postoperative adjuvant therapy
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:394-400. 2002
    ..Radical gastrectomy with extended lymphadenectomy may reduce LRR, possibly affecting adjuvant treatment strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic survival differences after gastrectomy for gastric cancer are better explained by factors specific for disease location and individual patient comorbidity
    R E Schwarz
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Department of General Oncologic Surgery, Duarte, CA, USA
    Eur J Surg Oncol 28:214-9. 2002
    ..It remains unclear whether disparity of treatment forms, disease-related variables, or individual patients accounts for this effect...
  11. ncbi request reprint Simple feeding jejunostomy technique for postoperative nutrition after major upper gastrointestinal resections
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    J Surg Oncol 79:126-30. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint Spleen-preserving splenic hilar lymphadenectomy at the time of gastrectomy for cancer: technical feasibility and early results
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    J Surg Oncol 79:73-6. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Lymph node dissection impact on staging and survival of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas, based on U.S. population data
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:158-65. 2007
    ..Although the resulting incremental benefit is small, dissection and examination of 10 or more LNs should be considered for curative intent resections...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outcome of palliative operations for malignant bowel obstruction in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis from nongynecological cancer
    S L Blair
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 8:632-7. 2001
    ..In these patients, highly selective use of laparotomy is recommended...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preoperative platelet count predicts survival after resection of periampullary adenocarcinoma
    R E Schwarz
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Department of General Oncologic Surgery, Duarte, CA, USA
    Hepatogastroenterology 48:1493-8. 2001
    ..No such effect is known for periampullary cancer. The preoperative peripheral blood platelet count impacts on outcome after resection of pancreatic and other periampullary adenocarcinomas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Advanced age does not contribute to increased risks or poor outcome after major abdominal operations
    S L Blair
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Am Surg 67:1123-7. 2001
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  17. pmc Wheatgerm agglutinin-mediated toxicity in pancreatic cancer cells
    R E Schwarz
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Br J Cancer 80:1754-62. 1999
    ..Further analysis of this mechanism of profound toxicity may provide insight relevant to the treatment of pancreatic cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lymphoepithelial cyst of the pancreas. No evidence for Epstein-Barr virus-related pathogenesis
    R E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010 3000, USA
    Int J Pancreatol 25:223-7. 1999
    ..The pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and clinical implications of lymphoepithelial pancreatic cysts are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute postoperative dermatosis at the site of the electrocautery pad: sweet diagnosis of a burning issue
    R E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010 3000, USA
    Surg Today 30:207-9. 2000
    ..Acute neutrophilic dermatoses have not been previously described in this postoperative presentation. The differential diagnostic importance of this emergent entity and the potential for it being caused by surgical trauma are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Critical care of patients with cancer. Surgical considerations
    S L Blair
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, Division of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Crit Care Clin 17:721-42, ix. 2001
    ..Surgical evaluation of and therapy for the critically ill cancer patient continue to present significant challenges despite, or perhaps in part because of, an ongoing technologic refinement of therapeutic modalities within a modern ICU...
  21. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneously tunneled central venous lines in cancer patients: an analysis of device-related morbidity factors based on prospective data collection
    R E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 7:441-9. 2000
    ..Long-term transcutaneous tunneled central venous catheters are frequently placed in cancer patients, accounting for significant costs and morbidity. Factors influencing outcome, though, are poorly studied...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hypomagnesemia after major abdominal operations in cancer patients: clinical implications
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Arch Med Res 36:36-41. 2005
    ..Serum magnesium levels are rarely measured in routine chemistry panels. The extent and impact of postoperative serum magnesium changes remain unclear...
  23. ncbi request reprint Extended lymph node dissection for gastric cancer: who may benefit? Final results of the randomized Dutch gastric cancer group trial
    Roderich E Schwarz
    J Clin Oncol 23:5404-5; author reply 5405. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of total lymph node count on staging and survival after gastrectomy for gastric cancer: data from a large US-population database
    David D Smith
    Division of Biostatistics, City of Hope Cancer Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7114-24. 2005
    ..The optimal regional dissection extent during gastrectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma continues to be debated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor beta/alpha ratio predicts response of pancreatic cancer cells to estrogens and phytoestrogens
    Srivani Konduri
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    J Surg Res 140:55-66. 2007
    ..We examined estrogen receptor (ER) expression in PaCa cells and investigated its function in estrogen-mediated cell proliferation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical staining in the diagnosis of pancreatobiliary and ampulla of Vater adenocarcinoma: application of CDX2, CK17, MUC1, and MUC2
    Peiguo G Chu
    Division of Pathology, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 29:359-67. 2005
    ..MUC2+/CDX2+ can be used as positive markers for the intestinal-type adenocarcinoma of duodenal papillary origin with a positive predictive value of 82%...
  27. ncbi request reprint Extended left-sided pancreatectomy with spleen preservation
    Arash Mohebati
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Surg Oncol 97:150-5. 2008
    ..Distal pancreatectomy (DP) is frequently performed with splenectomy, although splenectomy can be linked to various untoward effects, and sparing of the main splenic vessels (SVs) is not necessary for successful spleen preservation (SP)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of lymphadenectomy extent in resectable esophageal cancer
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Division of Surgical Oncology, UT Southwestern Cancer Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1384-93; discussion 1393-4. 2007
    ..Although the mechanism remains uncertain, it does not appear to be limited to stage migration. ELND during potentially curative esophagectomy for EC can be supported by the data...
  29. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing perioperative blood transfusions in patients with gastrointestinal cancer
    Varun Verma
    Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    J Surg Res 141:97-104. 2007
    ..Patients undergoing major cancer resections often receive blood transfusions (TFs). Preoperative erythropoietin (EPO) offers the rationale to reduce TFs and related morbidity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Endothelial-monocyte activating polypeptide II alters fibronectin based endothelial cell adhesion and matrix assembly via alpha5 beta1 integrin
    Margaret A Schwarz
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 125 Paterson Street, CAB 7319, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Exp Cell Res 311:229-39. 2005
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  31. ncbi request reprint Androgen receptor blockade in experimental combination therapy of pancreatic cancer
    Srivani Konduri
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Divisions of Surgical Oncology and Surgical Sciences, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    J Surg Res 142:378-86. 2007
    ..Reports on hormone receptor expression of pancreatic cancer (PaCa) cells and treatment responses to antihormonal therapy are still conflicting...
  32. ncbi request reprint Extended lymph node dissection in gastric carcinoma: where do we stand after the Dutch and British randomized trials?
    Yasuhiro Kodera
    Department of Surgery II, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 195:855-64. 2002
  33. ncbi request reprint Phase I trial of intraperitoneal gemcitabine in the treatment of advanced malignancies primarily confined to the peritoneal cavity
    Robert J Morgan
    Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:1232-7. 2007
    ..To determine the maximally tolerated dose, toxicity, and pharmacokinetics of i.p. gemcitabine...
  34. doi request reprint Trends in local therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma and survival outcomes in the US population
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 195:829-36. 2008
    ..Hepatocellular cancer (HCC) frequently presents with limitations to resection. We investigated survival outcomes after various local HCC therapies in US patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint More on: what's in a name, of and around the pancreas?
    Roderich E Schwarz
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:1189-90. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Gastric DNA damage through tobacco chewing: in vitro mechanistic studies of DNA nitrite attack
    Steven S Smith
    Department of Tumor Cell Biology, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Cancer Lett 235:221-8. 2006
    ..The data support a mechanism for allele-specific predisposition to DNA damage. This mechanism may be of significance in gastric cancer initiation due to chewing tobacco...
  37. ncbi request reprint Unusual presentations of uncommon tumors: case 2. Gastric carcinoid metastatic to the liver
    Roderich E Schwarz
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2403-4. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Technical considerations to maintain a low frequency of postoperative biliary stent-associated infections
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:93-7. 2002
    ..In patients with malignant biliary obstruction, preoperative biliary tract manipulation and stent drainage has been associated with increased infectious complications and mortality...
  39. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after radical operations for cancer treatment-induced sarcomas: how two survivors invite reflection on oncologic treatment concepts
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Surgical Oncology, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 25:244-7. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Successful management and outcome of a postoperative aortogastric fistula in a patient with recurrent gastric cancer: report of a case
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Surg Today 32:816-20. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Chemosensitization by fibroblast growth factor-2 is not dependent upon proliferation, S-phase accumulation, or p53 status
    Aaron B Coleman
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, 1500 E Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 64:1111-23. 2002
    ..Therefore, sensitization by FGF-2 was most effective with the platinum compounds, suggesting that this activity may be specific to particular mechanisms of drug action...
  42. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with colorectal metastasis and intrahepatic chemotherapy
    Sarah L Blair
    University of California at San Diego Department of Surgery, UCSD Cancer Center, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:144-9. 2003
    ..Hepatic chemotherapy has been used; however, rigorous quality of life (QOL) measurements are lacking. The aim of this study was to describe unique QOL issues to formulate a specific tool for this population...
  43. ncbi request reprint Complications of malignancy: case 2. Infectious tissue pneumatosis as a result of colon cancer perforation in a survivor of Hodgkin's disease
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Divisions of Surgical Oncology and Medical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Burnswick, NJ, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:373-4. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Targeting endogenous transforming growth factor beta receptor signaling in SMAD4-deficient human pancreatic carcinoma cells inhibits their invasive phenotype1
    Gayathri Subramanian
    Departments of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Res 64:5200-11. 2004
    ..Therefore, targeting the TbetaR-I kinase represents a potentially powerful novel therapeutic approach for the treatment of this disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint Defining palliation in patients undergoing gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    Roderich E Schwarz
    J Am Coll Surg 199:1001-2. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Gastric adenomyoma: definitely benign or defiantly premalignant?
    Daphne P Ly
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1930-4. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Significant hypomagnesemia after celiotomy: implications of preoperative bowel cleansing with sodium phosphate purgative
    Roderich E Schwarz
    Surgery 131:236. 2002
  48. doi request reprint Molecular mechanisms for individualized cancer care
    John C Mansour
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Harold C Simmons Cancer Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:250-8. 2008