Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Breast cancer treatment and chemopreventionC A Kotwall
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Can Fam Physician 45:1917-24. 1999..To outline modern principles of surgery, radiation therapy, and systemic treatment of breast cancer, and to review preliminary data on breast cancer prevention...
- National estimates of mortality rates for radical pancreaticoduodenectomy in 25,000 patientsCyrus A Kotwall
Coastal Area Health Education Center, Hanover Health Network, Wilmington, North Carolina 28402 9025, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 9:847-54. 2002..Recent publications suggest an inverse relationship between mortality rates in the Whipple procedure for periampullary cancer and hospital volume/teaching status...
- Local and national trends over a decade in the surgical treatment of ductal carcinoma in situCyrus Kotwall
Department of Surgery, Coastal Area Health Education Center, Wilmington, NC 28402 9025, USA
Am J Surg 186:723-8; discussion 728-9. 2003..The purpose of our study was to examine local and national rates of breast conservation surgery and breast reconstruction surgery and to explore patient and surgeon factors associated with the procedures...
- Relationship between initial margin status for invasive breast cancer and residual carcinoma after re-excisionCyrus Kotwall
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Am Surg 73:337-43. 2007..Multiply focally positive and focally positive margins had similar residual invasive carcinoma rates and should be re-excised. All clear margins were equivalent; thus, re-excision was not necessary...
- A preliminary study of imiquimod treatment in variants of basal cell carcinomaBrion McCutcheon
Department of Surgery, Coastal Area Health Education Center, 2131 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
Am Surg 71:662-5. 2005..Larger studies are needed to prove the efficacy of imiquimod on nonsuperficial variants of basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous melanoma metastasis...