Steve R Martinez

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Treatment options for metaplastic breast cancer
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    ISRN Oncol 2012:706162. 2012
  2. pmc Metaplastic breast cancer: to radiate or not to radiate?
    Warren H Tseng
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:94-103. 2011
  3. pmc Parathyroid carcinoma survival: improvements in the era of intact parathyroid hormone monitoring?
    Miya E Allen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
    Rare Tumors 5:e12. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Rural-urban disparities in use of post-lumpectomy radiation
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Med Oncol 29:3250-7. 2012
  5. pmc Geographic variation in utilization of sentinel lymph node biopsy for intermediate thickness cutaneous melanoma
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Surg Oncol 106:807-10. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Urban and non-urban disparities in the use of post-mastectomy radiation for breast cancer
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Med Oncol 29:1523-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Rare tumors through the looking glass: an examination of malignant cutaneous adnexal tumors
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, UC Davis Cancer Center, 4501 X St, Ste 3010, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Dermatol 147:1058-62. 2011
  8. pmc Outcomes for lymph node-positive cutaneous melanoma over two decades
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology Sacramento, University of California at Davis, 4501 X Street, Suite 3010, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    World J Surg 35:1567-72. 2011
  9. pmc Adjuvant external beam radiation for medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, UC Davis Cancer Center, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Surg Oncol 102:175-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Medullary carcinoma of the breast: a population-based perspective
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    Med Oncol 28:738-44. 2011

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Publications59

  1. pmc Treatment options for metaplastic breast cancer
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    ISRN Oncol 2012:706162. 2012
    ..This paper serves as a summation of current literature on approaches to the multidisciplinary treatment of patients with MBC...
  2. pmc Metaplastic breast cancer: to radiate or not to radiate?
    Warren H Tseng
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:94-103. 2011
    ..The role of radiation therapy (RT) is unclear for metaplastic breast cancer (MBC). We hypothesized that RT would improve overall survival (OS) and disease-specific survival (DSS)...
  3. pmc Parathyroid carcinoma survival: improvements in the era of intact parathyroid hormone monitoring?
    Miya E Allen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
    Rare Tumors 5:e12. 2013
    ..Treatment era did not predict OS. No factor predicted PCa-specific mortality. In multivariate analysis, neither OS nor DSS have improved in the current era that utilizes iPTH for the detection and management of PCa...
  4. doi request reprint Rural-urban disparities in use of post-lumpectomy radiation
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Med Oncol 29:3250-7. 2012
    ..52; P < 0.001) areas had a decreased likelihood of undergoing RT relative to patients from urban areas. Patients from near-metro and rural areas are less likely to receive RT following lumpectomy for BCa than their urban counterparts...
  5. pmc Geographic variation in utilization of sentinel lymph node biopsy for intermediate thickness cutaneous melanoma
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Surg Oncol 106:807-10. 2012
    ..Despite this, SLNB has not been uniformly adopted. We hypothesized that there are geographic areas of the United States where patients are less likely to receive SLNB...
  6. ncbi request reprint Urban and non-urban disparities in the use of post-mastectomy radiation for breast cancer
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Med Oncol 29:1523-8. 2012
    ..Non-urban residents with LABC are less likely to receive indicated PMRT. This discrepancy may be due to limited RT access in non-urban areas. The lack of poorer OS and DSS due to this disparity requires further study...
  7. doi request reprint Rare tumors through the looking glass: an examination of malignant cutaneous adnexal tumors
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, UC Davis Cancer Center, 4501 X St, Ste 3010, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Dermatol 147:1058-62. 2011
    ..To identify prognostic factors related to malignant cutaneous adnexal tumors...
  8. pmc Outcomes for lymph node-positive cutaneous melanoma over two decades
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology Sacramento, University of California at Davis, 4501 X Street, Suite 3010, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    World J Surg 35:1567-72. 2011
    ..Our aim was to demonstrate that, despite advances in treatment and surveillance of node-positive cutaneous melanoma, rates of overall survival (OS) and melanoma-specific survival (MSS) have not changed over the last two decades...
  9. pmc Adjuvant external beam radiation for medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, UC Davis Cancer Center, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Surg Oncol 102:175-8. 2010
    ..Adjuvant radiation is rarely used to treat medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). We hypothesized that external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) would improve overall survival (OS) in MTC patients...
  10. doi request reprint Medullary carcinoma of the breast: a population-based perspective
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    Med Oncol 28:738-44. 2011
    ..The improved OS seen with increasing LNY in node-negative patients suggests MCB may be currently understaged...
  11. doi request reprint Do radiation use disparities influence survival in patients with advanced breast cancer?
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 118:196-204. 2012
    ..They hypothesized that disparities in the use of RT were associated with survival differences favoring white patients...
  12. pmc Disparities in the use of radiation therapy in patients with local-regionally advanced breast cancer
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:787-92. 2010
    ..Radiation therapy (RT) is indicated for the treatment of local-regionally advanced breast cancer (BCa)...
  13. ncbi request reprint A rational surgical approach to the treatment of distant melanoma metastases
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, UC Davis Cancer Center, 4501 X Street, Suite 3010, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Cancer Treat Rev 34:614-20. 2008
    ..Because it is effective, results in little morbidity and may be repeated, surgery should have a central role in the treatment of selected patients with American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) stage IV melanoma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in treatment and survival among adults with primary extremity soft-tissue sarcoma
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California at Davis Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Cancer 112:1162-8. 2008
    ..The authors assessed racial/ethnic differences in patient- and tumor-specific characteristics, treatment, and disease-specific survival in a population of adults with ESTS...
  15. doi request reprint Metastatic breast cancer mimicking benign fatty liver infiltration
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Breast J 14:108. 2008
  16. doi request reprint Utilization of sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ undergoing mastectomy
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:24-30. 2013
    ..Our objective was to identify factors influencing the utilization of SLNB in this population...
  17. ncbi request reprint The role of surgery in treatment of stage IV melanoma
    Shawn E Young
    Division of Surgical Oncology and the Roy E Coats Research Laboratories, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California, USA
    J Surg Oncol 94:344-51. 2006
    ..Further, surgical resection can produce an immediate decrease in tumor burden with minimal morbidity and mortality at a reasonable cost...
  18. doi request reprint Assessing rural-urban disparities in the use of sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California
    J Surg Res 184:1157-60. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that patients in urban areas with intermediate thickness cutaneous melanoma would have higher rates of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) relative to their rural-dwelling counterparts...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nomograms to predict risk of in-hospital and post-discharge venous thromboembolism after abdominal and thoracic surgery: an American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Surg Res 183:462-71. 2013
    ..We sought to characterize the predictors of VTE and VTEDC to develop nomograms to estimate individual risk of VTE and VTEDC...
  20. pmc Sacramento area breast cancer epidemiology study: use of postmastectomy breast reconstruction along the rural-to-urban continuum
    Warren H Tseng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1815-24. 2010
    ..The authors hypothesized that breast cancer patients in urban counties would have higher rates of postmastectomy breast reconstruction relative to patients in surrounding near-metro and rural counties...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of lymph node yield and metastatic lymph node ratio in medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Maya D Leggett
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, UC Davis Cancer Center, University of California at Davis, 4501 X Street, Suite 3010, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2493-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that MTC survival is influenced by LNY and MLNR...
  22. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of lymph node yield and lymph node ratio in well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Shannon H Beal
    University of California at Davis, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, UC Davis Cancer Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Am Surg 76:28-32. 2010
    ..The decrease in survival associated with increasing LNY, even in node-negative patients, indicates that nodal understaging is inconsequential to WDTC survival...
  23. pmc Survival in 12,653 breast cancer patients with extensive axillary lymph node metastasis in the anthracycline era
    Shannon H Beal
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Oncol 27:1420-4. 2010
    ..90, 95% Confidence Interval [CI] 0.84-0.96) and DSS (HR 0.84, CI 0.79-0.91). Both OS and DSS are poor in patients with extensive ALN metastases. Patients with advanced breast cancer treated in the post-AE demonstrated superior OS and DSS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Age-related disparities in use of completion lymphadenectomy for melanoma sentinel lymph node metastasis
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California
    J Surg Res 185:240-4. 2013
    ..We have previously reported on decreased use of SLN biopsy among elderly patients. We hypothesized that elderly patients with SLN metastases would have lower rates of CLND relative to their younger counterparts...
  25. doi request reprint Predicting survival for well-differentiated liposarcoma: the importance of tumor location
    Caitlin A Smith
    Division of Surgical Oncology, UC Davis Cancer Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Surg Res 175:12-7. 2012
    ..Although well-differentiated liposarcoma (WD Lipo) is a low grade neoplasm with a negligible risk of metastatic disease, it can be locally aggressive. We hypothesized that survival for WD Lipo varies significantly based on tumor location...
  26. doi request reprint Histologic type predicts survival in patients with retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma
    Warren Tseng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, Califronia, USA
    J Surg Res 172:123-30. 2012
    ..We sought to examine the importance of histologic type as a prognostic factor among patients with RPSTS...
  27. ncbi request reprint Influence of physician specialty on treatment recommendations in the multidisciplinary management of soft tissue sarcoma of the extremities
    Nabil Wasif
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:632-9. 2013
    ..Although prospective randomized data are available to guide the multidisciplinary management of soft tissue sarcoma (STS) of the extremities, controversy exists regarding adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy...
  28. pmc Utilization of lymph node assessment in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ treated with lumpectomy
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Surg Res 177:e21-6. 2012
    ..Lymph node assessment (LNA), including sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), is controversial in patients undergoing lumpectomy for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Our goal was to identify factors influencing LNA in these patients...
  29. doi request reprint Nomogram to predict risk of 30-day morbidity and mortality for patients with disseminated malignancy undergoing surgical intervention
    Warren H Tseng
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Ann Surg 254:333-8. 2011
    ..To estimate individual risk of 30-day surgical morbidity and mortality after surgical intervention for patients with disseminated malignancy (DMa)...
  30. doi request reprint Interaction of histologic subtype and histologic grade in predicting survival for soft-tissue sarcomas
    Robert J Canter
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California Davis Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:191-198.e2. 2010
    ..Histologic grade is considered the paramount prognostic factor in predicting survival for soft-tissue sarcomas (STS). Increasing data suggest that histologic type substantially impacts STS behavior...
  31. doi request reprint Contiguous organ resection is safe in patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma: An ACS-NSQIP analysis
    Warren H Tseng
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Surg Oncol 103:390-4. 2011
    ..We examined rates of 30-day morbidity and mortality following resection of RPS utilizing data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) database...
  32. doi request reprint Lack of survival benefit following adjuvant radiation in patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma: a SEER analysis
    Warren H Tseng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Surg Res 168:e173-80. 2011
    ..The benefit of radiation therapy (RT) among patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma (RPS) is controversial. We performed a retrospective analysis of the effect of RT on survival among RPS patients using a nationwide cancer registry...
  33. ncbi request reprint Treatment disparities in Hispanic rectal cancer patients: a SEER database study
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
    Am Surg 72:906-8. 2006
    ..Further studies are required to assess the impact of these treatment disparities on patient outcome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparative morbidity and mortality from cervical or thoracic esophageal anastomoses
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Davis School of Medicine, University of California, Sacramento, California
    J Surg Oncol 108:472-6. 2013
    ..In the modern era of esophagectomy, we hypothesized that perioperative morbidity and mortality from cervical or thoracic sites of anastomoses would not be different...
  35. ncbi request reprint Extremity soft tissue tumor surgery by surgical specialty: a comparison of case volume among oncology and non-oncology-designated surgeons
    Robert J Canter
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Surg Oncol 108:142-7. 2013
    ..We sought to characterize the extent of extremity soft tissue tumor (ESTT) resections among surgical specialties, hypothesizing that substantial variation exists in the number of ESTT resections performed by specialty...
  36. ncbi request reprint Complete pathologic response to neoadjuvant radiotherapy is predictive of oncological outcome in patients with soft tissue sarcoma
    Dhruvil Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Anticancer Res 32:3911-5. 2012
    ..We sought to determine if complete pathological necrosis (pathCR) predicts favorable oncological outcome in soft tissue sarcoma (STS) patients receiving pre-operative radiation monotherapy (RT)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Influence of specialty and clinical experience on treatment sequencing in the multimodal management of soft tissue extremity sarcoma
    Nabil Wasif
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:504-10. 2012
    ..Our goal was to identify factors responsible for this variation...
  38. pmc Regulation of RUNX3 tumor suppressor gene expression in cutaneous melanoma
    Minoru Kitago
    Department of Molecular Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:2988-94. 2009
    ..Aberration in RUNX3 expression has not been described for cutaneous melanoma. Therefore, we assessed the expression of RUNX3 in cutaneous melanoma and its regulatory mechanisms relative to tumor progression...
  39. doi request reprint The survival impact of the choice of surgical procedure after ipsilateral breast cancer recurrence
    Steven L Chen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California Davis Medical Center, 4501 X St, Suite 3010, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Surg 196:495-9. 2008
    ..Many women with breast cancer recurrence previously treated with breast-conservation therapy desire repeat lumpectomies. We hypothesized that women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer recurrence would show superior survival...
  40. pmc Tumor location predicts survival in cutaneous head and neck melanoma
    Warren H Tseng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Surg Res 167:192-8. 2011
    ..Prior studies documented poorer outcomes in patients with cutaneous head and neck melanoma (CHNM) relative to those with melanoma at other sites. We evaluated survival differences attributable to tumor location in patients with CHNM...
  41. ncbi request reprint Relative value units poorly correlate with measures of surgical effort and complexity
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California
    J Surg Res 190:465-70. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that RVUs would poorly correlate with quantifiable metrics of surgeon effort...
  42. ncbi request reprint Negligible effect of perioperative epidural analgesia among patients undergoing elective gastric and pancreatic resections
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, UC Davis Cancer Center, 4501 X Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:660-7. 2013
    ..We sought to examine the effect of perioperative epidural analgesia vs. intravenous narcotic analgesia on perioperative outcomes including pain control, morbidity, and mortality in patients undergoing gastric and pancreatic resections...
  43. doi request reprint P16 expression predicts necrotic response among patients with osteosarcoma receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Dariusz Borys
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Hum Pathol 43:1948-54. 2012
    ..5; 95% confidence interval, 2.64-708.9; P=.008). In summary, immunohistochemical expression of P16 significantly correlates with chemotherapy response in osteosarcoma. P16 expression may be a useful biomarker to guide treatment selection...
  44. doi request reprint Adjuvant radiation therapy is associated with improved survival for adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast
    Jodi M Coates
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Surg Oncol 102:342-7. 2010
    ..The role of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) for adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the breast remains unclear...
  45. doi request reprint Surgical resident involvement is safe for common elective general surgery procedures
    Warren H Tseng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:19-26; discussion 26-8. 2011
    ..Examining 7 common general surgery procedures, we evaluated the effect of SRI on perioperative morbidity and mortality and operative time (OpT)...
  46. pmc Radiographic and histologic response to neoadjuvant radiotherapy in patients with soft tissue sarcoma
    Robert J Canter
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2578-84. 2010
    ..Limited data exist regarding the radiographic and histologic response of soft tissue sarcoma (STS) to neoadjuvant radiotherapy (RT)...
  47. pmc Text messaging among residents and faculty in a university general surgery residency program: prevalence, purpose, and patient care
    Dhruvil R Shah
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California
    J Surg Educ 70:826-34. 2013
    ..There is little information about the use of text messaging (texting) devices among resident and faculty physicians for patient-related care (PRC)...
  48. pmc Sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with thick primary cutaneous melanoma: patterns of use and underuse utilizing a population-based model
    Steve R Martinez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis, Saeramento, CA 95817, USA UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, 4501 X Street, Suite 3010, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    ISRN Dermatol 2013:315609. 2013
    ..21, CI 0.07-0.62; P = 0.005). Conclusions. In particular, elderly patients are less likely to receive SLNB. Further research is needed to assess whether use of SLNB in this population is detrimental or beneficial...
  49. doi request reprint Complete regression of subcutaneous and cutaneous metastatic melanoma with high-dose intralesional interleukin 2 in combination with topical imiquimod and retinoid cream
    Miki Shirakawa Garcia
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Melanoma Res 21:235-43. 2011
    ..These results support intralesional high-dose IL-2 as a very effective therapy for controlling cutaneous metastatic melanoma. Additional studies are needed to determine whether this therapy is associated with a survival benefit...
  50. ncbi request reprint Can surgical therapy alone achieve long-term cure of melanoma metastatic to regional nodes?
    Shawn E Young
    Division of Surgical Oncology and the Roy E Coates Research Laboratories, John Wayne Cancer Institute at St John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Cancer J 12:207-11. 2006
    ..Few series in the literature are able to refute this assertion. We therefore examined rates of long-term (> 15-25 years) survival for patients with regional (nodal) melanoma...
  51. pmc Estrogen receptor-alpha methylation predicts melanoma progression
    Takuji Mori
    Department of Molecular Oncology, Division of Surgical Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute, 2200 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Cancer Res 66:6692-8. 2006
    ..004] and overall survival (RR, 2.31; 95% CI, 1.41-5.58; P = 0.003) in biochemotherapy patients. Hypermethylated ER-alpha is a significant factor in melanoma progression. Serum methylated ER-alpha is an unfavorable prognostic factor...
  52. pmc Initial characterization of a dedicated breast PET/CT scanner during human imaging
    Spencer L Bowen
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis, Davis, California, USA
    J Nucl Med 50:1401-8. 2009
    ..We have constructed a dedicated breast PET/CT scanner capable of high-resolution functional and anatomic imaging. Here, we present an initial characterization of scanner performance during patient imaging...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cardiac injury during needle localized surgical breast biopsy
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgery, Health Sciences Center, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    J Surg Oncol 82:261-5. 2003
    ..The wire was pulled and the patient managed non-operatively with close monitoring that included plain chest radiographs, electrocardiography, and echocardiography. The literature regarding complications of the procedure was reviewed...
  54. ncbi request reprint The utility of estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and Her-2/neu status to predict survival in patients undergoing hepatic resection for breast cancer metastases
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, John Wayne Cancer Institute, 2200 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Am J Surg 191:281-3. 2006
    ..Hepatic metastases from breast cancer signal a dismal prognosis, with a median survival of 9.5 months...
  55. ncbi request reprint Novel effective drugs and evolving ablation technology: a more comprehensive approach to hepatic malignancies
    Anton J Bilchik
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:458-9. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Molecular markers in malignant cutaneous melanoma: gift horse or one-trick pony?
    Steve R Martinez
    Department of Molecular Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute, 2200 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
    J Cell Biochem 96:473-83. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Detection of circulating tumor cells in early-stage breast cancer metastasis to axillary lymph nodes
    Taku Nakagawa
    Department of Molecular Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:4105-10. 2007
    ....
  58. pmc Chemokine receptor CXCR4 expression in patients with melanoma and colorectal cancer liver metastases and the association with disease outcome
    Joseph Kim
    Department of Molecular Oncology, Gastrointestinal Cancer Section, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Ann Surg 244:113-20. 2006
    ..To determine the role of chemokine receptor (CR) expression in patients with melanoma and colorectal cancer (CRC) liver metastases...
  59. ncbi request reprint Proteomic profiling of primary breast cancer predicts axillary lymph node metastasis
    Taku Nakagawa
    Department of Molecular Oncology, Division of Biostatistics, and Joyce Eisenberg Keefer Breast Center, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Cancer Res 66:11825-30. 2006
    ..016 and 0.0083, respectively). ProteinChip array analysis identified differential protein peaks in primary breast cancers that predict the presence and number of ALN metastases and non-SLN status...