Laurence E McCahill

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The patient lived experience for surgical treatment of colorectal liver metastases: a phenomenological study
    Laurence E McCahill
    College of Medicine and College of Nursing and Health Sciences, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Palliat Support Care 7:65-73. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Quality measures for breast cancer surgery: initial validation of feasibility and assessment of variation among surgeons
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Arch Surg 144:455-62; discussion 462-3. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Are mastectomy rates a reasonable quality measure of breast cancer surgery?
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    Am J Surg 197:216-21. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhancing compliance with Medicare guidelines for surgical infection prevention: experience with a cross-disciplinary quality improvement team
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Arch Surg 142:355-61. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Methodology for scientific evaluation of palliative surgery
    Laurence E McCahill
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont UHC Campus, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05495, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:413-27, vii. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of palliative outcomes for surgery of advanced malignancies
    Laurence E McCahill
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:654-63. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical resection of primary tumors in patients who present with stage IV colorectal cancer: an analysis of surveillance, epidemiology, and end results data, 1988 to 2000
    Alan D Cook
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgerical Oncology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Given Building, E 309, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:637-45. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Intravenous infusion of phage-displayed antibody library in human cancer patients: enrichment and cancer-specificity of tumor-homing phage-antibodies
    Girja S Shukla
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Cancer Immunol Immunother 62:1397-410. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Palliation as a core surgical principle: part 1
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:149-60. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Getting to better cancer care: results of a society of surgical oncology survey
    Sandra L Wong
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, 3310 CCC, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 5932, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2363-71. 2008

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint The patient lived experience for surgical treatment of colorectal liver metastases: a phenomenological study
    Laurence E McCahill
    College of Medicine and College of Nursing and Health Sciences, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Palliat Support Care 7:65-73. 2009
    ..This study sought to identify common themes in this experience in order to identify factors of importance in treatment decision making...
  2. doi request reprint Quality measures for breast cancer surgery: initial validation of feasibility and assessment of variation among surgeons
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Arch Surg 144:455-62; discussion 462-3. 2009
    ..To identify and quantify surgical outcomes as possible quality measures of initial breast cancer surgery and to assess variation among surgeons...
  3. doi request reprint Are mastectomy rates a reasonable quality measure of breast cancer surgery?
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    Am J Surg 197:216-21. 2009
    ..Quality measures of breast cancer clinical management adopted by the National Quality Forum do not address the quality of surgical performance. We evaluated mastectomy rate as one potential quality indicator...
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhancing compliance with Medicare guidelines for surgical infection prevention: experience with a cross-disciplinary quality improvement team
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Arch Surg 142:355-61. 2007
    ..The complexity and number of medical personnel involved in antibiotic administration requires multiple disciplines to successfully improve compliance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Methodology for scientific evaluation of palliative surgery
    Laurence E McCahill
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont UHC Campus, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05495, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:413-27, vii. 2004
    ..This article delineates a scientific method of evaluating and measuring surgical palliation and shares techniques and pitfalls of assessment gained from prior experience...
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of palliative outcomes for surgery of advanced malignancies
    Laurence E McCahill
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:654-63. 2003
    ..We prospectively evaluated the effectiveness of major surgery in treating symptoms of advanced malignancies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical resection of primary tumors in patients who present with stage IV colorectal cancer: an analysis of surveillance, epidemiology, and end results data, 1988 to 2000
    Alan D Cook
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgerical Oncology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Given Building, E 309, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:637-45. 2005
    ..National practice patterns have not been described. We evaluated the use of primary tumor resection in patients presenting with stage IV colorectal cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Intravenous infusion of phage-displayed antibody library in human cancer patients: enrichment and cancer-specificity of tumor-homing phage-antibodies
    Girja S Shukla
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Cancer Immunol Immunother 62:1397-410. 2013
    ..We conclude that these outcomes support the safety and utility of phage display library panning in cancer patients for ligand selection and target discovery for cancer treatment and diagnosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Palliation as a core surgical principle: part 1
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:149-60. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Getting to better cancer care: results of a society of surgical oncology survey
    Sandra L Wong
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, 3310 CCC, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 5932, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2363-71. 2008
    ..A survey of its members was conducted to determine which domains of "outcomes" are important and relevant to surgical oncologists...
  11. ncbi request reprint When the sun can set on an unoperated bowel obstruction: management of malignant bowel obstruction
    Robert S Krouse
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona and the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson 85723, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:117-28. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint Online exclusive: patient and surgeon decision making regarding surgery for advanced cancer
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:E106-14. 2003
    ..To describe a program of research related to outcomes of palliative surgery and focus on one phase of this research involving decision making by patients and surgeons considering surgery for advanced disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Concerns of family caregivers of patients with cancer facing palliative surgery for advanced malignancies
    Tami Borneman
    Department of Palliative Care, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:997-1005. 2003
    ..To describe the concerns of family caregivers of patients undergoing palliative surgeries for advanced malignancies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Decision making in palliative surgery
    Laurence E McCahill
    J Am Coll Surg 195:411-22; discussion 422-3. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Indications and use of palliative surgery-results of Society of Surgical Oncology survey
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:104-12. 2002
    ..Despite increasing attention to end-of-life care in oncology, palliative surgery (PS) remains poorly defined. A survey to test the definition, assess the extent of use, and evaluate attitudes and goals of surgeons regarding PS was devised...
  16. ncbi request reprint Full-thickness chest wall resection for recurrent breast carcinoma: an institutional review and meta-analysis
    Colette R J Pameijer
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, The City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Am Surg 71:711-5. 2005
    ..Full-thickness chest wall resection for patients with isolated local recurrence of breast cancer can provide long-term palliation and even cure in some patients...