Atilla Soran

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is routine sentinel lymph node biopsy indicated in women undergoing contralateral prophylactic mastectomy? Magee-Womens Hospital experience
    Atilla Soran
    Department of Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket St Suite 2601, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:646-51. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Diverticular disease in patients with colon cancer: subgroup analysis of national surgical adjuvant breast and bowel project protocol C-06
    Atilla Soran
    The National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Operations and Biostatistical Centers, USA
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 6:140-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Placement technique and the early complications of balloon breast brachytherapy: Magee-Womens Hospital experience
    Atilla Soran
    Department of Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:152-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Randomized trial comparing locoregional resection of primary tumor with no surgery in stage IV breast cancer at the presentation (Protocol MF07-01): a study of Turkish Federation of the National Societies for Breast Diseases
    Atilla Soran
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Breast J 15:399-403. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer-related lymphedema--what are the significant predictors and how they affect the severity of lymphedema?
    Atilla Soran
    Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Breast J 12:536-43. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Predicting likelihood of having four or more positive nodes in patient with sentinel lymph node-positive breast cancer: a nomogram validation study
    Bulent Unal
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:1035-40. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Can nomograms predict non-sentinel lymph node metastasis after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in sentinel lymph node-positive breast cancer patients?
    Bulent Unal
    Department of Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Breast Cancer Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 9:92-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Oral uracil and tegafur plus leucovorin compared with intravenous fluorouracil and leucovorin in stage II and III carcinoma of the colon: results from National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Protocol C-06
    Barry C Lembersky
    National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2059-64. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Molecular class as a predictor of locoregional and distant recurrence in the neoadjuvant setting for breast cancer
    John A Vargo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Oncology 80:341-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical surrogate markers of breast cancer molecular classes predicts response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy: a single institutional experience with 359 cases
    Rohit Bhargava
    Department of Pathology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cancer 116:1431-9. 2010

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Is routine sentinel lymph node biopsy indicated in women undergoing contralateral prophylactic mastectomy? Magee-Womens Hospital experience
    Atilla Soran
    Department of Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket St Suite 2601, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:646-51. 2007
    ..The routine use of sentinel node biopsy (SLNB) at the time of prophylactic mastectomy remains controversial. This retrospective study was undertaken to determine if SLNB is justified in patients undergoing CPM...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diverticular disease in patients with colon cancer: subgroup analysis of national surgical adjuvant breast and bowel project protocol C-06
    Atilla Soran
    The National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Operations and Biostatistical Centers, USA
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 6:140-5. 2006
    ..National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NASBP) protocol C-06 is a clinical trial comparing oral uracil/tegafur/leucovorin with 5-fluorouracil/leucovorin in patients with resected stage II/III carcinoma of the colon...
  3. ncbi request reprint Placement technique and the early complications of balloon breast brachytherapy: Magee-Womens Hospital experience
    Atilla Soran
    Department of Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:152-5. 2007
    ..Open (OT) and percutaneous closed (PCT) techniques have been described for placement of the MammoSite catheter to deliver accelerated partial breast brachytherapy. We report early complications of both techniques...
  4. doi request reprint Randomized trial comparing locoregional resection of primary tumor with no surgery in stage IV breast cancer at the presentation (Protocol MF07-01): a study of Turkish Federation of the National Societies for Breast Diseases
    Atilla Soran
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Breast J 15:399-403. 2009
    ..Total accrual target is 271. The trial was activated in October 2007 and authorized centers started to recruit patients since then. ClinicalTrials.gov identifier number is NCT00557986...
  5. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer-related lymphedema--what are the significant predictors and how they affect the severity of lymphedema?
    Atilla Soran
    Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Breast J 12:536-43. 2006
    ..9 kg/m(2) (SD 7.5) for patients with moderate/severe LE (p < 0.05). The results of this stratified case-control study demonstrated that the risk and severity of LE was statistically related to infection, BMI, and level of hand use...
  6. doi request reprint Predicting likelihood of having four or more positive nodes in patient with sentinel lymph node-positive breast cancer: a nomogram validation study
    Bulent Unal
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:1035-40. 2009
    ..The findings from this formula might influence adjuvant radiotherapy decisions. Our goal was to validate the accuracy of the Katz nomogram...
  7. doi request reprint Can nomograms predict non-sentinel lymph node metastasis after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in sentinel lymph node-positive breast cancer patients?
    Bulent Unal
    Department of Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Breast Cancer Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 9:92-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of 3 different nomograms in patients receiving NCT...
  8. ncbi request reprint Oral uracil and tegafur plus leucovorin compared with intravenous fluorouracil and leucovorin in stage II and III carcinoma of the colon: results from National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Protocol C-06
    Barry C Lembersky
    National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2059-64. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Molecular class as a predictor of locoregional and distant recurrence in the neoadjuvant setting for breast cancer
    John A Vargo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Oncology 80:341-9. 2011
    ..The molecular subtype by hormone receptor status predicts recurrence in the adjuvant setting. Here, we report recurrence patterns by molecular subtype following neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) to identify subgroups prone to recurrence...
  10. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical surrogate markers of breast cancer molecular classes predicts response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy: a single institutional experience with 359 cases
    Rohit Bhargava
    Department of Pathology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cancer 116:1431-9. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that a similar response could be predicted using semiquantitative immunohistochemistry for estrogen receptors (ER), progesterone receptors (PR), and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)...
  11. doi request reprint MRI staging after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: does tumor biology affect accuracy?
    Kandace P McGuire
    Department of Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3149-54. 2011
    ..We seek to quantify this MRI/pathology discrepancy and determine if the accuracy of MRI post NAC varies with tumor subtype...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does failure to visualize a sentinel node on preoperative lymphoscintigraphy predict a greater likelihood of axillary lymph node positivity?
    Atilla Soran
    Department of Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:66-71. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Factors that predict the burden of axillary disease in breast cancer patients with a positive sentinel node
    Sushil Beriwal
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:34-8. 2008
    ..This study identifies clinical and pathologic factors predictive of having > or =4 involved axillary lymph nodes in breast cancer patients with a positive sentinel node. These factors may influence radiation therapy decisions...
  14. doi request reprint Rationale of excisional biopsy after the diagnosis of benign radial scar on core biopsy: a single institutional outcome analysis
    Oya Andacoglu
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 36:7-11. 2013
    ..Association with carcinoma is not uncommon. There is some dilemma as to the need for excisional biopsy or follow-up after RS diagnosis on core biopsy...
  15. doi request reprint Atypical hyperplasia on core biopsy: is further surgery needed?
    Ayfer Kamali Polat
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Med Sci 344:28-31. 2012
    ..The authors aim to identify if any of the radiological and histopathological criteria evaluated in this study can predict the presence of malignancy associated with atypical hyperplasia (AH) diagnosed on CNB...
  16. doi request reprint Predictive probability of four different breast cancer nomograms for nonsentinel axillary lymph node metastasis in positive sentinel node biopsy
    Akif S Gur
    Department of Surgery, Magee Women s Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:229-35. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of four different nomograms in our SLN-positive breast cancer patients...
  17. doi request reprint Estimating the probability of lymphedema after breast cancer surgery
    Atilla Soran
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 34:506-10. 2011
    ..Our aim was to estimate the probability of lymphedema after breast cancer surgery by using previously published incidence rates and these 3 risk factors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sequential preoperative or postoperative docetaxel added to preoperative doxorubicin plus cyclophosphamide for operable breast cancer:National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Protocol B-27
    Harry D Bear
    National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project, Pittsburgh, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2019-27. 2006
    ..This study was designed to determine the effect of adding docetaxel (T) to preoperative doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide (AC) on breast cancer response rates and disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS)...
  19. doi request reprint Semiquantitative hormone receptor level influences response to trastuzumab-containing neoadjuvant chemotherapy in HER2-positive breast cancer
    Rohit Bhargava
    Department of Pathology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Mod Pathol 24:367-74. 2011
    ..This information can be utilized to counsel patients considered for neoadjuvant chemotherapy and the same principle could be applied in the adjuvant setting...
  20. doi request reprint The short-term effects of low-level laser therapy in the management of breast-cancer-related lymphedema
    Abuzer Dirican
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:685-90. 2011
    ..Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been used in the treatment of post-mastectomy lymphedema since 2007 in the US. The aim of this study is to review our short-term experience with LLLT in the treatment of BCRL...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paclitaxel after doxorubicin plus cyclophosphamide as adjuvant chemotherapy for node-positive breast cancer: results from NSABP B-28
    Eleftherios P Mamounas
    National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project, Operations Office and Biostatistical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3686-96. 2005
    ....
  22. pmc Humoral immune response to MUC5AC in patients with colorectal polyps and colorectal carcinoma
    Belma Kocer
    Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburg School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 6:4. 2006
    ..A second aim was to determine the relationship of MUC5AC antibody with the prognosis of colorectal carcinoma...
  23. doi request reprint The role of occupational upper extremity use in breast cancer related upper extremity lymphedema
    Gulgun Tahan
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:15-9. 2010
    ..Upper extremity (UE) use has been related to breast cancer-related lymph edema (BCRL). Our aim was to evaluate severity of BCRL in different occupation groups, according to upper extremity use...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer: results from National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Protocol B-27
    Eleftherios P Mamounas
    National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:2694-702. 2005
    ..Experience with sentinel node biopsy (SNB) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy is limited. We examined the feasibility and accuracy of this procedure within a randomized trial in patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intraductal location of the sclerosing adenosis of the breast
    Bulent Unal
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bratisl Lek Listy 110:251-2. 2009
    ..Ductoscopy and development of ductoscopy guided biopsy techniques may be used as an early diagnostic method for the ductal breast lesions (Fig. 2, Ref. 10). Full Text (Free, PDF) www.bmj.sk...
  26. doi request reprint Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia (PASH) of the breast: intraductal appearance
    Akif Serhat Gur
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:816-8. 2009
    ..Ductoscopy is a relatively new technique which is used for imaging the intraductal surface. We report a patient with PASH in whom ductoscopy was performed successfully...
  27. doi request reprint Yellow nail syndrome: treatment of lymphedema using low pressure compression
    Ayfer Kamali Polat
    Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Surgical Oncology, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Lymphat Res Biol 10:30-2. 2012
    ..In this case, we specifically focused on lymphedema treatment of the legs besides other recommendations for YNS...
  28. ncbi request reprint De novo breast cancer in patients with liver transplantation: University of Pittsburgh's experience and review of the literature
    M Tahir Oruc
    Thomas Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:1-6. 2004
    ..However, the effects of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and/or tamoxifen remain unclear in transplanted patients and need to be evaluated in larger studies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of sentinel lymph node biopsy on lymphedema following breast cancer treatment
    Atilla Soran
    Breast J 11:370-1. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of the breast cancer nomogram to predict non-sentinel nodal positivity in patients having received pre-operative chemotherapy
    Atilla Soran
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:165. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Predictors of residual invasive disease after core needle biopsy diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ
    Lisa A Rutstein
    Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Breast J 13:251-7. 2007
    ..008). Ductal carcinoma in situ with comedonecrosis on CNB can help to predict the possibility of invasion. Increasing the number of core biopsies reduced the likelihood of sampling error...
  32. ncbi request reprint Are pretreatment serum albumin and cholesterol levels prognostic tools in patients with colorectal carcinoma?
    Omer Cengiz
    Second Surgery Clinic, Ankara Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 12:CR240-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if pretreatment serum albumin and cholesterol levels are prognostic factors in patients with colorectal carcinomas...
  33. ncbi request reprint Trustworthy alteration and improvement in adjuvant treatment of colon cancer
    Ali Harlak
    Department of Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Ankara, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 12:RA46-52. 2006
    ..In this article we review seven prospective randomized clinical trials with their published results and discuss the combined analysis of the first four trials...
  34. ncbi request reprint A confirmatory report for the close interaction of Helicobacter pylori with gastric epithelial MUC5AC expression
    Belma Kocer
    Surgery Department, Ankara Numune Research and Teaching Hospital, Opera, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:496-502. 2004
    ..H. pylori also causes critical alterations in gastric mucin structure. Our aim was to determine the effect of H. pylori on MUC1, MUC2, and MUC5AC expression...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect on tumor response of adding sequential preoperative docetaxel to preoperative doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide: preliminary results from National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Protocol B-27
    Harry D Bear
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:4165-74. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Expression of MUC5AC in colorectal carcinoma and relationship with prognosis
    Belma Kocer
    Department of Second General Surgery, Ankara Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Pathol Int 52:470-7. 2002
    ..Absence of MUC5AC expression in tumors can be a prognostic factor for more aggressive colorectal carcinoma...