Todd Tuttle

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for patients with unilateral breast cancer
    Todd Tuttle
    University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 7:1117-22. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The increasing use of prophylactic mastectomy in the prevention of breast cancer
    Todd M Tuttle
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55424, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 12:16-21. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy. Preferred method of axillary staging for breast cancer
    T M Tuttle
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 57:293-303. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Toxicity and quality of life after cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy
    Todd M Tuttle
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota Medical Center, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1627-32. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Increasing use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for breast cancer patients: a trend toward more aggressive surgical treatment
    Todd M Tuttle
    University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5203-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Increasing rates of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Todd M Tuttle
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:1362-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Trends in the local treatment of breast cancer: should we be worried?
    Todd M Tuttle
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Surg Oncol 103:313-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The impact of sentinel lymph node biopsy and magnetic resonance imaging on important outcomes among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Todd M Tuttle
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:117-20. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Validation of subareolar and periareolar injection techniques for breast sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Anees Chagpar
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Surg 139:614-8; discussion 618-20. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Perceptions of contralateral breast cancer: an overestimation of risk
    Andrea Abbott
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3129-36. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for patients with unilateral breast cancer
    Todd Tuttle
    University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 7:1117-22. 2007
    ..The decision to undergo CPM is complex and many factors likely contribute to its use. Future prospective studies are critically needed to evaluate the decision-making processes leading to CPM...
  2. doi request reprint The increasing use of prophylactic mastectomy in the prevention of breast cancer
    Todd M Tuttle
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55424, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 12:16-21. 2010
    ..Endocrine therapy with tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors significantly reduces the risk of contralateral breast cancer and may be more acceptable than CPM for some patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy. Preferred method of axillary staging for breast cancer
    T M Tuttle
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 57:293-303. 2005
    ..Although minimally invasive internal mammary SLN biopsy is feasible, the usefulness of this procedure is not established...
  4. ncbi request reprint Toxicity and quality of life after cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy
    Todd M Tuttle
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota Medical Center, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1627-32. 2006
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the toxicity and quality of life for patients with peritoneal metastases after cytoreductive surgery (CS) plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPC)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increasing use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for breast cancer patients: a trend toward more aggressive surgical treatment
    Todd M Tuttle
    University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5203-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the use and trends of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in the United States...
  6. doi request reprint Increasing rates of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Todd M Tuttle
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:1362-7. 2009
    ..The use and trends of CPM for DCIS in the United States have not previously been reported...
  7. doi request reprint Trends in the local treatment of breast cancer: should we be worried?
    Todd M Tuttle
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Surg Oncol 103:313-6. 2011
    ..These trends have important potential untoward consequences. Strategies are being developed to ensure adequate local therapy for breast cancer patients...
  8. doi request reprint The impact of sentinel lymph node biopsy and magnetic resonance imaging on important outcomes among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Todd M Tuttle
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:117-20. 2010
    ..Although MRI may identify occult multicentric or contralateral breast cancer in some patients, it may also lead to unnecessary biopsies and overtreatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validation of subareolar and periareolar injection techniques for breast sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Anees Chagpar
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Surg 139:614-8; discussion 618-20. 2004
    ..Subareolar or periareolar injection of radioactive technetium sulfur colloid is equivalent to other injection techniques for breast cancer sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy...
  10. doi request reprint Perceptions of contralateral breast cancer: an overestimation of risk
    Andrea Abbott
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3129-36. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to assess perceptions of contralateral breast cancer (CBC) risk among breast cancer patients and to evaluate tumor and patient factors associated with risk perception...
  11. ncbi request reprint Technical advances in sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer
    Todd M Tuttle
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am Surg 70:407-13. 2004
    ..Routine preoperative lymphoscintigraphy can be avoided, thus facilitating operating room scheduling. Surgeons can use minimally invasive techniques to identify and remove internal mammary SLNs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Surgeon and community factors affecting breast cancer sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Julie R Hutchinson
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Surg 190:903-6. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether the results of sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy are related to practice and community factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Biopsy type does not influence sentinel lymph node status
    Anees B Chagpar
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, 315 E Broadway, Suite 312, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 190:551-6. 2005
    ..This study sought to determine whether the type of biopsy examination independently affects sentinel lymph node (SLN) status in breast cancer patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Inadequacy of lymph node staging in gastric cancer patients: a population-based study
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:981-7. 2005
    ..In 1997, examination of at least 15 lymph nodes was recommended for adequate gastric cancer staging. However, the proportion of patients undergoing an adequate lymph node examination (LNE) has not been studied in a population-based manner...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of lymphoscintigraphy drainage patterns on sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with breast cancer
    Anees B Chagpar
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, 315 E Broadway, Suite 312, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 190:557-62. 2005
    ..Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy examination is an accepted method of staging breast cancer patients. SLN biopsy examination in patients with drainage to the internal mammary chain (IMC) nodes is controversial...
  16. ncbi request reprint Axillary disease recurrence after sentinel lymph node dissection for breast carcinoma
    Karen K Swenson
    Oncology Research, Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    Cancer 104:1834-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of the current study was to review data collected on 700 consecutive patients with early-stage breast carcinoma who underwent SLND without concomitant ALND...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of side effects between sentinel lymph node and axillary lymph node dissection for breast cancer
    Karen K Swenson
    Park Nicollet Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:745-53. 2002
    ..Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is often associated with permanent arm side effects. Side effects after sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND) should be less common, because the surgery is less extensive...
  18. ncbi request reprint A review of technical aspects of sentinel lymph node identification for breast cancer
    Todd M Tuttle
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:261-8. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Staged laparoscopic infusion of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy after cytoreductive surgery
    Amy Knutsen
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:1038-43. 2006
    ..Although the results of this pilot study are encouraging, additional studies are required to determine long-term survival and quality of life...
  20. ncbi request reprint Frequency of sentinel lymph node metastases in patients with favorable breast cancer histologic subtypes
    Sandra L Wong
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, 315 E Broadway, Suite 309, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Surg 184:492-8; discussion 498. 2002
    ..The need for axillary nodal staging in favorable histologic subtypes of breast cancer is controversial...
  21. doi request reprint Major cancer surgery in the elderly: results from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Waddah B Al-Refaie
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Ann Surg 251:311-8. 2010
    ..To examine the association between older age and short-term outcomes after major oncologic resections...
  22. doi request reprint Lymph node evaluation is associated with improved survival after surgery for early stage gallbladder cancer
    Eric H Jensen
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Surgery 146:706-11; discussion 711-3. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the survival benefit conferred by adequate LN evaluation...
  23. doi request reprint Variations in gastric cancer care: a trend beyond racial disparities
    Waddah B Al-Refaie
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 420 Delaware Street SE, Mayo Mail Code 195, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer 116:465-75. 2010
    ..By using current recommendations, the authors examined the association between race and guideline-recommended treatments and identified factors that are predictive of variations in gastric cancer care...
  24. doi request reprint Are mastectomy rates really increasing in the United States?
    Elizabeth B Habermann
    University of Minnesota andVeterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:3437-41. 2010
    ..We conducted a population-based study to evaluate national trends in the surgical treatment of breast cancer from 2000 through 2006...
  25. doi request reprint The impact of surgery, radiation, and systemic treatment on outcomes in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 729, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:130-3. 2010
    ..Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is associated with low rates of mortality. Outcomes are generally assessed in terms of recurrence...
  26. doi request reprint Association between patient and tumor characteristics with clinical outcomes in women with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Tatyana Shamliyan
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D330 5 Mayo MMC 729, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:121-9. 2010
    ..Future research should address composite prediction indices among race groups for all outcomes...
  27. doi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ: risk factors and impact of screening
    Beth A Virnig
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, A365 Mayo MMC 729, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:113-6. 2010
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Body mass index and major cancer surgery outcomes: lack of association or need for alternative measurements of obesity?
    Waddah B Al-Refaie
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota and Minneapolis VAMC, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2264-73. 2010
    ..Simultaneously, BMI has known comorbidities, which may mediate the effect of BMI if included in multivariable models. We sought to examine the effect of BMI on operative outcomes after adjusting for preoperative factors...
  29. doi request reprint Extremity soft tissue sarcoma care in the elderly: insights into the generalizability of NCI Cancer Trials
    Waddah B Al-Refaie
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1732-8. 2010
    ..We explored the extent of older age (> or =65 years) on patterns of ESTS care in NCI-sponsored population-based dataset...
  30. doi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a systematic review of incidence, treatment, and outcomes
    Beth A Virnig
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, A365 Mayo MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:170-8. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Exposure-response relationships for oxaliplatin-treated colon cancer cells
    Mark N Kirstein
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Anticancer Drugs 19:37-44. 2008
    ..5 h. Cell kill effects are reliant on treatment length; hence, the choice of time exposure must be made with a view to maintaining a balance between the cell kill effects and the clinical feasibility of treating the patient...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the number of sentinel lymph nodes identified in patients with breast cancer
    Anees B Chagpar
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, 315 East Broadway, Suite 312, Louisville, KY, USA
    Am J Surg 194:860-4; discussion 864-5. 2007
    ..Few SLNs are required for adequate staging; removal of more may be unnecessary. The objective of this study was to determine factors influencing the number of SLN identified...
  33. ncbi request reprint Trends in the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    Nancy N Baxter
    Division of Surgical Oncology and School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:443-8. 2004
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the use of surgery and radiation therapy in treating DCIS...
  34. doi request reprint A critical analysis of the surgical management of early-stage gallbladder cancer in the United States
    Eric H Jensen
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota Medical Center, 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 195, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:722-7. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether radical resection improves survival for patients with early-stage cancer and to evaluate surgeon compliance with current treatment recommendations...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of prior breast biopsy method and concurrent definitive breast procedure on success and accuracy of sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Sandra L Wong
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, J Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:272-7. 2002
    ..This analysis was performed to determine the impact of the type of breast biopsy (needle vs. excisional) or definitive surgical procedure (lumpectomy vs. mastectomy) on the accuracy of SLN biopsy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Subareolar injection of 99mTc facilitates sentinel lymph node identification
    Todd M Tuttle
    Department of Surgery, Park Nicollet Clinic, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:77-81. 2002
    ..However, the identification and false-negative rates with this method can vary widely from surgeon to surgeon. The subareolar location contains a rich lymphatic network and represents a potential site of injection for SLN identification...
  37. ncbi request reprint Counseling breast cancer patients on contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: the physician's role
    Todd M Tuttle
    University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 22:545-8. 2008
  38. doi request reprint Conditional survival after surgical treatment of melanoma: an analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Natasha M Rueth
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1662-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, survival estimates may be misleading for long-term cancer survivors. We examined whether conditional survival (CS) is more accurate in predicting long-term melanoma survival...
  39. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting failure to identify a sentinel lymph node in breast cancer
    Anees B Chagpar
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, KY, USA
    Surgery 138:56-63. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate factors that independently predict failure to identify an SLN...
  40. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence and treatment of parathyroid cancer in the United States
    Peter K Lee
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 109:1736-41. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the patterns of disease, treatment trends, and outcomes among patients with parathyroid cancer by using a population-based data source...
  41. doi request reprint Determination of the minimum number of lymph nodes to examine to maximize survival in patients with esophageal carcinoma: data from the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results database
    Shawn S Groth
    University of Minnesota Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Foregut Surgery, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:612-20. 2010
    ..We used a population-based cancer registry to examine the association between lymph node counts and mortality to determine the minimum number of lymph nodes that should be examined as part of esophageal resection...
  42. doi request reprint Patient and surgeon characteristics associated with increased use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in patients with breast cancer
    Amanda K Arrington
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2697-704. 2009
    ..The current study evaluated patients who underwent breast cancer surgery in a metropolitan-based hospital system to determine factors associated with CPM...
  43. ncbi request reprint Owen H Wangensteen, Jerome A Urban, and the pursuit of extraaxillary lymph node metastases from breast cancer
    Todd M Tuttle
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:636-43. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Preoperative staging and postoperative surveillance for gastric cancer
    Eric H Jensen
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Minnesota Medical Center, MMC 195, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 16:329-42. 2007
    ..Imaging studies and endoscopy should be selectively performed in symptomatic patients...
  45. doi request reprint Prognosis for primary retroperitoneal sarcoma survivors: a conditional survival analysis
    Andrea M Abbott
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 118:3321-9. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the variables evaluated in the current staging system and post-operative nomograms would have limited ability to predict conditional survival in patients surgically treated for RPS...
  46. doi request reprint Incorporating margin status information in treatment decisions for women with ductal carcinoma in situ: a decision analysis
    Shi Yi Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street S E MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:393-402. 2010
    ..Our analyses also highlight the importance of patients' preferences in decision making. Our findings suggest that RT is not necessary for all patients with DCIS undergoing BCS...
  47. ncbi request reprint Surgical therapy for anorectal melanoma
    Kelli M Bullard
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:206-11. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our results in patients who underwent wide local excision or radical surgery (abdominoperineal resection [APR]) for localized anorectal melanoma...
  48. ncbi request reprint Adding in vivo quantitative 1H MR spectroscopy to improve diagnostic accuracy of breast MR imaging: preliminary results of observer performance study at 4.0 T
    Sina Meisamy
    Department of Radiology, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research Medical School, 2021 Sixth St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Radiology 236:465-75. 2005
    ..To determine whether the addition of in vivo quantitative hydrogen 1 (1H) magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy can improve the radiologist's diagnostic accuracy in interpreting breast MR images to distinguish benign from malignant lesions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant chemotherapy of locally advanced breast cancer: predicting response with in vivo (1)H MR spectroscopy--a pilot study at 4 T
    Sina Meisamy
    Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 2021 Sixth St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Radiology 233:424-31. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer: improvement in results over time
    Celia Chao
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Breast J 10:337-44. 2004
    ..The improved ID rate may be related to improved technical details, while the FN rate has not changed significantly. This highlights the ongoing need for surgeons to perform backup axillary dissection during their initial learning phase...
  51. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative subareolar injection of 99mTc-labeled sulfur colloid results in consistent sentinel lymph node identification
    Theresa G Zogakis
    John Wayne Cancer Institute, 2200 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:167-72. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that TcSC will travel to the SLN within minutes after injection into the subareolar (SA) lymphatics, thus making an intraoperative injection technique feasible...
  52. ncbi request reprint Trends in the treatment and outcome of pancreatic cancer in the United States
    Nancy N Baxter
    Division of General Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1320-6. 2007
    ..Although pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death, few studies have evaluated population-based trends in diagnosis, management, and outcome...
  53. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after an aggressive surgical approach in patients with breast cancer hepatic metastases
    Georges Vlastos
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 444, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:869-74. 2004
    ..Metastatic breast cancer is generally believed to be associated with a poor prognosis. Therapeutic advances over the past two decades, however, have resulted in improved outcomes for selected patients with limited metastatic disease...