Experts and Doctors on thoracic neoplasms in United States


Locale: United States
Topic: thoracic neoplasms

Top Publications

  1. Souza F, de Angelo M, O Regan K, Jagannathan J, Jagganathan J, Krajewski K, et al. Malignant primary chest wall neoplasms: a pictorial review of imaging findings. Clin Imaging. 2013;37:8-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Although distinguishing imaging features may suggest a specific diagnosis in the majority of MCWN, most affected patients undergo biopsy for a definitive diagnosis. ..
  2. Mehra M, Tamhane A, Eloubeidi M. EUS-guided FNA combined with flow cytometry in the diagnoses of suspected or recurrent intrathoracic or retroperitoneal lymphoma. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005;62:508-13 pubmed
    ..EUS-FNA in combination with FC allows the diagnosis of primary suspected or recurrent lymphoma. It also is an adjunct in staging MALT lymphoma and could direct clinicians toward further investigative procedures. ..
  3. Johnson J. Slowly resolving and nonresolving pneumonia. Questions to ask when response is delayed. Postgrad Med. 2000;108:115-22; quiz 13 pubmed
    ..He also discusses reasonable timing of further studies and the usefulness of radiography and fiberoptic bronchoscopy. ..
  4. McDonnell K, Hollen P, Heath J, Andrews J. Recruiting family dyads facing thoracic cancer surgery: Challenges and lessons learned from a smoking cessation intervention. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2016;20:199-206 pubmed publisher
    ..Research is needed to continue developing strategies to help patients with thoracic cancer and their families facing surgery as an impetus for stopping smoking. Novel intervention delivery and communication need further exploration. ..
  5. Lo S, Fakiris A, Chang E, Mayr N, Wang J, Papiez L, et al. Stereotactic body radiation therapy: a novel treatment modality. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2010;7:44-54 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of these clinical trials will better define the role of SBRT in cancer management. This article will review the radiobiologic, technical, and clinical aspects of SBRT. ..
  6. Chang D, Feigenberg S, Indelicato D, Morris C, Lightsey J, Grobmyer S, et al. Long-term outcomes in breast cancer patients with ten or more positive axillary nodes treated with combined-modality therapy: the importance of radiation field selection. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007;67:1043-51 pubmed
    ..28). TA substantial percentage of patients with > or =10 positive lymph nodes survive breast cancer. The 10-year overall survival in these patients was 36%. The addition of SART was associated with better LRC. ..
  7. Poulet F, Berardi M, Halliwell W, Hartman B, Auletta C, Bolte H. Development of hibernomas in rats dosed with phentolamine mesylate during the 24-month carcinogenicity study. Toxicol Pathol. 2004;32:558-66 pubmed
    ..This study documents the previously unreported development of hibernomas in rats treated with phentolamine mesylate. ..
  8. Frank I, Blute M, Cheville J, Lohse C, Weaver A, Leibovich B, et al. A multifactorial postoperative surveillance model for patients with surgically treated clear cell renal cell carcinoma. J Urol. 2003;170:2225-32 pubmed
    ..We present scoring algorithms based on multivariately significant predictors of site specific recurrence that can be used to tailor postoperative surveillance to the individual patient. ..
  9. Richards G, Tome W, Robins H, Stewart J, Welsh J, Mahler P, et al. Pulsed reduced dose-rate radiotherapy: a novel locoregional retreatment strategy for breast cancer recurrence in the previously irradiated chest wall, axilla, or supraclavicular region. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009;114:307-13 pubmed publisher
    ..With a median follow-up of 18 months, PRDR appears to be an effective method to reirradiate large volumes of previously irradiated tissue in selected patients with locoregional chest wall, axilla, and supraclavicular recurrences. ..

More Information


  1. Conrad G, Sloan D, Sinha P. Detection of late chest wall recurrence of breast carcinoma during Tc-99m sestamibi parathyroid scintigraphy. Clin Nucl Med. 2003;28:408-9 pubmed
  2. Schiebler M, Ahuja J, Repplinger M, Francois C, Vigen K, Grist T, et al. Incidence of actionable findings on contrast enhanced magnetic resonance angiography ordered for pulmonary embolism evaluation. Eur J Radiol. 2016;85:1383-9 pubmed publisher
    ..5). MRA as a first-line test for PE can identify actionable findings in those patients without PE, with an incidence similar to that reported in the literature for CTA. ..
  3. Conrad G, Sinha P. Narrow time-window dual-point 18F-FDG PET for the diagnosis of thoracic malignancy. Nucl Med Commun. 2003;24:1129-37 pubmed
  4. Tsao K, St Peter S, Sharp S, Nair A, Andrews W, Sharp R, et al. Current application of thoracoscopy in children. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2008;18:131-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This subsequently resolved. In pediatric patients with thoracic pathology, thoracoscopy is highly effective for attaining the goal of the operation, with a low rate of conversion and complications. ..
  5. Burton A, Federico A, McMasters K. Elastofibroma: diagnosis and treatment of six cases. Am Surg. 2009;75:338-42 pubmed
    ..The pathogenesis of this lesion is discussed, as recent evidence suggests a neoplastic origin to elastofibroma. Additionally, cellular changes occurring in elastofibroma may reflect the pathogenesis of other disorders of elastic fibers. ..
  6. Pranzatelli M, Tate E, Wheeler A, Bass N, Gold A, Griebel M, et al. Screening for autoantibodies in children with opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia. Pediatr Neurol. 2002;27:384-7 pubmed
    ..They underscore the need to search for unique autoantibodies, as well as cellular mechanisms of pediatric paraneoplastic disease. ..
  7. Gertz R, Sarda R, Lloyd R. Follicular thyroid carcinoma presenting as a massive chest wall tumor. Endocr Pathol. 2013;24:20-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Dedifferentiation and metastasis in the context of microcarcinoma is an exceptionally rare event and suggests other mechanisms may be involved in disease spread other than simply increased cell proliferation. ..
  8. Irshad A, Ravenel J. Imaging of small-cell lung cancer. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2004;33:200-11 pubmed
  9. Martin L, Wigle D. Clinical Trials in Thoracic Surgery: A Report From Ginsberg Day 2017 and Early Risers at STS 2017. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:712-713 pubmed publisher
  10. Seder C, Elhassan B, Wigle D. Manubrial-clavicular-chest wall explantation to expose the anterior thoracic inlet. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014;97:350-2 pubmed publisher
    ..This approach represents an alternative technique that provides excellent visualization of the entire anterior thoracic inlet. ..
  11. Chang J, Zhang X, Knopf A, Li H, Mori S, Dong L, et al. Consensus Guidelines for Implementing Pencil-Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Thoracic Malignancies on Behalf of the PTCOG Thoracic and Lymphoma Subcommittee. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017;99:41-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Active motion management (eg, breath hold), beam gating, rescanning, tracking, or adaptive planning may be needed for cases involving significant motion or changes in motion or anatomy over the course of treatment. ..
  12. Stein J, Boyes C, Costanza M, Amankwah K, Corpron C, Gahtan V. Bilateral lower extremity acute thromboembolism as first presentation for cancer in a child: an interesting report. J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47:2123-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We discuss diagnosis of and treatment strategies for acute arterial thromboembolism in the pediatric population, as well as the rare cancer the patient was diagnosed with...
  13. Breunig J, Hernandez S, Lin J, Alsager S, Dumstorf C, Price J, et al. A system for continual quality improvement of normal tissue delineation for radiation therapy treatment planning. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;83:e703-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To implement the "plan-do-check-act" (PDCA) cycle for the continual quality improvement of normal tissue contours used for radiation therapy treatment planning...
  14. Abbas A, Deschamps C, Cassivi S, Nichols F, Allen M, Schleck C, et al. Chest-wall desmoid tumors: results of surgical intervention. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004;78:1219-23; discussion 1219-23 pubmed
    ..We are analyzing our experience with treatment of desmoid tumors of the chest wall and adjacent structures...
  15. Allen C, Muthusamy N, Weisbrode S, Hong J, Wu L. Developmental anomalies and neoplasia in animals and cells deficient in the large zinc finger protein KRC. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2002;35:287-98 pubmed
    ..We propose that KRC may be a previously unidentified tumor-suppresser gene. ..
  16. Si M, Amersi F, Golish S, Ortiz J, Zaky J, Finklestein D, et al. Prevalence of metastases in hepatocellular carcinoma: risk factors and impact on survival. Am Surg. 2003;69:879-85 pubmed
    ..Poor differentiation, larger tumors, and those with multilobar spread have increased risk for metastasis. Patients with thoracic spread have poor prognosis as compared to other locations of metastasis...