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Post-Chemoradiation Surgical Pathology Stage Can Customize the Surveillance Strategy in Patients With Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

Takashi Taketa, Kazuki Sudo, Arlene M. Correa, Roopma Wadhwa, Hironori Shiozaki, Elena Elimova, Maria-Claudia Campagna, Mariela A. Blum, Heath D. Skinner, Ritsuko U. Komaki, Jeffrey H. Lee, Manoop S. Bhutani, Brian R. Weston, David C. Rice, Stephen G. Swisher, Dipen M. Maru, Wayne L. Hofstetter, and Jaffer A. Ajani

surgery, the most common recommendation is chemoradiation followed by surgery, or trimodality therapy (TMT). 5 , 6 Despite advances in the treatment of localized EAC, the cure rate remains at 30% to 45% for patients with clinical stage II or III, and

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Management of Anticoagulants in the Periprocedural Period for Patients With Cancer

Anita Pudusseri and Alex C. Spyropoulos

2009. 1 Patients with cancer undergo surgeries and procedures for various purposes, including prophylaxis, diagnosis, staging, cure, debulking, palliation, and reconstruction. 2 The diagnosis of cancer itself, along with its well

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Holly Dushkin and Massimo Cristofanilli

indicated as part of the systemic chemotherapy regimen. Mastectomy with axillary lymph node dissection is standard in patients with IBC who respond to preoperative chemotherapy. After surgery, postmastectomy radiation is recommended with adjuvant endocrine

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working with him in his new leadership role.” Dr. D'Amico is director of clinical oncology, program director of thoracic surgery, and professor in the department of surgery at Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is a recognized leader in the field of

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The Role of Radiation Treatment in the Contemporary Management of Bone Tumors

Borislav Hristov, Ori Shokek, and Deborah A. Frassica

. Philadelphia : WB Saunders ; 1991 : 559 – 624 . 34. Park L DeLaney T Liebsch N . Sacral chordomas: impact of high-dose proton/photon-beam radiation therapy combined with or without surgery for primary versus recurrent tumor . Int J Radiat Oncol

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Locoregional Management of Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Presented by: Meena S. Moran and A. Marilyn Leitch

) remains a challenge. For surgery, an important goal is de-escalation of axillary surgery without adversely affecting survival and locoregional control. These and other issues related to locoregional management were discussed at the NCCN 2022 Annual

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Preoperative Distress Predicts Persistent Pain After Breast Cancer Treatment: A Prospective Cohort Study

Mathias Kvist Mejdahl, Birgitte Goldschmidt Mertz, Pernille Envold Bidstrup, and Kenneth Geving Andersen

several years after treatment, 2 and has been reported to negatively affect quality of life 3 – 6 and physical function. 7 PPBCT is defined as pain in the breast, side of chest, axilla, or arm more than 3 months after the last surgery, when other causes

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Role of Radiation Therapy in Retroperitoneal Sarcoma

Kilian E. Salerno and Elizabeth H. Baldini

reports, and large database-derived series have shown conflicting results regarding the role of RT. 17 – 23 Some report improved local control with surgery and RT versus surgery alone, whereas others have shown no benefit. Existing studies are

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Surgical Management of Thyroid Carcinoma

Maria A. Kouvaraki, Suzanne E. Shapiro, Jeffrey E. Lee, Douglas B. Evans, and Nancy D. Perrier

. World J Surg 1996 ; 20 : 860 – 866 ; discussion 866 . 5 Kallinowski F Buhr HJ Meybier H . Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid—therapeutic strategy derived from fifteen years of experience . Surgery 1993 ; 114 : 491 – 496 . 6

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Acute and Chronic Complications After Treatment of Locoregional Anal Cancer: Prevention and Management Strategies

Leah Katz, David P. Horowitz, and Lisa A. Kachnic

(CRT) has replaced abdominoperineal resection (APR) as standard of care, with a priority given to maximizing cure rates, sphincter preservation, and patient quality of life (QoL). The role of surgery is now confined to node-negative distal anal canal