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Gary H. Lyman and Marek S. Poniewierski

need to consider a range of risk factors for the occurrence and consequences of febrile neutropenia (FN), defined as body temperature >38.5°C or 2 consecutive measurements >38°C with an absolute neutrophil count <0.5 × 10 9 /L. Risk Factors for FN

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Joshua C. Hunsaker, Majid Khan, Serge Makarenko, James Evans, William T. Couldwell, and Michael Karsy

Objectives: Pituitary adenomas are common intracranial tumors (incidence 4:100,000 people) with good surgical outcomes; however, a subset of patients show higher rates of perioperative morbidity. Our goal was to identify relevant risk factors of

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Luis Aguirre, Jacques Fontaine, Jessica Frakes, Sarah Hoffe, Jose Pimiento, and Rutika Mehta

Background: The standard of care for locally advanced esophageal cancer is chemoradiation followed by surgery. Age and obesity are risk factors for both esophageal cancer and cardiovascular diseases. In this study, we explored whether the presence

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Harry S. Cooper

September 2007 . 11. Hassan C Aullo A Risio M . Histological risk factors and clinical outcome in colorectal malignant polyp—a pooled data analysis . Dis Colon Rectum 2005 ; 48 : 1588 – 1596 . 12. Seitz U Bohnacker S Seewald S . Is

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Laura M. Kulik

Med 1999 ; 131 : 174 – 181 . 16. Benvegnu L Alberti A . Risk factors and prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma in HCV infection . Digest Dis Sci 1996 ; 41 ; 49S – 55S . 17. Yano H Iemura A Haramaki M . Interferon alfa

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Toni K. Choueiri

inhibitors, therefore, have become useful classes of agents and may be used based on line of therapy and risk factors. Several large, well-powered phase III studies showed significant activity), demonstrating proof of principle, which is that targeting VEGF

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Michael L. Linenberger

The author has no financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with the manufacturers of any products discussed in the article or their competitors. References 1. Heit JA Silverstein MD Mohr DN . Risk factors for deep vein

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Shiva Kumar R. Mukkamalla, Hussain M. Naseri, Byung M. Kim, Steven C. Katz, and Vincent A. Armenio

and the increased incidence of hepatitis C virus infection. 4 The etiology and pathogenesis of CCA remain poorly understood. Although most CCAs can arise de novo, risk factors include primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), alcohol consumption, liver

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Jeremy P. Harris, Mehr Kashyap, Jessi N. Humphreys, Daniel T. Chang, and Erqi L. Pollom

disorder is a known risk factor for inferior oncologic outcomes. 4 Thus, efforts to integrate symptom management, palliative care, and psycho-oncologic care have been introduced into consensus guidelines. 5 , 6 Similarly, the American College of Surgeons

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Srinivas K. Tantravahi, and Theresa L. Werner

% to 7% of uterine tumors. 5 Among epithelial tumors, endometrioid histology is the most common subtype, present in 84% of patients. Poor prognostic subtypes, including papillary serous and clear cell carcinomas, represent the other 6%. 6 Risk factors