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Ya-Fu Cheng, Wei-Heng Hung, Heng-Chung Chen, Ching-Yuan Cheng, Ching-Hsiung Lin, Sheng-Hao Lin, and Bing-Yen Wang

excluded if they received no therapy or if their database records were missing values for therapy or type of surgery. Baseline patient demographics (age and sex), tumor characteristics (histologic grade, cell type, T stage), and treatment details (surgery

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Areej El-Jawahri, Deborah Forst, Alyssa Fenech, Keri O. Brenner, Amanda L. Jankowski, Lauren Waldman, Isabella Sereno, Ryan Nipp, Joseph A. Greer, Lara Traeger, Vicki Jackson, and Jennifer Temel

, relationship status, or time since diagnosis of incurable cancer and patient-reported QoL or mood. Table 1. Participant Characteristics Patients’ Perceptions of Both Their Treatment Goal and Their Oncologist’s Goal Figure 1 depicts patients’ perceptions of

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Matthew H. Kulke, Al B. Benson III, Emily Bergsland, Jordan D. Berlin, Lawrence S. Blaszkowsky, Michael A. Choti, Orlo H. Clark, Gerard M. Doherty, James Eason, Lyska Emerson, Paul F. Engstrom, Whitney S. Goldner, Martin J. Heslin, Fouad Kandeel, Pamela L. Kunz, Boris W. Kuvshinoff II, Jeffrey F. Moley, Venu G. Pillarisetty, Leonard Saltz, David E. Schteingart, Manisha H. Shah, Stephen Shibata, Jonathan R. Strosberg, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Rebekah White, James C. Yao, Deborah A. Freedman-Cass, and Mary A. Dwyer

< 5% of patients) are not specifically discussed in these guidelines. Histologic Classification and Staging of Neuroendocrine Tumors Neuroendocrine tumors are generally subclassified by site of origin and histologic characteristics. Pancreatic

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Suneel D. Kamath, Sheetal M. Kircher, and Al B. Benson III

amount of annual revenue supporting each cancer type. Table 1. Characteristics of Nonprofit Organizations Among cancer type–specific NPOs, the cancers with the largest number of organizations were breast cancer (13; 22%), pediatric cancers (13; 22

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Kelsey C. Stoltzfus, Biyi Shen, Leila Tchelebi, Daniel M. Trifiletti, Niraj J. Gusani, Vonn Walter, Ming Wang, and Nicholas G. Zaorsky

insurance (51.6%), and had stage 0–III disease (64.8%). Patients traveled an average of 30.9 miles to get to their treatment facility. These results are summarized in Table 1 . Table 1. Patient Characteristics Surgical facility volume

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Craig S. Schneider, Robert A. Oster, Aparna Hegde, Michael C. Dobelbower, John M. Stahl, and Adam J. Kole

. Patient Characteristics Figure 1 summarizes the initial treatment of patients with regard to chemotherapy use and RT type. The most common treatment paradigm was concurrent chemoRT using conventional fractionation, with 31% of patients receiving

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Ata S. Moshiri and Paul Nghiem

staining introduced in the 1990s) ( Figure 1 ). 2 MCC characteristically presents as a solitary pink or purple nodule ( Figure 2 ) that typically has several of the features summarized in the mnemonic “AEIOU”: A symptomatic (eg, painless, nonpruritic), E

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Kavea Panneerselvam, Rajan N. Amin, Dongguang Wei, Dongfeng Tan, Phillip J. Lum, Hao Chi Zhang, David M. Richards, Mehmet Altan, Petros Grivas, John A. Thompson, Anusha S. Thomas, and Yinghong Wang

knowledge regarding the typical characteristics of ICI-related esophagitis and the appropriate treatments for this condition. In this retrospective study, we aimed to characterize esophagitis associated with the use of ICIs and describe its clinical

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Megan C. Roberts, Allison W. Kurian, and Valentina I. Petkov

, including race, SES, and age, given the need to more deeply characterize test uptake in these groups over time. Population characteristics were analyzed using chi-square tests. Among those who received the 21-gene assay, kernel density estimates of the RS

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Wei Nie, Jie Qian, Mi-Die Xu, Kai Gu, Fang-Fei Qian, Jun Lu, Xue-Yan Zhang, Hui-Min Wang, Bo Yan, Bo Zhang, Shu-Yuan Wang, Fang Hu, Chang-Hui Li, Hua Zhong, and Bao-Hui Han

. Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve that plotted sensitivity against 1-specificity of bTMB and rate of DCB was assessed by generating the area under the curve (AUC) for the training set. The accuracy of bTMB for predicting OS was assessed using