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Urshila Durani, Dennis Asante, Thorvardur Halfdanarson, Herbert C. Heien, Lindsey Sangaralingham, Carrie A. Thompson, Prema Peethambaram, Fernando J. Quevedo, and Ronald S. Go

staging period was defined as 60 days before to 60 days after surgery. The surveillance period was from 60 days after surgery until death or last follow-up. “High use” in the surveillance cohort was defined as >2 CT, PET, or PET/CT scans in 1 year, based

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Vlad Sandulache, Anita Sabichi, George Chen, and Scott Charnitsky

generate baseline data (2000–2010) for: (1) time to treatment (surgery, 24 days; radiation, 48 days) and (2) treatment package time <100 days compliance (68%). We developed a tool available to providers and clinic staff to prospectively track patients from

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Emily Chan, Paul E. Wise, and A. Bapsi Chakravarthy

performed to rule out synchronous primaries in the colon or rectum. If obstruction precludes this at initial evaluation, it should be performed before definitive surgery to determine the type of surgery required. If full endoscopic evaluation is not

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Clayton A. Smith and Lisa A. Kachnic

, historical rates of local failure following surgery alone using older techniques were ≥25%. 2 The development of total mesorectal excision (TME) with sharp dissection of mesorectal contents further reduced the rates of local recurrence to as low as 8%. 3

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Margaret von Mehren, R. Lor Randall, Robert S. Benjamin, Sarah Boles, Marilyn M. Bui, Ernest U. Conrad III, Kristen N. Ganjoo, Suzanne George, Ricardo J. Gonzalez, Martin J. Heslin, John M. Kane III, Henry Koon, Joel Mayerson, Martin McCarter, Sean V. McGarry, Christian Meyer, Richard J. O'Donnell, Alberto S. Pappo, I. Benjamin Paz, Ivy A. Petersen, John D. Pfeifer, Richard F. Riedel, Scott Schuetze, Karen D. Schupak, Herbert S. Schwartz, William D. Tap, Jeffrey D. Wayne, Mary Anne Bergman, and Jillian Scavone

, positive family history for desmoid tumors, abdominal surgery, and the APC mutation site were identified as significant risk factors for the development of desmoid tumors. 25 The median age at diagnosis was 31 years, with most desmoid tumors arising in

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NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Melanoma: Cutaneous, Version 2.2021

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Susan M. Swetter, John A. Thompson, Mark R. Albertini, Christopher A. Barker, Joel Baumgartner, Genevieve Boland, Bartosz Chmielowski, Dominick DiMaio, Alison Durham, Ryan C. Fields, Martin D. Fleming, Anjela Galan, Brian Gastman, Kenneth Grossmann, Samantha Guild, Ashley Holder, Douglas Johnson, Richard W. Joseph, Giorgos Karakousis, Kari Kendra, Julie R. Lange, Ryan Lanning, Kim Margolin, Anthony J. Olszanski, Patrick A. Ott, Merrick I. Ross, April K. Salama, Rohit Sharma, Joseph Skitzki, Jeffrey Sosman, Evan Wuthrick, Nicole R. McMillian, and Anita M. Engh

constrained sites (eg, face, palms, soles), in addition to the presence of atypical/actinic melanocytic hyperplasia in the LM subtype (high-CSD melanoma) which often confounds histologic assessment of margin status. 88 , 105 – 117 For this reason, surgery

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Fikri İçli, Hakan Akbulut, Shouki Bazarbashi, Mehmet Ayhan Kuzu, Mohandas K. Mallath, Kakil Ibrahim Rasul, Scott Strong, Aamir Ali Syed, Faruk Zorlu, and Paul F. Engstrom

in accordance with the NCCN Guidelines, except those related to questions number 1 and 10. According to the results, 69% did not perform routine chest CT before surgery for all patients with colon cancer. With regard to first-line chemotherapy for

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Jaffer A. Ajani

Bray F Ferlay J Pisani P . Global cancer statistics, 2002 . CA Cancer J Clin 2005 ; 55 : 74 – 108 . 4. Macdonald JS Smalley SR Benedetti J . Chemoradiotherapy after surgery compared with surgery alone for adenocarcinoma of the stomach or

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William C. Huang and Bernard H. Bochner

Herr H . Outcome of postchemotherapy surgery after treatment with methotrexate, vinblastine, doxorubicin, and cisplatin in patients with unresectable or metastatic transitional cell carcinoma . J Clin Oncol 1999 ; 17 : 2546 – 2552 . 50

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Nisar Ahmad, Denise M. Adams, Jiang Wang, Rajan Prakash, and Nagla Abdel Karim

patient was referred for a liver transplant but was deemed inappropriate for transplant secondary to peritoneal studding, and frozen section analysis showed metastatic disease at the time of surgery. Case Presentation A 24-year-old woman with no