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Margaret A. Tempero, Mokenge P. Malafa, E. Gabriela Chiorean, Brian Czito, Courtney Scaife, Amol K. Narang, Christos Fountzilas, Brian M. Wolpin, Mahmoud Al-Hawary, Horacio Asbun, Stephen W. Behrman, Al B. Benson III, Ellen Binder, Dana B. Cardin, Charles Cha, Vincent Chung, Mary Dillhoff, Efrat Dotan, Cristina R. Ferrone, George Fisher, Jeffrey Hardacre, William G. Hawkins, Andrew H. Ko, Noelle LoConte, Andrew M. Lowy, Cassadie Moravek, Eric K. Nakakura, Eileen M. O’Reilly, Jorge Obando, Sushanth Reddy, Sarah Thayer, Robert A. Wolff, Jennifer L. Burns, and Griselda Zuccarino-Catania

only approximately half of patients with potentially curative resections receive adjuvant therapy due to issues associated with postoperative complications, recovery, and performance status. 9 Median survival for patients with resected tumors under

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James Sun, Brittany J. Mathias, Christine Laronga, Weihong Sun, Jun-Min Zhou, William J. Fulp, John V. Kiluk, and M. Catherine Lee

without records of adjuvant therapy were excluded. Patients were identified from a prospectively maintained breast cancer database at an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Clinicopathologic variables, including demographic information, pathology

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Paul F. Engstrom

2002, the NCCN panel advocated 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)/leucovorin adjuvant therapy for stage III or node-positive disease and 5-FU leucovorin with or without irinotecan (IFL) as first-line therapy for metastatic disease. Second-line therapies for

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Richard B. Hostetter, Min Yan, Houman Vaghefi, Kenneth Pennington, and Gary Cornette

higher total doses (60–66 Gy in 30–33 fractions). The advantage of adjuvant therapy is that the final pathology is clearly established. 3 Figure 6 Spindle tumor cells in bundle and fascicles (hematoxylin-eosin stain, original magnification x100

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Eric Jonasch

in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Kidney Cancer. Adjuvant Therapy Three trials have been conducted in the adjuvant setting, 2 of which (ASSURE and PROTECT) showed negative results for adjuvant sunitinib, sorafenib, and pazopanib. A third trial

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Margaret A. Tempero

pancreatic cancer, 80% of patients are diagnosed with advanced unresectable disease; 80% experience relapse after resection and adjuvant therapy; and median overall survival (OS) of patients with untreated metastatic disease is only 3 months. The “cure rate

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Srinivas K. Tantravahi, and Theresa L. Werner

pathologically staged as FIGO stage IA (pT1a pN0 Mx). She received no adjuvant therapy. She returned 3 months later with recurrent vaginal bleeding. A 2-cm friable mass was visualized at the apex of the vaginal cuff on pelvic examination and was resected

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Prajnan Das, Norio Fukami, and Jaffer A. Ajani

. 29. Gunderson LL Sosin H . Adenocarcinoma of the stomach: areas of failure in a re-operation series (second or symptomatic look) clinicopathologic correlation and implications for adjuvant therapy . Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 1982 ; 8 : 1

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Harold J. Burstein

percentage. Of course, a few caveats are warranted. The bulk of these reports are derived from studies of women taking adjuvant therapy for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. Such patients often have a favorable prognosis and might reasonably be

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Michelle T. Ashworth and Adil Daud

and MEK inhibitors, and effective adjuvant therapies can be expected to increase the impact of accurate staging with SLNB on overall survival. At the time of metastasis to lymph nodes in 2002, the patient was treated with complete lymphadenectomy