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Jana Portnow, Christine Lim and Stuart A. Grossman

– 124 . 2 Klein ER . Premedicating children for painful invasive procedures . J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 1992 ; 9 : 170 – 179 . 3 Weisman SJ Bernstein B Schechter NL . Consequences of inadequate analgesia during painful

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Michael J. Baine, Richard Sleightholm, Beth K. Neilsen, David Oupický, Lynette M. Smith, Vivek Verma and Chi Lin

; identifiers: NCT02468024 and NCT02984761, respectively). SBRT is the current recommended first-line therapy for inoperable early-stage NSCLC, with thermal ablative procedures (TAPs) that do not involve ionizing radiation being available for

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Colby J. Hyland, Flora Varghese, Christina Yau, Heather Beckwith, Katia Khoury, William Varnado, Gillian L. Hirst, Robert R. Flavell, A. Jo Chien, Douglas Yee, Claudine J. Isaacs, Andres Forero-Torres, Laura J. Esserman and Michelle E. Melisko

. We sought to determine the clinical value and cost-effectiveness of PET/CT as an initial staging procedure compared with standard imaging. Methods Study Design and Population This study was approved by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF

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Tejaswi Mudigonda, Daniel J. Pearce, Brad A. Yentzer, Phillip Williford and Steven R. Feldman

settings and different physician groups involved, and evaluating results of recent studies comparing the cost of different treatment modalities with respect to procedure type, tumor size, and tumor location. Analysis and review of the current literature on

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Stefan W. Krause, Jan Schildmann, Christian Lotze and Eva C. Winkler

expensive procedures or drugs. Furthermore, the total budget of a hospital is limited and must be negotiated with the insurers. Outpatients in oncology are treated either in private practice or in outpatient clinics. In both cases, reimbursements are mainly

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David E. Gerber, Thomas Y. Sheffield, M. Shaalan Beg, Erin L. Williams, Valerie L. Clark, Yang Xie, M.E. Blair Holbein, Celette Sugg Skinner and Simon J. Craddock Lee

monitoring. The NIH Central Institutional Review Board (CIRB) allowed for remote informed consent procedures and use of electronic signatures. The NCI Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP) issued provisions for nonstudy local healthcare providers to

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Raymond Elsoueidi, Jessica Craig, Hesham Mourad and Elie M. Richa

.8 mm with intrahepatic bile duct dilatation. Figure 2 Timeline figure indicating the procedures and the chemotherapy (FOLFOX) in relation to total bilirubin. Discussion FOLFOX chemotherapy remains a controversial issue in

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Antonio Di Meglio, Nancy U. Lin, Rachel A. Freedman, William T. Barry, Eric P. Winer and Ines Vaz-Luis

trends in baseline staging procedures. (A) Baseline imaging studies. (B) Baseline CNS screening. (C) Baseline TM orders. Abbreviations: CNS, central nervous system; TM, tumor marker. treated with endocrine therapy, and followed with clinical

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Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum

algorithm and use of “ultrastaging” Sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping is an image-guided procedure that is well established in the treatment of cancers, such as melanoma 1 and breast cancer. 2 This approach is based on the concept that lymph drains in

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David Chu and Douglas G. Adler

adenocarcinomas (94.3%) and metastatic carcinoma in lymph nodes (95%). 33 Overall, EUS-FNA is a safe procedure with few complications. EUS-guided celiac plexus neurolysis is a palliative procedure that involves direct injection of analgesics (e.g., alcohol