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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

implications of surveillance in this population are great. Recommendations for surveillance of stage I–II colon cancer vary by guideline and are summarized in Table 1 . In terms of imaging, NCCN recommends a surveillance CT of the chest and abdomen

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Melissa Magrath, Edward Yang, Chul Ahn, Christian A. Mayorga, Purva Gopal, Caitlin C. Murphy, Samir Gupta, Deepak Agrawal, Ethan A. Halm, Eric K. Borton, Celette Sugg Skinner, and Amit G. Singal

, permitting simultaneous removal of precancerous lesions. 2 , 3 Surveillance colonoscopy is required after polypectomy given an elevated risk of recurrent polyps and cancer. 4 , 5 The long-term effectiveness of colonoscopy-based screening depends on

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Kathryn P. Lowry, Katherine A. Callaway, Janie M. Lee, Fang Zhang, Dennis Ross-Degnan, J. Frank Wharam, Karla Kerlikowske, Karen J. Wernli, Allison W. Kurian, Louise M. Henderson, and Natasha K. Stout

Background Surveillance mammography is an integral component of survivorship care for women with a personal history of breast cancer to detect both local recurrences and new primary breast cancers. In contrast to screening guidelines for women

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David D. Buethe and Julio Pow-Sang

The year 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of the initial reporting of active surveillance (AS) as a management strategy for low-risk prostate cancer. 1 , 2 Since the widespread use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) beginning in the early 1990s

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Yoshikuni Kawaguchi, Scott Kopetz, Heather A. Lillemoe, Hyunsoo Hwang, Xuemei Wang, Ching-Wei D. Tzeng, Yun Shin Chun, Thomas A. Aloia, and Jean-Nicolas Vauthey

metachronous CLM (detected after completion of treatment after initial diagnosis). 1 Although surgical resection is the current standard of care for CLM, more than half of these patients experience recurrence. 2 – 5 The putative purpose of surveillance after

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David Y. T. Chen and Robert G. Uzzo

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during active surveillance . J Urol 2007 ; 177 : 849 – 853 ; discussion 853–844 . 41 Kunkle DA Egleston BL Uzzo RG . Excise, ablate or observe: the small renal mass dilemma—a meta-analysis and review . J Urol 2008 ; 179 : 1227 – 1233

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Randy C. Miles, Christoph I. Lee, Qin Sun, Aasthaa Bansal, Gary H. Lyman, Jennifer M. Specht, Catherine R. Fedorenko, Mikael Anne Greenwood-Hickman, Scott D. Ramsey, and Janie M. Lee

low-value practices in oncology that could be avoided without impacting patient care was released through the Choosing Wisely initiative in partnership with ASCO. 3 , 4 Surveillance testing of asymptomatic breast cancer survivors using advanced

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Presenter: Nancy L. Keating

The number of older cancer survivors in the United States has increased exponentially over the past 50 years—and only continues to increase—with the greatest growth in individuals older than 65 years. 1 Although routine screening and surveillance

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Amit G. Singal, Jorge A. Marrero, and Adam Yopp

early-stage HCC achieve 5-year survival rates near 70% with resection and transplantation, whereas those with advanced HCC have a median survival of less than 1 year. 4 , 5 Surveillance using ultrasound at 6-month intervals is recommended in patients

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Dingcheng Shen, Xiaolin Wang, Heng Wang, Gaopo Xu, Yumo Xie, Zhuokai Zhuang, Ziying Huang, Juan Li, Jinxin Lin, Puning Wang, Meijin Huang, Yanxin Luo, and Huichuan Yu

systemic therapies, which largely contributes to death from CRC. 3 Previous studies reported that an intensive surveillance protocol could shorten the time to detect recurrent disease and increase the rate of curative treatment in recurrent disease. 4 , 5