This case series assesses the efficacy of liver transplantation in children with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma or hepatoblastoma.
This nationwide cohort study defines stage-specific treatments and prognosis of colon cancer diagnosed in young adults (ages 18-49 years) vs older adults (ages 65-75 years).
This retrospective review shows that most patients with stage IV colorectal cancer had undergone primary tumor resection but, beginning in 2001, a trend toward fewer resections was seen. Despite the decreasing resection rate, patient survival rates improved.
In a retrospective study covering the past 30 years at a tertiary cancer care institution, Radkani and coauthors review 30 patients with primary breast lymphoma (stage I or II) and analyze the different treatment modalities.
Brar et al define optimal treatment strategies for gastric adenocarcinoma. See also the invited commentary by Schulick.
In a retrospective analysis, Fischer et al determine whether the administration of chemotherapy mitigates tumor growth after portal vein embolization that is performed before major hepatectomy for metastatic colorectal cancer.
In an electronic survey, Wasif and coauthors determine if clinical specialty introduces bias in recommendations for multimodality treatment of soft tissue sarcoma. See invited critique by Sherman et al.