Surgical Cancer

Surgical Cancer

Cancer vs Non–Cancer-Related Deaths Among Older Patients Selected for Surgical Treatment

Investigators found that the 5-year rate of cancer-related deaths exceeded that of non–cancer-related deaths among patients aged 70+ undergoing surgery for cancer.   

The ASCO Post
Exploring 3D Tumor Models to Find Best Therapeutics for Patients

Dr Gholami combines a robust clinical practice specializing in surgeries of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, biliary tree, and the pancreas, along with a research focus that includes...

Oncology Times - Latest Articles
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Oncological and Functional Robotic-Assisted Surgical Procedures

This study assesses the impact and safety of the COVID-19 pandemic on robotic-assisted surgery.


Thirty-Three Long-Term Survivors After Cytoreductive Surgery in Patients With Peritoneal Metastases from Colorectal Cancer

The objective of this study is to identify the clinical and oncological features affecting long-term survival of CRC-PM after comprehensive treatment.

Surgical Advances in Osteosarcoma

Along with chemotherapy, surgery is a mainstay of OS treatment and in the 1990s, surgeons began to shift from amputation to limb-preserving surgery.

The Watch-and-Wait Strategy Versus Surgical Resection for Rectal Cancer Patients With a Clinical Complete Response After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy

This study aims to investigate the long-term clinical outcomes of the watch-and-wait strategy in comparison to surgical resection.

Operative and Oncological Outcomes Comparing Sentinel Node Mapping and Systematic Lymphadenectomy in Endometrial Cancer Staging: Meta-Analysis With Trial Sequential Analysis

This study's objective is to evaluate the utility of sentinel lymph node mapping in endometrial cancer patients in comparison with lymphadenectomy.

Frontiers in Oncology
Links Between Inflammation and Postoperative Cancer Recurrence

This paper reviews clinical reports on the relevance between inflammation and cancer recurrence after surgical resection, focusing on inflammatory indicators and...

Postoperative Intestinal Fistula in Primary Advanced Ovarian Cancer Surgery

The surgical aggressiveness in the treatment of AOC is not exempt from major complications, such as the gastrointestinal fistula.

Surgical Outcomes and Survival Prognostic Factors for Palliative Gastrectomies in Stage IV Resectable Gastric Cancer Outlet Obstruction Patients

This study evaluates the outcomes of palliative gastrectomies and survival prognostic factors in patients with stage IV resectable gastric cancer outlet obstruction.

Surgical Oncology of the Head and Neck District During COVID-19 Pandemic

Health care workers who come into contact with the upper aero-digestive tract during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, such as otolaryngologists...

Hospital Surgical Volume and 3-Year Mortality in Severe Prognosis Cancers: A Population-Based Study Using Cancer Registry Data

The purpose of this study is to examine associations between hospital surgical volume and 3-year mortality for these severe-prognosis cancer patients.

Current status of surgical treatment of rectal cancer in China.

With the changing lifestyle and acceleration of aging in Chinese population, incidence mortality colorectal cancer (CRC) have risen last decades.

Chinese Medical Journal

A retrospective observational study at Clínico San Carlos Hospital analyzed breast cancer patient management during the pandemic outbreak and surgical strategy after the pandemic outbreak.

Clinical Breast Cancer
Surgical technique for mesorectal division during robot-assisted laparoscopic tumor-specific mesorectal excision (TSME) for rectal cancer using da Vinci Si surgical system: the simple switching technique (SST).

In a narrow pelvic cavity, performing sufficient tumor-specific mesorectal excision is difficult. 

Updates in Surgery
Impact of the Endoscopic Surgical Skill Qualification System on the safety of laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer.

This study aimed to clarify whether ESSQS-qualified surgeons could decrease the incidence of complications.

Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques
Nationwide Comparison of Surgical and Oncologic Outcomes in Endometrial Cancer Patients Undergoing Robotic, Laparoscopic, and Open Surgery: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

This study aimed to compare surgical and oncologic outcomes between endometrial cancer patients who underwent surgical staging via MIS or OS.

Cancer Research and Treatment
Referrals for surgical removal of polyps since the introduction of a colorectal cancer screening program.

The aim of this study was to assess the number of referrals for surgery and the type of surgery for polyps since the introduction of the national bowel screening program.

Colorectal Disease
Predictive factors for overall survival in surgical cases of gliomatosis cerebri from the National Cancer Database

Gliomatosis Cerebri is a rare, aggressive, diffusely infiltrating cerebral tumor. Prognostic indicators and management strategies are currently poorly characterized.

Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
Immunohistochemical analysis of the aggregation of CD1a-positive dendritic cells in resected specimens and its association with surgical outcomes for patients with gallbladder cancer

The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical impact of CD1a-DC infiltration into GBC tissue.

Translational Oncology
Assessment of surgical outcomes and oncologic safety for submental artery perforator flap reconstruction after ablation of oral cancer

Herein the surgical outcomes and oncological safety of SAPF reconstruction for median-sized soft-tissue defects are compared after the ablation of primary oral cancer with traditional...

British Journal of Oral &amp
Robot-assisted surgery for women with endometrial cancer: Surgical and oncologic outcomes within a Belgium gynaecological oncology group cohort

This study's objective was to evaluate surgical and oncologic outcomes of patients treated by robot-assisted surgery for endometrial cancer within the Belgium Gynaecological Oncology Group.

An Aggressive Approach to Locally Confined Pancreatic Cancer: Defining Surgical and Oncologic Outcomes Unique to Pancreatectomy with Celiac Axis Resection (DP-CAR).

Herein the authors reviewed procedure-specific outcomes and assess biologic rationale for DP-CAR.

Annals of Surgical Oncology
Association of surgical approach and prolonged opioid prescriptions in patients undergoing major pelvic cancer procedures.

Minimally invasive surgery is associated with a faster postoperative recovery and the study's aim was to investigate if the use of MIS was associated with lower odds of prolonged...

BMC Surgery
MRI-Based Assessment of the Pharyngeal Constrictor Muscle as a Predictor of Surgical Margin after Transoral Robotic Surgery in HPV-Positive Tonsillar Cancer.

This study aimed to identify preoperative MR imaging characteristics that predispose the outcome of transoral robotic surgery toward an insecure (positive or close) surgical margin...

American Journal of Neuroradiology
Is a Vaginectomy Enough or is a Pelvic Exenteration Always Required for Surgical Treatment of Recurrent Cervical Cancer? A Propensity-Matched Study.

Reporting the perioperative and survival outcomes of vaginectomy with respect to a matched series of pelvic exenteration in women with isolated recurrent cervical cancer.

Annals of Surgical Oncology
Omission of Surgical Axillary Lymph Node Staging in Patients with Tubular Breast Cancer.

With more effective screening and treatment strategies, there is debate over whether surgical axillary staging should be deescalated for patients with small favorable breast cancers...

Annals of Surgical Oncology
Surgical or imaging lymph node assessment in locally advanced cervical cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

This study's objective was to evaluate the survival impact of imaging vs surgical nodal assessment in patients with cervical cancer stage IB2–IVA prior to definitive chemoradiotherapy.

Journal of Gynecologic Oncology
Quality of surgical care can impact survival in patients with bladder cancer after robot-assisted radical cystectomy: results from the International Robotic Cystectomy Consortium

Using a validated quality score, we investigated the impact of surgical factors on the overall survival, recurrence-free survival and disease-specific survival in patients with locally advanced...<

African Journal of Urology
Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities After Surgical Resection for Rectal Cancer.

The current systematic review and meta-analysis evaluate the effect socioeconomic and racial variables on overall survival of rectal cancer patients after surgical resection.

Journal of Surgical Research
Surgical Morbidity of Full-Thickness Chest Wall Resection for Breast Cancer: A Retrospective Study of a National Database

This study examined the postoperative complication rates in breast cancer patients undergoing FTCWR using a large multinational surgical outcomes database.

Journal of Surgical Research
A pure molecular drug hydrogel for post-surgical cancer treatment.

Despite great advances, clinical translation of the hydrogels has been largely restricted as these drug delivery systems generally require chemical modification or additional carrier molecules...


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