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Striving to Do No Harm and Yet Respect Patient Autonomy: Plastic Surgeons' Perspectives of the Consultation for Breast Reconstruction with Women Who Have Early-Stage Breast Cancer.

Ann Surg Oncol 2019 Oct 24;26(10):3380-3388. Epub 2019 Jul 24.

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07541-2DOI Listing
October 2019

Quality of DCIS information on the internet: a content analysis.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2019 Sep 18;177(2):295-305. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10549-019-05315-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6661062PMC
September 2019

Monitoring Breast Cancer Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Using Ultrasound Strain Elastography.

Transl Oncol 2019 Sep 18;12(9):1177-1184. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, CA; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, CA; Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, CA; Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, CA; Physical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, CA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tranon.2019.05.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6586920PMC
September 2019

Recommendations to improve patient-centred care for ductal carcinoma in situ: Qualitative focus groups with women.

Health Expect 2019 Sep 18. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hex.12973DOI Listing
September 2019

Breast Cancer Treatment Response Monitoring Using Quantitative Ultrasound and Texture Analysis: Comparative Analysis of Analytical Models.

Transl Oncol 2019 Jul 17;12(10):1271-1281. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

Physical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tranon.2019.06.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6639683PMC
July 2019

Integrating early palliative care into routine practice for patients with cancer: A mixed methods evaluation of the INTEGRATE Project.

Psychooncology 2019 Jun 29;28(6):1261-1268. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.5076DOI Listing
June 2019

National consensus recommendations on patient-centered care for ductal carcinoma in situ.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2019 Apr 9;174(3):561-570. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10549-019-05132-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6438938PMC
April 2019

Fibroblast-specific plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 depletion ameliorates renal interstitial fibrosis after unilateral ureteral obstruction.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2019 Apr 10. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfz050DOI Listing
April 2019

Complex abdominal wall hernias as a barrier to quality of life in cancer survivors

Can J Surg 2019 Mar 22;62(3):1-7. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

From the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ont. (Nenshi); Ethics and Professional Affairs, Canadian Medical Association, and the Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. (Bensimon); the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. (Wood, Wright, Smith, Brenneman); and the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ont. (Wright, Smith, Brenneman).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.014917DOI Listing
March 2019

How is patient-centred care addressed in women's health? A theoretical rapid review.

BMJ Open 2019 Feb 13;9(2):e026121. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Louise Temerty Breast Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026121DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6398665PMC
February 2019

The clinical significance of indeterminate pulmonary nodules in melanoma patients at baseline and during follow-up chest CT.

Eur J Radiol Open 2019 11;6:85-90. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, M4N 3M5, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejro.2019.02.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6374500PMC
February 2019

Bridging silos: Delivering integrated care to patients with cancer in Ontario, Canada.

Psychooncology 2018 12 6;27(12):2673-2676. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4858DOI Listing
December 2018

Retirement plans and perspectives among general surgeons: a qualitative assessment

Can J Surg 2018 10;61(5):319-325

From the Evaluative Clinical Sciences platform and the Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ont. (Gotlib Conn); the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. (Wright); and the Division of General Surgery, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ont. (Wright).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6153102PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.011217DOI Listing
October 2018

Scoping clinicians' perspectives on pre-treatment multidisciplinary care for young women with breast cancer.

J Multidiscip Healthc 2018 9;11:547-555. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Department of Surgery, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S173735DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6183552PMC
October 2018

Retirement plans and perspectives among general surgeons: a qualitative assessment.

Can J Surg 2018 Aug 1;61(5):11217. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

From the Evaluative Clinical Sciences platform and the Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ont. (Gotlib Conn); the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. (Wright); and the Division of General Surgery, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ont. (Wright).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.011217DOI Listing
August 2018

Melanoma patterns of care in Ontario: A call for a strategic alignment of multidisciplinary care.

J Surg Oncol 2018 Mar 11;117(4):597-617. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

Department of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontorio, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.24936DOI Listing
March 2018

Understanding the Multidimensional Effects of Resident Duty Hours Restrictions: A Thematic Analysis of Published Viewpoints in Surgery.

Acad Med 2018 02;93(2):324-333

K.S. Devitt is research associate, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. M.J. Kim is a PhD student in medical education and research fellow, Wilson Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. L. Gotlib Conn is associate scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. F.C. Wright is professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. C.-A. Moulton is associate professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I. Keshet is clinical fellow, Neurocritical Care, Department of Neurosurgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York. N. Ahmed is residency training program director, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000001849DOI Listing
February 2018

The Development of Practice Guidelines for a Palliative Care Multidisciplinary Case Conference.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2018 02 1;55(2):395-401. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.08.016DOI Listing
February 2018

Why Do General Surgeons Decide to Retire?: A Population-level Survey.

Ann Surg 2018 Jan;267(1):e4-e5

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002467DOI Listing
January 2018

Patients' perceptions of palliative surgical procedures: a qualitative analysis.

Ann Palliat Med 2017 Aug 14;6(Suppl 1):S77-S84. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/apm.2017.01.04DOI Listing
August 2017

Optimistic honesty: understanding surgeon and patient perspectives on hopeful communication in pancreatic cancer care.

HPB (Oxford) 2017 07 17;19(7):611-619. Epub 2017 May 17.

Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2017.04.001DOI Listing
July 2017

Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma.

N Engl J Med 2017 06;376(23):2211-2222

From the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica (M.B.F., D.S.B.H.), and the Departments of Pathology (A.J.C.), Biomathematics (H.-J.W., D.A.E., R.M.E.), and Medicine (D.A.E.), University of California, Los Angeles - both in California; Melanoma Institute Australia and the University of Sydney, Sydney (J.F.T., O.E.N.), Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, VIC (M.H.), Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD (B.M.S.), and Newcastle Melanoma Unit, Waratah, NSW (P.H.) - all in Australia; Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City (R.H.A., R.D.N.), and Intermountain Healthcare Cancer Services-Intermountain Medical Center, Murray (T.L.B.) - both in Utah; Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori Napoli, Naples (N.M.), Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan (A.T.), and Istituto Oncologico Veneto-University of Padua, Padua (C.R.R.) - all in Italy; H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL (J.S.Z.); Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki (T.J.); Dallas Surgical Group, Dallas (P.D.B.); Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Groningen (H.J.H.), and Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam (M.W.J.M.W.) - both in the Netherlands; Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich (M. Moncrieff), and Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London (A.M.-R.) - both in the United Kingdom; Swedish Melanoma Study Group-University Hospital Lund, Lund, Sweden (C.I.); University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (M.S.S.); Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem (E.A.L.), and Duke University, Durham (R.S.) - both in North Carolina; Ohio State University, Columbus (D.A.); University of Zurich, Zurich (R.D.), and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne (M. Matter) - both in Switzerland; Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Hershey (R.I.N.), Thomas Jefferson University (A.C.B.) and Fox Chase Cancer Center (J.M.F.), Philadelphia, and St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem (D.C.D.) - all in Pennsylvania; Greenville Health System Cancer Center, Greenville, SC (S.D.T.); Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto (F.W.), and Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, AB (G.M.) - both in Canada; University of Washington, Seattle (D.R.B.); Saint Louis University, St. Louis (E.H.); Vanderbilt University (D.B.J., M.C.K.), Nashville, and University of Tennessee, Knoxville (J.M.L.) - both in Tennessee; University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein-Campus Lübeck, Lübeck (P.T.), University Hospital of Würzburg, Würzburg (A.G.), and City Hospital of Nürnberg, Nuremberg (E.S.) - all in Germany; SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Medical Center, Stony Brook (T.L.H.), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York (C.E.A.), and Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo (J.M.K.) - all in New York; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (J.D.W.) and Rush University Medical Center (S.D.B.), Chicago; University of Wisconsin, Madison (H.B.N.); Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel (S.S.); M.D. Anderson Medical Center, Houston (J.E.G.); Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore (L.J.); University of Louisville, Louisville, KY (K.M.M.); Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH (R.J.B.); Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Barcelona (S.V.-S.); and Sentara CarePlex Hospital, Hampton, VA (R.A.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1613210DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5548388PMC
June 2017

Topical immunotherapy with diphencyprone (DPCP) for in-transit and unresectable cutaneous melanoma lesions: an inaugural Canadian series.

Expert Rev Clin Immunol 2017 04 6;13(4):383-388. Epub 2017 Feb 6.

c Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre , University of Toronto , Toronto , ON , Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1744666X.2017.1286984DOI Listing
April 2017

Why Some Mastectomy Patients Opt to Undergo Delayed Breast Reconstruction: Results of a Long-Term Prospective Study.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Feb;139(2):267-275

Toronto, Ontario, and Calgary, Alberta, Canada From the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto; Women's College Research Institute; Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre; University Health Network; and Foothills Medical Centre.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000002943DOI Listing
February 2017

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Thin Cutaneous Melanoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Ann Surg Oncol 2016 12 1;23(13):4178-4188. Epub 2016 Mar 1.

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-016-5137-zDOI Listing
December 2016

Teaching the breast examination using critiques.

Clin Teach 2016 Apr 14;13(2):156-8. Epub 2015 Jun 14.

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tct.12368DOI Listing
April 2016

Career plans and perceptions in readiness to practice of graduating general surgery residents in Canada.

J Surg Educ 2015 Mar-Apr;72(2):205-11. Epub 2014 Nov 14.

Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2014.10.001DOI Listing
December 2015

Early detection of chemotherapy-refractory patients by monitoring textural alterations in diffuse optical spectroscopic images.

Med Phys 2015 Nov;42(11):6130-46

Physical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada; Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada; Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada; and Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4931603DOI Listing
November 2015

A qualitative study of patient and clinician attitudes regarding surveillance after a resection of pancreatic and peri-ampullary cancer.

HPB (Oxford) 2015 May 24;17(5):409-15. Epub 2014 Dec 24.

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hpb.12378DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4402051PMC
May 2015

'Taking control of cancer': understanding women's choice for mastectomy.

Ann Surg Oncol 2015 Feb 5;22(2):383-91. Epub 2014 Sep 5.

Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-014-4033-7DOI Listing
February 2015

Cysteine rhenium colloid: a novel radiocolloid for identifying sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer surgery.

Clin Breast Cancer 2015 Feb 15;15(1):e41-5. Epub 2014 Aug 15.

Department of Surgery, Western University Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, Ontario, Canada; Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada; Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clbc.2014.07.006DOI Listing
February 2015

Non-invasive evaluation of breast cancer response to chemotherapy using quantitative ultrasonic backscatter parameters.

Med Image Anal 2015 Feb 25;20(1):224-36. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

Department of Radiation Oncology, and Physical Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Radiation Oncology and Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2014.11.009DOI Listing
February 2015

Sentinel node biopsy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in biopsy-proven node-positive breast cancer: the SN FNAC study.

J Clin Oncol 2015 Jan 1;33(3):258-64. Epub 2014 Dec 1.

Jean-Francois Boileau, Mark Basik, and Andre Lisbona, Montreal Jewish General Segal Cancer Centre, McGill University; Louis Gaboury, Isabelle Trop, Rami J. Younan, Erica Patocskai, and Andre Robidoux, Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montreal; Lucas Sideris, Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont, Universite de Montreal; Sarkis Meterissian and Atilla Omeroglu, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal; Brigitte Poirier and Louise Provencher, Hopital Saint-Sacrement, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec; Claire M.B. Holloway and Frances C. Wright, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, University of Toronto; David R. McCready, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto; Angel Arnaout, Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa; Muriel Brackstone, London Regional Cancer Program, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; and Stephen E. Karp, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2014.55.7827DOI Listing
January 2015

Enablers and barriers to using patient decision aids in early stage breast cancer consultations: a qualitative study of surgeons' views.

Implement Sci 2014 Nov 29;9:174. Epub 2014 Nov 29.

Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, Fifth Floor, Toronto, ON, M5G 1 V7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13012-014-0174-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4258030PMC
November 2014

Multidisciplinary cancer care: does it improve outcomes?

J Surg Oncol 2014 Oct 2;110(5):494-9. Epub 2014 Jul 2.

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.23700DOI Listing
October 2014

Increasing mastectomy rates-the effect of environmental factors on the choice for mastectomy: a comparative analysis between Canada and the United States.

Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Oct 1;21(10):3173-84. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-014-3955-4DOI Listing
October 2014

Surgical resident experience in breast disease: a national study.

World J Surg 2014 Jun;38(6):1416-22

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-013-2414-xDOI Listing
June 2014

Early prediction of therapy responses and outcomes in breast cancer patients using quantitative ultrasound spectral texture.

Oncotarget 2014 Jun;5(11):3497-511

Imaging Research - Physical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4116498PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.1950DOI Listing
June 2014

Lack of access to chemotherapy for colon cancer: multiplicative disadvantage of being extremely poor, inadequately insured and African American.

BMC Health Serv Res 2014 Mar 22;14:133. Epub 2014 Mar 22.

School of Social Work, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9B, 3P4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-14-133DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3973249PMC
March 2014

The impact of a breast cancer diagnosis in young women on their relationship with their mothers.

Breast 2014 Feb 27;23(1):50-5. Epub 2013 Nov 27.

Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Odette Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2013.10.004DOI Listing
February 2014

Improving multidisciplinary cancer conferences: a population-based intervention.

Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Jan 2;21(1):16-21. Epub 2013 Oct 2.

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-013-3296-8DOI Listing
January 2014

Quantitative ultrasound characterization of locally advanced breast cancer by estimation of its scatterer properties.

Med Phys 2014 Jan;41(1):012903

Physical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada; Department of Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, Canada; Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada; and Department of Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1P5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4852875DOI Listing
January 2014

Nurses' experiences caring for patients and families dealing with malignant bowel obstruction.

Int J Palliat Nurs 2013 Dec;19(12):593-8

Surgical Oncologist, Cancer Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/ijpn.2013.19.12.593DOI Listing
December 2013

How often do level III nodes bear melanoma metastases and does it affect patient outcomes?

Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Jun 1;20(6):2056-64. Epub 2013 Feb 1.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Odette Cancer Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-013-2880-2DOI Listing
June 2013

Patient awareness and approval for an opt-out genomic biorepository.

Per Med 2013 Jun;10(4)

Center for Biomedical Ethics & Society, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA ; Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University & the Monroe Carell Jr.Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/pme.13.34DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3882901PMC
June 2013

Measuring the quality of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) for breast cancer: a population-based evaluation.

Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Feb 1;20(2):615-9. Epub 2012 Sep 1.

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-012-2626-6DOI Listing
February 2013

Evaluation of neoadjuvant chemotherapy response in women with locally advanced breast cancer using ultrasound elastography.

Transl Oncol 2013 Feb 1;6(1):17-24. Epub 2013 Feb 1.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Imaging Research - Physical Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Department of Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Department of Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3573650PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1593/tlo.12412DOI Listing
February 2013

Incidence and 30-day case fatality for acute myocardial infarction in England in 2010: national-linked database study.

Eur J Public Health 2012 Dec 11;22(6):848-53. Epub 2012 Jan 11.

Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckr196DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3505446PMC
December 2012

A geographical analysis of breast cancer clustering in southern Ontario: generating hypotheses on environmental influences.

Int J Environ Health Res 2012 30;22(3):232-48. Epub 2011 Nov 30.

Department of Geography, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2011.634386DOI Listing
October 2012

KIT gene mutations and patterns of protein expression in mucosal and acral melanoma.

J Cutan Med Surg 2012 Mar-Apr;16(2):135-42

Department of Anatomical Pathology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2310/7750.2011.11064DOI Listing
August 2012

Exploratory evaluation of surgical skills mentorship program design and outcomes.

J Contin Educ Health Prof 2010 ;30(1):51-6

Department of Surgery Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Affiliate Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2012

Adoption of surgical innovations: factors influencing use of sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer.

Surg Innov 2011 Dec 7;18(4):379-86. Epub 2011 Jul 7.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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December 2011

Opinion leaders and changes over time: a survey.

Implement Sci 2011 Oct 11;6:117. Epub 2011 Oct 11.

Institute of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3205036PMC
October 2011

How can we improve cancer care? A review of interprofessional collaboration models and their use in clinical management.

Surg Oncol 2011 Sep 16;20(3):146-54. Epub 2011 Jul 16.

Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario M5G2C4, Canada.

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September 2011

The impact of an acute care emergency surgical service on timely surgical decision-making and emergency department overcrowding.

J Am Coll Surg 2011 Aug 20;213(2):284-93. Epub 2011 May 20.

Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2011

Improvement in DCIS detection rates by MRI over time in a high-risk breast screening study.

Breast J 2011 Jan-Feb;17(1):9-17

Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2011

Self-directed learning needs, patterns, and outcomes among general surgeons.

J Contin Educ Health Prof 2009 ;29(4):269-75

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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April 2011

A qualitative assessment of a provincial quality improvement strategy for pancreatic cancer surgery.

Ann Surg Oncol 2011 Mar 28;18(3):629-35. Epub 2010 Sep 28.

Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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March 2011

A descriptive analysis of gastric cancer specimen processing techniques.

J Surg Oncol 2011 Mar;103(3):248-56

Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2011

Malignant bowel obstruction: natural history of a heterogeneous patient population followed prospectively over two years.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2011 Feb 4;41(2):412-20. Epub 2010 Dec 4.

Department of Palliative Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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February 2011

Measuring the quality of sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer using newly developed quality indicators: a feasibility study.

Ann Surg Oncol 2011 Jan 13;18(1):78-85. Epub 2010 Jul 13.

Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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January 2011

Examining the potential relationship between multidisciplinary cancer care and patient survival: an international literature review.

J Surg Oncol 2010 Aug;102(2):125-34

Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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August 2010

Validation of a scoring system to predict non-sentinel lymph node metastasis in melanoma.

J Surg Oncol 2010 Mar;101(3):191-4

Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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March 2010

Physician supply and breast cancer survival.

J Am Board Fam Med 2010 Jan-Feb;23(1):104-8

School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2918536PMC
March 2010

Improving the quality of processing gastric cancer specimens: the pathologist's perspective.

J Surg Oncol 2010 Mar;101(3):195-9

Centre for Health Services Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2010

Multidisciplinary cancer conferences: exploring obstacles and facilitators to their implementation.

J Oncol Pract 2010 Mar;6(2):61-8

Departments of Health Policy Management and Evaluation and Surgery, University of Toronto; Departments of Surgical and Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2010

Beyond the false negative rate: development of quality indicators for sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer.

Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Feb 26;17(2):579-91. Epub 2009 Aug 26.

Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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February 2010

Multidisciplinary cancer conferences: exploring the attitudes of cancer care providers and administrators.

J Interprof Care 2009 Nov;23(6):599-610

Edmund Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Department of Surgical Oncology, Toronto,Canada.

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November 2009

Quality indicators for gastric cancer surgery: a survey of practicing pathologists in Ontario.

Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Jul 7;16(7):1883-9. Epub 2009 May 7.

Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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July 2009

Clinically important aspects of lymph node assessment in colon cancer.

J Surg Oncol 2009 Mar;99(4):248-55

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Odette Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2009

Challenges in multidisciplinary cancer care among general surgeons in Canada.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2008 Dec 22;8:59. Epub 2008 Dec 22.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2631026PMC
December 2008

A randomized controlled trial to improve lymph node assessment in stage II colon cancer.

Arch Surg 2008 Nov;143(11):1050-5; discussion 1055

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Room T2-063, Toronto, ON M4N3M5, Canada.

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November 2008