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[Fine-needle aspiration for the diagnosis of lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid carcinoma].

Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2019 Jan;54(1):23-27

Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Beijing Cancer Hosptial, Beijing Institute for Cancer Research, Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education), Beijing 100142, China.

To investigate the diagnostic performance of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology for the detection of lateral lymph node metastases in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). A total of 109 lateral lymph nodes with suspicious metastases from 85 patients were retrospectively subjected to FNAC, fine-needle aspiration thyroglobulin measurement (FNATg), and FNATg/SerumTg measurement. Lymph node pathological results after surgery were taken as the gold standard. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.1673-0860.2019.01.006DOI Listing
January 2019
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[Clinicopathological characteristics of HPV(+) oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma].

Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi 2019 Feb;48(2):127-131

Department of Pathology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Key Laboratory of Head and Neck Molecular Diagnostic Pathology, Beijing 100730, China.

To observe the clinicopathologic features of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma associated with human papilloma virus (OPSCC-HPV) and discuss the role and value of different in situ hybridization (ISH) detection methods for HPV in pathologic diagnosis. Fifteen cases of OPSCC-HPV were collected from Department of Pathology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University from January 2016 to August 2018. These cases were diagnosed in accordance with the WHO classification of head and neck tumors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0529-5807.2019.02.010DOI Listing
February 2019

Detection of sentinel lymph node using contrast-enhanced agent, Sonazoid, and evaluation of its metastasis with superb microvascular imaging in oral and oropharyngeal cancers: a preliminary clinical study.

Acta Otolaryngol 2019 Jan 24:1-6. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

a Department of Otolaryngology, and Head & Neck Surgery , Kanazawa University , Kanazawa , Japan.

Background: In sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy for head and neck cancers, the radioisotope method has been the gold standard. However, this method has several problems, such as unavoidable radiation exposure and requirements of expensive equipment.

Aims/objectives: To overcome these problems, we evaluated the contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS)-guided SLN-detection method, and predicted the SLN metastatic status using novel ultrasound technology, superb microvascular imaging (SMI). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00016489.2018.1535193DOI Listing
January 2019
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Long non-coding RNA LOC541471: A novel prognostic biomarker for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Oncol Lett 2019 Feb 14;17(2):2457-2464. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210000, P.R. China.

Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is an aggressive cancer. Early detection and management of HNSCC may prevent progression of the disease. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) may serve as prognostic biomarkers for various cancer types. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/ol.2018.9831DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6341588PMC
February 2019

F-FDG PET/CT in staging and delineation of radiotherapy volume for head and neck cancer.

Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 2019 Jan 14. Epub 2019 Jan 14.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, España.

Purpose: The aim is to investigate the use of F-FDG (fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose) PET/CT in head and neck cancer (HNC) staging and its effect on the therapeutic strategy and radiotherapy (RT) planning.

Methods And Materials: One hundred patients with HNC were included. Primary tumor sites: 18% oral cavity, 20% oropharynx, 12% hypopharynx, 11% nasopharynx, 37% larynx, 2% paranasal sinuses. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.remn.2018.08.002DOI Listing
January 2019

Evidence for the approach to the diagnostic evaluation of squamous cell carcinoma occult primary tumors of the head and neck.

Oral Oncol 2019 Jan 30;88:145-152. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE), Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

Metastases to the cervical lymph nodes from a occult primary (CUP) of head and neck squamous carcinomas has been increasing in presentation (HNSCC). Modern diagnostic workup, including clinical evaluation, conventional imaging, FDG-PET/CT and panendoscopy/tonsillectomy enables detection of the primary site in over half of all cases, and is associated with significantly improved survival rates. Recent studies have demonstrated the utility of novel molecular pathology and transoral surgical techniques in improving diagnosis and treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2018.11.020DOI Listing
January 2019
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Chest radiography or chest CT plus head and neck CT versus F-FDG PET/CT for detection of distant metastasis and synchronous cancer in patients with head and neck cancer.

Oral Oncol 2019 Jan 23;88:109-114. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Department of Otolaryngology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Objectives: Current guidelines recommend chest computed tomography (CT) with locoregional CT/magnetic resonance imaging for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), and F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron-emission tomography (PET)/CT is suggested for stage III-IV patients. However, whole body screening with F-FDG PET/CT may provide better detection of distant metastases and synchronous cancer than conventional imaging. We evaluated the utility of F-FDG PET/CT in detecting distant metastasis and synchronous cancer. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2018.11.026DOI Listing
January 2019

Role of palatine tonsillectomy in the diagnostic workup of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary origin: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Head Neck 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano (MI).

Background: This systematic review and meta-analysis aims to evaluate the effectiveness of palatine tonsillectomy in patients with cervical metastasis from squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary (SCCUP) origin.

Methods: A systematic review including studies that encompassed palatine tonsillectomy in the SSCUP diagnostic evaluation was conducted. A single arm meta-analysis was then made to obtain the overall identification rate of tonsillectomy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.25522DOI Listing
December 2018

Topographical distribution of sentinel nodes and metastases from T1-T2 oral squamous cell carcinomas.

Eur J Cancer 2019 Jan 12;107:86-92. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Denmark.

Objective: The objective is to investigate the topographical distribution of sentinel nodes (SNs) and lymph node metastases in T1-2cN0 oral squamous cell carcinomas (OSCCs).

Methods: The study entailed a prospective enrolment of 220 patients with clinical T1-2N0 OSCCs who underwent preoperative lymphoscintigraphy (LSG) followed by gamma probe-guided sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). Patients with positive SNs were treated with completion neck dissection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2018.10.021DOI Listing
January 2019
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[Thyroglobulin measurement in fine-needle aspiration washout fluid for detection of differentiated thyroid cancer lymph nodes metastases].

Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Oct;32(19):1480-1482

Department of Head and Neck Surgery,Jiangxi Provincal Cancer Hospital.

To investigate the feasibiity of detecting lymph node metastasis in differentiated thyroid cancer patients by thyroglobin(Tg)measurement in fine-needle aspiration washout fluid. Forty-seven differentiated thyroid cancer patients with cervical lymph node metastasis were included in this study. Fine-needle aspirations were performed on lymph nodes which were surgically resected for measurement of Tg in washout fluid. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.13201/j.issn.1001-1781.2018.19.009DOI Listing
October 2018

Targeted next-generation sequencing of cancer-related genes in thyroid carcinoma: A single institution's experience.

Oncol Lett 2018 Dec 2;16(6):7278-7286. Epub 2018 Oct 2.

Department of Biology and Genetics, Laboratory of Cancer Medical Science, Hokuto Hospital, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-0833, Japan.

Thyroid carcinoma (TC) has characteristic genetic alterations, including point mutations in proto-oncogenes and chromosomal rearrangements that vary by histologic subtype. Recent developments in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology enable simultaneous analysis of cancer-associated genes of interest, thus improving diagnostic accuracy and allowing precise personalized treatment for human cancer. A total of 50 patients who underwent thyroidectomy between 2014 and 2016 at Hokuto Hospital were enrolled. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/ol.2018.9538DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6256352PMC
December 2018
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Optimization of a dedicated protocol using a small-voxel PSF reconstruction for head-and-neck FDG PET/CT imaging in differentiated thyroid cancer.

EJNMMI Res 2018 Dec 3;8(1):104. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

INSERM 1086 ANTICIPE, Normandie University, Caen, France.

Background: FDG PET/CT is crucial before neck surgery for nodal recurrence localization in iodine-refractory differentiated or poorly differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC/PDTC). A dedicated head-and-neck (HN) acquisition performed with a thin matrix and point-spread-function (PSF) modelling in addition to the whole-body PET study has been shown to improve the detection of small cancer deposits. Different protocols have been reported with various acquisition times of HN PET/CT. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13550-018-0461-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6277402PMC
December 2018
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Clinical Utility of In Situ Hybridization Assays in Head and Neck Neoplasms.

Head Neck Pathol 2018 Nov 22. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

Head and neck pathology present a unique set of challenges including the morphological diversity of the neoplasms and presentation of metastases of unknown primary origin. The detection of human papillomavirus and Epstein-Barr virus associated with squamous cell carcinoma and newer entities like HPV-related carcinoma with adenoid cystic like features have critical prognostic and management implications. In salivary gland neoplasms, differential diagnoses can be broad and include non-neoplastic conditions as well as benign and malignant neoplasms. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12105-018-0988-1DOI Listing
November 2018
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Role of Imaging in Clinically Occult Isolated Intrathyroidal Metastasis from Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Tongue: An Unusual Case Series.

Indian J Nucl Med 2018 Oct-Dec;33(4):326-330

Department of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Metastasis to the thyroid gland is rare; furthermore, intrathyroid metastasis from head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is very unusual, with only nine previously documented cases four from intrathyroid metastasis from nasopharyngeal carcinoma, two from oral cavity, one each from oropharynx, larynx, and parotid. The reported case series are unique in nature and illustrates the role of fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) and ultrasound-guided biopsy in diagnosing clinically occult isolated intrathyroidal metastasis, which helps in the best management for an isolated intrathyroid metastases. This study details the cases of three patients who were diagnosed with intrathyroidal metastasis from SCC of the tongue by PET-CT, followed by USG-guided biopsy, who were treated with either surgery and or chemotherapy. Read More

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http://www.ijnm.in/text.asp?2018/33/4/326/242930
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_106_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6194773PMC
November 2018
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Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Outcomes After Surgery and Activity-Adjusted 131I Theragnostics.

Clin Nucl Med 2019 Jan;44(1):11-20

Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine clinical outcomes in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer after surgery and activity-adjusted I therapy informed by diagnostic I scans with SPECT/CT (Dx scan).

Methods: Single-institution retrospective cohort study analysis of clinical outcomes after 1 to 5 years (mean, 39.6 ± 23. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0000000000002321DOI Listing
January 2019
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Diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted imaging and F-FDG-PET/CT for the detection of unknown primary head and neck cancer in patients presenting with cervical metastasis.

Eur J Radiol 2018 Oct 11;107:20-25. Epub 2018 Aug 11.

Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1117, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Background And Purpose: Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) may present with cervical metastases without an apparent primary tumor. Detecting the primary tumor results in more targeted treatment. Acquisition of DWI is improving with less artifacts and image distortion. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0720048X183027
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2018.08.009DOI Listing
October 2018
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99mTc-MIBI single photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography for the incidental detection of rare parathyroid carcinoma.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Oct;97(40):e12578

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Nanjing First Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing.

This study aimed to evaluate the characteristics of parathyroid carcinoma and to validate the diagnostic value of Tc-methoxyisobutylisonitrile (MIBI) single photon emission computed tomography/x-ray computed tomography (SPECT/CT) for differentiating between parathyroid carcinoma and hyperparathyroidism. Four consecutive patients with suspected primary hyperparathyroidism were enrolled in this study and underwent Tc-MIBI SPECT/CT, ultrasonography, enhanced CT, and MRI. Serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) and calcium were measured. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000012578DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6200521PMC
October 2018
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Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of blood serum based on gold nanoparticles for tumor stages detection and histologic grades classification of oral squamous cell carcinoma.

Int J Nanomedicine 2018 31;13:4977-4986. Epub 2018 Aug 31.

State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases & National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases & Department of Prosthodontics, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China,

Background: Tumor stages detection and histologic grades classification are essential for the diagnosis and prognosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). In this research, we apply surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) of blood serum to detect the tumor stages and histologic classification of OSCC.

Methods: According to TNM classification and World Health Organization histologic grading system, the blood serum samples were collected from a total of 135 OSCC patients in the different tumor stages and histologic grades. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S167996DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6124473PMC
October 2018
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Identification and Functional Evaluation of miR-4633-5p as a Biomarker and Tumor Suppressor in Metastatic Melanoma.

Cell Physiol Biochem 2018 11;49(4):1364-1379. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Department of Pathology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Background/aims: Sinonasal mucosal melanoma (SMM) is a rare but extremely aggressive disease. Interestingly, however, as lethal as SMM, a few patients could survive for over 5 years without metastasis. However, biomarkers for metastatic SMM are lacking. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000493414DOI Listing
October 2018
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Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Metastasis to Distal Skeletal Muscle on FDG PET/CT.

Clin Nucl Med 2018 Nov;43(11):e402-e403

From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

We present a case of a tongue squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) metastasizing to distal skeletal muscle detected on FDG PET/CT imaging. A 48-year-old man with locally recurrent tongue SCC underwent a restaging FDG PET/CT to investigate neck and unilateral leg pain. The PET scan showed large, intensely FDG-avid lesions in the right scalene and left hamstring muscles, which were biopsy proven as metastatic SCC. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0000000000002262DOI Listing
November 2018
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Detection of bovine papillomavirus type 2 DNA in calf conjunctival myofibroblastoma.

J Vet Med Sci 2018 Nov 30;80(10):1544-1548. Epub 2018 Aug 30.

Hokkaido Research Station, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Research Organization, 4 Hitsujigaoka, Toyohira, Sapporo, Hokkaido 062-0045, Japan.

An 8-month-old male Japanese Black calf was referred for the evaluation of a slow-growing conjunctival mass in the right eye. A superficial keratectomy was performed followed by recurrence on two occasions. No metastases were found in surrounding tissues. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1292/jvms.18-0341DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6207528PMC
November 2018
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Validity of sentinel node biopsy in early oral and oropharyngeal carcinoma.

J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2018 Oct 3;46(10):1748-1752. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Department of Oral, Maxillary and Plastic Facial Surgery, German Armed Forces Hospital, Ulm, Germany; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital, Ulm, Germany. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study investigates the possibility and sensibility of using sentinel node biopsy (SNB) during surgery for oropharyngeal carcinomas with clinically and radiographically unremarkable cervical lymph nodes.

Materials And Methods: A total of 36 patients who were treated for early oral and oropharyngeal carcinoma and unremarkable cervical lymph nodes were included in this study. After lymphoscintigraphy for detecting sentinel lymph nodes (SLN), the SLN were excised first. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S10105182183060
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2018.07.021DOI Listing
October 2018
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miR-335-5p targeting ICAM-1 inhibits invasion and metastasis of thyroid cancer cells.

Biomed Pharmacother 2018 Oct 14;106:983-990. Epub 2018 Jul 14.

Department of Endocrinology, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China. Electronic address:

miRNAs is a kind of noncoding small RNAs with negative regulation function. Some miRNAs play a crucial role in the growth of tumor cells. In this study, we analyzed the role of miR-335-5p and its target gene intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (ICAM-1) in thyroid cancer. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopha.2018.07.046DOI Listing
October 2018
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Hallmarks of Cancer-Related Newly Prognostic Factors of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Aug 16;19(8). Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo-cho, Kashihara, Nara 634-8521, Japan.

Head and neck cancer, including oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), is the sixth leading malignancy worldwide. OSCC is an aggressive tumor and its prognosis has exhibited little improvement in the last three decades. Comprehensive elucidation of OSCC's molecular mechanism is imperative for early detection and treatment, improving patient survival. Read More

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http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/19/8/2413
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms19082413DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6121568PMC
August 2018
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PET and Neck Ultrasound for the Detection of Cervical Lymphadenopathy in Patients with Lung Cancer and Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy.

Respiration 2018 4;96(2):138-143. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

Interventional Respiratory Unit, Galway University Hospital, Galway, Ireland.

Background: Cervical lymph nodes are frequently involved in patients with lung cancer and indicate inoperability. Some guidelines recommend neck ultrasound (NUS) in patients with bulky mediastinal lymphadenopathy. Positron emission tomography (PET) is indicated for patients with potentially curable disease. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000487957DOI Listing
December 2018
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Detection of distant metastasis at the time of ablation in children with differentiated thyroid cancer: the value of pre-ablation stimulated thyroglobulin.

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2018 Jul;31(7):751-756

Department of Nuclear Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, P.R. China.

Background The present study was designed to determine the value of pre-ablation stimulated thyroglobulin (s-Tg) in predicting distant metastasis (DM) at the time of ablation in children with differentiated thyroid cancer. Methods From August 2009 to December 2016, consecutive children with differentiated thyroid cancer undergoing remnant ablation were retrospectively analyzed. Serum s-Tg was measured with the high-sensitive electrochemiluminescence immunoassay during hypothyroidism at ablation just before the ablative radioactive iodine (131I) administration. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/jpem-2018-0075DOI Listing
July 2018
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Integrated Diagnostic Model That Incorporates Epstein-Barr Virus DNA, Imaging, and Nasal Endoscopy to Stratify Primary Tumor and Lymph Nodes in a Patient with N1 Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Multidisciplinary Management.

Case Rep Oncol 2018 May-Aug;11(2):289-297. Epub 2018 May 17.

Department of Oncology - ESMO European Society for Medical Oncology - Designated Centre of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care, Poliambulanza Foundation Hospital, Brescia, Italy.

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is an epithelial malignancy, with a high metastatic potential. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection plays a fundamental role, even if it is not well understood. The diagnosis of the disease in its early stage is infrequent. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000489086DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6006619PMC
May 2018
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Treatment outcomes in metastatic and localized high-grade salivary gland cancer: high chance of cure with surgery and post-operative radiation in T1-2 N0 high-grade salivary gland cancer.

BMC Cancer 2018 Jun 20;18(1):672. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 81 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06351, Republic of Korea.

Background: High-grade salivary gland cancer is a distinct clinical entity that has aggressive disease progression and early systemic spread. However, because of the rarity of the disease, the clinical outcomes, prognostic factors and clinical decision on the optimal treatments have not been fully understood.

Methods: In this study, we retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of 124 patients with high-grade salivary gland cancers and performed multivariate survival analyses to evaluate the clinico-pathological factors affecting the treatment outcomes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-018-4578-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6011413PMC

Brain metastasis from squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: a review of the literature in the genomic era.

Neurosurg Focus 2018 Jun;44(6):E11

Departments of1Neurosurgery.

Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC) affects nearly 500,000 individuals globally each year. With the rise of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the general population, clinicians are seeing a concomitant rise in HPV-related HNSCC. Notably, a hallmark of HPV-related HNSCC is a predilection for unique biological and clinical features, which portend a tendency for hematogenous metastasis to distant locations, such as the brain. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2018.2.FOCUS17761DOI Listing
June 2018
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Thyroid Ultrasound: More Sensitive than Radioactive Iodine Imaging in Detecting Recurrence of Papillary Thyroid Cancer in Two Pediatric Patients.

Horm Res Paediatr 2018 25;90(1):66-72. Epub 2018 May 25.

Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA.

Background: Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is an uncommon pediatric disease with an excellent prognosis. In follow-up surveillance, neck ultrasound (US), basal and thyroid-stimulating hormone-stimulated serum thyroglobulin (Tg) levels, and diagnostic whole-body radioactive iodine scans (DxWBS) have been traditionally used in both adults and children for the detection of recurrence or metastases of PTC.

Methods: Two pediatric patients with metastatic PTC were followed after standard ablative treatment with routine neck US and serum Tg levels, as well as periodic DxWBS. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000487436DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Expression of C-fos in nasopharyngeal carcinoma and the relationship with chemosensitivity and prognosis].

Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 May;32(9):687-692

Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical University, Luzhou, 646000, China.

To investigate the expression of C-fos in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma(NPC), and analyze the relationship between the expression of C-fos and the clinical characteristics, chemosensitivity and prognosis. Clinical and follow-up data of 75 NPC patients was analyzed retrospectively. The expression of C-fos was detected by immunohistochemical assay, and chemosensitivity was detected by ATP bioluminescent anticancer drug sensitivity detection technology. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.13201/j.issn.1001-1781.2018.09.011DOI Listing

[F]DOPA PET/ceCT in diagnosis and staging of primary medullary thyroid carcinoma prior to surgery.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2018 May 15. Epub 2018 May 15.

Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer-Guertel 18-20, A-1090, Vienna, Austria.

Purpose: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is characterized by a high rate of metastasis. In this study we evaluated the ability of [F]DOPA PET/ceCT to stage MTC in patients with suspicious thyroid nodules and pathologically elevated serum calcitonin (Ctn) levels prior to total thyroidectomy and lymph node (LN) dissection.

Methods: A group of 32 patients with sonographically suspicious thyroid nodules and pathologically elevated basal Ctn (bCtn) and stimulated Ctn (sCtn) levels underwent DOPA PET/ceCT prior to surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-018-4045-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6182401PMC
May 2018
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The diagnostic value of one step nucleic acid amplification (OSNA) in differentiating lymph node metastasis of tumors: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Int J Surg 2018 Aug 16;56:49-56. Epub 2018 May 16.

Department of Thyroid and Breast Surgery, The Affiliated Yixing Hospital of Jiangsu University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214200, China. Electronic address:

Background: The aim of this study was clarify the diagnostic accuracy of one step nucleic acid amplification (OSNA) for differentiating metastatic lymph nodes from non-metastatic ones in patients with tumors (not including breast cancer).

Methods: A systematic literature search for original diagnostic studies was performed in PubMed. Findings were pooled by using combined effect models and hierarchic summary receiver operating characteristic curve models. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2018.05.010DOI Listing
August 2018
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Renal Manifestation of Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome Depicted by 18F-fludeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in a Patient with Hurtle Cell Thyroid Malignancy.

World J Nucl Med 2018 Apr-Jun;17(2):123-125

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK.

Birt-Hogg-Dubé (BHD) syndrome is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder characterized by small papular skin lesions (fibrofolliculomas) causing susceptibility to kidney cancer, renal and pulmonary cysts, spontaneous pneumothoraces, and several noncutaneous tumors. We report a case of a 67-year-old woman, with a previous history of right hemithyroidectomy for adenomatous lesion. She presented with a swelling in the right thyroid bed that on subsequent biopsy revealed features of metastatic carcinoma. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/wjnm.WJNM_93_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5905258PMC
May 2018
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The value of histological grading of biopsy and resection specimens in early stage oral squamous cell carcinomas.

J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2018 Jun 5;46(6):1001-1006. Epub 2018 Apr 5.

Department of Pathology University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, H4.4129, PO Box 85500, NL 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Introduction: In oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) the differentiation grade of the tumor is determined on the biopsy and the resection specimen. The relation between tumor grade, nodal metastasis and survival is debatable. The aims of this study were to determine the correlation between differentiation grade of the biopsy and the resection specimen. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2018.03.019DOI Listing
June 2018
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Deep Vein Thrombosis as First Manifestation of Hibernoma - A Case Report.

Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc 2017 Jul-Dec;24(3-4):175

IPO-Porto, Portugal.

Introduction: Hibernoma is a very rare benign tumor that arises from vestigial remnants of fetal brown adipose cells and usually manifests as a slowly growing, painless soft-tissue mass. It mainly occurs in adults, in the third and fourth decade of life, slightly more in women and is commonly seen in the subcutaneous regions of the back, neck, thighs and retroperitoneum. It was originally described in 1906 by Merkel, who named it "pseudolipoma". Read More

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July 2017
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Detection of distant metastasis and prognostic prediction of recurrent salivary gland carcinomas using F-FDG PET/CT.

Oral Dis 2018 Sep 8;24(6):940-947. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Department of Otolaryngology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Objective: To compare the diagnostic accuracy of F-FDG PET/CT and conventional contrast-enhanced CT for the re-staging of recurrent salivary gland carcinoma (SGC).

Materials And Methods: This study included 58 consecutive patients who underwent recurrent SGCs after definitive treatment. The recurrences were evaluated by F-FDG PET/CT and contrast-enhanced CT of the neck and chest. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/odi.12877DOI Listing
September 2018
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Long-term survival of patients with thyroid cancer according to the methods of tumor detection: A nationwide cohort study in Korea.

PLoS One 2018 16;13(4):e0194743. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

Department of Cancer Control and Population Health, National Cancer Center Graduate School of Cancer Science and Policy, National Cancer Center, Goyang, South Korea.

In this retrospective cohort study, we compared the survival of patients detected by screening with those detected based on symptoms, according to their tumor stages. After propensity score matching, 2,130 patients with papillary or follicular thyroid cancer, identified by screening detection (SD) and clinical detection (CD), were included. We compared the survival rates of patients identified by SD and CD in the early and advanced stages of thyroid cancer. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5901988PMC
July 2018
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The importance of melanoma inhibitory activity gene family in the tumor progression of oral cancer.

Pathol Int 2018 May 14;68(5):278-286. Epub 2018 Apr 14.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Japan.

Oral squamous cell carcinoma has a high potential for locoregional invasion and nodal metastasis. Consequently, early detection of such malignancies is of immense importance. The melanoma inhibitory activity (MIA) gene family comprises MIA, MIA2, transport and Golgi organization protein 1 (TANGO), and otoraplin (OTOR). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pin.12672DOI Listing
May 2018
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MR lymphography for sentinel lymph node detection in patients with oral cavity cancer: Preliminary clinical study.

Head Neck 2018 Jul 6;40(7):1483-1488. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

Department of Radiology, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of MR lymphography with interstitial injection of a gadolinium-based contrast agent for identifying sentinel lymph nodes in patients with oral cavity cancer and clinically negative neck.

Methods: Pretreatment MR lymphography with a differential subsampling with cartesian ordering (DISCO) sequence was performed in 26 patients with resectable oral cavity cancer and clinically negative neck, after peritumoral injection of 1-mL diluted gadobutrol. The accuracy of sentinel lymph node identification by MR lymphography was assessed and compared with the final histopathological results. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.25167DOI Listing
July 2018
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Technetium-based Prostate-specific Membrane Antigen-radioguided Surgery in Recurrent Prostate Cancer.

Eur Urol 2018 Apr 3. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany.

Background: Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-targeted positron emission tomography (PET) can visualize metastatic lesions in recurrent prostate cancer (PC). However, reliable identification of small and/or atypically localized lesions during salvage surgery procedures is challenging.

Objective: To describe the technique, feasibility, and short-term outcomes of Technetium (Tc)-based PSMA-radioguided surgery (Tc-PSMA-RGS) for removal of recurrent PC lesions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2018.03.013DOI Listing
April 2018
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Potential of quantitative SEPT9 and SHOX2 methylation in plasmatic circulating cell-free DNA as auxiliary staging parameter in colorectal cancer: a prospective observational cohort study.

Br J Cancer 2018 May 3;118(9):1217-1228. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany.

Background: Septin 9 (SEPT9) and short stature homeobox 2 (SHOX2) methylation in circulating cell-free DNA (ccfDNA) are powerful biomarkers for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, as well as head and neck squamous cell carcinoma staging and monitoring. In the present study, we investigated SEPT9 and SHOX2 ccfDNA methylation as auxiliary pre and post-therapeutic staging parameters in CRC patients.

Methods: ccfDNA methylation was quantified in 184 prospectively enrolled patients prior to and 3-10 days after surgery, and biomarker levels were associated with clinico-pathological parameters. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5943265PMC
May 2018
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High sensitivity and negative predictive value of sentinel lymph node biopsy in a retrospective early stage oral cavity cancer cohort in the Northern Netherlands.

Clin Otolaryngol 2018 Mar 25. Epub 2018 Mar 25.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Objectives: In cT1-2N0, oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) occult metastases are detected in 23%-37% of cases. Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) was introduced in head and neck cancer as a minimally invasive alternative for an elective neck dissection in neck staging. Meta-analyses of SLNB accuracy show heterogeneity in the existing studies for reference standards, imaging techniques and pathological examination. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/coa.13107DOI Listing
March 2018
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Utility of MRI with morphologic and diffusion weighted imaging in the detection of post-treatment nodal disease in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Eur J Radiol 2018 Apr 21;101:162-169. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Division of Radiology, Department of Imaging and Medical Informatics, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. Electronic address:

Purpose: To determine the diagnostic performance of morphologic MRI with diffusion weighted imaging (DWIMRI) for the detection of post-treatment lymph node (LN) recurrence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

Methods: This retrospective study is based on 33 HNSCC patients who underwent DWIMRI with apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) measurements for suspected post-treatment loco-regional failure. Two radiologists, blinded to clinical/histopathological data, analyzed MR images according to established morphologic criteria and measured ADC values by drawing regions of interest on each normal/abnormal looking lymph node (LN). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2018.02.026DOI Listing
April 2018
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Analysis of circulating tumor DNA does not improve the clinical management of patients with locally advanced and metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Head Neck 2018 Aug 22;40(8):1752-1758. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

Background: Circulating cell-free tumor DNA (ctDNA) in plasma is a promising noninvasive instrument for cancer monitoring. Detection of BRAF on ctDNA of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) may represent an indicator of tumor aggressiveness and progression.

Methods: Eighty-three plasma samples were collected from 70 patients with thyroid nodules undergoing surgery and from 13 patients with PTC causing distant metastases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.25155DOI Listing
August 2018
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Effect of thyroid-stimulating hormone in 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT of radioiodine-refractory thyroid carcinoma: a pilot study.

Nucl Med Commun 2018 May;39(5):441-450

Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine.

Background: Radioiodine-refractory thyroid carcinomas (RAIRs) are characterized by reduced expression of sodium-iodine symporter, rising serum thyroglobulin levels, and negative whole-body radioiodine scans. Interestingly, RAIRs continue to express somatostatin receptors and can be identified with Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT imaging.

Objective: The objective of this study was to compare lesion detectability in Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT performed with elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone (eTSH) levels with suppressed thyroid-stimulating hormone (sTSH) levels. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MNM.0000000000000823DOI Listing
May 2018
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Comparison of clinical, radiological and morphological features including the distribution of HPV E6/E7 oncogenes in resection specimens of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

Oral Oncol 2018 Mar 20;78:163-170. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Audiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark. Electronic address:

Background: Human papillomavirus (HPV)-driven oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) represents a distinct tumour entity in comparison to HPV-negative OPSCC. The clinical, radiological, morphological features and distribution of HPV E6/E7 mRNA were investigated in resected specimens of OPSCC.

Methods: We retrieved formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded whole section slides from 24 p16/HPV-DNA positive and 18 p16/HPV-DNA negative primary tumours and 16 corresponding metastases in patients with early-stage OPSCC who underwent planned curative or diagnostic primary transoral robotic surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2018.01.029DOI Listing
March 2018
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Elastography as a potential modality for screening cervical lymph nodes in patients with papillary thyroid cancer: A review of literature.

Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Jan-Feb;97(1-2):31-39

Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, 500 University Dr., H091, Hershey, PA 17033-0850, USA.

Papillary thyroid cancer often presents with cervical lymph node involvement and has a high incidence of recurrence, which requires routine follow-up with ultrasound imaging. Elastography is a novel ultrasound technique that has been demonstrated to be effective clinically in detecting tissue pathology in areas such as the liver and breast. Preliminary data suggest that it may be effective in screening tissues in the neck for malignancy, specifically cervical lymph nodes. Read More

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September 2018
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Surveillance Imaging in HPV-related Oropharyngeal Cancer.

Anticancer Res 2018 03;38(3):1525-1529

Department of Radiation Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Background/aim: Current guidelines derived from a pre-human papilloma virus (HPV) era in oropharyngeal cancer do not recommend routine surveillance imaging. We aimed to analyze the method of recurrence detection in HPV+ disease to determine a role for follow-up imaging.

Patients And Methods: All HPV+ and HPV- oropharyngeal cancer patients treated at our institution from 2005-2016 with biopsy-proven recurrence were identified and their method of recurrence detection was analyzed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.12380DOI Listing
March 2018
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Measurable and Unmeasurable Features of Ultrasound Lymph Node Images in Detection of Malignant Infiltration.

Acta Clin Croat 2017 09;56(3):415-424

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Oncology, School of Medicine, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia.

The aim of the study was to assess diagnostic value and utility of selected morphological features in predicting lymph node (LN) malignancy using B-mode, Doppler ultrasonography and multivariate settings in a tertiary radiological referral center. The study included 123 patients having undergone ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration and cytologic analysis (FNAC) of cervical, axillary and inguinal LNs. Each LN was characterized by long/L and short/T-axis, shape, margins, echogenicity, cortical thickness, vascularization, and examiner's subjective impression. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.20471/acc.2017.56.03.08DOI Listing
September 2017
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