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Clinical outcomes of high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas treated with Mohs micrographic surgery alone: an analysis of local recurrence, regional nodal metastases, progression-free survival, and disease-specific death.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Zitelli and Brodland Skin Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15232; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15232.

Importance: The incidence of cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas (cSCC) continues to increase, and is now predicted that deaths from cSCC will surpass that of melanoma within the next 5 years. Although most cSCCs are successfully treated, there exists an important subset of high-risk tumors that have the highest propensity for local recurrence (LR), nodal metastasis (NM), and disease-specific death (DSD).

Objective: We investigated the clinical outcomes of high-risk cSCCs treated with MMS alone, analyzing LR, NM, DM, and DSD. Read More

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18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography of Head and Neck Cancer: Location and HPV Specific Parameters for Potential Treatment Individualization.

Front Oncol 2022 8;12:870319. Epub 2022 Jun 8.

German Cancer Consortium (DKTK), Partner Site Dresden, and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) Heidelberg, Germany, Germany.

Purpose: 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) is utilized for staging and treatment planning of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC). Some older publications on the prognostic relevance showed inconclusive results, most probably due to small study sizes. This study evaluates the prognostic and potentially predictive value of FDG-PET in a large multi-center analysis. Read More

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Somatostatin receptor-directed molecular imaging for therapeutic decision-making in patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma.

Endocrine 2022 Jun 25. Epub 2022 Jun 25.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany.

Background: Somatostatin receptor (SSTR) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is increasingly deployed in the diagnostic algorithm of patients affected with medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). We aimed to assess the role of SSTR-PET/CT for therapeutic decision making upon restaging.

Methods: 23 pretreated MTC patients underwent SSTR-PET/CT and were discussed in our interdisciplinary tumor board. Read More

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Genetic Panel Test of Double Cancer of Signet-Ring Cell/Histiocytoid Carcinoma of the Eyelid and Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Case Report and Literature Review.

Cureus 2022 May 21;14(5):e25192. Epub 2022 May 21.

Otolaryngology, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu, JPN.

Signet-ring cell/histiocytoid carcinoma (SRCHC) is a rare, aggressive neoplasm that often originates in the eyelid. We present a rare case of a 64-year-old male with SRCHC and papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) that underwent exome panel sequencing with next-generation sequencing (NGS). In addition, we reviewed reports of genetic mutations in SRCHC and compared them with our results. Read More

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Frequency and Consequences of Cervical Lymph Node Overstaging in Head and Neck Carcinoma.

Diagnostics (Basel) 2022 Jun 2;12(6). Epub 2022 Jun 2.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstr. 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

Clinical lymph node staging in head and neck carcinoma (HNC) is fraught with uncertainties. Established clinical algorithms are available for the problem of occult cervical metastases. Much less is known about clinical lymph node overstaging. Read More

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Role of Intraparotid and Neck Lymph Node Metastasis in Primary Parotid Cancer Surgery: A Population-Based Analysis.

Cancers (Basel) 2022 Jun 7;14(12). Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Jena University Hospital, 07747 Jena, Germany.

This population-based study investigated the prognostic role of intraparotid (PAR) and cervical lymph node (LN) metastasis on overall survival (OS) of primary parotid cancer. All 345 patients (median age: 66 years; 43% female, 49% N+, 31% stage IV) of the Thuringian cancer registries with parotid cancer from 1996 to 2016 were included. OS was assessed in relation to the total number of removed PAR and cervical LN, number of positive intraparotid (PAR+), positive cervical LN, LN ratio, log odds of positive LN (LODDS), as well as including the PAR as LODDS-PAR. Read More

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Efficacy of fibrin-rich platelets and leukocytes (L-PRF) in tissue repair in surgical oral procedures in patients using zoledronic acid-case-control study.

Oral Maxillofac Surg 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Stomatology, Post Graduate Program in Dentistry, Federal University of Paraná, Avenida Professor Lothário Meissner, 623, Jardim Botânico, Curitiba/PR, Brazil.

Introduction: Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (MRONJ) is a complication that develops in patients who use or have used antiresorptive or antiangiogenic medications for the treatment of bone metabolic disease and bone metastases. Clinically, MRONJ is characterized by the appearance of an inflammation in soft tissues and exposure of necrotic bone tissue in mandible or maxilla, for a period of 8 weeks, in patients with no history of head and neck radiotherapy that were being or are being treated with antiresorptive and/or antiangiogenic agents. The fibrin-rich platelets and leukocytes (L-PRF) membrane has been used as an alternative for MRONJ prevention. Read More

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Castleman disease of the pancreas mimicking pancreatic malignancy on Ga-DOTATATE and F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography: A case report.

World J Gastrointest Surg 2022 May;14(5):514-520

Department of General Surgery (Hepatobiliary Surgery), The Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical University, Luzhou 646000, Sichuan Province, China.

Background: Castleman disease is an uncommon nonclonal lymphoproliferative disorder, which frequently mimics both benign and malignant abnormalities in several regions. Depending on the number of lymph nodes or regions involved, Castleman disease (CD) varies in diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. It rarely occurs in the pancreas alone without any distinct clinical feature and tends to be confused with pancreatic paraganglioma (PGL), neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), and primary tumors, thus impeding proper diagnosis and treatment. Read More

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Definitive local therapy to head and neck squamous cell carcinoma with distant metastasis.

Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2022 Jun 6;7(3):757-765. Epub 2022 May 6.

Department of Hematology/Oncology UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA.

Objectives: Data on the efficacy of including definitive local therapy to the primary site for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients with synchronous distant metastasis are lacking. In multiple different solid tumor types, there has been benefit when using systemic therapy followed by local consolidative therapy (stereotactic ablative radiotherapy or surgery) directed at metastases. We proposed to retrospectively evaluate patients at our institution that received definitive treatment to the primary. Read More

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Management dilemma in metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma.

N Z Med J 2022 Jun 10;135(1556):127-131. Epub 2022 Jun 10.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand.

Papillary thyroid cancer is the most common type of well-differentiated thyroid cancer. It is associated with a survival rate greater than 95% with appropriate treatment, particularly in younger patients. We present the unique case of a 25-year-old male with severe Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) with a right level V neck mass of several months. Read More

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Lung Adenocarcinoma Metastasis to the Vocal Cord.

Ear Nose Throat J 2022 Jun 20:1455613221107689. Epub 2022 Jun 20.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 65722Chonnam National University Medical School & Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Hwasun, Korea.

Metastases to the vocal cord from a distant organ are extremely rare. This case showed metastatic adenocarcinoma on the vocal cord of lung origin in a 75-year-old nonsmoking female with a history of lung adenocarcinoma surgery 2 years earlier. The vocal cord mass was surgically removed, and the biopsy confirmed metastatic adenocarcinoma of lung origin with thyroid transcription factor (TTF)-1 positivity. Read More

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Analysis of the Clinical Value of Delphian Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.

J Oncol 2022 10;2022:8108256. Epub 2022 Jun 10.

Department of Thyroid and Breast Surgery, The First People's Hospital of Yunnan Province, Kunming, China.

Purpose: Delphian lymph node (DLN) is often involved in metastasis of malignant head and neck tumors. This study evaluates the predictive utility of the DLN and the clinicopathological factors related to DLN metastasis in individuals suffering from papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). . Read More

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Mammary analogue secretory carcinoma of parotid gland: Literature review and experience of a dedicated cancer institution in Pakistan.

J Pak Med Assoc 2022 May;72(5):950-953

Department of Surgical Oncology, Lahore,Pakistan.

Mammary Analogue Secretory Carcinoma (MASC) is a rare pathology of the salivary gland, most commonly involving the parotid gland. The objective of this study was to identify the characteristic features of MASC and its treatment outcomes. A retrospective review of 12 patients with histological diagnosis of MASC, who were managed between 2010 to 2019, was carried out at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Lahore. Read More

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The Effect of Tumor Characteristics and Location on the Extent of Lymph Node Metastases of Head and Neck Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Front Oncol 2022 30;12:874295. Epub 2022 May 30.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands.

Background: The extent of a neck dissection for patients with metastasis of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNcSCC) is still subject to debate and clear guidelines are lacking. Tumor characteristics like size, differentiation and tumor location are known risk factors for lymph node metastasis (LNM). There is some evidence that, depending on tumor location, LNM follows a specific pattern. Read More

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Analysis of factors influencing cervical lymph node metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma at each lateral level.

BMC Surg 2022 Jun 15;22(1):228. Epub 2022 Jun 15.

Xuan Wu Hospital of The Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

Objective: To analyze the clinicopathological characteristics of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) and its influence on the distribution of lymph node metastasis at each lateral level of the neck to guide precise treatment of the lateral area.

Methods: The clinicopathological data of patients with PTC initially diagnosed and treated at our hospital from February 2014 to September 2021 were collected; the metastatic status of each lateral level was recorded, and correlations were analyzed.

Results: A total of 203 patients were enrolled in this study. Read More

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Management of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: Experience of the National Cancer Institute, Egypt.

Gulf J Oncolog 2022 May;1(39):63-69

Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Cairo University, Egypt.

Purpose: This study presents the experience of the National Cancer Institute, Cairo University, in diagnosis and management of ACC of the head and neck.

Methods: This is a retrospective review of 57 patients with ACC managed during the period from January 2011 to January 2016. Data about the characteristics and management of the disease were recorded. Read More

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Two- versus three-field lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer. A systematic review and meta-analysis of early and late results.

J Surg Oncol 2022 Jul;126(1):76-89

Department of Evidence-Based Medicine, Centro Universitário Lusíada, Santos, Brazil.

This study aims to estimate whether prophylactic cervical lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer influences the short- and long-term results through a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Twenty-eight articles were selected in this systematic review, encompassing 9180 patients. Prophylactic neck lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer should be performed with caution, as it is associated with worse short-term results compared to traditional two-field lymphadenectomy and does not improve long-term survival. Read More

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How to Identify Cervical Traumatic Neuromas in the Post-operative Neck Dissection: Brief Review of the Cervical Plexus Ultrasound.

Ultrasound Med Biol 2022 Jun 7. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Radiology Unit, Instituto do Cancer do Estado de São Paulo (ICESP), São Paulo, Brazil.

Cervical traumatic neuromas (CTNs) are a non-neoplastic hyperplasia of damaged nerves and may be misinterpreted as metastatic lymph nodes during cervical ultrasound of patients with thyroid cancer after lateral neck dissection, resulting in unnecessary and painful fin-needle aspiration biopsy. The anatomy of the cervical plexus is challenging, and the correct identification and recognition of its neural roots and branches on ultrasound are key to the correct CTN diagnosis. This review outlines the US technique used to characterize CTNs in 10 standardized steps and describes the sonographic features of the cervical plexus, to assist the radiologist in the recognition of CTNs and their differentiation from lymph node metastases. Read More

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Extent of Neck Dissection and Cervical Lymph Node Involvement in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Front Oncol 2022 24;12:812864. Epub 2022 May 24.

Clinic for Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery, University Hospital Frankfurt, Goethe University, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany.

Introduction: Tumor resection combined with neck dissection (ND) or radiotherapy are established methods for the treatment of patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). However, the extent of ND can lead to postoperative complications. Therefore, for the first time, this study aims to identify lymph node involvement in OSCC performed in a bilateral systematic approach based on oncologic board meetings relying on presurgical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT). Read More

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Picrasidine I Triggers Heme Oxygenase-1-Induced Apoptosis in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Cells via ERK and Akt Signaling Pathways.

Int J Mol Sci 2022 May 29;23(11). Epub 2022 May 29.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua 500, Taiwan.

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) has a higher incidence in Taiwan than worldwide. Although it is a radiosensitive malignancy, cancer recurrence is still high in the advanced stages because of its ability to induce lymph node metastasis. Picrasidine I from has been reported as a potential drug for targeting multiple signaling pathways. Read More

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Laryngeal function-preserving of frontolateral vertical partial laryngectomy (FLVPL) for selected T4a glottic cancer with thyroid cartilage invasion adherence to the anterior commissure: an innovative attempt.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2022 Jun 9. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China, Collaborative Innovation Center for Cancer Medicine, Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou, 510060, Guangdong, China.

Objective: To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy in selected T4a glottic cancer (thyroid cartilage invasion adherence to the anterior commissure) treated with frontolateral vertical partial laryngectomy (FLVPL) and laryngeal framework reconstruction using titanium mesh.

Methods: Six patients with the limited T4a glottic cancer with thyroid cartilage destruction adherence to the anterior commissure, underwent FLVPL from 2009 to 2016 in Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center. All patients were followed up postoperatively. Read More

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Prognostic analysis of lymph node ratio of patients with disease recurrence previously submitted to cervical dissection surgery for head and neck cancer.

Rev Col Bras Cir 2022 1;49:e20223178. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

- Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas, Cirurgia de Cabeça e Pescoço - Campinas - SP - Brasil.

Introduction: the variable lymph node ratio has recently been studied as a possible influencer in the survival of patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer.

Objective: to analyze the correlation between lymph node density and survival of recurred disease patients previously submitted to cervical dissection surgery due to head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Method: we retrospectively analyzed 71 medical records of patients treated at the Head and Neck Surgery Service of the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas who had undergone cervical dissection surgery and presented tumor recurrence between 2006 and 2019. Read More

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Lymph Node Dissection for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.

Authors:
Chung Yau Lo

Methods Mol Biol 2022 ;2534:57-78

Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong.

Cervical lymph node metastasis is frequent in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma. In addition to the extent of thyroidectomy, the need as well as the extent of concomitant lymphadenectomy has been a subject of controversy and debate. The central compartment is the most frequent site of metastasis followed by the lateral compartment although skip metastasis in the lateral compartment can occur. Read More

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Differences in gene expression despite identical histomorphology in sinonasal intestinal-type adenocarcinoma and metastases from colorectal adenocarcinoma.

APMIS 2022 Jun 3. Epub 2022 Jun 3.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Audiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sinonasal intestinal-type adenocarcinoma (sITAC) is histomorphologically indistinguishable from colorectal adenocarcinoma (CRC) leading to diagnostic challenges. Metastases from CRCs to the sinonasal tract have been reported. The aim of the study was to identify a biomarker making it possible to distinguish between sITAC and metastases of colorectal origin. Read More

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Personalized response-directed surgery and adjuvant therapy after neoadjuvant ipilimumab and nivolumab in high-risk stage III melanoma: the PRADO trial.

Nat Med 2022 Jun 5;28(6):1178-1188. Epub 2022 Jun 5.

Melanoma Institute of Australia, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Neoadjuvant ipilimumab and nivolumab induces high pathologic response rates (pRRs) in clinical stage III nodal melanoma, and pathologic response is strongly associated with prolonged relapse-free survival (RFS). The PRADO extension cohort of the OpACIN-neo trial ( NCT02977052 ) addressed the feasibility and effect on clinical outcome of using pathologic response after neoadjuvant ipilimumab and nivolumab as a criterion for further treatment personalization. In total, 99 patients with clinical stage IIIb-d nodal melanoma were included and treated with 6 weeks of neoadjuvant ipilimumab 1 mg kg and nivolumab 3 mg kg. Read More

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Utility of plasma circulating tumor DNA and tumor DNA profiles in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Sci Rep 2022 Jun 4;12(1):9316. Epub 2022 Jun 4.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, 734-8551, Japan.

Early recurrence detection of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is important for improving prognosis. Recently, circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) has been reported to be useful in early detection or treatment response determination in various carcinomas. This study aimed to identify the utility of ctDNA for predicting recurrent metastasis in patients with HNSCC. Read More

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Gambogic acid suppresses nasopharyngeal carcinoma via rewiring molecular network of cancer malignancy and immunosurveillance.

Biomed Pharmacother 2022 Jun 28;150:113012. Epub 2022 Apr 28.

Institute of Biomedical Research, Yunnan University, Kunming, China. Electronic address:

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a malignant tumor highly prevalent in Southeast Asia. The distant metastasis and disease recurrence are still unsolved clinical problems. In recent years, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) monomers have become significantly attractive due to their advantages. Read More

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Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma with Generalized Lymphadenopathy Masquerade as Lymphoma.

Iran J Otorhinolaryngol 2022 May;34(122):205-211

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia Health Campus, 16150 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.

Introduction: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a nasopharyngeal epithelial neoplasm that has distinct aetiological, epidemiological and biological characteristics compared to other head and neck malignancies. Patients usually present late due to non-specific symptoms and deep location of the tumour in the nasopharynx.

Case Report: We would like to highlight a case of advanced NPC presenting with generalised lymphadenopathy, without the presence of an obvious nasopharyngeal mass that masqueraded as lymphoma in the initial stage. Read More

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Identification of cell types in multiplexed in situ images by combining protein expression and spatial information using CELESTA.

Nat Methods 2022 06 2;19(6):759-769. Epub 2022 Jun 2.

Department of Biomedical Data Science, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.

Advances in multiplexed in situ imaging are revealing important insights in spatial biology. However, cell type identification remains a major challenge in imaging analysis, with most existing methods involving substantial manual assessment and subjective decisions for thousands of cells. We developed an unsupervised machine learning algorithm, CELESTA, which identifies the cell type of each cell, individually, using the cell's marker expression profile and, when needed, its spatial information. Read More

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Surgical indications for upper mediastinal dissection by sternotomy in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Endocr J 2022 Jun 2. Epub 2022 Jun 2.

Center for Head and Neck Thyroid Surgery, Oumi Medical Center, 1660 Yabase, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8585, Japan.

Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is a relatively indolent disease, despite the high incidence of lymph node metastases. Although less frequent, some upper mediastinal metastases of PTC cannot be removed without sternal resection. In this study, we investigated the prognostic impact of upper mediastinal dissection (UMD) by sternotomy on patients with mediastinal metastases of PTC. Read More

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