Academic and Physician-Authored Articles

On this page, we provide links to articles authored or co-authored by the exceptional physicians in the Clinical Cancer Center. Most of these articles originally appeared in academic publications. Click on each to read the article.


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Breast Cancer Program

The following articles have been contributed by Amanda L. Kong, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgical oncologist; Tina W.F. Yen, MD, MS, Medical College of Wisconsin surgical oncologist; John B. Hijjawi, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin plastic surgeon; and John A. LoGiudice, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin plastic surgeon.

Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstructive Options Part I (Medical College of Wisconsin Surgery Update)

Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstructive Options Part II (Medical College of Wisconsin Surgery Update)

The following articles have been contributed by John B. Hijjawi, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin plastic surgeon

Acute Felon as a Complication of Systemic Paclitaxel Therapy: Case Report and Review of the Literature (Hand 2007; 2:101–103; With kind permission of Springer Science and Business Media)

Shaping the Breast in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery: An Easy Three- Step Principle (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, February 2009; Vol. 123, No. 2)

Shaping the Breast in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery: An Easy Three-Step Principle. Part II — Breast Reconstruction after Total Mastectomy (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, March 2009; Vol. 123, No. 3)

Shaping the Breast in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery: An Easy Three-Step Principle. Part III — Reconstruction following Breast Conservative Treatment (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, July 2009; Vol. 124, No. 1)

Shaping the Breast in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery: An Easy Three-Step Principle. Part IV –- Aesthetic Breast Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, August 2009; Vol. 124, No. 2)

Surgical Technique in Pedicled Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flaps: A Clinical Experiencewith 99 Patients (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, May 2008; Vol. 121, No. 5)

The following articles have been contributed by Tina W.F. Yen, MD, MS, Medical College of Wisconsin surgical oncologist:

Impact of Randomized Clinical Trial Results in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network on the Use of Tamoxifen After Breast Surgery for Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (Journal of Clinical Oncology)

Predictors of Invasive Breast Cancer in Patients with an Initial Diagnosis of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ: A Guide to Selective Use of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Management of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (Journal of American College of Surgeons)

Physician Recommendations Regarding Tamoxifen and Patient Utilization of Tamoxifen after Surgery for Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (American Cancer Society)

A Contemporary, Population-Based Study of Lymphedema Risk Factors in Older Breast Cancer Women (Medical College of Wisconsin)


Colorectal Cancer Program

The following article has been contributed by Lauren Kosinski, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin colorectal surgeon:

Colonoscopy for Prevention and Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer
(Medical College of Wisconsin Surgery Update)

The following article has been contributed by Kirk Ludwig, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin colorectal surgeon:

Sphincter Sparing Techniques for Rectal Cancer
(Medical College of Wisconsin Surgery Update)


Endocrine Cancer Program

Adrenal Tumors (pheochromocytoma, adrenal cancer, benign tumors of the adrenal cortex)

The following articles have been contributed by Douglas B. Evans, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon, chairman of Surgery:

Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy: Preferred Technique for Removal of Benign Tumors and Isolated Metastases (Annals of Surgery)

Laparoscopic Resection of Aedrenal Cortical Carcinoma: A Cautionary Note (Surgery)

Evaluation and Surgical Resection of Adrenal Masses in Patients with a History of Extra-Adrenal Malignancy (Surgery)

Surgical Management of Hereditary Pheochromocytoma (Journal of the American College of Surgery)

Unknown Primary Cancer Presenting as an Adrenal Mass: Frequency and Implications for Diagnostic Evaluation of Adrenal Incidentalomas (Surgery)

Carcinoid Tumors

The following articles have been contributed by Douglas B. Evans, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon, chairman of Surgery:

Carcinoid Tumors of the Duodenum (Surgery)

One Hundred Years After “Carcinoid”: Epidemiology of and Prognostic Factors for Neuroendocrine Tumors in 35,825 Cases in the United States (Journal of Clinical Oncology)

Parathyroid and Hyperparathyroidism

The following article has been contributed by Tina W. F. Yen, MD, MS, Medical College of Wisconsin Surgeon; Tracy Wang, MD, MPH, Medical College of Wisconsin Surgeon; Kara M. Doffek, BS; Elizabeth A. Krzywda, ANP, MSN; and Stuart D. Wilson, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon:

Reoperative Parathyroidectomy: An Algorithm for Imaging and Monitoring of Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Levels That Results in a Successful Focused Approach (Surgery)

The following article has been contributed by Tina W.F. Yen, MD, MS, Medical College of Wisconsin surgical oncologist:

The Role of Parathyroid Hormone Measurements After Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism (Surgery)



The following articles have been contributed by Douglas B. Evans, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon, chairman of Surgery:

Reoperative Parathyroidectomy (Archives of Surgery)

Common Locations of Parathyroid Adenomas (Annals of Surgical Oncology)

Outpatient Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy is Safe for Elderly Patients (Journal of the American College of Surgeons)

Improved Preoperative Planning for Directed Parathyroidectomy with 4-Dimensional Computed Tomography (Surgery)

Surgical Management of Familial Hyperparathyroidism (Annals of Surgical Oncology)

Parathyroid Carcinoma: A 22 year Experience (Head and Neck)
 
Surgical Treatment of Hyperparathyroidism in Patients With Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type (Archives of Surgery)

Impact of Preoperative Thyroid Ultrasonography on the Surgical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism (British Journal of Surgery)

Inherited Endocrine Tumors (Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia)

The following articles have been contributed by Douglas B. Evans, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon, chairman of Surgery:

Invited Commentary: Medullary Thyroid Cancer: The Importance of RET Testing (Surgery)

The Role of Genetics in the Surgical Management of Familial Endocrinopathy Syndromes (Journal of the American College of Surgery)

Failure to Recognize Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 2B: More Common Than We Think? (Annals of Surgical Oncology)

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2: Evaluation of the Genotype-Phenotype Relationship (Archives of Surgery)

Genotype-Phenotype Analysis in Multiple Neoplasia Type 1 (Archives of Surgery)

Surgical Management of Hereditary Pheochromocytoma (Journal of the American College of Surgery)

Thyroid Cancer (papillary, follicular and medullary)

The following articles have been contributed by Douglas B. Evans, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon, chairman of Surgery:

Clinical Significance of Distinguishing Between Follicular Lesion and Follicular Neoplasm in Thyroid Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy (Annals of Surgical Oncology)

Routine Pre-Operative Ultrasonography for Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Effects on Cervical Recurrence (Surgery)

Thyroid Cancer in Young Adults (Seminars in Oncology)

Medullary Thyroid Cancer: Management Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association (Thyroid)

Invited Commentary: Medullary Thyroid Cancer: The Importance of RET Testing (Surgery)

Management of Thyroid Nodules Detected at US: Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Consensus Conference Statement1 (Radiology)

Role of Lymph Node Dissection in Primary Surgery for Thyroid Cancer (Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network)
 
Preventable Reoperations for Persistent and Recurrent Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma (Surgery)

RET Proto-Oncogene: A Review and Update of Genotype–Phenotype Correlations in Hereditary Medullary Thyroid Cancer and Associated Endocrine Tumors (Thyroid)

Role of Preoperative Ultrasonography in the Surgical Management of Patients With Thyroid Cancer (Surgery)

Followup of Patients with Papillary Thyroid Cancer: In Search of the Optimal Algorithm (Journal of the American College of Surgery)
 
Postoperative Radiotherapy for Advanced Medullary Thyroid Cancer – Local Disease Control in the Modern Era (Head and Neck)

The following article has been contributed by Tina W.F. Yen, MD, MS, Medical College of Wisconsin surgical oncologist:

Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: Results of a Standardized Surgical Approach in a Contemporary Series of 80 Consecutive Patients (Surgery)



Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Duct Cancer Program

Pancreas

The following article has been contributed by Kathleen Christians, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon, and Douglas B. Evans, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon, chairman of Surgery:

Pancreaticoduodenectomy and Vascular Resection: Persistent Controversy and Current Recommendations (Annals of Surgical Oncology)


The following article has been contributed by Douglas B. Evans, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon, chairman of Surgery; Beth A. Erickson, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin radiation oncologist, and Paul Ritch, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin medical oncologist:

Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: Definitions and the Importance of Multimodality Therapy (Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2010)


The following articles have been contributed by Douglas B. Evans, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgeon, chairman of Surgery:

Serum CA 19-9 as a Marker of Resectability and Survival in Patients with Potentially Resectable Pancreatic Cancer Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation (Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2010)

Surgical Treatment of Resectable and Borderline Resectable Pancreas Cancer: Expert Consensus Statement (Annals of Surgical Oncology)
 
Significant Associations of Mismatch Repair Gene Polymorphisms With Clinical Outcome of Pancreatic Cancer (Journal of Clinical Oncology)
 
Influence of Obesity on Cancer-Related Outcomes After Pancreatectomy to Treat Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma (Archives of Surgery

Long-Term Survival After Multidisciplinary Management of Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma (Annals of Surgical Oncology)

Anatomy of the Superior Mesenteric Vein With Special Reference to the Surgical Management of First-order Branch Involvement at Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Annals of Surgery)

Tumor-Node-Metastasis Staging of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma (CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians)

Adjuvant Therapy for Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas: Analysis of Reported Trials and Recommendations for Future Progress (Annals of Surgical Oncology)

Editorial: The Added Value of Multidisciplinary Care for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer (Annals of Surgical Oncology)

Ask An Expert: "What role can surgery play for a patient with pancreatic cancer?" (The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research)

Preoperative Gemcitabine-Based Chemoradiation for Patients With Resectable Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreatic Head (Journal of Clinical Oncology)

Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: The Importance of This Emerging Stage of Disease (Journal of the American College of Surgery)

Tumor-Node-Metastasis Staging of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma (CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians)

Impact of Resection Status on Pattern of Failure and Survival After Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma (Annals of Surgery)

Pancreaticoduodenectomy With Vascular Resection: Margin Status and Survival Duration (The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract)

Preoperative Gemcitabine and Cisplatin Followed by Gemcitabine-Based Chemoradiation for Resectable Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreatic Head (Journal of Clinical Oncology)


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