Publications

  1. Huang J, Nair SG, Mahoney MR, Nelson GD, Shields AF, Chan E, Goldberg RM, Gill S, Kahlenberg MS, Quesenberry JT, Thibodeau SN, Smyrk TC, Grothey A, Sinicrope FA, Webb TA, Farr GH Jr, Pockaj BA, Berenberg JL, Mooney M, Sargent DJ, Alberts SR, Alliance for Comparison of FOLFIRI With or Without Cetuximab in Patients With Resected Stage III Colon Cancer; NCCTG (Alliance) Intergroup Trial N0147. Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2013 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Wong WW, Pockaj BA, Vora SA, Halyard MY, Gray RJ, Schild SE. Six-year Outcome of a Prospective Study Evaluating Tumor Bed Boost with Intra-operative Electron Irradiation Followed by whole-Breast Irradiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer. Breast J. 2014 Mar; 20(2):125-30. Epub 2013 Dec 26.
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  3. McGhan LJ, Pockaj BA, Wasif N, Giurescu ME, McCullough AE, Gray RJ. Papillary lesions on core breast biopsy: excisional biopsy for all patients? Am Surg. 2013 Dec; 79(12):1238-42.
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  4. Roy V, Pockaj BA, Allred JB, Apsey H, Northfelt DW, Nikcevich D, Mattar B, Perez EA. A Phase II trial of docetaxel and carboplatin administered every 2 weeks as preoperative therapy for stage II or III breast cancer: NCCTG study N0338. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Dec; 36(6):540-4.
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  5. Han D, Zager JS, Shyr Y, Chen H, Berry LD, Iyengar S, Djulbegovic M, Weber JL, Marzban SS, Sondak VK, Messina JL, Vetto JT, White RL, Pockaj B, Mozzillo N, Charney KJ, Avisar E, Krouse R, Kashani-Sabet M, Leong SP. Clinicopathologic predictors of sentinel lymph node metastasis in thin melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Dec 10; 31(35):4387-93. Epub 2013 Nov 04.
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  6. Haddad D, Garvey EM, Mihalik L, Pockaj BA, Gray RJ, Wasif N. Preoperative imaging for early-stage cutaneous melanoma: predictors, usage, and utility at a single institution. Am J Surg. 2013 Dec; 206(6):979-85; discussion 985-6. Epub 2013 Oct 12.
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  7. Garvey EM, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Casey WJ, Rebecca AM, Kreymerman P, Bash D, Pockaj BA. Neoadjuvant therapy and breast cancer surgery: a closer look at postoperative complications. Am J Surg. 2013 Dec; 206(6):894-8; discussion 898-9. Epub 2013 Oct 01.
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  8. Grotz TE, Huebner M, Pockaj BA, Perkins S, Jakub JW. Limitations of lymph node ratio, evidence-based benchmarks, and the importance of a thorough lymph node dissection in melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Dec; 20(13):4370-7. Epub 2013 Sep 18.
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  9. McGhan LJ, McCullough AE, Protheroe CA, Dueck AC, Lee JJ, Nunez-Nateras R, Castle EP, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Goetz MP, Hawse JR, Henry TJ, Barrett MT, Cunliffe HE, Pockaj BA. Androgen receptor-positive triple negative breast cancer: a unique breast cancer subtype. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Feb; 21(2):361-7. Epub 2013 Sep 18.
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  10. Adkisson CD, McLaughlin SA, Vallow LA, Heckman MG, Diehl NN, Bagaria SP, Howe N, Gibson T, Pockaj B. Is postexcision, preradiation mammogram necessary in patients after breast-conserving surgery with negative margins. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Oct; 20(10):3205-11. Epub 2013 Aug 22
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  11. Wasif N, Gray RJ, Bagaria SP, Pockaj BA. Compliance with guidelines in the surgical management of cutaneous melanoma across the USA. Melanoma Res. 2013 Aug; 23(4):276-82.
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  12. Sticca RP, Alberts SR, Mahoney MR, Sargent DJ, Finstuen LM, Nelson GD, Husted TM, Franko J, Goldman CD, Pockaj BA. Current use and surgical efficacy of laparoscopic colectomy in colon cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jul; 217(1):56-62; discussion 62-3. Epub 2013 Apr 24.
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  13. Crozier JA, Moreno-Aspitia A, Ballman KV, Dueck AC, Pockaj BA, Perez EA. Effect of body mass index on tumor characteristics and disease-free survival in patients from the HER2-positive adjuvant trastuzumab trial N9831. Cancer. 2013 Jul 1; 119(13):2447-54. Epub 2013 Apr 12.
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  14. Gunderson LL, Ashman JB, Haddock MG, Petersen IA, Moss A, Heppell J, Gray RJ, Pockaj BA, Nelson H, Beauchamp C. Integration of radiation oncology with surgery as combined-modality treatment. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2013 Jul; 22(3):405-32. Epub 2013 Mar 13.
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  15. Bagaria SP, Ray PS, Joseph RW, Heckman MG, Rawal B, Gray RJ, Pockaj B, Wasif N. Ultrathin primary is a marker for worse prognosis in lymph node-positive cutaneous melanoma. Cancer. 2013 May 15; 119(10):1860-7. Epub 2013 Feb 13.
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  16. Coan KE, Gray RJ, Schlinkert RT, Pockaj BA, Wasif N. Metastatic carcinoid tumors--are we making the cut? Am J Surg. 2013 Jun; 205(6):642-6. Epub 2013 Feb 13.
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  17. Dronca RS, Allred JB, Perez DG, Nevala WK, Lieser EA, Thompson M, Maples WJ, Creagan ET, Pockaj BA, Kaur JS, Moore TD, Marchello BT, Markovic SN. Phase II Study of Temozolomide (TMZ) and Everolimus (RAD001) Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma: A North Central Cancer Treatment Group Study, N0675. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jan 24. [Epub ahead of print]
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  18. Grotz TE, Glorioso JM, Pockaj BA, Harmsen WS, Jakub JW. Preservation of the deep muscular fascia and locoregional control in melanoma. Surgery. 2013 Apr; 153(4):535-41. Epub 2012 Dec 04.
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  19. Casey WJ 3rd, Rebecca AM, Silverman A, Macias LH, Kreymerman PA, Pockaj BA, Gray RJ, Chang YH, Smith AA. Etiology of breast masses after autologous breast reconstruction. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Feb; 20(2):607-14. Epub 2012 Sep 01.
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  20. McGhan LJ, Pockaj BA, Wasif N, Giurescu ME, McCullough AE, Gray RJ. Atypical ductal hyperplasia on core biopsy: an automatic trigger for excisional biopsy? Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Oct; 19(10):3264-9. Epub 2012 Aug 10.
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  21. Palaniyandi K, Pockaj BA, Gendler SJ, Chang XB. Human Breast Cancer Stem Cells Have Significantly Higher Rate of Clathrin-Independent and Caveolin-Independent Endocytosis than the Differentiated Breast Cancer Cells. J Cancer Sci Ther. 2012 Jul 26; 4(7):214-22.
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  22. Alberts SR, Sargent DJ, Nair S, Mahoney MR, Mooney M, Thibodeau SN, Smyrk TC, Sinicrope FA, Chan E, Gill S, Kahlenberg MS, Shields AF, Quesenberry JT, Webb TA, Farr GH Jr, Pockaj BA, Grothey A, Goldberg RM. Effect of oxaliplatin, fluorouracil, and leucovorin with or without cetuximab on survival among patients with resected stage III colon cancer: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2012 Apr 4; 307(13):1383-93.
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  23. McGhan LJ, Etzioni DA, Gray RJ, Pockaj BA, Coan KE, Wasif N. Underuse of curative surgery for early stage upper gastrointestinal cancers in the United States. J Surg Res. 2012 Sep; 177(1):55-62. Epub 2012 Mar 30.
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  24. Haakinson DJ, Leeds SG, Dueck AC, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Stucky CC, Northfelt DW, Apsey HA, Pockaj B. The impact of obesity on breast cancer: a retrospective review. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Sep; 19(9):3012-8. Epub 2012 Mar 27.
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  25. Holley T, Lenkiewicz E, Evers L, Tembe W, Ruiz C, Gsponer JR, Rentsch CA, Bubendorf L, Stapleton M, Amorese D, Legendre C, Cunliffe HE, McCullough AE, Pockaj B, Craig D, Carpten J, Von Hoff D, Iacobuzio-Donahue C, Barrett MT. Deep clonal profiling of formalin fixed paraffin embedded clinical samples. PLoS ONE. 2012; 7(11):e50586.
  26. Dronca R, Allred JB, Perez DG, Nevala WK, Lieser EA, Thompson M, Maples WJ, Creagan ET, Pockaj BA, Kaur JS, Moore TD, Marchello BT, Markovic SN. Phase II Study of Temzolomide and Everolimus (RAD001) Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma. Am J Clin Oncol. 2012.
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  27. Schuster SR, Pockaj BA, Bothe MR, David PS, Northfelt DW. Clinical Utility of Gene Expression Profiling Data for Clinical Decision-Making Regarding Adjuvant Therapy in Early Stage, Node-Negative Breast Cancer: A Case Report. J Pers Med. 2012; 2(3):71-6.
  28. Franko J, Shi Q, Goldman CD, Pockaj BA, Nelson GD, Goldberg RM, Pitot HC, Grothey A, Alberts SR, Sargent DJ. Treatment of colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis with systemic chemotherapy: a pooled analysis of north central cancer treatment group phase III trials N9741 and N9841. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jan 20; 30(3):263-7. Epub 2011 Dec 12.
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  29. Ma I, Dueck A, Gray R, Wasif N, Giurescu M, Lorans R, Pizzitola V, Pockaj B. Clinical and self breast examination remain important in the era of modern screening. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 May; 19(5):1484-90. Epub 2011 Dec 08.
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  30. Wasif N, McCullough AE, Gray RJ, Pockaj BA. Influence of uncommon histology on breast conservation therapy for breast cancer-biology dictates technique? J Surg Oncol. 2012 May; 105(6):586-90. Epub 2011 Nov 07.
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  31. Macdonald JB, Dueck AC, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Swanson DL, Sekulic A, Pockaj BA. Malignant melanoma in the elderly: different regional disease and poorer prognosis. J Cancer. 2011; 2:538-43. Epub 2011 Nov 01.
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  32. Aguilar B, Sheikh F, Pockaj B, Wasif N, Gray R. The effect of junior residents on surgical quality: a study of surgical outcomes in breast surgery. Am J Surg. 2011 Dec; 202(6):654-7; discussion 657-8. Epub 2011 Oct 28.
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  33. McGhan LJ, Dueck AC, Gray RJ, Wasif N, McCullough AE, Pockaj BA. The changing landscape of axillary surgery: which breast cancer patients may still benefit from complete axillary lymph node dissection? J Surg Oncol. 2012 Sep 1; 106(3):254-9. Epub 2011 Oct 27.
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  34. Egnatios GL, Dueck AC, Macdonald JB, Laman SD, Warschaw KE, DiCaudo DJ, Nemeth SA, Sekulic A, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Pockaj BA. The impact of biopsy technique on upstaging, residual disease, and outcome in cutaneous melanoma. Am J Surg. 2011 Dec; 202(6):771-7; discussion 777-8. Epub 2011 Oct 13.
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  35. McGhan LJ, Pockaj BA, Gray RJ, Bagaria SP, Wasif N. Validation of the updated 7th edition AJCC TNM staging criteria for gastric adenocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Jan; 16(1):53-61; discussion 61. Epub 2011 Oct 05.
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  36. McGhan LJ, McKeever SC, Pockaj BA, Wasif N, Giurescu ME, Walton HA, Gray RJ. Radioactive seed localization for nonpalpable breast lesions: review of 1,000 consecutive procedures at a single institution. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Oct; 18(11):3096-101. Epub 2011 Sep 27.
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  37. Stucky CC, Johnson KN, Gray RJ, Pockaj BA, Ocal IT, Rose PS, Wasif N. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST): the Mayo Clinic experience. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Mar; 19(3):878-85. Epub 2011 Aug 23.
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  38. Billar JA, Dueck AC, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Pockaj BA. Preoperative predictors of nipple-areola complex involvement for patients undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Oct; 18(11):3123-8. Epub 2011 Aug 23.
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  39. Schwartzentruber DJ, Lawson DH, Richards JM, Conry RM, Miller DM, Treisman J, Gailani F, Riley L, Conlon K, Pockaj B, Kendra KL, White RL, Gonzalez R, Kuzel TM, Curti B, Leming PD, Whitman ED, Balkissoon J, Reintgen DS, Kaufman H, Marincola FM, Merino gp100 peptide vaccine and interleukin-2 in patients with advanced melanoma. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 2; 364(22):2119-27.
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  40. Grotz TE, Markovic SN, Erickson LA, Harmsen WS, Huebner M, Farley DR, Pockaj BA, Donohue JH, Sim FH, Grant CS, Bagaria SP, Shives TC, Balch CM, Jakub JW, Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic consensus recommendations for the depth of excision in primary cutaneous melanoma. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Jun; 86(6):522-8.
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  41. Sheikh F, Pockaj B, Wasif N, Dueck A, Gray RJ. Positive margins after breast-conserving therapy: localization technique or tumor biology? Am J Surg. 2011 Sep; 202(3):281-5. Epub 2011 May 19.
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  42. Stucky CC, Pockaj BA, Novotny PJ, Sloan JA, Sargent DJ, O'Connell MJ, Beart RW, Skibber JM, Nelson H, Weeks JC. Long-term follow-up and individual item analysis of quality of life assessments related to laparoscopic-assisted colectomy in the COST trial 93-46-53 (INT 0146). Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Sep; 18(9):2422-31. Epub 2011 Mar 31.
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  43. Jensen JD, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Roarke MC, Casey WJ, Kreymerman P, Pockaj BA. Can lymphatic drainage of head and neck melanoma be predicted? J Surg Oncol. 2011 Jun; 103(8):751-5. Epub 2011 Feb 03.
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  44. White RLR Jr, Ayers GD, Stell VH, Ding S, Gershenwald JE, Salo JC, Pockaj BA, Essner R, Faries M, Charney KJ, Avisar E, Hauschild A, Egberts F, Averbook BJ, Garberoglio CA, Vetto JT, Ross MI, Chu D, Trisal V, Hoekstra H, Whitman E, Wanebo HJ, Debonis D, V Factors predictive of the status of sentinel lymph nodes in melanoma patients from a large multicenter database. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011; 18(13):3593-600.
  45. Wasif N, Gray RJ, Pockaj BA. Desmoplastic melanoma - the step-child in the melanoma family? J Surg Oncol. 2011 Feb; 103(2):158-62. Epub 2010 Dec 22
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  46. Haakinson DJ, Stucky CC, Dueck AC, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Apsey HA, Pockaj B. A significant number of women present with palpable breast cancer even with a normal mammogram within 1 year. Am J Surg. 2010 Dec; 200(6):712-7; discussion 717-8.
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  47. Stucky CC, Gray RJ, Dueck AC, Wasif N, Laman SD, Sekulic A, Pockaj BA. Risk factors associated with local and in-transit recurrence of cutaneous melanoma. Am J Surg. 2010 Dec; 200(6):770-4; discussion 774-5.
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  48. Sheikh F, Rebecca A, Pockaj B, Wasif N, McCullough AE, Casey W, Kreymerman P, Gray RJ. Inadequate margins of excision when undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer: which patients are at risk? Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Apr; 18(4):952-6. Epub 2010 Nov 16.
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  49. McGhan LJ, Wasif N, Gray RJ, Giurescu ME, Pizzitola VJ, Lorans R, Ocal IT, Stucky CC, Pockaj BA. Use of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging for invasive lobular cancer: good, better, but maybe not the best? Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Oct; 17 Suppl 3:255-62. Epub 2010 Sep 19.
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  50. Stucky CC, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Dueck AC, Pockaj BA. Increase in contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: echoes of a bygone era? Surgical trends for unilateral breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Oct; 17 Suppl 3:330-7. Epub 2010 Sep 19.
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  51. Billar JA, Dueck AC, Stucky CC, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Northfelt DW, McCullough AE, Pockaj BA. Triple-negative breast cancers: unique clinical presentations and outcomes. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Oct; 17 Suppl 3:384-90. Epub 2010 Sep 19.
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  52. Clifford EJ, De Vol EB, Pockaj BA, Wilke LG, Boughey JC. Early results from a novel quality outcomes program: the American Society Of Breast Surgeons' Mastery of Breast Surgery. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Oct; 17 Suppl 3:233-41. Epub 2010 Sep 19.
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  53. Trentman TL, Mueller JT, Gray RJ, Pockaj BA, Simula DV. Outpatient surgery performed in an ambulatory surgery center versus a hospital: comparison of perioperative time intervals. Am J Surg. 2010 Jul; 200(1):64-7.
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  54. Pockaj BA, Wasif N, Dueck AC, Wigle DA, Boughey JC, Degnim AC, Gray RJ, McLaughlin SA, Northfelt DW, Sticca RP, Jakub JW, Perez EA. Metastasectomy and surgical resection of the primary tumor in patients with stage IV breast cancer: time for a second look? Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Sep; 17(9):2419-26. Epub 2010 Mar 16.
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  55. Casey WJ 3rd, Rebecca AM, Andres LA, Craft RO, Smith AA, Pockaj BA, Kho RM, Magtibay PM. Safety and efficacy of perforator flap breast reconstruction with combined intraabdominal procedures. Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Feb; 64(2):144-50.
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  56. Mulheron B, Gray RJ, Pockaj BA, Apsey H. Is excisional biopsy indicated for patients with lobular neoplasia diagnosed on percutaneous core needle biopsy of the breast? Am J Surg. 2009 Dec; 198(6):792-7.
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  57. Stucky CC, McLaughlin SA, Dueck AC, Gray RJ, Giurescu ME, Carpenter SG, Grimsby GM, Apsey HA, Pockaj BA. Does magnetic resonance imaging accurately predict residual disease in breast cancer? Am J Surg. 2009 Oct; 198(4):547-52.
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  58. Grimsby GM, Gray R, Dueck A, Carpenter S, Stucky CC, Aspey H, Giurescu ME, Pockaj B. Is there concordance of invasive breast cancer pathologic tumor size with magnetic resonance imaging? Am J Surg. 2009 Oct; 198(4):500-4.
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  59. Carpenter SG, Stucky CC, Dueck AC, Grimsby G, Giurescu M, Apsey H, Gray RJ, Pockaj BA. Scientific Presentation Award: The impact of magnetic resonance imaging on surgical treatment of invasive breast cancer. Am J Surg. 2009 Oct; 198(4):475-81.
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  60. Pockaj BA, Degnim AC, Boughey JC, Gray RJ, McLaughlin SA, Dueck AC, Perez EA, Halyard MY, Frost MH, Cheville AL, Sloan JA. Quality of life after breast cancer surgery: What have we learned and where should we go next? J Surg Oncol. 2009 Jun 1; 99(7):447-55.
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  61. Pockaj BA, Gray RJ. Current surgery for breast cancer. Future Oncol. 2009 May; 5(4):465-79.
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  62. Casey WJ 3rd, Chew RT, Rebecca AM, Smith AA, Collins JM, Pockaj BA. Advantages of preoperative computed tomography in deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flap breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Apr; 123(4):1148-55.
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  63. Gunderson LL, Callister MD, Jaroszewski DE, Ross HJ, Borad MJ, Gray RJ, Lanza LA, Harold KL, Pockaj BA, Trastek VF. Localized gastric or gastroesophageal cancer - chemoradiation is a pertinent component of adjuvant treatment for patients at high risk of relapse. Gastrointest Cancer Res. 2009 Mar; 3(2 Suppl):S26-32.
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  64. Carpenter S, Pockaj B, Dueck A, Gray R, Kurtz D, Sekulic A, Casey W. Factors influencing time between biopsy and definitive surgery for malignant melanoma: do they impact clinical outcome? Am J Surg. 2008 Dec; 196(6):834-42; discussion 842-3.
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  65. Carpenter S, Fraser J, Fleming M, Gray R, Halyard M, Pockaj B. Optimal treatment of multiple ipsilateral primary breast cancers. Am J Surg. 2008 Oct; 196(4):530-6.
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  66. Roarke MC, Nguyen BD, Pockaj BA. Applications of SPECT/CT in nuclear radiology. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Sep; 191(3):W135-50.
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  67. Roarke MC, Nguyen BD, Pockaj BA. Desmoplastic melanoma: true positive and false negative findings on F-18 FDG-PET/CT. Clin Nucl Med. 2008 Aug; 33(8):562-4.
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  68. Sekulic A, Haluska P, Miller AJ, Genebriera De, Ejadi S, Pulido JS, Salomao DR, Thorland EC, Vile RG, Swanson DL, Pockaj BA, Laman SD, Pittelkow MR, Markovic SN, Melanoma Study. Malignant melanoma in the 21st century: the emerging molecular landscape. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Jul; 83(7):825-46.
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  69. Mosca PJ, Teicher E, Nair SP, Pockaj BA. Can surgeons improve survival in stage IV melanoma? J Surg Oncol. 2008 Apr 1; 97(5):462-8.
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  70. Buchholz TA, Lehman CD, Harris JR, Pockaj BA, Khouri N, Hylton NF, Miller MJ, Whelan T, Pierce LJ, Esserman LJ, Newman LA, Smith BL, Bear HD, Mamounas EP. Statement of the science concerning locoregional treatments after preoperative chemotherapy for breast cancer: a National Cancer Institute conference. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Feb 10; 26(5):791-7.
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  71. Hughes JH, Mason MC, Gray RJ, McLaughlin SA, Degnim AC, Fulmer JT, Pockaj BA, Karstaedt PJ, Roarke MC. A multi-site validation trial of radioactive seed localization as an alternative to wire localization. Breast J. 2008 Mar-Apr; 14(2):153-7. Epub 2008 Jan 31.
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  72. Ravipati NB, Mason MC, McMahan LE, Pockaj BA, Harris LA. Colonoscopy-induced splenic trauma: strive for conservative management. Surgical Rounds. 2007 Dec:566-70.
  73. Gray RJ, Pockaj BA, Karstaedt PJ. Navigating murky waters: a modern treatment algorithm for nipple discharge. Am J Surg. 2007 Dec; 194(6):850-4; discussion 854-5.
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  74. Gray RJ, Mulheron B, Pockaj BA, Degnim A, Smith SL. The optimal management of the axillae of patients with microinvasive breast cancer in the sentinel lymph node era. Am J Surg. 2007 Dec; 194(6):845-8; discussion 848-9.
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  75. Dy GK, Krook JE, Green EM, Sargent DJ, Delaunoit T, Morton RF, Fuchs CS, Ramanathan RK, Williamson SK, Findlay BP, Pockaj BA, Sticca RP, Alberts SR, Pitot HC 4th, Goldberg RM, Intergroup N9741. Impact of complete response to chemotherapy on overall survival in advanced colorectal cancer: results from Intergroup N9741. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Aug 10; 25(23):3469-74.
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  76. Ravipati NB, Pockaj BA, Harold KL. Laparoscopic mesh repair of transverse rectus abdominus muscle and deep inferior epigastric flap harvest site hernias. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2007 Aug; 17(4):345-8.
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  77. Zakaria S, Johnson R, Pockaj BA, Degnim AC. Breast cancer presenting as unilateral arm edema. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 May; 22(5):675-6.
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  78. Markovic SN, Erickson LA, Rao RD, Weenig RH, Pockaj BA, Bardia A, Vachon CM, Schild SE, McWilliams RR, Hand JL, Laman SD, Kottschade LA, Maples WJ, Pittelkow MR, Pulido JS, Cameron JD, Creagan ET, Melanoma Study Group of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. Malignant melanoma in the 21st century, part 2: staging, prognosis, and treatment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Apr; 82(4):490-513.
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  79. Markovic SN, Erickson LA, Rao RD, Weenig RH, Pockaj BA, Bardia A, Vachon CM, Schild SE, McWilliams RR, Hand JL, Laman SD, Kottschade LA, Maples WJ, Pittelkow MR, Pulido JS, Cameron JD, Creagan ET, Melanoma Study Group of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. Malignant melanoma in the 21st century, part 1: epidemiology, risk factors, screening, prevention, and diagnosis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Mar; 82(3):364-80.
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  80. Berdahl JP, Pockaj BA, Gray RJ, Casey WJ, Woog JJ. Optimal management and challenges in treatment of upper facial melanoma. Ann Plast Surg. 2006 Dec; 57(6):616-20.
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  81. Gray RJ, Pockaj BA, Vega ML, Connolly SM, DiCaudo DJ, Kile TA, Buchel EW. Diagnosis and treatment of malignant melanoma of the foot. Foot Ankle Int. 2006 Sep; 27(9):696-705.
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  82. Basu GD, Tinder TL, Bradley JM, Tu T, Hattrup CL, Pockaj BA, Mukherjee P. Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor enhances the efficacy of a breast cancer vaccine: role of IDO. J Immunol. 2006 Aug 15; 177(4):2391-402.
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  83. Pockaj BA, Gallagher JG, Loprinzi CL, Stella PJ, Barton DL, Sloan JA, Lavasseur BI, Rao RM, Fitch TR, Rowland KM, Novotny PJ, Flynn PJ, Richelson E, Fauq AH. Phase III double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled crossover trial of black cohosh in the management of hot flashes: NCCTG Trial N01CC1. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Jun 20; 24(18):2836-41.
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  84. Mahal RS, Pockaj BA, Roberts CC. A "spontaneously shrinking" breast mass: unusual presentation of invasive tubular carcinoma. Radiology Case Reports. 2006 Jun; 1(2):68-72.
  85. Garvey PB, Buchel EW, Pockaj BA, Casey WJ 3rd, Gray RJ, Hernandez JL, Samson TD. DIEP and pedicled TRAM flaps: a comparison of outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 May; 117(6):1711-9; discussion 1720-1.
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  86. Leong SP, Accortt NA, Essner R, Ross M, Gershenwald JE, Pockaj B, Hoekstra HJ, Garberoglio C, White RL Jr, Chu D, Biel M, Charney K, Wanebo H, Avisar E, Vetto J, Soong SJ, Sentinel Lymph Node Working Group. Impact of sentinel node status and other risk factors on the clinical outcome of head and neck melanoma patients. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Apr; 132(4):370-3.
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  87. Fleming MD, Pockaj BA, Hansen AJ, Gray RJ, Patel MD. Radioactive seed localization for excision of nonpalpable in-transit metastatic melanoma. Radiol Case Reports (On-line) 2006; 1:54-7.
  88. Pockaj BA, Vega ML, Connolly SM, DiCaudo DJ, Kile TA, Buchel EW, Gray RJ. Difficulties in the diagnosis and treatment of malignant melanoma of the foot. Int J Foot & Ankle. 2006; 27:696-705.
  89. Basu GD, Liang WS, Stephan DA, Wegener LT, Conley CR, Pockaj BA, Mukherjee P. A novel role for cyclooxygenase-2 in regulating vascular channel formation by human breast cancer cells. Breast Cancer Res. 2006; 8(6):R69.
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  90. Caywood J, Gray RJ, Hentz J, Pockaj BA. Older age independently predicts a lower risk of sentinel lymph node metastasis in breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2005 Dec; 12(12):1061-5.
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  91. Tillman L, Myers S, Pockaj B, Perry C, Bay RC, Al-kasspooles M. Breast cancer in Native American women treated at an urban-based Indian health referral center 1982-2003. Am J Surg. 2005 Dec; 190(6):895-902.
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  92. Morrell RM, Halyard MY, Schild SE, Ali MS, Gunderson LL, Pockaj BA. Breast cancer-related lymphedema. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Nov; 80(11):1480-4.
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  93. McLemore EC, Pockaj BA, Reynolds C, Gray RJ, Hernandez JL, Grant CS, Donohue JH. Breast cancer: Presentation and intervention in women with gastrointestinal metastasis and carcinomatosis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2005 Nov; 12(11):886-94.
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  94. Pockaj BA. Breast fine-needle aspirates with scant cellularity are clinically useful. Women's Oncology Review. 2005 Sep; 5(3):179-80.
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  95. Curcio JJ, Kim LS, Wollner D, Pockaj BA. The potential role of 5-hydroxytryptophan for hot flash reduction: A hypothesis. Altern Med Rev. 2005 Sep; 10(3):216-21.
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  96. McMahon LE, Gray RJ, Pockaj BA. Is breast cancer sentinel lymph node mapping valuable for patients in their seventies and beyond? Am J Surg. 2005 Sep; 190(3):366-70.
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