- God in My Brain? Rozanski, Robin // Humanist;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p37
A personal narrative is presented in which the author recounts her experience of being diagnosed with a brain tumor, having surgery, and living with new possibilities.
- Cytoreductive Surgery in Patients with Advanced-Stage Carcinoid Tumors. Gulec, Seza A.; Mountcastle, Timothy S.; Frey, Daniel; Cundiff, Jason D.; Mathews, Elizabeth; Anthony, Lowell; O'Leary,, J. Patrick; Boudreaux, J. Philip // American Surgeon;Aug2002, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p667
The role of aggressive surgical resections as well as criteria for resectability in patients with advanced carcinoid tumors is not clearly defined. Thirty patients (17 male and 13 female) who were previously diagnosed to have "unresectable carcinoid disease" were treated using a multimodality...
- Leiomyosarcoma of the penis. Katsikas, Vasilios S.; Kalyvas, Konstantinos D.; Ioannidis, Spiros S.; Papathanasiou, Michalis V.; Panagiotopoulou, Konstantina P.; Hitiroglou, Panagiotis M.; Yannakoyorgos, Konstantinos // Sarcoma;Jun2002, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p75
We report a case of a 78-year-old patient with penile leiomyosarcoma, treated by radical penectomy. Two years after the operation the patient is without evidence of local recurrence or metastatic disease. We also discuss the treatment options and attempt a review of the literature.
- Giant ameloblastoma: Report of an extreme case and a description of its treatment. Hughes, C. Anthony; Wilson, William R. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Aug99, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p568
Ameloblastoma is an odontogenic tumor that usually occurs in the mandible. It is an aggressive but benign tumor of epithelial origin that is rarely metastatic. We report the case of a 53-year-old woman who had a massive ameloblastoma of the mandible. The tumor measured 15.2 x 11.4 x 12.0 cm. The...
- Fronto-cerebellar fiber tractography in pediatric patients following posterior fossa tumor surgery. Gudrunardottir, Thora; Sehested, Astrid; Juhler, Marianne; Schmiegelow, Kjeld // Child's Nervous System;May2013, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p715
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Fronto-cerebellar fiber tractography in pediatric patients following posterior fossa tumor surgery," by V. Soelva and colleagues in the 2013 issue.
- Getting a read on reconstructive repair. // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Oct2002, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p4
Presents statistical information regarding reconstructive surgical procedures in the U.S. Number of tumor removal procedures; Total patients engaging in breast reduction surgeries; Percentage of African-Americans undergoing cosmetic surgery.
- Combined infratemporal fossa and transfacial approach to excising massive tumors. Shahinian, Hrayr K.; Suh, Richard H.; Jarrahy, Reza // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;May1999, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p350
Provides information on the Fisch type D infratemporal preauricular approach to excising massive tumors of the infratemporal and pterygopalatine fossa. Information on the four types of infratemporal fossa; Advantages and disadvantages of the approach; Histopathologic distribution of tumors;...
- No observable difference in operative oncological outcomes between extra-levator versus standard abdominoperineal excision. Gash, K.; Cooper, L.; Smart, N.; Longman, R.; Thomas, M. // Techniques in Coloproctology;Oct2014, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p963
A letter to the editor is presented regarding the difference between the use of extra-levator and standard abdominal excision in tumor surgery.
- An intramedullary tumor presenting with hyperhidrosis. Chatterjee, Sandip; Ghosh, Kaushik; Banerjee, Tapas // Neurology India;Sep2004, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p390
A case of a cervical intramedullary tumor is reported whose presentation was with disabling hyperhidrosis. The symptom resolved after surgical debulking of the tumor. Hyperhidrosis as a presenting manifestation of an intramedullary tumor has not been reported earlier.