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1 Am J Surg
4 Ann Thorac Surg
1 Anticancer Res
1 BMC Cancer
6 Head Neck
1 Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
1 Laryngoscope
11 Oral Oncol
4 Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
2 PLoS One
1 Thyroid

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    Am J Surg

  1. SDRALIS E, Tzaferai A, Davakis S, Syllaios A, et al
    Reinforcement of intrathoracic oesophago-gastric anastomosis with fibrin sealant (Tisseel(R)) in oesophagectomy for cancer: A prospective comparative study.
    Am J Surg. 2020;219:123-128.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  2. CHIU CH, Zhang P, Chang AC, Derstine BA, et al
    Morphomic Factors Associated With Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy in Esophageal Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:241-248.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. ARSHAVA EV, Arshava AE, Keech J, Weigel RJ, et al
    Illuminated Transhiatal Retractor for Mediastinal Dissection during Transhiatal Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31369.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. THOMAS M, Makey IA, Francis DL, Wolfsen HC, et al
    Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Lichen Planus of the Esophagus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e83-e85.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. RIJKEN JA, de Vos B, Leemans CR, Zwezerijnen GJCB, et al
    Management of Multiple Secreting Paragangliomas in a Succinate Dehydrogenase Subunit D (SDHD) Variant Carrier.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e87-e90.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Anticancer Res

  6. SHIMODA Y, Yamada T, Komori K, Watanabe H, et al
    Effect of Muscle Mass Loss After Esophagectomy on Prognosis of Oesophageal Cancer.
    Anticancer Res. 2020;40:2275-2281.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Cancer

  7. BANDO H, Kotani D, Tsushima T, Hara H, et al
    TENERGY: multicenter phase II study of Atezolizumab monotherapy following definitive Chemoradiotherapy with 5-FU plus Cisplatin in patients with unresectable locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:336.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Head Neck

  8. RASSEKH CH, Jenks CM, Ochroch EA, Douglas JE, et al
    Management of the difficult airway in the COVID-19 pandemic: Illustrative complex head and neck cancer scenario.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 16. doi: 10.1002/hed.26175.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. DAI LB, Yu Q, Zhou SH, Bao YY, et al
    Effect of combination of curcumin and GLUT-1 AS-ODN on radiosensitivity of laryngeal carcinoma through regulating autophagy.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 21. doi: 10.1002/hed.26180.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. WANG L, Cao J, Wang X, Lin E, et al
    Proton and photon radiosensitization effects of niraparib, a PARP-1/-2 inhibitor, on human head and neck cancer cells.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 23. doi: 10.1002/hed.26155.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. SHUMAN AG, Campbell BH
    An Ethical Framework for Head and Neck Cancer Care Impacted by COVID-19.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 24. doi: 10.1002/hed.26193.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. BHATTACHARJEE A, Patil VM, Dikshit R, Prabhash K, et al
    Should we wait or not? The preferable option for patients with stage IV oral cancer in COVID-19 pandemic.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 24. doi: 10.1002/hed.26196.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. NOEL CW, Stephens RF, Su JS, Xu W, et al
    Mapping the EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ-H&N35, onto EQ-5D-5L and HUI-3 indices in patients with head and neck cancer.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 25. doi: 10.1002/hed.26181.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys

  14. SWISHER-MCCLURE S, Lukens JN, Aggarwal C, Ahn P, et al
    A Phase 2 Trial of Alternative Volumes of Oropharyngeal Irradiation for De-intensification (AVOID): Omission of the Resected Primary Tumor Bed After Transoral Robotic Surgery for Human Papilloma Virus-Related Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx.
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020;106:725-732.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  15. ASARKAR A, Chang BA, Nathan CO
    What Is the Extent of Neck Dissection in Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma?
    Laryngoscope. 2020 Apr 20. doi: 10.1002/lary.28686.

    Oral Oncol

  16. JAYARAJ R, Shetty S, Kumaraswamy C, Raymond G, et al
    Clinical validity of clinicopathological and prognostic significance of circulating tumor cells in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    Oral Oncol. 2020 Apr 21:104727. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2020.104727.

  17. LI B, Ren M, Zhou X, Han Q, et al
    Targeting tumor-associated macrophages in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;106:104723.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. NAGAO T, Warnakulasuriya S
    Screening for oral cancer: Future prospects, research and policy development for Asia.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;105:104632.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. DA CRUZ PEREZ DE, Passos KKM, Machado RA, Martelli-Junior H, et al
    Continuing education in oral cancer during coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19) outbreak.
    Oral Oncol. 2020 Apr 16:104713. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2020.104713.

  20. KUMAR N, Deo SVS, Mishra D
    Distant recurrence of oral carcinoma at tracheostomy site: A rare presentation.
    Oral Oncol. 2020 Apr 20:104692. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2020.104692.

  21. QIN G, Rai R, Zhang R, Su Y, et al
    Feasibility and efficiency of double-agent versus single-agent concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;106:104704.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. CARSUZAA F, Gorphe P, Vergez S, Malard O, et al
    Consensus on resectability in N3 head and neck squamous cell carcinomas: GETTEC recommendations.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;106:104733.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. BURR AR, Harari PM, Ko HC, Bruce JY, et al
    Reducing radiotherapy target volume expansion for patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer.
    Oral Oncol. 2019;92:52-56.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. MARTIN-GOMEZ L, Fulp WJ, Schell MJ, Sirak B, et al
    Oral gargle-tumor biopsy human papillomavirus (HPV) agreement and associated factors among oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) cases.
    Oral Oncol. 2019;92:85-91.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. JAYARAJ R, Kumarasamy C, Sabarimurugan S, Madhav MR, et al
    Conceptual interpretation of findings on systematic review and meta-analysis of altered-fractionation radiotherapy improves local control in the early-stage glottic carcinoma.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;101:104319.

  26. VAISH R, Shah S, Chaukar D
    Prognostic significance of surgical margins after transoral laser microsurgery for early-stage glottic cancer.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;100:104511.

    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg

  27. WERNER MT, Carey RM, Albergotti WG, Lukens JN, et al
    Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Management of Head and Neck Malignancies.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Apr 21:194599820921413.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. NOEL JE, Orloff LA
    Recognizing Persistent Disease in Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer and Association with Lymph Node Yield and Ratio.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:50-55.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. BOURSIQUOT BC, Fischbein NJ, Sirjani D, Megwalu UC, et al
    Risks of Neoplasia and Malignancy in Surgically Resected Cystic Parotid Lesions.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:79-86.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. MAZZOLA RF, Cantarella G
    The First Pull-through Approach to a Tongue Tumor by Giorgio Regnoli in 1838.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:91-94.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  31. LEVY HC, Hulvey D, Adamson-Small L, Jn-Simon N, et al
    Improved cell-specificity of adeno-associated viral vectors for medullary thyroid carcinoma using calcitonin gene regulatory elements.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228005.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. JENG MJ, Sharma M, Chao TY, Li YC, et al
    Multiclass classification of autofluorescence images of oral cavity lesions based on quantitative analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228132.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  33. HALE PM, Ali AK, Buse JB, McCullen MK, et al
    Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Surveillance Study: a Case-Series Registry.
    Thyroid. 2020 Apr 22. doi: 10.1089/thy.2019.0591.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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