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Research

The Division has an extensive basic research program that emphasizes molecular biology and conducts department-sponsored and federally sponsored research in several areas. The research programs of each faculty member are robust with interest and reknowned collaborators.  Find links to all publications on each faculty member's biosketch page. Here's a brief outline of recent publications:

Bailey - Assessment of the risk of antiangiogenic agents before and after surgery. – Cancer Treatment Reviews

Baregamian - Rare Undiagnosed Primary Amyloidosis Unmasked During Surgical Treatment of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Case Report. – Journal of the Endocrine Society

Grau - Evaluating feasibility of an automated 3-dimensional scanner using Raman spectroscopy for intraoperative breast margin assessment. – Scientific Report

Hooks – Single cell analysis of human tissues and solid tumors wih mass cytometry. – Cytometry. Part B Clinical Cytometry

Idrees - Association of perioperative transfusion with survival and recurrence after resection of gallbladder cancer: A 10-institution study from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy ConsortiumJournal of Surgical Oncology

Kauffmann - Age greater than 60 years portends a worse prognosis in patients with papillary thyroid cancer: should there be three age categories for staging?BioMed Central Cancer

Meszoely - Toward quantitative quasistatic elastography with a gravity-induced deformation source for Image-guided breast surgery. – Journal of Medical Imaging

Solorzano - Role of Additional Organ Resection in Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Analysis of 167 Patients from the U.S. Adrenocortical Carcinoma Database.Annals of Surgical Oncology

Sweeting - Intraoperative sentinel lymph node evaluation: Optimizing surgical pathology practices in an era of changing clinical management. – Annals of Diagnosis Pathology

Tan - Dihydroxyacetone induces G2/M arrest and apoptotic cell death in A375P melanoma cells. – Environmental Toxicology

Each faculty member is also involved in a wide variety of clinical and translational research projects, some of which are conducted as a part of our SPORE grants in GI and breast cancer. There are also a wide variety of projects in all areas of basic cancer biology which are being conducted by faculty members in other clinical and basic science departments.