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CHARLES M BALCH

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InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentSurgical Oncology
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    1. Hwang ES, Balch CM, Balch GC, Feldman SM, Golshan M, Grobmyer SR, Libutti SK, Margenthaler JA, Sasidhar M, Turaga KK, Wong SL, McMasters KM, Tanabe KK. Surgical Oncologists and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guiding Cancer Patients Effectively through Turbulence and Change. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Aug; 27(8):2600-2613. PMID: 32535870.
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    2. Wei X, Wu D, Li H, Zhang R, Chen Y, Yao H, Chi Z, Sheng X, Cui C, Bai X, Qi Z, Li K, Lan S, Chen L, Guo R, Yao X, Mao L, Lian B, Kong Y, Dai J, Tang B, Yan X, Wang X, Li S, Zhou L, Balch CM, Si L, Guo J. The Clinicopathological and Survival Profiles Comparison Across Primary Sites in Acral Melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Sep; 27(9):3478-3485. PMID: 32253677.
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    3. Balch CM. Special Article Celebrating SSO 80th Anniversary: William Stewart MacComb-The Father of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) and a Pioneering Surgical Oncologist. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Jul; 27(7):2141-2148. PMID: 32193716.
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    4. Debas H, Alatise OI, Balch CM, Brennan M, Cusack J, Donkor P, Jaffe BM, Mazariegos GV, Mock C, Mutiibwa D, Numann P, Nyagatuba JKM, O'Neill JA, Tarpley JL, Tesfaye S, Tefera G, Tuttle TM. Academic Partnerships in Global Surgery: An Overview American Surgical Association Working Group on Academic Global Surgery. Ann Surg. 2020 03; 271(3):460-469. PMID: 31592897.
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    5. Wren SM, Balch CM, Doherty GM, Finlayson SR, Kauffman GL, Kibbe MR, Haider AH, Minter RM, Mock C, Muguti GI, Numann PJ, Olutoye OO, Roy N, Weigel RJ. Academic Advancement in Global Surgery: Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure: Recommendations From the American Surgical Association Working Group on Global Surgery. Ann Surg. 2020 02; 271(2):279-282. PMID: 31356270.
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    6. Lillemoe HA, Scally CP, Adams CL, Bednarski BK, Balch CM, Aloia TA, Gershenwald JE, Lee JE, Grubbs EG. Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Applicants: Trends over Time and the Impact of Board Certification Eligibility. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Sep; 26(9):2667-2674. PMID: 31168736.
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    7. Jones RP, Are C, Hugh TJ, Grünhagen DJ, Xu J, Balch CM, Poston GJ. Reshaping the critical role of surgeons in oncology research. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2019 05; 16(5):327-332. PMID: 30617343.
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    8. Are C, McMasters KM, Giuliano A, Yanala U, Balch C, Anderson BO, Berman R, Audisio R, Kovacs T, Savant D, Toprani R, Amira G, Sallam I, Baek JH, Baek MJ, Park DJ, Beulo GQ, Rocha EB, Said HM, Cheema M, AliKhan A, Mack L, Chen G, Quadros CA, Reis T, de Castro Ribeiro HS, Zippel D, Ramirez AL, Seto Y, Yoshida K, Mori M. Global Forum of Cancer Surgeons: Perspectives on Barriers to Surgical Care for Cancer Patients and Potential Solutions. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun; 26(6):1577-1582. PMID: 30911947.
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    9. Mock C, Debas H, Balch CM, Brennan M, Buyske J, Cusack J, DeMeester S, Herndon D, Le Holterman AX, Jaffe B, Kandil E, Kauffman G, Mazariegos G, sMerchant N, Numann P, Oleynikov D, Olutoye O, O'Neill J, Shackford S, Stock P, Tarpley JL, Tuttle T, Wolf S, Wren SM, Yang GP. Global Surgery: Effective Involvement of US Academic Surgery: Report of the American Surgical Association Working Group on Global Surgery. Ann Surg. 2018 10; 268(4):557-563. PMID: 30004921.
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    10. Hewitt DB, Merkow RP, DeLancey JO, Wayne JD, Hyngstrom JR, Russell MC, Gerami P, Balch CM, Bilimoria KY. National practice patterns of completion lymph node dissection for sentinel node-positive melanoma. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep; 118(3):493-500. PMID: 30098302.
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    11. Are C, McMasters KM, Giuliano A, Balch C, Anderson BO, Berman R, Audisio R, Kovacs T, Savant D, Toprani R, Amira G, Sallam I, Baek JH, Baek MJ, Park DJ, Beulo GQ, Bargallo Rocha E, Said HM, Cheema M, AliKhan A, Mack L, Chen G, Quadros CA, Reis T, de Castro Ribeiro HS, Zippel D, Leon Ramirez A. Global Forum of Cancer Surgeons: A Steady Voice for Cancer Surgeons to Improve Surgical Care for Cancer Patients Globally. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Aug; 25(8):2114-2116. PMID: 29881928.
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    12. Balch CM. Detection of melanoma metastases with the sentinel node biopsy: the legacy of Donald L. Morton, MD (1934-2014). Clin Exp Metastasis. 2018 08; 35(5-6):425-429. PMID: 29855858.
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    13. Davis CH, Bass BL, Behrns KE, Lillemoe KD, Garden OJ, Roh MS, Lee JE, Balch CM, Aloia TA. Reviewing the review: a qualitative assessment of the peer review process in surgical journals. Res Integr Peer Rev. 2018; 3:4. PMID: 29850109.
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    14. Balch CM. Revolutionary Advances in Immunotherapy for Melanoma Are Coming into the Surgical Arena: Are We Ready? Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Jul; 25(7):1803-1806. PMID: 29752603.
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    15. Cui C, Lian B, Zhou L, Song X, Zhang X, Wu D, Chi Z, Si L, Sheng X, Kong Y, Tang B, Mao L, Wang X, Li S, Dai J, Yan X, Bai X, Balch CM, Guo J. Multifactorial Analysis of Prognostic Factors and Survival Rates Among 706 Mucosal Melanoma Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Aug; 25(8):2184-2192. PMID: 29748886.
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    16. Balch CM, McMasters KM, Klimberg VS, Pawlik TM, Posner MC, Roh M, Tanabe KK, Whippen D, Ikoma N. Steps to Getting Your Manuscript Published in a High-Quality Medical Journal. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Apr; 25(4):850-855. PMID: 29349528.
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    17. Caulley L, Balch CM, Ross MI, Robert C. Management of Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma. N Engl J Med. 2018 01 04; 378(1):85-88. PMID: 29298143.
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    18. Balch CM. Commentary of "Why do General Surgeons Decide to Retire?" Ann Surg. 2018 01; 267(1):e6. PMID: 28885503.
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    19. Wong SL, Faries MB, Kennedy EB, Agarwala SS, Akhurst TJ, Ariyan C, Balch CM, Berman BS, Cochran A, Delman KA, Gorman M, Kirkwood JM, Moncrieff MD, Zager JS, Lyman GH. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy and Management of Regional Lymph Nodes in Melanoma: American Society of Clinical Oncology and Society of Surgical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Feb; 25(2):356-377. PMID: 29236202.
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    20. Wong SL, Faries MB, Kennedy EB, Agarwala SS, Akhurst TJ, Ariyan C, Balch CM, Berman BS, Cochran A, Delman KA, Gorman M, Kirkwood JM, Moncrieff MD, Zager JS, Lyman GH. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy and Management of Regional Lymph Nodes in Melanoma: American Society of Clinical Oncology and Society of Surgical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update. J Clin Oncol. 2018 02 01; 36(4):399-413. PMID: 29232171.
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    21. Balch CM, Roh M, McMasters KM, Whippen D. Celebrating the Annals of Surgical Oncology's 25-Year Anniversary: One of the Most Cited Surgical Journals in the World. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan; 25(1):1-4. PMID: 29214449.
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    22. Johnson CD, Balch CM. Editor Note. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec; 24(Suppl 3):682. PMID: 26801780.
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    23. Balch CM, Roh MS, Hubona CM. The Annals of Surgical Oncology: An Oncology Journal for Surgeons. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan; 25(1):5-6. PMID: 29189969.
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    24. Balch C. What Is a Surgical Oncologist? : By the Editors of the Annals of Surgical Oncology. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan; 25(1):7-9. PMID: 29188499.
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    25. Roh M, Whippen D, Balch C. Letters to the Editor Anthology: An e-Supplement Resource. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 12; 24(Suppl 3):529. PMID: 29168101.
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    26. Gershenwald JE, Scolyer RA, Hess KR, Sondak VK, Long GV, Ross MI, Lazar AJ, Faries MB, Kirkwood JM, McArthur GA, Haydu LE, Eggermont AMM, Flaherty KT, Balch CM, Thompson JF. Melanoma staging: Evidence-based changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer eighth edition cancer staging manual. CA Cancer J Clin. 2017 Nov; 67(6):472-492. PMID: 29028110.
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    27. Are C, Coit DG, McMasters KM, Giuliano AE, Anderson BO, Balch CM, Pathak KA, Audisio RA, Rubio IT, Gonzalez-Moreno S, Mori M, Eguchi H, Savant D, Prasad BKCM, Cheema MA, Chaudhry ZA, Yang HK, Park DJ, Coimbra FJF, Quadros C, Said HM, Bargallo-Rocha JE. Global Forum of Cancer Surgeons: Declaration of Intent. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep; 24(9):2429-2431. PMID: 28676922.
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    28. Balch CM, Poston GJ, Coit D, Audisio R. Training a new generation of surgeons worldwide who are also oncologists. Chin Clin Oncol. 2016 Aug; 5(4):58. PMID: 27558256.
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    29. Audisio RA, Balch CM. Why Can't Surgeons Treat Older Patients the Same as Younger Patients? Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 12; 23(13):4123-4125. PMID: 27456957.
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    30. Balch CM, Klimberg VS, McMasters KM, Pawlik TM, Tanabe KK, Posner MC, Whippen D, Roh MS. Benchmarking the Scientific and Educational Impact of the Annals of Surgical Oncology. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 09; 23(9):2723-9. PMID: 27334224.
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    31. Liao N, Hunt KK, Balch CM. Management of invasive and non-invasive breast cancer in the United States and China. Chin Clin Oncol. 2016 Jun; 5(3):30. PMID: 27265301.
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    32. Balch CM, Poston GJ. Training a new generation of surgical oncologists worldwide. Lancet Oncol. 2016 06; 17(6):700-701. PMID: 27299262.
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    33. Hoekstra HJ, Wobbes T, Heineman E, Haryono S, Aryandono T, Balch CM. Fighting Global Disparities in Cancer Care: A Surgical Oncology View. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 07; 23(7):2131-6. PMID: 27038459.
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    34. Balch CM, Coit DG, Berman RS. 2015 James Ewing Lecture: The 75-Year History of the Society of Surgical Oncology—Part II: The Transitional Years (1966–1990). Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Feb; 23(2):358-64. PMID: 26464191.
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    35. Balch CM, Coit DG, Berman RS. 2015 James Ewing Lecture: 75-Year History of the Society of Surgical Oncology-Part III: The Transformative Years (1991-2015). Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 May; 23(5):1409-17. PMID: 26822879.
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    36. Balch CM, Hoon DS. Donald L. Morton, MD.... A Legendary Surgical Oncologist and Consummate Investigator. Crit Rev Oncog. 2016; 21(1-2):3-5. PMID: 27480997.
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    37. Balch CM, Nelson H, Niederhuber JE. Surgery: Limitations of prospective surgical oncology trials - a US view. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2016 Jan; 13(1):6-8. PMID: 26598945.
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    38. Ross MI, Balch CM. Excision Margins of Melanoma Make a Difference: New Data Support an Old Paradigm. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Apr; 23(4):1053-6. PMID: 26561402.
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    39. Balch CM, Coit DG, Berman RS. 2015 James Ewing Lecture: The 75-Year History of the Society of Surgical Oncology-Part I: The Traditional Years (1940-1965). Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Jan; 23(1):16-22. PMID: 26340862.
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    40. Sullivan R, Alatise OI, Anderson BO, Audisio R, Autier P, Aggarwal A, Balch C, Brennan MF, Dare A, D'Cruz A, Eggermont AM, Fleming K, Gueye SM, Hagander L, Herrera CA, Holmer H, Ilbawi AM, Jarnheimer A, Ji JF, Kingham TP, Liberman J, Leather AJ, Meara JG, Mukhopadhyay S, Murthy SS, Omar S, Parham GP, Pramesh CS, Riviello R, Rodin D, Santini L, Shrikhande SV, Shrime M, Thomas R, Tsunoda AT, van de Velde C, Veronesi U, Vijaykumar DK, Watters D, Wang S, Wu YL, Zeiton M, Purushotham A. Global cancer surgery: delivering safe, affordable, and timely cancer surgery. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Sep; 16(11):1193-224. PMID: 26427363.
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    41. Balch CM, Ross MI. Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Node Biopsy in Melanoma. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jul; 150(7):623-4. PMID: 26016730.
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    42. Cavanaugh-Hussey MW, Mu EW, Kang S, Balch CM, Wang T. Older Age is Associated with a Higher Incidence of Melanoma Death but a Lower Incidence of Sentinel Lymph Node Metastasis in the SEER Databases (2003-2011). Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jul; 22(7):2120-6. PMID: 25940571.
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    43. Zoras O, Lasithiotakis K, Balch CM. Uncertainties in the management of melanoma nodal metastasis. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2015 Jul; 41(7):811-3. PMID: 25980747.
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    44. Balch CM. Decreased Survival Rates of Older-Aged Patients with Melanoma: Biological Differences or Undertreatment? Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jul; 22(7):2101-3. PMID: 25840561.
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    45. Are C, Malik M, Patel A, Wong S, Balch C. The training and certification of surgical oncologists globally. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Mar; 22(3):710-8. PMID: 25605512.
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    46. Balch CM. The value of multidiciplinary cancer care and research: the role of the surgeon as an oncologist and clinical investigator. Chin Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec; 3(4):42. PMID: 25841523.
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    47. Klimberg VS, Balch CM. The distinctive features of surgical oncology as a specialty: considerations for Chinese surgeons. Chin Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec; 3(4):44. PMID: 25841525.
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    48. Balch CM, Roh MS, Whippen D, Suzanne Klimberg V. Annals of Surgical Oncology: the first 20 years. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Nov; 21(12):3708-12. PMID: 25216601.
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    49. McDermott D, Lebbé C, Hodi FS, Maio M, Weber JS, Wolchok JD, Thompson JA, Balch CM. Durable benefit and the potential for long-term survival with immunotherapy in advanced melanoma. Cancer Treat Rev. 2014 Oct; 40(9):1056-64. PMID: 25060490.
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    50. Balch CM, Roh MS, Suzanne Klimberg V, Whippen DA. In memoriam: Donald L. Morton, MD (1934-2014): an icon in surgical oncology : past president, society of surgical oncology (1992-1993) and associate editor, annals of surgical oncology (1993-2014). Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 May; 21(5):1413-6. PMID: 24633667.
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    51. Balch CM, Thompson JF, Gershenwald JE, Soong SJ, Ding S, McMasters KM, Coit DG, Eggermont AM, Gimotty PA, Johnson TM, Kirkwood JM, Leong SP, Ross MI, Byrd DR, Cochran AJ, Mihm MC, Morton DL, Atkins MB, Flaherty KT, Sondak VK. Age as a predictor of sentinel node metastasis among patients with localized melanoma: an inverse correlation of melanoma mortality and incidence of sentinel node metastasis among young and old patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Apr; 21(4):1075-81. PMID: 24531700.
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    52. Balch CM, Gershenwald JE. Clinical value of the sentinel-node biopsy in primary cutaneous melanoma. N Engl J Med. 2014 Feb 13; 370(7):663-4. PMID: 24521113.
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    53. Rao R, Euhus D, Mayo HG, Balch C. Axillary node interventions in breast cancer: a systematic review. JAMA. 2013 Oct 02; 310(13):1385-94. PMID: 24084924.
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    54. Balch CM. Balancing benefits and risks of melanoma treatment: what do we tell our patients? Oncology (Williston Park). 2013 Oct; 27(10):1026-7. PMID: 24367862.
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    55. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Gershenwald JE, Thompson JF, Coit DG, Atkins MB, Ding S, Cochran AJ, Eggermont AM, Flaherty KT, Gimotty PA, Johnson TM, Kirkwood JM, Leong SP, McMasters KM, Mihm MC, Morton DL, Ross MI, Sondak VK. Age as a prognostic factor in patients with localized melanoma and regional metastases. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Nov; 20(12):3961-8. PMID: 23838920.
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    56. Balch CM. The importance of surgical oncology in China: a view from across the ocean. Chin Clin Oncol. 2012 Dec; 1(2):16. PMID: 25841394.
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    57. Dyrbye LN, Freischlag J, Kaups KL, Oreskovich MR, Satele DV, Hanks JB, Sloan JA, Balch CM, Shanafelt TD. Work-home conflicts have a substantial impact on career decisions that affect the adequacy of the surgical workforce. Arch Surg. 2012 Oct; 147(10):933-9. PMID: 23117833.
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    58. Balch CM. Chinese Clinical Oncology: a new oncology journal for oncology physicians and researchers worldwide. Chin Clin Oncol. 2012 Sep; 1(1):1. PMID: 25842059.
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    59. Wong SL, Balch CM, Hurley P, Agarwala SS, Akhurst TJ, Cochran A, Cormier JN, Gorman M, Kim TY, McMasters KM, Noyes RD, Schuchter LM, Valsecchi ME, Weaver DL, Lyman GH. Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma: American Society of Clinical Oncology and Society of Surgical Oncology joint clinical practice guideline. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Aug 10; 30(23):2912-8. PMID: 22778321.
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    60. Wong SL, Balch CM, Hurley P, Agarwala SS, Akhurst TJ, Cochran A, Cormier JN, Gorman M, Kim TY, McMasters KM, Noyes RD, Schuchter LM, Valsecchi ME, Weaver DL, Lyman GH. Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma: American Society of Clinical Oncology and Society of Surgical Oncology joint clinical practice guideline. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Oct; 19(11):3313-24. PMID: 22766987.
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    61. Shanafelt TD, Oreskovich MR, Dyrbye LN, Satele DV, Hanks JB, Sloan JA, Balch CM. Avoiding burnout: the personal health habits and wellness practices of US surgeons. Ann Surg. 2012 Apr; 255(4):625-33. PMID: 22388107.
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    62. Balch CM, Balch GC, Sharma RR. Identifying early melanomas at higher risk for metastases. J Clin Oncol. 2012 May 01; 30(13):1406-7. PMID: 22412128.
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    63. Oreskovich MR, Kaups KL, Balch CM, Hanks JB, Satele D, Sloan J, Meredith C, Buhl A, Dyrbye LN, Shanafelt TD. Prevalence of alcohol use disorders among American surgeons. Arch Surg. 2012 Feb; 147(2):168-74. PMID: 22351913.
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    64. Lange JR, Kang S, Balch CM. Melanoma in the older patient: measuring frailty as an index of survival. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Dec; 18(13):3531-2. PMID: 21879274.
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    65. Balch CM. Comanaging an organ transplantation and melanoma. Arch Surg. 2011 Dec; 146(12):1347-8. PMID: 22184291.
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    66. Balch CM, Bechamps G. Substance abuse among surgeons: the perils of losing your credentials. Arch Surg. 2011 Nov; 146(11):1291-2. PMID: 22213848.
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    67. Balch CM, Shanafelt TD, Sloan JA, Satele DV, Freischlag JA. Distress and career satisfaction among 14 surgical specialties, comparing academic and private practice settings. Ann Surg. 2011 Oct; 254(4):558-68. PMID: 21946217.
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    68. Balch CM, Oreskovich MR, Dyrbye LN, Colaiano JM, Satele DV, Sloan JA, Shanafelt TD. Personal consequences of malpractice lawsuits on American surgeons. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Nov; 213(5):657-67. PMID: 21890381.
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    69. Balch CM. Donald L. Morton, MD?…?a living legend in surgical oncology. J Surg Oncol. 2011 Sep; 104(4):338-40. PMID: 21858827.
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    70. Balch CM, Gershenwald JE, Soong SJ, Thompson JF. Update on the melanoma staging system: the importance of sentinel node staging and primary tumor mitotic rate. J Surg Oncol. 2011 Sep; 104(4):379-85. PMID: 21858832.
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    71. Balch CM, Shanafelt T. Combating stress and burnout in surgical practice: a review. Thorac Surg Clin. 2011 Aug; 21(3):417-30. PMID: 21762865.
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    72. 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 consensus recommendations for the depth of excision in primary cutaneous melanoma. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Jun; 86(6):522-8. PMID: 21628616.
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    73. Balch CM, Shanafelt TS. Dynamic tension between success in a surgical career and personal wellness: how can we succeed in a stressful environment and a "culture of bravado"? Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May; 18(5):1213-6. PMID: 21369737.
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    74. Thompson JF, Soong SJ, Balch CM, Gershenwald JE, Ding S, Coit DG, Flaherty KT, Gimotty PA, Johnson T, Johnson MM, Leong SP, Ross MI, Byrd DR, Cascinelli N, Cochran AJ, Eggermont AM, McMasters KM, Mihm MC, Morton DL, Sondak VK. Prognostic significance of mitotic rate in localized primary cutaneous melanoma: an analysis of patients in the multi-institutional American Joint Committee on Cancer melanoma staging database. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jun 01; 29(16):2199-205. PMID: 21519009.
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    75. Balch CM, Shanafelt TD. Burnout among surgeons: whether specialty makes a difference. Arch Surg. 2011 Apr; 146(4):385-6. PMID: 21502446.
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    76. Shanafelt T, Sloan J, Satele D, Balch C. Why do surgeons consider leaving practice? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Mar; 212(3):421-2. PMID: 21356491.
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    77. Dyrbye LN, Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Satele D, Sloan J, Freischlag J. Relationship between work-home conflicts and burnout among American surgeons: a comparison by sex. Arch Surg. 2011 Feb; 146(2):211-7. PMID: 21339435.
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    78. Farasat S, Yu SS, Neel VA, Nehal KS, Lardaro T, Mihm MC, Byrd DR, Balch CM, Califano JA, Chuang AY, Sharfman WH, Shah JP, Nghiem P, Otley CC, Tufaro AP, Johnson TM, Sober AJ, Liégeois NJ. A new American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: creation and rationale for inclusion of tumor (T) characteristics. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Jun; 64(6):1051-9. PMID: 21255868.
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    79. Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Dyrbye L, Bechamps G, Russell T, Satele D, Rummans T, Swartz K, Novotny PJ, Sloan J, Oreskovich MR. Special report: suicidal ideation among American surgeons. Arch Surg. 2011 Jan; 146(1):54-62. PMID: 21242446.
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    80. Dyrbye LN, Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Satele D, Freischlag J. Physicians married or partnered to physicians: a comparative study in the American College of Surgeons. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Nov; 211(5):663-71. PMID: 21035046.
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    81. Balch CM, Shanafelt TD, Sloan J, Satele DV, Kuerer HM. Burnout and career satisfaction among surgical oncologists compared with other surgical specialties. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Jan; 18(1):16-25. PMID: 20953718.
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    82. Balch CM, Shanafelt TD, Dyrbye L, Sloan JA, Russell TR, Bechamps GJ, Freischlag JA. Surgeon distress as calibrated by hours worked and nights on call. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Nov; 211(5):609-19. PMID: 20851643.
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    83. Nading MA, Balch CM, Sober AJ. Implications of the 2009 American Joint Committee on Cancer Melanoma Staging and Classification on dermatologists and their patients. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2010 Sep; 29(3):142-7. PMID: 21051007.
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    84. Balch C, Whippen D, Suzanne Klimberg V, Roh M. Annals of Surgical Oncology: the global journal for surgeons treating patients with cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Sep; 17(9):2255-9. PMID: 20652639.
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    85. Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Bechamps G, Russell T, Dyrbye L, Satele D, Collicott P, Novotny PJ, Sloan J, Freischlag J. Burnout and medical errors among American surgeons. Ann Surg. 2010 Jun; 251(6):995-1000. PMID: 19934755.
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    86. Gershenwald JE, Soong SJ, Balch CM. 2010 TNM staging system for cutaneous melanoma...and beyond. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Jun; 17(6):1475-7. PMID: 20300965.
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    87. Soong SJ, Ding S, Coit D, Balch CM, Gershenwald JE, Thompson JF, Gimotty P. Predicting survival outcome of localized melanoma: an electronic prediction tool based on the AJCC Melanoma Database. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Aug; 17(8):2006-14. PMID: 20379784.
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    88. Balch CM, Gershenwald JE, Soong SJ, Thompson JF, Ding S, Byrd DR, Cascinelli N, Cochran AJ, Coit DG, Eggermont AM, Johnson T, Kirkwood JM, Leong SP, McMasters KM, Mihm MC, Morton DL, Ross MI, Sondak VK. Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors among 2,313 patients with stage III melanoma: comparison of nodal micrometastases versus macrometastases. J Clin Oncol. 2010 May 10; 28(14):2452-9. PMID: 20368546.
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    89. Tsai S, Balch CM. How pathologic staging informs the surgical management of primary cutaneous melanoma. G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2010 Apr; 145(2):187-93. PMID: 20467392.
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    92. Pesce C, Balch C, Jacobs L. Prediction of non-SN involvement in patients with SN isolated tumor cells or micrometastases. Breast Dis. 2010; 31(2):99-106. PMID: 21368372.
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    94. Jacobs LK, Balch CM, Soong SJ. Predicting the risk of axillary nodal metastases and their use in selecting breast surgery options. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Dec 01; 27(34):5673-5. PMID: 19826107.
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    95. Bilimoria KY, Raval MV, Bentrem DJ, Wayne JD, Balch CM, Ko CY. National assessment of melanoma care using formally developed quality indicators. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Nov 10; 27(32):5445-51. PMID: 19826131.
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    96. Sladden MJ, Balch C, Barzilai DA, Berg D, Freiman A, Handiside T, Hollis S, Lens MB, Thompson JF. Surgical excision margins for primary cutaneous melanoma. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Oct 07; (4):CD004835. PMID: 19821334.
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    97. Frishberg DP, Balch C, Balzer BL, Crowson AN, Didolkar M, McNiff JM, Perry RR, Prieto VG, Rao P, Smith MT, Smoller BR, Wick MR. Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with melanoma of the skin. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009 Oct; 133(10):1560-7. PMID: 19792045.
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    98. Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Bechamps GJ, Russell T, Dyrbye L, Satele D, Collicott P, Novotny PJ, Sloan J, Freischlag JA. Burnout and career satisfaction among American surgeons. Ann Surg. 2009 Sep; 250(3):463-71. PMID: 19730177.
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    99. Balch CM, Jacobs LK. Mastectomies on the rise for breast cancer: "the tide is changing". Ann Surg Oncol. 2009 Oct; 16(10):2669-72. PMID: 19644723.
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    100. Ding S, Soong SJ, Lin HY, Desmond R, Balch CM. Parametric modeling of localized melanoma prognosis and outcome. J Biopharm Stat. 2009 Jul; 19(4):732-47. PMID: 20183437.
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    103. Bilimoria KY, Balch CM, Wayne JD, Chang DC, Palis BE, Dy SM, Lange JR. Health care system and socioeconomic factors associated with variance in use of sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma in the United States. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Apr 10; 27(11):1857-63. PMID: 19273706.
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    104. Balch CM. Microscopic satellites around a primary melanoma: another piece of the puzzle in melanoma staging. Ann Surg Oncol. 2009 May; 16(5):1092-4. PMID: 19247717.
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    105. Voltura AM, Tsangaris TN, Rosson GD, Jacobs LK, Flores JI, Singh NK, Argani P, Balch CM. Nipple-sparing mastectomy: critical assessment of 51 procedures and implications for selection criteria. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Dec; 15(12):3396-401. PMID: 18923874.
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    106. Kuerer HM, Breslin T, Shanafelt TD, Baile WF, Crawford W, Balch CM. Road map for maintaining career satisfaction and balance in surgical oncology. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Sep; 207(3):435-42. PMID: 18722950.
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    107. Bilimoria KY, Balch CM, Bentrem DJ, Talamonti MS, Ko CY, Lange JR, Winchester DP, Wayne JD. Complete lymph node dissection for sentinel node-positive melanoma: assessment of practice patterns in the United States. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Jun; 15(6):1566-76. PMID: 18414952.
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    108. Jacobs LK, Lange JR, Balch CM. Sorting through the heterogeneity of recurrent melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 May; 15(5):1280-1. PMID: 18320286.
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    109. Cao D, Tsangaris TN, Kouprina N, Wu LS, Balch CM, Vang R, Argani P. The superficial margin of the skin-sparing mastectomy for breast carcinoma: factors predicting involvement and efficacy of additional margin sampling. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 May; 15(5):1330-40. PMID: 18246402.
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    110. Balch CM, Soong SJ. Predicting outcomes in metastatic melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Jan 10; 26(2):168-9. PMID: 18182655.
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    111. Jain A, Haisfield-Wolfe ME, Lange J, Ahuja N, Khouri N, Tsangaris T, Zhang Z, Balch C, Jacobs LK. The role of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of axillary nodes in the staging of breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Feb; 15(2):462-71. PMID: 17985188.
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    112. Balch CM, Copeland E. Stress and burnout among surgical oncologists: a call for personal wellness and a supportive workplace environment. Ann Surg Oncol. 2007 Nov; 14(11):3029-32. PMID: 17899284.
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    113. Jacobs LK, Balch C. Can a small nodal metastasis reliably alter intraoperative risk/benefit decision making in breast cancer surgery? Ann Surg Oncol. 2007 Nov; 14(11):3040-2. PMID: 17879118.
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    114. Balch CM. Prescribing patterns of surgical oncologists: are we surgeons, oncologists, or both? Results of a society of surgical oncology survey. Ann Surg Oncol. 2007 Oct; 14(10):2685-6. PMID: 17786520.
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    115. Morton DL, Scheri RP, Balch CM. Can completion lymph node dissection be avoided for a positive sentinel node in melanoma? Ann Surg Oncol. 2007 Sep; 14(9):2437-9. PMID: 17574500.
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    116. Cummins DL, Esche C, Barrett TL, Balch CM, Mofid M. Lymph node biopsy results for desmoplastic malignant melanoma. Cutis. 2007 May; 79(5):390-4. PMID: 17569403.
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    117. Lange JR, Palis BE, Chang DC, Soong SJ, Balch CM. Melanoma in children and teenagers: an analysis of patients from the National Cancer Data Base. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Apr 10; 25(11):1363-8. PMID: 17416855.
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    118. Sober AJ, Balch CM. Method of biopsy and incidence of positive margins in primary melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2007 Feb; 14(2):274-5. PMID: 17219290.
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    119. Tsai CA, Chen DT, Chen JJ, Balch CM, Thompson JF, Soong SJ. An integrated tree-based classification approach to prognostic grouping with application to localized melanoma patients. J Biopharm Stat. 2007; 17(3):445-60. PMID: 17479393.
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    120. Balch CM, Cascinelli N. Sentinel-node biopsy in melanoma. N Engl J Med. 2006 Sep 28; 355(13):1370-1. PMID: 17005955.
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    121. Krueger GM, Alexander LL, Whippen DA, Balch CM. Arnoldus Goudsmit, MD, PhD: chemotherapist, visionary, founder of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1909-2005. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Aug 20; 24(24):4033-6. PMID: 16921061.
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    122. Lange JR, Balch CM. Screening for cutaneous melanoma. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2005 Oct; 14(4):799-811. PMID: 16226692.
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    123. Tyler DS, Balch CM. Nomograms and staging in melanoma: new tools for better predicting outcomes. Ann Surg Oncol. 2005 Apr; 12(4):267-9. PMID: 15827673.
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    124. Lange JR, Balch CM. Melanoma in children: heightened awareness of an uncommon but often curable malignancy. Pediatrics. 2005 Mar; 115(3):802-3. PMID: 15741391.
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    125. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Atkins MB, Buzaid AC, Cascinelli N, Coit DG, Fleming ID, Gershenwald JE, Houghton A, Kirkwood JM, McMasters KM, Mihm MF, Morton DL, Reintgen DS, Ross MI, Sober A, Thompson JA, Thompson JF. An evidence-based staging system for cutaneous melanoma. CA Cancer J Clin. 2004 May-Jun; 54(3):131-49; quiz 182-4. PMID: 15195788.
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    126. Compton CC, Barnhill R, Wick MR, Balch C. Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with melanoma of the skin. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003 Oct; 127(10):1253-62. PMID: 14521470.
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    127. Balch CM, Sober AJ, Soong SJ, Gershenwald JE. The new melanoma staging system. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2003 Mar; 22(1):42-54. PMID: 12773013.
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    128. Balch CM, Buzaid AC, Soong SJ, Atkins MB, Cascinelli N, Coit DG, Fleming ID, Gershenwald JE, Houghton A, Kirkwood JM, McMasters KM, Mihm MF, Morton DL, Reintgen DS, Ross MI, Sober A, Thompson JA, Thompson JF. New TNM melanoma staging system: linking biology and natural history to clinical outcomes. Semin Surg Oncol. 2003; 21(1):43-52. PMID: 12923915.
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    129. Balch CM, Roh MS, Bland KI, Brennan MF, Copeland EM, Morton DL, Niederhuber JE, Pollock RE. Annals of surgical oncology impact factor/rating has dramatically increased. Ann Surg Oncol. 2003 Jan-Feb; 10(1):1-3. PMID: 12513951.
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    130. Polk HC, Bowden TA, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MH, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA. Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights. J Am Coll Surg. 2002 Jun; 194(6):851-2. PMID: 12081080.
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    131. Polk HC, Bowden TA, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JI, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, Tompkins RK, MacFadyen BV. Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights. Ann Surg Oncol. 2002 Jun; 9(5):421-2. PMID: 12052748.
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    132. Polk HC, Bowden TA, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA, Johnson KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Tompkins RK. Consensus statement on scientific data from clinical trials and investigators' responsibilities and rights. Am J Surg. 2002 Jun; 183(6):605-6. PMID: 12095584.
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    134. Kim CJ, Reintgen DS, Balch CM. The new melanoma staging system. Cancer Control. 2002 Jan-Feb; 9(1):9-15. PMID: 11907461.
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    135. Dessureault S, Soong SJ, Ross MI, Thompson JF, Kirkwood JM, Gershenwald JE, Coit DG, McMasters KM, Balch CM, Reintgen D. Improved staging of node-negative patients with intermediate to thick melanomas (>1 mm) with the use of lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node biopsy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2001 Dec; 8(10):766-70. PMID: 11776489.
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    136. Balch CM, Lange JR. Lymphatic mapping and sentinel node lymphadenectomy for cancer: an overview. Ann Surg Oncol. 2001 Oct; 8(9 Suppl):1S-4S. PMID: 11599891.
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    137. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Gershenwald JE, Thompson JF, Reintgen DS, Cascinelli N, Urist M, McMasters KM, Ross MI, Kirkwood JM, Atkins MB, Thompson JA, Coit DG, Byrd D, Desmond R, Zhang Y, Liu PY, Lyman GH, Morabito A. Prognostic factors analysis of 17,600 melanoma patients: validation of the American Joint Committee on Cancer melanoma staging system. J Clin Oncol. 2001 Aug 15; 19(16):3622-34. PMID: 11504744.
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    138. Balch CM, Buzaid AC, Soong SJ, Atkins MB, Cascinelli N, Coit DG, Fleming ID, Gershenwald JE, Houghton A, Kirkwood JM, McMasters KM, Mihm MF, Morton DL, Reintgen DS, Ross MI, Sober A, Thompson JA, Thompson JF. Final version of the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system for cutaneous melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 2001 Aug 15; 19(16):3635-48. PMID: 11504745.
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    139. Balch CM, Cascinelli N. The new melanoma staging system. Tumori. 2001 Jul-Aug; 87(4):S64-8. PMID: 11693828.
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    140. Balch CM. Duplicate submission and scientific fraud: the Annals of Surgical Oncology perspective. Ann Surg Oncol. 2001 Jun; 8(5):381. PMID: 11407509.
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    141. McMasters KM, Reintgen DS, Ross MI, Gershenwald JE, Edwards MJ, Sober A, Fenske N, Glass F, Balch CM, Coit DG. Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma: controversy despite widespread agreement. J Clin Oncol. 2001 Jun 01; 19(11):2851-5. PMID: 11387357.
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    142. Gutman H, Hess KR, Kokotsakis JA, Ross MI, Guinee VF, Balch CM. Surgery for abdominal metastases of cutaneous melanoma. World J Surg. 2001 Jun; 25(6):750-8. PMID: 11376411.
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    143. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Smith T, Ross MI, Urist MM, Karakousis CP, Temple WJ, Mihm MC, Barnhill RL, Jewell WR, Wanebo HJ, Desmond R. Long-term results of a prospective surgical trial comparing 2 cm vs. 4 cm excision margins for 740 patients with 1-4 mm melanomas. Ann Surg Oncol. 2001 Mar; 8(2):101-8. PMID: 11258773.
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    144. Balch CM, Morton DL. Second-time surgery for stage IV sarcoma (a model of sequential metastases) J Am Coll Surg. 2000 Aug; 191(2):193-5. PMID: 10945364.
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    145. Balch CM, Buzaid AC, Atkins MB, Cascinelli N, Coit DG, Fleming ID, Houghton A, Kirkwood JM, Mihm MF, Morton DL, Reintgen D, Ross MI, Sober A, Soong SJ, Thompson JA, Thompson JF, Gershenwald JE, McMasters KM. A new American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system for cutaneous melanoma. Cancer. 2000 Mar 15; 88(6):1484-91. PMID: 10717634.
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    146. Balch CM, Soong S, Ross MI, Urist MM, Karakousis CP, Temple WJ, Mihm MC, Barnhill RL, Jewell WR, Wanebo HJ, Harrison R. Long-term results of a multi-institutional randomized trial comparing prognostic factors and surgical results for intermediate thickness melanomas (1.0 to 4.0 mm). Intergroup Melanoma Surgical Trial. Ann Surg Oncol. 2000 Mar; 7(2):87-97. PMID: 10761786.
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    147. Balch CM. Palliative surgery for stage IV melanoma: is it a primary treatment? Ann Surg Oncol. 1999 Oct-Nov; 6(7):623-4. PMID: 10560842.
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    148. Balch CM, Ross MI. The importance of lymphatic anatomy in melanoma--a resurgence of clinical significance in an era of sentinel lymph node technology. J Am Coll Surg. 1999 Aug; 189(2):204-6. PMID: 10437843.
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    149. Balch CM, Ross MI. Sentinel lymphadenectomy for melanoma--is it a substitute for elective lymphadenectomy? Ann Surg Oncol. 1999 Jul-Aug; 6(5):416-7. PMID: 10458675.
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    150. Balch CM, Ross MI. Melanoma patients with iliac nodal metastases can be cured. Ann Surg Oncol. 1999 Apr-May; 6(3):230-1. PMID: 10340880.
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    151. Schwarz RE, Chow WA, Andersen JS, Arber DA, Balch CM. Soft tissue masses of the chest wall and axilla: has metastatic melanoma been considered? Am J Clin Oncol. 1999 Apr; 22(2):174-7. PMID: 10199454.
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    152. Gershenwald JE, Thompson W, Mansfield PF, Lee JE, Colome MI, Tseng CH, Lee JJ, Balch CM, Reintgen DS, Ross MI. Multi-institutional melanoma lymphatic mapping experience: the prognostic value of sentinel lymph node status in 612 stage I or II melanoma patients. J Clin Oncol. 1999 Mar; 17(3):976-83. PMID: 10071292.
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    153. Balch CM. Randomized surgical trials involving elective node dissection for melanoma. Adv Surg. 1999; 32:255-70. PMID: 9891748.
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    154. Karakousis CP, Balch CM, Bartolucci A, Driscoll DL. Is the capacity for lymph node-mediated distant dissemination the same for all nodal groups in malignant melanoma? Melanoma Res. 1998 Oct; 8(5):419-24. PMID: 9835455.
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    155. Talley LI, Soong S, Harrison RA, McCarthy WH, Urist MM, Balch CM. Clinical outcomes of localized melanoma of the foot: a case-control study. J Clin Epidemiol. 1998 Oct; 51(10):853-7. PMID: 9762878.
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    156. Bold RJ, Mansfield PF, Berger DH, Pollock RE, Singletary SE, Ames FC, Balch CM, Hohn DC, Ross MI. Prospective, randomized, double-blind study of prophylactic antibiotics in axillary lymph node dissection. Am J Surg. 1998 Sep; 176(3):239-43. PMID: 9776150.
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    157. Wallack MK, Sivanandham M, Balch CM, Urist MM, Bland KI, Murray D, Robinson WA, Flaherty L, Richards JM, Bartolucci AA, Rosen L. Surgical adjuvant active specific immunotherapy for patients with stage III melanoma: the final analysis of data from a phase III, randomized, double-blind, multicenter vaccinia melanoma oncolysate trial. J Am Coll Surg. 1998 Jul; 187(1):69-77; discussion 77-9. PMID: 9660028.
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    158. Balch CM. The John Wayne Clinical Research Lecture. Surgical management of melanoma: results of prospective randomized trials. Ann Surg Oncol. 1998 Jun; 5(4):301-9. PMID: 9641450.
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    159. Gershenwald JE, Colome MI, Lee JE, Mansfield PF, Tseng C, Lee JJ, Balch CM, Ross MI. Patterns of recurrence following a negative sentinel lymph node biopsy in 243 patients with stage I or II melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 1998 Jun; 16(6):2253-60. PMID: 9626228.
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    160. Soong SJ, Harrison RA, McCarthy WH, Urist MM, Balch CM. Factors affecting survival following local, regional, or distant recurrence from localized melanoma. J Surg Oncol. 1998 Apr; 67(4):228-33. PMID: 9579369.
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    161. Eton O, Legha SS, Moon TE, Buzaid AC, Papadopoulos NE, Plager C, Burgess AM, Bedikian AY, Ring S, Dong Q, Glassman AB, Balch CM, Benjamin RS. Prognostic factors for survival of patients treated systemically for disseminated melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 1998 Mar; 16(3):1103-11. PMID: 9508197.
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    162. Eton O, Kharkevitch DD, Gianan MA, Ross MI, Itoh K, Pride MW, Donawho C, Buzaid AC, Mansfield PF, Lee JE, Legha SS, Plager C, Papadopoulos NE, Bedikian AY, Benjamin RS, Balch CM. Active immunotherapy with ultraviolet B-irradiated autologous whole melanoma cells plus DETOX in patients with metastatic melanoma. Clin Cancer Res. 1998 Mar; 4(3):619-27. PMID: 9533529.
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    163. Coit D, Wallack M, Balch C. Society of Surgical Oncology practice guidelines. Melanoma surgical practice guidelines. Oncology (Williston Park). 1997 Sep; 11(9):1317-23. PMID: 9306420.
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    164. Wallack MK, Sivanandham M, Ditaranto K, Shaw P, Balch CM, Urist MM, Bland KI, Murray D, Robinson WA, Flaherty L, Richards JM, Rosen L, Bartolucci AA. Increased survival of patients treated with a vaccinia melanoma oncolysate vaccine: second interim analysis of data from a phase III, multi-institutional trial. Ann Surg. 1997 Aug; 226(2):198-206. PMID: 9296514.
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    165. Huang X, Soong S, McCarthy WH, Urist MM, Balch CM. Classification of localized melanoma by the exponential survival trees method. Cancer. 1997 Mar 15; 79(6):1122-8. PMID: 9070489.
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    166. Buzaid AC, Ross MI, Balch CM, Soong S, McCarthy WH, Tinoco L, Mansfield P, Lee JE, Bedikian A, Eton O, Plager C, Papadopoulos N, Legha SS, Benjamin RS. Critical analysis of the current American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system for cutaneous melanoma and proposal of a new staging system. J Clin Oncol. 1997 Mar; 15(3):1039-51. PMID: 9060544.
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    167. Reintgen D, Balch CM, Kirkwood J, Ross M. Recent advances in the care of the patient with malignant melanoma. Ann Surg. 1997 Jan; 225(1):1-14. PMID: 8998115.
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    168. Karakousis CP, Balch CM, Urist MM, Ross MM, Smith TJ, Bartolucci AA. Local recurrence in malignant melanoma: long-term results of the multiinstitutional randomized surgical trial. Ann Surg Oncol. 1996 Sep; 3(5):446-52. PMID: 8876886.
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    169. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Bartolucci AA, Urist MM, Karakousis CP, Smith TJ, Temple WJ, Ross MI, Jewell WR, Mihm MC, Barnhill RL, Wanebo HJ. Efficacy of an elective regional lymph node dissection of 1 to 4 mm thick melanomas for patients 60 years of age and younger. Ann Surg. 1996 Sep; 224(3):255-63; discussion 263-6. PMID: 8813254.
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    170. Buzaid AC, Balch CM. Polymerase chain reaction for detection of melanoma in peripheral blood: too early to assess clinical value. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1996 May 01; 88(9):569-70. PMID: 8609651.
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    171. Skibber JM, Soong SJ, Austin L, Balch CM, Sawaya RE. Cranial irradiation after surgical excision of brain metastases in melanoma patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 1996 Mar; 3(2):118-23. PMID: 8646510.
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    172. El-Naggar AK, Kemp BL, Sneige N, Hurr KG, Steck K, Tu ZN, Fritsche HA, Singletary SE, Balch CM. Bivariate RNA and DNA content analysis in breast carcinoma: biological significance of RNA content. Clin Cancer Res. 1996 Feb; 2(2):419-26. PMID: 9816186.
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    173. Balch CM, Buzaid AC. Finally, a successful adjuvant therapy for high-risk melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 1996 Jan; 14(1):1-3. PMID: 8558183.
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    174. Buzaid AC, Tinoco LA, Jendiroba D, Tu ZN, Lee JJ, Legha SS, Ross MI, Balch CM, Benjamin RS. Prognostic value of size of lymph node metastases in patients with cutaneous melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 1995 Sep; 13(9):2361-8. PMID: 7666095.
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    175. Balch CM. The needle biopsy should replace open excisional biopsy ... but will the surgeon's role in coordinating breast cancer treatment be diminished? Ann Surg Oncol. 1995 May; 2(3):191-2. PMID: 7641012.
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    176. Balch CM. How patient referral bias can confuse interpretation of clinical results: elective lymph node dissections at the Sydney Melanoma Unit. J Am Coll Surg. 1995 Apr; 180(4):490-2. PMID: 7719557.
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    177. Risin D, Kleinerman ES, Umezu Y, Pizzini RP, Balch CM, Pellis NR. Impairment of lymphocyte locomotion in the tumor microenvironment and the effect of systemic immunotherapy with liposome-encapsulated muramyl-tripeptide-phosphatidylethanolamine. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 1995 Jan; 40(1):57-64. PMID: 7828168.
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    178. Wallack MK, Sivanandham M, Balch CM, Urist MM, Bland KI, Murray D, Robinson WA, Flaherty LE, Richards JM, Bartolucci AA, et al. A phase III randomized, double-blind multiinstitutional trial of vaccinia melanoma oncolysate-active specific immunotherapy for patients with stage II melanoma. Cancer. 1995 Jan 01; 75(1):34-42. PMID: 7804974.
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    179. Buzaid A, Legha SS, Balch CM, Ross M, Ring S, Plager C, Papadopoulos NE, el-Naggar AK, Benjamin RS. Pilot study of preoperative chemotherapy with cisplatin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine in patients with local-regional recurrence of melanoma. Cancer. 1994 Nov 01; 74(9):2476-82. PMID: 7923003.
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    180. Kharkevitch DD, Seito D, Balch GC, Maeda T, Balch CM, Itoh K. Characterization of autologous tumor-specific T-helper 2 cells in tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes from a patient with metastatic melanoma. Int J Cancer. 1994 Aug 01; 58(3):317-23. PMID: 7914181.
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    181. Mansfield PF, Lee JE, Balch CM. Cutaneous melanoma: current practice and surgical controversies. Curr Probl Surg. 1994 Apr; 31(4):253-374. PMID: 8143489.
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    182. Heaton KM, el-Naggar A, Ensign LG, Ross MI, Balch CM. Surgical management and prognostic factors in patients with subungual melanoma. Ann Surg. 1994 Feb; 219(2):197-204. PMID: 8129491.
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    183. Balch CM, Bland KI, Brennan MF, Cameron JL, Chabner BA, Copeland EM, Hoskins WJ, Karakousis CP, Niederhuber JE, Pollock RE, et al. What is a surgical oncologist? Ann Surg Oncol. 1994 Jan; 1(1):2-4. PMID: 7834424.
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    184. Heaton KM, Rippon MB, el-Naggar A, Tucker SL, Ross MI, Balch CM. Prognostic implications of DNA index in patients with stage III cutaneous melanoma. Am J Surg. 1993 Dec; 166(6):648-52; discussion 652-3. PMID: 8273843.
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    185. Cockerell CJ, Howell JB, Balch CM. Think melanoma. South Med J. 1993 Dec; 86(12):1325-33. PMID: 8272906.
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    186. Balch CM, Urist MM, Karakousis CP, Smith TJ, Temple WJ, Drzewiecki K, Jewell WR, Bartolucci AA, Mihm MC, Barnhill R, et al. Efficacy of 2-cm surgical margins for intermediate-thickness melanomas (1 to 4 mm). Results of a multi-institutional randomized surgical trial. Ann Surg. 1993 Sep; 218(3):262-7; discussion 267-9. PMID: 8373269.
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    187. Miller MJ, Balch CM. "Iris" technique for immediate umbilical reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1993 Sep; 92(4):754-6. PMID: 8356139.
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    188. Schusterman MA, Kroll SS, Reece GP, Miller MJ, Ainslie N, Halabi S, Balch CM. Incidence of autoimmune disease in patients after breast reconstruction with silicone gel implants versus autogenous tissue: a preliminary report. Ann Plast Surg. 1993 Jul; 31(1):1-6. PMID: 8395164.
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    189. Reintgen D, Ross M, Bland K, Seigler HF, Balch C. Prevention and early detection of melanoma: a surgeon's perspective. Semin Surg Oncol. 1993 May-Jun; 9(3):174-87. PMID: 8516600.
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    190. Ross MI, Reintgen D, Balch CM. Selective lymphadenectomy: emerging role for lymphatic mapping and sentinel node biopsy in the management of early stage melanoma. Semin Surg Oncol. 1993 May-Jun; 9(3):219-23. PMID: 8516607.
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    191. Balch CM, Singletary SE, Bland KI. Clinical decision-making in early breast cancer. Ann Surg. 1993 Mar; 217(3):207-25. PMID: 8383953.
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    192. Fujimaki W, Itoh K, An T, Gano JB, Ross MI, Mansfield PF, Balch CM, Augustus LB, Karkevitch DD, Johnston D, et al. Cytokine production and immune cell activation in melanoma patients treated with liposomal muramyl tripeptide (CGP 19835A lipid). Cancer Biother. 1993; 8(4):307-18. PMID: 7804372.
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    193. Balch CM. Surgical oncology in the 21st century. Arch Surg. 1992 Nov; 127(11):1272-7. PMID: 1444785.
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    194. Balch CM. Cutaneous melanoma: prognosis and treatment results worldwide. Semin Surg Oncol. 1992 Nov-Dec; 8(6):400-14. PMID: 1439450.
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    195. Beitsch P, Balch C. Operative morbidity and risk factor assessment in melanoma patients undergoing inguinal lymph node dissection. Am J Surg. 1992 Nov; 164(5):462-5; discussion 465-6. PMID: 1443370.
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    196. Itoh K, Salmeron MA, Morita T, Seito D, Mansfield PF, Ross MI, Balch CM, Augustus LB. Distribution of autologous tumor-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes in human metastatic melanoma. Int J Cancer. 1992 Aug 19; 52(1):52-9. PMID: 1500228.
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    197. Voravud N, el-Naggar AK, Balch CM, Theriault RL. Metastatic lobular breast carcinoma simulating primary colon cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 1992 Aug; 15(4):365-9. PMID: 1514536.
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    198. Salmeron MA, Balch CM, Ross MI, Itoh K. Role of uncultured human melanoma cells in the proliferation of autologous tumor-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes. Cell Immunol. 1992 Aug; 143(1):228-37. PMID: 1623565.
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    199. Soong SJ, Shaw HM, Balch CM, McCarthy WH, Urist MM, Lee JY. Predicting survival and recurrence in localized melanoma: a multivariate approach. World J Surg. 1992 Mar-Apr; 16(2):191-5. PMID: 1561798.
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    200. McCready D, Broadwater R, Ross M, Pollock R, Ota D, Balch C. A case-control comparison of durability and cost between implanted reservoir and percutaneous catheters in cancer patients. J Surg Res. 1991 Nov; 51(5):377-81. PMID: 1758171.
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    201. Itoh K, Balch CM, Murray JL, Parkinson DR, Markowitz AB, Talpaz M, Lee K, Zukiwski AA, Ross MI, Legha SS, et al. Immunological properties of melanoma tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes before and after IL-2-based biotherapies. In Vivo. 1991 Nov-Dec; 5(6):647-53. PMID: 1810451.
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    202. Hayakawa K, Salmeron MA, Parkinson DR, Markowitz AB, von Eschenbach AC, Legha SS, Balch CM, Ross MI, Augustus LB, Itoh K. Study of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes for adoptive therapy of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and metastatic melanoma: sequential proliferation of cytotoxic natural killer and noncytotoxic T cells in RCC. J Immunother (1991). 1991 Oct; 10(5):313-25. PMID: 1790139.
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    203. Lipton A, Harvey HA, Balch CM, Antle CE, Heckard R, Bartolucci AA. Corynebacterium parvum versus bacille Calmette-Guérin adjuvant immunotherapy of stage II malignant melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 1991 Jul; 9(7):1151-6. PMID: 2045856.
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    204. Broadwater JR, Edwards MJ, Kuglen C, Hortobagyi GN, Ames FC, Balch CM. Mastectomy following preoperative chemotherapy. Strict operative criteria control operative morbidity. Ann Surg. 1991 Feb; 213(2):126-9. PMID: 1992938.
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    205. Itoh K, Hayakawa K, Salmeron MA, Legha SS, Murray JL, Talpaz M, Balch CM, Parkinson DR, Lee K, Zukiwski AA, et al. Alteration in interactions between tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and tumor cells in human melanomas after chemotherapy or immunotherapy. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 1991; 33(4):238-46. PMID: 2059968.
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    206. Ross MI, Balch CM. The current management of cutaneous melanoma. Adv Surg. 1991; 24:139-200. PMID: 1996522.
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    207. Riley LB, Pellis NR, Schantz SP, Freedman RS, Balch CM, Itoh K. Humoral modulation of lymphokine-activated killer (LAK)-cell induction in humans: IgG-related and non-IgG inhibitors in sera from cancer patients. Int J Cancer. 1990 Nov 15; 46(5):785-91. PMID: 2228306.
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    208. Applegate KG, Balch CM, Pellis NR. In vitro migration of lymphocytes through collagen matrix: arrested locomotion in tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes. Cancer Res. 1990 Nov 15; 50(22):7153-8. PMID: 2224850.
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    209. Ames FC, Balch CM. Management of local and regional recurrence after mastectomy or breast-conserving treatment. Surg Clin North Am. 1990 Oct; 70(5):1115-24. PMID: 2218822.
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    210. Kim TY, von Eschenbach AC, Filaccio MD, Hayakawa K, Parkinson DR, Balch CM, Itoh K. Clonal analysis of lymphocytes from tumor, peripheral blood, and nontumorous kidney in primary renal cell carcinoma. Cancer Res. 1990 Sep 01; 50(17):5263-8. PMID: 2143685.
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    211. Stotter A, Atkinson EN, Fairston BA, McNeese M, Oswald MJ, Balch CM. Survival following locoregional recurrence after breast conservation therapy for cancer. Ann Surg. 1990 Aug; 212(2):166-72. PMID: 2198001.
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    212. Balch CM. Axillary lymph node dissection: differences in goals and techniques when treating melanoma and breast cancer. Surgery. 1990 Jul; 108(1):118-9. PMID: 2360181.
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    213. Balch CM. Excising melanomas: how wide is enough? And how to reconstruct? J Surg Oncol. 1990 Jul; 44(3):135-7. PMID: 2370796.
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    214. Edwards MJ, Soong SJ, Boddie AW, Balch CM, McBride CM. Isolated limb perfusion for localized melanoma of the extremity. A matched comparison of wide local excision with isolated limb perfusion and wide local excision alone. Arch Surg. 1990 Mar; 125(3):317-21. PMID: 2306179.
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    215. Ross M, Pezzi C, Pezzi T, Meurer D, Hickey R, Balch C. Patterns of failure in anorectal melanoma. A guide to surgical therapy. Arch Surg. 1990 Mar; 125(3):313-6. PMID: 2306178.
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    216. Balch CM, Riley LB, Bae YJ, Salmeron MA, Platsoucas CD, von Eschenbach A, Itoh K. Patterns of human tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in 120 human cancers. Arch Surg. 1990 Feb; 125(2):200-5. PMID: 1689143.
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    217. Balch CM. The surgeon's expanded role in cancer care. Cancer. 1990 Feb 01; 65(3 Suppl):604-9. PMID: 1689207.
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    218. Calabro A, Singletary SE, Balch CM. Patterns of relapse in 1001 consecutive patients with melanoma nodal metastases. Arch Surg. 1989 Sep; 124(9):1051-5. PMID: 2774907.
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    219. Boddie AW, McBride CM, Balch CM. Gastric cancer. Am J Surg. 1989 Jun; 157(6):595-606. PMID: 2658642.
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    220. Parkinson DR, Talpaz M, Lee KH, Legha S, Markowitz AB, Itoh K, Balch CM, Murray JL, Zukiwski AA, Benjamin RS, et al. Interleukin-2 alone and in combination with other cytokines in melanoma: the investigational approach at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Cancer Treat Rev. 1989 Jun; 16 Suppl A:39-48. PMID: 2670214.
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    221. McCready DR, Balch CM, Fidler IJ, Murray JL. Lack of comparability between binding of monoclonal antibodies to melanoma cells in vitro and localization in vivo. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1989 May 03; 81(9):682-7. PMID: 2709424.
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    222. Yagita M, Itoh K, Tsudo M, Schaub LB, Platsoucas CD, Balch CM, Grimm EA. Involvement of both Tac and non-Tac interleukin 2-binding peptides in the interleukin 2-dependent proliferation of human tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes. Cancer Res. 1989 Mar 01; 49(5):1154-9. PMID: 2783885.
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    223. McCready DR, Hortobagyi GN, Kau SW, Smith TL, Buzdar AU, Balch CM. The prognostic significance of lymph node metastases after preoperative chemotherapy for locally advanced breast cancer. Arch Surg. 1989 Jan; 124(1):21-5. PMID: 2910244.
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    224. Edwards MJ, Balch CM. Surgical aspects of lymphoma. Adv Surg. 1989; 22:225-50. PMID: 2645747.
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    225. McCready DR, Price J, Balch CM, Murray JL. Altered biodistribution of indium-111-labeled monoclonal antibody 96.5 to tumors and normal tissues of nude mice bearing human melanoma xenografts in visceral organs. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 1989; 30(5):257-61. PMID: 2624918.
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    226. Pollock RE, Balch CM. The NIH clinician-investigator award: how to write a training grant application. J Surg Res. 1989 Jan; 46(1):1-3. PMID: 2915532.
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    227. Itoh K, Pellis NR, Balch CM. Monocyte-dependent, serum-borne suppressor of induction of lymphokine-activated killer cells in lymphocytes from melanoma patients. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 1989; 29(1):57-62. PMID: 2785000.
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    228. Boddie AW, Balch CM. Three unresolved issues in the surgical treatment of melanoma. Oncology (Williston Park). 1988 Nov; 2(11):39-44, 48-50. PMID: 3275043.
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    229. Itoh K, Platsoucas CD, Balch CM. Autologous tumor-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes in the infiltrate of human metastatic melanomas. Activation by interleukin 2 and autologous tumor cells, and involvement of the T cell receptor. J Exp Med. 1988 Oct 01; 168(4):1419-41. PMID: 3262710.
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    230. Edwards MJ, Broadwater JR, Bell JL, Ames FC, Balch CM. Economic impact of reducing hospitalization for mastectomy patients. Ann Surg. 1988 Sep; 208(3):330-6. PMID: 3421757.
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    231. Itoh K, Balch CM, Platsoucas CD. Monocyte-independent interleukin-2 production and proliferation of human T cells in response to murine hybridomas expressing the OKT3 monoclonal antibody: interleukin-1 is not required for T-cell proliferation. Cell Immunol. 1988 Aug; 115(1):36-56. PMID: 2969776.
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    232. Itoh K, Balch CM, Trial J, Platsoucas CD. CD8+ T cells lyse autologous monocytes in the presence of anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody: association with interleukin-1 production. Cell Immunol. 1988 Jul; 114(2):257-71. PMID: 3260540.
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    233. Veronesi U, Cascinelli N, Adamus J, Balch C, Bandiera D, Barchuk A, Bufalino R, Craig P, De Marsillac J, Durand JC, et al. Thin stage I primary cutaneous malignant melanoma. Comparison of excision with margins of 1 or 3 cm. N Engl J Med. 1988 May 05; 318(18):1159-62. PMID: 3079582.
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    234. Balch CM. Surgical controversies in melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 1988 Feb; 6(2):392-3. PMID: 3339399.
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    235. Balch CM. The role of elective lymph node dissection in melanoma: rationale, results, and controversies. J Clin Oncol. 1988 Jan; 6(1):163-72. PMID: 3275746.
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    236. Balch CM. Cutaneous melanoma: a review of clinical management. Tex Med. 1987 Mar; 83(3):70-8. PMID: 3554593.
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    237. Fidler IJ, Balch CM. The biology of cancer metastasis and implications for therapy. Curr Probl Surg. 1987 Mar; 24(3):129-209. PMID: 3568753.
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    238. Herberman RB, Hiserodt J, Vujanovic N, Balch C, Lotzova E, Bolhuis R, Golub S, Lanier LL, Phillips JH, Riccardi C, Ritz J, Santoni A, Schmidt RE, Uchida A. Lymphokine-activated killer cell activity Characteristics of effector cells and their progenitors in blood and spleen. Immunol Today. 1987; 8(6):178-81. PMID: 25290217.
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    239. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Shaw HM. [Malignant melanoma--compared worldwide]. Chirurg. 1986 Oct; 57(10):601-5. PMID: 3491743.
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    240. Wornom IL, Smith JW, Soong SJ, McElvein R, Urist MM, Balch CM. Surgery as palliative treatment for distant metastases of melanoma. Ann Surg. 1986 Aug; 204(2):181-5. PMID: 2427043.
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    241. Balch CM. The academic surgeon as a clinical investigator. J Surg Res. 1986 May; 40(5):413-20. PMID: 3525989.
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    242. Wallack MK, McNally K, Michaelides M, Bash J, Bartolucci A, Siegler H, Balch C, Wanebo H. A phase I/II SECSG (Southeastern Cancer Study Group) pilot study of surgical adjuvant immunotherapy with vaccinia melanoma oncolysates (VMO). Am Surg. 1986 Mar; 52(3):148-51. PMID: 3513682.
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    243. Balch CM. [Diagnosis and prognosis of malignant melanoma]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 1985 Nov 15; 110(46):1783-6. PMID: 2414087.
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    244. Balch CM. [Therapy of malignant melanoma]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 1985 Nov 15; 110(46):1786-91. PMID: 4054006.
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    245. Shaw HM, Balch CM, Soong SJ, Milton GW, McCarthy WH. Prognostic histopathological factors in malignant melanoma. Pathology. 1985 Apr; 17(2):271-4. PMID: 4047730.
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    246. Trotter MC, Cloud GA, Davis M, Sanford SP, Urist MM, Soong SJ, Halpern NB, Maddox WA, Balch CM. Predicting the risk of abdominal disease in Hodgkin's lymphoma. A multifactorial analysis of staging laparotomy results in 255 patients. Ann Surg. 1985 Apr; 201(4):465-9. PMID: 3977447.
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    247. Urist MM, Balch CM, Soong S, Shaw HM, Milton GW, Maddox WA. The influence of surgical margins and prognostic factors predicting the risk of local recurrence in 3445 patients with primary cutaneous melanoma. Cancer. 1985 Mar 15; 55(6):1398-402. PMID: 3971310.
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    248. Urist MM, Balch CM, Soong SJ, Milton GW, Shaw HM, McGovern VJ, Murad TM, McCarthy WH, Maddox WA. Head and neck melanoma in 534 clinical Stage I patients. A prognostic factors analysis and results of surgical treatment. Ann Surg. 1984 Dec; 200(6):769-75. PMID: 6508408.
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    249. Hersey P, Balch CM. Current status and future prospects for adjuvant therapy of melanoma. Aust N Z J Surg. 1984 Aug; 54(4):303-15. PMID: 6207805.
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    250. Balch CM, Murray D, Presant C, Bartolucci AA. Ineffectiveness of adjuvant chemotherapy using DTIC and cyclophosphamide in patients with resectable metastatic melanoma. Surgery. 1984 Apr; 95(4):454-9. PMID: 6369594.
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    251. Balch CM, Karakousis C, Mettlin C, Natarajan N, Donegan WL, Smart CR, Murphy GP. Management of cutaneous melanoma in the United States. Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1984 Apr; 158(4):311-8. PMID: 6710291.
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    252. Pigott J, Nichols R, Maddox WA, Balch CM. Metastases to the upper levels of the axillary nodes in carcinoma of the breast and its implications for nodal sampling procedures. Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1984 Mar; 158(3):255-9. PMID: 6701738.
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    253. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Milton GW, Shaw HM, McGovern VJ, McCarthy WH, Murad TM, Maddox WA. Changing trends in cutaneous melanoma over a quarter century in Alabama, USA, and New South Wales, Australia. Cancer. 1983 Nov 01; 52(9):1748-53. PMID: 6616424.
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    254. Lahr CJ, Soong SJ, Cloud G, Smith JW, Urist MM, Balch CM. A multifactorial analysis of prognostic factors in patients with liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma. J Clin Oncol. 1983 Nov; 1(11):720-6. PMID: 6668490.
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    255. Balch CM, Urist MM, Soong SJ, McGregor M. A prospective phase II clinical trial of continuous FUDR regional chemotherapy for colorectal metastases to the liver using a totally implantable drug infusion pump. Ann Surg. 1983 Nov; 198(5):567-73. PMID: 6227295.
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    256. Balch CM, Tilden AB, Dougherty PA, Cloud GA. Depressed levels of granular lymphocytes with natural killer (NK) cell function in 247 cancer patients. Ann Surg. 1983 Aug; 198(2):192-9. PMID: 6870377.
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    257. Maddox WA, Carpenter JT, Laws HL, Soong SJ, Cloud G, Urist MM, Balch CM. A randomized prospective trial of radical (Halsted) mastectomy versus modified radical mastectomy in 311 breast cancer patients. Ann Surg. 1983 Aug; 198(2):207-12. PMID: 6870379.
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    258. Balch CM, Durant JR, Bartolucci AA. The impact of surgical quality control in multi-institutional group trials involving adjuvant cancer treatments. Ann Surg. 1983 Aug; 198(2):164-7. PMID: 6347102.
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    259. Urist MM, Maddox WA, Kennedy JE, Balch CM. Patient risk factors and surgical morbidity after regional lymphadenectomy in 204 melanoma patients. Cancer. 1983 Jun 01; 51(11):2152-6. PMID: 6839303.
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    260. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Murad TM, Smith JW, Maddox WA, Durant JR. A multifactorial analysis of melanoma. IV. Prognostic factors in 200 melanoma patients with distant metastases (stage III). J Clin Oncol. 1983 Feb; 1(2):126-34. PMID: 6668496.
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    261. Balch CM, Urist MM, McGregor ML. Continuous regional chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer using a totally implantable infusion pump. A feasibility study in 50 patients. Am J Surg. 1983 Feb; 145(2):285-90. PMID: 6218762.
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    262. Richards PC, Balch CM, Aldrete JS. Abdominal wound closure. A randomized prospective study of 571 patients comparing continuous vs. interrupted suture techniques. Ann Surg. 1983 Feb; 197(2):238-43. PMID: 6297417.
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    263. Balch CM, Dougherty PA, Tilden AB. Excessive prostaglandin E2 production by suppressor monocytes in head and neck cancer patients. Ann Surg. 1982 Dec; 196(6):645-50. PMID: 6216863.
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    264. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Milton GW, Shaw HM, McGovern VJ, Murad TM, McCarthy WH, Maddox WA. A comparison of prognostic factors and surgical results in 1,786 patients with localized (stage I) melanoma treated in Alabama, USA, and New South Wales, Australia. Ann Surg. 1982 Dec; 196(6):677-84. PMID: 7149819.
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    265. Balch CM, Smalley RV, Bartolucci AA, Burns D, Presant CA, Durant JR. A randomized prospective clinical trial of adjuvant C. parvum immunotherapy in 260 patients with clinically localized melanoma (Stage I): prognostic factors analysis and preliminary results of immunotherapy. Cancer. 1982 Mar 15; 49(6):1079-84. PMID: 7037155.
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    266. Milton GW, Shaw HM, McCarthy WH, Pearson L, Balch CM, Soong SJ. Prophylactic lymph node dissection in clinical stage I cutaneous malignant melanoma: results of surgical treatment in 1319 patients. Br J Surg. 1982 Feb; 69(2):108-11. PMID: 7059764.
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    267. Balch CM, Soong SJ, Murad TM, Ingalls AL, Maddox WA. A multifactorial analysis of melanoma: III. Prognostic factors in melanoma patients with lymph node metastases (stage II). Ann Surg. 1981 Mar; 193(3):377-88. PMID: 7212800.
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    268. Balch CM. Surgical management of regional lymph nodes in cutaneous melanoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1980 Nov; 3(5):511-24. PMID: 7217379.
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    269. Balch CM, Wilkerson JA, Murad TM, Soong SJ, Ingalls AL, Maddox WA. The prognostic significance of ulceration of cutaneous melanoma. Cancer. 1980 Jun 15; 45(12):3012-7. PMID: 7388745.
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    270. Balch CM. Oral and cutaneous melanoma: clinical recognition, pathological features, and prognostic factors. Ala J Med Sci. 1980 Jan; 17(1):51-5. PMID: 7386793.
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    272. Balch CM, Murad TM, Soong SJ, Ingalls AL, Richards PC, Maddox WA. Tumor thickness as a guide to surgical management of clinical stage I melanoma patients. Cancer. 1979 Mar; 43(3):883-8. PMID: 427730.
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    282. Scientific data from clinical trials. Journal of Surgical Research. 105:1-3.
    283. Fluoresceinated anti human T cell reagents from monkey and human sources. Federation Proceedings. 34.
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    291. Erratum. Southern Medical Journal. 87:168.
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