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Susan Tsai MD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Surgical Oncology

Member of the Cancer Center


Publications (119)

  • Gross tumor size using the AJCC 8th ed. T staging criteria does not provide prognostic stratification for neoadjuvant treated pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (Rowan DJ, Hartley CP, Aldakkak M, Christians KK, Evans DB, Tsai S, Hagen CE) Annals of Diagnostic Pathology June 2020;46 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081260042 06/01/2020    
  • Metabolic Heterogeneity in Patient Tumor-Derived Organoids by Primary Site and Drug Treatment (Sharick JT, Walsh CM, Sprackling CM, Pasch CA, Pham DL, Esbona K, Choudhary A, Garcia-Valera R, Burkard ME, McGregor SM, Matkowskyj KA, Parikh AA, Meszoely IM, Kelley MC, Tsai S, Deming DA, Skala MC) Frontiers in Oncology 15 May 2020;10 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085504111 05/15/2020    
  • Comparison of overall survival in gallbladder carcinoma at academic versus community cancer centers: An analysis of the National Cancer Data Base. (Liu C, Rein L, Clarke C, Mogal H, Tsai S, Christians KK, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2020 Aug;122(2):176-182 PMID: 32383268 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085151262 05/10/2020    
  • Value of Pretreatment 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in Patients With Localized Pancreatic Cancer Treated With Neoadjuvant Therapy. (Barnes CA, Aldakkak M, Clarke CN, Christians KK, Bucklan D, Holt M, Tolat P, Ritch PS, George B, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Evans DB, Tsai S) Front Oncol 2020;10:500 PMID: 32363161 PMCID: PMC7180175 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084152103 05/05/2020    
  • Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation on Pathologic Response in Patients With Localized Pancreatic Cancer. (Wittmann D, Hall WA, Christians KK, Barnes CA, Jariwalla NR, Aldakkak M, Clarke CN, George B, Ritch PS, Riese M, Khan AH, Kulkarni N, Evans J, Erickson BA, Evans DB, Tsai S) Front Oncol 2020;10:460 PMID: 32351886 PMCID: PMC7175033 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084010622 05/01/2020    
  • Variant anatomy of the biliary system as a cause of pancreatic and peri-ampullary cancers. (Muraki T, Reid MD, Pehlivanoglu B, Gonzalez RS, Sekhar A, Memis B, Xue Y, Cheng J, Jang KT, Mittal P, Cardona K, Kooby DA, Maithel S, Sarmiento JM, El-Rayes B, Lomberk G, Urrutia RA, Christians K, Tsai S, Evans DB, Adsay V) HPB (Oxford) 2020 Apr 23 PMID: 32336556 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083637358 04/28/2020    
  • Outcomes of palliative-intent surgery in retroperitoneal sarcoma-Results from the US Sarcoma Collaborative. (Thalji SZ, Tsai S, Gamblin TC, Clarke C, Christians K, Charlson J, Ethun CG, Poultsides G, Grignol VP, Roggin KK, Votanopoulos K, Fields RC, Abbott DE, Cardona K, Mogal H, other members of the US Sarcoma Collaborative) J Surg Oncol 2020 Jun;121(7):1140-1147 PMID: 32167587 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081732672 03/14/2020    
  • Improving Treatment Response Prediction for Chemoradiation Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer Using a Combination of Delta-Radiomics and the Clinical Biomarker CA19-9. (Nasief H, Hall W, Zheng C, Tsai S, Wang L, Erickson B, Li XA) Front Oncol 2019;9:1464 PMID: 31970088 PMCID: PMC6960122 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85078248047 01/24/2020    
  • Detection of germline variants using expanded multigene panels in patients with localized pancreatic cancer (Krepline AN, Geurts JL, Akinola I, Christians KK, Clarke CN, George B, Ritch PS, Khan AH, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Griffin MO, Evans DB, Tsai S) HPB 2020 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083782398 01/01/2020    
  • Role of Molecular Profiling of Pancreatic Cancer After Neoadjuvant Therapy: Does it Change Practice? (Krepline AN, Bliss L, Geurts J, Akinola I, Christians KK, George B, Ritch PS, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Evans DB, Tsai S) J Gastrointest Surg 2020 02;24(2):235-242 PMID: 31745905 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85076028351 11/21/2019    
  • Primary Liver Cancer: An NCDB Analysis of Overall Survival and Margins After Hepatectomy. (Coon C, Berger N, Eastwood D, Tsai S, Christians K, Mogal H, Clarke C, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2020 Apr;27(4):1156-1163 PMID: 31677109 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074715626 11/05/2019       3 Citations
  • Management of Acute Cholecystitis during Neoadjuvant Therapy in Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. (Jariwalla NR, Khan AH, Dua K, Christians KK, Clarke CN, Aldakkak M, George B, Tutton S, Rilling W, Erickson B, Evans DB, Tsai S) Ann Surg Oncol 2019 Dec;26(13):4515-4521 PMID: 31641946 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074492297 10/24/2019    
  • Molecular and Genetic Markers in Appendiceal Mucinous Tumors: A Systematic Review. (Stein A, Strong E, Clark Gamblin T, Clarke C, Tsai S, Thomas J, George B, Mogal H) Ann Surg Oncol 2020 Jan;27(1):85-97 PMID: 31583543 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074461946 10/05/2019       3 Citations
  • Goals of Treatment Sequencing for Localized Pancreatic Cancer. (Evans DB, Kamgar M, Tsai S) Ann Surg Oncol 2019 Nov;26(12):3815-3819 PMID: 31493126 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85073126378 09/08/2019       1 Citation
  • Molecular Characteristics of Biliary Tract and Primary Liver Tumors. (Tsai S, Gamblin TC) Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2019 10;28(4):685-693 PMID: 31472913 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85071462289 09/02/2019       1 Citation
  • Has Personalized Medicine for Pancreatic Cancer Arrived? (Krepline A, Tsai S) Advances in Surgery September 2019;53:103-115 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85066995193 09/01/2019    
  • Survival of patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer who received neoadjuvant therapy and surgery. (Barnes CA, Chavez MI, Tsai S, Aldakkak M, George B, Ritch PS, Dua K, Clarke CN, Tolat P, Hagen C, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Evans DB, Christians KK) Surgery 2019 09;166(3):277-285 PMID: 31272811 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068174272 07/06/2019       4 Citations
  • RAS Mutation Status Confers Prognostic Relevance in Patients Treated With Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer. (Morgan Z, Chow BE, Strong EA, Tsai S, Christians K, Mogal H, Gamblin TC, Clarke CN) J Surg Res 2019 08;240:130-135 PMID: 30928770 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85063410472 04/01/2019       2 Citations
  • Effect of Donor Race-Matching on Overall Survival for African-American Patients Undergoing Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. (Silva JP, Maurina MN, Tsai S, Christians KK, Clarke CN, Mogal H, Saeian K, Gamblin TC) J Am Coll Surg 2019 03;228(3):245-254 PMID: 30639515 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85060157296 01/15/2019       2 Citations
  • A Serum-Induced Transcriptome and Serum Cytokine Signature Obtained at Diagnosis Correlates with the Development of Early Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Metastasis. (Tsai S, McOlash L, Jia S, Zhang J, Simpson P, Kaldunski ML, Aldakkak M, Grewal J, Palen K, Dwinell MB, Johnson BD, Mackinnon A, Hessner MJ, Gershan JA) Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2019 04;28(4):680-689 PMID: 30530849 PMCID: PMC6545232 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85063867816 12/12/2018    
  • Outcomes of Elderly Patients Undergoing Curative Resection for Retroperitoneal Sarcomas: Analysis From the US Sarcoma Collaborative. (Wilkinson KH, Ethun CG, Hembrook M, Bedi M, Charlson J, Mogal H, Tsai S, Christians K, Tran TB, Poultsides G, Grignol V, Howard JH, Tseng J, Roggin KK, Chouliaras K, Votanopoulos K, Cullinan D, Fields RC, Weber S, Gamblin TC, Cardona K, Clarke CN) J Surg Res 2019 01;233:154-162 PMID: 30502242 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85051762456 12/07/2018       3 Citations
  • Distal splenorenal and mesocaval shunting at the time of pancreatectomy. (Chavez MI, Tsai S, Clarke CN, Aldakkak M, Griffin MO, Khan AH, Ritch PS, Erickson BA, Evans DB, Christians KK) Surgery 2019 02;165(2):298-306 PMID: 30471779 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056892124 11/26/2018       6 Citations
  • Elective Regional Therapy Treatment for Hepatic Adenoma. (Silva JP, Klooster B, Tsai S, Christians KK, Clarke CN, Mogal H, Clark Gamblin T) Ann Surg Oncol 2019 Jan;26(1):125-130 PMID: 30353390 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055702464 10/26/2018       5 Citations
  • Importance of Normalization of CA19-9 Levels Following Neoadjuvant Therapy in Patients With Localized Pancreatic Cancer. (Tsai S, George B, Wittmann D, Ritch PS, Krepline AN, Aldakkak M, Barnes CA, Christians KK, Dua K, Griffin M, Hagen C, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Evans DB) Ann Surg 2020 04;271(4):740-747 PMID: 30312198 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082099572 10/13/2018       18 Citations
  • A Phase II Clinical Trial of Molecular Profiled Neoadjuvant Therapy for Localized Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. (Tsai S, Christians KK, George B, Ritch PS, Dua K, Khan A, Mackinnon AC, Tolat P, Ahmad SA, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Evans DB) Ann Surg 2018 10;268(4):610-619 PMID: 30080723 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067054610 08/07/2018       17 Citations
  • Gallbladder carcinoma: An analysis of the national cancer data base to examine hispanic influence. (Liu C, Berger NG, Rein L, Tarima S, Clarke C, Mogal H, Christians KK, Tsai S, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2018 Jun;117(8):1664-1671 PMID: 29714811 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046125870 05/02/2018       2 Citations
  • Neoadjuvant chemoradiation for operable pancreatic cancer: The importance of local disease control (Barnes CA, Tsai S, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Evans DB) Pancreatic Cancer 11 April 2018:1219-1237 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85054042785 04/11/2018    
  • Stromal inflammation in pancreatic cancer: Mechanisms and translational applications (Boyle KA, James MA, Tsai S, Evans DB, Dwinell MB) Pancreatic Cancer 11 April 2018:481-508 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85054043119 04/11/2018    
  • Development of primary human pancreatic cancer organoids, matched stromal and immune cells and 3D tumor microenvironment models. (Tsai S, McOlash L, Palen K, Johnson B, Duris C, Yang Q, Dwinell MB, Hunt B, Evans DB, Gershan J, James MA) BMC Cancer 2018 03 27;18(1):335 PMID: 29587663 PMCID: PMC5870823 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044523365 03/29/2018       56 Citations
  • Ablation approach for primary liver tumors: Peri-operative outcomes. (Berger NG, Herren JL, Liu C, Burrow RH, Silva JP, Tsai S, Christians KK, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2018 Jun;117(7):1493-1499 PMID: 29484654 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85042551881 02/28/2018       2 Citations
  • The effect of prior upper abdominal surgery on outcomes after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: An analysis of the database of the organ procurement transplant network. (Silva JP, Berger NG, Yin Z, Liu Y, Tsai S, Christians KK, Clarke CN, Mogal H, Gamblin TC) Surgery 2018 05;163(5):1028-1034 PMID: 29398041 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041576936 02/06/2018       2 Citations
  • Pharmacologic ascorbate (P-AscH-) suppresses hypoxia-inducible Factor-1α (HIF-1α) in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. (Wilkes JG, O'Leary BR, Du J, Klinger AR, Sibenaller ZA, Doskey CM, Gibson-Corley KN, Alexander MS, Tsai S, Buettner GR, Cullen JJ) Clin Exp Metastasis 2018 02;35(1-2):37-51 PMID: 29396728 PMCID: PMC5959274 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85045038767 02/06/2018       8 Citations
  • Locally advanced pancreas cancer: Staging and goals of therapy. (Chatzizacharias NA, Tsai S, Griffin M, Tolat P, Ritch P, George B, Barnes C, Aldakkak M, Khan AH, Hall W, Erickson B, Evans DB, Christians KK) Surgery 2018 05;163(5):1053-1062 PMID: 29331400 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85040254084 01/15/2018       13 Citations
  • Characterizing indeterminate liver lesions in patients with localized pancreatic cancer at the time of diagnosis. (Bhalla M, Aldakkak M, Kulkarni NM, O'Connor SD, Griffin MO Jr, Christians KK, Evans DB, Tsai S, Tolat PP) Abdom Radiol (NY) 2018 02;43(2):351-363 PMID: 29185014 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85035138788 12/01/2017       6 Citations
  • Minimally invasive hepatectomy conversions: an analysis of risk factors and outcomes. (Silva JP, Berger NG, Yin Z, Liu Y, Tsai S, Christians KK, Clarke CN, Mogal H, Clark Gamblin T) HPB (Oxford) 2018 02;20(2):132-139 PMID: 29183702 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85034837878 12/01/2017       6 Citations
  • Development of a high risk pancreatic screening clinic using 3.0 T MRI. (Barnes CA, Krzywda E, Lahiff S, McDowell D, Christians KK, Knechtges P, Tolat P, Hohenwalter M, Dua K, Khan AH, Evans DB, Geurts J, Tsai S) Fam Cancer 2018 01;17(1):101-111 PMID: 29101607 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85032808589 11/05/2017       5 Citations
  • Overall survival after resection of retroperitoneal sarcoma at academic cancer centers versus community cancer centers: An analysis of the National Cancer Data Base. (Berger NG, Silva JP, Mogal H, Clarke CN, Bedi M, Charlson J, Christians KK, Tsai S, Gamblin TC) Surgery 2018 02;163(2):318-323 PMID: 28943041 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85029656379 09/26/2017       15 Citations
  • Should functional renal scans be obtained prior to upper abdominal IMRT for pancreatic cancer? (Blitzer GC, Hall WA, Tsai S, Aldakkak M, Hellman RS, Evans DB, Christians KK, George B, Ritch PS, Erickson BA) Pract Radiat Oncol 2017 Nov - Dec;7(6):e449-e455 PMID: 28886941 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85028763165 09/10/2017    
  • Is Adjuvant Therapy Necessary for All Patients with Localized Pancreatic Cancer Who Have Received Neoadjuvant Therapy? (Barnes CA, Krepline AN, Aldakkak M, Clarke CN, Christians KK, Khan AH, Hunt BC, Ritch PS, George B, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Evans DB, Tsai S) J Gastrointest Surg 2017 Nov;21(11):1793-1803 PMID: 28849366 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85028529403 08/30/2017       8 Citations
  • The prognostic utility of baseline alpha-fetoprotein for hepatocellular carcinoma patients. (Silva JP, Gorman RA, Berger NG, Tsai S, Christians KK, Clarke CN, Mogal H, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2017 Dec;116(7):831-840 PMID: 28743160 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85026398495 07/26/2017       17 Citations
  • Transarterial chemoembolization in hepatocellular carcinoma with portal vein tumor thrombosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (Silva JP, Berger NG, Tsai S, Christians KK, Clarke CN, Mogal H, White S, Rilling W, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2017 08;19(8):659-666 PMID: 28552299 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019962593 05/30/2017       31 Citations
  • External radiation or ablation for solitary hepatocellular carcinoma: A survival analysis of the SEER database. (Berger NG, Tanious MN, Hammad AY, Miura JT, Mogal H, Clarke CN, Christians KK, Tsai S, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2017 Sep;116(3):307-312 PMID: 28464313 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018739094 05/04/2017       5 Citations
  • A Novel Reconstruction Technique During Pancreaticoduodenectomy After Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass: How I do It. (Younan G, Tsai S, Evans DB, Christians KK) J Gastrointest Surg 2017 07;21(7):1186-1191 PMID: 28447199 PMCID: PMC5486682 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018254506 04/28/2017       2 Citations
  • Cancer cell chemokines direct chemotaxis of activated stellate cells in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. (Roy I, Boyle KA, Vonderhaar EP, Zimmerman NP, Gorse E, Mackinnon AC, Hwang RF, Franco-Barraza J, Cukierman E, Tsai S, Evans DB, Dwinell MB) Lab Invest 2017 03;97(3):302-317 PMID: 28092365 PMCID: PMC5334280 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85014533549 01/17/2017       12 Citations
  • Poor Glycemic Control Is Associated with Failure to Complete Neoadjuvant Therapy and Surgery in Patients with Localized Pancreatic Cancer. (Rajamanickam ES, Christians KK, Aldakkak M, Krepline AN, Ritch PS, George B, Erickson BA, Foley WD, Aburajab M, Evans DB, Tsai S) J Gastrointest Surg 2017 03;21(3):496-505 PMID: 27896658 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84997795492 11/30/2016       2 Citations
  • Techniques of Vascular Resection and Reconstruction in Pancreatic Cancer. (Younan G, Tsai S, Evans DB, Christians KK) Surg Clin North Am 2016 Dec;96(6):1351-1370 PMID: 27865282 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84991257639 11/21/2016       13 Citations
  • Multimodality Therapy in Patients With Borderline Resectable or Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Importance of Locoregional Therapies for a Systemic Disease. (Tsai S, Christians KK, Ritch PS, George B, Khan AH, Erickson B, Evans DB) J Oncol Pract 2016 10;12(10):915-923 PMID: 27858562 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84991252464 11/20/2016       11 Citations
  • Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis during neoadjuvant therapy for resectable and borderline resectable pancreatic cancer-Is it indicated? (Krepline AN, Christians KK, George B, Ritch PS, Erickson BA, Tolat P, Evans DB, Tsai S) J Surg Oncol 2016 Oct;114(5):581-586 PMID: 27760280 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84992111849 10/22/2016       12 Citations
  • Is Radiotherapy Warranted Following Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Resection? The Impact of Surgical Margins and Lymph Node Status on Survival. (Hammad AY, Berger NG, Eastwood D, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Christian KK, Johnston FM, Pawlik TM, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2016 12;23(Suppl 5):912-920 PMID: 27654107 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84988664224 09/23/2016       9 Citations
  • Multi-Phenotypic subtyping of circulating tumor cells using sequential fluorescent quenching and restaining. (Adams DL, Alpaugh RK, Tsai S, Tang CM, Stefansson S) Sci Rep 2016 09 20;6:33488 PMID: 27647345 PMCID: PMC5028835 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84988565717 09/21/2016       13 Citations
  • Evolution of the Management of Resectable Pancreatic Cancer. (Tsai S, Erickson BA, Dua K, Ritch PS, Tolat P, Evans DB) J Oncol Pract 2016 09;12(9):772-8 PMID: 27621326 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84987615728 09/14/2016       17 Citations
  • Therapeutic Advances in Localized Pancreatic Cancer. (Tsai S, Evans DB) JAMA Surg 2016 09 01;151(9):862-8 PMID: 27276001 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84997096261 06/09/2016       36 Citations
  • Neoadjuvant treatment sequencing adds value to the care of patients with operable pancreatic cancer. (Asare EA, Evans DB, Erickson BA, Aburajab M, Tolat P, Tsai S) J Surg Oncol 2016 Sep;114(3):291-5 PMID: 27264017 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84983364793 06/07/2016       7 Citations
  • Replaced gastroduodenal artery: Added benefit of the "artery first" approach during pancreaticoduodenectomy-A case report. (Younan G, Chimukangara M, Tsai S, Evans DB, Christians KK) Int J Surg Case Rep 2016;23:93-7 PMID: 27124718 PMCID: PMC4855750 04/29/2016    
  • Novel Anti-CRR9/CLPTM1L Antibodies with Antitumorigenic Activity Inhibit Cell Surface Accumulation, PI3K Interaction, and Survival Signaling. (Puskás LG, Mán I, Szebeni G, Tiszlavicz L, Tsai S, James MA) Mol Cancer Ther 2016 05;15(5):985-97 PMID: 26939707 PMCID: PMC4873426 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84969522621 03/05/2016       7 Citations
  • Plasma extracellular RNA profiles in healthy and cancer patients. (Yuan T, Huang X, Woodcock M, Du M, Dittmar R, Wang Y, Tsai S, Kohli M, Boardman L, Patel T, Wang L) Sci Rep 2016 Jan 20;6:19413 PMID: 26786760 PMCID: PMC4726401 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84955275191 01/21/2016       112 Citations
  • Metakaryotic cancer stem cells are constitutively resistant to X-rays and chemotherapeutic agents, but sensitive to many common drugs (Gostjeva EV, Koledova VV, Bai L, Duan KC, Kamath T, Nelson M, Agnihotri P, Moshinski DJ, Ping Wu L, Zukerberg L, Chung DC, Tsai S, Evans DB, Tomita-Mitchell A, Mitchell M, Thilly WG) Issues in Toxicology 2016;2016-January(29):196-249 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84986556373 01/01/2016    
  • Venous shunting procedures for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer (Fathi AH, Tsai S, Lee JE, Evans DB, Christians KK) Multimodality Management of Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer 10 December 2015:237-245 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85012236160 12/10/2015    
  • Survival of patients with resectable pancreatic cancer who received neoadjuvant therapy. (Christians KK, Heimler JW, George B, Ritch PS, Erickson BA, Johnston F, Tolat PP, Foley WD, Evans DB, Tsai S) Surgery 2016 Mar;159(3):893-900 PMID: 26602840 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84950987094 11/26/2015       68 Citations
  • Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and gallbladder cancer: distinguishing molecular profiles to guide potential therapy. (Potkonjak M, Miura JT, Turaga KK, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Christians KK, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2015 Dec;17(12):1119-23 PMID: 26374242 PMCID: PMC4644364 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84947030321 09/17/2015       10 Citations
  • Pancreatic Cancer Cell Migration and Metastasis Is Regulated by Chemokine-Biased Agonism and Bioenergetic Signaling. (Roy I, McAllister DM, Gorse E, Dixon K, Piper CT, Zimmerman NP, Getschman AE, Tsai S, Engle DD, Evans DB, Volkman BF, Kalyanaraman B, Dwinell MB) Cancer Res 2015 Sep 01;75(17):3529-42 PMID: 26330165 PMCID: PMC4560104 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942898695 09/04/2015       27 Citations
  • Neoadjuvant therapy for localized pancreatic cancer: guiding principles. (Fathi A, Christians KK, George B, Ritch PS, Erickson BA, Tolat P, Johnston FM, Evans DB, Tsai S) J Gastrointest Oncol 2015 Aug;6(4):418-29 PMID: 26261728 PMCID: PMC4502155 08/12/2015    
  • Pre-treatment carbohydrate antigen 19-9 does not predict the response to neoadjuvant therapy in patients with localized pancreatic cancer. (Aldakkak M, Christians KK, Krepline AN, George B, Ritch PS, Erickson BA, Johnston FM, Evans DB, Tsai S) HPB (Oxford) 2015 Oct;17(10):942-52 PMID: 26255895 PMCID: PMC4571763 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84941878704 08/11/2015       24 Citations
  • Use of neoadjuvant therapy in patients 75 years of age and older with pancreatic cancer. (Miura JT, Krepline AN, George B, Ritch PS, Erickson BA, Johnston FM, Oshima K, Christians KK, Evans DB, Tsai S) Surgery 2015 Dec;158(6):1545-55 PMID: 26243342 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84947023760 08/06/2015       18 Citations
  • Genomic variations in plasma cell free DNA differentiate early stage lung cancers from normal controls. (Xia S, Huang CC, Le M, Dittmar R, Du M, Yuan T, Guo Y, Wang Y, Wang X, Tsai S, Suster S, Mackinnon AC, Wang L) Lung Cancer 2015 Oct;90(1):78-84 PMID: 26233568 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84940955516 08/04/2015       23 Citations
  • Surgical resection versus ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma ≤ 3 cm: a population-based analysis. (Miura JT, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Eastwood D, Banerjee A, Christians KK, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2015 Oct;17(10):896-901 PMID: 26228076 PMCID: PMC4571757 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84941879772 08/01/2015       16 Citations
  • Non-metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: Resectable, Borderline Resectable, and Locally Advanced-Definitions of Increasing Importance for the Optimal Delivery of Multimodality Therapy. (Evans DB, George B, Tsai S) Ann Surg Oncol 2015 Oct;22(11):3409-13 PMID: 26122369 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84941417302 07/01/2015       43 Citations
  • Pharmacological Ascorbate Radiosensitizes Pancreatic Cancer. (Du J, Cieslak JA 3rd, Welsh JL, Sibenaller ZA, Allen BG, Wagner BA, Kalen AL, Doskey CM, Strother RK, Button AM, Mott SL, Smith B, Tsai S, Mezhir J, Goswami PC, Spitz DR, Buettner GR, Cullen JJ) Cancer Res 2015 Aug 15;75(16):3314-26 PMID: 26081808 PMCID: PMC4537815 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942893061 06/18/2015       47 Citations
  • p38γ MAPK is required for inflammation-associated colon tumorigenesis. (Yin N, Qi X, Tsai S, Lu Y, Basir Z, Oshima K, Thomas JP, Myers CR, Stoner G, Chen G) Oncogene 2016 Feb 25;35(8):1039-48 PMID: 25961922 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959509513 05/12/2015       16 Citations
  • Xanthohumol-Mediated Suppression of Notch1 Signaling Is Associated with Antitumor Activity in Human Pancreatic Cancer Cells. (Kunnimalaiyaan S, Trevino J, Tsai S, Gamblin TC, Kunnimalaiyaan M) Mol Cancer Ther 2015 Jun;14(6):1395-403 PMID: 25887885 PMCID: PMC4554525 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84939464044 04/19/2015       30 Citations
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Radiochemotherapy: Is There a Survival Advantage for Pancreatic Cancer Patients? (Tsai S, George B, Christians KK, Evans DB) Pancreatic Cancer, Cystic Neoplasms and Endocrine Tumors: Diagnosis and Management 7 April 2015:103-119 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84978698094 04/07/2015    
  • Tumor profiling of gastric and esophageal carcinoma reveal different treatment options. (Miura JT, Xiu J, Thomas J, George B, Carron BR, Tsai S, Johnston FM, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) Cancer Biol Ther 2015;16(5):764-9 PMID: 25778705 PMCID: PMC4622996 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84943767513 03/18/2015       16 Citations
  • Chemotherapy for Surgically Resected Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. (Miura JT, Johnston FM, Tsai S, George B, Thomas J, Eastwood D, Banerjee A, Christians KK, Turaga KK, Pawlik TM, Clark Gamblin T) Ann Surg Oncol 2015 Oct;22(11):3716-23 PMID: 25777092 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84941418828 03/18/2015       49 Citations
  • Hepatectomy for hemangioma; safe, but is it successful? (Groeschl RT, Riggle KM, Quebbeman EJ, Christians KK, Turaga KK, Tsai S, Gamblin TC) Hepatogastroenterology 2014 Oct;61(135):2009-13 PMID: 25713903 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84928761861 02/26/2015       3 Citations
  • Neoadjuvant chemoradiation with IMRT in resectable and borderline resectable pancreatic cancer. (Kharofa J, Tsai S, Kelly T, Wood C, George B, Ritch P, Wiebe L, Christians K, Evans DB, Erickson B) Radiother Oncol 2014 Oct;113(1):41-6 PMID: 25443499 PMCID: PMC4530020 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84922745297 12/03/2014       31 Citations
  • Is local resection adequate for T1 stage ampullary cancer? (Amini A, Miura JT, Jayakrishnan TT, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Christians KK, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) HPB (Oxford) 2015 Jan;17(1):66-71 PMID: 25395092 PMCID: PMC4266442 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84915822122 11/15/2014       17 Citations
  • Palliative care training in surgical oncology and hepatobiliary fellowships: a national survey of the fellows. (Amini A, Miura JT, Larrieux G, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Christians KK, Brasel KJ, Clark Gamblin T, Weissman DE, Nattinger AB, Johnston FM) Ann Surg Oncol 2015;22(6):1761-7 PMID: 25380685 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84939964878 11/09/2014       24 Citations
  • Volume-outcome in cancer surgery: why has the data not affected policy change? (Evans DB, Tsai S) Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Dec;21(13):4056-8 PMID: 25239003 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84911976347 09/23/2014       10 Citations
  • Patency rates of portal vein/superior mesenteric vein reconstruction after pancreatectomy for pancreatic cancer. (Krepline AN, Christians KK, Duelge K, Mahmoud A, Ritch P, George B, Erickson BA, Foley WD, Quebbeman EJ, Turaga KK, Johnston FM, Gamblin TC, Evans DB, Tsai S) J Gastrointest Surg 2014 Nov;18(11):2016-25 PMID: 25227638 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84920138622 09/18/2014       24 Citations
  • Defining the role of adjuvant external beam radiotherapy on resected adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of vater. (Miura JT, Jayakrishnan TT, Amini A, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Erickson B, Quebbeman EJ, Christians KK, Evans DB, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) J Gastrointest Surg 2014 Nov;18(11):2003-8 PMID: 25159502 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84920163240 08/28/2014       9 Citations
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy should be performed before definitive resection for pancreatic cancer: a financial argument. (Jayakrishnan TT, Nadeem H, Groeschl RT, George B, Thomas JP, Ritch PS, Christians KK, Tsai S, Evans DB, Pappas SG, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) HPB (Oxford) 2015 Feb;17(2):131-9 PMID: 25123702 PMCID: PMC4299387 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84920841239 08/16/2014       13 Citations
  • Identification of a ternary protein-complex as a therapeutic target for K-Ras-dependent colon cancer. (Qi X, Xie C, Hou S, Li G, Yin N, Dong L, Lepp A, Chesnik MA, Mirza SP, Szabo A, Tsai S, Basir Z, Wu S, Chen G) Oncotarget 2014 Jun 30;5(12):4269-82 PMID: 24962213 PMCID: PMC4147322 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84905098265 06/26/2014       11 Citations
  • Surgical management of hepatic hemangiomas: a multi-institutional experience. (Miura JT, Amini A, Schmocker R, Nichols S, Sukato D, Winslow ER, Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Squires MH, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Li A, Wu MC, Sarmiento JM, Bloomston M, Christians KK, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Tsung A, Pawlik TM, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2014 Oct;16(10):924-8 PMID: 24946109 PMCID: PMC4238859 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84927788563 06/20/2014       38 Citations
  • Profiling and targeting of cellular bioenergetics: inhibition of pancreatic cancer cell proliferation. (Cheng G, Zielonka J, McAllister D, Tsai S, Dwinell MB, Kalyanaraman B) Br J Cancer 2014 Jul 08;111(1):85-93 PMID: 24867695 PMCID: PMC4090735 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84904114424 05/29/2014       53 Citations
  • Molecular profiling in gastric cancer: examining potential targets for chemotherapy. (Miura JT, Johnston FM, Thomas J, George B, Eastwood D, Tsai S, Christians KK, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2014 Sep;110(3):302-6 PMID: 24844210 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84905367494 05/23/2014       9 Citations
  • Arterial resection at the time of pancreatectomy for cancer. (Christians KK, Pilgrim CH, Tsai S, Ritch P, George B, Erickson B, Tolat P, Evans DB) Surgery 2014 May;155(5):919-26 PMID: 24787115 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84899659181 05/03/2014       58 Citations
  • CXCL12 chemokine expression suppresses human pancreatic cancer growth and metastasis. (Roy I, Zimmerman NP, Mackinnon AC, Tsai S, Evans DB, Dwinell MB) PLoS One 2014;9(3):e90400 PMID: 24594697 PMCID: PMC3942415 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84897093538 03/07/2014       55 Citations
  • Neoadjuvant FOLFIRINOX for borderline resectable pancreas cancer: a new treatment paradigm? (Christians KK, Tsai S, Mahmoud A, Ritch P, Thomas JP, Wiebe L, Kelly T, Erickson B, Wang H, Evans DB, George B) Oncologist 2014 Mar;19(3):266-74 PMID: 24569947 PMCID: PMC3958454 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84896486447 02/27/2014       140 Citations
  • Circulating giant macrophages as a potential biomarker of solid tumors. (Adams DL, Martin SS, Alpaugh RK, Charpentier M, Tsai S, Bergan RC, Ogden IM, Catalona W, Chumsri S, Tang CM, Cristofanilli M) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Mar 04;111(9):3514-9 PMID: 24550495 PMCID: PMC3948254 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84895802375 02/20/2014       100 Citations
  • Optimal management of the splenic vein at the time of venous resection for pancreatic cancer: importance of the inferior mesenteric vein. (Pilgrim CH, Tsai S, Tolat P, Patel P, Rilling W, Evans DB, Christians KK) J Gastrointest Surg 2014 May;18(5):917-21 PMID: 24347313 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84900297449 12/19/2013       22 Citations
  • Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of outcomes for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a Western perspective. (Sullivan KM, Groeschl RT, Turaga KK, Tsai S, Christians KK, White SB, Rilling WS, Pilgrim CH, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2014 Feb;109(2):95-7 PMID: 24122764 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84892938594 10/15/2013       26 Citations
  • Microwave ablation for hepatic malignancies: a multiinstitutional analysis. (Groeschl RT, Pilgrim CH, Hanna EM, Simo KA, Swan RZ, Sindram D, Martinie JB, Iannitti DA, Bloomston M, Schmidt C, Khabiri H, Shirley LA, Martin RC, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Christians KK, Rilling WS, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg 2014 Jun;259(6):1195-200 PMID: 24096760 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84900873256 10/08/2013       146 Citations
  • The Frey procedure for chronic pancreatitis secondary to pancreas divisum. (Pappas SG, Pilgrim CH, Keim R, Harris R, Wilson S, Turaga K, Tsai S, Dua K, Khan A, Oh Y, Gamblin TC, Christians K) JAMA Surg 2013 Nov;148(11):1057-62 PMID: 24005579 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84888596905 09/06/2013       11 Citations
  • Duplicate pancreas meets gastric duplication cyst: A tale of two anomalies. (Christians KK, Pappas S, Pilgrim C, Tsai S, Quebbeman E) Int J Surg Case Rep 2013;4(8):735-9 PMID: 23827696 PMCID: PMC3710888 07/06/2013    
  • Mesocaval shunting: a novel technique to facilitate venous resection and reconstruction and enhance exposure of the superior mesenteric and celiac arteries during pancreaticoduodenectomy. (Pilgrim CH, Tsai S, Evans DB, Christians KK) J Am Coll Surg 2013 Sep;217(3):e17-20 PMID: 23816382 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882857536 07/03/2013       17 Citations
  • Viral status at the time of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a modern predictor of longterm survival. (Groeschl RT, Hong JC, Christians KK, Turaga KK, Tsai S, Pilgrim CH, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2013 Oct;15(10):794-802 PMID: 23782341 PMCID: PMC3791119 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84884292468 06/21/2013       2 Citations
  • Staging chest computed tomography and positron emission tomography in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma: utility or futility? (Pappas SG, Christians KK, Tolat PP, Mautz AP, Lal A, McElroy L, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK, Tsai S, Erickson B, Ritch P, Evans DB) HPB (Oxford) 2014 Jan;16(1):70-4 PMID: 23496023 PMCID: PMC3892317 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84890557827 03/19/2013       17 Citations
  • Recurrence after microwave ablation of liver malignancies: a single institution experience. (Groeschl RT, Wong RK, Quebbeman EJ, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Pappas SG, Christians KK, Hohenwalter EJ, Tutton SM, Rilling WS, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2013 May;15(5):365-71 PMID: 23458599 PMCID: PMC3633038 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84876050045 03/06/2013       28 Citations
  • Distal splenorenal and temporary mesocaval shunting at the time of pancreatectomy for cancer: initial experience from the Medical College of Wisconsin. (Christians KK, Riggle K, Keim R, Pappas S, Tsai S, Ritch P, Erickson B, Evans DB) Surgery 2013 Jul;154(1):123-31 PMID: 23305596 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882828441 01/12/2013       33 Citations
  • Current staging systems for pancreatic cancer. (Appel BL, Tolat P, Evans DB, Tsai S) Cancer J 2012 Nov-Dec;18(6):539-49 PMID: 23187840 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84871198714 11/29/2012       52 Citations
  • Novel multimodality treatment sequencing for extrahepatic (mid and distal) cholangiocarcinoma. (Turaga KK, Tsai S, Wiebe LA, Evans DB, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Apr;20(4):1230-9 PMID: 23064778 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84875203659 10/16/2012       8 Citations
  • Importance of lean body mass in the oncologic patient. (Tsai S) Nutr Clin Pract 2012 Oct;27(5):593-8 PMID: 22898746 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84872685979 08/18/2012       49 Citations
  • Critical steps for pancreaticoduodenectomy in the setting of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. (Christians KK, Tsai S, Tolat PP, Evans DB) J Surg Oncol 2013 Jan;107(1):33-8 PMID: 22711619 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84871286476 06/20/2012       28 Citations
  • Presentation and Initial Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer (Tsai S, Gearhart SL) Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Colorectal Cancer 2011:13-19 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882837840 12/01/2011    
  • Sarcopenia negatively impacts short-term outcomes in patients undergoing hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastasis. (Peng PD, van Vledder MG, Tsai S, de Jong MC, Makary M, Ng J, Edil BH, Wolfgang CL, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Kamel I, Pawlik TM) HPB (Oxford) 2011 Jul;13(7):439-46 PMID: 21689226 PMCID: PMC3133709 06/22/2011    
  • Primary liver cancer: intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma emerges from the shadows. (Tsai S, Nathan H, Pawlik TM) Updates Surg 2010 Aug;62(1):5-9 PMID: 20845095 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79951625005 09/17/2010       12 Citations
  • Safety and efficacy of curative intent surgery for peri-ampullary liver metastasis. (de Jong MC, Tsai S, Cameron JL, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, van Vledder MG, Eckhauser F, Herman JM, Edil BH, Choti MA, Schulick RD, Pawlik TM) J Surg Oncol 2010 Sep 01;102(3):256-63 PMID: 20740584 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77956378701 08/27/2010       37 Citations
  • Two-stage strategy for patients with extensive bilateral colorectal liver metastases. (Tsai S, Marques HP, de Jong MC, Mira P, Ribeiro V, Choti MA, Schulick RD, Barroso E, Pawlik TM) HPB (Oxford) 2010 May;12(4):262-9 PMID: 20590896 PMCID: PMC2873649 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77953555107 07/02/2010       68 Citations
  • How pathologic staging informs the surgical management of primary cutaneous melanoma. (Tsai S, Balch CM) G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2010 Apr;145(2):187-93 PMID: 20467392 05/15/2010    
  • Impact of obesity on perioperative outcomes and survival following pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer: a large single-institution study. (Tsai S, Choti MA, Assumpcao L, Cameron JL, Gleisner AL, Herman JM, Eckhauser F, Edil BH, Schulick RD, Wolfgang CL, Pawlik TM) J Gastrointest Surg 2010 Jul;14(7):1143-50 PMID: 20431978 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77953690563 05/01/2010       65 Citations
  • Epidemiology and treatment of melanoma in elderly patients. (Tsai S, Balch C, Lange J) Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2010 Mar;7(3):148-52 PMID: 20142815 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77949275842 02/10/2010       48 Citations
  • Management of large hepatocellular carcinoma in adult patients with Alagille syndrome: a case report and review of literature. (Tsai S, Gurakar A, Anders R, Lam-Himlin D, Boitnott J, Pawlik TM) Dig Dis Sci 2010 Nov;55(11):3052-8 PMID: 20108035 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78149358943 01/29/2010       15 Citations
  • How pathologic staging informs the surgical management of primary cutaneous melanoma (Tsai S, Balch CM) Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia April 2010;145(2):187-193 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77954460664 01/01/2010    
  • Comparing chemoradiotherapy with other modalities for treating unresectable pancreatic carcinoma (Tsai S, Eckhauser F) American Journal of Hematology/ Oncology November 2009;8(11) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-73449106066 11/01/2009    
  • Outcomes of ablation versus resection for colorectal liver metastases: are we comparing apples with oranges? (Tsai S, Pawlik TM) Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Sep;16(9):2422-8 PMID: 19554378 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-68949202861 06/26/2009       21 Citations
  • Management of early hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with well-compensated cirrhosis. (Cunningham SC, Tsai S, Marques HP, Mira P, Cameron A, Barroso E, Philosophe B, Pawlik TM) Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Jul;16(7):1820-31 PMID: 19267161 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67649203631 03/10/2009       38 Citations
  • Translational research in melanoma. (Tsai S, Sabel MS) Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2008 Apr;17(2):391-419, ix-x PMID: 18375359 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-41049113485 04/01/2008       3 Citations
  • Severe chronic venous insufficiency: magnitude of the problem and consequences. (Tsai S, Dubovoy A, Wainess R, Upchurch GR Jr, Wakefield TW, Henke PK) Ann Vasc Surg 2005 Sep;19(5):705-11 PMID: 16034514 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-24044450289 07/22/2005       23 Citations
  • Failure of cholecystokinin-octapeptide to prevent TPN-associated gallstone disease. (Tsai S, Strouse PJ, Drongowski RA, Islam S, Teitelbaum DH) J Pediatr Surg 2005 Jan;40(1):263-7 PMID: 15868595 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-12444323678 05/04/2005       29 Citations
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