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  • 29 Scopus h-Index
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Research Output 1998 2019

  • 2335 Citations
  • 29 Scopus h-Index
  • 119 Article
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2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

Regional recurrence in the era of sentinel lymph node biopsy

Linnaus, M. E., Dueck, A., Kosiorek, H. E., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Northfelt, D. W., Anderson, K. S., McCullough, A. E., Wong, W. W., Halyard, M. Y., Patel, S. H. & Pockaj, B. A., Dec 1 2015, In : American Journal of Surgery. 210, 6, p. 1155-1161 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Recurrence
Databases
Breast Neoplasms
Incidence
8 Citations (Scopus)

Staging Studies for Cutaneous Melanoma in the United States: A Population-Based Analysis

Wasif, N., Etzioni, D., Haddad, D., Gray, R. J., Bagaria, S. P. & Pockaj, B. A., 2015, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 22, 4, p. 1366-1370 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Skin
Medicare
7 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of a gastric cancer nomogram using a cancer registry

Ashfaq, A., Kidwell, J. T., McGhan, L. J., Dueck, A., Pockaj, B. A., Gray, R. J., Bagaria, S. P. & Wasif, N., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 112, 4, p. 377-380 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nomograms
Stomach Neoplasms
Registries
Survival
Neoplasms
9 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of a Soft Tissue Sarcoma Nomogram Using a National Cancer Registry

Bagaria, S. P., Wagie, A. E., Gray, R. J., Pockaj, B. A., Attia, S., Habermann, E. B. & Wasif, N., Sep 9 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nomograms
Sarcoma
Registries
Neoplasms
Mortality
2014
72 Citations (Scopus)

Androgen receptor-positive triple negative breast cancer: A unique breast cancer subtype

McGhan, L. J., McCullough, A. E., Protheroe, C. A., Dueck, A., Lee, J. J., Nunez-Nateras, R., Castle, E. P., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Goetz, M. P., Hawse, J. R., Henry, T. J., Barrett, M., Cunliffe, H. E. & Pockaj, B. A., Feb 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 2, p. 361-367 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms
Androgen Receptors
Breast Neoplasms
Lymph Nodes
Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
23 Citations (Scopus)

Compliance with national comprehensive cancer network guidelines in the use of radiation therapy for extremity and superficial trunk soft tissue sarcoma in the United States

Bagaria, S. P., Ashman, J. B., Daugherty, L. C., Gray, R. J. & Wasif, N., 2014, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 109, 7, p. 633-638 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Radiotherapy
Extremities
Guidelines
Neoplasms
26 Citations (Scopus)

Excellent local control with preoperative radiation therapy, surgical resection, and intra-operative electron radiation therapy for retroperitoneal sarcoma

Stucky, C. C. H., Wasif, N., Ashman, J. B., Pockaj, B. A., Gunderson, L. L. & Gray, R. J., 2014, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 109, 8, p. 798-803 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Radiotherapy
Electrons
Radiation
Multivariate Analysis
10 Citations (Scopus)

Have the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0011 trial results influenced the number of lymph nodes removed during sentinel lymph node dissection?

Robinson, K. A., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., Kaufman, K. & Gray, R. J., Dec 1 2014, In : American Journal of Surgery. 208, 6, p. 1060-1064 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymph Node Excision
Lymph Nodes
Publications
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Practice Management
25 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of breast reconstruction on the decision to undergo contralateral prophylactic mastectomy

Ashfaq, A., McGhan, L. J., Pockaj, B. A., Gray, R. J., Bagaria, S. P., McLaughlin, S. A., Casey, W. J., Rebecca, A. M., Kreymerman, P. & Wasif, N., 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 9, p. 2934-2940 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammaplasty
Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Odds Ratio
Mastectomy
Confidence Intervals
41 Citations (Scopus)

Importance of Lymph Node Involvement in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Impact on Survival and Implications for Surgical Resection

Curran, T., Pockaj, B. A., Gray, R. J., Halfdanarson, T. R. & Wasif, N., 2014, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 19, 1, p. 152-160 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroendocrine Tumors
Lymph Nodes
Survival
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms
25 Citations (Scopus)
Pancreatectomy
Adenocarcinoma
Lymph Nodes
Survival
Pancreatic Neoplasms
33 Citations (Scopus)

Patient survival after surgical treatment of rectal cancer: Impact of surgeon and hospital characteristics

Etzioni, D. A., Young-Fadok, T. M., Cima, R. R., Wasif, N., Madoff, R. D., Naessens, J. M. & Habermann, E. B., Aug 15 2014, In : Cancer. 120, 16, p. 2472-2481 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rectal Neoplasms
Survival
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Therapeutics
High-Volume Hospitals
8 Citations (Scopus)

Rare presentations of primary melanoma and special populations: A systematic review

Kottschade, L. A., Grotz, T. E., Dronca, R. S., Salomao, D. R., Pulido, J. S., Wasif, N., Jakub, J. W., Bagaria, S. P., Kumar, R., Kaur, J. S., Morita, S. Y., Moran, S. L., Nguyen, J. T., Nguyen, E. C., Hand, J. L., Erickson, L. A., Brewer, J. D., Baum, C., Miller, R. C., Swanson, D. L. & 2 others, Lowe, V. & Markovic, S. N., Dec 11 2014, In : American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials. 37, 6, p. 635-641 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Population
Gastrointestinal Tract
Neck
Head
1 Citation (Scopus)

Surgeon bias in sentinel lymph node dissection: Do tumor characteristics influence decision making?

Robinson, K. A., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., Kaufman, K. & Gray, R. J., Dec 1 2014, In : Breast. 23, 6, p. 790-792 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymph Node Excision
Decision Making
Neoplasms
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Surgeons
23 Citations (Scopus)

Validation study of a modern treatment algorithm for nipple discharge

Ashfaq, A., Senior, D., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., Pizzitola, V., Giurescu, M. E. & Gray, R. J., 2014, In : American Journal of Surgery. 208, 2, p. 222-227 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Validation Studies
Therapeutics
Carcinoma
Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Nipple Discharge
2013
13 Citations (Scopus)

Compliance with guidelines in the surgical management of cutaneous melanoma across the USA

Wasif, N., Gray, R. J., Bagaria, S. P. & Pockaj, B. A., Aug 2013, In : Melanoma Research. 23, 4, p. 276-282 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Melanoma
Odds Ratio
Guidelines
Confidence Intervals
34 Citations (Scopus)

Distance bias and surgical outcomes

Etzioni, D. A., Fowl, R. J., Wasif, N., Donohue, J. H. & Cima, R. R., Mar 2013, In : Medical Care. 51, 3, p. 238-244 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Odds Ratio
Tertiary Healthcare
Quality Improvement
Therapeutics
Research

Ewing sarcoma of the adrenal gland: A rare entity

Blas, J. V. V., Smith, M. L., Wasif, N., Cook, C. B. & Schlinkert, R. T., Jul 13 2013, In : BMJ Case Reports. 007753.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ewing's Sarcoma
Adrenal Glands
Ifosfamide
Adrenalectomy
Vincristine
7 Citations (Scopus)

Ewing sarcoma of the adrenal gland: a rare entity.

Blas, J. V. V., Smith, M. L., Wasif, N., Cook, C. B. & Schlinkert, R. T., 2013, In : BMJ Case Reports. 2013

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ewing's Sarcoma
Adrenal Glands
Ifosfamide
Adrenalectomy
Vincristine
13 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of physician specialty on treatment recommendations in the multidisciplinary management of soft tissue sarcoma of the extremities

Wasif, N., Smith, C. A., Tamurian, R. M., Christensen, S. D., Monjazeb, A. M., Martinez, S. R. & Canter, R. J., Jul 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 7, p. 632-639 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians' Practice Patterns
Patient Care Team
Radiation Oncology
Medical Oncology
Sarcoma
6 Citations (Scopus)

Metastatic carcinoid tumors - Are we making the cut?

Coan, K. E., Gray, R. J., Schlinkert, R. T., Pockaj, B. A. & Wasif, N., Jun 2013, In : American Journal of Surgery. 205, 6, p. 642-646 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carcinoid Tumor
Odds Ratio
Survival
Selection Bias
Appendix
14 Citations (Scopus)

Neoadjuvant therapy and breast cancer surgery: A closer look at postoperative complications

Garvey, E. M., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Casey, W. J., Rebecca, A. M., Kreymerman, P., Bash, D. & Pockaj, B. A., Dec 2013, In : American Journal of Surgery. 206, 6, p. 894-899 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoadjuvant Therapy
Mastectomy
Breast Neoplasms
Nipples
Breast
11 Citations (Scopus)

Preoperative imaging for early-stage cutaneous melanoma: Predictors, usage, and utility at a single institution

Haddad, D., Garvey, E. M., Mihalik, L., Pockaj, B. A., Gray, R. J. & Wasif, N., Dec 2013, In : American Journal of Surgery. 206, 6, p. 979-986 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Skin
Odds Ratio
Emission-Computed Tomography
Confidence Intervals
6 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrathin primary is a marker for worse prognosis in lymph node-positive cutaneous melanoma

Bagaria, S. P., Ray, P. S., Joseph, R. W., Heckman, M. G., Rawal, B., Gray, R. J., Pockaj, B. A. & Wasif, N., May 15 2013, In : Cancer. 119, 10, p. 1860-1867 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Lymph Nodes
Skin
Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
2012
12 Citations (Scopus)

ACR appropriateness criteria ® Local-regional Recurrence (LR) and salvage surgery breast cancer

Halyard, M. Y., Wasif, N., Harris, E. E. R., Arthur, D. W., Bailey, L., Bellon, J. R., Carey, L., Goyal, S., Horst, K. C., Moran, M. S., MacDonald, S. M. & Haffty, B. G., Apr 2012, In : American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials. 35, 2, p. 178-182 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Recurrence
Mastectomy
Expert Testimony
Radiology
54 Citations (Scopus)

Atypical ductal hyperplasia on core biopsy: An automatic trigger for excisional biopsy?

McGhan, L. J., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., Giurescu, M. E., McCullough, A. E. & Gray, R. J., Oct 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 10, p. 3264-3269 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Large-Core Needle Biopsy
Biopsy
Breast
Mammography
28 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical and self breast examination remain important in the era of modern screening

Ma, I., Dueck, A., Gray, R., Wasif, N., Giurescu, M., Lorans, R., Pizzitola, V. & Pockaj, B. A., May 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 5, p. 1484-1490 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Self-Examination
Mammography
Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms
Lymph Nodes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Granular-cell tumor of the anterior abdominal wall

McGhan, L. J., Wasif, N., Young, S. W., Collins, J. M. & McCullough, A. E., 2012, In : Radiology Case Reports. 7, 3, 30500.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Granular Cell Tumor
Aggressive Fibromatosis
Abdominal Wall
Differential Diagnosis
Subcutaneous Tissue
12 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of specialty and clinical experience on treatment sequencing in the multimodal management of soft tissue extremity sarcoma

Wasif, N., Tamurian, R. M., Christensen, S., Do, L., Martinez, S. R., Chen, S. L. & Canter, R. J., Feb 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 2, p. 504-510 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Extremities
Radiotherapy
Therapeutics
Drug Therapy
5 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of uncommon histology on breast conservation therapy for breast cancer-biology dictates technique?

Wasif, N., McCullough, A. E., Gray, R. J. & Pockaj, B. A., May 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 105, 6, p. 586-590 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Segmental Mastectomy
Histology
Breast Neoplasms
Mucinous Adenocarcinoma
Ductal Carcinoma
141 Citations (Scopus)

Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors (MPNST): The Mayo Clinic experience

Stucky, C. C. H., Johnson, K. N., Gray, R. J., Pockaj, B. A., Ocal, I. T., Rose, P. S. & Wasif, N., Mar 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 3, p. 878-885 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurilemmoma
Neoplasms
Recurrence
Survival
Confidence Intervals
3 Citations (Scopus)

The changing landscape of axillary surgery: Which breast cancer patients may still benefit from complete axillary lymph node dissection?

McGhan, L. J., Dueck, A., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., McCullough, A. E. & Pockaj, B. A., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 106, 3, p. 254-259 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymph Node Excision
Frozen Sections
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Lymph Nodes
46 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of obesity on breast cancer: A Retrospective review

Haakinson, D. J., Leeds, S. G., Dueck, A., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Stucky, C. C. H., Northfelt, D. W., Apsey, H. A. & Pockaj, B. A., Sep 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 9, p. 3012-3018 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Incidence
Lymph Nodes
9 Citations (Scopus)

Underuse of curative surgery for early stage upper gastrointestinal cancers in the United States

McGhan, L. J., Etzioni, D. A., Gray, R. J., Pockaj, B. A., Coan, K. E. & Wasif, N., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 177, 1, p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Gallbladder Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Survival
Biliary Tract
35 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of the Updated 7th Edition AJCC TNM Staging Criteria for Gastric Adenocarcinoma

McGhan, L. J., Pockaj, B. A., Gray, R. J., Bagaria, S. P. & Wasif, N., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 16, 1, p. 53-61 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasm Staging
Stomach
Adenocarcinoma
Survival
Registries
2011
8 Citations (Scopus)

Can lymphatic drainage of head and neck melanoma be predicted?

Jensen, J. D., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Roarke, M. C., Casey, W. J., Kreymerman, P. & Pockaj, B. A., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 103, 8, p. 751-755 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drainage
Melanoma
Neck
Head
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
36 Citations (Scopus)

Desmoplastic melanoma - The step-child in the melanoma family?

Wasif, N., Gray, R. J. & Pockaj, B. A., Feb 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 103, 2, p. 158-162 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Survival
Biopsy
Epidemiology
Neck
60 Citations (Scopus)

Does metastasectomy improve survival in patients with stage IV melanoma? a cancer registry analysis of outcomes

Wasif, N., Bagaria, S. P., Ray, P. & Morton, D. L., Aug 1 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 104, 2, p. 111-115 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metastasectomy
Registries
Melanoma
Survival
Neoplasms
20 Citations (Scopus)

Inadequate margins of excision when undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer: Which patients are at risk?

Sheikh, F., Rebecca, A., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., McCullough, A. E., Casey, W., Kreymerman, P. & Gray, R. J., Apr 2011, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 18, 4, p. 952-956 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mastectomy
Simple Mastectomy
Breast Neoplasms
Skin
Confidence Intervals
63 Citations (Scopus)

Malignant melanoma in the elderly: Different regional disease and poorer prognosis

Macdonald, J. B., Dueck, A., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Swanson, D. L., Sekulic, A. D. & Pockaj, B. A., 2011, In : Journal of Cancer. 2, 1, p. 538-543 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Mortality
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neck
Head
4 Citations (Scopus)

Positive margins after breast-conserving therapy: Localization technique or tumor biology?

Sheikh, F., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., Dueck, A. & Gray, R. J., Sep 2011, In : American Journal of Surgery. 202, 3, p. 281-285 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast
Neoplasms
Palpation
Therapeutics
Quality Improvement
30 Citations (Scopus)

Preoperative predictors of nipple-areola complex involvement for patients undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer

Billar, J. A. Y., Dueck, A., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N. & Pockaj, B. A., Oct 2011, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 18, 11, p. 3123-3128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nipples
Mastectomy
Breast Neoplasms
5 Citations (Scopus)

Quality measurement in cancer care delivery

Wasif, N., Cormier, J. N., Ko, C. Y., McCahill, L. E., Edge, S. B., Wong, S. L., Anthony, T., Kollmorgen, D., Marcus, S. G., Bleznak, A. & Leong, S. P. L., Mar 2011, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 18, 3, p. 611-618 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Neoplasms
Delivery of Health Care
73 Citations (Scopus)

Radioactive seed localization for nonpalpable breast lesions: Review of 1,000 consecutive procedures at a single institution

McGhan, L. J., McKeever, S. C., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N., Giurescu, M. E., Walton, H. A. & Gray, R. J., Oct 2011, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 18, 11, p. 3096-3101 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seeds
Breast
Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Carcinoma
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
18 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of junior residents on surgical quality: A study of surgical outcomes in breast surgery

Aguilar, B., Sheikh, F., Pockaj, B. A., Wasif, N. & Gray, R., Dec 2011, In : American Journal of Surgery. 202, 6, p. 654-658 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Therapeutics
Neoplasms
Reoperation
31 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of biopsy technique on upstaging, residual disease, and outcome in cutaneous melanoma

Egnatios, G. L., Dueck, A., MacDonald, J. B., Laman, S. D., Warschaw, K. E., Dicaudo, D. J., Nemeth, S. A., Sekulic, A. D., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N. & Pockaj, B. A., Dec 2011, In : American Journal of Surgery. 202, 6, p. 771-778 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Biopsy
Skin
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
25 Citations (Scopus)

Trends, patterns, and outcomes in the management of malignant colonic polyps in the general population of the United States

Wasif, N., Etzioni, D., Maggard, M. A., Tomlinson, J. S. & Ko, C. Y., Mar 1 2011, In : Cancer. 117, 5, p. 931-937 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colonic Polyps
Lymph Nodes
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Population
2010
23 Citations (Scopus)

A significant number of women present with palpable breast cancer even with a normal mammogram within 1 year

Haakinson, D. J., Stucky, C. C. H., Dueck, A., Gray, R. J., Wasif, N., Apsey, H. A. & Pockaj, B. A., Dec 2010, In : American Journal of Surgery. 200, 6, p. 712-718 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Self-Examination
Breast Neoplasms
Early Detection of Cancer
Breast
Mastectomy
74 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of tumor grade on prognosis in pancreatic cancer: Should we include grade in AJCC staging?

Wasif, N., Ko, C. Y., Farrell, J., Wainberg, Z., Hines, O. J., Reber, H. & Tomlinson, J. S., Sep 2010, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 17, 9, p. 2312-2320 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Confidence Intervals
Survival
Neoplasms
Epidemiology
75 Citations (Scopus)
Mastectomy
Segmental Mastectomy
Breast Neoplasms
Mammaplasty
Genetic Testing