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    Giles Whalen MD

    TitleProfessor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentSurgery
    AddressUMass Memorial Medical Center
    119 Belmont Street
    Worcester MA 01605
    Phone508-334-5404
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      InstitutionUMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
      DepartmentCancer Biology

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        1. Furman MJ, Lambert LA, Sullivan ME, Whalen GF. Rational follow-up after curative cancer resection. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Mar 20; 31(9):1130-3.
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        2. Whalen GF, Sullivan M, Piperdi B, Wasseff W, Galili U. Cancer Immunotherapy by Intratumoral Injection of a-gal Glycolipids. Anticancer Res. 2012 Sep; 32(9):3861-8.
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        3. Straza MW, Paliwal S, Kovi RC, Rajeshkumar B, Trenh P, Parker D, Whalen GF, Lyle S, Schiffer CA, Grossman SR. Therapeutic targeting of C-terminal binding protein in human cancer. Cell Cycle. 2010 Sep; 9(18):3740-50.
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        4. Larkin AC, Cahan MA, Whalen G, Hatem D, Starr S, Haley HL, Litwin D, Sullivan K, Quirk M. Human Emotion and Response in Surgery (HEARS): a simulation-based curriculum for communication skills, systems-based practice, and professionalism in surgical residency training. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Aug; 211(2):285-92.
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        5. Hayward J, Alvarez SA, Ruiz C, Sullivan M, Tseng J, Whalen G. Machine learning of clinical performance in a pancreatic cancer database. Artif Intell Med. 2010 Jul; 49(3):187-95.
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        6. Zhou Z, McDade TP, Simons JP, Ng SC, Lambert LA, Whalen GF, Shah SA, Tseng JF. Surgery and radiotherapy for retroperitoneal and abdominal sarcoma: both necessary and sufficient. Arch Surg. 2010 May; 145(5):426-31.
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        7. Piperdi M, McDade TP, Shim JK, Piperdi B, Kadish SP, Sullivan ME, Whalen GF, Tseng JF. A neoadjuvant strategy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma increases the likelihood of receiving all components of care: lessons from a single-institution database. HPB (Oxford). 2010 Apr; 12(3):204-10.
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        8. Murphy MM, Witkowski ER, Ng SC, McDade TP, Hill JS, Larkin AC, Whalen GF, Litwin DE, Tseng JF. Trends in adrenalectomy: a recent national review. Surg Endosc. 2010 Oct; 24(10):2518-26.
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        9. Hill JS, Zhou Z, Simons JP, Ng SC, McDade TP, Whalen GF, Tseng JF. A simple risk score to predict in-hospital mortality after pancreatic resection for cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Jul; 17(7):1802-7.
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        10. Simons JP, Hill JS, Ng SC, Shah SA, Zhou Z, Whalen GF, Tseng JF. Perioperative mortality for management of hepatic neoplasm: a simple risk score. Ann Surg. 2009 Dec; 250(6):929-34.
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        11. Murphy MM, Simons JP, Hill JS, McDade TP, Chau Ng S, Whalen GF, Shah SA, Harrison LH, Tseng JF. Pancreatic resection: a key component to reducing racial disparities in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Cancer. 2009 Sep 1; 115(17):3979-90.
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        12. Hill JS, McPhee JT, Whalen GF, Sullivan ME, Warshaw AL, Tseng JF. In-hospital mortality after pancreatic resection for chronic pancreatitis: population-based estimates from the nationwide inpatient sample. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Oct; 209(4):468-76.
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        13. Jaffar R, Pechet L, Whalen GF, Banner BF. Spontaneous hepatic hemorrhage secondary to prolonged use of oral contraceptives. Pathol Res Pract. 2010 May 15; 206(5):318-21.
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        14. Gammon DC, Dutton T, Piperdi B, Zybert J, Wolfe SH, Nguyen E, Sbat D, Pillarisetty VG, Sullivan M, Whalen GF. Cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy in the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009 Jul 1; 66(13):1186-90.
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        15. Simons JP, Ng SC, Shah SA, McDade TP, Whalen GF, Tseng JF. Malignant intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm: are we doing the right thing? J Surg Res. 2011 May 15; 167(2):251-7.
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        16. Simons JP, Shah SA, Ng SC, Whalen GF, Tseng JF. National complication rates after pancreatectomy: beyond mere mortality. J Gastrointest Surg. 2009 Oct; 13(10):1798-805.
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        17. Hill JS, McPhee JT, McDade TP, Zhou Z, Sullivan ME, Whalen GF, Tseng JF. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: the impact of surgical resection on survival. Cancer. 2009 Feb 15; 115(4):741-51.
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        18. Jiang NY, Woda BA, Banner BF, Whalen GF, Dresser KA, Lu D. Sp1, a new biomarker that identifies a subset of aggressive pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Jul; 17(7):1648-52.
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        19. Bruner DW, Bryan CJ, Aaronson N, Blackmore CC, Brundage M, Cella D, Ganz PA, Gotay C, Hinds PS, Kornblith AB, Movsas B, Sloan J, Wenzel L, Whalen G. Issues and challenges with integrating patient-reported outcomes in clinical trials supported by the National Cancer Institute-sponsored clinical trials networks. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Nov 10; 25(32):5051-7.
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        20. McPhee JT, Hill JS, Whalen GF, Zayaruzny M, Litwin DE, Sullivan ME, Anderson FA, Tseng JF. Perioperative mortality for pancreatectomy: a national perspective. Ann Surg. 2007 Aug; 246(2):246-53.
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        21. Whalen GF, Kutner J, Byock I, Gerard D, Stovall E, Sieverding P, Ganz PA, Krouse RS. Implementing palliative care studies. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Jul; 34(1 Suppl):S40-8.
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        22. Sharma V, Cui H, Whalen G, Khan A, Torres M. A case of trabecular adenoma of the thyroid with black pigmentation. Thyroid. 2007 Jun; 17(6):593-4.
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        23. Smith JK, McPhee JT, Hill JS, Whalen GF, Sullivan ME, Litwin DE, Anderson FA, Tseng JF. National outcomes after gastric resection for neoplasm. Arch Surg. 2007 Apr; 142(4):387-93.
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        24. Shankar S, Bhargava P, Habib F, Desai M, Tyagi G, Whalen G. Transpulmonary CT-guided radiofrequency ablation of liver metastasis. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2005 Jul-Aug; 28(4):481-4.
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        25. Yantiss RK, Woda BA, Fanger GR, Kalos M, Whalen GF, Tada H, Andersen DK, Rock KL, Dresser K. KOC (K homology domain containing protein overexpressed in cancer): a novel molecular marker that distinguishes between benign and malignant lesions of the pancreas. Am J Surg Pathol. 2005 Feb; 29(2):188-95.
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        26. Sidiropoulos N, Vento J, Malchoff C, Whalen G. Radioguided tumorectomy in the management of parathyroid adenomas. Arch Surg. 2003 Jul; 138(7):716-20.
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        27. MacGillivray DC, Whalen GF, Malchoff CD, Oppenheim DS, Shichman SJ. Laparoscopic resection of large adrenal tumors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2002 Jun; 9(5):480-5.
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        28. Whalen GF, Bird I, Tanski W, Russell JC, Clive J. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy does not demonstrably decrease survival of patients with serendipitously treated gallbladder cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2001 Feb; 192(2):189-95.
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        29. Malchoff CD, Sarfarazi M, Tendler B, Forouhar F, Whalen G, Joshi V, Arnold A, Malchoff DM. Papillary thyroid carcinoma associated with papillary renal neoplasia: genetic linkage analysis of a distinct heritable tumor syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2000 May; 85(5):1758-64.
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        30. Malchoff CD, Sarfarazi M, Tendler B, Forouhar F, Whalen G, Malchoff DM. Familial papillary thyroid carcinoma is genetically distinct from familial adenomatous polyposis coli. Thyroid. 1999 Mar; 9(3):247-52.
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        31. Shichman SJ, Herndon CD, Sosa RE, Whalen GF, MacGillivray DC, Malchoff CD, Vaughan ED. Lateral transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy. World J Urol. 1999 Feb; 17(1):48-53.
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        32. Woolfson RG, Jennings K, Whalen GF. Management of bowel obstruction in patients with abdominal cancer. Arch Surg. 1997 Oct; 132(10):1093-7.
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        33. Hyacinthe LM, Jarrett TW, Gordon CS, Vaughan ED, Whalen GF. Inhibition of bladder tumor cell implantation in cauterized urothelium, without inhibition of healing, by a fibronectin-related peptide (GRGDS). Ann Surg Oncol. 1995 Sep; 2(5):450-6.
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        34. Fong Y, Whalen GF, Hariri RJ, Barie PS. Utility of routine chest radiographs in the surgical intensive care unit. A prospective study. Arch Surg. 1995 Jul; 130(7):764-8.
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        35. Whalen GF, Gordon C, Yeshion C, Juers D, Yurt R. Influence of a lymph node environment on invasiveness of metastatic tumor cells. J Am Coll Surg. 1994 Aug; 179(2):145-50.
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        36. Whalen GF, Sharif SF. Locally increased metastatic efficiency as a reason for preferential metastasis of solid tumors to lymph nodes. Ann Surg. 1992 Feb; 215(2):166-71.
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        37. Whalen GF, Ingber DE. Inhibition of tumor-cell attachment to extracellular matrix as a method for preventing tumor recurrence in a surgical wound. Ann Surg. 1989 Dec; 210(6):758-64.
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        38. Whalen G, Robbs JV. Penetrating wounds of the heart: the aftermath. J R Coll Surg Edinb. 1987 Jun; 32(3):139-41.
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