Charles M. Balch

Professor

1971 …2020
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Research Output 1971 2020

2020

Academic advancement in global surgery: Appointment, promotion, and tenure: Recommendations from the American surgical association working group on global surgery

Wren, S. M., Balch, C. M., Doherty, G. M., Finlayson, S. R., Kauffman, G. L., Kibbe, M. R., Haider, A. H., Minter, R. M., Mock, C., Muguti, G. I., Numann, P. J., Olutoye, O. O., Roy, N. & Weigel, R. J., Feb 1 2020, In : Annals of surgery. 271, 2, p. 279-282 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Appointments and Schedules
Publications
Research

Heterogeneity of genomic profile in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer

Chen, B., Zhang, G., Wei, G., Wang, Y., Guo, L., Lin, J., Li, K., Mok, H., Cao, L., Ren, C., Wen, L., Jia, M., Li, C., Hou, T., Han-Zhang, H., Liu, J., Balch, C. M. & Liao, N., Mar 1 2020, In : Endocrine-related cancer. 27, 3, p. 153-162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hormones
Breast Neoplasms
Mutation
Neoplasms
INDEL Mutation
2019

Cancer surgery on the global stage: Much to be done

Are, C. & Balch, C. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Gaceta Mexicana de Oncologia. 18, 3, p. 118-120 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Neoplasms

Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Applicants: Trends over Time and the Impact of Board Certification Eligibility

Lillemoe, H. A., Scally, C. P., Adams, C. L., Bednarski, B. K., Balch, C. M., Aloia, T. A., Gershenwald, J. E., Lee, J. E. & Grubbs, E. G., Jan 1 2019, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eligibility Determination
Internship and Residency
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Accreditation

Global Forum of Cancer Surgeons: Perspectives on Barriers to Surgical Care for Cancer Patients and Potential Solutions

Are, C., McMasters, K. M., Giuliano, A., Yanala, U., Balch, C. M., Anderson, B. O., Berman, R., Audisio, R., Kovacs, T., Savant, D., Toprani, R., Amira, G., Sallam, I., Baek, J. H., Baek, M. J., Park, D. J., Beulo, G. Q., Rocha, E. B., Said, H. M., Cheema, M. & 11 others, AliKhan, A., Mack, L., Chen, G., Quadros, C. A., Reis, T., de Castro Ribeiro, H. S., Zippel, D., Ramirez, A. L., Seto, Y., Yoshida, K. & Mori, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
Patient Care
Neoplasms
Surgeons

Preoperative platelet counts and postoperative outcomes in cancer surgery: a multicenter, retrospective cohort study

Rachidi, S., Li, H., Wallace, K., Li, Z., Balch, C. M. & Lautenschlaeger, T., Jan 1 2019, In : Platelets.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Platelet Count
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Thrombocytosis
Blood Platelets

Reshaping the critical role of surgeons in oncology research

Jones, R. P., Are, C., Hugh, T. J., Grünhagen, D. J., Xu, J., Balch, C. M. & Poston, G. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Public Policy
Health Policy
Health Education
Surgeons
2018

Celebrating the Annals of Surgical Oncology’s 25-Year Anniversary: One of the Most Cited Surgical Journals in the World

Balch, C. M., Roh, M., McMasters, K. M. & Whippen, D., Jan 1 2018, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 25, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Anniversaries and Special Events
Surgical Oncology

Cell-mediated cytotoxicity against fresh solid tumor cells: Regulation by soluble mediators

Itoh, K. & Balch, C. M., Jan 1 2018, Interleukin-2 and Killer Cells in Cancer. CRC Press, p. 65-87 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neoplasms

Commentary of "why do General Surgeons Decide to Retire?"

Balch, C. M., Jan 1 2018, In : Annals of Surgery. 267, 1, p. e6

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Retirement
Surgeons
Melanoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Biopsy
Stomach Neoplasms
Neoplasms

Global Forum of Cancer Surgeons: A Steady Voice for Cancer Surgeons to Improve Surgical Care for Cancer Patients Globally

Are, C., McMasters, K. M., Giuliano, A., Balch, C. M., Anderson, B. O., Berman, R., Audisio, R., Kovacs, T., Savant, D., Toprani, R., Amira, G., Sallam, I., Baek, J. H., Baek, M. J., Park, D. J., Beulo, G. Q., Bargallo Rocha, E., Said, H. M., Cheema, M., AliKhan, A. & 7 others, Mack, L., Chen, G., Quadros, C. A., Reis, T., de Castro Ribeiro, H. S., Zippel, D. & Leon Ramirez, A., Aug 1 2018, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 25, 8, p. 2114-2116 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Patient Care
Neoplasms
Surgeons

Global Surgery: Effective Involvement of US Academic Surgery: Report of the American Surgical Association Working Group on Global Surgery

Mock, C., Debas, H., Balch, C. M., Brennan, M., Buyske, J., Cusack, J., DeMeester, S., Herndon, D., Le Holterman, A. X., Jaffe, B., Kandil, E., Kauffman, G., Mazariegos, G., sMerchant, N., Numann, P., Oleynikov, D., Olutoye, O., O'Neill, J., Shackford, S., Stock, P. & 5 others, Tarpley, J. L., Tuttle, T., Wolf, S., Wren, S. M. & Yang, G. P., Oct 1 2018, In : Annals of surgery. 268, 4, p. 557-563 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacity Building
Costs and Cost Analysis
Research
Surgeons
Global Health

Multifactorial Analysis of Prognostic Factors and Survival Rates Among 706 Mucosal Melanoma Patients

Cui, C. L., Lian, B., Zhou, L., Song, X., Zhang, X. S., Wu, D., Chi, Z. H., Si, L., Sheng, X. N., Kong, Y., Tang, B. X., Mao, L. L., Wang, X., Li, S. M., Dai, J., Yan, X. Q., Bai, X., Balch, C. M. & Guo, J., May 10 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Survival Rate
Survival
Neoplasm Metastasis
Lymph Nodes

National practice patterns of completion lymph node dissection for sentinel node-positive melanoma

Hewitt, D. B., Merkow, R. P., DeLancey, J. O., Wayne, J. D., Hyngstrom, J. R., Russell, M. C., Gerami, P., Balch, C. M. & Bilimoria, K. Y., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymph Node Excision
Melanoma
Odds Ratio
Observation
Confidence Intervals

Revolutionary Advances in Immunotherapy for Melanoma Are Coming into the Surgical Arena: Are We Ready?

Balch, C. M., May 11 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunotherapy
Melanoma

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

Wong, S. L., Faries, M. B., Kennedy, E. B., Agarwala, S. S., Akhurst, T. J., Ariyan, C., Balch, C. M., Berman, B. S., Cochran, A., Delman, K. A., Gorman, M., Kirkwood, J. M., Moncrieff, M. D., Zager, J. S. & Lyman, G. H., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 36, 4, p. 399-413 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Medical Oncology
Practice Guidelines
Melanoma
Lymph Nodes

Steps to Getting Your Manuscript Published in a High-Quality Medical Journal

Balch, C. M., McMasters, K. M., Klimberg, V. S., Pawlik, T. M., Posner, M. C., Roh, M., Tanabe, K. K., Whippen, D. & Ikoma, N., Jan 18 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manuscripts
Publications
Research
2017

Global Forum of Cancer Surgeons: Declaration of Intent

Are, C., Coit, D. G., McMasters, K. M., Giuliano, A. E., Anderson, B. O., Balch, C. M., Pathak, K. A., Audisio, R. A., Rubio, I. T., Gonzalez-Moreno, S., Mori, M., Eguchi, H., Savant, D., Prasad, B. K. C. M., Cheema, M. A., Chaudhry, Z. A., Yang, H. K., Park, D. J., Coimbra, F. J. F., Quadros, C. & 2 others, Said, H. M. & Bargallo-Rocha, J. E., Sep 1 2017, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 24, 9, p. 2429-2431 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Letters to the Editor Anthology: An e-Supplement Resource

Roh, M., Whippen, D. & Balch, C. M., Dec 1 2017, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 24, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Melanoma staging: Evidence-based changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer eighth edition cancer staging manual

Gershenwald, J. E., Scolyer, R. A., Hess, K. R., Sondak, V. K., Long, G. V., Ross, M. I., Lazar, A. J., Faries, M. B., Kirkwood, J. M., Mcarthur, G. A., Haydu, L. E., Eggermont, A. M. M., Flaherty, K. T., Balch, C. M. & Thompson, J. F., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : CA Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasm Staging
Melanoma
Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Databases

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

Wong, S. L., Faries, M. B., Kennedy, E. B., Agarwala, S. S., Akhurst, T. J., Ariyan, C., Balch, C. M., Berman, B. S., Cochran, A., Delman, K. A., Gorman, M., Kirkwood, J. M., Moncrieff, M. D., Zager, J. S. & Lyman, G. H., Dec 13 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Practice Guidelines
Melanoma
Lymph Nodes
Lymph Node Excision

Thank You to Annals of Surgical Oncology Expert Reviewer Community

Roh, M., Whippen, D. & Balch, C. M., Dec 1 2017, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 24, p. 530-545 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Surgical Oncology

The Annals of Surgical Oncology: An Oncology Journal for Surgeons

Balch, C. M., Roh, M. S. & Hubona, C. M., Nov 30 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgeons
Surgical Oncology

The natural history and patterns of metastases from mucosal melanoma: An analysis of 706 prospectively-followed patients

Lian, B., Cui, C. L., Zhou, L., Song, X., Zhang, X. S., Wu, D., Si, L., Chi, Z. H., Sheng, X. N., Mao, L. L., Wang, X., Tang, B. X., Yan, X. Q., Kong, Y., Dai, J., Li, S. M., Bai, X., Zheng, N., Balch, C. M. & Guo, J., Apr 1 2017, In : Annals of Oncology. 28, 4, p. 868-873 6 p., mdw694.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural History
Melanoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Survival Rate
Paranasal Sinuses

What Is a Surgical Oncologist? By the Editors of the Annals of Surgical Oncology

Balch, C. M., Nov 29 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oncologists
Surgical Oncology
2016

2015 James Ewing Lecture: 75-Year History of the Society of Surgical Oncology—Part III: The Transformative Years (1991–2015)

Balch, C. M., Coit, D. G. & Berman, R. S., Jan 28 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21st Century History
20th Century History
Medical Societies
Neoplasms
Surgical Oncology

2015 James Ewing Lecture: The 75-Year History of the Society of Surgical Oncology—Part II: The Transitional Years (1966–1990)

Balch, C. M., Coit, D. G. & Berman, R. S., Feb 1 2016, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 23, 2, p. 358-364 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21st Century History
20th Century History
Surgical Specialties
Medical Oncology
Medical Societies

2015 James Ewing Lecture: The 75-Year History of the Society of Surgical Oncology—Part I: The Traditional Years (1940–1965)

Balch, C. M., Coit, D. G. & Berman, R. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 23, 1, p. 16-22 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21st Century History
19th Century History
20th Century History
Medical Oncology

Benchmarking the Scientific and Educational Impact of the Annals of Surgical Oncology

Balch, C. M., Klimberg, V. S., McMasters, K. M., Pawlik, T. M., Tanabe, K. K., Posner, M. C., Whippen, D. & Roh, M. S., Jun 22 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Commentary

Johnson, C. D. & Balch, C. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Abdominal Radiology. 41, 2, p. 391 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nomograms
Uterine Neoplasms
X Ray Computed Tomography

Donald L. Morton, MD…. A legendary surgical oncologist and consummate investigator

Balch, C. M. & Hoon, D. S. B., 2016, In : Critical Reviews in Oncogenesis. 21, 1-2, p. 3-5 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research Personnel
Oncologists

Editor Note

Johnson, C. D. & Balch, C. M., Jan 22 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fighting Global Disparities in Cancer Care: A Surgical Oncology View

Hoekstra, H. J., Wobbes, T., Heineman, E., Haryono, S., Aryandono, T. & Balch, C. M., Apr 1 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telemedicine
Neoplasms
Western World
Second Primary Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms

Management of invasive and non-invasive breast cancer in the United States and China

Liao, N., Hunt, K. K. & Balch, C. M., 2016, In : Chinese Clinical Oncology. 5, 3, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Neoplasm Invasiveness
International Cooperation
China
Breast Neoplasms

Surgery: Limitations of prospective surgical oncology trials-A US view

Balch, C. M., Nelson, H. & Niederhuber, J. E., Jan 1 2016, In : Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. 13, 1, p. 6-8 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Oncology
Evidence-Based Medicine
Biomedical Research
Prospective Studies
Neoplasms

Training a new generation of surgeons worldwide who are also oncologists

Balch, C. M., Poston, G. J., Coit, D. & Audisio, R., 2016, In : Chinese Clinical Oncology. 5, 4, 58.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Oncologists
Surgeons

Training a new generation of surgical oncologists worldwide

Balch, C. M. & Poston, G. J., Jun 1 2016, In : The Lancet Oncology. 17, 6, p. 700-701 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Oncologists

Why Can’t Surgeons Treat Older Patients the Same as Younger Patients?

Audisio, R. A. & Balch, C. M., Jul 25 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgeons
2015

Decreased Survival Rates of Older-Aged Patients with Melanoma: Biological Differences or Undertreatment?

Balch, C. M., Apr 4 2015, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 22, 7, p. 2101-2103 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Skin Neoplasms
Melanoma
Survival Rate
Lymph Nodes

Excision Margins of Melanoma Make a Difference: New Data Support an Old Paradigm

Ross, M. I. & Balch, C. M., Nov 11 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skin Neoplasms
Melanoma
Margins of Excision

Global cancer surgery: Delivering safe, affordable, and timely cancer surgery

Sullivan, R., Alatise, O. I., Anderson, B. O., Audisio, R., Autier, P., Aggarwal, A., Balch, C. M., Brennan, M. F., Dare, A., D'Cruz, A., Eggermont, A. M. M., Fleming, K., Gueye, S. M., Hagander, L., Herrera, C. A., Holmer, H., Ilbawi, A. M., Jarnheimer, A., Ji, J. F., Kingham, T. P. & 23 others, Liberman, J., Leather, A. J. M., Meara, J. G., Mukhopadhyay, S., Murthy, S. S., Omar, S., Parham, G. P., Pramesh, C. S., Riviello, R., Rodin, D., Santini, L., Shrikhande, S. V., Shrime, M., Thomas, R., Tsunoda, A. T., van de Velde, C., Veronesi, U., Vijaykumar, D. K., Watters, D., Wang, S., Wu, Y. L., Zeiton, M. & Purushotham, A., Sep 1 2015, In : The Lancet Oncology. 16, 11, p. 1193-1224 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Economics
Gross Domestic Product
Education
Policy Making

Lymphatic mapping and sentinel node biopsy in melanoma

Balch, C. M. & Ross, M. I., Jul 1 2015, In : JAMA Surgery. 150, 7, p. 623-624 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Technetium Tc 99m Aggregated Albumin
Intraoperative Monitoring
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Indocyanine Green
Melanoma

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)

Cavanaugh-Hussey, M. W., Mu, E. W., Kang, S., Balch, C. M. & Wang, T. S., May 5 2015, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 22, 7, p. 2120-2126 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Epidemiology
Databases
Neoplasm Metastasis
Incidence

The Training and Certification of Surgical Oncologists Globally

Are, C., Malik, M., Patel, A., Wong, S. & Balch, C. M., 2015, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 22, 3, p. 710-718 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Certification
Neoplasms
Aptitude
Human Development
Organizations

Uncertainties in the management of melanoma nodal metastasis

Zoras, O., Lasithiotakis, K. & Balch, C. M., Jul 1 2015, In : European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 41, 7, p. 811-813 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Interdisciplinary Communication
Predictive Value of Tests
Lymphatic Metastasis
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
2014

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

Balch, C. M., Thompson, J. F., Gershenwald, J. E., Soong, S. J., Ding, S., McMasters, K. M., Coit, D. G., Eggermont, A. M. M., Gimotty, P. A., Johnson, T. M., Kirkwood, J. M., Leong, S. P., Ross, M. I., Byrd, D. R., Cochran, A. J., Mihm, M. C., Morton, D. L., Atkins, M. B., Flaherty, K. T. & Sondak, V. K., 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 4, p. 1075-1081 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Mortality
Incidence
cyhalothrin

Annals of Surgical Oncology: The First 20 Years

Balch, C. M., Roh, M. S., Whippen, D. & Suzanne Klimberg, V., Oct 8 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 12, p. 3708-3712 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical value of the sentinel-node biopsy in primary cutaneous melanoma

Balch, C. M. & Gershenwald, J. E., 2014, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 370, 7, p. 663-664 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Biopsy
Skin
cyhalothrin

Durable benefit and the potential for long-term survival with immunotherapy in advanced melanoma

McDermott, D., Lebbé, C., Hodi, F. S., Maio, M., Weber, J. S., Wolchok, J. D., Thompson, J. A. & Balch, C. M., Oct 1 2014, In : Cancer Treatment Reviews. 40, 9, p. 1056-1064 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunotherapy
Melanoma
Survival
Therapeutics
Interleukin-2