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John                           Kane, III

John M. Kane, III MD

Department of Surgery

Associate Professor GFT

Specialty/Research Focus

Oncology; Surgery


Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo
  • Residency, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
  • Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
  • Internship, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
  • MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore
  • BS, Allegheny College, Meadville

Research Expertise:
  • Carcinomatosis
  • Melanoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Surgical Oncology

Journal Articles:
  • Kahlenberg MS, Kane JM, Kanter PM, Weber TK, Gibbs JF, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Petrelli NJ. Hepatic lymphatic mapping: a pilot study for porta hepatis lymph node identification.. Cancer Invest. 2001; 19(3).
  • Kane JM, Gibbs JF, McGrath BE, Loree TR, Kraybill WG. Large, deep high-grade extremity sarcomas: when is a myocutaneous flap reconstruction necessary?. Surgical Oncology. 2000; 8(4).
Books and Book Chapters:
  • John M. Kane III, Lawrence L. Leichman. Tumors of the Stomach. Rakel, R. E., Bope, E. T., eds., Conn’s Current Therapy, 53rd ed., 2001, W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia.. 2001.
  • John M. Kane III. Compartment Syndrome. Peitzman, A.B., Rhodes, M., Schwab, C.W., Yealy, D.M., eds., The Trauma Manual. Lippincott-Raven, 1998.. 1998.
  • John M. Kane III, Andrew B. Peitzman. Crush Syndrome. Carrasco-Jiminez, M. S., de Paz Cruz, J. A., del Aguila, F., Zuazu, M., eds., Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, 1998. 1998.
  • John M. Kane III. Rhabdomyolysis. Peitzman, A.B., Rhodes, M., Schwab, C.W., Yealy, D.M., eds., The Trauma Manual. Lippincott-Raven, 1998.. 1998.
  • John M. Kane III, Timothy R. Billiar. The Role of Nitric Oxide in the Hemodynamic Changes of Septic and Hemorrhagic Shock. Excerpta Medica International Congress: Shock from the molecular and cellular level to whole body. Series 1102. 1996: Elsevier Science.. 1996.
  • Zamora, R.; Vodovotz, Y.; Aulak, K. S.; Kim, P. K. M.; Kane, J. M. III,; Alarcon, L.; Stuehr, D. J.; Billiar, T. R.. A DNA microarray study of nitric oxide-induced genes in mouse hepatocytes: implications for hepatic heme oxygenase-1 expression in ischemia/reperfusion.. Nitric Oxide: Biol.and Chem. (in press). 2002.
  • John M. Kane III, Morton S. Kahlenberg, Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas, John F. Gibbs, Nicholas J. Petrelli.. Intraoperative hepatic lymphatic mapping in patients with liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma.. American Surgeon. 2002; 68.
  • Kane JM*, Finley JW*, Driscoll D, Kraybill WG, Gibbs JF. The treatment and outcome of patients with soft tissue sarcomas and synchronous metastases.. Sarcoma. 2002; 6.
  • John M. Kane III. Ablational therapies for hepatic tumors.. Cancer Research Alert.. 2000; 1.
  • Barbara Heller, John Kane, Remedios Penetrante, Tom Weber, Miguel Rodriguez-Bigas, Nicholas Petrelli. Large bowel adenocarcinoma metastases presenting as appendicitis.. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 1999; 17.
  • Kane III J, Gibbs J, Kraybill W. The Treatment and Outcome of Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Synchronous Metastases. Connective Tissue Oncology Society, Washington, D.C.. 1999.
  • Larry L. Shears, Ulysses Ribeiro, John M. Kane III, A. Safatle-Ribeiro, Simon Watkins, Mitchell C. Posner. Apoptosis in esophageal cancer following induction chemoradiation.. Journal of Surgical Research.. 1998; 79.
  • Christian Hierholzer, Brian Harbrecht, John M. Menezes, John Kane, John MacMicking, Carl F. Nathan, Andrew B. Peitzman, Timothy R. Billiar, David J. Tweardy. Essential role of induced nitric oxide in the initiation of the inflammatory response after hemorrhagic shock.. Journal of Experimental Medicine. 1998; 187.
  • Kane J, Shears L, Hierholzer C, Ambs S, Billiar T, Posner M. Chronic hepatitis C virus infection in humans: induction of hepatic nitric oxide synthase and proposed mechanisms for carcinogenesis.. Journal of Surgical Research.. 1997; 69.
  • John M. Kane III, Timothy R. Billiar. The Cytokine Response to Hemorrhagic Shock. Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. 1997: Springer-Verlag.. 1997.
  • Kane III J, Peitzman, AB, Billiar, TR. The Role of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase in Hepatic Injury and Heme Oxygenase Expression Following Intestinal Ischemia/Reperfusion. Surgical Forum: American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL. 1997.
  • Menenes, JM, Kane III J, Peitzman, AB, Billiar, TR, Harbrecht, BG. Inhibition of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Reduces Hepatic Injury in Hemorrhagic Shock. Shock Society, Indian Wells, CA. 1997.
  • Kane III J, Shears, LL, Kelly, E, Billiar, TR, Posner, MC. Chronic Hepatitis C Infection Induces Both Nitric Oxide Synthase and p21 in Humans.. Association for Academic Surgeons, Chicago, IL. 1996.
  • Kane III J, Kelly, E, Hierholzer, C, Peitzman, AB, Goyert, S, Billiar, TR. The Response of CD-14 Knockout Mice to Hemorrhagic Shock.. Shock Society, Traverse City, MI. 1996.
  • Kane III J, Peitzman, AB, Billiar, TR. Hemorrhage Increases Hepatic CD-14 But Not LBP Expression In Both LPS Responsive and LPS Resistant Mice.. Surgical Infection Society, Milwaukee, WI. 1996.
  • Kane III J, Shears, LL, Hierholzer, C, Ehrlich, GD, Billiar, TR, Posner, MC. Nitric Oxide Synthase Induction as a Potential Mechanism for Carcinogenesis in Human Hepatitis.. Society of Surgical Ocology, Atlanta GA. 1996.
  • Shears, LL, Ribeiro, U, Kane III J, Safatale-Ribeiro, AV, Landreneau, RJ, Posner, MC. Microscopic Tumor Nests Contain Apoptotic and Viable Cells Following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy.. Society of Surgical Oncology, Atlanta, GA. 1996.
  • Sikora, SS, Ribeiro, U, Kane III J, Rosenfelder, D, Landreneau, RJ, Lembersky, B, Posner, MC. Role of Nutritional Support During Induction Chemoradiation Therapy in Esophageal Cancer.. Society of Surgical Oncology, Atlanta, GA. 1996.
  • Kane III J, Carty, SE, Watson, CG. Characterization of Intrathyroidal Parathyroid Tissue.. Scientific Exhibits: American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, LA. 1995.
  • Kane III J, Lotze, MT. Excision of Right Leg Giant Lipoma. Motion Picture Presentation: Unusual Problems in Surgery:. American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, LA. 1995.
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Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Elm & Carlton Streets
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Phone: (716) 845-3284
Fax: (716) 845-2320

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