Vol 10, No 3 (June 2019): Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

Short Communication

Stop hedging your bets: reasons for non-adherence to a tri-modality regimen in the treatment of esophageal cancer in a multidisciplinary setting
Ramtin Rahmani, Daniel Koffler, Kelly R. Haisley, John G. Hunter, Claude Poliakoff, Charles R. Thomas Jr, John M. Holland, James P. Dolan, Nima Nabavizadeh
Optimal radiation dosing in concurrent neoadjuvant chemoradiation for resectable esophageal cancer: a meta-analysis
Steven Engel, Adam Awerbuch, Deukwoo Kwon, Omar Picado, Raphael Yechieli, Danny Yakoub, Lorraine Portelance

Clinical Trial

Evaluation of confocal endoscopic microscopy for detection of early-stage gastric cancer in hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC) syndrome
Samantha Ruff, Bryan Curtin, Martha Quezado, Theo Heller, Christopher Koh, Seth M. Steinberg, Maureen Connolly, Jonathan M. Hernandez, Jeremy L. Davis
Phase II trial of levocetirizine with capecitabine and bevacizumab to overcome the resistance of antiangiogenic therapies in refractory metastatic colorectal cancer
Manik Amin, Monica Desai, Kathryn Trinkaus, Amberly Brown, Andrea Wang-Gillam, Benjamin Tan, Joel Picus, Steven Sorscher, Maureen Highkin, Kim Lears, Albert C. Lockhart

Original Article

Assessment of the external validity of the AJCC 8th staging system for small intestinal adenocarcinoma: a time to reconsider the role of tumor location?
Hani Oweira, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Arianeb Mehrabi, Christoph Reissfelder
Fibroblast growth factor 7 signalling is disrupted in colorectal cancer and is a potential marker of field cancerisation
Abhilasha Patel, Gyanendra Tripathi, Philip McTernan, Kishore Gopalakrishnan, Omar Ali, Emma Spector, Nigel Williams, Ramesh P. Arasaradnam
The roles of p53 and XPO1 on colorectal cancer progression in Yemeni patients
Mohammed Aladhraei, Eman Al-Salami, Naravat Poungvarin, Prasit Suwannalert
Prediction of colorectal cancer risk among adults in a lower middle-income country
Yasara Manori Samarakoon, Nalika Sepali Gunawardena, Aloka Pathirana, Manuja N. Perera, Sumudu Avanthi Hewage
Gender differences in health-related quality of life among patients with colorectal cancer
Delara Laghousi, Esmat Jafari, Hosseinali Nikbakht, Behnam Nasiri, Morteza Shamshirgaran, Nayyereh Aminisani
The role of sequential radiation following adjuvant chemotherapy in resected pancreatic cancer
Ashwin Shinde, Vivek Verma, Richard Li, Scott Glaser, Mustafa Raoof, Susanne G. Warner, Vincent Chung, Gagandeep Singh, Yi-Jen Chen, Karyn A. Goodman, Arya Amini
Dose escalated concurrent chemo-radiation in borderline resectable and locally advanced pancreatic cancers with tomotherapy based intensity modulated radiotherapy: a phase II study
Shirley Lewis, Supriya Chopra Sastri, Supreeta Arya, Shaesta Mehta, Prachi Patil, Shyamkishore Shrivastava, Reena Phurailatpam, Shailesh V. Shrikhande, Reena Engineer
Adjuvant radiotherapy in oesophageal cancer with positive circumferential resection margins—recurrence and survival outcomes
Bhamini Vadhwana, Dimitrios Zosimas, Panagis M. Lykoudis, Huan Ming Phen, Maria Martinou, Thangadorai Amalesh, David Khoo
Pre-operative percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement does not increase post-operative complications or mortality in oesophageal cancer
M. Zeeshan Siddique, Shafqat Mehmood, Muhammad Ismail, Ammara Yasmeen, Asad-Ur- Rehman, Muhammad Abu Bakar, Shahid Khattak, Aamir Ali Syed, M. Aasim Yusuf
The downstaging approach to irresectable oesophageal and gastric cancer: a single centre experience
Nicholas A. Bradley, Christina Wilson, Janet Graham, Jeff Evans, Grant Fullarton, Colin K. Mackay, Carol Craig, David McIntosh, Andrew MacDonald, Derek Grose, Matthew Forshaw
Adaptive radiation therapy for cervical esophageal cancer: dosimetric and volumetric analysis
Sibel Karaca, Meltem Kırlı
Vertebral body irradiation during chemoradiation therapy for esophageal cancer contributes to acute bone marrow toxicity
Andrew Zhang, Matthew P. Deek, Sinae Kim, Mutlay Sayan, Alison Grann, Raquel T. Wagman, Usha Malhotra, Lara Hathout, Nrusingh Biswal, Yin Zhang, John Langenfeld, Timothy Kennedy, David A. August, Salma K. Jabbour
Evaluation of pharmacological therapies used in Costa Rica in patients with metastatic gastric cancer: a retrospective study
Eugenia Cordero-García, Allan Ramos-Esquivel, Warner Alpízar-Alpízar
Hematologic markers of distant metastases in gastric cancer
Osama Abu-Shawer, Mohammad Abu-Shawer, Ayman Haimour, Abdullah Alhouri, Ala’a Aldeen Alkhatib, Musaab Abki, Omar Alqaisi, Omar Hamdan, Rahaf Alsaqri, Saeed Ismail, Tamer Altamimi, Maysa Al-Hussaini
Interleukin-6 as a biomarker in patients with hepatobiliary cancers
Rohit Gosain, Sidra Anwar, Austin Miller, Renuka Iyer, Sarbajit Mukherjee
Centers with more therapeutic modalities are associated with improved outcomes for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Julie M. Jiang, Nitin Ohri, Justin Tang, Renee Moadel, Jacob Cynamon, Andreas Kaubisch, Milan Kinkhabwala, Madhur K. Garg, Chandan Guha, Rafi Kabarriti
Clinicopathological features and outcomes of fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma
Sakti Chakrabarti, Sri Harsha Tella, Anuhya Kommalapati, Brandon M. Huffman, Siddhartha Yadav, Irbaz Bin Riaz, Gaurav Goyal, Kabir Mody, Mitesh Borad, Sean Cleary, Rory L. Smoot, Amit Mahipal
Percutaneous radiofrequency versus microwave ablation for management of hepatocellular carcinoma: A randomized controlled trial
Ahmed Kamal, Amr Aly Abd Elmoety, Yousri Abdel Meguid Rostom, Mohamed Said Shater, Sameh Aldesoky Lashen

Letter to the Editor

Is postoperative ambulation a component or a marker of enhanced recovery after surgery?
Karem Slim

Case Report

Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the peristomal skin of gastrostomy in a transplant patient: a first case report
Aurore Lailheugue, Jean-Baptiste Gibier, Guillaume Lassailly, Stéphanie Truant, François-René Pruvot, Mehdi El Amrani
Concomitant KRAS and BRAF mutations in colorectal cancer
Lauren Midthun, Shagufta Shaheen, Jeremy Deisch, Maheswari Senthil, James Tsai, Chung-Tsen Hsueh
Hyperammonemic encephalopathy in a patient with fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma: case report and literature review
Janice Cho, Joy C. Y. Chen, Jonas Paludo, Erin E. Conboy, Brendan C. Lanpher, Steven R. Alberts, Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson
Mucinous adenocarcinoma arising from chronic perianal fistula—a multidisciplinary approach
Tamara Díaz-Vico, Daniel Fernández-Martínez, Carmen García-Gutiérrez, Aida Suárez-Sánchez, Isabel Cifrián-Canales, Guillermo Eduardo Mendoza-Pacas, Herminio Sánchez-Farpón, Nuria Truán-Alonso