Vol 10, No 4 (August 2019): Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

Original Article

Timing of surgery following neoadjuvant chemoradiation in rectal cancer: a retrospective analysis from an academic medical center
Seth Maliske, Justin Chau, Timothy Ginader, John Byrn, Sudershan Bhatia, Andrew Bellizzi, Daniel J. Berg, Varun Monga
Comparison of definitive chemoradiation with 5-fluorouracil versus capecitabine in anal cancer
Yoanna Pumpalova, Margaret M. Kozak, Rie von Eyben, Pamela Kunz, George Fisher, Daniel T. Chang, Sigurdis Haraldsdottir
Survival benefits and predictors of use of chemoradiation compared with radiation alone for early stage (T1-T2N0) anal squamous cell carcinoma
Irini Youssef, Virginia Osborn, Anna Lee, Evangelia Katsoulakis, Ami Kavi, Kwang Choi, Joseph Safdieh, David Schreiber
Patterns of care and outcomes of intensity modulated radiation therapy versus three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy for anal cancer
Anna Lee, Ashley Albert, Niki Sheth, Paul Adedoyin, Jared Rowley, David Schreiber
Disparities in colon and rectal cancer queried individually between Hispanics and Whites
Jenna Koblinski, Jana Jandova, Viraj Pandit, Pamela Omesiete, Valentine Nfonsam
Yield of endoscopy of the lower digestive tract in relation to ethnic descent
Ruud J. L. F. Loffeld, Boris Liberov, Pascale E. P. Dekkers
The efficacy of everolimus and sunitinib in patients with sporadic or germline mutated metastatic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Jose Eduardo Nuñez, Mauro Donadio, Duilio Rocha Filho, Juliana Florinda Rego, Milton Barros, Maria Nirvana Formiga, Rossana Lopez, Rachel Riechelmann
Molecular profiling of biliary cancers reveals distinct molecular alterations and potential therapeutic targets
Benjamin A. Weinberg, Joanne Xiu, Michael R. Lindberg, Anthony F. Shields, Jimmy J. Hwang, Kelsey Poorman, Mohamed E. Salem, Michael J. Pishvaian, Randall F. Holcombe, John L. Marshall, Michael A. Morse
Neoadjuvant therapy and pancreatic cancer: a national cancer database analysis
Ravi Shridhar, Caitlin Takahashi, Jamie Huston, Kenneth L. Meredith
Medical record review of transition to lanreotide following octreotide for neuroendocrine tumors
Muhammad Wasif Saif, Rohan Parikh, David Ray, James A. Kaye, Samantha K. Kurosky, Katharine Thomas, Robert A. Ramirez, Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson, Thomas J. R. Beveridge, Beloo Mirakhur, Saurabh P. Nagar, Heloisa P. Soares
Safety and efficacy of locoregional therapy for metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma to the liver: a single-center experience
Ryan Earl Bailey, Phani Keerthi Surapaneni, Jacob Core, Lucas Lauar Cortizo Vidal, Jordan LeGout, Charles Ritchie, Gregory Frey, J. Mark McKinney, David Sella, Ricardo Paz-Fumagalli, Beau Toskich, Kabir Mody
Exosomal markers (CD63 and CD9) expression and their prognostic significance using immunohistochemistry in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Moh’d Khushman, Girijesh Kumar Patel, Javier Ariel Laurini, Arun Bhardwaj, Kelly Roveda, Robert Donnell, Kelley Sherling, Brittany Case, Arthur E. Frankel, Sachin Pai, William Taylor, Marcus Chuan Beng Tan, Meir Mizrahi, Cindy Nelson, Mary Wyatt, Mary Patton, Steven McClellan, Seema Singh, Bin Wang, Ajay P. Singh
Treatment and survival rates of stage IV pancreatic cancer at VA hospitals: a nation-wide study
Ibrahim Azar, Gurjiwan Virk, Saghi Esfandiarifard, Ali Wazir, Syed Mehdi
Analyzing the impact of neoadjuvant radiation dose on pathologic response and survival outcomes in esophageal and gastroesophageal cancers
Richard Li, Ashwin Shinde, Scott Glaser, Joseph Chao, Jae Kim, Sana D. Karam, Karyn Goodman, Yi-Jen Chen, Arya Amini
Endoscopic and clinicopathological characteristics of gastrointestinal adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
Hideki Ishibashi, Satoshi Nimura, Yoshiyuki Kayashima, Yasushi Takamatsu, Hiroki Iwasaki, Naohiko Harada, Seiya Momosaki, Hidenori Takedatsu, Shotaro Sakisaka, Morishige Takeshita
Upper gastrointestinal neoplasia in familial adenomatous polyposis: prevalence, endoscopic features and management
Fábio Guilherme Campos, Carlos Augusto Real Martinez, Marianny Sulbaran, Leonardo Alfonso Bustamante-Lopez, Adriana Vaz Safatle-Ribeiro
Feasibility of circulating tumor DNA testing in hepatocellular carcinoma
Kabir Mody, Pashtoon Murtaza Kasi, Ju Dong Yang, Phani Keerthi Surapaneni, Ashton Ritter, Ali Roberts, Rebecca Nagy, Mitesh J. Borad
Frequency and prognostic significance of isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 mutations in cholangiocarcinoma: a systematic literature review
Audra N. Boscoe, Catherine Rolland, Robin Kate Kelley
A combined treatment of curcumin, piperine, and taurine alters the circulating levels of IL-10 and miR-21 in hepatocellular carcinoma patients: a pilot study
Hala M. Hatab, Fatma F. Abdel Hamid, Ahmed F. Soliman, Tamer A. Al-Shafie, Yahia M. Ismail, Motawa E. El-Houseini

Special Report

The impact of the open-access status on journal indices: oncology journals
Saif Aldeen AlRyalat, Anas Abu Nassar, Faris Tamimi, Esraa Al-Fraihat, Lama Assaf, Razan Ghareeb, Mahmoud Masoudi, Mohammad Al-Essa
Open surgical treatment for esophageal cancer: transhiatal vs. transthoracic, does it really matter?
Uriel Clemente-Gutiérrez, Heriberto Medina-Franco, Oscar Santes, Jesús Morales-Maza, Alejandro Alfaro-Goldaracena, Martin J. Heslin

Review Article

MicroRNA-122 in patients with hepatitis B and hepatitis B virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma
Mohammad Reza Mahmoudian-Sani, Samira Asgharzade, Arash Alghasi, Ali Saeedi-Boroujeni, Seyed Jafar Adnani Sadati, Mohammad Taghi Moradi
Cardiovascular complications of metastatic colorectal cancer treatment
Kalliopi Keramida, Georgios Charalampopoulos, Dimitrios Filippiadis, Elias Tsougos, Dimitrios Farmakis

Letter to the Editor

Direct oral anticoagulants in gastrointestinal malignancies: is the convenience worth the risk?
Namisha Thapa, Joseph Shatzel, Thomas G. Deloughery, Sven R. Olson