Vol 7, No 6 (December 2016): Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

Special Report

Advances in cholangiocarcinoma research: report from the third Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Annual Conference
Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, Jesper B. Andersen, William Chapman, Michael Choti, Stuart J. Forbes, Gregory J. Gores, Theodore S. Hong, James J. Harding, Matthew G. Vander Heiden, Milind Javle, Robin K. Kelley, Lawrence N. Kwong, Maeve Lowery, Allyson Merrell, Katsuyuki Miyabe, Andrew Rhim, Supriya Saha, Daniela Sia, Suebpong Tanasanvimon, Alan Venook, Juan W. Valle, Chad Walesky, Jonathan Whetstine, Holger Willenbring, Andrew X. Zhu, Donna Mayer, Ben Z. Stanger

Original Article

Phase II study of bevacizumab and preoperative chemoradiation for esophageal adenocarcinoma
Geoffrey Y. Ku, Manjit S. Bains, Do Joong Park, Yelena Y. Janjigian, Valerie W. Rusch, Nabil P. Rizk, Sam S. Yoon, Brittanie Millang, Marinela Capanu, Karyn A. Goodman, David H. Ilson
EGFR family and cMet expression profiles and prognostic significance in esophagogastric adenocarcinoma
Ellie Chan, Ahmad Alkhasawneh, Lizette Vila Duckworth, Tabish Aijaz, Tania Zuluaga Toro, Xiaomin Lu, Steven J. Hughes, Amy Collinsworth, Thomas J. George Jr
Prognostic impact of tumour-associated B cells and plasma cells in oesophageal and gastric adenocarcinoma
Richard Fristedt, David Borg, Charlotta Hedner, Jonna Berntsson, Björn Nodin, Jakob Eberhard, Patrick Micke, Karin Jirström
Radioembolization with 90Y glass microspheres for the treatment of unresectable metastatic liver disease from chemotherapy-refractory gastrointestinal cancers: final report of a prospective pilot study
Nicholas Fidelman, Robert K. Kerlan Jr, Randall A. Hawkins, Miguel Pampaloni, Andrew G. Taylor, Maureen P. Kohi, K. Pallav Kolli, Chloe E. Atreya, Emily K. Bergsland, R. Kate Kelley, Andrew H. Ko, W. Michael Korn, Katherine Van Loon, Ryan M. McWhirter, Jennifer Luan, Curt Johanson, Alan P. Venook
Percutaneous biliary drainage catheter insertion in patients with extensive hepatic metastatic tumor burden
Eun L. Langman, Paul V. Suhocki, Herbert I. Hurwitz, Michael A. Morse, Rebecca A. Burbridge, Tony P. Smith, Charles Y. Kim
Molecular spectrum of KRAS, NRAS, BRAF, PIK3CA, TP53, and APC somatic gene mutations in Arab patients with colorectal cancer: determination of frequency and distribution pattern
Humaid O. Al-Shamsi, Jeremy Jones, Yazan Fahmawi, Ibrahim Dahbour, Aziz Tabash, Reham Abdel-Wahab, Ahmed O. S. Abousamra, Kenna R. Shaw, Lianchun Xiao, Manal M. Hassan, Benjamin R. Kipp, Scott Kopetz, Amr S. Soliman, Robert R. McWilliams, Robert A. Wolff
Results of intraoperative electron beam radiotherapy containing multimodality treatment for locally unresectable T4 rectal cancer: a pooled analysis of the Mayo Clinic Rochester and Catharina Hospital Eindhoven
Fabian A. Holman, Michael G. Haddock, Leonard L. Gunderson, Miranda Kusters, Grard A. P. Nieuwenhuijzen, Hetty A. van den Berg, Heidi Nelson, Harm J. T. Rutten
Colorectal cancer anatomic distribution patterns remain the same after sessile serrated adenoma/polyp considered cancer precursor: a 9-year comparison study from community-based endoscopy centers
Juliana F. Yang, Amy E. Noffsinger, Deepak Agrawal, Qing-Hua Yang
Usefulness and feasibility of endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal tumor: a nationwide multicenter retrospective study in Korea
Ji Hye Kim, Il Hyun Baek, Kyoung Oh Kim, Hyun Joo Jang, Gwang Ho Baik, Chang Kyun Lee, Kyeong Won Min
Pretreatment tumor volume as a prognostic factor in metastatic colorectal cancer treated with selective internal radiation to the liver using yttrium-90 resin microspheres
Neha Bhooshan, Navesh K. Sharma, Shahed Badiyan, Adeel Kaiser, Fred M. Moeslein, Young Kwok, Pradip P. Amin, Svetlana Kudryasheva, Michael D. Chuong
Effect of gender on psychosocial adjustment of colorectal cancer survivors with ostomy
Sital Gautam, Anju Poudel
Less than 12 lymph nodes in the surgical specimen after neoadjuvant chemo-radiotherapy: an indicator of tumor regression in locally advanced rectal cancer?
Jaiprakash Gurawalia, Kapil Dev, Sandeep P. Nayak, Vishnu Kurpad, Arun Pandey
Surgical outcomes of post chemoradiotherapy unresectable locally advanced rectal cancers improve with interim chemotherapy, is FOLFIRINOX better than CAPOX?
Vikas Ostwal, Reena Engineer, Anant Ramaswamy, Arvind Sahu, Saurabh Zanwar, Suprita Arya, Supriya Chopra, Munita Bal, Prachi Patil, Ashwin Desouza, Avanish Saklani
Disparities in receipt of radiotherapy and survival by age, sex, and race among patients with non-metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the anus
Doug M. Baughman, Binay K. Shah
Clinical, morphologic, and immunophenotypic characteristics of ampullary carcinomas with an emphasis on SMAD4 expression
Ahmad Alkhasawneh, Lizette Vila Duckworth, Thomas J. George, Neelam V. Desai, Alex J. Sommerfeld, Xiaomin Lu, Tania Zuluaga Toro
Performance status and neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio are important prognostic factors in elderly patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer
Makoto Kadokura, Yasuaki Ishida, Akihisa Tatsumi, Ei Takahashi, Hiroko Shindo, Fumitake Amemiya, Shinichi Takano, Mitsuharu Fukasawa, Tadashi Sato, Nobuyuki Enomoto
Diminished expression of MGMT & RASSF1A genes in gastric cancer in ethnic population of Kashmir
Arif Akbar Bhat, Hilal Ahmad Wani, Ajaz Ahmad Waza, Rawoof Ahmad Malik, Akbar Masood, Showkat Jeelani, Showkat Kadla, Sabhiya Majid
Advanced biliary tract cancer: clinical outcomes with ABC-02 regimen and analysis of prognostic factors in a tertiary care center in the United States
Rishi Agarwal, Arun Sendilnathan, Nabeela Iffat Siddiqi, Shuchi Gulati, Abhimanyu Ghose, Changchun Xie, Olugbenga Olanrele Olowokure
Changing paradigm in pancreatic cancer: from adjuvant to neoadjuvant chemoradiation
Justin D. Anderson, Wen Wan, Brian J. Kaplan, Jennifer Myers, Emma C. Fields
Gastrointestinal lymphoma in Western Algeria: pattern of distribution and histological subtypes (retrospective study)
Soumia Zeggai, Noria Harir, Abdenacer Tou, Miloud Medjamia, Khaira Guenaoui

Review Article

Endoscopic ultrasound in pancreatic cancer: innovative applications beyond the basics
Joseph Yoo, C. Andrew Kistler, Linda Yan, Andrew Dargan, Ali A. Siddiqui

Case Report

Osteonecrosis of the jaw associated with ziv-aflibercept
Hani Mawardi, Peter Enzinger, Nadine McCleary, Reshma Manon, Alessandro Villa, Nathaniel Treister, Sook-Bin Woo
Radiographic and endoscopic regression of metastatic gastric cancer to the colon in the setting of 5-aminosalicylic acid use
Yuval A. Patel, Shannon J. McCall, Xuefeng Zhang, Tracy Jaffe, Rahul A. Shimpi
A novel management of post-oesophagectomy gastro-pleural fistula
Javaid Ishtiaq, Jonathan Sutton, Waqar Ahmed
Impressive response to dual BRAF and MEK inhibition in patients with BRAF mutant intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma—2 case reports and a brief review
Viraj Lavingia, Marwan Fakih
Successful hepatectomy for metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal—a case report
Tercia Tarciane Sousa, Bruna do Nascimento Santos, Marcos Belotto, Renata D’Alpino Peixoto
Malignant transformation of biliary adenofibroma: a rare biliary cystic tumor
Scott M. Thompson, Benjamin Zendejas-Mummert, Mindy L. Hartgers, Sudhakar K. Venkatesh, Thomas C. Smyrk, Amit Mahipal, Rory L. Smoot