Vol 11, No 2 (April 2020): Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

Short Communication

Targeting CA 19-9 with a humanized monoclonal antibody at the time of surgery may decrease recurrence rates for patients undergoing resections for pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma and metastatic colorectal cancer
Shreya Gupta, James D. McDonald, Reed I. Ayabe, Tahsin M. Khan, Lauren A. Gamble, Surajit Sinha, Cathleen Hannah, Andrew M. Blakely, Jeremy L. Davis, Jonathan M. Hernandez

Original Article

BRAF-V600E and microsatellite instability prediction through CA-19-9/CEA ratio in patients with colorectal cancer
Pashtoon Murtaza Kasi, Saivaishnavi Kamatham, Faisal Shahjehan, Zhuo Li, Patrick W. Johnson, Amit Merchea, Dorin T. Colibaseanu
Evaluating treatment protocols for rectal squamous cell carcinomas: the Duke experience and literature
Erin J. Song, Corbin D. Jacobs, Manisha Palta, Christopher G. Willett, Yuan Wu, Brian G. Czito
Clinical characteristics and predictors of 5-year survival among colorectal cancer patients in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia
Kean Ghee Lim, Chit Seng Lee, Daniel Hong Jeng Chin, Yong Song Ooi, Sajesh K. Veettil, Siew Mooi Ching, Ismail Abdul Sattar Burud, Jasiah Zakaria
Clinical efficacy and quality of life after transrectal natural orifice specimen extraction for the treatment of middle and upper rectal cancer
Zhe Zhu, Kai-Jing Wang, Guy R. Orangio, Jun-Yi Han, Bing Lu, Zhu-Qing Zhou, Wei Gao, Chuan-Gang Fu
Cause of death for elders with colorectal cancer: a real-world data analysis
Renjie Wang, Lingyu Han, Weixing Dai, Shaobo Mo, Wenqiang Xiang, Qingguo Li, Ye Xu, Guoxiang Cai
Impact of radiotherapy duration on overall survival in squamous cell carcinoma of the anus
Shahil Mehta, Stephen J. Ramey, Deukwoo Kwon, Benjamin J. Rich, Awad A. Ahmed, Aaron Wolfson, Raphael Yechieli, Lorraine Portelance, Eric A. Mellon
Estimation of hepatocellular carcinoma mortality using aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index
Kelvin Allenson, David Roife, Lillian S. Kao, Tien C. Ko, Curtis J. Wray
Combined conventional transarterial chemoembolization with Mitomycin and percutaneous ablation for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
Ricardo Yamada, Beatriz Bassaco, Stephen Bracewell, Samuel Volin, Heather Collins, Christopher Hannegan, Marcelo Guimarares
Circulating TGF-β1 as the potential epithelial mesenchymal transition-biomarker for diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma
Phongsaran Kimawaha, Apinya Jusakul, Prem Junsawang, Watcharin Loilome, Narong Khuntikeo, Anchalee Techasen
Surgical resection of metastatic pancreatic cancer: is it worth it?—a 15-year experience at a single Chinese center
Jiangning Gu, Zhiwei Xu, Yang Ma, Hao Chen, Di Wang, Xiaxing Deng, Dongfeng Cheng, Junjie Xie, Jiabin Jin, Xi Zhan, Yuan Shi, Yusheng Shi, Youwei Zhu, Baiyong Shen, Chenghong Peng
Magnetic resonance imaging for preoperative staging of pancreatic cancer based on the 8th edition of AJCC guidelines
Yan Deng, Bing Ming, Jia-Long Wu, Ting Zhou, Shi-Yong Zhang, Yong Chen, Chuan Lan, Xiao-Ming Zhang
Relationship between IL-10 and PD-L1 in esophageal carcinoma tissues and IL-10 down-regulates PD-L1 expression via Met signaling pathway
Qian Qian, Changping Wu, Jianping Chen, Weibing Wang
Impact of adjuvant therapy in patients with a microscopically positive margin after resection for gastric and esophageal cancers
Lucy X. Ma, Osvaldo Espin-Garcia, Charles H. Lim, Di M. Jiang, Hao-Wen Sim, Akina Natori, Bryan A. Chan, Chihiro Suzuki, Eric X. Chen, Geoffrey Liu, Savtaj S. Brar, Carol J. Swallow, Jonathan C. Yeung, Gail E. Darling, Rebecca K. Wong, Sangeetha N. Kalimuthu, James Conner, Elena Elimova, Raymond W. Jang
Ramucirumab plus paclitaxel or FOLFIRI in platinum-refractory advanced or metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma—experience at two centres
Ursula M. Vogl, Laurenz Vormittag, Thomas Winkler, Alice Kafka, Olivia Weiser-Jasch, Bettina Heinrich, Sophie Roider-Schur, Haleh Andalibi, Eva Autzinger, Wolfgang Schima, Alexander Klaus, Johannes Zacherl, Günter Michael Wimberger, Leopold Öhler
Survival benefits of palliative gastrectomy in stage IV gastric cancer: a propensity score matched analysis
Wanren Peng, Tai Ma, Hui Xu, Zhijun Wu, Changhao Wu, Guoping Sun
Could CTSK and COL4A2 be specific biomarkers of poor prognosis for patients with gastric cancer in Asia?—a microarray analysis based on regional population
Zhijun Feng, Ruili Qiao, Zhijian Ren, Xiaofeng Hou, Jie Feng, Xiaodong He, Dongdong Chen
Which size is the best cutoff for primary small gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor?
Xingyu Feng, Zifeng Yang, Peng Zhang, Tao Chen, Haibo Qiu, Zhiwei Zhou, Guoxin Li, Kaixiong Tao, Hui Wang, Yong Li
Predictors of outcomes in patients with gastric cancer treated with contemporary multimodality strategies—a single institution experience
Tuyen Hoang, Michelle Park, Darryl Hiyama, Farshid Dayyani

Review Article

Jejunostomy at the time of esophagectomy is associated with improved short-term perioperative outcomes: analysis of the NSQIP database
Michael Watson, Sally Trufan, Jennifer H. Benbow, Nicole L. Gower, Joshua Hill, Jonathan C. Salo
Application of photodynamic therapy for liver malignancies
Heng Zou, Fusheng Wang, Jiang-Jiao Zhou, Xi Liu, Qing He, Cong Wang, Yan-Wen Zheng, Yu Wen, Li Xiong
Role of yttrium-90 selective internal radiation therapy in the treatment of liver-dominant metastatic colorectal cancer: an evidence-based expert consensus algorithm
D. Rohan Jeyarajah, Maria B. Majella Doyle, N. Joseph Espat, Paul D. Hansen, David A. Iannitti, Joseph Kim, Thavam Thambi-Pillai, Brendan C. Visser