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The assessment of intraoperative technique-related risk factors and management of anastomotic leakage after esophagectomy: a systematic review
Chuangui Chen, Hongjing Jiang, Zhentao Yu
Radiation therapy for rectal cancer
Michelle Tseng, Yu Yang Soon, Balamurugan Vellayappan, Francis Ho, Jeremy Tey
Transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: hype or new hope?
Chien-Chih Chen, Yi-Ling Lai, Andy Yi-Ming Cheng, Chun-Ho Chu, I-Ping Huang, Shung-Haur Yang
Pelvic exenteration for locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer—how much more?
Yee Chen Lau, Kilian G. M. Brown, Peter Lee
Diagnostic and management strategies for lateral pelvic lymph nodes in low rectal cancer—a review of the evidence
Dedrick Kok Hong Chan, Ker-Kan Tan, Takashi Akiyoshi
Status of cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer
Seung Yoon Yang, Jae Hyun Kang, Ho Seung Kim, Yoon Dae Han, Byung Soh Min, Kang Young Lee
Endoscopic stenting in colorectal cancer
Tian-Zhi Lim, Ker-Kan Tan
Proton beam radiotherapy for pancreas cancer
Michael S. Rutenberg, Romaine C. Nichols
Robotic surgery in colorectal cancer: the way forward or a passing fad
James Chi-Yong Ngu, Seon-Hahn Kim
Proton beam therapy for liver cancers
Michael Chuong, Adeel Kaiser, Jason Molitoris, Alejandra Mendez Romero, Smith Apisarnthanarax
Heavy charged particles for gastrointestinal cancers
Yuka Isozaki, Hirotoshi Takiyama, Tapesh Bhattacharyya, Daniel Ebner, Goro Kasuya, Hirokazu Makishima, Hiroshi Tsuji, Tadashi Kamada, Shigeru Yamada
Proton beam radiotherapy for anal and rectal cancers
Eugene J. Vaios, Jennifer Y. Wo
Complete mesocolic excision for colon cancer: is it worth it?
Frederick H. Koh, Ker-Kan Tan
Making sense of adjuvant chemotherapy in colorectal cancer
Gloria H. J. Chan, Cheng E. Chee
Genomics and metagenomics of colorectal cancer
Charmaine Ng, Haojun Li, William K. K. Wu, Sunny H. Wong, Jun Yu
Radiation biology considerations of proton therapy for gastrointestinal cancers
Chris Beltran, Heather L. Schultz, Aman Anand, Kenneth Merrell
Management of anastomotic leakage after rectal surgery: a review article
Yuan-Yao Tsai, William Tzu-Liang Chen
Hepatic metastasis from colorectal cancer
Alfred Wei Chieh Kow
Managing elderly with colorectal cancer
Rhan Chaen Chong, Marc Weijie Ong, Kok Yang Tan

Original Article

Efficacy of bi-monthly hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with decompensated cirrhosis
Kei Moriya, Tadashi Namisaki, Shinya Sato, Masanori Furukawa, Akitoshi Douhara, Hideto Kawaratani, Kosuke Kaji, Mitsuteru Kitade, Naotaka Shimozato, Yasuhiko Sawada, Kenichiro Seki, Soichiro Saikawa, Hiroaki Takaya, Kou Kitagawa, Takemi Akahane, Akira Mitoro, Yasushi Okura, Junichi Yamao, Hitoshi Yoshiji
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
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
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
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
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
Downstaging unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma by radioembolization using 90-yttrium resin microspheres: a single center experience
Marco Tabone, Amedeo Calvo, Nadia Russolillo, Serena Langella, Paolo Carbonatto, Roberto Lo Tesoriere, Elisa Richetta, Riccardo Pellerito, Alessandro Ferrero
The clinical significance of simple endoscopic scoring of patients with rectal cancer after concurrent chemoradiotherapy
Ji Hun Choi, Jae Hyun Kim, Do Hyeong Lee, Sanghwan Byun, Kyoungwon Jung, Sung Eun Kim, Won Moon, Moo In Park, Seun Ja Park
Interleukin-8 associated with chemosensitivity and poor chemotherapeutic response to gastric cancer
Sirikan Limpakan (Yamada), Pattama Wongsirisin, Supachai Yodkeeree, Bandhuphat Chakrabandhu, Wilaiwan Chongruksut, Pornngarm Limtrakul (Dejkriengkraikul)
Incidence and risk factors for post-operative mortality, hospitalization, and readmission rates following pancreatic cancer resection
Rodney E. Wegner, Vivek Verma, Shaakir Hasan, Suzanne Schiffman, Shyam Thakkar, Zachary D. Horne, Abhijit Kulkarni, H. Kenneth Williams, Dulabh Monga, Gene Finley, Alexander V. Kirichenko
Proton beam re-irradiation for gastrointestinal malignancies: a systematic review
Andrew R. Barsky, Vishruth K. Reddy, John P. Plastaras, Edgar Ben-Josef, James M. Metz, Andrzej P. Wojcieszynski
Patterns and genomic correlates of PD-L1 expression in patients with biliary tract cancers
Kabir Mody, Jason Starr, Michelle Saul, Kelsey Poorman, Benjamin A. Weinberg, Mohamed E. Salem, Ari VanderWalde, Anthony F. Shields
Telomerase activity in the differential diagnosis of pancreatic mass
Radmila V. Karpova, Vladimir V. Levkin, Tatyana Y. Degtyarevskaya, Ksenia S. Russkova, Alexey A. Yushkevich, Arthur A. Tevosyan
Is metastasectomy a worthy option?—The role of surgery in metastatic colon cancer to liver and lungs
Riccardo Lemini, Kristopher Attwood, Tariq Almerey, Jinny Gunn, Tamanie E. Yeager, Alexandra W. Elias, Kristin Partain, Matthew S. Jorgensen, Wenyan Ji, Emmanuel M. Gabriel, Dorin T. Colibaseanu


A brief overview of the use of proton beam radiotherapy for gastrointestinal cancers
Christopher L. Hallemeier, Jonathan B. Ashman, Michael G. Haddock