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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
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
A phase I trial of Proton stereotactic body radiation therapy for liver metastases
Joseph I. Kang, Daniel C. Sufficool, Chung-Tsen Hsueh, Andrew J. Wroe, Baldev Patyal, Mark E. Reeves, Jerry D. Slater, Gary Y. Yang
The value of using fludeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography scan with respect to colorectal abnormalities—a cross-sectional study
Ruud J. L. F. Loffeld, Sandra A. Srbjlin
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
Staging and survival of colorectal cancer (CRC) in octogenarians: Nationwide Study of US Veterans
Gurjiwan Sing Virk, Mikram Jafri, Syed Mehdi, Christopher Ashley
Multimodality management of incidentally detected gall bladder cancer: long term results from a tertiary care cancer centre
Sunil Kumar, Sandeep Bhoriwal, Dillip Muduly, Madhabananda Kar, Atul Sharma, Sushmita Pathy, Notan Kumar Shukla, SV Suryanarayana Deo
Investigation of the changes in the expression levels of MOZ gene in colorectal cancer tissues
Kiyanoush Mohammadi, Reza Safaralizadeh, Mohammadali Hosseinpour-Feizi, Narges Dastmalchi, Yaghoub Moaddab
Ampullary and pancreatic adenocarcinoma—a comparative study
Marwa Ferchichi, Raja Jouini, Wafa Koubaa, Fatma Khanchel, Imen Helal, Dhafer Hadad, Norsaf Bibani, Aschraf Chadli-Debbiche, Ehsen BenBrahim
Curative treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer in the young population: is it worth it?
Jia Hao Law, Frederick Hong Xiang Koh, Shi Wang, Ker Kan Tan
GSTM1 and GSTT1 copy number variants and the risk to Thai females of hepatocellular carcinoma
Thanet Sophonnithiprasert, Pensri Saelee, Tanett Pongtheerat
T4N0 colon cancers should be treated like T3N1 disease
Dedrick Kok Hong Chan, Tian-Zhi Lim, Ker-Kan Tan
Colon cancer laterality is associated with atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease
Stephani C. Wang, Joshua Schulman-Marcus, John Fantauzzi, Travis Bevington, Anthony Sayegh, Edward Lee, Ashar Ata, Mandahvi Kambam, Mandeep Sidhu, Radmila Lyubarova
Outcomes and toxicity following Yttrium-90 radioembolization for hepatic metastases from neuroendocrine tumors—a singleinstitution experience
Darryl A. Zuckerman, Richard F. Kennard, Amit Roy, Parag J. Parikh, Ashley A. Weiner
Treatment disparities affect outcomes for patients with stage I esophageal cancer: a national cancer data base analysis
Amy C. Moreno, Ning Zhang, Vivek Verma, Sharon H. Giordano, Steven H. Lin
Treatment outcomes of patients with localized anal squamous cell carcinoma according to HIV infection: systematic review and meta-analysis
Marcos Pedro Guedes Camandaroba, Raphael Leonardo Cunha de Araujo, Virgílio Souza e Silva, Celso Abdon Lopes de Mello, Rachel P. Riechelmann
Stomach-partitioning gastrojejunostomy is better than conventional gastrojejunostomy in palliative care of gastric outlet obstruction for gastric or pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis
Dionigi Lorusso, Aurore Giliberti, Margherita Bianco, Giulio Lantone, Gioacchino Leandro
Lower lymph node yield following neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer has no clinical significance
Dedrick Kok Hong Chan, Ker-Kan Tan
Intensive care for patients with gastric cancers: outcome and survival prognostic factors
Hugo Herrscher, Thierry Artzner, François Severac, François Faitot, Jean-Emmanuel Kurtz, Ralph Janssen-Langenstein, Quentin Maestraggi, Francis Schneider, Baptiste Michard
Survival and prognostic factors analysis of 151 intestinal and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: a single center experience
Fanny Foubert, Maëva Salimon, Clotilde Dumars, Nicolas Regenet, Paul Girot, Aurélien Venara, Hélène Senellart, Marie-Françoise Heymann, Tamara Matysiak-Budnik, Yann Touchefeu
Low prevalence of deficient Mismatch repair (dMMR) protein in locally advanced rectal cancers (LARC) and treatment outcomes
Vikas Ostwal, Nikhil S. Pande, Reena Engineer, Avanish Saklani, Ashwin deSouza, Mukta Ramadwar, Suvarna Sawant, Sarika Mandavkar, Sameer Shrirangwar, Pritam Kataria, Prachi Patil, Omshree Shetty, Anant Ramaswamy
What to expect with major vascular reconstruction during Whipple procedures: a single institution experience and literature review
Matthew S. Jorgensen, Tariq Almerey, Houssam Farres, W. Andrew Oldenburg, John Stauffer, Albert G. Hakaim
Gastric squamous cell carcinoma and gastric adenosquamous carcinoma, clinical features and outcomes of rare clinical entities: a national cancer database (NCDB) analysis
Mehmet Akce, Renjian Jiang, Olatunji B. Alese, Walid L. Shaib, Christina Wu, Madhusmita Behera, Bassel F. El-Rayes
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
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
Racial and gender disparities in the incidence of anal cancer: analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS)
Alejandro Cruz, Debbie Chen, Paul Hsu, Viraj Pandit, Pamela Omesiete, Priyanka Vij, Valentine Nfonsam
Adherence to surveillance guidelines following colonic polypectomy is abysmal
Frederick H. Koh, Dedrick K. H. Chan, Jingyu Ng, Ker-Kan Tan
Single community-based institutional series of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for treatment of liver metastases
Emily J. Anstadt, Richard Shumway, Joseph Colasanto, David Grew
Correlation between endoscopic features of the anastomosis after low anterior resection and postsurgical anorectal function
Sumito Sato, Manabu Shiozawa, Mamoru Uchiyama, Nobuhiro Sugano, Yasushi Rino, Munetaka Masuda
Does a stoma reduce the risk of anastomotic leak and need for re-operation following low anterior resection for rectal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Kevin Phan, Lawrence Oh, Grahame Ctercteko, Nimalan Pathma-Nathan, Toufic El Khoury, Hamza Azam, Danette Wright, James Wei Tatt Toh
Comparison of tumor regression grading system in locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma after preoperative radio-chemotherapy to determine the most accurate system predicting prognosis
Nathawadee Lerttanatum, Chadin Tharavej, Yuda Chongpison, Anapat Sanpavat
Artonin E sensitizes TRAIL-induced apoptosis by DR5 upregulation and cFLIP downregulation in TRAIL-refractory colorectal cancer LoVo cells
Thanet Sophonnithiprasert, Wilawan Mahabusarakam, Ramida Watanapokasin
Typical carcinoids, goblet cell carcinoids, mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinomas, neuroendocrine carcinomas and adenocarcinomas of the appendix: a comparative analysis of survival profile and predictors
Chibueze Onyemkpa, Alan Davis, Michael McLeod, Tolutope Oyasiji

Review Article

Chemoradiation in unresectable biliary tract cancer: a systematic review
Silvia Bisello, Milly Buwenge, Alice Zamagni, Francesco Deodato, Gabriella Macchia, Alessandra Arcelli, Silvia Cammelli, Gian C. Mattiucci
Prognostic value of multiple cytokine analysis in colorectal cancer: a systematic review
Ashok Gunawardene, Elizabeth Dennett, Peter Larsen
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a comprehensive review
Trisha M. Parab, Michael J. DeRogatis, Alexander M. Boaz, Salvatore A. Grasso, Paul S. Issack, David A. Duarte, Olivier Urayeneza, Saloomeh Vahdat, Jian-Hua Qiao, Gudata S. Hinika
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

Short Communication

Outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection in esophageal adenocarcinoma staged T1bN0 by endoscopic ultrasound in nonsurgical patients
Malav P. Parikh, Prashanthi N. Thota, Siva Raja, Sudish Murthy, Usman Ahmad, Niyati M. Gupta, Madhusudhan R. Sanaka
Short course radiation therapy for rectal cancer in the elderly: can radical surgery be avoided?
Michael A. Cummings, Kenneth Y. Usuki, Fergal J. Fleming, Mohamedtaki A. Tejani, Alan W. Katz