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Original Article

Preoperative accuracy of gastric cancer staging in patient selection for preoperative therapy: race may affect accuracy of endoscopic ultrasonography
Naruhiko Ikoma, Jeffrey H. Lee, Manoop S. Bhutani, William A. Ross, Brian Weston, Yi-Ju Chiang, Mariela A. Blum, Tara Sagebiel, Catherine E. Devine, Aurelio Matamoros Jr, Keith Fournier, Paul Mansfield, Jaffer A. Ajani, Brian D. Badgwell
Capecitabine and oxaliplatin as first and second line treatment for locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Andrea Bullock, Keith Stuart, Susanna Jacobus, Thomas Abrams, Raymond Wadlow, Michael Goldstein, Rebecca Miksad
Pretreatment albumin may aid in patient selection for intrahepatic Y-90 microsphere transarterial radioembolization (TARE) for malignancies of the liver
Kelly P. Orwat, Thomas H. Beckham, Samuel Lewis Cooper, Michael S. Ashenafi, Michael Bret Anderson, Marcelo Guimaraes, Ricardo Yamada, David T. Marshall
A semi-automated assessment of sarcopenia using psoas area and density predicts outcomes after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic malignancy
Jukes P. Namm, Kiran H. Thakrar, Chi -Hsiung Wang, Susan J. Stocker, Malini D. Sur, onathan Berlin, William Dale, Mark S. Talamonti, Kevin K. Roggin
Pilot trial of CRLX101 in patients with advanced, chemotherapy-refractory gastroesophageal cancer
Joseph Chao, James Lin, Paul Frankel, Andrew J. Clark, Devin T. Wiley, Edward Garmey, Marwan Fakih, Dean Lim, Vincent Chung, Eloise Luevanos, Scott Eliasof, Mark E. Davis, Yun Yen
Tumor response evaluation after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced gastric adenocarcinoma: a prospective, multi-center cohort study
Pietro Achilli, Paolo De Martini, Marco Ceresoli, Giulio M. Mari, Andrea Costanzi, Dario Maggioni, Raffaele Pugliese, Giovanni Ferrari
Complete pathologic response is independent of the timing of esophagectomy following neoadjuvant chemoradiation for esophageal cancer
Smit Singla, Emmanuel Gabriel, Raed Alnaji, William Du, Kristopher Attwood, Hector Nava, Steven N. Hochwald, Moshim Kukar
Radiation dose in neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for esophageal cancer: patterns of care and outcomes from the National Cancer Data Base
Waqar Haque, Vivek Verma, E. Brian Butler, Bin S. Teh
Impact of sarcopenia in borderline resectable and locally advanced pancreatic cancer patients receiving stereotactic body radiation therapy
William H. Jin, Eric A. Mellon, Jessica M. Frakes, Gilbert Z. Murimwa, Pamela J. Hodul, Jose M. Pimiento, Mokenge P. Malafa, Sarah E. Hoffe
Can we downstage locally advanced pancreatic cancer to resectable? A phase I/II study of induction oxaliplatin and 5-FU chemoradiation
Salvatore Amodeo, Antonio Masi, Marcovalerio Melis, Theresa Ryan, Howard S. Hochster, Deirdre J. Cohen, Anurag Chandra, H. Leon Pachter, Elliot Newman
Short course radiation as a component of definitive multidisciplinary treatment for select patients with metastatic rectal adenocarcinoma
Emma B. Holliday, Andrew Hunt, Y. Nancy You, George J. Chang, John M. Skibber, Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas, Brian K. Bednarski, Cathy Eng, Eugene J. Koay, Bruce D. Minsky, Cullen Taniguchi, Sunil Krishnan, Joseph M. Herman, Prajnan Das
Pacritinib to inhibit JAK/STAT signaling in refractory metastatic colon and rectal cancer
Thomas Regenbogen, Ling Chen, Kathryn Trinkaus, Andrea Wang-Gillam, Benjamin R. Tan, Manik Amin, Katrina S. Pedersen, Haeseong Park, Rama Suresh, Kian-Huat Lim, Emily Ratchford, Amberly Brown, A. Craig Lockhart
Evaluation of the prognostic value of platelet to lymphocyte ratio in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Yuchen Wang, Bashar M. Attar, Harry E. Fuentes, Palashkumar Jaiswal, Alfonso J. Tafur
Investigation of targetable predictive and prognostic markers in gallbladder carcinoma
Azfar Neyaz, Nuzhat Husain, Sameer Gupta, Swati Kumari, Aditi Arora, Namrata Puneet Awasthi, Kiran Preet Malhotra, Sanjeev Misra
A phase 2 trial of personalized cytotoxic therapy based on tumor immunohistochemistry in previously treated metastatic pancreatic cancer patients
Ramesh K. Ramanathan, Glen J. Weiss, Richard G. Posner, N.V. Rajeshkumar, Gayle Jameson, Meraj Aziz, Antje Hoering, Vanessa Bolejack, Anirban Maitra, Monica Fulk, Edward C. Stites, William S. Hlavacek, Zoran Gatalica, Joanne Xiu, Manuel Hidalgo, Daniel D. Von Hoff, Michael T. Barrett
Post-operative radiotherapy is associated with improved survival in esophageal cancer with positive surgical margins
Sarah J. Gao, Henry S. Park, Christopher D. Corso, Charles E. Rutter, Sajid A. Khan, Kimberly L. Johung
Bridging therapy effectiveness in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma prior to orthotopic liver transplantation
Maria M. Rubinstein, Andreas Kaubisch, Milan Kinkhabwala, John Reinus, Qiang Liu, Jennifer W. Chuy
Contrast enhanced ultrasound guided biopsies of liver lesions not visualized on standard B-mode ultrasound—preliminary experience
Sasan Partovi, Ziang Lu, Rivka Kessner, Alice Yu, Yasmine Ahmed, Indravadan J. Patel, Dean A. Nakamoto, Nami Azar
The correlations between serum amphiregulin and other clinicopathological factors in colorectal cancer
Chawalit Chayangsu, Siriporn Khunsri, Virote Sriuranpong, Suebpong Tanasanvimon
Does histology really influence gastric cancer prognosis?
Carrie Luu, Ram Thapa, Katherine Woo, Domenico Coppola, Khaldoun Almhanna, Jose M. Pimiento, Dung-Tsa Chen, Daissy Dominguez Marquez, Pamela J. Hodul
HER-2/neu gene amplification in gastric adenocarcinoma and its relationship with clinical and pathological findings
Ramin Azarhoosh, Rokhsare Ebneghasem, Sima Besharat
A KRAS wild type mutational status confers a survival advantage in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Annika L. Windon, Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla, Christopher E. Jensen, Michael Randall, Jennifer J. D. Morrissette, Stuti G. Shroff
Comparison of perioperative chemotherapy with adjuvant chemoradiotherapy for resectable gastric cancer: findings from a population-based study
Brice Jabo, Matthew J. Selleck, John W. Morgan, Sharon S. Lum, Khaled A. Bahjri, Mayada Aljehani, Carlos A. Garberoglio, Mark E. Reeves, Jukes P. Namm, Naveenraj L. Solomon, Fabrizio Luca, Crickett Dyke, Maheswari Senthil
Advanced age does not increase morbidity in pancreaticoduodenectomy
Guilherme Naccache Namur, Anna Carolina Batista Dantas, Ricardo Jureidini, Thiago Costa Ribeiro, Ulysses Ribeiro Junior, Estela Figueira, Ivan Cecconello, Telesforo Bacchella
Predictors of overall survival after surgery in gastric cancer patients from a Latin-American country
Eugenia Cordero-García, Allan Ramos-Esquivel, Warner Alpízar-Alpízar
Characterization of malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumors—a single center experience
Matteo Mandrioli, Laura Mastrangelo, Michele Masetti, Nicola Zanini, Stefania Lega, Margherita Nannini, Elisa Gruppioni, Annalisa Altimari, Angelo Paolo Dei Tos, Carlo Fabbri, Elio Jovine
Prognostic relevance of human papillomavirus infection in anal squamous cell carcinoma: analysis of the national cancer data base
Jaymin Jhaveri, Lael Rayfield, Yuan Liu, Mudit Chowdhary, Richard J. Cassidy, Nicholas A. Madden, Daniel G. Tanenbaum, Theresa W. Gillespie, Pretesh R. Patel, Kirtesh R. Patel, Jerome C. Landry

Review Article

Current status of immunotherapy and immune biomarkers in gastro-esophageal cancers
Nischala Ammannagari, Ajlan Atasoy
Immunotherapy in colorectal cancer: for the select few or all?
Sukeshi Patel Arora, Devalingam Mahalingam
Immunomodulation in hepatocellular cancer
Sunyoung Lee, Matthew Loecher, Renuka Iyer
How does the tumor microenvironment play a role in hepatobiliary tumors?
Fathima Kamil, Julie H. Rowe
Management of liver metastases from gastrointestinal stromal tumors: where do we stand?
Nikolaos Machairas, Anastasia Prodromidou, Ernesto Molmenti, Ioannis D. Kostakis, Georgios C. Sotiropoulos
Safety of selective internal radiation therapy with yttrium-90 microspheres combined with systemic anticancer agents: expert consensus
Andrew Kennedy, Daniel B. Brown, Jonas Feilchenfeldt, John Marshall, Harpreet Wasan, Marwan Fakih, Peter Gibbs, Alexander Knuth, Bruno Sangro, Michael C. Soulen, Gianfranco Pittari, Ricky A. Sharma
Management of locally advanced rectal cancer in the elderly: a critical review and algorithm
Lara Hathout, Nell Maloney-Patel, Usha Malhotra, Shang-Jui Wang, Sita Chokhavatia, Ishita Dalal, Elizabeth Poplin, Salma K. Jabbour

Case Report

Radiation generates an abscopal response and complete resolution of metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal: a case report
Moss Bruton Joe, Julian J. Lum, Peter H. Watson, R. Petter Tonseth, John Paul McGhie, Pauline T. Truong
Probable paclitaxel-induced pancreatitis: uncommon case report and literature review
Hanan Raiss, Lamiae El Amarti, Jean Dominique Tigaud, Mohamed Layachi, Amandine Bruyas, Saber Boutayeb, Hassan Errihani
Appendiceal diverticulosis: a harbinger of underlying primary appendiceal adenocarcinoma?
Jia Lin Ng, Shing Lih Wong, Ronnie Mathew

Letter to the Editor

Anal condylomas: predictors of recurrence and progression to high-grade dysplasia/carcinoma in situ
Armando Peixoto, Marco Silva, Rui Castro, Rosa Coelho, Alexandre Sarmento, Guilherme Macedo

Short Communication

Heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy and gastrectomy for gastric cancer in the U.S.: the time is now
Zachary J. Brown, Jonathan M. Hernandez, R. Taylo Ripley, Jeremy L. Davis
Rectal and anal canal neuroendocrine tumours
Teresa Raposo André, Margarida Brito, João Geraldes Freire, António Moreira
The nab-paclitaxel/gemcitabine regimen for patients with refractory advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Sofia Palacio, Peter J. Hosein, Isildinha Reis, Ikechukwu I. Akunyili, Vinicius Ernani, Terri Pollack, Jessica Macintyre, Maria H. Restrepo, Jaime R. Merchan, Caio M. Rocha Lima