Vol 11, No 1 (February 2020): Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology (Proton Beam Radiotherapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers)

Original Article

Patterns of care and outcomes for adjuvant treatment of pT3N0 rectal cancer using the National Cancer Database
Thomas J. Quinn, Malolan S. Rajagopalan, Beant Gill, Shabnam M. Mehdiabadi, Peyman Kabolizadeh
Impact of delaying surgery after chemoradiation in rectal cancer: outcomes from a tertiary cancer centre in India
Praveen Kammar, Aditi Chaturvedi, Masillamany Sivasanker, Ashwin de’Souza, Reena Engineer, Vikas Ostwal, Avanish Saklani
Difference in toxicity between HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients with squamous-cell cancer of the anal canal treated with concomitant radio-chemotherapy
Camila Casadiego-Peña, Marcelo Torres-Minacapilli, Manuel Najera, Pedro Ferrer, Enrique Chajon, Hugo Marsiglia
The association of lymphotoxin-beta receptor with the subsequent diagnosis of incident gastrointestinal cancer: results from the Dallas Heart Study
Colin P. Bergstrom, Muhammad S. Beg, Colby Ayers, Arjun Gupta, Ian J. Neeland
Gene mutations distinguishing gastric from colorectal and esophageal adenocarcinomas
Tuyen Hoang, Anand K. Ganesan, Darryl Hiyama, Farshid Dayyani
Dose-modified gemcitabine plus nab-paclitaxel front-line in advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with baseline hyperbilirubinemia
Jane E. Rogers, Jonathan D. Mizrahi, Rachna T. Shroff, Douglas A. Nelson, Janet Tu, Milind M. Javle, Robert A. Wolff, Shubham Pant
Phase Ib/II study combining tosedostat with capecitabine in patients with advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Patrick Grierson, Andrea Teague, Rama Suresh, Kian-Huat Lim, Manik Amin, Katrina Pedersen, Benjamin Tan, Jesse Huffman, Nick Boice, Lingling Du, Jingxia Liu, A. Craig Lockhart, Andrea Wang-Gillam
Clinical factors associated with the development of postoperative atrial fibrillation in esophageal cancer patients receiving multimodality therapy before surgery
Ethan Y. Song, Puja Venkat, Michael Fradley, Jessica M. Frakes, Farina Klocksieben, Jacques Fontaine, Rutika Mehta, Sabrina Saeed, Sarah E. Hoffe, Jose M. Pimiento
Liver-first approach to stage IV colon cancer with synchronous isolated liver metastases
Vadim Kurbatov, Benjamin J. Resio, Cara A. Cama, Danielle R. Heller, Charles Cha, Yawei Zhang, Jun Lu, Sajid A. Khan
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

Review Article

Is my life going to change?—a review of quality of life after rectal resection
Daniel Fernández-Martínez, Antonio Rodríguez-Infante, Jorge Luis Otero-Díez, Ricardo Felipe Baldonedo-Cernuda, María Pilar Mosteiro-Díaz, Luis Joaquin García-Flórez

Short Communication

Bidirectional chemotherapy in patients with gastric cancer and peritoneal metastasis
Sean P. Martin, Justin A. Drake, Jonathan M. Hernandez, Jeremy L. Davis
Limited bias effect of intratumoral heterogeneity on genetic profiling of hepatocellular carcinoma
Ao Huang, Yu-Peng Wang, Jian Wang, Pei-Yao Fu, Xin Zhang, Ya Cao, Jia Fan, Xin-Rong Yang, Jian Zhou
Obesity and younger versus older onset colorectal cancer in the United States, 1998–2017
Nina N. Sanford, Edward L. Giovannucci, Chul Ahn, Edward C. Dee, Brandon A. Mahal

Editorial (Proton Beam Radiotherapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers)1

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

Review Article (Proton Beam Radiotherapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers)1

The emerging role of proton therapy for esophagus cancer
Krishan R. Jethwa, Michael G. Haddock, Erik J. Tryggestad, Christopher L. Hallemeier
Proton beam therapy for liver cancers
Michael Chuong, Adeel Kaiser, Jason Molitoris, Alejandra Mendez Romero, Smith Apisarnthanarax
Proton beam radiotherapy for pancreas cancer
Michael S. Rutenberg, Romaine C. Nichols
Proton beam radiotherapy for anal and rectal cancers
Eugene J. Vaios, Jennifer Y. Wo

Original Article (Proton Beam Radiotherapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers)

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

Review Article (Proton Beam Radiotherapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers)1

Heavy charged particles for gastrointestinal cancers
Yuka Isozaki, Hirotoshi Takiyama, Tapesh Bhattacharyya, Daniel Ebner, Goro Kasuya, Hirokazu Makishima, Hiroshi Tsuji, Tadashi Kamada, Shigeru Yamada
Managing treatment-related uncertainties in proton beam radiotherapy for gastrointestinal cancers
Erik J. Tryggestad, Wei Liu, Mark D. Pepin, Christopher L. Hallemeier, Terence T. Sio
Radiation biology considerations of proton therapy for gastrointestinal cancers
Chris Beltran, Heather L. Schultz, Aman Anand, Kenneth Merrell


1. The series “Proton Beam Radiotherapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology without any sponsorship or funding. Christopher L. Hallemeier, Jonathan B. Ashman and Michael G. Haddock served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.