Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in females and the third most common in males worldwide. In this issue of Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology, we will focus on the surgical management of colon cancer and give an update on its latest developments.
Preface to the current strategies in colon cancer management
Management of malignant colonic polyps
Combined endo-laparoscopic surgery for difficult benign colorectal polyps
Stenting versus surgery in obstructed malignant colorectal cancer—a review of short and long-term results
Minimally invasive complete mesocolic excision and central vascular ligation (CME/CVL) for right colon cancer
Intracorporeal anastomosis versus extracorporeal anastomosis for minimally invasive colectomy
Surgical management and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for locally advanced colorectal cancer
Surgical management of recurrent colon cancer
Current status of laparoscopic liver resection for the management of colorectal liver metastases
Minimally invasive surgery in the geriatric patient with colon cancer
The series “Current Strategies in Colon Cancer Management” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology without any sponsorship or funding. Nan Zun Teo and James Chi-Yong Ngu served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.