The reviewers of JGO 2020

Posted On 2020-12-23 10:40:05


We appreciate and thank the reviewers of JGO for their tremendous efforts to support and improve our work. Hereby, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to them, which are listed as follows.


Mohammad Abu Hilal

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK


Jibran Ahmed

Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA


Kazuya Akahoshi

Department of Gastroenterology, Aso Iizuka Hospital, Iizuka 820-8505, Japan


Yoshimitsu Akiyama

Department of Molecular Oncology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan


Aimen Al Mahjoub

Departement of Calvados, Lower-Normandy, UMR 1086 INSERM Anticipe, François BACLESSE Center; Departments of Digestive Surgery; Departement of Calvados, Medical University of Caen, 14032 Caen, France


Albert Alhatem

Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA


Marco E. Allaix

Center for Esophageal Diseases and Department of Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 5031, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA


Stig E. Andersen

Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Zealand University Hospital, Munkesoevej 18, Roskilde DK-4000, Denmark


Muhammad Imran Arshad

Institute of Microbiology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan


Muhammad Atif

Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11543, Saudi Arabia


Knut Magne Augestad

Department of Digestive Surgery, Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Lorenskog, Norway


Dagfinn Aune

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, St. Mary’s Campus, Norfolk Place, Paddington, London, W2 1PG, UK; Department of Nutrition, Bjørknes University College, Oslo, Norway; Department of Endocrinology, Morbid Obesity and Preventive Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway


Brian D. Badgwell

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler Street, FCT17.6010, Houston, TX, 77030, USA


Shahed N. Badiyan

Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA


Yongping Bao

Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK


Katia Barao

Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (Unifesp), São Paulo, Brazil


Leandro Barchi

Department of Digestive Surgery, Gastromed Institute, São Paulo, Brazil; Digestive Surgery Division, Department of Gastroenterology, Medical School, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Department of Digestive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine São Leopold Mandic, Campinas, Brazil


Guillaume Beinse

University of Bourgogne–Franche-Comté, Besançon, France; Department of Gastroenterology, Vesoul Hospital, Vesoul, France


Jerzy Bełtowski

Department of Pathophysiology, Medical University of Lublin, ul. Jaczewskiego 8b, 20-090 Lublin, Poland


Emilio Bertani

Division of Hepatobiliopancreatic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, University of Milano, Italy


Alice Boilève

Department of Medical Oncology, Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus, Villejuif, France


Narikazu Boku

Division of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5-1-1, Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0045, Japan


Stergios Boussios

Acute Oncology Assessment Unit, Medway NHS Foundation Trust, Windmill Road, Gillingham ME7 5NY, Kent, UK


Trond Buanes

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Division of Cancer, Surgery and Transplantation, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo N-0424, Norway


Silvia Cammelli

Radiation Oncology Center, Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine - DIMES, University of Bologna, S.Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, via Giuseppe Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy


Giovanni Capretti

Pancreatic Surgery Unit, Humanitas University, Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, Italy


Vincenzo Catalano

Department of Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedali Riuniti Marche Nord, Presidio San Salvatore, Pesaro, Italy


Dan Chang

Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine and Cancer Center, Stanford, CA, USA


Emerson Y. Chen

Division of Hematology Oncology, Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA


William Tzu-Liang Chen

Department of Colorectal Surgery, China Medical University Hospital, China Medical University, Taichung


Young Koog Cheon

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Konkuk University School of Medicine, 120 Neungdong-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 05029, Korea


Chun-Ru Chien

Department of Radiation Oncology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung


Wen-Chi Chou

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan


Dimitrios Christodoulou

Department of Gastroenterology, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece


Linda C. Chu

The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA


Vladimir Chulanov

Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow 111123, Russia; I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Ministry of Health of the Russia, Moscow 119146, Russia


Bekir Cinar

Deparment of Biological Sciences, Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, 30314, USA; Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA


Robert R. J. Coebergh van den Braak

Department of Surgery, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands


Wilson Luiz da Costa, Jr.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, A. C. Camargo Cancer Center, Rua Antonio Prudente, 211, Liberdade, Sao Paulo, CEP 01501-900, Brazil


Jeremy L. Davis

Surgical Oncology Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA


Valli De Re

Immunopathology and Cancer Biomarkers Unit, IRCCS-National Cancer Institute, 33081 Aviano, Italy


Leonardo Del Grande

Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Departamento de Cirurgia, São Paulo, SP, Brasil


Anjan Dhar

Departments of Gastroenterology, County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, Darlington Memorial & Bishop Auckland Hospitals, Cockton Hill Road, Co. Durham DL14 6AD, UK


Sirish Dharmapuri

Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1079, New York, NY, USA


Ding Ding

Department of Oncology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA; The Pancreatic Cancer Precision Medicine Center of Excellence Program, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA


Matteo Donadon

Department of Hepatobiliary and General Surgery, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy; Department of Biomedical Science, Humanitas University, Rozzano, Italy


Alexander J. Eckardt

Gastroenterology, DKD Helios Klinik Wiesbaden, Germany


Henrik Einwächter

Department of Internal Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, 81675 Munich, Germany


Anna-Karin Elf

Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden


Rami M. Elshazli

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Horus University in Egypt (HUE), New Damietta, Egypt


Jean-François Emile

Research Unit EA4340, Versailles University, Paris-Saclay University, Boulogne, France


Kei Endo

Division of Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Morioka, Japan


Bálint Erőss

Institute for Translational Medicine, Medical School, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary


Matthew R. Farren

Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA


Dimitrios Filippou

First Department of Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Laikon General Hospital, Athens 11527, Greece


Tobias Flecken

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Infectious Diseases, Emeryville, California, USA; Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, CBT Data Sciences, Emeryville, California, USA


Maria Aparecida Azevedo Koike Folgueira

Departamento de Radiologia e Oncologia, Instituto do Cancer do Estado de Sao Paulo (ICESP), Faculdade de Medicina FMUSP, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil


Isabella Frigerio

HPB Surgical Unit, Pederzoli Hospital, Verona, Italy


Shoichi Fujii

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan


Koji Fujita

Department of Gastroenterology and Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Miki 761-0701, Japan


Maria Gazouli

Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Laboratory of Biology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece


Marco Gerling

Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, NEO, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden; Tema Cancer, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Sweden


Angélique Gougelet

Inserm, U1016, institut Cochin, 75014 Paris, France; CNRS, UMR8104, 75014 Paris, France; Université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, 75006 Paris, France


Tyler Grenda

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA


Giovanni Grignani

Sarcoma Unit, Division of Medical Oncology Candiolo Cancer Institute - FPO, IRCCS, Strada Provinciale 142, Km 3.95, 10060 Candiolo, TO, Italy; University of Torino, Department of Oncology, Regione Gonzole, 10, 10043 Orbassano, TO, Italy


Travis E. Grotz

Surgical Oncologist, Assistant Professor, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA


Christoph Gubler

Division of Gastroenterology, and Hepatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


Shahin Hajibandeh

Department of General Surgery, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK


Keiji Hanada

Department of Gastroenterology, Onomichi General Hospital, 1-10-23, Hirahara, Onomichi, 722-8508, Japan


Marwa Hassan

Immunology Department, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt


Shinya Hayami

Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan


Eetu Heervä

Department of Oncology, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Hameentie 11, 20521, Turku, Finland


Noriyuki Hirahara

Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, 89-1 Enya-cho, Izumo, Shimane, 693-8501, Japan


Sakiko Hiraoka

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700-0914, Japan


Kenro Hirata

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan


Richard S. Hoehn

Cincinnati Research in Outcomes and Safety in Surgery (CROSS), Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA


Ariela Holmer

University of California at San Diego, Division of Gastroenterology, La Jolla, California, USA


Jessica Hopkins

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta Hospital, University of Alberta, 2D4.1 WMC, 8440 -112 St., Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7, Canada


Chih-Hung Hsu

Department of Oncology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei; Department of Medical Oncology, National Taiwan University Cancer Center, Taipei; Graduate Institute of Oncology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei


Yaoru Huang

Department of Radiation Oncology, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei; Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei; Graduate Institute of Biomedical Materials & Tissue Engineering, College of Biomedical Engineering, Taipei Medical University, Taipei


Tsung-Min Hung

Department of Radiation Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-Linkou Medical Center and Chang Gung University, 5 Fu-Shin Street, Kwei-Shan, Taoyuan


Teh-Ia Huo

Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei


Jimmy Hwang

Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC, USA


Jan N.M. IJzermans

Erasmus Univ, Dept Surg, Med Ctr, Rotterdam, the Netherlands


Shinichi Ikuta

Department of Surgery, Meiwa Hospital, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan


Haejin In

Department of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA; Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, USA; Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, USA


Ivan Iourov

Separated Structural Unit “Clinical Research Institute of Pediatrics” named after Y.E. Veltishev, Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov, Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia; Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia


Sushrut Jangi

Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Paul M. Jeene

Department of Radiation Oncology, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, B0-107, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Martin Jeremiasen

Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Lund, Sweden


Keita Kai

Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Nabesima 5-1-1, Saga 849–8501, Japan


Gernot M. Kaiser

Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Duisburg-Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany; Department of General and Visceral Surgery, St. Bernhard-Hospital Kamp-Lintfort, Kamp-Lintfort, Germany


Matthew F. Kalady

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland, Ohio ; Sanford R. Weiss, MD, Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia, Cleveland, Ohio, USA


Sivesh K. Kamarajah

Department of HPB and Transplant Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK; Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK


Kengo Kanetaka

Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan


Ki Mun Kang

Department of Radiation Oncology, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, Jinju, Republic of Korea


Jeonghyun Kang

Department of Surgery, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 211 Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06273, Korea


Min Kyu Kang

Department of Radiation Oncology, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, 807 Hoguk-ro, Buk-gu, Daegu, 41404, Republic of Korea


Pashtoon M. Kasi

Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA


Chul Seung Kay

Department of Radiation Oncology, Incheon St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 56 Dongsu-ro, Bupyeong-gu, Incheon 21431, Korea


Vahan Kepenekian

Department of Digestive Surgery, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Lyon, France


Wolfram Keßler

Department of Surgery, Clinic of General Surgery, Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universitätsmedizin, Ferdinand-Sauerbruch, Greifswald, Germany


Ardavan Khoshnood

Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; Department of Emergency Medicine, Skåne University Hospital Lund, Lund, Sweden


Mark Kidd

Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Campus-Virchow-Klinikum, Berlin, Germany


Beom Kyung Kim

Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Institute of Gastroenterology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Yonsei Liver Center, Severance Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea


Nam Kyu Kim

Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea


Seok-Jun Kim

Department of Biomedical Science, College of Natural Sciences, Chosun University, 61452, Gwangju, Republic of Korea (South); Department of Life Science & Brain Korea 21 Plus Research Team for Bioactive Control Technology, Chosun University, Gwangju, Republic of Korea (South)


Jeong Eun Kim

Department of Oncology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 88, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul, 05505, Republic of Korea


Bela Kis

Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA


Takashi Kokudo

Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan


Andrey Kotzev

Medical university, university hospital “Alexandrovska”, clinic of gastroenterology, Sofia, Bulgaria


Anna Koumarianou

Hematology Oncology Unit, Fourth Department of Internal Medicine, Attikon University General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 12462 Athens, Greece


Tomohiro Kurokawa

Department of Surgery, IMSUT Hospital, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 108-8639, Japan


Knut Jørgen Labori

Department for Hepato‐Pancreato‐Biliary Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Sognsvannsveien 20, N‐0027 Oslo, Norway


David Laharie

CHU de Bordeaux, Gastroenterology Department, Hôpital Haut-Lévêque, Université de Bordeaux, INSERM CIC 1401, Bordeaux, France


Cord Langner

Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria


Faidon-Marios Laskaratos

Neuroendocrine Tumour Unit, Centre for Gastroenterology, ENETS Centre of Excellence, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and University College London, London, UK


Daniela Cornelia Lazăr

Department of Internal Medicine I, University Medical Clinic, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babeş”, Timişoara 300041, Timiş County, Romania


Cheng-Han Lee

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, BC Cancer, Vancouver, Canada


Sookyung Lee

Department of Clinical Oncology, College of Korean Medicine , Kyung Hee University , Seoul , Republic of Korea


Jang-Ming Lee

Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei


Jae-Ho Lee

Department of Anatomy, Keimyung University College of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea


Marina Leite

Ipatimup-Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal; i3S-Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal; Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal


Alvin Lim

Cytogenetics Laboratory, Department of Molecular Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Academia level 9, 20 College Road, Singapore, 169856, Singapore


Kean Ghee Lim

Department of Surgery, Clinical Campus, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia


Shengtao Lin

Department of Surgical Oncology, Fujian Provincial Hospital Fuzhou, China; Shengli Clinical Medical College of Fujian Medical University Fuzhou, China


Leonardo S. Lino-Silva

Surgical pathology, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, Mexico City, Mexico


Pietro Maria Lombardi

General Surgery, G. Salvini Hospital Garbagnate Milanese, Asst Rhodense, Garbagnate Milanese, Italy


Hector Losada

Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery Team, Department of Surgery, Traumatology and Anesthesiology, Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco, Chile; Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery Team, Hernán Henríquez Aravena Hospital, Temuco, Chile; Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery Team, Clínica Alemana Temuco, Temuco, Chile


Zhiming Ma

Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Second Hospital of Jilin University, China


Alyson L. Mahar

Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


Anna Malczewska

Department of Endocrinology and Neuroendocrine Tumors, Department of Pathophysiology and Endocrinology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland


Israel Manzanedo

Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Unit, Hospital of Fuenlabrada, Fuenlabrada, Madrid, Spain


Marco Vito Marino

General Surgery Department, Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Cantabria, Spain; Emergency and General Surgery Department, Azienda Ospedaliera, Ospedali Riuniti Villa Sofia-Cervello, Palermo, Italy


Bruno Märkl

Institute of Pathology, Universitätsklinikum Augsburg, Stenglinstrasse 2, 86156, Augsburg, Germany


Carlos Augusto Real Martinez

Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Rua Tessália Vieira de Camargo, No. 126, Cidade Universitária “Zeferino Vaz”, 13083-887 Campinas, SP, Brazil


Konstantinos Mavridis

Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, 70013, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


John C. McAuliffe

Department of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, 1521 Jarrett Pl, Bronx, NY, USA


Nadine J. McCleary

Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Samuel M. Miller

Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA


Eiji Miyoshi

Department of Molecular Biochemistry & Clinical Investigation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamada-oka, Suita, 565-0871, Japan


Takuro Mizukami

Clinical Oncology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Sugao 2-16-1, Miyamae, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan


Homan Mohammadi

Radiation-Oncology Program, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA


Luca Morelli

Division of General Surgery, University of Pisa, Italy


David L. Morris

Hepatobiliary and Surgical Oncology Unit, Department of Surgery, University of New South Wales, St George Hospital, Kogarah, NSW 2217, Sydney, Australia


Fuyuhiko Motoi

Department of Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8574, Japan


Sarbajit Mukherjee

Assistant Professor of Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY, USA


Beat Müller

Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany


Atsushi Nakajima

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, 236-0004, Japan


Masaki Nakamura

Division of Radiation Oncology and Particle Therapy, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Chiba, Japan


Joshua S. Ng-Kamstra

Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1 N4, Canada


Dafina Nikolova

University Clinic of Gastroenterohepatology, Faculty of Medicine, Ss Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia


Dimitrios Ntourakis

Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, Paleo Faliro Clinic, Athens Medical Center, Areos 36, Paleo Faliro, Athens, 17562, Greece


Manabu Ohashi

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3-8-31 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-8551, Japan


Sandeep Anand Padala

Department of Medicine, Nephrology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, USA


Anamarija M. Perry

Section of Hematopathology, Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA


Frank Pfeffer

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway; Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway


Per Pfeiffer

Department of Oncology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark


Ren Ping

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA


Rodrigo Nascimento Pinheiro

Postgraduate Program in Interdisciplinary Surgical Science, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Federal District Surgical Oncology Unity, Academic League of Oncology, Base Hospital Institute, Brasília, Brazil


Giovanni Pirozzolo

Ospedale dell’Angelo, Venice, Italy


Mauro Podda

Department of General, Emergency and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Policlinico Universitario di Monserrato, University of Cagliari, Italy


Jenny Que

Department of Radiation Oncology, Chi Mei Medical Center, No. 901 Zhonghua Rd., Yung Kang district, Tainan


Vito Racanelli

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Unit of Internal Medicine, University of Bari Medical School, 70124 Bari, Italy


Ann Raldow

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA


Debby Rampisela

Department of Pathology, Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas A&M University College of Medicine, Temple, TX 76508, USA


Valeria Ramundo

Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, “Federico II” University of Naples, Via S. Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy


Elena Rangelova

Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, K42, Hälsovägen 1, SE-14186 Stockholm, Sweden


Janani Reisenauer

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 55901, USA


Ulysses Ribeiro, Jr.

Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil


Chai Hong Rim

Korea University Medical College, Ansan Hospital, Republic of Korea


Michela Roberto

Medical Oncology Unit, Clinical and Molecular Medicine Department, S Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy


Christoph Roderburg

Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Charité University Medical Center Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum and Charité Mitte, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany


Issei Saeki

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, Japan


Adriana Vaz Safatle-Ribeiro

Endoscopy Unit of Department of Gastroenterology, São Paulo Cancer Institute, University of São Paulo Medical School (ICESP-HCFMUSP), São Paulo 01246-000, Brazil


Mushegh A. Sahakyan

The Intervention Center, Oslo University Hospital, Pikshospitalet, 0027, Oslo, Norway; Department of Surgery N1, Yerevan State Medical University After M. Heratsi, Yerevan, Armenia; Department of Research & Development, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care , Oslo University Hospital , Oslo, Norway


Takashi Sakamoto

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Economics, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Surgery, Tokyo Bay Urayasu Ichikawa Medical Center, Chiba, Japan


Alfredo Sanchez-Betancourt

Centro de Investigación Clínica de Oriente, Universidad Estatal a Distancia, Sabanilla, Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica


Nina N. Sanford

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA


Hiroki  Sato

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Niigata University Medical and Dental Hospital, Niigata, Japan


Peter Schemmer

General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria


Francisco Schlottmann

Department of Surgery and Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 4030 Burnett Womack Building, 101 Manning Drive, CB 7081, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599-7081, USA


Joerg Schrader

Department of Medicine - Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany


Hanna Seppänen

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland; Translational Cancer Medicine Research Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland


Consolato Sergi

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, 8440-112 Street, Edmonton T6G 2B7, AB, Canada


Yaron Shav-Tal

The Mina & Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences & Institute of Nanotechnology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan 5290002, Israel


John Paul Shen

Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA


Hisashi Shinohara

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan


Kevin Soares

Fellow Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery and Complex Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA


Jon Arne Søreide

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway; Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway


Cosimo Sperti

Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, University of Padua, Italy


Gertraud Stocker

University Cancer Center Leipzig (UCCL), University Medicine Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany


Chang Su

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Minhang Branch of Zhongshan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai, China


Paul H. Sugarbaker

Program in Peritoneal Surface Oncology, Center for Gastrointestinal Malignancy, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA


Jacek Szeliga

Department of General, Gastroenterological, and Oncological Surgery Collegium Medicum, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland


Daniel José Szor

Gastrointestinal Surgery Division, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil


James H. Tabibian

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA; Division of Gastroenterology, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, CA 91342, USA


Yuji Tachimori

Cancer Care Center, Kawasaki Saiwai Hospital, Kawasaki, Japan


Salvatore Tafuto

Department of Abdominal Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology, NCI “Fondazione G. Pascale”, Naples, Italy


Kazuto Tajiri

Department of Gastroenterology, Toyama University Hospital, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930-0194, Japan


Noriyoshi Takahashi

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8574, Japan


Flavio R. Takeda

Department of Gastroenterology, Digestive Surgery Division, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil


Shihori Tanabe

Division of Risk Assessment, National Institute of Health Sciences, 3-25-26, Tonomachi, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki, 210-9501, Japan


Nan Zun Teo

Department of General Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore


Shyam Thakkar

Division of Gastroenterology, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA


Jérémie Thereaux

Department of General, Digestive and Metabolic Surgery, La Cavale Blanche University Hospital, Boulevard Tanguy Prigent, 29200 Brest, France; University of Bretagne Occidentale (UBO), EA 3878 (GETBO), France


Guido A. M. Tiberio

Clinica Chirurgica, Università di Brescia, 25100 Brescia, Italy


Catarina Tiselius

Department of Surgery, Västmanland Hospital Västerås, Västerås, Sweden; Centre for Clinical Research Västerås, Uppsala University, Västmanland Hospital Västerås, Sweden


Akiko Todaka

Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Shizuoka, Japan


Masashi Tsuruta

Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan


Masayuki Ueno

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, 1-1-1 Miwa, Kurashiki, Okayama, 710-8602, Japan


Pedro Luiz Serrano Usón Junior

Department of Oncology, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil


Valentina Valle

Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA


Jos van Pelt

Laboratory of Hepatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven & KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium


Yogesh Kumar Vashist

Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, Hamburg, Germany


Ioannis A. Voutsadakis

Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sault Area Hospital, Sault Ste Marie, ON, Canada; Division of Clinical Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sudbury, ON, Canada


Dionisios Vrochides

Division of HPB Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1025 Morehead Medical Dr., Suite 600, Charlotte, NC 28204, USA


Té Vuong

Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada


Jaw-Yuan Wang

Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 Zih-You 1st Road, Kaohsiung


Joyce Wong

Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA


Lucjan Wyrwicz

Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Maria Skłodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland


Zhengshui Xu

Department of General Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China


Hanford Yau

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of California, San Francisco (Fresno Division), Fresno, CA, USA


Daisuke Yoshida

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, National Kyushu Cancer Center, Fukuoka, Japan; Department of Surgery, Tagawa Municipal Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan


Da Yuan

Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China


Raul Zamora-Ros

Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL). Av Gran Via 199-203, 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain


Marek Zawadzki

Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Specialist Hospital, Research and Development Centre, Wroclaw, Poland


Luiz F. Zerbini

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Cape Town 7925, South Africa; Division of Medical Biochemistry, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa


Wen-Hui Zhang

Diagnosis and Treatment Center of Liver Cirrhosis, 302 Hospital of PLA, Beijing, China


Bin Zhou

Department of General Surgery, Colo-Rectal Carcinoma Clinical Research Center of Jiangsu Province, Jiangsu Cancer Hospital, Nanjing 210009, China


Shao-Fei Zhou

Qingdao Municipal Hospital, Qingdao, China


Yu Zhu

Department of Pathology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA


Andreas G. Zori

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA