Vol 6, No 5 (October 01, 2015): Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

Original Article

Surgery for gallbladder cancer in the US: a need for greater lymph node clearance
Thuy B. Tran, Nicholas N. Nissen
Increased risk of colorectal polyps in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease undergoing liver transplant evaluation
Birju D. Bhatt, Thresiamma Lukose, Abby B. Siegel, Robert S. Brown Jr, Elizabeth C. Verna
Radioembolization with Yttrium-90 microspheres for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
Munveer Singh Bhangoo, Diraj R. Karnani, Paul N. Hein, Huan Giap, Harry Knowles, Chris Issa, Steve Steuterman, Paul Pockros, Catherine Frenette
Evaluation and comparison of postoperative levels of serum bilirubin, serum transaminases and alkaline phosphatase in laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus open cholecystectomy
Rikki Singal, Rajinder Pal Singal, Karamjot Sandhu, Bir Singh, Gaurav Bhatia, Abhishek Khatri, Bhanu Pratap Sharma
Palliative oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy after exposure to oxaliplatin in the adjuvant setting for colon cancer
Renata D’Alpino Peixoto, Aalok Kumar, Howard John Lim
Establishing the link between hepatitis B virus infection and colorectal adenoma
Brijesh B. Patel, Seth Lipka, Huafeng Shen, Ashley H. Davis-Yadley, Prakash Viswanathan
Outcomes of resected pancreatic cancer in patients age ≥70
Thomas J. Hayman, Tobin Strom, Gregory M. Springett, Lodovico Balducci, Sarah E. Hoffe, Kenneth L. Meredith, Pamela Hodul, Mokenge Malafa, Ravi Shridhar
Delayed diagnosis of pancreatic cancer reported as more common in a population of North African young adults
Feriel Sellam, Noria Harir, Méghit B. Khaled, Nesrine M. Mrabent, Rachida Salah, Arslane Benchouk, Mustapha Diaf
Role of gemcitabine as second-line therapy after progression on FOLFIRINOX in advanced pancreatic cancer: a retrospective analysis
Aline da Rocha Lino, Carina Meira Abrahão, Raphael Moreira Brandão, Jessica Ribeiro Gomes, Andrea Malta Ferrian, Marcel Cerqueira César Machado, Antonio Carlos Buzaid, Fernando Cotait Maluf, Renata D’Alpino Peixoto
Increased risk of death due to heart disease after radiotherapy for esophageal cancer
Jonathan Frandsen, Dustin Boothe, David K. Gaffney, Brent D. Wilson, Shane Lloyd
Comparison of anal cancer outcomes in public and private hospital patients treated at a single radiation oncology center
Danielle S. Bitterman, David Grew, Ping Gu, Richard F. Cohen, Nicholas J. Sanfilippo, Cynthia G. Leichman, Lawrence P. Leichman, Harvey G. Moore, Heather T. Gold, Kevin L. Du

Educational Case Series of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center1

“This is not me”: patient, family, cultural and clinician considerations in cases of severe cancer-related debility
Daneng Li, Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, Aaron D. Viny, Meredith Cammarata, Ali Shamseddine, Ashwaq Al-Olayan, Hibah Osman, Ali Haydar, Ghassan Kanazi, Mohamed Naghy, Eileen M. O’Reilly, Andrew S. Epstein


1. The series “Educational Case Series of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology without any sponsorship or funding. Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.