Current Status of Colorectal Cancer Surgery

Posted On 2020-01-10 10:11:22

This focused issue on “Current Status of Colorectal Cancer Surgery” is edited by Dr. Ker Kan Tan, MBBS, from Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital, Singapore.

Dr. Tan graduated from the medical school at the National University of Singapore and then completed his advanced training in General Surgery. He subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (General Surgery) in Hong Kong and was accorded Specialist accreditation in General Surgery by Ministry of Health, Singapore in the same year.

Editorial (Current Status of Colorectal Cancer Surgery)
Preface to the current status of colorectal cancer surgery
Ker-Kan Tan

Review Article (Current Status of Colorectal Cancer Surgery)
Genomics and metagenomics of colorectal cancer
Charmaine Ng, Haojun Li, William K. K. Wu, Sunny H. Wong, Jun Yu

Endoscopic stenting in colorectal cancer
Tian-Zhi Lim, Ker-Kan Tan
Making sense of adjuvant chemotherapy in colorectal cancer
Gloria H. J. Chan, Cheng E. Chee
Transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: hype or new hope?
Chien-Chih Chen, Yi-Ling Lai, Andy Yi-Ming Cheng, Chun-Ho Chu, I-Ping Huang, Shung-Haur Yang
Diagnostic and management strategies for lateral pelvic lymph nodes in low rectal cancer—a review of the evidence
Dedrick Kok Hong Chan, Ker-Kan Tan, Takashi Akiyoshi
Pelvic exenteration for locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer—how much more?
Yee Chen Lau, Kilian G. M. Brown, Peter Lee
Complete mesocolic excision for colon cancer: is it worth it?
Frederick H. Koh, Ker-Kan Tan
Robotic surgery in colorectal cancer: the way forward or a passing fad
James Chi-Yong Ngu, Seon-Hahn Kim
Management of anastomotic leakage after rectal surgery: a review article
Yuan-Yao Tsai, William Tzu-Liang Chen
Radiation therapy for rectal cancer
Michelle Tseng, Yu Yang Soon, Balamurugan Vellayappan, Francis Ho, Jeremy Tey
Status of cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer
Seung Yoon Yang, Jae Hyun Kang, Ho Seung Kim, Yoon Dae Han, Byung Soh Min, Kang Young Lee
Managing elderly with colorectal cancer
Rhan Chaen Chong, Marc Weijie Ong, Kok Yang Tan
Hepatic metastasis from colorectal cancer
Alfred Wei Chieh Kow

The series “Current Status of Colorectal Cancer Surgery” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology without any sponsorship or funding. Ker-Kan Tan served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.