In the time of rapidly emerging data on the feasibility of surgery in locally advanced pancreatic cancer (LAPC), this specialized edition of Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology seeks to summarize and critically evaluate the existing data on the topic and to provide a guidance for best clinical practice for surgical resection and oncologic treatment of LAPC.
Resectable, borderline, and locally advanced pancreatic cancer—“the good, the bad, and the ugly” candidates for surgery?
Selecting surgical candidates with locally advanced pancreatic cancer: a review for modern pancreatology
Extent of venous resection during pancreatectomy—finding the balance of technical possibility and feasibility
Pathology reporting of margin status in locally advanced pancreatic cancer: challenges and uncertainties
How to select the most appropriate adjuvant treatment after neoadjuvant treatment and resection for locally advanced pancreatic cancer?
The series “Surgery for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology without any sponsorship or funding. Elena Rangelova is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.