Surgery for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Posted On 2021-10-22 13:53:42

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.

Locally advanced pancreatic cancer—a resectable disease?
Elena B. Rangelova

Review article
Resectable, borderline, and locally advanced pancreatic cancer—“the good, the bad, and the ugly” candidates for surgery?
Svein Olav Bratlie, Johanna Wennerblom, Caroline Vilhav, Jan Persson, Elena Rangelova

Neoadjuvant treatment of localized pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Alexis D. Leal, Wells A. Messersmith, Christopher H. Lieu

Selecting surgical candidates with locally advanced pancreatic cancer: a review for modern pancreatology
Y. H. Andrew Wu, Atsushi Oba, Ronggui Lin, Shuichi Watanabe, Cheryl Meguid, Richard D. Schulick, Marco Del Chiaro

Favorable tumor biology in locally advanced pancreatic cancer—beyond CA19-9
Benedict Kinny-Köster, Joseph R. Habib, Christopher L. Wolfgang, Jin He, Ammar A. Javed

Extent of venous resection during pancreatectomy—finding the balance of technical possibility and feasibility
Atsushi Oba, Tomotaka Kato, Yosuke Inoue, Y. H. Andrew Wu, Yoshihiro Ono, Takafumi Sato, Hiromichi Ito, Akio Saiura, Yu Takahashi

Surgery for locally advanced PDAC—is it only about the vessels?
Max Heckler, Thilo Hackert

Pathology reporting of margin status in locally advanced pancreatic cancer: challenges and uncertainties
Eline C. Soer, Caroline S. Verbeke

How to select the most appropriate adjuvant treatment after neoadjuvant treatment and resection for locally advanced pancreatic cancer?
Elena Rangelova, Svein Olav Bratlie

Can local ablative techniques replace surgery for locally advanced pancreatic cancer?
Ulrike Heger, Thilo Hackert

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.