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Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer

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18.08.2018 | Original Research Open Access

Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: a Retrospective Analysis of a Community Oncology Database

Systemic treatment options for neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) have increased in specificity and efficacy, including interferon alpha, antiangiogenic drugs, mTOR inhibitors, multikinase inhibitors, and peptide receptor radiotherapy [ 1 – 3 ]. Recent …

16.08.2018 | Original Research

Outcomes Following Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Absence of Cirrhosis

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represents the most common primary hepatic malignancy and is a leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide [ 1 ]. HCC most commonly occurs in the setting of cirrhosis related to viral hepatitis, alcohol …

16.08.2018 | Original Research

Tumor Platinum Concentrations and Pathological Responses Following Cisplatin-Containing Chemotherapy in Gastric Cancer Patients

Gastric cancer is the fifth most common malignancy and the third leading cause of cancer death in the world, with an estimated incidence of 12.1 per 100,000 [ 1 ]. In the past decade, perioperative chemotherapy has become a standard treatment for …

14.08.2018 | Original Research

Impact of Prior Malignancy on Survival Outcomes of Stage IV Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: SEER-Based Cohort

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most fatal malignancies and the fourth leading cause of cancer-related mortality in the USA, with a 5-year overall survival of 8% [ 1 , 2 ]. Adenocarcinomas arising from exocrine glands of the pancreas constitute …

13.08.2018 | Case Report

Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Orbital Metastasis: a Unique Multidisciplinary Case Report

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most common malignancy and the second most common cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide. Higher prevalence is seen in Asia and other developing countries [ 1 ]. Both the incidence and the mortality …

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The multidisciplinary Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer publishes novel research pertaining to cancers arising from the gastrointestinal tract. Coverage spans all relevant fields, emphasizing studies that aid in understanding and treating cancers affecting the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder and biliary tree, pancreas, small bowel, large bowel, rectum, and anus. The Journal also offers basic and translational scientific information from studies providing insight into the etiology and progression of cancers affecting these organs. Coverage ranges to such diverse areas of research as studies exploring pre-neoplastic states, risk factors, epidemiology, genetics, preclinical therapeutics, surgery, radiation therapy, novel medical therapeutics, clinical trials, and outcome studies. The journal also publishes case reports, state-of-the-art reviews on topics of immediate interest or importance; book reviews; Letters to the Editors; and other items of special interest.

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