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Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer

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10.06.2019 | Original Research

Primary Tumor Location Is a Predictor of Poor Prognosis in Patients with Locally Advanced Esophagogastric Cancer Treated with Perioperative Chemotherapy

Esophagogastric cancer is a leading cancer worldwide [ 1 ]. In Brazil, it is the fourth in incidence, considering male population ( ). Early stages may be cured with surgery. Locally advanced disease …

08.06.2019 | Case Report

Robotic Surgery as an Alternative Approach for Reoperation of Incidental Gallbladder Cancer

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures with more than a half million cholecystectomies per year in the USA [ 1 ]. Gallbladder cancer represents the sixth most common type of gastrointestinal …

06.06.2019 | Original Research

Insulin Resistance and Colorectal Cancer Risk: the Role of Elevated Plasma Resistin Levels

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and the second in women across the world [ 1 ]. Patients with CRC are more likely to be overweight or obese, and they are predisposed to metabolic changes such as …

03.06.2019 | Case Report

A Path Less Traveled: Metastatic Esophageal Carcinoma from a Primary Ovarian Malignancy

The esophagus is a rare site of cancer metastasis. It is involved in approximately only 1% of metastatic primary malignancies, of which the breast and lungs are the most common sites of primary tumor [ 1 ]. Case reports have documented other, more …

03.06.2019 | Original Research

Colonoscopy Surveillance After Colorectal Cancer: the Optimal Interval for Follow-Up

Patients who have undergone a colorectal resection because of malignancy have a higher risk of developing a metachronous colorectal tumour. These tumours can involve either a second primary colorectal cancer (CRC) or anastomotic recurrence. In the …

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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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