Editors

The Official Journal of the Society of Surgical Oncology
The Official Journal of the American Society of Breast Surgeons

An Official Journal of: Japanese Society of Gastroenterologic Surgery

EDITOR ROSTER

Editor-in-Chief

Kelly M. McMasters, MD, Ph.D

Louisville, Kentucky

Executive Editor
Mark S. Roh, MD

Orlando, Florida

Senior Managing Editor
Deborah A. Whippen

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Associate Editors - United States

Kirby I. Bland, MD
Birmingham, Alabama
John M. Daly, MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Timothy J. Eberlein, MD
St.Louis, Missouri
Frederick L. Greene, MD
Charlotte, North Carolina
Fabrizio Mechelassi, MD
New York, New York
John E. Niederhuber, MD
Fairfax, Virginia
Nicholas J. Petrelli, MD
Newark, Delaware
Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD
Columbus, Ohio
William C. Wood, MD
Atlanta, Georgia


Associate Editors - International

Asia
Masaki Kitajima, MD

Tokyo, Japan
Arthur K.C. Li, MD
Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

Europe
Markus W. Buchler, MD
Heidelberg, Germany
Alexander M.M. Eggermont, MD
Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Latin America
Attila Csendes, MD

Santiago, Chile
Sergio Rodriguez-Cuevas, MD
Mexico City, Mexico
Jose Felix Patino, MD
Bogota, Colombia

Middle East/Africa
Clement Adebayo Adebamowo, MD

Ibadan, Nigeria
Joseph M. Klausner, MD
Tel Aviv, Israel

Deputy Editors
V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD

Galveston, TX

Timothy M. Pawlik, MD
Columbus, Ohio

Mitchell C. Posner, MD
Chicago, Illinois

Kenneth K. Tanabe, MD
Boston, Massachusetts

Emeritus Editor
Murray F. Brennan, MD
Edward M. Copeland III, MD

Founding and Emeritus Editor

Charles M. Balch, MD

SSO Executive Director
M. Eileen Widmer, CAE
The Society of Surgical Oncology

Rosemont, Illinois

EDITORIAL BOARD SECTIONS

Biostatistics

Lucas Goense

Alexia Iasonos

Lei Kou

Michael Katten

Fang-Shu Ou

Arnold Stromberg

Gong Tang

Jiping Wang


Breast Oncology
Section Editor – Julie A. Margenthaler

Associate Section Editor- Mehra Golshan

Associate Section Editor- Shelley Hwang

Gretchen Ahrendt

Andrea Barrio

Sarah Blair

Ari Brooks

Abigail Caudle

Suzanne Coopey

Jill Dietz

Michael Dixon

Carla Fisher

Rachel Greenup

Tina Hieken

Jacqueline Jeruss

Mark C. Kelley

Tari King

Brigid Killelea

Tibor Kovacs

Swati Kulkarni

Christine Laronga

Ning Liao

Sarah McLaughlin

Seijo Nakamura

Roshni Rao

Isabel Rubio

Irene Wapnir

Katherine Yao


Colorectal Cancer

Section Editor - Martin R. Weiser

Associate Section Editor – Miguel Rodriguez-Bigas

Geerard Beets

George Chang

Steven L. Chen

James Fleshman

Jean-Pierre Gerard

Jose Guillem

Daniel Herzig

Mary Kwaan

Monique Maas

Naijia Mahmoud

Rodrigo Perez

Philippe Rouanet

Jinru Shia

Elin Sigurdson

Katsuhiko Yanaga

Nancy You

Endocrine Tumors

Section Editor - Douglas Fraker

Associate Section Editor - Steven Libutti

Herb Chen

Thomas Fahey

James Howe

Rachel Kelz

Lawrence Kim

Sareh Parangi

Kepal Patel

Jennifer Rosen

Rebecca Sippel

Carmen Solorzano

Julie Ann Sosa

Michael Yeh

Linwah Yip

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Section Editor –Charles Staley

Associate Section Editor – Shishir Maithel

Hideo Baba

Ronald DeMatteo

Noh Sung Hoon

Michael House

Daisuke Ichikawa

Issei Imoto

Fabian Johnston

Vivian Strong

Takaki Yoshikawa

Jiping Wang

Gynecologic Oncology

Section Editor – Nadeem Abu-Rustum

Mario Leitao

Adnan Munkarah

Oliver Zivanovic


Head and Neck Oncology

Section Editor – Baran Sumer

John T. Plukker

James Rocco

Ashok Shaha

Health Services Research and Global Oncology

Section Editor - Sandra Wong

Associate Section Editor - Chandra Are

Riccardo Audisio

Elizabeth Habermann

Alex Haynes

Fabian Johnston

T. Peter Kingham

Steven Stain

John Stewart


Hepatobiliary Tumors

Section Editor -Timothy M. Pawlik

Associate Section Editor – Sharon Weber

Daniel Anaya

Chad Ball

Felipe Jose Fernandez Coimbra

Itaru Endo

Clark Gamblin

Julie Hallet

Javier Lendoire

Robert C.G. Martin

Dario Ribero

Carl Schmidt

Feng Shen

Olivier Soubane

Alan Tsung

Alice Wei

Adam Yopp


Melanoma

Section Editor - Keith Delman

Associate Section Editor – Douglas Tyler

Charlotte Ariyan

Georgia Beasley

Russell Berman

Genevieve Boland

Mark Faries

James Jakub

Giorgos Karakousis

David Ollila

Sandro Pasquali

Maria Russell

Andrew Spillane

John Thompson

Alexander C.J. van Akkooi

Multimedia

Section Editor – Stephen Grobmyer

Pancreatic Tumors

Section Editor David Kooby

Associate Section Editor – Jennifer Tseng

Marc Besselink

Marco Del Chiaro

Jeffrey Drebin

Cristina Ferrone

Jin He

Joseph Herman

Matthew Katz

George Poultsides

Flavio Rocha

Sarah P. Thayer

Susan Thai

Charles Vollmer

Rebecca White

Herb Zeh

Peritoneal Tumors

Section Editor-David L. Bartlett

Associate Section EditorKiran Turaga

Joel Baumgartner

Haroon Choudry

Jesus Esquival

Jason Foster

Olivier Glehen

Martin Goodman

Nader Hanna

Ed Levine

Garrett Nash

Avi Nissan

Reconstructive Oncology

Section Editor – Charles Butler

Associate Section Editor – Ming-Hue Cheng

Brian Gastman

Debra J. Johnson

Clara Lee

Roman Skoracki

Sarcoma

Section Editor – Chandrajit P. Raut

Associate Section Editor- Piotr Rutkowski

Elizabeth Baldini

Brian Brigman

Robert Canter

Ken Cardona

Aimee Crago

Alex Gronchi

Steven Katz

John T. Mullen

Christina Roland

Dirk Strauss

Keila Torres

Social Media

Section Editor – Deanna J. Attai

Associate Section Editor- Niraj Gusani

Associate Section Editor – Diane Radford

Thoracic Oncology

Section Editor – Andrew Chang

Associate Section Editor – Christopher W. Seder

Yin-Kai Chao

Lucas Goense

Steve Hochwald

Wayne Hofstetter

Anthony Kim

Simon Law

Michael Liptay

Meinoshin Okumura

Sandra Starnes

Matthew Steliga

Masayuki Watanabe

Sai Yendamuri

Translational Research and Biomarkers

Section Editor – Nita Ahuja

Associate Section Editor – Masaki Mori

Diego Calvisi

Joseph Kim

Julie Lang

Ajay Maker

Elizabeth Mittendorf

Katherine T. Morris

Mark Onaitis

Ashley Ross

David Shibata

Jason Sicklick

Jennifer Wargo

Urologic Oncology

Section Editor – Jose Karam

Stephen Culp

Neema Navai

Advisory Boards

Asian Pacific Advisory Board

Co-Chairs
Yuko Kitagawa, MD

Tokyo, Japan
Paul B.S. Lai, MD
Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong

Members
King-Jen Chang, MD, PhD

Taipei, Taiwan
Ho-Seong Han, MD, MS, PhD
Seoul, Korea
Tadashi Ikeda, MD
Tokyo, Japan

Jianju Ji, MD, PhD, FACS

Beijing, China
Seon-Hahn Kim, MD, PhD
Seoul, Korea
Yoshihiko Maehara, MD, PhD, FACS
Fukuoka, Japan
Masaki Mori, MD, PhD, FACS
Beppu, Japan
E. Hemanth Raj, MD
Chennai, India
Zhi-Ming Shao, MD
Shanghai, China
John Thompson, MBBS, BSc(Med), MD, FRACS, FACS
North Sydney, Australia
Michiaki Unno, MD, PhD
Sendai, Japan
Yi-Long Wu, MD
Guangzhou, China
Zhao Yupei, MD
Beijing, China
Zheng-Gang Zhu, MD
Shanghai, China

Latin American Scientific Advisory Board

Co-Chairs
Hector Martinez-Said, MD

Mexico City, Mexico
Augusto R. Leon, MD
Santiago, Chile

Members
Julio Abugattas, MD

Lima, Peru
Ricardo Cesar Pinto Antunes, MD
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jose Leon Duarte, MD
Asuncion, Paraguay
Antonio Andres Magoulas Perdicaris, MD
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Rogelio Martinez-Macias, MD
Mexico City, Mexico
Heriberto Medina-Franco, MD
Mexico City, Mexico
Luiz Antonio Negrao Dias, MD
Parana, Brazil
William Sanchez Maldonado, MD
Bogota, Columbia

Middle Eastern and European Advisory Board
Co-Chairs

Joseph Klausner, MD, FACS
Tel Aviv, Israel
Ulysses Odysses Zoras, MD, PhD, FACS
Crete, Greece

Members
Riccardo A. Audisio, MD, FRCS

St. Helens, United Kingdom
Bjorn Cedermark, MD, PhD
Stockholm, Sweden
Lev Demidov, MD, DSc
Moscow, Russia
Antonio M. Lacy Fortuny, MD
Barcelona, Spain
Harald J. Hoekstra, MD, PhD
Groninger, The Netherlands
Nicola Mozzillo, MD
Naples, Italy
Emile J. Th. Rutgers, MD, PhD, FRCS
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Peter M. Schlag, MD, PhD, FSSO
Berlin, Germany
Cornelis van de Velde, MD, PhD
Leiden, The Netherlands
Juergen Weitz, MD
Dresden, Germany