Editors

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



EDITOR ROSTER
Editor-in-Chief
Kelly M. McMasters, MD, PhD
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
Timothy J. Eberlein, MD
St.Louis, Missouri
Frederick L. Greene, MD
Charlotte, North Carolina
V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, MSHCT
Galveston, TX
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
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

Kelly K. Hunt, MD
Houston, Texas
 
Lisa Newman, MD, MPH
New York, New York
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


The Society of Surgical Oncology
Chief Executive Officer
M. Eileen Widmer, CAE

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
Richard J Bleicher
Ari Brooks
Abigail Caudle
Suzanne Coopey
Jill Dietz
Michael Dixon
Oluwadamilola “Lola” Fayanju
Carla Fisher
Caprice C. Greenberg
Rachel Greenup
Jacqueline Jeruss
Mark C. Kelley
Tari King
Brigid Killelea
Tibor Kovacs
Swati Kulkarni
Christine Laronga
Ning Liao
Sarah McLaughlin
Seijo Nakamura
Roshni Rao
Monica Rizzo
Isabel Rubio
Julia Tchou
Irene Wapnir
Katherine Yao

Colorectal Cancer
Section Editor - Martin R. Weiser
Associate Section Editor – Miguel Rodriguez-Bigas
Glen C. Balch
George Chang
Fergal Fleming
James Fleshman
Jean-Pierre Gerard
Jose Guillem
Daniel Herzig
Mary Kwaan
Monique Maas
Naijia Mahmoud
Giuseppe Nigri
Rodrigo Perez
Jinru Shia
Elin Sigurdson
Katsuhiko Yanaga
Nancy You

Endocrine Tumors 
Section Editor - Douglas Fraker
Associate Section Editor -  Steven Libutti
Paxton V. Dickson
James Howe
Rachel Kelz
Lawrence Kim
Naris Nilubol
Sareh Parangi
Kepal Patel
Jennifer Rosen
Randall P. Scheri
Carmen Solorzano
Julie Ann Sosa
Michael Yeh

Gastrointestinal Oncology
Section Editor –Charles Staley
Associate Section Editor – Shishir Maithel
Waddah B. Al-Refaie
Toru Aoyama
Brian Badgwell
Ronald DeMatteo
Aslam Ejaz
Naoki Hiki
Noh Sung Hoon
Michael House
Daisuke Ichikawa
Issei Imoto
Fabian Johnston
Robert E. Roses
Maheswari Senthil
Vivian Strong
Takaki Yoshikawa
Jiping Wang

Global Health Services Research
Section Editor - Sandra Wong
Associate Section Editor - Chandra Are
Riccardo Audisio
Lesly Dossett
Michael Egger
Elizabeth Habermann
Alex Haynes
Kamran Idrees
Fabian Johnston
T. Peter Kingham

Gynecologic Oncology
Section Editor – Nadeem Abu-Rustum
Mario Leitao
Adnan Munkarah
Oliver Zivanovic

Head and Neck Oncology
Section Editor – Baran Sumer
Luiz Paulo Kowalski
James Rocco
Ashok Shaha

Hepatobiliary Tumors
Section Editor -Timothy M. Pawlik
Associate Section Editor – Sharon Weber
Daniel Anaya
Chad Ball
Jordan Cloyd
Felipe Jose Fernandez Coimbra
Itaru Endo
Clark Gamblin
Julie Hallet
Javier Lendoire
Robert C.G. Martin
Graeme Poston
Carl Schmidt
Feng Shen
Olivier Soubane
Alan Tsung
Adam Yopp
Amer Zureikat

Melanoma
Section Editor - Charlotte Ariyan
Associate Section Editor – Douglas Tyler
Georgia Beasley
Russell Berman
Genevieve Boland
David Gyorki
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
Melissa Hogg
Knut Jorgen Labori
Alexander Parikh
George Poultsides
Motaz Qadan
Flavio Rocha
Sarah P. Thayer
Susan Thai
Charles Vollmer
Herb Zeh

Pediatric Oncology
Section Editor- Andrea Hayes-Jordan
Andrew M. Davidoff
Peter Ehrlich
Kenneth W. Gow
Rebecka L. Meyers
Margarett Shnorhavorian

Peritoneal Surface Malignancies
Section EditorKiran Turaga
Associate Section Editor- Edward A. Levine
Joel Baumgartner
Haroon Choudry
Jesus Esquival
Jason Foster
Olivier Glehen
Martin Goodman
Diane Goere
Laura Lambert
Nader Hanna
Garrett Nash

Reconstructive Oncology
Section Editor – Charles Butler
Associate Section Editor – Ming-Hue Cheng
Brian Gastman
Debra J. Johnson
Clara Lee
Roman Skoracki
Alexander Varey

Sarcoma
Section Editor – Carol Swallow
Elizabeth Baldini
Brian Brigman
Robert Canter
Ken Cardona
Aimee Crago
Marco Fiore
Rebecca Gladdy
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
Justin Blasberg
Yin-Kai Chao
Lucas Goense
Steve Hochwald
Takashi Ohtuska
Meinoshin Okumura
Janani Reisenauer
Sandra Starnes
Matthew Steliga
Victor Van Berkel
Masayuki Watanabe
Sai Yendamuri

Translational Research and Biomarkers
Section Editor – Nita Ahuja
Associate Section Editor – Masaki Mori
 Diego Calvisi
Julie Lang
Ajay Maker
Katherine T. Morris
Mark Onaitis
Ashley Ross
David Shibata
Jason Sicklick
Winan J. van Houdt
Jennifer Wargo

Urologic Oncology
Section Editor – Jose Karam
E. Jason Abel
Stephen Culp
Simon P. Kim
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