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Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer

Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer

Editor-in-Chief: Brian I. Carr

ISSN: 1941-6628 (print version)
ISSN: 1941-6636 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12029

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Brian I. Carr MD, FRCP, PhD, USA

Associate Editor

Jeffrey Baliff, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Syed Ahmad, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Michele Barone; Bari, Italy

Runjan Chetty; Toronto, CN

Marcello Chieppa; Bari, Italy

Cataldo Doria; Philadelphia, PA, USA

Matthew HG Katz; Houston, TX, USA

Antonio Mazzocca; Bari, Italy

Peter McCue; Philadelphia, PA, USA

Antonio Moschetta; Santa Maria Imbaro, Italy

Yuji Nishikawa; Hokkaido, Japan

Philip Philip; Detroit, MI, USA

Mohamed Salem; Washington DC, USA

Jennifer Steel; Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Book Review Editor

Charles Thomas; Portland, OR, USA

Case Series Editor

Manish Shah; New York, NY, USA

Editorial Board

Ghassan Abou-Alfa; New York, NY, USA

Michael Choti; Dallas, TX, USA

Andrew A. Gumbs; Philadelphia, PA, USA

K.H. Han; Seoul, Korea

Siddhartha Kar; Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Erik Knudsen; Philadelphia, PA, USA

Sunil Krishnan; Houston, TX, USA

Xinyu Qin; Shanghai, China

Ramesh Ramanathan; Phoenix, AZ, USA

Husain Saleh; Detroit, MI, USA

Jinsil Seong; Seoul, Korea

Si Young Song; Seoul, Korea, USA

Margaret Tempero; San Francisco, CA, USA

Sun Weijing; Philadelphia, PA, USA

David C. Whitcomb; Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Charles Yeo; Philadelphia, PA, USA

Ren Zhenggang; Shanghai, China

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    The Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer is a multidisciplinary medium for the publication of novel research pertaining to cancers arising from the gastrointestinal tract.

    The journal is dedicated to the most rapid publication possible.

    The journal publishes papers in all relevant fields, emphasizing those studies that are helpful in understanding and treating cancers affecting the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder and biliary tree, pancreas, small bowel, large bowel, rectum, and anus. In addition, the Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer publishes basic and translational scientific information from studies providing insight into the etiology and progression of cancers affecting these organs. New insights are provided from diverse areas of research such as studies exploring pre-neoplastic states, risk factors, epidemiology, genetics, preclinical therapeutics, surgery, radiation therapy, novel medical therapeutics, clinical trials, and outcome studies.

    • In addition to reports of original clinical and experimental studies, the journal also publishes: case reports, state-of-the-art reviews on topics of immediate interest or importance; invited articles analyzing particular areas of pancreatic research and knowledge; perspectives in which critical evaluation and conflicting opinions about current topics may be expressed; meeting highlights that summarize important points presented at recent meetings; abstracts of symposia and conferences; book reviews; hypotheses; Letters to the Editors; and other items of special interest, including:

    Complex Cases in GI Oncology:  This is a new initiative to provide a forum to review and discuss the history and management of complex and involved gastrointestinal oncology cases. The format will be similar to a teaching case conference where a case vignette is presented and is followed by a series of questions and discussion points. A brief reference list supporting the points made in discussion would be expected.

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