Time to think: Selecting patients who may benefit from synchronous resection of primary pancreatic cancer and liver metastases
Si Shi, Xian-Jun Yu, Department of Pancreatic Surgery, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai 200032, China
Si Shi, Xian-Jun Yu, Department of Oncology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
Si Shi, Xian-Jun Yu, Pancreatic Cancer Institute, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
Author contributions: Shi S and Yu XJ conceived the study and drafted the manuscript; both authors approved the final version of the article.
Supported by the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars of China, No. 81625016; and the Shanghai Sailing Program, No. 17YF1402500.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflict of interest to declare.
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Correspondence to: Xian-Jun Yu, MD, PhD, Professor, Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Pancreatic Surgery, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, No. 270 Dong'an Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200032, China. email@example.com
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Received: June 16, 2018
Peer-review started: June 17, 2018
First decision: July 6, 2018
Revised: July 11, 2018
Accepted: July 22, 2018
Article in press: July 22, 2018
Published online: September 7, 2018