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World J Gastrointest Oncol. Aug 15, 2019; 11(8): 567-578
Published online Aug 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i8.567
Current surgical treatment of esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma
Shun Zhang, Hajime Orita, Tetsu Fukunaga
Shun Zhang, Department of Gastroenterology Surgery, Shanghai East Hospital (East Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University), Shanghai 200120, China
Shun Zhang, Hajime Orita, Tetsu Fukunaga, Department of Gastroenterology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Juntendo University Hospital, Tokyo 113-8431, Japan
Author contributions: All authors equally contributed to this paper with conception and design of the study, literature review and analysis, drafting and critical revision and editing, and final approval of the final version.
Supported by Japan China Sasakawa Medical Fellowship.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No potential conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Tetsu Fukunaga, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Juntendo University Hospital, 3-1-3 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8431, Japan.
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Received: February 26, 2019
Peer-review started: February 27, 2019
First decision: June 4, 2019
Revised: June 26, 2019
Accepted: July 16, 2019
Article in press: July 16, 2019
Published online: August 15, 2019
Core Tip

Core tip: This is a review article on the current strategies for the surgical management of esophagogastric junction (EGJ) cancer. This article covers the different aspects related with the surgical treatment of EGJ cancer and provides comparison between different modalities discussed.