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Inflammation-associated microsatellite alterations: Mechanisms and significance in the prognosis of patients with colorectal cancer 
Minoru Koi, Stephanie S Tseng-Rogenski, John M Carethers 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(1):1-14. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i1.1
Advance in plasma SEPT9 gene methylation assay for colorectal cancer early detection 
Yu Wang, Pei-Min Chen, Rong-Bin Liu 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(1):15-22. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i1.15
Vitamin D in esophageal cancer: Is there a role for chemoprevention? 
Carol Rouphael, Afrin Kamal, Madhusudhan R Sanaka, Prashanthi N Thota 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(1):23-30. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i1.23
Retrospective Study
Impact of duration of adjuvant chemotherapy in radically resected patients with T4bN1-3M0/TxN3bM0 gastric cancer 
Qi-Wei Wang, Xiao-Tian Zhang, Ming Lu, Lin Shen 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(1):31-39. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i1.31
Clinical Practice Study
Neoadjuvant hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy plus concomitant 5-fluorouracil infusion in locally advanced rectal cancer: A phase II study 
Zeynep Gural, Sezer Saglam, Serap Yucel, Esra Kaytan-Saglam, Oktar Asoglu, Cetin Ordu, Hediye Acun, Rasul Sharifov, Semen Onder, Ahmet Kizir, Ethem N Oral 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(1):40-47. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i1.40
Comparison between laparoscopic and open surgery for large gastrointestinal stromal tumors: A meta-analysis 
Jian-Xin Cui, Yun-He Gao, Hong-Qing Xi, Ai-Zhen Cai, Ke-Cheng Zhang, Ji-Yang Li, Bo Wei, Lin Chen 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(1):48-55. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i1.48
Case Report
Leptomeningeal metastases originated from esophagogastric junction/gastric cancer: A brief report of two cases 
Panteleimon Kountourakis, Demetris Papamichael, Haris Haralambous, Michael Michael, Georgios Nakos, Sylvia Lazaridou, Eleni Fotiou, Vassilios Vassiliou, Demetrios Andreopoulos 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(1):56-61. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i1.56