BPG is committed to discovery and dissemination of knowledge
Open-Access Journal
Upgraded role of autophagy in colorectal carcinomas 
Evangelos Koustas, Panagiotis Sarantis, Athanassios G Papavassiliou, Michalis V Karamouzis 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(11):367-369. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i11.367
Ampulla of Vater carcinoma: Molecular landscape and clinical implications 
Antonio Pea, Giulio Riva, Riccardo Bernasconi, Elisabetta Sereni, Rita Teresa Lawlor, Aldo Scarpa, Claudio Luchini 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(11):370-380. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i11.370
Laparoscopic and endoscopic cooperative surgery for gastric tumors: Perspective for actual practice and oncological benefits 
Yuki Aisu, Daiki Yasukawa, Yusuke Kimura, Tomohide Hori 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(11):381-397. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i11.381
Conversion surgery for gastric cancer patients: A review 
Tommaso Zurleni, Elson Gjoni, Michele Altomare, Stefano Rausei 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(11):398-409. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i11.398
Retrospective Study
Prognostic significance of primary tumor localization in stage II and III colon cancer 
Abdullah Sakin, Serdar Arici, Saban Secmeler, Orcun Can, Caglayan Geredeli, Nurgul Yasar, Cumhur Demir, Osman Gokhan Demir, Sener Cihan 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(11):410-420. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i11.410
Comparison of efficacy and safety between standard-dose and modified-dose FOLFIRINOX as a first-line treatment of pancreatic cancer 
Huapyong Kang, Jung Hyun Jo, Hee Seung Lee, Moon Jae Chung, Seungmin Bang, Seung Woo Park, Si Young Song, Jeong Youp Park 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(11):421-430. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i11.421
Effect of primary tumor side on survival outcomes in metastatic colorectal cancer patients after hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy 
Hang-Yu Zhang, Jian-Hai Guo, Song Gao, Hui Chen, Xiao-Dong Wang, Peng-Jun Zhang, Peng Liu, Guang Cao, Hai-Feng Xu, Lin-Zhong Zhu, Ren-Jie Yang, Jian Li, Xu Zhu 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(11):431-438. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i11.431
Prospective Study
Raman spectroscopy for the diagnosis of unlabeled and unstained histopathological tissue specimens 
Haruo Ikeda, Hiroaki Ito, Muneaki Hikita, Noriko Yamaguchi, Naoyuki Uragami, Noboru Yokoyama, Yuko Hirota, Miki Kushima, Yoichi Ajioka, Haruhiro Inoue 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(11):439-448. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i11.439
Robotic total meso-rectal excision for rectal cancer: A systematic review following the publication of the ROLARR trial 
Katie Jones, Mohamed G Qassem, Parv Sains, Mirza K Baig, Muhammad S Sajid 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(11):449-464. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i11.449