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Clinical efficacy and drug resistance of anti-epidermal growth factor receptor therapy in colorectal cancer 
Hakan Kocoglu, Fatih Mehmet Velibeyoglu, Mustafa Karaca, Deniz Tural 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):1-7. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.1
Robot-assisted surgery for gastric cancer 
Livia Procopiuc, Ştefan Tudor, Mircea Mănuc, Mircea Diculescu, Cătălin Vasilescu 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):8-17. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.8
MicroRNA in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and its precursor lesions 
Yasmin G Hernandez, Aimee L Lucas 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):18-29. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.18
Review
Antitumor effects of the benzophenanthridine alkaloid sanguinarine: Evidence and perspectives 
Roberta Gaziano, Gabriella Moroni, Cristina Buè, Martino Tony Miele, Paola Sinibaldi-Vallebona, Francesca Pica 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):30-39. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.30
Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric carcinoma: Not all the strains and patients are alike 
Natale Figura, Luigi Marano, Elena Moretti, Antonio Ponzetto 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):40-54. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.40
State of the art biological therapies in pancreatic cancer 
Mariacristina Di Marco, Elisa Grassi, Sandra Durante, Silvia Vecchiarelli, Andrea Palloni, Marina Macchini, Riccardo Casadei, Claudio Ricci, Riccardo Panzacchi, Donatella Santini, Guido Biasco 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):55-66. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.55
Multimodality treatment strategies have changed prognosis of peritoneal metastases 
Corneliu Lungoci, Aurel Ion Mironiuc, Valentin Muntean, Traian Oniu, Hubert Leebmann, Max Mayr, Pompiliu Piso 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):67-82. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.67
Molecular approach to genetic and epigenetic pathogenesis of early-onset colorectal cancer 
Gulcin Tezcan, Berrin Tunca, Secil Ak, Gulsah Cecener, Unal Egeli 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):83-98. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.83
Minireviews
Novel therapeutic agents in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer 
Sachin Gopalkrishna Pai, Jyotsna Fuloria 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):99-104. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.99
Long-term outcomes after stenting as a “bridge to surgery” for the management of acute obstruction secondary to colorectal cancer 
Javier Suárez, Javier Jimenez-Pérez 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):105-112. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.105
Role of self expandable stents in management of colorectal cancers 
Erdinc Cetinkaya, Ahmet Bulent Dogrul, Mehmet Bulent Tirnaksiz 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):113-120. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.113
Role of microRNA-7 in digestive system malignancy 
Wan-Qun Chen, Ling Hu, Geng-Xin Chen, Hai-Xia Deng 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):121-127. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.121
Retrospective Study
Impact of RAS and BRAF mutations on carcinoembryonic antigen production and pattern of colorectal metastases 
May Cho, Chie Akiba, Cecilia Lau, David Smith, Milhan Telatar, Michelle Afkhami, Stephen Sentovich, Kurt Melstrom, Marwan Fakih 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(1):128-135. Published online Jan 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i1.128