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MicroRNA in rectal cancer 
Azadeh Azizian, Jens Gruber, B Michael Ghadimi, Jochen Gaedcke 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(5):416-426. Published online May 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i5.416
Role of Raman spectroscopy and surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy in colorectal cancer 
Cerys A Jenkins, Paul D Lewis, Peter R Dunstan, Dean A Harris 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(5):427-438. Published online May 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i5.427
Current adjuvant treatment modalities for gastric cancer: From history to the future 
Leyla Kilic, Cetin Ordu, Ibrahim Yildiz, Fatma Sen, Serkan Keskin, Rumeysa Ciftci, Kezban Nur Pilanci 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(5):439-449. Published online May 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i5.439
Multitarget stool DNA for colorectal cancer screening: A review and commentary on the United States Preventive Services Draft Guidelines 
Barry M Berger, Bernard Levin, Robert J Hilsden 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(5):450-458. Published online May 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i5.450
Urinary metabolites as noninvasive biomarkers of gastrointestinal diseases: A clinical review 
Irene Sarosiek, Rudolf Schicho, Pedro Blandon, Mohammad Bashashati 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(5):459-465. Published online May 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i5.459
Non-surgical factors influencing lymph node yield in colon cancer 
Patrick Wood, Colin Peirce, Jurgen Mulsow 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(5):466-473. Published online May 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i5.466
Retrospective Study
Intensity modulated radiation therapy with simultaneous integrated boost based dose escalation on neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for locally advanced distal esophageal adenocarcinoma 
Ming Zeng, Fernando N Aguila, Taral Patel, Mark Knapp, Xue-Qiang Zhu, Xi-Lin Chen, Phillip D Price 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(5):474-480. Published online May 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i5.474