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Role of targeted therapy in metastatic colorectal cancer 
Yoshihito Ohhara, Naoki Fukuda, Satoshi Takeuchi, Rio Honma, Yasushi Shimizu, Ichiro Kinoshita, Hirotoshi Dosaka-Akita 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(9):642-655. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i9.642
Role of the preoperative usefulness of the pathological diagnosis of pancreatic diseases 
Kazuya Matsumoto, Yohei Takeda, Takumi Onoyama, Soichiro Kawata, Hiroki Kurumi, Masaru Ueki, Norimasa Miura, Hajime Isomoto 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(9):656-662. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i9.656
Pathogenesis and risk factors for gastric cancer after Helicobacter pylori eradication 
Reina Ohba, Katsunori Iijima 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(9):663-672. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i9.663
Minireviews
Pancreatic cancer: New hopes after first line treatment 
Francesca Aroldi, Paola Bertocchi, Giordano Savelli, Edoardo Rosso, Alberto Zaniboni 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(9):682-687. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i9.682
Retrospective Cohort Study
Association between serum vitamin D levels and gastric cancer: A retrospective chart analysis 
Neil Vyas, Rafael Ching Companioni, Melik Tiba, Hassan Alkhawam, Carmine Catalano, Robert Sogomonian, Joel Baum, Aaron Walfish 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(9):688-694. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i9.688
Retrospective Study
Delaying surgery after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy improves prognosis of rectal cancer 
Mehmet Mihmanlı, Esin Kabul Gürbulak, İsmail Ethem Akgün, Mustafa Fevzi Celayir, Pınar Yazıcı, Deniz Tunçel, Tuba Tülin Bek, Ayhan Öz, Sinan Ömeroğlu 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(9):695-706. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i9.695
Questionnaire survey regarding the current status of super-extended lymph node dissection in Japan 
Shinji Morita, Takeo Fukagawa, Hisataka Fujiwara, Hitoshi Katai 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(9):707-714. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i9.707