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  1. Research

    Mismatch repair deficiency screening in colorectal carcinoma by a four-antibody immunohistochemical panel in Pakistani population and its correlation with histopathological parameters

    Microsatellite instability (MSI) operates as the second major pathway in the colorectal carcinogenesis. Although genetic testing remains the gold standard for the detection of MSI, the College of American Path...

    Atif Ali Hashmi, Rabia Ali, Zubaida Fida Hussain, Naveen Faridi, Erum Yousuf Khan, Syed Muhammad Abu Bakar, Muhammad Muzzammil Edhi and Mehmood Khan

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:116

    Published on: 26 June 2017

  2. Research

    The correlations between DNA methylation and polymorphisms in the promoter region of the human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) gene with postoperative recurrence in patients with thyroid carcinoma (TC)

    This study aims at exploring the correlations between DNA methylation and polymorphisms in the promoter region of the human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) gene and postoperative recurrence in patient...

    Jian-Jun Li, Ping Chen Jue-Ru Zheng and Yao-Zong Wang

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:114

    Published on: 6 June 2017

  3. Review

    Endoscopic ultrasonography compared with multidetector computed tomography for the preoperative staging of gastric cancer: a meta-analysis

    The current study sought to perform a meta-analysis to compare the preoperative staging of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) and multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in gastric carcinoma.

    Run-Cong Nie, Shu-Qiang Yuan, Xiao-Jiang Chen, Shi Chen, Li-Pu Xu, Yong-Ming Chen, Bao-Yan Zhu, Xiao-Wei Sun, Zhi-Wei Zhou and Ying-Bo Chen

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:113

    Published on: 2 June 2017

  4. Research

    Efficacy and short-term outcomes of preoperative chemoradiotherapy with intermittent oral tegafur-uracil plus leucovorin in Japanese rectal cancer patients: a single center experience retrospective analysis

    Various types of preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) have been established for rectal cancer; thus, Physicians will need to refine the selection of appropriate preoperative CRT for different patients since th...

    Ryosuke Nakagawa, Yuji Inoue, Takeshi Ohki, Yuka Kaneko, Fumi Maeda and Masakazu Yamamoto

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:112

    Published on: 31 May 2017

  5. Case Report

    Focal necrosis mimicking breast cancer following coronary bypass grafting

    Breast cancer can be diagnosed easily in most cases. However, occasionally, we are faced with some conditions that can mimic it. These may include inflammations, benign tumors, cysts, hematomas, or, more rarel...

    Oldřich Coufal, Tomáš Ostřížek, Petr Krsička, Eva Lžičařová, Rudolf Nenutil, Monika Procházková, Beatrix Bencsiková, Peter Grell and Roman Šefr

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:111

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  6. Research

    Predictive value of preoperative peripheral blood neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio for lymph node metastasis in patients of resectable pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: a nomogram-based study

    Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is one of the systemic inflammation markers, which has prognostic values in many types of tumor. However, hardly any research has reported the relationship between NLR and ...

    Zhou Tong, Lulu Liu, Yi Zheng, Weiqin Jiang, Peng Zhao, Weijia Fang and Weilin Wang

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:108

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  7. Case Report

    Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma of the external anal sphincter: a case report

    Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (LGFMS) is a rare soft tissue tumor that has a tendency to grow in the deep soft tissue of the trunk and extremities. Despite its benign appearance, the tumor has a high recurrenc...

    Lee-Kiat Ban, Ailun Heather Tseng, Shih-Hung Huang and Henry Hsin-Chung Lee

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:109

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  8. Case report

    Extraction of a specimen through an umbilical zigzag incision during laparoscopic surgery for endometrial cancer

    Though laparoscopic surgery has recently been applied in the treatment of early-stage endometrial cancer, the presence of a large uterus is a hindrance to specimen extraction from the abdominal cavity. We desc...

    Kazuyoshi Kato, Tsuyoshi Hisa, Maki Matoda, Hidetaka Nomura, Hiroyuki Kanao, Kuniko Utsugi and Nobuhiro Takeshima

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:110

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  9. Research

    Efficacy of prophylactic splenectomy for proximal advanced gastric cancer invading greater curvature

    For proximal gastric cancer invading the greater curvature, concomitant splenectomy is frequently performed to secure the clearance of lymph node metastases. However, prognostic impact of prophylactic splenect...

    Yu Ohkura, Shusuke Haruta, Junichi Shindoh, Tsuyoshi Tanaka, Masaki Ueno and Harushi Udagawa

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:106

    Published on: 25 May 2017

  10. Research

    PTK7 is a novel oncogenic target for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

    Overexpression of PTK7 has been found in multiple cancers and has been proposed to serve as a prognostic marker for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Its role in esophageal cancer, however, remains to be clarif...

    Kang Liu, Guiqin Song, Xuqian Zhang, Qiujiang Li, Yunxia Zhao, Yuchuan Zhou, Rong Xiong, Xin Hu, Zhirong Tang and Gang Feng

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:105

    Published on: 25 May 2017

  11. Research

    Clinical and prognostic significance of HIF-1α overexpression in oral squamous cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis

    Recent studies have indicated an association between hypoxia inducible factor-1 alpha (HIF-1α) expression and poor prognosis in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC); however, definitive evidence o...

    Jianhua Zhou, Shengyun Huang, Lili Wang, Xiao Yuan, Quanjiang Dong, Dongsheng Zhang and Xuxia Wang

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:104

    Published on: 18 May 2017

  12. Review

    Feasibility and diagnostic performance of dual-tracer-guided sentinel lymph node biopsy in cT1-2N0M0 gastric cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic studies

    Dual-tracer-guided sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy may provide a promising diagnostic tool to assess accurately the status of lymph node metastasis in the surgical operation and assure the oncologic safety of...

    Ling Huang, Tao Wei, Junjun Chen and Donghui Zhou

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:103

    Published on: 16 May 2017

  13. Case Report

    An unusual case of proximal humeral simple bone cyst in an adult from secondary cystic change

    Simple bone cysts (SBC) have been documented to occur in adults with closed physeal plates, most commonly affecting the calcaneus in this patient subset. Although most authors theorize an association to trauma...

    Mamer S. Rosario, Norio Yamamoto, Katsuhiro Hayashi, Akihiko Takeuchi, Hiroaki Kimura, Shinji Miwa, Takashi Higuchi, Hiroyuki Inatani, Kensaku Abe, Yuta Taniguchi, Hisaki Aiba and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:102

    Published on: 15 May 2017

  14. Research

    Morbidity and oncologic outcome after saphenous vein-sparing inguinal lymphadenectomy in melanoma patients

    Inguinal lymph node dissection (LND) is a surgical procedure with a high morbidity rate. Variations in surgical procedure, such as sparing of the saphenous vein, have been proposed to reduce surgical morbidity...

    Johannes Baur, Katrin Mathe, Anja Gesierich, Gerhard Weyandt, Armin Wiegering, Christoph-Thomas Germer, Martin Gasser and Jörg O. W. Pelz

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:99

    Published on: 11 May 2017

  15. Case Report

    A malignant solitary fibrous tumour arising from the first lumbar vertebra and mimicking an osteosarcoma: a case report

    A solitary fibrous tumour (SFT) is an unusual neoplasm typically found in soft tissues. Although SFTs can arise in the bones, they very rarely arise in the vertebral arch. Here, we describe a case of a SFT tha...

    Naoki Oike, Hiroyuki Kawashima, Akira Ogose, Tetsuo Hotta, Toru Hirano, Takashi Ariizumi, Tetsuro Yamagishi, Hajime Umezu, Shoichi Inagawa and Naoto Endo

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:100

    Published on: 11 May 2017

  16. Review

    Feasibility and safety of robot-assisted thoracic surgery for lung lobectomy in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility and safety of robot-assisted thoracic surgery (RATS) lobectomy versus video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for lobectomy in patients with non-small cell l...

    Shiyou Wei, Minghao Chen, Nan Chen and Lunxu Liu

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:98

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  17. Research

    Low transverse incision for lateral neck dissection in patients with papillary thyroid cancer: improved cosmesis

    Various incisions and approaches have been developed for lateral neck dissection. The purpose of this study was to compare the surgical and cosmetic outcomes of a single low transverse incision with the hockey...

    Chang Myeon Song, Yong Bae Ji, In Sik Kim, Ji Young Lee, Dong Sun Kim and Kyung Tae

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:97

    Published on: 4 May 2017

  18. Erratum

    Erratum to: Cytotoxic effect of different treatment parameters in pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy (PIPAC) on the in vitro proliferation of human colonic cancer cells

    Veria Khosrawipour, David Diaz-Carballo, Ali-Haydar Acikelli, Tanja Khosrawipour, Thomas Albert Falkenstein, Dan Wu, Jürgen Zieren and Urs Giger-Pabst

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:94

    Published on: 2 May 2017

    The original article was published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:43

  19. Case Report

    Collision of ductal adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas: a case report and review of the literature

    Simultaneous occurrence of exocrine and neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas is very infrequent. We report a patient with an endocrine tumor in the pancreatic-duodenal area and extensive exocrine carcinoma in...

    Simone Serafini, Gianfranco Da Dalt, Gioia Pozza, Stella Blandamura, Michele Valmasoni, Stefano Merigliano and Cosimo Sperti

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:93

    Published on: 2 May 2017

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