Focused Issue on Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Colorectal Malignancies

Posted On 2019-10-10 03:01:57

Guest Editor
Dr. Zhiwei Yu, Center for Digestive Disease, the Seventh Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Shenzhen, China. Dr. Yu is apt at colorectal surgery. He once pursued his further studies and research at Case Western Reserve University in USA and Kanazawa University in Japan.

Focused Issue outline (provisional)

Published Papers:

1. The role of the class I Wnt pathway antagonist sFRP4 in colorectal cancer
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2. Roles of discoidin domain receptor 1 in gastrointestinal tumors
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Other topics to write:

1. Clinicopathologicalfeatures and prognosis of patients with left- or right- colon cancer

2. Application ofmultidisciplinary team (MDT) in the multidisciplinary management of advancedrectal cancer

3. Clinical applicationof local resection for low rectal cancer

4. Surgical approachesfor laparoscopic radical resection of right colon cancer: strengths andweaknesses

5. Immunotherapy forcolorectal cancer in 2018: Present and Prospect

6. Peritonealcarcinomatosis from colorectal cancer: clinical studies and new treatment strategies

7. Lateral lymph nodedissection for low rectal cancer: controversies and consensus

8. Membrane anatomy incolorectal cancer surgery

9. Ovarian metastasisfrom intestinal cancer

10. Neoadjuvant therapyand conversion therapy for colorectal cancer

11. Diagnosis andtreatment for postoperative local recurrence of rectal cancer

12. Peutz-Jegherssyndrome: a report of two cases (under writing)

13. Local AblativeTherapy(LAT) for oligometastatic colorectal cancer