Focused Issue on Gastrointestinal Cancer

Posted On 2019-08-15 07:19:09

This focused issue on “Gastrointestinal Cancer” is edited by Dr. Jaffer A Ajani, from Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

Dr. Jaffer A. Ajani is a Professor of Medicine, and Internist in the Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Ajani is board certified in family medicine and internal medicine, as well as in the medical oncology subspecialty. His main area of research interest is GI Oncology. He has well over 200 peer-reviewed publications on the topic of GI Oncology.

    Focused issue outline:
  1. Her2 as a major target for gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma
  2. Immunotherapy through checkpoint inhibitors and challenges
  3. Second line chemotherapy of advanced gastric cancer
  4. Molecular biology and immunology of peritoneal carcinomatosis
  5. Liquid biopsy in gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma
  6. Diffuse type of gastric adenocarcinoma
  7. NGS in gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma
  8. Molecular biology of gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma
  9. Endoscopic therapy of gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma
  10. Gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma. Progress and Pitfalls
  11. Role of radiation therapy in gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma
  12. Biomarkers in gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma
  13. Advances in surgical techniques for gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma