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Topic: Management of Esophageal Cancer

A special issue of Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment

ISSN 2454-2857 (Online), ISSN 2394-4722 (Print)

Submission deadline: 31 Dec 2021

Guest Editor(s)

  • Prof. Masayuki Watanabe
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Esophageal Cancer Division, Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

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Special Issue Introduction

Esophageal cancer is one of the most aggressive malignancies among gastrointestinal cancers. Despite recent progress in diagnostic and treatment technologies, the outcome of patients with esophageal cancer remains unsatisfactory. This special issue will contain reviews and original articles concerning recent advances in research and treatment for esophageal cancer. I hope many authors could join in this special issue.

1. Epidemiology and risk factors of esophageal cancer
2. Genetic and epigenetic backgrounds of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
3. Genetic and epigenetic background of esophagogastric adenocarcinoma
4. Multidisciplinary treatment of locally advanced esophageal cancer
5. Robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy


1. Naoya Yoshida Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan.
2. Yoshifumi Baba Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan.
3. Yu Imamura Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
4. Akihiko Okamura Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
5. Jun Kanamori Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
6. Lorenzo Ferri McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
7. Ken Kato National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo-ku, Japan.
8. Atilla Eroǧlu Atatürk Üniversitesi, Erzurum, Turkey.
9. Yasuo Hamamoto Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.
10. Francisco Tustumi Universidade de Sao Paulo - USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
11. Yoshihiro Tanaka Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan.
12. Yasushi Toh The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery, Tokyo, Japan.
13. Florin I. Achim Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Carol Davila din Bucuresti, Bucharest, Romania.
14. Ken Sasaki Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan.
15. Hideo Matsumoto  Mitsugi General Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan.
16. Yoshihiko Kumai Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto, Japan.
17. Manabu Emi Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan.
18. Hiroshi Okamoto Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Japan.
19. Suzanne S. Gisbertz and Nannet Schuring Amsterdam UMC - University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
20. Masaru Morita Kyushu Cancer Center, Fukuoka, Japan.
21. Yuichiro Nakashima Kyushu Cancer Center, Fukuoka, Japan.
22. Masanobu Nakajima Dokkyo Medical University, Shimotsuga District, Japan.
23. David Schrump National Cancer Institute (NCI), Bethesda, United States.
24. Hironori Tsujimoto National Defense Medical College Tokorozawa, Tokorozawa, Japan.
The list is arranged in no particular order and being updated.

Submission Deadline

31 Dec 2021

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