Lee L. Swanström (USA-France)

Jie He (China)

Michio Hongo (Japan)


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Session 34


Monday, September 4
11:30 am – 1:10 pm

Room 15



Clinical Session 8

Controversy on classification/treatments of cancers
of the EG junction


Chairs: Hans-Joachim Meyer (Germany) – Giovanni de Manzoni (Italy)

Discussants: Bruno Zilberstein (Brazil) – William Allum (UK)


  • Rising incidence of adenocarcinoma of the EG junction: what is new in 2017?
    Elfriede Bollschweiler (Germany)
  • Preoperative staging and classification. William Allum (UK)
  • Lymph node involvement according to esophageal invasion. Giovanni DeManzoni (Italy)
  • Siewert II – esophagectomy or gastrectomy.
  • Future clinical trial comparing esophagectomy with gastrectomy. Thomas Schmidt (Germany)
  • Ivor-Lewis vs Mckeown procedures for EGJ cancers. S.M. Chandramohan (India)
  • Minimal invasive vs open procedure.
  • Extent of lymphadenectomy. Klaus Emmanuel (Austria)
  • Which neoadjuvant treatment?
  • Pro chemotherapy. Salah AL-Batran (Germany)
  • Pro radio-chemotherapy.
  • Oligo-metastatic cancer – Impact of surgery. Stefan Mönig (Switzerland)










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