The following topics are explored in this collection of commentaries on treatments of adenocarcinomas related to Barrett's esophagus: the importance of intraoperative frozen sections of the margins for the detection of high dysplasia; the preferable way for sentinel node dissection; the current role of robotic surgery and of video-endoscopic approach; the value of the Siewert's classification of adenocarcinomas; the indications of two-step esophagectomy; the evaluation of pathological complete response; the role of PET scan in staging and response assessment; the role of p53 in the selection of adenocarcinomas patients; chemotherapy regimens for adenocarcinomas; the use of monoclonal antibodies in the control of cell proliferation; he attempt to define a stage-specific strategy, and the possible indications of selective therapy; and changes in mortality rates from esophageal cancer.

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Twaddell, W., Wu, P., Verhage, R. J. J., Feith, M., Ilson, D., Schuhmacher, C., … Sontag, S. (2011). Barrett's esophagus: Treatments of adenocarcinomas II. New York Academy of Sciences. Annals, 1232(1), 265–291. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06056.x