Gastric (stomach) cancer, the most frequently occurring cancer and second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths, accounts for 24.2 % of cancer deaths worldwide [1-3]. Adenocarcinoma accounts for the vast majority of gastric cancer cases, with the remaining minority consisting of lymphoma, sarcoma, carcinoid tumor, and squamous cell carcinoma; the treatment information in this chapter focuses only on adenocarcinoma, whereas the survival curves include patients with all histologies.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||60 Years of Survival Outcomes at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|Publisher||Springer New York|
|Number of pages||15|
|ISBN (Print)||9781461451976, 1461451965, 9781461451969|
|State||Published - Aug 1 2012|
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