Gastric cancer

Alexandria T. Phan, Paul F. Mansfield

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication60 Years of Survival Outcomes at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781461451976, 1461451965, 9781461451969
StatePublished - Aug 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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