Gastric carcinoma

Alexandria T. Phan, Jaffer A. Ajani

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Abstract

Although gastric cancer is still a worldwide major public health concern, it remains relatively uncommon in the Western countries. Despite improvement in surgical morbidity and mortality, as well as significant advancement of chemotherapy and radiotherapy options, the survival for gastric cancer has not significantly improved over the past decades. In the United States, standard of care for localized resectable gastric cancer is with adjuvant chemoradiotherapy. In this article, we summarize salient randomized and phase II and III clinical trials representing current treatment for gastric cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)192-198
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Oncology Reports
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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