Adjuvant S-1 Chemotherapy for Gastric Cancer and Peritoneal Wash.
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Name: World journal of surgery
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21042909
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-010-0849-x
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Drug therapy given to augment or stimulate some other form of treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
Radiotherapy given to augment some other form of treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Adjuvant radiotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
Proposed as an adjuvant to cancer chemotherapy; may have radiation protective properties.
That portion of the stomach remaining after gastric surgery, usually gastrectomy or gastroenterostomy for cancer of the stomach or peptic ulcer. It is a common site of cancer referred to as stump cancer or carcinoma of the gastric stump.
A performance measure for rating the ability of a person to perform usual activities, evaluating a patient's progress after a therapeutic procedure, and determining a patient's suitability for therapy. It is used most commonly in the prognosis of cancer therapy, usually after chemotherapy and customarily administered before and after therapy. It was named for Dr. David A. Karnofsky, an American specialist in cancer chemotherapy.