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Name: World journal of surgery
The Importance of Extensive Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage as a Promising Method in Patients with Gastric Cancer Showing Positive Peritoneal Cytology Without Overt Peritoneal Metastasis and Other Therapeutic Approaches.
Peritoneal invasion is more common and has a worse prognosis in gastric cancer than most of other intestinal cancers. Advanced gastric cancers have a poor course in terms of the development of periton...
Our aim was to evaluate impact of chemotherapy (5-fluorouracil plus docetaxel and cisplatin) on the survival of gastric cancer cases.
According to some guidelines for the management of gastric cancer, adjuvant chemotherapy is recommended for patients with pT3-4 or node-positive disease. The aim of this study was to define low- and h...
Our previous study demonstrated that the peritoneal stroma environment favors proliferation of tumor cells by serving as a rich source of growth factors and chemokines known to be involved in tumor me...
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of adjuvant immunotherapy with autologous cytokine-induced killer (CIK) for postoperative patients with gastric cancer and to investigate the imp...
We are undertaking a study of patients with gastric or pancreatic cancer. A common place for cancer to return after surgery for gastric or pancreatic cancer is the inside lining of the abd...
To develop effective chemotherapy regimen against gastric cancer with peritoneal metastasis
The purpose of this study is to explore the role of adjuvant chemo-radiotherapy in patients with local advanced gastric cancer.
Adjuvant chemotherapy followed by curative gastrectomy for Stage II/III gastric cancer has improved disease free time and survival. However, there are still considerable number of patients...
The investigators study aims to explore the potential function of extensive intraoperative peritoneal lavage in improving the overall survival and progression-free survival for locally adv...
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.
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