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Name: World journal of surgery
Several clinical trials have suggested that adjuvant chemotherapy improves the survival of patients with resected gastric cancer, but the optimal time at which to initiate post-operative adjuvant chem...
Therapeutic strategies for positive peritoneal lavage cytology [CY(+)] findings have not yet been established. The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of neoadjuvant systemic chemother...
In 2006, the Adjuvant Chemotherapy Trial of S-1 for Gastric Cancer (ACTS-GC) demonstrated that S-1 is an effective adjuvant therapy for gastric cancer. Following that study, S-1 has been used as the s...
Over the last 15 years, there have been major advances in the multimodal treatment of gastric cancer, in large part due to several phase III studies showing the treatment benefits of neoadjuvant and a...
Randomized phase II study of second-line chemotherapy with the best available 5-fluorouracil regimen versus weekly administration of paclitaxel in far advanced gastric cancer with severe peritoneal metastases refractory to 5-fluorouracil-containing regimens (JCOG0407).
This randomized phase II study compared weekly administration of paclitaxel (wPTX) with the best available 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) regimen as second-line treatment for advanced gastric cancer patients w...
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.
Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers) - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...
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