Adjuvant S-1 Chemotherapy for Gastric Cancer and Peritoneal Wash.

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Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Aichi Cancer Center, 1-1 Kanokoden, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-8681, Japan, seito@aichi-cc.jp.

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Name: World journal of surgery
ISSN: 1432-2323
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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.

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