advanced gastric cancer


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advanced gastric cancer

Invasive adenocarcinoma of the stomach which extends beyond the submucosa.

Clinical findings
Peptic ulcer symptoms, anaemia, weight loss, haematemesis and symptoms of gastric outlet obstruction.

Management
Palliative surgical resection, surgical bypass (gastrojejunostomy), radiation therapy and endoscopic techniques; radical gastrectomy carries a rate of perioperative morbidity and no survival benefit.
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Multimodal treatment modalities, especially neoadjuvant treatment, have gained increasing popularity for advanced gastric cancer patients.
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Based on H&E staining, Duraker et al (14) found that in advanced gastric cancer, 59.
an intravenous taxane, is approved for 1st-line treatment of advanced gastric cancer.
With advanced gastric cancer, the common symptoms are weight loss and abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, dysphagia, melena, and early satiety8.
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