Factors associated with recurrence within 2 years after curative surgery for gastric adenocarcinoma

Cheng Yu Chiang, Kuo Hung Huang, Wen Liang Fang, Chew Wun Wu, Jen Hao Chen, Su Shin Lo, Mao Chih Hsieh, King Han Shen, Anna Fen Yau Li, Dau Ming Niu, Shih Hwa Chiou

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Abstract

Background Despite curative surgery for gastric cancer, many patients die of recurrent cancer. Few studies have investigated the time to recurrence after curative resection for gastric cancer. Methods Data were collected prospectively between December 1987 and December 2006. A total of 1,549 patients underwent curative resection of adenocarcinoma of the stomach at Taipei Veterans General Hospital. Among them, 419 patients had recurrence; they were divided into early recurrence (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2472-2478
Number of pages7
JournalWorld Journal of Surgery
Volume35
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

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  • Surgery

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    Chiang, C. Y., Huang, K. H., Fang, W. L., Wu, C. W., Chen, J. H., Lo, S. S., Hsieh, M. C., Shen, K. H., Li, A. F. Y., Niu, D. M., & Chiou, S. H. (2011). Factors associated with recurrence within 2 years after curative surgery for gastric adenocarcinoma. World Journal of Surgery, 35(11), 2472-2478. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-011-1247-8