[Cancer of the proximal section of the stomach: the standards of surgical treatment based on 30 years of experience].

@article{Davydov2002CancerOT,
  title={[Cancer of the proximal section of the stomach: the standards of surgical treatment based on 30 years of experience].},
  author={Mikhail Davydov and Michail Ter-Ovanesov and I. S. Stilidi and A. B. Germanov and O. N. Efimov and A N Abdikhakimov and V A Marchuk},
  journal={Vestnik Rossiiskoi akademii meditsinskikh nauk},
  year={2002},
  volume={1},
  pages={25-9}
}
Cancer of the GE-junction is a highly malignant tumor with early lymphatic metastasis to the lymph nodes both in the abdomen and mediastenum. At surgery, lymph nodal metastasis is revealed in nearly 80% of cases. At present, surgical treatment with extended lymph node dissection is the "golden standard". Over 30-year experience in surgically treating GE-junction tumors in 1209 patients at the Thoracoabdominal Department, Russian Cancer Research Center, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences… CONTINUE READING