[Is neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced stomach carcinoma standard?].

@article{Ajani2002IsNT,
  title={[Is neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced stomach carcinoma standard?].},
  author={Jaffer A. Ajani},
  journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen},
  year={2002},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={
          312-5
        }
}
  • Jaffer A. Ajani
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    Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der…
    2002
Despite surgical efforts and encouraging data of a few postoperative therapy trials, locally advanced gastric cancer is in need of the development of effective multimodal therapeutic concepts. Regarding preoperative therapy the goal is to raise the number of complete tumor resections (R0-resections) leading to an improved prognosis of the disease. Neoadjuvant therapy has the theoretical advantage of early destruction of distant micrometastasis with a consecutive reduction of tumor relapse… CONTINUE READING

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