[Seven patients with stage IVb advanced gastric cancer who were treated with preoperative chemotherapy].

We examined the usefulness of preoperative chemotherapy using 5-FU and low-dose CDDP in patients with stage IVb gastric cancer. Between 1996 and 1998, seven patients with stage IVb gastric cancer who received preoperative chemotherapy achieved complete or partial response. One course of the chemotherapy was as follows: arterial or venous infusion of 5-FU… CONTINUE READING