A clinicopathological study in young patients with gastric carcinoma.

@article{Nakamura1999ACS,
  title={A clinicopathological study in young patients with gastric carcinoma.},
  author={Tetsuhiro Nakamura and Takashi Yao and Yoshiyuki Niho and Masazumi Tsuneyoshi},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={
          214-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Gastric carcinoma rarely affects young patients. This study was undertaken in order to clarify the clinicopathological features and prognosis of young patients with gastric carcinoma. METHODS The resected 107 specimens from 105 patients younger than 30 years of age with gastric carcinoma were investigated using hematoxylin and eosin stain. RESULTS The male:female ratio was 1:1.6. Histologically, poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma was the most common type (94/107… CONTINUE READING
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