A comparison of surgical resection for distal esophageal, gastroesophageal junction, and proximal gastric cancers in the Memphis metropolitan area (MMA).

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147 Background: The incidence of distal esophageal (DE) and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) tumors has increased rapidly in recent decades. They are often included in gastric cancer trials. The 7th AJCC staging has reclassified tumors of the DE, GEJ, and proximal stomach (PS) as esophageal cancers. We compared the historical management of these tumors in… (More)

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@article{Evangelist2011ACO, title={A comparison of surgical resection for distal esophageal, gastroesophageal junction, and proximal gastric cancers in the Memphis metropolitan area (MMA).}, author={Mike Evangelist and Wayne Shannon Orr and Mazhar Ul-Haq and Aamer Farooq and Amna G Khattak and Jason W. Denbo and Anna Mahmoud and Raza A Dilawari and Jasgit C. Sachdev and Raymond Uyiosa Osarogiagbon}, journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology}, year={2011}, volume={29 4_suppl}, pages={147} }