A modified prognostic score for patients with curatively resected gastric cancer.

@article{Mariani2005AMP,
  title={A modified prognostic score for patients with curatively resected gastric cancer.},
  author={Luigi Mariani and Rosalba Miceli and Lara Lusa and Maria Di Bartolomeo and Frederico Bozzetti},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2005},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={221-6}
}
AIMS AND BACKGROUND Gastric cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death worldwide; the risk of dying depends on several patient and disease characteristics. An existing prognostic score predicts survival in gastric cancer patients undergoing curative resection based on patient age, tumor site, extent of wall invasion and nodal status, categorized as simply as negative or positive. METHODS Our aim was to modify the original prognostic score by incorporating information on nodal stage… CONTINUE READING

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