Carcinoma of the cardia: classification as esophageal or gastric cancer?


The cardia is the anatomical borderland between the esophagus and stomach. Carcinomas of the cardia are regarded to share features of both, esophageal and gastric cancers. Controversy exists concerning their appropriate classification and whether these tumors comprise—in respect to tumor biology, pathophysiology as well as clinical features—an entirely… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-004-0646-9


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