Chemotherapy for operable gastric cancer: results of the Dutch randomised FAMTX trial. The Dutch Gastric Cancer Group (DGCG).

The aim of this trial was to investigate whether pre-operative chemotherapy leads to a 15% higher curative resectability rate in patients with operable gastric cancer. In this randomised trial, patients were allocated to receive either four courses of chemotherapy using 5-fluorouracil, doxorubicin and methotrexate (FAMTX) prior to surgery or to undergo… (More)

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