Clinicopathological features and prognosis of gastric cancer in young European adults.

@article{Santoro2007ClinicopathologicalFA,
  title={Clinicopathological features and prognosis of gastric cancer in young European adults.},
  author={Roberto Santoro and Fabio Carboni and Pasquale Lepiane and Giuseppe Ettorre and Emanuele Santoro},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={737-42}
}
BACKGROUND The aims of this study were to define the clinicopathological features and prognosis of gastric cancer in young European adults. METHODS Between 1990 and 2004, 603 patients with gastric cancer were enrolled in a prospective database. The findings for 51 (8.5 per cent) patients aged 45 years or less were compared with those of 457 aged between 46 and 75 years. RESULTS In the younger group there were significantly more women (57 versus 36.3 per cent; P = 0.004), Laurén diffuse-type… CONTINUE READING
45 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 45 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…