Combination 5-fluoruracil/cisplatinum versus 5-fluoruracil/leucovorin adjuvant chemotherapy efficacy for R0 gastric resection in locally invasive gastric cancer.

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BACKGROUND The efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy for advance resectable gastric cancer is controversial. Recently, less than 20% of the patients that received surgery can survive locally advance gastric cancer for 5 years. The purpose of the present study was to compare the therapeutic efficacy of the combination 5-fluoruracil (5-FU) with cisplatinum based… (More)

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