Effect of annual endoscopic screening on clinicopathologic characteristics and treatment modality of gastric cancer in a high-incidence region of Korea.

@article{Chung2012EffectOA,
  title={Effect of annual endoscopic screening on clinicopathologic characteristics and treatment modality of gastric cancer in a high-incidence region of Korea.},
  author={Su Jin Chung and Min Jung Park and Seung Joo Kang and Hae Yeon Kang and Goh Eun Chung and Sang Gyun Kim and Hyun Chae Jung},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={131 10},
  pages={2376-84}
}
We investigated risk factors for gastric cancer (GC) and effect of annual endoscopic screening on detection and treatment modality of GC. Asymptomatic adults who underwent upper endoscopy during health checkups at Seoul National University Hospital Healthcare System Gangnam Center were enrolled. We compared clinicopathologic characteristics of GC according to screening interval (repeated vs. infrequent, annual vs. biennial). After age- and sex-matching, relative risk was computed by hazard… CONTINUE READING
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