Gastric cancer confined to the muscularis propria: a possible candidate for laparoscopic surgery or adjuvant therapy.

@article{Park2005GastricCC,
  title={Gastric cancer confined to the muscularis propria: a possible candidate for laparoscopic surgery or adjuvant therapy.},
  author={Sung-Soo Park and Chong-Suk Kim and Young-Jae Mok and Seung-Joo Kim and Ho-Il Kim},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={450-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Gastric cancer confined to the muscularis propria (mp) has a favorable prognosis, but still belongs to the advanced category. Many oncologists have difficulties in selecting treatment modalities owing to the confused situation of mp cancer. To clarify the therapeutic strategy, the clinicopathological characteristics were investigated, and the risk factors, of this intermediate-stage gastric cancer, evaluated. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 155 patients who underwent curative… CONTINUE READING