Incidence and long-term outcome of young patients with gastric carcinoma according to sex: does hormonal status affect prognosis?

@article{Kim2008IncidenceAL,
  title={Incidence and long-term outcome of young patients with gastric carcinoma according to sex: does hormonal status affect prognosis?},
  author={Jong-Han Kim and Yoon-Jung Boo and Joong-Min Park and Sung-Soo Park and Seung-Joo Kim and Chong-Suk Kim and Young-Jae Mok},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={143 11},
  pages={1062-7; discussion 1067}
}
BACKGROUND We investigated the clinicopathological features and evaluated the prognostic impact of age and sex on patients with gastric cancer. DESIGN Retrospective study from 1993 to 2000. SETTING Korea University Medical Center. PATIENTS A total of 1299 patients with gastric cancer were divided into young (n = 175 [13.5%]) and older (n = 1124 [86.5%]) groups with an age cutoff of 40 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Clinicopathological characteristics were investigated and survival… CONTINUE READING
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