Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy as a Multimodal Treatment for Gastric Cancer Patients with Peritoneal Metastasis

@inproceedings{Fushida2013IntraperitonealCA,
  title={Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy as a Multimodal Treatment for Gastric Cancer Patients with Peritoneal Metastasis},
  author={Sachio Fushida and Katsunobu Oyama and Jun Kinoshita and Tomoya Tsukada and Kouichi E. Okamoto and Hidehiro Tajima and Itasu Ninomiya and Hironoshin Kitagawa and Takaharu Fujimura and Takehiro Ohta},
  year={2013}
}
Peritoneal metastasis of gastric cancer is mainly caused by the dispersion of free cancer cells from the serosal surface of the invaded stomach, from surgically transected lymphatic channels, and from tumor cell-containing blood from the primary lesion into the peritoneal cavity. Intraperitoneal chemotherapy (IPC) combined with surgery has performed for the prevention and treatment of peritoneal metastasis in gastric cancer. The efficacy of this technique is influenced by the pharmacokinetic… CONTINUE READING

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