Mechanisms of peritoneal dissemination in gastric cancer ( Review )

@inproceedings{Sun2017MechanismsOP,
  title={Mechanisms of peritoneal dissemination in gastric cancer ( Review )},
  author={Feng Sun and Min Ling Feng and Wenxian Guan},
  year={2017}
}
Peritoneal dissemination is the most frequent metastatic pattern of gastric cancer, but the mechanisms underlying peritoneal dissemination are yet to be elucidated. Paget's ‘seed and soil’ hypothesis is recognized as the fundamental theory of metastasis. The ‘seeding’ theory proposes that the formation of peritoneal dissemination is a multistep process, including detachment from the primary tumour, transmigration and attachment to the distant peritoneum, invasion into subperitoneal tissue and… CONTINUE READING

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