Molecular biology of sporadic gastric cancer: prognostic indicators and novel therapeutic approaches.

@article{Scartozzi2004MolecularBO,
  title={Molecular biology of sporadic gastric cancer: prognostic indicators and novel therapeutic approaches.},
  author={Mario Scartozzi and Eva Galizia and Federica Freddari and Rossana Berardi and Riccardo Cellerino and Stefano Cascinu},
  journal={Cancer treatment reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={451-9}
}
Both the availability of multiple treatment modalities and novel therapeutic targets make the correct prognostic stratification and the identification of truly predictive factors an issue of major debate in gastric cancer. Along with "classic" prognostic factors such as those related to the diffusion of the tumour at diagnosis (i.e., depth of gastric wall infiltration, locoregional lymph nodes or distant metastases) or those concerning the pathologic characteristics of the tumour, other… CONTINUE READING