Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma of the stomach: results of a controlled clinical trial.

@article{Avils2005MucosaassociatedLT,
  title={Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma of the stomach: results of a controlled clinical trial.},
  author={A. B. Gonz{\'a}lez Avil{\'e}s and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Nambo and Natividad Neri and Alejandra Talavera and S{\'e}rgio Aparecido Cleto},
  journal={Medical oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          57-62
        }
}
Treatment of patients with early stage gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) remains undefined. We began a controlled clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and toxicity of the most common therapies. Two hundred and forty-one patients with gastric low-grade MALT lymphoma in early stage (IE and IIE) were randomized to surgery (80 cases), radiotherapy (78 cases), and chemotherapy (83 cases). With a median follow-up of 7.5 yr, actuarial curves at 10 yr showed that event-free survival was… CONTINUE READING
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