Noncardia Gastric Adenocarcinoma Remains an Important and Deadly Cancer in the United States: Secular Trends in Incidence and Survival

@article{Lau2006NoncardiaGA,
  title={Noncardia Gastric Adenocarcinoma Remains an Important and Deadly Cancer in the United States: Secular Trends in Incidence and Survival},
  author={Melvin K Lau and Anne Le and Hashem B El-Serag},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={101},
  pages={2485-2492}
}
BACKGROUND:Noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma is not frequently mentioned in the United States. However, it is unclear if the previously reported decline in noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma has continued, and if detection and management has affected overall survival outside the setting of clinical trials.METHODS:We used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry (SEER) to identify all cases of noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma diagnosed between 1973 and 2002. The yearly age-adjusted… CONTINUE READING
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