Palliation of Metastatic Gastric Cancer: Impact of Preoperative Symptoms and the Type of Operation on Survival and Quality of Life

@article{Kahlke2003PalliationOM,
  title={Palliation of Metastatic Gastric Cancer: Impact of Preoperative Symptoms and the Type of Operation on Survival and Quality of Life},
  author={Volker Kahlke and Beate Bestmann M.A. and Andreas Schmid and Julius Marek Doniec and Thomas Kuechler and B. Kremer},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={28},
  pages={369-375}
}
Patients with advanced, incurable gastric cancer may present with mild symptoms or require immediate therapeutic intervention. The influence of the intensity of preoperative symptoms on postoperative survival and quality of life (QoL) was evaluated in a palliative setting. In a historical cohort analysis of 492 patients with gastric cancer treated between 1992 and 2001, a total of 169 (34.4%) patients had incurable disease (i.e., pTxNxM1). Patients were classified as having major symptoms if… CONTINUE READING
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