Postoperative adjuvant chemoradiotherapy in D2-dissected gastric cancer: is radiotherapy necessary after D2-dissection?

Abstract

Studies from the Far East have demonstrated that D2-dissection is superior to D0/1-dissection. The effect of postoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) after D2-dissection has not been accepted due to the lack of D2-dissection in Western countries, as well as the potential harmful effect of radiotherapy. In the current NCCN guideline, adjuvant chemotherapy alone… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i36.12900

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@article{Chang2014PostoperativeAC, title={Postoperative adjuvant chemoradiotherapy in D2-dissected gastric cancer: is radiotherapy necessary after D2-dissection?}, author={Jee Suk Chang and Woong Sub Koom and Youngin Lee and Hong In Yoon and Hyung Sik Lee}, journal={World journal of gastroenterology}, year={2014}, volume={20 36}, pages={12900-7} }