Prognosis of gastric carcinoma after curative surgery. A population-based study using multivariate crude and relative survival analysis.

A population-based series of 246 gastric cancer patients operated for cure and who survived the postoperative phase was reviewed to determine prognostic factors after potentially curative treatment. The overall five-year observed survival rate was 34.8%, and the relative survival rate was 43.9%. Previous history of gastric ulceration, tumor location, tumor… CONTINUE READING