Prognostic factor analysis of third-line chemotherapy in patients with advanced gastric cancer

@article{Shim2011PrognosticFA,
  title={Prognostic factor analysis of third-line chemotherapy in patients with advanced gastric cancer},
  author={Hyun-Jeong Shim and Ju Young Yun and Jun Eul Hwang and Woo Kyun Bae and Sang Hee Cho and Ik Joo Chung},
  journal={Gastric Cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={249-256}
}
Almost all patients with advanced gastric cancer will eventually develop progressive disease after first-line chemotherapy. However, the role of subsequent salvage chemotherapy remains controversial. The purpose of this study was to evaluate prognostic factors for the survival of patients with advanced gastric cancer who received third-line chemotherapy. We reviewed 502 patients with advanced gastric cancer who received palliative chemotherapy at the Onocology Department of Hwasun Chonnam… CONTINUE READING