Prognostic significance of the recurrence pattern and risk factors for recurrence in patients with proximal gastric cancer who underwent curative gastrectomy

Proximal gastric cancer has a high propensity of early recurrence after curative resection due to high incidence of lymph node involvement. In the present study, we aimed to investigate the pattern and time of recurrence and to evaluate the risk factors for recurrence of patients with proximal gastric cancer. Between 2005 and 2013, 99 patients with… CONTINUE READING