Response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy best predicts survival after curative resection of gastric cancer.

@article{Lowy1999ResponseTN,
  title={Response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy best predicts survival after curative resection of gastric cancer.},
  author={Andrew M. Lowy and Paul F. Mansfield and Steven D. Leach and Richard Pazdur and Pamela Dumas and Jaffer A. Ajani},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={229 3},
  pages={303-8}
}
OBJECTIVE In Western populations, long-term survival rates after curative resection of gastric cancer remain extremely poor. The lack of effective adjuvant therapy has prompted the evaluation of neoadjuvant approaches. Since 1988, we have conducted three separate phase II trials using neoadjuvant chemotherapy to treat patients with potentially resectable… CONTINUE READING