Surgery does not adversely affect survival in primary gastrointestinal lymphoma.

@article{Cheung2009SurgeryDN,
  title={Surgery does not adversely affect survival in primary gastrointestinal lymphoma.},
  author={Michael C. Cheung and Nadine Housri and Michael Patrick Ogilvie and Juan E. Sola and Leonidas G. Koniaris},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={59-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of surgery on gastrointestinal lymphoma. METHODS The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database was queried from 1973 to 2005. RESULTS A total of 17,222 cases of PGIL were identified. The overall incidence of PGIL was approximately 1.505 cases per 100,000. A significantly increasing incidence for PGIL was observed (APC = +4.67, P < 0.05). In the cases for which treatment data was available, resection occurred in roughly half of the patients… CONTINUE READING