Survival Outcome Associated with the Screening Interval for Gastric Cancer in Korea

@article{Lee2011SurvivalOA,
  title={Survival Outcome Associated with the Screening Interval for Gastric Cancer in Korea},
  author={Hyuk Jae Lee and Byung-Hoon Min and Jun Haeng Lee and Hee Jung Son and Jae Jung Kim and Jong Chul Rhee and Seonwoo Kim and Poong-Lyul Rhee},
  journal={Digestion},
  year={2011},
  volume={84},
  pages={142 - 148}
}
Background/Aims: Early gastric cancer (EGC) can be treated by endoscopic resection, which results in an excellent prognosis. Optimal screening intervals considering risk factors for gastric cancer have not been established. The aim of this study was to determine the maximum gastric cancer screening interval in terms of long-term survival. Methods: Curative resection was performed in 561 patients with gastric cancer who had completed a questionnaire on their previous history of screening tests… CONTINUE READING

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