Survival predictors in patients with node-negative gastric carcinoma.

  title={Survival predictors in patients with node-negative gastric carcinoma.},
  author={C T Lee and Chew-wun Wu and Su-shun Lo and J Chen and Anna F-Y Li and Mao-Chin Hsieh and K Shen and Wing-yiu Lui},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={22 7},
BACKGROUND Presence or absence of nodal metastasis influences outcome of gastric cancer patients. This study gives insight into survival predictors and clinicopathological features of node-negative gastric adenocarcinoma. METHODS Between 1988 and 1999, 689 gastric cancer patients without other cancer or gastrectomy for benign disease who underwent curative resection were enrolled in this study. Clinicopathological data in patients with node metastasis were compared with those without… CONTINUE READING

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