The survival benefit of resection in patients with advanced stomach cancer: The norwegian multicenter experience

@article{Haugstvedt1989TheSB,
  title={The survival benefit of resection in patients with advanced stomach cancer: The norwegian multicenter experience},
  author={Trond Kjetil Haugstvedt and Asgaut Viste and Geir Egil Eide Cand. Real. and Odd S{\"o}reide},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={13},
  pages={617-621}
}
Five hundred three of 1,165 patients with stomach cancer included in a national multicenter study received noncurative treatment. This study elucidates whether a palliative resection offered any survival advantage compared to nonresectional treatment. One hundred eighty-two (36%) of 503 patients had gastric resection (including total gastrectomy in 64… CONTINUE READING