Treatment and prognosis of early multiple gastric cancer.

  title={Treatment and prognosis of early multiple gastric cancer.},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Borie and Nicolas Plaisant and Bertrand L. Millat and Jean Marie Hay and Pierre Louis Fagniez and B de Saxce},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  volume={29 6},
AIM Early gastric cancer (EGC) may have a 5-year survival rate of over 90% following surgery. Early multifocal gastric cancer (EMGC) accounts for between 8.3 and 17% of all EGCs. A multicenter retrospective study is reported of prevalence, characteristics, prognosis and type of resection for EMGC patients. METHOD 333 patients with EGC were operated on, between January 1979 and December 1988, and followed to June 1996. RESULTS 33 EGC patients had EMGC. There was no significant difference in… CONTINUE READING