Early gastric cancer in the province of Forli: Follow-up of 337 patients in a high risk region for gastric cancer

L. Saragoni, M. Gaudio, A. Vio, S. Folli, O. Nanni, A. Saragoni

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Abstract

Long-term clinical outcome was analysed in a series of 337 patients with early gastric cancer (EGC) at a median follow-up of 8 years. Tumours were classified according to the macroscopic and microscopic criteria proposed by the Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy (JSGE) and Lauren, respectively. Type of penetration (PEN) was classified according to Kodama. Overall survival rate was 92% at 5 years and 88% at 8 years and was significantly related to depth, type of penetration, lymph node status and tumour size. A significantly lower 5-year survival (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)945-948
Number of pages4
JournalOncology Reports
Volume5
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Early gastric cancer
  • Kodama's classification
  • Lymph node involvement
  • Neoplasm
  • Prognosis
  • Stomach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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