Gastric Cancer (Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging)

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Author: Richard M. Gore
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Medicine > Oncology
Pages: 230
Language: english
Year: 2009
ISBN 10: 0521513839
ISBN 13: 9780521513838
Series: Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

Gastric adenocarcinoma is the second most common cancer worldwide. It is usually diagnosed at a late stage and prognosis is poor; even with modern diagnostic and treatment methods the 5-year survival is only 10%. Improvements in overall patient survival can...