Current best practices and rationalistic perspectives in causation-based prevention, early detection and multidisciplinary treatment of breast and gastric cancer

Gastric & Breast Cancer e-journal
DOI: 10.2122/gbc.2012.0218


Safety and quality of life improvement expand laparoscopic resection for gastric cancer.

Prof. Andreas Sendler, MD, PhD.

Affiliation: Direktor der Chirurgischen Universitatsklinik, Marienhospital Herne Klinikum der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Holkeskampring 40, 44625, Herne, Germany.

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Since there is no abstract available we provide the first paragraph.
Although laparoscopic resection for colon cancer has become the treatment of choice in the treatment of colon cancer in specialized institutions, such an evidence is still lacking for laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer. With exception Korea and Japan , sporadic are the reports of laparoscopic D2 gastrectomy for advanced resectable gastric cancer in other countries. In this comment the results of such laparoscopic D2 surgery are discussed.

(Citation: Gastric & Breast Cancer 2012; 11(2): 88-90)

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