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.2012.0206


Gastric cancer recurrence: Is it influenced by laparoscopic gastrectomy

Peter McCulloch, MD, PhD.

Affiliation: Peter McCulloch, Nuffield Department of Surgical Science, Oxford University, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK.


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In recent years, laparoscopic gastrectomy has been evolved particularly in Korea and Japan for improving quality of patients with resectable gastric cancer. However, there is some critique that this minimally invasive approach could be associated with intraperitoneal cancer cell dissemination and increased risk of peritoneal recurrence and worse survival.

(Citation: Gastric & Breast Cancer 2012; 11(1) 20-22)

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