Gastric Cancer

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Randomized Controlled trials

  1. Surgical treatment of gastric cancer: 15-year follow-up results of the randomised nationwide Dutch D1D2 trial. Songun, Putter, et al. Lancet Oncology 2010 
  2. Randomized clinical trial comparing survival after D1 or D2 gastrectomy for gastric cancer. Degiuli M, Sasako M, et al., BJS 2014 
  3. Patient survival after D1 and D3 resections for gastric cancer: long term results of the MRC randomized surgical trial. Cuschieri, Weeden, et al. Br J Cancer 1999 
  4. Nodal dissection for patients with gastric cancer: a randomised controlled trial. Wu, Hsiung, et al. Lancet Oncol 2006
  5. Improved quality of life outcomes after laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer: results of a prospective randomized clinical trial. Kim, Baik, et al. Ann Surg 2008 
  6. Subtotal vs total gastrectomy for gastric cancer: 5-year survival rates in a multicenter randomized Italian trial. Bozzetti, Marubini, et al. Ann Surg 1999
  7. Laparoscopic versus open subtotal gastrectomy for distal gastric cancer: five-year results of a randomized prospective trial. Huscher, Mingoli, et al. Ann Surg 2005

Seminal Papers

  1. Comprehensive molecular characterization of gastric adenocarcinoma. Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network. Nature 2014 
  2. Updated analysis of SWOG-directed intergroup study 0116: phase III trial of adjuvant radiochemotherapy vs observation after curative gastric cancer resection. Smalley, Benedetti, et al. J Clin Oncol 2012 
  3. Perioperative chemotherapy vs surgery along for resectable gastroesophageal cancer. Cunningham, Allum, et al. N Engl J Med 2006
  4. Trastuzumab in combination with chemotherapy vs chemotherapy along for treatment of HER2-positive advanced gastric or gastro-oesophageal junction cancer (ToGA). Bang, Van Cutsem, et al. Lancet 2010
  5. The value of peritoneal cytology as a preoperative predictor in patients with gastric carcinoma undergoing curative resection. Bentrem, Wilton, et al. Ann Surg Onc 2005
  6. Relevant prognostic factors in gastric cancer. Siewert, Bottcher, et al.. Ann Surg 1998

Events and Important Dates 

2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium  January 28, 2018