Gastric cancer (GC) is the third leading cause of cancer death in both sexes worldwide, with the highest estimated mortality rates in Eastern Asia and the lowest in Northern America. However the availability of modern treatment have improved the survival the prognosis is often poor due to biological characteristics of disease. Here we summarized the most clinical and prognostic aspects in GC in the “Era” of target treatment.
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Gastric cancer: prognostic aspects, predictive factors to therapy response and real impact on treatment approach
WCRJ 2014; 1 (4): e395
Published online: 21 Dec 2014