TITLE

Screening for early gastric cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Mccoll, K. E. L.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Jun2005, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p740
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the gastric cancer. It states that gastric cancer remains one of the most common malignancies in the world. The great majority of cases are fatal because the tumors usually reached an incurable stage by the time of diagnosis. The early potentially curable stage of the disease is usually asymptomatic and consequently patients mainly present when they have developed symptoms of advanced or complicated disease. There is considerable interest in a means of detecting this common cancer at an early and curable stage.
ACCESSION #
17176761

 

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