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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337367/a-case-of-advanced-gastric-cancer-with-para-aortic-lymph-node-metastasis-from-co-occurring-prostate-cancer
#1
Miyeong Park, Sang-Ho Jeong, Young-Joon Lee, Ji-Ho Park, Sang-Kyung Choi, Soon-Chan Hong, Eun-Jung Jung, Young-Tae Ju, Chi-Young Jeong, Jeong-Hee Lee, Woo-Song Ha
An 84-year-old man was diagnosed with two synchronous adenocarcinomas, a Borrmann type IV advanced gastric adenocarcinoma in his antrum and a well-differentiated Borrmann type I carcinoma on the anterior wall of the higher body of his stomach. Pre-operatively, computed tomography of the abdomen revealed the presence of advanced gastric cancer with peri-gastric and para-aortic lymph node (LN) metastasis. He planned for palliative total gastrectomy owing to the risk of obstruction by the antral lesion. We performed a frozen biopsy of a para-aortic LN during surgery and found that the origin of the para-aortic LN metastasis was from undiagnosed prostate cancer...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337366/natural-history-of-early-gastric-cancer-a-case-report-and-literature-review
#2
Tomohiro Iwai, Masao Yoshida, Hiroyuki Ono, Naomi Kakushima, Kohei Takizawa, Masaki Tanaka, Noboru Kawata, Sayo Ito, Kenichiro Imai, Kinichi Hotta, Hirotoshi Ishiwatari, Hiroyuki Matsubayashi
Early detection and treatment decrease the mortality rate associated with gastric cancer (GC). However, the natural history of GC remains unclear. An 85-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for evaluation of a gastric tumor. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy identified a 6 mm, flat-elevated lesion at the lesser curvature of the antrum. A biopsy specimen showed a well-differentiated tubular adenocarcinoma. The depth of the lesion was estimated to be intramucosal. Although the lesion met the indications for endoscopic resection, periodic endoscopic follow-up was performed due to the patient's advanced age and comorbidities...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337365/body-composition-as-a-prognostic-factor-of-neoadjuvant-chemotherapy-toxicity-and-outcome-in-patients-with-locally-advanced-gastric-cancer
#3
Carolina Palmela, Sónia Velho, Lisa Agostinho, Francisco Branco, Marta Santos, Maria Pia Costa Santos, Maria Helena Oliveira, João Strecht, Rui Maio, Marília Cravo, Vickie E Baracos
PURPOSE: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy has been shown to improve survival in locally advanced gastric cancer, but it is associated with significant toxicity. Sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity have been studied in several types of cancers and have been reported to be associated with higher chemotherapy toxicity and morbi-mortality. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of sarcopenia/sarcopenic obesity in patients with gastric cancer, as well as its association with chemotherapy toxicity and long-term outcomes...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337364/surgical-outcomes-associated-with-operable-gastric-cancer-in-a-tertiary-care-indian-hospital
#4
Joshua Franklyn, Sam V George, Myla Yacob, Vijay Abraham, Sudhakar Chandran, Tunny Sebastian, Inian Samarasam
PURPOSE: Data on operable gastric cancer from India is sparse. The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical details, histopathological demographics, and 5-year overall survival (OS) and disease free survival (DFS) associated with operable, non-metastatic gastric cancer in a dedicated upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgical unit in India. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data for patients diagnosed with operable gastric cancer between January 2006 and December 2014 were retrospectively analyzed...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337363/epidemiologic-study-of-human-epidermal-growth-factor-receptor-2-expression-in-advanced-metastatic-gastric-cancer-an-assessment-of-human-epidermal-growth-factor-receptor-2-status-in-tumor-tissue-samples-of-gastric-and-gastro-esophageal-junction-cancer
#5
Kyung Won Seo, Taeyong Jeon, Sewon Kim, Sung Soo Kim, Kwanghee Kim, Byoung-Jo Suh, Sunhwi Hwang, SeongHee Choi, Seungwan Ryu, Jae Seok Min, Young-Joon Lee, Ye Seob Jee, Hyeondong Chae, Doo Hyun Yang, Sang Ho Lee
PURPOSE: The Trastuzumab for gastric cancer (GC) trial identified human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) as a predictor of successful treatment with trastuzumab (HER2 receptor targeting agent) among patients with advanced/metastatic GC. To date, the prevalence of HER2 overexpression in the Korean population is unknown. The present study aimed to assess the incidence of HER2 positivity among GC and gastroesophageal (GE) junction cancer samples and the relationship between HER2 overexpression and clinicopathological characteristics in Korean patients...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337362/analysis-of-g3bp1-and-vezt-expression-in-gastric-cancer-and-their-possible-correlation-with-tumor-clinicopathological-factors
#6
Mohammadreza Beheshtizadeh, Elham Moslemi
PURPOSE: This study aimed to analyze G3BP1 and VEZT expression profiles in patients with gastric cancer, and examine the possible relationship between the expressions of each gene and clinicopathological factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Expression of these genes in formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissues, collected from 40 patients with gastric cancer and 40 healthy controls, was analyzed. Differences in gene expression among patient and normal samples were identified using the GraphPad Prism 5 software...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337361/the-effect-of-endoscopic-resection-on-short-term-surgical-outcomes-in-patients-with-additional-laparoscopic-gastrectomy-after-non-curative-resection-for-gastric-cancer
#7
Eun-Gyeong Lee, Keun-Won Ryu, Bang-Wool Eom, Hong-Man Yoon, Yong-Il Kim, Soo-Jeong Cho, Jong-Yeul Lee, Chan-Gyoo Kim, Il-Ju Choi, Young-Woo Kim
PURPOSE: Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) in early gastric cancer causes an artificial gastric ulcer and local inflammation that has a negative intraprocedural impact on additional laparoscopic gastrectomy in patients with noncurative ESD. In this study, we analyzed the effect of ESD on short-term surgical outcomes and evaluated the risk factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From January 2003 to January 2013, 1,704 patients of the National Cancer Center underwent laparoscopic gastrectomy with lymph node dissection because of preoperative stage Ia or Ib gastric cancer...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337360/perioperative-epirubicin-oxaliplatin-and-capecitabine-chemotherapy-in-locally-advanced-gastric-cancer-safety-and-feasibility-in-an-interim-survival-analysis
#8
Vikas Ostwal, Arvind Sahu, Anant Ramaswamy, Bhawna Sirohi, Subhadeep Bose, Vikas Talreja, Mahesh Goel, Shraddha Patkar, Ashwin Desouza, Shailesh V Shrikhande
PURPOSE: Perioperative chemotherapy improves survival outcomes in locally advanced (LA) gastric cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed patients with LA gastric cancer who were offered perioperative chemotherapy consisting of epirubicin, oxaliplatin, and capecitabine (EOX) from May 2013 to December 2015 at Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. RESULTS: Among the 268 consecutive patients in our study, 260 patients (97.0%) completed neoadjuvant chemotherapy, 200 patients (74...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337359/effect-of-acupuncture-on-postoperative-ileus-after-distal-gastrectomy-for-gastric-cancer
#9
Se Yun Jung, Hyun Dong Chae, Ung Rae Kang, Min Ah Kwak, In Hwan Kim
PURPOSE: Acupuncture has recently been accepted as a treatment option for managing postoperative ileus (POI) and various functional gastrointestinal disorders. Therefore, we conducted a prospective randomized study to evaluate the effect of acupuncture on POI and other surgical outcomes in patients who underwent gastric surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty-six patients who underwent distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer from March to December 2015 were randomly assigned to acupuncture or non-acupuncture (NA) groups at 1:1 ratio...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337358/gastric-cancer-and-angiogenesis-is-vegf-a-useful-biomarker-to-assess-progression-and-remission
#10
REVIEW
Filipa Macedo, Kátia Ladeira, Adhemar Longatto-Filho, Sandra F Martins
Gastric cancer (GC) has high mortality owing to its aggressive nature. Tumor angiogenesis plays an essential role in the growth, invasion, and metastatic spread of GC. The aim of this work was to review the angiogenic biomarkers related to the behavior of GC, documented in the literature. A search of the PubMed database was conducted with the MeSH terms: "Stomach neoplasms/blood [MeSH] or stomach neoplasms/blood supply [MeSH] and angiogenic proteins/blood [Major]". A total of 30 articles were initially collected, and 4 were subsequently excluded...
March 2017: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053816/corrigendum-korean-gastric-cancer-association-nationwide-survey-on-gastric-cancer-in-2014
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[This corrects the article on p. 131 in vol. 16, PMID: 27752390.].
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053815/the-rare-and-challenging-presentation-of-gastric-cancer-during-pregnancy-a-report-of-three-cases
#12
Sergio Pacheco, Enrique Norero, Claudio Canales, José Miguel Martínez, María Elisa Herrera, Carolina Muñoz, Nicolás Jarufe
Pregnancy-associated gastric cancer is extremely rare. In many cases, it is diagnosed at an advanced stage because the symptoms during pregnancy are generally overlooked. We report three cases of gastric cancer during pregnancy with various outcomes. The first case included a patient with stage IV gastric cancer who received palliative chemotherapy. This patient had a preterm birth and died 7 months after diagnosis. The second case received neoadjuvant chemotherapy during pregnancy and a total gastrectomy was performed after delivery...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053814/a-concurrence-of-adenocarcinoma-with-micropapillary-features-and-composite-glandular-endocrine-cell-carcinoma-in-the-stomach
#13
Ji-Hoon Kim, Dae-Woon Eom, Cheon-Soo Park, Jae-Young Kwak, Eun-Hwa Park, Jin-Ho Kwak, Hyuk-Jae Jang, Kun-Moo Choi, Myung-Sik Han
We report a unique case of synchronous double primary gastric cancer consisting of adenocarcinoma components with micropapillary features and composite glandular-endocrine cell carcinoma components. The patient was a 53-year-old man presenting with a 6-month history of epigastric pain and diarrhea. A subtotal gastrectomy was performed. Histologically, one tumor was composed of micropapillary carcinoma components (50%) with tight clusters of micropapillary aggregates lying in the empty spaces, admixed with moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma components...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053813/could-adjuvant-chemotherapy-after-surgery-benefit-elderly-patients-with-advanced-gastric-cancer
#14
Jin Woon Jeong, In Gyu Kwon, Young-Gil Son, Seung Wan Ryu
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate tolerance to adjuvant chemotherapy, and to compare survival between treatments using only surgery and using surgery with adjuvant chemotherapy, in elderly patients with advanced gastric cancer who were ≥75 years of age. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients ≥75 years of age who were diagnosed with pathological stage II or III gastric cancer were identified retrospectively and categorized into the surgery only and surgery with adjuvant chemotherapy groups...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053812/outcome-of-gastric-cancer-surgery-in-elderly-patients
#15
Min Sung Kim, Sungsoo Kim
PURPOSE: Owing to increased life expectancy, the number of elderly patients with gastric cancer has increased. This study aimed to identify the outcomes of gastric cancer patients aged 80 years or older through comparison of their clinicopathological characteristics, surgical outcomes, and oncologic outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between January 2006 and December 2013, the records of 478 patients who underwent surgery for gastric cancer were retrospectively evaluated...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053811/anthropometric-study-of-the-stomach
#16
Eun-Gyeong Lee, Tae-Han Kim, Yeon-Ju Huh, Yun-Suhk Suh, Hye-Sung Ahn, Seong-Ho Kong, Hyuk-Joon Lee, Woo Ho Kim, Han-Kwang Yang
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to establish an anthropometric reference of the stomach for gastric cancer surgery and a modeling formula to predict stomach length. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data were retrieved for 851 patients who underwent total gastrectomy at the Seoul National University Hospital between 2008 and 2013. Clinicopathological data and measurements from a formalin-fixed specimen were reviewed. The lengths (cm) of the greater curvature (GC) and lesser curvature (LC) were measured...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053810/can-robotic-gastrectomy-surpass-laparoscopic-gastrectomy-by-acquiring-long-term-experience-a-propensity-score-analysis-of-a-7-year-experience-at-a-single-institution
#17
Sung-Soo Hong, Sang-Yong Son, Ho-Jung Shin, Long-Hai Cui, Hoon Hur, Sang-Uk Han
PURPOSE: It is hypothesized that robotic gastrectomy may surpass laparoscopic gastrectomy after the operators acquire long-term experience and skills in the manipulation of robotic arms. This study aimed to evaluate the long-term learning curve of robotic distal gastrectomy (RDG) for gastric cancer compared with laparoscopic distal gastrectomy (LDG). MATERIALS AND METHODS: From October 2008 to December 2015, patients who underwent LDG (n=809) were matched to patients who underwent RDG (n=232) at a 1:1 ratio, by using a propensity score matching method after stratification for the operative year...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053809/postoperative-quality-of-life-after-total-gastrectomy-compared-with-partial-gastrectomy-longitudinal-evaluation-by-european-organization-for-research-and-treatment-of-cancer-og25-and-sto22
#18
Jeong-Hwan Lee, Hyuk-Joon Lee, Yun Suk Choi, Tae Han Kim, Yeon-Ju Huh, Yun-Suhk Suh, Seong-Ho Kong, Han-Kwang Yang
PURPOSE: The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer quality-of-life questionnaire-OG25 was developed to evaluate the quality of life in patients with stomach and esophageal cancer. The following are included in the OG25 but not in the STO22: odynophagia, choked when swallowing, weight loss, trouble eating with others, trouble swallowing saliva, trouble talking, and trouble with coughing. In this study, we evaluated the quality of life of gastrectomized patients using both, the OG25 and the STO22...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053808/dysregulation-of-microrna-196b-5p-and-microrna-375-in-gastric-cancer
#19
Seung Woo Lee, Ki Cheol Park, Jeong Goo Kim, Sung Jin Moon, Sang Bum Kang, Dong Soo Lee, Hae Joung Sul, Jeong Seon Ji, Hyun Yong Jeong
PURPOSE: Dysregulated microRNAs (miRNAs) can contribute to cancer development by leading to abnormal proliferation of cells, apoptosis, and differentiation. Although several miRNAs that are related to gastric cancer have been identified, the reported results have been inconsistent. The aim of this study was to determine miRNA expression profiles and validate miRNAs up- and down-regulated in gastric cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We evaluated 34 primary gastric cancer tissues and paired adjacent nontumorous gastric tissues...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053807/risk-factors-and-tumor-recurrence-in-pt1n0m0-gastric-cancer-after-surgical-treatment
#20
Hee Jun Choi, Su Mi Kim, Ji Yeong An, Min-Gew Choi, Jun Ho Lee, Tae Sung Sohn, Jae Moon Bae, Sung Kim
PURPOSE: This study aimed to evaluate the rate, patterns, and risk factors associated with tumor recurrence in patients with T1N0 gastric cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The medical records of 8,753 patients with pathological T1N0M0 gastric cancer who underwent gastrectomy between 1994 and 2014 at Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine were examined. RESULTS: Among the 8,753 patients, 95 patients (1.1%) experienced tumor recurrence; this included 31 remnant, 27 hematogenous, 9 lymph nodal, 5 peritoneal, and 23 multiple-site recurrences...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
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