Adjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy in Gastric Cancer: Critically Reviewing the Past and Visualizing the Next Step Forward

Giuseppe Bronte, Antonio Russo, Konstantinos Papadimitriou, Panteleimon Kountourakis, Marc Peeters, Vassilios Vassiliou, Konstantinos Papadimitriou, Demetris Papamichael, Georgios Antoniou, Christian Rolfo, Christian Diego Rolfo

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Abstract

Gastric cancer remains one of the most common malignancies worldwide. Despite the significant advances in surgical treatment and multimodality strategies, prognosis has modestly improved over the last two decades. Locoregional relapse remains one of the main issues and the combined chemoradiation treatment seems to be one of the preferred approaches. However, more than ten years after the hallmark INT-0116 trial, minimal progress has been made both in terms of effectiveness and toxicity. Moreover, new regimens added to combined therapy failed to prove favourable results. Herein, we attempt a thorough literature review comparing pros and cons of all relative studies and potential bias, targeting well-designed future approaches.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine0
RivistaGastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume2015
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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