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Clinicopathological aspects and prognostic value with respect to age: an analysis of 3,362 consecutive gastric cancer patients

Authors
 JUN CHUL PARK  ;  YONG CHAN LEE  ;  JIE-HYUN KIM  ;  YU JIN KIM  ;  SANG KIL LEE  ;  WOO JIN HYUNG  ;  SUNG HOON NOH  ;  CHOONG BAI KIM 
Citation
 Journal of Surgical Oncology, Vol.99(7) : 395-401, 2009 
Journal Title
 Journal of Surgical Oncology 
ISSN
 0022-4790 
Issue Date
2009
Abstract
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Several studies have reported controversial results about clinicopathological features and prognoses in gastric cancer patients with respect to age, partly due to variable definitions of young age and inhomogeneity of the patient population. The aim of study was to analyze clinicopathological features and prognostic value of all stages of gastric cancer in a large consecutive series. METHODS: Between 2000 and 2005, 3,362 patients with all stages of gastric cancer were enrolled in database. Patients were divided into three groups: group 1 (< or =45), group 2 (46-70), and group 3 (> or =71). RESULTS: Upper location and linitis plastica were more frequent in group 1. Young patients had a higher proportion of poorly differentiated and signet ring cell type with elevated CA19-9 level. Depressed type was more frequent in early gastric cancer (EGC) while Bormann type IV and Lauren diffuse type were more common in AGC in group 1. In curatively resected patients, a 5-year survival rate was significantly higher in group 1 than older groups. Stage, vein invasion, curative resection, and CA19-9 level were significant prognostic factors in all gastric cancer. CONCLUSIONS: Clinicopathological features associated with young gastric cancer include upper location, linitis plastica, histopathologically diffuse type, and unresectability.
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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jso.21281/abstract
DOI
10.1002/jso.21281
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Internal Medicine (내과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Surgery (외과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
김유진(Kim, Yoo Jin)
김지현(Kim, Jie-Hyun) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9198-3326
김충배(Kim, Choong Bai)
노성훈(Noh, Sung Hoon) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4386-6886
박준철(Park, Jun Chul) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8018-0010
이상길(Lee, Sang Kil) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0721-0364
이용찬(Lee, Yong Chan)
형우진(Hyung, Woo Jin) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8593-9214
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https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/104254
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