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Gastric Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Gastric Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about gastric cancer, see the following:

  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Home Page
  • What You Need To Know About™ Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Prevention
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Screening
  • Unusual Cancers of Childhood
  • Lasers in Cancer Treatment
  • Drugs Approved for Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Smoking Home Page (Includes help with quitting)
  • Helicobacter pylori and Cancer

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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Metastases at diagnosis are detected in approximately 25% of patients.[1] The prognosis of patients with metastatic disease is poor. Current therapies for patients who present with metastatic disease achieve 6-year event-free survival (EFS) of approximately 28% and overall survival (OS) of approximately 30%.[2,3] For patients with lung/pleural metastases only, 6-year EFS is approximately 40% when utilizing bilateral lung irradiation.[2,4] In contrast, patients with bone/bone marrow metastases have...

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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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