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Clinical effectiveness of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced gastric cancer: an updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Authors
  • Xiong, B1
  • Ma, L2
  • Cheng, Y3
  • Zhang, C4
  • 1 Department of General Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, No. 1, Youyi Road, Yuanjiagang, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400016, PR China. Electronic address: [email protected] , (China)
  • 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Chongqing Huaxi Hospital, Banan District, Chongqing 400054, PR China. , (China)
  • 3 Department of General Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, No. 1, Youyi Road, Yuanjiagang, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400016, PR China. Electronic address: [email protected] , (China)
  • 4 Department of General Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, No. 1, Youyi Road, Yuanjiagang, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400016, PR China. Electronic address: [email protected] , (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2014
Volume
40
Issue
10
Pages
1321–1330
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejso.2014.01.006
PMID: 25239442
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

NAC is effective and safe. However, further prospective multi-national and multi-center RCTs are still needed in order to investigate the long-term oncological and functional outcomes to define the clinical benefits of NAC and the most effective strategies for AGC.

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