Published in Cancer Weekly, May 5th, 2009
"From January 1995 to January 2007, a total of 1,596 patients who underwent surgery for gastric cancer were investigated. According to the AJCC cancer stage manual, tumor stages of 693 (43.4%) cases were T1 or T2 and 903 (56.6%) cases were T3 or T4. A total of 1,104 (69.2%) patients received grade D1 lymphadenectomy or grade D2, and 492 (30.8%) patients received grade D3 or D4. Ligation was used during the lymphadenectomy in 829 (51.9%)...
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