Early gastric cancer: detection and endoscopic treatment

Guido Costamagna, Paola Cesaro

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Early Gastric Cancer (EGC) is defined as a neoplasm confined to the mucosa or submucosa regardless of regional lymph node metastasis. The rate of EGC, which varies by country, is up to 40-60% of all gastric cancer cases in Japan, whilst in Western countries, the proportion remains at 5-10%. There is a strong male predominance in EGC. The average 5-year survival rate of patients with EGC reached over 90% in Japanese and European data.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)183-191
Numero di pagine9
RivistaAnnali Italiani di Chirurgia
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2012


  • endoscopy


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