Chemotherapy in Gastric Cancer

Anticancer Res. Mar-Apr 2008;28(2B):1213-9.


Although treatment of gastric cancer has improved substantially during the last decade there is still controversy about the best way and sequence of treatment. An early interdisciplinary treatment plan is mandatory before therapy is started. In this multidisciplinary expert statement we review current literature and give treatment recommendations for neoadjuvant, adjuvant, and palliative treatment of gastric cancer.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use*
  • Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
  • Humans
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Palliative Care
  • Stomach Neoplasms / drug therapy*
  • Stomach Neoplasms / pathology
  • Stomach Neoplasms / surgery