News in Gastric Cancer

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Removal of nodes does not aid survival in gastric cancer

Researchers at Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands, have clarified the role of lymph node dissection in gastric cancer by comparing two groups of patients. They received either limited lymph node dissection (the D1 procedure) or more extensive lymph node dissection (D2). There was no difference in long term survival between the two groups …