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Surgical Palliation Enables Solid Food Intake in Advanced Incurable Gastric Cancer

A first of its kind study presented at the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco shows surgical palliation in patients treated for malignant gastric outlet obstruction maintains quality of life and improves solid food intake for at least 3 months after surgery. This prospective multicenter observational study is also unique in having the largest sample size of quality of life date in this setting.

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