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Peritoneal cancer index (PCI) based patient selecting strategy for complete cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in gastric cancer with peritoneal metastasis

A study found that “cytoreductive” surgery combined with intraperitoneal chemotherapy improved survival for some gastric cancer patients but that the strategy should only be used in a small subset of patients.

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