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Source:The result of this hypothesis-generating study the basis for further prospective study to evaluate the role of radiation with concurrent capecitabine as adjuvant therapy in resected gastric cancer.
This study has shown that concurrent radiotherapy with capecitabine was as effective as 5-FU with radiation or chemotherapy with fluoropyrimidine alone, without radiation when given as adjuvant treatment of locally advanced gastric cancer.
Sleeve gastrectomy, in which part of the stomach is removed, it can be safe and effective when performed by both transvaginal or transorally, according to researchers at the University of California, San Diego , who pioneered the surgery in the United States.
With the effects of capecitabine chemoradiotherapy of gastric cancer patients