Update on gastric lymphoma.

C. R. Thomas

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Primary gastrointestinal lymphoma is an uncommon entity that can often present like classic adenocarcinoma. The most common organ site involved is the stomach. Important prognostic indicators include location of lymph node involvement, histologic subtype, lymphocyte lineage, gross size, and location of the tumor. Surgical resection is the mainstay of curative therapy. Combination chemotherapy and radiotherapy may have a role either separately or as part of a multimodality treatment program. Clinicians are encouraged to enter patients with primary gastric lymphoma into multi-institutional, cooperative group clinical trials to more clearly define the best treatment strategy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)713-718
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the National Medical Association
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1991
Externally publishedYes

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