Gastric cancer treatment guidelines in Japan
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- Nakajima, T. Gastric Cancer (2002) 5: 1. doi:10.1007/s101200200000
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Recent developments in treatment modalities for gastric cancer have allowed the selection of a variety of treatments, and this has resulted in some confusion in daily practice. The Japan Gastric Cancer Association issued the first edition of Gastric cancer treatment guidlelines in March, 2001 to provide a common basis of understanding of the extent of disease and selection of proper treatment among doctors, patients, and their families.