Peripheral Blood Leukocyte DNA Aberrant Methylation in Gastric Cancer Patients

Albertas Daukša, Antanas Gulbinas, Aurelija Kazlauskaitė, Johannes Oldenburg, Osman El-Maarri Abstract Gastric cancers are usually diagnosed at an advanced stage in the progression of the disease, thus reducing the survival chances of the patients. Non-invasive early detection would greatly enhance therapy and survival rates. For this aim, we investigated tumor suppressor genes CDKN2A/p16, RARBeta, TNFRSF10C,…

SURGICAL RESULTS AFTER TOTAL GASTRECTOMY FOR GASTRIC CANCER AT THE ONCOLOGY INSTITUTE OF VILNIUS UNIVERSITY

Narimantas Evaldas Samalavičius Abstract Summary The aim of the study was to evaluate results after total gastrectomy for gastric cancer, performed 2008.01.01-2009.06.30 at the Oncology Institte of Vilnius University. Methods. 107 patient histories were retrospectively analyzed, for whom total gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenomectomy for gastric cancer was performed  using Omega type of ezophagojejunostomy during the…

THE AIM OF THE ARTICLE IS TO PRESENT TWO CASES OF CANCER OF THE CARDIA OF THE STOMACH WITH PROXIMAL MEDIASTINAL SPREAD AND TO REVIEW THE TREATMENT OF THE CANCER OF THE CARDIA

Tomas Poškus Abstract Summary There has been an increase in adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction and gastric cardia recently. These types of cancer might be difficult to stage preoperatively because of their specific location and involvement of various lymph nodes. The preoperative staging of gastric cancer has to be very precise because it influences the…