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Abstract

Zemni I et al. reviewed clinic and pathological characteristics and outcomes of gastric signet ring cell carcinomas (J Gastric Surg 2020; 2(3):71-78) focusing on the major prognostic factors of progression-free survival and overall survival including hypoproteinemia, tumor size, stenosis, advanced stage, and recurrence. The majority of patients were males under 60 years of age. The data were compared with those of non-signet ring cell gastric carcinomas. There was no significant difference in the 5 years overall survival between the compared groups. The increasing incidence of aggressive tumors in an advanced stage with poor outcome is emphasized and additional comments are about gastric signet ring cell tumors that affected a female and an elderly male.

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gastric cancer signet ring cell carcinoma pathology prognosis

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Santos, V. M., & Modesto, L. C. (2020). Gastric signet ring cell carcinoma . Journal of Gastric Surgery, 3(1), 139-140. https://doi.org/10.36159/jgs.v2i4.70

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