Gastric Cancer Historic Profile in an Emerging Country: 126 Tunisian Cases.
Author(s): Chraiet N, Ben Romdhane Y, Serghini M, Yahyaoui Y, Ayadi M, Meddeb K, Mokrani A, Raies H, Filali A and Mezlini AChraiet N, Ben Romdhane Y, Serghini M, Yahyaoui Y, Ayadi M, Meddeb K, Mokrani A, Raies H, Filali A and Mezlini A
Background: Management of gastric cancer is based on multidisciplinary approach and guidelines. Emerging countries face different issues in the oncologic pathologies and need a deep acknowledge of their epidemiology and prognostic factors. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical and therapeutic features of gastric cancer in Tunisian patients treated in the gastroenterology's department in "RABTA" academic hospital of Tunis. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed the files of 144 gastric adenocarcinoma diagnosed and treated since 2001-2011. Population was divided into 2 Groups according to whether patients were treated before 2006 (Group I) or after (Group II). Results: We.. Read More»