Gastric Cancer Metastasized to the Central Nervous System (CNS)
Gastric Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Stomach Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Central nervous system, pathological markers
Study Type
Observational [Patient Registry]
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only
Overall Status
Descriptive registry to investigate frequency of HER-2 positive gastric cancer involving CNS.

Exploration of additional prognostic factors for brain involvement from gastric cancer.
Detailed Description
HER2 Status E-Cadherin Status
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion criteria:

- in order to be eligible for the study, the diagnosis of gastric cancer and/or lower esophageal cancer must be confirmed histologically. CNS involvement must be confirmed either via independent neuroradiological and/or positive CSF cytology.

Exclusion criteria:

- Patients whose diagnosis is not confirmed upon pathological review or where the CNS involvement cannot be confirmed after neuroradiological review will be excluded from this study.
Dept Oncology, University Hospital Zürich
Zurich, Switzerland
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Silvia Hofer, MD - 004141204 1111 -
Start Date
August 2011
Completion Date
December 2016
University of Zurich
University of Zurich
Record processing date processed this data on July 28, 2015 page