Gastric Cancer Screening and Alarm Symptoms in Early Gastric Cancer
Early Gastric Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Stomach Neoplasms
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Overall Status
Most of the early gastric cancer are asymptomatic. Symptoms of advanced gastric cancer are weight loss, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, anorexia dysphagia, gastrointestinal bleeding. Gastric cancer found according to warning symptoms such as gastrointestinal bleeding, weight loss usually can not be cured. Therefore, early gastric cancer can not be detected and impossible to treatment if endoscopy is performed according to the warning signs. National gastric cancer screening is conducted in men and women of more than 40 years old. The purpose of screening for gastric cancer is discovering a case of possible cure, so increasing the survival rate. The purpose of this study is review of the feasibility of screening for gastric cancer.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Maximum Age: 90 Years
Minimum Age: 15 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- gastric cancer patients in St.mary`s hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

- gastric lymphoma, gastric GIST patients in St.mary`s hospital
St. mary`s hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Status: Recruiting
Start Date
April 2010
Completion Date
March 2014
The Catholic University of Korea
The Catholic University of Korea
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