Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) in Advanced Gastric Cancer
Gastric Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Neoplastic Cells, Circulating - Stomach Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
CTCs before and after gastrectomy
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Time Perspective: Prospective
Name: detection of CTCs
Type: Other
Overall Status
To assess the predictive value of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) for recurrence of advanced gastric cancer after radical resection.

To identify the relationship between the detection of circulation tumor cells and recurrence patterns of gastric cancer after radical resection.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 75 Years
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Having signed informed consent

- Age≥ 18 years old

- Histologically confirmed gastric adenocarcinoma

- Preoperative clinical examination and imaging indicating operable disease

- complete resection (R0 resection)

- D2 or D2+ resection

Exclusion Criteria:

- Other tumor type than adenocarcinoma

- Patients who have been given preoperative chemotherapy/chemoradiation.

- Staging investigations or intraoperative exploration indicating inoperable disease

- R1 or R2 resection

- D0 or D1 resection

- Patients unreliable for follow up

- Past history of malignancy
Peking cancer hospital
Beijing, Beijing, China
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Ming Lu, MD - (86)10-88196561 -
Start Date
June 2013
Completion Date
June 2016
Peking University
Peking University
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