Effect of laparoscopic vs. open distal gastrectomy on 3-year disease free survival in patients with locally advanced gastric cancer: commentary on the class-01 randomized clinical trial

Joyce Wong


Gastric cancer is a malignancy which displays a unique geographic distribution, with a high incidence in Eastern countries such as South Korea, Japan and China. Western countries, such as the United States and countries of Europe, do not have a high incidence.