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Less may be more: shifting paradigm toward minimally invasive gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer

Authors: Jashodeep Datta, Vivian E. Strong

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Gastric cancer is the fifth most common malignancy and the third leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide (1). Despite evidence demonstrating improved outcomes with multimodality therapy (i.e., perioperative chemotherapy or adjuvant chemotherapy with/without radiotherapy), complete margin-negative surgical resection remains the mainstay of treatment (2).

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