1-year surveillance endoscopy recommended for patients at high risk for gastric cancer

Patients at high risk for gastric cancer should undergo 1-year surveillance endoscopy, regardless of whether they initially underwent intensive index endoscopic examination using white light and narrow-band imaging, according to a study.“Early detection of gastric cancer allows patients to receive minimally invasive treatment, potentially leading to better quality of life,” Yoshinobu Yamamoto, MD, PhD, of the department of gastrointestinal oncology at Hyogo Cancer Center in Japan, and colleagues wrote in JAMA Network Open.The case-control study analyzed data from 4,523 patientsRead More

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