Clinicopathological differences in signet ring cell adenocarcinoma between early and advanced gastric cancer.


Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shipai Rd., Beitou District, Taipei City, 11217, Taiwan. [Email]


Signet ring cell adenocarcinoma is a histological classification based on the WHO classification. The presence of this specific histological type is associated with a worse pathological appearance. The prognosis of signet ring cell adenocarcinoma in gastric cancer patients after curative surgery is still under debate.


Gastrectomy,Gastric cancer,Signet ring cell adenocarcinoma,