Three-year interval for endoscopic screening may reduce the mortality in patients with gastric cancer.

Affiliation

Center for Gastric Cancer, National Cancer Center, 323 Ilsan-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang, Gyeonggi, 10408, Republic of Korea. [Email]

Abstract

Endoscopic screening has been adopted in South Korea for the national screening of gastric cancer (GC). This study aimed to assess the effect on overall survival of GC patients and determine the optimal endoscopic screening interval.

Keywords

Endoscopic screening program,Gastric cancer,Overall survival,Screening,