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Preoperative Cachexia Predicts Poor Outcomes in Young Rather Than Elderly Gastric Cancer Patients: A Prospective Study

Background: Cachexia affects nearly 50–80% of cancer patients, and most studies have only focused on elderly patients. We investigated preoperative cachexia in gastric cancer (GC) patients by age group and comprehensively analyzed the impact of preoperative cachexia on the prognosis of GC patients in all age groups.Methods: In total, 575 patients were prospectively analyzed. The effect of…

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