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Cancer Management and Research

The Impact of Ramucirumab Treatment on Survival and Quality of Life in Patients with Gastric Cancer

[Cancer Management and Research] FDA approval of ramucirumab has improved overall survival for patients with advanced gastric carcinoma; however, most patients do not achieve a cure, heightening awareness of health-related quality of life. This report focused on HRQoL and the impact of ramucirumab on HRQoL, as well as summarized studies evaluating the benefits of systemic therapies on HRQoL in patients with advanced gastric cancer.

Cancer Management and Research

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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