Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi 2021 May;24(5):458-462
Center of Gastrointestinal Tumors, Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education), Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, Beijing 100142, China.
Gastric cancer with positive peritoneal cytology is a hotspot in the study of gastric cancer, and its prognosis is poor. Intraperitoneal free cancer cells may be associated with cancer cells migration, invasion and metastasis. Tumor T stage, peritoneal metastasis, lymph node metastasis, low histological differentiation, linitis plastica, adenocarcinoma of esophagogastric junction, and operation are the clinicopathological risk factors of gastric cancer with positive peritoneal cytology. Read More