Simultaneous multiple early cancers of esophagus and stomach treated by endoscopic mucosal resection

N. Ando, Y. Niwa, N. Ohmiya, B. Ito, Y. Sasaki, H. Goto

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Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) has been accepted as a completely curative treatment of gastrointestinal mucosal cancers. With advances in diagnostic techniques, the tendency to detect simultaneous multiple primary cancers is increasing. Patients with another cancer coexisting with esophageal cancer have had a poor prognosis, but if both cancers are detected in the early stage, complete treatment consisting only of endoscopic surgery, with a good prognosis, is expected. We describe two cases of simultaneous multiple early cancers of the stomach and esophagus, treated by EMR.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)667-669
Number of pages3
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 20-08-2002
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gastroenterology

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