What are the NCCN treatment guidelines for early-stage (Tis, or T1a) gastric cancer?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Elwyn C Cabebe, MD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines for treatment of early-stage (Tis, or T1a) gastric cancer are as follows [4] :

  • Endoscopic mucosal resection or surgery are the standard treatment options
  • Complete surgical resection offers the potential for long-term survival
  • Posttreatment endoscopic surveillance is indicated 

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