25th 9:45-12:00  Room 5

International Session (Workshop) 2

Global current status on gastric cancer treatment <Video>
Chairperson T. Sano Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital
  I. Oda Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital
There is a global consensus that tumor resection (surgical or endoscopic) is essential for cure of gastric cancer. The methods and extension of resection, however, are controversial and diverse among regions or countries. In this video international session, experts of open surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and endoscopic resection from various countries will show their key techniques. Treatment selection criteria and technical differences are discussed in detail.