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ISRN Oncology
Volume 2012, Article ID 951816, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/951816
Research Article

Primary Gastric Lymphoma: Conservative Treatment Modality Is Not Inferior to Surgery for Early-Stage Disease

1Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34098 Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Radiation Oncology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34098 Istanbul, Turkey
3Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34098 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 10 July 2012; Accepted 27 July 2012

Academic Editors: N. Fujimoto, O. Hansen, and V. Lorusso

Copyright © 2012 Fatih Selçukbiricik et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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