Table 1.

Clinical characteristics of patients on study (N = 38)

Age at diagnosis, median (range)59 (35–77)
Sex
 Women15
 Men23
Median KPS90%
Tumor location
 GEJ and proximal9
 Mid to distal stomach29
Lauren classification
 Diffuse15
 Intestinal17
 Mixed6
AJCC (5th edition 1998) stage at surgery
 0a1
 I–II17
 IIIA/IIIB14
 IV (occult peritoneal disease)7

Abbreviations: KPS, Karnofsky performance status; AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer.

aOne cases with no residual tumor at surgery.