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Table 2 Treatment characteristics for patients undergoing preoperative chemoradiotherapy for gastric adenocarcinoma (n = 48)

From: Preoperative chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced gastric cancer

Characteristic No. %
Concurrent chemotherapy
5-FU or Capecitabine 19 40
5-FU/Carboplatin/Paclitaxel 11 23
5-FU/Cisplatin 6 13
5-FU/Mitomycin C 3 6
5-FU/Methotrexate 1 2
Cisplatin/Paclitaxel 6 13
Carboplatin/Paclitaxel 2 4
Surgical procedure
Total gastrectomy 13 27
Partial gastrectomy 9 19
Esophagogastrectomy
  Transhiatal 5 10
  Ivor-Lewis 4 8
  Sweet 3 6
  McKeown 1 2
  Not specified 1 2
No surgical resection 12 25