Cohort profile : gastric cancer in the population-based, Finnish National Esophago-Gastric Cancer Cohort (FINEGO) Study

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Kauppila , J H , Ohtonen , P , Rantanen , T , Tyrväinen , T , Toikkanen , V , Pääaho , M , Valtola , A , Räsänen , J , Kallio , R , Sihvo , E , Saarnio , J , Karttunen , T J , Pohjanen , V-M , Ristimäki , A , Laine , S & Kokkola , A 2020 , ' Cohort profile : gastric cancer in the population-based, Finnish National Esophago-Gastric Cancer Cohort (FINEGO) Study ' , BMJ Open , vol. 10 , no. 10 , 039574 . https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-039574

Title: Cohort profile : gastric cancer in the population-based, Finnish National Esophago-Gastric Cancer Cohort (FINEGO) Study
Author: Kauppila, Joonas H.; Ohtonen, Pasi; Rantanen, Tuomo; Tyrväinen, Tuula; Toikkanen, Vesa; Pääaho, Minna; Valtola, Antti; Räsänen, Jari; Kallio, Raija; Sihvo, Eero; Saarnio, Juha; Karttunen, Tuomo J.; Pohjanen, Vesa-Matti; Ristimäki, Ari; Laine, Simo; Kokkola, Arto
Contributor: University of Helsinki, HUS Heart and Lung Center
University of Helsinki, Department of Pathology
University of Helsinki, HUS Abdominal Center
Date: 2020-10-16
Language: eng
Number of pages: 7
Belongs to series: BMJ Open
ISSN: 2044-6055
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/322140
Abstract: Purpose The Finnish National Esophago-Gastric Cancer Cohort (FINEGO) was established with the aim of identifying factors that could contribute to improved outcomes in oesophago-gastric cancer. The aim of this study is to describe the patients with gastric cancer included in FINEGO. Participants A total of 10 457 patients with gastric cancer or tumour diagnosis in the Finnish Cancer Registry or the Finnish Patient Registry during 1987-2016 were included in the cohort, with follow-up from Causes of Death Registry until 31 December 2016. All of the participants were at least 18 years of age, and had undergone either resectional or endoscopic mucosal surgery with curative or palliative intent. Findings to date Of the 10 457 patients, 90.1% were identified to have cancer in both cancer and patient registries. In all, the median age was 70 at the time of surgery, 54.5% of the patients were men and 64.4% had no comorbidities. Education data were available for 31.1% of the patients, of whom the majority had had
Subject: surgery
gastrointestinal tumours
gastroenterology
adult oncology
PERIOPERATIVE CHEMOTHERAPY
ADENOCARCINOMA
GASTRECTOMY
ESOPHAGEAL
SURVIVAL
SURGERY
3126 Surgery, anesthesiology, intensive care, radiology
3121 General medicine, internal medicine and other clinical medicine
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