Martin AN, Silverstein A, Ssebuufu R, Lule J, Mugenzi P, Fehr A, Mpunga T, Shulman LN, Park PH, Costas-Chavarri A. Impact of delayed care on surgical management of patients with gastric cancer in a low-resource setting. Journal of surgical oncology. 2018 Dec;118(118). 1237-1242. PMID: 30380140 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC6250579 NIHMSID: NIHMS993684.
Gastric cancer is the fifth most common cancer in Eastern Africa. Diagnostic delays in low-resource countries result in advanced disease presentation. We describe perioperative management of gastric cancer in Rwanda.