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Gastric Cancer pp 112-132 | Cite as

Histogenesis of Gastric Carcinoma and Its Clinicopathological Significance

  • Kyoichi Nakamura

Abstract

Microcarcinoma of the stomach and the mucosae neighboring it presents an incipient aspect of cancer development. Here, a carcinoma measuring less than 5 mm in diameter is defined as a microcarcinoma, and the neighboring mucosa of the microcarcinoma is defined as the interior area with a radius of 5 mm from center of the microcarcinoma [1–3]. It may be assumed that the histological aspects of microcarcinoma and the adjacent mucosae are simillar to the earliest stage of cancer development.

Keywords

Gastric Carcinoma Intestinal Metaplasia Medullary Carcinoma Intestinal Type Undifferentiated Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyoichi Nakamura
    • 1
  1. 1.First Department of Pathology, School of MedicineTokyo Medical and Dental UniversityBunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113Japan

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