Catalog » Gastric Cancer 5241

T1: Tumour invades the mucosa and submucosa T0: No evidence of tumour TIS (carcinoma in situ) T2: Tumour invades the muscularis propria or subserosa T2a: Tumour invades the muscularis propria T2b: Tumour invades the subserosa T3: Tumour invades the subserosa and penetrates the serosa (visceral peritoneum) T4: Tumour invades adjacent structures Gastric malignancies account for the second cause of cancer death worldwide. Its incidence is known to be high in such countries as Chile, Japan, Island and Finland. Also MALT (Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue) lymphoma and GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour) can affect the stomach, though in a minor proportion.