Nomogram for predicting pathological complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with advanced gastric cancer
Yong-He Chen, Xi-Jie Chen, Hua-She Wang, Jun Xiang, Jun-Sheng Peng, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510655, Guangdong Province, China
Yong-He Chen, Xi-Jie Chen, Hua-She Wang, Jun Xiang, Jun-Sheng Peng, Guangdong Institute of Gastroenterology, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Diseases, Guangzhou 510655, Guangdong Province, China
Jian Xiao, Department of Medical Oncology, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510655, Guangdong Province, China
Dan Liu, Department of Laboratory Science, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510655, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Peng JS and Chen YH designed the study; Chen YH, Xiao J and Chen XJ contributed equally in acquiring, analyzing and interpreting the data and drafted the initial manuscript; Wang HS, Liu D and Xiang J revised the article critically for important intellectual content; Chen YH, Xiao J and Chen XJ contributed equally to this work.
Supported by the Guangzhou Science and Technology Project, No. 201803010040; Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province, No. 2016A030310187; and Nation Key Clinical Discipline.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by The Sixth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou).
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, were provided with informed consent prior to study by the follow-up office.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest to report.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Jun-Sheng Peng, MD, Doctor, Professor, Chief, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, 26 Yuancun Erheng Road, Guangzhou 510655, Guangdong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 21, 2020
Peer-review started: January 21, 2020
First decision: March 6, 2020
Revised: April 23, 2020
Accepted: April 28, 2020
Article in press: April 28, 2020
Published online: May 21, 2020