Focus on gastric cancer

Epidemiology and incidence statistics
• Animal models
• Disease mechanism and molecular targets

• Histological classification and gastric/intestinal phenotypes
• Gastric cancer predisposition
• Molecular alterations in gastric cancer
• Factors that induce molecular alterations
• Diagnosis of gastric cancers

• Diagnostic criteria for early gastric cancers and endoscopic mucosal resection
• Metastases and their diagnosis
• Treatment of gastric cancers and its recent advances

• Chemoradiotherapy and D2 surgery
• New chemotherapeutic agent
• Future challenges