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Commentary: Gastrectomy or Esophagectomy for Gastroesophageal Junction Tumors: Are we Comparing Apples to Apples?

      Patients with early stage gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma who underwent gastrectomy had worse outcomes than those who underwent esophagectomy, though it's not clear that these patient populations were comparable given the variations in treatment setting and lack of Siewert classification.
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