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Table 4 Distribution of the metastasis sites among esophageal and gastric cancer patients (n = 659) at presentation

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Metastasis site Esophageal tumors (n = 194) Gastric tumors (n = 465) Total (n / %)
Lymph nodes 148 / 22.5 % 219 / 33.2 % 367 / 56.1 %
Liver 49 / 7.4 % 153 / 23.2 % 202 / 30.7 %
Peritonitis carsinamotosa 13 / 2.0 % 138 / 20.9 % 151 / 22.9 %
Lung 31 / 4.7 % 47 / 7.1 % 78 / 11.8 %
Neck 29 / 4.4 % 3 / 0.5 % 32 / 4.8 %
Other 7 / 1.1 % 29 / 4.4 % 36 / 5.4 %