Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma is Spread to the Peripancreatic Soft Tissue in the Majority of Resected Cases, Rendering the AJCC T-Stage Protocol (7th Edition) Inapplicable and Insignificant: A Size-Based Staging System (pT1: <= 2, pT2: > 2-<= 4, pT3: > 4 cm) is More Valid and Clinically Relevant


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Saka B., Balci S., Basturk O., BAĞCI P., Postlewait L. M. , Maithel S., et al.

ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, cilt.23, ss.2010-2018, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1245/s10434-016-5093-7
  • Dergi Adı: ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.2010-2018

Özet

Most studies have failed to identify any prognostic value of the current T-stage protocol for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) by the American Joint Committee on Cancer and the Union for International Cancer Control unless some grouping was performed.