Substaging of Lymph Node Status in Resected Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Has Strong Prognostic Correlations: Proposal for a Revised N Classification for TNM Staging


Basturk O., Saka B., Balci S., Postlewait L. M. , Knight J., Goodman M., ...More

ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, vol.22, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1245/s10434-015-4861-0
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Abstract

Background. The current tumor-node-metastasis staging system for the pancreas does not incorporate the number of lymph nodes (LNs) with metastasis.