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PURPOSE This study evaluated the prognostic impact of the lymph node ratio (LNR; i.e., the ratio of positive to dissected lymph nodes) on recurrence and survival in breast cancer patients with positive axillary lymph nodes (LNs). METHODS The study cohort was comprised of 330 breast cancer patients with positive axillary nodes who received postoperative(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS TO EVALUATE THE PROGNOSTIC IMPACT OF THE LYMPH NODE RATIO (LNR: the ratio of positive lymph nodes to the total number of lymph nodes examined) on disease recurrence and survival among rectal cancer patients who received curative surgery and postoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT). METHODS Between 1995 and 2008, 124 patients with pathologic(More)
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