A comparison of different staging systems predictability of patient outcome. Thyroid carcinoma as an example.

@article{Brierley1997ACO,
  title={A comparison of different staging systems predictability of patient outcome. Thyroid carcinoma as an example.},
  author={James Brierley and Tony Panzarella and Richard Tsang and Mary Krystyna Gospodarowicz and Brian O'Sullivan},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={79 12},
  pages={2414-23}
}
BACKGROUND There is no consensus regarding the comparison of staging classifications. Recently, numerous staging classifications for thyroid carcinoma have been described. This study was performed to evaluate the relative discriminating ability of these different staging systems. METHODS A literature review was conducted to identify the available staging classifications used for thyroid carcinoma. To compare the various staging classifications, cause specific survival data from a… CONTINUE READING
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