How many lymph nodes should be assessed in patients with gastric cancer? A systematic review


Nodal status is one of the most important prognostic factors in gastric adenocarcinoma (GC). As such, it is important to assess an appropriate number of lymph nodes (LNs) in order to accurately stage patients. However, the number of LNs assessed in each GC case varies, and in many cases the number examined per gastric specimen is less than current… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10120-012-0169-y


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