Impact of D3 lymph node dissection on survival for patients with T3 and T4 colon cancer

@article{Kotake2014ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of D3 lymph node dissection on survival for patients with T3 and T4 colon cancer},
  author={Kenjiro Kotake and Tomoka Mizuguchi and Konosuke Moritani and Osamu Wada and Heita Ozawa and Izumi Oki and Kenichi Sugihara},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={847-852}
}
The clinical significance of D3 lymph node dissection for patients with colon cancer remains controversial. This study aims to clarify the impact of D3 lymph node dissection on survival in patients with colon cancer. This is a retrospective cohort study from a prospectively registered multi-institutional database of colorectal cancer in Japan. Propensity score matching method was applied to balance potential confounders of the treatment. A cohort of 10,098 patients who underwent radical… CONTINUE READING
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