Impact of Tumor Grade on Prognosis in Pancreatic Cancer: Should We Include Grade in AJCC Staging?

@inproceedings{Wasif2010ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of Tumor Grade on Prognosis in Pancreatic Cancer: Should We Include Grade in AJCC Staging?},
  author={Nabil Wasif and Clifford Y. Ko and James J. Farrell and Zev A. Wainberg and Oscar Joe Hines and Howard A. Reber and James S Tomlinson},
  booktitle={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2010}
}
AJCC staging of pancreatic cancer (PAC) is used to determine prognosis, yet survival within each stage shows wide variation and remains unpredictable. We hypothesized that tumor grade might be responsible for some of this variation and that the addition of grade to current AJCC staging would provide improved prognostication. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database (1991–2005) was used to identify 8082 patients with resected PAC. The impact of grade on overall and stage… CONTINUE READING
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