Ongoing problems concerning 7th TNM Staging System and Proposals for 8th TNM Staging System of Gastric Cancer

@inproceedings{lhan2016OngoingPC,
  title={Ongoing problems concerning 7th TNM Staging System and Proposals for 8th TNM Staging System of Gastric Cancer},
  author={Enver İlhan and Orhan Ureyen and Ulvi Mehmet Meral},
  booktitle={Przeglad gastroenterologiczny},
  year={2016}
}
Because of different prognosis of gastric cancer patients with the same T and N stages, the impossibility of N3 staging in patients with fewer than 15 removed lymph nodes, and the presence of stage migration phenomenon, the 6th edition TNM Staging System for gastric cancer was updated to the 7th edition TNM staging system in 2009. Despite some opposing… CONTINUE READING