Primary Tumor Location Is a Useful Predictor for Lymph Node Metastasis and Prognosis in Lung Adenocarcinoma.


INTRODUCTION We examined the value of tumor location in predicting the clinicopathologic features, survival, and metastases of pulmonary adenocarcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 417 cases of pulmonary adenocarcinoma were included in the present study. The tumors with invasion of the segmental and/or lobar bronchus were classified as central… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cllc.2016.06.002