Prognostic Impact of the Metastatic Lymph Node Ratio on Survival in Rectal Cancer

@inproceedings{Attaallah2013PrognosticIO,
  title={Prognostic Impact of the Metastatic Lymph Node Ratio on Survival in Rectal Cancer},
  author={Wafi Attaallah and Omer Gunal and Manuk Norayk Manukyan and Gulden Ozden and Cumhur S Yeğen},
  booktitle={Annals of coloproctology},
  year={2013}
}
PURPOSE Lymph-node metastasis is the most important predictor of survival in stage III rectal cancer. The number of metastatic lymph nodes may vary depending on the level of specimen dissection and the total number of lymph nodes harvested. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the lymph node ratio (LNR) is a prognostic parameter for patients with… CONTINUE READING