Prognostic value and differences of the sixth and seventh editions of the UICC/AJCC staging systems in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

@article{Sun2012PrognosticVA,
  title={Prognostic value and differences of the sixth and seventh editions of the UICC/AJCC staging systems in nasopharyngeal carcinoma},
  author={Rui Sun and Hui-Zhi Qiu and Hai-qiang Mai and Qing Zhang and Ming-huang Hong and Yan-Xian Li and Jing Yang and Jian Sun and Hao-yuan Mo},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={139},
  pages={307-314}
}
The aim of this study was to identify the prognostic value and differences between the 6th and 7th International Union Against Cancer/American Joint Committee on Cancer staging systems in nasopharyngeal carcinoma. The magnetic resonance imaging scans and medical records of 903 patients with histologically diagnosed non-disseminated nasopharyngeal carcinoma were reviewed retrospectively. Moreover, the extent of nasopharyngeal carcinoma was restaged according to the 6th and 7th editions of the… CONTINUE READING