Staging of lung cancer in a tertiary care setting in Sri Lanka, using TNM 7th edition. A comparison against TNM6

@inproceedings{Dassanayake2011StagingOL,
  title={Staging of lung cancer in a tertiary care setting in Sri Lanka, using TNM 7th edition. A comparison against TNM6},
  author={Dinesh Lb Dassanayake and Thushara M Muthunayake and Kapila Hmp Senevirathna and Anoma Siribaddana},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2011}
}
BackgroundLung cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related mortality in Sri Lanka and throughout the world. The latest staging system for lung cancer is the tumor node metastasis (TNM) 7th edition in which there are major changes to the previous version. The objective of our study was to find out the implications of TNM7th edition on lung cancer staging in a resource limited setting, and to compare it with the previous TNM 6th edition.MethodsPatients with histologically proven lung cancer… CONTINUE READING
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