Staging of pancreatic cancer based on the number of positive lymph nodes.

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BACKGROUND The International Study Group on Pancreatic Surgery has stated that at least 12 lymph nodes should be evaluated for staging of pancreatic cancer. The aim of this population-based study was to evaluate whether the number of positive lymph nodes refines staging. METHODS Patients who underwent pancreatectomy for stage I-II pancreatic cancer… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/bjs.10472

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