The 7th lung cancer TNM classification and staging system: Review of the changes and implications.

@article{Mirsadraee2012The7L,
  title={The 7th lung cancer TNM classification and staging system: Review of the changes and implications.},
  author={Saeed Mirsadraee and Dilip Oswal and Yalda Alizadeh and Andrea Caulo and Edwin J R van Beek},
  journal={World journal of radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={128-34}
}
Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in males, accounting for more than 1.4 million deaths in 2008. It is a growing concern in China, Asia and Africa as well. Accurate staging of the disease is an important part of the management as it provides estimation of patient's prognosis and identifies treatment sterategies. It also helps to build a database for future staging projects. A major revision of lung cancer staging has been announced with effect from January 2010. The new… CONTINUE READING

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