The novel histologic International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society classification system of lung adenocarcinoma is a stage-independent predictor of survival.

@article{Warth2012TheNH,
  title={The novel histologic International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society classification system of lung adenocarcinoma is a stage-independent predictor of survival.},
  author={Arne Warth and Thomas Muley and Michael Meister and Albrecht Stenzinger and Michael Thomas and Peter Schirmacher and Philipp Albert Schnabel and Jan Budczies and Hans Hoffmann and Wilko Weichert},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 13},
  pages={1438-46}
}
PURPOSE Our aim was to analyze and validate the prognostic impact of the novel International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)/American Thoracic Society (ATS)/European Respiratory Society (ERS) proposal for an architectural classification of invasive pulmonary adenocarcinomas (ADCs) across all tumor stages. PATIENTS AND METHODS The architectural pattern of a large cohort of 500 patients with resected ADCs (stages I to IV) was retrospectively analyzed in 5% increments and… CONTINUE READING
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