Validity and necessity of sub-classification of N3 in the 7th UICC TNM stage of gastric cancer.

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BACKGROUND The 7th TNM staging is the first authoritative standard for evaluation of effectiveness of treatment of gastric cancer worldwide. However, revision of pN classification within TNM needs to be discussed. In particular, the N3 sub-stage is becoming more conspicuous. METHODS Clinical data of 302 pN3M0 stage gastric cancer patients who received… (More)

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@article{Li2013ValidityAN, title={Validity and necessity of sub-classification of N3 in the 7th UICC TNM stage of gastric cancer.}, author={Fang-xuan Li and Ru-peng Zhang and Han Liang and Ji-chuan Quan and Hui Liu and Hui Zhang}, journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP}, year={2013}, volume={14 3}, pages={2091-5} }