The prognostic importance of the number of involved lymph nodes in esophageal cancer: Implications for revisions of the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Esophageal Neoplasms
  • Esophagectomy

abstract

  • Our analysis suggests that revisions of the current AJCC staging system for esophageal cancer should include N staging based on the number of involved lymph nodes and minimal requirements for the extent of lymphadenectomy.

publication date

  • December 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2006.07.039

PubMed ID

  • 17140960

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1374

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 132

number

  • 6