Nodal staging score: A tool to assess adequate staging of node-negative colon cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Models, Statistical

abstract

  • The minimum number of examined nodes for adequate staging depends on the T stage. The score we developed indicates the adequacy of nodal staging for patients with no positive nodes and can assist clinical decision making in the patient without nodal metastasis.

publication date

  • December 20, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3651597

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2009.23.7958

PubMed ID

  • 19901106

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 6166

end page

  • 71

volume

  • 27

number

  • 36