Published in Cancer Weekly, June 7th, 2005
According to published research from Japan, "Distinction of lymph node stations is one of the most crucial topics still not entirely resolved by many lung cancer surgeons. The nodes around the junction of the hilum and mediastinum are key points at issue. We examined the spread pattern of lymph node metastases, investigated the prognosis according to the level of the involved nodes, and conclusively analyzed the border between N1 and N2 stations."
"We reviewed the records of 604 consecutive patients who underwent complete resection for non-shall cell lung carcinoma of...
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