Published in Cancer Weekly, February 14th, 2006
According to recent research from Japan, "Development of an optimal staging system for esophageal cancer is essential to estimate prognostic factors accurately and treat them appropriately. In this study, we evaluated the surgical outcomes of esophageal cancer according to 5 existing staging systems and assessed their prognostic significance."
"For 113 patients with esophageal cancer who had undergone curative resection, lymph-node metastasis was classified using the 8th and 9th editions of...
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