Hye Seong Ahn, Hyuk-Joon Lee, Seokyung Hahn, Woo-Ho Kim, Kuhn Uk Lee, Takeshi Sano, Stephen B Edge and Han-Kwang Yang Evaluation of the Seventh American Joint Committee on Cancer/International Union Against Cancer Classification of gastric adenocarcinoma in comparison with the sixth classification Cancer 116
Article first published online: 24 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.25550
The seventh TNM staging system for gastric cancer of the American Joint Committee on Cancer/International Union Against Cancer, based on analysis of Korean, Japanese, and North American outcome data sets, was found to provide better detailed classification of prognosis than the sixth system, especially between T2 and T3 tumors and N1 and N2 tumors. However, further study is needed for the N3a and N3b classification.
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