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Analysis of risk factors for skip lymphatic metastasis and their prognostic value in operated N2 non-small-cell lung carcinoma.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Surgical Oncology
0748-7983
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
32
Issue
5
Pages
583–587
Identifiers
PMID: 16621424
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Skip metastasis are frequent in non-small-cell lung cancer and complete dissection of hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes should remain the surgical standard procedure for this disease. However, skip metastasis are not an independent prognostic factor in survival.

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