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The relationship of lymph node dissection and colon cancer survival in the Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry.

Authors
  • Mammen, Joshua M V
  • James, Laura E
  • Molloy, Mark
  • Williams, Arthur
  • Wray, Curtis J
  • Sussman, Jeffrey J
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American Journal of Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2007
Volume
194
Issue
3
Pages
349–354
Identifiers
PMID: 17693281
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

More extensive lymphadenectomy is associated with improved OS in stage II colon cancer patients. The positive:examined LN ratio is more powerful prognostically than the number of nodes examined or LN positivity.

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