Latest TNM staging system Stories
New findings from Fox Chase Cancer Center paint a relatively optimistic picture of women’s chances of surviving a subset of breast cancers that have spread to the chest wall or skin, but not beyond.
The studies in the present supplement examined the completeness and pattern of missing information on TNM stage for selected cancer sites recorded in the Danish Cancer Registry (DCR).
The new TNM 7 lung cancer staging system seems to be a better predictor of local or regional recurrence of lung cancer following surgery.
A new laser technique could help prevent cancer from spreading in humans.
A study published in the August 2009 edition of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology found that non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients could be more accurately staged at diagnosis by taking into account the level of visceral pleura invasion (VPI).
For the first time in more than 10 years, the universally accepted lung cancer staging system has been revised to more accurately reflect the prognosis for patients with non-small cell lung cancer
Gastric cancer (GC) is one of the most common malignancies in the world with a high incidence and death rate. TNM staging system is used worldwide to predict prognosis and direct therapeutic decisions of patients with GC.
A revised and commonly used system for classifying the seriousness of cancer is effective for predicting relapse and survival in women with breast cancer who receive chemotherapy prior to surgery, according to research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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