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The revised American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system (7th edition) improves prognostic stratification after minimally invasive esophagectomy for esophagogastric adenocarcinoma

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

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Haris Zahoor, James D. Luketich, Benny Weksler, Daniel G. Winger, Neil A. Christie, Ryan M. Levy, Michael K. Gibson, Jon M. Davison, Katie S. Nason email

The 6th and 7th versions of the AJCC staging system were compared for their prognostic accuracy for patients with esophagogastric adenocarcinomas using an institutional database.  The 7th edition system was significantly more accurate in groups undergoing MIE, induction therapy, and overall.

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