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This year, the 7th edition of the AJCC staging manual has for the first time attributed a unique pTNM staging to intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (IHCC) that is intended to replace the 2 Western and ideally also the 2 Eastern systems currently in use. This proposal, which has not yet been validated, was tested in the current study.
Department of Hepato-Biliary Surgery, Hôpital Beaujon, Assistance-Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Université Paris 7, Clichy, France. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The International Union Against Cancer/American Joint Committee on Cancer (UICC/AJCC) TNM staging system of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is the most important system for survival prediction. The TNM...
The seventh edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) TNM classification system for gastric cancer (GC) was established in 2009. We assessed the unmet medical needs of patients with the...
T1 melanomas, despite their favorable prognosis, account for 25% of melanoma deaths. The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) 7th edition melanoma staging, implemented in 2010, replaced the level...
The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) has proposed the inclusion of pretreatment serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) levels (C stage) into the conventional TNM staging system of colon cancer....
The tumour-node-metastasis (TNM) classification is the most widely used tool for penile cancer. However, the current system is based on few studies and has been unchanged since 2009. We determined whe...
Lung cancer remains the leading cause of mortality from malignant diseases in both men and women worldwide. Accurate diagnosis, staging and therapeutic targeting of lung cancer and other p...
The goal of this prospective study is to determine the clinical and economic impact of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) in staging NSCLC. Aims: 1) Determine the accuracy of EUS in staging NSCL...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the role of routine Staging Laparoscopy in patients with potentially resectable pancreatobiliary cancer.
The aim of this study is to determine whether the modified therapy on the basis of operative staging and systematic, pelvine and paraaortal lymphadenectomy for patients with cervical cance...
RATIONALE: Laparoscopic staging may help doctors plan more effective treatment for ovarian, primary fallopian tube, and primary abdominal cancers. PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the eff...
A hematopoietic growth factor which promotes proliferation and maturation of neutrophil granulocytes. Clinically it is effective in decreasing the incidence of febrile neutropenia in patients with non-myeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive therapy or in reducing the duration of neutropenia and neutropenia-related clinical sequelae in patients with non-myeloid malignancies undergoing myeloblastive chemotherapy followed by BMT. It has also been used in AIDS patients with CMV retinitis being treated with GANCICLOVIR. (Gelman CR, Rumack BH & Hess AJ (eds): DRUGDEX(R) System. MICROMEDEX, Inc., Englewood, Colorado (Edition expires 11/30/95))
Selective perceiving such that the individual protects himself from becoming aware of something unpleasant or threatening, e.g., obscene words are not heard correctly, or violent acts are not seen accurately.
Serological tumor marker composed of a molecular complex of cytokeratins 8, 18, and 19. It is used in the diagnosis and staging of bronchogenic carcinoma.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the extent of the neoplasm in the patient.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.