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Prognostic value of retropharyngeal lymph node metastasis laterality in nasopharyngeal carcinoma and a proposed modification to the UICC/AJCC N staging system.

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Summary of "Prognostic value of retropharyngeal lymph node metastasis laterality in nasopharyngeal carcinoma and a proposed modification to the UICC/AJCC N staging system."

Metastasis laterality is used for N classification of cervical lymph nodes, but not retropharyngeal lymph nodes (RLNs). This study explored the prognostic value of laterality of RLN metastasis to provide suggestions for a better N standard classification.

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Name: Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
ISSN: 1879-0887
Pages: 90-97

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