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colorectal cancer-associated lymph nodes

Monday 2 July 2012

Lymph node size is not a suitable factor for preoperative lymph node staging. Minute lymph nodes have virtually no role in correct histopathological lymph node staging. (#22684222#)

Finally, large lymph nodes in stage I/II disease might indicate a favorable outcome. (#22684222#)

References

- The clinical significance of lymph node size in colon cancer. Märkl B, Rößle J, Arnholdt HM, Schaller T, Krammer I, Cacchi C, Jähnig H, Schenkirsch G, Spatz H, Anthuber M. Mod Pathol. 2012 Jun 8. PMID: #22684222#