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Lymph node number, surface area and lymph node ratio are important prognostic indicators in neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy treated rectal cancer

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  • Francesca Pitto Anatomic Pathology, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico per l'Oncologia, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gabriele Zoppoli Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy Department of Surgery, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico per l'Oncologia, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stefano Scabini Oncological Surgery, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico per l'Oncologia, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Emanuele Romairone Department of Surgery, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico per l'Oncologia, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Roberto Fiocca Department of Surgery, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico per l'Oncologia, Genova, Italy Unit of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alberto Ballestrero Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy Department of Surgery, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico per l'Oncologia, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marco Sparavigna Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lara Malaspina Unit of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Luca Valle Unit of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Federica Grillo Department of Surgery, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico per l'Oncologia, Genova, Italy Unit of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Luca Mastracci Department of Surgery, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico per l'Oncologia, Genova, Italy Unit of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genova, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Federica Grillo, Unit of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genova, Liguria 16132, Italy; federica.grillo{at}unige.it
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Pitto F, Zoppoli G, Scabini S, et al
Lymph node number, surface area and lymph node ratio are important prognostic indicators in neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy treated rectal cancer

Publication history

  • Received August 2, 2019
  • Revised September 3, 2019
  • Accepted September 4, 2019
  • First published September 25, 2019.
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February 21, 2020

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