Which is the worse prognostic factor in patients with stage III colorectal cancer: tumor 4 or node 2?


JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.25, no.4, pp.1847-1853, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1847-1853
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: In the tumor (T), node (N), metastasis (M) American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC), and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) (8th edition) staging system, N stage is more prominent than T stage. Our study aimed to compare the lymph node status of T4 tumors in stage III colorectal cancer (CRC).