Survival analysis and prognostic nomogram for patients undergoing resection of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Annals of Oncology, 04/27/2012

Tumor location of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) does not independently predict cancer–specific survival after resection. The authors developed a nomogram, based on a prognostic model with lymph node status, microscopically residual tumor status of resection margins, and tumor differentiation grade, that predicted survival better than TNM staging.

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