Prognostic Value of the Number of Lymph Nodes Examined in Patients with Node-Negative Gastric Cancer.


Department of General Surgery, Hainan Branch of Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital, Sanya, China. [Email]


Our aim was to evaluate the prognostic value of the number of lymph nodes examined (eLNs) in patients with node-negative gastric cancer (GC) and further to adjust the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) 8th staging system based on the number of eLNs.


Gastric adenocarcinoma,Overall survival,Staging system,