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Fig. 1 | Cancer Communications

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From: A homogenized approach to classify advanced gastric cancer patients with limited and adequate number of pathologically examined lymph nodes

Fig. 1

Kaplan–Meier analysis showing the detailed survival differences of the study cohort using the different nodal classifications. Illustration of the overall survival of advanced gastric cancer patients using the a 8th AJCC N classification, b 8th AJCC N classification stratified into Limited (< 16 eLNs) and Adequate (≥ 16 eLNs) eLN cohort, and c the N′ classification, which re-classified the patients from the Limited eLN cohort only more homogenously based on their statistical differences in overall survival with patients from the Adequate eLN cohort. Note: the horizontal broken lines demonstrate the survival differences between c and a and simultaneously the rationale for formulating c from b. AJCC American Joint Committee on Cancer; N nodal, eLN pathologically examined lymph node, N′ modified nodal

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