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Removing the lymph nodes, not just the cancer

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of lateral pelvic lymph node dissection on survival of rectal cancer patients. Some background Removal of the lymph nodes in the area surrounding lower rectal cancer (lateral pelvic lymph node dissection or LPND) is often performed during surgery to remove the cancer. LPND is usually performed if...

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