Surgery 2021 May 15;169(5):1116-1123. Epub 2020 Dec 15.
The Second School of Clinical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, PR China; Department of General Surgery, Guangdong Provincial People's Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, PR China. Electronic address:
Background: Thus far, the association of tumor size with prognosis in colon cancer has not been considered and has remained unclear. This study, therefore, aimed to investigate the association between tumor size as a continuous variable and prognosis in colon cancer using Cox models with restricted cubic splines.
Methods: Using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database, we selected 128,369 patients with colon cancer who underwent surgery. Read More