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ASO Author Reflections: Incorporating Lymphovascular Invasion to Improve the Prognostic Reliability of the T-Staging System for Adrenocortical Carcinoma—A Multicenter Study

  • Caroline E. Poorman
  • Cecilia G. Ethun
  • Shishir K. Maithel
ASO Author Reflections

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Disclosures

The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Caroline E. Poorman
    • 1
  • Cecilia G. Ethun
    • 1
  • Shishir K. Maithel
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer InstituteEmory UniversityAtlantaGeorgia

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