A Common Misuse of Stepwise Regression in Studies of Ratio of Metastatic Lymph Nodes for Gastric Cancer

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Keywords

Lymph Node Gastric Cancer Stepwise Regression Metastatic Lymph Node Staging Lymph Node 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OncologyChangzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Biostatistics and EpidemiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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