Changes to This Summary (01/23/2013)
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Revised text to state that the surgical procedure is followed by radiation therapy, with a 5-year progression-free survival rate of about 70% and 10-year overall survival rates higher than 90% (cited Schoenfeld et al. as reference 11 and level of evidence 3iiA).
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