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A Quality Initiative of the Program in Evidence-Based Care (PEBC), Cancer Care Ontario (CCO)

2017

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Interpretation of Evidence for Recommendation 4 See Section after Recommendation 4. Interpretation of Evidence for Recommendations 2, 3 and 4. There was agreement among the Working Group members that the overall certainty of the evidence was moderate based on the entire body of the evidence. [...] The Working Group believed that there might be an alternate interpretation of the evidence for D2 versus D1 LND if the focus remains on several negative trials available and not on the compelling subgroup analysis of these trials and the emerging long-term survival benefits in ongoing trials. [...] Key Evidence for Recommendation 5 In one systematic review of 59 studies, procedure-related morbidity occurred in all types of surgical interventions and irrespective of the intent of the surgery. [...] Interpretation of Evidence for Recommendation 5 There was agreement among the Working Group members that the overall certainty of the evidence was moderate. [...] Interpretation of Evidence for Recommendation 7 There was agreement among the Working Group members that the overall certainty of the evidence was moderate.

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