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Prognostic Factors

The grade of the primary tumor[35,39,40] and depth of invasion[41,42,43] are considered to be the most important indicators for metastatic spread. Recently, tumors of vertical growth[41,44,45] and with vascular or lymphatic invasion[46,47] are considered prognostic indicators for metastatic spread.


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