Table 2: Complete surgical remission in localized and metastatic disease.

Surgical remissionNumber of patients with localized diseaseNumber of patients with metastatic diseaseNumber of all patients

Number of patients20323
Complete resection of primary tumor20323
Complete resection of metastases022
Complete surgical remission19221

One patient with localized disease developed pulmonary metastases during preoperative chemotherapy and did not receive metastasectomy because of progressive disease.