Clinicopathological characteristics of mucinous carcinoma of the colon and rectum.

  title={Clinicopathological characteristics of mucinous carcinoma of the colon and rectum.},
  author={Tadahiro Nozoe and Hideaki Anai and Seiji Nasu and Keizo Sugimachi},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  volume={75 2},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Clinicopathological significance of colorectal mucinous carcinoma (MC) remains controversial. The aim of the current study was to investigate the clinicopathological characteristics of colorectal MC. METHODS Eighteen patients with MC and 265 with moderately or well differentiated adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum, were clinicopathologically compared. RESULTS MCs occurred in the right colon significantly more frequently than did non-mucinous carcinomas (NMCs… CONTINUE READING

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