Clinicopathological characteristics of poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum.

@article{Takeuchi2004ClinicopathologicalCO,
  title={Clinicopathological characteristics of poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum.},
  author={Kunio Takeuchi and Hiroyuki Kuwano and Yasushi Tsuzuki and Tetsu Ando and Masao Sekihara and Takashi Hara and Takayuki Asao},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={51 60},
  pages={1698-702}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The clinicopathological significance of poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma (Por) of the colorectum remains controversial. The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinicopathological characteristics of Por by comparison with well (Well) and moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma (Mod) of the colorectum and by subclassification of Por into three types according to the amount of fibrous stroma in tumor tissue. METHODOLOGY Eleven patients with Por, 64 with Well and… CONTINUE READING

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The subclassification of Por according to the amount of fibrous stroma in tumor tissue could play an important role in the clinicopathological study of colorectal carcinoma .
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