Endocrine cells and prognosis in patients with colorectal carcinoma.

@article{Hamada1992EndocrineCA,
  title={Endocrine cells and prognosis in patients with colorectal carcinoma.},
  author={Yoshinori Hamada and Akihiro Oishi and Tadahiro Shoji and Hideho Takada and Masao Yamamura and Koshiro Hioki and Masayuki Yamamoto},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1992},
  volume={69 11},
  pages={2641-6}
}
Using chromogranin (CG) immunohistochemical staining, the prognostic significance of endocrine differentiation was investigated in 212 patients with primary colorectal adenocarcinoma (including 6 patients with mucosal carcinoma). CG-immunoreactive cells were found to be an integral component of the tumor in 67 of 206 patients (32.5%, excluding mucosal… CONTINUE READING