Maturation of tertiary lymphoid structures and recurrence of stage II and III colorectal cancer

@inproceedings{Posch2018MaturationOT,
  title={Maturation of tertiary lymphoid structures and recurrence of stage II and III colorectal cancer},
  author={Florian Posch and Karina Silina and Sebastian Leibl and Axel M{\"u}ndlein and Holger Moch and Alexander Siebenh{\"u}ner and Panagiotis Samaras and Jakob Michael Riedl and Michael Stotz and Joanna Szkandera and Herbert Stoeger and Martin Felix Pichler and Roger Stupp and Maries van den Broek and Peter Schraml and Armin Gerger and Ulf Petrausch and Thomas Winder},
  booktitle={Oncoimmunology},
  year={2018}
}
Tertiary lymphoid structures (TLS) are associated with favorable outcome in non-metastatic colorectal carcinoma (nmCRC), but the dynamics of TLS maturation and its association with effective anti-tumor immune surveillance in nmCRC are unclear. Here, we hypothesized that not only the number of TLS but also their composition harbors information on recurrence… CONTINUE READING