Medullary carcinoma of the colon: can the undifferentiated be differentiated?

  title={Medullary carcinoma of the colon: can the undifferentiated be differentiated?},
  author={A M K Fiehn and Morten Grauslund and Anders J. Glenth\oj and Linea Cecilie Melchior and Ben Vainer and Gro Linno Willemoe},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
Medullary carcinoma of the colon is a rare variant of colorectal cancer claimed to have a more favorable prognosis than conventional adenocarcinomas. The histopathologic appearance may be difficult to distinguish from poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma. The study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic interobserver agreement and to characterize the immunohistochemical and molecular differences between these two subgroups. Fifteen cases initially classified as medullary carcinoma and 30 cases of… CONTINUE READING
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