Metabolic classification of human rectal adenocarcinomas: a novel guideline for clinical oncologists?

@article{Walenta2003MetabolicCO,
  title={Metabolic classification of human rectal adenocarcinomas: a novel guideline for clinical oncologists?},
  author={Stefan Walenta and The-Van Chau and Thies Schroeder and Hans-Anton Lehr and Leoni A. Kunz-Schughart and Alois Fuerst and Wolfgang F. Mueller-Klieser},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={129},
  pages={321-326}
}
Based on previous findings in SCC of the human uterine cervix and of the head and neck, metastasis- and survival-related metabolic classification was performed in human rectal adenocarcinomas. Such a characterization is suggested as basis of a novel clinical guideline for an appropriate therapy of epithelium-derived malignancies. Tissue concentrations of ATP, glucose, and lactate in viable tumor regions of 33 pretherapeutically taken cryobiopsies from 24 patients were measured at a microscopic… CONTINUE READING