Micrometastases: marker of metastatic potential or evidence of residual disease?


BACKGROUND Micrometastases within bone marrow have been shown to indicate a poor prognosis in patients with epithelial tumours. However, the degree to which micrometastases represent true residual disease or cell shedding and metastatic potential, is unclear. AIM To explore whether micrometastases represent residual disease, bone marrow taken from… (More)


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