Mucin phenotype of gastric cancer and clinicopathology of gastric-type differentiated adenocarcinoma.

@article{Namikawa2010MucinPO,
  title={Mucin phenotype of gastric cancer and clinicopathology of gastric-type differentiated adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Tsutomu Namikawa and Kazuhiro Hanazaki},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 37},
  pages={4634-9}
}
Differentiated adenocarcinoma of the stomach is classified into gastric or intestinal phenotypes based on mucus expression. Recent advances in mucin histochemistry and immunohistochemistry have highlighted the importance of such a distinction, and it is important clinically to distinguish between gastric- and intestinal-type differentiated adenocarcinoma. However, a clinical and pathological diagnosis of this type is often difficult in early gastric cancer because of histological similarities… CONTINUE READING

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