Prognosis of mucinous histology for patients with radically resected stage II and III colon cancer.

@article{Catalano2012PrognosisOM,
  title={Prognosis of mucinous histology for patients with radically resected stage II and III colon cancer.},
  author={Vincenzo Catalano and Fotios Loupakis and Francesco Graziano and Renato Bisonni and Umberto Torresi and L D'Onofrio and Davide Mari and Paolo Giordani and Paolo Alessandroni and Lisa Salvatore and Lorenzo Fornaro and Daniele Santini and Anna Maria Baldelli and David V. Rossi and Lucio Giustini and Rosa Silva and Alfredo Falcone and Silvia D'Emidio and Marco Bruno Lucio Rocchi and Stefano Luzi Fedeli},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={135-41}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies investigating the prognostic role of mucinous histology of colorectal cancer produced conflicting results. This retrospective analysis was carried out in order to explore whether mucinous adenocarcinoma (MC) is associated with a comparatively worse prognosis than that of nonmucinous adenocarcinoma (NMC) for patients undergoing curative resection for stage II and III colon cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study involved 1025 unselected patients who underwent… CONTINUE READING

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