Prognostic influence of tumor-associated eosinophilic infiltrate in colorectal carcinoma.

@article{FernndezAceero2000PrognosticIO,
  title={Prognostic influence of tumor-associated eosinophilic infiltrate in colorectal carcinoma.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Fern{\'a}ndez-Ace{\~n}ero and M Galindo-Gallego and Javier Ruiz Sanz and Abdulaziz Aljama},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={88 7},
  pages={1544-8}
}
BACKGROUND In 1983, Pretlow et al. reported one classical study of the prognostic influence of eosinophil infiltration in human colon carcinoma. Since then, very few reports have analyzed this supposed prognostic influence in this type of tumor, although there have been several reports of other types of tumors with different results. Eosinophils seem to play a central role in the immunologic defense against tumors; their activity can be induced through immunotherapy with interleukin in cases… CONTINUE READING

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