Signet-Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Colon: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

@article{Park2015SignetRingCC,
  title={Signet-Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Colon: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.},
  author={Peter Yong Soo Park and Teresa Goldin and John C. Chang and Maurie Markman and Madappa N. Kundranda},
  journal={Case reports in oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          466-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND Colorectal adenocarcinoma (CRC) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. One of the histologic subtypes of CRC is signet-ring cell carcinoma (SRCC), which has a distinct molecular and tumor biology from that of adenocarcinoma. Primary SRCC diagnosed at an early stage is very rare as most cases are detected at an advanced stage. Therefore, overall prognosis of SRCC is poor. CASE PRESENTATION A 36-year-old female presented to her primary care physician with new-onset… CONTINUE READING

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