Significance of Signet-Ring Cells in Patients with Colorectal Cancer

@article{Pande2008SignificanceOS,
  title={Significance of Signet-Ring Cells in Patients with Colorectal Cancer},
  author={Rashmi Pande and Annette Y Sunga and Charles LeVea and Gregory Wilding and Wiam Bshara and Mary Reid and Marwan Fakih},
  journal={Diseases of the Colon & Rectum},
  year={2008},
  volume={51},
  pages={50-55}
}
PurposeWe performed a retrospective study to determine the pattern of metastases and overall outcome of patients with tumors exhibiting a component of signet-ring cells comprising < 50 percent of the tumor mass.MethodsMedical records of 753 patients with primary colorectal cancer were retrospectively studied. Patients who had tumors with < 50 percent signet-ring cells were classified as having a component of signet-ring cells. The outcome of patients with a component of signet-ring cells was… CONTINUE READING

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