Survival of large bowel carcinoma patients with different DNA ploidy.

One hundred patients operated for large bowel carcinoma were divided into a distinct aneuploid group of 63, and a near diploid one of 37. Flow cytometry was used for determination of the DNA ploidy pattern. All tumours in the aneuploid group contained one or more aneuploid cell populations. All patients were followed clinically from 3.5 to 7.8 years. The… CONTINUE READING