The essential role of the in situ immune reaction in human colorectal cancer.


Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related death. Novel prognostic factors should be identified and validated to refine the present tumor-node-metastasis system. The presence of immune cells infiltrating colorectal cancers is a common phenomenon. However, the current belief is that clinically detectable human tumors escaping immune… (More)
DOI: 10.1189/jlb.1107773