The prognostic significance of intratumoral natural killer cells in patients with colorectal carcinoma.

@article{Coca1997ThePS,
  title={The prognostic significance of intratumoral natural killer cells in patients with colorectal carcinoma.},
  author={S. R. D.-M Coca and J L P{\'e}rez-Piqueras and Daniel N Martinez and Antonio Colmenarejo and Miguel Angel Saez and Carmen Vallejo and Jose A. Martos and M Moreno},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={79 12},
  pages={2320-8}
}
BACKGROUND Natural killer (NK) cells have a spontaneous cytotoxic capacity-against tumor cells. These cells represent a small proportion of human colon carcinoma-infiltrating lymphocytes. Their prognostic significance in these tumors has yet to be determined. METHODS One hundred and fifty-seven patients who each had a colectomy for large bowel adenocarcinoma were studied. No patient received adjuvant therapy. Immunohistochemical stains were performed for NK cells using the monoclonal antibody… CONTINUE READING
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