Tumor Budding is an Independent Predictor of Outcome in AJCC/UICC Stage II Colorectal Cancer

@article{Betge2012TumorBI,
  title={Tumor Budding is an Independent Predictor of Outcome in AJCC/UICC Stage II Colorectal Cancer},
  author={Johannes Betge and Peter Kornprat and Marion J. Pollheimer and Richard Andreas Lindtner and Andrea Schlemmer and Peter Rehak and Michael Vieth and Cord Langner},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={3706-3712}
}
In colorectal cancer, the morphology of the invasive tumor margin may reflect aggressiveness of tumor growth, thus providing important prognostic information. The tumor growth pattern according to Jass and the extent of tumor budding were analyzed in patients with American Joint Committee on Cancer/Union for International Cancer Control (AJCC/UICC) stage II disease. Tumors of 120 randomly selected patients with AJCC/UICC stage II disease were retrospectively reviewed for tumor growth pattern… CONTINUE READING
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