Tumor budding is a strong and reproducible prognostic marker in T3N0 colorectal cancer.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Tumor budding along the advancing front of colorectal adenocarcinoma is an early event in the metastatic process. A reproducible, prognostic budding scoring system based on outcomes in early stage colorectal cancer has not been established. DESIGN One hundred twenty-eight T3N0M0 colorectal carcinoma patients with known outcome were identified… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PAS.0b013e318184cd55

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