Tumour-associated tissue eosinophilia as a prognostic factor in oral squamous cell carcinomas.

@article{Dorta2002TumourassociatedTE,
  title={Tumour-associated tissue eosinophilia as a prognostic factor in oral squamous cell carcinomas.},
  author={Regina Garcia Dorta and Gilles Landman and Luiz Paulo Kowalski and Jos{\'e} Roberto Pereira Lauris and Maria do Ros{\'a}rio Dias de Oliveira Latorre and Denise Tostes Oliveira},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={152-7}
}
AIMS Tumour-associated tissue eosinophilia has been described in many sites, including head and neck. The mechanism of eosinophil recruitment and its role in tumours has not yet been defined, and its presence has been related to a favourable as well as unfavourable prognosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of tumour-associated tissue eosinophilia on the prognosis of 125 oral squamous cell carcinoma patients. METHODS AND RESULTS The number of eosinophils was obtained by… CONTINUE READING

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