Tumour budding is a reproducible index for risk stratification of patients with stage II colon cancer.

@article{Lai2014TumourBI,
  title={Tumour budding is a reproducible index for risk stratification of patients with stage II colon cancer.},
  author={Y-H Lai and Lijuan Wu and P Li and W Wu and S-B Yang and Peng Xia and X He and L Xiao},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={259-64}
}
AIM High-risk patients with Stage II colon cancer may benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy, but it is difficult to identify such a patient group. A robust and reproducible index would be helpful to select the subset of Stage II colon cancer patients at high risk. This study investigated the potential prognostic significance of tumour budding in Stage II colon cancer. METHOD In all, 135 Stage II colon cancer patients with known outcome were identified. The degree of tumour budding was assessed… CONTINUE READING
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