A comparison in the detection of micrometastases in regional lymph nodes in patients with Duke’s A or B rectal carcinoma using CAM 5.2 immunohistochemical staining versus conventional staining
Session 6 GI
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Immunohistochemical staining methods successfully identified micrometastatic foci in lymph nodes missed by conventional methods and may be a predictor of survival and a determinant of prognosis in patients with Duke’s A or B rectal carcinoma.
Further Reading List
- 2.Davidson BR, Sams VR, Styles J, Deane C, Boulos PB. Detection of occult nodal metastases in patients with colorectal carcinoma. Cancer 65: 967–70.Google Scholar
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