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The proportion of tumor-stroma as a strong prognosticator for stage II and III colon cancer patients: validation in the VICTOR trial.

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BACKGROUND: The intra-tumor stroma percentage in colon cancer (CC) patients has previously been reported by our group as a strong independent prognostic parameter. Patients with a high stroma percentage within the primary tumor have a poor prognosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Tissue samples from the most invasive part of the primary tumor of 710 patients (52% Stage II, 48% Stage III) participating in the VICTOR trial were analyzed for their tumor-stroma percentage. Stroma-high (>50%) and stro...

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10.1093/annonc/mds246

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
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Journal:
Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO
Volume:
24
Issue:
1
Pages:
179-185
Publication date:
2013-01-05
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EISSN:
1569-8041
ISSN:
0923-7534
URN:
uuid:27316de1-fe96-4afc-9127-11c46ff14ec7
Source identifiers:
371530
Local pid:
pubs:371530

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