Colonic carcinoma: a quantitative assessment of lymphocyte infiltration at the periphery of colonic tumors related to prognosis

Cancer. 1978 Jan;41(1):279-82. doi: 10.1002/1097-0142(197801)41:1<279::aid-cncr2820410139>;2-b.


Quantitative analysis of the lymphocyte infiltration at the periphery of colorectal carcinomata has revealed a statistically significant difference, p less than 0.001, in the distribution associated with Dukes B compared with Dukes C tumors of moderate differentiation.

MeSH terms

  • Cell Count
  • Colonic Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lymphocytes / pathology*
  • Male
  • Prognosis
  • Rectal Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Statistics as Topic