Tertiary Intratumor Lymphoid Tissue in Colo-Rectal Cancer

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Bergomas, Francesca; Grizzi, Fabio; Doni, Andrea; Pesce, Samantha; Laghi, Luigi; Allavena, Paola; Mantovani, Alberto; Marchesi, Federica;
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International
  • Journal: Cancers,volume 4,issue 1,pages1-10 (issn: 2072-6694, eissn: 2072-6694)
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  • Subject: Colon cancer; Ectopic lymphoid tissue; Immune infiltration | Settore MED/04 - Patologia Generale | ectopic lymphoid tissue | immune infiltration | colon cancer | RC254-282 | Article | Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens

Ectopic (or tertiary) lymphoid tissue develops at sites of inflammation or infection in non lymphoid organs and is associated with chronic inflammation. In colon mucosa, small lymphoid aggregates are already present in homeostatic conditions, as part of the gut-associat... View more
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