Talk:Colorectal cancer staging

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Tumour deposit versus metastasis

Submitted as "Peritoneal Implant", Excision:
- ADENOCARCINOMA, compatible with colonic primary, see comment.

The location of the implant is not provided. If it is in the drainage bed of the 
tumour it is a tumour deposit. If it is outside of the drainage bed of the tumour 
it is metastatic disease. Clinical correlation is suggested.

Tumour perforation

Incidental perforation - during surgery: 10.1007/s00384-010-0930-9 - International Journal of Colorectal Disease - June 2010, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 731–740