Surgical Pathology Criteria

Goblet Cell Carcinoid of the Appendix

Grading / Staging / Report

Goblet Cell Carcinoid, Pure vs. Carcinoma Ex-GCC Incidence by Stage at Presentation with Survival
Type Stage I Stage IIA Stage IIIB Stage IV
GCC, pure

1%*
5 yr DSS 100%

60%
5 yr DSS 100%
3%*
5 yr DSS 100%
33%
5 yr DSS 100%
Ca ex-GCC, signet ring cell type 0% 4%*
5 yr DSS 100%
8%*
5 yr DSS 100%
88%
5 yr DSS 38%
Ca ex-GCC, poorly diff. 0% 0% 0% 100%
5 yr DSS 0%
DSS = Disease Specific Survival
Entries marked with * represent only 1 or 2 cases
Stage IIA represents invasion of muscularis propria without node involvement
Stage IIIB represents node involvement without metastasis
Based on Tang 2008

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