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Table 1 Endothelial covering on intravascular tumor emboli from human cancers.

From: Morphological evidence for an invasion-independent metastasis pathway exists in multiple human cancers

Origin of cancer Histological type (number of cases) Endothelial covering
Thyroid FTC (10) 10
Liver HCC (10) 10
Kidney RCC (10) 9
Stomach ADC (10) 1
Colon ADC (10) 2
Breast ADC (10) 3
Pancreas ADC (10) 1
Lung SQCC (4), ADC (6) 2
Uterus SQCC (5), ADC (5) 1
Esophagus SQCC (10) 1
  1. FTC, follicular thyroid carcinoma; HCC, hepatocellular carcinoma; RCC, renal cell carcinoma; ADC, adenocarcinoma; SQCC, squamous cell carcinoma.