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Proximal location of colon cancer is a risk factor for development of metachronous colorectal cancer: a population-based study

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Published in Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2005, vol. 48, no. 2, p. 227-32
Abstract This study was undertaken to assess the incidence of 1) metachronous colorectal cancer and 2) subsequent extracolonic cancers, in relation to the location (proximal or distal to the splenic flexure) of the first primary colorectal tumor.
Keywords Adenocarcinoma/epidemiology/pathology/surgeryAdultAgedAged, 80 and overAnalysis of VarianceColonic Neoplasms/epidemiology/pathology/surgeryColorectal Neoplasms/epidemiology/pathology/surgeryFemaleHumansIncidenceMaleMiddle AgedNeoplasms, Second Primary/epidemiology/pathology/surgeryRegistriesRisk FactorsStatistics, NonparametricSwitzerland/epidemiology
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Research groups Chirurgie viscérale (104)
Groupe Bouchardy Magnin Christine (Registre genevois des tumeurs) (532)
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GERVAZ, Pascal et al. Proximal location of colon cancer is a risk factor for development of metachronous colorectal cancer: a population-based study. In: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 2005, vol. 48, n° 2, p. 227-32. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:39916

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