Age distribution, polyps and rectal cancer in the Egyptian population-based cancer registry.

@article{Veruttipong2012AgeDP,
  title={Age distribution, polyps and rectal cancer in the Egyptian population-based cancer registry.},
  author={Darlene Veruttipong and Amr S Soliman and Samuel F. Gilbert and Taylor S. Blachley and Ahmed Hablas and Mohamed Ezz Elarab Ramadan and Laura S. Rozek and Ibrahim A. Seifeldin},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 30},
  pages={3997-4003}
}
AIM To describe the clinical and epidemiologic profiles of the disease and to compare the findings with those generated from the previous hospital-based studies. METHODS The Gharbiah cancer registry is the only population-based cancer registry in Egypt since 1998. We analyzed the data of all colorectal cancer patients included in the registry for the period of 1999-2007. All medical records of the 1364 patients diagnosed in Gharbiah during the study period were retrieved and the following… CONTINUE READING
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