Association of cholecystectomy with abdominal cancers.

  title={Association of cholecystectomy with abdominal cancers.},
  author={Hannu Hyv{\"a}rinen and Seppo Edvin Partanen},
  volume={34 6},
Five hundred and eighty-five randomly selected patients with abdominal cancer were examined with respect to previous cholecystectomy in the following groups: upper gastrointestinal (gastric or esophageal) cancer; biliary or pancreatic cancer; colorectal cancer, and urologic (renal, pelvic or ureteral) cancer. The frequency of cholecystectomy in each of these cancer groups was compared with that of cholecystectomy in the general population of the region from which the cancer patients came; the… CONTINUE READING
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