Better survival in right-sided versus left-sided stage I - III colon cancer patients

  title={Better survival in right-sided versus left-sided stage I - III colon cancer patients},
  author={Ren{\'e} Warschkow and Michael Christian Sulz and Lukas Marti and Ignazio Tarantino and Bruno M. Schmied and Thomas Cerny and Ulrich G{\"u}ller},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
The distinction between right-sided and left-sided colon cancer has recently received considerable attention due to differences regarding underlying genetic mutations. There is an ongoing debate if right- versus left-sided tumor location itself represents an independent prognostic factor. We aimed to investigate this question by using propensity score matching. Patients with resected, stage I - III colon cancer were identified from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database… CONTINUE READING
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