Change in anatomic distribution and incidence of colorectal carcinoma over a period of 15 years: clinical considerations.

@article{Mensink2002ChangeIA,
  title={Change in anatomic distribution and incidence of colorectal carcinoma over a period of 15 years: clinical considerations.},
  author={Peter B. F. Mensink and J J Evelien Kolkman and Joop van Baarlen and Jan H. Kleibeuker},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2002},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={1393-6}
}
PURPOSE Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in the Netherlands. Its incidence rates are among the highest in Europe. In the past decades, a right-sided shift of the subsite location of colorectal cancer has been reported. These changes in anatomic distribution might have clinical implications for the use of diagnostic or screening tools for colorectal cancer. This study was designed to investigate the change in incidence and anatomic distribution of colorectal cancer in a… CONTINUE READING