Changes in disease pattern and treatment outcome of colorectal cancer: a review of 5,474 cases in 20 years

@article{Ju2007ChangesID,
  title={Changes in disease pattern and treatment outcome of colorectal cancer: a review of 5,474 cases in 20 years},
  author={Jiun-Ho Ju and Shih-Ching Chang and Huann-Shen Wang and S H Yang and Jen-Kae Jiang and Wei-Chone Chen and Tzu-chen Lin and Hung Chih Hsu and Feng-ming Wang and J Lin},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={855-862}
}
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cause of cancer-related death in Taiwan. During the past 20 years, several advances have improved the treatment outcome and quality of life of CRC patients. The purpose of this study was to identify the changes in the clinicopathological features and outcome of CRC over this period. Based on the computerized database of the Taipei Veterans General Hospital, between January 1981 and December 2000, 5,474 CRC patients were identified and divided… CONTINUE READING

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