Colon cancer in Iceland--a nationwide comparative study on various pathology parameters with respect to right and left tumor location and patients age.

@article{Snaebjornsson2010ColonCI,
  title={Colon cancer in Iceland--a nationwide comparative study on various pathology parameters with respect to right and left tumor location and patients age.},
  author={Petur Snaebjornsson and L{\'a}rus J{\'o}nasson and Thorvaldur J{\'o}nsson and P{\'a}ll Helgi Moeller and Asgeir Theod{\'o}rs and J{\'o}n Gunnlaugur J{\'o}nasson},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={127 11},
  pages={2645-53}
}
Increasing evidence suggests genetic, biological and demographical difference between right and left colon cancer. Studies have also indicated age differences in the pathology of colon cancer. There is a scarcity of large-scale studies that closely examine the pathological differences regarding age and tumor location. The aim of our study was to do an extensive comparison of right- and left- sided colon cancers as well as comparing patients <50 years with older patients. A retrospective… CONTINUE READING
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