Colorectal carcinoma associated with ulcerative colitis: a study of prognostic indicators.

@article{Heimann1992ColorectalCA,
  title={Colorectal carcinoma associated with ulcerative colitis: a study of prognostic indicators.},
  author={Tomas M Heimann and Sang Cheul Oh and Giovanni Martinelli and Arnold Howard Szporn and N E Luppescu and Charles A. Labdon. Also Patzy Lembo and Randy Kurtz and Thomas M. Fasy and Adrian J. Greenstein},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={164 1},
  pages={13-7}
}
Fifty-two patients with ulcerative colitis and colorectal cancer undergoing colectomy at the Mount Sinai Hospital between 1973 and 1988 were studied retrospectively to determine the correlation of age, sex, duration of colitis, tumor location, number of cancers, tumor differentiation, colloid content, presence of signet ring cells, Dukes' classification, and DNA ploidy with survival. The mean age was 45 years, with a mean duration of colitis of 21 years. Five patients (10%) had Dukes' A lesions… CONTINUE READING