Colorectal carcinoma before 40 years of age: prognosis and predisposing conditions.

@article{Jrvinen1984ColorectalCB,
  title={Colorectal carcinoma before 40 years of age: prognosis and predisposing conditions.},
  author={Heikki J{\"a}rvinen and Marita Turunen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1984},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={634-8}
}
The prognosis and the occurrence of premalignant conditions were studied in 249 patients with colorectal carcinoma, diagnosed before the age of 40 years, between 1970 and 1979, in Finland. The aim was to evaluate the possibilities for prevention and screening of colorectal carcinoma in young people. The 5-year survival (41%) corresponded to that observed generally in colorectal carcinoma. The therapeutic delay (mean, 8.6 months) was not longer in the advanced stages (Duke's C, D), which… CONTINUE READING

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