Different age and sex relationship for cancer of subsites of the large bowel.

@article{Jensen1984DifferentAA,
  title={Different age and sex relationship for cancer of subsites of the large bowel.},
  author={Olaf Myhre Jensen},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1984},
  volume={50},
  pages={825 - 829}
}
Cancers of the large bowel-colon and rectum-are unevenly distributed throughout the organ. Incidence rates are high in the caecum and ascending colon (International Classification of Disease, ICD-153.0), somewhat lower in the transverse colon (ICD-153.1) and lower even in the descending colon (ICD-153.2) to be followed by an abrupt rise in the sigmoid colon (ICD-153.3) and rectum (ICD-154) (De Jong et al., 1972; Jensen, 1983). Another well-known characteristic of large bowel cancer in affluent… CONTINUE READING
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