Double primary malignancy in colorectal cancer patients—MSI is the useful marker for predicting double primary tumors

@article{Yun2008DoublePM,
  title={Double primary malignancy in colorectal cancer patients—MSI is the useful marker for predicting double primary tumors},
  author={Hae Ran Yun and Loo Ji Yi and Yong Kwon Cho and Jun Ho Park and Yong B. Cho and Seong Hyeon Yun and H. C. Kim and Ho Kyung Chun and Woo Yong Lee},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={369-375}
}
Background and aimsThe incidence of double primary malignancies (DPM) is known to be higher in colorectal cancer patients than the general population. And, the role of microsatellite instability (MSI) in DPM has been previously studied. We evaluated the clinical features and association between MSI and colorectal cancer patients with DPM.Materials and methodsFrom September 1994 to May 2004, we reviewed 2,301 colorectal cancer patients with regard to secondary primary malignancies. A subgroup… CONTINUE READING

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