Impact of diabetes on overall and cancer-specific mortality in colorectal cancer patients

@article{Bella2013ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of diabetes on overall and cancer-specific mortality in colorectal cancer patients},
  author={Francesca Bella and Pamela Minicozzi and Adriano Giacomin and Emanuele Crocetti and Massimo Federico and Maurizio Ponz de Le{\`o}n and Mario Fusco and Rosario Tumino and Lucia Mangone and Orietta Giuliani and Mario Budroni and Milena Sant},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={139},
  pages={1303-1310}
}
Diabetes is associated with increased risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC), but its effect on overall and cancer-specific mortality in CRC patients has been little investigated. The aim of this study was to assess the influence of diabetes on overall and cancer-specific mortality in Italian CRC patients. Cases of adult (≥15 years) CRC, diagnosed in 2003–2005, most followed-up to the end of 2008, were randomly selected from the Italian Cancer Registries database. Diabetic status, sex, age… CONTINUE READING