Is right-sided colon cancer different to left-sided colorectal cancer? - a systematic review.

@article{Lee2015IsRC,
  title={Is right-sided colon cancer different to left-sided colorectal cancer? - a systematic review.},
  author={Gui Han Lee and George Malietzis and Alan Askari and David Bernardo and Hafid Omar Al-Hassi and Susan K. Clark},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={300-8}
}
Colorectal cancer (CRC) exhibits differences in incidence, pathogenesis, molecular pathways and outcome depending on the location of the tumor. This review focuses on the latest developments in epidemiological and scientific studies, which have enhanced our understanding on the underlying genetic and immunological differences between the proximal (right-sided) colon and the distal (left-sided) colorectum. The different ways in which environmental risk factors influence the pathogenesis of CRC… CONTINUE READING

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