Osseous metastases from carcinomas of the colon and rectum.

@article{Besbeas1978OsseousMF,
  title={Osseous metastases from carcinomas of the colon and rectum.},
  author={S. Besbeas and M W Stearns},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1978},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={266-8}
}
Of 765 patients with disseminated metastatic carcinoma of the colon and rectum treated at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center during the ten-year period 1960--1970, 53 (6.9 per cent) had skeletal metastases. Of these, 14 (1.8 per cent) had osseous metastases only. In one case the osseous lesion was the first symptom of a cancer of the sigmoid colon, and… CONTINUE READING