Patterns of survival for anatomical sites of colorectal cancer with shift to advanced lesions in Iran.

@article{Ghabeljoo2011PatternsOS,
  title={Patterns of survival for anatomical sites of colorectal cancer with shift to advanced lesions in Iran.},
  author={Manijeh Ghabeljoo and Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi and Seyede Momeneh Mohammadi and Ebrahim Hajizadeh and Anoshirvan Kazemnejad and S Mohammad Reza Fatemi},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={1225-31}
}
BACKGROUND With a background of disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) incidences/mortality across countries due to differences in exposure to various prognostic factors, this study aimed to evaluate the site-specific pattern for the survival of colon and rectal patients. METHODS A total of 1,283 patients with CRC diagnosis according to the pathology report of cancer registry of RCGLD from 1 January 2002 to 1 October 2007, were entered into the study. Data were analyzed using univariate and… CONTINUE READING

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