Preliminary report on pathology of colorectal cancer in Poland in 1995 and 1975: is it still the same disease?

@article{Rudzki1999PreliminaryRO,
  title={Preliminary report on pathology of colorectal cancer in Poland in 1995 and 1975: is it still the same disease?},
  author={Zbigniew Rudzki and Jerzy Stachura},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={1999},
  volume={14},
  pages={277-281}
}
Over past three decades in Poland we have seen a steady increase in the incidence of colorectal cancer. It is unclear whether this phenomenon is associated with changes in biology of the disease. In the present study we compared basic clinical data and pathological features of colorectal carcinomas submitted as resection specimens to a single institution in 1975 (n=76) and 1995 (n=106). We found a significant increase in sigmoid tumors (15.8% in 1975, 34.9% in 1995, P=0.0028), a decline in the… CONTINUE READING