Prognosis of rectal cancer in France.


We studied changes in the prognosis of cancer of the rectum (excluding the rectosigmoid junction) from 1978 to 1986 in the French department of Calvados on the basis of the 616 cases in the cancer registry. Taken as whole, survival has improved slightly with time (P < 0.01), but the improvement is only significant for men (P < 0.02), patients under 70 years… (More)


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@article{Launoy1993PrognosisOR, title={Prognosis of rectal cancer in France.}, author={Guy D. Launoy and Matjeka Gignoux and Didier Pottier and Françoise Lefort and A Soumrany and J Maurel and Adam Wayne Beck}, journal={European journal of cancer}, year={1993}, volume={29A 2}, pages={263-6} }