Rare tumors of the colon and rectum: a national review

  title={Rare tumors of the colon and rectum: a national review},
  author={H. Kang and J. O'Connell and M. Leonardi and M. Maggard and M. McGory and C. Ko},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  • H. Kang, J. O'Connell, +3 authors C. Ko
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Colorectal Disease
  • BackgroundMost literature available on rare colorectal cancer (CRC) is from case series reports. This population-based evaluation is the first comprehensive look at four rare histologic types of CRC, allowing comparisons with the more common adenocarcinoma for clinical and pathological features and survival rates.Materials and ethodsAll patients diagnosed with carcinoid (n=2,565), malignant lymphoma (n=955), non-carcinoid neuroendocrine (n=455), squamous cell (n=437), and adenocarcinoma (n=164… CONTINUE READING
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